EduKart, India’s leading Distance Learning cum Online Education company, conducted its first Networking meet on Sunday, 25th at The Lalit Hotel, Mumbai. The gathering was witnessed by eminent panelists including Mr. Aditya Patil – Vice President, HSBC Bank; Mr. Pratik Joshi – Corporate Banker, Yes Bank; Mr. Vivek Ram, TCS who shared their experiences and learning from industries with the candidates. The meet was exclusively for the students and alumni of Edukart.
The topic of the meet was Career Opportunities across Industries. The discussion was moderated by Mr. Ishan Gupta, CEO, EduKart and the panelists were asked to share insights on various topics like their industry, their work experiences about their Industry, networking tips to name a few. The panelists acquainted the participants about what do the recruiters look for while conducting an interview. The panelists also shared tips with the participants on changing industry and function.
Networking is important as it gives a chance to meet people across the industry. Networking proves important in exchange of ideas. Many a times you get to meet people who might add value to your ideas, it may provide you opportunity to meet prospective investors, partners etc.” said one of the panelist.
Candidates from cities like Pune and Indore travelled all the way to Mumbai to participate in the event and showed great enthusiasm as they got to ask questions from industry experts directly. Questions like “Mention of frequent change in job affects?” and “How important is practical training if a person is joining same profile in different vertical” were raised to which Panelists reverted with realistic and practical answers.
These events are a real good initiative to bring industries’ experts’ guidance to us and it gives us a chance to network”, said a participant Devesh Shah, Student of Digital Marketing from EduKart who found the event very interactive. Sukriti, another participant, who is pursuing Executive MBA with EduKart, said that she would look forward to such events in future.
The Q&A session lasted more than 40 minutes where panelists answer the candidates’ queries after which everyone proceeded to mingling with one another and have a chance to talk and network.
Students who pursue distance cum online courses do not often have such opportunities. At EduKart, we want to give our students every single opportunity that a regular student gets”, said Mr. Ishan Gupta, CEO, EduKart. He also told that these events would happen frequently at EduKart and would soon be organized at Delhi and Bangalore.