Pre-Orientation Programme Inaugural Session, 10th June 2021Posts by JSB
JSB Pre-Orientation Programme Commenceswith Insights from Academia and Industry
PRARAMBH – JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE, the Virtual Pre-Orientation Programme for PGDM Batch 2021-23 of Jaipuria School of Business, Ghaziabad, commenced on Thursday, June 10, with lots of valuable insights from academics and industry experts.
The Inauguration Ceremony, held online, started off with the welcome address by Dr Jitendra Kumar Mishra, Director, Jaipuria School of Business. In his address, Dr Mishra welcomed the guests and students of the new PGDM batch and he highlighted the importance of ‘collaboration and upskilling’ as the key skills of budding managers.
Mr Vinod Malhotra, Advisor to Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions, was the Guest of Honour and he shared pertinent insights on personal well-being, happiness. He emphasised upon the Design Thinking model for problem-solving in the 21st century.
The Inauguration Ceremony’s Chief Guest, Dr Himanshu Rai, Director IIM, Indore, began his address with a Paul Volcker quote and emphasized on the need for introspection in every individual’s life. He said teachers are lifelong learners who bear the great responsibility of educating young generations. Dr Rai’s advice to the students was, “Do not fall into the trap of fears” and “Do what you love to do or what makes you happy.”
Dr Rai reserved the strongest message of his speech for the females attending the session. He told them, “You have to take charge of your own decisions. No one else in your life should do that.”
The good vibes that the Inaugural Ceremony created were visible to the students of the PGDM 2021-23 batch of Jaipuria School of Business. Some of the students voiced their expectations from the business school and they also laid out their dreams, goals and ambitions.
Dr Timira Shukla, Dean, proposed the vote of thanks to bring the Inaugural Ceremony to a close.
PRARAMBH – JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE is a virtual pre-orientation programme aimed at acquainting the students with the institute, and build a foundation to leverage the immense potential that lies ahead in the 2-year long academic journey with one of the best PGDM institutes in the Delhi-NCR region – Jaipuria School of Business.
The inauguration ceremony will be followed by students engagement including session conducted by industry experts, and various weekly assignments, presentations and quizzes for the new students of batch 2021-23. Their journey to professional excellence has got a head start.