Guest Lecture by Mr. Astik Ranade

Date of Conduct: 17th July, 2020

Duration: 2.5 hours

Guest Lecture Title: "How to Market yourself: Maximizing influence to win"

Speaker’s Name & Designation: Mr. Astik Ranade, Partner

Organization He Represents: Heidrick & Struggles

HOD/Concerned Faculty Head: Miss Anuja Zanzad

Batch: Batch 2002-22

No of students present: 210+

Short Synopsis of the Workshop:

On 17th July, the students of MBA International Business 2020-2022 batch witnessed an intriguing guest lecture convened by Mr. Astik Ranade, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles. In his speech, Mr. Astik spoke about "How to Market yourself: Maximizing influence to win".

Mr. Astik spoke about the hot skills needed for the future jobs. He enlightened the students on how to maximize influence in the workplace at various levels. He also gave his insight on the importance of productive networking through his unique life experiences which further helped the students to understand the importance of creating conversation and how to network with different people. He also emphasized on the need to become a good conversationalist rather than being a speaker. Sir, also spoke about the importance of creating conversation and how that is a very important element wile networking. He concluded the lecture with an interactive Q&A session and solving the doubts of students about the session.

Any 2 students’ feedback:

  1. ‘Overall, the session was quite interactive and addressed the importance of developing an online brand and skills required for effective marketing.’, Ayush Kaushik, MBA, International Business, Batch 2020-2022.
  2. ‘Today’s lectures provided us with insight into how potential candidates are perceived in the corporate world, and how we can improve upon our personal branding in the digital world. Mr. Astik Ranade engaged us in a highly interactive session.’ – Janine Chatterjee, MBA, International Business, Batch 2020-2022.

Overall Feedback: It was a very enlightening and lively session which gave the students insight on how they could build their online brand and market their skills more effectively.