GUEST LECTURE by Mr. Abhijat Shukla

Date of Conduct: 7th July, 2021

Duration: 1 Hour

Speaker’s Name & Designation:Mr. Abhijat Shukla, Founder and CEO of ThinkBumblebee

Batch: Batch 2021-23

No of students present: 206


On 7th July 2021, the new batch of 2021-23 attended a Guest lecture by Mr. Abhijat Shukla. He gave a lecture on trends in consulting and enlightened the students with several aspects of consultancy. He mentioned the components of the current state of consulting and elaborated the evolution through the BCG matrix and McKinsey.

Mr. Shukla also added some insights regarding the use of AI in the e-commerce sector and explained how consumers are changing their tastes, habits and attention through technology. The various aspects of Data Analytics took place along with the information regarding the tech and trust scaling with the data chain, a key function of consulting, the megatrends of data analytics and the different opportunities further as a data scientist. Mr. Abhijat Shukla also briefed the students about the streaming analytics. Lastly, he shared some viewpoints on how consulting firms have been disrupted and how they can be improved.

The session concluded with an interactive Q & A session.


1. “The session was the need of the hour. Mr. Shukla told us the aspects of AI and machine learning and their importance as well. It was a very informative and interactive session.” -Shruti Bhosale, Agri-Business Management (2021- 2023)

2. “We got to know about several aspects of trends in consulting. It was an interactive and insightful session with lots of learning” – Sourav Nogia, International Business (2021- 2023)

Overall feedback: It was a good interactive session focusing on consulting and how the consulting world works. The speaker explained with the help of dates and how the current consultancy firms are working and in future how this field will look like with the actual data analysis. It was an interactive session throughout.