GUEST LECTURE by Mr Ajay Mishra

Date of Conduct: 7th July, 2021

Duration: 1 Hour

Speaker’s Name & Designation:Mr Ajay Mishra, Founder and Director – Training, KOAK Education Pvt. Ltd.

Batch: Batch 2021-23

No of students present: 218+


On 7th July 2021, the new batch of 2021-23 attended a Guest lecture by Mr. Ajay Mishra, Founder, and Director of KOAK Education Pvt Ltd. Mr. Mishra began the session by narrating his journey right from his school days up till his conversion as an MBA student at SIIB Pune, describing all the achievements and obstacles he faced. He then proceeded by giving three key learnings to face the corporate world in a very positive approach. 

Mr. Mishra explained how challenges create strong personalities and how goals challenge you. Further, Mr. Mishra focused on the importance of networking through the quote “Your network is your net worth” and suggested students not restrict their connections. Mr. Mishra explained the strategy to enhancing one’s communication skills by working with a combination of confidence, clarity, and command of the language, where he prioritized clarity to be the most important factor of communication.

At last, Mr. Mishra discussed the importance of friction in life by explaining how to deal with criticism in life and how it makes us stronger.

The session concluded with an interactive Q & A session.


  1. “Today's session by Mr. Ajay Mishra was one of the most interactive sessions. The way he talked about his whole journey from NIT to SIIB and now to starting his own firms was very enlightening. The nuances about important things like transition phase from one opportunity to another, setting goals, communication skills were conveyed in very entertaining, understandable as well as interactive manner” -Raghav Barthwal, MBA Agri Business- 2021-23.
  1. “The session with Mr. Ajay Mishra was one of the most interactive sessions in the whole orientation programme. Sir explained the importance of good communication skills and how to be goal oriented. We came to know about his inspirational journey to starting his own business” -Shruti Bhosale, MBA Agri Business-2021-23

Overall Feedback: The session was very interactive and the students were too inquisitive and participated with full enthusiasm. It was very helpful to get a brief insight of how to handle criticism, how to improve communication skill and succeed in life.