Guest Speaker: Mr. Manas Joshi
Guest Lecture Topic: GST Implementation and Issues
Mr. Manas Joshi, Director, Proficient Partners Consultancy Pvt. Ltd and a committee member for GST Council, MCCIA addressed the students on 22nd March, 2018 on the practical issues of GST implementation.
Starting from the need to change the indirect tax regime in India to the ease of doing business in the pre and post GST era, he spoke about the classification of goods and services, cases of input tax credit reversal and the revenue neutral rates. His lecture was interspersed with real cases that he had handled making the lecture truly informative and interesting.
Guest Speaker: Ms. Amruta Pradhan
Time: 11.00 am-12.00 noon
Guest Lecture Topic: International Banking
Ms. Amruta Pradhan, Associate (Team Manager) Deutsche Bank Group, Pune was invited to speak on the topic “International Banking”. In her lecture, she explained the concept of International and Investment banking with examples. She said that investment bank is an intermediary between securities issuers and investors, and works as an underwriter and broker/advisor to institutional clients. She also threw light on the working of front, middle and back office of international banks.
The session was very interactive and facilitated students to get an insight about international and investment banking.
Guest Speaker: Mr. Shirish Dandekar
Time: 11.30 am-12.30 pm
Guest Lecture Topic : Interview Skills
Mr. Shirish Dandekar, Director – HCS Global Pune was invited to speak on the topic “Interview Skills”. He explained the various interview rounds such as written tests, group discussions, technical round, HR round that the students need to face.
He emphasized on the ground rules of interview such as switching off mobiles, adhering to the formal dress code, not interrupting and presenting oneself with confidence.
In his talk he detailed out the importance of being prepared with the latest developments /trends related to different subjects, illustrating it with practical examples and highlighting one’s skills like, communication, interpersonal relations, critical thinking and problem solving, flexibility, leadership, positive attitude etc.
Guest Talk by: Dr. Manju Nichani
Topic: Time Management
Date: 20th February 2018, Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am
Dr. Manju Nichani, former Principal, K C College, Mumbai and Rector, Sadhu Vaswani Institutes of Learning was invited to speak on Time Management. Her mantras for effective time management are: Setting clear goals, prioritizing things and learning to say NO when you are unable to do things.
She advised the students to trust people and delegate tasks but while doing so being alert and keeping one’s eyes open. Her discussion also covered time wasters and identifying distractions in life. She enthused the students with her own life examples and made the session interactive and engaging.