Knowing International Trade

The 36th batch of DoMS, NIT Trichy were privileged to have20150319_145109 with them Mr. Krishna Kumar(Senior Vice President, Head of Trade Finance, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank) for an interactive session on “International Trade”. Session started off with discussion on  topics like “how to face the challenges in any industry”, “how to grow into an industry” and “how to switch the companies when challenges are not present”. He shared his real life experiences to support theoretical concepts explained.

The session progressed to discuss the core topic for the day -“International Trade” which helped the students to understand its economic, social, and political importance. 20150319_164034Students also got an opportunity to understand the challenges and risks international trade is facing currently. The session was concluded by the Q&A session. Students of DoMS, NIT Trichy are very thankful to Mr. Krishna Kumar for sharing his experience and knowledge.

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Career trends with Schneider Electric

Mr. Sundar Rajan Director HR from Schneider Electric visited Department of Management Studies for a guest lecture. Schneider Electric and NIT Trichy shares a bond from past three years and this was a part of the same relationship that a knowledge sharing session was organized.

Mr. Sundar Rajan began the session with an introduction of his company which is a 175 year old organization. Starting from its roots in the iron and steel industry, heavy machinery, and ship building, it moved into electricity and automation management.

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Mr. Rajan spoke on career trends and what we as new entrants in the industry can expect in the beginning. He also explained the importance of developing new skill sets and keeping yourself updated which will help one to maintain his employability. He emphasized on the difference in the career path of a generalist and a specialist. And why Schneider electric focus on mobility of employees from one department to another and may be country as well.

He cleared many doubts after the session and helped students to understand various roles, responsibilities and growth prospects. The session was thought provoking and gave the students a new angle to think over their career path.