SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE: CAREER GUIDANCE SEESION BY MR. GURU SHARAN

Date:26-07-2019

The skill development centre arranged a career guidance session for the V semester students of BBA and B.Com on 26/07/2019.

The session was chaired by Mr. Guru Sharan, Founder, Pathfinder NRI- an educational coaching and consulting firm.

An alumnus of K. S. Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Mr. Sharan bagged his Masters’s degree in Electrical and Computer engineering from University of Florida. An entrepreneur at heart, Mr. Sharan has been a part of various entrepreneurship clubs and has an experience of working with companies like Sharp springs and Walgreens.

Mr. Sharan discussed the skill gaps present in the industry currently and emphasized on the need for the students to focus on improving their skill sets and investing in alternative courses like data science and digital marketing for better career prospects.

Mr. Sharan also gave an insight to the students about the alternatives available for those students who were planning to take the entrepreneurship route. He discussed the scope of being able to develop their own ideas and the guidance required to convert the idea into an economically and commercially viable proposition.

The session was extremely insightful with the students getting a good understanding of the different career options available to them.