iFEEL being a core PGDM institute strives to provide its students with the best corporate exposure possible. One such platform provided to the students at iFEEL is the ‘i4 Speaker Series.’ The i4 session is conducted every Saturday wherein speakers from corporate who have achieved commendable heights are invited to share their expertise and knowledge with the students in areas of Operations, Finance, HR, and Marketing.
This week’s i4 was conducted on 15th October 2016 at the iFEEL campus, Lonavala. Since its inception, iFEEL, for the very first time witnessed a book launching event of the book “Reality Bytes- The role of HR in Today’s world” written by Mrs. Aparna Sharma, Independent Director,T.S. Alloys Ltd(100% Subsidiary of Tata Steel),our speaker for the day. With a diverse experience of around two decades, she started off with the launch of her book followed by a session on campus to corporate connect with the students of iFEEL.
She also threw light on some important learnings like acceptance of rejections,failures,humility,belief in oneself, looking for possibilities instead of constraints.She spoke of how one should strive to be a “Purple Squirrel” and always be prepared with a plan B also stating that style fades away but the substance is the bedrock of success. Further, she spoke of focussing on the journey, not the destination. The session was entertaining but meaningful, covering multiple facets of life.