In his inimitable style of address Mr Narayana Murthy,Chairman Emeritus,Infosys Limited enthralled audience with his motivational ideas and gave word of advice to passing out students at the 19th Annual Convocation of FORE School of Management, New Delhi , held on Tuesday, 8 May 2012
He gave a wakeup call to students, “You have to play a professional role. In our country where 20% youth is uneducated you must be thankful to your parent s, teachers and your country. As an educated person it is your duty to share greater responsibility with greater opportunities. Learning is constant process and that will give you new ideas “
As professional, you must ensure that India makes sufficient progress. Dream for India to compete with the best at global scale. Peaceful mind does not fear so be growth oriented with fearless mind but inculcate peaceful ideas.
To do list for you is : Benchmark yourself, lead by example, be honest, be secular and don't be cynical
Need of the day is to achieve excellence, Open mind is sign of confidence which you have to nourish. Build high aspirations as that will ensure growth. Mahatma Gandhi aspired big for the freedom of India hence; we are enjoying the fruits of Democracy.
Use data for every argument that will create base for the best execution. Don’t get emotional and execute your plan as per decision.
Take actions, build opinion, and learn humility that’s really very important for all of us. Turn yourself to entrepreneurship from job seeking and job hopping.
Ensure that next generation remembers you as a leader; be happy as it is only happy mind that will ensure growth, become role model for next generation, Good luck !
Previous to Mr Narayana Mutthy’s address 170 students of PGDM (FMG - 19th Batch), 56 students of the PGDM (IMG – 4th Batch) and 42 students of the PGDM (WMG-18th Batch) were honoured to receive their diplomas from him. On this occasion 20 new courses were introduced in the full-time PDGM programme while 12 new courses were introduced in the part-time PGDM programme for the coming academic year.
At the Convocation , the opportune announcement was made that 99 % of FORE students have received their final placement offers by 30 April 2012 and 100 % of the first year students had secured their summer internship by March 31, 2012. It was also announced that the highest CTC for final placements this year soared to Rs. 32 lakhs, offered by Renewable Woods (North America), as compared to last year’s Rs. 13 lakhs, while the average CTC for final placements increased from last year’s Rs. 7 lakhs to approximately Rs. 8 lakhs this year.
32 out of the total 111 were new recruiters for the final placement this year, including companies like TATA Motors Ltd., HSBC, Castrol, Genpact, C.B. Richards, UB Group, Michael Page International, EXL Services, Honeywell, Maruti Suzuki, Sony India, Jones Lang LaSalle, Axis Bank, etc.
Mr. R.P. Billimoria, President Emeritus, FORE, termed the graduating students as bright jewels of FORE.
Mr. R.C. Sharma, President, FORE, advised students on the importance of hard work, commitment and good work ethics which are elemental to a successful career and reminded them that although one ceases to study in a classroom but one never ceases to learn.
He also announced that plans are in motion for expansion of FORE infrastructure by construction of a new block in the existing campus as well as a new campus at Sonepat.
The Director, FORE, Dr. Jitendra K. Das, emphasized on how FORE’s new phase of growth was heading in many directions by going international through an international exchange and cooperation engagement with prestigious schools like ESC Rennes, School of Business (France), Faculty of Business, UNB (Canada), Savannah University (USA) and Asian Institute of Technology. More such agreements are also in the pipeline, he said, with Universities in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
The students from the current batch onwards will be exposed to the international business environment through an intensive weeklong immersion programme in a B-School of international repute. He also exhorted students to seek knowledge and perfection in all that they do and accolades and success will automatically follow.
The convocation ended with the students high on excitement and enthused with new opportunities that are lighting their path to success.
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