Welingkar and Career Graph create new avenues for MBA aspirants with ‘We Interact’
Kolkata, 15th January 2012- One of India’s leading B Schools, Welingkar Institute of Management collaborated with Career Graph to provide an interesting workshop ‘WE Interact’ for young MBA aspirants. The core aim of the We Interact workshop was to expose students to unveil a plethora of career opportunities in the management space. The venue for the Seminar was set at one of the most reputed institutes of Kolkata- St Xaviers College on the 15th January, 2012 from 11 am onwards.
At the outset, the Seminar turned out to be an interactive session, providing the students with information and insights on the World of Welingkar. Students were addressed with innovative concepts of importance like design thinking approach, integrative manager, T-shaped learning and cutting edge pedagogy amongst the many topics. The WE Interact Seminar also acted as a catalyst in enabling students to explore the pioneering programs at Welingkar. The young and exuberant aspirants were introduced to programs like Business Design management, E-business management, Retail Management, Healthcare Management, Family Managed Business program and Executive Management program for working professionals.
In the midst of this interactive session, the stage was set for a candid conversation with Prof Samir Karkhanis. Students briefly and enthusiastically raised many doubts and queries regarding the programs which were all calmly addressed by the Professor. From the crowd, an MBA aspirant opined that “this one-on-one interaction helped in clearing many doubts and succeeded in inspiring confidence regarding Management studies at Welingkar.”
The hugely interactive session came to a closure with a practice workshop on Group Discussion, Personal interview, creativity test, to equip students hone their skills and prepare them for the selection process at large. Students briefly and enthusiastically raised many doubts and queries regarding the programs which were all calmly addressed by the Professor.
A unique initiative of Welingkar, and career graph WE Interact aimed at familiarizing prospective students across India to the career prospects of Welingkar education. As Welingkar has rightly chosen the 'design thinking' approach towards management education, the seminar proved to be an amalgamation of the efforts and manifestations with a result stem from the integration of design thinking into management education for students.