Alumni Interaction Forum Series III

“Importance of Networking in the Corporate World” on 12th January, 2013

At: India International Centre, New Delhi.

Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Sector 5, Rohini, Delhi organized Alumni Interaction Forum Series III on Saturday 12th January, 2013 at India International Centre on the topic “Importance of Networking in the Corporate world”, Ms. Surbhi Malhotra- Head Alumni Relations welcomed all the Alumni and discussed the agenda of the forum. She further laid down the objectives with an aim of positive interaction and outcome of the forum which would be a monthly interaction.

The Key speakers for the event were:

  • Mr. Ankur Sethi – Head Corporate Relations & CJT Career Services at Common Job Test
  • Mr. Kanwaldeep Singh Bedi- Batch (1995-1997) , Head- Data Services, TATA Teleservices
  • Mr. Tunver Gogia- Batch (1997-1999) , Entrepreneur, Marketing and Advertising

The forum is launched to bridge the gap among JIMS Alumnus. The informal mode of communication encouraged sound networking. This time at the event JIMS had undertaken an important issue of “Importance of Networking in the Corporate World”. The reminiscence of the past was shared with all the other Alumni members where they interacted with each other and shared their experiences.

Our key note speakers started the event sharing their experiences and thoughts on the aspects of importance of Networking in the Corporate World. They propounded on the fact that Networking has become the need of the hour. The idea of networking is not new, the only CHANGE that has occurred is the adaptability and acceptance of it is a necessity for growth. They further stressed on the fact that Networking helps people make cordial relations that add to the knowledge and helps in gaining information. It helps in connecting with people on a variety of levels from a wide range.

They also highlighted the fact that “Networking is the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organization”. It is about making connections and building enduring, mutually beneficial relationship. Also, networking is critical where personal relationships enable you and your organization to stand out, rise above the noise and remain top of mind. It provides the most productive, most proficient and most enduring tactic to build relationship. In today’s times to succeed a person must continually connect with new people, cultivate emerging relationships and leverage your network.

They also stressed on the idea of social networking that caters the needs of the youth and the way they follow them. Networking is everywhere, on every channel medium and length. All these valuable tips were discussed at length at the forum. Lastly the Vote of Thanks was given by Mr. Manish Gupta, Chairman, JIMS where he talked about the successful launch of the forum and the vision of heading it as a monthly initiative.

Overall the forum was a fruitful experience for the entire JIMS Alumni’s and as well as for the JIMS Fraternity. Surely it was a great communicative start.