Department of Secretarial Practice organised a workshop on Personal Branding for the I & II B.A. students on 28th January 2019. It began with a short inaugural programme at 9.30 a.m.in Avila Block-A4, inaugurated by Dr. Shailaja, the Dean of Arts, Mr. John Fernandes, the chief guest and resource person, Mrs. Deepthi and Mr. Anirudh the resource persons.
After the inaugural, the first session was taken up by Mr. John Fernandes, Director, Students Help Centre India & Chief Mentor, Speedex Mentorship Solutions. The session was interactive and enlightened the students to build up their image and brand. He informed them that self confidence is the key to personal branding. Through various examples he enlightened them on how to raise confidence level and to overcome fear. The session was full of real life inspiring stories to motivate the students and to create enthusiasm as they move towards their life’s goal. He insisted them to be unique and not try to fit in to others personality.
The afternoon sessions were taken up by Ms. Deepthi and Mr. Anirudh Ramesh, Faculty of Post Graduate, Department of Psychology St. Agnes College. They touched upon the psychological aspects of creating a brand for themselves and inspired them to have a positive attitude towards life and to reach the goal with commitment and perseverance. Through demo and with real life stories the session enabled the students to have a broader outlook to accept self and create an individual image. The workshop concluded with the feedback by two of the students.
The Second year students, Ms. Asba was the Master of Ceremony, Ms. Maria Antony welcomed and Ms. Kathijamma Afrath proposed the vote of thanks.