Oakbrook Business School Organized its 3rd Orientation Program on with the objective to welcome the 1st year Batch(2016-18) students in Oakbrook Business School and throw some light upon the expectation of the corporate world from the new budding talents of the Business Schools. This Objective was very beautifully explained by the dignitaries present on that day. Dr. Sourbhi Chaturvedi, Director of Oakbrook Business School gave a welcome speech. Followed by the lamp lighting ceremony.
Thereafter Mr. Sanjay Joshi, Senior Vice President of IL&FS Ltd. addressed the audience about the expectations of the Corporate from the employees focusing on Teamwork, Coordination, Time Management, Leadership Skills, Loyalty, Complete Ownership, Problem solving skills and Positive attitude. He concluded his speech by a Quote made by Mr. Winston Churchill i.e. “Never give up & indicated students to work hard till succeed” Mr. Joshi is also a Trustee of Pratham (Leading NGO in the field of education), Director on the board of Gujarat Tourism Project Development Co. Ltd. and Gujarat Industries Investments Pvt. Ltd. is a well-known personality in all these sectors. Amongst his noticeable achievements was the most valuable player of IETS (formerly called Schoolnet) in 2001-2002.
Mr. Abhimanyu Dhaigude, Vice President & Corporate HR Head of Sanghi Industry Ltd, explained about the qualities which are required while working in a corporate world. He emphasized on the points like Optimistic approach, look at the positivity in life, consider “Attitude of Gratitude” , To acquire Knowledge by reading books, To remain Focused, Time management, To own good Grades, To be reliable and Organized. He concluded by saying “Keep faith in the Knowledge given by the Faculties & do well”. Mr. Dhaigude also has also served as a Director HR & Corporate HR Head with WG, as VP – HR with Binani Industries Ltd. and as GM – HR with BSL.
Mr. Vivek Tiwari, the President (Works)of Cera Sanitaryware Ltd. in Kadi, was also one of the dignitaries who shared his knowledge in the areas of Manufacturing, Customer relations, Innovation, Human Resource Development. He addressed the students and focused on having positive attitude in life; and indicated emphatically that learning capability matters a lot. He emphasized that Body Language while working in a corporate plays vital role in professional career. He concluded by saying that Respect your Parents and Teachers who have significant contribution in shaping your career.
Mr. Anil Patel, Plant Manager, Ford India Private Limited began his speech by appreciating the staff members of the Oakbrook Business School. He briefed about his organization, finest automation company in the world. He further explained about the Industry expects from the employee & 4 C’s i.e. the Challenges, Competition, Communication, Conflict, and Cost. The other points he discussed were Core Business Values vs. Innovation & New Technology giving example of Induben Khakharawala. He also discussed the importance of the Management Programs in professional career and concluded by saying that ownership, commitment and teamwork can surely lead to success.
Dr. Gopalkrishna, a board member of the institute & is a former director of Institute of Management, Nirma University. He has been a guiding force in establishing the benchmarks of Oakbrook Business School. He explained to the students that how to become a powerful student in class & the importance of communication between students and faculties in learning process. He concluded by saying “Run Faster & Faster & get succeed in your life”.
The Institute has appreciated the toppers of the institute Batch 2014-16 & invited their immediate reporting authority to felicitate the students. Topper students who performed outstanding in Academics were felicitating by the Institute.
Ms. Khusboo Jagad, Outstanding student & the 3rd Ranker in GTU and topper of Oakbrook Business School was felicitated by Dr.Gopalkrishnan and Ms. Shraddha Sheth. Thereafter Ms. Khusboo’s industry mentor – Ms. Prisha Dokania, Assistant Manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence shared her experience with Khushboo and concluded by giving a beautiful message by saying that one should keep curiosity burning and should also keep learning.
Mr. Vishant Thakkar, sharp, dedicated and an all-rounder, 2nd Ranker of Oakbrook College was felicitated by Dr. Sourbhi Chaturvedi, Director of Institute.
Mr. Jay Sukhadia, sincere & dedicated student, the 3rd Ranker of Oakbrook Business School was felicitated by Mr. Chandramauli Pathak – member of Board of Governance. Jay’s immediate boss, Mr. Biswajit Pradhan, (Associate Director), Sanguine Management Services Pvt. Ltd. shared his views on how to work in a team & appreciated the sincerity of Jay. He further indicated that he is satisfied with the wonderful work Jay is doing in Sanguine. His address focused on teamwork and concluded by saying that “one should deliver one’s best”.
The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Ms.Shraddha Sheth, CEO of Oakbrook Business School. She delivered a vote of thanks and wished the 1st year batch all the luck to achieve their own dreams.
Post Lunch at 2:30 pm an Ice breaking and Micro lab session was conducted by Mr. Chandramauli Pathak – Mentor & Advisor of innovation, incubation and Entrepreneurship expert. It was well designed activity conducted by Mr. Pathak which made all the students motivated. Micro lab session has helped students to know their own ability skills & encouraged towards management program effectively. It has felicitated to help the group to begin with their professional program with passion & enthusiasm.
The Orientation program concluded with high spirit amongst the students to work with lots of passion and zeal towards their professional career.