Aligarh Muslim University: Webinar held on impact of COVID 19 on job opportunities

 

Aligarh: “We need to have professional skills apart from the intellect to market ourselves to the corporate world and undergraduate students need to take up degrees in subject areas which the market needs”, said Mr Surya Pratap Singh, an entrepreneur and corporate trainer, while speaking at the webinar organized by the Training and Placement Office (General) and Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Aligarh Muslim University.

Addressing the webinar on “Impact of Corona on job and the way forward” organized in collaboration with Fundamakers, Lucknow, Mr Singh said that a linguistics student needs to start writing blogs and MBA students must acquaint themselves with the concepts of digital marketing.

He said that in order to avoid being in the lower work force, one should be open to learn new things and learning about the concepts of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and Digital Marketing can take the person higher up in the corporate hierarchy.

Prof M Rizwan Khan, Director, IQAC, presided over the programme and welcomed the resource person while Dr Jahangir Alam, Assistant TPO, introduced the guest speaker.

Conducting an interactive session, Mr Saad Hameed, TPO (General) stressed the need for having an active LinkedIn account as a live resume on this platform could prove beneficial to the students.

The webinar concluded with a talk on certificate programmes which could be acquired through various MOOC platforms along with a regular course.

The session was telecast live on YouTube.

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