Aligarh : Business decision makers, recruiters and other industry experts spoke about partnerships between businesses and schools to provide real-world experience to students and the necessity for experiential learning that reflects modern workplaces in the panel discussion on how to prepare students for the corporate world on the second day of ASAAS 2022, the Corporate Interface programme of the students of the Department of Business Administration, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at the Frank and Debbie Islam Management Complex.
The team of panelists comprising, Shashi Bhushan Rai (Sr. Vice-President, Business Development, Bajaj Group), Usama Shakeel (Sr. Manager, Samsung), Rahul Jain (Head HR, Eicher Tractors, TAFE), Ankit Agarwal (Co-Founder and Director, Hexaview Technologies), Fazlur Rehman (Sr. Bank Manager, HDFC), Manu Shah (Zonal Head, ICICI Bank), Ali Imran (Manager, UltraTech Cement Ltd discussed the training of students in broad arrays of corporate functions such as production, finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, supervision, planning of workflow, developing policies, measuring results, solving problems and monitoring budgets.
Saad Hameed (The General Training and Placement Officer of the university) and Syed Shibli Manzoor moderated the discussion, attended by faculty members and students.
According to Prof Jamal Ahmad Farooquie (Chairman, Department of Business Administration), “A huge number of students from various business administration colleges and schools participated in the programme”.
He added: “Events to train students in business planning, quiz programmes, essay writing contests and other events took place. ‘Sufi Night’ featuring performances of Indian Idol contestant, Zaid Ali was also held”.
Prof Saboohi Nasim presented an overview of the courses offered by the Department of Business Administration.