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Training programme on ‘Career Guidance’ in association with Board of Apprenticeship Training (Western Region) Mumbai, on 21-02-2018

       Training & Placement Cell has oragnised Training Programme on ‘Career Guidance’ for Final Year students on 21-02-2018. The programme was supported by Board of Apprenticeship Training (BOAT), Western Region, Mumbai. Industry Experts from different domains and specializations guided the students on various topics. Mr. S.C.Sharma, Asst. Director of Training & Asst. Central Apprenticeship Adviser was present during the Inaugural function of the programme.
      During Inauguration, Prof. S.V. Joshi guided about the role of training in the initial phase of a career, Mr. B.A.Patil, Programme Coordinator, mentioned the need of organizing such programmes, subject matter which will be discussed during a day and role of industry in supporting such events. Smt. Sangeeta Tiwary, Project manager, Tata Technologies Limited and Chief Guest for the function emphasized the development of learning attitude in students and developing themselves to increase confidence level. Mr. S.C.Sharma gave the brief overview and implementation of Apprentice Act 1996 and activities carried by BOAT for effective implementation of apprenticeship scheme, apprenticeship training & its benefit. He also emphasized on what role institutes can play for effective implementation of apprenticeship scheme. Total numbers of beneficiaries were 143 students who actively participate in the programme.
       Career Guidance Programme was scheduled in four sessions. Each session was of 90 minutes duration. All the expert speakers take utmost care to keep the session informative, interactive and live and demonstrated the subject matter in a very lucid language.
      Total number of beneficiaries, B.E.(All Branches) = 143 students

The details of the sessions and the topics discovered during training programme on ‘Career Guidance’ on 21-02-2018 are as follows.


Title of Expert Session

Topics discovered

Session –I, 10.15-11.45
Smt. Sangeeta Tiwary, Project manager, Tata Technologies Limited, Pune


Changing Role of Engineers due to rapid change in technology


  • Application of Robotics & Artificial Intelligence in Engineering
  • 3 D Printing Technology  & Laser Cutting

Session- II, 11.45-1.15
Mr. Harka Thakur, Manager - Admin & Facilities, Regional Fire Protection and Security Manager India, M/S. Hella India Automotive Pvt. Ltd., Pune.


Importance of effective communication

  • Types of Communication – Oral, written, Verbal and Non-verbal, Listening & Hearing, Be a good listener, Value of listening
  • Body language & body gestures, Para Language ( Volume, Pitch, Rhythm)
  • Barriers to communication, how to overcome these barriers
  • Essentials of communication- DO’s & DON’Ts.

Session-III, 2.15-3.45
Shri. Manav Prasad, Head HR, Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Viman Nagar, Pune.


Challenges faced by Fresh Engineering Graduates

  • Lack of job readiness
  • Resignation under six months
  • Weak Marketing foundation
  • Lack in presentation skills
  • Popular myths / opportunities

Session-III, 3.45-5.15
Shri. Manav Prasad, Head HR, Tavisca Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Viman Nagar, Pune.


Attributes for starting a career in industry

  • Knowing Strengths and Weaknesses
  • How to drive an interview? Why should you get an opportunity? Where you see yourself after 5 years?
  • Expectations from Graduates- Positive Personality, Learning Attitude, Innovative, Passionate, Living Happy