A programme jointly organized by National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), Trivandrum Chapter , Thangal Kunju Musaliar Institute of Management (TKMIM), Kollam , and Technopark TBI . The overall objective of the programme is to ignite the young minds of students and prospective entrepreneurs to be Job Creators. The one day programme happening on 3rd April 2009 will have sessions on ‘ Igniting Young Minds to be Job Creators ’ and ‘Employability enhancement of Young Management Graduates ’ in the Current Economic Scenario targeted at the students and the prospective entrepreneurs
The ‘Igniting Young Minds’ programme aims at helping management aspirants and young managers find the common link between management of self, choosing a career path and achieving the right work environment. The programme aimed at helping the students manage their career expectations and join their careers armed with confidence and experience
The programme was inaugurated by Mr.M.Venugopal, CEO and MD Federal Bank in a function presided over by Mr. Shahal Hassan Musaliar, Chairman, TIM . Mr.Andrew Wong, President, National Incubation Network Association, Malaysia was the Chief guest. Dr G C Gopala Pillai, Managing Director, INKEL delivered the special address. Mr. G L Muraleedharan, Chairman NIPM, Tvm Chapter, Prof. T. Abdul Karim Musaliar, Executive Director, TIM and Mr. K C Chandrasekharan Nair, Hon. Secretary, NIPM Trivandrum Chapter were present.
Inaugurating the programme Mr. Venugopal said that seminar shall serve as source of motivation to the ignite the young students to dream and set their goals higher . Mr Wong shared his experiences in leading an Incubator in Malaysia with the participants. The speakers through their inspiring words ignited the minds of the students and other participants which was a perfect ice breaking for the one day seminar.
There were two panel discussion session one on ‘ Igniting Young Minds to be Job Creators’ for which the speakers were Dr. Andrew Wong, President, NINA, Malaysia and Mr. Umesh Kamath, Head HR, Allianz Cornhill, Technopark, TVM. The session was moderated by Dr.G.C.Gopalapillai‘
The second session was on ‘Employability enhancement of Young Management Graduates ’’ for which the speakers were Mr. Sunil Gupta, CEO, Collabera, Technopark, Mr. Lalitha Prasad, Corporate Learning Centre Head, TCS, Technopark and Mr Anil Kumar C S, VP, Reliance Fresh, Kochi. The session was moderated by Prof. A. M. Salim, Chairman, Federal Bank.