A guest lecture was organized as part of the Placement Week and Global Macroeconomics, for PG I students. The session was taken by Mr. Deepak V Mohan, an alumni of IILM Graduate School of Management, batch 2011- 2013.
Mr. Mohan is the Co-Founder of Fintrust Financial Services. Prior to this, he has worked with brands like, Ernst and Young and Heidrick and Struggles.
The session for the Placement Week was focused on Networking. Mr. Mohan spoke to the students about the importance of Networking, the do’s and dont’s of Networking, Whom to network with and the various networking platforms. He also emphasised on how to leverage from the contacts in your network and also ways to expand your professional network. Mr. Deepak also shared about his work experience in Ernst and Young and how he was able to crack the deal for “Whatsapp” in Ernst and Young. Mr. Mohan also discussed about the skills that are required to make a career in the Market Research domain. He also discussed about the various challenges faced by him during the initial period of the establishment of the firm – Fintrust Financial Services.
The second session revolved around the Stock Markets. The session was a part of the Global Macroeconomics course. Mr. Mohan discussed about the volatility of the stock market, and how stock markets are effected by the various external forces.
The sessions were highly interactive and very informative. Mr. Mohan has expressed his interest in helping / guiding the students with their business ideas. He is keen to devote time with the students to help them become future Entrepreneurs.