Three Day Workshop on ‘Employability Skills Workshop’

The Department of Commerce, The IIS University, Jaipur, in association with the Training & Placement Cell, The IIS University had organised a Three Day Workshop on ‘Employability Skills Workshop’ held on 19th , 20th and 21st Jan 2019 for the students of Pass Course and (Hons) . There were about 100 students participated in the workshop. The workshop was chaired by the resource person Mr. Minhaz Khan, Mr. Dayal Srivastava and Mr. Aayush Dangayach from Endeavor Careers, Jaipur. They were felicitated and warmly welcomed with the floral greetings and memento.
The purpose of the workshop was to provide an opportunity to all the students to polish their attitude, aptitude and inculcate confidence in them.
In this three day workshop the following areas were covered.
Day 1: Preparation for Aptitude Test
Day 2: Techniques for Group Discussion, and
Day 3: Preparation for Personal Interviews.
The first day, Mr. Minhaz Khan Discussed about how to enhance the aptitude and thinking skills. He discussed various forms of vocabulary including the meaning, pronunciation and usage of different words, their synonyms and antonyms, as well as various idioms and phrases. In the second half of the day an aptitude test was conducted for all the participants. The duration of the test was one hour and it consisted of various questions relating to the quantitative, verbal and reasoning.
The second day of the workshop, Mr. Dayal Srivastava took the session for all the participants and it started with announcement of the students who all cleared the aptitude test held on the first day. It was followed with the practice of group discussion among the participants. There were around 12 group discussions held during the session. Each group consisted around 8-10 participants. The topic of the group discussion were related to the current scenario such as GST, Upcoming Elections, Make in India etc. all the students actively participated in the session and group discussion. After each group discussion participants were given feedback personally and various techniques of group discussion were also discussed. At the end of the session the name of the merit participants was announced.
The third day of the workshop, Mr. Aayush Dangayach took the session for all the students, the session was started with the question answer round relating the techniques discussed on the previous day. Later each participant was called for personal interview with their C.V. After all the rounds of personal interview each participant was given feedback about various techniques relating to the personal interview and C.V writing was also discussed with all the participants.
Outcome: The workshop was successful in promoting the employability and aptitude skills among students. The sessions were very interactive with the students. It helped all the participants in promoting their aptitude and reasoning skills. The workshop gave an insight on the use of communication skills, leadership skills, effective listening, out of box thinking, use of data and information during group discussion and personal interview, writing their C.V among all the participants.
The workshop was fruitful for all the students as well as faculty members.