The School of Management Studies organized a talk by Prof. V. Venkata Ramana, Vice-Chairman, Telangana State Higher Education Commission and Vice-Chancellor, RGKUT, Basar (I/c) titled “Careers in Management – The Road Ahead” on November 1, 2023.
Prof. V. Mary Jessica, Dean, School of Management, welcomed and introduced the dignitary to the audience, which was jam packed in the New Conference Hall of the School. While introducing Prof. Ramana, she spoke on his contributions to the SMS as a long serving Dean for over 7 Years, as a senior faculty member and also one of the founding faculty members of SMS.
Prof. Ramana is known for his innovative ideas, vision, out of the box thinking, unique approach towards life and human nature with a huge network of friends in industry and academia. Prof. Ramana in his talk spoke on varied careers which management students can make, and encouraged them to become Entrepreneurs. He, in his inspiring talk discussed his personal career path and many success stories of individuals drawn from across the world.
He also spoke on values, ethics and how one has to have gratitude for even a small favour /suggestion by anyone, which will at times goes a long way in shaping the personality. He emphasized on the how one should approach in life, how one should fight their own battles and become victorious. He also spoke on how the world is changing and how the role of women is becoming more and more prominent and the growing number of women in varied professional arenas, which is really the need for the society’s wellbeing and holistic growth. He concluded his talk by encouraging students to look at newer areas of work, finding out avenues where no one has travelled, so that there can be illustrious career as well as start-up opportunities.
Dr. Srinivas Kumar, faculty, SMS, proposed the formal vote of thanks which was attended by Prof. GVRK Acharyulu, Prof. Vijay Bhaskar, Prof. Chetan Srivastava, Dr.PK Mishra, Dr. Punam Singh and other faculty members.