AAXISS Kolkata Chapter organised panel discussion during the Alumni Reunion 2023

Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) and Alumni Association of XISS (AAXISS), Kolkata Chapter organised the ‘Alumni Meet 2023’on 13 October 2023.

Several esteemed alumnus and students attended a panel discussion on the topic, " Campus to Corporate - Know How's for Corporate Beginners". Alumni shared their experience and expertise truly reflected on the views they shared. The discourse centered around practical insights and experiences to ease the transition into the professional realm.

The aim of the panel discussion was to provide valuable insights and guidance to the students of XISS batch 2022-24 as they prepare to transition from campus life to the corporate world.

The panelists included Mr. Aamil Kazim, Cluster Head (Acute) at Cipla Ltd, Mr Debashish Banerjee, Product Experience Leader at SymphonyAI Summit, and Mr Shiladitya Bhattacharya, Managing Partner at Positive Strokes. In the panel discussion, Mr Amil explained the importance of decision making and providing solutions instead of raising questions. Meanwhile, Mr Shiladitya talked about finding the purpose of something and Mr Debashish emphasised on the importance of Upskilling and adapting.

The discussion emphasized the importance of inferential analysis, enabling students to make informed decisions in the corporate environment. The panelists shared real-world scenarios, highlighting the significance of making effective decisions in various corporate situations.

Students were encouraged to continually rediscover and re-engage with their skills and strengths to stay relevant in the corporate landscape. The panel stressed the significance of establishing a strong ground connect, both professionally and personally, to thrive in the corporate world.

The panel discussion served as a source of inspiration and wisdom, fostering an exchange of ideas between seasoned professionals and aspiring students. As the students of XISS prepare for their corporate journey, the insights gained from this discussion will undoubtedly play a pivotal role in shaping their professional endeavors.

All the attendees, including students and alumni, took part in lively games, conversations, and social events following the panel discussions. This incredible evening was capped off with a sumptuous dinner.