Career Opportunities in post COVID-19
A webinar was conducted on 30th April, 2020 for 4th semester MBA students by Prof. Bholanath Dutta, founder of MTC Global on the topic “Career Opportunities in post COVID -19”.
Students were briefed on the current COVID -19 situation in India and how the country is battling the pandemic and how the economy is losing about $4.5 billion every day, also we were told about the different sectors affected due to covid-19 like tourism, aviation, MSME etc. Also we were given information on how the Indian IT professionals, is bracing itself for a post Covid-19period with layoffs, pay cuts and freeze on new jobs.
Mr. Dutta also shared some of the challenges that we may face post Covid-19 and the different ways to learn and enhance skills and competencies. The challenges that we students may face and how to overcome it:
- Going abroad for further studies or jobs may not happen, and how one should focus on home country for studies or job for at least one or two years.
- New jobs are inclined, how one can learn new skills and be productive during the pandemic using the online courses.
This guest lecture has given the students a hope to learn and be productive and face the challenges, as everyone were scared as to what would happen post covid-19 and also not to lose hope for jobs.
We would like to thank the Department of Management Studies, New Horizon College of Engineering for organizing this session and helping us learn and understand the industry current scenarios.