Alumni Success Stories (FALL 2010)
|Alumni Success Stories Seminar was held at Imperial College of Business Studies at 1:00pm on Wednesday, November 24, 2010. College arranges such seminars for the alumni on a regular basis, where the successful alumni come to the college to share their personal and professional experiences with the current student body.
Ms. Asma Umar began with a welcome note and a brief introduction about the guest speakers. All the staff members, faculty, & a large body of students participated.
Our first speaker, Mr. Naimul Abd (MBA, 1996), who is currently working as a General Manager Marketing in Service Sales Corporation and having around twelve years of rich experience in diverse range of functions. He had been the President of Student Management Club during his MBA and won gold medal. He was very informative and entertaining as he shared the video of his company and his flourishing story with us. He praised the ICBS faculty for training and refining him and made him internalize a lot of good values. The following tips were given by him for a successful career:
|• Always start with knowing yourself
• Explore the world around you
• Have vision and focus on long term objectives
• Picture your customer well you can earn well
• If you think too much you can’t do much
• Reward yourself for any good
• Balancing the things in life is very important
• Learning is a lifelong process.
• Put in your best in whatever you do.
He ended up saying:
Ms. Sadaf Akhtar (MBA, 1995), who is working with United Bank Limited as Customer Sales Head told that the hard work is the key that has brought her to this position. She emphasized on communication skills. She explained how to create a positive image in order to get a good job in the market. She shared the following important points for a successful career:
• Good communication skills
• Choose the career with care, find the passion in yourself
QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION
The house was open for an interactive question and answer session. Students put many interesting questions. Some of them are given below:
»Why fresh graduates are not treated well in the organizations?
Dr. Nisar was requested to hand over the souvenirs to our guest speakers. Mrs. Fakhar Ahmad ended the seminar with the words of thanks. She said that there must be a will to rise and hard work always pays.
Everybody was treated with pizzas & snacks for lunch. Photographs were taken at the end. The alumni felt honored as they were invited to come and speak at the Alumni Success Stories Seminar.
“I want to remember the people we were and hear the people we became.”