In pursuit of corporate happiness            Real life lessons from the corporate journey!Guest Lecture Session at Fortune...
Some ground rules first!      1. Phones on Silent! Let’s not distract others.      2. Listen carefully and speak fearlessl...
Agenda1   Introduction, Context and the larger picture!2   Knowing yourself, Goal setting and Action plan!3   Knowing Indu...
About me  Head - Corporate Relations & CJT Career Services at Common Job Test  (Funded by Spice Group - US$2 Billion Congl...
You are fortunate!   India’s population is 1,210,193,422 as on     March 1, 2011   and out of which 68.7% live on less tha...
Surprise Quiz!   Wedding of which two Indian movie stars    was talk of the town this week?
Surprise Quiz!
Surprise Quiz!   Who is the Vice President of India?
Surprise Quiz!  Shri M. Hamid Ansari
Surprise Quiz!   Who is the republican candidate in the    United States presidential election, 2012    contesting against...
Surprise Quiz! Mitt Romney From 2003 to 2007, he served            as    the 70th Governor of Massachusetts
Surprise Quiz!   Who holds the records of being faster that    the speed of sound?
Felix Baumgartner
Surprise Quiz!   Which Brand is the principal sponsor for    Felix Baumgartner?
Surprise Quiz!   Name the India whose resignation shocked     the global financial world this week.
Surprise Quiz!   Hint: He was CEO of Fortune 500 company     in the financial sector.
Surprise Quiz!Vikram PanditFormer CEO, CitigroupResigned on Oct 16, 2012
Surprise Quiz!   Which university did Mark Zuckerberg    attended and eventually dropped out    from?
Surprise Quiz!
Surprise Quiz!   Which Indian company got acquired by    LinkedIn this year? And for how many $?
Surprise Quiz!   Professional Content Sharing   Platform     SlideShare For $119M
The Larger Picture!                                              1. 40 Million are unemployed in                          ...
Agenda1   Introduction, Context and the larger picture!2   Knowing yourself, Goal setting and Action plan!3   Knowing Indu...
Goal Setting
Devdutt Pattanaik East vs west -- themyths that mystify
Agenda1   Introduction, Context and the larger picture!2   Knowing yourself, Goal setting and Action plan!3   Knowing Indu...
Industry Expectations & Perceptions  1   Communication – speak and write English fluently  2   Thought Process – good at p...
Understanding Industries                                          Industry                       (IT, Telecom, Banking & F...
It’s a long journey..God bless!
Let’s connect!        +91 98110 91144email : ankur@ankursethi.com      Twitter: @ankursethiin.linkedin.com/in/ankursethi  ...
In pursuit of corporate happiness: Guest Lecture Session by Ankur Sethi at Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB)
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In pursuit of corporate happiness: Guest Lecture Session by Ankur Sethi at Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB)

  1. 1. In pursuit of corporate happiness Real life lessons from the corporate journey!Guest Lecture Session at Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB), October 20, 2012 Ankur Sethi Head – Corporate Relations at Common Job Test™ and Founder & Volunteer at Chitrakaar
  2. 2. Some ground rules first! 1. Phones on Silent! Let’s not distract others. 2. Listen carefully and speak fearlessly! 3. Participate in the discussion. Raise your hand if you have something to say. Let’s have an interactive session.
  3. 3. Agenda1 Introduction, Context and the larger picture!2 Knowing yourself, Goal setting and Action plan!3 Knowing Industries, Expectations and Perceptions
  4. 4. About me Head - Corporate Relations & CJT Career Services at Common Job Test (Funded by Spice Group - US$2 Billion Conglomerate) Founder, Chitrakaar - a non-profit social development initiative. Worked with companies, both Fortune 500 as well as early age and VC funded start-up. Experience in Banking & Financial Services, Knowledge Process Outsourcing, Human Resources, ITES and Non-Profit sectors. Founding team member of NHRDN’s (National HRD Network) National Secretariat where he built, operated and scaled up HR Talks, pioneering web2.0 and virtual learning program for learning, knowledge sharing and networking among the Indian HR community. Became the youngest member of India’s National Committee for IYV+10 by United Nations Volunteers, UNDP India. He also became the Chairperson for the Promotions Taskforce of UNV India. Masters’ in Business Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and Bachelors’ degree in Commerce (Hon.) from Delhi University. Writes at the Virtual Learning Blog and Photography at Pho2 Blog.
  5. 5. You are fortunate! India’s population is 1,210,193,422 as on March 1, 2011 and out of which 68.7% live on less than US$ 2 per day.[word bank] Still 3.3 crore households in rural India live in houses with Grass/ Thatch/ Bamboo/ Wood/ Mud, etc. as roof. [Census 2011, India ]
  6. 6. Surprise Quiz! Wedding of which two Indian movie stars was talk of the town this week?
  7. 7. Surprise Quiz!
  8. 8. Surprise Quiz! Who is the Vice President of India?
  9. 9. Surprise Quiz! Shri M. Hamid Ansari
  10. 10. Surprise Quiz! Who is the republican candidate in the United States presidential election, 2012 contesting against Barack Obama
  11. 11. Surprise Quiz! Mitt Romney From 2003 to 2007, he served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts
  12. 12. Surprise Quiz! Who holds the records of being faster that the speed of sound?
  13. 13. Felix Baumgartner
  14. 14. Surprise Quiz! Which Brand is the principal sponsor for Felix Baumgartner?
  15. 15. Surprise Quiz! Name the India whose resignation shocked the global financial world this week.
  16. 16. Surprise Quiz! Hint: He was CEO of Fortune 500 company in the financial sector.
  17. 17. Surprise Quiz!Vikram PanditFormer CEO, CitigroupResigned on Oct 16, 2012
  18. 18. Surprise Quiz! Which university did Mark Zuckerberg attended and eventually dropped out from?
  19. 19. Surprise Quiz!
  20. 20. Surprise Quiz! Which Indian company got acquired by LinkedIn this year? And for how many $?
  21. 21. Surprise Quiz! Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare For $119M
  22. 22. The Larger Picture! 1. 40 Million are unemployed in India. 2. 40,00,000 graduates get added in the job market every year! 3. India is now home to 3,393 engineering colleges are 3,900 management schools 4. Management salaries on average after 1 year = INR 1.7 Lacs In the Indian context, – 359 persons per 1,000 are either working or interested to work, and this is called the Labor Force Participation Rate. Source: http://www.onemint.com/2010/11/10/indias-unemployment-rate-stands-at-9-4/
  23. 23. Agenda1 Introduction, Context and the larger picture!2 Knowing yourself, Goal setting and Action plan!3 Knowing Industries, Expectations and Perceptions
  24. 24. Goal Setting
  25. 25. Devdutt Pattanaik East vs west -- themyths that mystify
  26. 26. Agenda1 Introduction, Context and the larger picture!2 Knowing yourself, Goal setting and Action plan!3 Knowing Industries, Expectations and Perceptions
  27. 27. Industry Expectations & Perceptions 1 Communication – speak and write English fluently 2 Thought Process – good at problem solving, thinking outside the box, seeking new ways of doing things and disciplined 3 Ability to learn and unlearn 4 Responsiveness – turnaround and stakeholder engagement 5 Values – ethics, flexibility, ownership, doer 6 Basic Domain Understanding and Market awareness
  28. 28. Understanding Industries Industry (IT, Telecom, Banking & Financial Services, Phrama & Health care, Automobile, FMCG, Hospitality, Retail etc Company Tata, Coke, ICICI Bank, GE, Airtel, Infosys, Abbott, Reliance, ITC Functional Area HR, Accounting & Finance, Sales, Marketing, Research, Customer Service, Legal Job Role Relationship Manager, Research Analyst, Client Acquisition, Compliance Officer, HR Generalist , Recruitment Executive
  29. 29. It’s a long journey..God bless!
  30. 30. Let’s connect! +91 98110 91144email : ankur@ankursethi.com Twitter: @ankursethiin.linkedin.com/in/ankursethi facebook.com/sethi.ankur

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