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Future Awaits…
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
PART 1
Invest In 
Your 
Future
Luck is what happens when preparation
meets opportunity. Seneca
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) ...
Reality 
#1
SKILLS, NOT
GRADES DEFINE 
YOUR FUTURE
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
Soft Skills Will Make Or Break Your Career
Importance
Hard Skills Will Drive Your Focus
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) ...
Reality 
#2
PLANNING YOUR FUTURE IS 
CHALLENGING 
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
Rapid Economic Shift
Traditional Economy Knowledge Economy
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
Reality
Check
Source: Global Innovation Index 2014, World Bank
2%
4%
6%
PakistanWorldK-Economies
(% of GDP 2010-2014)
Sour...
Facts
Facebook
• Most popular media platform
• Creates NO content
Airbnb
• Largest accommodation provider
• Owns NO real e...
Reality 
#3
MARKET IS NOT 
WRONG…IT PAYS 
FOR SKILL
Saud Masud
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Reality 
#4
GROWING EMPHASIS ON
PRACTICAL EDUCATION
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
Challenge
NOT “FIELD” 
READY
skill gaps
DEGREE ≠ JOB
“commodity” 
effect
JOB MISMATCH
decaying 
potential
Saud Masud
Vecto...
How Do 
You 
Stand 
Out?Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
Reality 
#5
THE FUTURE IS AS BRIGHT 
AS EVER…ACT NOW
Saud Masud
Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
You 
Have A 
REAL 
Chance
Globalization
• Easier 
access to 
information
Declining 
Cost of 
Computing
• Easier 
access to...
Take 
Action 
Now
INVEST IN YOURSELF! Business & Soft-skills Workshops
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Seminar Presentation (Saud Masud): Marketable Skill Development - Part 1

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PART 1 - SAUD MASUD
Need to build capacity at college and university level through intensive programs and workshops. Marketable skills are complimentary to formal education and must be proactively developed for enhanced "field-readiness" of students.

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Seminar Presentation (Saud Masud): Marketable Skill Development - Part 1

  1. 1. Future Awaits… Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited PART 1
  2. 2. Invest In  Your  Future Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  3. 3. Reality  #1 SKILLS, NOT GRADES DEFINE  YOUR FUTURE Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  4. 4. Soft Skills Will Make Or Break Your Career Importance Hard Skills Will Drive Your Focus Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  5. 5. Reality  #2 PLANNING YOUR FUTURE IS  CHALLENGING  Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  6. 6. Rapid Economic Shift Traditional Economy Knowledge Economy Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  7. 7. Reality Check Source: Global Innovation Index 2014, World Bank 2% 4% 6% PakistanWorldK-Economies (% of GDP 2010-2014) Source: World Bank, Vector Partners Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  8. 8. Facts Facebook • Most popular media platform • Creates NO content Airbnb • Largest accommodation provider • Owns NO real estate Uber • Largest taxi company • Owns NO vehicle Alibaba • Most valuable retailer • Has NO inventory When The Rate Of Change On The  Outside Is Faster Than The Rate Of  Change On The Inside, The End Is  Near.     Jack Welch Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  9. 9. Reality  #3 MARKET IS NOT  WRONG…IT PAYS  FOR SKILL Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  10. 10. Reality  #4 GROWING EMPHASIS ON PRACTICAL EDUCATION Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  11. 11. Challenge NOT “FIELD”  READY skill gaps DEGREE ≠ JOB “commodity”  effect JOB MISMATCH decaying  potential Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  12. 12. How Do  You  Stand  Out?Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  13. 13. Reality  #5 THE FUTURE IS AS BRIGHT  AS EVER…ACT NOW Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  14. 14. You  Have A  REAL  Chance Globalization • Easier  access to  information Declining  Cost of  Computing • Easier  access to  tools Wealth  Creation • From  your  laptop Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited
  15. 15. Take  Action  Now INVEST IN YOURSELF! Business & Soft-skills Workshops FREE MOTIVATIONAL SEMINAR (30 minutes) Give us your 30 minutes, we may inspire you in return! VECTOR PARTNERS (PVT.) LTD. Developing Human Capital With Passion www.vectorpartnerspl.com Face the FUTURE with CONFIDENCE Acquire employable skills to compete & succeed Saud Masud Vector Partners (Pvt.) Limited

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