Story Telling

                                           

                           The Virtual Story Telling session by Mr. Jai Yadav

 

National Head, Business Development @ Dabur India, New U Retail Stores.

 

     Date: 19th September, 2020              Time: 10 am to 11 an               Online Platform: Zoom

 

A Story Telling Session was conducted by The Alumni Cell of BIMTECH from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on 19th Sept’ 20.

Mr. Jai Yadav, the alumnus 2004 was invited to interact with the students. The special invitee has been working in the capacity of National Head, Business Development, Dabur India, New U Retail Stores.

Ms. Kavya Iyer, Executive Member, Alumni Cell accorded a hearty welcome to the special guest of the day.

Dr. Gagan Katiyar, Convener, Alumni cell, Ms. Madhavi Sharma, Mr. Ajab Singh and Mr. Saikrushna Bharati were among the dignitaries who graced the occasion with their benign presence.

The session was quite interactive as Mr. Jai Yadav shared his experiences which were replete with life skills he learnt during the course of his professional journey. He told his audience that there is no dearth of jobs in the world but there is shortage of skilled professionals and skill is something you acquire by practical working. He also advised his listeners to be philanthropic. He himself being a good Samaritan, so highly motivated the students that all the 102 participants were spell bound till the session got over.

The session concluded with Dr.Gagan Katiyar, proposing the vote of thanks and requesting Mr. Yadav to be associated with the institute for more such sessions in the time to come.

 


The Virtual Story Telling session by Mr. Vikas Kapur

Director South East Asia@ Valvoline International
 

      Date: 1st September, 2020                    Time: 11 am to 12 noon               Online Platform: Zoom

 

There was a virtual session on storytelling by Mr. Vikas Kapur batch from 1996, PGDBM.  11 am – 12:00 noon. He has a total of more than 24 years of experience across Asia Pacific involving P&L stewardship, Sales and Marketing leadership, Services & Products, Budgeting & Cost Management, Key Account Management, Business Planning and Analysis, Market research, Organization Restructuring, Market Entry and Product Launches, Institutional and Retail sales, Channel Development and Management, Product Management and Technical Services. Currently he is working as Director for South-East Asia at Valvoline.

 

A unique thing about life is that it takes test first and then teaches the lesson. Mr. Vikas Kapur has explained it by sharing his life experiences. How he moved up in his personal and professional life by understanding and cultivating those lessons in a most positive way.

He completed his B. Tech in Chemical Engg. After couple of years of work ex., he joined Bimtech in 1994. He shared that he faced lots of communication issues in English as he belongs to Haryana and English was not his preferred language. He was puzzled and wanted to overcome this situation. So, Mr. Vikas and his friends decided to start reading newspaper and have discussion in English.  It is said that it takes 21 days to cultivate a good habit. This paper reading habit and discussion helped them a lot in building his personality. He got his first job in Exxon Mobile Lubricants as Pricing Manager where he worked for more than 11 years. During this he started one of the executive courses with IIFT during 2003 -2005 on weekends. He used to go office on weekdays and study on weekends for better understanding of what was yet to come. He has always pushed himself up to an edge to be better and better. In May 2012 he joined Valvoline as Assistant Vice President of Valvoline Cummins Ltd. His perseverance, hard work and dedication has led him to be a Director of Rest of Asia in Valvoline International today. He is an advocate of “Keep going and Keep growing”.

The last point he shared was ‘Do something which makes you happy. This will ensure that not a day passes when you do not look forward to it and enjoy it’.  Lastly there was a Q&A  round with the students.

Finally, the session ended with a thank you note.



THE VIRTUAL STORY TELLING SESSION BY MR. ADITYA AGGARWAL

Business Head and VP @ Maruti Suzuki India Pvt. Ltd.

                             Date: July 4, 2020,  Time: 5pm to 6pm                                       

   Online Platform: Zoom

 

There was a virtual session on storytelling by Mr. Aditya Aggarwal batch 1998-2000 from PGDBM. The session was on 4th July 2020 from 5-6:30 pm. He is an Auto Industry Veteran with over 30 years of experience spanning supply chain, logistics, sales, sales administration, network planning, and channel management. He is currently heading the True Value business at Maruti Suzuki India Pvt. Ltd as Business Head and Vice President. He has two children and in the spare time, he loves to play with his dog and meditate.


 

The session started with his story that what he learned is useful to him now in his current position in Maruti like Covered car carriers, Containerised movement, Factory fresh delivery even 2700 km away. He also learned Advertising on wheels (Industry first on car carriers. He is also using Car based Fleet Tracking. The strategy of competitive pricing (reverse auction of freight with dedicated movement) which would be the win-win situation for the company is also mastered by him. He gave the lesson “Along with delegation comes responsibility.”

His second phase in Maruti was at Spare Parts. He had moved from logistics to sales/sales administration. He used the logistics background to improve ordering systems for dealers by day wise scheduling as per route, truck fill, and round system in a warehouse for improving efficiency in picking and packing. The next lesson given was that you don’t need to change an organization to continue on the learning path. There are multiple opportunities with the organization itself. Around 2012, he decided to change his field and took control as Head of East Zone. He managed a sales volume of 16,000 per month across East Zone. He improved in Market share across East Zone especially Bihar, Chattisgarh, and Orissa. He also introduced the Dzire tour as a Metered taxi in Kolkata. Through this, he delivered that there is no end to learning and who will teach you.

He did channel development by channel values, space design, and Aesthetics. He gave the lesson that Mindset change is the most difficult to achieve Unlearn and Relearn.

When he entered True Value he learned, that was the stepping stone in the new car journey, every car is unique and the advent of digital. Through this, the lesson he delivered was that customer is the king and understands the customer’s requirement and tailor your solution as per the same.

The last session he gave was that do what will make you happy and you will not have to work a day in your life which is the most inspiring thing. There was a round of questions and answers by students to the guest speaker.

Finally, the session ended with a thank you note.


Story Telling Sessions at BIMTECH

 

It is rightly said that ‘Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world’. Three Story telling sessions have been conducted by our senior alumni from different areas of expertise since January 2020 at BIMTECH Greater Noida campus. These alums showcased their journey, narrating their stories, motivating the audience and inspiring them to be a much better version of themselves. Their journey reflected the power of never giving up and to keep moving forward despite all the hurdles in one’s life. It was a perfect blend of youth leadership and entrepreneurial mindset with excellence in academics as well as corporate. These sessions helped current students in knowing the latest industry trends, expectations and it also helps in building strong relationship with our alumni.

 

S.No.

Name of the Alumni

Organization and Designation

Date
1

Mr. NSN Murty

Partner & Leader - Smart Cities, PWC India

16th Jan, 2020
2

Mr. Anoop Chaturvedi

Country Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

17th Jan, 2020
3

Mr. Jatin Gupta

Head of Business Operations at GVC Group,
a leading Gaming company based at Hyderabad

5th Feb, 2020

 

 

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