Guest Speaker Session: Salman Ahmad, Country Head Mckinsey & Company
On October 27, 2022: IBA Career Development Center (CDC) organized a guest speaker session with Salman Ahmad, Country Head of McKinsey & Company. Malahat Awan Director of Corporate Relations and alumni affairs welcomed Mr. Salman Ahmad at IBA.
Mr. Salman commenced the session by motivating students that in every stage of life, either academic or corporate. you don't have to give up at any cost. He further stated that "your capability will only stay valuable, if you stay committed to yourself, and don't cheat yourself."
He also gave a brief account of the history of Pakistan's Economy and how it has evolved over the decades, and how gen-Z can add more value to this nation. He specifically mentioned that 'If you have a question, What can I do at the current time? The answer is that You have to be relevant.' He carried on the session with multiple scenarios for a better understanding of the students on how collaboration is necessary and how it creates value in your work.
You can be competent with collaboration not only by focusing on getting good grades. It is never too late to look around and start engaging with your work, he mentioned.
The session was quite interactive where students shared their ideas and understandings forth and asked multiple questions.
Token of appreciation was presented by Dr. Muhmmad Kamran Mumtaz and the session was facilitated by Majid Ali Khushik.