On September 26, 2022: IBA Career Development Canter organized first Fireside Chat. Mr. Abdul Rafay Shaikh - Chief Executive Officer, Dunkin' International Franchises Pvt. Ltd. was invited as speaker.
In this session, Abdul Rafay shared his experience with students and guide them on how they can get excel in the corporate world.
He emphasized that data analytics is an emerging field and soon businesses will start adopting it. I find this skill helpful in terms of monitoring sales and learning about new insights. Problem solving, emotional intelligence and resilience were key aspects of the discussion.
One of his suggestions to the students was, "to excel in the corporate world your soft skills play a huge role and you need to get out of your comfort zone and keep yourself updated. Explore opportunities and have a high standard of accountability."
Question and answer session was also part of the event where students asked numerous questions and found the session encouraging and insightful.