The Centre of Management and Humanities (CMH), Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh today organized an interactive session on ‘Enhancing Communication Skills for Professional Career’ for the B.Tech. 1st-year students as part of lecture series, commemorating PEC Centenary Year Celebrations. The event began with a floral welcome to the resource person Dr Gopal Chandra Nayak, Regional Institute of English, Sector 32, Chandigarh.
Dr Gopal graced the occasion with his presence and acquainted the students regarding the importance of enhancing communication skills for entering into professional life and also briefed them about the basics of resume writing and interview skills.
Starting with the basics of communication process, types of communication and various communication barriers one faces he focused on the importance of verbal and non-verbal aspects of communication and educated students with ways to practice effective communication skills in professional as well as personal life for efficient results. Concentrating on the importance of empathy, sincerity and active listening he encouraged students to acknowledge their weaknesses and convert them into their strengths which will help them grow in academics and in professional life in future.
Almost 300 students, faculty members and research scholars attended the session which was followed by a question-answer session. The session ended with Dr Anju Singla, Head of the Department, CMH presenting memento to the resource person and encouraging students with her inspirational words. The students found the session immensely insightful and look forward to attending more of these lectures.