Recruiters Prefer ‘Smart’ People – Dr. Jitendra Das, Director FORE School
Fore School of Management, Delhi, welcomed the XXVI FMG and the XI IMG batch on 20th June, 2017. The inauguration ceremony was presided by PGP Chairperson Prof. Sanghamitra Buddhapriya and Director Dr. Jitendra K. Das. Also present were President and Vice President of FORE Mr. R.C. Sharma and Dr. BBL Madhukar. Mr. Ashwinder Raj Singh, CEO, JLL Residential and an alumnus of FORE was the Chief Guest for the ceremony.
Prof Sanghamitra, delivered the welcome address to the new batch of future managers, followed by Dr. R.C. Sharma who welcomed and congratulated them for making it to FORE school of management and shared some achievements of FORE school of Management and asked them to be the flag bearer of the long legacy of FORE.
Dr. Jitendra. K. Das, Director FORE School of Management, who advised the students to develop an overall personality rather than solely concentrating on accumulating good grades. He substantiated the previous statement by citing cases where the recruiters have preferred ‘street smart’ students over academically oriented ones. He then concluded the address by encouraging the students to make the most of the coming two years as for many; this would be the last time they step into an educational institution.
Mr. Ashwinder Raj Singh, Chief Guest for the occasion left the students in awe as he spoke on ‘Principles of Agile Success’ in the corporate world which included placing the customer first, networking, having clear focus and clarity, building relationship on trust, developing the habit of thinking out of the box, hard work and having the capability to channel emotional energy.
Mr. Madukar delivered a vote of thanks and motivated the students with some nice couplets.
FORE School of Management Delhi has always been a sought after b-school for students. Applications pour over in large numbers from all the states across the country. This year too had been no exception with students.
-school for students. Applications pour over in large numbers from all the states across the country. This year too had been no exception with students. A large number of female students (34%) made it to FORE without any form of quotas or gender-based extra scores being offered by FORE. 40% students applied where non-technical backgrounds and 55% were with previous work experiences.