On 30th July, 2014 Ms Rashi Anand, Sr. Manager – Human Resources, Lupin Pharmaceuticals was here in the TAPMI campus to take a guest lecture. Ms Rashi Anand has been presently associated with Lupin Pharmaceuticals after serving as HR professional in diverse sectors such as IT, Manufacturing across geographies. Specialized in Targeted and Quantifiable strategic interventions around employee engagement and attrition, she talked about a topic connecting to the students.
The session started with the introduction of Millennial, Gen-Y of the population and their attributes. Population born from 1980 to 1995 is grouped as ‘Millennial Population’. According to her, the reasons a person of GenY keeps in mind while choosing a company are Opportunities for learning, Quality of life, and Work colleagues. She went on to say that GenY is more inclined towards learning when compared to the previous generations. She emphasised the same by quoting “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember, involve me and I LEARN”.
Ms. Rashi Anand further spoke about the paradigm shift in learning from structured classroom sessions to customized approach and from here to creation of learning and Do It Yourself (DIY) strategy. DIY is being practised by GenY in the form of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Apps and Gamifications.
She presented an illustration on ‘Case of Unlearning’ where a manager realizes the importance of democratic style of working and team growth. She advised students to never stop the process of learning for the personal growth and exemplified with Steve jobs. Being a vivid follower of Mahatma Gandhi, she ended the session with the quote “Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever”.
The session concluded with a token of appreciation from the placement team to Ms. Rashi Anand on behalf of the college and with the students hoping for bright opportunities in Pharmaceuticals industry.