As part of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of MREI, the Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University organized a one-day workshop on ‘Professional Communication and Personal Branding’. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Rachna Bhanot, Strategic HR & Talent Leader, IBM and Mr. Ajay Bhatia, Associate Head, Faculty of Law.
The first part of the workshop covered the nature of professional communication, the importance of listening vs hearing, the dominant character of non-verbal and body language in communication, 7 keys to effective communication, how and why to choose words and expressions carefully, improving body language, techniques of active listening, and email and phone etiquettes. The second part of the workshop was on personal branding, where students came to know of the ‘what’ and ‘why’ of personal branding, how to build one’s brand, creating an elevator pitch, and developing skills and competencies required to develop one’s brand.
The interactive workshop, replete with role-plays, exercises, and experience sharing, saw the enthusiastic participation of law students. Students gave excellent feedback and experienced tremendous learning from the two power-packed sessions. In the end, a vote of thanks was delivered to acknowledge the time and knowledge imparted by both the speakers.