The workshop titled Goal Setting for Career Progression, was conducted for MBA students on 04th July 2023 at the Seminar Hall of SIBM Noida. The workshop aimed to equip students with essential skills and knowledge to effectively set career goals and pursue them for long-term success. The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Ashok Sharma, Dean-Academics at IMT-CDL, who brought extensive expertise and experience in the field of career development.
The workshop commenced with an introduction to the importance of goal setting in career progression. Dr. Ashok Sharma welcomed the participants and emphasized the value of setting clear and measurable goals. Dr. Ashok Sharma shared insights from his personal journey and emphasizing the significance of setting ambitious yet attainable career goals. He emphasized the role of self-reflection, perseverance, and adaptability in achieving long-term success. The workshop consisted of interactive sessions to actively engage the participants and foster a collaborative learning environment. Dr. Ashok Sharma facilitated discussions on various topics, including:
Identifying career aspirations: Students were encouraged to explore their passions, strengths, and long-term career objectives.
Setting SMART goals: The concept of SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound) goals was introduced and applied to career planning.
Developing action plans: Students learned how to break down long-term goals into manageable steps and create action plans for achieving them.
Overcoming obstacles: Strategies for overcoming obstacles and staying motivated during the goal pursuit process were discussed.
Evaluation and adjustment: The importance of regularly evaluating goals and making necessary adjustments was emphasized, along with techniques for tracking progress.
A dedicated question and answer session provided students with an opportunity to seek clarification on specific concerns and gain further insights from Dr. Ashok Sharma expertise. The workshop provided students with essential knowledge and practical tools to set meaningful career goals and pursue them effectively. The participants expressed their satisfaction with the workshop, and it will have a lasting impact on their career development.