‘Employability Mock Process’ Workshop 2019

Date : October 10th, 11th & 12th 2019

Time : 10:30am – 1:30pm

Venue : IIS (deemed to be) University, Jaipur

The Department of Management Studies and the Training & Placement Cell, IIS (deemed to be) University had organised a Three Day Workshop on ‘Employability Mock Process’ held on 10th, 11th and 12th October, 2019 for the students of BBA Semester III and V. There were about 75 students participated in the Workshop. The Workshop was chaired by the Resource person Ms. Akansha Manchanda, Endeavor Careers, Jaipur. The key Resource person was felicitated and warmly welcomed by Dr. Shivi Saxena, Training and Placement Officer, IIS (deemed to be) University, Jaipur. The objective of the Workshop was to develop the employability skills among the students and instill confidence in them. In this Workshop, the following areas have been covered: 1st day: Preparation for Aptitude Test, and 2nd day: Techniques for Group Discussions and Mock Group Discussions 3rd day: Tips for Personal Interview and Mock Personal Interviews


The workshop was commenced on October 10th 2019. On the first day, Ms. Manchanda discussed about how to enhance aptitude and reasoning skills. She discussed various forms of vocabulary including the meaning, origin, pronunciation and usages of words, their synonyms and antonyms, as well as uses of idioms and phrases.


On October 11th 2019, the resource person discussed the techniques of participation in Group Discussions, Do’s & Don’ts in Group Discussions, and conducted Mock Group Discussions for the students. There were about six Group Discussions held in the session. Each group consisted of 8-10 members. The topics of the discussion were related with current scenario. All the students actively participated in the mock Group discussions. At the end of each discussion, the resource person gave personal feedback to the students.


On the third day of the Workshop i.e. October 12th 2019, the resource person addressed the students about the tips for how to face Personal Interviews effectively. Mock interviews were conducted for all the participant students. During the mock interview, questions were asked from students like - introduce yourself, tell about your hobbies, strengths, weaknesses, career objective, and some specific questions regarding their discipline. This gave an opportunity to the students to interact with the Resource person and her team for personal counselling. Feedback was also provided to each student on their performance.

Outcome: The workshop was successful in promoting the employability and aptitude skills among students. The sessions were very interactive with the students. It helped the students in promoting knowledge of reasoning, vocabulary and grammar. The workshop gave an insight on the use of communication skills, leadership skills, effective listening, outer box thinking, self efficacy, Interview skills, and use of data and information during Group Discussions.