Guest Lecture on “Career within Consulting Industry”

Online | 9th September 2023 | 6:30-7:30 pm

MBA – IB (Finance, SCM & HR), AB, E&E | Batch – 2022-24 | Participants – 120+

 Panellist’s Name and Designation: Ms. Sheetal Jerath Sharma, Associate Director, People & Culture, Grant Thornton

On September 9, 2023, Ms. Sheetal Jerath Sharma conducted a guest lecture for MBA International Business (Finance, SCM, and HR) students, Agri-Business, and Energy Environment of batch 2022-24. The lecture’s primary objective was to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Grant Thornton’s organizational landscape and offer indispensable insights into the intricacies of the consulting industry.

Ms. Sharma commenced the lecture with a captivating exploration of Grant Thornton’s dynamic evolution as a company. She delved into the company’s organizational journey, highlighting its adaptability and progressive approach. In addition, Ms. Sharma gave students a glimpse into the ongoing initiatives that exemplify Grant Thornton’s commitment to innovation and growth within a competitive landscape.

Furthermore, Ms. Sharma meticulously outlined the essential skill set required for success in the consulting field. Her presentation went beyond mere theory, offering practical advice on skill development and application. She emphasized the significance of adaptability, problem-solving, and effective communication, drawing from her wealth of experience in the consulting domain.

One of the lecture’s most valuable aspects was Ms. Sharma’s open forum for students’ questions. With grace and expertise, she addressed many inquiries, ranging from the complexities of client engagement to the intricacies of project management. Her insightful responses clarified doubts and gave students a profound understanding of the consulting industry’s challenges and opportunities.

In conclusion, Ms. Sheetal Jerath Sharma’s workshop was a remarkable success. It equipped students with a more profound comprehension of Grant Thornton’s operations and invaluable guidance for carving out successful careers in the consulting field. Ms. Sharma’s expertise and willingness to share knowledge left an indelible mark on all attendees.

 Key takeaways:

 The workshop was exceptionally informative and insightful. The comprehensive overview of Grant Thornton’s operations and the consulting industry left a lasting impression on us.

                                                                                                                                                                   -Gurdit Singh, MBA-AB, 2022-24

The workshop undoubtedly busted all our consulting-related myths, and the insights benefited all of us.

                                                                                                                                                   -Utkarsh Sharma, MBA-IB (SCM), 2022-24

This event was a valuable opportunity for us, as it provided a holistic view of the consulting sector.

                                                                                                                                               – Sharanya Ganguly, MBA-IB (HR), 2022-24