Seminar on Communication Skills and Personality Grooming
The Isra University Entrepreneurial Society organized a one-day seminar on ‘Communication Skills and Personality Grooming’ held on 17 April 2015 at the Asadullah Kazi Auditorium attended by nearly 200 students from across the University. The guest speaker of the event was Mr. Muhammad Shahroze, a motivational speaker and training officer at Karachi Youth Support Network (KYSN). The seminar commenced with the recitation of Holy Quran followed by the National Anthem recital. For the opening ceremony, Patron of Isra Entrepreneurial Society, Ms. Paras Bhatti was invited to come on the podium. In her address she noted, “In today’s world, it is deemed very important for a person to have creditable and polished communication skills. No one can survive and become ultimately successful until and unless he knows the right manner to express his thoughts. Adding she said, “I’m very glad that this topic has been raised today so I’m looking forward to hearing some interesting ideas”. After the opening remark, the guest speaker was invited on the stage for his motivational presentation. He started off with a triad of mind-stimulating activities which pumped the audience with energy and zest. He shared with the audience the importance of right communication skills and the art of networking. He focused on the significance of consistent hard work for development of stronger personality and highlighted the attributes of successful people. Also, he shared his personal experiences punctuated with some real life examples which moved the audience. Following it, the audience seemed visibly focused, determined and energetic which was also expressed through live tweets streaming arranged for the seminar. At the end of the presentation, a Question and Answer session was held in which high participation of students was seen. At the end of the event, the Chairperson of Management Sciences, Dr. Qamaruddin Mahar presented his closing remarks. Thanking the speaker and the audience for their participation he expressed, “I’m very happy to see Team IES back on work; today’s event, indeed, was a reflection of the hard work put in by the team.” The seminar ended with souvenir presentation to the guest speaker and a group photograph.