Forum Of Corporate Secretaryship


Two Day State Level Workshop on Soft Skill Development  
Organised by PG & Research Department of Corporate secretaryship,
Bharathidasan Government College for Women


Purpose of the workshop

Corporate Secretaryship department   strives to excel in knowledge by making education a meaningful tool to cultivate essential values, instill confidence and broad based knowledge, identifying and developing the analytical skills and making the subject relevant to the real world. Among many activities conducted by our department the emergence of this two day state level workshop is of immense significance. Hence, the present workshop concentrates only on the final year students of under graduate to undergo this two day training on the soft skill development which is an essential requirement in the globalised era of corporate world. By keeping these objectives in mind, the PG & Research Department of Corporate Secretaryship, Bharathidasan Government College for women organised a two day state level workshop on soft skill development for III year students on 21st & 22nd September 2015.

Inaugural programme
 The inaugural programme began with welcome address given by Dr.S.Gayathri, Assistant professor in Corporate Secretaryship, Bharathidasan Government College for women.  The theme of the workshop was delivered by the organising secretary Dr.B.Rajalakshmi, Assistant Professor in Corporate Secretaryship.   Presidential address was delivered by Dr.Sasi Kanta Dash, Principal of Bharathidasan Government College for women, which was followed by   key note address presented by Dr.V.K.Somasundaram, Controller of Examinations and Head of the Department of Corporate Secretaryship, Bharathidasan Govt., College for women, Mrs.R.Sasi Praba, Director, SIRPI Training Institute, Chennai,   was kind enough to accept the invitation to be the chief guest and gave a talk on pre-placement techniques. Finally the inaugural programme ended with a vote of thanks given by Dr. S. Sahul Hameed, Assistant professor in Corporate Secretaryship.


Participants of the workshop
The participants of the workshop are final year students (104 in number) of Corporate Secretaryship. Since the workshop is for two days, the students are divided into two batches of 52 each. They actively participated with zeal and involvement through out the session.  The participants were provided with folder, scribbling pad, and pen. Refreshment with tea and snacks were given in morning and evening and lunch was also provided to all participants for two days.

Contents of two day workshop 21st & 22nd September 2015

Mrs.Sasi Praba, Director, SIRPI Training Institute, Chennai, handled the sessions with the same contents for two days. The two days participants were of different batch. The first session started with a self-introduction of the participants followed by discussing the focal theme of the workshop, understanding one’s potentials.  The workshop started with an ice breaking session and with an introduction to the attitude required towards pre-placements. The objective of the programme was to throw insight into the need and importance of the Group discussion and personal interview which are important for joining in post graduate course and also for getting jobs. The objective of this session is to serve as an eye-opener to the world of opportunities awaiting for the students.  

Group Discussion (GD)
The objectives of the morning session are to help the participants to understand the basics of team playing skills and the dynamics of the Team management. Participants were trained hands-on in a Mock GD with live feedback so that the mistakes could be rectified on the spot.  The morning sessions dealt with following areas that are covered by the workshop training:

  1. Body language
  2. Eye contact
  3. Communication skills
  4. Listening skills
  5. Team playing skills
  6. Leadership skills

Personal Interview (PI)
The after-noon session dealt with skill of personal interview. The objective of this session is make the participants realise that personal interview aren’t as stressful as the participants think. The participants were made aware of the various parameters that are looked into in a personal interview and innovative ways to crack them. The skills handled were:

  1. Resume writing
  2. Effective communication
  3. Self confidence
  4. SWOT Analysis
  5. Dress code
  6. Self introduction

Mock Interview
As the saying “practice makes a man perfect”,   the trainer put all the 52 students towards a final assessment in Mock Interview. The students ultimately extracted the full contents of the two day workshop and gave positive feedback.

The same content was preceded for the next day (22-09-15) with 2nd batch of students


Valedictory and Feedback Session
The two day state level workshop on soft skill development was concluded with a formal valedictory session. The session began with a welcome speech by Dr.R.Srinivasan Associate professor, Department of Corporate secretaryship, Pondicherry. Mrs. Sasi praba presided over the function and other invited guests included Dr. V. K.Somasundaram, Dr. A.Thilaha Daharmarajan, Dr.S.Senthil Srinivasan, Dr. K.Padmananbhan, Dr.R.Maria Inigo,   Dr.S.Gayathri   and Dr.S.Sahul Hameed. The certificate of participation was awarded to the participants by the guest. The participants were invited to share their experience during the training programme and their feedback on the efficacy level of the training programme. All the participants gave a good feedback regarding the benefits derived from the workshop and the way the programme was organised. The session ended with a vote of thanks by the organising secretary Dr.B.Rajalakshmi.

Workshop on Women Entrepreneurship



workshop on Women Entrepreneurship was organised by Forum of Corporate Secretaryship students (FOCOS) on 17th march 2015 in Arumuga Thirumana Nilayam, muthiyalpet., Puducherry. Dr. S. Sahul Hameed ,Assistant Professor and the convener of the workshop welcomed the gathering.

Our college Principal Dr Sasi kanta dash has presided over the function and delivered a presidential address. Dr.V.K.somasundram Head of the department has delivered key note address. Mrs Rachna Singh PPS , Superintendent of Police, Puducherry was invited as chief guest and she has delivered inaugural and felicitation address. Dr.R.Kasilingam Associate Professor, School of Management, Pondicherry University has delivered special address on Women Entrepreneurship.

Dr.R.Maria Inigo, Dr.Thilaha, Dr.Senthil srinivasan, Dr.K.Padmanabhan, Dr.S.Vijayalakshmi, Dr.B.rajalakshmi have delivered speech on various topic in women Entrepreneurship A Book on New Horizons in Corporate management , edited by Dr R. Srinivasan and Dr .S.Sahul hameed was released by our college Principal Dr Sasi kanta dash and Mrs Rachna Singh PPS , Superindent of police,Puducherry during the occasion.

In order to motivate and encourage the students of corporate secretaryship various competition have conducted and prizes were distributed.