The School of Commerce & Economics at Jagran Lakecity University organized the Igniting Minds Lecture Series on 27th July 2016 at the Student Enrichment Hub. Mr. Bhaskar Ranjan Das, Market Head - South Asia, CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) was invited to deliver the lecture on 'Current Marketing Trends and Future Prospects' and interact with the students.

Mr. Das shared his knowledge and experience and presented his views on current market trends and career prospects in the field of commerce, banking and marketing management. He motivated the students to broaden their horizons in terms of learning and not limit themselves to classroom learning only. The students were encouraged to accept the changes and follow their passion in life. The students had a great time interacting with Mr. Das and were engaged with him during the question and answer session after the lecture. The students posed some very interesting questions to Mr. Das and he was happy to answer all of them.

Mr. Ayan Mahapatra, Head - Market Development, CIMA India educated the students about the benefits associated with programme offered by CIMA and the value of its international professional qualification. Mr. Saifuddin Lokhandwala, Western Area Head, CIMA India was also present during the session and informed the students about the various modules of programme offered by CIMA.

The session was presided by Dr. Vivek Khare, Director - School of Commerce & Economics and Dean - Student Welfare, JLU. The session also witnessed the presence of Mr. Diwakar Shukla, Director - School of Media & Communication; Dr. Ramesh Chandra Babu, Head - MBA & BMS Programme, School of Management and other eminent faculty members of Jagran Lakecity University.

The Igniting Minds Lecture Series is part of the rigorous teaching curriculum at Jagran Lakecity University wherein industry professionals, academicians and subject experts of repute are invited to interact with the university students. Each Igniting Minds Lecture Series is well attended by students and faculty alike and has been a part of the curriculum since the inception of the University.

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