Session on Professional Email Writing
On July 30, 2022, the Department organised a one-day inter-departmental session on “Professional Email Writing”. Ms. Duheeta Joshi, Faculty Member, Department of BAMMC, spoke to 20 Students from the Departments of BAMMC and MACJ on learning to write emails skillfully in the professional world.
Ms. Joshi taught Students little tips and tricks on how to avoid mistakes to make emails a highly effective tool in professional communication. The feedback from the Students was highly positive
Career Guidance Session for Journalism Students
On June 23, 2022, the Department of BAMMC organized a career guidance session for its Students of Journalism. The speaker was Ms. Renu Nauriyal, Member of BOS, University of Mumbai, and former Chief Editor, Free Press Journal.
Ms. Nauriyal spoke about the challenges and opportunities in the field, various trending areas in journalism, the career prospects available and resolved their queries about the functions of media in society.
The session was attended by 20 Students and their feedback was highly positive.
One Day RUSA-sponsored International Webinar –
“Media Manch 2021-22”
On April 23, 2022, a one-day RUSA-sponsored International Event – “Media Manch 2021-22” – a Panel Discussion cum Social Awareness (educative) drive, was organized by the Department of BAMMC. Claude Kempen, Mr. Aditya Joshi (Student Representative), Mr. Rochan Mathur, Ms. Khushi Pahuja, and Ms. Rishika Mishra were invited as panelists. This year, the theme of Media Manch was the daring and controversial topic of ‘Mirrors of Masculinity – Representation and Identity in Advertising Images’. The event aimed to sensitise participants towards the gender roles defined in media (especially advertisements) and to help create an informed and responsible approach in the creation and advertisements of market and brands/products.
The event was attended by 120 participants comprising Students and Faculty Members, and their feedback was excellent.
Webinar on “Digital Media Design”
On September 24, 2021, the Department organized a one-day webinar on “Digital Media Design”, which was attended by 105 of its Students. The webinar aimed to provide Students with information about the fastes-growing new age industries of the world, career options available and the qualifications required, the best educational institutions in India and abroad, admission criteria, fees and peripheral resources, and how to become industry ready.
The resource persons were from ACIC Explora Foundation, and they introduced the concepts of Digital Media Design with discussion of case studies and experiences drawn from the industry.
The webinar ended with an interactive session.
Webinar on “Public Relations and Brand Communication”
On July 31, 2021, the Department organised a Webinar on “Public Relations and Brand Communication”, and was attended by a total of 90 students from the Department. The speaker was Ms. Lalima Nandgaonkar, an expert in the PR industry.
Ms. Nandgaonkar introduced Students to the concept of Brand Communication and discussed the current scenario in the industry. She explained the working of a public relations campaign with the help of a hypothetical situation. Ms. Nandgaonkar also stressed the importance of professional networking using such sites as LinkedIn, the need for an impressive biodata and the role of active social media handles and how to manage those handles professionally. The talk was followed by an interactive session.
Intercollegiate Webinar on “Understanding Stock Market Research”
On August 14, 2021, the Department organised a one-day Intercollegiate Webinar on “Understanding Stock Market Research”, which was attended by a total of 140 students from colleges across the City. The speaker was Mr. Mithil Doshi, an expert in the field. The webinar aimed to make students aware of the functioning of stock market and research.
Mr. Doshi shared his work experience of more than 10 years, and shared tips and techniques he used for commencing trading, as well as insights on the stock market. He explained the concepts of technical analysis, derivatives and trading. His talk was followed by an interactive session.
Webinar on Sales and Marketing
On September 21, 2021, the Department organised a Webinar on “Sales and Marketing”, which was attended by 70 students of the Department. The speaker was College Alumnus Ms. Vishwa Pai, Marketing and Sales Executive, Amazon.
Ms. Pai introduced Students to the current scenario in the areas of sales and marketing, and also discussed her own experiences in the industry so as to prepare Students about what to expect when they start work. Students asked her their questions and Ms. Pai interacted very candidly with them.
RUSA-sponsored One-day International Webinar – “Media Manch 2020-21”
On March 28, 2021, the Department of Multimedia and Mass Communication organized a RUSA-sponsored one-day International Webinar on “Censorship in OTT Platform” as part of their annual event “Media Manch”.
In this one-day Panel Discussion-cum-Social Awareness (educative) drive, the Department took up the controversial topic of censorship in OTT Platform. The event highlighted the various issues involved and the panelists were Prof. Sidharth Mishra, Akash PK (Student Representative), Mr. Arjun Sinha (Lawyer and Legal Advisor), Mr. Sakuna M. Gamage (Freelance Sri Lankan Journalist) participated.
The event was attended by 240 Students and Teachers from across the globe.
ISR initiative: Webinar on “Child Sexual Abuse Awareness” in association with NGO ‘Arpan’
On March 19, 2021, a webinar on “Child Sexual Abuse Awareness” was organized by the Department, in association with the NGO ‘Arpan’, as part of its ISR initiative.
‘Arpan’ is a pan-India NGO devoted to the cause of prevention of the issue of Child Sexual Abuse. The webinar sought to make participants aware of the basic issues involved, the legal and government initiatives such as the POCSO Act and the adult and child training programme organized by ‘Arpan’.
The Webinar was attended by 200 Students and Teachers of the College.
One day National Webinar on “Sales and Marketing”
On October 17, 2020, the Department of Multimedia and Mass Communication organized a National Webinar on “Sales and Marketing”, which was attended by 200 participants. The speaker was Ms. Sampurna Ghose, Co-creator at Purple Speaks and Co-founder at Project Democracy.
Ms. Ghose introduced the Students to concepts of sales and marketing and the current scenario in the industry. Using personal examples, she enabled Students to gain an insight into the actual situation they would face when they entered the industry.
Ms. Ghose’s talk was followed by an interactive session.
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