Department of Economics, Al Ameen College, organized a capacity development and skill enhancement programme ‘REACH-Your Dream, Your Career’ on 13 November 2020. The programme’s objective was to introduce the young aspirants of the college to career paths, enhance their skill that has utility for a job, and thereby empower the student. The programme which was a great success was attended by 145 students from various departments.
The resource person Mr. Eldo Paulose who is a Corporate Trainer, emphasized the drill of SWOT analysis to help the students in choosing an appropriate career in life. He said that the students should understand the importance of personality and aptitude required for the career chosen by them. Some stimulating activities were taken up during the session, basically targeting self-understanding. He asserted that self-awareness helps an individual feel more competent, confident, and stress-free and aids in decision making. Various case studies were also discussed so that the participants explore various career paths that could be taken up by them. He concluded by saying that it is important to take into mind how career options change over time due to a variety of social, economic situations. Prof. Kala N., the programme coordinator while proposing the vote of thanks expressed her gratitude to the speaker and all the participants.