Saturday evening in city like Mumbai is full of fun and zing. Khar had a different arena with LinkedIn Local Khar chapter launched at Khar Socials with lot of buzz and enthusiasm. One side where the youth gathered for the evening fun, the other side a corporate world gathered to unlearn and bond over amazing panel discussion. LinkedIn Local Khar was launched on 21st September 2019 with Entrepreneur Excel as Community Partners. Entrepreneur Excel is a global community for entrepreneurs regardless their region or age with a prime objective of Bond, Learn, Empower & Lead. It’s a fastest growing community with existence on several social media platforms.
LinkedIn Local is a new vertical with a view to know the person behind the LinkedIn profile in a no-pitch, no-selling event globally. These events are organic meet-ups of our members that provide an opportunity to network, build community, share best practices for using LinkedIn, and discuss the latest industry trends.
LinkedIn Local Khar is headed by Mr. Asif Ebrahim (CEO at Learners Conclave) and the event was hosted by Mrs. Rutika Panchal. Bina Shah & Tejal Barot from Entrepreneur Excel supported the event with registrations and live coverage.
The speakers for the day were Dr. Afsha Dokania (L&D Head @ L&T Hydrocarbon), Mr. Sanjeev Nair (Sr. VP & Head Group Manufacturing – L&D @ Reliance Industries), Mr. Jagmohan Singh Rishi (Global Head L&D and Digital marketing @ Wockhardt Ltd), Mr. Arving Murwaha (VP Global L&D @ Suzlon Energy Ltd.). The panel discussion was captivating with questions floating like
- What is the importance of L&D department in an organisation?
- How L&D aligns training with business objectives and how important it is?
- Can e-learning be used as a tool in L&D?
- Challenges faced by business organization to keep their employees updates with pace of change?
This was followed by Q & A session. Later the speakers were felicitated with gifts provided by our gifting partner Mr. Sunil Gupta (Gupta Glass Ideas) and then followed the group photographs. We appreciate the support of our photographer Mr. Pravin Maniar and Mr. Jeetendra Bangera to capture the beautiful moments through their lens. Then followed open networking, exchanging cards and taking selfies over cup of coffee and tea. Our venue partner Khar Socials welcomed and took great care of the attendees with warmth. The entire take away from the event was far valuable against the time invested.