JK Business School, Gurgaon (JKBS), is a member of J.K. Organisation, one of the leading private sector groups in India, with a great history of contribution to Indian business through diverse industries and initiatives in the field of education. JKBS was established in the year 2006 in Gurgaon (Haryana) to train fresh graduates in the field of management.
JK Business School Celebrates Its Convocation Ceremony 2019
JK Business School, India’s leading B-school, celebrated its Convocation Ceremony 2019 for PGDM batches 2016-18 and 2017-19 at its campus. Dr. Sanjiv Marwah, Director, JK Business School, Guest of Honor Mr. Vivek Gupta, Founder and Chairman, ISON Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and Guest of Honor Mr. Varun Gupta, Director, Kent RO Systems Ltd. conferred the diplomas to PGDM batches 2016-18 and 2017-19 respectively.
Mrs. Varsha Singhania, Vice-Chairperson, JK Business School delivered a rousing speech and encouraged the students with her own life experiences. She said, “It is said that a human being is born twice. First, when you’re born and second when you discover the reason for your birth. Our ikigai is hidden deep inside each of us, and finding it requires a patient search.” She shared her journey of self-discovery or ikigai in Japanese. She impressed upon the students to have a purpose in life and stressed the need to undergo self-discovery before deciding on a career.
Apart from this, the B-school awarded diplomas to a total of 109 students at the Convocation 2019. The Guests of Honor, while addressing the gathering, commended the college’s efforts to create a holistic learning environment for the students. Dr. Marwah and the Guests of Honor congratulated the graduates on their success and wished them the best for the future. The event was attended by proud parents, faculty members, staff, the media, and distinguished members of academia.
In his address, Dr. Sanjiv Marwah, Director, JK Business School, said, “Do not go where the crowd takes you; make your path, think for your own and most importantly, do not accept hand-me-downs.” He underlined the many initiatives the college has taken in the last few years, such as leadership lectures, industry visits, workshops, and conferences. He highlighted the awards the college has received in recent years including being named ‘Asia's top institution for Industry-Academic Partnership ASSOCHAM 2019’ and being awarded the Education World Grand Jury Award for Extraordinary Leadership by Education World (All India Ranking 3) 2019. He closed his speech with a few wise words for the graduates, emphasizing that they should create their paths and think independently. Inspiring words indeed that the graduating batches will cherish as they carve successful futures!
In his Convocation 2019 speech, the Guest of Honors –
- Mr. Vivek Gupta, Founder and Chairman, ISON Technologies Pvt. Ltd., shared his personal and corporate challenges and encouraged students to work hard to achieve success in life. He detailed his journey to success with big corporations, the ups, and downs he encountered along the way, and the birth of his entrepreneurial venture, ISON Technologies Pvt. Ltd. His encouraging words of pursuing one’s dreams, irrespective of one’s background, and the need to unlearn and re-learn encouraged the graduates to work hard and follow their passion.
- Mr. Varun Gupta, an alumnus of Columbia University and Director, Kent RO Systems Ltd., shared the challenges faced by his company on the way to becoming India’s top personal water treatment brand. He reminded them of late President APJ Abdul Kalam who always urged youngsters to learn. Mr. Gupta also underlined the importance of having a focus, improving the self, learning from failure, and managing time. His words of wisdom resonated with the graduates and everyone in attendance.