Interview by Yash Panchal
Mr. Navin Gupta is currently working as Assistant Professor at Mandsaur University. He is a competent Professional with over 3 years of experience in the Hospitality industry. His academic qualifications include BTS, PGDBA, MTM, and PGDRD. He is pursuing PGDFCS-Post Graduate Diploma In Folklore and Culture Studies from IGNOU, New Delhi. He has qualified CBSE UGC NET in Tourism Administration and Management.
Mr. Gupta has previously worked with the Institute of Hotel Management Catering & Tourism, Udaipur as Lecturer in Tourism and Front Office; Munnar Catering College, Kerala as Faculty-Tourism; Howard Johnson Hotel (Wyndham Group), Bangalore as Front Office Associate; Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi as Car Desk Executive from ECO Rent a Car and Radisson Blu Hotel, Ranchi as Guest Service Associate, Concierge. He has attended several workshops and has participated in national seminars.
Mr. Gupta received 1st Rank in Marketing Club Activities of Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies. He won 1st Prize in “annual indoor games chess” during Howard Johnson Hotel, Bangalore”. He has also won prizes in debates, quizzes, sports, etc. at various levels in school.
The best part of the education industry
The best part in the education industry is the respect and creation of career building of a young youth in any nation.
Mr. Navin Gupta’s leadership style
In the scenario, the leader should be more friendly and understandable the students of a temperament.
Challenges for the Assistant Professor of Mandsaur University
There is nothing like that but your basic attention and growth should be towards the student’s performance in every aspect, from teaching, games, and cultural activity, etc.
The curriculum of Mandsaur University
The curriculum of Mandsaur University suits according to the need aspect and also the demand and supply measurement. A student should be self-motivated and create an environment to think well and do well in the of all the parametrical measurement of the university.
Changes in the Education Industry over the years and the skill set required by a corporate
The changes in the education system is the lack of focus and concentration of students during class hours and also their presence, it might be due to the advancement of technology and growth of youth minds in a quick manner. But after all, to build up a nation to be strong not only requires technological advancement but also with the practice of:
- Social Value
- Moral Value
- Economic Value
- Human Value
The skill set for a corporate is to be very specific which can lead to better performance.
An ideal school environment
The kind of school environment which starts with morning prayers and PT in which all students schools have to participate. Earlier, there were no such technological advancements as we used to read through the regular books which helped us to know the facts and findings.
Top qualities that an aspiring student must possess
Nowadays, Tourism and Hospitality is the world’s no.1 highest growing industry. To become a Tourism and Hospitality Professional, a student must have some core qualities like:
- Positive Attitude
- Grooming Standards
- Service Behavior
Goals in mind for your Mandsaur University
As we know that in developing India, more than 75% of the total population lives in rural area and the students who are from government schools lacks in communication. To do better in Tourism & Hospitality industry, it must require a person with very good command of various languages and the communication should be very smooth and effective with the guest and host as well.
So, communication is the first and foremost requirement for any college or university and it should be done by regular communication with students and group discussion with the practice of speaking skills with practical knowledge of Hospitality industry.
Suggestions for the current youth
They should firstly know the core value of this course as it is more related with the service-oriented people and those who have positive attitude their right gestures, postures, wonderful command on communication can opt for it. Otherwise, it will become a restless job for those who will not come with these competencies.