Guest Lecture

On December 04, 2017, a session was conducted by Prof. Gurcharan Singh, Professor in School of Management Studies, Punjabi University Patiala. Prof Singh said that speaking well in public is a very valuable and difficult skill. It is an act of presenting one’s thoughts before audience in order to inform, influence or entertain them.

He shared that Public speaking is not just a skill, it is a collection of skills. Effective public speakers are in an excellent position to get their messages across in the workplace. He emphasized the importance of public speaking for professional level roles to carry out functions like presenting findings, pitching proposals, training junior staff, and leading meetings.

In his session he quoted several examples from industry and academia, both. He also encouraged participation from the students to share their problems and suggested them with the tips to learn the art of public speaking.