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Workshop on Career planning and Advancement strategies

31 August, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm


IITaV is excited to have its Past President and Emeritus Professor Arun Kumar conducting an Workshop on Career planning and Advancement strategies for the benefit of Students, Recent Migrants and other Professionals at different stages in their career on Saturday, 31st August 2019, 9.30AM – 12 Noon.  Participants are welcome to bring their updated resume to the workshop.

Prof Arun Kumar will cover a range of topics including Career Planning, CV Presentation, Approaching for Work, Networking and Industry Engagement. Attendees would then be split up into small groups leading to the development of an individual action plan.We believe that this workshop would be very unique in giving participants an opportunity to discuss their Career plans and growth opportunities with an eminent personality who has got over many decades of academic and industrial expertise. This would help participants to develop an understanding of the local work culture and boost their careers in the positive direction.

Light refreshments will be served at the end of the session.

Event Details:
Moving Up: Career Planning and Advancement Strategies
Date/Time:  Saturday, 31st August 2019, 9.30AM – 12 Noon. (9.30AM networking followed by a 10AM start)
Venue: PAR-Engineering D-207 (Design Office), University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia.
Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/BEFUW (RSVP Deadline: 25th August 2019)
Cost : Free

ProfArunKumarProfessor Arun Kumar  has over 45 years of international experience in civil engineering, project management, construction, research, academia and consulting working with governments, consulting companies and universities in Australia, USA and India. Arun’s International work as an advisor / consultant to the World Bank for over 20 years spans several countries (China, India, Laos Cambodia, Vietnam, Africa), engaging in procurement, project and contract management, construction, maintenance, training, sustainability and staff development. He has been a member of the Boards of Engineering and Board of Education of the Institution of Engineers Australia. He has been Chair of the Management Branch of the Institution of Engineers, Australia; and served as member on several committees of the Institution. He is an assessor for Australian Research Council linkage and discovery grants; external expert for Gateway Review Department of Treasury for major infrastructure projects; and expert reviewer on Tertiary Education Quality & Standards Agency, Australian Government. He is a Mentor Cluster consultant/advisor in the “Innovative Practice Program”, School of Engineering, University of Melbourne. Professor Kumar has over 180 publications in journals, book chapters and conferences, and has been a keynote speaker and session chair at several international conferences and forums.

For any queries, please contact Sridhar Karuppasami (0423 587 163) or Sarbjit Giddey (0422 341 379) or send us an email to mail@iitav.org.au.

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31 August, 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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