FIIB’s fifth View From The Top – A balanced view of Banking Sector from the lens of Mr. Arun Mathur
On 8th December 2020 FIIB organized its 5th View From The Top session of the academic year 2020-21 and this time Mr. Arun Mathur, CEO I&M Bank, enlightened the MBA graduates with his leadership journey experiences.
Mr. Arun started the session by sharing his personal and professional journey and how he reached up to his current position. He also spent significant time elaborating on the drastic changes taking place in the banking sector due to the Covid-19 situation.
During the VFTT session, Mr. Arun advised the grads to keep the focus on profits for sustainability and growth of the business. He also highlighted Risk Management, Credit, IT Security, and Treasury as the main career paths that graduating MBAs can seek in the Banking industry. He also shared his personal experience of working in the banking sector and talked about the importance of ‘attitude’ in getting a good job placement in the banking sector.
He explained how two-way traffic between the employers & the employees has become extremely essential these days and how important it has become for employers should make a good impression on their employees. Further, he also elaborated on the role and necessity of ‘mentoring’ in the corporate world.
Overall, the session was very insightful and provided the students the expert advice related to change in employer expectations from the new generation, relevance of international banks for the Indian market & economy, career opportunities for a fresher in the banking industry, and skills & knowledge required to get noticed by the recruiters.