The Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Ranchi organized an interactive session with the industry leaders on the theme “Coffee with GMs” for the final year students of the institute. Coffee with GM is a unique initiative by IHM Ranchi where the industry experts and budding hoteliers come together on the same platform eliminating the hesitations and boundaries of interaction through heart. The event witnessed the presence of Hemant Mehta, General Manager, Hotel Radisson Blu – Ranchi; Amit Kaushik, General Manager - Hotel Royal Retreat; Asit Kundu, General Manager - Capital Residency; Kallol Sengupta, General Manager - Hotel Green Horizon; and Brajesh Gupta, General Manager, Hotel Le Lac Sarovar - Ranchi. The event was moderated by Dr. Bhupesh Kumar, Principal, IHM Ranchi and all the teachers were also present during this occasion.
The program was set-up through a casual interaction among the General Managers and the students focusing on the career development tips, success stories and fun-filled memories from their academic and professional journey. Decades of experience and the struggle and success stories of General Managers included focus on the personal development, self-confidence, self-presentation changing industry trends and best practices, hard work and dedication, effective management styles, conflict management, budgeting and financial management in the various roles during the long spanning career in the hospitality industry. The students were enthusiastic and energetic throughout the session and they asked various questions and queries related to personal and professional life and the secret behind their success and management styles to which all the General Managers were humble to address the gathering.
The program concluded with a hi-tea. All items of hi-tea were made by the students.