An Online Lecture Series on Motivation was organized for the student community by Centre for Management Studies in association with the Department of Commerce, Dibrugarh University. The Lecture Series features five lectures from five different resource persons starting from July 13 and ending on July 17, 2020. The lectures were given by Prof. Pranjal Bezborah from the Department of Commerce (Living a Successful Life), Dr. Dhrubajyoti Bhuyan from Assam Medical College (Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic), Mr. Pransu Raj Kaushik from CMS (A Happier Self), Dr. Biraj Hazarika from Oil India Limited (Campus to Corporate in Challenging Times) and Dr. Pratim Barua from CMS (Understanding Motivation). 401 participants registered for the Online Lecture Series from Dibrugarh University, Gauhati University, Rajiv Gandhi University, Assam Women’s University, NIT Slichar, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, and many other colleges in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The lecture series was streamed live on CMSDU’s official Facebook page which also reached thousands of viewers. Questions asked on the Zoom platform as well as on Facebook Live were answered by the resource persons. The Online Lecture Series was coordinated by Dr. Himadri Barman of CMS.
The lecture series was well received by the participants. HoD of Commerce, Dr. Chimun Nath as well as Prof. Pranjal Bezborah participated and interacted with the resource persons on all the days of the lecture series. The Centre is likely to host more such lecture series in the near future.