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June 06, 2017

Know why these graduates chose a career in facilities management


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Facilities Management is what is at work when you see a building hum with energy, work with clockwork precision and provide safety and comfort to its inhabitants whether it is at work or in a residential setting. All this is made possible by workers who work tirelessly behind the scenes and carry out tasks and activities unknown to the it’s  occupiers. The growing infrastructure of India has led to a huge demand for skilled professionals who are integral to the success of the India story. Read the stories of these 5 PGDFM students who chose to ride the wave instead of sitting it out and playing safe.

ankit-j_circle.pngAnkit Joshi -Hotel Management graduate 

Ankit Joshi belongs to Nainital and did his Hotel Management from IHM, Bangalore. After passing out, he joined McDonald’s as a Management Trainee in Surat. 5 months later, he quit as the pace at which he was progressing did not meet his speed for success. Read his story to know what why he invested his one year in developing his skills in facilities management with a specialized diploma in this sector.

arindam-p_circle.pngArindam Pal - Hotel Management graduate

Arindam graduated with merit in Hotel Management from Bangalore in 2013. After briefly working with Infosys (Mysore) as a Facility Associate, he went to Ireland to pursue a post-graduation degree in International Business. There again he excelled in his studies and was awarded an ‘Education in Ireland Student Ambassador’ from the Govt. of Ireland. After coming back, he joined JLL, Bangalore as a Facility Executive but was always keen to add on to his skills and knowledge. Read more... 

diwank-a_circle.pngDiwank Awasthi - Architect 

Diwank Awasthi from Delhi, an architect graduate, shifts his sight to Facilities Management once he senses the enormous potential for growth that is present in this field. Read on to know why a well-placed architect takes a calculated risk and plunges into a new career. 

Farhah Rahman - Civil Engineer

Farhah Rahman from West Bengal had the unique distinction of being an only girl in the PGDFM batch. A civil engineer, she decided to pursue facilities management in order to fulfil her dreams of getting placement in an international company. Read on to know why she opted out of a well-paying job and respected career to get into facilities management.  

Sourav Bhattacharjee - Civil Engineer

Sourav, a civil engineer from Kolkata, quit his job after two years due to his fascination with the 24x7 perfect functioning of a shopping mall.  His sense of wonder and curiosity at what happens at the backend made him take up Facilities Management (FM). Read on to know the reasons why he chose to be part of this evergreen career. 

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