Convocation Speeches

R . Gopalkrishnan shares his learnings and advice to students through his Convocation Speeches.

March 6, 2012

SPEECH AT Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi

Published On 3-6-12

I feel deeply honored to be invited to deliver the convocation address at this great institute. Our country is going through uncertain times as happens with every society periodically.
April 1, 2011

R. GOPALAKRISHNAN’S CONVOCATION ADDRESS TO OUTGOING GLOBSYN STUDENTS

Published on 4-4-11

Good morning. Good morning. I know it’s your convocation and you are supposed to be solemn. But as your chairman said it’s a celebratory occasion and I want to be, begin by thanking your Chairman and your Director for being kind enough to invite me here.
April 26, 2010

CONVOCATION SPEECH AT FLAME (Foundation for Liberal and Management Education)

Published on 26-4-10

I feel deeply honored to be invited to deliver the convocation address at this institute, in midst of young managers and an esteemed faculty.
August 8, 2009

WHAT MATTERS IS NOT WHAT YOU GATHER, BUT WHAT YOU SCATTER

Published on 8-8-2009

It is all of 45 years since I first stepped into Radhakrishnan hall at IIT Kharagpur as a student. Since then I have visited on and off. But today’s visit is special.
May 2, 2009

CONVOCATION SPEECH AT SP JAIN INSTITUTE

Published on 2-5-2009

As I rise to speak today, we all know that times are tough and good jobs are not easy to come by. It must be a bit disappointing for a graduating class in this year.
March 29, 2008

CONVOCATION ADDRESS by R. Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, TATA Sons SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore

Published on 29-3-2008

  I feel deeply honored to be invited to deliver the convocation address at this institute, headed by my respected friend Ramesh Venkateshwaran
March 31, 2007

Convocation XLRI

Published on 31-3-2007

It is a great honor to address the students and guests at such an important function at a prestigious management school. Thank you for the opportunity
March 18, 2006

SEIZE THE MOMENT

Published on 18-3-06

Experts say that if the earth began on 1st January, then it was not until 31st December, 11:40 p.m. that the first modern humans appeared.
June 27, 2005

STORIES OF SNAILS AND CROCODILES

Published on 27-6-05

(Slide 1) It is a pleasure for me to be able to speak to young communications management students today. Management has become the most sought after profession in the country today.