Pillai HOC Institute of Management Studies & Research recently orchestrated a transformative session centered around the theme “From Nerves to Narratives: Building Public Speaking Prowess”. The event showcased the expertise of the distinguished speaker, Mr. Sanjay Gajria, an esteemed Faculty member at SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and Former Director of Atharva Institute of Films & Television. The event not only featured the expertise of the distinguished speaker, Mr. Sanjay Gajria but also witnessed a special felicitation by the renowned Director of PHIMSR, Dr. Ketan Vira. With a captivating discourse, Mr. Gajria dispelled the misconception that exceptional speakers are born, not made, underlining the notion that public speaking is indeed an art that flourishes through dedicated training. During the session, Mr. Gajria offered a deep dive into his professional journey, generously sharing both the highs and lows of his experiences. Beyond the sharpening of public speaking skills, the event served as a nexus for valuable networking opportunities. It transcended the boundaries of a mere event, emerging as a potent catalyst for fostering both personal and professional growth. Participants not only gained insights into the nuances of effective public speaking but were also privy to the wisdom garnered from Mr. Gajria’s rich tapestry of experiences. The session, infused with inspiration and practical advice, left attendees equipped not only with enhanced communication skills but also with a broader perspective on navigating the complexities of their professional trajectories. Pillai HOC Institute of Management Studies & Research continues to uphold its commitment to providing holistic education by curating events that go beyond conventional learning, offering students a platform to engage with industry stalwarts and glean invaluable lessons for their future endeavors. Stay tuned for more enriching experiences that will shape the leaders of tomorrow.