PES & IAS Execom Training 2020 - IEEE SB Poonjar

22 March 2020

COORDINATED BY: Catherin Antony & Ashik Tom


Amidst the recent worldwide tensity of corona our SB has enthusiastically attended an online EXECOM training session. The session was handled by Young Professionals from IEEE Kerala Section Er. Anandhu S Kumar, Er. Anish MS Er. Saran K S & Er. Staji Wilson. The session was divided into four parts. 

The first session was handled by Er. Anandhu S Kumar. He gave a glance over IEEE, the value of IEEE membership and it’s benefits, Career Resources and recognition & Professional Networking. The topic discussed were:

  • Member Discounts
  • IEEE Society Membership
  • Travel Grant Provision
  • Funding Opportunities for Student Branches
  • SB Reporting
  • Officer Reporting
  • SBC reporting
  • V tools
  • CMD


The second session was about how to execute an event. This was handled by Er. Anish MS. The session was well described into the following parts:

  • Planning 


  • Invitation
  • Publicity
  • Time Management


The third session was more about beautiful journey of Er. Staji Wilson from a college student to Young IEEE Professional. There were these highlights in her session:

  • How IEEE can change your life
  • Travel grants
  • IEEE awards
  • Importance of team work
  • Core tips

The fourth session was about IEEE IAS & IEEE PES. This session was conducted  by Er. Saran K S. The glimpse of the session as follows :

  • What is CMD?
  • PES activities
  • PES opportunities 
  • High Performance Student Branch Chapter Program 
  • PES student congress
  • PES Member Driven Initiatives
  • IAS Activities
  • IAS opportunities 
  • IAS CMD chapter awards and contest 
  • Travel grants
  • How to report for awards?

The feedback from the student branch showed that the good motive behind the interactive session was well imparted to  the new EXECOM. The new team has captured a clear picture of their responsibility towards this eminent organization.