CHN Career Clinic with Dr Harveen Chugh and Alpesh Patel - City Hindus
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CHN Career Clinic with Dr Harveen Chugh and Alpesh Patel

30 September 2020 | 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

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City Hindu Network’s September Career Clinic will feature Dr Harveen Chugh, who is a Principal Teaching Fellow and Consultant in Entrepreneurship at Imperial College Business School.

She will advice aspiring entrepreneurs based on experience that she’s gained through her own startup, as well as working with Imperial students on their business ideas. She will also talk about her recent promotion to Principal Teaching Fellow at Imperial and share some of the lessons that she learned along the way through the promotion process.

The focus will be on her career lessons – learning’s from entrepreneurs and navigating your workplace for promotions.
Becoming and flourishing as an entrepreneur
Is my business idea any good?
Common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Getting promoted at work
Building a case
Navigating your workplace for a promotion

The session will be chaired by Alpesh Patel, Dealmaker Department for International Trade, Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund Manager, CHN Chair and will take place in Zoom Meeting format, so you will have the opportunity to interact and ask questions. We look forward to seeing you at 12:00 (BST), Wednesday September 30th 2020.

Dr Harveen Chugh
Principal Teaching Fellow and Consultant in Entrepreneurship at Imperial College Business School
Harveen Chugh is a Principal Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Imperial College Business School. She was globally recognised as one of the Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors by Poets&Quants in 2019 and was also the only female to be recognised on the list from a UK Business School. Harveen has prior industry experience as a consultant, entrepreneur and growth manager for start-ups. Her passion is working with students on new business ideas and developing new methodologies for the startup process.

Alpesh Patel
Dealmaker at Department for International Trade, Hedge fund and Private Equity Manager
Alpesh Patel is a barrister turned fund manager. He is a Financial Times author and has had over 200 investment columns published. He is a UK Government Dealmaker responsible for Middle East and Asia Pacific and bringing high growth tech companies to the UK. He is co-Chair of the Loomba Trust which supports widows and orphans. A former Visiting Fellow in Business at Oxford University, he was a founding member of the UK India Business Council and TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) which mentors entrepreneurs. He previously presented his investment show on Bloomberg TV helping regular people learning about finance and investing. The then PM appointed him to the UK India Roundtable to advise Government on building closer UK India ties. He does the BBC World News Paper Review to a global audience of 300m and uses it when he can to give a ‘Hindu’ perspective and also lectures annually at Oxford University on Hinduism and Leadership for the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies to a management audience.