Avadhoot is a “Hard-Working” and a “Highly-Functional” individual who wants to dedicate a great portion of his life in mentoring students from all backgrounds. He believes that with the right direction and motivation, no career goal is impossible. He envisions to help students make informed career choices based upon their potentials backed up with their interests and inculcate them to cultivate the Growth mind set. He thrives to offer a complete career package to the students and professionals.
Apart from his rich academic background, Avadhoot has an extensive career journey. Having studied and worked for many years, he feels that he can help students in choosing a feasible career path with the right advice and real experiences.
· B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Mumbai.
· Certification in Global Career Counselling (GCC) from Univariety & the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA Extension) and as their Super Counsellor.
· Certified Psychometric Tests Professional (CPTP) from Middle Earth HR & CAMI.
· Assessment Centre Analyst (CACA) from Middle Earth HR & CAMI.
· Emotional Intelligence Agile Coach (EIAC) Certification from Agile Neuro.
· Personality Development Soft Skills Certification from Make Your Mark Institute.
· Flight Dispatcher Approval from DGCA-India.
· Diploma in Airlines, Travel & Tourism from Dahanukar Institute of Management.
· Diploma in In-flight Management & Services from Classic Airhostess Training Academy
Experience & Achievements:
· Two decades in the Indian Civil Aviation industry.
· Off-beat career as Flight Dispatcher. DGCA-India approved, rated on narrow and wide-bodied aircraft, and handling planning, briefing, and monitoring of worldwide flight network.
· Guest Speaker / Panellist at Career Guidance Seminars organized at Mumbai, Thane, Pune & Nanded, where he shared his career journey with 850 students & parents.
· Narrated a chapter on his career journey in a book ‘Our Career Diaries’, published by the Continental Publications, Pune.
· Compiled a career guidance book ‘Careers for You & Me’ at Sathaye College, Mumbai.
· Conducting Mentoring sessions for students at Green Lawns English High School in Aarey Colony, Mumbai, in association with NGO Mentor Me India.
· Conducting English language learning skills sessions for students at Niwara Vidyalaya, Mumbai.
· Founder of ‘Swachhandee – Mentoring Young Minds’. The concept encompasses Outdoor Activities, Personality Development & Career Guidance Sessions and Self Expression.
· Launched the website www.swachhandee.com. and YouTube channel.
· Initiated a group ‘Swachhandee Kids Outdoor Activities’ to connect like-minded families from all connections.
· To date, more than 50 outdoor group activities like nature trails & treks have been conducted, which have created fond memories of quality time spent together, for over 650 kids & parents involved.
· Assistant Manager in the Flight Operations Department at Jet Airways (India) Ltd.
· Actively involved in the online training of Flight Dispatch staff.
· Conducted mock-viva for company candidates appearing for DGCA-India viva for Flight Dispatcher type-rating approval.
· Appeared for Flight Dispatcher Instructorship.
· Mentored many subordinates over these years.
· Deputation to Gulf Air (Bahrain) and Turkish Airlines (Istanbul).
· Received Appreciation of Performance on many occasions.
· Composes short poems.
SwaChhandee, founded by Avadhoot Narayan Samant, provides a holistic approach to career counselling, catering to all strata of society, especially to those students and professionals who have high aspirations but limited access to information. Now a days, students and parents are generally confused about the choices. Every other month, there are new courses, disciplines, and colleges upcoming in the world and the students cannot keep track of the changes which are taking place.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”- Abraham Lincoln.
The website www.swachhandee.com focuses on providing integrated guidance to shape up a career in synchronization with personality, thereby contributing to create more enjoyable and successful life. It is a platform where individuals can explore ample options for 10+2 career choices with the help of Edumilestones. It conducts psychometric tests, followed by advisory sessions for students and parents to help them make an informed decision on the most suitable career path. It also helps with myriad possibilities for admission in best national and international colleges, institutes and universities along with visa consultancy.