Scientific and Academic Forum, IGIDS conducted an online Professional development program on Tuesday, October 20th 2020, for CRRI, Post Graduate scholars and faculty of IGIDS, SBV. The resource person was Dr. Vidyaa Hari Iyer, Director/Consultant Dental Surgeon & Implantologist, LASER, Gold & Aesthetic Consultant at Smile Dental Clinic. The target audiences were CRRI and Post graduate scholars of IGIDS. The program started with a brief Introduction of the speaker by Dr. Santha Devy, Vice Principal of IGIDS, SBV followed by the speaker delivering the lecture on “SOFT SKILLS, Why do they matter in your professional career”. Queries related to the topic were put forward by students wherein the speaker helped them.