Alumnni (Batch 2008-2010), 12th November 2017: “Next time you watch an advertisement, ask yourself what was the business problem.” This was the message from Brand Master Amandeep Singh, Alumnus of IFMR in his guest lecture at his alma mater. He took the students through one of his successful projects, the viral “BIBA” ad campaign; the campaign is an internationally acclaimed one. During his interaction he mentioned about change in conventional marketing, Digital marketing and its pros and cons. MNCs’ are erasing the demarcation between online and offline market place while it redefines market it also points to some key areas
Mr. Raghavendra, Head of DXC Technology’s Analytics Data Labs, delivered an insightful presentation as a guest lecturer on 2nd November in Institute for Financial Management and Research. The interactive session on Business Analytics consisted of both practical business usage of analytics as well as the concepts in the algorithm. Examples hovered from banking to healthcare. He urged the students not to look at the subject as a separate field, but as a tool that can improve the efficiency of any operation. “Analytics tools are available in the cloud nowadays, you don’t have to be a data scientist to gain useful
“Motivation is a hoax; it’s the inner desire that matters. You need to accept, adjust and act on your desire”. The words of Alcatraz Dey, charged the students of IFMR with boundless energy and optimism. The life of the thriller writer is in itself a potboiler. During the interactive sessions he shared his visions and insights about life. The event was a spinoff from a routine lifestyle of an IFMR student, but it supplied the necessary recoil force to push harder. Mr Dey after his stint with Indian Airforce as a fighter pilot currently writes novels, blogs and a motivational
18th November 2017, Data Science Certificate Program : IFMR's Data Science Certification Programme in collaboration with IBM will be offered in the Nungambakkam campus at Chennai. The 9-Months weekend programme starts from November 18th 2017. For more information and registration, please visit www.ifmr.ac.in/datascience
Date: 2nd Nov 2017 Guest Lecture on “Business Analytics” by Mr. Raghavendra, Head of Analytics from DXC Technologies (a merged entity of HP Shared Services and CSC) For profile click here
Date: 25-Dec-2017 IFMR Samarthan event for full filling the wishes of the needy children. This is done as part of Christmas day celebrations.
Date: 07-Jan-2018 The annual flagship event of Samarthan social service Club which is celebrated in the fond remembrance of Late Ms. Lakshmi Iyer Appu, an alumnus of IFMR. IFMR students Spend the whole day with under privileged kids who are invited to the campus. Students organise sports events, games, cultural and arts competition for the kids.
Decision Maker’s Education; Understanding Mergers and Acquisitions on Dec 13,14 and 15, 2017: It’s a program designed by internationally renowned and acclaimed M&A instructor exclusively for corporate leaders. Explore the art and science of M&A with a pragmatic approach for strategic decision making. Click here for more information
IFMR heartily congratulates all the 18 PGDM students of batch 17 who bagged the IFMR MERIT-CUM-MEANS SCHOLARSHIP for the year 2017. “Your meritocracy should outperform the demerits around you” starting with this beautiful quote by Prof Kamal Ghosh Ray, PGP Chairperson, in his inaugural speech the evening at IFMR on 11th October 2017 witnessed its scholarship event for awarding their students with appreciation certificate. Prof PK Biswas, Director, IFMR presented the prizes and appreciation certificates to the students and concluded the program with his motivational speech to the students which made the event end on a high note. Every year
Date: 11-Nov-2017 A thanksgiving day organised by Samarthan- Social service club of IFMR students for serving back our mess workers who serve us for 365 days.