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HR Connect: Campus to Corporate by Mr. K.Y.Ravikumar, General Manager –HR, Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Ltd.,

“The role of HR or any other MBA specialization is not going to become outdated. Instead the job designation and nature of the work will evolve to match with the ongoing changes taking place in the broader world” said Mr. K.Y. Ravikumar, General Manager, HR Nagarjuna Oil Corporation during his HR Connect – Campus to Corporate session on 28th of December 2017. IFMR had the privilege of having Mr K.Y. Ravikumar for the session. He enlightened the budding professionals with his wisdom by taking the students through the transition phases from campus to corporate. His insightful session started from the importance

Workers’ Day celebration, 24th November 2017

We merely notice the people around us whose intense work makes it possible for us to focus or even conceive what we aspire to do. “Samarthan” the social work wing of IFMR organized an event to express our insufficient admiration to them. The workers in IFMR enjoyed some happy hours marked with fun and merry. Games, jokes, music filled the hearts of everyone present. It poured in a sense of community, responsibility and empathy in the students of IFMR. This yearly custom revitalizes the core and reminds the IFMRians about the responsibilities as a future leader for which the institution

Interactive Session on Corporate Practices with Mr. Kalyanaraman Srinivasan, Senior Manager HR at Renault Nissan

IFMR had the honour of hosting Mr. Kalyanaraman Srinivasan, Senior Manager HR at Renault Nissan, for an interaction with the students on Corporate Practices on 25th November 2017. It was quite an interesting interaction with an array of questions being asked and Mr. Kalyan (he likes to be called so) answering them with the right amount of relevance and purpose. He was appreciative of the kind of questions that were asked and shared his thoughts on the prevailing HR practices in the industry. He also touched upon the imperativeness of possessing people skills in addition to the technical acumen.

ABHYUDAYA 2018

Date: 9,10 & 11 of February 2018 IFMR presents to you its flagship event - "ABHYUDAYA". The management and cultural conclave that ignites your passion and zeal to compete. Please download brochure here for more information. Website: www.abhyudaya-ifmr.co.in/Abhyudaya

Guest Lecture on Building a Brand in today’s Digital World by Mr Amandeep Singh

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

Business Analytics Guest Lecture by Mr. Raghavendra

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

Motivational Session: Mr Alacatraz Dey addressed the students of IFMR.

“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

Inauguration of Data Science Certificate Program

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

Guest Lecture on “Business Analytics”

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

Wish Tree Event

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.