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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Programme for IFMR Students

IFMR is proud to partner up with one of the Big 4 accounting firms in the world, 'KPMG', to organise the Lean Six Sigma Course, which is considered as one of the most effective management methodologies to eliminate defects in any process. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Programme organised by KPMG is a 32 hours classroom programme that aims at training individuals to improve business productivity by eliminating waste and reducing process variations. Dates of the Workshop: 24th and 25th of February, 3rd and 4th of March 2018

IFMR MUN | 27 January 2018

IFMR MUN 2018 had 3 committees running in parallel. They were UNGA, AIPPM and UNSC. Details as below. The event was organised by the Model United Nations (MUN) committee of IFMR. The United Nations General Assembly at IFMR MUN, held on 27/01/18 began with the agenda of discussing the roadmap to end the conflict in Syria and stabilization of the Middle East. What began as a generic discussion with facts being elicited went on to give out important trivia that were usually not available to the public. Delegates represented various countries that were integral to the topic of discussion. Countries

Alcom Panel Discussion

We all live in a highly digitized world where everything from physical meetings to bank transactions have been digitised. After the cash transactions were digitised, it is no wonder that our currency notes are getting replaced by digital currency. With the pace at which technology is growing and the reach it has in this digital world, crypto-currency came up as one of the inventions that amazed people. It is imperative that we understand the latest buzzword and stay relevant. It is in this regard that Alcom, the Alumni Committee of IFMR conducted a Panel Discussion on 21st January 2018 on

Executive Training and Education on M & A in Chennai, India (Mergers and Acquisitions)

Decision Maker’s Education; Understanding  Mergers and Acquisitions on Feb 14,15 and 16, 2018: 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

10th LAKSHMI BAL MAHOTSAV

Jan 07, 2018 “Humans come and go, but humanity survives.” The 10th edition of the Lakshmi Bal Mahotsav was celebrated at IFMR on the 7th of January 2018. The Lakshmi Bal Mahotsav was started at IFMR in the year 2009 in the memory of late Lakshmi Iyer who was a student at IFMR. She loved kids and liked to do social service. This year Samarthan came up with the initiative of awarding scholarship to the most meritorious student in the school which Samarthan teach in the memory of Saurav Rakshit, an excellent student who passed away in an accident. About

Sricity Make in India Marathon 2018

The Sricity Make in India Marathon is scheduled on January 26, 2018. Marathon would start from IFMR Campus by 6am.  Please mark your calendars.

Trade Mania: An Event Engineered to unleash the art of trading in stock market

21st November, 2017                    “Trade Mania”, a trading simulation event was conducted by “Arthasabha”, the Finance committee of the Institute for Financial Management and Research proved to be an enriching and exciting experience for the future finance managers. The students participated actively and each team had students from both the batches which helped the juniors to take a cue from their senior students. The participants were given a set of rules and regulations and the teams had to decide which stock they want to buy or sell by analyzing the stock prices and trends. The event mimicked the actual stock

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.