Recent Events Archives — IFMR

Shri Bhadrashyam H. Kothari Memorial Research Seminar 2018

IFMR organized 4th Shri Bhadrashyam H. Kothari Memorial Research Seminar during Apr 17 and 18, 2018 at Sri City campus. Research is at the heart of IFMR ecosystem and hence this annual event is an important event in IFMR’s academic calendar. This event is dedicated to the memory of Late Shri Bhadrashyam Kothari, who was an honorable Board Member of IFMR and also a source of inspiration for us. The Seminar aims to provide researchers from IFMR ecosystem such as the IFMR B School, IFMR LEAD, Center for Digital Financial Inclusion (CDFI), JPAL South Asia to showcase their research work

KPMG Trained IFMR students on Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

IFMR is proud to have partnered up with one of the Big 4 accounting firms in the world,KPMG, to organise a workshop on Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training, which is considered as one of the most effective management methodologies to eliminate defects in any process. The workshop is a 32 hours program held on 24th, 25th February and 3rd, 4th March 2018. The trainer for the program, Mr.Anirudha Chakravarty, Associate Director at KPMG, India, has close to 16 years of experience in the field of training and has trained over 1000 Green Belts and 150 Black Belts on Lean

Abhyudaya- 2018

IFMR organised its annual cultural and management fest “Abhyudaya”. It was a 3 day long cultural and management extravaganza which happened on Feb 9, 10 and 11, 2018 with the theme “Mélange”. The management events were conducted by the committees of IFMR starting from the Finance committee’s “battle of banks” and “Bourse game”, Marketing committee’s “Colporter”,HR committee’s “Aarohan”,Operations committee’s “Battle of Axis” and Consulting committee’s “Consigliere 2.0” and quiz club’s “Caesars’ palace”. The events had multiple rounds starting with an online round followed by on campus events. All the events were judged by esteemed Alumnus of IFMR from various batches

An interactive session on DISC Profiling for Career Growth by Mr. Ananth Palaniappan

The Alumni committee of IFMR organized an interactive session on the topic DISC (Decisive, Interactive, Stability and Cautious) Profiling for Career Growth by Mr. Ananth Palaniappan, an alumnus from Batch 6. The event was held on 13th February 2018 and was attended by students from both the batches. The event was conducted to make the students get an insight on DISC (Decisive, Interactive, Stability and Cautious) type of profiling, to help them understand to which category among DISC, they belong to and how to deal with people from other categories. The key takeaway of the event was that the students were made aware of

Talk on Digital Marketing 3.0 by Mr Rajasekar KS, General Manager, Marketing at Matrimony.com

"Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but the stories you tell", IFMR was privileged to have Mr. Rajasekar KS, General Manager, Marketing at Matrimony.com with us on 17th Feb 2018. Mr Rajasekar shared his wisdom on Digital marketing with the IFMR students. He has many achievements and has been recognized by Adobe and Paul writer as one of the top 100 content leaders for the year 2017. Mr. Rajasekar shared various stories and taught the students on how the word "digital" is changing the marketing landscape. It was a great experience to meet him and learn from him

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

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

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