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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

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.

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