Events & News

  1. Mr. Aswin Lakshmanan (Senior Program Manager, Verizon) of 2004 PGDM (full-time) batch delivered a talk on strategy on Mar 12, 2016
  2. Mr. Arun Sekhar (Business Analyst, Accenture) of 2016 PGDM (full-time) batch  interacted with the incoming batch of 2016 on Jun 11, 2016
  3. Meet Your Alumni: Piyush Mehesare (RBS, New Delhi) of 2013 PGDM (full-time) batch interacted with the incoming batch of 2016 over skype on Jun 12, 2016. Mr.Kalyanaraman (WHY) of 2002 PGDM (Part-time) batch also interacted with the same batch on the same day.
  4. Ms. Juhi Singh (Deputy Director, Marketing, Myntra) of 2010 PGDM (full-time) batch visited campus and interacted with the students on Dec 3, 2016
  5. Mr. Tarun Goyal (Senior Data Scientist, Fractal Analytics) of 2010 PGDM (full-time) batch interacted remotely with students specializing in Data Science on Mar 17, 2017.
  6. Mr. Pradeep Naulia (Senior Data Scientist, Xchanging) of 2001 PGDM (full-time) batch conducted a mini workshop on Machine Learning for Data Science Students on Jul 28, 2017
  7. Mr. Srikant Rajan (Independent consultant) of 2010 PGDM (full-time) batch conducted a workshop on case analysis for PGDM students on Aug 13, 2017
  8. Mr. Amandeep Singh (Director, Brandmovers) of 2010 PGDM (full-time) batch delivered a guest lecture on Brand Management on Nov 12, 2017.
  9. A Panel Discussion on Cryptocurrency by alumni was organized on Jan 21, 2018.
  10. Mr. Abhinav Arasu (Associate-Credit Risk, IFMR Capital) of 2016 PGDM (full-time) batch delivered a guest lecture on capital market on Jan 25, 2018.
  11. Mr. Ananth Palaniappan (Co-founder, Hash Management Services LLP) of 2007 PGDM (full-time) batch delivered a guest lecture on DISC Profiling on Feb 13, 2018.
  12. Mr. Nitin Sharma (Program Manager, Tata Communications) of 2004 PGDM (full-time) batch visited the campus and interacted with the students on Feb 16, 2018.
  13. Mr. Aswin Lakshmanan, Senior Program Manager, Verizon, delivered a lecture on “Strategy Evolution, Formulation & Execution” on March 12, 2016 at IFMR, Sri City campus.

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Mr. Hari Tripathy, Practice Director, HCL Technologies, was awarded Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2015. The award was received in absentia by Prof.Badrinathan during Convocation 2015. IFMR wishes Mr.Tripathy a successful and glorious future.

Distinguished Alumnus Award 2016: Mr. Puspendu Datta, Vice President- Sales, DSP BlackRock Investment managers Pvt. Ltd. was honoured with the Distinguished Alumnus award. The award was received in absentia by Prof.Jyoti P Mukhopadhyay (Chairperson, Alumni Committee) during Convocation 2016. IFMR wishes Mr.Datta a successful and glorious future.

Distinguished Alumnus Award 2017:

  1. Full-time PGDM program:  Aswin Lakshmanan (PGDM Batch 2002-2004), Senior Program Manager, Verizon
  2. Part-time PGDFM program: Arunachalam Veerappan (Batch 1996-1999), Senior Director-Finance, Flextronics
  3. OUBS Program: Mahesh N, Senior General Manager, HR, TAFE Limited

Distinguished Alumnus Award 2018:

  1. Full-time PGDM program:  Arun Ramnath (Batch 2002-2004), Head, Global Sales, Presales and Product Divisions, CARE Risk Solutions.
  2. Part-time PGDFM program:  B Mohana Rangan (Batch 2007-2010), General Manager (Operations), Somic ZF Components Pvt. Limited.
  3. OUBS Program:  Kalpana Kumar (Batch: 2004), Chief Caring Officer, Qube Cinema Technologies Pvt. Limited


EDGE – The Consulting Club

Mr.Rajiv Mohapatra, one of our distinguished alumni, currently works as a Financial Risk Consultant at Capegemini. He organized a consulting boot camp on the 5th of July 2015. This was organized in order to revive one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs of IFMR, EDGE – the consulting club. The club is being revived after a period of 3 years.

The session embarked upon the various roles in today’s consulting sector throughout the world and Mr.Rajiv explained the basic nuances of the consulting industry and the kind of skillset and aptitude one needs to have to excel in this field.

We thank Mr. Rajiv Mohapatra for taking up such initiative. We hope to organize many such Boot camps in the future with the help of our dedicated alumni who have been working as consultants throughout the world.

Many current PGDM students actively participated in the session and we hope to increase the participation in such interactive sessions in the future.

Events coming up

  • Online Photography contest
  • Cricket tournament for Alumni

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