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Published : Thursday, 13 August, 2015 03:57 PM
IFIM, Bangalore's No.1 private Business School*, conducted its 19th Annual Convocation on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Sri. Nandan Nilekani, the former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India presided over the gathering and stressed upon the importance of navigating effectively through the current scenario of our country. Also present on the momentous occasion, as the Guests of Honor, was Shri. Sudhanshu Shekar Singh, Chief Operating Officer – Analytics & Research-Genpact and Shri M L Shanmukh Director-HR, Bharat Electronics Ltd.
The lighting of the lamp signified the commencement of the august function. A total of 141 PGDM students of the 2013-15 batch were awarded their post-graduate degrees by Sri Nandan Nilekani, while top performers of the batch were bestowed with awards for excellence in various fields.
The ceremony was also graced by several dignitaries from the corporate world, the Academic Governing Board of IFIM, parents of the graduating students along with the alumni of the institute.
Addressing the eager students at the 19th Annual IFIM Business School convocation, Dr Madhumita Chatterji, Director said, "In today’s world, every student needs to develop certain skill sets that are required to become a successful manager as competition has become intense. The various facets of becoming a good manager entails being a good leader, having the ability to learn on the job, operate in multi-cultural teams as well as being a good communicator."
Congratulating all the students on the occasion, Shri V.B Padode, Chairman IFIM Business School, said, "This year has been one of the most satisfying years for the institute in terms of overall performance by the batch. We have had excellent results academically. This year, IFIM has also witnessed some of the best companies in the country visiting us as recruiters and absorbing a sizeable portion of our students. We are proud of our twenty year heritage"
The placement cycle saw 100% placement of students in companies across varied sectors visit the campus, ranging from banking majors, retail leaders to analytics and IT companies. Some of these prestigious organizations include Britannia, SBI, TIME, Dell, Boston Technologies, KPMG, Nestle, amongst others. The Convocation came to a close with a buzz of cheer and excitement as the students threw their hats up to celebrate the occasion.
The following Gold Medals and Awards were given out to the top students
A. Program Toppers
1. Chairman’s Gold Medal and the OSG Award for The Best Student of PGDM.
Ms. SUSEELA GADI (PGDMG13085)
2. Chairman’s Gold Medal and the ACT Award for The Best Student of PGDM (Finance).
Mr. AJAY KUMAR S (PGDMF13358)
3. Chairman’s Gold Medal for The Best Student of PGDM – (Working Professionals) Batch 2012 – 2014
Mr. LENIN KUMAR K (12IFIM2S06)
B. Functional Area Toppers
4. Chairman’s Gold Medal and Madison World Award for The Best Student of PGDM with Marketing as specialization.
Ms. SUSEELA GADI (PGDMG13085)
5. Chairman’s Gold Medal and the DELL award for The Best Student of PGDM with Finance as specialization.
Ms. YANDRAPRAGADA LAKSHMI HARITHA (PGDMG13090)
6. Chairman’s Gold Medal and Minacs award for The Best Student of PGDM with Human Resource Management as specialization.
Ms. RITIKA YADAV (PGDMG13127)
C. IIP Award
7. Chairman’s Gold Medal and Nikkos Supply Chain Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Award for The Best Industry Internship Project.
Mr. YANNAM ARUN REDDY (PGDMG13091)
D. The Best All Round Performance
8. Chairman’s Gold Medal and the TUV Rheinland award for The Best All Round Performance.
Mr. NIKHIL T (PGDMG13135)
E. Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
9. Chairman’s Gold Medal and the RAK Ceramics Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Ms. PRIYANKA VENKATA GANESULA (PGDMF13327)
F. The Best Girl Student
10. Chairman’s Cash Award for the best Girl Student.
Ms. SANCHITA AGARWAL (PGDMF13356)
H. The Best Alumnus
11. The Best Alumnus’ of the batch 2000-2002
Mr. Raghavendra Veeranna, Director ABC Consultancy Ltd. U.K
ABOUT IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL, BANGALORE:
IFIM Business School, Bangalore, is a 20 year old institution and is one of the top business schools in India. It has been consistently ranked as ‘Bangalore’s No. 1 Private B-School’. Its vision is to nurture holistic, socially responsible and continuously employable professionals. IFIM offers 2 core programs- PGDM & PGDM (Finance). In addition IFIM also offers a PhD program in Management and a range of options for Executive Education. It is promoted by the Dalal Street Investment Journal Group and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is accredited by SAQS. The campus is strategically located in the heart of Electronics City, Bangalore, with well-planned infrastructure and resources. IFIM has Accreditations University Grants Comissions, Bureau Veritas ISO 9001:2008 and has also successfully run a number of International Collaborations like Exchange Programmes with ESC Rennes School of Business- France, Manchester Metropolitan University, BICOCCA Universita Degli Studi Di Milano, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business, Fach Hochschule Lubeck University of Applies Sciences and The University of Plymouth.
After successfully proving itself in the field of Management Education, IFIM Institutions also launched IFIM College- offering UG courses like BBA, BCA, B.Com, BA Journalism and BBA.LLB (IFIM Law College). The college nurtures and supports a unique system of education structured on Bangalore University syllabi, combining the tenets of academic excellence and corporate professionalism. The college is proud of its enviable academic ambience that assures highest learning-resource support for achieving optimal learning outcomes. It disseminates quality education to the students to develop their personality, to improve quality of life and to make them worthy citizens.
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