MATS Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (MIME) organized induction and orientation program for the new
Full Time PGDM Course2015-17 batch from 23 - 31 July, 2015.
MATS Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (MIME) organized induction and orientation program for the new Full Time PGDM 2015-17 batch from 23 - 31 July, 2015. The invocation ceremony was conducted on 24 July 2015. The event started with the lighting of the holy lamp and seeking the blessings of Almighty. Director of the Institute, Dr. Jitendra Kumar Mishra in his welcome note, co-cordially welcomed the students of the new batch, parents and other invitees and emphasized that the Institute will provide an encouraging ecosystem that will enable the students to think creatively and act confidently. Dr. Mishra further elaborated the role of students as active partners in the teaching-learning process wherein students are encouraged to take charge of their learning. He urged the new students to make best of the resources, facilities and opportunities to carve leaders out of themselves.
Dr. Easwaran Iyer, Dean-Faculty of Commerce and Director-Placements, in his address extended a warm welcome to the new batch and provided them with the heritage of Jain Group of Institutions in general and MIME in particular. He wished the students the best of learning. Prof. Dinesh Nilkant, Head, Dean - Faculty of Management and Director - Admissions who spoke later conveyed his best wishes to the incoming students.
The honorable Chairman of Jain Group of Institution, Dr. Chenraj Roychand who graced the occasion elaborately interacted with the students given tips for effective learning as well as for being successful in life. Apart from wishing all the best to the incoming students he gave a formula containing 10 key steps consisting of Talent, Not to Give Up, Dream, Idea, Networking, Focus, Time Management, Not to Complicate, Keeping it Simple and Success for a leading a productive and purposeful life.
The invocation ceremony was followed by ice-breaking session called “micro-lab” consisting of different team-building activities which was conducted by Mr. Mohammed Younus Bangalore based consultant of “Leaders’ Ladder”.
Day 3 started with a session on “Introduction to Program” wherein Director, MIME explained the students about the structure of the program and rigour of the curriculum. He also discussed the requirements for completing the program successfully. This was followed by question and answers. The second session of the day was devoted to a panel discussion on “Industry Expectations from Management Graduates”. The panelists who participated in the discussions were Mr. Srinath, Vice-President (Innovations and Operations for South Asia) of Hindustan Coca-Cola, Mr. Ravikumar, Former Senior Vice-President, HSBC and Dr. Jitendra Kumar Mishra, Director of MIME. All the panelists concurred that the management graduates should possess right set of skills and attitudes along with knowledge of the fundamental concepts. In addition, students need to add value to the jobs they do in an organization.
The third session for the Day 3 was on “Entrepreneurship Orientation” jointly conducted by Mr. Deepak and Mr. Mehal, the successful entrepreneurs supported by the Jain Group of Institutions. They took the students through the nuances of becoming a successful entrepreneur. The day ended with an elaborate session on “Case Method of Teaching and Learning in Management”. The session provided the framework and overview of the case analysis as a learning tool.
During Day 4, 5, 6 and 8 students were offered bridge courses on Accountancy, Quantitative Techniques, Economics, Communication and Information Technology. These bridge courses were intended to equip the new students with the fundamentals and prepare them for smooth sailing in the regular classes.
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