On Monday, July 10, IFIM Business School kicked off the new academic year by welcoming the 23rd batch of its PGDM programme during the student induction ceremony held at its campus in Electronic City, Bangalore. The event saw the fresh batch of students being introduced to IFIM’s vision to shape careers and nurture them for a future of entrepreneurship.
Harish Bijoor, CEO, Harish Bijoor Consults Inc, inaugurated the programme as the chief guest and the session was addressed by Dr. Abhishek Nirjar, director – IFIM Business School.
This year was again a record year in terms of the number and quality of students who were admitted. The institute has also taken various inititatives to make the students ready for absorption by industry. Speaking about the placements, Dr. Nirjar, director- IFIM Business School, said, “We are proud to share that this year too we have seen a 100 percent placement at our college in a record time with the highest package being Rs. 15 lacs. Recruiters who hired in plenty are Citi Bank, Dell India, KPMG, American Express, Oracle India Pvt. Ltd., Mindtree and Nestle.”
Elaborating on the initiatives taken by the institute for the new batch, Dr Nirjar said, “As part of our vision to create socially-responsible and continuously-employable learners, we had a series of innovative initiatives like Industry Internship Program, Social Immersion Program and Mentorship Program which helped shape our learners over the two years. Our endeavour is to continue to deliver our best through our advanced curriculum and newer initiatives.” Addressing the students, he said, “You are all setting up on a two year journey. We are here to ensure your objective is reached. The path to success is discipline and we will do our best to give you the best. The future is in your hand, we are just facilitators.”
Sharing some words of wisdom, Bijoor said, “We live in an age of disruption and it is the only way the future is going to pan out. You are all going to be called ‘disruptionist managers’. Do not look at disruption negatively, embrace it. The future need is in systems specialising in data, process and automation and that is what you will learn. So have a great two years, all the best.”
The batch of 2017-2019 comprises students from diverse backgrounds from 23 states in India along withs students from two other countries. The inaugural ceremony concluded with a closing note by Dr. Samir Ranjan, dean, Academics, IFIM Business School, who stressed the futuristic thinking of IFIM Business School while giving words of encouragement to the students.
Sited in Electronics City, Bangalore, IFIM Business School is one of the top business schools in India. Consistently rated as ‘Bangalore’s No.1 Private B-School’, the Business School was awarded the Best Institution for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface at the National Education Excellence Awards 2015. To learn more, visit www.ifim.edu.in.Posted in Campus