News & Events
Independence Day celebrations at ITM-Business School, Chennai
"Independence Day at ITM Business School- Chennai was a remarkable day for all those who were a part of it. ITM Business School, Chennai has been serving the unprivileged children on a regular basis, over the years. This year there were 23 children and 3 teachers from Little Buds Residential School (For school drop-outs and rag pickers at Sholinganallur slum), Chennai.
20th Annual Convocation of ITM-Business School, Chennai – A grand event!
ITM-Business School, Chennai held its 20th Convocation Ceremony on Sunday, 10th August, 2014 at The Hyatt Regency. A total of 63 PGDM and 12 PGDM-IB students were awarded degrees.
ITM Visit to SRL Ltd.
On 30-07-2014, ITM team led by Dr.P.V.Ramana, the Hon’ble Chairman of ITM -Group and Chancellor of the University had visited headquarters of SRL Diagnostics Ltd., in the alleyway of value added research based and industry oriented association with ITM-Biosciences programs. The objective of the visit and the discussion with Dr.BR.Das, President Research & Innovation, to establish a benchmark industry friendly programs and bridge the gap between academia and research based health care industry. Dr.MP.Rao, Prof.JV.Shelar and Dr.Samir Pachpute were the other team members attended the visit.
ITM-IHM Oshiwara Inaugural Ceremony on 17th July 2014
On the morning of 17th July 2014, students of the First Year – B.A.-IHTM, Culinary Arts and B.Sc in Hospitality professionals were present at the Inaugural Function at ITM-IHM, Oshiwara.
ITM-Business School, Chennai 2014 Inaugural Ceremony
"The most awaited day of the year 2014, took place in ITM Business School – Chennai on 4th July 2014.The ITM Business School, Chennai batch 2013-15 toppers carried the ITM pennant and lead the march to the Auditorium. After the lighting of Vidhyajothi by the dignitaries the welcome address was given by Prof.Lakshmi Mohan( Deputy Director, ITM Chennai), followed by the speech of Dr. Ganesh Raja, Group Director, ITM Business Schools). The Day was honored by the motivating speech of our Chief guest Mr. Srikant Sharma K. S. (Chief Manager, State Bank of Mysore, Chennai).
News based trading & Analysis on The budget DAY" by ITM - Institute of Financial Markets
ITM IFM presented a special event titled "News based trading & Analysis on The budget DAY" for students of ITM IFM on 10th July, 2014
ITM Executive Education Centre has won prestigious, and unique award on 31st May 2014.
ITM Executive Education Centre has won prestigious, and unique award on 31st May 2014. The award was in the category of Education Excellence. The award was received at the hands of the World Chess Champion, Vishwanathan Anand.
ITM MUSIC CIRCLE MAYURPANKH – Dance of Hope 21st June 2014
ITM Music Circle organized a lively program of Odissi Dance Concert “MAYURPANKH – Dance of Hope” for the awareness on cause of Cancer and the grit required to overcome this dreaded disease at Big Auditorium, ITM Kharghar on 21st June 2014. This program was initiated by Dr. P. V. Ramana and Mrs. Lalitha Ramana. With support from Dr. Ganesh Raja, Dr.C.S.Adhikari and Prof. B.V.R. Murty the conceptualization of the program was being taken forward by Prof. Arjun Naik and Ms. Jasmine Jha and the event was executed smoothly and successfully.
The program ended with the felicitation of Shubadha Varadkar, her disciples and Bharatnatyam Danseuse Prateesha Suresh who graced the occasion and brief appreciation speech by Dr. Ganesh from Tata Memorial Hospital.
11th Inaugural Ceremony of ITM-Institute of Financial Markets
11th Inaugural function of ITM-Institute of Financial Markets was conducted on 16th June, 2014 in Kharghar campus. The Chief Guest of the event was Shri Rajeev Kumar Agarwal, Whole Time Member, SEBI, it was also attended by Dr PV Ramanna, Chairman ITM Group of Institutions, Dr Latha Chari, Deputy Director- IFM, Mrs Rama Das, Advisor and other senior faculties and staff of ITM. The event started with the Welcome address by Dr PV Ramana, followed by the Inaugural address by the Chief Guest, and lastly it was concluded by Vote of thanks which was presented by Dr Latha Chari. The chief guest in his speech highlighted that lots of finance professionals are required in the Indian market with sound finance knowledge and the students who are pursuing this course have the advantage if they do well. The event was well appreciated by the parents of the new batch who attended the event.
International Labour Day at ITM-Business School, Navi Mumbai
International Labour Day also known as the International Worker’s Day and May Day is celebrated on international level. On the eve of May day, ITM Centre for Social Initiatives (Kharghar campus) in association with the HR & Administration team, organized a felicitation ceremony for all its support staff (security, housekeeping, peons, gardener, electricians and sound engineers etc). The function began with the introduction to importance of international labour day in ITM. The purpose of organising such function was to convey a pleasant message to the workers that they are no way less important to the organisation as without their services- housekeeping, canteen, maintenance etc, the so called knowledge workers cannot perform their tasks efficiently and hygienically. The ideals of "Work is worship" and "Dignity of Labour" should be in the DNA of a progressive organisation. At the same time, it is very important for an organisation to appreciate, acknowledge and convey the contribution, however small or big it may, of each and every worker.
"Best HR Practices" at Kharghar Campus on 5th April
The "Best HR practices" competition 2014 was organized on 5th April 2014 at Kharghar campus by the very esteem National Institute of personal Management, Raigad Chapter. The HR team from different organizations like : Reliance Industries, Patal Ganga, Sudarshan Chemicals, Mukund Steel, Deepak Fertilizers LTD, Fugro India Ltd, HOC Ltd, & Spicer India Ltd..had participated & presented the companies overall performance till date which was acknowledged by the jury members on the dias Ms. Saritprava Das, Mr. SG Chavan (Chairman, Raigad Chapter), Mr. Sk Agarwal (Chief G.M NPCL), Mr. A R Hingne (Secretary, NIPM Raigad Chapter), & Mr. Ak Ghosh (Plant Head, Elder Pharmaceuticals). The best team was then honored with rewards on the 11th April at Kharghar Campus.
16th Anniversay Celebration of NIPM Raigad Chapter
The National Institute of Personnel Management, Raigad Chapter celebrated their 16th Anniversary at ITM Business School Kharghar on 11th April 2014. The event was graced by the Mr. Santrupta Misra, CEO Aditya Birla Carbaon and Mr Manoj Rajimwale VP HR, Mumbai International Authority as Chief Guest and Guest of Honor respectively and Prof RSS Mani VP Institutional Development ITM Group of Institutions. The big auditorium of ITM B School kharghar witnessed an attendance and enthusiastic participation of around 200 HR specialists from the industry. The event concluded with a gala dinner.
National Convention on Judicial Reforms
The 2nd National Convention on Judicial Reforms held at Raipur. The event was attended by senior IAS, IPS officers (rtd), ex-Lok Ayukta of C.G and other legal fraternity from other parts of India. Dr.MP.Rao, speaking on the occasion on the importance and need of reforms in legal education
NISM Mutual Fund Distributes - Continuous Professional Education Program by ITM - Institute of Financial Markets
Continuing its endeavour in Training, ITM - Institute of Financial Markets conducted another one day NISM CPE program for Mutual Fund professionals at Vashi, Navi Mumbai on 22nd Mach 2014. This program is a part of the Continuous Professional Education Program mandated by SEBI for Mutual Fund Distributors. In the prorgram the participants were taught about new practices being followed in Mutual Fund Industry along with the refreshing the existing knowledge. The session was successfully conducted by Prof. Krupesh Thakkar, CFA (ITM-IFM). On same day, the similar program was conducted at Bangalore by Prof Niranjan Subramanian (ITM-IFM). The learnings at both programs were highly appreciated by the participants.
"TOSS Workshop for National Institute for Securities Market (NISM) students conducted by ITM-Institute of Financial Markets."
ITM - Institute of Financial Markets has conducted "Three-Day Workshops" on Trading on Simulated Securities (TOSS) for the students of National Institute for Securities Market (NISM) from 18th to 20 March 2014 and 24th to 26th March 2014 at the Business Simulation Lab, ITM-IFM, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.
"TOSS Workshop for Indian Revenue Services (IRS) Officers conducted by ITM-Institute of Financial Markets."
ITM-Institute of Financial Markets has conducted a workshop on Trading on Simulated Securities (TOSS) for the Indian Revenue Services Officers(IRS) as a part of Induction program on 12th March, 2014 at the Business Simulation Lab, ITM-IFM, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. The valedictory note was delivered by Dr. Latha Chari (Deputy Director, ITM-IFM) and Mrs. Rama Das, Adjunct Advisor, ITM-IFM. The session was conducted by Prof. Sharad Jha, ITM-IFM wherein he gave insights regarding the integrity of the stock market trading. The session was highly appreciated by all the participants.
M’Festo Mania 2014- ITM EEC-Sion
ITM EEC – Sion organized event on Sunday 9th March 2014 and showcased a wide range of events highlighting the vibrant talents of its students. The event commenced with a traditional lighting of the lamp ceremony followed by graceful chants of Ganpathi Nhaman performed by one of the students. The first half of the event line-up included Singing competition followed by Dance Competition. Judging the event was special guest of the evening T.V personality Sanjay Gajria –known for his role in popular T.V series CID and a host of other T.V. commercials. The judge for Dance competition was the popular dance sensation Firoz Shaikh of the India’s Got Talent fame who also performed on stage to the cheer and applause of the attending crowd of students.
The Educational Tour to Industry @ Silvassa
The Educational Tour to Industry @ Silvassa was organized for students of ITM EEC Churchgate, Matunga, Thane and Dombivali on 8th & 9th March 2014 at Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd and Nipra Industries Ltd. Overall 127 students participated in Educational Tour from 4 EEC Centre's.
‘Confluence 2014’ at ITM-Business School, Chennai
Confluence 2014 is the first Marketing Conference happened at ITM - Business School Chennai on 8th March 2014. The conference was planned in such a way that research scholars from different parts of the country wrote a paper on the theme of the conference “Marketing Strategies for Global Slowdown”.
Inaugural ITM-Institute for Financial Markets "Equity Research Challenge 2014"
ITM - Institute of Financial Markets as a part of its tenth year celebrations had initiated and hosted a cross campus event titled "ITM- IFM Equity Research Challenge" on 1st March 2014 at Kharghar, Navi Mumbai under the guidance of Dr. Latha Chari, Dy. Director, ITM-IFM. The event was organized with the objective of promoting a culture of equity research, innovation and learning along with sharing the best practices in equity research among the finance students of al ITM-B Schools.
One day workshop @ ITM-Institute for Financial Market for CKT College, Panvel.
ITM-Institute of Financial Markets conducted one day workshop of Trading of Simulated Securities (TOSS) for the students of Changu Kana Thakur College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Panvel, on 2nd March 2014. The participants lived life of a equity trader and learnt about the working of equity segment and trading mechanism. In the Trading Simulation Lab, the students were able to punch in and execute orders in the simulated environment. Later they were also taught about the basics of Technical Analysis.
Prize Distribution Ceremony for BMA Quiz winners held at ITM-Institute for Financial Markets.
Dr. Lata Chari, Deputy Director of ITM-Institute for Financial Markets was invited as chief guest of honor at Bombay Management Association (BMA) held at Sydenham college, Churchgate, Mumbai on 21st February, 2014. Winners of BMA Quiz Competition were felicitated in the event, participation was from undergraduate colleges based in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.
NISM Registrar Transfer Agent - Continuous Professional Education Program by ITM - Institute of Financial Markets
On 21st Feb, 2014 TM - Institute of Financial Markets conducted a one day NISM CPE program for Mutual Fund professionals. This program is a part of the Continuous Professional Education Program mandated by SEBI for Mutual Fund Distributors. In this program, the participants refreshed their knowledge and learned abut the new practices being followed in Mutual Fund Industry along with latest rules and regulations that have taken place in the domain. The session was successfully conducted by Dr. Latha Chari, Deputy Director, ITM-IFM and by Prof. Krupesh ThaKkar, CFA (ITM-IFM). The learning was highly valued by the participants. During the vote of thanks, Prof. Subbarao Peteti (ITM-IFM) also shared his experience as a panel member of Investor’s Grievances Resolution Panel at NSE with the audience to enlighten them with corporate governance issues.
TATA Crucible - The Campus Quiz 2014 at ITM-Business School, Navi Mumbai
TATA Crucible - The Campus Quiz 2014 was hosted at ITM-Business School, Navi Mumbai on 15th Feb 2014. The esteemed guest included:
Quizmaster Pickbrain started the final with his volley of interesting questions and soon enough the duo of Aritra and Aditya from ITM were underway cracking the posers with relative ease. As the quiz moved from one round to another, the other teams started scoring as well but the lead still stayed with these two well prepared quizzers.
You can check the highlights of the event here - http://bit.ly/1jvMP2b
E-Week 2014 at ITM Navi Mumbai: 1st March to 8th March 2014
The Entrepreneurship Cell of ITM Navi Mumbai, E-Vision, is organising the E-Week 2014 in association with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), from the 1st of March 2014 until 8th March 2014. Celebrated every year, this is the
country's largest entrepreneurship event. E-Week aims to
build public awareness and support for entrepreneurship and focuses on
today's biggest opportunities and encourages participants to reflect
To participate please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Six Capital's Seminar on FOREX Trading at ITM-Institute of Financial Markets
Mr. Patrick Teng, Founder and Chief Dealer of Six Capital, Singapore (a centre of excellence for foreign exchange (FX) trading and training) had recently visited ITM-Institute of Financial Markets to highlight its Trainee Dealers Progam (TDP) program. This training-cum-internship program is a comprehensive 12 weeks course in forex trading. The delivery of the course comprising of 3 modules would be through class room sessions, e-learning modules, webinars and live trading sessions. Mr. Sangeet Chopra Growar, head India Operations had also accompanied him.
ITM Executive Education Centre Convocation
ITM EEC held its Convocation at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Chembur, Mumbai on Jan 18, 2014. The hugely successful event was attended by a large number of convocation students and faculty. The Chief Guest was Dr. Prashant Nair, Eminent HR Professional. Dr PV Ramana, Chairman, ITM and Mr. Mahesh Ranade, Director-EEC, also addressed the gathering.
Felicitation of Mr. Utkarsh Pandey, student of ITM-IFM by Aviva Life Insurance
Mr. Utkarsh Pandey of ITM-Institute of Financial Markets who had completed his summer internship with Aviva Life Insurance, was felicitated for the outstanding performance at generating new business by Mr. Amandeep Lohan (Regional Director) and Mr. Swapnil Holkar(Cluster Manager) at Blue Ribbioned Ambassadors Award Ceremony. He was also represented as a Blue Ribbion Ambassador for China trip and was selected as member of Million Dollar Round Table 2013-14 and member of CEO council. We congratulate him for his success and achievement.
FIFA LA FIESTA – Grand Theme Dinner at ITM – IHM Nerul Campus
A very grand and a memorable event ‘FIFA LA FIESTA’ was organised on 31st January, 2014 at the ITM-IHM Nerul, campus. It was a platform to bind the nations by showcasing the ability of sports personalities by creating within oneself feeling of brotherhood and sportsmanship. Nearly 500 people had attended for the event that cherished every part of it.
ITM – Navi Mumbai students emerges winner at Just-Ice 2014 Event
ITM - Navi Mumbai Winners of Just - Ice 2014 Event organized by Rizvi Law College, Mumbai held on 3rd & 4th February 2014. Our Students participated in various events and made us feel proud by winning gold and silver medals in the respective events. Below are the details
ITM – SPICMACAY OPERA CONCERT HELD ON 3RD SEPTEMBER 2013 AT ITM KHARGHAR
Opera concert was organized by ITM and SPICMACAY at ITM Kharghar campus on 3rdSeptember 2013. Prof. Arjun Naik, Life Style Management and Member Cultural Committee initiated the concept of organizing the event at our Kharghar Campus under the guidance of our Chairman, Dr.P.V.Ramana and Group Director, Dr. Ganesh Raja. It was creatively organized by Jasmine Jha, Manager Research and Member Cultural Committee. Also Dr. V. Guite and her team members Sunny, Niraj, Jitu, Mangesh and Parab lent their full support in conducting the event successfully.
NISM Registrar Transfer Agent - Continuous Professional Education Program by ITM - Institute of Financial Markets
ITM - Institute of Financial Markets on 18th Jan 2014 conducted a one day NISM CPE program for RTA professionals. This program is a part of the Continuous Professional Education Program mandated by SEBI for professional who work in the share transfer department of organizations. In this program, the participants refresh their knowledge about the various aspects of share transfer and latest rules and regulations that impact them. This session was conducted by Mr. Haresh Hinduja and was highly appreciated by the participants.
ITM MUSIC CIRCLE – NRITYANJALI – 18TH JANUARY 2014
ITM Music Circle organized a lively program of folk music concert “NRITYANJALI” at Big Auditorium, ITM Kharghar on 18th January 2014. This program was initiated by Dr. P. V. Ramana and Mrs. Lalita Ramana. With support from Dr. Ganesh Raja and Dr.C.S.Adhikari the conceptualization of the program was being taken forward by Prof. Arjun Naik and Ms. Jasmine Jha and the event was executed smoothly.
ITM MUSICAL SANDHYA - 23 November 2013
ITM Music Circle organized a lively program of folk music concert “MUSICAL SANDHYA”
at Big Auditorium, ITM Kharghar on 23rd November 2013. This program was initiated by
Dr. P. V. Ramana and Mrs. Lalita Ramana. With support from Dr. Ganesh Raja and Dr.
C.S.Adhikari the conceptualization of the program was being taken forward by Prof. Arjun
Naik and Ms. Jasmine Jha and the event was executed smoothly.
TOSS Workshop for Security & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) at ITM-IFM
"ITM-Institute of Financial Markets has conducted a workshop on Trading on Simulated Securities (TOSS) for the Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) as a part of induction training program for their Officers on 17th January, 2014 at the Business Simulation Lab, ITM-IFM, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.
One day TOSS workshop at ITM-Institute of Financial Markets
ITM-Institute of Financial Markets conducted one day workshop of Trading of Simulated Securities (TOSS) for students of B.K. Shroff College of Arts And M.H. Shroff College of Commerce,Kandivali, on 13th and 16th January 2014 who were welcomed by Dr. Latha Chari. The participants lived the life of a equity trader and learnt about the working of equity segment and trading mechanism. In the Trading Simulation Lab, the students were able to punch in and execute orders in the simulated environment. Later they were also taught about the basics of Fundamental and Technical Analysis.
“Advaita” , Cultural fest was organized by the students of ITM - Institute of Financial Markets on 10th December 2013.
The event was organized on the same day when the Bombay Merchant association in collaboration with ITM-IFM organized the inter undergraduate collegiate - ‘Grand Finance Quiz – 2014’. The fest provided the opportunity to the students to showcase their individual talent. The fest included amazing dance performances, mesmerizing singing, comedy and hilarious skits and wonderful and happening fashion shows. The students also put the food and game stalls to showcase their entrepreneur skills. Overall, the event was a splendid effort by the ITM-IFM students and was well appreciated by the BMA quiz participants, students of Helen Keller Institute for Deaf & Deaf and faculties.
One day Workshop at ITM - IFM for CHM College students
ITM - Institute of Financial Markets conducted one day workshop of Trading of Simulated Securities (TOSS) for the students of Smt. Chandibai Himathmal Mansukhani College, Ulhasnagar, on 18th December 2013. The one day session was a part of the series of workshops which would be conducted for all the participants of BMA Grand Finance Quiz which was organized in December 2013. The participants lived life of a equity trader and learnt about the working of equity segment and trading mechanism. In the Trading Simulation Lab, the students were able to punch in and execute orders in the simulated environment. Later they were also taught about the basics of Technical Analysis.
Manaquest 2K13 at ITM-Business School, Chennai
Manaquest 2K13, the management fest, held on 20th December 2013, organized by the ITM -Business School, Chennai was indeed a grand success with the presence of top notch personalities from the corporate world, imparting knowledge by sharing their experience, mentoring the intellects through the battle and judging them on their performance & the quality of competition amongst the participants galore for the lineup of challenging, interesting and educating events like Stock Wars, IPL auction, Movie Management, Best Manager, Adzap, Paper presentation, Navigators, Product Packaging, Mime and Management Quiz. We had an appreciable response from about 27 Management Institutes and our institute played host to over 350 participants
International HR Conference at ITM Navi Mumbai Campus
ITM Navi Numbai successfully hosted its 13th annual International HR Conference on 14th December 2013. The theme for this year conference “Building a resilient workforce beyond boundaries” proved popular attracting many delegates and international research papers. The conference main objective was to bring together students, industrialists, entrepreneurs, academicians interested in improving and sharing their knowledge and information in business applications in innovation, current trends and technology management across a global network of diverse platforms. Focused with the primary objective was to provide a platform to raise awareness regarding the need for a resilient workforce in a highly evolving and globalised economy.
The entire college took a festive look with the banners and handmade posters and rangoli by the HR students .There were stalls set up in the campus which added extra seasoning to the event.
Overall, the session was very enriching and interactive as the students got an opportunity to hold discussions with respected panel of guests.
BMA and ITM-IFM organized "Grand Finance Quiz - 2013"
Bombay Management Association (BMA) in collaboration with ITM - Institute of Financial Markets successfully organized intercollegiate Finance quiz for the undergraduate students (commerce & Management stream) called “Grand Finance Quiz 2013”, took place at Kharghar Campus, Navi Mumbai. The event was well responded with around 65 teams participating from various colleges across Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. Mr. Suresh Mhatre (VP, TCS) hosted the Finance Quiz with his unique art of quizzing blended with professionalism and humor. The entire event was conducted under the kind guidance of Dr. Ganesh Raja, Dr. Latha Chari, Mrs Rama Das and Mr. V. Sarangapani (Executive Director, BMA).
Vice Chancellor Appointment of ITM-University, Raipur
His Excellency, Shri Shekhar Dutt, Governor of Chattisgarh has appointed "Dr.T.Dayakara Rao", as the Vice Chancellor of ITM-University, Raipur we.f from 03rd December 2013".
Seminar on “Myths about mutual fund and finance career option” at ITM-Business School, Navi Mumbai
An interactive and mind enlightening seminar was conducted on “myths about mutual fund and finance career option” for the students with PGDM -Finance as specialization by the Unit Trust of India under the Financial Forum of the Institute on 30th November 2013 at ITM-Business School, Navi Mumbai. UTI (Unit Trust of India) is the pioneer among the Asset Management Company and Mutual Funds. The seminar was carried out by Mr. Deepak Mehta. Being an expert and experienced speaker, Mr. Mehta, took the first step of getting the students involved in the presentation by wiping out the myths of our daily life, the myths which we have accepted as they are believed from centuries. The facts given by him were incredible, rather he helped to develop that perception within us, to think beyond what is believed up till now.
Blood Donation Camp at ITM - Business School
On 4th Dec, 2013 ITM - Business school Chennai was the venue for the most noble and humane gesture. The Centre for Social Initiatives (CSI) organized a blood donation camp for a day from 9am to 4pm and the turnout of students for donating blood goes to prove that even in such turbulent times around the globe we have this genuine attitude towards keeping up life on this planet. A total of 70 units of blood were collected. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the donors and also thank Global Hospital and HDFC bank who were the resource organizations. We thank our students & staffs for making this successful.
Eureka 2013 at ITM-SIA Business School, Mumbai
The students and the faculties organised “Eureka 2013” a first of its kind Inter Class Quiz Contest in the Campus on September 23, 2013. The Quest was to unravel the supreme brain power and killer instinct of the Students who had the passion and gusto to crack tricky and brain teasing questions. The event was a run-away success and conducted with a lot of enthusiasm and excitement in the Campus Auditorium.
International HR Conference Events at ITM Navi Mumbai Campus
The most awaited event of the year ‘The International HR Conference’ kick started its events on 21st November 2013.The theme was ‘Building a resilient intellectual capital beyond boundaries’ with an objective to provide a platform where academia and industry professionals can raise awareness of the need for building a resilient work force and to promote thinking on the concepts underpinning organizational resilience.
Supply Chain & Technology Management Conclave at ITM, Navi Mumbai
The dawn of 19th October 2013, was a very special day when the students of ITM Kharghar & Dombivili gathered together for a Supply Chain & Technology Conclave which was the 9th of its kind to be held in consecutive succession at our Kharghar campus. The programme started with Dr. V.V Sople, Director, ITM Dombivili campus speaking of the genesis of the conclave and underscoring the importance of Supply Chain Management. Dr. Sople opined that “Today it is not companies that compete against one another but rather their Supply Chains”. He also gave an example of Boeing and its inventory crisis which caused it to incur huge losses owing to its lack of control over to the concerned third tier suppliers.
Thereafter Dr. Sople then welcomed the first Guest speaker Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha who spoke about Packaging Rationalisation in the Supply Chain and subsequently Professor BVR Murthy welcomed Mr. Apurva Mankad who proceeded to speak about E-Commerce and the ‘Jabong Story’
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha germane to ‘Dipti Corrugating Industries Pvt Ltd’ (preferred Suppliers to Godrej & Boyce) while rendering her speech on ‘Packaging Rationalization and how it protects the Product and Reputation of the company’, enlightened us about the same with a plethora hitherto unbeknown facts about the packaging industry and this was very well imbibed by us. Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha germane to ‘Dipti Corrugating Industries Pvt Ltd’ (preferred Suppliers to Godrej & Boyce) while rendering her speech on ‘Packaging Rationalization and how it protects the Product and Reputation of the company’, enlightened us about the same with a plethora hitherto unbeknown facts about the packaging industry and this was very well imbibed by us.
The later half of the afternoon was followed by a prolific Speaker, Mr. Apurva Mankad; Founder & CEO Web Express who gave a insight on the scope of E-commerce & IT based supply chains knitted along with the ‘Jabong Story’. Mr. Mankad delineated the nitty gritty of E- commerce tagging along aspects like the difference between traditional & E-commerce supply chain, key supply chain issues of E-commerce which rests on 3 pillars of Fast Delivery, Cash Management, & Reverse Logistics. Mr. Mankad went on to elucidate that Jabong is truly a phenomenal E-commerce success story apart from Myntra, Snapdeal, Flipkart & Just Dial which deals with a Supply chain correlated with finest nuances of IT and technological advancements.
Students of ITM Kharghar, Akriti Kaul & Girish Ganesh the Compares of the event & called Professor Ankush Guha, Faculty at ITM Kharghar, to give concluding vote of thanks. With much enamour, Professor Guha highlighted the importance of packaging by giving a personal account of an E-commerce transaction where the packaging was damaged and returns had to accrue.
The dusk of 19th October thus witnessed the fruitful completion of yet another chapter in the history of ITM’s learning curve for its Supply Chain Management students.
“Finestra 2013” at ITM-Business School, Chennai
With over 30 colleges invited for participation and 3 esteemed speakers, ITM Business School, Chennai held its annual finance convention FINESTRA 2013 on the 21st of November 2013. The theme “Cracking the Macros” was very well implemented over several discussion sessions by esteemed speakers and participants about the macro economic issues faced by the Indian economy. The chief guest of the auspicious occasion Mr. K.P Premnath Chief Executive, India Cements Capital Ltd, inaugurated the convention by discussing the role of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). “A CFO is a steward who serves the company, a catalyst that boosts the economic and financial status and a strategist who tirelessly works towards finding ways and direction in which the company can prosper” said Mr. Premnath while addressing the over 100 participants at the convention.
“BRAND MOKSHA” at ITM- Business School Bangalore
“Brand Moksha” ITM-Business School, Bangalore, a Marketing Event was showcased with Panache n Style by the students from the PGDM Marketing. The day started on an ebullient mood witnessing the footfalls of 200 students on campus. A magnificent day filled with events that tested the student's presence of mind and was absolutely a Battle of Wits. An event which was crafted and choreographed to perfection. Every student from other B School walked away liberated and truly achieved Moksha in terms of enriching their learning curve. An amazing panel discussion with stalwarts from the Marketing, Media and Branding Genres who waxed Eloquent on the Theme "Brand India". The Panelists: Mr.Suraj Nair-Sr Vice President Thomas Cook, Ms Gunjan Saraswa - Sales Head Apple, Mr. Pramod Sudhindra - Senior Manager Accenture (ITM B ALUMNI), Mr Bharath Chopra CEO-Erweis Software Solutions, Mr K. Thakur COO Grey Caps Pvt Ltd.
Deakin University students visit to ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
Welcoming the Deakin university students and faculty members and interacting with them on the 18th and 19th of November was an honorable steps towards the aforesaid belief. Deakin students along with their esteem faculty Ms.Lidia Xynas , Mr.Darryl Colthard , Ms.Jane and their Indian Convenor Ms.Kanika were offered a warm floral & traditional welcome by admin , Alumni Team , Ms.Jasime Jha & Prof.Arjun Naik . The day’s agenda at the big auditorium began with a presentation on Intellectual Property Rights by Dr.V V Sople , Director ITM- SIA Business School. Prof. Manisha Rajadhyaksh took an interactive session on Business Ethics. The Deakin students by and large are pursuing their law and therefore participated enthusiastically in both the sessions. A few of our students were ITM Buddies and they helped in conducting the FAQ session smoothly. ITM Buddies namely- Ankit , Vipul , Sarthak ,Tapas , Swati Sharma , Swati Jaiswal were on their toe in co-ordinating & extending warm hospitality on both the days . On Day 1 post lunch sessions saw segments wherein the Alumni Team shared visual testimonials of ITM Alumni who are currently holding niche position in the corporate world. This was followed by the great debate on the Topic –“Is the US’s electronic invasion of our privacy Justified?’’.
ITM - Institute of Fashion, Design &Technology 2013 Freshers Party - Enter the Mafia Way!
Diwali Bazaar 2013 at ITM Navi Mumbai Campus
Like every year, this year too the E-Cell of ITM celebrated the Diwali Bazaar, the most awaited event of ITM on 23rd & 24th October 2013. This is an event where the entrepreneurial skills of the students are tested. They are given an opportunity to put up stalls and sell products in the campus.
On Day 1 of Diwali Bazaar 20 stalls were set up. They had not only named and branded their stalls and products but also created tag line which represented their stalls. The students were actually practicing what ever they learned in their classrooms like choosing the location of the stall, promotions, pricing, choosing the right product for the market, logistics, inventory management and how to deal with competition. Strategies were made, changed, adapted but finally all paid off.
On Day 2 the students replenish their stock and start a new day with new strategies. They even went for door to door marketing to the cabins of faculty and staff.
It was amazing to see the enthusiasm of all the participants and the support extended to them by the staff and faculty members of ITM. In fact many staff and faculty members had their lunch from these stalls only. The effort put by the organisers was really appreciable.
The final part of the Diwali Bazaar was the presentation done by the stall owners to the E-Cell faculty members on 28th October 2013. The presentation was based on the following parameters- Product or Service, Marketing strategy, Sales, Profit, BEP, Learnings and Suggestions. The presentation was graded and the best stall wins cash prize.
Nationwide Financial Inclusion Campaign – Empowerment of Village Artisans and Village Entrepreneurs – 2013
Urban Haat conducts fairs all through the year for Crafts, Food and Cultural Activities. The recent ongoing event is the National Handloom Expo organized by ACASH (Ministry of Textiles). One of the objectives of ACASH (Association of Corporations and Apex Societies of Handlooms) is to help in promotion of handloom goods in domestic and export markets through exhibitions, expos and buyer-seller meets.
To augment these efforts of ACASH, students of ITM – IFM conducted a Nationwide Financial Inclusion Programme at Urban Haat. This campaign is conducted and conceptualized every year by the students and boasts of a new theme each year. This programme creates awareness among the participants on different aspects related to finance, marketing, designing, technology, etc and the ways and means to overcome them.
ITM – Institute of Financial Markets (ITM – IFM) was set up in 2003 to cater to the specific needs of the BFSI sector through its ever evolving, innovative program of Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Financial Markets. The institute celebrating its decade long operation of excellence, innovation and learning. The theme was “Use of Information & Communication Technology for Finance & Marketing”
The students spent an entire week interacting with the artisans, weavers, etc. to understand their business models and challenges w.r.t finance, operations, marketing and so on. Most artisans were found to be using mobiles only for traditional calling and listening music. So, it was felt that they can be trained to use mobile application and technologies for development and growth of their business. With these insights the students has designed and delivered in guidance of faculties of ITM Institute of Financial Markets and Mr. K V S Nair a two days workshop in a Hindi covering the following concepts.
All artisans, weavers etc. actively participated and appreciated the efforts taken by the faculties and students of ITM Institute of Financial Markets. They were keen on learning more about the same and promised to implement their learning for business which would be able to access internet and learn the procedures in details. They were also very touched by the keen interest and concern shown by the students in their business and their eagerness to teach them to scale new heights in their business.
The programme was attended by Mr. Nitin Putcha Vice President (Operations) ITM Groups, Dr. Latha Chari ( Dy.Director ITM-IFM) , Mrs. Rama Das( Ex IRS Officer), Mr. J.A.Bhavsar, CIO ITM Group and Mr. K.S.V.Nair ( Manager, Urban Haat – CIDCO ). Mr. K.S.V.Nair appreciated the efforts of the students in their endeavor to educate the participants.
Chef Fabrice conducted workshop for chocolate making at ITM - IHM Nerul
Kudos to ITM - Chennai students
Students of ITM - Chennai believe in experiential learning by battling at various B School management fests in events like Best Manager, Stock Wars, IPL Auction, Adzap etc. Thus, the students become more competent and confident to face the corporate world.
23rd Foundation Day Celebrations at ITM - Business School, Chennai
On Oct 8th 1991, the first foundation was laid for the ITM - Group of Institutions. The 23rd Founders day of ITM was celebrated in joyous & enthralled way more than grandeur.
ITM EEC Vashi had organized a Dandiya night on 06 Oct 2013. This was the first event ITM EEC Vashi had organized Dandiya Night.
ITM EEC Students at Imagica
It gives us immense pleasure to inform you that we had organized a picnic for students to Imagica - Amusement park. This event was organized for the 1st time in Central Region center's (Churchgate, Dombivili, Matunga,Thane), and was very much accepted and appreciated by the students . Overall 124 students participated from the center's. The mood of the students was jubilant and excitement was clearly seen on the faces of students when they reached Imagica.
Industrial Visit to Grundfos by ITM - Business School, Chennai
Experiential learning is one of the most popular and fastest form of learning. Where visit to industries are an integral part of management studies. It provides hands on experience and enables the students to get practical exposure in the real time. First year students of PGDM at ITM Chennai got a similar opportunity by visiting Grundfos company which is the first eco- friendly company in India; an initiative to undergone practical learning through manufacturing company. Industrial visit to understand the company’s manufacturing details there production house which has a six sigma rating in India and eco friendly environment. The important point which was discovered in this company was that everything is based on the technology even the certification and the manufacturing of the products are done using high data technology.
3rd Academic Counsel Meeting and handing/taking over
"Dr.T.Dayakar Rao, a senior professor from ITM family had taken over the responsibilities of in-Charge Vice Chancellor of ITM-University, Raipur.
ITM EEC held its Seminar “Being Unequal- Surging Ahead in Challenging Times" at ITM Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, on Sept 21, 2013.
The hugely successful event was attended by a large number of students, alumni faculty & Co-operates. The guest speaker was Mr. Arvind K Murwaha. He is a Leadership Coach with 25 years in the best of corporate India and Mr. Mahesh Ranade, Director-EEC, also addressed the gathering.
ITM - Business School, Bangalore organizes HR event ‘Prayas 2013’
On 14th September, 2013 ITM - Business School, Bangalore, witnessed a spectacle event, ‘Prayas 2013’. Management Institutes like Christ University, Centre for Management Studies - Jain University, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, IBMR, M P Birla Institute of Management were part of the event. The ceremony was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Ms Seema Sali, Head HR, William Penn & the Guest of Honour Mr T. V Krishnamurthy, GM- HR, Titan Industries. There were 5 grueling rounds in the form of Corporate Social Responsibility, Extempore, Thematic Apperception Test, Business Quiz and finally the Treasure Hunt, tested the intellect and intelligence of the teams. Christ University emerged the Ultimate Winners whereas CMS, Jain College won the Runners-up Shield. The fame of ITM Bangalore as an event that was a Six Sigma one in every possible respect, be it hospitality, overall management, the prizes given out etc. ITM Bangalore is one place where “Dreams become a reality”. ‘Prayas 2013’ was a perfect personification, when the dreams actually became a reality.
Ganesh Utsav Celebrations at ITM Navi Mumbai Campus
ITM Navi Mumbai celebrated Ganesh Utsav for last 13 years continue to take place was initiated & actively participated by the students of ITM Kharghar & activities such as decoration, getting idol, events of daily schedule i.e Nirmalya Pooja & Deeparadhana, Dhol night, Bhajans, Jagran and so on.
Satyanaryan pooja accompanied with Maharashtrian Theme Lunch was arranged for all the student, staff, faculties and guests on 12th September 2013.
On the last day a group dance performance by Lezim Team performed during the visarjan was the most splendid & eye-candy performance. The immersion took place safely with "Ganpati Bappa Morya , Pudhchya Varshi Lavkar Ya....!"
Onam Celebrations at ITM - Business School, Bangalore
Onam - A day for everyone to celebrate in ITM. In ITM - Business School, Bangalore, the students came together irrespective of their background to celebrate the Harvest Festival and this year the students have gone a way ahead differently. The previous day students geared up for the following day’s celebration by decorating the campus. The day started in a colorful way – with the students entering college in ethnic wear. The puja was conducted & followed by the distribution of Payasam, a traditional sweet dish prepared in Onam. It was the idea of our new friend in campus - Aditya Madan, who had come up with a CSR activity to distribute payasam to the people outside the college campus with a tagline of “Have Some Payasam”.
ITM - IFM accredited with the National Institute of Securities Market (NISM)
ITM-Institute of Financial Markets has signed an agreement with NISM (National Institute of Securities Market) to become their accredited training providers for conducting Continuous Professional Education (CPE) programs for financial market intermediaries in the area of Mutual Fund Distribution, Depository Operations, Currency Derivatives, Corporate RTA’s (Registrars to an Issue and Share Transfer Agents), Mutual Fund RTA’s Interest Rate Derivative, Mutual Fund Foundation, Securities Operation & Risk Management & Equity Derivatives. Under this agreement all those certificate holders whose certificates are about to expire within the next year and wish to renew the same, can do so by attending the one day NISM approved course with ITM-IFM. IFM would hold this courses pan India wherever the ITM Group has got its presence.
StemRx and ITM-Group Academic Association
"On 6-09-13, ITM and StemRx have signed a MOU of academic Association to support both the organisations to evolve research, patient care and academic facilities at ITM-IHS, ITM-University and at StemRx (Mahajan Hospitals). Presently StemRx is involved in new age treatment based on "Stemcell".
“GRATITUDE” at ITM - Business School Navi Mumbai
''Teachers can change lives’ with right mix of chalk and challenges. Teachers are not just facilitators of education but also that guiding light who lead us through the tunnel of darkness on to brightness.''
Indian Development Foundation (IDF) Day Social Action Awards 2012-13.
IDF Foundation Day was organized on 3rd Sep 2013 at Bhakti Kalakshetra Auditorium, ISKCON, Juhu, Mumbai. 31 Schools/ Colleges Principals/ Teachers - 170 students were honored for excellent social work. IDF CSR Awards/ IDF Best Partner Award/ IDF Social Ambassador Awards and IDF Social Action Awards were presented for 2012-13.
Institute for Technology and Management, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai having been closely associated with IDF for last four years by sending many of PGDM students to IDF for NGO Internship figured out prominently while receiving the Social Action Awards from IDF.
Higher Education Forum (HEF) workshop at ITM - Navi Mumbai
Higher Education Forum (HEF) workshop was graced by Prof. R.S.S. Mani, VP (Institutional Development, ITM Group of Institutions) and Dr. Sen Gupta from HEF on 31st August 2013 at ITM - Navi Mumbai campus.
Deliberating extensively on the topic was also our esteemed alumni of first batch Ms. Danalakshmi Chettiar from Kath Media Trips, Head of HR and Ms. Durga Chaterjee, specialist in HR with the service sector.
The gripping session was attended by Dean Academics Dr. C.S Adhikari, Asst. Director - Academics Dr. Saritprava Das, HOD – HR Dr. Snigdha Rani Mishra, Dr Vanlalruat Guite, Manager - Administration, esteem HR faculties, Research Assistants and group of enthusiastic PGDM Human Rersources & International Business students. Dep. Director GLC Prof. B.V.R Murthy shared the objective of the iConnect in the august forum.
Dr. Saritprava Das extended a humble gesture of gratitude to Prof. R.S.S Mani by handing over a sapling.
"Gracias - 2013" at ITM - SIA Business School - Mumbai
“Gracias” - An interactive session sharing learning’s & experiences of ITM PGDM iConnect internship at ITM - SIA Business School Mumbai campus was conducted on 10th August 2013.
The event started by the lighting of lamp by Dr.V.V.Sople (Director ITM - SIA), the Corporate Invitees, Prof. Vidya Srinivas, Meeta Daryani (Corporate Relations - ITM - SIA) & other Professors. The corporate delegates addressed the panel by their words on how Innovative the interns were in their internship and how they completed their tasks in the given time and also shared their experiences with the Interns. The corporate delegates highlighted the event by their motivated videos.
There was an interactive gaming session with the corporate delegates like, Mentor and Mentee building a tower together. A harmonic and beautiful musical session by the students & an amazing act presented by our juniors”Journey of a Graduate to Post graduate”.
Finally, candles were exchanged between seniors and juniors which was a mark of an innovative thought to handover the responsibilities and duties of seniors to juniors to groom themselves in the corporate world. The thank you note, in the end, was addressed by Prof. Vidya Srinivas & mementoes were presented to the corporate delegate’s as a token of appreciation.
Innovative English learning & training program for Zila Parishad School Teachers in ITM - Navi Mumbai
The Bombay Community Public Trust, a Mumbai-city based community foundation, has launched e-teaching project, in association with Muktangan and Tata Interactive Systems. This Project seeks to create not- for-profit, standardized and quality, technology-based teaching aids which confirms to the Syllabus. So that Children in these schools get the same high quality of teaching as those who can afford expensive schools and tuitions.
ITM - IHM Fresher’s Party Celebrations 2013
On 23rd August 2013, second year students of ITM - IHM, Nerul organized Fresher party for the newly joined first year students at ITM Kharghar campus.
The event was full of activities & gave an opportunity for first year students to showcase their talent.The event started with cultural programs at 2.30 pm with variety of performances from such as traditional Jogwa to international hip hops, solo singers and instrument artists also portrayed their talents.
Winners of cute face competition were Ms. Aditi Mainkar and Mr. Kunal Negi were awarded with their prizes, whereas, Mr. Fresher went to Mr. M.R. Ravish and Ms. Fresher went to Ms. Krutika Sawant after a quick talent hunt. Best performers of the afternoon were Mr. Satvik Bagdekar & Ms. Pradnya Lohate.
After a quick snacks break, everyone joined back for an ultra rocking DJ by DJ Bosco & finally enjoyed a delicious dinner to end the day.
Second Year students shown great managerial skills such as leadership, innovation, controlling of the event, Team work etc. which eventually resulted in a successful event.
One day Trading of Simulated Securities (TOSS) workshop conducted by ITM-IFM
ITM-Institute of Financial Markets conducted one day workshop of Trading of Simulated Securities (TOSS) for the students of Model College Dombivli on 24th August 2013 who were welcomed by Dr. Latha Chari. The participants learnt about the working of equity segment and trading mechanism and were able to trade in the Trading Simulation Lab. Later they were also taught about the basics of Technical Analysis. The whole session was successfully conducted by Prof. Sharad Jha and Prof. Krupesh Thakkar. The workshop was highly appreciated by the students and they showed their interest in attending such sessions in future.
MAVERICK 3.0 - 2013
MAVERICK 3.0 is an inter batch competition organized every year by ITM - Business School, Navi Mumbai. After completing three successful seasons, Maverick is now one the most sought event in this Institution.
Soul Konnect by ITM - Institute of Fashion, Design & Technology
On 17th August, ITM - Institute of Fashion, Design & Technology (ITM - IFDT) organized an event for 44 kids & 5 staff from “SEAL ASHRAM , Mumbai ”who came to ITM Kharghar campus which was headed by our Asst. Director Ms. Mita Gangoly & students of IFDT in presence of Prof. B V R Murthy and C.S.Adhikari along with our other faculty, staff members & Alum relations Team.
Independence Day Celebrations at ITM - Navi Mumbai Campus
ITM - Navi Mumbai (Kharghar) family took out 2hrs of time on the resplendent morning of Azaadi Divas. It was a moment to reflect on the past and think about the future and therefore the morning was very rightly named as “AKS”. After the ceremonial flag hoist at 9am and the rendition of respected National Anthem by students and faculties, was a speech by Dr. C S Adhikari in his signature style of blending humour and addressing the importance of independence to the students. A very unique attempt of ceremonial independence speech by Prof. Arjun Naik in Sanskrit added a touch of regality to the event. Short speeches, Patriotic songs, Poetry, Dance were the main agenda of the very patriotic morning.The show stealer however was a skit by students wherein they depicted the heart gripping sacrifice of life by Martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev & Rajguru for Azadi. Everyone present in the audience was moved and many an eye brimmed and many a heart overwhelmed when Aarti Mailurkar rendered….”Aye mere watan k logon”.
Blood Donation Camp at ITM - Business School, ITM Navi Mumbai
On 8th July ITM - Business school Kharghar was the venue for the most noble and humane gesture. The Centre for Social Initiatives (CSI) organized a blood donation camp for half a day from 9am to 1pm and the turnout of students for donating blood goes to prove that even in such turbulent times around the globe we have this genuine attitude towards keeping up life on this planet. A total of 149 units of blood was collected. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the donors and also thank TATA Memorial Hospital (ACTREC) and Think Foundation (J.J Hospital) who were the resource organizations. Financial support came pouring in from Rotary Club of Navi Mumbai Sunrise. Dr. Vanlalruat Guite and her team (Jeetu, Sachin, Sunny, Shekhar and Parab mama) ensured immaculately smooth flow by logistical support.
In - Room Dining at ITM – IHM, Nerul
TYBSc students of ITM - IHM , Nerul campus had organised a Room Service Breakfast service on 1st Aug & Lunch Service on 2nd Aug. Room service, also known as In-Room Dining which is an integral part of Food & Beverages (F&B) Dept. in hotels worldwide.
Fresher’s Day 2013 at ITM - Chennai
ITM - Chennai Freshers’Day, the most waited moment by both the seniors as well the juniors were celebrated on 8th August, 2013. The gala event started with the Seniors Video followed by the Juniors video of their respective sections. Followed by singing competition & talent show where the juniors were encouraged to depict their various talents. The juniors jumped to this opportunity and one of the student became magician & performed “Magic Show”. The next event on the talent show was mime show about the Delhi Gang Rape.
ITM - IFM Induction trip to Adventure 1 Zone - Vangani
Outbound trip to Vangani was organized for the new batch of ITM - IFM (2013-15) as a part of their induction program for 3 days from 26th - 28th June 2013. The exposure to freshers included various adventurous activities and management games. The students learned lessons on crisis management and to perform as a team. Overall the trip was helpful for the students for their personal development, letting them get familiar with each other and at the same time enhancing their management skills.The whole outbound program was highly appreciated by the students.
"ABHAAR - Reconnect with iconnect internship corporate partners"
ITM - Institute of Financial Markets which was started in the year 2003 has completed 10 glorious years of existence. This would not have been possible without the support of all the stakeholders and so in order to show our gratitude we are organizing a series of events. One such event was conducted on 3rd August, 2013 in our Kharghar campus wherein we invited all the iConnect partners to show our gratitude in an event titled "ABHAAR - Reconnect with iConnect internship corporate partners".
MoU with NTTF