Industry Exposure Session by Anuj Khater, HDFC Mutual fund
The session as an eye opener for fresh MBA candidates in regard to the ample opportunities available in the Asset Management Companies. The speakers enlighten the candidates with his vast exposure and experience in the field of BFSI sector. The interactive session helped the students to gather knowledge in the field of BFSI sector and the specialization and skill to select to grow in the sector.
Industry Exposure Session by Mr. Debargha Deb, HR -East, Dabur India Ltd, 29 Nov, 2019
The lecture was focused on the career opportunities with FMCG sectors for fresh MBA Candidates. The speaker briefed about the skill set required to excel in the FMCG sector and has given role clarity for freshers in the sector.
15 November 2019 saw the commencement of the much-awaited fest of Army Institute of Management, Kolkata, Inferno 2k19 with much pomp and show in the true sense of the word. The three-day fest packed with several sports and cultural events witnessed high gusto throughout.
The first day kicked off with "Bazzare", the ultimate entrepreneurial event, with teams setting up stalls, managing promotions, sales, and finances, the event in all its entirety gave the participants a hands-on experience, while managing to keep it fun. The teams as well as the consumers were buzzed with excitement over the hours. With many prizes for best promotions, the highest profit in flash sale and otherwise, it inspired effort beyond just the prerequisites.
Dedicated to the celebration of extravagance and creativity, the theme followed this year was "Carnival". With competitions in the field of dramatics, dance, music, debating, slam poetry and more, Inferno witnessed an extraordinary level of talent and hard work.
The sports events ranging from cricket, basketball, badminton, table tennis, volleyball and even tug of war witnessed high sportsmanship and some of the finest and toughest competitions in the fest.
The event to determine mister and miss inferno, saw an astounding amount of confidence and talent among the applicants, with a close competition among them, the decision was difficult to come by yet not surprising.
The battle of bands, the fashion show featuring carnivals around the world, and the much-awaited DJ night upped the fun quotient of the fest.
All the students and faculty members came together and contributed their best in this endeavor to bring out the extraordinary talent in participants from all over the city.
HR Panel Discussion in association with CMA at Fort Williams, Kolkata
On 9th November, 2019 Army Institute of Management, Kolkata had organized HR panel discussion in association with Calcutta Management Association (CMA) at Fort Williams, Kolkata. AIMK got the privilege to host guests/panellists of different profiles such as CEO, Business Manager, entrepreneur and many more, from various Companies, sectors and associations as well.
The panellists were,
Mr. Sidhartha Roy, CEO at Response India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Anirban Banerjee, Group Manager & Regional Business Manager- Eastern Region at Tanishq.
Mr. Subhasish Dutta, Businessman, the 5th generation of 135 year old family business of Mohendra Dutt & Sons.
Mr. Jimmy Tangree (moderator), Station Head at 91.9 Friends FM.
Along with Prof. Ashok Kumar Banerjee, the Ex- president and Mr. Amitava Dutta, current president at CMA.
Our Chief Guest was Prof. Shibilal Rubayat UL Islam from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event took off with lamp lighting ceremony and felicitation of guests, followed by the panel discussion and speech by our Chief Guest. It came to an end with some words of wisdom by our director sir.
It was indeed an enriching experience for everyone out there.
Workshop – risk management in banks
On 25th October 2019, 5 students of finance specialization along with Prof. Preeta Sinha got an opportunity to attend a workshop on Risk Management in Banks. It was organized by “Calcutta Business School” in their premises where a lecture was delivered on Risk management in banks by Mr Tamal Datta Chaudhuri, Dean of Calcutta Business School. He is also the writer of the book " Treasury Management" He started with the introduction of commercial banks and their significant role in the functioning of any economy, emphasized the prominent role of Banks as a catalyst for growth, and also explained the need to study the topic as banks are highly leveraged organizations which accept deposits from the public and take various kinds of risks while creating financial assets. They are thus exposed to various kinds of risks and therefore, the risk management methods are required to mitigate such risk. Risk Management techniques and tools that a bank can use for risk management were highlighted in the session. The regulatory guidelines in accordance with Basel framework was explained in detail by the speaker. Overall it was a very informative session which provided an insight into various risks the banks are exposed to and the risk-mitigating tools which are required to manage it.
Vigilance Awareness Week (28 Oct_2 Nov 2019)
Vigilance awareness week was observed in Army Institute of Management, Kolkata (AIMK). The event was organized on 1 November 2019. The event started with the Integrity pledge on Vigilance by all the employees (Teaching, Non-Teaching ) and all the students. It was followed by video competition and Poster making Competition on issues related to the eradication of corruption in the society in which students participated in the event overwhelmingly. The guest of honor was Ms Poonam Mundhra, proprietor of PM consultants which deals with corporate branding and Manpower solutions, took a session on Vigilance Awareness on 1st November 2019. She explained the reasons as to why the vigilance week is celebrated and focused on the needs and benefits of being a vigilant person. She emphasized the qualities required for systematic improvements for wider dissemination and awareness for leading a good lifestyle. It was indeed an interactive session which proved to sensitize the students on major issues related to vigilance.
La Creativitae: Inter College event by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
“A good Ad isn’t an Ad that makes you think about it, a good ad is an ad that makes you want to go out and buy it.”On 19th of October, 2019, the Students of AIMK attended an Ad-mad fest – “La Creativitae” organized by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Institute of Management Science, Kolkata. More than 10 colleges across Kolkata region participated in the event. The event focused on different aspect of advertising medium which has an informative effect on the consumers. Our student showcased their advertisement skills in various ad competitions and secured winner positions in Airpush (the Radio Ad) and Digi-Bharat (the Social Media Ad). It was a great learning experience for all the participants as they got an opportunity to exchange new ideas.
APL - AIMK Premier League, is an annual intra-college cricket tournament held between six teams every year at the premises of Army Institute of Management, Kolkata. Like any cricket tournament, the players were categorized into batsmen, bowlers, wicket-keepers, and all-rounders. The interested cricket players got themselves registered and on 16 September the players were auctioned. Each team had to have two Marquee players with a minimum of eight players in total. The six teams that were formed were AIMK Warriors, Royal Boombuds, The Overloads, Rising Stars, Ravaging Royals, and Mad Titans. The matches were spread over ten days, starting from 08 September 2019 to 18 September 2019. The winner of the league was Royal Boombuds, with The Overloads as the first runners up and The Rising Stars as the second runners up. Apart from the main trophies, prizes were distributed to the Best Bowler, Man of the Tournament and the Best Batsman on 26 September by the Administrative Officer of the Institute.
Picture courtesy- Dheeraj Kumar, Pradeep Dagar, Ananya Sinha, Vishal Pandey
The institute marked its presence at XAVIESTA : The dawn of inception ,which is an inter B-school fest of Xavier Business school. The team AIMK secured various laurels, it secured 1st position in Basketball (boys)
1st position in Table Tennis( boys double)
2nd position in Basketball ( girls)
2nd position in Fashion Show
2nd position in Karle Jugaad ( sales)
2nd position in Games of chord( Duet)
Overall, it was a great learning experience for all the participants
PMI West Bengal Chapter Meet
#PMIWBC(PMI West Bengal Chapter) celebrated the 50th Anniversary of #PMI yesterday at Calcutta Club. The event began with citing the journey of PMIWBC from its initial days of inception and the chapter achievements and milestones attained over the years -narrated by the Chapter President Sumit Sinha and Ex Board member Sonali Bhattacharya. Debashis Biswas - Local Host - LinkedIn Local Kolkata, one of the Keynote Host Speaker presented the upcoming roadmap of the chapter and its prime objectives of building a synergy among the various industry domains in align with #PMI. Members from HR Sampark community, ISTD- Indian Society Training and Development, and many other top representatives of various industry sectors were present in the event. There was an interesting Panel Discussion aka Adda Session with three of the Keynote Guest Speakers namely, Rupak Barua - Group CEO & Director, AMRI Group of Hospitals, Ritabrata Bhattacharya - Film Director and Journalist, A.K.Sapra - Major General VSM, each belonging from a contrasting industry background. The discussion was focused upon the various challenges faced in the domain of Healthcare, Defence and Media industry and the application of Project Management skills and it's prospective opportunities in the respective fields. The event concluded with the cake cutting ceremony and of course the sumptuous spread of dinner. #PMI50