Prof. Neelu Rohmetra, Director IIM Sirmaur received the 'First Ladies Award' on January 20th, 2018. The felicitation event was held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, wherein she joined over interaction with 100 other exceptional women achievers in the Country in varied areas.
The 2nd Annual Convocation of Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur was held on April 13, 2018. Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address.
Mr. Kaushal Kishore (Advisor, TRAI, Govt. of India), who was the guest of honour on the occasion spoke about the three pillars of success viz. perseverance, curiosity and determination. He mentioned that giving back to society is what matters the most.
Guest lecture (centred on Future of Banking) at IIM Sirmaur
In his first guest lecture (centred on Future of Banking) at IIM Sirmaur, Mr. Rajiv Vaid shed light on how the advent of new banking technologies such as Block Chain is gradually eliminating the need for banks altogether. He also touched upon the emerging trends and key focus areas in banking, both from the perspective of consumers as well as banks.
Guest Lecture (Transformation To New Leadership Roles)
In the third guest lecture of the Colloquium series centered on the theme “Transformation to new leadership roles”, Mr. Krishnan Venkiteswaran, Head HR, Control Print Limited, shed light on various leadership styles and the relevance of each in today’s day and age.
IIM Sirmaur hosted Mr. Santosh Wakhloo, Vice President, JK Paper Ltd., who delivered a guest lecture on ‘Leadership’ to the students of PGP04 batch. Mr. Wakhloo talked about the role of a leader in thinking big, planning big and creating differentiation.
Guest Lectures ''Social Business as a transformational approach''
Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur feels proud to have hosted Mr. Fons van der Velden, Founder - Context, International Cooperation, to deliver a lecture on “Social Business as a transformational approach” to the students of PGP04 batch.
Mr. Tiwary talked about his corporate journey, his startup and the lessons learnt. Through the interaction the students gained better perspective on the startup culture, barriers involved, inventory based business model, entrepreneurship and key challenges to growth and expansion.
04th Sep 2017
Mr. Partho Dasgupta
Chief Mentor, Reliance Industries Limited
On 4th September, 2017, The students of the second batch of IIM Sirmaur had an interactive session with Mr. Partho Dasgupta, Chief Mentor, Reliance Industries Limited. He encouraged the students to develop a holistic approach and think beyond the pecuniary aspects of their professional life. He also emphasized the importance of ‘unlearning’ and relearning in the 21st century. Reiterating Alvin Toffler, he said that today’s world sees ‘too much change in too short a period of time’. The students participated enthusiastically. They inquired about the qualities that the corporates seek from young managers. Mr. Dasgupta highlighted how today’s managers are primarily ‘people-handlers’ and how a deep understanding of the grass-root helps them. The interactive session with Mr. Dasgupta allowed the students to have a fair understanding of the recruitment scenario across industries.
28th Aug 2017
Mr. Prashant Sharma
Cluster Head of HDFC Asset Management Company.
Invest you must, time is your friend,stay the course
04th Aug 2017
Mr. Rajesh kumar
General Manager - HRDC, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.
He introduced the proposition that ‘Focus’, ‘Faith’ and ‘Fire’ are the innate characteristics of any child. These when coupled with knowledge give rise to capabilities.
Basing his case upon the GROW model, he said that setting SMART goals, aligning them to the realities of the external environment, choosing the best among available options and working towards the proper implementation of the path picked define a leader’s character and his/her leadership acumen.
The session revolved around the role technology has played in changing the way business is done around the world. He touched upon the modern-day technological revolutions of Artificial intelligence, Bitcoin and the Internet of Things and the impact they are likely to have on the world economy in the years to come.
The session came to an end with a Q&A session before he reflected upon on his successful career as a marketer, having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry,suchas, PayUmoney, CEAT Tyres and Marico
14th July 2017
Lt. Gen Dr. SP Kochhar
CEO, Telecom Sector Skill Council
Lt. Gen. Kochhar highlighted the importance of having a clear vision by stating that one must be clear about what he/she wants to achieve in life. He urged the participants to think beyond placements. While delivering an insightful perspective of what corporate expects from IIM pass out, Gen. Kochhar explained how being associated with an IIM provides the well-earned leverage. He emphasised on the importance of negotiation skills and the need to ‘market’ oneself.
4th November 2016
Mr. Kapil Bali
CEO of Yes Securities
IIM Sirmaur was pleased to have Mr. Kapil Bali, CEO of Yes Securities on the 4th November 2016. Mr. Bali addressed the students of the first year on a variety of issues relating to the Indian and world economy and the current trends in the world markets.
21st October 2016
Mr. Golaka Nath
Senior Vice President,
Clearing Corporation of India Limited (CCIL)
Finance and role played by CCIL in the clearing and settlement of transactions in Money, G-Sec, Foreign Exchange and Derivative markets.
20th October 2016
Mr. Nirmal K Bhardwaj
Founder & CEO, “The Bengaluru Angels”, The Fresco and Resurgent
Entrepreneurship, Start-ups in India and Global business environment.
8th October 2016
Mr. Jitendra Kumar
Senior President, Mankind Pharma Ltd.
Production management, Quality management and how Pharmaceutical industry works.