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.
Second-year students from the elective of Project Management got the opportunity to visit the Marico Ltd. Paonta Sahib plant. Headed by the senior faculty from NITIE, Prof. Ashok Pundir, the faculty in-charge for Project Managment elective, the visit brought out insights on various aspects of the plant operations and its value streams. The plant head, Mr. Vaibhav Kulkarni, from his rich experience, also talked about the intricacies of the different types of projects he has handled during his tenure at Marico Ltd. Mr. Nitin Pathak, the HR head of the plant, also discussed the multiple initiatives taken for employee engagement and how the plant has grown through the years. Setup in 2010, the Marico plant has been responsible for the production of various FMCG products like Parachute Hair Oil, Set Wet Hair Gel, Nihar Hair Oil, and Livon.
The industrial visit provided students with a glimpse of real life manufacturing operations and augmented the classroom learning obtained during Operations Management course.
Himalaya International- 20th September 2016
Students understood the 'Process Costing and Cold Supply Chain' in a Food Processing industry. They also comprehended various facets of costing of a product in a food-based company even under volatile demand conditions.
Braza Tyres- 11th March 2016
Industrial visit to Braza Tyres to gain insights about the operations and supply chain management of a Tyre manufacturing company. They also grasped various challenges that are affecting the industry today.
Bourn Hall IVF clinic- 24th December 2015
Industrial visit at Bourn Hall IVF clinic to understand its operations. We comprehended the complexity involved in production specifically tailored to suit consumer needs. How to deliver cutting-edge product and best-in-class support towards achieving the best possible outcome, while also upholding the highest possible quality standards.