International Immersion Programme - Ljubljana, Slovenia
2016-18 batch of PGP students at IIM Sirmaur are in Ljubljana, Slovenia for an international immersion programme jointly organized and facilitated by the International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (Slovenia), IIM Lucknow and IIM Sirmaur.
The 1st Annual Convocation of Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur was held on April 8th 2017. Shri Virbhadra Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address
IIM Sirmaur congratulates Mr. Vijay Shukla, student of PGP (2015-17) batch for bagging the first position in StockMIND Season 5, organized by ICICI Centre for Financial Learning. The student has won prize money worth Rs. 1 lakh and a Thailand trip.
Prof. Ashok Ogra, Director, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication also interacted with students and shared his views on the theme: “Trends and forces shaping the world”. Prof. Ogra deliberated on innovation and how it has influenced the life style, the psyche and the buying habits of the people all over the world.
Lt. Gen. Kochhar laid stress on the importance of communication and negotiation skills, and the need to maintain work-life balance. He advised the students to work with empathy and to learn to dig deep.
Initiation of the third Batch of IIM Sirmaur into the world of business management began with Mr. Prabhakar Tiwari, an alumnus of IIM Bangalore and Founder and CEO of The MargDarshak Inc, delivering a lecture on 'Technology & Management in a VUCA world'
Mr. Rajesh Kumar, AGM (HRDC), BHEL interacted with the students of IIM Sirmaur and offered an insight into the inside-out approach of leading. Citing examples from his own organization, he revealed that young employees in modern organizations do not prefer to be micro-managed.
IIM Sirmaur family joined the nation in celebrating the 71st Independence Day of India. The day that started with the unfurling of the tricolour by Prof. (Dr.) Neelu Rohmetra, Director, IIM Sirmaur, was followed by the singing of the national anthem.
FinServe aims to enhance the financial quotient of the students by conducting various inter-college activities like interactive sessions, guest lectures, financial quizzes, debates and events in collaboration with corporates. The activities provide a platform to the students to interact with each other and gain perspective on recent development and innovations in the area of finance.
Markaizen – The Marketing Club
Markaizen organizes events to develop a deep understanding of the various aspects and nuances of the marketing management area. For instance, quizzes like ‘Brand Buzz’ in which participants are given a list of companies and they have to identify corresponding products of the company. Markaizan also conducts simulation games such as ‘Price is Right’ in which a list of products is displayed to the participants and they have to guess the price of each of the products. The simulation helps in understanding the practical aspects of bargaining and market fluctuations of prices of products.
Sanviya – The Operations and Supply management Club
The Operations and Supply management (OSM) club is committed to encouraging knowledge sharing and enriching the classroom knowledge with guest lectures by industry leaders, industry visits, and case-study competitions. The primary motivation of the club is to equip the students with the fundamental skills demanded by the operations and supply chain industry.
Quintus- The IT Club
Quintus is a student initiative focused on providing all IT related solutions on the campus. The club is setting up a Moodle ‘Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment’ facility which is an open Learning Management System (LMS), a Network sharing facility, and developing an online Software Repository containing essential software required for general and academic uses. The club is also building an interactive online forum for brainstorming IT related issues.
Quizzar- The Quizzing Club
“The purpose of the quiz is not to shame or embarrass anyone, but to make sure everyone is on the same page.”- Mark Goulston
Quizzar aims to enhance the general awareness of the students and also encourage them to think beyond their regular academic curricula. Quizzar conducts activities such as dumb charades, interactive and general quizzes, crosswords etc. in new and innovative ways that make them interesting and relevant for the business school students.
The Toastmasters Club
The Toastmasters Club established in IIM Sirmaur is the first in the entire state of Himachal Pradesh. The club conducts regular meetings for its members to develop excellent communication and public speaking skills. The club is looking forward to create a complementary club which can extend the benefits of the Toastmasters to non-members as well.