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.
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.
“Invest you must, time is your friend, stay the course.”
Mutual Funds have taken lot of precedence and acceptance in today’s world. To impart knowledge on the same, IIM Sirmaur welcomed Mr. Prashant Sharma, Cluster Head of HDFC Asset Management Company, Uttarakhand to conduct “Mutual Fund Expert Speak” Session on 28th August 2017.
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.
The 10-day festival celebrated with much fervour in honour of Lord Ganesha is the harbinger of the festive season in this part of the world. The 'Pratishthapna' was followed by the puja, which was attended by the students and staff of IIM Sirmaur.
Placements is a student-run activity under the supervision of a faculty member serving as the Chairman, Placements. The student placement coordinators are appointed after a rigorous selection process.
For the Summer Internships of the batch 2015-2017, companies like Pearson India, Dexter Consultancy Private Limited, VAS Data Services Private Limited (Yepme), Teach For India etc. offered profiles such as Data Analyst, Brand Executive, Management Intern, Sales and Marketing, and Research and Design. The placement committee is committed towards making continuous improvements to the Summer and Final Placements process.
The Cultural Committee
One of the most prized possession of the institute is the cultural diversity brought in by the students belonging to various states and cultures. The Cultural Committee cherishes the cultural diversity by celebrating various festivals, and conducting events like bon fires, Dj nights, movie screenings etc. It serves as a platform for the students to hold social gatherings and relish with each-other in their leisure. The committee is looking forward to contribute towards the first IIM Sirmaur festival to be organized this year.
The Business Conclave Committee
The Business Conclave Committee is entrusted with the responsibility of serving as an interface between industry and the students. Currently, the committee is working on organizing IIM Sirmaur’s first Business Conclave-‘Prayag’. It is also planning to organize Human Resources Conclave in the near future.
The Entrepreneur Cell (E-Cell)
“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” – Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance.
The entrepreneur committee is one of the most coveted committees of an institute. The presence of business acumen is an imperative not just for aspiring entrepreneurs but also for those who want to make their presence felt in the corporate world. The E-Cell is committed to foster the sprit of entrepreneurship among the students. It provides a platform for mentoring and training and helps students to convert their ideas into self-sustaining ventures. To this end, the E-Cell regularly organizes relevant guest lectures and workshops.
The Sports Committee
“A healthy mind resides in a healthy body”
The Sports Committee has organized various inter-college competitions for Chess, Volleyball, Box Cricket and Badminton. The committee is also planning to conduct Football, Lawn Tennis and Table Tennis competitions. Being a part of a new college, the Committee has put in a lot of efforts to develop the sporting infrastructure, and it is gearing up to conduct its first ever Inter College Meet this year. The committee also helps the institute teams, in terms of providing all the necessary support, to enable them to participate in the events conducted by the other colleges.
Sankalp - The Corporate Social Responsibilty Club
Inclusive growth should not be a mere slogan but a fundamental driving force for sustainable development.”- President Pranab Mukherjee, India.
Today, the goals of the corporates also include contribution to the development and welfare of society and what’s a better place to inculcate such values in future managers than a B-school? ‘Sankalp’ believes in starting early and progressing steadily. With its help, IIM Sirmaur organized a clothes donation drive in which over 500 pieces of clothes were collected and distributed to the underprivileged section. The committee also conducted the “Best out of Waste” competition and the Cleanliness Drive as part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. Recently, Sankalp organized the first Blood Donation drive at IIM Sirmaur.
The Media Committee
The Media Committee works as a liaison between the Institute and the outer world through print, digital as well as social media. It stays au courant with all the significant events happening in the institute, and communicates them to the wider world through various media outlets. The committee manages the content on social media platforms and interacts with the relevant stakeholders with an aim to enhance the visibility of the institute. The committee manages IIM Sirmaur’s official Facebook page and Twitter handle, and it is in the process of extending the institute’s presence over LinkedIn and Instagram. It is also working on starting a blog for students and professors and releasing a yearbook featuring the most memorable events involving IIM Sirmaur.
The Mess Committee
The mess of IIM Sirmaur is student-driven and the committee aims at providing homely and nutritious food to the students as well as to the staff members. It maintains strict quality standards to ensure that students are served healthy and hygienic food. It is always striving to make improvements and enjoys the continuous support of the administration. It helps immensely in the institute’s endeavor of providing a home away from home. In future, the Committee would be organizing food festivals based on regional cuisines and various events such as Chaat Haat, Shakes and Sizzlers etc.
The Student Council
The Student Council is the apex body of students whose members are elected by the student body of the institute. It represents the students before the management and it is responsible for putting forward all the academic and non-academic issues. It ensures the proper functioning of all the clubs and committees and implementation of new student initiatives. It engages the students in the overall development of the institute by conducting regular meetings, taking up grievances and addressing them in a time bound manner.