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Students of IFIM Business School awarded post graduate degrees by Sri. Nandan Nilekani

20th Sep, 2015

The 19th Annual Convocation highlighted the importance of navigating effectively through the current scenario of our country and also enumerates on the three crucial life lessons.

IFIM, Bangalore's No.1 private Business School*, conducted its 19th Annual Convocation on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Sri. Nandan Nilekani, the former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India presided over the gathering and stressed upon the importance of navigating effectively through the current scenario of our country. Also present on the momentous occasion, as the Guests of Honor, was Shri. Sudhanshu Shekar Singh, Chief Operating Officer – Analytics & Research-Genpact and Shri M L Shanmukh Director-HR, Bharat Electronics Ltd.

The lighting of the lamp signified the commencement of the august function. A total of 141 PGDM students of the 2013-15 batch were awarded their post-graduate degrees by Sri Nandan Nilekani, while top performers of the batch were bestowed with awards for excellence in various fields.

The ceremony was also graced by several dignitaries from the corporate world, the Academic Governing Board of IFIM, parents of the graduating students along with the alumni of the institute.

Addressing the eager students at the 19th Annual IFIM Business School convocation, Dr Madhumita Chatterji, Director said, "In today’s world, every student needs to develop certain skill sets that are required to become a successful manager as competition has become intense. The various facets of becoming a good manager entails being a good leader, having the ability to learn on the job, operate in multi-cultural teams as well as being a good communicator."

Congratulating all the students on the occasion, Shri V.B Padode, Chairman IFIM Business School, said, "This year has been one of the most satisfying years for the institute in terms of overall performance by the batch. We have had excellent results academically. This year, IFIM has also witnessed some of the best companies in the country visiting us as recruiters and absorbing a sizeable portion of our students. We are proud of our twenty year heritage."

The placement cycle saw 100% placement of students in companies across varied sectors visit the campus, ranging from banking majors, retail leaders to analytics and IT companies. Some of these prestigious organizations include Britannia, SBI, TIME, Dell, Boston Technologies, KPMG, Nestle, amongst others. The Convocation came to a close with a buzz of cheer and excitement as the students threw their hats up to celebrate the occasion.

The following Gold Medals and Awards were given out to the top students

Program Toppers

Chairman’s Gold Medal and the OSG Award for The Best Student of PGDM.

Chairman’s Gold Medal and the ACT Award for The Best Student of PGDM (Finance).

Chairman’s Gold Medal for The Best Student of PGDM – (Working Professionals) Batch 2012 – 2014

Functional Area Toppers

Chairman’s Gold Medal and Madison World Award for The Best Student of   PGDM with Marketing as specialization.

Chairman’s Gold Medal and the DELL award for The Best Student of PGDM with Finance as specialization.

Chairman’s Gold Medal and Minacs award for The Best Student of PGDM with Human Resource Management as specialization.

IIP Award

Chairman’s Gold Medal and Nikkos Supply Chain Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Award for The Best Industry Internship Project.

The Best All Round Performance

Chairman’s Gold Medal and the TUV Rheinland award for The Best All Round Performance.

Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

Chairman’s Gold Medal and the RAK Ceramics Award for Excellence in   Corporate Social Responsibility.

The Best Girl Student

Chairman’s Cash Award for the best Girl Student.

The Best Alumnus

The Best Alumnus’ of the batch 2000-2002
Mr. Raghavendra Veeranna, Director ABC Consultancy Ltd. U.K

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