Industrial Trek to Synechron

A visit to Synechorn was arranged on 27/8/2014 for HR students. The purpose of the visit was to acquaint the students with various functions the HR in the organization. There was an over view given of the employees life cycle in the organization and how HR plays an important role on every phase. Also different employee engagement programs were discussed and an overview of how Performance appraisal is done and how it help in compensation and benefits was given. Different health and safety measures for employees were briefed about. A presentation competition was conducted between groups formed among students. The purpose of the competition was to check learnings about the visit.

Learnings from the visit-

1) Functions of HR

2) Role and Responsibility of HR in employee life cycle

3) Importance of Performance appraisal.

4) Employee Engagement programs.


Industrial Trek to Synechron

Wealth of HNIMR 2014

HNIMR believes in its intellectual assets. Alumnae, the past students of the Institute are such intellectual assets. HNIMR is always proud of its alumnae, the “Wealth of HNIMR”.

HNIMR organizes an event “Wealth of HNIMR” each year, the panel discussion of alumnae working at senior levels in the industry. The aim of the event is to build a platform for the present students of MBA to acquire experiential knowledge from the industry experts. At the same time it creates the forum for alumnae to build their professional network.

This year HNIMR organized “Wealth of HNIMR” on the topic “Corporate Employability” on Saturday, 13th September 2014. This panel discussion explored many aspects related to corporate employability. It helped our MBA students to understand how to assess themselves to identify the lacuna to improve.

Our alumnae play the role of “Corporate Mentor” to groom our students. The session, “ Corporate Mentorship”, one-to-one interaction of the students with alumnae to seek guidance from their corporate mentors was conducted after the panel discussion.

The alumnae addressed the students were from different backgrounds. The following alumnae graced the event to mentor the students:

  1. Tanuka Rakshit – Bairagi, Sungard AS, Director and Head of HR – India,

  2. Vinaya Damle – Pradhan, ACNielsen, the world’s largest market research company, An Associate Director

  3. Pooja Bal – Senior Advisory Consultant – Strategy and Transformation

  4. Tahseen Taj – Persistent Systems, Strategist – Business Development ( Cloud, Salesforce, OpenStack)

  5. Sarika Ramchandani – Kukreja, Wipro Technologies, Senior Consultant

  6. Snehal Raut, eClerx Services Ltd, Senior Analyst

The event was organised by the students for the students under the leadership of student-in-charge, Ms. Payal Parkhe.

Prof. Suvarna V. Dhamdhere and Prof. Pranita Sonar played the role of facilitator under the guidance of Director, Dr. Jagdish N. Pol.


 Wealth of HNIMR 2014        Wealth of HNIMR 2014 - Panel Discussion by Payal Parkhi



Date & Day: 30th August 2014, Saturday

Speaker: Ms. Leena Bokil

The session was conducted By Leena Bokil, Science communicator, Founder secretary, NSS-India chapter. She is an Alumna of NASA (Marshal Center). Mrs. Leena Bokil had started the session with the explanation of insignia logo (the blue meatball insignia) and the uses of NASA’s still image records which is used for the educational or informational purpose. She had also shared various experiences at AMES Exploration Center by showing various pictures related to her training, search activity and the scientists whom she met. She explained about the missions and visions of NASA i.e. to inspire future generation in all fields and to reach for new heights. She informed about the keys to American technological leadership which included STEM i.e. students educated in science, technology, engineering & mathematics, EPO i.e. Education and Public Outreach. She elaborated the change of NASA which has transformed its Agency to wide business systems to improve financial, physical, human capital management process, and asset management. She explained the strategic management process and also the Risk management which NASA inculcates. She gave information of SETI institute who is working on the alien project.

At the end of the session students had asked their queries which was solved by Mrs. Leena Bokil. After this session we came to know the exact procedure of management skills carried out in NASA.

Mrs. Leena Bokil from NASA

For Students

Congratulations to Tanmayi Lonkar for being selected in MINDTREE as HR Intern with PPO in March,2014″

Tanmayi Lonkar

We wish her all the best in all her future endeavors.


Placement Support Cell – Corprorate Dressing by Ms. Malika Pal

The grooming session was organised under the placement support cell of the Institute .

Ms Malika Pal fashion designer from Renfro Design conducted the session on 22nd August 2014.

Following topics were coverd in the session

1.Different types of personality and body shapes

2.Body tone and complexion

3.Colors that suits different body shapes and body tone/complexion

4.Colors shades that can be used at work place

5.Dos and donts in dressing

6.Western dressing style at work place

7.Accessories that can be used along with dressing

8.Confidence through dressing

9. Right way of shopping

10.Question and Answers

The students enjoyed the session and had intrspection as how they can change their dressing or adapt to new style and yet be comfortable.

Placement Support Cell - Corporate Dressing Session of Ms Malika Pal

Marketing Department Trek to Next Generation Channel

The field trek was arranged for the MBA II year students, Marketing Specialization.

The faculty who were part of field visit were – Prof. Pallavi Kasande, Prof. Joyti Gaikwad, Prof.Nivedita Pantawane, and Dr. Kamalakar munde.

Students observed following activities.

1. Satellite launch and Control Room

The visit was about the study of how the channel works. Initially they showed the Digital head-end, the control room, where all the servers are placed of various channel, the room was full of electrical wires a servers. The temperature of the room was 20-22 degree. The room consist of channel decoders and channel encoders. The satellite gives signal to decoders and they decode the channels and then the decoders help encoders to encode the channel and show to the customers with the help of setup box. There are different satellite to receive signals from the respective channels. For digital signals decoding and encoding is necessary.

The servers saves the data of all customers. Signal is received from cables that are also called splitters. Earlier there were analog signals which means local cable tv channels, now there are digital signals.

The input comes from all the switches through fiber optic cables in fiber rack. There are 250 channels in next generation network.

The material they use are some imported and some are indian. They have some HD channels which have different setup boxes for it.

All type of digital services have same setup for encoding and decoding.

2. News collection and Editing – After this they took us to the studio of their office where they shoot the daily news. They explained us how they shoot in the camera , edit and telecast. They told us about the croma software, i.e. the wallpaper adjustment technology where background scenes are managed as per the occasions and events.

How news are telecast – Continuous uploading of data is done one one machine, where time for the news item is monitored. Simultaneously on another machine the subtitles are created and at the time of telecast editor telecast news video and subtitles at the same time.

3. The production house – At the time of visit the production house was not having any assignment, however they assured the students that they will involve students whenever there is any ad assignment.

4. Experience sharing with the owner of Next Generation Baba Sheikh

Baba Sheikh, the owner of the business, very enthusiastically explained his journey from a electrician to owner of a TV channel. Without having any formal degree he has stepped up the ladder of success in this media world. It was only and only his hard work and vision.

The visit was very knowledge and innovative. They responded very positively to our queries and they are also showed readiness for giving live projects to marketing students.

Marketing Department, Students and Faculty Members in Next Generation Office

Marketing Department – Trek to Kailash Jeevan

The Industrial trek had been organised at Kailash Jeevan Plant for Marketing specialisation students on 26th August 2014. Mr Paresh Kolhatkar the third generation entrepreneur of the famous brand received the students and faculty members wholeheartedly.The students had opportunity to observe the manufacturing, packaging labelling process. The domestic and export distribution of the product was explained in detail. Mr Kolhatkar elaborately explained the media buying process for the product with regards to print and television channels.The students thoroughly enjoyed the visit as it provided emence learning opportunity.The faculty members from Marketing department prof Pallavi Kasande,Dr Asok Pawar, Dr Kamalakar Munde, Prof Nivedita Pantawane and Prof Jyoti Gaikwad accompanied the students for the trek. The director of the Institute Dr Jagdish Pol encouraged the students and faculty for the trek.

Marketing Faculty Members, along with students observe packaging and labeling at Kailas Jeevan Factory Manual work of packaging in Kailas Jeevan Factory Marketing Faculty Members, along with students observe packaging and labeling at Kailas Jeevan Factory