HNIMR has successfully conducted orientation programme for MBA Jr. Students on 25th July 2013 with warm welcome given by GS Afreena and VIdula. Students’ parents were also present for the orientation programme. Dr. Bharati Dole, Director-HNIMR explained the background of Samstha and significance of new MBA syllabus. She also briefed students on expectations of industry from MBA students and urged students to prepare themselves. Dr. Mukund Tapkir, HOD-Research Centre, HNIMR informed students about ongoing mentoring activity in the institute and its importance in addressing students’ academic issues through their respective mentors.
The inaugural session was followed by the thought provoking speech given by Mr. Chakor Gandhi, Entrepreneur emphasizing the role of management education in the overall development of future managers. The day was ended with different games conducted by seniors for their juniors. This session was helped new students to open up and getting relaxation.
On the second day, 26th July 2013 Prof. Sonali Parchure briefed students about the structure of new MBA syllabus. She also threw light on expectations from students in the implementation of the syllabus. A panel discussion on industry-academic interface aiming at finding out opportunities for employability was organized with industry experts namely Mr. Abhijit Ganguly, Entrepreneur, Ms. Pooja Bal-Management Consultant at IBM India and Ms. Rupali Bawiskar, Head-Training for Maharashtra at Kotak Life Insurance. Industry experts emphasized that for achieving success in the corporate world right attitude of students is necessary. They also pointed out that students should be equipped with multiskills, desire for learning and positive restlessness for self improvement. This panel discussion was conducted by Dr. Atul Deshpande.
Afternoon session was enriched by presence of Alumnae of HNIMR for informal discussion with new students .They emphasized on the necessity of right attitude and time management. Students enjoyed this session .Third day of Orientation ended with spiritual thoughts shared by Sushrut Roy research Head of Infosys Company. So this year Orientation was a feast of academic, spiritual and inspiration for students. The orientation event was coordinated by MBA Jr. coordinators Prof. Geeta Jadhav , Prof. Ganesh Lotke and other HNIMR faculty members.