SIIB ORIENTATION PROGRAMME 2021-23
Virtual Platform | 30th June – 9th July 2021| Batch 2021-23, Faculty and Staff - 250+
Orientation programme for the batch of 2021-23 commenced on 30th June 2021, with gracious online presence of the Chief Guest – Mr. Amit Vyas, Managing Director - Amul Dairy, the Guest of Honour – Mr. Akshaya Gujral, Chief-Sales at ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India; all faculty members and students of the new batch.
The event kickstarted with the guests sharing their personal experiences and insights of their professional journeys. Owing to the pandemic situation, the event was organized in a virtual mode. While it was disheartening that this event was conducted in an online mode due to Covid situation, however the SIIB family ensured that student's hearts are filled abundantly with pleasure, thrilling, insightful and quite engaging. Dr. Asmita Chitnis, Director-SIIB briefed about the Institution and encouraged students to make the best use of the new online experiences in their academic journey. Further, several students interacted with SIIB's illustrious Alumni and distinguished personalities from the industry, who shared their insights and experiences about the corporate world. The students were motivated and prompted to thrive in achieving their life and career goals.
Key Speakers during the week
Dr Ashutosh Narayan Misal, Director at Dr D.Y. Patil Institute of Management Studies; Mr Folker Mittag, Secretariat, Caux Initiatives for Business (CIB); and, Mrs Monica Mittag, Specialized in Translation and Interpretation.
Mr Shivram Apte, Founder, and CEO, Aspect Ratio; and, Mr Nikhel Goel - Country General Manager, Carestream.
Mr Jivesh Govil, Sr. Director, Center for Operations Excellence, Veritas Technologies LLC; Mr Anoop Baokar, Head of Retail, Sonepar India; and, Ms Tanya Sharma Moore, Managing Director for Sales, Accenture, Canada
Mr Abhijeet Ranade, Partner & Head - Markets and People, Business Consulting, KPMG India
Mr Astik Ranade, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles; and, Mr Navin Chandani, Managing Director, and CEO, CRIF India
Mr Hrishikesh Malu, Project Manager, and Business Analyst, HSBC Global Banking and Markets; and, Mr Abhijith Duragkar, Managing partner, AV Foods
Mr Abhijat Shukla, Founder, and CEO, ThinkBubbleBee; Mr Sandeep Nulkar, Founder and CEO, BITS & Vernac Language Technologies; Mr Ajay Mishra, Founder, and Director- training, KOAK Education Pvt. Ltd.; and, Mr Arun Firodia, Chairman, Kinetic group
Mr Manshul Nagpal, Head, Route to Market, Perfetti Van Melle, Indonesia
Mr Kayzad Hiramanek, President - Operations and Customer Experience, Bajaj Allianz; Mr Satyam Gambhir, Co-founder, Platform Commons Foundation; and, Ms Rutuja Jagtap, Executive Director, SAJ TEST Plant Pvt. Ltd.
The speakers engaged quite interactively with all learners towards an understanding of the practical world right from 'Management in Bhagwatgeeta' to 'Realigning MBA for the Business World'; and, from 'Future of Work' to 'Insights of Digital Marketing'.
The program instilled a feeling of connectivity in the students, and the fact that they were miles apart but nothing could stop them from learning and enhancing their knowledge.