INDUCTION REPORT Batch - 2021-23
Institute organized a Two weeks’ induction program for the fresh entrants to PGDM. The induction programme comprised of interesting activities like talent hunt, PowerPoint presentation show, expert lectures. The rationale for induction was to ensure a smooth transition for students into the institute system.
The Program was conducted from 2nd August to 14th August 2021. Faculty and student worked extensively to ensure that the induction was well organized.
First two days, Aug. 02-03, Dr. Suraj Kamble and Prof. Pradnya Mahajan conducted the digital on boarding sessions for students. On Aug. 4, Shri Mahesh Athavale, Chairman, LMC-IMDR, addressed the students. He focused on entrepreneurship and also talked about Time Management, Stress management, SWOT analysis. Dr Shikha Jain welcomed students for batch 2021-23. Followed to this breaking the ice session was conducted where students introduced themselves to others. A brief discussion vision and mission of IMDR was conducted by Dr Giribala Dewasthale
On Aug. 05, Mr Soumya Ranjan – Head, Business Operations, BFSI Sector Skill Council of India focused on the various profiles in the BFSI sector and skills required to enter this sector. A panel discussion was conducted on Entrepreneurship and Innovation wherein the importance of being an entrepreneur was highlighted. Dr Giribala Dewasthale conducted a detailed discussion on curriculum structure.
On Aug. 6, Mr Satyam Magon, Regional Head - Western India, Kuehne & Nagel Pvt. Ltd. Conducted a session on Global Logistics and Supply Chain. A Session on Presentations Skills was conducted by Mr Amey Pagarkar. He gave some tips to improve communication and Presentation skills and mentioned focusing on developing soft skills. Followed by A session from IMDE Alumni Ms Swati Kalra, Mr Shashank Kulkarni, Ms Lahari Batula, Mr Chaitanya Mahajan, Ms Shameeka Bhand, Mr Vinayak Madral and Ms Aishwarya Chanchad was conducted. All these alumni talked about their life at IMDR gave some career tips.
On Aug. 7 a webinar was conducted by Dr Ravindra Utgirkar, Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Marketing. Praj Industries Ltd. His focus area was expectations of corporates from management graduates. He highlighted the skills required for a corporate job. In the second half faculty members introduced various committees and their functions at IMDR.
On Aug. 9 Mr Lalit Ketkar, Chief Manager - Advertising Sales at Dainik Bhaskar Group and esteemed alumnus of IMDR, shared his experience during his two years’ journey at IMDR and focused on the importance of continuous learning. Faculty members introduced the remaining committees and their functions at IMDR. In the second half, the founders’ day was celebrated enthusiastically.
From Aug. 10 to Aug. 14 various sessions such as Human Values, Basics of Accounting, Basics of Statistic, Personal Grooming and Talen hunt were conducted. In order to evaluate students’ communication and presentation skills, every student was asked to select any topic of their interest and present it to the audience and judges.
This two-week induction program has helped students to get familiar with IMDR culture, value system and methodology of working. The value addition sessions from industry experts and alumni have enlightened the students about corporate life. Students got a platform to participate in various activities and showcase their talent and skills. This induction program has clearly defined the path for the two years’ journey at IMDR for the batch 2021-23.