Report of MMS Induction Program held on _16.12.2022_for the Batch 2022-24
Introduction: The transition from undergraduate college life to post-graduate college life is quite challenging for a student. MMS Induction Program is one such event that helps student to understand the rigour and efforts that are needed to be put in after enrolling for a PG level programme was held on 16.12.2022 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in SFIMAR Auditorium.
1. To make students comfortable in the new environment and acquaint them with the culture of the institute
2. To help students build bonds with other students, classmates, seniors, and the faculty members
3. To make students understand employability skills to maximize the potential for a successful career by exposing them to a sense of larger purpose and self-exploration.
Date of the Activity: 16.12.2022 Time: 10 AM to 4 PM Venue/Mode: SFIMAR Auditorium
No of Student Attendees: MMS I – 155 MMS II – 35
No of Faculty, Staff & MMS Team attendees 25
SFIMAR organized Induction for its 21st Batch of the MMS Programme (Batch 2022-2024). The program started with the “SFIMAR Anthem” followed by Lighting of the Lamp. Dr. Shalini Sinha Director of SFIMAR delivered the inaugural address, congratulated, and welcomed students on being part of the SFIMAR Family. The Introduction of dignitaries and felicitation was undertaken by Deputy Director Dr. G Ramesh along with Prof. Sanchayita.
The chief guest of the event was Dr. Sunil Rai, Vice Chancellor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, who addressed students in online mode through MS Teams. Senior Alumni Member Mr. Saurabh Oak, VP, J.P.Morgan Chase, Mumbai was one of the guests who interacted with students and explained about the SFIMAR Alumni Association. The Program Inductor of the Induction Program was Dr. Narayan Iyer, Co-Founder & CEO of, the Indian Development Foundation (IDF), Mumbai, who guided students about how to utilize the next two years and make the best out of it and further continue to grow in life. He also conducted an interactive and activity-based session to enlighten the students about the various qualities they need to inculcate in themselves to become competent Managers.
Lastly, on behalf of SFIMAR, Ms. Sanchayita Banerjee (Asst. Professor & MMS- Academic Coordinator) expressed her gratitude towards all the organizing members, Dignitaries, guests, speakers, and students to make this event grand and successful. The formal program concluded with the singing of the National Anthem.
The post-lunch informal session was conducted in the form of a Mr. and Ms. Fresher contest where senior students interacted with junior students. Dr. Smita Jesudasan (Associate Professor- Finance) and Mr. Paul Alukal (Assistant Professor- Human Resources) judged the event. Students were also given some spot prizes. Mr. Vineet Andrews was announced as Mr. Fresher 2022 and Ms. Melita Dsouza was announced as the Ms.Fresher 2022. The winners and Student coordinators also got a chance to shake a leg on trending dance numbers. The entire day was highly engaging and eventful for the new batch of students. A selfie booth was also organized with props as a part of the fun activity.
1. Students would register for various extra and co-curricular activities of SFIMAR
2. Students shall understand the importance of holistic development and the transition required to handle the PG Coure requirements.
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