Institute of Management, Nirma University organized Prathidhwani – The Alumni Conclave to celebrate the contributions of its alumni in various fields across industries. The theme of the conclave was “India: A Spectrum of Opportunities”. The Alumni Conclave is an endeavor by IMNU to bring together its alumni on a common platform to share their experiences with current students. The Institute hopes to encourage industry interaction and prepare its students for the grueling corporate world.
The inaugural session was addressed by Mr. Amit Dubey – National Sales Manager, Mahindra& Mahindra. He talked about how they are transforming in Mahindra from tractors to farm mechanized and then to agri value chain.The session was carried forward by Ms Debasmita Sahoo, currently an entrepreneur, her last assignment being Talent Acquisition Manager, R&D, HP. She talked about the growth trend of industry from primary activities such as agriculture, manufacturing and IT .
The first plenary session began with an address by Mr. Rajat Dang, Senior Manager, Abbott Healthcare.Back to IMNU after ten years, all excited and fueled with energy, he began his session on the theme “Pharma marketing is interesting”.
The second speaker for the plenary session was Ms. Manuba Sharma, Jones Lang LaSalle. She talked about the myth of International Property Consultation being associated with brokerage. She highlighted the fact that real estate industry in turn supports a lot many industries employing a great domain of BPL people.
The afternoon session started with an address by Mr Pramesh Parikh, VP at AON Global Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd. He discussed about three broad segments of insurance namely general insurance, life insurance and reinsurance. Mr. Saurav Gupta, AVP & Head of Finance, India at Thomson Reuters was the second speaker for the second plenary session. He started by elaborating the opportunities of recent times and the key things for the government to get those opportunities. He described how a financial analyst takes mountains of data and converts it into something valuables. He also mentioned that in a corporate world, the ability to interact with others plays an important role.
Alumni Conclave was indeed a celebration of knowledge.This was evident from the faces of all students ,professors and alumni.
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