Prof. Neelu Rohmetra, Director IIM Sirmaur received the 'First Ladies Award' on January 20th, 2018. The felicitation event was held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, wherein she joined over interaction with 100 other exceptional women achievers in the Country in varied areas.
Guest lecture (centred on Future of Banking) at IIM Sirmaur
In his first guest lecture (centred on Future of Banking) at IIM Sirmaur, Mr. Rajiv Vaid shed light on how the advent of new banking technologies such as Block Chain is gradually eliminating the need for banks altogether. He also touched upon the emerging trends and key focus areas in banking, both from the perspective of consumers as well as banks.
Guest Lecture (Transformation To New Leadership Roles)
In the third guest lecture of the Colloquium series centered on the theme “Transformation to new leadership roles”, Mr. Krishnan Venkiteswaran, Head HR, Control Print Limited, shed light on various leadership styles and the relevance of each in today’s day and age.
IIM Sirmaur hosted Mr. Santosh Wakhloo, Vice President, JK Paper Ltd., who delivered a guest lecture on ‘Leadership’ to the students of PGP04 batch. Mr. Wakhloo talked about the role of a leader in thinking big, planning big and creating differentiation.
Guest Lectures ''Social Business as a transformational approach''
Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur feels proud to have hosted Mr. Fons van der Velden, Founder - Context, International Cooperation, to deliver a lecture on “Social Business as a transformational approach” to the students of PGP04 batch.
IIM Sirmaur feels privileged to host Mr. Sunil Kanojia, Director, Tirupati Medicare Ltd. India, for interacting with the students on the topic “Campus to Corporate transformation” under the guest lecture series, Colloquium.
“Why is changing the only constant in the world? Who was the first person who led the change in Human Life?”, Mr. Dharm Rakshit, Head HR, Hero Motocorp Ltd., asked the students, in the latest guest lecture of the Colloquium Series centred on the theme, “Leading change”.
The 70th Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour at Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. Professor Neelu Rohmetra, Hon’ble Director IIM Sirmaur, received the guard of honour and unfurled the National Flag.
As one of the major milestones since its establishment, Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur signed on March 06, 2019 Memorandum of Understanding with Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Government of India for construction of its Phase I of Buildings and Infrastructure of permanent campus at Dhaula Kuan, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh.
“The purpose of the quiz is not to shame or embarrass anyone, but to make sure everyone is on the same page.”- Mark Goulston
Quizzar aims to enhance the general awareness of the students and also encourage them to think beyond their regular academic curricula. Quizzar conducts activities such as dumb charades, interactive and general quizzes, crosswords etc. in new and innovative ways that make them interesting and relevant for the business school students.
AREA 51 - TheTrading & Investment Club
Stock market plays a pivotal role in the growth of an economy. This is a major reason why it is so closely monitored by governments, central banks, companies and even the general public.The increasing importance of this section of finance has intrigued us a lot. Hence, the club 'AREA 51' of IIM Sirmaur is solely dedicated towards capital market operations where we discuss various events and techniques. We conduct informative sessions, quizzes, expert talks and virtual trading and portfolio management competitions.
FinServe – The Finance Club
FinServe aims to enhance the financial quotient of the students by conducting various inter-college activities like interactive sessions, guest lectures, financial quizzes, debates and events in collaboration with corporates. The activities provide a platform to the students to interact with each other and gain perspective on recent development and innovations in the area of finance.
Strategy, a core competency in any business, is a way of defining & getting things done, taking into account not just the existing barriers and resource constraints, but also the vision, mission, and objective of the firm to achieve its goals.
Spin Masters-The Strategy Club of IIM Sirmaur is a student-driven initiative that caters to the gaps between the industry and the aspiring managers. It provides them with a platform to understand various aspects of strategy and implement them through case studies, business simulations and industry interactions simultaneously. The club seeks to enhance not only subject knowledge & practical applications but also to develop expertise in team building, event management, creativity & marketing.
The Photography Club of IIM Sirmaur is a group of like-minded members who express their love and passion for photography. The aim is to offer a platform on which interested students can promote their work to a wider audience and help people understand the intricacies of photography without bokeh-ing other aspects of management learnings. The club wants to create a buzz about photography and focus on the lively moments of the fast-paced life through different lenses.
Horizon, the HR club of IIM Sirmaur provides learning to the budding managers to utilize one of the most important resources of an organisation i.e. Human Resource. The activities are solely aimed at bringing IIM Sirmaur at the forefront in the field of Human Resource Management and building a bridge between corporate and academia.
It organizes various inter and intra-college HR events such as case study competitions, monthly quiz competitions, and various HR simulation competitions, which help the students to get involved and gain awareness about the new HR practices being followed throughout.
Markaizen aims to ignite a deep interest in the field of marketing, for enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike. It conducts events covering the spectrum of marketing topics, providing a platform to put theoretical concepts to test. This year Markaizen expanded its reach to the national level, organizing MarkaWars, the national level marketing event attracting participants from various IIMs and other top B-schools. The club also conducts various events such as guest lectures, quizzes, simulation games, and online competitions. Through its events spread across the year, Markaizen aims to deliver practical applications of marketing with a fun element attached to them. The face of marketing for IIM Sirmaur, Markaizen’s members are always brimming with new ideas to bring out the creative and strategic sides of all student participants.
Sanviya focuses primarily on equipping the students with the fundamental skills demanded by the manufacturing as well as the service industry, in the fields of Operations and Supply Chain Management. The club is committed to enhancing the knowledge and adding value to the classroom learnings through guest lectures by industry leaders and industrial visits. Sanviya conducts various competitions like quizzes, simulations, and case studies for students of both IIM Sirmaur as well as other B-Schools across the country. At the same time, it facilitates certifications like KPMG’s Six Sigma and courses offered by ISCEA, to help students, especially those operations-inclined, develop excellent overall profiles.
Quintus is a student initiative focused on providing industry relevant knowledge pertaining to IT & Data Analytics to the students. The club conducts informative workshops, quizzes and Analytics Certification programme centred on new developments and innovations happening in today’s data driven world. The club is also developing an online Software Repository containing essential software required for general and academic uses.
To quench the rhetoric thirst and the oratorical hunger of stalwarts at IIM Sirmaur by providing them with a podium where they can showcase, harness and improve their persuasiveness and fluency of language.
Studies show that 'Public Speaking' is the No.1 fear in this world, surpassing even 'Death'!
Eloquence aims to conquer it, transforming it into your favourite pastime!
RangManch is the art club of IIM Sirmaur. It started with the idea of providing a healthy deviation from the rigorous routine of academics at IIM Sirmaur. The club believes that each one of us has a creative side to his/her personality and all we need is a conduit for our vigorous energies. It encourages students to engage in cultural activities exhibiting their talents.
Apart from delivering exquisite performances throughout the year on various occasions, the club also organized events such as Dandiya Night, Bontakshari, etc. It has a strong YouTube presence with a wide variety to videos; some already published and some in the pipeline because “Creativity is not the way we think, it is the way we like to live”.
Consulere, the Consulting Club which acts as an umbrella club for various business domains such as marketing, operations, HR, and finance aims to create a learning environment for students to deal with strategic and consulting issues, and provides them with opportunities that would help make impactful contributions to business organizations.
To promote interest among the students for the consulting industry and facilitate the development of consulting career opportunities by providing IIM Sirmaur students with year-round education, mentorship and relationship building events with classmates, the alumni, consulting firms and relevant others.
Drawing upon the strengths of all the students equipped with diverse skills, varied professional experience and backed by the knowledge endowed by the highly qualified faculties of IIM Sirmaur, Consulere aims to create and sustain a strong relationship with the corporate world by solving real life problems from the ever evolving industry.
Consulere provides resources, facilities and mentorships to help IIM Sirmaur student fraternity prepare for acing the consulting interviews and secure jobs in the consulting industry.