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.
The 2nd Annual Convocation of Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur was held on April 13, 2018. Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address.
Mr. Kaushal Kishore (Advisor, TRAI, Govt. of India), who was the guest of honour on the occasion spoke about the three pillars of success viz. perseverance, curiosity and determination. He mentioned that giving back to society is what matters the most.
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.
Why Enroll at IIM Sirmaur: A New IIM, An IIM for the Future
IIM Sirmaur became operational in 2015, mentored by IIM Lucknow, and is one of the newest Institutes in the IIM family. One of the biggest advantages of studying at a growing institution is that it offers boundless opportunities to utilise the best of all worlds. IIM Sirmaur builds upon the legacy of the tried and tested curriculum developed over the last many decades at other IIMs. At the same time, we are also striking into the future with new and exciting courses. Now empowered by the IIM Bill 2017 with unprecedented autonomy, IIM Sirmaur is all set to revolutionise the way management education is delivered in India.
We offer the best application-oriented Problem Based Learning (PBL) pedagogy designed and delivered by the country’s sharpest minds. From the 2019-20 Academic Year, our curriculum will support blended courses incorporating the best MOOCs available in the various subject areas.
IIM Sirmaur is working towards integrating management studies with technology, liberal arts, and other allied areas in the social sciences. The batch of 2019-21 will have the opportunity to choose from brand new courses, workshops and activities that increase their exposure to the data sciences and train them in highly important but often neglected soft skills. Analytics, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence will have a special focus in the coming years in addition to skill-building courses in the areas of leadership, communication and culture.
An Inclusive Community in the Lap of Nature
Join an exciting community of future managers in the serene environs of Himachal Pradesh. Be inspired by the endurance of the mighty Himalayas which surround our temporary campus at Paonta Sahib. Situated beside the river Yamuna, our verdant campus is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, students’ residences, dining hall and facilities for sports, wellness and recreation ranging from a fully outfitted gym to yoga and music suites. As our fourth batch of students, you will find many already established clubs and committees to hone your talents and pursue your interests. As members of a new institution, you may well have the opportunity to become founding members of new student organizations and leave an enduring legacy behind.
An International Outlook
IIM Sirmaur offers an intensive immersion program as part of its efforts to internationalise the curriculum. The International Immersion Program blends classroom teaching led by renowned faculty with industry interaction and cultural visits. In addition, we regularly host interactions with international faculty on campus and via video-conferencing. We use Harvard Business School case studies in our courses, and our commitment to MOOC enabled blended learning classrooms means that there are no boundaries limiting your educational resources.
Attractive Tuition Waivers for Best Performers
IIM Sirmaur has a range of scholarships for those with merit and need. In line with our commitment to encouraging more women to join the workforce as top managers and break glass ceilings, we have special scholarship schemes for our women students. Besides, there are scholarships for the overall topper in the 1st year, scholarships for displaying all round excellence as well as provisions for SC/ST students as per government norms.
We look forward to you joining our vibrant community at #theAppleoftheIIMs.