1- KIIT School of Management hosts Konfidant – Corporate Mentorship Program
KIIT School of Management (KSOM) hosted Konfidant at Campus-7 on Saturday, 16th November, 2019. Konfidant aims at providing MBA students by bringing in corporate leaders for mentoring during their entire tenure at KIIT Deemed to be University.
Students are given the chance to mingle with industry stalwarts who mentors to a small group of 10 to 12 mentees. The mentor-mentee relationship is structured to be long-term and both the mentor and mentees continue to engage over email, messenger and telephone depending on their requirements. There is a continuous monitoring of progress over the mentees by the mentors and timely feedback is provided.
This initiative is one of its kind among Indian educational institutes of India. The Konfidant helps students to be industry-ready during graduation.
2- KSOM organizes its 10th National Finance Conclave on the theme- Getting To $5 Trillion: Navigating the Financial Landscape
The 1oth National Finance Conclave on 19th October 2019 was held in KIIT School of Management. “Getting to $5 Trillion: Navigating the Financial Landscape” was the theme of the conclave.
Prof. S.N. Mishra, Dean, KSOM set The context of the conclave was set by Prof S.N. Mishra. He specified the importance of the topic in the current economic scenario. His view was with regards to the Indian economy and how interesting it was in spite of the change in political dispensation., there is a commitment to the continuation of the free market. The guests were welcomed by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, KIIT DU. and hoped that the discussions will give the insight to achieve the $5 trillion target.
The keynote speaker of the conclave, Prof. Sudipto Mundle, Distinguished Fellow, NCAER was of the context that the budget of 2019-2020 must be reviewed and revised to achieve a windfall for the economy. Changes like corporate tax rates revision would help in achieving a strong positive impact on growth in the medium to long term.
The edition of conclave had two-panel discussions, followed by Finatix: Innovative group coaching sessions by eminent finance experts.
3- ALUMNI MEET (1994 - 96 Batch)
KSOM was delighted to host the "Alumni Meet" (1994-1996 batch) on 23rd Nov'19 at our campus.
The event was graced by Dr. Saroj Mahapatra, Director, KSOM and Prof. Kumar Mohanty. The event was organized by KSOM Alumni - KIIT School of Management - IBAT - the Alumni Club of KSOM
We had a great discussion on many topics ranging from strengthening the alumni bond, opening a dedicated alumni webpage, organizing workshops & connecting through various social media platforms.
4- Leadership Seminar Series
KSOM was fortunate to have KIIT alumnus Mr. Amar Chhajer, Director and Country Head, Malaysia - UST Global was as the distinguished speaker of the Leadership Seminar Series on 22nd Nov'19 at the KIIT campus.
The session was enriching, inspiring & insightful for the audience. He answered several queries that students put forward. He also spoke on various leadership styles.