A Time to Cherish & Acknowledge

Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Bengaluru (SIBM-B) is all set to host its “Management Day 2014” on 6th March, 2014. It is the time of the year to felicitate and acknowledge achievers for their work and dedication shown over the year.

About Management Day 2014:

“In Acknowledgment of our past, we become strengthened to embrace our future”-  Eleesha

Management day is that time of the year when every committee among the 11 student committees presents their achievements to the college. It is the time when the students of SIBM-B would buzz with anticipation for the result they have been waiting for a long time. The best of them would be felicitated.

The event will commence with the Director’s speech, followed by Mr. Mittu Chandilya, the AirAsia CEO’s speech on leadership and past experiences. This will be followed by the awards ceremony for felicitating the students for their contribution towards the college and outstanding performances in their respective fields.

A highlight of the program is the swearing in of the newly elected student council for the upcoming academic year.

Speakers for Management Day-2014:

1)      Dr. Rajesh Panda, Director SIBM-Bengaluru is a graduate of IIM, Ahmedabad and he holds a PhD degree in Retailing. He is a member of the Board of Examination-SIU and has served as member of Academic councils of SIU and SCDL in the past. Dr. Panda has vast experience in corporate training, research and consulting with companies like Godrej, HUL, ITC, IBM, Amdocs, Zensar, Mphasis, Wipro, CapGemini, John Deere etc. Dr. Panda is a reviewer of marketing books with Pearson Education and Tata McGraw-Hill education private limited. Dr. Panda has recently been awarded the “Best Professor in Marketing Management” by LOKMAT National Education Leadership Awards.

2)      Mr. Mittu Chandilya, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AirAsia, completed his MBA from INSEAD in France and Singapore and from Tsinghua University in Beijing. Mr. Chandilya was an entrepreneur when he was just 19. His company, Save-our-Syrup, held a patent that alerted restaurant managers when they were running low on syrup at the soda fountain. His previous work experience also includes a stint at Ingersoll-Rand where he was the youngest-ever general manager. He also headed the Asia Pacific practice for recruitment consulting firm Egon Zehnder’s services business.

Raghav Agrawal, the current student President expressed his views by saying, “Management Day is the annual official event where everybody`s effort is recognized and appreciated. It acknowledges the academic and extracurricular effort put in by students, staff and faculty. Since, SIBM-B is student driven college, awards felicitated at management day gives motivation and energy to the junior batch to take the college to greater  heights.”

SIBM Bengaluru

Ever since its inception in 1978, SYMBIOSIS has been synonymous with progress. The trend of progress has been continued by setting up of SIU’s first campus outside Maharashtra at Bengaluru in 2008. SIBM Bengaluru is now one of the leading B-Schools of the country. The focus, now, is on matching global standards of management education. SIBMB instills a work culture which is unparalleled among various institutions. It provides a holistic approach to management which goes a long way in creating a dynamic identity. Vibrant student associations and committees complement the program with a number of activities involving institute-industry interaction.