ISBR Business School welcomed its PGDM 2016 batch students and their parents on 30th July, 2016 at Electronic City, Bangalore Campus.
The function was presided over by renowned personalities from the corporate and industrial sectors along with dignitaries from the management and staff. Mr Ravi Raghavan, Chairman Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was the Chief Guest for the day. The stage was graced with the presence of delegates Mr Keyur J Shah, Director, Price Waterhouse Coopers(PWC), Mr Nealesh Dalal, Managing Trustee, J D Institute of Fashion Technology, Dr. Sudarsanam Padam, former Dean Administrative Staff College of India, Mr Raghunandan, Vice President, ELCIA, Mr. Vijay kumar, Vice President WIPRO and alumnus, Mr Nitin Jain, Goel Group of Industries.
The function started by invoking the blessings of Lord Almighty. The dignitaries enlightened the minds of all by lighting the lamp and spreading the rays of hope.
In his welcome address, Dr. Anandaram gave a brief introduction about the PGDM program and the concept of wholesome development of students.
The chief guest Mr Ravi Raghavan, inaugurated the batch and declared the new session open. He described the four Ps of success being, Passion, Purpose, Perseverance and Patience.
Mr Keyur J Shah, Guest of honor, released the academic planner and addressed the gathering stating his personal experiences and stories of sports personalities to make students realize that there is no substitute for hard work.
The academic diary was released by Dr. Sudarsanam Padam who inspired the students to look beyond the syllabus and become the best citizens of the country.
The flag of camarederie was handed over to the representatives of the batch by the alumnus Mr. Nitin Jain.
The guest of honor, Mr Raghunandan encouraged the students to never stop learning. Also Mr Nealesh Dalal asked students to be honest by stating, “ if you want to be successful , do not lie to yourself”.
The star invitees of the function Mr Rajesh Reddy, Kirloskar Electrical and Mr Nithin John, Spice Jet were felicitated by Mr Manish Kothari, who in his presidential address gave assurance to the parents that the students of ISBR will never be detached from the string of culture, family and friends. He also explained the concept and power of right mentorship through a beautiful video.
The faculty members were introduced to the gathering by Dr Chandra Niranjan, Dean Academics who concluded with an inspiring quote,” Fight your own battlse and fry your own fish”.
Towards the end, the vote of thanks, on behalf of the Institution, was proposed by Mr. Abbas Ali, Head Placement.