ISBR campus was glittering with all the debonair boys and gorgeous girls on 7 May 2016 for DASVIDANIA-The Farewell. The theme for the day was Indo-Western. Red carpet was laid out to welcome all the seniors at 5 pm at ISBR Business School Auditorium. Juniors prepared well for entertaining all the seniors. The junior batch showcased dance performances, skit, a spectacular guitar performance and a very emotional video of the moments spent in campus by the senior batch.
Testimonials were shared by seniors on their experiences that took place in the last 2 years of their journey.
Farewell was bid by giving them saplings as a token of remembrance by Prof.Shailesh & Prof.Reema.
Prof.Shailesh also spoke about how he felt as the batch so close to his heart was leaving.
Dinner and dessert was served in the cafeteria after the event.
Abhinandana’ 2016 was organised on Sunday, 1st May’2016 at 10:30 am at ISBR, Bangalore in collaboration with ELCIA, Book Paradise Chambers Academy & Public Relations Council of India.
The Chief Guests for the day were Smt. Umashri, Honorable Minister of Women & Children Welfare, Govt. of Karnataka, Sri Dominic McAllister, Deputy High Commissioner, British Deputy High Commission, Bengaluru. The role of honors for the best women employees was released by Mr. Dominic McAllister. They were presented with certificates and mementoes. There were 6 categories of awards namely, Mahila Sabaleekarana Prashasti, Saarthaka Saadhana for Lifetime Achievement, Women Of Distinction Award, Shrama Saadhana-The Shining Stars, Shramaramba-The Rising Stars, Araluva Pratibhe-Catch Them Young Awards.
The audience was awestruck with soulful performances of the 3 champions from Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs- Niharika, Supriya & Ankita.The Star Invitees for the day were KPMG, Happiest Minds and Deloitte.Event sponsors were Tata Motors, XBoom, Nissan, Heybob, Celebrity life, Mil10.
Paper presentations made by students, were judged by the alumni awardees. Ms. Sharon Angel won the same followed by Mr. Digvijay Singta & Ms. Rajshree Senapati. The event came to an end with the National Anthem & Vote of Thanks by Mr. Abbas Ali, Head Corporate Relations & Placements.
The annual sports week MILAAP 2016 was organized on 26-27 March 2016 for outdoor games at NTTF Ground and for indoor games on 31 March & 1-2 April 2016 in the campus.
All the students participated with zeal & passion for outdoor as well as indoor games.
Outdoor games included Volleyball, Throwball, Football, Cricket, Box cricket, Kho – Kho & Athletics. Indoor games included Carrom, Chess, Base Cricket and Table Tennis.
Congratulations to the winners of the above mentioned games and cheers to all the participants.
Following are the winners in various outdoor and indoor games –
- Volleyball boys-PGDM Jr.
- Volleyball girls-MBA Jr.
- Throwball girls-Sr. Team
- Football boys-Sr. Team
- Cricket boys- MBA Jr.
- Box Cricket girls- MBA Jr.
- KHO KHO girls- PGDM jr.
- Athletics girls- Manisha, PGDM Jr.
- Athletics boys- MBA jr.
- Carrom singles – Imran Hussain
- Carrom doubles – Chintan Patel and team
- Chess boys – Aprameya (Pgdm jr.)
- Base cricket- PGDM Jr.
- Table Tennis- Yagnesh Pandya (Pgdm sr.)
ISBR students accompanied by Professor Shailesh V. Karadi had a splendid opportunity to march forward to the World Trade Center, Bangalore for the conference on Indian Post-Budget Analysis 2016 on 2nd March . The event was conducted by the Indo-Italian chamber and the World Trade Center. Students were educated about the budget by Mr.Rakesh Mishra , Mr.Sriram Ramasamy and Mr.Keyur Y Shah. The key topics discussed were change in tax rates, Make in India, Tax litigation and Dispute resolution, BEPS (CbCR), phasing out of incentives and deduction, widening of tax base, financial sector reforms, ease of doing business and other significant announcements and changes. Mr.Manish Kothari ,Managing Director ISBR, was also recognized for his indeed presence. Dr C Manohar and Mr.Abbas Ali also accompanied the students for the event. After the thought provoking conference, students traveled from the WTC to college in bus glazing through the streets of Bangalore. The students were extremely happy. They expressed their desire to attend such more enlightening events in coming times.
AMEGHA 2016 was organised at ISBR on 20 February 2016. It was a business oriented event to give students a platform to learn and experience business first hand.
The day started with lots of games, food stalls, movie made by ISBRians & music on demand. Students invested in their stalls and got to understand the working of business by experience.
The event was judged by MD Mr Manish Kothari, Senior Director Dr. Anandram, Dean Dr. C. Manohar and ISBR alumni. Swad Gujarat ka stall won for innovation, Momos stall for taste and North Indian Delights for design.
The big attraction of the day was the launch of Harley Davidson bike that mesmerised the young crowd.
The Buddy Project was conducted at ISBR campus on 18 and 19 February’16. The campus area was converted into a Buddy Island decorated with standees of Tom & Jerry, Aladdin & Jasmine, Spiderman & Jane.
Various buddies participated and their friendship was put to test. Friendship was celebrated with buddies who underwent various rounds of being mirror image of your buddy, balloon race, dance with your buddy, Lemon spoon race, and buddy chair round. Digvijay & Ankita won the title “The Best Buddies 2016-17”
These activities helped students to be quick thinker and came out as a winner in given situation. Not only the participants but the spectators also enjoyed and learnt through various activities.
ISBRians came forward to celebrate Lohri with enthusiasm at amphi theatre on 15th January 2016. Lohri also known as the bonfire festival, denotes the last of coldest days of winter. Generally, it is an accepted fact that this festival is celebrated to worship fire.
In the evening, with the setting of the sun, huge bonfire was lit in the college campus and students came together to celebrate the true spirit of Lohri. They gathered around the rising flames, circled around (parikrama) the bonfire and threw puffed rice, popcorn and other munchies into the fire. They also sang and danced to popular folk songs. After the parikrama, they exchanged greetings and distributed prasad (offerings made to god). Coloured rangoli, desi clothes, lighted fire, blooming decorations were the niche of the celebration.
The rituals and celebrations associated with Lohri are only symbolic of a common thanksgiving to nature as represented by the Sun God, and in the process, the festivities embody a spirit of brotherhood, unity and gratitude, with lot of happiness, goodwill and cheer.
International Guest Lecture on 18 Jan 2016
ISBR Business School welcomed Dr. Waultrat Ritter ,Founder – Knowledge Dialogue, Hong Kong, an honored guest at ISBR as part of “International Guest Lecture Series” on Monday, 18th January 2016. She presented a talk on “ Information Governance in Knowledge Process Outsourcing: The Case of Global Visa Processing Services”. She explained in detail about the need for outsourcing visa processing, the present trends and practices, various issues & consequences arising out of this outsourcing, various challenges & precautions to be taken, etc. Our faculty members and students attended this interesting and informative lecture in large numbers. ISBR takes pride and pleasure for organizing these international guest lecture series.
Brains & Business Quiz Competition
“If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to build theirs”
On 21st Nov 2015 ISBR Business School, Bagalore hosted the quiz competition BRAINS N BUSINESS in collaboration with GYAANSPACE & IGNITUS WORLD. It was an intra-college quiz competition. Quizmaster Titash Banerjea hosted the quiz. Sarath Nair and Anjali Gupta from IGNITUS WORLD were also present. A total of nine teams participated. Every round was exciting and informative. Swati Modgil and Rohit Panjwani won the quiz for the day. They would be representing the college in the forthcoming quiz competition in February. Even the teams that didn’t win had a lot of fun and did get to learn a lot.
Social Media Sourcing Workshop by ERA
On the 5th of December 2015, Executive Recruiters Association (ERA), Bangalore Chapter organised a Workshop on Social Media Recruiting at the BET Institute of Management Campus. Dr C Manohar, Dean ISBR delivered the Welcome Address.
Mr. Moses ex Convenor of ERA delivered the inaugural address in which he briefed about ERA. ERA started functioning 13 years back in 2002. It plays a pivotal role in the life of corporates. Ethics in recruitment acts as an umbrella for ERA. He also emphasized in pulling in more resources and knowledge through training programs and workshops.
The speakers for the day were Mr. Raghunandan Patre and Mr. Ashfaq Ahmad. Mr. Patre has been a recruiter for almost 14 years now. He talked briefly about the critical skill sets that a Social Media Recruiter (SMR) requires. Mr. Ahmad has been a SMR for 3 years. Apart from recruitment he also helps recruiters leverage their technological skills. He prefers to call himself a “Techno-Social Gig”. He briefed the gathering on certain tools required for sociaol media recruitment and branding. X-Ray Champion, Facebook Graph Search, Twitter Mining etc. were the few tools that he talked about.