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.
ISBR Voice , Annual Magazine of ISBR
BET ( Bangalore Education Trust) Silver Jubilee Memorial Addressed by Dr. M Veerappa Moily
Saturday 10 Oct 2015, Chief Guest Dr. M Veerappa Moily (Former Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas) addressed the Silver Jubilee Memorial of BET (Bangalore Education Trust) at ISBR Business School, Electronic City, here in Bangalore. The grand event was attended by eminent industry personalities including Mr. Tallam Dwarakanath President FKCCI as The Guest of Honour, Smt. NS Rama CEO ELCIA, Sri Ramachandran, President ELICIA, Smt Aruna Newton Former President, ELCIA.
ISBR Business School’s annual magazine ISBR VOICE was also released in the presence of Mr. Manish Kothari Founder & MD BET /ISBR, Dr. C Manohar Dean ISBR, Dr KS Anandaram, Senior Director ISBR and Maj. Bhargav Director ISBR.
Speaking to the students, at the event, Dr. M Veerappa Moily said, “Today we have best of the institutes built in Karnataka. Today you may have to face all these brickbats; it is you who will be benefitted, state which will be benefitted. Every 4th chief executive in Silicon Valley is mainly graduated from Karnataka. ”
Dr. M Veerappa Moily addressed the students at ISBR, Bangalore
Everyone wants it but few are bold enough to do what it takes to make that dream a reality. It is the hunger to achieve and to create an impact on the lives of many is what an Entrepreneur possesses.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, in a significant speech on his priorities in tackling the economy that, more and more young entrepreneurs should come up with ideas which would help India to become one of the developed countries. He spoke about the “Four Fold Way” to growth “The Green, Blue, Saffron & White revolution”; Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce & Industry took an initiative to encourage the young entrepreneurs of the nation to bring about this revolution. They organized the 7th edition of “MANTHAN a Business Plan Presentation Competition” which is a platform for all the students who aspire to convert their dreams into reality.
In this competition two students of ISBR came up with a project about Green Revolution where they used all their classroom learnings about managing and starting a business into reality. They went through rigorous workshops and nerve wreaking elimination rounds over the months to reach their goal. They competed with more than 250 students from different colleges having different skillsets and extraordinary ideas to achieve their dream.
It was a moment of pride for ISBR when the two students of 1st year PGDM, Debjani Bhattacharjee & Ramakanth Jaiswal went up to be the top finalist of this competition and not only presented their plan of creating “Best from the waste” but also impressed the jury and the top investors to win a funding for their project.
As Late CK Prahlad said, “Entrepreneurs are the new freedom fighters and can lift India out of the shackles of poverty”. ISBR encourages and supports every initiative to convert dream India into a reality.
ISBR Bangalore aims to groom its MBA students in such a way that they are always corporate ready and job-fit. Keeping this in view there was a quiz organized at the campus on 20th April, 2015.
A Business Quiz contest was held at the campus organized and conducted by Prof. Madhusmriti. The quiz was for an hour wherein the students from both the MBA batches participated in the event. Questions came up from different sectors of Businesses and Economy and global perspectives. The winners of the quiz were the MBA, section B.
Thus the Students were exposed to the core dimensions of Businesses. Events like this always support the students for the betterment of their future.
“Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. It simply means farewell until we meet again.”
11th April 2015 marked the end of a wonderful journey for batch 2013-2015 of ISBR. Dressed up as Angels and Demons, the much awaited event was welcomed with showers, but that didn’t stop them. The auditorium was one hell of an heavenly ambience. The programs for the day included music, dance and games that got everyone involved in the moment, both students as well as faculty. The video prepared brought tears into the eyes of some of the seniors as they reminisced on the wonderful memories they made in ISBR. They were gifted with a memento that would give them memories to cherish for a lifetime. The farewell ended on a delicious note with dinner and soon they bid adieu to a place that will be etched in their minds for a very long time.