ISBR Alumni Reunion 2016

Alumni Reunion 2016

ISBR organised the alumni reunion on 3rd July 2016, at Lemon Tree Hotel, Electronic City, Bangalore. The event saw the vibrant bunch of alumni who were dressed up for the retro night. It was a moment of nostalgia where there were people flocking around with energy and enthusiasm.

The teachers, staff and the management team raised a toast to honour all the alumni from the year 20007 to 2016. There was fun and frolic in the air and the bash concluded with a resounding dance floor, wherein everybody shook their leg.


ISBR Annual Convocation 2016

ISBR Business School organised Convocation 2016 on 3rd July 2016 at ISBR Business School, Electronic City campus.  The guests of honor were Dr Rajeev Gowda, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Shri R Shivakumar, Chairman ASSOCHAM and Sri Ravi Gururaj, Chairman NASSCOM Product Council.

In his inaugural address, Dr Rajeev Gowda emphasised on the need for management schools to develop and nurture talent in young people to become more energetic, dynamic and result oriented. “The world has become flat. The young minds are very much instrumental for the upliftment of the society. Plethora of opportunities is available within the country”, he said.

Sri Ravi Gururaj received the Eminence Award for his outstanding contribution in creating right ecosystem for entrepreneurship development of higher order, through NASSCOM support projects for Start-ups in India.   In his acceptance speech, he said,”Students should get attached to the institutions and faculty should feel college as second home.”

Dr Devika Gunasheela who received Award of Eminence for her contribution to health care for women and children, asked students to focus more on doing social activities  for the good of the society.

Sri Sunil Rao, Country Head, Google, advocated students to make right choice at the beginning of the career. He asked students to be empathetic, understanding own strengths and to work on multiple projects to get maximum exposure across various departments within organisation.  Hard work was the answer for success in career, he said.

195 students graduated from the institute and received their convocation certificate. Twenty Industry patrons like Google, Volvo, GE Industrial Solutions, Fidelity National Financials, Kotak Mahindra, TUV Rhienland and Decathlon  graced the occasion.

Gems of ISBR, a dossier of success stories of alumni of ISBR were released by Mr Shivakumar. Sixteen Gems awardees received the certificates.

Senior Director, DR Anandram administered the oath to graduating students. Mr Manish Kothari, Managing Director ISBR, declared the convocation was dedicated to the cause of giving. He acknowledged that in giving, there was  joy of accomplishment.

As a CSR activity, Rajasthan Cosmo Club donated 3000 uniforms through ISBR and ELICIA to government schools on this occasion.

Dean ISBR, Dr C Manohar, presented the achievement of the ISBR and shared the saga of fulfilment and the journey of the accomplishment.

Dr Chandra Niranjan, Dean Academics, ISBR, proposed the vote of thanks.



Industrial Visit- Happiest Mind

  Industrial visit was carried out at HAPPIEST MIND on 10TH May 2016 especially for Dream Catchers Mentor group. The main objective behind the visit was to make student aware about how various activities related to Business management are carried out in company and give them feel of managers as soon as they start their career. As soon as we reached company we were greeted by Ms Viji Amritha, Talent Development team (Happiest Mind) who took us to seminar hall, where a orientation of company was given by Ms Sharon Andrew, Head Talent Development team. She explains how company follows simple Philosophy – happiest people make happiest customers. After her motivating session Mr. Gaurav Soni, HR Head (Happiest Mind) explain students about various career opportunity in IT Industries. Visit was very informative and gave good learning experience.

Industrial Visit to Schneider Electric

As part of the Mentorship program, the students of the second semester PGDM and MBA – Team Kryptonites and Team Crew In Action were taken to the company of their choice on 10th May, 2016.

The group visited Schneider Electric, a unit that assembles Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), PLC panels, PCB Boards, Energy meters and Relays. They were taken to the shop floor and explained the assembly process, quality control methods ,supply chain details, quantity produced per month, turnaround time for every order, the numeric and bio-metric security systems, technology used, inventory management system,  strict rules followed for the production process and safety measures. What impressed the students was the open culture of inviting one idea per person per year with incentive and reward system, irrespective of their educational background.

Students were also impressed with the way the organization functioned, the hierarchy followed to meet targets and the discipline.

The HR executive gave the students details on the various functions of HR in the company and how HR was involved in strategizing the sales. She also explained students the scope of Management students in the company, skills and aptitude required and the hiring process. The Finance executive gave details about the financial modeling, cost plus markup, R&D, catering to the B2B segment, their competitors and challenges faced and their market share in the domestic and International Market.

There was no dearth of questions from the students.

It was a great learning experience for the students.

Dasvidaniya – Farewell 2016


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 – Celebrating Success of Women Achievers

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.

MILAAP 2016 – Annual Sports Week

Milap 2016

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.)

Post Budget Analysis 2016 @ World Trade Center, Bangalore

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.