The month of November proved to be an exciting one for the students of ISBR as there were many industrial visits organized for them, to provide hands on exposure to the practical work culture of the various industries.
1. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
On 27th October 2016, Management had organized an industrial visit to SEBI for 33 students of 3rdsemester (MBA and PGDM).They were accompanied by Prof. Dr. V.B. Padmanabhan. It was an enlightening session at SEBI. Mr. Krishna Murthy briefed the students about investing at their young age. He gave a brief idea about opening a Demat Account and vast revolution from outcry system to on-screen. He also introduced about ASBA (applications supported by blocked amount) which is a process developed by the India’s stock market regulator SEBI for applying to IPO.
This was a very exciting session for all the students especially for those who want to see themselves as successful investors in the future.
On Tuesday, 15th November, 2016 the students of ISBR had a great opportunity to visit the WIPRO campus located in electronic city, Bangalore. The visit was organized for all the 1st semester students (MBA and PGDM). The students were accompanied by the faculty Prof. V.B. Padmanabhan, Prof. Ratna Sinha and Asst. Prof. Yukti Kishore. The students attended an insightful session by Mr P.B. Kotur, General Manager- Talent Transformation, Wipro who has been associated with WIPRO since 14 years. He gave a brief idea of what and how exactly WIPRO works at ground level. Mr. Kotur was presented with a memento on behalf of ISBR fraternity. He spoke about how WIPRO sets itself apart from other companies in the same field. He even enlightened students with his crisp and clear knowledge about professionalism, management and various areas on which an aspiring manager needs to focus upon.
The industrial visit to WIPRO was an insight to the students as to how the giant powerhouse of an IT industry functions and what are the challenges faced by it in its competitive environment.
3. Karnataka Hybrid Micro Devices Limited (KHMDL)
An Industrial visit to Karnataka Hybrid Micro Devices Limited (KHMDL) was organized by ISBR B School on 15th Nov 2016 . It is an Electronics company specialized in design, development and manufacture of custom-built Hybrid Micro Circuits for aerospace, automotive and other high-reliability applications. It is also approved by ISRO for manufacturing space grade hybrid devices. They also have an approval from HAL for Avionics Assembly. Students met Mr M. Radhakrishna, Deputy Plant Head and Chief Quality officer with more than 20 years of experience in design, manufacture and quality assurance of Hybrid Microcircuits for automotive and aerospace applications.
A whole new concept in technology which proved to be an inspiration for future entrepreneurs showcased a perfect example of how to grow big in a high competitive environment.
4. Software Technology Parks of India (STPI)
On 15th November a group of 20 students from PGDM 1st semester, visited Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) located in Electronic city, Bangalore. The students geared themselves up for the industry visit and left for STPI (Software Technology parks Of India) at around 10:30 am. The STPI is a government company which provides required infrastructure and technical backup to the start-up companies. The start-ups approach the STPI with their proper project and plans and in return they help the budding entrepreneurs by letting them operate from the STPI by simply installing their server there. This encouraged the students who have plans of becoming entrepreneurs in the future.
The session proved to be very useful for the future entrepreneurs as STPI promotes the spirit of entrepreneurship and encourages new and budding start-ups.
Overall, the month of November proved to be an exemplary month for the students craving for industrial exposure. The college made an attempt that the students get to visit different industries and see their work culture. The students also showed great enthusiasm and participative attitude in making the most out these visits.