Industrial visit by the students to the Parle factory.
Our students experienced first hand the manufacturing facilities at the factory and had an enlightening discussion with senior company personnel thereby gaining practical insight into the business, its manufacturing operations and the industry.
As part of the corporate grooming initiatives at the ‘Institution’ our students regularly interact with the industry through various mediums such as guest lectures, industry visits, corporate speaker series, seminars, conferences, etc. The industry visits are a vital part of the curriculum, helping in bridging the gap between class room teaching and real time business world.
Our students visited the Parle factory at Bahadurgarh. This was a great way to learn about the manufacturing process in general and the nuances of the industry. The students had a wonderful interaction with senior company management, wherein a combination of lecture and questions & answers session helped the students enhance their learning. In addition to satisfaction of the students’ intellectual curiosity, their appetite was also duly taken care and they delightfully savored on various Parle products. The students found the industrial visit very useful and thanked the company executives for the same.
Science and Spirituality
A talk on science, spirituality & enhancing productivity by Swami Shailendra Saraswati.
A talk on science, spirituality and enhancing productivity by Swami Shailendra Saraswati, an expert of Metaphysics and a graduate of IIM-A. Swamiji spent the afternoon of January 28, 2010 with our students sharing brilliant techniques on enhancing efficiency by meditation.
Swami Shailendra Saraswati has completed PGDM from IIM-A. He also has a B.Sc (Honours) in Physics from Delhi University and M.Sc with specialisation in elementary particle physics. He has served as founding Principal of Maharishi College of Management at Nairobi, Kenya, and Dean of faculty at Majority International University, Oslo, Norway. He also taught managerial statistics and physics at Maharishi University of Management at Fairfield, Iowa, USA. After working with the public sector for a few years he took to learning Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s transcendental meditation at a forest academy in Finland.
During his interaction with our students Swamiji discussed the need for time management and emphasized its importance for the holistic development of a student more so for the one aspiring to be a successful manager and a leader. He emphasized that meditation from his perspective does not actualize the way it has been practiced over the ages by many priests and philosophers. He discussed and practiced his technique of meditation with the students and faculty and insisted that practicing the same for 40 minutes daily would substantially enhance their energy and efficiency levels. The participants found the technique and the lecture very useful. The same was concluded by a question and answer session between the students and swamiji.
Disney Institute conducts fascinating workshop on “Inspiring Creativity & Quality Service”
Saviance Technologies under the aegis of Disney Institute, organised a Workshop on “Inspiring Creativity and Quality Service” in collaboration with Global Management Forum at the campus on 5th September 2009.
Disney Institute, a leader in professional development programs, having trained more than a million people from 35 countries and 40 industries organised a world class workshop on Quality Service and Inspiring Creativity in an Organisation's for students and faculty of the ‘Institution’ on 5th September 2009. The Director of the ‘Institution’ along with other senior faculties welcomed and introduced the distinguished facilitators Jeffrey Williford and Mark W. Matheis.
Eighty six years old Disney Group is a good example of the joint effort of its cast members and its approach to service and creativity. Mark emphasized that an organization is a stool with three legs-People, Financial Decisions and Employees. Thus, to maintain a balance among these each leg has to be equally strong and well maintained. At Disney every guest is a VIP - Very Individual Person. Various successful characters of Disney are a result of creative ideas from the family of cast members which is reflected in the example of “Wall-E”.
There were interactive and creative activities for the participants stressing that everyone is creative and creative ideas can be generated at any level. Participants won various Disney cartoon hampers and books while sharing their views during the discussion.
The event provided the participants an opportunity to experience the “Business behind the Magic”. The participants could explore world-renowned Disney principles for service excellence, qualitative and quantitative techniques for knowing and understanding customers and discover service standards that provide a framework for making quality decisions. They could also explore ways to nurture an organization culture to create maximum value, learn how to leverage talent and goals to establish high-performance teams and foster creativity. Additionally, the teachers and students also learnt how to create value by aligning new ideas with brand identity.
Delivering great service is critical for companies looking to survive and prosper in these turbulent economic times. This program was a rare opportunity for the future business professionals to get an insight into the Disney organization and learn innovative, easy-to-implement practices that can give them a competitive edge
Teacher's Day Celebration
Teachers Day Celebrations – a tribute by the Students. The students of New Delhi Institution of Management celebrated “Teachers Day” at the campus.
Paying a perfect tribute to the teachers on September 4, 2009, the students of New Delhi Institution of Management celebrated “Teachers Day” at the campus.
The programme started with offering obeisance to Goddess Saraswati in the form of a vandana and traditional tilak to all the faculty members. This was followed by the cake cutting ceremony by the Director and other faculty members.
The students serenaded the teachers with a cultural programme including singing, dancing, mono-acting and playing various musical instruments. To make their teachers feel special the students had also organized games which acted as a catalytic agent to add humor, joy and excitement to the party. The Registrar of the institute inspired the students to work hard, maintain discipline, and extract maximum from the teachers in terms of knowledge and wisdom. He also reiterated the role of teachers in shaping future of the Nation and was nostalgic remembering his own school days.
Speaking on the occasion, the senior management reiterated that “teachers are the core of this institution, they create the ambiance of excellence and set the standards of learning, to help students become outstanding graduates and important contributors to society.” The celebration was concluded by presenting mementos to teachers.
Brillliant Performance by NDIM
Campus hosts North India Regional Round of AIMA’s 6th Annual “National Competition for Management Students”
The competition was conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). The topic of the competition was “Innovate, Restructure, Reorganize: Challenges for India Inc.” The North India regional rounds were held at the institution’s campus on September 2-3, 2009.
It was a fierce competition with participation from over fifty teams. The teams were to be judged on their content, presentation and competence to answer the questions posed by the jury. The jury was headed by Prof. K.K. Muthu, an eminent management consultant and was assisted by well known management scientists Mr. S.P.S Jaggi, from Bhilai Steel Plant and Mr.K.R Kaushik from Gujarat Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd. The programme was inaugurated by the chief guest, Mr. Anand Kumar, Director, Research and Development, Indian Oil Corporation. Mr. Kamal Singh, CMD of AIMA, welcomed the guests and the participants to the two-day programme. Dr. A.T.K. Raman, Director, New Delhi Institute of Management, addressed and familiarized the guests of the contributions and accolades earned by his institute. The day consisted of presentations by various teams and their evaluation by the jury. The valedictory programme on the second day commenced with Ms. Vandana Puri, welcoming the chief guest, Mr. R. P. Ojha, Executive Director-HR, Powergrid Corporation of India, and the guest of honour Mr. A.K.S. Reddy Chief HR officer of GMR, Delhi International Airport Pvt Ltd. The guests in their address stressed on the importance of discussing the topic, not only locally but globally. Prof. Muthu, the chairman of the jury, before announcing the results shared some of his thoughts on the topic, enumerating steps to reach ‘world class excellence’ and said that speed, innovation and quality people are the three generic weapons needed to build excellent organizations.