Archive for July, 2012

PGDM Orientation Programme at SMS Varanasi

The Eighteenth batch of the AICTE approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme got-off to a flying start at the Khushipur (Bachhaon) campus of School of Management Sciences (SMS) here on Tuesday amidst high profile corporate presence, which included Mr. Rakesh Seth (Sr. Vice President- Group HR, Fedders Lloyd Corporation Ltd., Lloyd Group) as Chief Guest & Mr. Subhamay Chatterjee (Head HR, Bajaj Corp. Ltd.) as Guest of Honor.

In his Presidential address in the Inaugural session, Chief Guest, Mr. Rakesh Seth congratulated the new comers for being selected by the prestigious SMS-Varanasi campus for the flagship PGDM course and motivated them to identify their vision in long run. He commented upon the vast career possibilities after completion of PGDM Program. He also appreciated the courage of students for investing two year time period for their development.

he Guest of honor, Mr. Subhamay Chatterjee said that success lies in unity. He elaborated that Physics deals with concept of Energy, which can not be destroyed, only forms can be changed. Chemistry deals with various elements & tries to search single element as the root element for all other ones. In the same manner religion deals with single power or God. Out of such examples he summarized about presence of single concept of unity in every stream.

in his welcome address, the Director of SMS-Varanasi, Prof. P. N. Jha welcomed the fresh PGDM students along with the dignitaries gracing the occasion and said that ever since SMS launched the PGDM programme in 1995, the corporate world has always extended the much sought support to it due to which there happens to be a strong alumni network across the country in almost every industrial sector. He suggested the students to be regular in the institution and class room interactions, so that they can best use the available resources. He discussed about the various important subjects in two year duration at SMS Varanasi. Most importantly he emphasised the subjects like Leadership and Indian Ethos and also motivated the students to extract the best possible knowledge from their faculty members.

Mr. K. K. Bajpai (Reader, SMS Varanasi) presented the preamble of SMS including Vision, Mission, Quality policy and Guiding values. In this way he made the students friendly with culture at SMS Varanasi. The Chairperson (Training & Placement, SMS Varanasi and PGDM Coordinator) Dr. Sanjay Saxena (Associate Professor) gave a feel of the entire PGDM programme structure to the freshers. Being caretaker of Placement Activities, he shared the insights of corporate expectations from budding managers. He also emphasised upon need of in-depth knowledge of subjects, which can be availed from innovative teaching methods at SMS and developing skill set as per corporate expectations.

The Vote-of-thanks was given by Mr. Sandeep Singh (Associate Professor, SMS Varanasi). In his address he discussed the need of connectedness to the world. He summarized that to succed in business taking care of society is must. This is a reciprocal relationship

The inaugural session was coordinated by Dr. Meenakshi A. Singh (Senior Lecturer). Later the Guests were felicitated by the Executive Secretary Dr. M. P. Singh and the Director Prof. P. N. Jha. On this occasion, Mr. Sanjay Gupta (Registrar), Prof. J. P. Mishra (Dean-Academics), Mr. Alok Kumar (Associate Professor) and other faculty members were also present. In the two-day long orientation programme, students would be exposed to the functioning of SMS besides anecdotes on Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations, Spirituality and Human Values, by the corporate big-wigs and senior faculty members of SMS.

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New Academic Session at SMS, Varanasi Campus is scheduled to begin with the two days orientation programme of PGDM Eighteenth Batch (2012-14) on july 17th, 2012.

The New Academic Session at
SMS, Varanasi Campus is scheduled to begin with the two days orientation
programme of PGDM Eighteenth Batch (2012-14) on july 17th, 2012.

The classes of other Academic Programmes will also commence as per the
below schedule:

1. PGDM III Semester Classes will commence from from July 19, 2012.
2. MCA III and V Sememster Classes will commence from from July 19,
3. BBA and BCA III Semester Classes will commence from from July 19,
4. BBA and BCA V semester classes will commence from from July 19,

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School of Management Sciences,Varanasi organized II annual meeting of Delhi Chapter of SMS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

School of Management Sciences,Varanasi organized II annual meeting of Delhi Chapter of SMS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION at Jacaranda Hall,India Habitat Centre,New Delhi on June 9th 2012.

More than 100 alumni of different courses Viz. PGDBM, PGIB, PGIRM, PGRM, MCA, BBA and BCA actively participated in the meet.

The alumni meet started with the welcome speech by Mr. Kamal Sheel Mishra followed by Corporate Film of SMS, Varanasi. Dr. Sanjay Saxena, Chairperson, Training and Placement Cell, put forth the agenda and the discussion started.

A very active and positive participation by the alumni in the discussion lead to fruitful culmination of the meeting.

The following points were discussed and agreed upon during the meeting.

  1. frequent interaction among the members is required  to strengthen the Delhi Chapter of SMS Alumni Association ,
  2. A new facebook page dedicated to Delhi Chapter of SMS Alumni Association will be created, which will be managed by the alumni members.
  3. BBM pin numbers will be shared by the alumni members for networking.
  4. Senior alumni will share their experience and expert/domain knowledge with junior alumni and current batches of SMS students, a mentorship model was proposed for this purpose and was appreciated and agreed upon during the meet.
  5. Alumni get together will be organized at frequent intervals.

 Mr. Amitabh Pandey, Convener, SMS Alumni Association proposed the vote of thanks followed by dinner and felicitation of Alumni.

Mr. Biplab Sengupta, Coordinator (Delhi Chapter) coordinated the event, Mr. Birendra Nath Pandey , Coordinator Delhi Chapter was also present on the occasion.


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