LAUNCHING AND TIE UP’S:
The School of Management Studies launched for the first time the Online Learning Management System called The Moodle. This has been a great boon to the MBA students and also to the faculties. This system acts as a great imputes to the faculties to use the state of art modern teaching techniques to sharpen the analytical skills of the students. This Moodle now has been upgraded to Glodyne software, which is more sophisticated and user friendly.
A Strategic Alliance was made by School of Management Studies with The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Mumbai for conducting NCCMP Programme. Our institute was the first amongst all the colleges affiliated to Anna University Chennai and 5th college in the whole of India. One more feather on the cap of the strategic alliance is that this school is the only school in the whole of India to make this strategic alliance with The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Mumbai for the benefit of rural students. The first training program will be conducted this July-August, 2011.
The School of Management Studies launched Centre for Entrepreneurship Development Cell on 18th February 2011 in collaboration with ITCOT Consultancy, Chennai. The aim of this cell is to conduct Entrepreneurial Development Programs for the benefit of the rural youth of Villupuram district. This first program will be launched in August, 2011.
The Young Managers Meet was conducted on 18th March 2011 in a grand manner at Kalaignar Arivalayam. Nearly 1000 students from 45 colleges in and around Villupuram district attended this event. Mr. Suhas Gopinath, the World’s Youngest CEO, Globals Inc. Bangalore, Mr. C. Gobinath of Vijay TV fame and Dr. Badri Seshadhri, MD, Kizhakku Pathippagam spoke. They all reiterated the commitment that the youth of today should have to mould their future. At the end of the day Mr. Leo Peters gave a scintillating sole musical performance and entertained the whole crowd.
The Post budget analysis discourse was held on 11th March 2011 in collaboration with Business Line Chennai. Prof. Dr. D. Sambadam Dean, School of International and Social Studies, Pondicherry University and Prof.Jacob John, Director, International Research and Corporate Ethics, Chennai spoke on the pros and cons of the Union Budget. They unanimously agreed that structural reforms have to be carved out more rigorously and the Union Government should concentrate more in the Agricultural sector.
Industrial visits were arranged for the benefit of the students at the following places
1. Neycer India Pvt. Ltd, Panruti.
2. Neyveli Lignite Corporation, Neyveli and
3. The Hindu, Chennai.
4. Coca-Cola, Chennai
5. Auro Foods Pvt. Ltd, Puducherry
6. Supreme Furniture, Puducherry
7. Hatsun Diary-farm, Salem
An array of guest lectures was arranged by The School of Management Studies. The academicians visited our school are:
1. Dr. S.I. Rasheed Basha, Saudi Arabia
2. Dr. V. Jacob John , International Economist
3. Dr. Charumathi, Pondicherry University,
4. Dr. R. Kasilingam, Pondicherry University,
FACULTY MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES:
The school also conducted Faculty Management & Development Programs. International experts Prof. Daniel Chandran from University of Sydney – Australia and Prof. Timothy Chandran from Telestra Corporation - Australia conducted the above mentioned program on Jan 3rd 2011. Faculty Development Program was conducted for nearly 300 participants of all High School and Higher Secondary School. Similarly on Jan 5th and 6th 2011 “Results Driven Leadership for Corporate Managers” at Country yard Chennai was conducted. A galaxy of managers from reputed corporate attended and benefited from the programme.
A motivational lecture was conducted by Dr. R. Nandagopal, Director, PSGIM, Coimbatore.
The other activities that were conducted are Ideation, Gratis, Movie Club and the Bridge course for students of Accountancy & Statistics.
THE PROPOSED EVENTS FOR 2015-2016 ARE AS FOLLOWS:
1. International Conference
2. Faculty Development Programme
3. Young Managers Meet 2016
4. Meet the CEO of 2016
5. Best Brand of the Year Award 2016
6. Industrial visits
7. Guest Lectures
In short, The School of Management Studies has carved a niche for itself in the management education scenario of Tamilnadu and as all poised to form the big leaders of Management school within a short span of time.