I am writing this to present you with the November, 2019 issue of Connexion. The IIMC campus was abuzz with activities and we are happy to share those with you all!
IIM Calcutta celebrated its 59th Foundation Day on November 14 with Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, delivering the foundation day lecture. The Distinguished Alumnus Award Ceremony was also held on that day. The Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar; Chairman, Board of Governors, IIM Calcutta and Director, Professor Anju Seth presented the awards and mementoes to the 7 distinguished alumni at the Ceremony.
IIM Calcutta has ranked No. 1 in India, No. 2 in Asia and 17th globally in Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2019 for its 2-Year Masters in Business Administration programme.
The Institute hosted its 28th Institute Lecture Series where a talk was delivered by renowned spiritual guide, social reformer, author and educationist, Sri M. The first Amitava Bose Memorial Lecture was organized and was delivered by Professor Debraj Ray, Julius Silver Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science, Professor of Economics, New York University. One of our Doctoral programme students got the fellowship at Center for Disability and Integration (CDI-HSG) at University of St. Gallen.
In order to become the forerunner in delivering technology driven education, we have partnered with Coursera, a global online learning platform.
As part of alumni outreach programme, Director Professor Anju Seth, Chairperson of Board of Governors Shri Shrikrishna Kulkarni along with faculty colleagues met our alumi in various cities. The Bangalore meet was held on September 7, Mumbai meet on September 8 and Chennai and Delhi chapter hosted the respective meets on September 28 and 29 respectively. In all these meets a large number of alumni attended and interacted with the IIMC leadership team and faculty.
Enjoy as you read and know how your cherished alma mater is keeping pace with time!
Prof. Prashant Mishra
Dean (New Initiative and External Relations)
IIM Calcutta celebrated its 59th Foundation Day on November 14, 2019 in the august presence of Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, the Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal. The event also witnessed the institute felicitating 7 of its alumni for their outstanding contribution in their respective fields at the Distinguished Alumnus Awards Ceremony.
In her address, Director Professor Anju Seth announced that “The Class of 1992, IIM Calcutta's 27th batch, has committed Rs. 3 crores to support IIM Calcutta’s exciting trajectory of expansion and continuous improvement. Part of the gift is earmarked for a named faculty chair while the rest is slated for infrastructural improvements.” She noted that this represents the largest alumni gift to date, and thanked the batch for their generous support of the Institute. Former President of the 27th batch Shekhar Ganapathy, shared, “We have got so much from the IIM Calcutta that we wanted to give back. Our aim is to help the Institute continue to impact students and society in the future. We are very proud to present this to our beloved alma mater, and hope that it sets a good benchmark for other batches to emulate and exceed."
The Distinguished Alumnus Award Ceremony was led by Professor Prashant Mishra, Dean (New Initiative & External Relations), IIM Calcutta, where Director Professor Anju Seth, Chairperson of the Board of Governors Shri Shrikrishna Kulkarni and the Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal Shri Jagdeep Dhankar presented the Awards and Mementoes to the 7 alumni at the Ceremony. The recipients were Gita V. Johar, K Ganesh, Sumant Sinha, Sanjiv Aiyar, Sunil Duggal, Srikar Reddy and Vini Mahajan.Read More >
|Upcoming LDPs (November 2019 - March 2020)|
|Programme Name||Programme Directors||Programme Duration||Tentative Start Month|
|Transitioning into Leadership: A Programme for Women Executives (TLPWE)||Prof. Leena Chatterjee, Prof. Pragyan Rath||1 year||November, 2019|
|Senior Management Programme (SMP)||Prof. Krishanu rakshit, Prof. Megha Sharma, Prof. Rajesh Bhattacharya||1 year||December, 2019|
|Executive Programme in Business Management - International (EPBM-I)||Prof. Preetam Basu, Prof. Runa Sarkar, Prof. Saptarshi Purkayastha||1 year||December, 2019|
|Executive Programme in General Management (EPGM)||Prof. Palash Deb, Prof. Sudhir Jaiswall||1 year||December, 2019|
|Executive Programme in Global Business Management (EPGBM)||Prof. Ramya Venkateswaran, Prof. V. K. Unni||1 year||March, 2020|
|Executive Programme on Digital & Social Media Marketing Strategy (EPDSMMS)||Prof. Saravana Jaikumar, Prof. Indranil Bose||6 months||November, 2019|
|Executive Programme in Strategic Human Resource Management (EPSHRM)||Prof. Amit Dhiman, Prof. Dharma Raju Bathini||1 year||December, 2019|
|Executive Programme in Communication Strategies for Corporate Leaders (EPCSCL)||Prof. Apoorva Bharadwaj, Prof. Pragyan Rath||6 months||January, 2020|
|Advanced Programme in Fintech and Financial Blockchain (APFFB)||Prof. Ashok Banerjee, Prof. Indranil Bose, Prof. Saibal Chattopadhyay||6 months||January, 2020|
|Executive Programme for Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS)||Prof. Arpita Ghosh, Prof. Partha Ray, Prof. Rajiv Kumar||1 year||December, 2019|
|Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (PGCHM)||Prof. Rajesh Bhattacharya, Prof. Devi Vijay||1 year||March, 2020|
|Start-Up Readiness, Growth and Execution (SURGE): An Entrepreneurship Programme||Prof. Suren Sista, Prof. Vidyanand Jha||1 year||January, 2020|
|Executive Programme in Growth Strategies for Business Leaders (EPGSBL)||Prof. Biswatosh Saha, Prof. Kaushik Roy||6 months||February, 2020|
|Senior Management Programme in Business Analytics (SMPBA)||Prof. Peeyush Mehta, Prof. Uttam Kumar Sarkar||9 months||February, 2020|
|Name of the Program||Program Directors||Dates|
|Healthcare Leadership and Management Programme||Prof. Manish Thakur & Prof. R. Rajesh Babu||November 11 - 15, 2019|
|Internet of Things (IoT) – What every manager needs to know about IoT||Prof. Debashis Saha||November 18 - 21, 2019|
|Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and Communication||Prof. Shantanu Dey||November 18 - 21, 2019|
|Network Effect and Crowd Dynamics in Organizational Decision Making||Prof. Saibal Chattopadhyay & Prof. Uttam K. Sarkar||November 18 - 22, 2019|
|General Management Programme for Senior & Middle Level Executives||Prof. Subrata Mitra||November 25 - 29, 2019|
|Managerial Leadership and Team Effectiveness||Prof. Leena Chatterjee & Prof. Abhishek Goel||November 25 - 29, 2019|
|Global Political Economy for Business Leaders||Prof. Biju Paul Abraham & Prof. Partha Ray||November 28 - 30, 2019|
|Leadership and Innovation in the Era of Digital Transformation||Prof. Indranil Bose||December 02 - 06, 2019|
|Developing Strategic Decision Making Capability through Simulation||Prof. Saptarshi Purkayastha & Prof. Sumanta Basu||December 02 - 06, 2019|
|Digital And Social Media Marketing For Business Growth||Prof. Prashant Mishra & Prof. Saravana Jaikumar||December 02 - 06, 2019|
|Excellence in Managerial Communication||Prof. Pragyan Rath & Prof. Apoorva Bharadwaj||December 09 - 12, 2019|
|Supply Chain Management||Prof. Balram Avittathur & Prof. Preetam Basu||December 09 - 13, 2019|
|Managing Family Business for Growth||Prof. Prashant Mishra & Prof. Sumanta Basu||December 09 - 18, 2019|
|Accelerating Innovation||Prof. Nimruji Prasad J||December 11 - 13, 2019|
|Business Analytics for Strategic and Tactical Level Decision Making||Prof. Saibal Chattopadhyay & Prof. Uttam K. Sarkar||December 16 - 20, 2019|
|Marketing Applications of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: What can ML and AI do for your Organization?||Prof. Saravana Jaikumar||December 16 -20, 2019|
|Leadership and Team Building||Prof. Chetan Joshi||December 16 -20, 2019|
|Pricing and Sales Management||Prof. Saravana Jaikumar||January 06 - 10, 2020|
|Financial Technologies (FinTech) for Leadership in the Digital World||Prof. Ashok Banerjee & Prof. Indranil Bose||January 06 - 10, 2020|
|Managerial Leadership and Conflict Resolution||Prof. Chetan Joshi||January 06 - 11, 2020|
|The Global Economy: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA)||Prof. Partha Ray||January 13 -16, 2020|
|Project Management||Prof. Subrata Mitra||January 13 - 17, 2020|
|Communication and Presentation Skills||Prof. Leena Chatterjee & Prof. Vidyanand Jha||January 13 - 17, 2020|
|Customer Service Strategy: Profiting through Value Creation, Customer Satisfaction, Loyalty, and Relationship||Prof. Prafulla Agnihotri||January 20 - 23, 2020|
|Interpersonal Effectiveness and Leadership Excellence||Prof. Chetan Joshi||January 20 - 24, 2020|
|Finance and Accounting for Business Managers||Prof. Arpita Ghosh & Prof. Vivek Rajvanshi||January 20 - 24, 2020|
|Advanced Data Science for Practicing Business Analysts||Prof. Saibal Chattopadhyay & Prof. Uttam K. Sarkar||January 27 - 31, 2020|
|Key Account Management||Prof. Prashant Mishra & Prof. Suren Sista||January 27 - 31, 2020|
|Developing Leadership Potential||Prof. Leena Chatterjee & Prof. Abhishek Goel||February 03 - 06, 2020|
|Excellence in Agribusiness Management & Leadership||Prof. Debashis Saha & Prof. Sumanta Basu||February 03 - 08, 2020|
|Contract Management and Arbitration||Prof. R.Rajesh Babu & Prof. V.K.Unni||February 10 -14, 2020|
|Marketing Analytics||Prof. Prashant Mishra & Prof. Sumanta Basu||February 10 -14, 2020|
|Strategic Cost & Performance Management||Prof. Manju Jaiswall||February 15 -18, 2020|
|Digital Technology Management for Business Excellence||Prof. Debashis Saha||February 17 - 20, 2020|
|Selling and Negotiation Skills||Prof. Prashant Mishra & Prof. Suren Sista||February 17 - 21, 2020|
|Personal Growth and Team Building||Prof Chetan Joshi||February 17 - 21, 2020|
|Managerial Leadership and Team Effectiveness||Prof. Leena Chatterjee & Prof. Abhishek Goel||February 24 - 28, 2020|
|Quality Analytics||Prof. Bodhibrata Nag & Prof. Saibal Chattopadhyay||February 24 - 28, 2020|
|Leadership Excellence: An Alternate Approach||Prof. Pragyan Rath & Prof. Apoorva Bharadwaj||March 02 - 05, 2020|
|Management of Creativity and Innovation||Prof. Vidyanand Jha||March 02 - 06, 2020|