Wednesday 20 March 2013

"En-Route to Success"

“En-route to Success” on 09th March, 2013

Jagan Institute of Management Studies successfully launched “ALUMNI INTERACTION FORUM” for MCA program on Saturday, 09th March, 2013. The forum was planned with the initiative to enhance interaction on various IT related topics.
The objective of the forum is to:-
  • To provide a platform for interaction between the Alumni, in a informal environment
  • To encourage grapevine conversation where the Alumni drop in to relax, with the assurance that they will meet only other alumni and people with similar backgrounds and inclinations
  • To provide a platform for the Alumni residing abroad or outside Delhi to meet their other Alumni Friends
  • To encourage other cities in India, to start similar JIMS Alumni clubs, and develop reciprocal relationships.
Speakers at the forum were:
  • Mr. Karan Thakur – (2003-2006) MCA Batch – Tech SME , NCR Corporation India Pvt Ltd
  • Ms. Taruna Aggarwal – (2003-2006) MCA Batch- Senior Software Engineer, Aricent Group, Gurgaon
  • Ms. Shweta Mithal-(2003-2006) MCA Batch-Sr. Software Quality Engineer, One Shield
Prof R.P Maheshwari, Director General, JIMS initiated the discussion by terming the rich base of JIMS ALUMNUS as BRAND AMBASSADORS.

Further, Dr. J.K Goyal, Director, JIMS discussed the importance of the forum where he discussed with the students about the essence of interacting with our rich base of Alumnus.

Further, our key speaker Ms Taruna Aggarwal – Alumni (2003-2006) MCA, initiated the forum sharing some of her life experiences and explaining the different phases of life. She gave an explanation of the real facets of corporate terming it as REALITY SHOCK which is experienced in corporate life. She explained the characteristics of a professional who follows time management and is motivated to perform to attain success.

Our second speaker at the session was Mr. Karan Thakur – Alumni (2003-2006) MCA, where he explained the process of selection and the instances faced at the time of facing an interview. He explained the essence of Hard Work and Smart Work.

Further, our last speaker Ms. Shweta Mithal- Alumni (2003-2006) MCA, explained the idea of never being a quitter and always a winner. She explained the essence of working hard towards attaining the goal. She gave some of her life instances and shared her experiences with the MCA students of working towards attaining success and goals in life.
All our speakers stressed on the will of Determination, Dedication and Discipline which are the three steps towards attaining success in life.

Further the rendezvous with the students took place where they shared and interacted and cleared all their queries which would prove beneficial for them in their final placements.

Lastly the Vote of Thanks was given by C. Komalavalli, Associate Professor, JIMS. Overall the forum was a fruitful experience to share, interact and express the ideas and creative instincts.

Monday 18 March 2013

ALUMNI INTERACTION FORUM " Are Marketers Spending Wisely on Social Media"

Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Sector 5, Rohini, Delhi organized Alumni Interaction Forum Series IV on Saturday 23rd February, 2013 at India International Centre on the topic “Are Marketers Spending Wisely on Social Media”, Ms. Surbhi Malhotra- Head Alumni Relations welcomed all the Alumni and discussed the agenda of the forum.
The Key speakers for the event were:
  • Mr. Abhimanyu Shankhdhar- Strategic Consultant & Trainer: Digital Media- Social Media for Social Change
  • Mr. Gaurav Vashisth,- Independent Education Management Professional
Amidst the social media buzz, this time at the event JIMS had undertaken an important issue of “Are Marketers Spending Wisely on Social Media”.

Mr. Vashisth – Batch 2004-2006, JIMS initiated the discussion by explaining the importance of social media in today’s time. He further stressed on the idea of social networking through various social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Further, our key speaker Mr. Shankhdhar started the event sharing his experiences and thoughts on the aspects Social Media Marketing through an insightful presentation. He further propounded the Social Media Adoption from the early innovators (the ones who discover and trendify) to Laggards (Might never get around to adopt it)

He further stressed on Social Media for business functions i.e. in Marketing, HR, Creative, Operations/Strategy and Business Development. He further said that Social Media enhances Visibility, Reputation and Approachability. He further named the top social networks for business i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blog and Pinterest. Also, the discussion led to a conclusion that “CONTENT IS STILL THE KING”, where blogs and content have great importance increasing searchability, data knowledge and management and thought leadership.

All these valuable tips were discussed at length at the forum. Lastly the Vote of Thanks was given by Mr. Kumud Ranjan, Batch 2004-2006- President Alumni Association. Overall the forum was a fruitful experience and a great way for a communicative start among the Alumnus.