Guest Lecture on Industrial Relations – Mr.Naina Raj @ DoMS NITT!

When Mr.Naina Raj, the HR head at Dalmia walked in, the students of DoMS instantly knew that it was going to be one startling experience.  It is not every day that you see a tall, warm and friendly HR head with almost 30 years of experience in the Industry, take such a spell binding session.

The Guest Lecture on Industrial Relations, was conducted on 22.03.2016, at the Department of Management Studies, NIT Trichy. It proved to be a fruitful session, not just for HR aspirants, but all management students, since he talked about Operations, Marketing and General Management and taught the students how Human Resource plays a very crucial role in the functioning of any Industry.

The students were captivated by the amusing way he narrated his experience over the years. He shared, with genuine transparency, his victories, his downfalls and his mistakes, and he imparted wisdom while making the students completely enjoy it. The aura of confidence and his striking personality, definitely added on to the successful interactions during the session.

Although the main topic covered during the session was Industrial Relations, he exchanged valuable insights on several other topics. He churned out all the day to day challenges and obstacles he faced during the three decades he spent in the Industry, and he wrapped up the session, by talking about Employee Engagement, the power of motivation and about how ‘Attitude is Everything’.

Mr.Naina Raj, finally won the hearts of all students, by giving them a motivation talk at the end of the One Day Session, and by screening certain strongly inspirational videos.

DoMS looks forward to having several other GLs with him in the Future

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A New Nest for DoMS

It was a moment of joy to the DoMS Community as the new DoMS building got inaugurated in the campus.

The DoMS-NITT new block was in full glory as Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Honourable Minister of Civil Aviation, inaugurated the 38-year-old B-school’s new building on January 8th. The Honourable Minister unveiled the plaque, which would be later embossed in the new building. The event also had the Honourable Minister interacting with the students and answering all their questions on the civil aviation sector.

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The new block of DoMS is of two floors, having a built up area of around 1300 sqm in ground floor and 1270 sqm in first floor within the land area of 4875 sqm situated adjacent to Silver Jubilee building facing central avenue road.

The location of the building gives access on two directions and the building has central court yard for better lighting and cross ventilation.  All the rooms are Air conditioned and the exteriors are finished with Aluminium composite panel for better elevation.

The new building also boasts of six classrooms, of which one is a smart classroom. It is truly a gift to DoMS as we enter in this New Year.

Off Goes 2014..!!

“New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.”

The year 2014 passed by like a cool breeze of air, leaving us at DoMS, awestruck with wonderful memories that we would cherish for the rest of our lives. It still seems like yesterday when the 36th batch of DoMS had entered the much sought after arena of pursuing MBA. 2014 began like a roller coaster ride, full of fun-filled learning and lots of other festivities.

 The year started with the welcome of the 36th batch into the DoMS family which shares a bond of love and sense of belongingness among its members. The onboarding program included FIRM games which were not only exciting but also gave us friends for life. The various games helped intermingling of 35th and 36th batches which now work like one big racing team in the adventurous ride FIRM'36Thcalled MBA. It filled juniors’ hearts with warm joy to see how seniors stood up with them, guided and made them feel at home. Of course! A home-away-from-home. FIRMs were a good ice breaker.

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Up next was the much awaited Freshers’ Party where the junior batch was made to feel that they were one of their kind, special and adorable. If every human being loves to feel special, it was exactly what we felt while walking through the hallway with showers of welcome, blessings in flowers from the senior batch amidst hooting and applaud. It all felt like being the tinsels glowing and gleaming in our charm and glory.

Teachers’ Day celebration were the next event in our journey at DoMS. The students performed various events as a mark of respect to their teachers. The energy that enthralled the A13 hall was immense and the sight of this event was worth watching. The guest lectures and Analytics’ Conclave- ‘Prabandh’ filled whatever was left of the first trimester.DSC_0244

The fervour and zeal to perform better and devour more knowledge increases with time and learning. The same got imbibed in all of us. The advent of 2nd Trimester brought with itself the EXCITEMENT to do better, baby yet first steps towards maturity in the life called MBA. All minds after returning from ‘Pooja’ holidays were set on taking ourselves to the next level. A sense of responsibility developed for each other. The graph of overall development went up and only up. The bond with DoMS became stronger and so did the friendship among batch mates and with seniors.

Currently in the second trimester, the 36th batch is having, what we call, an exquisite time that isFreshers'36thbatch not only vivid in terms of knowledge but also exotic in terms of experience. 2014, towards the end has filled us with nostalgia, made us realize that time is running fast and there is much to be accomplished. The mere thought that each passing day subtracts a day that we are meant to spend in the beautiful campus of NIT,Trichy makes us sad. But then, that is life, all days end and are followed by new ones full of exciting opportunities. Thus we look at 2015 as a year full of dreams, hopes and resolutions. We welcome the year 2015 with a warm heart hoping to give our best and make it yet another memorable one in the history of DoMS!

Wish you all a very warm, joyous and happy new year 2015!

Career trends with Schneider Electric

Mr. Sundar Rajan Director HR from Schneider Electric visited Department of Management Studies for a guest lecture. Schneider Electric and NIT Trichy shares a bond from past three years and this was a part of the same relationship that a knowledge sharing session was organized.

Mr. Sundar Rajan began the session with an introduction of his company which is a 175 year old organization. Starting from its roots in the iron and steel industry, heavy machinery, and ship building, it moved into electricity and automation management.

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Mr. Rajan spoke on career trends and what we as new entrants in the industry can expect in the beginning. He also explained the importance of developing new skill sets and keeping yourself updated which will help one to maintain his employability. He emphasized on the difference in the career path of a generalist and a specialist. And why Schneider electric focus on mobility of employees from one department to another and may be country as well.

He cleared many doubts after the session and helped students to understand various roles, responsibilities and growth prospects. The session was thought provoking and gave the students a new angle to think over their career path.

PROGYAN 13 CONQUERED !!

Progyan, Management fest of Sastra School of Management, Thanjore was conquered by the students of DoMS NITT. Out of the 10 events held at the fest, 5 were topped by students of DoMS NITT. These achievements lead to overall trophy to DoMS NITT.

Paper presentation competition was won by Anshuman Dutta from MBA II year while Gowthami and Gautam Sai bagged the second prize in the same event. First prize for Best Management team was won by Amitesh Singh Yadav, Amod Garg, Harshit Agrawal and Nitesh Mittal. Quiz competition was won by Gautam sai and Gautami Mohanlal.  Spin-a-Yarn, a creativity event, was won by Nitesh Mittal and Amitesh Singh Yadav.

The Director of Sastra University congratulated the DoMS team for their performance and also wished them luck for their future endeavors.

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M’Pulse – The Marketing Conclave

Department of Management Studies of NIT Trichy conducted a one day Marketing conclave, M-Pulse 2013. The event comprised of lectures from three prominent personalities from the industry and an event conducted by the marketing club, NISADYA of DoMS.

The occasion was greeted by Dr. VJ Siva Kumar Associate Prof. DoMS NITT. After that our HOD DoMS welcomed the guests and emphasized on the importance of such conclaves in a MBA Curriculum. Dr. S. Sundarajan Director NITT addressed the gathering and highlighted the significance of interaction of students with industry people and their alumni considering the global competition which we are facing every day.

The session started with the keynote address of Mr. Mitul Mehta, Vice president & Global Head-Marketing Accelya Kale Solutions Ltd. Mr. Mehta gave an insight on service marketing to the students. He introduced 7 P’s of service marketing which extended the 4 P’s concept. The three new P’s namely People, Process, and Proof were the key point of discussion of his session. He gave examples and case studies of companies which out grew their capabilities by taking care of these three factors.

The next lecture was given by Mr. Austin PM, CEO, Max Value Univ. His talk was basically focused on Online Marketing and its nuances. He spoke on several methods of online marketing and how small companies are saving their cost and using this medium to advertise themselves. He spoke on how the companies are focusing on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to build their image.

The last session of the day was delivered by Mr. Dorai Thodla, Founder; iMorph Inc. Mr. Thodla exchanged his views on ‘Tools for Marketing for various levels of a Start up’. He shared examples of how different websites have given tools to access one’s online position and how a new company can leverage them to develop their marketing strategy.

Largely the sessions were very informative and helped the students to understand the nuances of marketing industry and its developments in physical as well as virtual space.

DoMS NIT -T scores at Anna University

An International conference on Strategic Trends on Innovations and Creativity in Management Practices was organized at Anna University on 10th and 11th of September, 2012. The conference was attended by several research scholars from different institutions who presented their papers in their respective domains. More than fifty papers were presented on those two days of conference.

Himsagar, a first year student of DoMS NIT-T,  presented a paper on Model Development for Brand Loyalty-A case on Men’s Jeans Wear and bagged the first prize for the best paper award in the marketing session. The paper was authored by  Dr. G.Muruganantham, Professor at DoMS NIT-T ,and co-authored by Mr. Magesh, an alumnus of DoMS. DoMS has a tradition of students participating in paper presentations and conferences and expects more laurels to come its way, through its diligent students.