On 14 September 2023 at 2.00 p.m, under the Institution Innovation Council, both the ASM and ASCM jointly organized a programme to celebrate the successful landing of Chandrayaan III. Ms. Anagha (MBA Student) welcomed all the participants to the session. Thereafter, Prof. B.Vijayachandran Pillai delivered the presidential address and appraised the services of Space scientists in the successful landing of Chandrayaan III. The videos showing the launch of Chandrayaan III, landing of Rower and the Prime minister’s address on the successful launching are telecasted. A brief description on Chandrayaan I, II and II has been narrated by MBA students Ms. Navya, Ms.Anjali and Ms.Lekshmi lal respectively. A biography of the Three Space Scientists led by the mission was presented by Ms. Niveda, Ms. Liyadas and Ms. Pooja (BBA students). Finally, Ms. Krishnanjali (MBA student) proposed the vote of thanks and the session came to an end at 4.p.m. Ms. Jyostna, MBA student coordinated the entire programme.
The orientation/Induction programme on UHV for MBA students of 2023-25 Batch commenced on 4.9.2023. The Principal and Director, Prof. B.Vijayachandran Pillai formally inaugurated the session at 2.00 p.m. The principal has narrated the purpose of orientation, the facilities available and unique features of the Ahalia Institutions during the inaugural session. Thereafter, an ice breaking session was arranged in which all the faculty members were given a brief introduction about them. Similarly, all the students introduced themselves and mentioned their ambitions, strengths and weakness etc. In the first session, Prof. B Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, ASM handled one session on ASM and MBA – Some unique attractions. In the session, he has explained the unique attractions of MBA programme, career prospects, and skills required to pursue MBA etc. The session came to an end at 4.45 pm.
On 5.9.2023, as part of Teachers Day Celebration, a seperate session has been arranged. The formal function started with a prayer by Sona, Anagha, Fathima, Anagha Babu and saniyaa (first sem. MBA students). Ms. Anagha Babu, First Sem. MBA student welcomed all the teachers and students to the function. Thereafter, the students introduced all the teachers with a brief bio data, appraised their services. The Principal and Director, ASM delivered a special talk on Professional Teaches and Higher Education. In his session, he has narrated the qualities required for a Professional higher education teacher. He also discussed the role professional teachers in the modern society. Ms. Lakshmi Lal, first Sem MBA student, proposed the vote of thanks to all the participants. The comparing work was done by Ms. Nitya Menon. The first semester MBA students coordinated the entire programme.
The second session was handled by Ms. Sanitha A, Librarian, ASM on the topic ‘Library Services’. In the session she discussed the types of libraries, library software and the E- resources. Later, she explained the rules and regulations followed and the services offered by the ASM library. Students got a hand- on experience of using OPAC and locating the books from the library. The session ended at 1 p.m.
In the afternoon session, a visit to the Heritage in Ahalia Campus has been conducted. One faculty, Dr.Aashna Siddhic accompanied the students. All the Junior Batch MBA students attended the visit programme.
On the third day of the orientation (7/9/2023), the first session at 9.30 am was handled by Mr.V Ramachandran, Former president Lions Club, Palakkad and Trainer on the topic Personality Development for Management students. In this session, he has given some tips to excel the performance of students in their career and personal life by quoting examples of reputed personalities in the field.
The second session was handled by Dr.K. Manivannan. The topic of discussion was Innovation and Start ups. In the sessionhe discussed about traits of a good entrepreneur, desruptive methods for the lean startups, Innovation in the field of business, trend setting for money management and scope for entrepreneurship for MBA students. The session came to an at 1.15 pm.
In the afternoon session, an industrial visit to the Ahalia Medicine Manufacturing Unit at Ahalia Campus has been organised @ 2 p.m. Faculty members , Dr.Aashna Siddhic and Dr. Manivana accompanied the students. All the Junior Batch MBA students attended the visit programme. The visit came to an end 4.p.m
On the fourth day of the orientation (8/9/2023) the first session was handled by M.V Satheesh, Counselling Pschologist, Ahalia Group of institutions. His topic of discussion was on Unlocking Potential ; Navigating the MBA experience through a Psychological lens. He has discussed about the importance of mental health, leadership qualities required for management, decision making skills and resilience.
In the second session (from 11.15 to 1.00 pm), Dr. Viji, Admin. Executive, Ahalia Diabetes Hospital and Ms. Sneha M., Quality executive, Ahalia Diabetes Hospital have handled. Dr.Viji has discussed about patient care and health care ethics. Ms. Sneha in her session concentrated on quality orientation and patient safety.
In the Afternoon session Dr. Prem Narayanan, Medical Director and Consultant Endocrinologist, Ahalia Diabetes Hospital Palakkad has discussed about good living habits, need for following good diet system and avoidance of use of drugs and suggested certain steps to control the diabetes.
Ahalia School of Management conducted the Finance game as part of the UHV programme on 11/09/2023 at 9.15 a.m. For this purpose, the students were divided into five groups to present an innovative entrepreneurship idea with financial forecasts. Each group presented different entrepreneurial ideas with vision, mission, corporate objectives and a master plan to implement the ideas into reality. Faculties asked questions based on the proposal and gave suggestions for improvement. The programme came to an end at 1.00 p.m.
In the afternoon session, we have organised an interactive session on Entrepreneurship. Mr. Sunil Joseph, MD Sark Cables Pvt. Ltd, Kanjikode, Palakkad has served as the resource person. The session began at 2pm. Ms. Neetu P M, Assistant Professor; ASM welcomed the resource person of the session. Resource Person Mr. Sunil Joseph interacted with students. He emphasized the challenges faced in the entrepreneurship journey. He stressed the need for self-discipline and adaptive skills to excel in the career and also ten aspects which a potential entrepreneur must focus on to bring success in the business. Feedback of the session was given by the students Ms. Lincy Reji, Ms. Jyotsna Jayan and Mr. Abhineeth S. The Vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Anna Pauly (I semester, MBA student). Feedback of the session was given by the students Ms. Lincy Reji, Ms. Jyotsna Jayan and Mr. Abhineeth S. The session came to an end at 4pm.
The First session was handled by Chartered Accountant Mr.Anil K.C, Internal Auditor, Ahalia Group of Institutions, Palakkad. He has given a talk on Financial Ethics. He discussed the need for financial ethics in Business organisations and important ethical principles in the area of finance. The session came to an end @11.15 a.m.
In the second session, the resource person was Dr.N.Sunil Kumar, Vice principal, Ahalia Ayurveda Medical College, Palakkad. His topic of discussion was on Role of Ayurved in Health care. He narrated a brief of historical background of of Ayurveda System and the importance of Ayurved in health care Management. He also discussed about the Ayurveda medical tourism and marketing strategies.
In the Afternoon session, Dr.Vijayakumar Varma has handled a session on Hospital Management. Thereafter, a visit on Ahalia Sculpture Park has been arranged. Dr. Varma was the moderator of the visit and he has given a brief introduction on the different sculptures installed in the park. The visit came to an end at 4.30 p.m.
In the first session, a separate session has been organized to give an opportunity to students to present their business ideas. The teachers and the students raised their queries and clarified. Thereafter, students are allowed to speak on the topics assigned to them. The maximum time permitted for each student is five minutes. This session is meant for improving the communication skill of students.
The second session was handled by Dr Krishna Kumar Kishore, Executive Director, Ahalia group of institutions. The topic of discussion was on you. He introduced the concept through activity based session. He suggested that there should be a link between the present and future in terms of our interest.
The afternoon session was handled by Mr.K.M.Unni IRSS, Advisor (Administration), IIT Palakkad. He has shared his professional and personal life with wonderful interesting stories. He suggested certain methods for improving the efficiency of the managerial people.
The ASM celebrated Teachers Day on 05/09/2023. The formal function started at 10.00 am with a prayer by Sona, Anagha, Fathima, Anagha Babu and saniyaa (first sem. MBA students). Ms. Anagha Babu (First Sem. MBA student) welcomed all the teachers and students to the function. Thereafter, the students introduced all the teachers with a brief bio data, and appraised their services. The Principal and Director, ASM delivered a special talk on Professional Teaches and Higher Education. In his session, he has narrated the qualities required for a Professional higher education teacher. He also discussed the role of professional teachers in modern society. Ms. Lakshmi Lal, first Sem MBA student, proposed the vote of thanks to all the participants. The comparing work was done by Ms. Nitya Menon. The first semester MBA students coordinated the entire programme. The function came to an end at 12.00 noon.
On 4 September 2023, one seperate session was arranged for the formal in-auguration of the 11th Batch of MBA (2023-25 Batch) Programme of the ASM. In the programme, Ms.Manju M (Faculty, ASM) welcomed the Chief Guest and all the participants including parents of the newly admitted stu-dents. Prof. (Dr.) B.Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, ASM presided over the function. In his presidential address, he has narrated the uniqune-ness of the MBA Programme and the need for enhancing the soft skills of the students. He also stressed the need for following certain tips for their success. Mr. P .Venugopal, former Director LIC Management Development Centre, Mumbai and Secretary General of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai was the Chief Guest who inaugurated the programme. He has given certain tips to students for enhancing their excellence. Dr. Krishnakumar Kishore, Executive Director, Ahalia Group in his felicitation speech, explained the facil-ities available in the campus and requested the students to utilise the facilities properly. Ms.Jisha O (Faculty, ASM) offered felicitations. Thereafter, in a separate session, the Chief Guest has mentioned about the need for in-surance in the modern competitive environment, career opportunities and pension schemes offered by LIC and shared his practical experience in differ-ent capacities in an interactive style. The students asked their queries and clarified. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Aashna Siddhic and the compairing work of the session was performed by Ms. Neetu P.M. The session came to an end at 1.30 pm.Continue reading “MBA 2023-2025 Batch Inauguration”
The Ahalia School of Management has arranged an invited talk on “Career prospects for Plus Two students” in association with Ahalia Public School on 25/7/2023 at 11.00 a.m. in the ASM seminar hall. The programme started with a prayer by Gokul and Anjali followed by a welcome address by Ms. Manju M. There after Ms. Manju M has introduced the resource person Prof. Dr. B. Vijayachandran Pillai to the participants. The resource person has delivered a talk on the personality development and career opportunities for plus two students. He stressed the need for imparting knowledge on professional programmes suitable for plus two students and discussed the career prospects of Chartered Accountants, Cost and Management Accountants, Company Secretaries and Master of Business Administration to the emerging business sector especially after the introduction of LPG. Two students from the plus two class offered feedback of the session. Finally Mr. Raju, faculty of APS proposed the vote of thanks to the resource person and all the participants. The session came to an end at 1.00 p.m.
As a part of world environment day, we from ASM visited Athirapally waterfalls with 38 students and two faculties for two initiatives such as to clean the environment for plastic wastes and to inaugurate ASM tourism club. We started from the Ahalia campus at 6.30 am on 3rd June and reached the destination at 12 pm. The students were separated into three teams with the assistance of forest officers provided by Kerala tourism centre. The students started their cleaning process in the parking areas and in the nearby forest areas. The process continued for one hour with the assistance of forest officers. After the cleaning, the ASM tourism club inauguration was done in the presences of Mr. Praveen Nair who is an IFS officer in charge of the Athirapalli forest range. He gave a speech about importance of tourism and in Kerala and about the importance of maintaining the environment in front of the Athirapally main gate. After providing lunch for the students at 3.30, we started back to the campus and reached Ahalia campus by 7.45pm
Ahalia School of Management celebrated World Environment Day on 05/06/2023 at ASM campus. The activities started at 9.30 a.m. Assistant Professor Ms. Manju M and Associate Professor Dr. K. Manivannan coordinated the activities. Students and staff cleaned the college campus and planted saplings of different trees. Ms. Manju M delivered a speech on the need for protecting the environment and environment sustainability. Besides, a quiz competition was conducted in the ASM seminar hall. The entire students were divided into six teams and there were four rounds with a total of 120 questions. Students actively participated in the quiz. The winners of the competition were Ms. Anjana, Mr. Sreekuttan, Mr. Sabin, Mr. Vimal Raj, Ms. Shahala Nazrin and Ms Anjali A. The programme came to an end at 3.30 p.m. Earlier on 3 June 2023, as the Environment Day celebrations, the students and staff of ASM participated in the clean-up drive at Athrirapilly Waterfalls.
ASM observed World No Tobacco Day on 31st May 2023 at 4.00 pm. The programme commenced with a prayer by Ms. Risvana Mariyam. Mr. Vimal Raj welcomed all the participants to the session. Thereafter, Prof. (Dr.) B Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal & Director of ASM, delivered the presidential cum inaugural address. In his speech, he stressed the need for observing the World No Tobacco Day among college students. The resource person of the session, Ms. Neetu P M discussed the drawbacks of using tobacco and the role of government in controlling the use of tobacco among youth. Further, discussions were held on the following topics by students.
|S.No.||Name of Student||Topic|
|1||Abhishek S||Tobacco usage among Youth|
|2||Sruthi S||Evil effects of tobacco use|
|3||Abiya Sara Biju||Health related side effects of tobacco|
|4||Jewel Rose||Role of government in the prevention & control of tobacco|
A competition was arranged among students in preparing the best poster relating to the concerned area. Thereafter, a feedback on the programme was presented by Ms. Anjana and Ms. Sruthi C K. Finally Ms. Chaithanya proposed Vote of Thanks to all the participants. The session came to an end at 6 pm.
The poster release of Ahalia Film Festival (DHWANI 2023) organized by Ahalia Group and Insight Media was done by renowned actor Sri Jayaram on 25/05/2023
ASM celebrated the National Anti-Terrorism day on 22 May 2023 at 11.00 a.m. Ms. Abhiya Sara Biju welcomed the faculties and students to the function. Prof. (Dr) B. Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, presided over the function and inaugrated the programme . He stressed the need for maintaining harmony among the people. Dr K. Manivanann delivered a speech on the need for celebrating Anti-Terrorism day in educational institutions. Thereafter, the following six relevant topics related to the day were discussed by the students of MBA programme.
|Sl No||Topic Discussed||Students Participated|
|1||Hawala||Mr. Linu, Ms. Devika and Ms. Anusree|
|2||Money Laundering||Ms. Abhirami, Ms. Seethalakshmi|
|3||Narcotics||Mr. Sarath Sankar, Mr. Arjun Satheesh, Ms. Shara|
|4||Organ Trafficking||Ms. Seena Antony, Ms. Preethy Mol, Ms. Aswini Sasi|
|5||Stem Cell Trafficking||Ms. Shahala Nazrin and Mr. Vishnu|
|6||Human Trafficking||Mr. Sarath and Ms. Priyanka|
After the discussion, a rally of the students and staff of the ASM was organized in the college campus with pluck cards showing the slogans indicating the relevance of the day. The entire programme came to an end at 1.30 p.m.