On 21/02/2023, First year B.Com 65 students and 4 faculty members of the department of Commerce, Govt. college, Chittur came to our campus for an industrial visit. They have assembled at Seminar hall of ASM at 9.45 am and Prof. Dr. B.Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, welcomed the faculty members and students to our campus and has given a brief description about the facilities available for industrial visit. He also stressed the need for maintaining discipline during industrial visit. The head of the department Dr.Lakshmanan proposed vote of thanks to the management of Ahalia Group of Institutions for giving an opportunity for them to an industrial visit in the campus.
Christmas and New Year Celebrations at ASM
The Christmas and New Year celebrations of the ASM have been conducted on on Friday, 6th January 2023. The Programme started @10 a.m. with a Prayer followed by welcome address by Mr. Arjun Satheesh, II Sem.. MBA Student. The programme was formally inaugurated by by Prof. B. Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director ASM. In his presidential and inaugural address, he explained the message of Christmas and stressed the need for following the principles of Christianity by the people for their success in every walk of life. After cutting the Christmas cake, the students presented different types of entertainment programmes. Ms.Abiya Sara Biju proposed vote of thanks to all the participants. The celebrations came to an end at 1.00 p.m.
Govt. Arts and Science College Kozhinjampara Students visit Ahalia Campus
The faculty members and 61 final year B.Com students, Department of Commerce, Govt. Arts and science college, Nattukal, Kozhinjampara, visited our Ahalia campus to conduct industrial/campus visit on 21.12.2022 at 10 a.m.
The team visited the following institutions in the campus.
1. Ahalia Medicine Manufacturing Unit
2. Wind mills
3. Solar plant
4. Heritage village The visit came to an end at 04.p.m
Session on ‘Soft Skills for Professionalism’
Ahalia School of Management in association with Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Government College Chittur , Palakkad organised a special session on Soft Skill for Professionalism on 21 December 2022, Tuesday at 10.30 am. The program was inaugurated by College Principal Dr. V. K. Anuradha and presided by Dr. Lekshman, Head of the Department. The faculty members of the department facilitated the program. The first session was handled by Ms. Manju M(ASM faculty). She discussed about Soft Skill for Professional Excellence. The second session was handled by Ms. Ann Mary Francis where an Aptis test competition was conducted. The whole students were divided into 16 groups of 5 each. Round 1 was a quiz of 25 questions based on a 5 minute video. Round 2 was for 6 teams which focus on both reading and communication. Round 3 was for 3 teams which focuses on Speaking. The students actively participated and the prizes are given to the best teams.The Head of the Department Dr. Lekshman distributed the prizes. The students gave their valuable feedback and concluded the program with a Vote of Thanks @1.00 pm.
Inauguration of MBA 2022-24 Batch
On 3rd November 2022, a session was arranged for the formal inauguration of the 10th batch of MBA Programme of the ASM. In the programme, Ms. Ann Mary Francis (Faculty, ASM) welcomed the Chief Guest and all the participants. Mr. N. Presanna Kumar, former Vice President and Head, Credit Monitoring Department, Federal Bank, Aluva was the Chief Guest who inaugurated the programme. He gave certain tips to the students for enhancing their excellence. In his presidential address, Prof. (Dr.) B. Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, ASM narrated the uniqueness of the MBA programme and the need for enhancing the soft skills of the students. Dr.Krishna Kumar Kishor, Executive Director, Ahalia Group in his speech, stressed the need for enhancing soft skills and explained the facilities available in the campus and requested the students to utilise the facilities properly. Dr. S. N. Jagadeesh (Principal, ASCM), Dr. K Manivannan (Faculty, ASM) , Ms. Manju (Faculty, ASM), Neetu P. M. (Faculty, ASM) and Rakesh P. Prabhakar (Administrator. ASM) offered felicitations. After the inaugural session, the Chief Guest shared his practical experience in different capacities in an interactive style. The students asked their queries and clarified. The session came to an end at 1.25 pm.
UHV programme for MBA 2022-24 Batch
Day 1 (19/10/2022)
The orientation/Induction programme on UHV for MBA students of 2022-24 Batch commenced on 19.10.2022. The Principal and Director, Prof. B.Vijayachandran Pillai formally inaugurated the session at 10.30 am. 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.
Day 2 (20/10/2022)
In the first session, Prof. B Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, ASM has explained the unique attractions of MBA programme, career prospects, skills required to pursue MBA etc.
In the second session, Dr. Aashna Sidhic, Assistant Professor, ASM has handled one session on the topic ‘Why MBA in Health Care Management’. The session discussed in detail about the scope and sectors where MBA- Healthcare Management professionals can find jobs and the career opportunities.
Day 3 (21/10/2022)
On the second day of the orientation the first 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 to be followed and the services offered by the ASM library.
In the second session from 11.30 to 1.00 pm, Ms. Ann Mary Francis, Assistant Professor of ASM, discussed about ‘Time Management’. She narrated the relevance of keeping time management by students and suggested suitable methods to overcome obstacles in this respect.
Day 4 (21/10/2022)
On the fourth day of the orientation (25.10.2022) the first session at 9.30 am was handled by Dr. K Manivannan, Associate Professor, HCM, ASM on the topic career opportunities for Healthcare Management students. In this session, he gave an introduction to various posts, departments and various job opportunities in healthcare and hospitals and banks and other industries for general MBA students. It was discussed in detail how the students will be prepared for facing and creating job interests in respective areas.
The second session was handled by Ms. Neetu P M, Assistant Professor, ASCM on the topic ‘Good and Service Tax (GST) – An Overview’. The session began at 2.00 pm explaining about the indirect taxation system in India and the factors led to the implementation of GST. Certain key terms like tax cascading and tax pyramiding effect during the prior GST regime was discussed. The session came to an end by 3.30 pm.
Day 5 (26/10/2022)
The first session was handled by Dr. Aashna Sidhic, faculty of ASM. She explained the need for increasing knowledge on the area of general business by MBA students. She has arranged a small quiz competition on the topic of general business incorporating the logos of different business institutions functioning at national and global level.
In the second session Dr. Vijayakumar Varma, the Director of Ahalia Ayurveda College and Ahalia Heritage narrated the details of sculpture heritage functioning in the Ahalia Heritage Campus. Also explained the story behind the different sculptures installed at Ahalia Heritage.
Day 6 (27/10/2022)
One session on “Self – Confidence” has been handled by Dr. Krishnakumar Kishore, Executive director, Ahalia Group. He has given certain tips to attain self-confidence among students.
In the second session, Dr.Sumina, Ahalia Ayurveda Medical College has given an interactive session on “Work Place Stress Management”. In the session, she has explained the reasons for stress and feasible solutions to overcome stress.
Day 7 (28/10/2022)
In the first session, a special talk on the topic “Decision Making and Self Esteem” has been done by Mr. Satheesh M, Counselling Psychologist, Ahalia Group. He narrated about how to make good decisions and suggested suitable measures for improving self – esteem.
The second session was handled by Ms. Rinsy M, Counselling Psychologist, Ahalia Group. In this session, she discussed about different aspects of emotional intelligence like self-management, social awareness and relationship management. The session came to an end at 12.45 pm.
Day 8 (31/10/2022)
In the first session, Ms. Manju M has taken a session on the topic “How to Set Goals?”. She discussed about tips for setting goals, SMART Goals and the importance of setting goals in life. Each student presented their goals in their life and how to make it attainable.
In the second session, an induction on how to perform in the Group Discussion has been discussed. A model Group Discussion programme was arranged. The panel members are Prof. (Dr.) B Vijayachandran Pillai, Ms.Manju and Ms. Aashna Sidhic. The students were very actively participated in the group discussion.
Day 9 (01/11/2022)
In the first session, CA Anil, Practicing Chartered Accountant has handled one session on the topic Financial Ethics. In the session has narrated the need for maintaining financial ethics. He has given an idea on the effects of violation of ethical principles while reporting financial statements.
In the second session, as part of Kerala Piravi Day (66th Birth day of Kerala State) celebrated. In this session, Prof. (Dr.) B Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, ASM served as the resource person. In his inaugural address, he narrated the history of Kerala State, Cultural and geographical background etc. He also stressed the need for liberating the students from the clutches of drugs, alcohol etc.
Day 10 (02/11/2022)
In the first session, Dr K. Manivannan has given some tips to prepare for Marketing Games. Thereafter, he has given a model marketing game to students. All the students were participated eagerly and found a solution to game given to them. The resource person also pointed out the weaknesses of the students in framing strategy.
In the second session the resource person Mr.Rakesh P Prabhakar has handled one session on how to improve your presentation skills. He has given some tips and exercises to improve their presentation skills.
Kerala Piravi Day Celebration at ASM
ASM celebrated Kerala Piravi Day and Malayalam Varaghosham on 1 November 2022. A special meeting was organised in this connection. Ms. Anjali welcomed the president and resource person of the function and all other participants. The formal inauguration of Kerala Piravi Day has been done by Prof. (Dr.) B. Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal and Director, ASM. In his inaugural address, he narrated the history of Kerala State, cultural and geographical background etc. He also stressed the need for liberating the students from the clutches of drugs, alcohol etc. The other faculty members and Administrative Officer Mr. Rakesh P. Prabhakar of the ASM offered felicitations to the function. The session came to an end by 12.45 p.m.
Anti-Drug Day 2022
Ahalia School of Management actively participated in the Anti-narcotics Awareness Programme organised by the Ahalia Group of Institutions in the campus on 1.11.2022. All the junior MBA students of ASM and faculty members attended the procession from Ahalia School of Pharmacy to Ahalia Women and Children’s Hospital (AWACH) with banners, placards, flags, chen-damelam, slogans etc. The team reached at AWACH at 2.30 pm. As part of this programme, an anti-narcotic oath was taken by all the participants at 2.45 pm. Thereafter, a talk on effects of narcotics on human body was delivered by Dr. Prem Narayan of ADH followed by two dance programmes by public school students. Mr. Roshan Sanu, convenor of YAAD proposed the vote of thanks to all the participants. The programme came to an end at 3.40 pm.
Celebrating 2022 World Mental Health Day
All the MBA students and the faculty members were participated in the World Mental Health Day celebration 2022 organized by the Ahalia Department of Counselling. The programme was on 10th October 2022 and the venue was Ahalia Women and Children’s Hospital auditorium. In the programme Dr. Krishna Kumar Kishore , Executive Director , Ahalia Group of Institutions stated the importance of mental health in the current scenario. The programme to an end at 11. 00am.
2022 Teacher’s Day Celebrations
ASM and ASCM jointly celebrated Teacher’s Day on 14/09/2022. The formal function started at 10.30 am with a prayer by Ms. Riswana Mariyam, second sem. MBA student. Ms. Anusree, Second Sem MBA student welcomed all the teachers and students to the function. Dr. B. Vijaychandran Pillai (Principal & Director, ASM) delivered a special talk on Role of a Professional Teacher in Society. Thereafter the students introduced all the teachers, appraised their services and honoured the teachers with greeting cards. Ms. Nivetha, second year BBA student proposed the vote of thanks to all the participants. Ms. Roshini Warrier and Ms. Sreelekshmi coordinated the entire programme. The function came to an end at 12.00 noon.