MBA Students at BEML, Palakkad

Ten students of MBA (General) 2021-23 batch participated as volunteers for the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) Exhibition 2021 conducted by BEML, Palakkad. The students served as volunteers for seven days from 13.12.21 to 19.12.21. The students understood the organizational structure and operations of BEML. The students were assisted by Dr. S. N. Jagadeesh (Associate Prof., ASM).

Induction Program on Universal Human Values

         The formal inauguration of the induction program on Universal Human Values for 1st Semester MBA students was done by the Principal & Director, ASM on 2nd November 2021. The first session on “MBA program and ASM- Unique Attractions” has been handled by Prof. Dr. B. Vijayachandran Pillai (Principal & Director, ASM). On the second day, a topic on Library Services was discussed by Mrs. Sanitha A. (Librarian, ASM). The second session on the same day on the topic Marketing of Professional Services was been taken by Mr. Rakesh P. Prabhakar (Administrator, ASM). On the third day the topics of (a) Medical Ethics & (b) Team Management were discussed by the ASM faculties, Dr. Aashna Sidhic and Mrs. Jisha O. on 8th November 2021. On fourth day, the first session on Patient Satisfaction was handled by Mrs. Akhila Babu and the second session on the topic HR Values was discussed by Dr. Sangeetha P., faculty of ASM. On the fifth day the topics of (a) Communication and (b) Financial Ethics were discussed by Dr. S. N. Jagadeesh and CA Anil K. C. respectively. On sixth day the topic on (a) Self Confidence and (b) Insight About Inside were discussed. The resource persons were Dr. Krishna Kumar Kishor (Executive Director, Academics) and Dr. S. Gunasekharan (HoD CSE, ASET).

 C.A Ajith Sivadas handled a session on Emerging Trends in Accounting /Finance on the seventh day. On the same day the second session was handled by Dr. Sangeetha P. on the topic Management Games. On eighth day the first session was handled by Ms. Rinsy on the topic Counseling – Need of the Hour. The topic of Soft Skills for Professional Excellence has been discussed by Prof. Dr. B Vijayachandran Pillai (Principal & Director, ASM) in the second session. On ninth day the topics of (a) Need of English in Management & (b) Stress Management were discussed by Ms. Jini, (faculty of ASCM) and Dr. Sumina, Medical Officer, AAMCH. The last day sessions were handled by E. P. B. Rajithan (Manager Statutory Affaires, AHHKV) and Dr. Vijayakumar Varma (Director, Ahalia Heritage Village) on the topics of Service Management and Hospital Services. In the afternoon a feedback session was also arranged to collect the response of the students about the programme.       

Inaugural Ceremony of MBA 2021-23 Batch

The formal inauguration function of first semester MBA 2021-23 batch was organized at Ahalia Diabetics Hospital auditorium at 10.30 a.m. on 1.11.2021. The chief guest of the ceremony was Mr. G. Krishna Kumar (M.D., Rufbila International Ltd. and Premier Tissues India Ltd., Palakkad). In his inaugural address he stressed the need for acquiring soft skills by the students to perform the duties of the manager in future. He also specified the reasons for successful running a business unit. His presentation was very motivating to the budding managers for taking up new ventures in their future career. Dr. S. N. Jagadeesh welcomed the chief guest and others who participated in the inaugural function. The presidential address was was delivered by Dr. B. Vijayachandran Pillai, Principal & Director, ASM. Mrs. Jisha O. & Mr. Rakesh P. Prabhakar offered felicitation to the programme. Dr. P. Sangeetha proposed vote of thanks to all those who participated in this ceremony. The entire programme came to an end with National Anthem by 12.45 p.m.

Kerala Governor Visits ASM

On 11th August 2021, His Excellency Governor of Kerala, Mr. Arif Muhammad Khan visited ASM. The Principal and staff members welcomed him to the institution. He emphasized the need for the eradication of dowry system in our country as part of the recent decision taken by the Govt. of Kerala. He stressed the need for a written agreement of non- receipt/ payment of dowry at the time of marriage. He also pointed out that it is necessary to give proper awareness and training among all students. He spent nearly 10 minutes in our institution.

KMAT Coaching 2021

Ahalia School of Management conducted an online KMAT free coaching session on  10th & 11th  July 2021 through  online mode ( Google Meet platform)  to create awareness among MBA aspirants on how to prepare well and score high ranks in competitive examinations. Qualifying KMAT/CAT/CMAT is mandatory for MBA Admission in Government and Self Financing colleges in the state. Our expert faculty team offered coaching and guidance on the following areas. In the session 50 candidates attended.

1. General English & G K – The session was handled by Dr. P. Sangeetha  on 10th July 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

2. Quantitative Aptitude – The session was handled by Dr. Jagdeesh S. N. on 10th July 2021 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

3. Logical and Verbal reasoning – The session was handled by Ms. Jisha O.  on 11th July 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

4. General Knowledge & Current Affairs – The session was handled by Dr. Aashna Sidhic   on 11th July 2021 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

We hope that our efforts will help the KMAT aspirants secure very good score in the ensuing KMAT/CMAT/CAT examinations.