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.