As a heartfelt and a solemn gesture to thank our diligent security team, housekeeping and mess staff for their devout services, the Women’s cell of SIMS organised a Raksha-bandhan function where gifts and sweets were distributed to the entire staff. The cell members including few female student managers from the rest of the batch, wishfully tied rakhi to the male staff to thank them for all the hard work that they do.
Our stress busters at college, the two most lovable, playful and energetic creatures “Franc” and “Ruble” were also tied rakhi by the female student managers.
Our Director, Retd. Brig. Divekar sir graced the occasion with his presence. The whole function was covered by the Editorial and media relations cell.
SIMS, Pune is a top tier Management institute which is part of the prestigious Symbiosis International University. SIMS has been consistently ranked amongst the top 25 MBA institutes and we are proud of the fact that we are ISO 9001:2008 certified and the only one which is recognized by National Foundation for Corporate Governance by setting up Corporate Governance cell in SIMS.
We run 2 years MBA course of 300 students, Executive PGPM for middle level executives and part time MBA and PG Diploma courses. In each of these courses meritorious students in the field of academics, sports, and co-curricular and extra-curricular activities are felicitated and awarded prizes in a special function called ‘Special Awards Function’. This year special awards function was scheduled on 23rd March 2016.
As part of the tradition, we invite a Corporate luminary as the Chief Guest to the Special awards function. This gives an opportunity to the students of the passed out batch to interact as also get some valuable advice which will help them in the career path and stand them in good in future.
The inaugural ceremony of the 23rd batch of the Master of Business Administration degree programme and the Post Graduate Programme in Management Programme batch was held on 06th June 2015 at the SIMS auditorium in the institute campus. Dr. S. B Mujumdar, founder and President of Symbiosis, honourable Chancellor of Symbiosis International University,Dr Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director , Symbiosis Society and Dr Rajani Gupte, Vice-Chancellor of Symbiosis International University graced the occasion with their presence. As is the tradition, an eminent corporate personality was invited as the Chief Guest, Dr Prince Augustin, Vice-President Group Human Capital and Leadership Development of the Mahindra group. The ceremony, attended by student managers and their parents began with the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries and the Director of the Institute Brig Rajiv Divekar (Retd.). The Director welcomed the batch to the institute with words of inspiration and motivation to excel. This was followed by speeches from Dr Rajani Gupte, Dr Vidya Yeravdekar and Dr SB Mujumdar.The ceremony ended with the Vote of Thanks given by Dr Ravinder Kaur (HOD Academics, HOD Alumni cell and the Orientation programme faculty in-charge at SIMS) for a successful inauguration ceremony.
The 360 Degree Team of SIMS, organized a talk on ‘Building Self Confidence and Integration: The Key to become an Effective Leader’ which was given by Mr. Neville Lobo, VP, Corporate HR and L&T Leadership Director.
SIMS holds The Special Award Ceremony each year to award and celebrate achievement of excellence, which is a never ending endeavour for a student and the teacher alike. At SIMS, we have a system of rewarding the outstanding students who had brought laurels to the institute in the tenure of Three Academic years. This includes appreciating the students for their excellence in various disciplines like the academics, discipline, general proficiency, and extra-curricular activities.
- The SIMS Topper Award: The Student who stands first in the First Semester term examinations will be awarded a fee waiver (Tuition fee only for his/her first year.)
- Army Awards: The Head Quarters, Southern Command, declares the following awards to the toppers of the respective disciplines.
1st Position Gold Medal, Trophy, Certificate & Rs 2,000/-
2nd Position Silver Medal, Trophy, Certificate & Rs 1,500/-
3rd Position Bronze Medal, Trophy, Certificate & Rs 1,000/-
- Other Awards:
Dr. S. B. Mujumdar’s Award for Commitment and Dedication.
Lt Col C V Yeravdekar’s Trophy for Excellence in Academics.
Cell & Club Awards.
SIMS Topper in PGPM.
SIMS Topper in MBA (E).
SIMS Trophy for overall Topper in PG Diplomas.
Charu Kapoor Excellence Award in HR.
Siddharth Handoo Excellence Award in Marketing.
Aditya Balskrishnan Excellence Award in Finance.
This year SIMS MUN saw delegates from various B-Schools participate in large numbers. The committee in motion was UNFCCC.
In accordance with our Prime Minister’s initiative, the student managers also took part in the SwachataAbhiyaan.
Amit Patro secured the runners-up position in the B-Plan competition at NMIMS, Mumbai.
Pradyut Hande and Ramesh Pradhan secured third position in the Business Quiz Competition – Les Quizerables – at MIT SOM, Pune’s annual managerial fest; Mpower, 2015.
Jaideep Singh, Saamarth Bali, Narayan Arora and Vivek Sharma won the Bluff Master (Strategy Event) organised by SCIT Graffiti 15′.