LBSIM hosts National Finance Summit 2015
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM), New Delhi, organised a summit titled, The National Finance Summit, 2015: Managing Risks in the Vibrant Economy: Issues
Industry Explorer-2015 — students meet industry experts
The Department of Training and Placement, Excel Group of Institutions, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu, organised the Industry Explorer-2015, an industrial exponents-students’ meet. Guests visited the campus and shared their views on improving employability skills of students. Senthil Nathan, General Manager, Ultramain Software India, Coimbatore; VP Ponnusamy, Head HR, Reckitt Benckiser School India Limited, Chennai; Sahshikanth Jayaraman, Head, HR, TVS Automobile Solutions, Chennai; Anbalagan, Centre Director, GATE Forum, Salem; V Sundarajan, Head-Technology Excellence Group, Quest Globel, Bangalore; K Praveen Kamath, Global Head, Talent Transformation (BPS) Division, Wipro, Bangalore, were the guests who addressed the students. N Mathan Karthick, Vice-Chairman of Excel Group, presided over the function. The Principals, VK Shanmuganaathan, E Planiswamy, R Amuthan, felicitated the gathering. S Rathinavel, Dean, Excel Engineering College and D Devakumar, Director, Industrial Relations and Placement, were present. Prof G Sampath, Director, Training and Placement, proposed the vote of thanks.
Noida International University organises Faculty Development Programme
Noida International University, UP, organised a full-day Faculty Development Programme at its campus. Prof Vishal Gupta, University of Binghamton, State University of New York (SUNY), USA was the chief guest. He discussed teaching methodologies and the importance of research. Prof Vishal Gupta also interacted with faculties of various departments. Arvind Singh, Chancellor, Noida International University, addressed the gathering.
DAMS conducts seminar on AIPGME
The Delhi Academy of Medical Sciences (DAMS), Delhi, conducted a satellite-based seminar for doctors country-wide to ace the All India PG Medical Entrance (AIPGME). Titled ‘How to crack AIPGME’ for students, the programme was conducted across 74 centres in India. Dr Sumer Sethi, MD and previous topper in AIPGM/AIIMS, shared specific knowledge to strengthen and infuse students with determination to crack the exam. The discussion primarily focused on exploring the potential of students with special sessions on mental training, exam pattern, effective time-management, revision tactics, and how to approach study material and performance tracking. He gave them tips to crack the exam, selection process and analyse the paper pattern.
Faculty attend MDP on polytechnic education at Easwari
Easwari Engineering College, Chennai, as a part of institutional social responsibility initiative conducted a Management Development Programme (MDP) for Principals and faculty of Polytechnic education institutes on February 14. The theme was ‘Effective Polytechnic Management and Leadership — Innovations in Polytechnic Education’. The function was presided over by M Sekar, Principal, Easwari Engineering College. The Chief Guest was Bharathi Balan, Head and Director, Department of Humanities and Culture, Tamilnadu Open University, Chennai. K Kathiravan, Dean, Easwari Engineering College, was also present at the event. More than 40 participants from over five government polytechnics and 35 self-finance polytechnics attended the programme. G Rajendran, Chairman-Faculty of Management Sciences, Anna University, Shanthi Venkatesh, Chairperson-Center for Ethics and Corporate Governance, LIBA, Chennai and TG Sambantham, Professor/EDP Manager and Head, Computer Centre, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chennai, conducted sessions at the programme.
NPTEL courses open for certification
NPTEL is now offering certification for 15 of its video courses through its online portal. Unlike other MOOCs offered through the portal in which the course is of shorter duration and study is regulated, these courses are semester-long and students can study it at their own convenience. The courses being offered include Classical Physics, History of Economic Theory and Computational Techniques. Students who register for a course will have to study by going through the lectures given. An assignment will be posted in March and one in April, for students to test themselves. You can get complete list of courses and other details on www.onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in.