Young academics bring in a youthful, dynamic energy to the classrooms of Jaipuria Institute of Management

Prof. Kalyani Parmal is a teacher as well as a student of Finance!

A youthful and vibrant figure, Prof. Parmal is one of the youngest teachers on the Jaipuria Jaipur campus, with just about two-and-half years of teaching experience. A natural researcher and academic, Prof. Parmal is in the last leg of two immensely challenging educational qualifications – a PhD as well as CA. This is can be very stressful – unless, of course, you are absolutely passionate about Finance.

“Financial Management is one of my favourite teaching areas. I love to shoulder the responsibility of making students understand the need and importance of Finance, gradually making them comfortable with the subject to the extent that they start loving it. It gives me immense satisfaction when my students start playing with numbers and display great confidence with the subject.”

An MS (Finance) and a CFA, Prof. Kalyani Parmal’s classes are always abuzz with activities like debates, group presentations, case analyses, or even quizzes. Students at Jaipuria Institute of Management carry the opinion that Prof. Parmal’s teaching method strengthens the weak, and encourages students to be up-to-date in financial matters.

“Workshops and seminars are part and parcel of the Jaipuria Institute of Management culture,” emphasises Prof. Parmal. “Organising the unique ‘One Day MBA’ programme has been by far the most interesting experience for me. All these interactions bring ‘straight-from-the-horse’s-mouth’ knowledge on how industry operates.”

Often described as a bundle of energy by her fellow faculty members at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Prof. Parmal enjoys exploring the financial aspects of different topics and domains. She defines Jaipuria Institute of Management as “wonderful, with a fantastic work culture”.

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Director’s Message

Welcome to Jaipuria Indore!

Nestled in the picturesque setting of Malwa plateau, amidst green surrounding, the sprawling campus of Jaipuria Indore provides a perfect ambience for learning and development. The institute was set up to groom managers of tomorrow, ready for business and management in digital era.

The institute boasts of an excellent learning infrastructure in terms of modern class rooms equipped with latest learning gadgets, rich library, IT lab and a strong team of faculty endowed with academic accolades and achievement in industry and business.

Institutionalizing a number of initiatives in partnership with industry, the institute has established strong linkages with the business and industry in its neighborhood. The course curriculum of the institute focuses on concepts and competencies sought after by the corporate world.

The buzz here is ‘co-creation’. Faculty and students partner and collaborate to plan and execute curricular, co-curricular, extra-curricular and career related activities. The pedagogical innovations and the learner centric approach create a learning environment that stimulates young minds to challenge traditional assumptions and think out of box. I invite you to join our business incubator, transform yourself and be ready for opportunities for tomorrow!!

Industry Interface

Students of Jaipuria Institute of Management Indore, make the most of the Finance Conclave 2012

The Finance Conclave – which is the flagship event of the Finance and Economics club of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore – was organized on the 3rd of November 2012. The topic for the one-day conclave was ‘A Rendezvous with FMFM: Fast Moving Financial Market’. From welcoming the guests, to anchoring the sessions, to proposing the vote of thanks, the conclave was entirely managed by the students of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore.

In his welcome speech, Dr. J. P. Upadhyaya (Director, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore) stressed on the importance of understanding the plethora of financial products available in the market.He dwelt on their pros and cons, and advised the students of Jaipuria Indore to make the most of the collective wisdom ofthe eminent corporate personalities and noted academicians present at the conclave.

Over the two technical sessions the students of Jaipuria Indore had the opportunity of hearing and interacting with industry stalwarts Mr. Amber Arondekar (MD, Power Train corporation), Mr. A. Shreenivas(Regional In-Charge, SIDBI) in the first technical session, which gauged the direction in which the current global and local Financial Markets were headed in.The panelists for the second Technical Session were Mr. RajendraGoyal, CA and Mr. B.J. Rao, Branch Head, Central Bank of India. This session dwelt on how an investor thinks and acts before investing, and presented the nitty-gritty of the currentfinancial market from the perspective of commercial banking.

Both Technical Sessions were preceded by a role-play by the students of Jaipuria Indore. This format was widely appreciated by the panelists, as it helped them understand the objectives and expectations from the discussions. The conclave was an opportunity for youngsters of Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore to get a finger on the pulse of industry, and they made the most of it.

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Jaipuria’s IMP – Chisel teams carve out some glowing reports.

Jaipuria Institute of Management students participating in the Industry Mentorship Program (IMP – Chisel) have carved out an excellent name for themselves among employers.

Under the IMP – Chisel program, students interact directly with industry, working on live projects for about 15 days per trimester along with peer, industry and faculty mentors.

This direct hands-on experience in industry allows students to put their classroom learning to the test with practical experience, helping turn them into management professionals.

Four businesses which recently took on Jaipuria students under the IMP – Chisel program had nothing but good to say about the experience.

Sayaji Hotels Limited, which operates a restaurant called Kebabsville, asked students to tackle the problem it faced with customer wait times.

Kebabsville has a seating capacity of around 200, but during weekends the traffic increases greatly and because seating can’t be increased due to space constraints, the average waiting period for customers grows.

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Student Life

“What nailed it for me was the fantastic infrastructure and the great brand name of Jaipuria Institute of Management.” Arijit Roy, 1st Year

Arijit Roy has worked with two of the biggest private banks in India – HDFC and ICICI – and is currently doing his post graduation in Management from Jaipuria, Indore. Born in Hazari bagh (Jharkhand), Arijit studied in St. Xavier’s School till intermediate, before opting to do his BBA from ICFAI University, Hyderabad. He then went back to his hometown Kolkata, working initially for ICICI Bank as Senior Officer, Customer Service Branch Banking (CSBB), and thereafter Deputy Manager, CSBB aat HDFC Bank in Delhi, before pursuing a PG in management.

“What nailed Jaipuria Indore for me was the fantastic infrastructure and the great brand name. I’ve already participated in mega-events like Encore, Big Data, Marketing Wizard and Social Media Conclave held within the college campus. Also, as the IT coordinator, I’ve had the opportunity to conduct various quizzes and competitions. Ofcourse, Encore was special since I was the Head IT coordinator for this event.”

Arijit’s family is located in Kolkata. While his father works with the Bank of India, he has an elder brother who is the HR manager at PwC. Like many Bengalis, Arijit has a creative streak, especially when it comes to making sketches.

One of the big pluses here is that faculty members don’t just help you understand what you are supposed to do, but also educate you on what you are good at.”

Arijit feels that since a majority of the faculty members are from an industry background, they have helped him understand the best practices and align himself accordingly. He is targeting the profile of a manager at Nomura Investment Banking Company on passing out.

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“Everyone from family to friends were in two minds about my decision to become a part of the first batch of a brand new b-school. But i knew it was not just any other new b-school; it was Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore!”

PrathamInaniis amongst the first few students at Jaipuria Indore to be placed. Pratham has been placed as Management Trainee – Marketing, at Polyplex Corporation Limited, the world’s fourth largest manufacturer of thin polyester film, with manufacturing facilities across India, Thailand, and Turkey.

“The sheer number of companies coming over for on-campus placements at Jaipuria Institute of Management can leave one over-awed. I think it was the right mix of an Engineering background and a Marketing specialisation at Jaipuria Indore that helped me crack this job”, says a happyPratham.

“The credit for my placement goes entirely to my faculty and my peers at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore. Without their guidance, mentoring and cooperation, I don’t think I would’ve had the KSA (Knowledge, Skill and Attitude) to crack the Interview.”
His placement with a company of the stature of Polyplex has come as a hugeconfidence-booster for Pratham and a source of pride for his parents.

“I still remember how everyone from family to friends were in two minds about my decision to become a part of the first batch of a brand new B-school. I could understand their concern. After all, a postgraduation in Management is the final step in education for most of us. But I knew that it was not just any other new B-school that I was going to; it was Jaipuria Institute of Management! I had the confidence in my abilities as well as Jaipuria Institute of Management. I knew that we both would prove to the world that being new or unknown is not risky.”

Pratham Inani strongly believes that being from the first batch of Jaipuria Indore has brought him good luck. “Brand Jaipuria, like me, is Pratham. I’ve always had – and will always have – great trust in Brand Jaipuria.”

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CSR Initiative led by students of Jaipuria, Indore seeks to improve the City’s traffic situation

January 24-25, 2014: Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indore, organized and implemented a two-day CSR initiative with the objective of improving the traffic situation in Indore. The initiative, named ‘Better Traffic in Indore’, was conducted in association with the Indore Traffic Police. Prior to the event, students were given traffic related training by the Indore traffic police at the Traffic Thana in Indore.

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