Jaipuria Institute of management is organising a two week orientation programme for its new students of the 2013-15 batch. The primary objective of this programme is to introduce the students to the ethos, values and campus activities to ensure a productive engagement during their two years in the campus. Beginning with an orientation for parents, the induction programme is all set toshowcase the various facets of JIM to new students. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Pankaj Gupta-Director General, Mr. Shreevats Jaipuria-Vice Chairman and Dr. Rajeev Thakur- Director of the institute. The Chief Guest for the occasion wasMr. Avinash Chandra Chaturvedi, Executive Director, NTPC and the Guest of Honour was Mr. Hari Das Nair, Vice President & Group Head – Human Resources, Jay Bharat Maruti Group.
The induction programme will include various elaborative sessions on Student Engagement & Centricity by Dr. Shikha Bhatia, Dr. Richa Mishra and Dr. Asheesh Pandey, Programme Directors of PGDM General, PGDM Service Management and PGDM Marketing respectively. Students will be given detailed information on the mentoring process and the concept of study groups, along with a brief introduction to various industry mentors. The second day of the programme will also provide an interesting opportunity to the students to interact with the alumni of the institute, who will share their experience of being a part of the Jaipuria family, from the time they were in the institute to the present moment. To ensure that the students remain stress free, a special three-day Yoga and Meditation camp is also being organised.
Apart from the above, an introduction to the activities of the NEN, panel discussions on HR, Finance, Marketing and other specialisations, an introduction to various PGDM programmes, presentations on student affairs and different clubs and committees will be given by Dr. Poonam Sharma, Associate Dean. A ‘My Story’ session, faculty and staff introductions, movie screenings, etc., will also be a part of the orientation programme. Special sessions in the form of panel discussions by industry practitioners will add more value for fresh entrants to the campus through this experience of induction. Presentations on assessment and grading systems, and case based teaching will also be a very important part of this programme, and will help the students understand these systems and work effectively. There will be two very special sessions which are being organised to provide real-life motivation to all the students in the form of the ‘Life One Experience Module’, to be conducted by Mr. Roshan Suhail,Motivator, Trainer & Team Builder and Mr. Kamal Singh, Director General, National Secretariat, National HRD Network.
To inculcate effective management practices from day one, activities like the outbound team building exercise, role plays, simulations, etc., will be used throughout the programme in various sessions. All work and no play cannot be a perfect model to facilitate learning and therefore, many interesting sessions on dramatics, dance, singing, management games, etc., will also be a part of this programme so that students can explore and express their creative talents in various forms. Mr. Ramesh Menon, eminent theatre personality, has been invited to conduct a theatre workshop for interested students. An orientation to SPIC- MACAY wil be provided by Dr. Deepak Singh, along with introductions to the library and computer centre by Mr. Suresh Kumar and Mr. Satyendra Kumar Singh. Special hand-holding sessions in the areas of Communication, Quantitative Techniques, Excel Functions, Accounting, Information Technology and Economics are also a part of this orientation cum induction programme.
All in all, this entire programme promises various takeaways for all the new entrants to the Jaipuria family and the entire team at Jaipuria Noida is extremely happy and proud to welcome the new members of the family in such a meaningful and constructive manner.