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Over the years, Amrita School of Business has undertaken an extensive continuum of Industry Interface activities like Management Colloquia, Management Development Programmes, Consultancy and Customized In-Company Programmes.

We have industry experts coming to ASB every year not only from India, but also from the world bringing with them immense valuable information in the form of their experience from the industry they worked in, the culture of their country and the learning’s which give our students an edge over those from most other reputed institutions.

Management Colloquia

Industry professionals over the years have been visiting Amrita School of Business and sharing their valuable knowledge which they have gained over the years. They act as a colossal source of knowledge. This way the students get an industry exposure through the speaker’s experience.

2019

Colloquium on ‘Digital Marketing: The New Marketing Tool’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Digital Marketing: The New Marketing Tool’ was held at the Sri Krishna Hall of School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on January 21, 2019. The session was handled by Dr. Luisa Agante, Professor (Assistant), University of Porto, Portugal.


 

ASB Coimbatore Organizes Colloquium on Transforming B-School Graduates to Corporate Gurus

A colloquium on the topic ‘Transforming B-School Graduates to Corporate Gurus’ was held at the Sri Krishna Hall of School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on January 10, 2019.


 

2018

Colloquium on Digital Marketing and its Future

A colloquium on the topic ‘Digital Marketing and Its Future’ was held at Sri Krishna Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on December 8, 2018.


 

Colloquium on the Topic ‘You: The Brand’

A colloquium on the topic ‘You: The Brand’ was held at Sri Krishna Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on November 17, 2018. The session was handled by Prof. M.K. Chandrasekar. He has 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and consumer research and has worked for leading brands like Castrol, BP, and Glaxo across different segments and geographies.


 

Colloquium on ‘Back to Saddle’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Back to the Saddle’ was held at Sri Krishna Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on October 23, 2018. Mr. Sudarshan Rajagopalan, who heads the Business Navigation and Innovation at Splendour Medicare Technologies, handled the session.


 

Guest Lecture on BSE–IPF Capital Market at Amrita School of Business

A guest lecture on “BSE–IPF Capital Market Awareness Programme” was conducted for the MBA students of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on September 3, 2018.


 

Colloquium on Success Without Stress

A colloquium on the topic ‘Success Without Stress’ was held at Sri Krishna Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on September 14, 2018. The session was handled by Dr. Andreas Toupadakis, Lecturer at the Department of Chemistry at UC Davis.


 

Colloquium on Economic Reforms & Indian Securities Market

A colloquium on the topic ‘Economic Reforms & Indian Securities Market’ was held at Sri Krishna Hall of School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on September 5, 2018.


 

Colloquium on ‘Learn to Lead’ Held at Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

Dr. V. P. Sajeevan, CEO, ESY India, offered a colloquium for the MBA students of Amrita School of Business (ASB), Coimbatore, on the topic ‘Learn to Lead’.


 

Colloquium on ‘Success Through Sustainability – Utopia or Reality’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Success Through Sustainability – Utopia or Reality’ was held at Amriteswari Hall of School of Business (ASB), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on August 1, 2018.


 

Colloquium on Transformation to be an Effective Manager

A colloquium on the topic ‘Transformation to an Effective Manager’ was held at Sri Krishna Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on July 13, 2018. Mr. Vivek Srivastava, the Senior Vice President of Reliance Industries, handled the session.


 

Colloquium on Job of a Salesperson

A colloquium on the topic ‘Job of a Salesperson’ was conducted on June 22, 2018 in Sri Krishna Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore. The resource person was Mr. Meenakshi Kalyana Sundaram.


 

Colloquium on an MBA’s Contribution to the Vision for the Future of India

A colloquium on the topic ‘Vision for the Future of India & What’s an MBA’s Contribution to it’ was held at Amriteswari Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on June 16, 2018. Mr. Manickam Athappa Gounder, Managing Director, MAK Controls and Systems Pvt. Ltd., handled the session.


 

‘womenentrepreneur.com’ Founder Interacts with MBA Students at ASB, Coimbatore

Ms. Mahalakshmi, an Agricultural Scientist and Founder of “womenentrepreneur.com” interacted with the students of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on February 10, 2018.


 

No Food Waste Co – Founder Talks with Students of Amrita School Business, Coimbatore

Mr. Haari Prakash, Co – Founder and Brand Marketing Manager of No Food Waste and Edudharma interacted with the students of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on February 10, 2018 as a part of the Alumni Reunion.


 

Colloquium on ‘Effective Presentation Skills – A Key Business Competency’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Effective Presentation Skills – A Key Business Competency’ was held at School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on January 21, 2018.


 

2017

Colloquium on ‘Job Readiness for an MBA in the World of MNC’s’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Job readiness for an MBA in the world of MNC’s’ was held at the Sree Krishna Hall of School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on December 20, 2017.


 

Colloquium on ‘Innovation and Technology Driving to Enterprise 4. 0’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Innovation and Technology Driving to Enterprise 4. 0’ was held at School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on December 8, 2017. The session was handled by Mr. Ajay Vinze, Dean & Professor, Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business, University of Missouri (Columbia).


 

Colloquium on ‘Smart Innovative Design & Entrepreneurial Agility for Enhancing Career & Development’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Smart Innovative Design and Entrepreneurial Agility for Enhancing Career and Development’ was held at the Sree Krishna Hall of School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on November 30, 2017.


 

Colloquium on ‘Is it a Problem?’

A colloquium on the topic ‘Is it a Problem?’ was held at the Sree Krishna Hall of School of Business, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, on November 25, 2017.


 

ASB, Coimbatore Hosts Colloquium on ‘DGCS Concept’

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, conducted a colloquium on the topic ‘DGCS Concept’ on 8 November, 2017. The session was handled by Mr. A. J. Muralidharan, who is presently working as a Management Consultant and has served in high positions in Veejay Lakshmi Engineering Works Limited and Oswal Group of Companies.


 

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, Hosts Colloquium on ‘YOU, The Brand’

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, conducted a colloquium on the topic ‘You, The Brand’ by Prof. M. K. Chandrasekar, who has worked for leading brands like Castrol, BP, and Glaxo across different segments and geographies, on 21st October, 2017.


 

A Session on Emerging Field of Data Analytics for Amrita Business Students

A session on emerging field of data analytics and data science was conducted for the MBA students of Amrita Business School, Coimbatore, on 24th August, 2017 at the campus.


 

Integra Global Solutions CEO Reflects on Becoming Successful Entrepreneur

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, hosted a session on ‘How to become a successful entrepreneur- Starting Young’ on 24th August, 2017 and Mr. Rajesh, CEO and Director, Integra Global Solutions, Coimbatore, was the spokesperson of the event.


 

Integra Global Solutions Corp Co – Founder Interacts with MBA Students

Rajesh Velayuthasamy, Co – Founder and Managing Director of Integra Global Solutions Corp addressed the students of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on August 24, 2017.


 

Auckland University Chancellor Interacts with MBA Students

Dr. Geoff Perry, a Prominent Person in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Chancellor of Auckland University, New Zealand gave a guest lecture a Sri Krishna Hall of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on August 7, 2017.


 

ASB Coimbatore Conducts Orientation Programme for Students

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, conducted an orientation programme for the first year students from June 26, 2017.


 

Talk on Sustainable and Clean Energy Technology Innovations at ASB, Coimbatore

A session on Sustainable and Clean Energy Technology Innovations: Challenges and Opportunities was conducted by Dr. Deepak Waikar, Managing Partner, EduEnergy Consultants LLP, Singapore, at Sri Krishna Hall, Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore on February 1, 2017.


 

ASB Coimbatore Conducts Session on Analytics and Disruptive Technology

Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, conducted a session on “Analytics and Disruptive Technology” on February 18th, 2017.


 

 

Session on Internet Security, Terrorism and IOT at ASB Coimbatore

Mr. Venkat Alagarsamy, Vice President/ Head – Technology (IT) at HTC Global Services Inc.addressed students of Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, on February 18th, 2017.


 

 

Session on ‘Management Consultancy’ Held at Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore

Mr. Thiruvengadam Parthasarathi, former Senior Director of Deloitte India, visited Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, and presented a session on the topic, ‘Management Consultancy’.


 

2016

Academic Year 2016

Name of the Person Topic Date

Colloquia

Mr. Subramaniam Krishnan
Former Advisor – Global Marketing,Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning
ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialities
Business Metrics, Negotiation, New Product Development and Operation Analytics Jan-Feb
Mr. M.K.Chandrashekar
Founder and Director
eSWAR
Marketing Unplugged January
K.B. Nagaraju
CEO
BigBasket.com
New age E-commerce challenges January
Prof. V. G. Venkatesh
Assistant Professor
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management
Pune
Changing Paradigms in Global Logistics February
Members of British Council
Beth Caldwell
Head – Blended Learning and Quality Standards
Melita Robinson
Manager Operations, English Language Services
Saju Mathew
Regional Adviser-Coimbatore
English Language Improvement July
Dweepu Davis Thattil
Officer (HR & Administration) at KELTRON
Industrial Relations, Recruitment and Employee Engagement August
Korath Mathew
Former COO at CSC e-Governance Services India
Management in a new Perspective September
Mr. Natarajan Radhakrishnan
Former Senior Vice President & Offshore Head For Consulting
Capgemini
Digital Transformation August
Selvakumar Varadharajan
Founder – Laymen Agro ventures
Entrepreneurship
October
Brahma
Head – Institution
Wildcraft
Entrepreneurship October
Mr. Kanishka Arumugam
CEO
EKKI Pumps Pvt. Ltd and Deccan Group of Companies
Entrepreneurship October
Mr. V. Arun Kumar
Partner of Ammarun Foundries
Entrepreneurship October
Mr. Senthil Muruganandham
Chief Executive Officer
ANT International
Entrepreneurship October
Mr. N. Mahesh Kumar Capital Market and Mutual Funds October
Dr. Ram. R. Bishu
Professor
Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Also the Education Chair, American Society for Quality
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training and Certification August
Mr. Roger A. Kessinger
Chief Executive Officer
Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Salesmanship and Entrepreneurship August
Mr Thiruvengadam Parthasarathi
Retd. Senior Director of Deloitte India
Management Consultancy November
2015

Academic Year 2015

Name of the Person Topic Date

Colloquia

Prof. Sabarinathan
Chair,Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning
IIM B
Venture Capital industry in India July
Dr. P. Kanagasabapathi
Former Director of Tamil Nadu Institute of Urban Studies
Indian models of Business, Economy and Management July
Arun Babu
Senior Associate Lead – Talent Acquisition
Infosys
Career Opportunities for HR students September
Navneet Anand Sunu
Regional Manager
Philips Lighting
Career Opportunities in Retail August
Gangadhar T G K
Regional Manager
Microsoft
Chennai
Methods to enhance productivity August
Mr. Swetank Rajguru
Former VP-Sales and Marketing
Vogue International
Career Trajectory of Management Students August
Dr. Praveen Patkar
Founder – Director
Prerna
Power of Social Consciousness February
Snehal Shetty
VP – Operations
Amrita TBI
Business Incubation
November
Dr. Martin D. Schoenhals
A cultural anthropology Professor at Columbia University
Approaching Live-in-Labs (LILA) October
Mr. Swaroop Ravichandran
Startup Analyst
Amrita TBI
Various opportunities offered by Amrita TBI for aspiring entrepreneurs November
Nikhil Premanandan
Mktg Analyst
Zoho
Being an Analyst October
Prof. V. G. Narayanan
Harvard Business School
HBX Credential of Readiness (HBX CORe) October
Dr. Anand Patwardhan
University of Maryland
Sustainability in Business August
Mr. Sandeep P. R.
Asst. VP – HSBC
Innovation in Business January
Mr. Harikumar
Assistant Director – Analytics
Ernst & Young
Business Analytics and its Industry Applications December
Premchand Palety
Chief Executive of Centre for Forecasting and Research (C fore)
Role of B-schools in nurturing entreprenership September
Dr. Lynnea Erickson
Senior Career Counselor
University of Washington
Relevance of Social Media in Achieving the Right Career December
Mr. Prashant Kamani
Regional Marketing Manager
ICICI Securities
StockMIND Online Competition, Trading and Investment November
Venugopal Rayirath
Senior Associate Lotus Knowlwealth
Mumbai (knowledge partner – Bombay Stock Exchange)
Capital Market Awareness October
Dr. Sridhar
Vice Chairman
Indian Centre for Academic Rankings and Excellence
A comparative assessment and evaluation of universities across the world November
Arjun Gopalakrishnan
Asst. Manager
Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC)
Career Opportunities Abroad December
2014

Academic Year 2014

Name of the Person Topic Date

Colloquia

Mr. Gopi Kallayil
The Chief Evangelist
Google+
Social Media for Social Good September
Sankar Rajan
Senior Analyst
Deutsche Bank
Career Options in Finance October
Dr. S. Vaidhyanathasubramaniam
Dean – Sastra University
Rupee, Gold, and Current Economic Mess and Possible Solutions August
Kumar Rajagopalan
CEO
Retailers Association of India
Retailing in Multiple Channel World August
Mani Chinnaswamy
Managing Partner
Appachi Ecology Cotton
The Evolution of Brand Ethicus August
Ms. Vijayalakshmi
Managing Partner
Ethicus
The Evolution of Brand Ethicus August
Dr. Krishnasree Achutan
CEO
Amrita TBI
Significance of Innovation and Creativity in Entrepreneurship August
Mr. G. Balasubramanian
IFS.
Deputy Chief of Mission & India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to UNESCAP
International Business Opportunities
October
Mr. S. Inbasekar
IFS.
First Secretary[Political], Indian Embassy at Brussels
International Business Opportunities October
2011 – 2012

Academic Year 2011 – 2012

Name of the Person Topic Date

Colloquia

Mr. M.K. Chandrasekharan
CEO,
Thought Works India Pvt. Ltd
Chennai
Ideas Vs Implementation March 10
Mr. R.V. Balasubramanian Iyer
Head,
Learning Training & Education (LTE),
Reliance Retail Ltd.
Kal Aaj Aur Kal : Transforming Customer Experience in the Reliance Way March 08
Mr. James Golsen,
Principal Commercial Officer
U.S. Consulate General
Chennai
Indo-US Business Relations March 02
Mr. Varadharajan
HR-Infosys
Career opportunities at Infosys February 23
Ms. Maria L. Welbourne Cross-Cultural Adaptability February 14
Ms. Megha Agarwal
Asst Brand Manager, Hindustan Unilever Ltd,
Chennai
A Brand Manager’s Experience January 28
Dr. M.C. Madhavan
Professor,
IIT Madras
How IITs special in Management January 19
Mr. Amaresh Pujari,
Commissioner of Police
Coimbatore
Cyber Security and its relevance today
December 14
Mrs.Tanuja Nair
Senior Procurement Specialist
Rio Tinto, Australia
Outsourcing December 9
Mr. Krishnan Unni
Director
JW Marriott, China
Cultural, Industrial aspects in dealing with China November 11
Mr. LRK Krishnan
Sr. Vice President
HR, R.Com
Career Opportunities in Telecom Sector October 11
Mr. Shanmuga Ganesh
Vice President-Sales
Payoda Technologies
Human Sigma September 16
Mr. Sunil K. Joy
Product Manager
E-Vision, Dubai
Integration of Telco Products with TV August 19
Mr. Sunil Biyani
Director
Future Group
Retail in India August 16
Mr. Prasad V.R.
AGM, Marketing Division
Dalmia Cements
Emotional Connect with Customer August 16
Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaraman
Dean
ASB
The Euro Zone Crisis August 2
Dr. Madhusudhan Atre
President & MD
Applied Materials (India)
Management & Leadership Corporate Perspective August 2
Dr. Sivakumar Venkataramany
Associate Professor
Ashland University
Emerging Financial Markets July 26
Mr. Vivek Ramakrishnan
Global Director, Sales & Service (Power)
General Electric (GE)
How to Sell a Power Plant: My Experiences in B2B Selling and Global Business Development July 21
Mr. M. K. Chandrashekar
Managing Director
Thoughtworks India Ltd
An Introduction to Below the Line Promotions July 9
Dr. Kumar S. Nochur
President
Vidya Technologies
Sustainable Innovation July 5
2010 – 2011

Academic Year 2010 – 2011

Name of the Person Topic Date

Colloquia

G.R Venkatesh
Chief Strategy Officer
Future Group
Back to the Future March 18
Dr. David Ford
Professor, Consultant
Kazakistan Institute of Management
“Organisational Change Management, Leadership and Behavior” March 18
Mr. Thimmiah & Mr. Bhanumurthy
Economists
Planning Commission
Union Budget discussion March 7
Mr. Porus Munshi
Consultant, Author
Independent
Making Breakthrough Innovation Happen March 5
Mr. Subir Ghosh
President
Aegis Global
Customer Experience Management March 3
Dr.Kezevino Aram
Director
Shanti Ashram
Social Entreneurship and Healthcare February 28
Mr. Govind Mukundan
Communications Specialist
Accenture
Marketing to marketers of one February 15
Mr. Parathasarathy
Chief Technology Officer
Mindtree
The Entrepreneurial Journey December 18
Dr. Deepak Bhat Nagar
Head, Center for International Trade in Technology (CITT)
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
International Trade and Culture December 14
Dr. Deepak Bhat Nagar
Head, Center for International Trade in Technology (CITT)
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Nurturing Innovation December 13
Prof. Jay Mishra, Professor,
Harvard Business School
Rest In Peace – Good Times December 12
Mr. R. V. Rajan
CMD, Anugrah Madison Advertising Pvt. Ltd.
President, Rural Marketing Agencies Association of India
Brand Building in Rural Markets December 8
Mr. Madhu Ganesh
Former GM, Technology Develeopment in ELGI Equipments
A Tryst With Triz December 8
Mr.Paulo Colini
Dean, Faculty of Economics
University of Trento, Italy
Economic History of Europe December 7
Mr. Sarath Babu, Founder CEO, FoodKing Catering Services Pvt. Ltd. Food King – The Journey So Far November 8
Dr. Kezevino Aram, Director,
Shanti Ashram and Distinguished Alumni of Harvard School of Public Health
Is a healthy start to life possible for children in India today? November 5
Mr. Kurien
Head HR and Design
Future Innoversity
Career and Planning in HR November 3
Mr. Arjun Prakash , Co-Chair,
Young Indians, Coimbatore Chapter
CII Yi – We Can, We Will October 23
Mr. E. R. Sainath, General Manager, Reliance Communications Getting Acquainted to Telecom October 21
Mr. Binoay, Assistant Vice-President, Marketing, IDEA Branding Communication September 24
Swami Someshwarananda, Chairman, Vivekananda Centre for Indian Management Indian System of Management September 17
Mr. Prasannavadhanan
Vice President, Oracle Financial Services
Oracle
Career in Systems – A Management Perspective September 16
Mr. Madhuri Menon
CEO, Amaya Consultants
Amaya Consultants
Self Preparation in View of Upcoming Interview September 16
Mr. Radha Nandakumar
Director, International Affiliations and Campus Relations
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
How High Computing can Add Value to Business? September 16
Mr. Kurien Kurien
Dean, Futureversity
Future Group
Interactive Session September 16
Mr. Madhu Ganesh
General Manager, Technology Development
Elgi
“Innovation – Why and How?” September 14
Mr. Sivadasaprabhu
Lecturer
Symbiosis
SPSS August 29
Mr. Sivadasaprabhu
Lecturer
Symbiosis
SPSS
August 28
Mr. John Scade
Director
MAS Business
Financial Sustainability
August 28
Mr. John Scade
Director
MAS Business
Business Sustainability
August 27
Mr. John Scade
Director
MAS Business
Entrepreneurship
August 26
Mr. Kandasamy Muniasamy
Sr. Director
Symantec
IT Consulting
August 13
Mr. R. V. Rajan
Managing Director
Anugrah Marketing and Advertising Services
Branding in Rural Markets
August 12
Dr. Vijay Ramakrishnan
Founder & CEO, Pikamab Inc,
California Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
July 22
Mr. Pravin Shekhar
Founder, CEO and Country representative for ESOMAR
KREA
Internet Marketing
July 19
Mr. Pravin Shekhar
Founder,CEO,country representative for ESOMAR
KREA
The Law of Attraction – and what it means for Entrepreneurship and Research
July 19
Mr. Premchand Palety, Director, Cfore Elections and Exit Polls
July 17
Mr. Venkatesh Nagan
Director (Sourcing), Sprandi International Ltd, Shanghai
Taking the China Challenge in Apparel Sourcing
July 16
Mr. Paulo Colini
Director, School of International Studies
University of Trento, Italy
Euro Crisis
July 12
Mr. Sekar Raju, Assistant Professor, Iowa State University Working in Global Environments
July 11

Workshop

Seshadri Venkatesan
Director Operations
National Adventure & Leadership School
The Marketing of Adventure Ser March 1
Mr. Leepesh Parat
CEO
Zeisty Beans
Interactive Session January 24
Mr. Prasannavadhanan
Vice President, Oracle Financial Services
Oracle
Career in Systems – A management perspective September 18
Ms. Madhuri Menon
CEO, Amaya Consultants
Amaya Consultants
Self Preparation in view of upcoming interview September 16
Mr. Sivadasaprabhu
Lecturer
Symbiosis
SPSS August 29
Mr. John Scade
Director
MAS Business
Financial Sustainability August 28
Mr. John Scade
Director
MAS Business
Entrepreneurship August 26
Mr. Kandasamy Muniasamy
Director
Symantec
IT Consulting August 13
Mr. Pravin Shekhar
Founder,CEO,country representative for ESOMAR
KREA
Internet Marketing July 19
2009 – 2010

Academic Year 2009 – 2010

Name of the Person Topic Date

Colloquia

Mr. Gurcharan Das
Management Guru and Writer
Difficulty of Being Good: On the Subtle Art of Dharma
April 2
Ms. Hema Hattangady
Managing Director
Conzerv
Doing Business Ethically
April 1
Mr. Sudhir Goel
Ex VP HR
UB Group
Leadership
March 30
Mr. Anand Sen, Vice President,
Flat Products & TQM, TATA Steel
Commodity to a Brand – A Journey of TATA Steel
March 21
Mr. Pratyush Prasanna
Open Innovation Manager
Xerox
Product Management
March 20
Mr. Parthasarathy N. S.
Co-founder and CEO
MindTree
10 Values of an Eminient Manager
March 20
Mr. Unni Nair, Managing Director, Ezxcel Adventure & Entertainment Maximizing Potential through Fun
March 20
Mr. N. Sundararajan
Executive Director & Company Secretary, Ashok Leyland
Transition from Student Life to a Working Professional
March 16
Mr. R. Shyam Sunder
HR Advisor, KG Group of Companies
Workforce Ratonalisation and Employee Engagement
March 8
Prof. K.Subramanian
DDG(NIC), Ministry of C & IT, India
Retailing and Retail Management : People, Process and Technology
March 1
Mr. N. Sundararajan
Executive Director & Company Secretary, Ashok Leyland
Indian Financing Market & Sub-prime Crisis
February 28
Swami Prahaladananda Saraswati, Bihar School of Yoga Stress Management in Corporate Life
February 13
Mr. C. S. Anand, Managing Director, Hapag Lloyd Global Services Being Successful in the Corporate World
February 11
Mr. N. Sundararajan
Executive Director & Company Secretary, Ashok Leyland
Mergers and Acquisitions
February 28
Mr. Vijay Menon
Management Academician & Competency Enabler; HOD
Suntec India
Indian Contemporary Values
February 9
Mr. C. S. Baskar
COO, Royal Classic Group
Marketing and Brand Building Initiatives
January 30
Ms. Hema Hattangady
VC & CEO, Conzerv
Running a Multi-million Dollar Company in India Ethically – A Real Life
Account of Corporate Social Responsibility
January 23
Dr. Sunitha Krishnan
Gen. Secretary, Prajwala
Fighting for Innocence – The Bane of Child Trafficking
January 25
Dr. Ella Salome Roininen
Business Manager, Global Technology Services
IBM, Switzerland
Organization Equality
January 11
Mr. Rajesh Rai
Co-founder and Principal of New Markets Growth Fund (NMGF)
Role of Venture Capital in Entrepreneurial Growth
January 10
Mr. A. Krishnan
Vice President
Bosch India
Business Values and Ethics: A Core Value or Strategic Move
December 28
Mr. V. P. Sajeevan
Divisional Head
Canon India
Brand Activation
December 4
Mr. Kannan. P. Sreenivasan
International Business Consultant
Technology and Entrepreneurship
October 28
Mr. Purushottam
Head-Youth Affairs
Young India
Importance of Being a Young Indian (Yi)
September 30
Prof. Karameshu
Former Dean
J.Nehru University
Mathematical Model of Product Life cycle
September 19
Mr. T. R. Vasu
Regional Manager, South
Wrigleys India
Distribution Network of Wrigleys
September 9
Ms. Krishnan Hemamala
Assistant Dean
Bharathiya School of Management
Being a Part of Intelligent Organizations
August 7
Mr. Naveen Kulkarni
Director-Business Development
Philips Research Asia
The Entrepreneur Gene
August 5
Mr. P. N. S. V. Narasimham
Executive Head HR, UBS
Changing the Downturn
April 5
Mr. Biju Dominick
CEO, Final Mile Consultancy
Learning Marketing from Politicians and Beggars
April 4
Mr. R. S. Rajan, Director,
Sr. VP, Ion-Exchange
Meeting Challenges in Today’s Environment
February
2005 – 2008

Academic Year 2005 – 2008

Name of the Person Topic Date

2007

Mr. Omkar V. Sankar, Chief Executive, Sankar Foundation, Coimbatore How to Create Successful Brands?
October 31
Mrs. Kalpana Vishwanathan Trends in the Banking Sector
October 29
Mr. L. N. Krishnan
VP – Outsourcing, Thomas Cook
Strategic Outsourcing
October 27
Dr. Arvind Bhatnagar Raksha – Palliative Care
October 17
Mr. Rajamani Overview of the Functioning of TATA Steel
October 10
Mr. Pravin Shekar
Chief Executive, Dexterity KPO Services
Anonymity of KPO – Mumbo Jumbo
August 31
Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan
Senior Scientist, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India
Management from Traditional Perspective
August 17
Mr. Shivram V
Managing Partner, The Hit Factory
The Mind of an Entrepreneur
March 30
Ms. Madhuri Menon
CEO, Amaya Consultants
Corporate Social Responsibility
March 29
Mr. Ramesh K
General Manager, Media Direction
Media in India – The Big Picture
March 23
Mr. Padmanabhan
CEO – Telematics Business Unit,
Ashok Leyland
To Learn the Customer
March 17
Mr. Vijay Aithreye, AVP &
National Head Rural & Social, Tata AIG
Micro Insurance
March 15
Mr. Pradeep Menon
Executive Vice President and Director – Operations for Quadrant Risk Management International
Careers and Challenges in the Field of IT Consultancy
March 13
Dr. Eric Brewer
Co-founder of Inktomi and Professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley
Two Encounters with Dr. Eric Brewer
January 31
Mr. Praveen V. S. Journey of an Inventor
January 11

2006

Mr. Kishore Kumar
Sr. Vice President, Corporate Banking, HDFC Bank India Ltd.
Micro Finance
Mr. Krishnankutty, GM,
Sales and Marketing, Chandra Hyundai
On Branding
November 24
Mr. Sudhakar Jayaram
Director& CEO, Amrita TV
Role of Media in Society
November 14
Ms. Madhuri Menon
CEO, Amaya Consultants
Be Like a Functional Parachute …
November 9
Dr. K. Kasturirangan, Former Chairman – ISRO, Director-NIAS, MP On Leadership
November 1
Dr. Sriram Devanathan
Professor, Department of Polymer Engineering, Amrita
Six Sigma
September 11
Dr. Maresi Nerad, Associate Graduate Dean, University of Washington “Pride in Nation, Passion For Education”
September 6
Dr. Jose Schutte Aine
Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champagne
Entrepreneurship – Personal Experience
August 17
Mr. Ranjith Nambiar
VP, ARMS Pvt Limited
Challenge is to “Stay Ahead of Opportunities”
August 11
Mr. Yoshiro Ito, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley, Japan An Extraordinary Visit by an Unassuming Man
August 10
K. Manivannan Team Building and Leadership
July 26
Mr. Antti Juhani Wihuri
Management Consultant, Finland
Two Encounters with Dr. Eric Brewer
July 24
Br. Nijamrita Chaitanya Dharma, Happiness and Spirituality
July 22
Dr. Vish Krishnan, Sheryl and Harvey White Endowed Chair in Management Leadership, Rady School of Management Moving from a Knowledge Driven Economy to an Innovation Driven Economy
July 20
Mr. Guru Ganeshan
MD, ARM Embedded Tech. Pvt Ltd
(Inauguration of Batch 2006-08)
July 3
Prof S. Sriram, Executive Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management Careers in Management
June 30
Dr. Sameer Kamat
Wachovia Corporation, USA
January 9

2005

Mr. Prasad Chandran, Chairman
and Managing Director, BASF India Ltd, Head of BASF South Asia
Matrix Management
Revathy, Film Actress & Director Dreams and Passion
Mr. Jairam Vardaraj
MD, ELGI Eqipments
Business Basics
Mr. H. P. Kripesh , General Manager, Human Resource Pantaloons, Mumbai Future of Indian Retailing
Mr. K. B. Chandrasekhar
Co-founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Jamcracker
The Hungry Entrepreneur
Mr. Narasimham, HR Head, Global Solutions Center, Hewlett Packard Is BPO a BAD Word? Issues of a Growing Industry
Mr. Subramaniam
Maveric Info Systems, Chennai
Service Offerings from Software Industry
Dr. Eric Brewer, MD, Oracle Oracle Experiences
Mr. Chandar Sundaram
Academic Lead, Microsoft
IT Industry
Dr. Sameer Kamat
Wachovia Corporation, USA

Visitors during the Academic Years  2005 – 2008

Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, The Ex – President of INDIA
Dr. Padma Rao Sahib, Professor, Department of Economics, Groningen University, The Netherlands
Yoshiro Ito, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley, Japan
Dr. Satish Tripathi, Provost & Executive Vice President, University at Buffalo, New York
Dr. Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Dean of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Dean of Physical Sciences at Harvard University, USA
Dr. Vish Krishnan, Sheryl and Harvey White Endowed Chair in Management Leadership, Rady School of Management
Dr. Ram Ramesh, Professor, Department of Management Science & Systems, School of Management, SUNY at Buffalo
K. B. Chandrasekhar, CEO, JamCracker
Mr. Jose Schutte Aine, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champagne
Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys Technologies, Bangalore
Padma Bhushan Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

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