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April 2018

TRAILBLAZERS OF KCT.BS

Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Awards

An astute Gandhian, Dr.N.Mahalingam, Founder Chairman of Sakthi Group and KCT has endeavoured to empower students in pursuing higher education. To symbolize this intent, in 2006 he instituted the annual Mahatma Gandhi Merit Scholarship Awards. In 2017-18, over 1 crore was given to students as scholarship. 

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Founders’ day Awardees

Congratulations !!! to Vinothini V (Batch 2015-17), Pavithra V (Batch 2015-17), Gokul Chandran & Sreenithi S (Batch 2016-18).

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The Honours Track

A new initiative of KCT.BS - The Honours Track offered to High Flyers pursuing MBA at KCT.BS. Entry into the program is based on several criteria of high standards. 18 students filed their application for the Honours Track. 

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Lean Scheme Awareness Program with EDII

A Lean Scheme Awareness Program was conducted on March 22-23, 2018. The program was sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, EDII Chennai, Govt. of Tamilnadu to promote Lean manufacturing practices in Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs located in Coimbatore industrial estates. 

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KCT. BS HOSTS FULLBRIGHT SCHOLARS

KCT Business School hosted a delegation of 14 U.S. University representatives on March 21, 2018 . This delegation was in India under the auspices of the Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Program (FN-IEA). 

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FACULTY BAGS AWARD

Dr.P.Nalini, Assistant Professor, Centre of Marketing  was awarded Vanitha Puraskar 2018 award by International Federation of Professional Trainers for her extensive contribution in teaching, training, and research on March 11,  2018

INDUSTRY CONNECTS

Mr.A.K.Yokkhananth, Head-Quality, WCM, Shanthi Gears Limited, Coimbatore delivered a guest lecture on the topic Lean Tools for Optimizing Production’ for I MBA students of 2017-2019 batch on March 01, 2018. 

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A guest lecture was conducted for the I MBA students of 2017-2019 batch by Mr.K.Ravi, Senior Manager - Supply Chain, Cameron (A Schlumberger Company), Coimbatore on the Latest Trends in Supply Chain Management at Cameron on March 06, 2018. 

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A guest lecture was organized on March 6, 2018 on Building Financial Portfolio for the present Generation for IMBA students (Batch 2017-19).

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As a part of course Brand Management, a guest lecture on Role of Media in Brand Building was organized.  The program was on March 13, 2018. Ms.Riya Joseph, Senior Manager, ITC, Bangalore was the resource person. 

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In today start up age we also wanted to show the dangers of why so many start- ups fail. Mr. Sreedhar COO- Aosta Software Technologies India Limited facilitated a guest lecture on why so many start- up don’t make it through more than 2 to 3 years in the business markets. The guest lecture on March 15, 2018 was organized for I MBA students (Batch 2017-19) of Entrepreneurship. 

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Mr. Rangan, Strategy Consultant, Coimbatore delivered a guest lecture on the topic "Optimization Techniques for Operational Excellence" on March 16, 2018 I MBA students (2017-19 batch ) specializing in operations.

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A guest lecture was organized on March 23, 2018 for IMBA students (Batch 2017-19) . The lecture was facilitated Mr. K.Annamalai, Chairman and Managing Director, Annamalai Capital Services Private Limited, Coimbatore on Portfolio Evaluation and Revision.

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A guest lecture was organized for the 18 Learning and Development students of I MBA (Batch 2017-19) on Train the Trainer, to understand the avenues available in the education sector. 

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There was a guest lecture which was conducted for I MBA students of entrepreneurship ( Batch 2017-19) and those interested in setting up new ventures. 11 students from KCT BS and 4 Engineering students attended the lecture.

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KCTBS is associated with Student Podium for almost a year. The HR centre was involved closely with a project that will support the company in product design. Two focus group discussions were organized with two different stakeholders to present the product concept and elicit information regarding the same. 

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In-house Training Program on “Lean Manufacturing Practices” was organized on March 5, 2018 for the employees working at Kongu Enginears, Arasur, Coimbatore. 

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A one day workshop on “The Science of Neuro Marketing” was conducted on  March 10, 2018 by Center of Marketing . The major objective of the session was to present futuristic marketing scenarios aspects aided by neuro sciences and its applications.

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ACADEMICS

A workshop for Research Methodology on Multivariate Analysis for Business Research using SPSS has been conducted on March 10, 2018 for I MBA students (Batch 2017-19).  The session was handled by Dr. S. Murugappan –Professor, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology and Dr. J. Anitha- Research Consultant.

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Mr. Sumant Bakshi conducted a one day workshop on Selling Skills on March 14, 2018. A total of 45 I MBA students (Batch 2017-19) attended the workshop, which included 36 core marketing students and the remaining 9 from the other domains.

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HR specialization students of I MBA (Batch 2017-19) designed and delivered a training program for  Companies and NGO's on March 27,  2018 . The course on Learning and Development equips students with identifying the need, devising a learning module, developing a training content, designing the program, delivering the program and evaluation of the training. 

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FACULTY ZONE

Congratulations!

Faculty team of Prof. Suresh GK, Anshul Saxena & Sandeep Frank, Assistant Professors were runner-up in the Chanakya Inter Department Quiz, conducted by Qubate Club of KCT on March 15, 2018. The competition was open to students & faculty of KCT

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A Faculty Development Program was organized by Center for HR on “Effective Engagement in Consulting" exclusively for the faculty members of St. Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology, Mangalore.   Management consulting is an important part in the life of management educators alongside management education and research. 

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Dr. Nedunchezhian VR participated in the an International Seminar on Accounting Education & Research – Issues & Challenges  organized by  ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)  on March 20, 2018, at Radisson Blu Hotel, Coimbatore.

Dr. Vijila Kennedy addressed students & faculty of three women’s college in Bangalore (St. Annes’ Degree College for Women, Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College & Sacred Heart Girl’s First  Grade College)   , as part of the Fulbright Alumni Speaker Series 2018 on March 8, 2018.

RESEARCH & PUBLISHING

Research being an integral part of management & Management Studies, undertaking research in all spheres of management is encouraged for students &faculty.

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Karthika, R,. Ganesh, Babu, S. (Batch 2017-2019) presented a paper “A Study on Assessing Brand Equity through the Application of Brand Asset Valuator Model (Bav) With Reference To “Green Trends” and won the first place in the “BIT MAN – FEST 18” –conducted by The Department of School of Management Studies, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on March 2, 2018 under the guidance of Latha.A, Assistant Professor, Centre of Marketing.

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STUDENT WORLD

Gokul Kumar  (Batch 2017-19) from KCT. BS was part of the KCT Basketball team which won the Inter Collegiate Basketball Tournament for Men held at Sri Krishna College of Technology on  March 15,  2018.

Fazil MJ (Batch 2017-19) participated in the National Conference for Management Students” Running your Career Marathon” organized by Christ University, Bengaluru on March 9, 2018.

ALUMNI

Mr.Ashish, Alumni 2007-2009 batch was in the campus on March 14, 2018 for interacting with Organizational Behavior course students on “My Team, MY Success”.  It was a highly interactive session as he shared his experience of handling a team of 12 members in his work place, HCL, Coimbatore.

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TRAINING & PLACEMENT

The Company Specific Training for City Union Bank was conducted on March 13, 2018 for about 15 students out of which 6 students got placed in City Union Bank.  Oracle placement orientation was arranged with specific centres and provided overall trends on March 14, 2018. 

Placement 

The placement window of KCT BS was open from mid September 2017 and expected to be closed by mid May2018. Till date 134 students have been placed. Recruiters list for the month of March 2018 includes

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