Professor Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore in the Top 50 Management Thinkers List by Thinkers50 India
Thinkers50 India has released the definitive list of most influential management thinkers from India for the year 2015. The list seeks to honor and celebrate the best management thinkers from India. Professor Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore is also among the Top 50 Management Thinkers List. The Thinkers50 India management thinkers were selected based on their work in the domains of management, leadership, business marketing, finance, people management and corporate strategy. The basis of selection in the elite group is on the timely relevance and presentation of ideas, rigor of research, international outlook, originality and impact of ideas, business sense and power to inspire change.
Professor NMK Bhatta Felicitated as the Distinguished Alumni by JNTU, Kakinada
Professor NMK Bhatta, Faculty, IIM Indore was felicitated as ‘Distinguished Alumni’ by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK) during an event on March 10, 2016 by Prof. VSS Kumar, Vice Chancellor, JNTUK. Mr. B. Prabhakara Rao, Rector; Professor V. Ramachandra Raju, Principal, College of Engineering, Kakinada; Mr. GVR Prasada Raju, Registrar and Dr. JVR Murthy, Director, were also present on the occasion.
Best Case Award at 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference
Professor Ganesh Kumar Nidugala, Faculty, IIM Indore along with FPM Participant Rashmi Shukla (Batch 2012) won the Best Case Award at the 5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference held at Dubai on January 16-18, 2016. IIM Indore’s case titled ‘Madhya Pradesh Housing & Infrastructure Development Board: Affordable Housing via PPP Mode’ won the Best Case Award.
Research Grant from K.U. Leuven University, Leuven
Professor Abha Chatterjee, Faculty of Communication at IIM Indore was awarded with The Visiting Research Fellow in Faculty of Arts at K.U. Leuven University, Belgium. Her tenure at the university began from May 01, 2014 and concluded on June 30, 2014.
ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition-2014
The case study Creating an Organisation, India First Life Insurance by Professor Meenakshi Aggarwal Gupta, Faculty, IIM Indore, was ranked amongst the top 10 cases in the ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2014. The top two winners in the General Category, the winners in the Special Category and the Honourable Mentions in the competition were selected from the shortlisted 10 cases. The cases will be published by Ivey Publishing as ISB-Ivey co-branded cases.
Best Poster Award at Second PAN-IIM Conference
Professor Nobin Thomas, Faculty, Organizational Behaviour & HRM Area, IIM Indore, along with Professor Neharika Vohra of IIM Ahmedabad, won the Best Poster Award at the Second PAN IIM World Management Conference organised at IIM Kozhikode during November 5-8, 2014. The title of their paper was ‘Mapping Information Flow Patterns for Developing a Multi-level Framework for Organizational Learning: Case of a Service Provider’. During the same conference, Professor Shubhamoy Dey, Faculty, Information Systems Area and FPM participant Mr. Rajesh Sharma won the Best Poster Award for the paper on ‘Developing an E-Government Adoption Model Determinants of Citizen Adoption in the Indian Context’.
Rising Star of PSG Institute of Management
Professor Patturaja Selvaraj, Faculty, Organizational Behaviour & HRM Area, IIM Indore and an alumnus of PSG Institute of Management (PSGIM) Coimbatore, received the award Rising Star of PSG Institute of Management during the Golden Jubilee Alumni meet of PSGIM at Coimbatore held during December 19-21, 2014. Professor Selvaraj pursued his MBA from PSG Institute of Management during 1994-96. The award was presented to him by Mr. L. Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee, PSG Institutions and Mr. Naresh Rajan, Trustee, PSG Institutions.
World Leadership Award: SRFLIS Promising Professional Award
World Leadership Award: SRFLIS Promising Professional Award for the year 2013 was presented to Dr. Akhtar Parvez in recognition of his outstanding and exemplifying acts of leadership to LIS profession during the International Conference: Tecnia SRFLIS-India Summit- 2014 held at Technia Institute of Management Studies, Delhi on April 11, 2014.
Awards for Excellence in Teaching
IIM Indore has been taking several initiatives to enable faculty to realize their full academic potential. In this direction, IIM Indore initiated a process by which the Best Teachers among the faculty are recognized. After considering quantitative measures such as student feedback and qualitative factors such as innovation in course design and delivery, IIM Indore has awarded the following faculty with Best Teacher Award:
Bhavin J. Shah
Ganesh K. Nidugala
Best Staff Awards
IIM Indore encourages its employees to work passionately and dedicatedly contribute to the Institute. The Institute felicitates its Best Staff Members with a Best Staff Award who performed exceptionally well in their fields.
|2015-16||Ghanshyam Prasad Shriwas
Mohammed Muabbid Shaikh Chopdar
Amit Prakash Sharma
Article by Mr. Anil Koushal (IT Department) published in Communications Today
An article written by Mr. Anil Koushal (IT Department) titled “Campus Security challenges: Policy and Implementation” is published in Communications Today magazine’s August 2016 edition. Article can be accessed online at http://www.communicationstoday.co.in/ezine/ (page no. 53)
Gold Medals for Academic Performance
IIM Indore felicitates the students who perform exceptionally well in their academics. These students are awarded a Gold Medal for achieving the highest marks in their batch. Here are the names of the students from the Academic and Executive Programmes of the Institute, right from the latest to the first ever batch since the inception of the courses, who received the Gold Medals.
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
|2008-2010||Goyanak Vishal Omprakash|
|2006-2008||Nirmal Jain S|
Five Year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM)
Post Graduate Programme in Management-Mumbai (PGP-Mumbai)
Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives-Mumbai (PGPMX-Mumbai)
|2012-14||Rajeev Kumar Bhandari|
|2011-13||Mayank Pravinchandra Shah|
Post Graduate Programme in Management-UAE (PGP-UAE)
Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives-UAE (PGPMX-UAE)
Executive Post Graduation Programme in Management (EPGP)
|2012-13||Dharmendra Kumar Goyal|
|2009-10||Naveen Kumar Mali|
FPM (Industry) Participant Sudhir Vijayakumar Madhugiri Wins the General Management & HR Track in NITIE’s Avartan
Adding another laurel to the IIM Indore’s student achievements; Sudhir Vijayakumar Madhugiri (FPM—Industry Batch 2015) won the First prize in the General Management and HR Track at Avartan 2016—a fest conducted by the National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai (NITIE). During the event, the participants were supposed to present their projects which were judged by an elite jury panel consisting of stalwarts from industry and academia. Sudhir’s project pertained to how change management was affected in a large software services delivery programme in context of a multi-year contract renewal.
Subhendu Pattnaik Wins Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award
Fellow Programme in Management – Industry (FPM-I) participant Subhendu Pattnaik won the prestigious Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award for Marketing & Strategy 2016 by Management Teachers Consortium Global (MTCG) on September 17, 2016, held at ISME, Bangalore. The award honors exceptional leaders from across the world for their stellar contribution in helping build the entrepreneurship ecosystem in their own fields. Subhendu was selected for the category – Marketing & Strategy for his modest contribution in building a huge group of 2000+ marketers on LinkedIn online community, creating physical meet-up groups of entrepreneurs and startups in Hyderabad, Pune and Bangalore with a consolidated total of over 1800+ marketing enthusiasts and conducting meetings on regular basis to identify the marketing challenges these entrepreneurs are facing and helping to solve them.
PGP Students Among Top 10 Finalist for RMAI Awards
The Rural Management Marketing Association of India (RMAI) and Ayurvet Limited conducted ‘The 10th Annual Ayurvet RMAI Awards for Best Summer Projects In Rural Marketing’ in August, 2016. PGP student Jaikarthik R’s project ‘Development of Dr. Fixit Shoppe Concept (Tamil Nadu – Tier 2/3 Towns)’ and Abhinav Ryakala & Nehanjali Srinivasan’s project ‘Sales & Service network of Massey Ferguson Harvesters in South Indian Markets’ have made it to the Top 10 of the awards.
Ajinkya Mahajan, PGP Student Selected for BRICS Shanghai Summer School
Ajinkya Mahajan, a PGP Batch 2015-17 participant has been selected for the BRICS Shanghai Summer School at Fudan University. He is among the only 5 people carefully chosen from India and about 50 people from across the BRICS nations. The Shanghai Summer School (BRICS Program) 2016 by Fudan University aims to provide students and young researchers from BRICS countries an opportunity to understand BRICS in a better way.
IIM Indore’s IPM Student Kabir Jain Wins SBI Award
IIM Indore’s IPM Student Kabir Jain won consolation prize in the National Level Essay Kabir_Jain-WinsSBI Award Writing Competition organized by State Bank of India (SBI) under its celebration of the Vigilance Week, on the topic ‘Preventive Vigilance as a Tool of Good Governance’. Kabir has also received a cash prize of Rs. 3000.
IIM Indore Student Team Wins Second Prize at a B-Plan Event by NMIMS
IIM Indore’s three students namely Aaradhya Singhal, Kamala Priya Mukkamala and Tanya Mihirkumar Shah, mentored by Professor Siddhartha K. Rastogi of IIM Indore won second position in a B-Plan event titled ‘What an Idea, Sirjee which was organized by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) as a part of its annual fest, Vaayu. The team received certificates for the same.
IIM Indore’s Students Win Nomura Investment Bank Case Study Competition
IIM Indore’s students Prakhar Gupta and Shrey Singh won the Nomura Investment Bank Case Study Competition which was held on December 1, 2015. Both received MacBook Air as the prize.
FPM Participants Rashmi Shukla and Prasenjit Chakrabarti Win the Best Paper Award at COSMAR15
IIM Indore’s two FPM Participants- Rashmi Shukla and Prasenjit Chakrabarti received the best paper awards at the 15th Consortium of Students in Management Research (COSMAR15) conference, organized by Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on November 24-25, 2015.
IIM Indore’s FPM(I) Participant, Subhendu Pattnaik Receives the Global Marketing Leaders 2015 Award
FPM (Industry) participant Subhendu Pattnaik won the prestigious Top 100 Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders 2015 award by World Marketing Congress and CMO Asia. The event was held at Hotel Taj Lands End in Mumbai on November 28, 2015. Subhendu was also invited to be a part of the panel discussion which was held on the theme: ‘The Paradigm Shift –Globalization to Personalization.’
Shruti Choudhary and Shalini Bhardwaj, PGP Students; win IBS-BLoC Case Study Contest
IIM Indore PGP (Batch 2014-16) students Shruti Choudhary and Shalini Bhardwaj won the first IBS-BLoC Case Study Contest, presented by Hidesign. Competing with over 50 teams from a variety of B-schools, including IIM-A, IIM-B and ISB, IIM Indore team won the first prize and received gift vouchers worth 25,000 INR from premium leather goods brand.
Mathews Mathews, (PGP 2014-16) Wins Best Management Student Award at 14th MMA
Mathews Mathews, a PGP student of IIM Indore won the Best Management Student Award at Chanakya- The Management Competition held as a part of the 14th Madras Management Association (MMA) All India Management Students Convocation 2015 conducted in association with The Hindu Business Line.
IIM Indore’s Research Scholar’s Book Published by Scholar’s Press of Germany
A book by IIM Indore’s Research Scholar Avik Sinha namely, “Capital Market Returns, Utility Price, and Exchange Rate Movements: Evidences from India after Credit Crisis in 2008” has been published by Scholars’ Press, Germany.
IIM Indore’s Cases Ranked among Top 10 in ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition-2015
Two IIM Indore cases have been ranked among the top 10 submissions for the ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2015, and have been selected for Honourable Mention and Publication as co-branded ISB-Ivey Cases. This includes one Business Case written by FPM Participant Bishakha Majumdar and PGP alumnus Rudranil Chakrabortty on the topicBuilding the Ark: Redesigning Workforce Composition at Powertech India. The second case by Professor Patturaja Selvaraj and Mr. Mitesh Gangar of Ernst &Young is about Scaling an Indian Startup: The Chronicles of Deltecs InfoTech.
IIM Indore Alums’ Startup—VOW CarClinic Secures Angel Funding
VOW CarClinic, a car servicing and repair startup, founded by IIM Indore alumni—Harmeet Hora and Abhishek Menon; has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Mr. Vishal Malik, Founder and Director of Gemini Solutions. VOW CarClinic, operated by Gurgaon-based GreyHair Ventures Pvt Ltd, is a marketplace for end-to-end car servicing/repair needs in the offline-to-online consumer internet space. In the last four months, the startup has scaled-up its operations to four more cities in NCR (Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad) and has witnessed 10x fold increase in revenues. Currently, Harmeet and Abhishek are planning to expand their operations in other major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai.
Saumitra Agarwal’s (PGP 2005-07) Startup Talkoot Selected in FBStart Programme
IIM Indore’s alum- Saumitra Agarwal’s (PGP 2005-07) startup—Talkoot has been selected by Facebook for its early-stage startup mentorship programme—FBStart. The startup will receive credits up to $40,000 and free tools and services from Facebook and its more than 30 partners including Amazon, UserTesting, Dropbox, and MailChimp. Besides partners, the startup will also get free access to more than 25 services including open source tools like React Native, FB Login and Account Kit and App Analytics.
Akshay Mehta’s (PGP 2014-16) Startup Heartonnect Selected in Facebook FBStart Programme
‘Heartonnect’ established by IIM Indore’s alumni Akshay Mehta (PGP 2014-16) has been selected by Facebook for its FBStart Programme. Heartonnect is a mobile based socializing platform launched on the Android’s Play Store in the month of October 2016. Heartonnect is a buddy finder or a date finder application that connects its users anonymously on a real-time basis via VOIP calling technology. After the initial anonymous interaction, the users have the option to reveal their identity. The startup would be receiving $40,000 worth of credits and services from Facebook.
FPM Participant Anupama Sharma Received Best Research Paper Award
IIM Indore’s alumna Anupama Sharma (Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)-Batch 2010) received the Best Research Paper Award (Second Runner Up) at the 4th Conference of the Indian Academy of Management. The conference was held at Noida Campus of IIM Lucknow on December 11-13, 2015. Anupama’s paper titled Work Engagement: A Framework to Analyze Micro Level Individual Outcomes won the Second Runner Up position for the Best Research Paper Award. She also received 25,000 INR as the prize money.
IIM Indore Wins IIM Raipur-ET Cases Award
Abhinav Goel, IIM Indore’s PGP alumnus (1998-2000), Senior Director, India Ratings & Research Pvt. Ltd., along with Professor Ganesh Kumar Nidugala, Dean Academics, IIM Indore; won the ‘IIM Raipur-ET Cases Award’ for showcasing a futuristic and progressive idea through the case presented at the 2nd Global Summit on Management Cases held at Raipur on February 5-6, 2016. The conference was organized by IIM Raipur in collaboration with ET Cases. IIM Indore’s case titled ‘Natural Gas Pricing in India, 2014: Is the Hike Justified?’ won this Award.
IIM Indore takes pride in announcing that 45 students of IPM who represented the Institute at UDGHOSH 2013— the Sports Festival of IIT Kanpur during September 26-29, 2013 won the following medals:
Basketball – 2nd Runner Up (Women)
|Ayushi Agarwal (IPM 2013-2018)||Pallavi Kakkar (IPM 2011-2016)|
|Kamala Priya (IPM 2013-2018)||Paridhi Jindal (IPM 2011-2016)|
|Malvika Tayal (IPM 2011-2016)||Priyanka Suryawanshi (IPM 2013-2018)|
|Monika Pindiga (IPM 2012-2017)||Revant Sindhu (IPM 2012-2017)|
|Nikita Dugar (IPM 2011-2016)||Vishnu Priya (IPM 2013-2018)|
Chess: Player of the Tournament
Priya Jaiswal (IPM 2013-2018) was adjudged the Player of The Tournament in the Chess competition at IIT Kanpur.