Activities at School of Business, Kochi
IAM Meditation Technique
The Integrated Amrita Meditation (IAM) Technique, envisioned by Amma, was initiated to all the students on 20/08/2015 and 21/08/2015. The classes were delivered by Br. Shraddamrita Chaitanya, inculcating in the students the essence and relevance of yoga and meditation. The sessions received excellent response from students.
All the faculty members and students of ASB, Kochi observed the Sadbhavana Diwas on 20/08/2015 by taking Sadbhavana Day Pledge.
ASB Kochi campus celebrated Onam on 18/08/2015 at campus by performing Thiruvathira, Floral competition, pulikali, and various other cultural programmes related to onam added glits to the celebration. The whole day long programmes ended with a very delicious Onasadya.
Mr. Dileep Choyappally, Group Manager - HR (Learning & Development) at IBS Software Services, visited Amrita School of Business, Kochi and shared his valuable insights on a career in IT on 10/08/2015.
Batch Inauguration 2015-17
The inauguration of the MBA batch 2015-17 was conducted at Amriteshwari Hall, AIMS on 30/07/2015. The welcome address was delivered by the Chairperson, Prof. Sunanda Muralidharan followed by the benedictory address by Sampoojya Swami Purnamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math and the Presidential Address by Dr. Prathapan Nair, Principal, Amrita School of Medicine. The Chief Guest of the day was Shri. Brajesh C. Kaimal, Executive Director, Experion Technologies.
Guru Purnima Celebration
Guru Pooja and Mathru Pooja was held as a part of Guru Purnima at Annexe Auditorium, AIMS, Kochi on 30/07/2015.
Eid Mubarak Celebration
Eid was celebrated on 17/07/2015 at ASB, Kochi by organizing cultural events.
International Yoga Day
ASB, Kochi students in the International Yoga Day celebrations, at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Kadavanthara, inaugurated by Hon. Union Railway Minister Shri.Suresh Prabhu.
Fresher’s Day Celebration for the new batch (2015-2017) on July 6, 2015.
International Symposium on Towards Sustainable and Smart Cities: Envisioning Kochi - A Flagship Event of ASTHRA 2015
As a part of the 4th edition of student driven initiative, ASTHRA 2015, Amrita School of Business, Kochi campus conducted an International Symposium on the theme Towards Sustainable and Smart Cities: Envisioning Kochi, at Kochi campus on March 7, 2015.
The flagship event addressed the sustainability concerns regarding a safe and clean environment and equitable social development. It also aimed to gather and share ideas, knowledge, experience and best practices among researchers, public authorities and experts that will merge into a vision of a smart city for sustainable and intelligent development. The program witnessed thematic approach to discuss various solutions and ways to overcome barriers in order to reach the objective. Delegates from various fields shared their expertise and knowledge on achieving sustainable development of Kochi... Readmore »
Visit to Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Ernakulam
Students of Amrita School of Business (ASB) Kochi, visited Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Ernakulam as part of their annual industrial visit. Students had an interactive session on SEBI’s legislative, judicial and executive roles. Insights were given into SEBI’s mandate on investor protection, development and regulation with due emphasis on the investment literacy of people in Kerala and the role of SEBI in providing awareness to people.
Run Kochi Run- A Pre-launch Event of ASTHRA 2015
Students of Amrita School of Business,Kochi organized the 2nd edition of Run Kochi Run,held on 7th December 2014, as a pre-launch event of ASTHRA 2015.
Amrita School of Business (ASB) Student Presents at Conference in Warsaw, Poland
Second year student Mathew K. John has presented a paper titled "A new evaluation model for behavioral training program" at the First International Conference on Intellectual Capital & Education held in Vistula University, Warsaw, Poland from December 4-6, 2014.
This is a smaller version of his master’s thesis work that he is doing under the guidance of Mrs. Vandana Gopi, Faculty Associate, Amrita School of Business, Kochi.
Praanah- Social Outreach Activities
Praanah is a social initiative started by students of Amrita School of Business, Kochi, with the blessings of ‘Amma’, Mata Amritanandamayi. The third step to this social initiative was conducted at Changampuzha Park on November 22, 2014. The first phase of the event was to provide medical aid to tribal families of Wayanad which was followed by providing necessary items to the needy families. The students organized awareness campaign on Substance Abuse in various schools in and around Kochi. The prizes for the competition were awarded to the students by Honorable Mayor Tony Chammany.
Visit to Relief Center in Palluruthy, Kochi
The students of Amrita School of Business, Kochi made a visit to a Relief Center in Palluruthy as a part of SAPG course along with the Chairperson Ms. Sunanda Muraleedaran and SAPG faculty Dr. N.R. Menon on October 24, 2014.
The interactive session started with the blessings of Amma, followed by an introductory talk with Dr. Rangamani, retired civil surgeon. The students could freely interact with the inmates in the half a day visit. They were deeply moved by the visit and interaction with the inmates. This social outreach has made a huge impact on the perception and attitude of the students at ASB, Kochi.
Students left the place with prayers and hope that the inmates will be cured and reach their homes as they dream.
Students of ASB, Kochi Visit Relief Center in Palluruthi
Source: Mathrubhumi ( October 25, 2014)
Onam Celebrations at ASB, Kochi
Alumni Meet - SMRITHI 2014
Faculty Development Program
Amrita School of Business at Kochi Campus conducted Faculty Development Program on August 9, 2014.
ASTHRA - THE B-FEST
ASTHRA 2014, the flagship event of Amrita School of Business Kochi, was inaugurated on 24th January. The signature event was the Social Innovation Conclave. Distinguished speakers like Mr. Biju Varghese, Dr. Prem Nair, Shri Rajeev Mukundan, Dr Rajeev Khosla, Shri. Korath V. Mathew, Smt. Tanie Thomas, Shri K. Paul Thomas, Shri. Diego Guidi and Smt. Rajani Menon shared their views on social innovation.
Prof. Sunanada Muralidharan, Chairperson, Amrita School of Business, delivered the welcome address.
Sampoojya Swami Poornamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanadamayi Math, delivered the benedictory address.
ASTHRA 2014 was officially inaugurated by the dignitaries by lighting the lamp followed by the release of the souvenir ‘Sparsh’.
This was followed by an array of business events and games. Around, 25 colleges from India participated in these events.
Visit to Thattekad Bird Sanctuary and Pooyamkutty Dam
As a part of the SAPG course, the second year MBA students were taken for a one day trip on 26th of February, 2014 to Thattekad Bird Sanctuary and Pooyamkutty Dam. The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary (Thattekad Sanctuary) is located in the Kothamangalam Taluk of Ernakulam District. Salim Ali, one of the best known ornithologists described this sanctuary as the richest bird habitat on peninsular India.
Pooyamkutty is a small city in Ernakulam district, Kothamangalam Taluk, blessed with natural beauty, situated along Pooyamkutty river, a tributary of the Periyar. The dam site on the Pooyamkutty River is submerged in one of the densest forests in the country. The area looks picturesque with its lush green tress and thick vegetation. The undergrowth is thick with vines, shrubs, creepers of every variety.
The visit to these beautiful places gave the students an insight into the importance of preserving natural heritage and the fact that there are scores of communities who still manage to be happy, with the barest of resources at their disposal.