Amrita MBA, Kochi, gave a hearty welcome to the students of 2016-18 batch at a grand ceremony on 29thJuly 2016. Sampoojya Swami Purnamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math, presented the benedictory address to the students. Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre presided over the program. The chief guest of the ceremony was Sri. Ganesh S., Vice President & Site HR Head, Citi- Global Decision Management Bengaluru.
Students, Faculty and Staff members from Amrita MBA Program, Kochi, took part in the Gurupurnima celebration at the AIMS campus, Kochi on 19th July 2016. “Guru” shows the right path; bridges the gap between soul and the divine, ignorance and knowledge. Gurupurnima is an occassion to adore the presence of God around us in the form of ‘Guru’. Students also performed “Matrupuja” on this occasion to worship the first ‘Guru’ of one’s life.
The Good-Health Lesson
On the occasion of ‘International Yoga Day’, the 1st year students of the Amrita MBA Program, Kochi, participated in the event organized at Regional Sports Centre, Kochi. The program was inaugurated by Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and attended by people from all walks of life. Students were introduced to different yoga practices and their positive impacts on health.
ASB Kochi campus celebrated Onam 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.
Omkara Business Fest was held from 27/10/2015 to 29/10/2015. The energy- packed event saw the students of ASB, Kochi compete among themselves as four teams in seven management games, each with challenging multiple rounds. The Business Fest came to a close with the Best Manager Contest. The event was a great opportunity for the students to try out their managerial skills. Along with immense opportunities to learn, it provided memorable moments of fun too!
Omkara Cultural Fest was conducted on 14 December, 2015 at the Sree Krishna Hall, IV Floor, ASB, Kochi. The events such as Solo dance, Group dance, Mime, and Mono Act were conducted. The students competed with each other in various competitions and proved again that the hectic schedules cannot hamper their spirits! Off-stage events such as Face Painting, Pencil Sketching, Clay Modeling, Mehandi and Photography were also conducted.
The Integrated Amrita Meditation (IAM) Technique, envisioned by Amma, was initiated to all the students. 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.
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.
Guru Pooja and Mathru Pooja was held as a part of Guru Purnima at Annexe Auditorium, AIMS, Kochi.
The inauguration of the MBA batch 2015-17 was conducted at Amriteshwari Hall, AIMS. 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.
Fresher’s Day Celebration for the new batch (2015- 2017).
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 »
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.
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.
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 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.
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)
Amrita School of Business at Kochi Campus conducted Faculty Development Program on August 9, 2014.
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.
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.
Amrita School of Business, a tier-1 B-School has been consistently rated among top 30 private B-School over the years since its inception in 1996. ASB, Kochi was among three campuses of Amrita School of Business established in 2009. ASB Kochi was rated as the 7th best B-School in South India by The Week in 2011. ASB offers postgraduate and PhD programs in management offering specialisations in the area of finance, HR, Marketing, Operations and Systems.
ASTHRA, the Annual Management Festival of Amrita School of Business, Kochi is a two day fun filled event that explores the hidden talents of budding managers. ASTHRA 2013 brings in a fresh dose of vivacity and exuberance with its theme Colors of Leadership highlighting the moral, ethical, social and cultural ideas of ASB.
The second edition of ASTHRA, a two day National level business fest was held on January 7 - 8, 2013, based on the theme Colors of Leadership.