Mangaluru, Feb 4, 2015: The flagship event of the Post Graduate Department of Business Administration of St Aloysius Institute of Management & Information Technology (AIMIT), St Aloysius College (Autonomous) took off on vibrant note at the star-studded inaugural in Aurthur Shenoi Memorial Auditorium at AIMIT, Beeri on February 4, 2015.
Shri. B A Ibrahim, the honorable District Commission of Dakshina Kannada District graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and inaugurated the 2-day National Level B-School Fest ‘INSIGNIA – 2015’. In his address to the students and participants, he harkened the call to be next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. Citing the prominence of Mangaluru as a city of innovators and entrepreneurs on the global arena, he beckoned the gathering to embrace the future with innovative thinking.
Mr. Arun Ravindran, Co-founder & Director of Foradian Technology, and also the Alumnus of the Aloysian MBA Department, added glitz to the curtain raiser of Insignia – 15 as the guest of honor. In his message, he enumerated the traits of innovators and stressed on the need for innovation to survive in the world of business today.
Fr (Dr) Oswald Mascarenhas SJ, Chairman of MBA Program, gave a bird’s eye view of ‘Insignia-2015’, focusing on the theme “Exploring Breakthrough Innovations & Innovators”. He called on the students to think from an Integrated Business Management (IBM) approach, than focusing on silos of compartmentalized HR, finance and marketing.
Fr. Denzil Lobo SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions, in his presidential remarks, summed up the message of the honored guests. He invited the students to think differently and venture on unchartered seas to explore new possibilities.
‘Creo’, the annual magazine of the department was released during the occasion. Teams from several B-Schools across the India were present. Dr. Rowena Wright, Dean, MBA welcomed the gathering. Mr. Lahar Chrngappa, Student –Coordinator, Insignia 2015 proposed the vote of thanks. Dr. Adoor Amanulla, Mr. Praveen Prabhu and Mr. Rayan D’Souza, Faculty Coordinator were present.