Mangaluru, May 28, 2019: The Tenth Graduation Day for the graduating students of MBA was held in the campus. One Hundred & Seventy Eight students took an oath and received their graduation certificates from the Guests – Mr. Edwin Moses, Group Vice-President, Oracle, Bengaluru and Mr. Krishnaraj Tantri, Senior Vice-President, South and South East Asia, Global Payments, Mumbai.
Dr. Vishal Samartha, Director-MBA welcomed the gathering and gave a glimpse of the College and the Department. While enumerating the achievements of the outgoing batch, she took great pride in relating the growth story of the Department.
The graduating candidates were presented by Prof. Ramesh K G, Dean-Strategic Planning and Prof. Balakrishna S S, Vice-Principal lead them in the oath taking ceremony.
These students then volunteered to share their experiences about the course of their study at Sahyadri and also assured of joining hands with the institution in the form of industry-academia connects that shall contribute to the growth of the institution.
Chief Guest - Mr. Edwin Moses has more than 30 years of experience spanning industries, functions, cultures and geographies. He has worked with companies across multiple industry segments; Automotive, Specialized Tooling, Management Consulting, Telecom & Banking. His responsibilities have been at both operational and leadership levels in functions as diverse as Manufacturing, Sales, Product Management, and After Sales Service & Engineering Delivery. An avid reader, a ’hungry learner’ and a constant believer that there are miles to go before one can sleep.
While addressing the gathering whom Mr. Edwin Moses referred to as the Millennials, highlighted the one common factor among all was the need to be successful. Success is not how fast you run to achieve it but how long you last in it. He also shared tips to last long in a successful state – Have Passion in whatever you do, Do it with Perfection and Have clear Purpose of life. He referred to Passion as finding yourself and Purpose as losing yourself.
Guest of Honour - Mr. Krishnaraj Tantri has over 22 years of progressive Experience in Business Development activities with International and varied culture exposure, and close to 16+ years in the Payment industry space. He has successfully managed Multiple System and Operational Migration / s. He has been the President’s Club Winner for the last 5 Consecutive Years, one of the Prestigious Award, being honoured to the top performers and recognized on Global Platform.
Mr. Krishnaraj while addressing the graduates, highlighted the key 3 factors that contribute to success – Uphold highest level of Integrity, Need for Strategic Planning and Risk Taking ability. He urged students to shift their ideology from “Why me” to “Try Me”. He appreciated Sahyadri for nurturing & moulding the students to fulfil their dreams.
Dr. R Srinivasa Rao Kunte, Principal, in his Presidential Remarks appreciated the Department for contributing talents year after year to the nation who not only do well for themselves but also for Sahyadri as they raise the banners high of the institution they graduate from.
Parents and relatives of students were also present to support their children/ward on this momentous occasion. It is a moment of pride for the parents who look on with satisfaction as an academic degree is conferred on their child.