DSIMS Vision statement highlights three important aspects. They are:
- Academic Excellence
- Social Outreach
- Global Mind-set
I am very happy to share that today 130 students are graduating.
The month of May 2019 witnessed a glittering Convocation Ceremony wherein 143 students graduated. The grand function was graced by Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan, Mission Director of Atal Mission, NITI Aayog, as Chief Guest. In the same month, 27 PGDM students visited Ottawa University on student exchange program to learn two courses – Servant Leadership and Professional Ethics.
The month of June 2019 had a memorable beginning! Our Institute DSIMS was selected as 14th Best BSchool of Maharashtra by a well–known magazine ‘Education World’. The Director of DSIMS was personally invited to receive the award at Taj Bangalore, by the Chief Editor of Education World in a prestigious gathering.
Five articles written by professors Dr. Sarika Jain, Dr. Padma Singhal, Dr. Sumana Chaudhari, Dr. C. Babu were published in different journals of National and International repute in this month.
In the month of July 2019, Our Institute invited a well–known Corporate Trainer Mr. Sunil Unni to address MBA aspirants on the subject of ‘Choosing right specialisation in Management’.
We began our Boot Camps for both First and Second year management students – before commencing regular classes in the same month.
A well–known NGO Indian Development Foundation began Student Leadership Program with the help of DSIMS students to promote leadership skills among school children in and around Malad.
Students of Economics club, under the guidance of Dr. Sumana Chaudhari organised discussions on Indian Budget 2019 report. Dr. Brinda Jagirdar, former Chief Economist, SBI, Mr. Rajiv Seth, Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank and Mr. Priyank Ghia, Partner Chokshi & Chokshi along with Dr. Sumana participated in budget deliberations.
Our Institute started first Placement training session of the year on ‘Interview and Resume writing skills’ under the supervision of Prof. Anthony Colaco in the month of August 2019. In this month students conducted two major social drives – Beach Clean up Drive, Rakhi Selling Drive and Blood Donation Drive.
Dr. Sarika Jain. Prof. Somesh Banerji and Dr. Sumana Chaudhari attended three different training programs of their respective specialisations.
On 31st August 2019, Our Institute celebrated its 10th Foundation Day which was presided over Dr. Harish Mehta, Founder and Executive Chairman of Onward Technology Limited. On the same day, DSIMS signed an MOU with Young Indians Yi wing – an off shoot of Confederation of Indian Industries – under the co-ordination of Dr. Dhanashree Potey.
September 2019 was a spectacular month for DSIMS!
DSIMS was awarded as Best B School for its market outreach program by a social media firm ASMA at their annual convention.
DSIMS also received Social Impact Award 2019 from IDF Foundation for its social outreach programs.
Dr. Sarita Vichore was awarded as ‘Best Teacher of the Year’ by Higher Education Foundation in the field of Finance for her contribution.
Hundred and Eighteen of our students visited Germany and Switzerland along with four professors as a part of their International Immersion Program.
I also like to mention that, DSIMS joined hands with Geneva Business School (GBS), Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Phoenix Consultants, University of East London, ESSCA Management School, France and Hungary, Northumbria University, New Castle, Oxademy Graduate School, UK, Ottawa University, Kansas, USA as a part of our International Initiative.
Our students, in the same month, donated 39 cartons containing 3000 items to Flood Relief Victims. This campaign was taken up with a renowned NGO Goonj.
Dr. Sanchita Banerji published a book on Perspective Management along with a co – author Dr. Ruchi Anand. Dr. Sarika Jain’s research paper on “Job and Family Satisfaction” was published by Asia Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation.
In the month of October 2019, Summer Internship Program Competition was held to encourage students to enhance their research and analytical skills. The competition was graced by three Corporate Captains.
In the same month our Institute celebrated Dr. Abdul Kalam’s 88th Birthday Anniversary on 15th October 2019.
Our Institute conducted three Conclaves successfully in this month. Twenty senior Industry Leaders came and addressed students.
In this month, DSIMS nominated eleven meritorious students to visit University of Finance and Administration, Prague, Czech Republic under Student Study Abroad Program.
November, December 2019 and January 2020
The last three months November, December 2019 and January 2020 our Institute witnessed plenty of activities.
DSIMS Finance Conclave was held on Nov 16, 2019.
Copa De, a sports event was held for three days from 27th Nov
Prof. Somesh took 40 students for Industry visit to Mahindra & Mahindra factory at Kandivali. Besides our students visited industries of different kinds in and around Mumbai.
Our Institute conducted a seminar on ‘National Education Policy’ on 12.12.2019 for principals of Mumbai based Under Graduate Colleges. Dr. Vijay Kole, former Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University and Dr A. K. Sengupta founder of Higher Education Forum conducted this seminar.
On 14th December 2019, Alumni Meet was held wherein 180 students attended. This time the Institute recognised and rewarded DSIMS Alumni who became Entrepreneurs.
On 15th January 2020, our Trust RSET signed an MOU with Harvard Business School to offer special online courses for DSIMS students. Apart from these courses, DSIMS offers Bloomberg Lab, Language Lab, Harvard Cases, In-house Cases and many databases for Research and Academic purposes.
On 19th January 2020, Our Institute held a Seminar titled ‘Leaders In Talk – Why Management’. This seminar was held to guide Under Graduate Students aspiring to become Management Professionals by well-known author Dr. Radhakrishna Pillai, Dr. Narayanan CEO, IDF, Mr. Hitesh Porwal a well-known life coach along with Dr. Sarita Vichore held a Panel Discussion for the benefits of students.
The Remsons Centre for Management Research under the Leadership of Dr. Sharad Kumar has encouraged DSIMS faculty and students to publish 18 research papers, to write 12 In-house Cases , to attend 13 training programs.
I am also glad to inform that DSIMS case study centre has written one case on Roti Bank under the guidance of Shri D. Sivanandhan Sir.
Angela Watson once said:
“Perfection is impossible; just strive to do your best”.
DSIMS always strives its best. We are putting our efforts to make students a perfect fit for the industry.
I am very happy to report that more than 425 companies have accepted to consider DSIMS students to recruit for their organisations. Some of the star performers of the current batch are:
- Dnyanada Musale, Sakshi Poddar, Varun Bansal – HDFC Bank
- Riddhi Jain – Frootle India
- Lokesh Raghuram – ITC Ltd
- Anandita Hemmady, Vikas Yadav, Kaustubh Kakani, Suraj Agrawal – Reliance Retail Ltd
- Sneha Pingle – Rashi Peripherals Pvt Ltd
- Darshan Amin – Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
- Navin Prasad – Times Job.com
- Mehul Jain – ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences Pvt Ltd
- Vipul Kore – Lite Technology Company Pvt Ltd(Polycab)
- Mayur Jain – J M Financial Services Ltd
- Sonali Gohil – CRISIL
- Pooja Gupta, Jinit Jain, Rumana Khan, Shilp Jain, Jinal Modi, Adrian Pereira – VIVO India
- Shraddha Damania, Niyati Vora – Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd
- Pranesh Vaid, Anirban Mallick, Malhar Sondagar, Dheerendra Ukarande – S. K. Logistics
- Nikita Bhalbhale, Khushali Chokshi – HR Anexi