Posted on: March 22, 2012
Launching their the Class of 2012 in the corporate world with best wishes and high expectations, the prestigious Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) will conduct its Convocation Ceremony on March 27, 2012. The ceremony will be held at a specially constructed pandal in Pune where all graduating students would be awarded their diplomas.
The ceremony will begin with the convocation process and then the invocation. Once the invocation is over, the President of the institute will declare the convocation open. After the traditional lighting of lamp jointly by the Chief Guest, President, Director and parents, the guests will be welcomed warmly by the president of the institute, who will also introduce the Chief Guest of the ceremony- Dr. Naushad Forbes.
Then the stage would be taken over by Gopal Iyengar, Director of the institute. He would take the ceremony forward by presenting the academic report of the year gone by. Then the esteemed Chief Guest will address the students of the institute.
Dr Naushad Forbes is Director of Forbes Marshall, India’s leading Steam Engineering and Control Instrumentation firm. He is the CEO of the Steam Engineering Companies within the group. He is on the board of Kirloskar Engines India Ltd, Godrej Industries Limited, Ruby Hall Hospital, Jump Associates LLC, California, Stanford Alumni Association, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, NITIE, He is the Past Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (Western Region) and currently a National Council member of CII.
He pursued his education at the highly acclaimed Stanford University, and now serves as a visiting faculty member at Stanford’s Industrial Management School. He is instrumental in developing courses in Technology and Policy in newly industrialized countries. He is a highly respected name in the field of management. His journey and achievements will deeply inspire the students, and this motivation will go a long way as they embark on their journey into the corporate world.
There is lot of excitement among the students as they will get rewarded for their hard work and dedication. Having the best possible training from renowned and experienced teachers, a grueling academic routine and internships, these students are all set to rule the corporate world in near future. What is interesting to note that unlike previous years where only the topper was awarded a gold medal for his academic excellence, this year a silver medal will also be presented to graduate who scores the second highest grade.
Once all the certificates and medals are presented, students will gather for group photographs so that they can capture the cherished moments for a lifetime. After that a sumptuous lunch will be served so that the ceremony ends on a positive and happy note.