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Inauguration and Induction session for the PGDM

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies proudly organised the inauguration and induction session for the PGDM batch of 2022-24 on the 20th of June 2022.

The session began with the legacy of remembering the Founder of the Kirloskar group - Shree Laxmanrao Kirloskar and reminiscing the visionary leadership of the founding father.

The inauguration address was accorded by Dr. Biplab Kumar Biswal, Director KIAMS which was followed by an address by the Chief Guest, Dr S.K. Joshi, Pro. Vice-Chancellor, SDM University, Dharwad.

Mr. Devashish Mishra - Executive Vice President, JSW, Torangal shared his words of wisdom with students.

Dr. Uttam Kinange, Professor, Kousali Inst. of Management, KUD, Dharwad had an interactive talk with the students.


Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh, Director of Indian Institute of Management

It was an honor to host Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh, Director of Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli in Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), Harihar.

Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh, addressed the newly inducted students of the B25 of KIAMS, on making the best use of the opportunities available during their stay here and prepare for a wonderful career and life.


BBA and B.Com batches (2022-23) has been inaugurated

The induction program for the new BBA and B.Com batches (2022-23) has been inaugurated on August 8, 2022, by Dr. Shivashankar K, Registrar (Evaluation), Davangere University, and Prof. Rajashekar Hebbar C, Joint Director, Department of Collegiate Education, Shivamogga.

We wish the new students all the very best.

Welcome to KIAMS. Welcome to a great future.


Head HR, Mercedes Benz

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies was honoured to host Mr. Chandrashekhar, Head HR, Mercedes Benz, Bengaluru.

Mr. Chandrashekhar addressed the students on the skills required for their career growth and future. He also conducted a lot of activities for the students.

While appreciating the initiative of the Industry 4.0 Lab at KIAMS and the PGDM 4.0 program offered, he stressed the critical role an academic institution could play in Industry 4.0. He appreciated the KIAMS for taking the initiative to come up with the PGDM 4.0 program that would assist in data-driven and statistically proven decision-making that is crucial for every industry.
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies believes in exposing students to the best in the industry and the world.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Celebration

In the milieu of "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)" celebrations, the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) organized a conference on the theme “Creating Wealth through Market” as an iconic event spread across 75 cities in India and in Davangere on Friday, June 10, 2022.

The conference began with a live Inaugural Addresses by the Hon’ble Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman.

Dr Biplab Biswal, Director, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies and Dr V. S. Pai, Senior Professor Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies were the special invitees to the conference.


Session on Union Budget 2020

On 3 February 2020, KIAMS-Library conducted a discussion vis-a-vis analysis session on Union Budget 2020-21. The discussion involved an in-depth analysis of the Central Government's Economic Survey and Finance Minister's budget speech with a parallel study of its impact on financial markets.

The event also saw the inception of the KIAMS finance club, an initiative taken up by finance students of KIAMS. to involve students and faculties of all streams on productive discussions related to the finance domain. The session was a very good learning experience for all the students. Dr Manjunath B R, Associate Professor of Finance and Analytics, Mr Mahesh Revankar, Head Admin, Dr Basavaraj, Research Associate, and Mr Yuvaraj have attended the session and given valuable insights during the event.


Alumni meet 2020

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies- Harihar, conducted Alumni meet

Samanvay 2020" on Saturday, 11th January 2019 at Harihar Campus. Around 150+ Alumni attended the meet Dr Biplab Kumar Biswal (Director) and Dr V S Pai inaugurated the function. In the welcome speech given by the director, he emphasized a better connection among alumni and present students for the transfer of industry knowledge. He also emphasized on the holistic participation of alumni for the development of academia and industry interface of the institution Alumni from various batches interacted with current students and shared their experiences, guided how to face the interviews, their expectations, and opportunities in the present market situation. Various activities were organized during the event. The event was a great success in its prime motive of connecting and networking the alumnus and the present and students.


Bizzaima 2020

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Harihar organized the annual management fest "BIZZAIMA" on 22nd-24th January 2020.

This fest was organized for management aspirants; where undergraduates got an opportunity to be privy to live to incorporate. More than 150 students from different parts of Karnataka participated in this event. KIAMS provided a great platform for the students to exhibit their leadership and managerial skills.

It was a 3-day long extravaganza consisting of exciting events from various domains. The events were specifically designed to enhance the participant's thought process and corporate skills.


KIAMS Harihar Foundation Day 2019

Mr Srinivas Katti, Head HR & Admin, Trillium Flows Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., Dr V. A. Raikar, Vice-Chancellor, Sanjay Ghodawat University, Kolhapur, and Dr Halse Vice Chancellor, Davangere University during the campus talk held at Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management (KIAMS) Harihar on its foundation day, mentioned about young students to develop an attitude of progressive learning. The influence of AI, IOT, and machine learning is revolutionizing the industry and would-be managers and value systems imparted by parents and their elders.

KIAMS HR Round Table 2019

This February, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies will set the stage for experts across the country to share their views on “Talent Acquisition in the Digital Age”.

This February, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies will set the stage for experts across the country to share their views on “Talent Acquisition in the Digital Age”. The confluence of experts will decipher the to learn strategies that you need to put in place for business impact as talent acquisition has significantly changed recently in our rapidly changing world. The Round Table will address the themes ranging from Future of Talent in Digital World to How to create a seamless candidate experience by leveraging technology for On-Boarding. The panels will discuss the issues involving the top CEOs, Founders, and CHROs of the country.

During this talent acquisition conference, we will explore strategies and innovations you should consider and implement now to stay ahead of your competitors in the next decade. We will use a combination of keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions to ensure maximum opportunities to learn from experts and your peers.

Focus Areas:

  • 1. Talent Acquisition In The Digital Age
  • 2. Leadership Hiring For The Digital Era
  • 3. Winning The War For Talent - An HR and CEO Debate
  • 4. New Age Digital Tools – Leveraging Hr Tech For Improved Productivity In Hiring
  • 5. Leveraging Technology For On-Boarding
  • 6. Diversity Hiring
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Induction and Orientation 2018

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS), Harihar, observed the Induction and Orientation process held for students of PGDM batch B21 from 18th June 2018 to 22nd June 2018.

On 18th June 2018, the orientation process was inaugurated with the welcome address by Mr Mahesh Revankar, Head-Admin, KIAMS, followed by the lighting of the lamp by Dr V.S. Pai, Director, KIAMS, Mr M.S.S. Sharma, AVP, JSW Steel, and other dignitaries, and then, Saraswati Vandana has sung by school girls. Then the students and their parents were honoured to be addressed by Dr V.S. Pai and the Chief Guest Mr M.S.S. Sharma. Dr. V.S.Pai was invited to the stage and he enlightened the students of the values and principles, this prestigious institute works upon. Mr Sharma spoke about where the students need to focus on the two valuable years of their lives. Succeeding the latter, the students and their parents were then introduced to the employees of KIAMS. Afterwards, the parents of the students had a meeting with the faculty members, and their queries were cleared if they had any.

On the second day of the orientation process, students got the pleasure to be addressed by Mr Ajay Gupta, Unit Head and Senior President, Grasim Industries Limited, Dr Allen Roy, Head of Analytics, Mashreq Retail Banking, and Mr Jagadeesh Manupati, MD, Sagarsoft. Mr Gupta spoke vividly about the work culture in corporate, time management at work, and efficiency in production. He had a unique way of distinguishing URGENT from IMPORTANT. He also introduced us to a keyword of his liking, ie., “BOSSTOMER”. Mr Roy explained the modern era of intellectual capitalism, discussed the digital era of marketing, the internet of things, and artificial intelligence. He explained how everything we do has some intellectual value and it is all a story. He had a very different perspective of otherwise mundane aspects of economics and marketing. Mr Manupati interacted with the students and distinguished the concepts of Managers and Leaders. He also introduced the students to a rare management activity, that of 'DOWN DATING' a company. This was succeeded by presentations from administration, academic, and placement departments. Followed by the presentations, the students had an assessment of the pre-reads they were assigned a day before. The pre-reads were articles focusing on different facades of management and leadership. After the assessment, the students had a cricket session organized by faculty members Dr Chetan G.K. and Prof. Ashok Kumar.

On the third day of the orientation process, the students were privileged to meet and hear from KIAMS Alumni Members including Mr Murugesh Chetan, Regional Business Head, Kidevento Education, and Research, Mr Sambit Pani, Analytics Advisory Manager, Accenture, and Mr Zargar Basharat Abbas, Founder, and CEO, Enthusionz. Mr Murugesh spoke about the importance of hard work and how it always yields a fruit. He connected students with the spiritual world and shared various life-changing values especially the ones that transformed him and backed his way of looking at things. Mr Pani spoke about the value of teamwork and how to identify a perfect team player and his attitude. He had a concept that he explained to the students, ie. 'Learning and Unlearning'. Mr Basharat spoke about how everybody can be an entrepreneur and how his journey was from being a student to becoming an entrepreneur. He says risk-taking is very important for a business. He also emphasizes the importance of networking. The alumni, through their past experiences, advised on career betterments and answered the students’ queries. Followed by the alumni interactions, the students then attended a workshop on communication which was very helpful as communication is an important managerial tool. Mr Sagar, the speaker, talked about mental traps and perceptions, barriers in the processing of information and communication, the psychology of a learner, and how it makes a good manager. At last, he showed how confidence and delivery of speech make all the difference with the help of mock interview exhibits.

International Yoga Day was celebrated in KIAMS on 21st June 2018. The Yoga session was followed by the presentation of Overnight Analysis of Case Studies given a day before and an open quiz conducted by Prof. Vinay Bhushan. The open quiz was succeeded by an ice-breaking session where all the students got to know each other in a fun way and welcomed one another to the KIAMS family.

The orientation process came to an end on 22nd June 2018 with outbound activities organized for the students. This day taught the students the values of CO- ORDINATION, TEAMWORK, TRUSTWORTHINESS, RAPPORT, OUT-OF-THE-BOX improvisation, and CHALLENGES - accepting and delivering. The new batch was divided into three groups namely, Royal KIAMS, Zenith, and Phoenix. Several activities went on for the whole day and then the winning team was finally announced. Royal KIAMS won the outbound activity session.

The orientation process held in these five days laid a foundation with the students’ career. It inculcated a feeling of pride and honour in the students’ minds to be a part of the KIAMS family and take its legacy forward.

International Yoga Day 2018

Derived from the Sanskrit word 'Yuj', yoga is an ancient practice that is the union of one's mind and body. It connects the body, mind, and spirit through various body postures, meditation, and controlled breathing. KIAMS practised yoga in celebration of the International Yoga Day on 21st June 2018 and garnered overwhelming participation from the students.

Foundation Day 2018 - Harihar Campus

On 25th November 2018, the KIAMS Harihar campus observed its Annual Foundation Day. Noted industrialist and social educationist Mr Abhaya Srisrimal Jain and Project and Engineering Manager of Cargill India, Mr Prashant Kulkarni, graced the dais. Toppers of PGDM batch 2017-19 were also felicitated in the function. Like previous years, KIAMS honoured its staff member Mr K.T. Nagaraj, who has rendered service for more than 10 years.

KIAMS Convocation 2019

‘Please ensure that you are always working for the customer’- Atul Kirloskar

Pune, April 20, 2019: ‘‘‘‘When you start doing a job, you get used to it and tend to forget that all businesses are there for the customer. This fact is slowly forgotten, and we start thinking instead of what we are doing and what we are offering. Therefore, it is always important to sense the desires of the customer.’’, said renowned entrepreneur Atul Kirloskar. He was speaking to the students at the convocation ceremony of the Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) today in Pune.

The convocation of the class of 2019 of KIAMS was held in the presence of Atul Kirloskar, President, Governing Council, KIAMS along with Chief Guest R. R. Deshpande, MD and CEO, Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd and Dr Vikas Joshi, Founder, and CEO, Harbinger Group. Amarshekhar Bhonagiri, Vice President, KIAMS, Dr V. S. Pai, Director, KIAMS (Harihar), Dr Amit Sinha, Director, KIAMS (Pune) were present among the dignitaries.

In the ceremony held on the Pune campus of the institute, 178 graduating students in KIAMS’s Pune and Harihar campus (Karnataka) received PG Diploma certificates at the hands of R. R. Deshpande and Dr Vikas Joshi.

From the class of 2019, Neha Agarwal from the Pune campus and Ananth Hegde from the Harihar campus won the overall gold medal. While the overall silver medal is awarded to Manpreet Manoj (Pune) and Vipul Lahoti (Harihar). Along with the gold and silver medal winners, Soumen Saha, Utsha Ray, Shreya Shrivastava, Aakansha Agnihotri, and Satya Prakash were awarded for being toppers of different specializations. A special Distinguished Alumni Award was given to Hitendra Ramachandran and Shrishail Deshnur.

R. R. Deshpande and Vikas Joshi shared some of their learning experiences with the students. Deshpande said that regardless of whether you are an employee or an entrepreneur, respecting people is the most important thing for success. One should not become self-satisfied or get into the comfort zone even if you achieve some goals. He also stressed that continuous improvement is the necessity of the day. Dr Joshi highlighted the importance of the power of networking capital, continuous learning through difficult situations, and understanding the difference of opinion in a team by narrating his real-life experiences.


Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies: Management Fest BIZZAIMA 2019

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies (KIAMS) concluded BIZZAIMA a 3-day long fest from January 11 to 13, 2019 at its Harihar Campus occupants fest was a hosted from different undergraduate colleges across Karnataka. BIZZAIMA was aimed at providing a learning experience for all participants to hone and showcase their skills in different streams of management.

Several activities were organized to provide the student with an insight into the real-time business and workplace scenario. A stock market game, business quiz, marketing challenge, HR round, case study competition, and operations showdown were some of the activities participants had to engage in. Besides rigour, the event was coupled with fun and entertainment.

CCash prizes for the winners and certificates to all the participants were distributed on the valedictory function held on January 13, 2019.