Chief Guest Shri. Shiv Nadar - Founder & Chairman - HCL, Shiv Nadar Foundation
IMT Nagpur organised its 10th Convocation for its PGDM outgoing batch 2013-15 on March 4, 2015 at its campus. Mr. Shiv Nadar, Founder and Chairman - HCL and Shiv Nadar Foundation graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and delivered the Convocation Address. The ceremony was presided over by Shri Kamal Nath, Member of Parliament and President, Governing Council, IMT Nagpur. Shri Bakul Nath, Vice-President, Governing Council, IMT Nagpur also attended adding to the gravitas of this ceremonious day. The students were conferred diplomas for the programs of PGDM, PGDM (Finance) and PGDM (Marketing). The convocation ceremony was attended by the parents of the outgoing batch, industry experts, representatives from the corporate world, alumni, and local as well as national media houses. The recipients of awards and medals from the batch of PGDM 2013-15 were as follows: Shuchi Sultania and Swati Bhatt in PGDM (Finance), Karishma Tyagi and E. Dheeraja in PGDM (Marketing) and Lalit Kumar Pati and B.N.V. Karthik in PGDM. The gold medal for "best outgoing student" was awarded to Shuchi Sultania. In this convocation, 299 students received their the post graduate diploma, informs Prof Sayan Banerjee, the Program Chairperson of IMT Nagpur.
Dr. Subhajit Bhattacharyya, Director, IMT Nagpur announced the collaboration of IMT Nagpur with the Economic Times and Times of India group in launching ET CASES, a repository of cases written on Indian content capturing idiosyncrasies of Indian business and society.
Shri Kamal Nath spoke to the graduating batch about the importance of ethics in management especially in today's time, post the global economic meltdown. It is as important to be a good individual and human being, as it is to be a good manager. He also emphasized on the importance of hardwork and patience, saying that talent alone cannot contribute to one's success.
The honourable Chief Guest Shri Shiv Nadar highlighted the need for entrepreneurs in our country who create jobs for innumerable people, as opposed to creation of just one job by working for a company. He encouraged students to take a shot at entrepreneurship, as they are well prepared for it even though they may not be aware of it.
Convocation ceremony marks a memorable day in the life of every student manager, who assimilate their knowledge and experiences of these two years to further utilize it in the corporate world.