On 23rd February 2013, International School of Management Excellence held its sixth annual convocation for the PGPM class of 2012. The graduation ceremony was a grand and formal affair held in the elegant environs of the Marriott Hotel. The chief guest for the morning session was Mr. Gurunath Kulkarni, Director, Commerce & Industries Dept., Government of Karnataka and the guest of honor was Dr. Giridhar Gyani, former Secretary General, Quality council of India (QCI).
The event started with invoking the blessings of the Almighty and the customary lamp lighting by the dignitaries.
The lamp lighting was followed by the address by Mr. K. G. Garg, Chairman, NVT Group. Then there were companies as listed below which were awarded the best employer for the year 2012.
- Neev Information Technologies
- Omega Healthcare
- Mahindra Holidays
- AZ Research Partners
- AB Logics
- Sterling Holidays
The morning also witnessed a vibrant panel discussion on “Managing global competition” – Indian corporate experiences. The moderator of the panel discussion was Dr. R. G. Tagat. The panelists were various stalwarts from the industry who shared their experiences on the platform.
Panel discussion was followed by the convocation procession. The ceremony continued with the address by the directors – Mr. Nitin Garg and Mr. Vivek Garg. The students donned the gowns and received their graduation diplomas with great aplomb and enthusiasm. Dr. Giridhar Gyani, former Secretary General of QCI delivered the convocation address and inspired the students with his encouraging words.
The convocation ceremony was really a grandeur affair and represented a major milestone in the students’ journey that successfully faced the rigors of the academic program.
By: Mansi Parikh