Horizons

Catch all the happenings at Horizons, the annual management conclave of IIM Kozhikode

The Social Touch from Dr. Paramita Banerjee, Associate Director Programs at SAATHI

The Social Touch from Dr. Paramita Banerjee, Associate Director Programs at SAATHI

The last speaker for the Day 2 at Horizons was Dr. Paramita Banerjee. Dr. Paramita Banerjee is the Associate Director of Programs at SAATHI- an organization working towards providing universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention and care. She received her PhD in Philosophy from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She has been working on gender and sexuality, HIV/AIDS, adolescent and youth development, and… Read more →

Subrata Bagchi, Partner, Deloitte Consulting speaks on Risk and Innovation

Subrata Bagchi, Partner, Deloitte Consulting speaks on Risk and Innovation

The evening session of Day 2 of Horizons continued with another guest lecture by Subrata Bagchi. Subrata Bagchi is Partner , Deloitte Consulting, who spoke about Risk and Innovation . He has over twenty-five years of working experience in India and abroad. He has worked on a wide spectrum of risk and controls assignments. He has also set up internal… Read more →

The story of Brands from Mr. Subramanyeshwar ,National Planning Director, LoweLintas

The story of Brands from Mr. Subramanyeshwar ,National Planning Director, LoweLintas

Evening session on Day 2 of Horizons 2012 continued with the Story of Brands by S. Subramanyeshwar (National Planning Director, LoweLintas India). S.Subramanyeswar, better known as Subbu, is National Planning Director with Lowe Lintas & Partners. Subbu has spent more than a decade and half in advertising and marketing working at Wipro, Publics, Rediffusion Y&R, Saatchi & Saatchi and Mudra…. Read more →

Lessons on Entrepreneurship by Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman and CEO of Rediff.com

Lessons on Entrepreneurship by Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman and CEO of Rediff.com

The afternoon session of Day 2 of Horizons was all about lessons on Entrepreneurship by Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman and CEO of Rediff.com. Mr. Balakrishnan founded Rediff.com, India’s leading online community portal. He has been a director in the company ever since its inception in 1996. Mr.Balakrishnan ventured into the world of entrepreneurs at the age of 22 when he co-founded… Read more →

Horizons 2012- the Annual Management Conclave, IIMK, gets underway

Horizons 2012- the Annual Management Conclave, IIMK, gets underway

The 13th edition of Horizons- the Annual Management Conclave of IIM Kozhikode kicked off with a rousing fanfare with eminent speakers from diverse backgrounds addressing the audience on the inaugural day to mark the opening of the event. It is organized by the Industry Interaction Cell. With a host of speakers from domains ranging from Banking, Telecom, IT, Consulting, Venture Capital,… Read more →

Horizons 2011: Day 3

Horizons 2011: Day 3

In Horizons,  Day three saw Mr.Sivaramakrishnan Ramachandra, Managing Partner, Littler Associates,India and Mr.Ravi Duvvuru, Head of Regulatory Compliance, India & South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank sharing their thoughts on the theme of the event -‘People, Planet, Profit’. Mr. Ramachandra spoke about the success and increased employee engagement of companies that focus on passionate objectives beyond profit. He opined that in… Read more →

Horizons 2011 - Day Two

Horizons 2011 – Day Two

For Horizons 2011, day one ended on a high note with seasoned journalist Ashutosh Sinha of NDTV Profit and Suman Srivastava sharing their unique insight with the young audience. Speaking on innovative marketing Mr.Suman Srivastava opined that marketing as a subject still clings to outdated frameworks and models found in textbooks, developed for a different period. He insisted on the… Read more →

Horizons 2011: Day 1

Horizons 2011: Day 1

Horizons 2011 aims to bring out the ideas on the ways in which corporations can make a holistic impact on the society – to make decisions, to choose between personal benefit and larger gains. The first speaker of the conclave, Mr. Hasit Joshipura, Vice President of South Asia and Indian Operations of GSK Pharmaceuticals spoke about the unique nature of… Read more →

Horizons 2010- Day 3

Horizons 2010- Day 3

The theme for Day 3 was Reaffirm: The Way Forward. The proceedings were kicked off with Prof KK Ladha sharing his thoughts about how the costs of social and political activism are coming down and the democratic institutions are gaining in power. We see roles changing in modern India where governments are turning to doors of businessmen to generate employment… Read more →

Horizons 2010- Day 2, Session 2

Session Two of day Two of Horizons consisted of a talk and a Panel Discussion on Corporate Governance. Mr. Pritam Roy, Founder and CEO of Gomolo.in (the largest database of Hindi and Bengali films in India) and an IIM Kozhikode alumnus delivered a talk on ‘opportunities, resources and challenges’ of India in ‘redeem’ing itself. He also shared his experiences in… Read more →