Life @ K

All the happenings, all the updates from God’s own Kampus

Backwaters 2015- Bigger and better than any of its predecessors!

Backwaters 2015- Bigger and better than any of its predecessors!

th October to 1st November, 2015. The student fraternity was eagerly awaiting the invocation of these three days of mind tingling business simulation events and opportunities to interact with powerful speakers in TEDex, and finally the night before, one couldn’t help but notice the buzz in the campus among students and teachers alike making last minute preparations for coordinating, participating… Read more →

Getting ready for the Food Fest !

Food Festival 2015 – A Lip-Smacking Carnival

God’s own Kampus may have bid farewell to Backwaters, but does that put an end to the festivities? No sire, not in a campus that’s always abuzz with a festival! But summer placements are over, and a heavy dose of business ethics is giving the 19ers some food for thought. Talking of food, an academic year on Kampus would be… Read more →

Mr Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO, Institutional Equities, AMBIT Capital on 'What you can learn from the ongoing fiasco in Global Financial Markets!'

Mr Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO, Institutional Equities, AMBIT Capital on ‘What you can learn from the ongoing fiasco in Global Financial Markets!’

  Saurabh Mukherjea is a Head of Equities at Ambit Capital. Saurabh leads the Institutional equities business at Ambit Capital as Head of Equities. The Media Cell of IIM Kozhikode conducted a short interview with him as he made a visit to the ‘K’ampus to address our students in the Vertical Summit- 2015 organized by The Industry Interaction Cell. Here… Read more →

“Come out of your comfort zone and dare to explore”, says Mr. Amit Gupta, Head of Product Management, Idea Cellular

In a hearty conversation post his lecture, Amit mentioned about Idea’s strategy for 4G, how Idea’s motive behind IIN ad-campaigning was similar to Facebook’s latest Internet.org campaign and ends with asking all Komrades to go beyond what they think their limits are. Considering that the promises made by 3G have not been fulfilled yet, what is Idea Cellular’s viewpoint regarding… Read more →

“Do not come to consulting unless you aspire to be a partner”- Mr. Ram Periyagaram (Consulting Partner, PwC)

 Over twenty four years in the consulting industry with a considerable experience in the US, Mr. Periyagaram, in an interview with the Media Cell, shared his opinions about a variety of topics ranging from the GST to the crash of the China market to big data and its applications in the current context. He also provided valuable insights about survival… Read more →

Onam - God’s Own Festival

Onam – God’s Own Festival

Onam, the annual rice harvest festival of God’s Own Country celebrated during the month of Chingam (Aug-Sep), marks the commemoration of the Vamana avatara of Vishnu and the consequent return of the mythological King Mahabali. The story, best told by grandmothers to doting kids who are way past their bedtime, goes somewhat this way – Mahabali was a benevolent Asura… Read more →

Shatranj: The Annual Sports Management Convention at IIMK

Shatranj: The Annual Sports Management Convention at IIMK

IIM Kozhikode concluded its annual sports management convention – Shatranj, which is a platform to some of the brightest to-be managers of the country to gain an insight into the world of sports management. The students got to meet and interact with personalities involved in the sporting industry. It had three flagship events. The Podium , a case study competition… Read more →

Sharing cultures across borders on International Day at IIM K

Sharing cultures across borders on International Day at IIM K

Truly living up to its vision of globalising Indian thought, IIM K celebrated the International Day’14 with much gusto by hosting a food festival and a cultural night for the foreign exchange students and sharing their cultures with the students and faculty of IIM K. Every year we see plethora of students coming on foreign exchange from different countries and… Read more →

Ms. K Ajitha, founder of NGO Anweshi, delivers a special talk at IIMK

Ms. K Ajitha, founder of NGO Anweshi, delivers a special talk at IIMK

IIM Kozhikode had the honour of hosting Ms. K Ajitha for a guest lecture on 17th October. With a life that reads like an adventure thriller, Ms Ajitha’s tale had many lessons for all of us, and women in particular. Her autobiography, Ormakkurippukal or Memoirs of a Young Revolutionary also makes for a very interesting read. The only child of… Read more →

Mr. Anil Nayak, Head of Risk Analytics at Credit Suisse talks to IIMK students on Risk Management

If we were to pin point on one of the factors responsible for the great debacle of 2008, it would definitely be poor risk management. Risk management is one of the less glamourous aspects of banking if we compare it to investment banking but in the present times, its importance cannot be overstated. Mr. Anil Nayak, who currently heads the… Read more →