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Bloomberg Study Visit :

A study visit to Bloomberg was organised by the Bloomberg club on 11th September 2018. The students visited the Bloomberg lab along with Prof. Rahul Dhaigude and Dr Vaishali Jain. There were students from batch 2017-19, 2018-20 and PGADM.

The students were given training on various functions of Bloomberg and this training was given by Mr. Saurav Prakash, Bloomberg. They were also exposed to the commonly used functions in Bloomberg by portfolio managers, and research analysts. It also covered various corporate governance reports along with fixed income securities. The trainer also covered intra-day trade data and how this data can be extracted from Bloomberg Data to make decisions. The most commonly used function EQS, Equity Screener was also dealt and explained to the students along with work flow analysis.

Overall this was an interesting and interactive session which helped the students to gain the insight into functionalities of Bloomberg terminals. The students also learned the various ways in which the data can be extracted and used to make various research reports.

Heartiest Congratulations Arti Jha on winning the 1st Position in "KRITANSH- BEST MANAGER Event" organised by SIIB under AGRI-SUMMIT 2018 along with a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/-.

4 Thought, a panel discussion was arranged by SMark, the Marketing club of SIMS. The esteemed panel included:
  • Mr. Sudhir Rao (Ex Sr Director,Cognizant)
  • Mr. Sebastian Mony (Sr Consultant and Advisory,Mckinsky & Company)
  • Mr. Prakash Rao (Deputy Director ,SIIB)
  • Uday Sindhe (General Manager,Thyssenkrupp Industries)
  • Pramod PB (AVP & Branch Head, Federal Bank)
Infinite Club organised a panel discussion on “The Role of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in service sector”. The panel included :
1 Adwait Bhave Machine Learning Engineer at Druva
2 Prasanna Vaidya Co Founder at Discovery AI
3 Abhay Pendse Associate Vice President (AVP) at Persistent Systems
4 Hemant Thakar Certified Psychologist and Finance & IT Trainer (Moderator)
5 Sumeet Nikam Technical Lead, Synerzip
6 Dr.Satish P.Patil Chief Data Scientist, CrySagi System
Girls Medley Relay- 3rd Position
Neha Singh
Kanmani Ravi
Malvika Singh
Suhasini Rathore
Boys Medley Relay- 2nd Position
Pranay Nanda
Malay Bhalakia
Karanjeet Singh Chahal
Darshan Shrestha
Individual 25 mtr backstroke- 3rd Position
Malay Bhalakia
Individual 25 mtr butterfly- 1st Position
Malay Bhalakia
SIMS team comprising of Arti Singh,Tanushree Khattri and Tanya Sharma secured 1st position among 75 top B school teams in Mindspark 2018 organized by SIBM, Pune. They were awarded a cash prize of Rs15000 and certificate of achievement.
Ms.Tanushree Khattri published her research paper titled "Save the real nectar: Water distribution system in multi storied apartments" Springer AISC book series
The People Tree – HR Club celebrated Teachers’ Day. The theme of the event was Comic Con. The teachers were allotted superhero and supervillain roles.
BARCODE : a two day managerial event was organised successfully on 1 and 2 Sept at SIMS


Hon’ble Union Minister of State, MOD, Government of India, was the chief guest at the Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw Memorial Lecture held at the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pune, on June 22nd ,2018. The theme of the lecture was ‘Role of Youth in Nation Building’

Through this campaign, he donated the clothes which were over 150kgs to an NGO called Deep Griha society at Tadiwala road in Pune. This attracted the attention of SIU board where by it was also posted in the university's Facebook page, HINDUSTAN TIMES, PUNE FRIDAY, JUNE 01 2018 page number 4 published an article about the same .

paper titled " Comparative study on effects on employee of maternity leave policies in India and Canada " along with Prof. Harshali Murudkar. This has been published in International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences

Tanvi Malik, Sumit Yadav and Dr Naval Lawande wrote a research paper titled "A Study of Diversity of personality in a Team and its Effect on Team Performance" in International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology'.

Congratulations to Dr Pravin on his Promotion to Professor
Rhea Sharma (batch 2017-19) won 1st prize for article writing competition organized by "Social Responsibility Forum" NMIMS, Mumbai.
Dr Arti, Dr Mita and Ms Rakshita Dubey wrote a chapter titled, “A Study to Analyze the Impact of the Sub-Prime Crisis on IPOs” which has been published in the book Economic Growth in Latin America and the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis by IGI Global.

Dr Arti Chandani has been awarded Microsoft Azure Research Award worth USD 2000 proposal titled, "Use of Data Science for Placement Assistance"

Mr. Amandeep Singh, Mr. Ankush Rana along with Prof. M.K. Gandhi wrote a research paper titled "Comparative Analysis of Average Waiting Time in Public vs Private Banks & Determining Optimal Number of Banking Servers" which has been published in IJARCMS-

Dr Arti Chandani, Dr. Mita Mehta and Mr. Akhilesh Rathore received he third prize for best paper in SMS-NHRD national conference in Lucknow.

Abhimanyu Yadav (2004-06 batch) has been awarded as one of 100 HR Super Achievers in India by World HRD Congress

Ms. Rashika Chauhan and Prof. Kingshuk Bhadury wrote a research paper 'E-service guarantees- saviour or hoax?' which has been published in International Journal of Innovative Engineering and Emerging technology (IJIEET).

Dr. Pravin Kumar has been empaneled as Non-Executive Independent Director by Institute of Director .

Rohan Acharekar won the photography competition in SICSR event

Prof Vaishali Jain received the Best Paper Award in the 6th International Conference on "Alchemy of Leadership for Innovation and Sustainability" organized by SMS, Varanasi

Ms Renuu Kulkarni won the "100 Top Training & Development Minds" award at Talent Listing 2018 organized by World HRD Congress.

Hassan Wasswa, Neil Thorat, Pranav Matkar and Karanjeet Chahal won Runners Up position in FAD 5 a side Football League, organised by D7 Films & Media.
Merwyn D’Souza along with Prof. Kingshul Bhadury wrote a research paper titled “Localization of coupon industry: Dealing in local deals” which has published in the International Journal of Latest Engineering and Management Research (IJLEMR).
SIMS Consulting Club organized a Case Study Competition- KURUKSHETRA, that was held on 12th Sept, 2017. 1st PRIZE : AADITEE RANE AND ANAGHA SANT MBA 2016-18 2nd PRIZE : MERWYN D’SOUZA AND SNEHA BANERJEE MBA 2016-18
Asha Tamminaina has been declared as one of the Best Intern at WIPRO. She has also got PPO from WIPRO.
Rashmi Bhandarkar, Disha Phirke along with Sanchari Debgupta and Dr. Pradyna Chitrao wrote a research paper titled, E-commerce And Brick-and-mortar Retail – A Study for online purchase of Smartphones which has been published in IJETTCS
Nisha Saini wrote a research paper titled ‘ What makes a customer choose an OTA (Online Travel Agency)?- An insight into a traveler’s mind’ which has been published in in the International Journal of Innovative Research and Practices.
Dr. Amit Agarwal wrote a research paper titled, “CCV Scale: Development and Validation of Customer Co-Created Value Scale in E-Services” which has been published in Current Psychology of Springer
Pradnya Chitrao and Pravin Kumar Bhoyar wrote a research paper titled, ” Educating the New Generation Entrepreneurs: The Role of Alumni Entrepreneurs” which has been published as a paper in a Springer publication titled Entrepreneurship Education.
Anagha Sant has been awarded “Certificate of Excellence – Speedy Execution” for his CPS project by Oyster
Ms. Aakanksha Saxena, Mr. Anurag, Mr. Nishant Rai, Mr. Gaurav Rathore, Ms. Jaya Mayadas and Mr. Narendra Sharma have cleared CFA level 1. Mr. Arjun Sindhwani has cleared CFA level 2.
Mr. Siddharth Bali (batch 2015-17) has cleared CFA level 3 to become CFA charter
Shivam Singh along with Prof Kingshuk Bhadury wrote a research paper title “An Understanding of movie offers on credit card and its effect on attracting & retaining credit card customers” which has been published in International Journal of Research in Finance and Marketing. url is
Karthik Ramaseshan and K Raj secured 1st position in Finberg, a Bloomberg based case study competition conducted by SIIB.
Living up to its tradition, the institute welcomed its 25th Batch of MBA and 9th batch of PGPM on 6th June 2017 with the Inauguration Ceremony. SIMS was honored to host Mr. Mohit Pande, Country Head – India, Google Cloud as the Chief Guest for the function. A proud alumnus of SIMS from the batch of 1998, Mr. Pande delivered a thought provoking address on how bleeding edge technologies are shaping the future and the need to acquaint oneself with the latest developments in the world. The ceremony was also graced with the presence of Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, Founder and President of Symbiosis, Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director of Symbiosis Society and Dr. Rajani Gupte, Vice Chancellor, Symbiosis International University. The dignitaries welcomed the students to the Symbiosis family and motivated them to work hard and capitalize on the opportunities provided by the college to hone a well-balanced skill set demanded by today’s competitive corporate sector
Col Sanjeev (Batch 2017-19) has been awarded “GOC-IN-C Southern Command COMMENDATION CARD” on Independence Day.
Jasminejeet Kaur along with Dr. Pradyna Chirtrao wrote a research paper titled “Mentoring Programs: A Case Study of an Automative Company” which has been published in International Journal of Management, IT & Engineering (IJMIE).
Rohini Unnikrishnan, (Batch 2013-15) delivered a TEDx talk on ‘method or madness to becoming young entrepreneur’. Link:
Dr. Hirak Dasgupta along with Nidhi Phutela wrote a research paper titled, “Companies perspective on Trust building Factors-:A Case of Online Tourism companies in India” which has been published in an edited book-Tourism Marketing:A Strategic Approach published by CRC Press, Taylor &Francis Group.
Dr Komal has been approved as Research Guide by SIU
Dr Suruchi has been elected Secretary of ISTD, Pune Chapter.
SIMS has been ranked 25 by Economic Times, B-School ranking in October, 2017 url
SIMS has been ranked 3rd under the category “Top B-Schools by Sector” for its MBA Executive in the country by “CSR-GHRDC” B-Schools Survey 2017.
Kavya Rathaur and Soumya Tripathi brought glory to SIMS by winning the Pan-India B-School Competition “Vantage Point” held at NMIMS Hyderabad

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