Indian Institute of Management Udaipur held its two-year MBA programme’s inauguration followed by three days-long orientation sessions for the incoming 2020-2022 batch with over 375 participants attending the ceremony.
The induction was held digitally in the presence of Chief Guest Sonjoy Chatterjee, Chairman & CEO of Goldman Sachs India; Prof Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur; Prof Rezina Sultana, Academic Dean, IIM Udaipur; faculty and incoming students.
Addressing the Class of 2022 and reflecting on his own journey, Sonjoy Chatterjee, Chairman & CEO of Goldman Sachs India said, “Embrace the next two years of your life for they will be transformational as you set out to be citizens, corporate citizens, citizens of our country and citizens of this world. Hone your conduct. The ideas that you stand for, the principles that you stand for and the courage that you bring. Ultimately it will define who you are and how people perceive you — and this institution to a degree through you.”
“Wheel of progression will always move. Your conduct will really define what you hold. Discipline and Teamwork are vital for your next two years and beyond. These principles should be the prime attributes outside this campus,” he added while drawing on his learnings from Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Former President of India.
On this occasion, Prof Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur said, “The class of 2022 will be the pioneer class of IIM Udaipur. You have worked hard to be here, and have taken a bet on yourself and future in these tough times. We will provide the platform and enable the ecosystem, but you will be writing your story. You will discover what you are good at, and how you can become financially stable, and at the same time, contribute to society.”
Congratulating the incoming batch, Prof Rezina Sultana, Academic Dean, IIM Udaipur said, “We welcome you to a transformational journey. Your effort is the key to the door of success. What matters is the consistency to strive throughout the two years.”
Following the inauguration ceremony, the B-School organised several rounds of General Orientations regarding the Institute’s Vision 2030 by Vision Core Team (Faculty - Prof Prakash Satyavageeswaran, Prof Ashish Galande and Prof Vijayta Doshi), and sessions on career support, placement offerings, gender sensitisation etc.
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