St Francis Institute of Management and Research (SFIMAR) proudly announces the Graduation Ceremony,2020 for the passed out students of 2017-19 batch of MMS and PGDM students and passed out students of 2016-19 batch of Three Year Part-Time MMS (Marketing/Financial Management) Degree Program students on 11 Jan 2020 from 10.30 am to 2 pm in the SFIMAR Auditorium.
Graduation Ceremony marks the transition from Student’s life to Professional life and they become the Alumni Brand Ambassadors of the Institute for life. The Graduating Students will be conferred their Management Degrees/Diploma’s, Certificates and Medals by the Chief Guest of the event Honorable Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai Dr. Ravindra Kulkarni in the august presence of Reverend Bro. Mathew Thekkemury, Vice President, Board of Governors, Reverend Bro. Alphonse Nesamony, Chairman and other Governing Council Members of the Institute, Parents/Spouse of the students, Director, Faculty members and staff.
St. Francis Institute of Management & Research is conducting the National Level Research Paper Competition 'Anveshi 2020' on the theme of 'EMERGING BUSINESS MODELS IN THE CURRENT ECONOMIC SCENARIO ', on February 29, 2020. The aim of the conference is to give due recognition to the inquisitiveness and creativity of students and to provide them with a platform to exhibit their research.
Students are invited to participate and discuss the evolving business practices, explore their ideas and contribute to society.
The selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings with an ISBN number.
Best 2 Papers will receive Cash Reward and Certificate of Appreciation.
1st Prize is of Rs.10,000/-
2nd Prize is of Rs.7,000/-.
Paper submission guidelines, presentation guidelines, rules, registration form, payment and details on prizes are provided in the brochure. Click to View - Anveshi 2020 - Brochure.
Send your papers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MMS I students of SFIMAR went for Industrial Visit from 8th to 10th November 2019 to Pune-Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani. Companies visited—Atul Overseas, Vulcan Tech., Mapro Garden and Brintons Carpet Asia Pvt. Ltd. 110 students got the experience of the functioning of these firms. Trekking, sightseeing, and the DJ nite added to the overall experience and made the trip a memorable one.
SFIMAR organized Induction for its 18th Batch of MMS Programme (Batch 2019-2021).
Induction programme is an initiative to welcome the students and make them acquainted with the culture of the institution. The objective of the programme was to ensure that every student gets comfortable, feels welcomed, engaged and excited to begin this new important phase of their life.
The programme started with the “SFIMAR Anthem” followed by Lighting of the Lamp. Dr. G Ramesh (MMS-Programme Head) delivered the inaugural address, congratulated and welcomed students on being part of SFIMAR Family. Bro. Alphonse Nesamony (Chairman-SFIMAR) in his address to students emphasized on value-based learning and being passionate about their goals and interests. Dr. D.Henry (Director, SFIMAR) guided the students to reform, perform and transform their personality to take up future Corporate Responsibilities. Shri Augustine Kurias, executive council member of SFIMAR gave an inspiring motivational talk which was followed by a very stimulating and thought provoking address. The Chief Guest of the Programme Shri. Sunil Nair (Director-HR, SS&C Globe Op) shared his words of wisdom for the new budding managers. Rev. Bro. Mathew Thekkemury (Asst. Superior General, CMSF) mentioned about the importance of discipline in personal and professional life by sharing his experiences with students.
An Insignia of the SFIMAR Rocket was launched formally by the dignitaries during the programme and distributed to all present at the venue. The Programme Inductor Dr. Narayan Iyer (CEO, IDF) conducted an interactive and activity based session to enlighten the students about the various qualities they need to inculcate in themselves in order to become competent Manager. Lastly,on behalf of SFIMAR Prof. Shilpa (MMS- Academic Coordinator) expressed her gratitude towards all the organizing members, Dignitaries and guests, Speaker and students to make this event grand and successful.
EXUBERANCE is a platform that brings together creative, energetic, and intellectual talent from across the city. Its the Annual Inter-Collegiate Fest of SFIMAR. An exciting and happening management, cultural, and sports festival hosted at the borivali campus.
Fourth Edition of Foundation of Equity Trading and Investments was held on 20th and 22nd Jan, 2019 for MMS ,PGDM AND part time students. 56 students have undergone the said Programme. There was a two day training course of certification conducted by ICICI along with NISM at SFIMAR. The training was divided into 2 parts: The first part consisting of theory that was on 20thand the second part was the practical session that was on 22nd. The sessions were conducted by Mr. Sachin Jain who provided a lot of information to us through the knowledge that he gained all these years through his experience.
The training concluded by a quick revision session about the topics covered in these 2 days which was followed by the assessment. Overall it was an insightful and knowledgeable training.
DIV B (MMS)
Alumni Connect I, for the A.Y. 2018-19 was held on Saturday Oct. 19th, 2018.
The objective of this event "Alumni Connect" is to impart guidance by senior Alumni to the 1st year students on the choice of specialization and clarify their doubts if any, related to the various profiles in the industry. The alumni members also share the insight on skill set required and various profiles available in the industry for summer Internships.This alumnus connect program for 1st year students has been introduced from this academic year.
This is a mentoring session and Alumni give them an overview about the job profile and skill set required by the industry.
Procedure:It is conducted for all the 1st year students of MMS & PGDM together in the auditorium. The experienced and identified alumni members are invited Specialization wise. The alumni members share their experience and guide the students on the choice of specialization. Student registration was taken well in advance. Students were encouraged to participate in this activity after seeing less registrations. Attendance was 95 %. Students were informed much prior about this event and were encouraged to attend.
8 Alumni Members attended the Alumni Connect and guided the students.
Engelbert Gonsalves - HR
Marissa M. Fernandes
The students were very happy to attend the same and networked well with the alumni post formal session.
Alumni members shared their contact number and email ids for further queries and interaction if the students want to have with them.
Eminent Speaker Series 2018 was held on 29th September and 6ht October 2018.
On 29/09/2018 the session speaker was Mr. YogeshUdgire, Founder of The Institute of Digital Marketing India and Executive Director at Surekh Services Pvt. Ltd., who discussed on ‘Role of Digital Technology on New Product Development and Business Transformation’, and on 06/10/2018 the session speaker was Mr. Ashok Bhansali, Ed-Tech and Blockchain enthusiast, Head of vertical and financial advisor, New Jersey, Aicumen Technologies Inc., who discussed on ‘Blockchain & Paradigm Shift in Digital Technology’.
Many students from various other colleges took part in the programme.
In order to give due recognition to the inquisitiveness and creativity of students, SFIMAR is organizing ANVESHI - a National Level Paper Presentation Competition on 1st Feb 2019.
On the pious occasion of “Navratri”, students of SFIMAR arranged a Dandiya Night on 11th Oct. 2019 in the campus. With the beat of Dandiya sticks and Melody Tunes from the DJ, the campus shimmered in the glorious celebration. The décor gelled very well with the impeccably attired students and the traditional Gujarati ambiance of the venue. The crowd grooved and moved along to several electrifying Bollywood numbers, Gujarati and popular songs throughout the evening.
The celebration ended with a prize distribution ceremony wherein the Best Traditionally Dressed Participant (Male/Female), Best Dancer(Male/Female), Best Dancer Jodi and the Best Non-Stop Performer of the evening from students, were felicitated by Dr. Natika Poddar, Three Year Part-Time MMS (Marketing/Financial Management) Degree Program Programme Head and Prof. Shilpa Peswani, MMS Academic Coordinator at SFIMAR. All the students as well as all faculty members participated actively in the celebration & filled the environment with immense zeal & enthusiasm.