‘RHYTHM 2021’ –The SBPIM Induction Programme was held on December 10-11, 2021 atPCET’s S. B. Patil Institute of Management, Pune for MBA II year. The Programme started with a tribute to the great leader of Indian army, CDS Bipin Rawat, by observing a moment of silence.
The inaugural ceremony began with reciting the National anthem followed by the lamp lighting ritual performed by the invitedguestsalong with the Dr. Kirti Dharwadkar, Director SBPIM. In her address, she stressed upon ‘ABCDE’ mantra where ‘A’ stood for Attitude, Approach and Application; ‘B’ stood for Behaviour, ‘C’ stood for Courage, Commitment; ‘D’ stood for Discipline and ‘E’ stood for Efficiency and Entrepreneurship skills.
The Chief Guest, Mr. Arpit Shroff, Director, Acme Process Systems, Pune addressed the students on "Your attitude will decide your altitude". Mr. Nitin Metkar, Director, Acme Process Systems, Pune, spoke about the "Entrepreneurial Journey", establishment of Acme process system private limited in 2009, challenges they faced and what entrepreneurship skills helped them to sustain their company. Mr. Mahaling Jadagoudar, Director, Acme Process Systems, Pune, briefed about leadership helps us to run an organization successfully. Mr. Mayur Deshmukh CEO, Wheaton Advisors Private Limited addressed on "Goal setting for management students, moving beyond COVID-19 and taking inspiration". He motivated the students to start working in their interest areas by taking small steps, to be focused and keep moving forward. He urged the students to perform well in academics as well as extracurricular activities as it helps in developing overall personality to suit the corporate life.
Dr. Anishkumar Karia, Head of Department-Academics, guided on “Curriculum Structure of MBA-II Year” and Dr. Padmalochana Bisoyi, Assistant Professor, SBPIM, addressed on “Art of Mind Control” to sensitize students on human values.
Student Council members, Mr. Yadnesh Garud and Ms. Gauri Sasturkar briefed the gathering about the activities conducted during the academic year 2020-2021. This was followed by the fun session “SBPIM Got Talent” which started with ‘Ganesh Vandana’ performed by Ms. Harshada Kamble. Ms. Ishwari Surve, Ms. Vaishnavi Surve, Mr. Dnyaneshwar Khairnar performed songs and Ms. Shweta Kulkarni performed her original a ‘Rap’ in marathi. 3 Group dance performances were performed by Mr. Siddhesh Kalbhor and Group, Ms. Vaishnavi Surve and Group, and Ms. Meghna Suryawanshi and Group. Mr. Darshan Pardeshi presented poetry. The programme was effectively anchored by Ms. Amruta Kulkarni and Ms. Rutuja Chandere under the guidance of Dr. Pranita Burbure and Dr. Aishwarya Gopalakrishnan.
SBPIM ‘Rhythm 2021’received an overwhelming response with huge participation. The program was successfully conducted with the efforts and flawless coordination of various committees formed for the same.
Dr. Kirti Dharwardkar, Director SBPIM, felicitated and welcomed Mr. Milind Khedkar, the Freelance Trainer. Mr. Milind Khedkar conducted “Outdoor Management Training” for MBA II year students. He conducted energetic management games like Sheep and Shepard, Bucherman’s walk, Stack the stack and Toxic waste. The event ended with cohesive, contented, happy teams and lifelong learning experiences.
Overall Programme Coordinators were Dr. Santosh Shinde, Dr. Iram Ansari and Dr. Kajal Maheshwari. The event was a huge success and marked a great beginning for the new semester students.