New Delhi, July 21, 2020: Apeejay School of Management (ASM) welcomed its 28th batch of Post Graduate Diploma in Management (2020-22), on 21st July 2020 and conducted a 10 days Orientation Program for them. At the inaugural function, Mr O.P. Khanduja, Executive Director, ASM, welcomed the new batch of students. In his address, he stressed on the value of skills, trust, hard work and initiative. The Chief Guest of the program - Shri Vinay Prabhakar Sahasrabuddhe, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), shared his thoughts with the students. He interacted with the students with full zeal & enthusiasm and also shared valuable lessons from his life journey. Another guest, Shri R.K. Somany, Chairman & Managing Director, HSIL, emphasised that ‘Empathy’ is an important attribute that every individual must possess.The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Dr Amit Sareen, Officiating Director, ASM.
Many more dignitaries from the corporate world like Mr Joydeep Sarkar and Mr GP Rao, Founder of GPR HR Consulting, etc. spoke on various upcoming challenges in the dynamics of the rapidly changing business world. Ms Vidisha Baliyan,TEDx speaker and an Indian female deaf model, shared the challenges faced by her to reach her dreams. She also advised the students to follow a disciplined lifestyle for conquering their goals in the future. Apart from the corporate interactions, Dr Radhika Adholeya discussed the practical tips for handling daily life challenges. The students also received lot of encouragement from experiences shared by the PGDM 2018-20 batch students.
During the Orientation Program, the students went through bridge courses on various subjects like Economics, Quantitative Techniques, Principles of Management and Financial Accounting, etc. The objective of the bridge courses was to bring students from different disciplines at the same level and make them acquainted with basic concepts of Management. Students were also apprised of different rules, procedures and systems of the Institute relating to program structure, attendance, discipline, communication, pedagogy, assessment systems, etc. On the final day, the students participated in a talent show.