Orientation Program for PGDM Batch at IILM Lucknow


IILM Academy of Higher Learning, Lucknow, which provides value-based education, inaugurated a two weeklong orientation program of PGDM 2018-20 batch on July 16, 2018.

On the occasion of commencement of new batch of PGDM, IILM Academy of Higher Learning witnessed a power packed first day. Specifically tailored for the new batch, the Induction Program is designed to inspire students to think big and create a platform of learning, interacting and change their perspective during their stay in the campus.

The Programme was inaugurated by Dr. Naela Rushdi, Director, IILM Academy of Higher Learning, Lucknow by lighting the ceremonial lamp.

Addressing the new batch Dr. Naela Rushdi warmly welcomed all the students and motivated them to think beyond the boundaries which added a new energy & magnetism to the program. She emphasized the importance of hard work and focus on professional development. She cautioned that students never take short cuts to success.

Creating platform of knowledge, interaction and inspiration, Dr. Sheetal Sharma, Dean Academics IILM Lucknow enlightened students on varied business and management aspects and highlighted the importance of holistic development. She emphasized that to be a good professional, you first need to be a good human being.

On this occasion diverse speakers and distinguished Guests from corporate world and academia Mr V. P Sahi-Mgmt Consultant, Mr DDR Srivastava-Ex DGM SBI, Ms Vanita Yadav-Corporate Trainer, Ms Kenashree-HR Head NTPC Lucknow shared their views with the Students.

Addressing the students, Mr. V.P. Sahi said that every one of you is full of qualities and with the help of teaching, training, practice and sincere efforts you can further improve these qualities. Only getting a degree will not fetch you a job, you must learn the application of concepts which you will learn throughout your course.

Mr. DDR Srivastava, Ex-DGM SBI said in his address that you have a done a lot to reach here, now it’s time to utilize this opportunity. Time management is the key to success. We cannot control time but we can always manage our lives with in the available time.

Addressing the gathering, Ms. Kenashree, Sr. Manager HR NTPC shared here experience with the students and said that these two years of college education will decide your position in corporate world. Life outside college is not easy. You need to understand the ground reality and strive hard to achieve your goals. You need to come out of your comfort zones.

Post lunch students were introduced with the campus activities. Many management games were organized in which students showed their talent.

On this occasion all the faculty and staff members of IILM Lucknow family interacted with the students and wished them good luck for their new journey.

Apart from various sessions on day one of the orientation program, the first day of the Induction Programme primarily aimed at sensitizing the new batch of students and their parents towards institute’s philosophy, curriculum, pedagogy and developing their knowledge base. The new batch showed much excitement & zeal during their campus tour & got familiar with the Institute.


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