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Distinguished Speaker
Dr. Nemit Shroff

Associate Professor at
Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT)
Sloan School of Management

Webinar on

Insights on
Academic Research in
Accounting

Date: August 1, 2020
Time: 07:00 P.M. (IST)

In this Webinar, Professor Shroff provides valuable insights on academic research in accounting, using his own research as illustration. This will be useful for both budding and aspiring researchers in accounting as well as senior academics interested in improving the quality of their work.
Dr. Nemit Shroff is the Class of 1958 Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Shroff’s primary research interest concerns whether and why accounting disclosures such as audited financial statements, management forecasts,and press releases affect the corporate financing and investing policies of public and private companies. In addition, his research examines the reasons why corporate disclosure is regulated across the world and the economic consequences of regulating (or not regulating) disclosure. His research has been published in top accounting and finance journals and has received several awards, including the 2011 FARS Best Dissertation Award, the 2014 Competitive Manuscript Award, and the 2016 FARS Best Paper Award. Born in India, Shroff earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mumbai and his MBA from Amrita School of Business. He then came to the U.S. to pursue his doctoral degree in Business Administration — Accounting at the University of Michigan.

Webinar on

Learning Redefined -

Transforming Challenges to Opportunities

Date: 28 June 2020
Time: 11 A.M. - 12 Noon (IST)

The webinar comprises a discussion on the pros and cons of online learning and how e-learning is redefining the entire education ecosystem. It takes a deeper look at the options students have in building their careers during challenging times. The session dwells on the challenges posed by online learning and possible framework to successful implementation. It also highlights the innovative steps which Amrita School of Business has implemented to make education more engaging and effective for students.

The webinar comprises a discussion on the pros and cons of online learning and how e-learning is redefining the entire education ecosystem. It takes a deeper look at the options students have in building their careers during challenging times. The session dwells on the challenges posed by online learning and possible framework to successful implementation. It also highlights the innovative steps which Amrita School of Business has implemented to make education more engaging and effective for students.

Mr. S. Madhav,
B.Tech., PGDM (IIM Kozhikode), CFA (US) Level 3 Cleared

S. Madhav is an IIM Kozhikode alumnus and has cleared CFA(US). He is Co-Founder of EdTech start-up “GTCUBE” and is also an Education consultant. Besides being a Motivational Speaker, he also serves as Guest Lecturer. His academic interests are in the field of Corporate Finance, Derivatives and International Finance. With more than 12 years’ experience in Wealth Management industry, he is an Investment Consultant to ultra-HNI clients. His prior experience includes a stint in T.I.M.E as DGM, Academics and as Portfolio Analyst, Entrust Family Office Investment Advisors.
Dr. Kishore Gopalakrishna Pillai,
MBA (IIM Calcutta), Ph.D. from Florida State University

Professor and Associate Dean, School of Business,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Dr. Rejikumar, Associate Professor,
Department of Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Moderator: Dr. Murale Vengugopal,
Associate Professor, Department of Management,
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Distinguished Speaker
Dr. Charles F. Hofacker

Carl DeSantis Prof. BA & MKTG,
Florida State University

Webinar on

Trends in
Digital Marketing

Date: 18 June 2020
Time: 07:00 P.M. (IST)

Dr. Hofacker will talk about Current Trends in Digital Marketing. The talk will be organized by
  • Devices
  • Software
  • Platforms
  • Data

Charles F. Hofacker has a Ph.D. in Mathematical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is Carl DeSantis Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Marketing at the College of Business of Florida State University. His research interests are at the intersection of marketing and information technology. His work in that and other areas has appeared in the Journal of Marketing Research, Psychometrika, Management Science, Journal of Management, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Advertising Research, and other outlets. He was first Co-Editor then Editor of the Journal of Interactive Marketing from 2009-2014.

Speaker
Mr. Viswanathan Venkateswaran
Assistant Professor

Webinar on

Business Consulting Skills

The New Age Imperative for
MBA Students

Date: 12 June 2020
Time: 04:00 P.M. (IST)

There are three sharp trends that are reimagining the field of management and dictating the jobs of the future. Foremost, the world is increasingly becoming far too complex and volatile, necessitating a rapid yet measured response (case in point- Covid-19). Secondly, organizations are seeking for more specialized and trained resources, who can contribute to the firm right from day one. Third, the competitive landscape necessitates data driven, yet creative solutions.

Consultative skills are now redefining traditional management thinking and practices. For long, consulting skills were confined to leadership level education and for students of elite schools. Now consulting skills are considered a prerequisite for virtually all types of MBA jobs.

This webinar is to create an awareness of the importance of consulting skills to MBA aspirants. Tune in on 12th June, 4.00 pm to hear our faculty, Mr. Viswanathan speak on this topic. Viswanathan has fifteen years of experience with reputed consulting organizations such as Deloitte, KPMG and Capgemini and is now a faculty at ASB, Coimbatore.

Webinar on CAREERS IN

Digital Marketing and
Business Analytics

Date: 5 June 2020
Time: 04:00 P.M. (IST)

We are living in a post Digital world where traditional and digital models co-exist as an omni-channel entity. In today’s world, immaterial of what students take as specialization in management education like Finance, Operations, HR or Marketing, employment of digital tools (most of them are social media tools) and being data-oriented play a key role. HR Analytics, Fintech, Industry 4.0 (operations) block chains and crypto-currencies are cutting across disciplines.
The webinar conducted by two faculty members with more than a decade of experience in this field is aimed at a novice, introduces him/her to Digital Business, courses and certifications to take, tools to learn like Excel, R, Python, Google Analytics etc, career paths in different domains. There will be an open hall for questions and discussions.

Speakers

Dr. Shyam

Chairman
Amrita School of Business

Mr. Shri Krishnan

Senior Manager
Admissions, Media and Alumni Relations

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Webinar on

Insights on
Academic Research in
Accounting

Date: August 1, 2020
Time: 07:00 P.M. (IST)​

The highest salary offered for Amrita students this academic year is a whopping 52 lakhs per annum.

The highest salary offered for Amrita students this academic year is a whopping 52 lakhs per annum which is by Atlassian. Microsoft has offered 43 lakhs per annum as salary and Cisco hired 27 students for a CTC of 29.18 lakhs per annum. Reputed companies like Atlassian, Microsoft, Cisco, Amazon, Mckinsey and Metro have already visited the campuses and have hired the talents from Amrita. 

Placements for all eligible students have always been the hallmark of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Amrita has always been a dream destination for students who wish to fulfill their aspirations of working in their dream companies and for recruiters who are in search of the best talents of the country. 

With more than 80 reputed companies visiting the campus since the placement season began in July 2019, more than 82 per cent of its BTech students are already placed in various organisations with good salary packages as per industry standards. A good percentage of students opted for higher studies. 

Seven students are hired by Amazon at a CTC of 28 lakhs per annum. At present, the average CTC for B.Tech and M.Tech students of Coimbatore campus are 6.3 lakhs and 6.4 lakhs per annum respectively. During this placement season’s internship drives, more than 50 companies including Microsoft, Reliance Industries, EY India, and Zoho have visited the campus so far for hiring the students and have offered stipend up to Rs. 80000 per month. The internship drive for 2021 passing out batch also has commenced and Microsoft has already given internship offer to 8 students of 2021 passing out B.Tech batches.