Chandigarh Alumni Meet
An Alumni Meet for the Alumni residing in and around Chandigarh was organized on 13th Feb 2016 at Hotel Park Inn, Chandigarh. The meet was attended by around 18 alumni with their families. The meet had the mix of alumni of all the course of BIMTECH i.e. PGDM, International Business, Insurance and Retail.
The meet started with the corporate film of the institute and it was very much appreciated by the alumni.
The meet was very well received by the alumni and they were very enthusiastic of organizing such kind of meetings in the future as well. Mr. Gaurav Bhatia from the first batch of International Business course was recognized as the Chapter leader. The agenda of the meet was discussed and alumni interacted and gave their invaluable inputs for the same.
The minutes of the meeting are attached below:
The meeting was attended by around 18 alumni along with their family members ; the list of alumni has already been given to Ms. Swati Tiwari. Following points were discussed:
1.Proactive communication should be there; last year (in December 2015 alumni meet) they faced the problem of calling up at the last moment and they had to make the last minute decision of attending or not attending the alumni meet.
2.A quarterly calendar would be prepared with the inputs and suggestions of alumni. The alumni would be encouraged to take initiative for activities and events for the group.
3. Mr. Gaurav Bhatia of batch 2005-07-International Business was identified as the Chandigarh Chapter coordinator
4.BIMTECH newsletter should be sent to the alumni so that they are updated about the activities held in BIMTECH. But the newsletter shouldn’t be lengthy.
5.Alumni expressed their concern that agenda and objective have always been missing from Alumni chapter meet but this time they were happy as we had a complete agenda of the alumni meet.
6.The contribution of alumni in placement, at present, was discussed.
7.Alumni extended their support in booking the rooms and venue in arranging the next alumni related activities in the future.
8.Alumni suggested that meet should be in those months when they are not busy like August, January, etc.
9.Campus Connect – a platform by Infosys in which different B schools are invited and they are told about different roles and responsibilities of a Management trainee. Mr. Vishal Arora, HR at Infosys has promised to help BIMTECH to connect with Infosys in this regard.
10.Many Alumni promised to help students in their summer internship.