There are various other projects that are funded by Alumni, corporates and Friends of IIM Bangalore. They are listed below
|NSE-IPFT and IIM Bangalore launch Platform for Investor Education.||National Stock Exchange Limited Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and IIM Bangalore (IIMB) jointly launched the Platform for Investor Education (PIE), at IIM Bangalore.
The launch of this unique platform is a result of synergy between NSE’s Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and IIM Bangalore’s Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management (CCMRM). NSE IPFT promotes research in the field of capital markets and carries out diverse activities in the area of investor education. The Platform for Investor Education (PIE) was jointly launched by Mr. Vikram Limaye, MD and CEO, NSE and Prof. G. Raghuram, Director, IIM Bangalore. Read More
|Mizuho Bank & Indo-Japan Study Centre||On a visit to IIM Bangalore on 6th November, facilitated by Prof. D. Krishna Sundar, Chair of the India Japan Study Centre at IIMB, Mr. Koji Fujiwara, President and CEO of Mizuho Bank, spoke of the opportunity to enhance Mizuho Bank’s engagement with the India Japan Study Centre (IJSC) at IIMB.
Interacting with IIMB faculty at the IJSC, and at IIMB’s incubation and innovation centre, NSRCEL, Mr. Fujiwara expressed “great pleasure and honour to be at an excellent school like IIMB” and lauded the G2G relationship initiated by the Prime Ministers of India and Japan. “This would be the foundation to further enhance the private sector relationship in the future,” he said, “Indians as very talented people with great expertise,” he told the students of IIMB, whom he addressed later in the morning. “Start your business and contribute the society and change your world with a focus on the three “ships” – namely, Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Partnership”. Mizuho Bank is among the top 20 banks in the world and top three banks in Japan, with total assets of approximately $1.89 trillion. Read More
|Toshiba supports the Indo-Japan Study Centre @ IIM Bangalore||Toshiba Software (India) Pvt Ltd has a strong relationship with IIMB for more than 5 years now, IIMB has been assisting & supporting Toshiba in making few case studies for the internal training for use within Toshiba and it is considered to be the preeminent of the entire Training Curriculum. Further, the company was inspired by various activities that Institute is currently undertaking, during the discussions with Prof. Krishna Sundar and wanted to contribute for the enhancement of the activities under this program of the IIMB.
Thus, Toshiba has started to play a key role in helping IJSC to meet its goals. The seeds were planted over years ago through IIMB’s training and research work at Toshiba Software (India) and their unstinted support for hosting our students at Toshiba Japan is maturing into a strong and stable relationship. We look forward to greater interaction between our two organizations to create a mutually beneficial relationship in the near future.
|ICICI Securities funds Fin-tech Start-ups @ NSRCEL, IIMB||ICICI Securities has funded Fin-tech start-ups at NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) at IIM Bangalore.
India is young and growing given the strong demographic dividend where more than half of the population is under 25 years and the economy is rising rapidly due to a continual focus on digitalization, policy reforms, technological innovation and digital transformation. While these advances have made India more competitive in the global landscape the larger challenge is on creation of employment opportunities and jobs for the young population. Read More
|Capgemini Supports Social Start-ups @ NSRCEL, IIMB||Capgemini Supports Social Start-ups at the NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at IIM Bangalore.
As a leader in Digital Transformation, Capgemini has a firm commitment in ensuring that technology and innovation drive sustainable and social development. Our mission as Architects of Positive Futures, is to contribute significantly to sustainable development by leveraging our skills and capabilities, developing innovative partnerships to help societies address the impact of automation and digital revolution.
Through our Digital Inclusion Program, we leverage our passion for technology to build an inclusive future and support unique ideas that suggest innovative solutions to present challenges. Through our partnership with IIMB – NSRCEL, we hope to nurture these novel ideas and dreams that have the capability to enhance and transform the way of life, address social problems in a unique way and achieve the social impact that is required.
|HDFC Bank Funds Start-ups @ NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore||HDFC Bank Funds Start-ups @ NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, IIM Bangalore
The HDFC Bank is at the forefront of harnessing digital and technological platforms to give an experience to our customers. All our innovations are keeping customers at the centre. We believe it is important to partner with the start-up and Fintech ecosystem in the country for mutual benefits.
As a digital bank, the association with NSRCEL at IIMB, start- ups, Fin-techs, incubators and through programs like Smart-up allows us access to cutting edge technologies. And for the start-ups, it’s the opportunity to showcase their offering to the vast customer base of the Bank. Read More
|BPCL directly funds two Start-ups incubated @ NSRCEL, IIMB||The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has directly funded two social venture start-ups being incubated at NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at IIM Bangalore. The BPCL representatives Mr. Arvind Krishnaswamy - GM (Strategy) and Mr. Raviraj Jadhav (Team Leader - Strategy) visited IIMB and signed an MoU with two social venture start-ups - Mantra for Change and Anthill Creations – by agreeing to fund them. Read More|
|Ms. Sheila Mohan creates an endowment for a lecture series with CPP @ IIM Bangalore||The family of Prof. M. R. Krishnamurthy wished to commemorate his life and accomplishments in a manner that was consistent with his interests, background and values. After exploring several options, the family decided to create an endowment in his name at IIM -B, an institution that he had great respect for.
His daughter Ms. Sheila Mohan has created an endowment to fund an annual lecture series by distinguished speakers who had done extensive research related to Bengaluru and the challenges facing the city. Prof Hema Swaminathan the Chairperson of the Centre for Public Policy CPP) at IIMB accepted the check and expressed her gratitude to Ms. Mohan for such a donation and said that the endowment will help further the Centre’s academic activities. Read More
|Dell, Intel & MicraLand Fund the Aritra Leadership Accelerator Program at IIMB||The companies - Dell India Pvt Limited, Intel Technology India Pvt Limited and MicroLand Ltd have all funded the the Aritra Leadership Accelerator Program at IIMB. They have particularly funded the women candidates for this program.
Aritra is a 12-month intensive, part-time, fast-track leadership learning journey for mid-to-senior leaders in the social sector. The program equips them with knowledge, perspectives and networks, to help build strong organisations, a network of collaborative influence and drive scalable and sustainable social impact. Leader capacity is built in myriad ways – through residential sessions at IIM-B, on-line courses, coaching sessions, mentor conversations, peer exchanges and a real-time organizational project that the Fellows work on through the course of the program. The program stays with the leader over a 5 to 7 year period – tracking their progress and providing strategic guidance as and when needed. Read More
|IBM Research - India sponsors a Conference @ IIM Bangalore||The Data Centre and Analytics Lab (DCAL) at IIM Bangalore, in association with IBM Research – India, organised ‘Research AI Day’. The Data Centre and Analytics Lab (DCAL) at IIM Bangalore, in association with IBM Research – India , organised ‘Research AI Day’ recently at IIMB. The theme of the event was ‘Usable Artificial Intelligence’ featuring expert speakers from academia and industry, a panel discussion, quizzes, demos, posters and tutorials for students and practitioners of AI. The program aimed to showcase the current trends in AI, what it takes to do research in AI, and applications of AI such as AI & Law, AI & Heath, AI & Education, AI & Retail, AI & Fashion, Adversarial AI, AI : Ethics & Responsible Use, AI & Privacy, AI & Policy/Govt, Dangers of Data etc.
The event also witnessed the launch of the book, titled, ‘Machine Learning using Python’, by Professor U Dinesh Kumar and Manaranjan Pradhan, IIM Bangalore. The book is written to provide a strong foundation in Machine Learning using Python libraries by providing real-life case studies and examples. It covers topics such as Foundations of Machine Learning, Introduction to Python, Descriptive Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Prescriptive Analytics, Advanced Machine Learning, Recommender Systems and Text Analytics. The book takes a balanced approach between theoretical understanding and practical applications. Read More
|BSE, Bajaj Finserv & Mcgraw Hill sponsor the first edition of the ARC Conference @ IIMB||The Bombay Stock Exchange, Bajaj Finserv Pvt Ltd and Mcgraw Hill Education (India) Pvt Ltd sponsored the first edition of the Accounting and Research Conference (ARC) held on 26 – 27 July 2019 at IIM Bangalore.
The conference seeks to bring together the foremost researchers in accounting and capital markets from the most reputed educational institutions around the world. It will provide an informal setting for stimulating discussions on the latest and most relevant work in the field of accounting and finance. Among the topics that will be discussed are banking sector disclosures, exchange-traded funds, insider trading, price-earnings relations, and macroeconomic forces. The conference will promote cross-country exchanges of best practices and spur the growth of accounting research based on topics in India.
Professor Richard Sloan from the University of Southern California was the keynote speaker for the conference. In addition, the two-day conference will feature eight paper presentations.
|Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance Limited sponsors construction of disabled friendly infrastructure @ IIMB||Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance Limited, contributed towards providing and improving infrastructure facilities to become disabled friendly. As part of their CSR initiative, the company donated towards construction of disable friendly infrastructure at IIMB.
The company contributed to aid IIMB’s effort in making a few remaining parts of the campus disable friendly. The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) endeavours to remove all barriers that prevent students with disabilities from realizing their potential. The objective is to provide “equal opportunity” for all students. IIMB commits to a time-bound programme to remove all barriers to access faced by students with disabilities.
In one such successful partnership with Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance Limited, IIMB has tweaked the infrastructure to make it disable compliant. As part of this project, certain construction was carried out at the executive block at IIMB.