14 Aug 2020 21:41 IST

FORE School of Management inducts a new batch virtually

Newly introduced seminar course entails learning through panel discussions, workshops, and more

The onset of coronavirus has led schools and colleges to make the novel shift to the digital medium. FORE School of Management, New Delhi, conducted its induction ceremony online to welcome the incoming batch of management students. The event was attended by students, faculties, staff and alumni.

Over 400 students, from different batches of the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (29th FMG batch), Post Graduate Diploma in International Business Management (14th IMG batch), Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (3rd FM batch) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management — Big Data Analytics (BDA) attended this event.

The ceremony began with a reassuring address by Prof Sanghamitra Buddhapriya, Dean, who comforted the students and commended their decision to join the management program amidst the tough and challenging conditions.

The induction oath was given by Jitendra K Das, Director, followed by a brief address by BBL Madhukar, Chairman, FORE School. Director Das briefed students about the newly introduced seminar course, an addition to the existing curriculum. The seminar course would be a series of lectures that can be configured by the students and faculty both. This entails learning through a range of methods including an assortment of lectures, panel discussions, workshops, or comprehensive seminars.

Alumni Samik Roy, Country Head, Modern Workplace, Microsoft India, and Pallavi Shome,Chief Operation Officer, Bank of New York Mellon, boosted the morale of the students and took them down the memory lane as they recalled their humble beginnings and indelible learning experiences at their alma mater.. Vinayshil Gautam, Vice Chairman, FORE School, shared a few key lessons with the new batch. “FORE School of Management is a rare institution in the country which had precursor activity in the research area even before getting into teaching, which I think is a very distinguished characteristic of FORE School”.

The batch of 2020-22 is a diverse batch of students coming from various walks of life and 38 per cent of female students.