KLS IMER Toastmasters club gets Pinnacle award within 6 months of its charter on 9th February 2019. The KLS IMER toastmasters club has bagged the prestigious pinnacle award in the Toastmaster's District 92 for the year 2018-19. This award is given, when club achieves "Distinguished" status before 30th June.
Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Cell, a Joint venture of KLS IMER and KLS R. L. Law College was inaugurated at KLS IMER on Saturday 13.7.2019. Speaking on this occasion, Shri. Vinayak Lokur, CEO Expert Engineering Enterprises, Belagavi gave many instances wherein his company takes these CSR activities actively.
The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development of KLS IMER organized workshop on identification of business opportunities & preparation of Business Plan on 10th May 2019 for the students enrolled for One year Open Learning Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Business Management (DEBM) in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad.
Workshop / Training Programme on usage of EBSCO database (e-journals) was organised by Knowledge Resource Team on 03rd May, 2019 at computer lab between 11.30 am to 01.30 pm (1 Hour each for 2 divisions separately) for second semester students. Mr. M. S. Srinivasa, Training Manager, EBSCO was the main resource person.
KLS IMER recently organized an innovative Fest for the undergraduates – an event for students, by students, aimed at encouraging the creativity, team work, and leadership skills of both the participants and organisers. The theme for the event was “JAAGO BHARAT”. The first year MBA students organized the event. Dr. Kirti Shivakumar, professor and head, student’s events organized Samagam 2019 with the support of Dr. S.G. Chiniwar.
KLS IMER Toastmasters Club gets officially chartered on 9th Feb. 2019. The need for such an organisation in the city of Belagavi was first perceived by Mr. Rajendra Belgaumkar, Chairman-Governing Council of KLS IMER. The concept became a reality with the momentum driven by Dr. Kamalakar Achrekar, renowned urologist of Belagavi.
KLS IMER, Belagavi in association with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Hubli and Sandbox Startups had organize a Knowledge Series Session on - "The Future of work - What it means to our jobs and how we build talents - 3 perspectives" by Mr. Shivakumar Venkateswaran, Chief Human Resource Officer, IIM Bangalore on 4th Nov., 2018 at KLS IMER..
KLS IMER had organized Aarambh 2018-Orientation Programme for new MBA batch 2018-20 on 9th and 10th October, 2018. The objective of Aarambh - 2018 was to orient the future managers and entrepreneurs about the prerequisites in terms of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to be successful in the world of business. The sessions were conducted by eminent people from industry and academia.
KLS IMER, Belagavi in association with The Hindu Group launched STEP (Standard Test for English Proficiency) Program for first semester students of IMER. STEP (Standardized Testing for English Proficiency) from The Hindu Group is an award - winning digital education institute which helps students to learn and improve their English proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
KLS IMER organized the Parent Teacher Meet on 9th October, 2018. On this occasion parents were briefed about the guidelines, rules and regulations, facilities at IMER and value added courses. Dr. Kirti Shivakumar welcomed the gathering. There was fruitful interaction between parents and teachers. Dr. S.G.Chiniwar,Director, Director, KLS IMER was present on this occasion. Prof. B.K. Deshmukh, Faculty, KLS IMER proposed the vote of thanks.
Karnatak Law Society’s Raja Lakhamagouda College ( R. L. Law College) and KLS Institute of Management Education and Research (IMER) had jointly organized National Conference on Corporate Governance And Corporate Social Responsibility - Emerging Perspectives, Challenges And Opportunities on September 29th 2018 at R. L. Law College , Belagavi.
Industrialist Shri. Sachin Sabnis, MD, Belgaum Ferro cast (India) Pvt. Ltd., a successful entrepreneur from Belagavi, was felicitated with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Chief Guest, Prof. G. Raghuram, Director, IIM, Bangalore and KLS President, Shri. Anant Mandgi, on the occasion of the 28th Foundation Day of KLS IMER on 16th Sept 2018. This day coincides with the date of birth of KLS Patron and Industrialist, Late Shri. Raosaheb B. M. Gogte.
An "Integrity Pledge" taking ceremony was arranged on 3rd November, 2017 at 4:30pm in KLS-IMER Auditorium.
As per the directions of AICTE dated 16th October, 2017 and as part of the Central Vigilance Commission's efforts to promote integrity, transparency and accountability in public life, a vigilance awareness week was observed from 30th October, 2017 to 4thNovember, 2017 with a theme "My Vision - Corruption Free India".
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Hubli in association with KLS - IMER, Belagavi is organized an interactive session on "Influencing and Negotiation Skills" by Mr. T Chendil Kumar, a well known corporate trainer, passionate speaker and aspiring humorist, as a part of knowledge series recently at KLS IMER Auditorium, Hindwadi, Belagavi.
KLS IMER has done consultancy project on ‘Analysis of Unsold Residential Inventory (New) in Belagavi City’ for the year 2016 for CREDAI Belagavi Chapter. Consultancy team was comprising of Director Dr. Purushottam Bung, Prof. Shreekant Naik, Prof. Shailaja Hiremath, Prof. Sonal Revankar , Alumna Researcher Ms. Reshma Shinde along with 20 MBA students.
KLS IMER AND AVISHKAAR jointly organized a one day workshop on 03/12/16, for women entrepreneurs titled “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs”. Dr. Purushotham Bung and Dr. Kirti Shivakumar were the resource persons for the workshop. The objective of the workshop was to help women entrepreneurs to understand what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and also help them to understand how to use information technology tools and social media for business. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri. Rajendra Belgaumkar, Entrepreneur and Chairman, GC of IMER inaugurated the workshop.
The inauguration function of Aarambh 2016 - Orientation Programme for MBA (2016 - 18 batch) was organized on 1st September 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Shri. Jayant Humbarwadi, Joint Managing Director, Ashok Iron Group, Belagavi was the Chief Guest. Shri. Rajendra K. Belgaumkar, Chairman, Governing Council, KLS IMER presided over the inauguration function.
Centre for Peace at KLS IMER organized a guest lecture on Medicinal Plant Awareness programme on 16th July 2016. Dr. Shalini Bhagwat of Shri. B. M. Kankanwadi Ayurveda Mahavidhyalaya was invited as the speaker. She gave a description of plants with medicinal properties found in and around Belagavi and how they can be put to best of the medicinal use.
KLS IMER is accredited with "A" Grade by NAAC.The Institution secured the cumulative weighted average score of 3.24.
NAAC peer team visited KLS IMER on 6th and 7th June, 2016 for Institutional Assessment and Accreditation.
KLS management congratulated all the stakeholders for this outstanding achievement.
NAAC peer team composed of Dr. Vasant M. Chavan, Former Pro Chancellor, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Chairman of the peer team); Dr. K. Rama Mohana Rao, Former Registrar, Andhra University, Vishakhapatanam (Member coordinator of the peer team); and Dr. Tharsis Joseph, Director, SISCM, Kochi (Member of the peer team) visited KLS IMER on 6th and 7th June, 2016 for NAAC Assessment and Accreditation.
Antaraprerana is a flagship annual Business Plan competition of the institute. The objective of this event is to promote entrepreneurial spirit among the student community by encouraging students to prepare business plan, which they can realize in coming future, by considering all aspects involved in creating a new business or rebuilding the existing one. The competition comprises of three rounds: Pitching; Presentation of Business Plan; Prototype presentation.
Over 30 entrepreneurs, who successfully completed a unique business rejuvenation programme “Mastermind” to rejig their business fortunes, and their mentor, Mumbai-based well-known corporate Guru, Anil Thomas, shared a few real life tips with Business Owners/Leaders and aspiring Entrepreneurs here on 30th April, 2016.
III Session on Employability Quotient and what Industry expects from MBA was organized on 16th April 2016 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The resource person for the session was Mr. Prashant Mahiskar, Senior Manager, Aurangabad Electrical Ltd. The session was conducted for the 2nd and 4th Semester students. Mr. Prashant Mahiskar spoke on the expectation of the industry from MBA graduates and the skills they need to possess to achieve success at their workplace.
The Institute organized a Parent Teachers Meet on 5th April 2016. On this occasion parents were briefed about the recent developments at the Institute and certificate courses on Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain Management introduced for the students. There was fruitful interaction between Parents & teachers. Shri Rajendra Belgaumkar, Chairman, GC, KLS IMER, in his presidential remarks highlighted on how IMER is different from other management institutes. Good number of parents attended the meet.
A workshop on Communication and Leadership Skills for career enhancement of second semester MBA students was conducted at KLS IMER. Ignite Career Confidence Pvt. Ltd., based in USA and Bangalore was invited to conduct the workshop for students. The workshop was conducted from 4th April to 7th April 2016.
Mr. Sagar Thorushe of MBA 3rd Semester was presented an award by Bombay Stock Exchange on 23rd March 2016 for topping the online simulation exercise, hosted by imoneyplant of Dyota Solutions Pvt. Ltd. The online exercise was conducted as a part of financial literacy enhancement exercise for the students of MBA and subsequently he was declared as the winner.
KLS IMER recently organized an innovative management fest for undergraduate students on March 18th and 19th. Twenty colleges from Karnataka and Goa participated in this event. The theme was Start up India, Skill Up India. The First year MBA students organized the event. The event had many interesting competitions called Sampoorna (Best Entrepreneur), Samaarambh (Ice Breaker), Samskruthi (Cultural Programme), Samaajayojana (Social Responsibility), Samshodh (Treasure Hunt), and Samaachar (Press Meet).
At the recently held national level inter collegiate competition "GALACTO" organized by Global Business School, MBA College, Hubali, on 10th to 13th March, 2016, KLS IMER emerged as the General Champions by bagging three top spots. Mr. Nikhil Panari and Ms. Monica Soni won the first prize for the Marketing Round. Mr. Ameet Machakanur and Mr. Rohit Hangirekar won the runners up trophy in Quiz. Mr. Vineet Revankar, Mr. Sameer Bhukebhag, Mr. Vishal Potdar, Mr. Kiran Badasad, Ms. Shradha Suryavanshi, Mr. Govind Kolvekar, Ms. Rasika Dhamanekar and Mr. Alankar Kakade along with the above mentioned students won the first prize in the Cultural Round.
Prof. Radhakrishnan Pillai, Founder – Director of Chanakya Institute of Public leadership (CIPL), Mumbai, delivered a talk on ‘Chanakya and his Management Ideas’ on Wednesday, 9th March 2016 at KLS IMER. Prof. Pillai is a well known management speaker, trainer, author, columnist, consultant and a visiting faculty at prestigious institutes across the globe. He is the author of the best- seller 'Corporate Chanakya'. 200 plus participants attended the Talk including members of TiE-Hubli, Students of management and commerce of various Institutes, Entrepreneurs, Practitioners, Consultants, Academicians and Businesspersons of Belagavi.
Institute organized "Mr. Gladiator – 2016", KLS – Inter Institutional Top – 10 Body Building Competition and "Mr. IMER – 2016", District level Inter- collegiate Body Building Competition, in association with BDBBA to encourage upcoming body builders of Belagavi District. The main purpose behind organizing this competition is to promote fitness and gym culture among the students and to motivate them to participate in internal and external body building competition.
Institute hosted the Yoga Logik Music band on 14th Feb. 2016 as its campus. Yoga Logik is an Austrian/Indian music band that melts Indian classical and folk with western contemporary music into their unique style. Most lyrics are based on poems by Sufi saints like Sant Kabir and Amir Khusro. The band features Vineet Alurkar, Bhupal Limaye (from India), Wolfgang Sambs, Sebastian Weiss, Martin Berauer, Michael Liebetseder (all from Austria).
TiE–Hubli in association with its educational partner, KLS IMER, Belagavi, had organized a talk on “Scaling up Business via Networking & Mentoring” by Mr. Kanwal Rekhi, a successful American Business man, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and Co-founder TiE on Saturday, 23rd January, 2016 at KLS IMER. 250 plus participants including members of TiE-Hubli, Industrialists across sectors, Doctors, Chartered Accountants, Academicians and Students attended the Talk.
Institute has signed an agreement with e-Sutra Chronicles Pvt. Ltd. on 13/01/2016 for deployment of Outcome based education platform ‘Contineo’, Shri. Rajendra Belgaumkar, Chairman, GC, KLS IMER and Mr. Sudhindra Mokhasi, CEO, e-Sutra Chronicles executed the agreement. Director Dr. Purushottam Bung briefed about the importance of deploying Campus Management System.
Head - HR, NDTS India (P) Ltd, Mumbai and alumnus of KLS IMER, on 4th January 2016 at 11.30 a.m. She addressed students on "Designing Salary Structure and Application of Quantitative Techniques in HR" She explained the components of Salary like Basic, DA, Special Allowances, HRA and so on and the significance of those components from statutory benefits, social security and taxation point of view.
KLS IMER and Dalmia Bharat Cement jointly conducted a one day workshop on People Management Skills, called ARIVU – the urge to know and grow. The workshop was conducted on 26/12/2015 in KLS IMER and was coordinated by Dr. Kirti Shivakumar, Professor and M. S. Krishna, General Manager (HR). 30 HR Managers and Executives from various companies in and around Belagavi like Dalmia Cement, JSW Cement, UNI VTL Precision Ltd., and BRDS MSW students took the benefit of the interactive one day workshop. Mr. Sridhar, Dr. Purushotham Bung, and Dr. Kirti were the resource persons for this workshop. Mr. Anil Mishra from Dalmia Cements inaugurated the workshop.