New Delhi, January 19, 2019: Numerous path breaking entrepreneurs and industry practitioners gathered during the ISBF Alumni Meet 2019 at Indian School of Business & Finance (ISBF) campus, their alma mater on Saturday, January 19, 2019. In a panel discussion on ‘Developing Professional Potential & Capabilities Among Students’, organized during the meet, entrepreneurs and executives in senior positions in the industry were present to share their real life experience of transitions from studenthood to professional life. Aryapriya Ganguly, Associate Professor in Social & Applied Sociology, ISBF, curated the panel made up of Siddharth Nayyar (2014), who has a Start-Up called AFK Gaming; Sarthak Gupta (2016), who transformed his pharmaceutical business into an export hub; Abhimanyu Bose (2015), who is into journalism and Neha Malhotra, who was from the batch of 2010, when their alma mater shifted from Okhla to the present one, and is currently working as an economist with a leading consulting firm.
During the session, the alumni shared the nuances of their professional journeys, and some very useful insights on how students can take their professional journey to the next level. They also explained how their learning experiences at the institute proved to be very productive and helpful for their professional lives.
During the Alumni Meet, the Founder & Director of ISBF, Dr. Jitin Chadha, said, “Today is a momentous day. A day which marks the coming together of a special community which began nearly 13 years ago, the community of ISBFians.” While interacting with the alumni, he also mentioned, “Your presence here today tells us that you wear the ISBFian badge with pride, and that you associate deeply with the institution you attended.”
The agenda for the meet also included networking games like ‘Guess Who’, where different batches of alumni competed with each other. In ‘Reminiscences’ and ‘Memory Train’, alumni and staff members shared memories from college days.
About Indian School of Business & Finance (ISBF)
ISBF was founded with the vision of delivering world‐class education in India. Its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes – in the areas of Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business and Management – all receive academic direction from LSE, and students receive a University of London degree upon graduating. They are taught by an expert and highly qualified group of faculty members at ISBF, and also see deep engagement from LSE academicians, who train ISBF’s teachers as well as lecture students, apart from setting and grading the final examinations of ISBF students.
Today, ISBF is one of LSE’s top 5 Teaching Institutions in the world, and also enjoys Affiliate Centre status from the University of London, which is the highest recognition accorded to Teaching Institutions by the university. This ensures that ISBF students receive a rigorous, application-oriented and global education, which is relevant to local needs. Many of them transfer to foreign universities in the second year of undergraduate study, go on to prestigious institutions for higher study, or secure placements in India or overseas with leading multinational corporations.
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