Amity Global Business, Bhubaneswar organized a two day Orientation programme for the Students of New batch of BBA, MBA & MBA (RM). The programme started on 9th September 2011. The new batch completed the registration process between 9.30am to 10.30 and moved for the ice-breaking and group building exercises which were conducted by Prof. Pranayita Dash. Prof. Ankita Chakraborty Bhattacharya (Associate Dean , AGBS Kolkotta and in-charge AGBS Bhubaneswar ) and Mr. Vipin Sharma ( Deputy General manager AGBS Noida ) graced the occasion with their presence and spread across an aura of liveliness that assured the students of a better future . This was followed by the Havan and Puja where all the faculty members, staff, students (fresher’s and 3rd sem) , offered prayers . A sumptuous meal was arranged for all the students , staff and faculty commemorate the occasion.
The formal session started in the second half of the day with a welcome address by Dr. S. N. Padhi . He also introduced the faculty members and staff of AGBS Bhubaneswar to the freshers and their parents who accompanied them. There were two eminent personalities from the corporate world who addressed the students and shared their rich and valuable experience with the new batch and motivated them to take up new challenges in the field of management. They were Dr. Suvendu Das ( General manager , HR, Paradeep Phosphates ltd. ) and Mr. Jitendra K. Das ( Regional manager, Bank of Baroda) .The academic coordinator Dr. Birajit Mohanty briefed the students on the intricacies of the academic system and the evaluation system followed in AGBS Bhubaneswar. The events of the day ended with fun and frolic when the seniors and juniors interaction took place. Prof. Ankita Chakraborty Bhattacharya, Mr. Vipin Sharma added glory to the session. Two senior students Miss Afreen Ahmed (MBA) and Mr. Krishnan GK ( MBA (RM)) anchored the whole programme.
The second day of the orientation programme started with a proficiency test for 2hrs. Senior faculty Prof. Narayan Sahoo spoke on “Mentoring in Amity Institutions”. After lunch there was a motivational talk by Prof. Diptiranjan Sarangi. In the next session the students were asked to write a book review on a book they have read. An alumni forum was arranged and the freshers came up with a number of queries that was satiated by Mr. Umakanta Sahoo ( Asst. Manager Operations, Axis Bank) . The last session was taken up by Prof. Pranayita Dash.
The orientation programme marked a great beginning for the new batch of students. They were motivated and encouraged through various activities, talks and were geared up to start the new courses in AGBS Bhubaneswar.