The day commenced with the blessings of the Honourable Founder President, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan, Beloved President Shri Atul Chauhan and our pillar of support Vice President, Head AGBS, Mr. U Ramachandran. The academic year for the first year students of MBA + PGPM and BBA + GDBM courses was initiated with three days orientation program, spread across 21st Aug to 23rd August, 2013. The first day was attended by parents, students and all the faculty of Amity Global Business School, Noida. It was followed by registration process in which documents of the students were collected. The parents of the students were briefed by Sem-3 students and the Director Commodore (Dr.) AS Bahal, Director AGBS Noida on Amity University and activities of AGBS, Noida. This was followed by Havan in which blessings of Divine were sought. The Havan was also attended by Dr.Sanjay Srivastava (Dean FMS & Dean Examinations), Mentor for all AGBS Campuses and Mr. U Ramachandran, VP, Head AGBS. Thereafter, briefings were carried out on Amity Universe, activities at AGBS Noida, Amity Discipline,Amity Regulations and Examination System by Wg Cdr SK Goel, IAD, Commodore(Dr.) AS Bahal, Director AGBS Noida, Dr JN Kaul, Proctor and Brig VK Kashyap,Joint Controller of Exams respectively. In the briefing on AGBS, the vision of Amity University, directions of the Honourable Founder President, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan, beloved President Shri Atul Chauhan and the Vice President, Head AGBS,Mr. U Ramachandran were elaborated to students. Processes like course curriculum, behavioral conduct and Key Result Areas, along with points to keep in mind for the student’s stay at Amity were covered. Also stress was focused on personality Development and Human Values and to take internal assessment seriously.
An Ice-breaking session was conducted by Ms Heena Purra and Ms Divya Deo, which was an interactive and fun session. This was followed by Alumni Discussion; the alumni speakers of the session were Mr. Subhashish Banerjee, Mr. Debashish Mukharjee, Mr. Saurabh Sen and Mr. Mohit Thukral. The alumni discussed their valuable experiences at Amity University and Industry with the fresher’s and stressed on the importance of networking. The Alumni Discussion Forum was followed by a lecture on Behavioural Sciences byDr. Ritu Sharma, Faculty AIPS. The lecture on Military Training Camp by Lt. GenB K Bopanna (DG, AIMES) filled the students with great energy and feelings of patriotism.
Industry Interaction Session wasconducted which provided an opportunity to the students to interact with senior industry leaders from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and an NGO, Young Indians (YI) attended the session. The highlight of the session was blessings by our beloved Founder President, Dr.Ashok K. Chauhan. Dr. Chauhan’s address was listened to by the students with rapt attention. He motivated them to think big, aim big and work for it.He mentioned that without aiming at a deserving goal, greatness cannot be achieved. Mr. U Ramachandran motivated the students with his highly charged up speech and thereafter distributed mementos to the Industry guests.
Briefing on campus recruitment opportunities was undertaken by the Associate Dean, Ms. Aparajita Das Gupta Amist. The seniors shared their experiences of summer internship. She also gave a presentation on Student Welfare Discipline and behavior.The students were also happy with a yoga therapy and memory enhancement session by Yoga Guru, Mr Saurabh Kumar. His talk was followed by a talk on Foreign Business Language by Ms Reema. The hunt for talent was conducted by Mr. Havish and Mr. Chintan. It explored the hidden treasures of the new students in the areas of singing, drama and dance etc.