A. Guest Lectures conducted 2018-19; 2019-20


Guest Lectures organised


17th July 2018 for SYBBA on the topic of Human Resource Management”. The speaker was Ms. Shineel, founder of Shineel. She delved into details while as an employer and as an employee.


30th July 2018 for SY B.Com (Hons.) on the topic of Consumer Behavior & Influencer Marketing. The speaker was Mr. Gaurav Bisen- Head, Community & Growth- Collabb.


22nd August 2018 for TYBBA students on the topic of " Soft Skills”. The speaker was Mr. Gurcharan Gandhi, Head of Learning and Development at Aditya Birla Capital.


22nd August 2018 Ms. Kausalya Nandakumar, CEO of SmartShift, the first intrapreneurial venture funded by the Mahindra group. She explained the importance of having the right attitude in navigating various situations in the corporate.


8th Sept 2018 for TYBBA and , TYB.Com (Hons.) students on the topic of Strategic Management. The speaker was Mr. R Kannan, Head Corporate Planning and Research, Hinduja Group.


15th September, 2018 for FYBBA and FY B.Com (Hons.) students on the topic of Staffing, Recruitment & Selection. The speaker was Mr.Manoj K. Chaudhary, Edelweiss Financial Services, Mumbai, Chief Manager – HR. 


19th September, 2018 Counselling session for SOC students. The speaker was Mr. Ashok Ramchandran, Group Executive President and HR, Aditya Birla Group. He shared with the students the practical & application based knowledge and tips to students how to be prepared for the corporate world, facing the interviews, various methods by which they should be appearing with more confidence and successful in their business.


12th Feb 2019 for M.Sc. Finance 2nd year students on "Risk Management”. The speaker was Mr. Anantharaman Rajaram – Director Barclays.


30th January 2019, Tech Club had organized TechTalk "The shift in brands and advertisement because of the outburst of digital tools”. The speaker was Mr.Mayuresh Bhangar, Associative Creative Director at The Minimalist, a digital design & branding agency.


2nd & 9th Feb 2019 for TYBBA students on "Advertising and Brand Management”. The speaker was Mr. Jason Misquitta, Assistant Manager- Service Transformation at Otis. He discussed with the students the agency outlook and structure. He further took a case example and explained the entire Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) tools in detail.


23rd Feb 2019 for FYBBA & FYB.Sc. Finance students on "Data Analytics”. The speaker was Dr.James Adbey, Hull University.


26th Feb 2019 for S.Y. BBA students on "Social Entrepreneurship”. The speaker was Ms.Deepa Krishnan, a social entrepreneur -founder of Magic Tours of India, a responsible tourism company which provides training and employment for students from slums in Mumbai and Delhi.


28th Feb 2019, on "Design Thinking”. The speaker was Ms.Honey Bajaj, CEO-Founder, Avir Technologies. Session concluded with flagship event "Virtual Stock Markets”. A virtual stock market software enabling live bidding was created by the team. Participants were tested on the knowledge about stock markets, decision making skills, etc.


9th March, 2019, Mr. Vetri Subramaniam, Alumnus of IIM Bangalore, Chief Investment Officer (CIO), UTI Mutual Fund, was invited as an examiner, to evaluate M.Sc. Finance final year students and the topic was Portfolio Construction and pitching using Fundamental Analysis.

His tweet : " Students presented mock portfolios created & rebalanced by (mostly) objective rules. Top notch knowledge & understanding of the subject, more that I had at their age! Skill level rising”.


9th March 2019 for S.Y. B.Sc. Finance students on the topic of "Emotional Intelligence (EI)” and how it is important to develop it, to be effective in the workplace. The speaker was Ms. Bhagyashree Hamand, Senior L&D Consultant, OMAM Consultants and a Co-founder, President of Lean In Women@work.


15th March 2019 for T.Y.BBA students on the topic of "Direct & Digital Marketing”. The speaker was Ms. Ruchi Dave- Manager, Godrej Natures Basket. 


23rd March 2019 for T.Y. B.Com (Hons.) students on the topic of "System Audit". The speaker was CA Jimesh Jain, Associate at PWC.


29th July 2019 for M.Sc. Finance- II Year, on "2008 financial crises in the US and aftermath”. The speaker was Dr.Deepak Jain – Professor, George Washington University.


17th September 2019 for F.Y.B.Sc. Finance students on Fintech in India by Mr.Siddhartha Gupta, AVP - Planning and Strategy at CredAble. He discussed and elaborated on how FinTech in India is growing and its future prospects.


21st September 2019, Organisational Behavior and HRM for FYB.Com (Hons.)students. The speaker was Ms. Bhagyashree Lahane, Senior Consultant- L&D, Omam Consultants. She emphasized how HR is a strategic partner and how the functions are more transformational in nature across various companies.


21st September 2019, Consumer Behavior & Services Marketing for TYBBA students. The speaker was Mr. Pradyut Hande, Sr. Growth Marketer & Product Evangelist- Netcore Solutions Pvt. Ltd. He emphasized on the importance on models in consumer behaviour and through an example highlighted the consumers’ journey.


15th October 2019, session on "Social Entrepreneurship” by a young and distinguished personality Dr. Binish Desai, Recycle Man of India, featured on Forbes 30 Under 30, nominated for Padma Shri, one of the most prominent Social Entrepreneurs known to this country. The topic was "A charity dollar has only one life; a Social Business dollar can be invested over and over again”. 


24th October 2019, Soft Skill session for final year students. The speaker was Mr. Shanker Viswanath, Fellow Chartered Accountant with approximately 29 years of rich local and international experience with various Multi-National Companies in the areas of Finance, Audit, Consulting and Operational aspects.


11th - 13th March, 2020, organised "E-week” to create a culture of Entrepreneurship in the college and bring out more entrepreneurs from our school. We had speakers such as Mr. Adit Jain (Senior Analyst, Sauce.VC), Mr.Akshay Gurnani (CEO and Founder, Schbang), Mr. Arihant Jain (Owner, Ad Parody), Mr. Aakarshan Harlalka (Regional Analyst, Zomato), Mr. Shashank Jogani (Founder, IndieFolio) and Ms. Neha Rao (Product Innovation Head, Boheco and Soot).


13th March 2020 , Ms. Astha Desai (Alumni), works at Sweet Dreams, was invited for a "experience sharing session” with the SYBBA students. She shared her experiences alongside the application of what is learnt in Advertising with the students. 

 Corporate Interface Cell-CIC club invited speakers:

June 2020

A mentorship session on "how to make a powerful impact in the society by incorporating certain values and expanding cautiously and consistently” under the guidance of Mr. Jigar Jhaveri, Group Finance Director at Credit Suisse.

Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Hiranandani Group, President of The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) and National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO), on Zoom, the webinar was "How to be successful. Listening to Dr. Hiranandani speak gave the students a direction in the field of study they want to pursue.

  • Corporate Interface Cell (CIC): CIC conducted its Annual Corporate Summit 2020. Please find below the event and speakers details. The speakers’ sessions were held in NMIMS JJH hall from 11th to 13th February 2020.

11th February 2020





Dr. Sandeep Dadia

CEO & Principal Officer


Developing a Healthy Corporate Culture

Kushal Sanghvi

Business Head

Reliance Digital & Entertainment

Strategic Branding

Virtual Stock Market Event


Kotak Securities (internships)


12 th February 2020





Kamolika Peres


Google Cloud

Leadership and My Journey at Google

CFO Fireside Chat - Narayan Saraf



Disruptions in Finance

CFO Fireside Chat - Neelesh Talathi



Nirav Parekh

VP Planning


Behind the scenes of an Advertising Campaign

Fireside Chat - Jaydeep Deshpande

Head of Enterprise Marketing

Google Cloud

Digital Disruptions in Marketing

Fireside Chat - Mitesh Desai

Industry Lead


Srikrishnan Vaidyanathan

Director Key Accounts


Mastering LinkedIn

Dr. Anvitha Prabhakara

VP Marketing

Aditya Birla Group

Clarity + Conviction = Risks + Success

Business Strategy Simulation Event


The Minimalist (internships)


13th February 2020





Munir Nensey


Mastercard Advisors

Future of Digital Payments and Changing Paradigms

R R Dasgupta

Chief Digital Advisor


Mastering the Digital Loop & Thriving at Microsoft

Branding Workshop by The Minimalist


The Minimalist



C. Corporate Interface Cell-CIC club invited speakers:

Oct 2019

to deliver the guest session on:

"How to create a mark in the Industry”- Mr. Jigar Jhaveri, ex-COO, Deutsche Bank.

"Leadership in the Corporate World” - Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai, author of the best-selling book Corporate Chanakya.

Aug 2019

to deliver the guest session on:

· "The Future of Retail in India”- Mr. Vivek Nimje – Head of Supply Chain Management at Walmart India.

· "Artificial Intelligence in Marketing”- Mr.Amit Kashyap, founder and CEO of Aiozium.

· "Digital Marketing” - Mr.Pritesh Patel, founder and CEO of BaseCamp Digital Media.

· "Accession War- Business Strategy” intra-college competition.

· "Trading & Technical Analysis” - Mr. Manav Chopra, Head of Research (Technical & Derivatives), Indiabulls Ventures Limited.

· "OTT Channels and How to market them”- Mr. Ankit Pandey, Head of Business Development at Muvi.com.



Feb 2019

Ø Conducted its Annual event Corporate Summit. Theme for the same was "Connect- Learn- Enable”. The summit started with a marketing seminar on "Facebook and Instagram Advertising” by Mr. Karan Shah, Founder and CEO at IIDE.

Ø A panel discussion was conducted on the topic "Challenges faced by Online Business Platforms”. Speakers-industry experts such as:

· Ms. Bhavna Lalchandani: Director- Brand Solutions, Jio Saavn

· Mr. Vedang Patel: CEO-Founder, The Souled Store

· Mr. Nishidh Halani: Country Head, Oyo Rooms.

Ø Design Thinking Seminar. The speaker was Ms.Honey Bajaj, CEO-Founder, Avir Technologies, also working with Tata Trust and is a Researcher at MIT.

Ø Summit concluded with flagship event "Virtual Stock Markets”. A virtual stock market software enabling live bidding was created by the team. Participants were tested on the knowledge about stock markets, decision making skills, etc.

Feb 2019

Conducted a Strategic Management event BizFLix based on online content streaming platforms. It inculcated the concept of live auctions and bidding, followed by an outcry session.

Oct 2018

Ms Poojaa Jadhav, Director & Chief Trainer The Hexis Consulting to deliver the guest session on "Emotional intelligence”

Oct 2018

Mr. Pratik Shah, a practicing Chartered Accountant to deliver the guest session on "Goods and Service Tax Act”

Oct 2018

Mr. Tapan Sharma, the National Head of Audio Sales at Gaana to deliver the guest session on "Connecting With Your Target Market" and "The Perfect Pitch - how to secure the right investment” .

27 Aug 2018

Mr. Sampark Sachdeva, Sales Head at Oyo Rooms to deliver the guest session on "Zero Budget Marketing”

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