Chairman of KE Global inaugurates Insignia 2011 at AIMIT,Mangalore
Mangalore, Mar 18: The inaugural of VERVE-2011, the Management Fest organized by AIMIT Business School of St Aloysius College(Autonomous), Mangalore took place at 4 p.m. on 17th March in the auditorium of AIMIT Campus. The college choir sang the prayer song and invoked God’s blessing on three days events to follow. It was followed a presentation on various events organised by the college during the last one year was presented and was followed by the presentation on Insignia 2011.
Mr Ivan Fernandes, Chairman, KE Global, Dubai was the Chief Guest for the inaugural. Dr Beena Dias, faculty Co-ordinator, Verve 2011 welcomed the gathering. Rev Dr Oswald Mascarenhas SJ, Chairman, MBA Dept, AIMIT, addressed the gathering and spoke about his 8 months experience at Aloysius Institute. He spoke about his vision and the introduction of 30 percent new events concept every year followed by giving examples of Procter and Gamble (P & G) and he said this could be achieved by Signs, Symbols, Metaphors and Meanings. Rev Fr Joseph Rodrigues SJ, Rector, St Aloysian Institutions presided over the function and gave the presidential address wherein he spoke about the universal symbols for the event. Fr Denzil Lobo SJ, Director, AIMIT, introduced the campus and spoke about the Jesuit ethos. He stressed the need of creativity and critical thinking in imparting education and that is what the Institution tries to implement to make students coming out of the Management & IT school more conscientious, compassionate and committed.
The chief Guest, Mr Ivan Fernandes gave the key note address. “Dare to dream, take the step and seize the opportunities which come your way”, was his message to all the participants gathered. He said that it is about participating in the event but not about winning which was the most motivating line to the participants. He said like the sports who kept on practising day and night students need to work hard to give a brilliant performance. He also said that the future of each and every person is in their hands and they have lived every page of their life and the next page is said to be blank and the blank page is what we are going to do in future. He ended by saying unlock your potential and prove yourself during the event. The Vote Of Thanks was given by Mr Govil Saldanha, Student Co-ordinator, Verve 2011.
The inaugural was followed by the ICE BREAKING SESSION where each of the participating teams gave a brief introduction to the team through enacting some of the contemporary issues in life. Twenty teams from all over the Country are participating in the two days events.