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Events At S P Jain

SP Jain's BBA Reach the Final round for the 5th United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition

One of SP Jain’s BBA 2015 Regional Immersion Project groups has been selected for the 5th United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition. “Team Happiness”, as they call themselves, have been working passionately on their research topic- Happiness and Innovation in the UAE. Their approach encompasses interviews of various experts from the region who have been involved in initiatives around the science of happiness, as well as an in-depth survey analysis.

The group will be presenting for the finals on the 8th of May 2017, at Abu Dhabi University. SP Jain wishes Team Happiness all the very best for the same! With inputs and guidance from stalwarts, and a thorough guidance from their Academic Mentor, who is also a psychologist and a Happiness Consultant at SP Jain, the team aims to create more awareness about the importance of happiness through their research, and to highlight the efforts made by the government of UAE to make UAE one of the happiest countries in the world.

Topics: BBA, DUBAI

Carpool Elevator Pitch – 90 Seconds of Adrenaline Rush

During the last week of March 2017, Dr Bhanu Ranjan, Assistant Professor of Communications at SP Jain, organised a 90-seconds elevator pitch in a car for the Global MBA students at the Singapore Campus. Dr Ranjan had invited four individuals from the industry who had to pitch or assess pitches for their day-to-day work, to join in as assessors for the pitches.

Topics: P2E or Passport to Excellence

BBA Jags visit an NGO village as a part of CSR initative

To help the BBA Jags better understand how Indian corporate houses address the triple bottom line issue through their CSR initiatives, they were taken to a NGO managed village to experience the village settings in the outskirts of Mumbai city on the 25th of March. This visit was arranged to gain a practical understanding as part of the SCSR subject.

Topics: Global Learning or Industry Visit

BBA Mumbai Jags turn into CSR Consultants for a day!!

The BBA Jags visited the facility of the well renowned Industrial conglomerate Godrej & Boyce Mftg. Co. Ltd to better understand how Indian corporate houses address the triple bottom line issue through their CSR initiatives.

Topics: Industry Visit

Overview of Commodity Derivatives Exchange in the City of Gold: Dubai

The city has historically been an international hub for the physical trade, not only for gold, but also many other commodities. Hence, a visit to the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) was a must for the students of PG Global Finance & Bachelor of Business Economics - to understand its role and process in the UAE with regional and international contexts. The visit happened on 23rd March 2017.

Established in 2005, DGCX was the region’s first commodity derivatives exchange and has today become the leading derivatives exchange in the Middle East. Students learnt that DGCX is a subsidiary of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai, with a mandate to enhance commodity trade flows through the Emirate. It does so by providing the appropriate physical and financial infrastructure, market, and services required. The Management team of DGCX comprises senior personnel from the commodities, securities and financial services industries, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to ensure the success of DGCX.

Topics: GMBA, Finance, BEC

BEC Jags visit Dubai Financial Market

After learning about finance and efficient markets in class, the UG jags went out and experienced how the markets in the real-world work. The BEC Jags visited the Dubai Financial Market in Dubai World Trade Center on 19th March 2017 to learn more about the first financial market which offered its shares through an IPO in the Middle East. The objective was to learn how this reflects the leading role played by the Emirate of Dubai in selling shares of governmental institutions in the region.

Topics: BEC Jags visit Dubai Financial Market

Competing like a Magnate at SP Jain Dubai’s Business Festival

SP Jain’s Dubai Campus held its first Inter University Business Festival, Magnate 2017, between 14th – 16th March. The festival hosted a series of events like Maverick Biz Quiz, Wolf of Stock Street, Jaguar’s Think Tank, InVolve – CSR Business Solutions, as well as Monopolist. The events were held at the Dubai campus, organised by the Center of Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) Student Club.

Topics: Dubai’s Business Festival

SP Jain Jags shortlisted to compete at Facebook – Hack 4 Good

Four Bachelor of Business Communication students from SP Jain have been shortlisted amongst the top 20 students representing GCC to compete at Facebook UAE – Hack 4 good – an Inter University Competition at Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity, 2017.

The shortlisted jaguars include Kimberly Eliott, Komal Tawre, Natasja Klaire Pagulayan and Sachin Kapoor, who had a chance to visit the Facebook UAE office and join in an interactive session with the Facebook Staff on the 2nd of March. Komal Tawre (missing in the group photo), who was in India at the time, could Skype in during the session and join the discussion and meet the fellow contestants.

Topics: Bachelor of Business Communication, Facebook

Supply Chain Disruptions & Mitigation Strategies - SCM Conclave

S P Jain School of Global Management conducted the fourth Supply Chain Management Conclave in March, 2017 at the School’s Dubai and Singapore campuses. With the theme Supply Chain Disruption and Mitigation Strategies, prominent industry leaders fronted panel discussions on Lessons from Recent Supply Chain Disruptions and Mitigation Strategies and Potential Disruptions in Global Supply Chains and Roadmap for The Future.

Topics: Supply Chain Disruptions

Dubai Immersion for GFMB Batch 07

SP Jain’s GFMB Batch 07 started off with amazing spirit of accomplishment. Handling a family business is different from working with a corporation. So, the experiences and knowledge you must have for each of these also differ. The GFMB cohort embarked on their journey to learn this from February 25 to March 5, 2017, where they took part in the Dubai Immersion.

Topics: GFMB