Recent Events

Republic Day Celebration 2015

Date- January 26, 2015
Place - Main Campus

Prof. J. Philip hoisted the flag and addressed the students and faculty.
Below mentioned Scholarships were given away.

Barrister M K Nambiar Memorial Scholarship Award of Rs. 1 Lakh - Anshu Kumar
Chairman's Scholarship Award of Rs. 1 Lakh - Rishita Y
JD Cherayil Memorial Scholarship Award of Rs. 1 Lakh - Malavika S

Merit-cum-means scholarship of Rs. 50,000 each awarded to
  • Adonyphil K Mathew
  • Suresh S
  • Vedant Dua
  • Krishnaa Rajappa

Biennial Conference of ABBS 2014

Date- October 9-11, 2014
Place - Beijing, China

The Biennial Conference of the Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS) and the 6th BRICS Students’ Meet were held from October 9-11, 2014 in Beijing, China. The event, that invites students and faculty of B- schools from BRICS countries to join hands in furthering business education, was organized jointly by the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing and ABBS. Prof. J. Philip, President- XIME and Prof. C. P. Ravindranathan, Honorary Professor- XIME, along with seven students, represented XIME at the conference.

Prof. J. Philip delivered an address at the inaugural session, as the Founder President of ABBS, on “Intra- BRICS Cooperation in Management Education.” Prof. C. P. Ravindranthan presented a paper titled “India- China FDI Ties”. Ms. Jennie George, student of XIME elucidated her vision for the future of MBA before the participants

Ms. Moumita Mahapatra, Ms. Rishitha Y., Ms. Jennie George and Mr. Goutham Krishnan P.S. of XIMEBangalore, and Ms. Sonali Singh, Mr. Samuel Deepak and Mr. Anush Sadu of XIME- Kochi are the students who participated in the Meet. Other institutions that participated include the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Shanghai University of international Business and Economics, Shantou University and Far Easter Federal University (Russia). The Students’ Meet provided many opportunities such as an industrial visit to the Hyundai Factory in Beijing, a cultural programme and a Strategic Management competition- “Sand Board”. Ms. Moumita and Mr. Goutham, as a team, secured the first place, while Mr. Samuel and Mr. Anush were part of the teams that secured the second and third places, respectively, in the “Sand Board” competition.

Maria Philip Debate Competition

Date- October 6, 2014
Place - XIME campus

Maria Philip, daughter of Mrs. Leelamma Philip and Prof. J. Philip, President - XIME is the spirit behind the founding of XIME. Maria, who was an excellent orator and debater, passed away on September 30, 1986. The Maria Philip Memorial Inter B- School Debate Competition was held on October 6, 2014 at XIMEBangalore, as a fitting tribute to Maria. The topic for the debate was “The move to abolish the Planning Commission is detrimental to the management of the country’s economy”. The business schools that participated include IIM-Bangalore, Christ College, St. Joseph’s College of Management & TAPMI. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Mr. Partha De Sarkar, CEO- Hinduja Global Solutions and the Panel of Judges was chaired by Mr. P.S. Ponnappa, Vice President, TVS Motor Co. Ltd. The Panel also included the Dr. M. C. Nirmala, Practice Head – Research and Consulting, Great Place to Work Institute, India, Mr. Vinod Kumar, Senior Manager - HR, Ellucian, India, Mr. Siddarth Naga S., Chief People Officer, Cloudnine, Bangalore, Ms. Padma Srinivas, HR Consultant and President of the XIME Alumni Association. The team from T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal comprising Ms. Devika Ganesh Shenoy and Ms. Vaishnavi Chella won the first prize and received the rolling trophy along with a cash award of Rs.15,000/-. The team from St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration, Bangalore that comprised Mr. Roger Joseph Lurshay and Ms. Ashwini Agarwal won the second prize and received a cash award of Rs.10,000.

Workshop on Creativity & Innovation

Date- September 12-13, 2014
Place - XIME campus

XIME, Bangalore organized its first workshop on Creativity & Innovation during September 12- 13, 2014. The workshop was led by Dr. Jeyakar Vedamanickam, Director- XIME and coordinated by Mr. K. Bennie Joel, Asst. Professor- XIME. The primary goal of the workshop was to encourage “out-of-thebox- thinking” in the 23 participants from various corporate and educational institutions, who would further implement it in their own organizations.

The first session by Dr. Jeyakar Vedamanickam was an overview of Creativity & Innovation through simulation games. Dr. Mathew J. Manimala, Professor, IIM-B delivered a session on “Creative thinking: Nature, Facilitators and Blocks”. On the second day, Dr. Jeyakar Vedamanickam taught how to sell creative ideas. The participants expressed high appreciation for the workshop.

Delegates from the University of Akron

Date- July 21-25, 2014
Place - XIME campus

A team of delegates from the University of Akron, Ohio, USA led by Professor Suzanne Gradisher was at XIME from July 21 to 25, 2014. The delegates visited XIME as part of their “study abroad” program. A series of guest lectures by the faculty and other eminent personalities and industrial visits to various companies were organized to familiarize them with business organizations in India and their functioning. A cultural show was put up by the students of XIME that gave them a glimpse of the rich Indian culture.

XIME engages with UNGC

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a platform for business and non-business entities to proactively network and engage in areas of human rights, labour, environment, anti-corruption and contributing to UN goals in order to achieve the common objectives of building a sustainable and inclusive global economy. XIME is an active participant of the UNGC for almost 5 years now. XIME is committed to advance the ten principles of UN Global Compact within its sphere of influence.

ICONnect 2014

ICONnect, the innovative Fund Raiser event held in association with the Joy of Giving Week (DaanUtsav) is back for a second innings. Hosted by the students of Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship, Bangalore, ICONnect 2014 enabled participants to bid for their favourite ICONs in an online auction that happened during October 2- 11 on eBay. The winning bidders will get the unique opportunity to ‘shadow’ the respective ICON for an entire day.All funds raised through this event are channelled directly to the NGOs championed by the ICONS.

In 2013, the event saw over 200 unique bidders, and Rs. 3 Lakh raised in auctions. This year, XIME has roped in personalities from diverse fields such as Performing Arts, Sports, Literature, Cinema, and Social Service, in addition to Business Leaders.The impressive list ICONnect of ICONs this year includes the renowned Indian Classical Dancer, Social Activist and Padma Bhushan recipient- Dr. Mallika Sarabhai, Ace Billiards player Padma Shri Pankaj Advani, Badminton Star Ms. Ashwini Ponnappa, Sports Commentator-cumentrepreneur Mr. Charu Sharma, Singer, Lyricist and Composer Mr. Raghu Dixit, renowned Comedian and Radio Jockey Mr. Danish Sait, Chairman of Manipal Global Education Mr. Mohandas Pai, Mindtree CEO Mr. Krishnakumar Natarajan, CMD of Kirloskar Systems Mr. Vikram Kirloskar, GM of JW Marriott Bengaluru – Parul Thakur, to name a few.

Major NGOs like SMILE Foundation, CRY, AkshayaPatra, and Goonj, among others will be the beneficiaries of the bidding. The auctions were live for 10 days from October 2, 2014.

XIME features among the Top 15

XIME was ranked the 15th best Private B-school in India and the 2nd best in Karnataka in a survey conducted by Careers 360. It is indeed a proud moment for XIME as the ranking has come soon after the prestigious ACBSP accreditation. XIME has always endeavoured to achieve excellence in management education and strives to better its performance.

 The latest survey by Indian Management has put XIME in the ‘A1’ category placing it among the top B- Schools in South India.