MBA News & Events

 Organizational Behaviour Grand Expo 2018 was conducted on 9th November 2018

Organizational Behaviour Grand Expo 2018 was conducted on 9th November 2018. The event was initiated for the I MBA students, where they were put into 18 groups and was asked to choose some main and interesting topic under the subject of Organizational Behaviour. The students used various mediums to share and exchange knowledge like chart representation, models, interactive games and many more.

This event was headed by our HR Club Secretary, Asst. Prof. Murugan K and by our Faculty Co-oridinator, Ms.Krithika along with the senior President Santhosh Kumar, student coordinator's Ishwarya.S, Mahima.A, Saravanan, Evanapriya from 1st MBA. We had Dr. Praveen Kumar as our Chief Guest of the day, and expo was judged by Dr. Praveen Kumar and by our Head of the Department Dr. Uma Rani P and motivated by other faculty members of MBA department.

This expo gave an opportunity for the students not just to understand the concepts in OB but also helped them to learn and execute various skills like thinking, creativity, speaking, team spirit, team bonding and group dynamics. The best 2 Projects where appreciated by recognizing their efforts.


The team of 4 MBA students from Saveetha Engineering College and one MBA Student from Saveetha School of Management under the leadership of Dr.R.Balaji, Professor-MBA, SEC, rocked in the International B-Plan Championship Finale held at IIM Indore during 17-18th August, 2018 after being shortlisted for the final round of the championship in the IIM Workshop conducted in Saveetha Engineering College during 26-27th July,2018. Saveetha Team was selected for the fifth position in the overall rank from among total of 30 teams, winning a shield and certificates. Apart from gaining a great exposure and learning on the technicalities and process of preparing and executing a sound business plan, the team registered an ineffaceable position for Saveetha in the global management map in an internationally acclaimed premier management institute which is a very proud moment.





Inauguration of PG Students

On 20/8/2018 PG fresher’s day was organised at Kurinchi hall. It will be a memorable day for them. We invited Dr. Jayakumar, GM, L&T as the chief guest of the day. Our respected Director Felicitated the guest. Our Principal delivered his special address, Dr.P.Uma Rani – Head MBA department delivered welcome address and our Dean gave vote of thanks. We all gathered to welcome freshers to our prestigious college. The programme went on well. Our chief guest advised students to avail the facilities offered at this institution and go to greater heights in their future. Our senior student Ms.Anupriyanaka narrated her experience and the facilities offered in our department and Institution. Event ended up smoothly. 








Dept of Management Studies organised guest lecture on Data Analytics on 21/8/2018 for II MBA students.Dr. R.Dinesh,MD Brainswig Edutech Pvt ltd was the chief guest of the day. He explained the importance of Data analytics in corporate and other sector. Students were advised to take up this course


International Workshop on Entrepreneurship 


One day Faculty Development Program on “Research Article Writing and Publication”

The Department of Management Studies, Saveetha Engineering College kick started its new academic year by organizing a one day Faculty Development Program on “Research Article Writing and Publication” on 7th July,2018under the  auspices of Dr.P.Umarani, HOD-MBA as the convener and Dr.N.Muthu and Dr.R.Balaji as the coordinators.  It had a wide spread participation of a galaxy of 60 pedagogics comprising Faculty members and research scholars from various institutions across the state inspired by the Chief Guest and Chief Resource Person for the program Mr.Pranav Shukla, Chief Manager, Elsevier, the US based Publication giant, who came all the way from New Delhi at personal request of Dr.R.Balaji, Coordinator for the program. Dr.P.Umarani, welcomed the gathering.

The program was inaugurated by Mr.Pranav Shukla followed by his address, and special address by the Principal of Saveetha Engineering College, Dr.P.Ramesh and Dean, Prof.A.Gandhi. The First technical session chaired by Mr.Pranav Shukla, gave a practical glimpse of the publication process, nuances, techniques and the soft wares available for effective publication and research. The second and final technical sessions were presented by Dr.E.Sugumar, Dean-Research, Saveetha University and Dr.Bala Nageswara Rao, Director, Saveetha School of Management respectively throwing light on the new vistas of publication and the art of research article writing. Dr.Bala Nageswara Rao distributed the certificates to the participants.




Creknob’s is a talent hunt event, conducted recurrently by the Department of Management Studies, Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai every year. This historic event for the year 2018 was conducted on 23rd February. The motive of this historic event is to pave the platform for the young individuals to show case their hidden talents. The program itself is distinguished as one of the largest tournament of its piece wherein the students of Arts, Science and Engineering participate. This benchmark event holds both technical and non-technical event.

Creknobs ’18 had witnessed nearly 300 participants for the events from various colleges in Chennai. Creknobs ’18 was inaugurated in the august presence of the Chief Guest of the program Mr. Abdul Gani, Green Man of India, Founder of All India Social Activist and NGO Association, Mr. Mohammad Ghibran, Music Director, Film Industry with Dr. R. Ramesh - Principal SEC, Prof. Gandhi- Dean SEC, Dr.P.Uma Rani- HOD, DoMS SEC, faculty fraternities and students of various colleges. Program was started with the welcome note given by Dr.P.Uma Rani with presidential address from Dr. R. Ramesh. Dr.Senthil Kumar VP SEC and Dean Prof.  A. Gandhi gave special addresses. Chief Guest and Guest of Honour released the souvenir and the first copy was received by Principal and the key note address was delivered by them later. Mr. K. Murugan, Mr. J. Michael Mariadhas and Dr.Kabirdoss Devi were the Coordinators for the event.

All technical and non-technical events were conducted under the supervision of faculty co-ordinators assigned for the teams respectively. Judges for all the events screened, evaluated and announced the results. Valedictory function was held at Nalli Arangam and cash prizes with certificates were distributed to the winners of the events. Mr. Michael Mariadhas delivered vote of thanks.


 IIM Calicut - ECHOES'18


The Management students of Saveetha Engineering College made an indelible mark for the first time in the history of the college and the department by elevating the image of the college in the frontier management map during 2-4th Feb,2018. Those were the days to be written in golden letters in the books of the college with a team of 16 MBA Students of Saveetha Engineering College under the able and inimitable guidance, initiative and support of Prof.Dr.R.Balaji, who organized their participation in ECHOES,18, the National Level Management Meet at IIM, Calicut, wherein participants from across the country from top management institutions gathered giving a tough fight. Our students won the first and second prizes in a few competitions like Dumb Charades, Counter Strike, Crash and Burn etc, reaching the finals in B Quiz and Art Competitions. The students had an exciting, ecstatic experience which boosted their confidence level, redefining themselves, providing a valuable platform to be on par with the top layer of Management Students, opening up new doors for their versatile skills and holistic development, creating a life time memory in their hearts to be cherished forever.





I Year MBA Students performed mock parliament event on 31/1/2018 in our campus. They played dual role of Ruling party and Opposition party. Student who played the role of Prime Minister spoke well in Hindi. Speaker was cool and calm and conducted the session without any interruption. The Mock Parliament had almost a three-hour long discussion on the GST, which started at around 1 noon in our campus parliament and ended by 3.30 pm in the evening. Historic GST bill was finally passed. Opposition party argued with true spirit and posed lot of questions like why alcohol and petroleum products have been excluded from the GST. Faculty members of DOMS congratulated the ruling and opposition party members for strongly defending this bill as it paves the way for One Nation-One Tax reform.




Voice of Alumni & Forum Inauguration

Voice of Alumni was conducted on 23/1/2018 at EEE Seminar hall. Principal and our Dean gave special address. This event is organized to honour our Alumnae and to inspire our students to come up in their career. Mr.K.S.Sanoy Paulos, Senior HR Executive from SPICinemas, Mr.M.Ravi chandran, Relationship Manager from Aegon and Mr.P.R.Narayanan, Senior Officer Accounts from Hyundai Glovis were invited as our guests. They reminisced their college days and narrated their struggle to climb up in their career. Our students were enthused. Mr. Karthick –former President and other forum members handed over their responsibilities to Santhosh – newly elected President and other forum members. The event went on well.


Two- Day Workshop on “Research Methodology and SPSS Applications”

A two-day workshop on “Research Methodology and SPSS Application” was conducted successfully on 8th and 9th January 2018. The resource person of the workshop was Prof.Dr. S. Selvam, Former Director CUIC, Anna University and Professor of Emeritus IIT- Delhi. The program was started well in the august presence of our Principal Dr. R. Ramesh, Vice- Principal Dr.Senthil Kumar, Management Department Head Dr. P. Umarani, Faculty members and Students of Saveetha Engineering College and Professors and students of other colleges. After the felicitation ceremony, resource person started the session with general introduction to research and brought a bird view understanding before the in depth involvement was made. He went down to the level of students in making the complex issues simpler. The session continued on the second day, focusing on the various technical and intricate aspects of research, connecting it with the different branches/disciplines, inculcating in the participants a flair for research making it user friendly. Resource person was honoured at the end of the session by Dr. P. Umarani and the session concluded with vote of thanks.




The Department of Management Studies, Saveetha Engineering College conducted a one-day workshop on Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the Impact of Bill on various sectors in India. Practising Chartered Accountants and Company Secretaries brought out the essence of GST. The inaugural session started at morning 9.45 am in the presence of Dr. R. Ramesh, Principal, SEC, CS Dr. R. Ravi, MD Ravi Associates, Dr. P. Umarani, HoD, Department of Management Studies, SEC, Co-ordinators Dr. Kabirdoss Devi, Mr. Micheal Mariadhas and Mr. K. Murugan. 

The Resource person for the first session was CS Dr. R. Ravi. He spoke on the recent changes amended in the company’s law with respect to GST. It was an eye opening session and the audience made the question session very lively by bombarding relevant questions to the speaker.


The second session was handled by Mr. Babu Sankara Subramaniam, Member Institute of Company Secretaries, Delhi & Member Institute of Works Cost Accountant, Kolkatta and Mrs. Rajalakshmi, Member Institute of Chartered Accountant. The session was started with a note on inception of GST dated 2000 and brought out the various stages that took till the implementation of GST in 2017. Mrs. Rajalakshmi explained various slabs of GST in different sectors and its impact. She also explained the mandatory procedures for the business people. Questions at the end of the session focused on the practical difficulties and the paradigm that it would take in the future period of time.

International Conference - Dec 2017


International conference on “Managing the Metamorphosis of Make in India in the Global Era – Roadmap and Challenges Ahead” was conducted on Dec 21st and 22nd 2017 in our campus. 75 papers were received from other colleges as well from Abroad. Dr.V.Manickavasagam, Dean –MBA (Former controller & Registrar), Alagappa University, Karaikudi was the Key note Speaker and Mr. Karthikeyan, Director – Marketing, KR Industries was the guest of Honour. We had 4 technical sessions for which Mr. Maran, Director - Sairam Institute of Management, Dr. Sivesan - Professor from Jaffna University, Srilanka, Dr. Gunitha, Director - Gurunanak College were Session chair. Dr.Nimalathasan, Professor from Jaffna University, Srilankaaddressed Valedictory address. 37 participants presented papers. Prizes distributed for the Best papers. II MBA students were the audience. Papers were published in UGC referred journal – “Emperor International Journal of Finance and Management research” which was immediately released on the day of inauguration. Few articles were published in Scopus indexed ‘Advanced research in Dynamical and control systems” as per the request of the authors. This conference was an eye opener to students which gave them exposure on Make in India scheme and its challenges. The event went on successfully.

HR Conclave – 6/10/2017

HR Club was inaugurated and HR Conclave was organized on 6th October, 2017 with the intention of getting network with HR from different organization and giving real time exposure to our students. Mr. Venkat Ramana - President –HR Landmark Group, India ltd. Bangalore was the key note speaker. He said that HR Profession has evolved in last 3 decades. It has shifted from transactional HR to transformational HR. Nowadays HR is considered as strategic business partner. In this new avatar HR has to connect with employees.
Mr. Shashikanth Jayaraman-CEO & Principal Advisor, Hex Advisory (P) Ltd, Founder-HR Sangam was the Guest of Honour. He said that HR provides a platform for the organization experts to share their knowledge of transformed HR practices. The panel discussion will give a holistic idea as to how HR is working in the present scenario. We all know HR play a vital role in contributing ideas for the success and executing companies’ business plans in dynamic organizations of today. He was the Moderator for Panel discussion. Panel discussion took place on the following topics which was mind blowing.




The Department of Management Studies of Saveetha Engineering College, witnessed the successful inauguration of Finance Club, the first of its kind in the department, on 18th August,2017 and a two day KARVY-SEAL Financial Workshop on 18th and 19th August,2017, organized by the Finance Club wherein Mr.Srinivasa Bobba, Deputy Manager-Research and Mr.Rohan Deep, Deputy Manager-Technical from Karvy Stock broking Limited, Hyderabad gave a deep insight into and practical training on various aspects of financial market including stock trading, ETF, Mutual Funds, Derivatives, Equity and Security Analysis, to a group of 100 MBA Students from Saveetha Engineering College and Saveetha School of Management and also the faculty members there from. The participants were given a complete guide on financial market and access to Demat account and few financial apps free of cost on the successful completion of the workshop. They were also provided with the link for completion of online test within a month of completing the workshop and the toppers in the test will be given an opportunity of doing internship in Karvy in their final semester. The inauguration was presided over by Prof.A.Gandhi, Dean-MBA and Dr.P.Umarani, HOD-MBA of Saveetha Engineering College with a galaxy of faculty members participating therein. Prof.Dr.R.Balaji, Finance Club Secretary in co-ordination with the student Coordinator Mr.K.Murugan, Assistant Professor(SG), MBA and Student Secretary Mr.Gopinath, had organized the programme.

GUEST LECTURE on “Pricing of Loans and CIBIL”


Mr. Aditya- Marketing Manager and Mrs. Jaya lakshmi, Senior Manager, Indian Bank gave a lecture on “Pricing of Loans and CIBIL” on 14/7/2017 in our department. It was very interesting and he spoke about the reality of bank problem in solving NPA. Motivated students to attempt Bank exam and clarified student’s doubts. We had B Plan competition and 4 groups presented their B Plan to bankers and they appreciated their efforts. Session went on well.

DEBATE Competition on Learning Organization Vs Traditional Organization


Debate competition conducted for our I MBA students on 20th October 2016 Two team consist of both sections were debated on Learning organization Vs Traditional Organization. The program was well organized by Mr.K.Murugan and Mr.J.Michael Mariadhas of our MBA faculties. This debate was intended to enhance our students public speaking skills and communication skills. Dr. G. Nagappan, Professor / CSE & Dr. G. Nalini priya, Prof/ IT were invited as the Judges for selecting the best speakers. 



Team day and Expo on organizational behavior was organized by our I year MBA students on 29.11.2016 at our Department premises. The Expo was titled as “PROTELUM”. Student teams were formed for the organizational behavior elements such as Values, Emotions, Motivation, Perception, Learning, Attitude. Each team brought so many models, charts, displays, games and exhibited colorfully at our department premises. Mr.J.Michael Mariadhas and Mr.K.Murugan initiated this programme concern to their subject activity . Dr.Umarani , Professor of MBA department and Mr.Praveen Kumar. Associate Professor of ECE department , Mrs.Gomathie Priya Asst.Professor of MBA , were invited as the Judges for selecting the best team.

Industrial Visits


We took our I MBA students as two batches to Diamond Group of Engineering on 5th Nov 2016.and Two units of the company were seen by 1st year MBA students accompanied with Dr.P.Umarani and Mr.Micheal Mariadhas. Students learned many thing about manufacturing of various steel products of the company and which was explained by the concerned in charge of the unit. The working area, safety measures, Layout, Equipments and machine parts, Inventory section, HR Department all well observed by our students and got exposure of this steel industry.

Industrial Visit to Neyveli Lignite Corporation was arranged for our I MBA Students ( two batches ). On 10th March.2017. DR.A.R.Nithya ,Mr.J.Michael Mariadhas, Mr.K.Murugan and Mrs.Siji Joseph were accompanied with students. The main places of NLc,such as Mine ( I ) , Geology unit, Thermal unit and Afforestation were seen. NLC management has arranged suitable guide to explain the respective units operations. Our students had the opportunity to see the mine operations plants and learnt the various technical and managerial aspects of NLC.

Seminar @ IIT ,Chennai / SHE LEADS….


She Leads program held on February 28th 2017 at Indian Institute of technology, Chennai. The Program was organized by British Deputy High Commission of India associated with MCCI ( Madras Chambers of Commerce and Industry ). The program is headed by Ms. Kiranbedi Lieutenant Governor of Puduchery ,former IPS and Ms.Shruti Hassan, Film Personality . The main theme of the program “She Leads” is Women Empowerment and Women Of Worth ( WOW ). Our I year MBA students ( 25 girls )attended the program. The session was all about decision making skill, Women safety, Issues faced by women in the society, impact of social media on young girls , Corporate dress codes of women etc.

The 5th edition of the annual Education Conclave,organized by the New Indian Express was held on march 3rd 4th,2017 at ITC Grand chola ,Chennai. Students attending the Thinkedu conclave in the city. The eminent academics, thinkers,social scientists and India's top political and corporate leaders came together to brainstorm for 2days on the opportunities and challenges faced by the Indian education system.

Education Conclave@ ITC Grand Chola, Chennai


The 5th edition of the annual Education Conclave,organized by the New Indian Express was held on march 3rd 4th,2017 at ITC Grand chola ,Chennai. Our I year MBA Students nearly 30 attended the program. The eminent academics, thinkers, social scientists and India's top political and corporate leaders came together and delivered speech on current and future education system.


Department of MBA Saveetha Engineering College organized a Two days  Faculty Development Programme on Enterprise Resource Planning at  EEE Seminar hall on 2/3/16 & 3/3/16.The Programme was inaugurated by  Dr. E. N. GANESH, Principal, Saveetha Engineering College, Prof.A.Gandhi, Head of the Department of MBA welcomed the gathering, and he laid a stress on ERP and its application.

58  participants have attended this programme which includes Saveetha Engineering College,Saveetha School of Management, SathyabamaUniversity,  Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Apollo Engineering College and faculty members from various  disciplines have  attended.



Investment and the magic of making money out of it has become inevitable for the growth of new and emerging economic development scenarios in the society. The goal of this workshop is to create awareness among the younger generation about the importance of investment, wealth management and the amendments in the New Companies Act 2013 and to bring together students and faculty members from various colleges and to provide common platform to all participants  to exchange their ideas and expand their knowledge in the finance area.

Finance  is core facet for all kinds of development activities.To uplift interest of academicians and students  to choose a prolific path of Finance  through a robust staircase of Investment  we have given this workshop as a remedy.

Ms. Vaidehi Srinivasan (Research) ICSI-CCGRT introduced the resource person and delivered the key note address about the theme of the workshop.


FDP on ERP- Sessions and Schedule






Content of Lecture



Inaugural Session


Mr.Shankar Balachandran

HCL tech

Introduction to ERP-

Overview of enterprise systems,  Evolution of ERP


Tea Break


Dr.G.Nagappan- Professor, CSE Dept., Saveetha Engineering College

Emerging Trends in ERP

Future trends in ERP systems.

Web enabled, Wireless technologies, cloud computing.




Dr. Jayanth Jacob- Professor, DoMS, Anna University

Planning Evaluation and selection of ERP systems

Implementation life cycle – ERP

Role of Consultants, Vendors and Employees in Implementation





Cell Tech

Maintenance of ERP- Organizational and Industrial impact;

 Success and Failure factors of ERP Implementation.


Tea Break


Mr.K.R.Ganesh, Technical Lead SAP delivery, Cyber tech, Mumbai

SAP webinar




Ms.R.Sumathi, Asst.Professor, CSE Dept., Saveetha Engineering College

ERP solutions and functional modules for small, medium and large enterprise and best business practices.

3.00PM -3.30PM

Valedictory (Dr.A.R.Nithya, Programme coordinator proposed vote of Thanks.)


Dr. Jayanth Jacob- Professor, DoMS, Anna University

Topics Covered:

Planning Evaluation and selection of ERP systems

Implementation life cycle – ERP

Role of Consultants, Vendors and Employees in Implementation



Cell Tech

Maintenance of ERP- Organizational and Industrial impact;

 Success and Failure factors of ERP Implementation.


The feedback about every session was good, it proves the satisfaction of the participants.

A horde of 58 participants made the programme a grand success. We are sure that this FDP will benefit all participants and their corresponding institutes in one or other way.

We give an assurance of providing such platforms & benefits in the coming years also.


Fresher’s Day 2016

The fresher’s day Oct 1, 2016 was a day that was filled with excitement, joy, music, enthusiasm, laughter and happiness. The Chief Guest for the day was Prof.A.Gandhi Head of the department, Management studies and deputy HOD Mr.S.Selvaraju. The dress code was ‘Dress your best’. The celebration started at 1:00 pm Nalli Aragam, with an opening prayer followed by welcome address the fresher’s were formally welcomed into the Saveetha family. The events were sponsored by II yr MBA students. There were various performances like dancing and singing to entertain juniors. The sponsors had given various prizes for the winners and participants. The program concluded with a vote of thanks and National anthem. There were delightful refreshments served at the end of the program. Juniors thanked the HOD, Staff and senior students for hosting such a pleasant program that they could cherish lifelong. 

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Guest Lectures 2015 - 16



Guest Name

Designation & Company






Capital Market Investment’s


Regional Advisory Manager (Sharekhan)


EEE Seminar Hall

2nd year MBA “A” & “B” Section

10:30 – 13:00


Capital Market Investment’s


Regional Commodity Manager (Sharekhan)


EEE Seminar Hall

2nd year MBA “A” & “B” Section

10:30 – 13:00


Think Global Go Rural


Faculty of Marketing (SRM University)


EEE Seminar Hall

2nd year & 1st year of  MBA “A” & “B” Section

10:30 – 12:00


Law of Attraction


Learning consultant & facilitator (Niche learning services)


EEE Seminar Hall

 1st year of  MBA “A” & “B” Section

10:30 – 12:00




Founder & CEO ( Camus Levers)


EEE Seminar Hall

 1st year of  MBA “A” & “B” Section

10:30 – 3:30