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Published a Textbook on Financial Management

Dr. Virendra Tatake, Director- IGBS and Prof. Supriya Desai, Assistant Professor- IGBS, recently published a textbook on Financial Management as per the new syllabus for MBA 2019 of Savitribai Phule Pune University. The book was published by Rohan Prakashan, Pune and was unveiled by Hon. Dr. Tarita Shankar, Chairperson, Indira Group of Institutes. Financial Management is a new generation textbook for the students of Semester II of MBA. It offers a thorough, applied, and concise introduction to the essential financial concepts and analytical tools that today’s students need to know. It starts “at the beginning” and assumes no prior knowledge or experience in financial management. Throughout the text, the authors emphasize on real-world examples, cases, and applied problems to bring that relationship between information and strategy to life. Coverage includes basic principles of accounting and financial reporting, preparing and analyzing financial statements, cost analysis, and the process of budget preparation. The text also includes several large case studies appropriate for class discussion and/or graded assignments.

Indira Brandslam Summit and Awards 2019

The prestigious Indira Group of Institutes (IGI), Pune organized the 7th edition of Indira Brand Slam Summit and Awards on the 27th & 28th of Sept 2019. The theme for this year was “Triggering Transformation in New Age Indian Business”.

More than 2000 management students and over 50+ corporate speakers were present for this extravaganza!

The keynote address was given by Mr. Murali MS, Director Marketing & Chief Fun Officer, Capgemini. He emphasized that “Life gets better by Change and not by Chance”.

Dr. Tarita Shankar, Chairperson-IGI, Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director-IGI along with other dignitaries released initiatives including the “Dr. Tarita Shankar Award for Excellence”, “Indira International Innovation Summit”, “Indira Community Care Club” and IGI Value Statement “Empowering Minds to Elevate Lives”.

Day 1 – Corporate Leaders:

  • Mr. Gaurav Buch, CHRO & Group Head HR, CSR & Administration, Rasna Group.
  • Mr. Ranjan Sarkar, CHRO, Exide Batteries.
  • Mr. Arun Arora, Head Communications, Vedanta Limited
  • Mr. Inbarajan P., Business Head, Dailyhunt
  • Ms. Supriya Rao, Sales, Pre-Sales & Relationship Management Professional, Xpanxion International
  • Mr. Manoj Sonawane, Area Sales Manager, Amul
  • Mr. Abhijeet Parlikar – Senior General Manager – HR -IR & Admin – John Dheere
  • Mr. Akash Sangole, General Manager & Head of Corporate HR, Panasonic
  • Mr. Ranjan Sarkar, CHRO, Exide Batteries

Day 2 – Corporate Leaders:

The second day witnessed many eminent speakers on campus. At the outset, Dr. Pandit Mali, Director – IIMP, expressed his thoughts on the disruption and how the future is going to change with it.

  • Mr. Aditya Sant , Brand Manager- Dettol, Reckitt Benckiser
  • Mr. Chetan Dixit, Associate Director- Business Intelligence OLA cabs
  • Mr. Maharana Ray, Vice President- Probiking, Bajaj Auto Limited
  • Ms. Ankita Singh, VP, and Global Head
  • Mr. Deepak Choudhary, Director – Sales & CEO – Audi,
  • Ms. Chrystlline Fernandes, Media Operations Specialist- LinkedIn,
  • Mr. Sanjeev Parkar – Senior Director – Human Capital – PWC.
  • Mr. Sitaram Kandi, VP- HR, CoEs, IR, Skill Development & CSR, Tata Motors,
  • Mr. Salil Chinchore, Head- Human Resource, Godrej Agrovet Ltd,
  • Mr. Prasenjit Roy, SEVP & CMO- Netmagic,
  • Mr. Dhirendra Kulkarni, Pre-sales Senior Director, PTC,
  • Mr. Mazin Abdullah, Director- Strategic Partnership,,
  • Mr. Rahul Gupta, Director- Strategy and M&A, Cognizant,
  • Mr. Chiranjeevi Gandham, Director – HR Business Partner-Huawei, to name a few.

“Business Excellence Awards” were given to shortlisted corporate leaders who have impacted the lives of millions by their contribution in the industry they cater to and few IGI Alumni were recognized for their good work in the industry.

Luxury Brands like Café Hearts, Sakal Times, Suzuki Motors, Ace Perkins – Dealers of Jaguar & Land Rover, Mapro, Piaggio, Aprilia, Budhani Bros, Ador, P&G, Des Rangeela, etc. were the event partners and had also put up the stall to attract more than 3500 students of the Universe Campus of IGI.

The management students (PGDM, MBA, and BBA) of Indira Group (ISBS, IIMP, ICEM and IGBS) got the opportunity to interact with all industry stalwarts of the Top Brands of India.

The event brought forward learnings on what businesses are doing to transform and redesign themselves in the Indian Business Environment. It was an occasion for the industry stalwarts to hold up the beacon of their experience for students to shape the leaders of tomorrow.

Fit India Movement 2019

Report On: Fit India Movement 2019
Date of Report: 30th August 2019                
Name of the Event: Fit India Movement
Date: 29th August 2019                                          Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Venue: Indira Global Business School, Pune
Complete Report:

Universities and higher education institutions across the country have been asked to take part in ‘Fit India Movement’, scheduled to be conducted on August 29.

Indira Global Business School also excitedly participated in and supported this initiative and made necessary arrangements to view the launch of Fit India Movement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on 29th August 2019. The event was conceptualized on account of National Sports Day, which commemorates the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand.

As per the directive by UGC, Indira Global Business School has made a  fitness plan and plans to incorporate the same in students’ and staff’s daily physical activities and ultimately in the daily routine on campus. The event witnessed the presence of around 40+ students and staff members who were attentive throughout the program. The Students and Staff members also took the fitness pledge.

This event was a huge success and the Institute expects that this event will have a positive effect on the students about physical fitness in an era of Digital India.

Report prepared by                                                        
Priyanka Darekar,
Assistant Professor, Indira Global Business School

Event Coordinated by
Yogesh Gheware
Office Superintendent, Indira Global Business School

Dr. Virendra Tatake
Indira Global Business School, Pune

Union Budget 2019 Review Session by CMA Pradeep Deshpande


The Union Budget is a financial statement of the government’s revenue and expenditure for one fiscal year which essentially means it is an account of the finances of the government for a fiscal. A country’s budget has a deep and considerable impact on the macro and micro level economy of the country. To instil a broader understanding of the same, Indira Global Business School organized Budget Review session of the Union Budget 2019 for all the students and faculty members on 6th February 2019, followed by an in-depth analysis by CMA Pradeep Deshpande. The event generated a great amount of interest amongst the students towards the general economy of India.

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Career Opportunities in Finance Sector


A Guest session was organized by Indira Global Business School on Career opportunities in Finance Sector by Prof . Suraj Tatiya (Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountants, Company Secretary) & Mr. Mandar Jadhav (Cost Management Accountants) on January 05,2019. The guests discussed the career opportunities available in the financial sector. They also shared the latest trends in finance sector. The lecture was quite useful for the students.

Prof. Suraj & CMA. Mandar were felicitated by Dr. Virendra Tatake, Director of IGBS.

The students appreciated the insights provided by the speakers and gained valuable inputs.


Spreading Smiles 2019

“To bring up smile on someone’s face, to who we don’t owe anything, is what distinguishes us as human.” Indira Group of Institutes has always believed that corporate conscience is about giving back to the communities that keep your business afloat, maybe even ones beyond your reach.
Given as a winter assignment, the “Spreading Smiles” initiative has brought up a positive driving force which triggered the thought that it is our social and moral responsibility to contribute towards our society and environment.
The Spreading Smiles initiative made the students of IGBS look deep into societal issues faced by children. . IGBS campus including the First Year and Second year MBA Students along with the Staff members volunteered for taking this idea of Spreading Smiles forward. The activity was carried out by students and staff members on individual and group basis at their respective home towns. Some Students even made their peers and family members a part of this wonderful initiative.
“I Created a beautiful, unforgettable memory associated with spreading smile by distribution of stationary to students of ZP school number 7, Sangli.” Quoted Ruchita Jotrao, MBA First year student of IGBS. “Visiting the orphanage is a life changing experience and you start appreciating the little things in life when you see people who don’t have them. Only at such times do you tide over the insignificant and immaterial things and appreciate the bigger picture.I feel extremely fortunate that I HAVE MY PARENTS WITH ME, THESE LITTLE ANGELS DON’T.” , stated an emotional Tejasvini Pawar, MBA First Year Student after visiting an orphanage.
The initiatives and activities conducted under this endeavour were popularised by the students under #SPREADINGSMILES#IGBS#INDIRA#SILVERJUBILEEYEAR#PROUDTOBEANINDIRAITE through social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. The students and staff of Indira Global Business School, Pune really proved that a smile can be the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.

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Aarti Tambe, Student of First Year MBA spent time with girl orphans of Hindu Bal Seva Sadan, Khandva Nikhil Dhar, celebrated Christmas with children of Amdar Prakash Devle Middle School, Shirgaon
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Ruchita Jotrao and Abhijjet gaikwad, Students of MBA First Year distributed essential stationery to ZP School, Sangli Suyog Joshi, Student of MBA First Year donated required school supplies to orphans at village named Chehadi, situated near Nashik

Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis:
The Certification Course in Technical Analysis conducted by Maruma Consultancy in the month of August, 2018 was a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge & practical expertise of the art of trading. This course focused on technical training with the objective to learn and utilize only the relevant aspects of the theoretical part. Participants were given hands-on training on various technical analysis software and also opportunity to attend mock trading session.


Indira Global Business School [IGBS] and Indira College of Engineering and Management [ICEM held an induction ceremony on August, 11, 2018 to welcome new students of MBA 2018-2020 Batch.

The event was graced by Chief Guest, Mr. Ramkumar Ananthasubramanian, Plant Head, CNH Industries India Private Limited, Chairperson [IGI], Dr. Tarita Shankar, Group Director [IGI], Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Executive Director-Corporate Relations, Ms. Madhuri Sathe, Principal-ICEM, Dr. Sunil Admuthe and by Director-IGBS, Dr. Virendra Tatake.

The Chief Guest shared his expertise with the students related to Manufacturing, After sales service, Benchmarking & Product improvement, Process improvements thru WCM-World Class Manufacturing, Product Quality (both New Product & Current Product), Problem Solving and Voice of Customers.

Dr. Tarita Shankar addressed the gathering and delivered a motivational speech on “Caring” and “Humanity” as the best virtues of mankind as “humanity” was the theme for the Induction Ceremony. Prof. Chetan Wakalkar shared his views on Industry 4.0 and gave an eye-opener onautomation, data exchange, cyber-physical systems, Internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing. Also, a special video was presented by the students covering the social welfare activities of students under the initiative “Spreading Smiles”.

Special recognitions went to the Academic Toppers of Junior and Senior MBA Batches as well as to the students who bagged the Top Placements for the Batch 2016-2018. The ceremony was a grand success.


Alumni Meet 2018

Indira Group is celebrating its glorious 25 years of untiring service in education sector. It was the most appropriate time to call upon its alumni who are working indifferent sectors of the society. As a proud Alma matter it was a nostalgic moment to see its alumnus working at respectable position with reputed organisations across the world.
Grand Alumni meet was scheduled on 17th November’ 18 on its campus at Wakad. It was a festive mood and was attended by all Directors of different institutes of Indira. All the alumnus were given a grand welcome on campus and taken through a memory lane depicting theirs lives during their old college days. Alumnus were proud to share their experience and their memories to add the nostalgic flavour to the event. Post interaction a grand dinner was hosted for all alumni and dignitaries to relish some tempting delicacies. Finally with few clicks it was time to pull down the curtain to a nostalgic event and look forward for a next event.