Skip to main content

Academic Events YEAR 2014 – 15 

Lecture by Industry Experts 

SAMSOE has pioneered a unique model of having 5% of the lectures of all core subjects conducted by industry experts in the subject. This year has begun with the following renowned professionals conducting lectures and giving students a chance to interact with them and see for themselves how the theory taught in class blends with the practical.

Date

Course

Topic

Guest

21st February 2015

Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Ms. Rochelle D'silva, Poet/artist

14th February 2015

Economic Governance & Policy

Issues in land acquisition and development, as well as the technical issues in the Land Acts (1894 & 2013)

Mr. S.M. Kurtkoti, Dy. Collector Raigad

11th November 2014

Money, Banking & Financial Institutions

Functioning of financial markets in the new global environment

Dr. Bandi Ramprasad, CEO, Growth Markets Advisory Services

11th October 2014

International Economics

Trade Policies and India’s performance 

Dr. Veeramani C., Associate Professor IGIDR

29th September 2014

Indian Economy

India and the Reforms Process

Ms. Sakshi Gupta, Junior Economist CRISIL

30th August 2014

Industrial Economics 

Oligopoly Pricing

Mr. Akshit Shah, Project Manager, Boston Consulting Group.

28th August 2014

Game Theory

Strategies used in the United Nations disarmament mission, and differences in cultures & strategies among Japanese & Indian firms

Ms. Sayuri Matsuno, Managing Director, Spectrum LS consultancy Pvt. Ltd.

28th August 2014

Introduction to Econometrics

Statistics and its Applications – with special reference to the Economic Survey 2012-13

Prof. M.H. Suryanarayana, Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research.

Pedagogy

Movies

We at SAMSOE believe that simply studying from textbooks is not enough. In today's world, a holistic and well-rounded education is required. To that end, students are often shown films of various kinds as a part of the curriculum which aids in the learning process. Some of the movies shown as part of course were:

Date

Movie

Course

24th January 2015

The National Anthem

Industrial Organization & Competition Policy

19th January 2015

Supply Chain Management

Agricultural Economics

14th January 2015

Life and Debt (2001)

Economics of Governance & Policy

12th January 2015

The Dark Knight

Intermediate Micro Economics

12th January 2015

Israel’s Technology in Agriculture

Agricultural Economics

10th January 2015

Too Big to Fail

Intermediate Macro Economics

10th January 2015

Organs across borders

International Economics

9th January 2015

Jalpari: desert Mermaid

Gender Economics

7th January 2015

October Sky

Economics of Infrastructure

24th December, 2014

Mexican Drug Cartel

Intermediate Microeconomics

15th December, 2014

Satyamev Jayate: taxes in India

Public Finance & Policy

15th December, 2014

Mind Over Money

Behavioral Economics

10th December, 2014

The dark side of chocolate

Agricultural Economics

9th December, 2014

The men who crashed the world

International Economics

5th December, 2014

Even The Rains

Economics Government & Policy

11th November 2014

Argo (2012)

Development Experience of Major Economies of the World

29th October 2014

The Economist: Germany's Mittelstand: A model of success

Development Experience of Major Economies of the World

20th October 2014

Das Auto : Germans, their cars and us

Development Experience of Major Economies of the World

13th October 2014

Keynes

Ecode – I

6th October 2014

Metro Manila

Development Economics

25th & 30th September 2014

Out Source

Introductory Sociology

22nd September 2014

The Charcoal People

Principles of Macro Economics

22nd September 2014

China on the brink of environmental crisis

International Economics

18th September 2014

12 Angry Men

Logic

17th September 2014

A Beautiful Mind

Game Theory

16th September 2014

Nero’s Guest

Indian Economy

10th September 2014

Syriana

Industrial Economics

3rd September 2014

Metro Manilla

Development Economics

28th August 2014

Masters of Money: John Maynard Keynes

International Economics

23rd August 2014

Life and Debt

International Economics

19th August 2014

City of Joy

Indian Economy

16th August 2014

Salam Bombay

Theories of Growth & Development

6th August 2014

MIT Blossoms

Optimizing your Diet: What Linear Programming Can Tell You!” – Game Theory

5th August 2014

Too Big to Fail

Money Banking & Financial Institution

31st July 2014

The Constant Gardener

Development Economics

25th July 2014

The Last Days of Lehmann Brothers

Ecode

16th July 2014

Guns, Germs and Steel

Development Experience of the Major Economies of the World

Games & Experiments

Economics concepts are taught through different games & experiments. Concepts such as law of variable proportion, oligopoly pricing, gains to trade, game theory are taught through innovative games.

A game played on “Making of the constitution” with F.Y.B. Sc. Economics students as a part of the course Political Science.

A Game played on "Oligopoly" with the First Year B.Sc. Economics students as part of `Intermediate Microeconomics` course.

A modified centipede game was played for the course Game Theory which helped to explain the concept of rollback equilibrium.

Following are some games for the course Principles of Micro Economics

  1. Games on Opportunity Cost
  2. Game on Market Clearing
  3. Experiment on diminishing marginal utility
  4. Game on equilibrium of the market
  5. Game on double auction on equilibrium on the market.

Case Study

Date

Topic

Course

January 2015

Live case study on how we apply accountancy in decision making.

Analysis of Balance Sheet of Colgate Palmolive & ratio analysis

Analysis of Financial Statement

January 2015

WIPRO LTD – The new Phase of Global Competition
Mittal Built the World’s Biggest steel Firm from Scratch – At Internet Speed
FDI by Star Buck’s
IMF
Foreign Direct Investment and the Irish Miracle
Rupee-Dollar Rout – The Case of Tripura Cluster
Regional Economic Integration

International Business

January 2015

The Case of Vision Formulation
Strategic Moves by Mahindra Group
Turn Around Trauma
The Case of Niche Bike
The Case of Strategy Planning
Managing Hindustan Lever Ltd Strategically

Business Strategy

October 2014

Mumbai Metro Rail Project

Melbourne Convention Centre Project

Economics Of Infrastructure

October 2014

Eastern Bank
Super Asia Pipes,
Marketing Of Milk-AMUL
Buying Behaviour of Women & Men
Burnol
BPL Color TV
Star Engineering Company Ltd.
Fair & Lovely - Creating Demand.
Frooti's Innovative Campaign
Coca-cola,
Ajax ltd.
Dell Computers
Crofton Wagely Inc.

Marketing Management

October 2014

What really works ? - Harvard Business School, 
ABC Corporation - Basic of Promotion
Big Dams - A necessity for India's Agricultural & Economic Development 
Career Paths of CEO's

Principles Of Management

October 2014

Apple iPhone manufacturing, Barbie and the World Economy + The Fracking industry.

The globalization of production, value addition and trade + The influence of the energy industry and prices on politics and trade

Development Experience of Major Economies

21st August 2014

Case Study on Inflation in US

Principles of Macro Economics

Video Clips

Video Clips screened for the F.Y. B.Sc. Economics as a part of course Development Experience of Major Economies of the world

  1. A video clip ‘Confessions of an Economic Hit Manwas screened for the Third Year B.Sc. Economics students as part course ‘Economics of Governance’.
  2. A 3 min clip from 'Modern Times'
  3. A 3 min clip from 'X-Men First Class'
  4. Michael Jackson – They don’t really care about us
  5. TIME Magazine – Behind the iconic tank man photo
  6. Industrial Revolution sequence in the Opening Ceremony – London Olympics 2012
  7. How fracking works
  8. BBC – Das Auto: The Germans, their cars and us

Video Clips screened for the T.Y. B.Sc. Economics as a part of course Game Theory

  1. Game of Chicken, Signaling & Screening – Clip 1: From ‘Rebel without a Cause’ (1955), 
  2. Clip 2: From “The Ugly Truth’ (2009).
    The theme of the documentaries was Types of Games & the strategies used.

Faculty Development : 

  1. Research Methodology Training Conducted by NMIMS in Collaboration with University of Illinois – attended by Prof. Rohit Muraleedharan & Prof. Kiran Limaye
  2. Teaching Methodology Conducted by NMIMS in Collaboration with University of Illinois – attended Prof. Sneha Thayyil & Prof. Fatema Nahid
  3. Governance Conducted by NMIMS in Collaboration with University of Illinois – attended by Prof. Amita Vaidya

Software Training : 

  1. Training for statistical package SPSS was conducted for F.Y.B. Sc. Economics students as part of the course IT Skill
  2. Hands on experience on R-Software was conducted for T.Y. B.Sc. Economics for the course 'Advanced Econometrics'.
  3. Training for statistical package SPSS was conducted for S.Y.B. Sc. Students on September 15, 2014

Scenario Analysis

Scenario Analysis – ‘Greek Debt Crisis and the Possible Fallouts’ was discussed for the Third year B.Sc. Economics students on January 12, 2014 as the part of their ‘Advanced Macroeconomics’ by Prof. Rohit Muraleedharan.

Field Visit :

On February 12, 2015 The S.Y. B.Sc students, accompanied by Prof. Fatema Nahid, went to Kamshet to visit Mr. Balsavar’s ‘Organic Farm’ as a part of the Agricultural Economics course.

Mr. Balsavar is a member of Maharashtra Federation of Organic Farmers. He has been practicing Organic Farming since the last 22 years. He is also helping 20 small farmers in the region to practice Organic Farming and to market their produce.

The visit to the farm was followed by a talk by Mr. Balsavar on “Economics of Organic Farming and its Sustainability”. It was subsequently followed by an interactive session with the students.

S.Y. B.Sc. Economics students Visited along with the faculty member Prof. Rohit Muraleedharan to RBI Monetary Museum on October 31, 2014 to understand the history of money in India as part of the course on 'Money, Banking and Financial Institutions'.

Convocation 2014

best-poster

It was our proud privilege to have Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Former President of India as the Chief Guest for the Convocation 2014. The Convocation ceremony was held at Bhaidas Hall at 4.00 pm for Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics, School of Science and Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce.

The Convocation ceremony started with the academic procession comprising of the Chief Guest, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Chancellor, Shri Amrish Patel, Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellor, Office bearers, Deans and Faculty members. The procession was led by the Registrar Dr. Meena Chintamaneni.

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam in his Convocation address talked about how India can achieve sustainable development and what integrated action is needed for India to achieve the same. He made the students pledge that they would have a goal and work hard with courage to achieve the same; that they would not be defeated by any problem but would work for removing problems of planet earth through the application of engineering and technology.

The following were the students in the Dean's List:

  1. Shefali Bhatia
  2. Ashwin Nair
  3. Garima Sinha

The following were the awards given to the graduating students of The Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics.

Students Award

  1. The first rank holder with a CGPA of 3.87 who also got a cash prize - Shefali Bhatia
  2. Best student for consistent Academic Performance 2011-14 – Shefali Bhatia
  3. Best All Rounder – Shefali Bhatia
  4. Best Speaker – Shefali Bhatia

Special prize for organizing

  1. Gandhar Parnandiwar
  2. Garima Sinha
  3. Harshal Patel
  4. Dhruv Sengar

Best Staff Award - 2013 – 14

Ms. Rita John Mascarenhas

Picture Gallery

B.Sc. - M.Sc. Orientation Program - 2016

Connect With Us x