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Academic Year 2017-18

Faculty Development Programme:

Dr. Esha Khanna and Dr. Shreya Biswas attended the Faculty Development Program on Structuring research and Communicating, Conducted by Prof Robert William Faff, Professor in Finance | Director of Research, University of Queensland, Australia on 23rd August 2017.

International Visitors

Date

Course

Topic

Guest

07/09/2017

NA

Developing Strategic Intent for Sustainable Success

Dr Jens Mueller (MNZM) from University of Waikato, New Zealand

08/08/2017

NA

German central bank’s views on current political and economic challenges in Europe.

Deputy Governor of Bundesbank, The German Central Bank

Guest Lectures by 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

02-11-2017

Principles of Management

Tourism Management and Marketing

Ms. Alpa Jani, Trade Relations Manager, South African Tourism

5% Component

01-11-2017

Marketing Management

Modern Marketing Concepts in Indian Printing Industry

Ms Poojaa Jadhav , Times of India

5% Component

28/10/2017

Money, Banking & Financial Institution

Banking and Finance: An overview of the financial industry

Mr. Ramanuj Lal, Partner, Alternate Risk Premia Investments

27/10/2017

Economics of Environment and sustainable development

Sustainable Business

Prof. Trupti Mishra, Assistant Professor , IIT

5% Component

26/10/2017

Indian Economy

India’s current macroeconomic policy

Ms Dipti Deshpande , CRISIL

5% Component

09/10/2017

Corporate Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mr Kevin Shah , Kevin Enterprises

5% Component

23/09/2017

International Economics

Free trade agreement/global development with special reference to india

Mr. Meheuz Basar Mollah Economis, Economic Laws Practice (ELP).

5% Component

15/09/2017

NA

Experience in Banking

Mr. Dhaval Patel Product Head of Avance Financial Services Ltd.

09/09/2017

Effective Communication 

Group Discussion

Mr. Abhimanyu Asija CEO

Pedagogy

Movies / Documentaries

Date

Movie

Course

October 2017

Argo (2012)

Development experience of major economies of the world

October 2017

Population Myth by Hans Rosling

Theories of Growth and Development

October 2017

Love is a fallacy

Logic

October 2017

Life and Debt

International Economics

September 2017

English Movie “Thank you For Smoking” was screened to illustrate how Marketing Principles were effectively used.

Marketing Management

September 2017

Sherlock Holmes

Logic 

September 2017

Bitter seeds

Research methods

August 2017

The Big Short

Money, Banking & Financial Institutions

July 2017

Guns Germs Steel – Episode 2

Development experience of major economies of the world

Into the Graveyard - Documentary 

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

Baiga Tribes gets habitat rights for the first time - Documentary

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

Video Clips

Video Clips screened for T.Y.B. Sc.

Date

Name of the video clip

Course

November 2017

Breaking Bad Game Theory Part 1 (vs. Decision Theory)

Game Theory

August 2017

The Public Goods game

Panel Discussion on Inequality by Debraj Ray and Kaushik Basu

Game Theory

Development Economics

July 2017

Video Lecture by Dr.Philip Kotler on Mantra of Marketing.

Video Lecture by Steve Jobs of Apple on Best Marketing Strategy-Think Different.

Video Lecture by Steve Job of Apple. Video Lecture by Dr.Philip Kotler on 8 Ways to Market your Way to Growth.

Marketing Management

Video Clips screened for F.Y.B. Sc.

Date

Name of the video clip

Course

November 2017

The Power of the Market: The Pencil

BBC: How an ageing population will change the world

How will Lee Kuan Yew govern India?

Development Experience of Major Economies of the World

October 2017

German Mittelstand

Development Experience of Major Economies of the World

August 2017

As part of test component – ‘Slash and burn agriculture’ and ‘Major trends of 2017: Drone deliveries’ 

Development experience of major economies of the world

August 2017

Brazil: The Coffee nation 

Development experience of major economies of the world

July 2017

Fears of Boom and Bust: Hayek vs. Keynes - Video Clip

Fight of the Century - Video Clip

Principles of Macroeconomics
 

Principles of Macroeconomics

Case Studies are used extensively as part of the curriculum at SAMSOE. Some of the case studies used are listed below.

Case used for T.Y.B. Sc. Economics

October 2017

1) Case Study of Zero Waste Disposal System: Sweden
2) Case Study of Waste Disposal System: Norway
3) Boston air quality

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

September 2017

1) Fair & Lovely, Creating Demand- presented by Students on 04-09-2017.

Marketing Management

September 2017

1) Case Study of Ganga Action Plan
   
2) Case Study of Solid Waste Management in Eldoret Municipality
 
3) Case Study of Klang Valley

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

September 2017

1) Organization Change at GE

2) Managing – The HP way

3) “Future Car” – Strategies in MST

4) The challenger Accident – Lessons Learnt in Management

5) Role of Communication in Management

6) Walmart in America & Around the World – Strategies of Success

7) An International Case on Reengineering The Business Process at Proctor & Gamble

8) International case study on How Lexus was Born & Succeeded in US ?

9) International Case Study on Restructuring at Koreas Daewoo

Principles of Management

August 2017

Monte Carlo Simulations in R to show properties of estimators 

1) Haldiram’s getting the 4 Ps right-Presented/Discussed by Students on 7th & 9th August 2017
2) Buying Behaviour of Women& Men- Presented/Discussed in the class by students on 22-08-2017
3) Burnol-Presented/Discussed by Students on 23-08-2017.
4) Fair & Lovely, Creating Demand-Will be presented/Discussed by Students on 30-08-2017.

Econometrics-II


Marketing Management

August 2017

Case study of Darukhana and Alang Shipyard

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

August 2017

Case study of DADRI Plant (NTPC)


Case study of Commonwealth Games in India 2010


Case study of Mundu Tribe in India

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development




August 2017

Case study of Mundu Tribe in India


Case study of Forest Rights Act in India


Case study of Zambia Coastal Floodplains

Case study of Sundarbans Wetland

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development






August 2017

Case study of US: Great Depression


Elinor Ostrom and the tragedy of the commons

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

Game Theory

July 2017

1) Eastern Bank.-Presented/Discussed in the class by the student’s on24-07-2017.
2) Super Asia Pipes Private Ltd.-Presented/Discussed in the class by students on 26-07-2017.
3) Marketing of Milk-Amul-Will be Presented/Discussed in the class by students on 31-07-2017.

Marketing Management

Case used for S.Y.B. Sc. Economics

Date

Topic

Course

November 2017

Basel III: An Evaluation of New Banking Regulations, 910N29-PDF-ENG

Money Banking and Financial Institutions

October 2017

1. Decision making
2. Cost sheet
3. Budget

Management Accounting

September 2017

Euro crisis as a Dutch syndrome

International economics

August 2017

Third Bi-monthly monetary policy, RBI

1. working capital statement
 
2. Financial statement (Balance sheet and profit and loss account)

Money, Banking & Financial Institutions

Managerial Accounts

Case used for F.Y.B. Sc. Economics

Date

Case Study used

Course

October 2017

Case Study on Consumer Confidence in India: Neilson

Principles of Macro-economics

September 2017

1) Case Study on Inflation and Dutch Disease in Venezuela 2) Case study on Hyper-Inflation in Zimbabwe

Principles of Macro-economics

2) Case study on Hyper-Inflation in Zimbabwe

Case used for F.Y.M. Sc. Economics

Date

Case Study used

Course

August 2017

Monte Carlo Simulations in R to show properties of estimators

Statistics and Econometrics

Case used for S.Y.M. Sc. Economics

Date

Case Study used

Course

August 2017

Decoding one financial market scam each week
 
Discussing the contributions of Nobel Laureates in Economics for their contribution to the field of Financial Economics

Financial Economics



Games & Experiments

  • R-programming: Oligopoly
  • Game to explain law of variable proportion
  • Inflation Uncertainty Experiment 
  • Comic strips used to explain economic concepts
  • Application of Logic through Logical puzzles for the course Logic 
  • Discussion and Questioning, Role Play-Art of Conversation, Introduction for the course Effective Communication 
  • Game on why markets may not clear under Central Direction for the course Principles of Microeconomics

Class Activities

  • Application of Logic through Logical puzzles 
  • R application of logit and probit models
  • Discussion on Intelligent Investor – Chapter on Naïve investor’s investment strategy 
  • Discussing major financial news of the week & Contributions of Nobel laureates in Financial Economics and decoding a financial scam. 
  • Finding optimal portfolio using R
  • Student Performance in writing and Speech 
  • Email writing-Individual 
  • Email-Correction-group 
  • Loud reading and Silent reading for COMPREHENSION 
  • GUEST LECTURE-Group Discussion- How, What and Why is it IMPORTANT 
  • Great Writers and their ideas of writing &Discussion of letter Writing 
  • Principles of Business Writing 
  • Voice Modulation and Intonation Exercises 
  • R-session on simulated mixed strategies for the course Game Theory. 
  • Discussion on Financial News of the week for the course Financial Economics. 
  • Quiz on US Economy: Classical vs Keynesian for the course Principles of Macroeconomics. 
  • Second Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy, Reserve Bank of India – Discussed for S.Y.B.Sc. Economics, M.Sc. Economics first year and M.Sc. Economics second year

Convocation - 2017

The Convocation ceremony for Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics, Sunandan Divatia School of Science and Kirit P. Mehta School of Law was held at Bhaidas Hall on 10 August 2016 at 11.30 am. The Chief Guest for the Convocation was Padmashree, Prof. Dr. N. R. Madhava Menon, Honorary Prof. & IBA Chair on Continuing Legal Education, NLSIU, Bangalore.

The following students were in the Dean's List:

  • Iyer Madhunika 
  • Thacker Abhijay 
  • Tanima 
  • Rajshree Ganeriwala 
  • Jijnyasa Patowary 
  • Aditya Jahagirdar 
  • Tanvi Goel

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

Students Award

  • The first rank holder with a CGPA of 3.85 who got Gold Medal – Iyer Madhunika 
  • The second rank holder with a CGPA of 3.84 who got Silver Medal – Thacker Abhijay 
  • The third rank holder with a CGPA of 3.80 who got Silver Medal – Tanima 
  • Best student for consistent Academic Performance 2014-17 – Madhunika Iyer 
  • Best All Rounder – Prachi Laddha 
  • Best Speaker - Rajshree Ganeriwala 
  • Best Organizer - Nishi Desai

Special prize for organizing

  • Mitul Gupta 
  • Rajshree Ganeriwala 
  • Aastha Bafna

Second Annual Economics Conference in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society-12th February 2018

Summer School Programs at SAMSOE

SAP Education Module
2nd Batch commencing from January, 2018
 Last date to apply 16th December, 2017

Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics wins the 'Best Emerging Institute Award'

Student of Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics wins 'Budding Economist of South Asia'

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