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Academic Year 2018-19

International Visitors

Date

Course

Topic

Guest

21-08-2018

Development Economics

"Economic Analysis of Poverty and Inequality."

Dr. Gurleen Popli Lecturer at The University of Sheffield

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

01-11-2018

Principles of Management

"Professional Ethics and Fraud"

Ms. Ambika Solanki, Senior Teacher Fellow at Birmingham City University

29-10-2018

Theories of Growth and Development

“Growth and Development: What have we learned from Longitudinal Studies”

Dr. Sarthak Gaurav, Assistant Professor IIT Bombay

29-10-2018

Game Theory

“Games of Incomplete Information”

Dr. Sarthak Gaurav, Assistant Professor IIT Bombay

22-10-2018

International Economics - II

“Performance of the Indian Rupee and the Current Global Dynamics”

Ms Pankhuri Tandon Junior Economist at CRISIL

11-10-2018

Behavioural Psychology

“ Human Development”

Ms Pratishtha Trivedi Mirza Clinical Psychology

29-09-2018

Money Banking and Financial Institutions

“Management of Commercial Banks”

Mr. S. Narayanan Consulting Editor – Special Projects, The Free Press Journal

22-09-2018

Corporate Finance

"Investment Banking"

Ms. Saloni Jain Vice President at Avendus Capital

22-09-2018

Effective Communication

“Group Discussions and Personal Interviews”

Mr. Abhimanyu Asija, Chief Executive Officer

19-09-2018

Marketing Management

"Modern Marketing Concepts in Indian Printing Industry"

Ms Poojaa Jadhav Founder & Chief Trainer, The Hexis Consulting

12-09-2018

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development 

"Consumer response to energy efficiency policy in India: Discrete Choice and Hedonic Pricing Method"

Dr. Manisha Jain Visiting Assistant Professor, IGIDR

Pedagogy

• Movies / Documentaries

Date

Video

Course

17-09-2018

Glengarry Glen Ross English Movie related to Marketing and Sales.

Marketing Management

09-09-2018

The shutter Island

Logic

09-09-2018

Clip from American Sniper

Behavioural Psychology

06-09-2018

The Prestige

Logic

04-08-2018

Clip from A Beautiful Mind

Behavioural Psychology

04-08-2018

Shutter Island

Logic

02-08-2018

Shutter Island

Logic

18-07-2018

Guns, Germs and Steel – Part 2

Development Experience of Major Economies of the World

• Video Clips

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

Date

Video

Course

September 2018

1) Inside Rio’s favelas, the city's neglected neighborhoods

2) Tank Man: Tiananmen square massacre

3) Donald Trump Teases a President Bid During a 1988 Oprah Show

4) The YouToons get ready for Obamacare

5) Factory scene: Modern Times

6) Crash Course: The Cold war

7) Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Challenge (BBC)

Development experience of major economies of the world

August 2018

1) Marginal Revolution University: The Geography hypothesis

2) Marginal Revolution University: The hockey stick of human prosperity

3) Marginal Revolution University: The rule of 70

4) Why is Iran so mad at America?

5) The Ukraine crisis in 2 minutes

Development Experience of Major Economies of the World

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

Date

Video

Course

September 2018

Marginal revolution university: The Economics of Ideas

Theories of Growth and Development

September 2018

Stanford Prison Experiment

Behavioural Psychology

August 2018

1) Marginal Revolution University: Growth rates are crucial

2) Marginal Revolution University: Introduction to the Solow model, Physical capital and diminishing returns

3) Introduction to Dependency theory

4) China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

Theories of Growth and Development

August 2018

Ted Talk: The good life

Behavioural Psychology

August 2018

Ted Talk: How to make stress your friend

Behavioural Psychology

August 2018

Hallucination

Behavioural Psychology

July 2018

Social Learning by Albert Bandura

Behavioral Psychology

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

Date

Video

Course

July 2018

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 Jobs of Apple.

Marketing Management

• Class Activities / Games & Experiments (Other Pedagogy)

Date

Course

Pedagogical tools

Year

September 2018

Effective Communication

Interacting thru Groups Critical Analysis of CV Presentation, projects

F.Y. B. Sc.

September 2018

Money, Banking and Financial Institution

Monetary Policy Discussion (Fourth bi monthly policy)

S.Y. B.Sc.

September 2018

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

1) Case Study of Zero Waste Disposal System: Sweden  
2) Case Study of Waste Disposal System: Norway
3) Case of Savco Millers (Uganda)
4) Case of Grameen Shakti in Bangladesh
5) Case of Team B in Haiti
6) Case study on Kreyol Essence
7) Case of Solar Panels in India
8) Case of South African Carbon Trading Scheme
9) Case of EU ETS
10) Case Study on Precautionary Saving in Japan

T.Y. B.Sc.

September 2018

Macroeconomic Theory

Monetary Policy Discussion (Fourth bi monthly policy)

F. Y. M. Sc.

September 2018

Behavioral Psychology

16 PF Personality Test

S.Y. B.Sc.

August 2018

Principles of Macroeconomics

Game - Inflation Uncertainty Experiment 

F.Y. B.Sc.

August 2018

Behavioural Psychology

Stress Test: PSS

S.Y. B.Sc.

August 2018

Capital Markets 

NSE Live data

T.Y. B.Sc.

August 2018

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

Game - Open Access Good Experiment

T.Y. B.Sc.

July 2018

Effective Communication

Role play

F.Y. B.Sc.

July 2018

Principles of Microeconomic 

Game to show why markets do not clear under central direction

F.Y. B.Sc.

July 2018

Behavioral Psychology 

Learning & Memory assessment, and attention assessment demonstration (Learning) 

S.Y. B.Sc.

July 2018

Behavioral Psychology

Images - actual images from Paul Ekman’s study of Facial Expressions (Perception)

S.Y. B.Sc.

July 2018

Behavioral Psychology

Real-life examples (from clinical practice) for every concept/ theory taught (Introduction to Psychology, Learning & Perception)

S.Y. B.Sc.

July 2018

Money Banking and Financial Institutions 

Monetary Policy Discussion

S.Y. B.Sc.

July 2018

Macroeconomic Theory I

Monetary Policy Discussion

F.Y. M.Sc.

Case Studies

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

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

Date 

Case study used 

Name of the Course

September 2018

Friendly Cards (HBS case study)

Corporate Finance

August 2018

1) Frooti’s Innovative Campaign-Presented/Discussed by Groups 1 & 2 on 01-08-2018

2) Coca Cola-Presented/Discussed by Groups 3 & 4 on 06-08-2018.

3) Buying Behavior of Women & Men-Open Discussion in the class by all students on 08-08-2018.

4) Burnol-Presented/Discussed in the class by Groups 1 & 2 on 27-08-2018.

5) Haldiram’s Getting the Four Ps Right-Presented and Discussed by Groups 3 & 4 on 29-08-2018.

Marketing Management

August 2018

1) Case Study of Ganga Action Plan

2) Case Study of Solid Waste Management in Eldoret Municipality

3) Case Study of Klang Valley

4) Case Study of Demand for Air Quality in Boston, USA

5) Case Study of Keoladeo National Park: Valuing Tourism

6) Case Study of Valuation of Haze Management: Jiangsu Province, China

Economics of Environment and Sustainable Development

July 2018

1. Eastern Bank -Presented/Discussed in the class by the students
2. On 18-07-2018.
3. Super Asia Pipes Private Ltd.-Presented/Discussed in the class by students on 23-07-2018.
4. Marketing of Milk-Amul- Presented/Discussed in the class by Groups 1 & 2 on 25-07-2018.
5. Fair & Lovely-Creating Demand-Presented/Discussed in the class by Groups 3 & 4 on 30-07-2018.

Marketing Management

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

Date 

Case study used 

Name of the Course

September 2018

Basel III – An evaluation of new banking regulations (HBS Case study)

Money Banking and Financial Institutions

September 2018

Balance sheet and Profit and loss account

Managerial Accounts

September 2018

Decision making ( export pricing , Make or by, shut down point, evaluating various alternatives )

Managerial Accounts

September 2018

Protecting Foreign Investors (HBS case study) 

International Economics

August 2018

Balance sheet and Profit and loss account

Managerial Accounts

August 2018

1) The Case of Anna
2) The Case of Little Hans

Behavioral Psychology

July 2018

Working Capital management

Managerial Accounts

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

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

Date 

Case study used 

Name of the Course

August 2018

1) Case Study of New Methodology to estimate National Income

2) Case study of Automated Teller Machines: Post Demonetization in India

3) Case Study of Divergence in CPI and WPI

4) Case of Housing Price Index in India

Principles of Macroeconomics

August 2018

Case on elasticity of Demand

Principles of Microeconomics

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

Date 

Case study used 

Name of the Course

September 2018

The Great Recession, 2007 – 2010 : Causes and Consequences (HBS case study)

Macroeconomics Theory – I

Convocation- 2018

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 Mukesh R. Patel Auditorium on 4th August 2018 at 11.00 a.m. The Chief Guest for the Convocation was Hon'ble Justice B. N. Srikrishna, Judge (Retd.), Supreme Court of India.

• The following students were in the Dean's List:
• Twinkle Agarwal
• Nikhil Gupta
• Chitraksh Sharma
• Saru Pruthi
• Ayan Sarkar

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

• Students Award

M. Sc. Economics Program
- The first rank holder with a CGPA of 3.89 who got Gold Medal – Twinkle Agarwal

B. Sc. Economics Program
- The first rank holder with a CGPA of 3.81 who got Gold Medal – Nikhil Gupta
- The second rank holder with a CGPA of 3.76 who got Silver Medal – Chitraksh Sharma
- Best student for consistent Academic Performance 2015-18 – Nikhil Gupta

• Special prize for organizing
- Sarthak Ratnu
- Ayan Sarkar
- Ayushi Mehta

• Best Faculty Awards
- Dr. Rohit Muraleedharan

• Certificate of appreciation for NAAC teamwork.
1. Vishakha Sawant
2. Priya Gurav
3. Renuka Shetty

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Orientation 2018-19

Orientation Programme F.Y. B.Sc. Economics Batch 2018-21 and M.Sc. Economics Batch 2018 - 2020

• Inaugural Session - July 13, 2018
The programme consisted of an inaugural session at Santokba Hall. Students were addressed by the Vice Chancellor, Dr. Rajan Saxena, Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. Sharad Mhaiskar, Registrar Dr. Meena Chintamaneni. Associate Dean Prof. Amita Vaidya, gave the students as well as the parents an insight into the working of the School of Economics. The Second year B. Sc. Economics students also shared their experiences at the School with the F.Y. B. Sc. Economics students. It was followed by an interactive session of the parents and the students with the faculty.

• July 13, 2018
- The counselling session by Prof. Joel Gibbs and Ms. Meeta Shah, Psychologist and Counsellor.
- The Session consisted of a Library Orientation, conducted by Ms. Madhvi Tipnis, Assistant Librarian. Introductory session for Chancellor Challenge was conducted by Mr. Keyur Gandhi,
- A Workshop on was conducted by “Communication” by Prof. Ocean Gonsalves

• July 14, 2018
- The session consisted of an ice-breaker session by the students of S.Y.B. Sc. Economics students.
- As a part of orientation programme a Workshop on “Emotional Hygiene” was conducted by Dr. Harish Shetty.

• July 21, 2018
- As a part of orientation programme a Workshop on “Independent Living” was conducted by Prof. Joel Gibbs and Ms. Meeta Shah, Psychologist and Counsellor.

• July 28, 2018
- Examination Orientation and a brief session on Factorization by Ms. Shilpa Patil.
- Student portal Training was conducted by Mr. Sohel Qureshi
- Library Database was conducted by Ms. Madhvi Tipnis

Orientation Programme S.Y. & T.Y. B.Sc. Economics and. S.Y. M.Sc. Economics on 09 July, 2018 at Juhu Jagruti Hall.

• Address by Prof. Amita Vaidya
• As part of orientation program SAS introductory session was conducted by Mr. Raj Zaveri.
• Introductory session for Chancellor Challenge was conducted by Mr. Keyur Gandhi,
• Student portal Training was conducted by Mr. Sohel Qureshi.
• Placement session was conducted by Ms. Chinali Shah and Ms. Jyoti Talwar.

Workshops

• Workshops for M. Sc. Economics

• Workshop on “Use of NSSO survey Data with R” was conducted by Prof. Kiran Limaye, SAMSOE, on 10th September 2018 & 17th September 2018
• Workshop on R was conducted by Dr. Shreya Biswas, SAMSOE, on 6th October 2018 & 27th October 2018
A workshop on "Communication" was conducted by Prof. Ocean Gonsalves, Adjunct Faculty, NMIMS on July 19, 2018
• A workshop on “Database” was conducted by CIME outlook on July 18, 2018.
• A workshop on “Bloomberg Terminal” was conducted by MBA second year students on July 18, 2018.
• A workshop on “Design Thinking” was conducted by Mr. Ankur Grover, Thinker Labs, on July 14, 2018
• A workshop on “Introduction to Research Methods” by Dr R Nagraj on July 16, 2018
• A workshop on “Research using primary sources of data” by Dr Sarthak Gaurav on July 20, 2018
• A workshop on “Use of Secondary Data for Research” by Dr. Chandrashekhar on July 27, 2018.

•  Workshops for T.Y. B. Sc. Economics and S.Y. B. Sc. Economics

• A workshop on “Database” was conducted by CIME outlook & CRISIL July 09, 2018.
• A workshop on “Design Thinking” was conducted by Mr. Ankur Grover, Thinker Labs, on July 14, 2018.

• Workshops for F.Y. B. Sc. Economics

• A Workshop on was conducted by “Communication” by Prof. Ocean Gonsalves Adjunct Faculty, NMIMS on July 13, 2018
• A workshop on " Emotional Hygiene " was conducted by Dr. Harish Shetty on July 14, 2017
• A workshop on “Independent Living” by Prof. Joel Gibbs and Prof. Meeta Shah, Psychologist and Counsellor on July 21, 2018.

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