Summer Placements 2008 season at BIM Trichy ended in grand style, with the participating batch of 90 students, assured of a rich learning environment at some of the top corporate houses offering plethora of profiles and unparalleled projects from India. The array of Venture capitalists, Investment bankers, IT majors, Marketing honchos was a representation of the fact that BIM has indeed forayed into the next-level which catapults it into the league of Top Business schools in the nation. BIM's performance this year outshone last year's record-breaking placements season comfortably, in the process setting new benchmarks along the way.
Summer Placements 2008 saw participation from 45 top recruiters from India. BIM's continuous emphasis on forging new relationships meant that 22 new recruiting partners participated in placements for the first time. Some of the new names added to BIM's increasingly impressive roster included: HUL, M & M, Feedback Consulting, ePlanet Ventures, Spark Capital, KotakMahindra Bank, CitiGroup, Vedanta, Cairn India amongst others.
ePlanet ventures is a well positioned global venture capital investment fund, and has been one of the leaders in promoting the cross-border migration of technological innovation, business models and entrepreneurship initiated a relationship this year with BIM Trichy by offering unequalled projects on equity research and business valuations. Similarly Spark Capital is a venture fund based in Boston, Massachusetts recruited for niche projects on Investment Banking and Merger & Acquisition advisory, the participation of these preferred companies at Summer Placements 2008 speaks volumes about BIM's perception as the preferred destination of recruiters for unmatched managerial talent.
BIM Trichy, has always been appreciated as a marketing campus and this season was no exception and it certainly ruled the roast. Hindustan Unilever, CavinKare, Wipro Consumer Care, Mahindra and Mahindra, Media Edge, Cholamandalam General Insurance, Reliance Retail, Dentsu Media, IOCL, Asian Paints, Consim Info Pvt Ltd (previously Bharat Matrimony), Nerolac Paints, TBWA, VF Arvind Brands, TAFE participated in the process and offered projects ranging from branding, consumer behaviour, new product and channel launch, sales and distribution, media planning to core consumer market research analytics to mention a few.
The financial sector continues to lure students in large numbers and BIM's reputation as an abode of financial knowledge amongst B schools stood validated. Spark Capital, ePlanet Ventures, Dynamic Equities, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Exim Bank, Ujjivan Financial Services, Airtel, Navia Markets, ITC, IDECK affirmed their relationship by offering interns on corporate finance, project finance and appraisals, investment banking, merger and acquisition advisory, credit and risk management, equity research, regulatory implementation, derivatives, and asset management.
IT, HR, General Management and Consulting
Summers 2008 saw the participation of leading companies offering coveted profiles across IT, HR, General management and consulting streams. Mindtree Consulting, Sify, Sical Logistics, Feedback Consulting, IMRB, Genpact, Siemens, HP Analytics, Vedanta, Cairn India, INI Consulting, India Sign, IOCL, TTK Health Care, ISRO left no stone unturned by offering a variety of projects on strategic consulting, human resource planning, training & development, ERP implementation, quantitative and financial analytics, inventory management, MIS, feasibility study of new business propositions etc.
BIM's increased emphasis on providing the students with the option of selecting their own profiles and with the stipends increasing every year gives students the apt platform to blossom as future business champions. This year the highest stipend offered for the interns is Rs 50,000 and the average being Rs 20,000. Overall the challenge of successfully addressing to the changing needs and preferences of the students gives the institute a remarkable achievement.
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