Alumni And Allies Association (A4), the alumni society of the Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur, is a registered society under the Rajasthan Society Registration Act, 1958. Starting in 2013, A4 has organised several events for alumni engagement over the years and across the spread of the curriculum.
A4 focuses on sustaining the existing alumni relationships and building new ones to foster the growth of the IIMU community. We value our relationships and learning from each other. A4 helps the students leverage the alumni network and gives a direction to the institution’s growth & future. Integrity and mutual respect are held high at A4. The association aims to build a global alumni community at IIM Udaipur through constant engagement, relationship development and collaboration.
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Adhyay meets are the annual City Chapters Meets organised by A4 of IIM Udaipur to establish strong liaisons between alumni and the institute. They provide a platform for the alumni residing in the same city to gather to interact with each other and reignite relationships. The presence of our beloved professors makes the meets even more special.
Adhyay 2022 was organised in five major cities, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Bangalore and Delhi. More than 350 alumni graced the event to reconnect and cherish the nostalgic memories. The city chapters were graced by our Director, Prof. Ashok Banerjee, who addressed the gathering and informed the alumni about the recent happenings and achievements of the institute, also, our esteemed faculty and staff members graced the event by their presence, providing interesting opportunities for alumni to interact and network.
E-milestone X was hosted on January 28th, 2023 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the founding batch of PGP 2013. Esteemed Director Prof. Ashok Banerjee, faculty, staff and alumni from the first batch of 2011-13 were in attendance. E-milestone was a great success, and it achieved its objective of bringing the alumni together and rekindling their deep-seated affiliation with their alma mater.
Milestone V is a celebration for batches who have completed five years of graduation anniversary with IIMU. This year, the 6th edition of Milestone V was graced by alumni from the PGP 2016-18 batch, PGPX 2017-18 batch, faculties and stakeholders associated with IIM Udaipur. The tradition of tree plantation on campus, dedicated to the Milestone V batches, was taken forward on behalf of the batches. Also, a mock classroom session by Prof. Uday Damodaran and a cake cutting ceremony was performed to celebrate the achievement.
'Flashback' is the annual homecoming - alumni meet is instrumental in fostering the interaction between the alumni and IIMU fraternity to maintain and promote alumni engagement alongside the institution's development. This year Flashback X was conducted on January 28th, 2023. More than 200 enthusiastic alumni participated in the one-day extravaganza. The events' highlights were the interactions with faculty, staff, fellow batch mates, juniors, clubs and committees, and cultural performances by SIGs.
The Director, Prof. Ashok Banerjee, unveiled the annual magazine of A4 'Thump 10.0' during the Inauguration Ceremony, held during the flashback.
Sampark, an annual event, aids first-year MBA students in preparing for their Summer Internship Placements. Esteemed alumni of IIM Udaipur interact with students, take mock interviews, and share them with valuable insights regarding various industries and roles, enabling students to be one step ahead and make more informed decisions about their future career paths.
This year, Sampark X was conducted online from 9th September to 24th September 2022 and saw the participation of 100+ alumni mentors and 190+ enthusiastic students from first year MBA making it a massive success.
Sahyog, the alumni engagement program is intended to provide mentorship and guidance regarding curriculum, electives, live project, and placement-related insights/doubts. For 2022-23, the program received the overwhelming support of 28 alumni from GSCM and 43 alumni from DEM program. The program spanned over five months with a roadmap designed to cater to aspects such as student’s aspirational role, project and certification guidance, interview preparation, and post-MBA career opportunities.
The enthusiastic participation of 95 students from the GSCM and DEM’23 batch and the continuous support of alumni fraternity helped the students make informed decisions on career.
The vision of Industry Core Group is to build industry expertise and establish a Centre of Excellence to facilitate better mentorship of students for placements. ICG covers a range of topics in detail, including Industry-specific roles offered after MBA, the future growth trajectory of each, and critical skills required to succeed in the role. This year A4 in collaboration with the L&D department, conducted sessions on Consulting and BFSI under Industry Core Group(s) which saw massive participation from the students and the alumni. One on one mock interviews were also organised. In addition to this, for consulting domain, three mock group discussions were conducted to improve problem solving and critical thinking. The students were equipped with industry knowledge and first-hand information about expected roles. The initiative received great feedback from all the stakeholders.
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