Media and Industry Interaction Cell (MiiC) plays the role of liaison between the Institute and the corporate world. In the management world, it is essential for an institute to be abreast with the happenings and advancements in the industry. The MiiC team strives to meet this need by arranging several events and guest lectures to enhance the interaction of students with corporate leaders. As part of its media activities, MiiC acts as a voice of IIM Udaipur by publishing the activities and happenings in the campus across the media channels and managing the content on the IIM Udaipur website and various social media platforms. It also assists the aspirants by providing suitable guidance and information for their queries during the admission process.
MiiC is involved in fostering relationships with corporate leaders from different fields and industry sectors. It is facilitated through the Leadership Summit and ad-hoc workshops. These sessions enable students to interact with and be guided by industry leaders who have excelled in their respective fields. The MiiC team also regularly connects with the speakers to establish long-term relationships with the corporate world.
MiiC team is responsible for managing the IIM Udaipur website – structuring it, adding relevant content and updating the same with the latest happenings on the campus. It also strives to increase the visibility of IIM Udaipur on various media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, MBASkool, LinkedIn, PaGalGuY, InsideIIM, MBAUniverse and Career360. The official pages and blogs of Indian Institute of Management Udaipur on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube are administered by the MiiC team.
An important duty that MiiC takes on is assisting aspirants during their admission process by providing proper guidance and answering their queries. It is carried out with the help of several IIM Udaipur students through the mentorship program, student-speak & know your faculty initiatives, arranging interactive sessions with the director for the aspirants, city meets through social media platforms.
The MiiC team handles the press releases and media including TV coverage of all the events that take place at IIM Udaipur. It maintains strong relationships with media houses like India Today, Times of India, Economic Times, Business Standard and Hindustan Times. MiiC also collaborates with other clubs and committees of IIM Udaipur during their events and assists them with regards to media relations.
MiiC also contributes to the implementation and maintenance of a speaker database with the relevant information of the speakers who have visited the campus.
The Cell organises workshops for students to help improve aspects of corporate communications and professional media presence on platforms like LinkedIn.
The flagship event of Solaris, the annual management fest of IIM Udaipur, The Leadership Summit is a student-driven initiative which is organized by the Media and Industry Cell (MiiC) of IIMU. The event serves as a platform for corporate leaders to share their opinions and views on select themes through diverse and engaging speeches. The speakers comprise of distinguished leaders from industries and academia. The objective of the summit is to get unique insights from the leaders and get to understand the direction in which the economies, corporate policy-making and businesses are heading vis-a-vis globalisation and competition. An umbrella theme is set for each year's Leadership Summit, and each of the speakers share their viewpoints and experiences on the theme. The theme for Leadership Summit 2018 was ‘Resilience and Adaptability’ and it witnessed speakers such as Mr. Lalit Agarwal (CMD,VMART), Mr. Sanjay Tripathy (Co-Founder & CEO, Agilio Labs), Mr.Vikesh Wallia (Director General (West)- Institute of Directors) and Mr. S. Rajesh (CEO Rajasthan, Jio).
Netratva is the leadership talk series of IIM Udaipur which is jointly organised by the team MiiC and the Placement Committee. This series aims to provide the student community a platform for regular interaction with Industry leaders from various organisations through guest lectures. Netratva has hosted many eminent personalities like Mr. Suresh Narayanan, CMD, Nestle India Ltd; Mr. Harish Bhat, Brand Custodian Tata Sons Ltd. and many others as a part of this series.Information about more speakers can be found on the Netrava page.
Humans of Balicha is a medium for sharing inspiring stories of the members within the IIM Udaipur community. The initiative aims to reflect on the qualities which encourage people to aspire, to pursue and to achieve. The stories are shared through the social media platforms of the institute. You can read about many more such interesting Balichans here.
MYgrateU is a medium for sharing the experiences of the students who were part of IIMU's 'Summer School for Future Leaders in Development' program. This is a unique program in which students from various foreign universities come to IIM Udaipur for a six-week course organized by the Center for Development Management at IIM Udaipur and the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, USA. The stories are shared through Social Media platforms of the institute. You can find the entire series for 2018 here.