Insurance Industry Visit to Goa:
MET students had their inaugural industrial visit to Goa. It was a great mix of industrial visit and sea surfing excursion.
Students were thrilled and excited after
seeing all the manufacturing facilities
live as it was very informative and an
MET launched the innovative concept of
real professional Golf training for all
Prof. Vijay Page, Director General - MET
IOM, guiding audience on the shaping of
Success Formula of Life and Leadership:
Rajendra Sud, Sr. Vice President - Max New
York Life Insurance Company Ltd. at a
Leading professionals during the
Insurance workshop at MET
Mr. J. Hari Narayan, Chairman - IRDA sharing
his experiences & industry plans
MET delegation visited University of South
Africa, as part of Mumbai University New
Initiatives for Joint Action Now (MUNIJAN).
His Excellency the Honorable Governor of Maharashtra Mr. K Shankarnarayanan, who
unveiled the statues of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule and Shrimati Savitribai Phule at MET, being
felicitated by Mr. Samir Bhujbal, Trustee - MET, in the presence of Mr. Chhagan Bhujbal,
Chairman - MET and Mr. Pankaj Bhujbal, Trustee - MET
Incredible India Yet Not Insured. Sample Study-Mumbai Train Bomb Blast 7/11:
The July 11, 2006 Mumbai train bombings were a series
of seven bomb blasts that took place
over a period of 11 minutes on the
Suburban Railway in Mumbai, India's financial capital.
174 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured in this terrorist attack. The
students have undergone a study by
visiting each and every family of the victims and made an attempt to
understand insurance penetration and
density in Mumbai.
It was an exclusive meeting of minds from the corporate, academic and student world. It was organised by MET Centre for Insurance Training, Research and Development (CITRD), in Dubai to introduce MET League of Colleges to the corporate world in the Middle East with a focus on placements.
Insurance Industry - Academia Meet:
As an extension of the Industry Academia initiative, MET Schools of Management had organised the Felicitation Ceremony in Honour of Shri. J. Hari Narayan, the newly appointed Chairman of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA). At this occasion MET felicitated and presented Citation to Shri. J. Hari Narayan, Chairman - IRDA, in the presence of CEOs and Senior Managers from various Indian and multinational Insurance Companies.
MET and IRDA also felicitated and awarded four MET students with the Insurance Institute of India Associateship who have been placed in UAE.
Insured for Life!:
Three sharp METizens went on an 'all expense paid'
trip to London.
The reward is the result of a perfect
score on a brain tickling quiz at the
‘Vision for Indian Insurance Industry' conference organised by Indian
Merchants' Chamber. Over 60 students
from top insurance institutes across
The dignitaries present included Union
Minister for Civil Aviation - Praful Patel, Deepak Parekh, Chairman - HDFC
Ltd., D. K. Mehrotra MD - LIC, Niraj
Bajaj - IMC President, M N Chaini -
IMC Vice President and Prabodh
Thakker, Chairman of IMC's Insurance Committee.
MET - Centre for Insurance Training, Research and Development (CITRD), organised a special one day interactive seminar on the Insurance Industry for the students. Distinguished guests included S J Gidwani, Secretary General - Insurance Institute of India, M G Diwan, Ex. Chairman - LIC, K C Ponappa - Ex. Chairman - New India Assurance and R D Samarth, GM - GIC. Prof. Vijay Thakur, Dean, MET - CITRD facilitated the workshop.
Careers with Insurance:
MET - CITRD, organised special lectures programme and interactive session with the senior members of the Insurance Industry. The objective of the seminar was to present an overview of the careers in the Insurance Industry.
International Internships: Eight consecutive batches of MET students have pursued internships with the UN (ECOSOC) Forum, New York, USA.
Dr. Narendra Jadhav, Member Planning
Commission, Government of India
addresses students at the Finance Meet
Mr. Suresh Mahalingam, Managing
Director, Tata AIG Life at MET during an
Industry Academia interactive session
Dr. Vasant K Bunwaree, Minister of Labour,
Industrial Relations and Employment,
Republic of Mauritius at MET
High level delegates from the European
Parliament visited MET for a round table
meet in association with the Strategic
Mr. Paul A. Folmsbee, Consul General -
USA, expressing his views at the session
‘US-India Relations: leading into the new
Ms. Meera Mahadevia, leading
industrialist, accessories fashion designer
and a celebrity at MET for an interactive meet
Mr. Nandan M. Nilekani, Co-Chairman -
Infosys with MET management students
during the TiE Summit
MET students with industry tycoon Mr.
Mukesh Ambani and Mr. Nana
Chudasama, Ex-Sheriff of Mumbai
Sensitivity to Social Causes: The students and MET faculty are currently executing Project TRUTH (Total Rural Upliftment Through Holistic care) in cooperation with UN DESA. Students involvement ensures development of social sensitivity towards problems of under development and poverty.
Math Hour: In order to develop quantitative logic and an analytical approach to the discipline of management, quantitative experts offer students continuous guidance.
Resonance: Workshops and seminars on contemporary management and industry related issues. Experts from respective fields discuss topical issues based on student research.
CPM 9000: A competency acquisition evaluation programme that assesses the competencies acquired by the students and provides them with guidelines for addressing their weak areas.
Competency Mapping: The in-house psychologist at MET maps the competencies of the students, in order to guide them in their academic pursuits.
MET Combat: Students participate and compete in an inter and intra-class debate-cum-presentation competition on contemporary controversial subjects. This sharpens their analytical, logical and oratory skills.
Grameen Expedition: A series of rural visits are organised through the MET Grameen Expedition. The aim of these trips is to encourage students to realise that fortune lies at the bottom of the pyramid.
Stormet: Operating through nine verticals, the Stormet groups, through discussions and in house interaction / guest lectures, work towards knowledge enhancement.
Aarohan: The Launchpad involves interaction with stalwarts from the industry, analysis of management films and speed reading modules, assessment of their skills through tests and games and interaction between the trustees and the parents of
the students, while Foundation is a programme that attempts to bring students from diverse backgrounds on an equitable level in core competence areas.
MET on Wheels: A pioneering concept, where MET students visit organisations in various industrial sectors in the country, in order to study practical management system ‘Know Thyself And Thy Country’. With a view to provide first hand experience of the industry and commercial workplaces the institute arranges regular visit of students to select industrial and commercial undertaking. Every year mini Bharat Darshan tours are also arranged by the institute covering major industrial and commercial growth centres in North, South, East and West.
Management Consultancy Division: Offers Management Development Programmes, Executive Training, Research and multi-consultancy support to the corporates such as Dun and Bradstreet, Nicholas Piramal, Mazgaon Dock Ltd., Ingenero Ltd., Goodlass Nerolac Paints Ltd., Merck Serono, Merck Chemicals in India to name a few.
METCONNECT: A meeting of minds from the corporate, academic and student world. This interaction with the corporates serves as a forum for exchanging ideas in order to meet the requirements of the industry in India.
SIMPAT: School for Indian Management Philosophy and Applied Technology. A project that returns to the roots of Indian management philosophy, SIMPAT makes yesterday's wisdom available to India's future managers and leaders.
Industry Interaction: Students get an opportunity to interact with the doyens of the industry through platforms like CEO Speak and guest lectures.
National leader Mr. Gulam Nabi Azad at
MET Nashik with Mr. Chhagan Bhujbal,
Chairman - MET and Mr. Samir Bhujbal, Trustee - MET
Erez Tsalik, SIT - Israel delivers his talk on
‘Creating Innovating Organisation’
Third China Study Mission team
Michelle Obama with MET Management
student at the University of Mumbai
Mr. Pankaj Bhujbal, Trustee - MET
felicitating winner of AIMA 37th National
Competition for Young anagers, for which
MET was the academic partner and venue host
Motivation Guru Dr. Peter Chew delivering a
power packed session on ‘How to be a winner’
MET eCell members during eWeek
BS EN Certification: The grant of the ISO 9001:2008 certification by LRQS is an acknowledgment of MET’s capability to deliver professional education that meets the highest standards of professionalism worldwide.
MET Mission Project: MET has undertaken Jalshakti, a path-breaking initiative to promote water conservation among the urban community.
MET Hope: 'MET HOPE - News and Views' was launched to offer MET management students a weekly platform to discuss and debate the major events of the preceding week. It is to keep them updated with current events and their implications, attempting to chart a course for tomorrow as an answer to the events of today.
MET Placements: MET Placement department strives to achieve the right job fit that will be mutually beneficial. Thus the focus is completely on ensuring that the students get placed in companies where they fit in intellectually and culturally. Assertive, knowledgeable and global in their outlook, the MET alumni consistently add value to their organisations and have moved up the ranks faster. This has created an impact in the minds of the industry at large thus making them prefer MET students.
Global Faculty: The course curriculum at MET ensures that the students graduate as global managers. The international borders are shrinking and the world is fast becoming one global village, it is thus imperative that the students gain inputs from across the borders. We therefore invite global faculty to share their thoughts and experiences with the students. International experts from across various verticals including IT, Pharma, FMCG, Durables , Insurance, amongst others help the students gain a global perspective. The experiences thus shared help the students to apply the learnings in projects and assignments, and later in the industry.
China Study Mission: Management students from the Mumbai and Nashik campus undertake China Study Mission. The team visits various factories and retail outlets in the cities of Shanghai, Hongkong, Shenzen, Shunde and Zhongshan.
MET eCell: Designed to promote Invention and Entrepreneurship termed as ‘Inventrepreneurship’ at MET. MET eCell is a place for all to gel; where each one has something new to tell. The MET eCell regularly holds workshops, seminars and guest lectures by eminent entrepreneurs.
MET Vault: A wall journal which affords students and faculty the space to express themselves creatively and exchange ideas, giving them the scope to hone their communication skills.
Metaphor: Metaphor is the in-house journal by the management students. The purpose of Metaphor, as the word suggests, is to motivate the students to reach out to the niche areas in the world of business and analyse the ground reality seeking an innovative and a path breaking approach.