Clubs & Associations

Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Bryan Robin D'Souza
Chief Operating Officer
Sakshitha V
Faculty In charge
Prof. Padmababha B
Human Resource
Management Fest

Selection Criteria:

To become a member of SMSA, interested students should submit their applications online and personally present themselves to the selection committee. The presentation must encompass a self-introduction, a justification for candidacy, and a description of plans.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CEO : Chief Executive Officer (President) - Mr. Bryan Robin D'Souza

COO : Chief Operating Officer (Secretary) – Ms. Sakshitha V

Faculty In charge : Prof. Padmanabha B

Introduction :

The President brings valuable insights and leadership to our student body. As President, he is dedicated to championing the interests of our MBA cohort, facilitating effective communication between students and faculty, and spearheading initiatives that contribute to the overall growth and success of the department. The Secretary plays a pivotal role in ensuring seamless communication and organizational efficiency within the MBA Department. As a student representative, she is committed to maintaining detailed records of meetings, managing correspondence, and supporting the President in various administrative capacities.

Objective :

  • To provide effective leadership and represent the interests of the MBA student body within the department and to external stakeholders

  • To oversee and coordinate various student activities, events, and initiatives within the MBA department to achieve the overall goals and values of the MBA program

  • To foster communication between students, faculty, and administration to encourage active engagement and participation in all the activities conducted

Name of the Office Bearer :

CHRO : Chief HR Officer - Ms. Taksha Ganapathy K

Deputy HR Officer : Ms. Shetty Sayuktha Ravindra

Faculty In charge : Prof. Padmanabha B

Introduction :

Human Resources Club – a vibrant community dedicated to cultivating expertise and fostering connections in the dynamic field of Human Resources. As the heartbeat of organizational success, HR plays a pivotal role in shaping workplace culture, talent management, and strategic decision-making. Our club serves as a hub for MBA students passionate about HR, offering a platform to delve into the latest industry trends, share insights, and build valuable networks. Through engaging events, workshops, and guest lectures featuring industry leaders, we aim to equip our members with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of human resources management. Join us in exploring the multifaceted world of HR, where we strive to empower each other and make a lasting impact on the future of work.

Objective :

  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive community by organizing networking events that facilitate meaningful connections among MBA students interested in human resources, creating a supportive environment for knowledge sharing and professional growth.

  • Provide skill development opportunities through workshops and seminars, equipping members with the latest industry trends, tools, and best practices in human resources management, enhancing their practical expertise.

  • Promote leadership and teamwork by organizing team-building activities, encouraging members to take on leadership roles, and fostering a culture of mutual support and mentorship within the Human Resources Club.

  • Facilitate industry exposure by arranging guest lectures and company visits with HR professionals, offering valuable insights into real-world challenges and opportunities within the field.

  • Contribute to the broader academic community by organizing conferences or knowledge-sharing sessions that showcase research and case studies related to human resources, encouraging a culture of continuous learning and academic excellence among MBA students.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CMO : Chief Marketing Officer - Mr. Prakyath G Shetty

Deputy Marketing Officer : Ms. Pooja

Faculty In charge : Prof. Varun C. S

Introduction :

Embark on an enriching journey into the dynamic world of marketing at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management! Marketing Club serves as a vibrant platform for students to delve into the fascinating realm of marketing strategies, consumer behaviour, and industry trends. With a commitment to fostering creativity and innovation, the club aims to empower members with practical skills, networking opportunities, and a comprehensive understanding of the ever-evolving field of marketing. Through workshops, guest lectures, and hands-on projects, the club aspires to equip its members with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in the competitive landscape of the business world.

Objective :

  • Provide hands-on experience through workshops and real projects to deepen marketing understanding.

  • Connect students with industry professionals, alumni, and peers for valuable collaborations and networking.

  • Cultivate leadership and teamwork skills through events and projects that require effective collaboration and problem-solving.

  • Keep members updated on the latest marketing trends, ensuring readiness for the dynamic industry landscape.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CFO : Chief Finance Officer - Ms. Prerana Bhat

Deputy Finance Officer : Mr. Akash

Faculty In charge : Prof. Akshatha P

Introduction :

Finance Club at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, embarks on a journey to explore the dynamic and ever-evolving world of finance. The club serves as a hub for students passionate about financial markets, investment strategies, and economic trends. Finance club believes in fostering a community that not only understands the intricacies of finance but also actively engages in discussions and hands-on learning experiences. Whether you are an aspiring finance professional, a curious student wanting to enhance financial literacy, or someone intrigued by the complexities of global markets, the Finance Club provides a platform to connect, learn, and grow. The club aims to delve into the realms of financial analysis aiming to develop skills that will serve our members well in their academic and professional pursuits.

Objective :

  • Provide a platform for members to enhance their knowledge of finance through workshops, seminars, and guest lectures from industry experts.

  • To organize activities to expose the students to the dynamics of finance world and

  • showcase their expertise

  • Keep members updated on the latest trends, regulations, and developments in the finance sector through newsletters, webinars, and industry reports.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CEO : Chief Entrepreneurship Officer - Mr. Anirudha P

Deputy Entrepreneurship Officer : Ms. Shetty Suraksha Raghuram

Faculty In charge : Prof. Monisha Shetty

Introduction :

Entrepreneurship Development Club and its main purpose are to create the spark of innovation in the students’ minds so that they can see the existing problems that need to be solved in their immediate environment. In the ED club, we also propagate the value of entrepreneurship. We encourage students to come up with ideas that have commercial value and connect them to experts for mentoring. Project making, personality development, rigorous training for attending commerce and management fests, poster presentations, quiz competitions, inspirational lectures, and fun events are part of our yearly event schedule.The club aims to continuously review our mission of searching for creativity, creating awareness, tapping the potential for entrepreneurial development among the student population. ED-Club will invite thinkers, researchers, and entrepreneurs from varied fields to contribute methods and designs for problem-solving and success scenarios that may benefit any stakeholder of the club.

Objective :

  • Create an interdisciplinary community of students and facilitate understanding of all aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of commerce, science, arts, and management.

  • Foster the networking between students from various fields and build interdisciplinary networks and teams.

  • Contribute to a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in college.

  • Understand the basic concepts around innovation.

  • Interact with people from innovative companies and the entrepreneurial ecosystem at large.

  • Exchange ideas.

  • Incubate a new business venture by technical infrastructural support and troubleshooting.

  • Assist in the preparation of Feasibility Reports and approval of loans from government/ non-government agencies.

  • Collaborate with Micro Small and Medium Enterprises and help students to gain more and more practical knowledge of the corporate world.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CAO : Chief Academic Officer - Ms. Teertha Sudhakaran

Deputy Academic Officer : Ms. Sanjana

Faculty In charge : Prof. Sushma V

Introduction :

The Academic Club serves as a hub for intellectual curiosity, collaborative learning, and professional development, providing students with opportunities to enrich their academic experience beyond the classroom. The club believes that holistic education goes beyond textbooks and lectures. The Academic Club is designed to complement the academic curriculum by offering a platform for students to engage in meaningful discussions, explore diverse perspectives, and apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. Whether you are interested in finance, marketing, operations, entrepreneurship, or any other field, the Academic Club offers a range of activities and events tailored to your interests. Our club is driven by the collective passion and enthusiasm of our members who are committed to academic excellence and personal growth.

Objective :

  • Create platforms for sharing knowledge, experiences, and insights among members through discussions, presentations, and knowledge-sharing sessions on diverse business topics.

  • Provide academic support services, such as peer tutoring, study resources, and guidance on coursework, to assist members in achieving their academic goals and overcoming challenges.

  • Promote holistic development by organizing activities focused on personal growth, stress management, and well-being, ensuring members' overall success and happiness.

  • Foster a culture of lifelong learning by organizing seminars and conferences that expose members to new ideas, trends, and perspectives in the business world.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CCO : Chief Culture Officer - Mr. Goutham M

Deputy Culture Officer : Ms. Twinkle K

Faculty In charge : Prof. Sagar Attavar

Introduction :

Cultural Club of the MBA Department, where diversity meets creativity! As a vibrant hub for cultural exchange, we foster a dynamic community that celebrates various traditions, art forms, and perspectives. Through engaging events, workshops, and performances, we aim to enrich the MBA experience by promoting intercultural understanding and collaboration.

Objective :

  • To promote understanding and celebration of diverse cultures through events, workshops, and performances.

  • To facilitate dialogue and exchange between students of different backgrounds, fostering a sense of unity and respect.

  • To provide platforms for artistic expression, encouraging members to explore and showcase their talents in various cultural forms.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CSO : Chief Sport Officer - Mr. Krithik Hosdurg Ravindra

Deputy Sport Officer : Ms. Kushi K. S

Faculty In charge : Prof. Sagar Attavar

Introduction :

The sports activities planned for the MBA department at Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management aim to foster a healthy and vibrant campus life. These activities will provide students with opportunities to engage in physical fitness, teamwork, and overall well-being, complementing their academic pursuits.

Objective :

  • Promote physical fitness and well-being among MBA students through a diverse range of sports activities, encouraging an active and healthy lifestyle.

  • Facilitate team-building and interpersonal skills development through collaborative sports, fostering a sense of unity and camaraderie among students.

  • Provide a platform for stress relief and recreation, helping MBA students manage academic pressures by offering a positive outlet for relaxation and rejuvenation through sports participation.

Name of the Office Bearer :

COCSR : Chief Officer of CSR - Ms. Deeksha Shetty

Deputy Officer of CSR : Ms. Nidhi Raj Shetty

Faculty In charge : Prof. Akshitha

Introduction :

In today's interconnected world, educational institutions play a pivotal role not only in shaping minds but also in contributing positively to society. The CSR Club encompasses ethical, environmental, and philanthropic initiatives to address societal challenges and create a sustainable impact. By integrating CSR into their core values and operations, we aim to foster a culture of social consciousness, community engagement, and environmental stewardship among students, faculty, and staff.

Objective :

  • The CSR club aims to engage with local communities through partnerships and outreach efforts, addressing societal needs and fostering mutual growth.

  • We are integrating ethical principles into education to nurture responsible citizenship.

  • Fostering a culture of consciousness and proactive engagement.

  • Organizing awareness programs to educate communities about social, and environmental issues.

Name of the Office Bearer :

CIO : Chief Investment Officer - Mr. N Sachin Kini

Deputy Investment Officer : Mr. Pavan Kumar

Faculty In charge : Prof. Anirudh R Bhat

Introduction :

Stock Analytics Club provides its members a platform for learning and applying analytical tools and techniques in the field of stock market analysis. Through workshops, seminars, and practical exercises, the club aims to enhance members' understanding of fundamental and technical analysis, as well as market trends and indicators.

Objective :

  • To equip members with the skills to analyze and interpret stock market trends, financial statements, and economic indicators to promote financial literacy

  • To facilitate connections with industry experts, alumni, and financial professionals, creating a platform for valuable insights and potential career opportunities to foster networking and communication

  • To encourage hands-on experience through simulated stock trading competitions, case studies, and real-time market analysis to bridge theoretical knowledge with practical skills.

  • To cultivate members' ability to critically evaluate investment opportunities, assess risks, and make informed decisions in dynamic market conditions.

  • To promote research initiatives and projects that contribute to the understanding of market dynamics, enabling members to stay abreast of emerging trends and innovative investment strategies.

Name of the Office Bearer :

COMF : Chief Officer of Management Fest - Ms. Greeshma D Shetty

Deputy Officer of Management Fest : Ms. Swathi G Rai

Faculty In charge : Prof. Padmanabha B

Introduction :

The Management Fest Club is a dynamic hub of professional growth and networking. Committed to shaping the future leaders of business, our club is a vibrant platform that goes beyond textbooks to cultivate holistic management skills. With a focus on fostering connections, honing talents, and staying abreast of industry trends, we provide a multifaceted approach to education. Through engaging workshops, interactive sessions, and competitive events, we aim to enhance academic knowledge and instill a spirit of innovation and leadership. Join us in this exciting journey where learning meets real-world application, and where careers are not just pursued but crafted. The Management Fest Club is your gateway to a dynamic and enriching MBA experience.

Objective :

  • Enhance Networking: Foster a platform for students to connect with industry professionals, alumni, and peers, facilitating valuable relationships.

  • Skill Development: Provide opportunities for participants to hone essential managerial and leadership skills through workshops, competitions, and interactive sessions.

  • Knowledge Dissemination: Disseminate current industry trends, insights, and managerial best practices through seminars, panel discussions, and expert-led sessions.

  • Promote Innovation: Encourage creative thinking and problem-solving through business challenges, case competitions, and entrepreneurship-focused events.

  • Career Advancement: Facilitate career growth by organizing recruitment drives, resume workshops, and corporate interactions, helping students explore job opportunities and internships.

Name of the Office Bearer :

Chief Officer of Research : Ms. Akshatha K.

Faculty In charge : Dr. Ravindra Kaikini

Introduction :

The Research Club serves as a dynamic platform for students. In this club, we will be working on researching in different fields, which include Finance, Marketing, HR, and General. Here, the members will be researching topics, and the same will be published.

Objective :

  • Foster Academic Excellence: The research club aims to promote academic rigor by organizing workshops, seminars, and discussions to enhance the research skills and knowledge base of MBA students.

  • Encourage Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Facilitating cross-disciplinary interaction, the club seeks to encourage collaborative research projects that bring together diverse perspectives and expertise from various business disciplines.

  • Promote Industry-Relevant Research: With a focus on practical applicability, the club strives to undertake research projects that address current challenges and trends in the business world, ensuring relevance to industry practices.

  • Facilitate Networking Opportunities: Creating a platform for networking, the club organizes events such as conferences and guest lectures, connecting students with industry professionals, researchers, and experts in the field.

  • Disseminate Research Findings: The club is dedicated to sharing research outcomes through publications, conferences, and presentations, contributing to the academic community, and showcasing the intellectual contributions of the MBA students.

Name of the Office Bearer :

Chief Placement Officer : Mr Akshay

Deputy Placement Officer : Ms. Roopika S

Faculty In Charge : Prof. Ramesh K.G.

Introduction :

The college placement cell serves as a crucial bridge between students and prospective employers, facilitating the transition from academia to the professional world. With a primary goal of enhancing students' employability, the placement cell organizes career-oriented workshops, training sessions, and networking events. It actively collaborates with a diverse range of industries to identify job opportunities and internships suitable for the student's skills and aspirations. Through its dedicated efforts, the placement cell plays a pivotal role in shaping the career trajectories of students, ensuring they are well-prepared for the competitive job market.

Objective :

  • Facilitate networking opportunities: The placement club aims to connect MBA students with industry professionals, fostering valuable relationships for career advancement.

  • Organize skill development workshops: Through workshops and seminars, the club helps students enhance their soft skills, interview techniques, and industry-specific knowledge.

  • Coordinate internship placements: The club assists students in securing internships that provide practical experience and insights into their chosen fields.

  • Arrange campus recruitment drives: By inviting companies for on-campus recruitment, the club creates avenues for students to explore job opportunities and interact with potential employers.

  • Provide career guidance and counseling: The placement club offers personalized support and guidance to students, helping them make informed decisions about their career paths and job search strategies.