The New North Orientation: Sketching the picture for Life at FIIB

The day of June 8th, 2018 marked the beginning of a new chapter for our batch of 2018-20 which shall always remain the episode which will set up their character in the book of life. It was a day of great joy and celebration as the FIIB campus was overwhelming with the combined enthusiasm of students, parents, faculty, staff, and management. The campus was lit with joy as after a long and rigorous process of group discussions and personal interviews, the institute was able to shortlist the best 180 students to complete the batch. As Dr. Nimit Gupta explained to the term ‘NEW’ to the students, the new north orientation program justified its name beyond what was comprehended.

Students were witnessing New faces, discovering a new place, and understanding a new process. NEW is a journey within of:
Novice to Expert
Experience to Evolved
Wood(pen paper) to Web.

The batch holds an unprecedented potential within itself which was very evident from their performance during the admission process. Out of the strength of 180 students, 13 students hold a work experience of fewer than 2 years while 6 others have a corporate experience of more than 2 years. A diverse group with students belonging to every part of the country, ranging from the deserts of Rajasthan to swamps of West Bengal and from the great white north of Jammu and Kashmir to backwaters of Kerala.

Mr. Saurabh Mittal was our guest of honor at the orientation program. He heads the advisory board for course curriculum at FIIB.  Mr. Mittal talked to the students about the upcoming challenges in the field of business with the frequent technological changes and advancements. He shared a few tricks from up his sleeves, about to how to tackle these challenges.  He encouraged the students to be open to the possibilities and take up every challenge that comes their way. The business world is very diverse in its approach and the opportunities offered, which requires the young business managers have a welcome attitude for multiple perspectives.

Ms. Radhika Srivastava, Executive Director, FIIB in her welcome address reminded the students of the promise of the institute to them that, this place will challenge you to achieve your potential,  and create opportunities for your future success with the support of committed mentors and lifelong friends you’ll make here. She insisted on the relevance of our message of the tagline “Enter to learn, Leave to Succeed” which symbolizes our dedication to the career growth of the students through diverse learning processes and ensuring their successful establishment into the corporate world.

Students have just begun to indulge in the frequent curricular and extracurricular activities of the institute and are picking up the pace getting acquainted, with the new culture and ecosystem. The focus still remains on getting the students more enhanced and employable, but all in good time.