At the God's Own Kampus, Abakus is the place to be for the Technology enthusiasts. The main aim of Abakus is to provide a platform for students to help them understand the role of technological applications in business. We bridge the gap between Technology and Management Education.
We engage in various activities by conducting events and regular sessions related to IT vertical. Our major activities include conducting Project Management Workshop, Excel Workshop, Quizzes, Preparing Placement training manuals and Sharing Placement experiences. Dig-IT is published by Abakus to provide latest updates, developments, and technology news in the fields of Systems and Technology. We also support Backwaters, Horizons, and any pan-institute management or cultural symposiums in the Systems and Technology domain.
Economics, Politics and Social Science is one of a kind interest group in Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. With no direct placement opportunities in this domain, the members and the well-wishers of this group are genuinely passionate about the political, economic and social issues occurring everyday.
We analyse and inform the impact of these events to the general public through its online channel (An active social media page) and conducting offline events like Budget discussions, Viewpoint, Quizzes, MUN, Debates etc.
This year EPS is planning to go bigger and better with launching its very own YouTube Channel and conducting new events.
The ultimate objective of EPS has remained the same, which is to "Impart economic, political and social information to the general public at large through active engagement and contribute in creating a well informed citizenry for nation building".
Financially Yours (FY) is aimed at promoting and developing an interest in the field of finance. FY is responsible for conducting sessions on a regular basis (mostly weekly) to discuss current and relevant topics and facilitate discussions on theoretical concepts as well as industry practices. These sessions are aimed at discussing topics beyond the scope of the routine classroom sessions. FY is currently responsible for the effective functioning of the Investment Bank of Kozhikode (IBOK). In coordination with the Industry Interaction Cell (IIC) and Backwaters Committee or any other committee FY is responsible for organisation of the institute’s flagship management festival(s), would be responsible for conducting events related to the finance domain at these events.
The purpose of HRiday is to bring together students interested In the Human Resource domain and equip them with the knowledge of current industry practices and latest trends, through interactions with industry veterans. HRiday organizes group discussions and PI sessions to prepare students for their summer as well as final placements. HRiday also hosts online quizzes and national level case competitions, pertaining to real life HR issues, to cater to the interest of students in this field. HRiday’s flagship event is the Annual HR Summit which is conducted with the support of our alumni and accomplished faculty members at IIM K.
The aim of Konsult is to promote interest for consulting and strategy in the student community of IIM-K and provide a platform to hone their skills in the same. Consulting is one of the most challenging industries to work for, and competition for strategy and consulting roles is ever increasing. Given this scenario, “Konsult” the Strategy & Consulting Interest Group of IIM Kozhikode, aims to foster a consulting culture on campus at both academic and professional levels. The regular activities of Konsult include hosting guest lectures, seminars and sessions by industry experts and consulting alumni, conducting case-study workshops and certifications, events in association with management fests and preparing the Komrades for both summer and final placements in the consulting vertical. Additionally, it also helps the students interested in consulting by providing them with artifacts necessary to pursue their interests. This is contingent to the availability of such artifacts with the coordinators.
mPower is the Marketing Interest Group of IIMK. It was founded in 2005 and since then it has been a great platform for passionate and creative budding marketers of the campus to further their interest in marketing through various activities. It organizes lectures, seminars with industry experts, case competitions, quizzes both independently and as a part of college fests. It helps students prepare for summer internships and final placements by providing extensive and highly curated study material. Apart from that, it releases weekly and monthly updates to encourage fruitful discussions on recent happenings in the marketing world.
Omega is an Operations based interest group of IIM K and is committed to create interest and awareness among the students in the field of Operations Management including Data Analytics, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and Project Management. The activities of Omega include organizing Certification Courses, Guest Lectures, Beer Game, Online Quizzes, Weekly Articles and Simulation Event for the students of IIM Kozhikode. The Inter-college events conducted every year include Opfeat- Annual Operations Competition (Level 1- Quiz; Level 2- Case Competition / Simulation), O-Zone - Article Writing Competition and timely Quizzes. Through all these activities, Omega aims to strengthen and further expand the understanding of operations beyond the traditional classroom learning.