Industry Consultants are invited to share their, Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences to aspiring managers at SIOM for nurturing the talent.  It helps the student to understand and explore the expectations of contemporary corporate world.  Blend of Experts in functional as well as general managements from corporate, Management Consultants are invited to interact with the students. These activities are designed with the intention of developing the knowledge, skills and attitude of management students to fulfill corporate expectations. Following is the list of topics, guest speakers who shared their knowledge. Industry people also visit and enlighting our students through various competitions as judge or jury member.

Apart from these guest sessions, institute interacts with industry through Industry Visits, Research Projects. Alumni meet, Consultancy services, Training services, Placement activities, etc. Along with this Institute also motivates and assist the students to undertake live projects from the industry as a summer projects, winter projects and Business Reserach Methodology projects.


Sinhgad Institute of Management (SIOM) initiated Campus to Corporate activities with the objective of competency development of management students while making journey from campus life to corporate life. Following various seminars, workshops, guest lectures, competitions were organized under this activity.

Campus To Corporate




Designation and Organization of the Guest





10th August 2016

23rd MBA INDUCTION 2016 : Industry Experts

Air Marshal B. N. Gokhale

Scientific Consultant Strategic Affairs Government of India.

Mr. Pramoud Rao

Promoter and Managing Director, Zicom Group

Dr. Harold D’Costa

Program Director-VMS Recruitment Delivery Team at Nexus Systems Group

Mr. Amit Gajwani

Sr. Vice President, Cybage

Lt. Col. Akash Sachan

National Leader (Segment Renewables), GE Energy






11th August 2016

23rd MBA INDUCTION 2016: Alumni Panel Discussion

Mr. Sangram Kadam

AVP & Head Sales India, South Asia, KPIT INFO

Mr. Jaydeep Sant

Head of Sales, Schuler India Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Dipti Chandrachud

Director Marketing, Quality Paints

Mr. Parag Hardikar,

Director, Switch Design

Mr. Abhijeet Tikhe

Entrepreneur, food retailing

Mr. Dinesh Shendkar

Assistant VP, Deutshe Bank

Mr. Sourabh Sharnathe

Senior Executive, Digital Marketing, Sakal Media Group

Mr. Sandeep Darvekar

Delivery Partner, Persistent Systems

Mr. Santosh Wagh

Head- Materials & Logistics, Kalyani Maxion Wheels

19th August 2016

Industry Expert:
MBA-II (Finance)

CA Nandkumar Samudra

Practising CA

24th August 2016

Industry Expert:
MBA-I-A, B & C

Mr. Ram Aparaj

Senior Manager, HR (Training) , Bank of Maharashtra

26th August 2016

Industry Expert:
MBA-I-D, E, F & G

Dr. Shriniwas Tapadia

Sr. Training consultant, Arecelor Mittal's Finance Academy

26th August 2016

Industry Speaker: 'Strategic Branding'
MBA-II (Marketing)

Mr. Shreyas Bangad

Director Brand Matterz

26th August 2016

Industry Speaker: "Integrated Marketing Communication'

Mr. VIshwesh Patankar

Trainer and Consultant in Marketing Communication

31th August 2016

Industry Expert:

Mr. Vishal Methi

MD, Just for Entrepreneurs

2nd September, 2016

Industry Expert: 'Careers in International Business'- MBA-I-H, I & J

Mr. Milind Mirashi

GM Exports, Garware Wall Ropes Ltd

2nd September, 2016

Industry Expert: 'Understanding Data Science'- MBA-II (Marketing)

Mrs. Deepti Poojary

Founder Finstat Consultancy

2nd September, 2016

Industry Expert: 'Indian Business Environment:'- MBA-II (Marketing)

Mr. Nishant Mishra

Gepach International as the Marketing Head for France, Belgium and the Frankophone countries.

21st September 2016

Industry Expert: MBA-I-A, B & C

Dr. Sudhir Galande

Former CEO - Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

24th September 2016

Industry Expert:
MBA-II (Operations)

Mr. Umesh Deshpande

V. P. Productions- Mercedes-Benz India Ltd

26th September 2016

Industry Expert:
MBA-II (Marketing)

Mr. Khurush Grant

Executive Director ITC Ltd

29th September 2016

Industry Speaker: 'Understanding Hospitality Industry'- MBA-II (Marketing)

Mr. Narendra Nedungadi

Regional Marketing Director ITC Hotels

30th September 2016

Industry Experts' Panel Discussion: ‘Careers Opportunities in Banking & Finance’

Mr. Sudhakar Kulkarni & Mr. Kanchan Kulkarni



NSE & Regional Head – Maharashtra

3rd October 2016

Navaratri Stree Shakti Lecture Series: MBA-I & II (All Divisions)

Mrs. Shweta Shalini

Entrepreneur & BJP spokesperson

4th October 2016

Navaratri Stree Shakti Lecture Series: MBA-I- H, I & J

Ms. Leena Bokil

Co-opted Member of the Executive Committee of IETE, Pune centre

5th October 2016

Navaratri Stree Shakti Lecture Series: MBA- II (Marketing)

Mrs. Shivani Koul

Product Head and Marketing Manager - John Deere India Pvt Ltd

6th October 2016

Navaratri Stree Shakti Lecture Series: MBA- II (HR, IB & IT)

Ms. Shraddha Patil

Co-founder and Chief Mentor - The Mentorpreneurs

7th October 2016

Navaratri Stree Shakti Lecture Series: MBA- II (Finance)

Dr.  Medha Tadpatrikar

Managing Director, Mantra Research and Consultants Pvt ltd., Pune

8th October 2016

Navaratri Stree Shakti Lecture Series: MBA- I-D, E, F & G

Ms. Gitanjali Ghate

Co-founder & Managing Partner, Third Eye

8th October 2016

Navaratri Stree Shakti Lecture Series: MBA- I-D, E, F & G

Mr. Jasmeet Srivastava

Co-founder & Managing Partner, Third Eye

15th October 2016

Industry Speaker: MBA-II (Finance)

Mr. Yashpal Sharma

Chief Business Officer, Equentis

27th October 2016

Industry Speaker: MBA-II (Finance)

Mr.  Shirish Apte

Board Member, Citi Bank, Singapore & Poland, Ex-CEO of Asia Pacific at Citi Private Bank

22nd November 2016

Industry Expert:


Mr. Manish Harodia

Co-Founder - Dream Wallet Company

13th January 2017

Industry Expert: ‘Cement Industry –An Overview’


Mr. Nitin Paliwal

DGM, Chettinad Cement

16th January 2017

Industry Expert:  (All Divisions)

Ms. Bhaavna Arora


27th January 2017

Alumni Interaction: MBA-I-G

Mr. Vipul Chouksey

Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd.

30th January 2017

International Industry Speaker: MBA-I-E & G

Ms. Melissa Womack

Global Head Marketing, KPIT











16th & 17th  February 2017

International Expert:

International Conference on "Marketing For Digital Age' -MBA-II (Marketing)

Ms. Elena Mozgovaya

Action Cluster Co-lead, European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities, Germany

Industry Experts -International Conference on "Marketing For Digital Age' -MBA-II (Marketing)

Mr. Aima Aditya

Business Head, ASEAN Culture Machine, The Alpha Group Pvt. Ltd

Dr. Hemant Dande

President & Chief Operating Officer, Raptakoss, Brett & Co. Ltd

Dr. Hemant Trivedi

Chair-Faculty of Communication Management, FLAME University, Pune

Mr. Jeetendra Sharma

Catergory Manager, Asia Pacific, Kimberley Clark

Mr. Prasad Salunke

Executive VP, Sales & Marketing, Daimler Finacial Services India Pvt. Ltd.

10th March 2017

Industry Expert: 'Avenues in Digital Marketing'
MBA-I (A, B, C, I & J)

Arpit Khurana

Co-Founder and Director, NSDM

10th March 2017

Industry Expert: ‘Organization Expectations from Summer Project’: MBA-I-H

Mr. Jaydeep Sant

SIOM Alumni and Sales Head, Hitachi India

17th March 2017

Industry Expert: 'Past & Future Innovation'

Mr. Naresh Hans

AGM , General Motors Pune

18th March 2017

Industry Expert: 'Customer Engagement -Means for Co-opting Customer Competence': MBA-I-H, I & J

Mr. Sushil Ojha

Senior Sales & Marketing Manager, Tata Steel

18th March 2017

Industry Expert:

Mr. Nisha Rane

Senior Executive, Human Resource Professional, Yardi Software India Pvt. Ltd.

18th March 2017

Burgeon: ‘Starting a Start-up’

Mr. Sangram Kadam

Associate Vice President & Head – Business (India and Asia ), KPIT, Pune,

Mr. Nihar Laddha

MD, Insignia Group Pvt. Ltd., Pune

Guest Speaker
"Secrets of Success of a True Leader" Mr. Gajendra Chandel, President (HR), Tata Autocomp
"Management's emphasis on creativity and not on control" Mr. Vijay Karia, Chairman & MD – Ravin Group
"Current Trends in Finance" Mr. Neeraj Madhekar, Vice President, Yes Bank
"New Product Development" Mr. Nishant Mishra, Head Marketing, Resilient Cosmeceuticals
"Balance Score Card" Mr. Ritesh Shah, HR Manager, KPIT Cummins
"Supply Chain Management" Mr. Vikram Nagpurkar, Asst. Manager, Operations, FAIT Motors, Pune
"Legal Services Firm" Mr. Rishikesh Ganu, Senior Legal Practitioner
‘Industry Expectations for budding Managers’ Mr. Palash R. Patil, Senior Manager Purchase, Asian Paints Ltd, Mumbai
‘Industry Expectations’ Mr. Rishabh Parakh, Founder Director, Money Plant Consulting
‘The Key to Success’ Mr. Sagar Hasamins, Strategic Manager Wipro
‘Personality Development’ Mr. Vilas Puranik, Trainer and  Consultant
‘Digital Marketing Now and Then’ Mr. Sohan Sabnis, Member Technology Solution group, L&T Info Tech
‘Banking – Inclusive Growth, Educational Loans & Business Start up loans’ Ms. Anita Aswalikar, General Manager, Human Resources, Sandvik Asia Ltd., Pune
‘Current Scenario of IR in Industry’ Ms. Anita Aswalikar, General Manager, Human Resources, Sandvik Asia Ltd., Pune
‘Seminar on Stock Market & Technical Analysis’ (Secrete of Richness) Mr. Sadanand Soman, Technical Analyst & Portfolio Manager  Soman Shares, Pune
‘Innovative Practices in HR’ Mr. Bhushan Surve, Assistant Manager-Human Resources in Tata Consultancy Services
“Configure Mind”

Mr.  Vikas Dikshit – Corporate Trainer (Master NLP Trainer)




Bharat Forge (I) Ltd. Mr. Jayant Kawale
Milton Ltd Mr. Yogesh Vakhani
Godrej & Boyce Mfg.Co. Ltd Mr. R.D.Godrej
Nicholas Piramal Mr. B.T. Dhanawade
Sandvik Asia Mr. Shyam Keswani
Suzlon Energy Mr. Ravindra Utgikar
UB Group / Bharat Forge Mr. Shrikant Bhojkar
Indian Express, Pune Mr. Thomas Zachariah
General Motors India Mr. Vikas Shirodkar (VP-HR)
Union Bank Mr. S. S. Jadhav
Tata Motors Dr. S .P. Tembe
Praj Industries Ltd. Dr. Santosh Vyas
John Deere, India. Ms. Smita Bhargava
DNS ERP Mr. Jyoyindra Zaveri
KPIT Cummins, Pune Mr. Sangram Kadam
Crompton Greaves Mr. Kishor Joshi
SIDBI Mr.Pradeep Malgaonkar
Siemens India and Consultant Mr .Vilas Mahajan


Lot of corporate personalities working at top management level from various organizations visit to the Institute for various purposes.

SIOM CEO at campus

president on campus

Industrial visits are organized with the purpose of providing industrial exposure to MBA I year students to following Industries.

  • Coca Cola
  • MahindraHinoday, PuneSakalPapers, DevachiUrali, Pune
  • Adico Forging  Sanaswadi, Pune
  • Universal Construction Pvt. Ltd., Pune
  • Mapro, Vai
  • Maharashtra  Ex-ServicemanCorporation(MESCO),Pune
  • Accenture Ltd Pune
  • Infosys Technologies  Pune.
  • Microsoft Technologies Hyderabad
  • Bajaj Auto Ltd.
  • Lear Corporation
  • Bridgestone India Ltd.


Industrial Visits
March 2010, Hyundai India, Chakan, Pune


Jan 2011, Exide Industries, Pune
Jan 2011, Mahindra Hinoday, Pune
Feb 2011, Kirloskar Brothers, Kirloskarwadi
Feb 2011, Piaggio, Pune
Jan 2012, Sandvik Asia Ltd, Pune
Feb 2012, Whirlpool India Ltd, Ranjangaon, Pune
Feb 2012, Tata Motors, Pune
Feb 2013, Tata Motors
Feb.2013, Parle G Company
Feb 2013, Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Ltd.
Feb 2013, Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation Ltd.
Feb 2013, Genesis Infra Pvt. Ltd.
Feb 2013, Koojan Hydraulics
April 2013, Manikchand Dhariwal Group (Oxyrich)
Jan 2014, Volksvagan(Pune)
March 2015, Whirlpool
Feb 2016, Parle Agro
Feb 2016, Mapro
Feb 2016, Coca Cola (Shimla)
Jan 2017, Bajaj Auto Ltd.(Chakan, Pune)
Jan 2017, Mapro(Wai)
Jan 2017, Lear Corporation (Chakan , Pune)
Jan 2017, COEPD
Jan 2017, IIT, Mumbai (Workshop for Shrujan)
Parag Milk Foods Ltd.
Shri Vighnahar Sahakari Sakhar
Feb 2017, Parag Milk Foods Ltd.Shri Vighnahar Sahakari Sugar Factory(Junnar)
Feb 2017, Kwality Paints and Coatings Private Ltd. (Pimpri-MIDC,Pune)
Feb 2017, NISM (Khopoli)
Feb 2017, Coca Cola (Amritsar / Shimla )
March 2017, Bridgestone India Ltd.(Chakan , Pune)