AbaKus was setup with the objective of bridging the gap between the Technology industry and Management education. AbaKus conducts regular sessions/events relevant to the IT vertical. It is committed towards engaging technology enthusiasts and inspiring interest in the field of systems and technology. The major activities include conducting MS Excel workshops, technology quizzes, summer internship experience sharing sessions and preparing placements preparatory material. Dig-IT is published by Abakus to give latest updates, developments and technology news in the fields of systems and technology. Additionally, it also supports Backwaters, Horizons and any other 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 interest in the Human Resource domain and equip them with knowledge of current industry practices achieved through interactions with industry veterans. HRiday organizes group discussions and PI sessions to prepare students for their summer as well as final placements. Apart from hosting events like online quizzes and national level case competitions involving real-life HR issues, HRiday organizes debates, role plays and guest lectures on burning industry issues like recruitment, talent retention in a world of high attrition, employee training and development etc. HRiday’s flagship event is the Annual HR Summit which is conducted with the support of accomplished faculty members at IIMK.
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 serves to further the interests in marketing in the student community by organizing sessions and lectures in the domain of marketing. It also organizes student level activities both independently and as a part of larger college fests. In addition, mPower also contributes to placement related activities in the marketing vertical.
Omega aspires to create interest among the students in the field of Production and Operations Management including Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain, Six Sigma and Project Management. The activities of Omega include organizing Certification Courses, Guest Lectures, Beer Game 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), 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.