THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Asian School of Business (ASB), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), with the support of Terumo Penpol Limited, blood bags manufacturer, and the Gurgaon-based Saviance Technologies organised Alumni Leadership Masterclass Programme as part of tapping alumni resources to enhance the reputation and brand value of educational institutions. The representatives of 13 educational institutions across the state participated in the day-long Alumni Leadership Masterclass programme, which was designed to help institutions set up a well-oiled Alumni Relations Office.
C Padmakumar, chairman, CII Thiruvananthapuram Zone, who is also the executive director of Terumo Penpol, announced on the occasion the launch of College Excellence Cluster in Thiruvananthapuram zone.
S Rajeev, director, ASB and an alumnus of IIT-Chennai and Syracuse and Stanford Universities, spoke about the differences in alumni relations in India and the US. Joseph John, South India and Sri Lanka advisor, Saviance Technologies, and Kaushik Bellani, CEO, Saviance Technologies, handled the sessions.
The participants included faculty members involved in alumni relations from Lourdes Matha College; TKM Institute of Management, Kollam; Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology; G R Public School, Neyyattinkara; IMK, Kerala University; Mar Ivanios College; Departments of Future Studies and Commerce, University of Kerala; IIITM-K Technopark; University College of Engineering, Kariavattom; Medical College; Asian School of Business and Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi.