SigmaEta, the Operations Club of IIM Trichy

SigmaEta, the Operations Club of IIM Tiruchirappalli, is committed to maximizing the knowledge of every student of the IIM-T community in the area of Operations and provide challenges that help hone the skills of those specializing in this field. SigmaEta strives to bridge the gap between the industry and academia by providing the management students community an opportunity to showcase their talent in national level competitions and article writing exercises. In January 2016, we created another milestone by becoming the highest rated functional club during the Annual Club Ratings Poll.

 

Event Conducted:

 

OpsWise 4.0 - Case Study Competition

 

OpsWise is a national level case study competition which tests the participant’s depth in diverse concepts of Operations & Supply Chain Management in the annual business management fest of IIM Trichy (Arcturus). This year we saw immense participation of students from various B-School for this prestigious competition. This event is aimed at making crucial decisions related to process improvement & inventory management in real businesses. The competition was divided into two stages wherein the first stage tested the participants in an Operations and Supply Chain quiz. The shortlisted candidates were then required to solve a case in the second round. A fierce battle was fought and finally team Dual Core of IISC Bangalore were declared as the winner and team Seven Sigma of IIMTrichy as the runners by our honorable judges Dr. M. Punniyamoorthy, Professor at Department of Management Studies, NIT Trichy and Dr. Godwin Tennyson, Professor at IIM Trichy.

 
 
OpsVision 2.0 - Article Writing Competition
 
The first edition of OpsVision, the annual operations magazine, was launched by SigmaEta in February 2015. Extending its success from first year, SigmaEta conducted an article writing competition in search of best articles to be published in the second edition of the magazine. The main aim of OpsVision is to provide the readers with industry updates along with the thoughts of industry experts. It has the complete essence of any Operations that containing the latest insights into the world of Operations Industry and Supply Chain compiled with fun facts and quizzes.  The event saw participation from enthusiastic students from across the country.

 

Guest Lectures

 

SigmaEta facilitates the broadening of the horizon of the students through Industry interaction & taking up projects with clearly defined goals. In the preceding year, SigmaEta had arranged for Guest Lectures by Mr. T.A.B. Barathi, Vice-President (SCM), Wheels India and Mr. Ramaswamy, Manager Business Development at Flipkart. While Mr. Barathi gave great insights to the students on Supply Chain and procurement for the second year students, Mr. Ramaswamy talked at length about the exciting new world of E-Commerce and advised the first year students in shaping their career.

 
Certifications
 
 
The certifications help the students become industry ready. We organize several certifications for the students of IIM Trichy to improve their understanding of Operations and Supply Chain concepts. Lean Six Sigma Certification by KPMG was offered to the IIM Trichy students and as many as 70 students participated in it. All the students successfully cleared the certification examination conducted at the end of a 3-day workshop.
For students interested in pursuing a career in the Supply Chain Management area, we organized for a certification in association with CII Institute of Logistics. 39 students participated in achieving the SCM EXE certification program, which saw 100% students successfully clearing the examination.
 

 

Past Initiatives
Optimus’13 (Arcturus’13)
Optimus’13 (Arcturus’13)
Souvenir’13 Quiz Series
Souvenir’13 Quiz Series
Guest lecture from Industrial Experts
Guest lecture from Industrial Experts


Contact Person
Krishna Murari Sharma

Mob: 97900 63695
E-Mail: krishnamurari.p15019@iimtrichy.ac.in
Anand K

Mob: 97914 06441
E-Mail: anandk.p15067@iimtrichy.ac.in
Rahul Singh

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E-Mail: rahulsingh.p15032@iimtrichy.ac.in
S V D R Sankar Kovvali

Mob: 94450 02668
E-Mail: sankar.p15038@iimtrichy.ac.in
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