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Annual report – IIM Indore TEMS Chapter

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IIM Indore

Annual Report 2020

INDEX

Sl NoContentPg No
1Algorithmic Trading using Python3-6
2How to Approach Product Management Interviews7-9
3Reinventing Business Using Artificial Intelligence10-12
4A Comprehensive View Of The Insurance Sector13-16
5Research Interest Forum17

Algorithmic Trading using Python

Date: July 25, 2020

Venue: Virtual(Zoom Meetings)

The workshop was fully virtual and was conducted using Zoom and YouTube Live on 25th July 2020. The objective of the event was to impart the participants with the knowledge of python application in stock trading. Key discussion topics of the workshop were:

  • How to read Sharpe Ratio and calculate it in python
  • Use of rolling means and spread to take the market position
  • Formulating trading strategy by using moving average crossover
  • Application of Cum sum and drawdown array
  • Career trajectories in quantitative finance

Deliverables:

1.Certificate of participation

2.Python code deck

These were shared with the participants who paid the registration fees via email after the workshop.

Speaker profile:

Sayantam Datta

An IIT Bombay Alumnus, he has done his Masters in Computational Science from the University of Amsterdam. Having a research background in Quantitative Finance, he also has industry exposure as Data Scientist in a Fintech Company. Currently working as a course instructor at Flinkhub.

Promotion:

Online promotion of the event was done by the team leveraging IEEE TEMS IIM Indore chapter Instagram handle, E-mail and Whatsapp. Following posters were used for promotion:   

Demographics:

Apart from IIM Indore student community, participation from various IIMs was observed. Though the event was open for all, the majority of participants were from IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Ranchi, IIM Trichy, IIM Udaipur, IIM Amritsar and NITIE.

Free registered participants                                     65
Paid team participants (team of 2)30
Paid individual participants34
Total participants                                                   129

Details of receipts and payments:

All of the inflows were redirected to the treasurer’s Bank account.

ParticularsNo. of teams/participantsFee per team/participantTotal
Fee from team participants15250/-3750/-
Fee from individual participants34150/-5100/-
Total Inflows8850/-
Total Outflows(Nil)
Net Surplus8850/-

Feedback analysis:

A feedback form was floated to the participants and the following was received:

1.Ease of registration process: Excellent

2.Skill and responsiveness of instructor: Very good

3.Relevance of topics: Very good

4.Style of presentation: Fair

5.Audio/Video clarity: Average

Scope for improvement:

1.           We can conduct the workshop as a series of sessions over a month, to cover the topics in modules.

2.The time period of a session could be increased to 90 minutes or 120 minutes instead of 60 minutes.

3.Conduct workshop in the following area according to the interest form:

•Data Science and Reporting

•Machine Learning and Forecasting

•Technology in Finance

How to Approach Product Management Interviews

Date: August 1, 2020

Venue: Virtual(Zoom Meetings)

A webinar was conducted on the interview approach for product management roles in leading firms on 1st August 2020. The objective of the event was to bring more clarity on product management roles and the interviewer’s perspective and expectations from the candidates along with the right way to face these kinds of interviews. The webinar includes:

  • Scope of product management in present times
  • Approaches to attract interviewer’s attention in product management interviews
  • Understanding the product life cycle
  • Thought leadership from case studies. (systematic approach towards guesstimates)
  • Usual mistakes during a product management interview and how to avoid them.
  • How to prepare better for product management roles
  • Helpful Resources.

Deliverables:

1.Networking Opportunity

2.Learning for internship interviews

Speaker profile:

Harshit Kashiv

He has obtained his bachelor and master’s degree in Electrical, Electronics and communication engineering from IIT Kanpur. He has been associated with some of the big brands like American Express, HSBC as an analyst. Furthermore he has occupied several product management roles for Paytm, Dream11 and MPL.

Promotion:

Online promotion of the event was done by the team leveraging IEEE TEMS IIM Indore chapter Instagram handle, E-mail and Whatsapp. Following posters were used for promotion :

Demographics:

The participants were mostly from IIM Indore. Majority of the participants were from PGP 1 and some PGP 2 also attended the webinar

No of participants Registered156
No of Participants attended65

Details of Revenue:

The webinar was free. It is mostly utilised as a brand building exercise from IEEE TEMS Community.

Glimpses of the Webinar:

Reinventing Business Using Artificial Intelligence

Date: October 25, 2020

Venue: Virtual(Zoom Meetings)

A webinar was conducted on the ideologies and approaches for Business Using Artificial Intelligence on 25th October 2020. The objective of the event was to bring more clarity on Artificial intelligence that can be used to solve problems across the board. AI can help businesses increase sales, detect fraud, improve customer experience, automate work processes and provide predictive analysis.. The webinar includes:

  • Improve customer services to use virtual assistant programs.
  • Automate workloads to collect and analyse data from smart sensors
  • Increase manufacturing output and efficiency automate production line by integrating industrial robots into your workflow
  • How to prepare better for the technological collaboration
  • Helpful Resources.

Deliverables:

1.Networking Opportunity

2.Technological exposure.

Speaker profile:

Mathew Joseph

Mathew is the Vice President and Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He is the Head of Artificial Intelligence Labs for CIMB bank. He is responsible for the design, development and implementation of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning solutions for CIMB bank in seven countries in Asia.

Promotion

Online promotion of the event was done by the team leveraging IEEE TEMS IIM Indore chapter Instagram handle, E-mail and Whatsapp. Following posters were used for promotion :

Demographics:

The participants were mostly from IIM Indore.

Number of registrations123
Attendees63

Details of Revenue:

The webinar was free. It is mostly utilised as a brand building exercise from IEEE TEMS Community.

ChargesFree
SurplusNIL

Glimpses of the Webinar:

A Comprehensive View Of The Insurance Sector

Date: September 20,2020

Venue: Virtual(Zoom Meetings)

A webinar was conducted on the comprehensive view of the insurance sector on 20th September 2020. The objective of the event was to bring more clarity to the insurance sector, the application and role of AI and ML in the insurance, and what would the scenario post Covid times. The webinar covered other topics which included:

1.Context of the Indian insurance market

2.Application and role of AI and ML in the insurance industry

3.Post Covid Dynamics of the industry

4.Roadmap and long-term strategies that might work

5.Career opportunities for an MBA graduate

Deliverables:

1.Participation Certificate

2.Networking Opportunity

3.Tips for summer internship in insurance sector

Speaker:

Mr. Arvind Shivhare

He is the CEO of easy policy and has industry experience of more than 10 years with HDFC life Insurance and Shriram Life Insurance. He has completed MDP course from IIM Ahmedabad. Further, he has Worked as National Head Life Insurance and Business Partner channel with Shriram Fortune Solutions Ltd and headed overseas operations for Shriram Enterprise Marketing Services in U.A.E.

Promotion:

Online promotion of the event was done by the team leveraging IEEE TEMS IIM Indore chapter Instagram handle, E-mail and WhatsApp. Following posters were used for promotion:

Demographics:

Apart from IIM Indore student community, participation from other colleges was also observed in a significant number, details of which are mentioned below:

IIM Indore Participants31
Outside participants1
Total participants49

Details of Revenue:

The webinar was free. It is mostly utilized as a brand building exercise from IEEE TEMS Community.

Glimpse of the webinar:

Memento Presented to the speaker:

Research Interest Forum

Paper Presentation under the mentorship of Prof Mukhoti:

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