The school has contributed several leading professional managers and entrepreneurs to the business world and several of the alumni occupy exalted positions in the industry in the different parts of the world. The alumni are well organized and in close contact with the school. The SMS alumni association coordinates the activities of the local chapters which are located in different places .They conduct various training programs for the students and contribute to the development of infrastructure of the school
The alumni in an attempt to revitalize the School have already walked a few steps ahead which include making contributions towards
(1) A fully air-conditioned seminar hall – ‘The Hall of Fame’ with a seating capacity of hundred is the latest addition to the spectrum. This was fully funded by the alumni, which now acts as
a discussion ground for the students with the eminent industry personalities.
(2) Funding the refurnishing the classes in accordance with the new requirements so that a bright future is molded in a better way.
La Nostalgia’ is the grand annual alumni meet and foundation day of the alumni association. This is celebrated annually and is the platform where the nostalgic memories are brought alive.
This is what some of our alumni have to say:
“It is with pride that I acknowledge the immense benefits for the personal and professional development that I derived from my two year of study at SMS, which laid strong foundation to my professional career. The training that I had at SMS gave me a sense of purpose, imparted confidence in my abilities, developed a zest for further learning and inculcated a desire to excel. Being one of the oldest management school in India, I am sure that SMS is continuing with the tradition of developing good young managers.”
Dr. Abraham Koshy
Professor of Marketing, IIM Ahmedabad, MBA Batch of 1976
….I would like to tell you a short story…Michael Schumacher was one day interviewed and asked the reason for his success on the race field and he replied,” whenever up ahead on the track I see a pile up, I press my foot down hard …… because I know that all others will be lifting their”…..this has been SMS’s greatest contribution it has taught me to stay fully
alart and fighting fit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 30 days a month, 365 days a year”
Mr. Jithendra Srivastava
29th Rank holder, Civil Service Exam 2000, MBA Batch of 1998
“ I feel nostalgic whenever I think of SMS. My long years of work with Administrative Staff College of India has given me the opportunity to interact intimately with thousands of executives and several organization from the different sector of the economy. I am convinced that the students of SMS are well trained and well equipped to served these organizations.”
Mr. Mathew. J. Manimala
Professor IIMB, MBA Batch of 1977