It is my privilege and delight to present to you the MBA batch of 2018 from School of Management Studies (SMS), CUSAT. The MBA program of SMS CUSAT incorporates the fundamental knowledge of business management interweaved with industrial exposure enabling our students to explore and enhance their leadership and managerial skills. The curriculum of our school has been crafted and tweaked in such a way so as to ensure that the students imbibe academic concepts and also develop the analytical and decision making skills required to become influential leaders of tomorrow. Our students are handpicked from a plethora of academic and cultural backgrounds making them adaptable to any situation and circumstance. We have tried to build in them, the ability to work independently as well as in teams. Foundations of good human values and ethics have been inculcated in them. We have a dynamic batch of youngsters eager to enter the corporate world and make a mark of their own. I am sure that our students would not just be meeting their targets but would surpass them, making themselves valuable asset to your organization. I heartily welcome all esteemed organizations to visit our campus for their talent hunt.