The Sustainability and Development Committee of IMT Dubai hosted Mr. Matteo Boffa for a guest lecture on the topic of Circular Economy.
Mr. Matteo Boffa is a 27 year old social entrepreneur and is the Co-founder/General Manager of Etuix Ltd.
He delivered an interactive session about the effects of plastics on our environment. Mr. Boffa explained how plastics were created to help the environment, but now are overused and are destroying it. Every year, 500,000 Kg of PVC is destroyed in UAE alone and Etuix is helping to reduce the wastage by recycling the PVC and making accessories in its Milan facility.
Etuix Ltd. manufactures trendy accessories with 100% recycled PVC and have intentions to establish a facility in UAE to expand its reach.
Mr. Matteo Boffa can be reached at-
IMT Dubai was honored to host Ms. Jaya Maru, CEO, and Co-founder Rewardz to deliver a session on ‘Employee Rewards and Recognition Trends’.
Ms. Maru discussed the significance and impact of incentives and reward systems in the organizations. She described how an employee and an employer have a different perception about them.
After that, she moved on to the technological aspect of the topic, mentioning the technology used to change the paperwork appraisal to an app form.
IMT Dubai is thankful to Ms. Jaya Maru and we hope to maintain a long relationship with her.
The students of IMT Dubai were pleased to host Mr. Gustavo A Montero (Chairperson/Co-founder Agar LLC/Pockero Network) at the campus for an interactive session on Blockchain and the future of Finance.
Mr. Montero explained all the major concepts of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. He started by introducing the functions and working of blockchain followed by its application in the spectrum of industries. In the concluding note, he advised the students on how to acquire and utilize the knowledge of blockchain in their work life.
The session was organized as a part of IMTea Talks by the Enterprise Relations Committee and Mr. Montero honored the efforts of students by signing the customary Tea Cup. The IMT family is honored to host Mr. Gustavo A Montero and wish to have a long association with him.
The students of IMT Dubai were pleased to host Mr. Waseem Safdar, Production Manager at Saint-Gobain Weber Middle East for a guest lecture on Operational Excellence. He talked about the concepts of Supply Chain Management and the tools for Operational Excellence. He explained the commonly used tools and techniques like Lean 6-Sigma, Process Mapping, Just in Time, etc. and also answered the student queries.
IMT Dubai hosted Ms. Sonali Raha, Group Operations Manager at Just BTL Research and Consultancies. Ms. Raha conducted a lecture-cum-workshop which aimed at preparing students for the opportunities and challenges at the corporate workplace.
She delivered a step-by-step guide starting from Pre CV phase all the way to Day 1 of the job and explained all the minute nuances that companies take into consideration while evaluating the candidates. She presented a checklist for the preparation for audio, video and one-on-one interview which was very informative. Ms. Raha explained all the Do’s and Don’ts while preparing CV and corporate etiquettes through numerous examples. To give an example of what recruiters see in a CV, she analyzed one of the student’s CV and gave important tips while quickly answering all the queries of students.
IMT Dubai is thankful to Ms. Sonali Raha and we would like to host her again in the future for more workshops.
Mr. Craig Fernandes (Co-Founder and CEO), Mr. Ian Fernandes (COO and Co-Founder) and Mr. Mustafa Zubair Ahmed (Chief of Design & Technology, Director of Student Outreach and Co-Owner) from Lock&Stock addressed IMT Students on Entrepreneurship in UAE.
Mr. Krishnan Subramaniam, Head of Projects from Fusion Specialized Shipping and Logistics LLC, Dubai is addressing the new students on Shipping Industry in Dubai as a part of the orientation program.
Mr. Debashish Deb, Executive Director from Treadstone Consulting, Dubai addressing the new Masters and Bachelors students as a part of the orientation program
IMT Dubai officially kicked-off the first season of “IMTea Talks” on August 8th by hosting our esteemed guest Mr. Abhik Gupta, Managing Director- Nielsen, West Africa, and Maghreb Cluster. Mr. Gupta had an interactive session with the DCP students about Marketing in Emerging Markets and gave insights from market research studies as well as his rich personal experience in the industry.