- for B School with Best Industry interface at Singapore,
- for Best professor in Marketing –Dr Vandana Sonwaney
- for Best Professor in Operations – Mr Bibhuti Tripathy
At the 2nd Asia's Best B-School awards ceremony at Suntec, Singapore in a function of all radiance; around 29 countries, including Australia, South Africa, UK, USA, UAE, China, France, Japan, Spain, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea etc. participated prominently. During this, the best B-Schools in Asia were awarded in a colorful ceremony held amongst a galaxy of luminaries from the world of education and corporate. Among the members of Jury were stalwarts like Mr Bhaskar Chatterjee, Secretary to the Govt. of India, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises; Mr Harish Mehta, Emeritus chairman-World HRD Congress & Founder Member-NASSCOM; Mr Michael McDonald, Global Chairman, World HRD Congress; Professor Tom Hilton, Global Chairman, Asia Pacific HRM Congress; Ms Saagarika Ghoshal, Chief People Officer, Reliance Big Entertainment Pvt Ltd and a many others.
These awards were conferred by the CMO Asia under the chairmanship of Andrew Kelly, and Stars of the Industry Awards under the chairmanship of Jonathan Peters.
With its vision of Empowering Operations Excellence SIOM has walked the path not tried by others in formulating a unique MBA Operations Management Program exclusively for Engineers. Inspired by the motto of the institution, engineers who step out of the SIOM portals and stride into the corporate world, prove to be prized assets for modern day organizations. The curriculum is entwined with unique specialized programs to train students holistically in the Operations Excellence towards Process specialists.
Dr Vandana who has spent around 24 years in industry, teaching training and research bagged the best Professor in Marketing award.
Another SIOM faculty Mr. Bibhuti Tripathy an ace in Quantitative subjects was felicitated with the Best Professor in Operations management.