MBA IIIC: An Interaction with Mr Henry Brito

Feb 4, 2017

To strengthen the Industry Institute interaction, Dr Prakash Pinto - Dean, Department of Business Administration and Ms Shakila B Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration met Mr Henry Brito, President of The Kanara Small Industries' Association (KSIA), Mangaluru at his factory, Toyeez, Baikampady - Mangaluru on Saturday, 4th February 2017. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the possibilities of an MOU with KSIA.

The MOU with KSIA will inculcate corporate experience among students, providing real-time practice, industrial visits by the students, providing consultancy and testing services to solve industrial problems, organizing workshops with joint participation etc. This kind of associations will also help the students to carry out their internships at these organizations. Mr Henry Brito is a well-known toy manufacturer in coastal Karnataka for more than two decades. During the interaction, Mr Brito gave brief introduction of his business. He expressed his concerns towards government policies affecting the small industries and challenges faced by the entrepreneurs. Dr Prakash Pinto and Ms Shakila B conveyed the Institution’s willingness to contribute to the growth of the business and assured R&D activities on a continuous basis. Dr Pinto said such interactions will boost up the academic activities of the department and will help in mutual growth. Mr Brito also expressed his willingness to be associated with the institute. The interaction was ended by viewing toy manufacturing process at the factory.

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