Imperial Fest

Annual fête at Imperial College: Evolution’13

Following the successful Annual Sports League organized at Imperial College of Business Studies-Bangalore, the campus witnessed one more spectacular event of the year: Evolution 2013-Break the Ice. The event encompassed a number of contests and students activities including Business Plan Contest, Mock Roadies Contest, Photography and treasure hunt. The event took place on 15th and 16th of March and was concluded on the annual day of Imperial College organized on 22nd of March.

All the events took place under supervision of Ms. Nisha Chand (Assistant Professor and Event Co-coordinator) and contributed by the students of MBA first year of Imperial College. The event details are mentioned below.

Day-1: 15th March

Photography Competition:

A total of 30 students participated in the photography contest. In the contest, they were given one hour of time frame and the theme was “Expression”. The contest was judged by Mr. Abhinav Kamal and Mrs. Aruna Dooraisamy. The winners were:

1. Mr Nawshad –MBA

2. Mr. Swaroop – PGDM

3. Mr. Surya – BBM

Mock roadies:

 The mock roadies was conducted in three rounds: Group discussion, Written Test and Personal Interview. A total of 20 students participated and Judges were: Mr. Nav Kishalay and Mrs. Aruna Dooraisamy.

Winners: 1. Ms. Geeta – PGDM

2. Mr. Swaroop – PGDM & Mr. Karamshil – MBA

3. Mr. Sudharshanam – BBM & Mr. Subham

Day-2: 16th March

Business Plan:

Business Plan theme given was “Online Investment” and totally 8 teams participated. Judge was Dr. Hari Krishna Maram. The winners were:

  1. Mr.Sudhakar
  2. Mr. Sudharshanam

Treasure Hunt:

For treasure hunt contest, the location was in and around BTM-Layout. Winners were:

1. Mr. Hansie Bernad, Mr. Siddhartha and Mr. Sudharshana

2. Mr. Sudhakar, Mr. Mr. Manikanta and Mr. Manoj

3. Mr. Arshad, Mr. Sheik Irfan and Mr. Sukumar

Annual Day Celebration:

And finally, the most awaited “Annual Day of Imperial College” was celebrated on 22nd of March, 2013. This event was spectacular in terms of the multi-talented showcase of various cultural activities by the students of Imperial College.  Inaugurated by CEO Dr. Hari Krishna Maram, the event saw presence of a host of guests which includes Mrs. Ganga Bhavani Maram, Mrs. Aruna Dooraisamy, Mr. Nav Kishlay, Prof. Sonika Sharma, Ms. Vernica and Mr. Animesh. Prof. Sonika Sharma, Dean of Imperial College, gave the welcome speech.

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Mr. and Ms. Imperial Winner, 2013

A Welcome dance was performed by MBA and PGDM students (Ms. Seeta and Ms. Geeta). This was followed by a number of individual and team performances in the various categories of events which includes MIME Show, Dance, Skit, fashion show and so on.

Dr. Hari Krishna Maram addressed the students with an enthusiastic speech appreciating the collecting effort of the students in making the show a successful one. Finally, the prize distribution ceremony took place and the guests conferred the prizes to the successful students. The final vote of thanks was given by Assistant professor and event-coordinator Ms. Nisha Chand. The winner of Mr. Imperial title was Mr. Varun Neil Das(MBA) and Ms. Imperial title was won by Ms. Geeta Rani(PGDM).

Overall, the month of March was a very lively for Imperial College campus. The month witnessed a number of students’ activities including sports week, cultural events and annual day celebration. These moments will be cherished as golden and memorable moments of Imperial College in the days to come.

(Readers can view more photographs of the Annual Day event in the official Facebook  page)

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Sports League at Imperial College of Business Studies

“True Heroes not only read, sing and dance but also play sports, so it is your turn to be a sport star at Imperial College”.

This was the essence behind four days of mind-boggling, mettlesome and exciting sports event organized at Imperial College of Business Studies campus at Bangalore. Having commenced on 5th of March, this event witnessed a lot of energy pouring out from the enthusiastic student participants in various categories of sports.

On 4th of March, the student managers nominated their team members and competitors through card-drawing process. The essence behind this card drawing effort was to ensure an equal to equity based transparent participation in the various sports event.

The different sports categories included the following games:

Sports League at Imperial College of Business Studies

Sports League at Imperial College of Business Studies

Caroms ,Table Tennis, Chess, Badminton, On 5th of March, the sports league event was kick-started by the league matches for Carom competition. After a daylong mind-blowing competition, two teams got through the finals of Carom.

Team 1: Anurag Sharma and Siddharth Chauhan

Team 2: Surya and Subham

On 6th of March, Chess competition was held and a total of 9 teams competed under this sports category. Four students entered into the semi-final: Mr. Swaroop, Mr. Nasir, Mr. Praveen and Mr. Sukumar.

In the table tennis tournament, an intense competition prevailed in the league matches and finally Mr. Varun and Mr. Siddarth Chauhan entered into the Finals of Table Tennis.

On 9th of March, the grand finals of all the indoor games took place. After much expected tough and invigorating competition, the following student managers came out with flying colors as the final winners. The final winners are:

Chess Final Winner: Swaroop

Caroms Final Winner: Subham and Surya

Table Tennis Final Winner: Siddhartha

Badminton Final Winner: Subham (Boys) and Seetha (Girls Category)

The four days of this sports event were quite a delightful experience for the student managers. They participated, competed and supported their fellow participants which created a very resonating and rejuvenating atmosphere in the campus. The nitty-gritty of this sports event was creations of a healthy competition and participation with a good team spirit. It was a good lesson in terms of team management and group dynamics. The token of appreciation also goes to the organizers who did a wonderful job by carrying out the event without much hassle. Overall, it was a much delightful, unforgettable and good learning lesson for the student managers at Imperial College of Business Studies. The happiness and the fun element that was insinuated from this event will linger in the minds of the students and the whole Imperial College fraternity for quite a long time.

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AIMA 7th National Brand Summit on “Challenges of Rebuilding Brand India.”

All India Management Association (AIMA) organized the 7th edition of its annual National Brand Summit here in Bangalore on 5th of Feb. The theme of this year’s summit was “Challenges of Rebuilding Brand India.

The summit was started with the opening speech of Ms. RekhaSethi, Director General of AIMA. Welcome speech was delivered by Dr. D. Shiva Kumar, President, AIMA, Senior VP-IMEA, Nokia. “Brand India has immense potential. The responsibility of building brand India is the collective one that involves the Government, the corporate sector, the public institutions, media, society at large and individual in particular. Each of us has a critical role to play and we should take that responsibility seriously”, he said. Ms. Meera Hairsh, Summit Chairperson, VP-Sales & Marketing, Tata Coffee Limited said, “Brand India cannot be an advertising slogan. It has to be a nation lit up by a billion dreams and actions.”

Imperial college at All India Management Association's7th edition of its annual National Brand Summit

Imperial college at All India Management Association’s 7 th edition of its annual National Brand Summit

Session 1:

Session started by Mr. Ranjan Malik, Director & Partner Consultant, Erehwon Innovation Consulting on the topic “The Role Of Industry In Rebuilding Brand India”. He shared his experience about the top 10 country brands and important variables.

Session II

Session speaker was Mr. D Shiva Kumar. He explained about the forces that will shape a country brand. Media, travel and social media are the main forces on today and he concluded his session by collective responsibility associations and metrics.

Session III

Speaker Mr. Bhaskar Bhat talked on Perception as the main objective for Rebuilding Brand India. Each country has its own individual perception may be on sliding growth rates, social issues, software genius many more.

Session IV

Speaker Mr. Harshan Bhogle, Cricket Commentator, Journalist, Author. His topic was Sports on Rebuilding Brand India, and he was telling sports are reality because in sports we can’t act. At present, youth can rebuild brand India through sports in which image of the country depends. He said, “The inherent power of sport is enormous. It is your escape into the real world. The way you play sport displays your cultural root. People use sport as image building tool.”

Session V

Speaker of this session was Ms. Vasundhara Das, Singer, Composer, Actress, and Entrepreneur. She delivered a talk on the topic of Media on Brand India. Objective on entertainment is to constitute of music, dance and acting. It involves entire ecosystem like technician, designer, beautician, director and producer.”We as Indians are at a time in history where we as individuals, part of a larger population- define how the world views us a nation. The way we conduct ourselves, the way we take pride in our culture and heritage, the way we forge new paths into the future taking our unique past with us- this is what will define how the world will perceive us in the years to come.”

Session VI

This session was about “The Role of the Youth in Rebuilding Brand India” and the speakers are Mr. Vishal Talreja, Founder & CEO – Dream A Dream, Mr. Aditi Bhat, Former VP, Operations, AIESEC, Lawyer with the Supreme court and Mr. Sanjay Vijay Kumar, Co- Founder & CEO, MobME Wireless Solutions.

The summit witnessed a number of corporate scholars, Branding experts and people from different arena of the corporate and industries. Faculties and students from Imperial Collage of Business Studies also attended the summit and interacted with the corporate big shots  It has been a consistent effort of Imperial College of Business Studies to provide its students maximum corporate/industrial exposure. This summit was a memorable and significant event for the ICBS students in terms of their learning and enlightenment with practical wisdom from industrial experts, Gurus and entrepreneurs.

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