Theater Workshop at Imperial College of Business Studies

Creative thought process is a continuous evolution process and its importance in management education is widely acknowledged. From business management perspective, when we talk about innovation, we simply promote the importance of creativity in business process.

Theater is an earlier version of creativity and it is still an important creative canvas which depicts the contemporary socio-cultural reflection of a society. Management students can get a good exposure to real-life creative thought process from this kind of Art. Imperial College of Business Studies organized such a Theater Workshop in its campus on 2nd of February, 2013. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Nav Kishlay, a Professional coach, Trainer, Life skills coach, Hypnotherapist, Actor, Director, Writer and Musician.

Mr. Nav Kishlay is a Professional coach, Trainer, Life skills coach, Hypnotherapist, Actor, Director, Writer and Musician

Mr. Nav Kishlay is a Professional coach, Trainer, Life skills coach, Hypnotherapist, Actor, Director, Writer and a Musician

Mr. Nav is a Certified Practitioner and Master Practitioner of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) from David J Lincoln International, London, U.K. He is accredited by ANLP (Association of Neuro Linguistic Programming), India Chapter. He is also a certified Trainer in Train the Trainer courses for the same and is licensed to issue ANLP, India Chapter.

Talking about the Art of theater  the basic aspect of this Art is Acting and performance. In this workshop, the participants were shown a glimpse of the skill of theater through the concepts of emoting and body state. The methodologies used are Neuro-linguistic programming, Role play, Games, David Farmer dramatic Intervention.

Students are given their names and they start working on the workshop from the same day. This allows the individuals to work with the team and formulate their own opinion about the story, characters, script and narration.

There were some important out turns from the workshop. The students, if interested in this whole creative art, can get opportunity to work on this line of creative domain as mentioned below.

  • The participants who would be interested further to be a part of the group would get a chance to Perform with Group Called BEING at different places Like In The Pink & Rangashankara in Bangalore.
  • The participants would a chance to be a part of (as Actors, Directors, Script Writers, Musician, Pre & Post Production Members)
  • The Participants would get a chance to be a part of annual Full Length Play HUMMEIRAH which is slated to be performed at Rangashankara (Bangalore), Shri Ram Center((Delhi), Prtihvi Theater(Mumbai) from July 2013 to November 2013.

The students of Imperial College were overwhelmed to learn the Art of theater performance from a very different perspective.  This different technique of learning an Art can give a very different insight in honing one’s management skills as well. After all, management education is not only about developing one’s management skill, but it is more about understanding the whole management development process holistically and trying to use the best out of it. And Imperial College of Business Studies always emphasizes on this fact.

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Workshop on Image Management at Imperial College of Business Studies

An exciting workshop on Image Management by Eragam Institution was organized at Imperial College campus on 12th of January, 2013. Image management has become quite an important factor in the present corporate world. The decision making process, most of the time, revolves around individual perceptions and image management is the one solution that have the key to deliver good results in terms of personal accomplishment while working in an organization.

Ms. Kavitha Kahlon was the chief speaker in the event. She is a lead Image consultant at Eragam Institutions. She has extensive experience in image building of an individual. She has been an air-hostess trainer, specialized in soft skills and social skills refinement. She is well-travelled and informed on inter-cultural values.

Ms. Kavitha started the session by explaining the concepts of image management and aspects of image consultancy. Major aspects, as she mentioned, are Artistic Dress Style, Psychological, Physical, Social, Wardrobe, and Personal Style.

Talking about Self-Image, she explained that it represents an individual’s hope, dream or thought. It may consist of three different types: Self-image as seen by an individual to himself or herself, Self-image resulting from how others see one individual and self-image resulting from what one perceiv

Ms. Kavitha Kahlon  is a lead Image consultant at Eragam Institutions. She has extensive experience in image building of an individual

Ms. Kavitha Kahlon is a lead Image consultant at Eragam Institutions. She has extensive experience in image building of an individual

es of what others see him/her.

Ms. Kavitha explained how self-image can go through various process of development and how often one suffer from loss of positive self-image from various hurdles of life. She reflected the essence of education in resurrecting and redeveloping positive self-image from such loss. Moreover, person like Teachers, Mentors can restore the image which loose in some situation and that is how one can make failures into success. Ms. Kavitha, in this context, also gave a few tips on the importance of positive self-image like how to replace criticism with encouragement, remove negative thought and focus on what one CAN do, not what one cannot

She concluded the session by giving suggestion on how to improve self-image in daily life. It can be by changing one’s clothing style, skin care, good haircut, maintaining body odor and acne. maintaining proper self-image brings happiness.

It was a very interactive session on self-development for the student of Imperial College of Business Studies. The attentively attended the session and enthusiastically participated in the discussion that followed.

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Student Managers at Imperial College visit Mahindra REVA Company

Industrial Visit gives a practical exposure to management students imparting to them in-depth understanding of the theoretical lessons learnt in class.

Imperial College of Business Studies Bangalore organizes such industrial trip very frequently and such activities also promote the essence of group learning among the student managers.

In this line of effort, student managers of Imperial College recently visited Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Private Limited on 8th of December, 2012. Previously known as Reva electric car company, it was founded in 1994 as a joint venture between the Maini group of Bangalore and AEV LLC of USA. Mr. Chetan Maini, Chief of Strategy and Technology is the founder. With global patents in energy management, remote diagnostics and battery management to their credit, the company unveiled the two-seater REVA electric vehicle in Bangalore in 2001.

Student Managers at Imperial college at INDUSTRIAL VISIT - MREVA Company

Student Managers at Imperial college at INDUSTRIAL VISIT – MREVA Company

The session was started with introduction of Mr. P.Deep, General Manager-Exports. He addressed the student managers on history of electric cars, usability of solar energy in automobiles, pollution control system in automobiles and traffic control systems and various other important aspects in Automobile Industry. He also accompanied the students to assembly lines of car manufacturing and briefed them about assembly lines and its importance in operational management and efficiency for a car-manufacturing company.

During the session, Mr. Deep highlighted the operating philosophy that Mahindra Reva always adheres to; that is “Born Green”. In this context, he explained how electric cars can be the best alternative to reduce pollution hazards caused by gas emission. Electric vehicle remains Zero-emission for life. He also talked on how MREVA works on using maximum natural resources from unconventional sources without contributing to natural balance by causing pollution  Solar Energy harvesting, water conservation, energy consumption and ventilation, efficient consumption of materials and material movement etc. are various ways of using natural resources in more efficient way.

The student managers of ICBS were overjoyed to learn about automobile manufacturing and the managerial lessons associated with it. It was a good learning lesson for them on effectiveness and essentialities associated with managerial decision making process and its subsequent impacts on sustainability of a Business process and environmental aspects related to it.

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