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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Cooking Competition at IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDIES

A cooking competition was organized at Imperial college of Business Studies-Bangalore campus on 19th January, 2013. The competition was to promote the essence of group dynamics among the students in a competitive environment. A certain set of rules and regulations were set for the participants.

The competition was judged by Chief Guest Ms. Ganga Bhavani Maram, Director Imperial College Of Business Studies, Jayanagar. She is an active management professional also involve in NGO activities like Lion’s International, Managing Partner, Vision India and PT Education. The final judgment was done on the basis of the Presentation, Taste, Hygiene, Time Management and Team Management. The students actively participated in this intra-college event and enjoyed exploring their culinary talents.

A total of 5 teams participated in the competition and each team had 6 members. The Competition was all about “Cooking without Fire” where one could have prepared three dishes according to their wish, which should include one drink, one sweet dish and one spicy dish.

The Rules were as stated below-

“Teams are not supposed to use any kind of Heater/ Stove/ Owen to prepare the food. Even chopping vegetables are not allowed before the competition starts. Only 2 hours will be given to each team to make these dishes.”

The final winners of the Cooking Competition with Ms. Ganga Bhavani Maram (left) and Dr. Maram Sir (right)

The final winners of the Cooking Competition with Ms. Ganga Bhavani Maram (left) and Dr. Maram Sir (right)

The final winners were:

1. Suneel Kumar Chauhan
2. Swathi Vinayak
3. Venkateshwaralu
4. Mohasina Kausar

 

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Coffee With CEO – A new initiative at Imperial College of Business Studies

There is an idiomatic phrase which goes, “Anything can happen over a cup of coffee”. A casual conversation over a cup of coffee can give you a nice feel of self-confidence, assertion and friendship. The Teacher-student relationship, in a holistic view, has a profound impact in Indian education system and closer is the bonding, fruitful is the learning process. The tradition “Guru-shishya parampara” has come a long way throughout the rich cultural and heritage of India and in present times, it is something more than spiritual mentorship.

Imperial College of Business Studies, Bangalore, in their ongoing effort to this process, came up with a new concept of “Coffee with CEO” where a student gets an opportunity to converse with CEO of Imperial College of Business Studies, Dr. Hari Krishna Maram. A student is selected from the BBA/MBA batch of  Imperial College of Business Studies and he/she gets an opportunity to have a cup of coffee with CEO. This unique kind of experience gives the student a sense of easiness, responsibility and motivation to

Coffee with CEO with  I st year BBM student M Vinod

Coffee with CEO with I st year BBM student M Vinod

prepare himself/herself well before getting in the vast corporate world after completing his/her education. During the conversation, the student gets a feel of ownership as a part of Imperial college of Business Studies.  This initiative commenced from 7th of September, 2012 and a number of students has participated in this conversation so far.

It has been a consistent effort from Imperial College of Business Studies to impart knowledge to its students with a sense of active participation and interest in the management education.

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Imperial College of Business Studies in “Kanyathon”- A Walkathon to save Girl Child

Many of the traditional activities and rituals in India often tend to outline the very existence of Indian girl Children. In the present time of modernity and technical advancement, India often finds itself in an uncomfortable position in regard to gender inequality, dumping female infants and fetuses sniffed in the womb, killings etc. There has been a constant effort from different corners of the civic society to raise awareness to save girl child. Stepping forth with such an ongoing effort, Imperial College of Business Studies along with its academic and student fraternity participated in a Walkathon to save girl child. Considered as one of upcoming good B-Schools in Bangalore, ICBS believes in empowering woman as one of the key factor for India to become a well-developed nation of twenty first century.

Organized by IFIM Business School in association with BOSCO, the walkathon named as “Kanyathon” was attended by Students, Faculties, academic stuff from ICBS. Dr. Hari Krishna Maram, CEO of Imperial College also attended the walkathon along with around with more than 100 students from different programs at ICBS:  BBM, MBA and PGDM (Both batches). The walkathon which took place on 14th October started at around 7 AM from Kanteerava Stadium Bangalore.

ICBS in “Kanyathon”- A Walkathon to save girl Child

ICBS in “Kanyathon”- A Walkathon to save girl Child

Imperial College of Business Studies, thus, in addition to its ongoing effort on “Go Green”, has reaffirmed its stand on social responsibility to empower woman contributing to the understanding and appreciation of saving girl child leading to a brighter future. ICBS firmly believes in education for all more because making a woman deprived of education simply means depriving a whole generation from it. In this context, it is also mentionable that in accordance to this belief, ICBS has successfully initiated and maintained a good ration of Girl Students in all its batches. To summarize it all, the Saying goes like this:

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

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