Perspective, the annual Academic Confluence of Institute of Management, Nirma University started today with overwhelming response. Participants from various schools across the country battled it out in competitions aimed to test their knowledge, creativity and confidence.
The day began with Bellatus Ultimus (Best Manager Competition) that featured 8 grueling rounds to find out the most competent manager conducted by ‘Imprintz’, the HR Club. The event was judged by Ms. Chandni Joshi, a participant of MTV’s Roadies 8.0, along with Dr. Manaswini Acharya, a former faculty at IIM-Lucknow and present faculty at IMNU, and Ms. Kajal Patel, a fitness expert. Harshil Kothari, the event coordinator said that this event featured the true test of skills that any manager would experience in his life.
Alongside this Bizzart, an Integrated Marketing Communication competition was organized by Niche, the Marketing Club, that featured teams from IIM-Indore, IIT-Kanpur, NITIE and NMIMS, Mumbai amongst others. Gaurav Somani the event co-ordinator contributed the successful completion of this event on the hardwork and dedication put by his Club members. The winners for this event were Ad Wizards from SIESCOMS, Mumbai while Foodies from NMIMS, Mumbai came second.
‘Swayam’, the Entrepreneurial Club of IMNU organized, ‘Srijan’ the B-Plan Competition, based on the theme of Social Entrepreneurship. The judges for the event were Mr Ronak Shah, Director-Brand Communication, Mudra Communication; Mr. Mahesh Goel, Assistant General Manager, State Bank of India; and Mr. Arvind Modi, Associate Vice President, Gujarat Venture Finance Limited – A VC Fund Company. Team Invincibles from MICA, Ahmedabad won the 1st prize while Team VCS from IRMA, Anand were the Runners-up. The highlight of the event was that the top two teams and one more team got funding offers from Mr. Ronak Shah. These three teams also received offers for mentorship support from the Mr. Arvind Modi. This has happened for the first time at IMNU that the teams had received such offers from industry czars at the B-Plan event.
The other event for the day was Money Messiah conducted by ‘Finesse’ the Finance Club, an online trading event that will take place over Friday and Saturday.