Believe, Rise, Achieve - VGSoM IIT Kharagpur presents Purvodaya!
| October 15,2012 01:07 pm IST
Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur, has evolved from being the first B-school in the IIT system to one of the premier B-schools of the country in just over 2 decades. Since the inception of the school, focus has been on rounded development through diverse academic and non-academic activities of the Institute.
Over the years, VGSoM has grown exponentially to attract the best management talent in the country. We are consistently ranked among the top B-schools in India. The school was judged Asia's Best B-School Leadership Award by the CMO council in July, 2010. We have also been ranked 12 the by the prestigious Wall Street Journal for the year 2009.
'PURVODAYA', signifying the Rise of East, is the flagship Business fest of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur. Purvodaya is the amalgamation of events spread across all the business domains of management. Purvodaya derives its strong roots from 'Saamanjasya', a one of a kind social business event with inclusive growth as its central theme and 'MADison Avenue', the national level marketing extravaganzas which were highly successful in the past and received tremendous response from both the student fraternity and the industry.
Spread across 3 days, Purvodaya is all set to provide the ideal training ground for young managers and future business owners to sharpen their knives hone their skills and test their wits against their peers before heading out for the actual battle. Apart from the high-intensity clash for supremacy, Purvodaya will also feature the wisdom talks and panel discussions featuring the best from the world of business, eminent academicians and Bureaucrats.
The distinguished Kalakaar Vikas makes Purvodaya12 all the more unique! Starting from 2nd to 4th November, 2012, the Tech Market Puja Ground, IIT Kharagpur will be all set to give the guests a visual treat through the marvelous works of the artisans from different parts of India and help preserve the diversity of art that forms an integral part Indian culture. In 2011, it provided a platform for artisans and craftsmen from Bengal, Orissa and the nearby regions to showcase their work of art which came in the form of outstanding creations like jewellery made of buffalo horns, jute sandals, wood carving, terracotta craft paintings, clay models so on and so forth. The event turned out to be a Celebration of Art and Creativity, with stalls throbbing with from all over India appreciating and endorsing the work of the artists. Workshops for micro-insurance and other creative skills were also conducted for these artisans to promote sustainability.
The flagship events of Purvodaya are the brainchildren of the various management clubs at VGSoM:
Promoting the spirit of Innovation and Entrepreneurship amongst the students of B-schools across the country is the objective of SRIJAN - VGSoM's Annual Business Plan Competition. This will provide a unique opportunity for budding management graduates to pitch their business ideas to venture capitalists and investors. Srijan will enable you to take your ideas to the next level. The viability of your ideas shall be judged, mentors will guide you to improve upon your business plans and you will have a chance to showcase your ideas and B-plans in front of angel investors and venture capitalists.
Prizes worth INR 40000 and funding opportunities up to 2.5 crore!!!
The challenges of working in a consulting firm are immense and the skill set needed to identify and solve business problems of clients is diverse. This case study competition tests all the relevant skills that are needed to succeed as a Consultant. The objective of the event is to generate ideas and later develop a strategy for implementation and improve the business value for the organizations adopting these ideas/innovations. The idea is to sensitize students to real life business situations and to develop their analytical and presentation skills.
Partnered by Tata steel, expect a bonanza!!!
ABHISAMAYA is the flagship panel summit on Supply Chain & Operations which will be organized by SCOPE during PURVODAYA12. This years theme of discussion is in line with The Expected Impact of FDI in retail on the Agri Food Chain of India Eminent Panelist will discuss on the topic where you can get all the answers of the questions listed above. Speakers are also expected deliver lecture on smart collaboration and latest supply chain strategies for driving profitability and business growth across the FMCG industry. The all-day conference will comprise of two keynote speaker presentations on the latest innovations on sup-ply chain in the FMCG domain and a panel session.
We have lots more in store from Finterest, MAD, Mantradharin, SCOPE and Saamanjasya which represent our finance, marketing, consulting, operations and CSR enthusiasts. All of these clubs along with our Entrepreneurship cell are looking forward to build up on the experiences of Madison Avenue, Saamanjasya and Kalaakar Vikas to take the event to a completely different level!!!
Join us this November to witness the virgin rays of Purvodaya shine over our eastern skies!!!