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IIM-L's Manfest '08 & Capgemini Present 'TREATISE - The International Thought Challenge'
Theme: "Unlocking India's Growth Potential"
Last Date for Phase I Registration: December 17, 2007
India's wonderful story of economic growth has been given every possible adjective by critics and believers alike. While it has proved that all of it is for real, we are still a long way off from the desired state. India needs a strategy backed by a vision which
'Treatise - The International Thought Challenge' is one of Manfest's flag-ship events where business leaders and management students across the world converge, to get a feel of what the rest of the world thinks about India's growth story and to find lasting solutions to some of the most relevant issues faced by India in today's times. Says Ruchika Agarwal, Manfest Committee member, "We have always believed in looking at horizons beyond the obvious which enhance quality and can add real time value to our country's growth."
The winner of Treatise will be crowned the 'International Thought Champion' and the event carries prizes worth US $ 3000. The contest comprises of two phases: the First Phase requires participants to submit a paper based on any one of the given themes, with two entries from each theme proceeding to Phase Two. Teams will then be formed, consisting of the two best entries from each of the given themes who will present their recommendations as a team as well as individually. The selected finalists will be flown in to Lucknow to present their papers before a distinguished panel of judges which will include executives from Capgemini and Evalueserve. The finals will be held during Manfest 2008 at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow on 13th January 2008.
The other events to watch out for during Manfest 2008 are workshops on Marketing and I-Banking by eminent professionals in the field. Flagship events include 'Call for Arms: The Battle of B-schools' and 'The Next CEO' along with the much anticipated talks and debates by the leaders that you idolize at 'Leader's Express'. Besides events in every functional area, the festival boasts of informal games, performances by well-known bands along with a high profile rock competition promising everyone a good time. Manfest is scheduled from 11th to 13th January 2008 and promises to bring you a plethora of pioneering competitions, mind boggling management games and a rare opportunity to interact with eminent personalities from all walks of life. All this packaged with lots of fun would form cherished memories in hearts of everyone that would be remembered for years to come.
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