• Dedicating to Make Lives Better – Daan Utsav 2018

    Contributed By: Dhruti Desai Edited By: Ashay Sinha Daan Utsav is celebrated every year as the Joy of Giving Week in the first week of October. The event covers Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatma, and highlights the ethos of the Indian culture by engaging people across all walks of life in the acts of giving – money, time, resources and skills. Vikasana, the social impact club of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore celebrated Daan Utsav with all flare and glare from October 2nd to October 8th 2018. As a part of the celebrations, several events were organized which saw participation from various stakeholders of the institute; students, faculty members,…

  • Inside IIMB Business Conclave – Day 2

    Contributed By: Adhara Modi, Anjana Senapati, Ayushi Pande, Devi, Namrata Sehgal, Ruhi Mudgil and Tithi Banerjee The theme for Day 2 of IIMB Business Conclave was celebrating entrepreneurial spirit and non-tech start-ups. The day kickstarted with a talk with Chief Commercial Officer of Indian Airlines’ market leader, Indigo – Mr. Willy Boulter. While capturing high market share is important, he stressed on how cardinal data and privacy are to the airline industry, where every action is monitored by the second and there are no excuses for failures in customer service or safety. From exploring drivers of operational efficiency in the Airline Industry, we moved to understanding the grave inefficiencies in…

  • Inside the IIMB Business Conclave 2018 – Day 1

    Contributed By: Khilav Joshi The tenth batch of the Executive Post Graduate Program (EPGP) has inherited a wonderful legacy of initiatives from the alumni, be it Prayaas, Sparsh, Digital Summit or Samantran. We also wanted to leave our imprint and create a platform which could further help the coming generations of EPGP students. We turned over a new leaf by coalescing Digital Summit and Samantran into IIMB Business Conclave 2018. We believed that this would provide scale and transform the event into an annual flagship one. The intent was to have a power-packed two-day event featuring panel discussions, networking sessions and talks with industry experts, CXOs, entrepreneurs and IIMB professors.…

  • Vista 2018 – A Three-Day Action-Packed Business Summit

    Contributed By: Arunabh Kalita The 2018 edition of Vista, IIM Bangalore’s annual flagship business summit was successfully conducted last week. Vista is organised by the business club of IIMB, Forum for Industrial Interaction, and attracts huge crowds from across the country. This year was no different and the campus was buzzing over the three days with speakers, guests and students from all over the country. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Ajay Shah, President of Polymer Chain, Reliance Industries in presence of G Raghuram, the director of IIM Bangalore and Padmini Srinivasan, PGP chair. Day 1 of this edition of Vista had a nice palette of speakers, competitions and other…

  • Eximius 2018 – A Two Day Entrepreneurship Extravanganza

    Contributed By: Arun Nayan Singh Dream. Dare. Defy. These three words are important – they constitute the theme for Eximius 2018. The 2-day Annual Entrepreneurship Summit of IIM Bangalore has just concluded on August 5th. And what a weekend it was! The long hours put in by the entire student body were complemented by the enthusiastic participation in the events by students and professionals alike. The traditional sky lanterns were flagged off the night before the opening ceremony. The night was lit, quite literally. The students came together at the sports ground to kindle the lanterns, creating an ambience full of serenity and hope. After this short break, they returned…

  • The Last Flight – Udaan 2018

    All perfect things come to an end, they say. Udaan 2018 came to a beautiful end. A lot of happy tears, a lot of emotions, each sketch pen was held with a lot of memories in them and the white T-shirts were worn with a lot of pride. The evening of 22nd February was a night to remember for the second years. The whole campus was lit with fairy lights as feelings of joy and sweet melancholy descended upon the otherwise busy lives of students. The assignments were suddenly forgotten, and the hectic days seemed to be not enough. It was a night were people only remembered to cherish the…

  • Yamini – The Dusk to Dawn Musical Extravaganza

    On the eve of Republic Day, the beautiful campus of IIM Bangalore witnesses a beautiful tradition where Bangaloreans from all walks of life enjoy a musical treat presented by some of the best classical musicians and dance maestros of the country. This year was no different with IIM Bangalore hosting Yamini, the dusk to dawn musical extravaganza organized by SPICMACAY  featuring a confluence of various Indian music and dance forms that enthralled a full house at the open-air auditorium . The cold night, notwithstanding, the connoisseurs and art lovers sprawled on the green lawns under the dark night sky in the bon fire lit ambience of IIM B. The evening…

  • Before It All Begins – Unmaad 2018 Precursor!

    The campus here at B is decorated with myriad of lights, drapes and colorful umbrellas. L square is echoing with cool numbers and one can sense a general hustle bustle around campus. Stickers greeting you hello in different languages and some with memorable movie dialogues adorn the staircase. One cannot miss the amazing floor painting calling out everyone to Unmaad. The energy levels are running high and the beautiful milieu is adding to that. With so much going on, we are standing at the brink of one of the largest B school cultural festivals: Unmaad. While the preparations are at full swing now, a host of activities have been going…

  • Women Leadership Summit ’18

    The 4th Annual Women Leadership Summit was successfully held at IIM Bangalore on the 13th of January 2018. Organised by the student-run Women in Management Club (WIM) of IIM Bangalore, the theme for this year was ‘Redefining Power for a Newer Tomorrow ‘. With attendees including both women and men across all age groups and sectors, the summit saw the participants benefit out of experiences shared by the eminent speakers and panelists. Ms. Vinita Bali, Former MD & CEO, Britannia India, was the Chief Guest for the day and shared lessons from her own experience gathered across more than 75 countries. She emphasized that her success can be attributed to her…

  • Sangharsh 2018 – Day 1 and Day 2

    The first two days of Sangharsh 2018 were filled with enthusiasm, excitement, competitive spirit and passion not only from the contingents of the four IIMs, but also the crowd. The hosting IIMB campus has been ringing with cheers day in and day out, as a series of hard-fought matches have managed to bring the busy MBA students to the field. IIMA won the opening match of the 3-day event, defeating the hosts 1-0 in their Men’s Football League match. However, IIMB’s Women’s Cricket team turned the tables on their IIMA counterparts, knocking them out by winning by 7 wickets. IIMC’s Badminton teams had the perfect start to their campaigns, as…