IIMB Club Series: ShARE @ IIMB

The simplest way to describe ShARE is that it is a think tank. It connects talented students to global leaders to discuss global  economic issues. ShARE has 6 knowledge networks – energy, industry, ICT, business strategy, global economics and finance. ShARE has 32 teams in 16 countries across 4 continents. In India, ShARE has a student chapter in prestigious institutes such as IITD, IITB, IITK, IIMA, IIMB, IIMC among others.

The student chapter of ShARE at IIMB comprises of 18 members, 9 of whom are senior coordinators and 9 are junior coordinators. ShARE provides its members with an opportunity to network globally with other ShARE members, gives them an access to superlative resource banks, an experience of being a consultant and the opportunity to organize interesting events. The IIMB chapter of ShARE has three verticals, business strategy, finance and industry with 3 senior coordinators and 3 junior coordinators under each vertical. Shrirang Chillapur and Govind Gopinath are the current presidents for the IIMB chapter.

Some of the projects undertaken by ShARE in 2014-2015 included calculation of the consumer price index at IIMB, a study on the trends n the banking sector in India, the state of the Indian pharmaceutical industry in the changing environment. Some of the other projects ShARE members are involved in include working with a number of startups on evaluating the market for their products and establishing their business strategy.  In another project, the members are working with a large Indian conglomerate on the issue of healthcare.

The IIMB ShARE chapter also organized two events at war of sections – Product Genie, a case study competition and Bizz-inga, a business quiz. Another event in the pipeline during Vista 2015 is Czars of Commerce, which is a case study competition designed to exercise ones imagination, creativity and business acumen to solve problems of the real world.

Media Cell IIMB is the student run outreach and communication committee of IIM Bangalore dedicated to form the bridge within the student community and the outside world.

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