• VISTA 2019

    Contributed By: Debleena Mondal The students of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore hosted and witnessed yet another successful year of their three-day annual international business summit Vista, from 26th to 28th July 2019. In its 17th year, Vista 2019, themed ‘Command, Conquer, Captivate’ featured a wide array of speakers from Nestle India Chairman & MD Suresh Narayanan to Akshaya Patra Foundation CEO Shridhar Venkat. This year’s theme focused on the value of visionary leadership to the success of businesses around the globe and how a leader must strategize and innovate new methods that would strengthen the existing businesses. Staying true to its legacy, Vista this year as well provided glimpses…

  • 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.…

  • Akshaya Patra: Unlimited Food for Education

    Mr. Ganesh R., the CFO of Akshaya Patra, Professor G. Raghuram, the director of IIM Bangalore and Richa Valecha, a current student of PGPPM program of IIM Bangalore formed the panel for a discussion on accountability of an annual report in a social sector. The consequences of a regulatory mechanism for NGOs and benchmarking the performance had to be discussed. The panelists uniformly agreed that an annual report would add credibility to an NGO and help the organization also understand to what extent has it been effective in attaining goals. Mr. Ganesh R described how Akshaya Patra provides meals to around 16 lakh children and their largest kitchen makes 1.5…