BIMTECH- Birla Institute of Technology Management believes in creating opportunities for its students to groom&grow at every level and one such wonderful opportunity was LYCEUM MASTERCLASS held on 8th September, 2018 in the campus premises.
LYCEUM is a concept which is derived from ancient Greece, where the great philosophers, such as, Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato, assembled in a designated area and interacted with their disciples through dialogues. The essential feature is the interaction between experts and novices of great potential. In Lyceum Masterclass, students presented current burning issues on selected areas before high power industry panels, and grabbed opportunities to impress them with their knowledge and presentation skills.
The overarching theme of this year’s Lyceum Masterclass presentations was “India and Bharat Conundrum: Challenges and Opportunities”, which is about bringing growth and economic development in the Indian context. This overarching theme had sector-wise themes from various sectors such as IT/ITES/Telecom and Communication, Banking and Financing Services, FMCG, Manufacturing, Consulting, IB, Infrastructure, Insurance and Retail.
The judge panel consisted of many highly accomplished dignitaries from the corporate industry including Mr. Arvind Raghav- Director CRIF Gulf, Mrs. Bhawna Rajpal- General Manager, Schneider electric, Mr. Shammi Dua- General Manager at GSK Consumer Healthcare India, Mr. Rajeev Mehra- COO at CSL Finance Limited, Mr. Sacheesh Sharma- Specialist Officer SBI,Mr. Gaurav Jindal- Associate Director, IDFC Bank, Mr. M.R. Sundaresan- Director, Cognizant, Mr. Deepak Sadhwani- associate Director , Nielson, Mr. Jagdish Easwar- Business Head ESK, Mr. Vijay Sardana- DirectorNabkisan Finance Ltd, Mr. Himanshu Manglik- Founder& President WalnutCAP Consulting, Mr. Nrendra K Agrawal- Associate VP Kent RO Systems, Mr. Durgesh Buxy- Marketing Head, Orient Electric Ltd, Mr. Saroj Kumar Mohanta- Practice Head (Partnership), Mart, Mr. Nitin Gupta- Business Head, Olam, Mr. Rajeev Dave- Chief Supply Chain Officer, Hamdard Laboratories, Mr. Rajesh Kumra- Director Sales, Glen India, Mr. Mayank Vasles- Talent Head Reliance Trends, Mr. Gaurav Suri- Business Head, Swatch Group, Mr. Gaurav Banerjee- DGM Sobha Ltd and Mr. Harpreet Singh Chabra – Sr VP, The Grand Venice Mall, Bhasin Group .
Students in a team of 3 presented on their respective topics and winners from various sectors were awarded with trophies. The winners of the Mega Competition were: Ankush Verma, Aastha Maheshwari, Anika Grover, Mansi Arora, Kavya Kapoor, Nilesh Kalyani, Nevin Jeney, Pravathi MnajiTigya, Rahul Gopal, Barkha Chaturvedi, Narendra, apoorva Sood, Devika Gautum, Aditya Pal Singh, Aakrit Lakhan Pal, Angu Sursan, Ankit Negi and Don Jose Thottam. Overall the event was successful in bringing the industry insights to the management students and creating awareness about the latest trends of the era.