Drishticone- A CxO Conclave
The third edition of the flagship event of Corporate Interaction Committee, Drishticone was held on 8th and 9th December, 2017 with the theme- ‘Transformative Business Practices: Going beyond Incremental Innovation’. It was a two-day CxO conclave, which was a culmination of power lectures, a panel discussion, a CxO challenge and a business quiz. The event saw a plethora of high profile dignitaries from across the country, which came down to the campus to share their insights on various aspects of the business world.
The conclave inaugurated with lighting of the lamp by Mr R.S Rajan (Co-Founder & Director, Livpure Pvt. Ltd.), Dr Subramani Ramakrishnan (Head- Resource & Capacity Management, IBM), Dr Subhajit Bhattacharyya (Director of Institute) and Dr S. Senthil Kumar. Post inauguration, Dr Bhattacharyya and Dr Kumar felicitated the speakers and addressed the student managers. The first of many power lectures was delivered by Mr Rajan, who was the keynote speaker of the event. Over a span of two days, the student managers at IMT, Nagpur had an unparalleled privilege of learning from immense knowledge of speakers like Mr Mihir Modi (CBO, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd), Mr Rakesh Tumane (CFO, MOIL Ltd), Mr Siddhartha Khaitan (Director, Finance, McCormick Kohinoor, India), Dr Subramani Ramakrishnan (Associate Partner, IBM India), Mr Prasant Mohanty (Vice President- Sales and Marketing, Cipla) and Mr Kamesh Gupta (Senior Vice President, Tata Sons Ltd).
Apart from the lectures, the ‘CxO Challenge- Case Study Analysis’ and ‘E-Cryptics- Business Quiz’ tested the managerial understanding of the participants on various topics and situations on the theme of the event. A panel discussion moderated by Dr Rajiv Joshi, concluded the conclave with the guest speakers jointly addressing questions pondering in the minds of the student managers.
The event provided an opportunity for eager minds to dwell deep into the aspect of transformative practices in businesses and to interact and learn from the industry stalwarts. Drishticone’17 proved to be an incredible success with the dedication and hard work of the faculty, the staff and the student managers.