JBIMS Prayaag ’16 Is Back With A Method In Madness


One of the prestigious B-schools in the country, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai, is back with its annual corporate and inter b-school fest- Prayaag. And per the organizers this time it’s even bigger and promise that there will be ‘Method in their Madness’.

Starting on Feb 26, it will span over two days. Prayaag ’16 will open with an interesting panel discussion on ‘India’s Growth Story’. Mr. Kaustubh Dhavse, OSD to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Mr. Shripad Ranade, Senior Principal at Tata Strategic Management Group, Ms. Bhavna Doshi, Senior Advisorat KPMG India and Ms. Rita Naik, Director- World Trade Center will grace the discussion and share their insights. These pundits will focus on connecting the dots to map India’s growth trajectory.

Just like every year this year too Prayaag saw some tremendous participation from the brightest minds in prominent b-schools across India. These are going to come down to Mumbai to battle it out for glory and prove their mettle.

Stratethon, in association with Kanakia group, is the flagship event. After surviving some tough preliminary rounds, 9 teams have made it to the finals. They will now present their solutions for an intense business challenge posed to them. The teams will be competing for prizes worth INR 90,000.

Mark-E-King and SMEdge are events that will test the acumen of aspiring marketers. These have been designed to taste participants’ marketing knowledge and their ability to conceptualize and effective strategies. Teams from numerous institutes, after exercising a tricky screening process have been filtered out to present their marketing solutions to exciting cases by event partners Vadilal and Triveni Ethnics.

GIC Re-volution challenges one to don the strategic hat and take on the steering and drive out a leading company from a pit stop into the fast lane. It’s a test of skill and discipline, the essential elements needed to churn out the most creative and implementable business solutions. Six teams are now in the ring and will be ready to rumble at JBIMS. Winners will take home prizes worth INR 55000.

Prayaas, essentially an operations challenge, intends to test the 9 finalist teams. Only those who push themselves to emerge as the most resourceful will take home the prize. Prayaag will also see a lot of informal events that will happen all across the campus.

A notable addition to this long line-up is ‘The Sumedh Patil Memorial Table Tennis Tournament’. Instituted in the memory of Mr. Sumedh Patil – a student of the MMS batch of 2015, the prolific table tennis player lost his battle against pulmonary thromboembolism in April of ’15. For registrations click here

Find out more about Prayaag ’16 and all events at – http://jbims-prayaag.com/

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