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SPORT-O-MANIA 2019

14th March, 2019

And here we go, coming in one of the most exciting and most entertaining collegiate of sports event, SPORTS-O-MANIA 2019 as part of MOSAIC, the annual festival of IILM University. SOPRTS-O-MANIA is the best platform for the sports enthusiasts to showcase their talent and discover their true potential for sports.

The trill, sportsman spirit, the competition, the stress, the outbursts, the friendships and of course the beautiful memories and lots of fun, it was the perfect package.

The entire first day of mosaic, 2019 was devoted to myriad of sports events. Preparation started good number of days before the D-day and the entire college converted into sports ground. Everybody feels sporty, light and active. The volunteers even wore IILM T-shirts to keep the spirit on, and at the same time cheering up for the IIL M teams.

The action began soon after the lamp lighting by the student core team members and the management on day 1, with the massive crowd thronging at the basket ball court, loud and proud cheering up for the home teams and to witness the first event of sports-o-mania. Once the matches began, the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement for the teams.  This was just the beginning; the sports club had planned lot more the entire day.

Large number of teams from other colleges participated, setting the whole energized and competitive atmosphere. The spirit to win was seen everywhere and the whole atmosphere seem electrified.

The basket ball tournament ended in a heart break in hard-fought loss in the finals to the champions from North Campus University. While in table tennis, carom and slow cycling, our IILM teams blew out their hapless opponent in a lopsided victory.

And as soon as these games get over, quick prize ceremony began. And then, the most awaited event began fun cricket, where maximum participation took place. With some twists and new rules and regulation this soft ball tournament, in this sports both boys and girls showed their spirit. The entire tournament was on knockout basis and each team showed passion, energy and aggression to qualify for the next level. Everyone showed their skills in form of batting and bowling and the huge sixes, amazing strokes and rattling of stamps. With semis into the play, high pressure moments and the joy of winning on faces of team members were visible to everyone. The final match, the ultimate game was reserved for the next day where both the teams from Pg 1 batch played and ‘IILM Warriors’ stood victory.
With all the matches getting over and the victors decided, everyone waits anxiously for the prize ceremony. Where all the winners and runners up were applauded with trophies, medals certificate and of course cash prizes.

The event ends on the note of thrill and excitement bidding good bye to the day.
This time Mosaic’19 raised the bar even higher, with close games, sportsmanship, enthralling performances and overall good vibes, giving all those who attended good two day to remember.

Contributor: DIVISHA AGARWAL (MBA 2018-20)
Faculty Coordinator: CA. VISHAL GOEL


INTERNATIONAL B-PLAN CHAMPIONSHIP @ IIM KOZIKHODE

New year bought new and unparalleled opportunities for some of the PG1 students where they got a chance to visit the top management institute of India i.e. IIM KOZIKHODE.

Later in the pervious year a workshop on personal branding & entrepreneurship skills was held in collaboration with Makeintern in IILM Gurugram campus itself where almost every PG 1 student participated.  Top 5 students were selected to further represent our college on national level, those students were Akshat Tyagi, Atishay Sobti, Radhika Mishra, Riti Sharma and Simran sarna from PG 1st year.

So under the guidance of  Vishal sir, team was all set to participate in 6th International B-plan championship by Makeintern which was to be held at IIM Kozhikode. Every year teams from reputed B schools come and participate in this event. This year teams from 50 Bschools from all over India came all in, and one such team was from ours i.e. from IILM University.

The dates were finalized i.e. from 1st feb till 4th feb and our team was all set to fly to IIM K with their B-plan model on IWMS i.e Integrated waste management system named BinTraq . Kerela surely a tropical paradise and to add on to that the campus of IIM K was like its own little world situated away from the city and on a hill top and one could see the city lights from above.

Day 1 at IIM k was a magical concert night with legendry musical duo Salim-Sulaiman. It was a good time to break the ice and interact with other teams as well as with the students of IIM Kozhikode, for that moment everyone forgot that they came for competition and was enjoying the moment all together.

The next day was the first round of the competition in which each team was given 5 min to pitch their B-PLAN to the jury followed by the questions from the jury itself. There were in total of 50 team from reputed B Schools and our team from IILM university qualified the first round. We were among the top 16 teams that qualified for the next round which was really a proud moment for the students of IILM university.

The final round was the brief explanation of your b-plan, every team gave a tough competition to each other. Some teams even bought the working model of their business model and some even made detailed videos. This time each team was given just 10 min to briefly explain their business plan.

At the end of the day results were announced and top 3 teams were picked which was from Pune, Hyderabad and Bhopal. Our team didn’t come in top 3 but we got appreciation from panellists, it was a good exposure for the us, and next time they will come back stronger for the competition.

We would like to thank the faculty coordinator CA Vishal Goel sir for helping in organising such a wonderful event and for being a torchbearer for the students during the course of the event. Such opportunities really help students to get out of their comfort zone and explore the world outside their college.

Contributors:                                                                                                                      Faculty Coordinator:

PG1 2018-2020 Batch                                                                                                                 CA. Vishal Goel

Riti Sharma, 

Akshat Tyagi

Opportunities in India and Abroad after B Com. (Honors)

B Com.(Honors) has been one of the most sought after course among students after their XIIth  class. The attraction of B Com. never dies down because of regular and growing demand in job circuit for the graduates from this course.

The course is so popular among students because it facilitates entry to wide range of job profiles in areas like Financial analysis/ Financial Markets/ Financial Portfolio Analysis/ Banking/ Insurance etc. to name a  few.

Moreover after doing this course students can pursue higher studies like CA/ CFA/CS/ ICMA and many more and/or even go for foreign higher education like US-CMA, US-CPA, CIMA London etc.

IILM University, Gurugram is the right place to be for the present & prospective commerce professionals with centrally located lush green campus, state of the art infrastructure, faculty members with rich combination of Industry and Academic experience, International Collaborations, Corporate Connects and curriculum designed with inputs from industry ,  professionals.

IILM-NHRDN 7th Business Leadership Quiz 2018

I think what makes us special is that, among all the quiz and game shows out there, ours tends to encourage learning

On 1st December

IILM University takes pride in partnering with NHRD to organize 7th Business Leadership Quiz 2018 that was held with an element of fun & frolic in the premises of IILM, University Gurugram. It corroborated the institute’s objective of promoting strong learning and development culture by exposing students to value adding enhancements incessantly. As a core value, IILM fosters its students to aim for nothing but the best and to have an attitude of perpetual learning. With this in mind, the leadership quiz was organized that witnessed participants who possessed knowledge from varied domains such as marketing, advertisement, business history, leadership, to name a few.

 

The quiz was peeled off elaborating NHRD’s code of conduct that was addressed to the entire audience. It was followed by a welcome speech by Mr. Dhananjay Singh, Director General of NHRDN who spoke about the importance of continuous learning and expressed his enthusiasm upon unfolding 7th Business Quiz. Following him, Dr. Sujata Shahi, vice chancellor of IILM University welcomed the chief guest and other participants and apprised them about recent achievements and success of IILM in getting converted into a University from this academic year. Post that, Mr. Avadhesh Dixit, CHRO of Moody Corporation expressed his ecstasy upon receiving the invitation and felt proud in being associated with a prestigious and trustworthy institution like NHRD for 20 years. He acknowledged the magnum of such quizzes is seeing an uprising trend every year.  He wrapped up his address by congratulating the students for their empowering endeavor and wished everyone good luck for future. And finally, Dr. Aayushman Gupta, Senior Professor, thanked everyone for their presence and advocated the need of blended education.

 

 

 

The quiz was conducted by Quizmaster Ajay Poonia, who is the co-founder of www.qryptiq.com. Mr. Poonia is a young & exuberant quizmaster as well as an avid quizzer too. The quiz kicked off with prelims round for northern region in which executives from 43 companies participated. This round had a total of 25 questions which were a fusion of general awareness, advertisement, business marketing. This round also had audio & video based questions in culmination to keep it more interesting and engaging. The winners of this round were teams from Deloitte, Hero MotoCorp, NTPC, Maruti, Ernst & Young, and Power Grid. These teams further competed against each other for top 3 positions for northern region. The final round witnessed nail biting moments with Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Power Grid crowned as the first, second and third winner respectively.

 

 

 

In totality, the underlying objective of an exciting quiz was fulfilled when both the students and participants who were eager to learn and enjoy came out of the auditorium with satiating smiles. The smile in the minds and the heart of learners spoke loudly that they are ready for future and settle for nothing but the best.

 

Contributors:                                                                                             Faculty Coordinator:

Juhi Gupta – PG – I                                                                                           CA. Vishal goel

Manan Porwal – PG – II

Children’s Day Event

Children’s Day Event

IILM University believes in and nurture all round development of its students to prepare them for all the challenges of life with a smile on face and positive spirit in their heart. On one side if it leaves no stone unturned in maintaining highest level of rigor in academic activities than on the other hand give exposure to students to develop and showcase their talent and skills through various co-curricular activities organized under clubs at IILM.

In the pursuit of academic success, students sometimes need a break from the classroom and an opportunity to release pent-up energy. Athletics and sports not only have great physical benefits, but also help one to improve mentally and emotionally. When students are physically fit, they will achieve more academically too. Sport develops a sense of friendliness among the students and develop their team spirit Participation in organized sports offers the chance for youth to enhance their physical and social skills. Sports offer children a change from the monotony of their daily life. It is also a useful means of entertainment and much required physical activity for them.

Keeping in mind all these benefits, the sports club of IILM University organizes various activities for all the students to offer an escape from the walls of classrooms and working on gadgets. The recent addition to those activities was Tug of War, to teach them competition as well as teamwork and of course to have lots of fun.

TUG OF WAR

It is always good to ignite a child in you and what better than tug of war on children’s day i.e.  14th November, 2018. To commemorate Children’s day Sports Club and NGO Club organized 2 events simultaneously. Post exams of Term 1 students also feeling stressed out and looking for a break in routine, so the sports club organized for both undergraduate and postgraduate students ‘Tug Of War’ that seems to be the most appropriate to pump them up. And it also made the children’s day really exciting and special. We invited the underprivileged children’s living nearby, who are the part of IILM University, NGO Club and it was really rewarding to see the smiles on their faces when they participate in various fun activities including musical chair and few performances from them.

All the boys and girls from Post graduate and Undergraduate showed their strength and vigor. IILM University always believes in gender equality and empowering women in all possible ways, so teams had equal number of boys and girls and their strength and enthusiasm was also matched. There were total eight teams who fought with each other. ‘Pull House’ from PG 2nd year and the ‘Flyers’ from PG 1st year played the final match. The sense of representation was high as everyone wanted their batch to win and everybody was willing to give their all to make that happen. Audience were their throughout cheering and boosting the morale of the team battling it out at the field. The music and the witty commentary set the mood at the field.  ‘Pull House’ ultimately stood victorious but not without facing some serious challenger from PG 1st year and the undergraduates. And the winning team and the runner up team received a prize which matches the heart and effort that they had put into competing.

Thereafter children from nearby villages took part in some fun activities and received some gifts arranged by NGO Club.

The event was immensely enjoyed by the audience. Everyone departed with smile on their face biding good bye to the day full of energy and memories to be cherished.

The requests for another such event were already coming in. Sports club will surely organize many such events in the future.

Contributors:  Divisha Agarwal ,  Rupanshi Sharma
Faculty Co-ordinator : CA. Vishal Goel

                                                                                                     

DALAL STREET- MOSAIC ’17

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The IILM institute for business and management ,GURUGRAM organised a college fest MOSAIC’17 on 14th and 15th of February 2017 . It is a two day fest with a perfect amalgamation of  sports, business and cultural events where students work  hard to make it a success.

Out of so many events IILM has organised its flagship event ‘DALAL STREET’- it is a share market where buying and selling of shares take place. Earlier there was nothing digital so as a vegetable market there is a share market where in a big hall the transactions between the parties take place. The demand and supply decides the prices of the shares like a vegetable market people are shouting the prices of the companies share and the interested buyer purchases the shares. Sometimes people negotiates with the seller. A similar environment was created in the college event also teams brokers were running for their teams helping or  guiding them in deciding the shares to purchase or sell. The  dalal street atmosphere was similar, everyone was shouting the company’s shares they want to sell or buy. Teams were negotiating on the prices and fighting to earn the maximum profit out of it. There were 3 rounds were teams can buys or sell shares either from exchange or from other teams . In each round the news s flashed and teams have to take decision accordingly on the purchase or sale of the shares. After round 3 teams cannot purchase the shares and the 4th round news is flashed followed by it final price of the shares is also flashed. The team holding maximum net worth wins i.e the one having maximum amount of cash in hand and the maximum value of shares in hand. The event dalal street shows us even after so many technology advancement in the share market the real fun is in the open share market where you can negotiate in person  to purchase or sale of  the shares.

It was a great opportunity for us to be a part of the dalal street team and also learned a lot about how the news effects the share prices of the company, how to minimise your risk with diversification it was like a live project with lot of fun and learning at the same time. Before entering the corporate life getting a chance to work in a practical way which taught us how to work in a team, how to guide the other team members, how to deal with the team mates not working and feeling happy at the end when the team work gives the positive results.

At the end we would like to thank VISHAL GOEL SIR for keeping faith in us and giving us the opportunity to work with him also supporting and helping whenever required  and also the  whole team of dalal street for the hard work.

MANAN KAUSHIK (PG1)

KANAV GOYAL(PG1)

DALA STREET TEAM

MOSAIC’17- SPORT-O-MANIA

Sport-O-Mania

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14th February, Guess what a day it was? ‘Game Day’, a day of igniting innovative ideas.

IILM Institute for Business and Management was all set for game fever. Posters all around and decoration was mind blowing. The décor was elegant and traditional.

Day  started with a basketball match. ‘Basketball is not just a sport it’s a lifestyle’. There were 4 teams in total, out of which 2 were selected for a final match. The match was very interesting and all enjoyed the last quarter of the game. The final game was between GD Goenka and IILM Institute for Business and Management, Gurgaon.  What a game it was, Game completely overturned in the last quarter of the final match & in the end it can be only one, GD Goenka won with a score of 51 and IILM was at 44 Points.

The day continued with Carrom and Table tennis matches. Carrom is a ‘strike and pocket’ table game where it is important to follow rules & regulations of land. 20 Teams from different colleges participated and it was a delight in match.

Then clock strikes 1:00 p.m. time for lunch where delicious food was calling at different food stalls.

Post lunch there was a game of ‘Fun Cricket’, sport met with innovation. It was a game of Cricket with a twist in it, with new rules and regulations. A game without sixes, Fun cricket was a team play where there were 6 members (2 female and 4 male participants). 8 teams in total registered for the game and I must say it was a very tough competition.

The event came to the end in the evening with Prize distribution ceremony. Winning teams were honored with a trophy and Medals along with a cash prize and Certificate of appreciation.

 

~ Aditi Gupta
PG 16-18

Industry Academia conference 2017 by CINQUE

Indian Management Education: Towards Next Horizon

“Collaborating Strategy between Industry and Academia”

 

CINQUE has conducted one of its kind Industry-Academia conference, “Indian Management Education: Towards Next Horizon (Collaborating Strategy between Industry and Academia)”at The Indian International Centre. With a clear focus on ensuring that Academia and Industry work together like partners rather as than adversaries, the Conference is committed to come up with an implementable agenda and ensure periodic reviews with all stake-holders to ensure the continuity of the exercise.

A closer look at the management schools throws an interesting pattern where B-Schools are more concerned about the number of students graduating rather than their quantity. Corporates also spend significant time, energy and resources to make this talent pool worth contributing. So, the need of the hour is to devise strategies to overcome this shortcoming.

The Key speakers of the conference included:

  • Padmashri Dr Pritam Singh, (CEO-Lead Center and Ex-Director IIM-Lucknow, MDI) who has kindly consented to be the Conference Patron.
  • Mr S. Y. Siddiqui (Chief Mentor – Maruti Suzuki India Limited)
  • Mr Manoj Kohli, Keynote speaker (Executive Chairman SoftBank Energy)
  • Mr Arun Malhotra, Guest of Honour (MD, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd.) and,
  • Dr H. Chaturvedi (Alternate President-EPSI and Director-BIMTECH)

The four broad themes which the Conference endeavours to address in the field of Industry-Academia collaboration are:

  • Architecting and designing relevant and cutting edge curriculum.
  • Honing effective Industry Interface to increase the Employability of Indian B-School students
  • Leveraging technology to encompass larger segment by overcoming demographic and geographic barriers.
  • Adopting Gen-Z relevant cutting edge pedagogical tools

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Saraswati Pooja at IILM GURGAON – 1/2/17

IILM GURGAON has always believed in prosperity through participation. PG1 Students at our gurgaon campus organised the Saraswati Puja (Basant Panchami) on the onset of beginning OF Spring from  1st feb 2017.

On this auspicious day, faculty, staffs and student came together to seek blessings of the goddess of knowledge, music, art and culture. It was graced with the presence of Senior Director of IILM, Director, Dean accompanied by faculty members and non teaching staffs. students with utter joy joined the harmonic ceremony.

Celebrating Saraswati Puja is a ritual attempt to preserve Indian culture and to impart a sense of respect towards long established traditions, which IILM always keep at helm of priority.  Worship of goddess began with the lighting of lamp by respected designated faculties and students. Puja of Saraswati pratima in saraswati mandir of IILM was conducted in sync with chanting of saraswati vandana and holy chorus. Students not only conducted puja but also enlightened on the concept of worshipping goddess of knowledge. Everyone present there in traditional wear was a colorful touch to the day. Special prasad was prepared with laddu and palm and was offered to Ma Saraswati.  Event was ended in a very soulful way by serving prasad to everyone present there.

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Sanjana Banerjee
PG16-18

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Carpe Diem’ 2017 (IIM Calcutta)

IIM Calcutta recently concluded with its annual cultural fest “Carpe Diem”. It was a three day event starting from 27th of January to 29th of January 2017.  4 students from IILM got a chance to participate in the various events of fest.

In February 2016 Makeintern.com organized a two day workshop on ‘Digital Marketing’ on 18th and 19th in our college in Gurgaon. Around 30 students participated in this workshop mentored by “Mr. Ujjawal Chugh”. At the end of the workshop there was quiz conducted out of which 4 students were selected to participate in B-Plan competition to be held in the fest.

The team was-

  1. Surabhi Bhatia
  2. Mahipal Jain
  3. Riya Garg
  4. Vijyadeep Dhasmana

We 4 prepared a B-Plan on bespoke tailoring solution named as “Dressoup”. This was to be presented in the competition.

Day 1

We landed in the noon in Kolkata and reached college wherein they gave us accomodations. Carpe Diem 2017 was inaugurated by famous children author Ruskin Bond. He addressed the audience and narrated about his various life experiences. We had a chance to interact with him and asked questions related to his books and stories. His speech was followed by a band performance ‘Laghori-Coke Studio’.

Day 2

Our day started with breakfast in the student mess, eating which we missed our IILM breakfast very much. Then was the first round of B-Plan Competition in which a team quiz was conducted. It was written quiz which consisted of questions 125 on Rio Olympics, Constitution of India and general marketing concepts. Around 40 teams from various colleges in India participated in that quiz. After that we moved out and looked for other events. We were also given lunch coupons and again during lunch we realized IILM still stands far ahead in terms of food and hospitality. In the gaming corner a block game known as ‘Zenga’ was being played. Then there was picture puzzle, face painting doodle art etc. we participated in a few of them. The day ended with a performance by “Nucleya” a renowned DJ.

 

 

Day 3

Results were announced for the quiz and much to our delight we qualified for the second round. Now came the time for presenting our business idea. Each team was given 10 min to put forward their presentation and after that there was a small round of Q&A from the judges. We presented our B-plan but exceeded the time limit by 2 minutes. However, judges were still convinced in the Q&A session. After that we saw many events like fashion show, dance competition etc. at 4 o clock results were announced and unfortunately we could not make it to top 3. Still, we would say it was an amazing experience for all 4 of us as we got a chance to be here in such a premier B-School and talk to people out there.

In the evening we left the campus and decided to take a small city tour. We visited Howrah Bridge, Birla Mandir and then Park Street, which is famous for its night life. Street food in Kolkata is very delicious and a must try.

Next morning we went to New Market and spent whole day wandering around as our flight was delayed by 3 hours. To sum it up, it was a very hands-on experience for those who always wondered what life in the most sought after B-School would be.

 

Surbhi Bhatia

Vijaydeep Dhasmana

Riya Garg

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