FUNCTIONAL COMMITTEES

  • MAXIM

    Printed and published the Maxpress containing all the latest happenings in the marketing world. Annual marketing conclave “MERCATIQUE” conducted with eminent speakers, Mr. Amit Kumar Gope, Mr. Mahesh Rao, Ms. SusmitaMisra and Mr.ArvindSuri.

    Conducted disguised market research for Agri links for millet based products based on several aspects, like positioning, packaging, pricing and target market as part of Maxim Mela during Xpressions 2015

    Conducted Market Research for Mobility Solutions & Citizen Engagement Program for BMC Smart City Program.Bhubaneswar and won the first position in the first batch of cities to receive funding.

  • X-FIN

    X-FIN’s first event was an on campus quiz event, Bizzdom with 150 participants. Followed by workshop on equity and trading market in association with ICICI; competition were organized for students to trade in the stock exchange and money was provided; online financial courses were launched and a career guidance session for the 1st year students.

    The financial conclave, FINOMICS, was organized for the very first time in Mumbai and was a success with the the community and alumni network. With 6 speakers and 2 sessions, topics covered were ‘The Impact of Board Composition on the Financial Performance of a Firm’. A pan India level quiz FINOCRACY, with participation from over 350 teams was organized. The annual magazine “Finshahtra” was also launched during the conclave.

  • X-Ops

    X-Ops is the operation association of XIM Bhubaneswar. Operations management is core of every business in this world you can think of. It is like the most important cog in the machine of business which drives all other gears. The success of any organization largely depends on how it manages its Operations.

    Major events conducted this year were:

    • Aarohan– The pan India business case study competition was conducted successfully in July
    • Opium – Intra-college creative article writing and poster making competition
    • Ashwamedh 2015 – The Flagship business conclave of X-Ops, was hosted in August with speakers from Godrej & Boyce, Snapdeal, and Adani ports, Britannia, Beckton& Dickinson and Mylan Labs Pvt Ltd, debating on the topic “Gaining Competitive Advantage Through Operations and Supply Chain Management”. It included an inter college white paper presentation competition which saw participation from various b-schools of India
    • Nirnay 2015 – Hosted a inter-college business simulation game during Xpressions’15
    • Opsie-V – A pan India Visual quiz based on Operations Management and SCM concepts was held in January.
    • Crack-It – An interactive session with the winners and finalists of corporate case study events like, Mahindra War Room, Delloitte Maverick, HUL L.I.M.E, TCS case wiz, was conducted twice in the past year.
    • Live Project on “Materials Management” for a six sigma black belt certification in Apollo Hospitals was floated for the general members of X-Ops

  • CONSTRAT

    CONSTRAT, the Consulting and Strategy Consortium, is the forum for enhancing the consulting and strategy vigour of XUB.

    Key events Conducted were:

    • Stratonomics: National level seminar on the trends and challenges in the world of management consulting with the theme for 2015 Industry 4.0 and Digitization of the value chain. The distinguished speakers included Mr. Debashish Mahapatro - CEO, Verve Consulting; MD, eastbrooklandholdings; Mr. A Karthik - General Manager, Head-Product Management (Trucks) Ashok Leyland; Mr. Sovit Biswal - Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy & Planning, Tata Steel
    • Live Projects : CONSTRAT has worked on live projects in the fields of marketing consultancy, business development, product/ platform enhancement across varied industries. Live projects done last year included:Barakaat Consulting, Branddudes, Stratelytic, Visiontek, WhozHigh.
    • MAVEN : CONSTRAT’s flagship strategy and consulting competition puts business school students face to face with real world business problems. The event saw over 150 teams from across India competing for glory.
  • XSYS – The Systems Association

    Symposium’15 : An unique competition on presentations of the summer internship projects in the areas of Systems, Marketing, Operations, Finance, Consulting, HR and RM was conducted.

    Envision’15 : A business conclave, hosting speakers from reputed organisations like Microsoft, Datawise, British Telecom and Digital Globe sharing their knowledge on the topic “Transforming Financial Services with Big Data Analytics”.

    Xpressions’15: National-level events “Parikrama” and “Case Connect” were hosted by the XSYS. Parikrama’15 - an online event based on the lines a treasure hunt; Case Connect - a case study competition, solving a case study presented by the Airtel.

    “X-ITE” the XSYS magazine, keeps the students abreast of all the latest trends in the industry and emerging areas of research.

  • RMAX

    RMAX the functional committee for Rural Management students conducted the first event of the academic calendar - “Arijit Gosh memorial quiz” with students across campuses participating. “Abhivyakti” the Rural Management business conclave was organised in August. A full day event with distinguished speakers from diversified field pertaining to Rural Management made their presence and shared valuable insights with the students.

    Gramatosava’15 - the School’s flagship Rural Marketing fair was hosted in October, in three phases namely Aadi, Madhya and ItiParva.

    Spardha- an inter College Social Entrepreneurship B-Plan competition was organised during Xpressions in November. Participants propose Business Plans in terms of livelihood intervention for the selected villages, to esteemed panel after doing necessary primary research in the selected villages.

  • XIMAHR

    CASE IN POINT: XIMAHR, The HR association organised a HR Case study challenge during Xpression,2015 with prizes worth Rs. 40,000 was awarded to the winning team.

    KSHITIJ’15: A national level HR conclave, is the flagship event of XIMAHR. The theme this year “Eemerging Trends in Recruitment” on September 06,2015. Eminent Industry experts in the field of HR are invited and students are exposed to the industry challenges in the field of HR.

    Article Writing Competition: A national article writing competition was conducted on the topic “Emerging trends in recruitment” in the field of HR. Cash prizes and certificates were awarded for the same.

    HR Mantra: HR Mantra, HR Business Quiz, in association with Society of Human Resource Management was organised by XIMAHR on 12th July,2015.