‘CURIOUS: A National Level case study competition’ is organized every year by Indira Institute of Management, Pune (IIMP), for Post Graduate Management Students studying across the nation. 2015 is the tenth year of this competition.
Curious 2015 was split in two Rounds. Participants from over 40 renowned Management Institutes all over India participated in Round One.1st round was an online round, wherein a live case was sent online and written solutions after analysis were also sent online by the participants. Top 20 teams were shortlisted from this round. Second round was conducted at ‘Tapasya Campus’ of IIMP on Tuesday, 10th February 2015. For this round, a ‘live’ case study was given to 20 shortlisted teams. Written case analysis of round 2 was evaluated by academic judges, directors from renowned Institutes to shortlist top 10 teams. These teams then made power point presentation of their solutions, and was evaluated by the Industrial Judges. High light of the day was- presence of the Mr. Krishnan R, President of the Company (whose case was being analyzed), as one of the judges to assess the presentations. The other industrial judges present were Mr. Alimchandani Head of Supply Chain Management Cummins, Mr. Rahul Dhoot, CEO & MD Elements Prefab Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Kaustubh Pense, Sr.Manager Accenture.
This competition offered a unique and challenging opportunity to take on a real business case. At the end, most innovative and implementable ideas were rewarded with attractive cash prizes.
THE WINNERS OF CURIOUS 2015:
|Rolling Trophy & Cash Prize of Rs. 51,000|
|1st Runner Up||PUMBA||Hitesh Govindani
|Cash Prize of Rs. 21,000|
|2nd Runner Up||IIM Kozhikode||Vaibhav Gupta||Cash Prize of Rs.11, 000|