IIT Kanpur is pleased to announce the commencement of Prabandhan’21, the annual management fest conducted by the students at the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering (DIME). Starting on the 8th of October, the institute celebrates the 10th edition of Prabandhan. With over 19K registrations from students of various graduate and undergraduate programs across the country, this edition is poised to make an impact with its signature events across all business domains, namely Markovista (marketing), Consulere (consulting), Vittraj (finance), ACCS (analytics), Soch (creative writing), Sanchalan (operations), Regnant Populi (HR) and Karobaar (entrepreneurship). The fest is being conducted online, with events live-streamed directly to devices.
Prabandhan’21 is powered by prominent brands like JK Cement, ITH Technologies, and Recruin, among others. The event will be inaugurated by Prof. Abhay Karandikar – Director, IIT Kanpur, in the presence of Prof. B.V. Phani – HoD, DIME, IIT Kanpur. We’re glad to have with us as Chief Guest a distinguished alumnus, Mr. Ashish Sethia – Global Head of Commodities – BloomebgNEF. Mr. Sethia will deliver a Keynote address on “The Business of Climate Change.” The event will also be graced by Mr. Abhishek Srivastava – Co-founder, Recruin, and Prof. Jothsna Rajan – Assistant Professor, DIME IIT Kanpur.
The following days include a webinar on the essentials of product management, delivered by “PM School” for the students at IIT Kanpur. Shortly after the webinar, the case presentation round of the business challenges will be streamed.
On the 10th of October, the final day of this business extravaganza, will be featured by the flagship CXO level panel discussion wherein doyens from varied industry domains and academia synergize their thoughts on: “Digital Transformation: Managed Customer Engagement.”
Given the exciting lineup of events, the students and the entire IIT Kanpur fraternity are eagerly anticipating the launch of Prabandhan’21.