THEME:Kaleidoscope 2018 – National Level Case Study Contest
CONDUCTED BY:People Tree- The HR club in association with NHRD Pune Chapter
NAME OF THE GUEST / SPEAKER:Mr. V.J. Rao, Mr. Joice Samuel, Mr. Ganesh Ghule, Mr.Chenthil Iyer, Ms. Pallavi Naphade, Mr Sanjay Verma
Kaleidoscope 2018 was a thrilling HR case study competition and was organised jointly by SIMS and NHRD Pune Chapter. SIMS has been organising Kaleidoscope for several years. This year, the event had received a tremendous response. 256 teams registered for Kaleidoscope. Out of this, 186 teams cleared the first round and only 46 got through the second round. The top 20 teams were invited to SIMS campus for the semi-final and final rounds. Since morning, the teams had started working on the case study designed by Dr. Vasanthi (IIM-B). Their case studies were screened by a panel of 4 academicians and 4 industry experts. The industry experts included V.J. Rao, Joice Samuel, Ganesh Ghule, Chenthil Iyer. They were accompanied by Dr. Pradnya Chitrao, Dr. Tajamul Islam, Dr. Naval Lavande and Dr. Ruby Chanda from SIMS.
The top 4 teams presented their cases in the final round to 3 judges. The panel included Pallavi Naphade (head HR Energy and Resources at Tata Consultancy Services), Mr Sanjay Verma (An Alumnus of the XLRI and ex- HR Head at Tata Steel) and Brig Dr Rajiv Divekar( Director, SIMS). The presentations by the finalist were followed by a rigorous Q&A round and we finally had our winners!
The winning teams were:
Winners - Team Mavericks (SIMS) – (Team members: Ramya Lather, Sagarika Datta, Urvashi Bhatia)
1st RunnerUp – Team Chrysalis (Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research) – (Team members: Shweta Chikhodrawala, Sunaina Girish Bhat, Sayali Sarode ) .