CONSTRAT, the Consulting and Strategy Consortium of XIMB, is the forum for enhancing the consulting and strategy rigour of the students by enabling them to bridge the academia-corporate skill gap. As, Henry Mintzberg puts it “Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions”, the committee, thus facilitates students in identifying those patterns, deciphering them and executing the necessary tactics to successfully pursue a career in management consulting.
Over the years, CONSTRAT have succeeded in bringing some of the most relevant live projects in the fields of consultancy, business development, and product/platform enhancement across varied industries. Some of the organisations offering live projects are Indian Red Cross Society, Verve Consulting, Bivab Estate, Happay etc.
MAVEN – the committee’s flagship event invites the best brains from top B- schools across the country to test their mettle in providing practical and innovative solutions to real world problems as part of XIMB’s annual fest Xpressions. Maven 2017 saw over 200 teams across India competing for glory and cash prizes worth Rs 60,000.
Stratonomics is the annual business conclave in which eminent personalities from the industry enlighten the students on a central theme that is chosen keeping in mind the current business scenario.
Other notable events conducted during past year include Sector Analysis, Case Czar, Consilium and Guesstimate.
MAXIM, the marketing association of Xavier Institute of Management, is the oldest functional committee in 30-year old legacy of this institute. The committee was started with a vision of bridging the gap between the theories taught in class and the practical applications required in the industry. We believe live projects, constant case discussions, and constant interaction with the industry will help them meet huge challenges in this highly dynamic business world.
MAXIM provides several Live-Projects for the students to make use of the skills learnt in the classes. We constantly engage with both established corporations as well as start-ups to bring out the most relevant projects for our students which will help them being industry ready.
Some of the notable companies for whom our students have been doing projects for last couple of years are: Coca-Cola, Oyo Rooms, Motorhood, Nirupama Group of Hotels, Prime, Karmacircles, MySmartPrice, Market Litmus, BuzzLogic, Superprofs.
Some of our Notable events conducted this year were:
Mercatique is the annual Marketing Conclave which provides a platform for the young marketeers of XIMB to interact with industry experts and discuss recent trends in Sales & Marketing.
In addition to this, we have Maxim Mela, M Power, and Maxinations as our important events which benefits the student community of this college and most importantly helps XIMB remain updated with recent trends of the Sales & Marketing world.
Marketing is constantly evolving and probably it always will, and here at XIMB, we redefine it every single day.
Finance addresses the ways in which individual business entities and other organizations allocate resources over time. As an applied branch of economics dealing with problems of allocating financial.
To develop an integrated financial management framework at XIMB, a specialization in Finance includes an examination of the funding markets and processes for financing enterprises as well as the effects of prices and interest rates on assets and liabilities.
X-Fin is the Finance Association of XIMB. This committee strives to develop financial acumen among the student community by providing tutorials, knowledge sharing sessions, talks, conferences, and live projects.
X-Fin’s activities spill over from the arena of academics into the practical realm of trading in the stock market as well. By conducting a range of activities across colleges, it strives to inculcate a union of interest and passion in the field of Finance.
X-Fin publishes the fortnightly newsletter Finesse (Finbytes) and the annual magazine Finshastra which highlight the latest trends in the global financial markets and economy.
Our key events include the following- Finomics (Conclave), Bizdom (Quiz), CFA research challenge, Budgewiser (Budget analysis), Budget Conclave, Trade Wars (Trading simulation), Financius (Article writing competition), leadership talks and various certification programs in collaboration with different corporate houses such as ICICI & SEBI.
Operations and Decision Sciences are at the heart of every organization. With global business rapidly evolving, efficient decision making and successful execution of the planned strategies are the new key operation areas of any industry. Add to that, the revolutionizing effects of the incoming automation wave and cloud computing have become complicated for an operations manager to successfully navigate in the real world.
X-Ops: the Operations Committee of XIMB aims at nurturing young and upcoming leaders, to come up with innovative and efficient solutions. Multiple Field Projects and Live Projects organized by the committee, provide opportunities to understand the intricacies of organizations first hand.
Ashwamedh is the flagship event of X-Ops. It is the annual Operations and Decision Sciences conclave of the institute.
Opsession is the quarterly magazine by X-Ops that captures the latest trends in the world of production, operations and strategy. Aarohan is an intra-college event that is designed to test business acumen. Nirnay is the inhouse simulation game developed by the members of X-Ops. It involves decision making based on varying constraints to maximize profit and minimize the down time.
This year saw immersion courses on topics such as Supply Chain Management in E-Commerce Companies, Business Process Simulations. We also organized Six Sigma Green Belt Certification by KPMG and the Indian Statistical Institute. This year X-Ops also brought live projects by OMFED, Apollo Hospitals and Labkafe which offered the students hands on experience in the operations domain.
XSYS, the Systems Association of XIMB is a student managed body which strives to inculcate the discipline and knowledge required to appreciate and understand the workings of the exciting world of Systems and Information Technology.
The committee conducts panel discussions on relevant business topics and invites eminent luminaries. It also organizes seminars, talks and guest lectures on a regular basis. In a nut shell, the committee provides a platform for the students to get in touch with the latest trends of Systems and to prepare budding managers to face the real-world IT challenges.
The marquee Business Conclave of XIMB – Envision, is organized by XIMB. It is a national level IT summit to expose budding managers of the future to the various aspects of Information Technology.
Case-Connect is a National Level Case Study Competition held as a part of Xpressions, the annual fest of XIMB. This competition is designed to test the different concepts the participants have learnt in different streams of management and their application in designing innovative solutions. Every month XSYS comes up with its monthly newsletter Synopsis which covers interviews from eminent luminaries in systems and Information Technology.