Vista '07 kicks off, IIM-B campus abuzz with games, presentations and workshops

Thursday, July 28 2016, 06:12 AM
"Barbarians at the Gate" -- the fall of Z is a top seller book on leveraged buy-out of Z. Z is….?" Do you know the answer?

Sample another one: "In 1999-00 3 HBS graduates with Investment Banking experience in the US, founded an India focused PE Fund, which at present has over $ 1 billion under management. Name the fund." What's the answer? If you could get these right, you had a chance to have a go at Finnesse, the Private Equity competition at IIM-B's VISTA. (For answers, read on). India's leading management portal and official Media sponsor of IIM-B Vista -- – is on IIM-B campus to bring alive this congregation of young minds for readers all across the country.

 The three day business summit Vista 07 got underway earlier today. The first day will see initial rounds of competitions like Boardroom Wars, Milestones, Trojan Horse and Numero Uno. Most events will host their final rounds tomorow. As the sun sets down, the scene will change to a more somber discussion on Private Equity and a keynote by MohanDas Pai, Member of Board and Director of HR, Infosys.  

As the festival gathers steam, IIM-B expects Vista 07 to better that record set last year. Last year the festival drew over 10,000 students and executive to the campus with participation from 150 top B-schools.  

Earlier in the day, attended a workshop by Kiruba Shankar on "How to leverage blogging and podcasting to the best use to develop business relationships". In this highly interactive workshop, Kiruba took B-schoolers from the basics of blogging to how to make some money on the net.  

Now time for the answers: Chrys Capital & RJR Nabisco. Did you get them right! 

Stay tuned to to read all the buzz from the IIM-B campus.