IIM Ahmedabad and Panasonic organize "Cross Value Innovation"; get 800 entries from 25 top B schools

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
March 5, 2015
800 applications from prestigious 25 B-schools in the country including IIT Delhi, XLRI, MICA, IIM Calcutta, IIM Bangalore were received to participate in the competition.
"Panasonic`s collaboration with IIM Ahmedabad in this initiative will give an opportunity to the young minds to develop their insights about the industry requirements" Manish Sharma, MD-Panasonic

IIM Ahmedabad in collaboration with Panasonic India has recently launched ‘Cross Value Innovative- Case Study’ competition which has kicked off on a successful note. 800 applications from prestigious 25 B-schools in the country including IIT Delhi, XLRI, MICA, IIM Calcutta, IIM Bangalore were received to participate in the competition.

The competition focuses on encouraging students to develop solutions to cater to the increasing demand of Lithium-Ion in smaller applications. This mega event has been organized to encourage students to develop critical thinking skills and produce efficient solutions for the market expectations across industries.

The competition will unfold in three interesting rounds and the teams will be a mix of candidates irrespective of their college or year of study. In the final round, the top 5 teams will present their case studies to Panasonic India, and after a competitive round of evaluation the winner will be declared.

Expressing his views on the new initiative, Mr. Manish Sharma, Managing Director-Panasonic India & South Asia said, “Panasonic’s collaboration with IIM Ahmedabad in this initiative will give an opportunity to the young minds to develop their insights about the industry requirements. We at Panasonic value innovation and desire the engagement of more minds in creating new high- tech solutions. We have received a positive response from the top 25 B schools across the nation and are looking forward to it with great hope to experience some great solutions.”

About Panasonic

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates around 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.74 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2014.

Panasonic makes available in India its wide range of consumer electronics, home appliances like LCD & Plasma TVs, DVD players, Home Theatre Systems, Smartphones, Cameras, Camcorders, Car Audio Systems, Air Conditioners, Washing Machines, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Automatic Cookers, Vacuum Cleaners and a wide range of system products including communication ones like Mobile Phones, High Definition Videoconferencing, Professional Audio Video products like Broadcast Cameras, Projectors and Displays, Business Solutions including Printers, Whiteboards, Security Solutions, and Energy Storage Solutions. The company currently has a workforce of about 13,000 in India.

About IIM Ahmedabad

IIMAhmeadabad has consistently been ranked as the number one management school in the country year after year in the last several years. In 2008, IIMA also became the first business school in the country to be awarded EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation. This accreditation awarded by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) certifies that the quality of IIMA’s academic processes and programmes are on par with the best business schools globally that have similar accreditation.

IIM Ahmedabad has brought about many changes and innovations in its PGP, PGP-FABM, and PGPX programs effective from academic session 2015-16 for the batch 2015-17.

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