"Quiz on the Beach"(QOTB), a unique and prestigious management event of TAPMI-Manipal is back again to take your breath away, only this time it's bigger and better!! Brace yourselves for India's first and only B-school business quiz held with the sea as a backdrop, bringing quizzers from the Best Educational Institutions across the country together on one stage.
Atharva is the Annual B-School Festival of T. A. Pai Management Institute. Atharva 2013 will be held on January 18 to 20, 2013. It is an Assimilation of intellectually challenging, mentally-stimulating and fun-filled array of events which attracts the finest talent from Business schools the world over and the Corporate Domain. The 3-Day Extravaganza challenges the young leaders and provides an environment of healthy competition.
Events at ATHARVA’2013
Flagship Event: QOTB
“Quiz on the Beach” – India’s first and only business school corporate business quiz held on a beach. Tailored to enthuse the corporate quizzing aficionados and inquisitive student minds. With the gentle sea breeze in the background, the finest quizmasters cook up a storm in the sea.
The Quizmaster for the Grand Finale is none other than Mr. Giri "Pick brain" Balasubramaniam, of Tata Crucible Fame. Known for his unique style of quizzing and his sense of humor, Mr. Giri Balasubramiam a.k.a Pickbrain has hosted several notable quizzes. Among others, is India' biggest business quiz 'Tata Crucible'. Mr. Giri heads Greycaps India Pvt Ltd; India's second largest quiz company and also authored several quiz books. Mr. Giri holds seven Limca Book of Records for his quizzing achievements. Mr. Giri Balasubramiam will be hosting the QOTB Grand Final held at Kaup Beach, this year too.
SAHAYOG: Budding managers who would put their skills and prowess to better use, with feasible solutions that may orchestrate a turnaround for a severely constrained NGO. SANKALP: Battle of the Business Plans: The future Zuckerbergs, Buffets and Gates of India find out who has what it takes to be the best. The contestants are rigorously evaluated by venture capitalists and a lucrative business deal is the crowning moment!
POLEMIC – The Big Fight: The industry stalwarts and academicians from diverse backgrounds battle it out on stage in an exciting and thrilling corporate battle. InFINity: In this event, the various product offerings of a Financial Services company would be displayed in stalls during Atharva, and the participants will have to understand the product offerings and design a marketing and strategic plan for the same.
Young Business Leader: ‘YBL’ endeavors to unearth the future visionary of India through a rigorous two-day event. With the vast plethora of activities, Apprentice judges the candidates on diverse parameters with a 360 degree analysis of their personality. Brand-iose: ‘Brand-iose’ is a unique challenge where participants will be given a product for which they will have to come up with innovative, unique and creative branding ideas. Abhivyakti: Abhivyakti i`s an International White Paper Presentation Contest with a focus to take the buzz words and topics in the field of management a step further by urging the participants to probe and construct their own kaleidoscope of knowledge.
Xpressions: Xpressions provides a platform to the participants to unwind from the intense competitive events with the help of ‘Vibes’ – an exclusive dance competition and ‘Right Angles’ – a photography contest. Budding Managers: Platform to test the acumen of future mangers from engineering background. Participants will be from MIT, NIT-K,NITIE and other Dakshin Kannada colleges.
T. A. Pai Management Institute, known as TAPMI (www.tapmi.edu.in) located in Manipal (Karnataka), is leading B-School reputed for its Outcome Based Learning and faculty-student interaction. TAPMI’s mission is to provide professional management capability. TAPMI commenced 2 year residential PG Programme in 1984 which received recognition amongst the well-known industrial houses. Today, over 3000 TAPMI alumni hold responsible managerial positions worldwide.
TAPMI earned accreditation of its postgraduate program by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (www.aacsb.edu). Only two business schools in India, and less than 5% worldwide, have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education.