The SCMS Cochin School of business hosted its flagship event the annual management fest Shikhar’21 on the 29th and 30th of March 2021. The fest was conducted completely online with through Zoom and Google Meet. The fest consisted of 10 main events which included competitions such as Best Manager, Best Management team, Treasure hunt and specialization focused events such as finance, marketing, HR games to name a few. Over 400 students participated in the event setting new standards for online events. L M Thappar School of Management Studies, Chandigarh bagged the overall trophy with 15 points in various events and Xavier’s Institute of Management Studies the runner-up of the event. The fest was launched virtually by Kailas Menon, one of the reputed music directors in Mollywood.
“GERENT”, the best manager game, aimed at testing the Aptitude, Logical reasoning and General Knowledge of the participants. The Game consisted of 8 rounds and was conducted through online platforms.
“REVIVISCENCE”, the best manager game, aimed at testing the Interpersonal Skills, Analytical abilities, Decision-making skills of the participants as a team. 4 participants in a team took part in the event.
The Fest was conducted through the online platforms. The “Investra” Finance Game was related to finance and accounting. The game aimed at testing the basic financial and accounting knowledge of the participants. The Game consisted of a total of 5 rounds.
HR is the central pillar of all organizations. The “Perspectiva”, HR event incorporates different games in order to find the talents, reasoning & problem-solving skills of the participants.
The “Brand Rodeos”, marketing event incorporates different games in order to find the talents, reasoning & marketing skills of the participants.
MOVCOM- Logistics game is a special event conducted every year which completely focuses on Operations and Logistics management. It tests the student’s ability to analyze various supply chain and logistical operations which is essential for the functioning of any organization. The game had 5 rounds in total.
Hunter 2k21 is a treasure hunt game where the contestants were required to solve quizzes and puzzles by finding clues from our social media pages. The game is fun filled to keep the participants engaged.
Galactico XI is a football auction game where the contestants are required to play like an actual auction where they would be given a certain amount of imaginary money (1000 million Euros) to purchase players and set up a squad and the squad will be given points based on the player ratings. The game consisted of 3 rounds.
Business quiz is an event that keeps a check on the knowledge and promptness of the participants. Thirst optimist had 5 rounds in total. The quiz master Mr. Manu Antony conducted the final rounds.
Photography event is one among the non-managerial events for Shikhar’21. It is a one day event. The theme was “The New Normal”.