2014-04-28 14:30:39 - Its a online competition and total 1500 teams participated globally
IMT Hyderabad, 28th April 2014:
One among its many unique pedagogic approaches in building business leaders for tomorrow, IMT Hyderabad offers Capstone® – a simulated business environment challenge. Capstone® is a renowned worldwide business challenge which is a part of the Strategic Management course at the institute. The challenge is a part of the curriculum in which the simulation exercise is carried out in two parts – first in a group of 5 members each, over a period of 10 days and then at an individual level as a comprehensive 6 hour long examination. Being a part of the Strategy course, the exercise involves implementing concepts from all the course work of the first year to make business decisions in the
areas of Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Leadership and Strategy.
In the extended Spring Challenge, 1500 teams participated globally striving to establish their business acumen. This year, 9 out of 14 registered teams from IMT Hyderabad made it to the top 300 teams and 2 of those made it to the Top 100 teams globally. Participation in this challenge was of both types – individual and team. First year student Vivek Singh Pandya secured the 84th position and a team of first year students comprising Pushkar Ghatole, Hari Krishnan and Sankalp Garg secured the 97th position. Darshan Ganatra, John Epaphras, Abhishek Mukherjee also rank among the top five teams from the institute in this challenge. Some of the renowned institutes which participated in this challenge along with IMT Hyderabad include University of Massachusetts, California State University, University of North Florida, Texas A&M University, IIM-A, IIM-B, IIM Shillong and IIM Ranchi.
About Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad (IMT,Hyderabad)
IMT Hyderabad started its operations in July-2011 with a two-year full time PGDM program. The Institute has a state of the art 30 acre campus situated near the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad. The PGDM program has an innovative and industry relevant curriculum with integrative courses that provide a holistic picture and learning about real life business situations and problems. The pedagogic approach followed by the institute is student centric, participative, experiential and team-based. IMT is a leading educational establishment rated among the top 10 business schools in India, with campuses in Ghaziabad, Nagpur and Dubai, besides Hyderabad.