Jamshedpur : XLRI- Xavier School of Management- is all set to host the 14th edition of its annual management summit – Ensemble 2014 from November 14 to 16 at XLRI, Jamshedpur. This year “Ensemble 2014” offers total prize money worth a whopping Rs.15 lakhs and looks forward to ignite the creative fervour and stir passion and zest among the student community.
The Idea Summit will be held on November 15 in which director Sudihr Mishra and Dr. Devi Shetty, Padma Bhushan Awardee and Founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya Group of Hospitals will participate.
Sudhir Mishra is an Indian film director and screenwriter known for directing critically acclaimed films like Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Dharavi and Chameli.
Mishra has had a 30-year career with his work recognised by the Government of India by him receiving three National Awards from the President of India, as well as Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government (equivalent to knighthood).
He was one of the pioneers of the alternative independent cinema movement in India in the 1980s and he is one of the few directors from that era who has still managed to remain contemporary.
Over 4000 teams from business schools across India including IIM-A, IIM-B, IIM-L, FMS, IIM-S, NMIMS and MDI will participate in the gala.
For the first time, Ensemble is hosting Coke Studio by MTV – live in concert. Coke Studio is known to create soul-stirring music with a plethora of brilliant artists who jam together to conjure magic through melody.
Amongst the highlights this year is the Modern United Nations: Security Council event, to be conducted in collaboration with International Student Exchange Program of XLRI.
Formulated along the lines of the real United Nations, it will test strategic, diplomatic and realpolitik skills of the participants.
The legacy of leadership at XLRI continues this year with the ‘The Next Gen Leader’ which aims to discover leadership potential in the bright minds of top institutions such as IIM-A, IIM-L, IIM-B, IIM-I, XLRI, SPJAIN, IMT, MDI, XIMB and IIM-S. This event offers Rs. 1 lakhs in prize money, winner takes all!
Dracula, the theatre and cultural committee will showcase a play ‘Ek Ruka Hua Faisla’, an Indian adaptation of’12 Angry Men’ which promises to leave the eager audience spellbound.
Other fun events include MasterChef, a cooking competition, a movie screening on campus, Futsal competition, Paintball Tournament, mono acting, face painting, solo dance, song competitions and a performance by Bodhi Tree, XLRI’s very own Rock Band.