Jamshedpur, Feb. 11: XLRI- Xavier School of Management plays host to the 4th Edition of XLerate – XLRI’s flagship national level sports, leadership and cultural festival organized by PGDM-GM (1 year full time MBA program). Kick-starting today, ‘XLerate 2017’ is being held from 10th to 12th February, 2017 at XLRI Campus, Jamshedpur.
With this year’s theme ‘Experience Matters’ the 3 – day fest is nothing short of a carnival of stimulating events with a touch of glamour.
The event started today with an inspiring Leadership talk by Mr. Param Saxena- VP- SCM & Strategy at Electrosteel.
In the coming two days, the event shall also witness a war of budding managers in case study competitions and paper presentations.
“At XLerate this year, we have endeavoured to colour the canvas as vividly as possible with copious shades of energy, enthusiasm and excitement. The event brings together the best minds from premium B-schools. We are excited to host the teams and are looking forward to providing an exhilarating learning and networking platform to all the participants and the audience”, commented Avinash Vinnakota, General Secretary of the XLerate Organising Committee, PGDM-GM 2017 batch, XLRI.
Organized by the PGDM (GM) students of XLRI, XLerate started in 2014, with the aim to serve as a connecting platform for all the one year MBA students who come with extensive industry experience and to unleash the camaraderie among them.
In the 3-days meet, 1-year MBA students from premier management institutes across India will be competing in various Sporting, Leadership, and Cultural events. There will be sporting events such as volleyball, basketball, cricket, and tennis, cultural events such as music, dance and drama, as well as a stand-up comedy shows and a rock band performance by Revolution.
XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the ‘steel city’ of Jamshedpur.
Over the last six decades, the institute has grown into a top-ranking business management school of international repute with a wide portfolio of management programs and research publications.