Bhubaneswar: After the grandeur of the first day of Xpressions, the management cultural fest of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, one of the biggest Management-Cultural fests across India, XIMB got ready to make the second day a success as well.
XIMB MUN, the UN Simulation Event by SpeakUp, the Oratory Club, continued the discussion wherein delegates were addressed on the critical differences between a moderated caucus and a General Speaker’s List. AdValorem by X-Seed, the Entrepreneurship cell, continued testing the entrepreneurial acumen of undergraduates with Team Ohayo winning the competition and Team Paws being the runners-up. Zorb It Out, by IRC, the International Relations Committee, continued with participants flowing in to enjoy zorbing all day all.
MAXIM Mela (Marketing Research Event), the marketing fair by MAXIM, the Marketing committee continued their unique market research with a series of fun games structured of the most popular youth game, PUBG, and goodies being awarded to the winners. Goonj, the singing competition by XStage, the cultural committee saw the participants enthrall the audience with their mesmerizing voice. The event had two categories – Western extravaganza which was won by Shubojit Das while Galdwin was the runners-up, and Desi extravaganza which was won by Suchismita with Mrutyunjay as the runners-up.
SRC, the Social Responsibility Cell, organized Handicraft Stall wherein they displayed handmade greeting cards, gifts and other craft items made by our mess bhainas. This gives our mess bhainas an opportunity to showcase their talent. Vriddhi, A CSR Action Plan Competition by SRC, the Social Responsibility Cell, saw participants addressing and giving solutions for the grass-root problems of India. This competition was won by Team Siksha with Team Doodles being the runners-up. Flight of Fancy, a Literary event by LitSoc, the Literary Committee, put the participants’ imagination to test to bring out their creativity.
Trade Wars, the trading simulation game by X-Fin, the Finance Association, gave the participants an opportunity to test their financial expertise by trading in various equities across major Indian stock markets. This game was won by Team Affluentia with the home team as the runners-up. Maven, a National Level Case Study Competition, by Constrat, the Consulting and Strategy Consortium gave the participants an opportunity to test their consulting and strategy skills against the best brains from across the country’s finest business schools. Case-Connect, a National Level Case Study Competition, by X-Sys, the Systems Association, was an initiative to test different concepts the participants have learned in different streams of management and their application in designing innovative solutions. Team Sacred Sins won the competition with Team Radio Heads as the runners-up.
Vakritva is an SRC (Social Responsibility Cell) & SpeakUp (Oratory Club) Featured Event wherein the participants identified and gave constructive solutions for the various existing social problems of our country. Aarohan, the Operations Case Study competition by X-Ops, the operations committee gave the participants to show their skills in operations management. Team Deadly Duo won this competition with Team Sarthak as the runners-up. Jack of All Trades, a National Level Case Study & Simulation Game Competition, by the Gaming Committee, comprised of a Quiz, a Case-study and a Business Simulation Game by Cesim. It tested the cross functional expertise and holistic view towards real corporate world problems. Virasat, a Classical Competition by Spicmacay-XIMB Chapter provided a platform for the participants to showcase the Indian Legacy through Classical Dance, Classical Singing and Instrumentals.
The evening brought with it two of the power-packed, energy boosting performances – Decibelz and Moongphali. The audience witnessed intense and invigorating performances at the war of bands – Decibelz ’18 which proved to be the craziest, wildest and the loudest event at Xpressions ’18. Out to bring the city down with its unique sound and energy, Moongphali, the band that won Maruti Suzuki – Colors of Youth Season 7, mesmerized their audiences with melody, entertainment, and energy.