E-Cell SPIT organised an Olympic Bid Case Study competition in the month of August. Every participating team had to select a country and pitch why the 2032 olympics should be held in their country . The competition was divided into 2 rounds . The first round involved preparing a PPT and submitting it to the panel. The finals being scheduled on 23rd August involved tons of hard work and research done by the finalists . After a round of pitch Team SAS representing Canada were crowned champions followed by Team Concept (Turkey) followed by Team Vanguard (Singapore).
Even though they seem like a day to day thing, investments can be pretty confusing and more often than not, outright devastating. In order to clear all doubts when it comes to investments, E-Cell S.P.I.T in accordance with Institute Innovation Council held a workshop on Investing in Capital Markets on 16th August 2020. Ms. Kamala Kantharaj who’s a Chartered Accountant by profession was the speaker at this workshop. The investment workshop covered everything from starting your own investments in the stock market to the various instruments of investments and analysis of investments.
E-Cell S.P.I.T and the Institute Innovation Council (IIC), S.P.I.T organized an enlightening seminar on introduction to business competitions on the 11th of July 2020. This seminar was conducted by SPIT alumni, Mr. Anukrit Jain, whose accolades include Finalist in Texas Instruments Ideation challenge, Runners up in the Indian School of Business (ISB) case study competition, and so on. He was joined by Mr Varun Agnihotri whose achievements include- Runner up National round, KPMG Ideation challenge, Runner up at BITS Hyderabad National case study competition.
On the evening of 25th July, IIC SPIT along with MentorNext and E-Cell SPIT organised a webinar on MBA after engineering. The webinar was hosted by two alumni of SPIT, Akhil Sardesai who completed his MBA from IIM Indore and has recently joined PepsiCo in a sales & marketing role and Aditya Menon who has completed his MBA from ISB and is an incoming consultant at McKinsey along with Mohit Joshi from MentorNext. They gave an overview of how one can prepare for GMAT and ultimately land into ISB.
Clearly being able to present case studies is an important skill for an engineer, so SPIT E-Cell and IR cell came up with the Case Study competition. The panel of judges consisted of Prof. Kaisar Katchi (Faculty Mentor, E-Cell S.P.I.T.), Mr. Asif Panjwani (Risk Consultant at KPMG), Ms Kejal Parekh (Senior Marketing Manager Nyka) and Jatin Malhotra (Project Manager JIO).
This edition of our flagship event saw students set up stalls and sell food which they made to their friends and faculty. With over INR 42,000 sales recorded in the first 4 hours, the 2020 edition of food challenge was the biggest ever with students selling brownies, pastas, burgers, sandwiches, burritos etc. and participants were allowed to take home all their profits.
The E Cell of SPIT organised a visit to the slums of Mumbai namely Versova with a motive to educate the people. The students were assigned locations with the aim to spread awareness amongst them. The children were educated over how they could contribute in making their locality clean. Slogans and attractive posters made by the students also helped in conveying the message amongst them.
E-Cell SPIT in collboration with E-Cell ICT conducted this day long workshop where Mr. Saurabh Jambure spoke on how to transform an idea into a start-up. He spoke about idea validation, team building and working out your finances using lean startup canvas.
An Industrial Visit to Technology and Business Incubation Center (SP-TBI) was organised where the students got a chance to interact with experts in the field of Technology and marketing associated with budding startups there and also visited the workspace of startups.
This interactive workshop with Mr. Viraj patel, VP, Book My Show gave the students insights into the functioning of a startup and shared some of his experiences which were appreciated by the listeners. The workshop changed students' perception about startup ecosystem.
The event provided the students an opportunity to play a significant role in the new wave of startups which has overtaken the global playing field. The students showed great enthusiasm and attended in large numbers.
Panel Discussion, Job vs Higher Studies vs Entrepreneurship was the first event of the year where distinguished alumini gave freshers a first hand experience of their journey. The enthusiastic freshers attended in large numbers and asked numerous questions
IPL Auction is a mock bidding game where students strategise to form the best possible team and engage in heated bidding wars, while taking statistical data and other factors into consideration. At the end, the best team shall win.
A good crowd loves a good feast, but handling the pressure of cooking and serving during rush hour requires several skills. Food Challenge gives a chance to students to test their skills on S.P.I.T’s official “No Tiffin Day”. Participants not only get to keep their profits, but also take home a tiffin full of memories!
Analyse, strategise, revolutionise. A contest that judges the analytical, logical and presentation skills of the participants, Case Study promotes out of the box thinking to overcome problems with practical yet innovative solutions.
This is a chance for students to make or break their profits by placing money on a Virtual Stock Market, while they follow the ups and downs of the market, buy and sell at the right moments and predict the future of the market based on demand and news.
Entrepreneurship Cell, S.P.I.T. pledges to support organisations such as Bombay YMCA and Good Shepherd’s Church in supporting individuals from socially backward backgrounds and help them raise funds to support them with initial funding for their area of work.
Following up on “Who’s got game”, the first year students were given the opportunity to organise events on their own. E-Cell supported organisers with the basic requirements of logistics and finances. This event was organised with the target of inculcating entrepreneurial spirit in the juniors.
This was a flagship inter-college event organised as a case-study competition with the ultimate motive to build the network of various students from colleges across the city. The participants thoroughly enjoyed meeting new people and made contacts throughout the E-Cell network.
As a welcoming gesture to the first year’s, E-Cell organised a series of fun events under “Who’s got game?”. The event saw an overwhelming response from not just first year’s but students across the four years. It was a recreational activity organised right after the midsems aimed to de-stress students before the holidays.
E-Cell SPIT presents Panel Discussion, on higher studies vs job after engineering vs entrepreneurship Your chance to explore all the available options and get an insight on life post engineering!