Arth-Samvaad is the flagship event of Finomina – the Finance Club of IIM Udaipur. Continuing the success story of previous 2 editions of Arth-Samvaad, the third edition of Arth-Samvaad assures an enriching experience with immense learning through panel discussions and various inter-college competitions. In tune with previous editions, we plan to host some of the most eminent personalities from the financial domain.
Arth-Samvaad aims at the fact that, the future managers should get to know about the current trends in the industry and how the various macro and micro-economic factors interact in order to affect the way business is done all over the world. It is a platform to deliberate on developments in the world of FINANCE.
This year we look at rethinking “Decades of Financial Folly” where the Panel discussion will try to unravel the cause for this euphoria and brainstorm whether the history will repeat itself again or not!
Slot 1: Panel Discussion
“Rethink: Decades of Financial Folly: Will it be different this time?”
Esteemed guests for the event are:
- Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Partner – Bain & Company
- Mr. Sriram Krishnan, Director – Citibank N.A.
- Mr. Umesh Agrawal, Executive Director – Investment Banking, Axis Capital
- Mr. Niraj Karia, Senior Vice-President – Kotak Mahindra Capital
Slot 2: Vitt Sangram
‘Vitt-Sangram’, is a series of competitions organized by Finomina as a pre-cursor to Arth-Samvaad 2015.
The Great Debate Challenge
We began with two rounds of prelims for our Debate Challenge. First round required the participants to submit articles on the topics; ‘Oil break’ – short term or here to stay? And has RBI killed the Euphoria by delaying the rate-cut? The second round consisted of a 3 minute video submission on the topic “Increasing Regulations on Financial Institutions is Good”. The video was evaluated by an expert panel of faculty members. The finalists who will be battling it out in the grand finale are from IIM Lucknow, IMT-Gaziabad, NMIMS Bangalore and IIM Udaipur.
Workshop on M&A
Finomina, as part of its flagship event, Arth-Samvaad ‘15 is organizing a case study workshop on Mergers and Acquisitions to be conducted by Mr. V.S. Sundaresan, Chief General Manager, SEBI. It is an opportunity to get the expert guidance on the Takeover process and M&A Deals along with first-hand industry insights. The participants will be awarded a ‘Certificate of Participation’ for the workshop.
Slot 3: Face Off
Face Off is a showdown between a stalwart speaker and a panel of students from the college. Mr.V.S. Sundaresan, Chief General Manager, SEBI will interact with a student panel on some interesting but contentious topics, utility of which is hugely debated when it comes to practice Vs theory.
The Quizzing Challenge
This will be a Two- Phased online quizzing challenge focused on the financial world where prizes will be awarded to the colleges that get the highest scores at the end of the challenge. Being a two-phased quiz competition, it will see only the best make it to the top and the league rankings. It will generate inter-college competition of a new dimension and will see participants from all over India.
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