Jai Hind College (Autonomous), Mumbai on the occasion of its 75th anniversary organized the first edition of a 2-day corporate event called the Jai Hind Business Conclave on the 20th and 21st of January. The Conclave was organized by the first batch of the college’s Business Administration program under the guidance of Principal Dr Ashok Wadia, Faculty Chairperson Dr. Rakhi Sharma and Faculty Advisor Aditi Saini.
The conclave consisted of a plethora of speaker sessions, workshops, and management events along with a panel discussion. Dr. Rakhi Sharma while addressing the audience said – “The Conclave aimed at providing a unique platform for industry leaders, business heads, and the policymakers of our country to drive forward innovative ideas and foster a shared vision for a better, brighter, and rejuvenated India.”
Day 1 consisted of events such as a case study competition presented by Bombay Shaving Company, which involved the real-life application of skills learned in a business school classroom. The skills range from personal selling, negotiation, and thinking under pressure while also taking decisions that can improve their leadership skills.
Day 2 began with the Keynote Session by Mr Vishal Rupani VP at Affinity Global Inc. and was followed by workshops and sessions by Speakers such as Mr Manhar Garegrat, Co-Founder & CEO of Skrull Labs, Mr Pawan Shahri CEO & Founder of Chrome Hospitality, Mr Tushar Pradhan Chief Investment Officer at India Equities and HSBC Global Asset Management.
Ms Dhisti Desai CEO & Design Director at Pineapple – UI/UX Design Studio and Mr Kunal Bajaj, Head Of Capital Network at Blume Ventures.
The highlight and the concluding session of the event was the Panel Discussion on the topic of ‘Will AI & Metaverse Change The World Or Kill It?’. It was moderated by Mr Purandhar Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder of Jinxed Network and Stitched Network and the panellists were Mr Raghav Aggarwal, Co-Founder of Fluid Ai, Mr Anirudh Rangaraj, Senior Product Specialist at Deloitte and Mr Ian Almeida Founder of Jinxed Network and Co-Founder of Stitched Network.
The sessions were also live-streamed on Youtube for all the other students that could not attend in person.
The founding team consisted of Student Secretary Nishka Khandelwal; Joint secretaries Nishad Dhote, Avni Mandhan, Manan Vaswani, Taksh Jain, Sneha Sharma, Shemon Chawla, Haiti Shah and Yadith Nichani; along with Student Coordinators Manan Bansal, Chinkal Tulsani, Minal Kewalramani, Khushi Rajmane, Nishita Jain, Eshan Agarwal, Taher Sadikot, Harsh Nagda, Deepika Kukreja, Rati Sahjwani and Kanishka Makad.