Didn't have much to do this weekend and had decided to pursue other interests here. The student club activities are getting organized attended a few.
The EVC - club ( entrepreneural and venture capitalist club). This club meeting had organized an intenal speaker session for the entrepreneurs and wud be entrepreneurs amongst us. There were two who talked about their ventures and what they were doing in them. The third was interesting a guy who already has a business plan ready and is eagerly waiting to meet up the VC's ( through our WCED) in the VC conclave in JUNE. Wanted to speak but then my attendence was not planned so it didn't push the matter. Had insights about entrepreneural ventures and pitfalls by Prof. Scott Ward.He goaded us to make solid business plans and work more on writing and presenting and then participate in international level competitions. Turns out he had guided a winning team from Thailand last time around.
My impression ...... well no major take-aways for me.
This club meeting also had angenda similar to EVC with internal speakers giving us general gyaan about the segement as such. Lots of good presentations ( hall marks of consultants). This was a well atttended meeting with the lecture hall overflowing with enthsiatic people. Around 150 is my guess.Students got to know about the various types and segements in the consultancy domain.I guess this club will keep up it's high turn out in future too. As I guess ISB wants to known for giving a big chunk of students as consultants. Makes sense to me at least.
My take..... not a bad start by no take aways for me.
The media and entertainment club.
This is a new club which a few of us are trying to get official recognition for...
We met to discuss vision and mission statement and how to harness the potential of job opportunities in the media sector.Strategy,ad sales,programming etc.. and where MBA's might fit in etc.
We decided on a plan of action and were working on it. However officials here want us to be a part of the more mature and all encompassing marketing club. Let's see....
My opinion...... good start and good co-ordination since it was just 11 of us (potentially 20). Let's hope for the best.
I missed this one. But i guess i might attend the next one.
Then there is this club called business and lifestyle club. Here people are planning to learn about the finer things in life like golf, snooker, handling 11 course meals, art appreciation,wine tasting etc.. Interesting agenda, hope they find time to indulge in such things. will wait for some time b4 deciding to become a part of it.
Toastmaster's club: Basically for people who want to learn art of public speaking , presentations etc. affiliated to a worldwide organization.Intrestd here too, but it comes at a price, so yet to take a final call on it...
Business technology club:
Did not attend coz i guess it's for more of the techie types( read IT-Junta)
Operations and engineering club:
Basically for people interested in joining the operations part of business.They had elections I guess for the office bearers. Most got elected unopposed is what i heard.
Emerging markets club: Attended the first meeting. Trying to decide the way forward.Looks a little unclear what it was set up to do and what it wants to do. So finally just decided to do and share our reaserch for markets in BRIC( Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries.
My take .....ummmmmmmm.... need good mission and viosn statements.
It is there i know but i guess is a closed user group. will try to get some dope on their activities.
Guess I have covered most clubs, but there might a few more lurking round the corner
will write about them as and when i get newz abt them.
This week-end I was feeling a little low, so decided to go to the city, decided to go alone. Did some shopping and had a solitary PIzza at pizza hut.
Sunday brought anxiousness, I had not started working on my assignment.However at the end of the day finished it and submitted it by 10 p.m. looks OK to me. don't know abt grades. Had a volleyball match today, was hopeing to play but i guess ... anywayz to cut the long story short, we sec A lost. This was the second drubbing in 3 days after the football match on Friday.
My study group mates and the general population is studying hard, and I am falling behind.But I have decided to have a holistic development of personality view, so am taking it a little easy. Don't know what will pay off more whenit actually counts most. Keepingmy fingers crossed.
Wow a pretty looooong post i guess, thanks to all the readers dropping by..