Strategy is an integral part of any business. Consequently, it is important for aspiring managers to not only study strategy in a classroom setting, but also understand the practical intricacies and nuances.
We at Strategist help people in recognizing and developing their key skills. Whether you wish to specialize in Finance or Marketing; or you want to be an Entrepreneur; one thing that you need to be is to be a ‘STRATEGIST’. Strategist provides such an environment to all the fellow members. We seek to retain, extend and leverage the interest of the students in the area of Strategy and act as a pillar of the strategic activities in the institute. As Strategy fits with all the functional areas - Finance, Marketing, IT, HR; it works closely with all other academic clubs to gain synergies and provide a holistic approach.
Being a member of strategist, apart from developing core Consulting knowledge and a Strategic bend of mind, one cultivates expertise in event management, creativity, marketing of events, team building by being with few of the brightest brains in the country.
Strategist is oriented to reach greater heights with the efforts put in by the students. The vision of the club is to “grow to the stature of an independent consulting firm operating out of MDI”.
Strategist Speaks: A weekly newsletter in form of creative and interesting infographics, highlighting the latest trends and developments in various sectors such as FMCG, IT, Real Estate, Healthcare, Banking, Telecom etc. to keep the students updated with the industry.
Consulting Circles: One of its kind concept focused on peer learning, to help students prepare for the Consulting roles and to develop a Consulting culture in the campus. Involves a series of business case studies and guesstimates to be attempted in groups.
Live Projects: Strategist regularly partners with various companies, to float live projects for students – helping them acquire good industry exposure and providing a platform to solve complex real-life problems.
BizCzar (Flagship Event): The National Level Case Study Competition, BizCzar, is conducted every year during Imperium, in association with a case partner, with a participation of more than 500 students from all across India.
E-Stratathon: A confluence of two online events: Ranneeti and Checkmate, an online business simulation game which involves making business decision in teams, and on online chess competition respectively.
OTS Events: Various On-The-Spot events such as spot guesstimates (Estimato) and spot business cases (Stratrix) to be solved are conducted during Imperium.
Workshops & Speaker Series: Strategist regularly invites industry experts to share their views on key developments and issues in the Strategy and Consulting domain.
MDI Casebook: Strategist is actively working on building its first casebook to help students prepare for a career in Consulting, by focusing on important frameworks and interview experiences of students in form of business cases to be solved.
Faculty Coordinator: Prof. Rajesh Pillania
Secretary – Krishna Bharadwaj
Team and Event Photos