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Agenda of the Club:

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; you need to be a ‘STRATEGIST’. Strategist provides that 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.

The strategist engagement is not just limited to developing core consulting knowledge and a strategic bend of mind, but the team is also closely involved in event management, creativity, and marketing. They get to work on multiple team-building exercises along with a 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”.

Club Activities and Initiatives:

Strategist Speaks: A weekly newsletter in the form of creative and exciting 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 develop a consulting culture on the campus. Involves a series of business case studies and guesstimates to be attempted in groups to inculcate the culture of peer learning.

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, an online business simulation game that involves making a business decision in teams, and Checkmate, an online chess competition.

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 essential frameworks and interview experiences of students in the form of business cases to be solved.

Faculty Coordinator: Prof. Rajesh Pillania

Secretary – Vaibhav Aggarwal

Krishna Bharadwaj

Team and Event Photos

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