SCMS-Cochin took the overall champions trophy at Daksh-2013, a national level fest hosted by De Paul Institute of Management, Angamaly, Kerala, held on 22nd& 23rd January 2013. Daksh is an annual management fest conducted by De Paul, attracting talented budding managers from across the country. Daksh-2013 was no exception and the event was attended by numerous renowned management institutions from south India, including SCMS-Cochin, Rajagiri Business School, Amrita School of Business, Christ College Bangalore, and many others.
Daksh-2013’s arsenal included events in various streams of management, such as Finance, Marketing and Human Resources. The main event was the Best Manager contest, named “The Gladiator”. A business movie contest and corporate walk contest were also held. Each event was unique and innovative, and designed to test the mettle of the participants. Riddled with puzzles and surprise rounds, every event or “game” made sure that the winners would have to break their backs and wrack their brains. The games took the participants for a ride in which their EQ, IQ and Team Skills were tested.
SCMS bagged first place in the Finance event, Marketing game & the Best Manager Contest,and even qualified to the final four in the business movie contest. Unnikishnan P.S. was selected as the Best Manager after a gruelling two-day event in which over 12 contestants tested themselves. The team of Aouf P.A., Chandan Kumar Dutta, Neeta HaridasandPraveen won the Finance game through a brilliant display of financial knowledge and team-play. The team of Sairam R., Mohammed Febin, Gayatri Nair and Chitra Mary Eapen won the marketing game. The team was praised highly for their creativity, ingenuity and well-honed marketing skills. A team consisting of Steffi Thomas, Athira Unni, Yashica Raichura& Samuel John represented SCMS-Cochin in the HR game.
With three victories in the bag, SCMS-Cochin was declared the overall champion and was handed the prestigious Daksh-2013 Overall trophy. The winners received cash prizes and certificates of merit.
The team’s success won commendations from the SCMS-Cochin management and faculty alike. The students once again proved their amazing talent and successfully carried forward the legacy of the college.