PARIVARTAN – ‘Angelic Change’ was the theme of INTERFACE 2009, a thirty one year old All India Management Convention organized by the students of Management Association, BITS-Pilani. In today’s fast changing business world, the budding managers have to be on their feet and be adept to change. They should not only learn to adapt to changes, but also be prepared to bring about a “dream” change, which every organization wishes. Interface ’09 is a platform that hosts the most promising, “budding” managers of the country. BITS, Pilani is an All India Institute for higher education that epitomizes Indian entrepreneurial spirit, especially as derived from the private sector.
It is an event where participants from various top notch Business Schools across India gather to further the spirit of entrepreneurship. The major events of this convention were: Young manager of the meet, paper presentations, business quiz, ‘Simulation’ – the virtual company, Forex, Bidding, panel discussions and so on. This conclave has depicted high standards since three decades with the presence of esteemed people in the past like Dr. Manmohan Singh, Rajesh Pilot, multitude of Executives from the Indian Corporate, and quizmasters like Derek O Brien and V V Ramanan.
The event organized on March 6, 2009 had its former student Mukesh Sharma, as the Guest of Honor. Mukesh is a young and dynamic entrepreneur who founded QA InfoTech with a vision to provide unbiased QA Testing Solutions. His zest for excellence and continued commitment towards customers has grown the organization leaps and bounds in less than four years. While addressing the students, he shared with them his varied experiences and challenges in his journey so far. Mr. Sharma also emphasized that entrepreneurship is critical to increasing competitiveness as new services, products, processes and innovations increase efficiency, thereby improving the competitive strength of the economy as a whole. He also appreciated the contribution of the event in providing an exposure and giving an opportunity to students to learn from the exceptional entrepreneurial experiences of the eminent guests present at the occasion.