‘Yukti – 2011′ showcases Students’ Managerial Skills
Managerial skills and leadership ability of students came out in full glare at the two – day ‘Yukti – 2011′ talent fest conducted at the Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM) in Madurai on 12th March, 2011 and 13th March, 2011.
With participation of over 900 budding business managers and young IT professionals from 104 institutions across the country, the event was an opportunity for the future managers to showcase their potential.
A few events such as ‘Best CEO, Best HR Manager, Best Marketing Manager and Best Finance Manager’, held before the valedictory function on 13th March, 2011 evening, gave a chance for the B – school students to feel the hot seat for a while by the way they got the questions and the way they replied.
“TSM stands out as a jewel”
“In southern Tamil Nadu, there has been a resurgence of education and TSM stands out as a jewel. Participation of students in such events helps in their real life,” said N. Ravi, Editor, The Hindu, while addressing the participants before giving away prizes to winners.
Feel of Success
Management and IT students came together and had a feel of success at the ‘Yukti 2011’, an annual event which has entered 27th year. For these students, there was a piece of advice from the chief guest Mr. Ravi.
“Being good in work is important but that is not the end. Take note of the world around you and depending on your ability think of private charity. It helps in inclusive growth and private giving can supplement the State’s efforts,” he said.
He stressed on the importance of managerial efficiency / improved productivity levels in Indian companies. Also, Mr. Ravi had advised the students to take active interest in social, political and community activities.
Manikam Ramaswami, Chairman, Thiagarajar School of Management, said that young graduates must follow ‘straight path’ without giving scope for any short cut routes for success.
“Be as less concerned about the result and be as much focused on your goal. This attitude is important,” he stressed.
The ‘Yukti 2011′ which was conducted with the theme ‘Go Green’ had totally 23 events for the management and IT students. Ashwinkumar, event president, and Kalidas, Vice – President, said that there was a remarkable response from institutions all over the country for this year’s edition of Yukti.
The overall winner of the trophy (prize was LCD Television) this year was Alliance University, Bangalore.
Best CEO winner was Sathyanarayanan of PSG Institute of Management who got Notebook PC as prize. Cash prizes and certificates were presented to the winners in other categories also.
N. Venkiteswaran, Director, TSM and M. Nagaraju, Principal, were among those who attended the valedictory function.