Ahmedabad : The 5thedition of the Indian Institute of Ahmedabad’s flagship business symposium, The Red Brick Summit (TRBS), went live today in virtual mode. The two-day summit will include top-of-the-line workshops, speaker sessions, and several business competitions. Since its inception, TRBS has played host to numerous pathbreaking ideas, engaging dialogues, and disruptive innovations and is committed to doing the same in this year’s virtual avatar.
A key pillar of the Summit, the workshops, facilitates knowledge sharing and creates in-depth domain-specific as well as cross-functional learning. In addition to workshops on Brand Management, Data Analytics, Digital Marketing this year’s TRBS will also include some specific workshops on Entrepreneurship, Investments Valuation, Food & Agribusiness Management.
This year’s workshops have a stellar line-up including sessions by Amazon (Product Management), Google (Digital Product Management & Platforms), Reckitt (Brand Management), Zerodha (Kickstarting Investment Journey), Koinearth (NFTs & Passion Economy) and many others.
Furthermore, the workshops have been clubbed in packs- CFO pack, CMO pack, Analytics pack and so on to facilitate focused learning. Participants will be given certification from IIMA and the respective brands for each of the workshops. The registrations for the workshops are open till October 10, 2021 and can be done through TRBS website (www.iima-trbs.in).
In line with its tradition of inviting prominent business personalities for its speaker sessions, this year’s star-studded line up consists of 20 powerful speakers like Arundhati Bhattacharya (Chairman & CEO, Salesforce India), Hardeep Puri (Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gases), Philip Kotler (Marketing Guru), Shaheen Mistry (CEO, Teach for India) amongst others.
Business competitions in fields of strategy, marketing, finance, operations, and many others will be hosted through the two days of the event and are expected to see participation of over 25,000 of the brightest minds from colleges across India. The event winners stand to win prizes up to INR 11.49 lakh.
TRBS 2021 is being organized by a team of 155 IIMA students. Gauri Sharda, the head of the Organising Committee for TRBS this year says, “The IIMA TRBS21 is an attempt to bridge the gap between academia and industry. We have curated a series of national and international events, workshops, and speaker sessions from all domains of business and management so as to help provide a holistic platform of learning
and engagement for all participants. We look forward to engaging sessions and enthusiastic participation from students across the country in this year’s event”
In less than 5 years, TRBS has established itself as one of the most prominent management conclaves in Asia. In its earlier renditions, the summit has been graced by leaders such as Mr. Raghuram Rajan (Ex RBI Governor), Mr. Mukesh Ambani (Chairman and MD, Reliance Industries Ltd), Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman (Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs), Mr. Sanjeev Bikchandani (Founder and executive Vice Chairman, Info Edge) among many others, and drew participants from all the major undergraduate and postgraduate schools in India and abroad.