Page 1

DI Youth to Business Forum is an event powered by AIESEC, which connects young leaders in the world to generate new ideas and thoughts about the future.

EVENT OBJECTIVES Delhi IIT Youth to Business Forum is a unique event which connects top young leaders and global business and social leaders, to explore the topics of leadership, innovation and corporate responsibility, and the impact we can have on the world through our positive actions. It also aims at engaging students irrespective of the field of their study with the ground realities of the business scenario in the country. Parallel to this, we give the business minds of today an opportunity to interact with the youth and get to know what they feel and how they perceive it.

EVENT DETAILS Of 15,000 students who applied for the participation, nearly 300 students were selected to showcase their business acumen and hone their professional skills for the forum. The event was executed in three stages, consisting of two pre-events and a main event. The first pre-event was based on the concept of ‘Bizarre Bazaar’, a fun filled activity for students that allowed them to present some basic marketing skills. It was conducted in a few colleges. The second pre-event was based on learning how to conceptualize business plans and formulate them for reputed Publishing House, Half Baked Beans. Besides, students were given various sessions on topics such as stress management, time management, and corporate culture.

The main event, on September 7, saw a series of workshops and sessions by eminent personalities such as

Mr. Inderpal Singh, Freelance Consultant and Actor, Publishing Head, Half Baked Beans, Col. Manoj Keshwar (Ex-Army, IIM Graduate), Mr. S.P. Sharma, Finance Director for Neesa Industries). These sessions were followed by presentations of business plans by participants and finally, the announcement of winners. Harmandeep Singh and Simerpreet Kaur, students from GTBIT, IPU bagged an opportunity to take up an internship at the reputed publishing house, Half Baked Beans. The winners Harmandeep Singh and Simerpreet Kaur expressed their elation over the achievement, as they have got a huge platform for showcasing their marketing skills. “I am glad that I have met such inspiring people. I am looking forward to be a part of this organization� said Simerpreet, while she was handed over her certificate. Both Simerjeet and Harmandeep were awarded with paid internships at Half-baked Beans and 5 5 books each as souvenirs from Harper Collins. The Agenda for the event was : 9:00 am -9:30 am: Registration 9:30 am: Introduction by Siddharth Takru 9:45 am: Session by Art of Living 10:10 am: Viktorianz session (Col. Manoj Keshwar) 10:40am: 2 B plan presentations 11:00 am Creative workshop (Mr. Inderpal Singh) 12:30 pm: 2 B plan presentations 12:50 pm: Break 01:20 pm: Session by Mr. S.P. Sharma, Finance Director for Neesa Industries 01:45 pm: 2 B plan presentations 02:05 pm: Half Baked Beans introduction and the announcement of the winners 02:20 pm: Vote of thanks by Aditya


DI Youth to Business Forum 2013  

Event Report of DI Y2B 2013 held in August/September 2013