Deloitte announces the winners of its Maverick program
Campus Maverick 2016
JBIMS Mumbai named Champion of Campus Maverick Season V
Hyderabad, 20 September 2016: Deloitte, a large professional services firm, recently concluded the grand finale of its industry-academia connect program Campus Maverick. Deloitte’s Campus Maverick this year saw an overwhelming response with 15,500 management students of leading business schools across the country participating in Season V of the program.
After multiple rounds of activities which included debates, boardroom presentations, and stringent evaluations, team ‘Read Mould Deliver’ from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai was announced the winner of the fifth season of Deloitte’s Campus Maverick program. Team ‘Incredible Inc.’ from IMT, Ghaziabad emerged as the runners-up for the programme. The winning team won a prize money of INR 3 lakhs and the runners-up team won prize money of INR 1.5 lakhs.
Three additional competitions - ‘War of Bands’, ‘Be the One’, and ‘Roll the Reel’ were also held on the sidelines of Maverick to provide a platform for students to showcase their talent, giving them the opportunity to unleash their creative skills.
Commenting on the Season V of Campus Maverick, SV Nathan, Partner and Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte Shared Services India LLP, said, “This year’s Maverick Season V witnessed participation from 132 B-schools, which was indeed overwhelming. We were impressed by the outstanding talent that the B-Schools sent for Maverick. The students in turn went back experiencing a glimpse of the world-class culture Deloitte is known for. This initiative helped us identify students capable of ideating innovative solutions and addressing today’s business challenges. We also focused on their leadership qualities along with their abilities to work within a team. Notably, their active involvement in the area of social responsibility emerged as an interesting trend this year.”
According to Deloitte’s annual Millennial Survey for 2016, millennials in India cite opportunities to progress and lead as the strongest reasons, apart from salary, when choosing an organization to work for. Deloitte’s people programs such as Maverick help provide millennials with such opportunities on campus.
The program saw over 100 shortlisted teams participate in the regional rounds, in a multi-stage elimination format. Winners from each of the regional rounds travelled to Deloitte’s Hyderabad office to participate in the challenge for ‘The Mavericks’ 2016 title on September 16, 2016.
These teams included:
North Zone: IIM Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and MDI Gurgaon
West Zone: SPJMR, NMIMS and JBIMS Mumbai
East Zone: XIM Bhubaneshwar and IIM Calcutta
South Zone: TAPMI Manipal, SIBM Bengaluru and ISB Hyderabad
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