“If the purpose for learning is to score well on a test, we’ve lost sight of the real reason for learning.”- Jeannie Fulbright
GIM WIZBIZ is one of the biggest student organized national level corporate quiz contests conducted along the lines of Brand Equity and Tata Crucible. This shall be the 17th edition of GIM WIZBIZ, to be conducted on 18th February 2017 at the Sanquelim campus of GIM. Previously, the event has been associated with the NRB Group, IFB, ONGC, Goa Tourism, Syngenta, Tata Motors and Tulip to name a few.
It happens in 4 Phases :
1) WIZBIZ Weekly : An app on Facebook was used to conduct an all India daily quiz competition by team MECCA to generate awareness, garner views and increase the reach of GIM WIZBIZ. It has seen participants from all over the country for two weeks. The winners are announced at the end of the week.
2) e-WIZBIZ : e-WIZBIZ is a pre event conducted only for B-schools students, and is carried out through the dare2compete site. It is conducted for 3 days, and each day one winner is declared, who wins prizes worth Rs. 2000 each day. Participants are from various renowned institutions like IIM’s, NMIMS, S.P. Jain, XLRI etc.
3) ZEAL : Zeal, an in-house event of GIM, gives the students of GIM a chance to change their fate and be a part of the GIM WIZBIZ. It is a one day event, only open for GIM students.
4) GIM WIZBIZ : And finally the grand event- details of which are mentioned above.
Our QuizMaster: Avinash Mudaliar
Mr. Avinash Mudaliar is one of the most renowned quizmasters of the country. He has conducted over 1500 quizzes in the last two decades, and has won over 800 quizzes. He’s also the quizmaster of Under The Peepal Tree (UTPT) – Asia’s largest quiz festival. He has conducted The Times Mak Moto Quiz, The EYQ – Ernst & Young Knowledge Quiz and The Power of Ideas Print Quiz conducted by Economic Times. He’s also a co-founder of Gaana.com and is the Head of Internet Products & Services of SaReGaMa HMV. He’s been associated with GIM WIZBIZ for the last 13 years.
This year’s participating companies include Pai Kane Group, TCS, Deloitte, Nexus Consulting, Kotak Mahindra, Reckitt Benckiser India, Sai Mitra Constructions, Chennai Silks, Pidilite, Pepsi, ESPN India, Canara Bank, ISBF, Acron India, Creative Capsule Infotech, Vedanta Group, Cognizant, Blue Ocean Market Intelligence, Dive Goa, Rileen Consultants, Savoir Faire Media, Adicent Designs and KLE Society.
The campus is bustling with energy as we inch closer to the seventeenth edition of GIM WIZBIZ. Wishing good luck to all the participating organizations!