Management Watch: The News Hour

Management Watch: The News Hour

The second round of the MBA Class of 2020 – Management watch activity  titled “The News Hour” was held on 26th October 2018. Students of IPER delivered a good display of smart work by creating a Real- Life newsroom with 2 News reader and 2 correspondents that fetched them appreciation from the audience.

Management Watch Activity series at IPER MBA Campus 2018

This management activity was performed in 4 parts-

  1. Publishing e-newspaper- IPER Economy NEWS
  2. Presenting news through Real-Life newsroom
  3. Company briefing
  4. Video making and Presentation

The activity commenced with publishing IPER’s exclusive and student controlled and managed e-newspaper- “IPER Economy NEWS”. This newspaper is fortnightly updated with the latest happenings in the economy and business world nationally as well as globally. This time it covered the relevant and significant news for the month of the October covering horrific Amritsar tragedy, Sabrimala verdict, Cyrus Mistry’s new venture to Saina Nehwal’s performance in French Open, giving students an overall understanding of the current affairs in the quickest and easiest reading format. The news can be accessed on-

The second round led to the a remarkable and a well deserved standing ovation performance where students created a real life newsroom with reporters and correspondents. Making an effective use of powerpoint presentation to portray live locations. The unique and appreciative part of the news was- ‘IPER  Exclusives’, where news from the IPER campus were briefed highlighting the activities undertaken by the institute for overall development of the students.

The third and fourth segment consisted of company briefing and video presentation respectively. The students gave an outstanding presentation on Tata Group commemorating 150 years of the company and listing the area TATA group works in along with financial data analysis of the company’s financial and business performance. The activity helped students to have a detailed insight into TATA group’s working and career opportunities available for MBA graduates.

Lastly, a Melodrama video, showcasing corporate responsibility towards different-abled citizen was prepared and presented by the students where how corporate work for the upliftment of differently- abled groups was shown. For this students visited a Bhopal based NGO – “ Arushi”- a society for welfare of special children and had an interactive session with the kids.

The activity instilled team-spirit, leadership, sensitivity and technical skills among students which is a pre-requisite of an efficient manager. Also, some participants worked hard on designing the e-newspaper.

This activity shall be re-iterated every fortnightly to update the newspaper, display significant news via role play and inform students about leading business houses.

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