IPER MBA Students keep close watch on Business Economic News – 14th Nov, 2018
From discussion on the news of Cyrus Mistry floating a venture capital firm to incubate new businesses, to company presentation on ITC group, and finally a melodramatic video showcasing of one’s corporate citizenship relationship – the News Watch #3 Event at IPER’s Management Courses Campus was a platform for discussion the state and future of business and economy of the Nation. Students of MBA batch, particularly the #Classof2020 were the presenters and participants in this event that was held in the Auditorium on 14th Nov, 2018.
The Business Economic News Discussion
The News Watch series under Management Events at IPER this year is an event in which the students compile and update their students’ owned news website of IPER, and then they present the news for discussion in the Auditorium on the day of the event. The event is held once every fortnight along with other Management Events that are routinely scheduled in the curriculum of MBA studies at IPER.
A discussion was taken up on the recent Ant-dumping duties imposed on certain varieties of chinese steel by the Indian Govt. The step is said to be taken to safeguard the domestic players in steel manufacturing in India. Earlier, an Anti-dumping investigation was conducted by the DGTR (Director General of Trade Remedies) on the basis of the jointly-filed applications from various steel players in India. The news about the anti-duping duties imposed on Chinese steel can be read here.
Another discussion that was held about the Mistry Ventures LLP, a new venture floated by Cyrus Mistry – one of the richest in Barclays Hurun India Rich List 2018, along with his elder brother Shapoor Mistry. Cyrus Mistry was the former Chairman of Tata & Sons and was in news earlier for his untimely exit from Tata Sons. This new venture is promoted by the two brothers Cyrus and Shapoor Mistry. This news on Cyrus Mistry launches a new venture is available on IPER’s students News website.
Few other business and economic happenings were discussed, followed by a corporate presentation on the ITC Group. Towards the end of the event programme, a melodrama video showcasing was held on the topic of corporate citizenship responsibilities.