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Intaglio, the annual international business summit of IIM Calcutta has been at the epitome of management excellence since 1989. Every year the stage is set for more than 15000 students across the world to showcase the practical ideas and solutions to managerial problems. Competitive events, enlightening talks by eminent personalities and sophisticated workshops by corporates all this with a lake-side view is assured. The ball is set rolling, come and witness the most awaited summit on 15-17th December 2017.

Progressivism is a multi-facet ideology that advocates change and reforms with its roots in the 19th century Europe. It challenges the status-quo of the system and aggressively pushes the boundaries beyond the horizon. It describes both social and economic reforms that leads to the improvement in the human condition. For our current age, this philosophy can be categorized into 3 essential tenets namely – Inclusion, Education & Digitization.

PAST HIGHLIGHTS

15000+ Registrations
10 lakh prize money
313 Institutes
50+ Rounds
15+ Events

EVENTS

Marketing
Finance
Entrepreneurship
Flagship
Human Resources
Operations and Systems
Public Policy
Legal & Economics
Quizzing
Strategy
Social

Adsense

Doing business without advertising is like winking at the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does
– Stuart Britt

Advertising is the best way to communicate to the customers. Adsense will test the candidates skill in how well they can advertise a product or a brand by applying the right on-ground execution strategies & marketing concepts.

Marketplace

You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.
- Steve Jobs

Good marketing is more than the 7Ps and fancy campaigns, it can change the face of a whole industry and put the firm ahead in the Marketplace. This event tests your ability to make a full proof marketing plan that can give Kotler a run for his money.

FinGod

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
- Robert G. Allen

FinGod explores two aspects of the financial system, Mergers & Acquisitions as well as the Derivatives world. Do you have what it takes to emerge victorious in this fast-paced, roller coaster ride?

BizWorth

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
- Warren Buffett

Valuation is an art but the first thing we learn is science. We are told we should be approximately right rather than precisely wrong. Tabulating the price may be easy but proving that the business is worth it requires skill.

Modulus

One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
– William Feather

The world of trading has evolved beyond recognition over the last few decades. Witness the breath-taking pace of live trading and face the heat of moving markets. Do you have it in you to make the next big trade?

Launchpad

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

In this 30th edition, Intaglio acknowledges contribution of Indian entrepreneurs. We at Intaglio provides the much awaited platform to all the budding entrepreneurs to grab the opportunity to present their ideas in front of our esteemed judging panel.

Sociopreneur

In this life we cannot change great things, we can only do small things with great love
– Mother Teresa

An event that focuses on solving community issues through innovation with commercial potential. Participants would be expected to brainstorm and bring innovative ideas about the functioning of a not-for-profit organization. Apply your managerial expertise to solve live problems that such organisations are facing.

Olympus

“A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
- Plato

The different facets of management have their own challenges and hurdles, but it takes a true leader to master all of them. The flagship event of Intaglio, Olympus is a hunt to glorify the one true leader from a galaxy of bright minds in the B-schools across the globe.

Synergize

Collaborate, Conquer & Scale

HR, like the rest of management, is an art as well as a science – One that uses analytical frameworks, bell shaped curves and so on. Intaglio’s HR event called – Synergize, invites students from across the country to tell their skills on various aspects of HR – from Role Management, recruitment, compensation management and so on.

Operationalize

“An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
- Mae West

Operationalise presents a new paradigm and a vast pool of opportunities along with current & contemporary challenges in this domain. It would also test the candidate’s acumen in planning according to real life simulated situations.

DataPlay

In this life we cannot change great things, we can only do small things with great love
– Mother Teresa

An event that focuses on solving community issues through innovation with commercial potential. Participants would be expected to brainstorm and bring innovative ideas about the functioning of a not-for-profit organization.

ChanakyaNITI

Purity of the speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of the compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
– Chanakya

ChanakyaNITI provides the platform to enable the young minds of the country to put themselves into the shoes of the policymakers and provide viewpoints on policies like Employment, Cooperative federalism, Security policies, Railways to assist the government of the day.

IIMC MUN

People forget. We are here to act, We are here to deliver results. We are agents of change. Our job is to change the UN and through it, the world.
- Ban Ki Moon

The IIM Calcutta Model United Nations seeks to test the diplomacy & policy making ability of participants in various international and national current affairs. The third edition will continue in bringing out the discussion of contemporary issues like poverty, effect of global warming and even political issues like Brexit, Trump Rule and its implications.

Law of the Land

The law is the public conscience
– Thomas Hobbes

Law of the land - where Law meets Business – will test the ability of participants to understand and interpret the law in detail. Through the complex and real-life cases based on business law, the participants will have to deep dive into a client’s problems and look for the elusive solutions.

Oikonomics

The love of economy is the root of all virtue.
- Ban Ki Moon

The first ever Economics based event of Intaglio, Oikonomics begins by evaluating the knowledge of basic economics and quickly takes off to testing your ability to think in all directions and on the spot

Quizzical

The most important thing is to not stop questioning
– Albert Einstein

Quizzical is one of the most addictive and popular mind sports that commands great participation and viewership. Having been graced by renowned quizmasters like Derek O’ Brien, IIM Calcutta promises to host the quizzing event with full fervour and continue to be one of the most attractive events of Intaglio.

Curiosio

An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only great curiosity but great fulfilment
– David Attenborough

Neutrinos, Easter eggs, Joker-Voila! I have an answer! Think you can find out a link and connect the most random objects in the universe? Intaglio presents Curiosio to feed your inquisitive grey cells and keep then rejuvenated.

Consulting Knights

Business Strategy is the battleplan for a better future.
- Patrick Dixon

Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs. It’s about deliberately choosing to be different. Consulting knights is here to judge your consulting skills! It challenges the participants with a comprehensive case developed with our corporate partners that tests the ability to deep dive into the problem and problem solve in a structured way to deliver effective and implementable solutions.

Wizards of the Pitch

Without Strategy, execution is aimless, without execution strategy is useless.
- Morris Chang

Strategy formulation followed by its execution is what completes the analysis problem. Sports is that one area where you keep improvising your strategy along with executing those strategies. A fantasy football league with participating teams will join the league and compete against each other. So, put on your manager’s suit and take your team to the top!

Empires of the Mind

The best of the group comes when everyone in the group does what’s best for himself and the group.
- John Nash

What’s the difference between a puzzle and real life? In real life, the interplay between multiple players influences the final outcome, thus making it dynamic unlike a puzzle. Come unleash the power of your mind and experience the effect of strategic decision making on real life events.

Run an NGO

An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only great curiosity but great fulfilment
– David Attenborough

Run an NGO is a Pan-Asia competition which aims to reward Indian and foreign students who are working in the social sector. It aims to provide solutions for those at the bottom of pyramid. It ensures a cooperative rather than a competitive environment for the finalists during their stint at IIM Calcutta.

EVENTS

Adsense

Doing business without advertising is like winking at the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does
– Stuart Britt

Advertising is the best way to communicate to the customers. Adsense will test the candidates skill in how well they can advertise a product or a brand by applying the right on-ground execution strategies & marketing concepts.

Marketplace

You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.
- Steve Jobs

Good marketing is more than the 7Ps and fancy campaigns, it can change the face of a whole industry and put the firm ahead in the Marketplace. This event tests your ability to make a full proof marketing plan that can give Kotler a run for his money. It is a battle to create a marketing strategy that will revolutionize the monotony of the market. Only the best laid plans can survive the marketplace.

FinGod

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
- Robert G. Allen

FinGod explores two aspects of the financial system, Mergers & Acquisitions as well as the Derivatives world. Do you have what it takes to emerge victorious in this fast-paced, roller coaster ride?

BizWorth

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
- Warren Buffett

Valuation is an art but the first thing we learn is science. We are told we should be approximately right rather than precisely wrong. Tabulating the price may be easy but proving that the business is worth it requires skill. Intaglio presents a unique opportunity to all those ‘Fin Zombies’ to prove their mettle as equity analysts, investment bankers and PE partners in a unique package of sorts.

Modulus

One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
– William Feather

The world of trading has evolved beyond recognition over the last few decades. What comprised of paperwork and outcry is now HFT and algorithms. Witness the breath-taking pace of live trading and face the heat of moving markets. Modulus is a premier markets event, involving multiple phases across asset classes to test the skills of the participant. Do you have it in you to make the next big trade?

Launchpad

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Dreams are quintessential part of human psyche. India in recent times, given its vast demographic and cultural diversity and a strong growth story, provides an interesting opportunity for entrepreneurs. In this 30th edition, Intaglio acknowledges contribution of Indian entrepreneurs who have come and revolutionized the Indian market space – Anil Agarwal, Azim Premji, Kishore Biyani, Sunil Mittal, Dhirubhai Ambani and the list goes on. There are opportunities to be created and tapped and then there are the starry eyed youth who dream to make a difference – what is missing is a platform to connect the two. We at Intaglio provides the much awaited platform to all the budding entrepreneurs to grab the opportunity to present their ideas in front of our esteemed judging panel.

Sociopreneur

In this life we cannot change great things, we can only do small things with great love
– Mother Teresa

An event that focuses on solving community issues through innovation with commercial potential. Participants would be expected to brainstorm and bring innovative ideas about the functioning of a not-for-profit organization. Apply your managerial expertise to solve live problems that such organisations are facing. You would be tested for understanding of the issue, stakeholders, corresponding social impacts, among other things.

Olympus

“A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
- Plato

The different facets of management have their own challenges and hurdles, but it takes a true leader to master all of them. The flagship event of Intaglio, Olympus will be the ultimate test for an individual through gruelling rounds of finance, strategy, marketing, analytics amongst other facets of management. Olympus is a hunt to glorify the one true leader from a galaxy of bright minds in the B-schools across the globe. Victory belongs to the most persevering, with a grit to shine across every dimension. An ultimate conglomeration of thrill, tingle & treat, Olympus will make a run at your swagger and smarts.

Synergize

Collaborate, Conquer & Scale

The role of HR has been looked down-upon for a long time. Things have come a long way since then. HR, like the rest of management, is an art as well as a science – One that uses analytical frameworks, bell shaped curves and so on. Intaglio’s HR event called – Synergize, invites students from across the country to tell their skills on various aspects of HR – from Role Management, recruitment, compensation management and so on.

Operationalize

“An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
- Mae West

All business operations depends on three words - people, product & profits. In the advent of digitisation & growth of e-commerce, it all depends on which organisation uses effective optimisation of resources. Widely revered among the intelligentsia across the country, this operations event carries a unique charm & prestige. Rising every year in relevance, stature and competitiveness, the state of affairs is always phenomenal. Operationalise presents a new paradigm and a vast pool of opportunities along with current & contemporary challenges in this domain.Operationalise would test candidates on their knowledge of supply chain management, their knock of optimisation & efficiency. It would also test the candidate’s acumen in planning according to real life simulated situations.

DataPlay

In this life we cannot change great things, we can only do small things with great love
– Mother Teresa

An event that focuses on solving community issues through innovation with commercial potential. Participants would be expected to brainstorm and bring innovative ideas about the functioning of a not-for-profit organization. Apply your managerial expertise to solve live problems that such organisations are facing. You would be tested for understanding of the issue, stakeholders, corresponding social impacts, among other things.

ChanakyaNITI

Purity of the speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of the compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
– Chanakya

The 21st century would belong to India and China is an oft-quoted statement but to prove it correct would require innovative and robust strategies formulated as well as executed. ChanakyaNITI provides the platform to enable the young minds of the country to put themselves into the shoes of the policymakers and provide viewpoints on policies like Employment, Cooperative federalism, Security policies, External affairs, Sustainable development, Farm Crisis, Railways to assist the government of the day.

IIMC MUN

People forget. We are here to act, We are here to deliver results. We are agents of change. Our job is to change the UN and through it, the world.
- Ban Ki Moon

The IIM Calcutta Model United Nations seeks to test the diplomacy & policy making ability of participants in various international and national current affairs. The third edition will continue in bringing out the discussion of contemporary issues like poverty, effect of global warming and even political issues like Brexit, Trump Rule and its implications to the forefront encouraging the participants to come up with sustainable solutions.

Law of the Land

The law is the public conscience
- Thomas Hobbes

Law of the land - where Law meets Business – will test the ability of participants to understand and interpret the law in detail. Through the complex and real-life cases based on business law, the participants will have to deep dive into a client’s problems and look for the elusive solutions.

Oikonomics

The love of economy is the root of all virtue
- George Bernard Shaw

The first ever Economics based event of Intaglio, Oikonomics begins by evaluating the knowledge of basic economics and quickly takes off to testing your ability to think in all directions and on the spot

Quizzical

The most important thing is to not stop questioning
– Albert Einstein

Quizzical is one of the most addictive and popular mind sports that commands great participation and viewership. Amidst the nail-biting tension and deafening silence, the best minds in the country battle out their wits to answer questions put forth by star quizmasters. The silence only is broken by enthusiastic & cheering crowd. Having been graced by renowned quizmasters like Derek O’ Brien, IIM Calcutta promises to host the quizzing event with full fervour and continue to be one of the most attractive events of Intaglio.

Curiosio

An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only great curiosity but great fulfilment
– David Attenborough

Neutrinos, Easter eggs, Joker-Voila! I have an answer! Think you can find out a link and connect the most random objects in the universe? Intaglio presents Curiosio to feed your inquisitive grey cells and keep then rejuvenated. Curiosio, an online quiz, will give the quizzers a set of questions to brainstorm over, use any means necessary and win cash prizes every week!

Consulting Knights

Business Strategy is the battleplan for a better future.
- Patrick Dixon

Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different. Strategy is at the heart of every decision that organizations take to beat the competition. To win in the long run, strategy is no longer an option but the only answer. Consulting knights is here to judge your consulting skills! It challenges the participants with a comprehensive case developed with our corporate partners that tests the ability to deep dive into the problem and problem solve in a structured way to deliver effective and implementable solutions.

Wizards of the Pitch

Without Strategy, execution is aimless, without execution strategy is useless.
- Morris Chang

Strategy formulation followed by its execution is what completes the analysis problem. Sports is that one area where you keep improvising your strategy along with executing those strategies. This event makes you test your managerial but sporting skills together. A fantasy football league with participating teams will join the league and compete against each other. So, put on your manager’s suit and take your team to the top! There are lots of prizes on offer.

Empires of the Mind

The best of the group comes when everyone in the group does what’s best for himself and the group.
- John Nash

What’s the difference between a puzzle and real life? In real life, the interplay between multiple players influences the final outcome, thus making it dynamic unlike a puzzle. Come unleash the power of your mind and experience the effect of strategic decision making on real life events.

Run an NGO

An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only great curiosity but great fulfilment
– David Attenborough

Quizzical is one of the most addictive and popular mind sports that commands great participation and viewership. Amidst the nail-biting tension and deafening silence, the best minds in the country battle out their wits to answer questions put forth by star quizmasters. The silence only is broken by enthusiastic & cheering crowd. Having been graced by renowned quizmasters like Derek O’ Brien, IIM Calcutta promises to host the quizzing event with full fervour and continue to be one of the most attractive events of Intaglio.

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Shashi Tharoor
MP, Lok Sabha

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Bunty Bohra
MD, Goldman Sachs

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Derek O'Brien
MP, Rajya Sachs

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Meera Sanyal
Ex-CEO,RBS & Politician

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Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Former Dy. Chairman, Planning Commission, India

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Prahlad Kakkar
Ad film maker

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D. Shivakumar
CEO, Pepsico

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T.V. Narendra
MD, Tata Steel

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Sourav Ganguly
Former Indian Cricket Captain

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Workshop is a focused and in-depth learning technique to understand both theoretical concepts and practical knowledge delivered by the subject matter experts. Discover what makes some people amazingly good at what they do, how greatness is grown and what really separates world-class performers from everybody else. There is so much to take in and grasp in three days!

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