XLRI- Xavier School of Management is all set to host “XLerate 2014” – sports festival for one-year MBA students

XLRI to host ‘XLerate 2014’– country’s first ever sports fest

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Jamshedpur: XLRI- Xavier School of Management is all set to host “XLerate 2014” – sports festival for one-year MBA students from premier B-schools across India on March 1 and 2 at XLRI campus.

The sporting meet shall be witnessing executives from premier management institutes across India, such as IIM Calcutta, IIM Ahmadabad, ISB Hyderabad, ISB Mohali, IIM Indore, Great Lakes Chennai and SP Jain, Mumbai battle against each other on the field.

The two-day long sporting meet, organized by the PGDM(GM) students of XLR, will include events like – Cricket, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess, Carrom, Tug of War and Athletics.

As part of ‘XLerate 2014’, an online Case Competition organised among the various B-Schools in various fields of management like Finance, Marketing, HR and IR. The prelim rounds are ongoing currently, while the Final is to be held at XLRI Campus, Jamshedpur on 1st and 2nd March. The winner will be awarded with cash prize and certificate.

The Moment – exclusive online sports photography competition is also being organized on the occasion with the aim to test one’s acumen in photography that would capture spirit of XLerate. The winners will be awarded with cash prize and certificate.

“XLerate promises to be a yearly meeting ground for executives pursuing 1 year MBAs that would showcase their talent at the highest level. The meet would put the managerial acumen and strategic skills of future leaders to test on the sporting field as against the boardroom” Dr. Pranabesh Ray, Dean, XLRI commented on the occasion.

XLRI is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the Steel city of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Over the last six decades, XLRI has helped shape responsible business leaders who serve organizations of repute across the globe.

As an institution, XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of innumerable organizations that serve the public – especially organized industry sectors, labour welfare, service agencies engaged in rural development, education, health and other public systems.

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