OPEP, the operations club, organized the book review competition for the popular business novel “The Goal” by late Dr. E. M. Goldratt. Reviews were invited from the students around a month back. The participation was overwhelming with both first and second year students showed great enthusiasm regarding the competition.
Among the many entries received, the best three were shortlisted and the students were invited to present their book reviews in the presence of a judging panel and all the students of the institute. The members of the panel were Prof. O. S. Vaidya and Prof. Naval Bajpai. The event was graced with the presence of Prof. B. S. Sahay, Director, IIM Raipur.
The event proved to be a very good knowledge-sharing experience, where the basic fundamental ideas presented in the book were discussed at a length. The final results of the competition are as follows:
- First Place – Mr. Anshu Katiyar, PGP-2013
- Second Place – Mr. Akshay Agarwal, PGP-2013 and Ashwin Kumar Narayankar, PGP-2012
The Director congratulated the OPEP club and the students for organizing such a lively and useful event and urged them to continue with such efforts in the future.
The Book Reviews of Akshay and Ashwin have been posted on the OPEP blog.