Specialization Club Activity 2018

Date :              22nd October, 2018

Judges:            Prof. Vishal Wadajkar

Deputy Director Academics,

  1. Y. Patil School of Business

Ms. Sapna Goel
HR Manager, Acme Consulting

Co-ordinators :  Prof. Farooqui A.S. and Prof. Dr. Pooja Upadhyay

A Movie Review and Book Review Competition was organized on the 22nd of October at 3.00 PM at the Seminar Hall of the Institute of Management. The contestants represented First year and Second year MBA students. The contestants were divided into teams comprising of five team members each. Representing First year A, B, C Divisions respectively and Second year students represented Marketing, HR, Finance Specialization teams.

The judges for the event were called from Industry and Academia they included Ms. Sapna Goel, HR Manager, Acme Consulting and Prof. Vishal Wadajkar, Deputy Director Academics, D.Y.Patil School of Business.

One Entry per specialization / division was allowed. 15 minute’s time was allotted for presentations. Movie Clips were allowed. Students were instructed to ensure the movie subject were in line with our Management Ethos and instructed to present movies based on strategy / team work / leadership / Management etc and be a learning resource.

The activity provided the students with a unique opportunity to read books and watch very good films to understand the management perspective in various books and films. The activity also provided a unique opportunity to form teams and present the reviews of books and films in a creative manner. The movies and books presented included following


  1. Rich Dad Poor Dad.
  2. 48 Laws of Power
  3. Seven habits of highly effective people
  4. Life’s Amazing
  5. Good to Great
  6. The Secret


  1. Pursuit of Happiness
  2. Lagaan
  3. Dangal
  4. Guru
  5. Rocket Singh Salesman of the Year
  6. Three Idiots

The Judges appreciated the event and also made special reference to the enthusiasm and zeal the students exhibited during the entire competition.