‘Team Bwiz’ comprising Arjun Mehra, Raja Ram Pandey and Butke Madhur Mangesh win national-level supply chain case competition featuring over 720 teams
25 November, 2021, Bengaluru: A team from IIM Bangalore – ‘Team Bwiz’ – comprising Arjun Mehra, Raja Ram Pandey and Butke Madhur Mangesh, all students of the Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics (PGP-BA), has won the National Finals of the Asian Paints Chain Reaction 2021. A national-level supply chain case competition, this year’s event featured more than 720 teams.
This year saw the third edition of Chain Reaction, a competition which is open to first and second year full-time students pursuing flagship programmes of top management institutes. Team Kozi Kritics from IIM Kozhikode was declared the National Runners-up of the contest.
The national finalists got a chance to present their cases to and interact with the senior leadership team of Asian Paints virtually. They had to show how they have ignited innovation into the cases. The esteemed panel comprised Harish Lade (Vice President - Supply Chain at Asian Paints), Amit Sahni (Wind Horse India Tours), Vivek Srinivasan (Chief Manager - New Products and Purchase Products at Asian Paints) and Shruti Joshi (Legal Counsel at Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.).
The Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics, started from 2020, is a two-year full-time programme leading to an MBA. It is a multidisciplinary programme intended to equip students to solve business and social problems.