Enhancing Skills at Impetus 2016
The LEAD Impetus event was held at the A.S. Patil College of Commerce on August 15th, 2016, and included 150 student participants from Vijayapur, Bagalkot, Sindagi and Sindagi. The workshop included numerous events, and was focused on enhancing the management skills of students from the 16 colleges that participated. The LEADers gained valuable management experience, and had the opportunity to win cash prizes totaling rs. 18,000.
There were five main events, the first of which of which focused on social innovation. LEADers completed over 60 projects, such as going to primary schools and organizing competitions for school children. Other initiatives included promoting and selling over rs 20,000 worth of organic products, and raising rs 12,000 for the needy. The second event, the “Battle of the Brains”, was a quiz competition testing students on their finance knowledge.
Students also participated in a product launch competition, advertising and promoting their wares to gain entrepreneurial experience. The final event was more lighthearted, a dance competition melding old and new songs. Students had a blast and learned many valuable lessons as well, marking another successful initiative for LEAD.