Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies

Empezar concludes, winner takes home ten grand

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SSCBS Synergy’s pan-India business event- Empezar concluded on Wednesday, January 22. The final day centered around the theme of globalization. A two hour long training session on business development was followed by a task in which every team was given a country and they had to come up with a ‘Day’ to be celebrated to commemorate it’s rich culture.

They then had to commercialise the day with everything from merchandising to events being organised along it’s central theme. The winners were declared on the basis of the cumulative performance of all the four days. They came up with the idea of ‘Bleed Red Day’- a day that celebrates equilibrium in society when good conquers evil. Poornima Puri, a second year B.Com (H) student was declared the overall winner from the winning team. Each of the ten members got a sum of rs. 4,000 with Puri taking home ten grand. In addition, they get to pick an internship of their choice from Empezar’s interning partners. On being questioned, the proud winner had the following to say:

How was your experience at Empezar?

Empezar, in it’s true sense, has been a beginning for me to take things to the next level and believe in being crazy. The idea to combine theoretical and practical knowledge, really added value to each participant’s journey.

Being divided into teams, named after dynasties, promoted a sense of competition with a royal touch. My team, the Mauryans, was consistent in performance and immovable from the 1st spot. The team’s win was well expected but being chosen as the overall individual winner did come as a surprise. I am thankful for my team’s support and the OC’s watchful eye.

Have you participated in college events before?

Yes, I have participated in events over the University but Synergy does have a way to put quality into a competitive event.

Did the large scale of this national event, differentiate it from the rest for you?

Empezar, being a National level event, does hold it’s prestige and helps the participants as well as the winners to proudly associate with it.

Any winner’s tips for the ones reading the article?

As for winner’s tips, my only advice is to truly believe in your capabilities and organize the way you work. Give your 100% and have no regrets!

Presently a Business Studies student at Shaheed Sukhdev College Of Business Studies, I plan to spend my years discovering what I am capable of. Books, movies and friends are on the top of my timetable and for me college is about having a good time and trying new things. I believe it’s better to do a few things well than a lot of them poorly. Punctuality is a virtue I am yet to experience.

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