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Weeklong Management Break starts, aims to promote entrepreneurship and business culture among biz students


Kathmandu, May 22, 2017: The weeklong ‘Management Break 2017’ has started at School of Management, Tribhuvan University (SOMTU) with an aim to promote entrepreneurship and business culture among the business students.

Being organized by MBA students of SOMTU, the event seeks to provide an opportunity to management students harness the management skills applying the creativity on the knowledge acquired in the classroom through the pragmatic real-life simulations in the form of competitions. The event brings together a vibrant, community of leaders and thinkers; creating a unique platform to debate, inform, engage, and inspire the business community at large. The event is being participated by young enthusiastic business students from various colleges in the capital.

The inauguration ceremony of the event was held on Sunday at the premises of School of Management, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur. Rector of Tribhuvan University Prof. Dr. Sudha Tripathi was the Chief Guest of the programme. Other guests included Dean of Faculty of Management Tribhuvan university Prof. Dr. Dilli Raj Sharma, Director of School of Management TU Prof. Dr. Mahananda Chalise, Chairman of Nepal Television Mahesh Dahal, and officials from FNCCI and various other notable organizations.

Speaking on the occasion, Rector Tripathi acclaimed the students for initiating such a fruitful program and wished for the success of the programme.

The opening day saw blood donation programme as a social responsibility activity by the students. Similarly, the inter-college basketball championship also started on the same day.

Today’s attractions include Business Talk on ‘Youth Entrepreneurship: Opportunities in Nepal’ where Asish Thakur, Executive Director of Glocal Pvt. Ltd., Nikita Acharya, CEO of Urban Girl, and Suraj Shrestha, CEO of Anthropose will share their ideas and stories of starting young enterprises, and talk about opportunities and challenges in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Nepal. ‘Words Wits and War’, a British Parliamentary style debate competition is another major attraction today.

Other activities in the weeklong programme include Qfiesta- Business Quiz, intra college job fair, idea hunt, photo story contest, etc.

With these activities, the event aims to provide a platform to gather students from different universities to expose their potentials and competitiveness, as well as enhance networking and interaction among them. It also seeks to improve the participants’ logical thinking and negotiation skills, aiding them in becoming better managers and decision-makers in the future.

The event will run through May 27.

Glocal Khabar is the official online media partner for the programme.

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