Mahindra War Room

The 12th Season of the Mahindra War Room was launched at SIBM Pune by the Mahindra Team on 26th July 2019. We were delighted to have with us Dr. Prince Augustin, Executive Vice President, Group Human Capital & Leadership Development and our alumnus from the Batch of 1984, who kickstarted the event by delivering a captivating speech on this year’s theme of Mahindra War Room – Design to Disrupt.

Accompanying Dr. Augustin were Mr. Prakash Wakankar - Head of International Operations, Farm Equipment Sector & CEO (Two Wheeler) and our alumnus from the Batch of 1985, Mr Sriram Chandrasekaran - Founder and CEO, Broadvision Group of Companies and Ms Anisha Saluja - Head, GMC Program & Mahindra War Room and our alumnus from the Batch of 2015.

The team was given a grand Maharashtrian style welcome by the students who exhibited their individual talents through a face off and a group dance session. The Godrej team began the event by interacting with the students with the all-time favorite game "Two Truths and a Lie". This was followed by an inspiring talk by Ms. Scolt, as she shared her life journey and her inspiring career at Godrej with us. Mr. Anubhav Gupta also shared with us his challenges and how he overcame them. Furthermore, he elucidated Godrej Properties’ transformation enables by sustainable design.

The students engaged in an interactive session where multiple facets of the company were discoursed with emphasis on the significance of market disruption by design thinking in this era of fourth industrial revolution. Mahindra War Room was officially launched, a platform that allows students to leverage their knowledge and devise innovative solutions for real-time problems in the Mahindra group of companies.