RACE

Research and Consultancy Enterprise (RACE) is the Official Consulting Club

Research and Consultancy Enterprise (RACE) is the official consulting club of IMT Ghaziabad. It was formed in 2007. The Club is exclusively managed by the students of IMT Ghaziabad under the Mentorship of IMT Faculty, Dr. Harvinder Singh.
The main objective of the Club is to maximize the value of the client’s business by providing valuable insights and catering to their specific needs. We offer solutions in five different domains:
Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations and Information Technology.

Research and Consultancy Enterprise has provided consulting solutions to a number of reputed firms- AMUL, SAF (South Asia Foundation), Grasim, Bob Martin, Test Funda to name a few.

The current core team has 12 members from the Senior Batch (PGDM 2014-16) and 15 members from the Junior Batch (PGDM 2015-17). The average industry work experience of the team is around 2.5 years. The members have previously worked with well-known companies in various sectors ranging from IT/ITES, Core manufacturing, Telecom and Consulting.

Responsibilities
We, the Research and Consultancy Enterprise have a vision to channelize the efforts of students interested in Consulting by providing them a common platform for industry and faculty interactions. The club anchors its efforts by conducting various events and workshops throughout the year for aspirants which help them learn and imbibe the necessary consulting skills.

Our major responsibilities include interacting with professionals, implementing operational consultancy projects for IMT Ghaziabad, conducting consulting workshops and bringing relevant short term corporate projects for the students.

We also organise various guest lectures conducted by keynote industry speakers who bring about awareness related to consulting profile and its nuances. We have associations with various start-ups for providing industry exposure to students in the form of internship programmes.

One of the key initiatives, which Research and Consultancy Enterprise has undertaken, is the development of the Hello IMT application. This app is an attempt to bring together all the relevant information which a student needs, ranging from contacts, mess menu, important competition information and other important insights, at the click of a button in easy to access format over mobile phones.

Events

ZENeSYS Consulting Program Workshop:
This is the flagship event of Research and Consultancy Enterprise, IMT Ghaziabad. The event concluded successfully for the year 2014.It involved interaction of IMT students with Mr. Karan Ahuja, associate vice president at ZENeSYS consulting. He shared his valuable insights regarding the consulting industry and motivated the audience to take a leap into it. The event also featured an interesting case study competition which was administered by ZENeSYS, followed by shortlisted case presentations at the event finale.

Key Events:
Some of the other key events/initiatives taken by Research and Consultancy Enterprise in the year 2014 – 2015 were guest lectures from notable industry experts & alumni, consulting workshop by ZENeSYS 2014, successful launch of Hello IMT app and a number of STPs for the students to get practical experience.

MindShare:
This is the Quarterly Info Magazine by Research and Consultancy Enterprise. A recent edition was released in July 2015.The magazine contains a lot of articles and stories which helps gain some knowledge. It also includes an interesting mix of comic strips, lingos and guesstimate to keep the readers engrossed till the last page.

Media Coverage:
Below mentioned link is of a video footage from UTV which provides insights of what actually Research and Consultancy Enterprise, the consulting club of IMT Ghaziabad, does for clients in terms of value addition and what are the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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