XLRI PGDM (GM) (previously GMP) Students host XLerate 2014

India’s first ever sports fest exclusively for one year MBA students “XLerate 2014”– concludes at XLRI

XLRI came up as the overall champion while Great Lakes, Chennai became the Runner’s Up

3rd March, 2014: XLRI- Xavier School of Management recently hosted at XLRI Campus, Jamshedpur. Organized by the PGDM (GM) (previously GMP) students of XLRI, the meet witnessed executives from premier management institutes across India, such as IIM Calcutta, Great Lakes Chennai and SP Jain, Mumbai battle against each other on the field. At the end of the two-day long sports gala, XLRI came up as the overall champion while Great Lakes, Chennai was declared the Runner’s Up.

XLerate 2014‘ was inaugurated on the 1st of March and hosted a variety of sports events comprising of Cricket, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess, Carrom, Tug of War and Athletics. The event concluded on Sunday, the 2nd with a prize distribution ceremony followed by a scintillating performance by the rock band ‘Odyssey‘.

The online case and photography competition as part of ‘XLerate 2014‘ will be open till the 5th of March, the results of which will be declared soon after.

The first edition of XLerate has been a great experience for all the participating students. The event promises to be a yearly meeting ground for executives pursuing 1 year MBAs that would showcase their talent at the highest level and bring out the sportsmen spirit in all besides testing their managerial acumen and strategic skills.Dr. Pranabesh Ray, Dean, XLRI commented on the occasion.

The sponsors for the event were Central Coalfields Limited and Vijaya Enterprises (Associate Sponsors), IOCL (Co-sponsors) GmatClub (Learning Partner), WildCraft (Merchandise Partner), Oneyearmba.co.in (online partner) and Metso Minerals (India) Pvt Ltd. “We remain ever grateful to our college, our sponsors and all the participants who came together to make this event a success. We hope this will be even bigger with years to come. ”, is what the XLerate organizing committee had to say.

About XLRI: XLRI is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the Steel city of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Over the last six decades, XLRI has helped shape responsible business leaders who serve organizations of repute across the globe. As an institution, XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of innumerable organizations that serve the public – especially organized industry sectors, labour welfare, service agencies engaged in rural development, education, health and other public systems.

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