IIT Kanpur organized business competition during their annual festival named as Prabandhan. There were three rounds, starting round from August 28- October 02, 2016. First round was elimination round over business quiz and logic. Second round was on Digital Marketing and hypothetical company. Third round was on case study competition of an existing start up (real case).
The participants including from the famous ISB Hyderabad and many IIMs such as IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Shillong, IIM-Raipur, IIM-Amritsar; several IIT’s such as IIT-Mumbai, IIT-Kanpur, many other Top B schools including IMT, IMI, Narsee Monjee (NMIMS- Bangalore), Great Lakes, DTU etc.
At the end of final round, there was a tie among four teams. They scored 32 Points while Apeejay School of Management (Team Apeejay: Utkarsh Agnihotri, Bhanu Sharma and Gourav Virmani) got 31 Point, were declared 1st Runner up.