SABMiller India
Narsee Monjee (NMIMS) Mumbai wins the second season of SABMiller India's 'Brew-a-Career' national case study competition
A campus connect programme to attract the right talent pool and groom them as future leaders

Shalabh Seth, Managing Director, SABMiller India handing over the winners cheque to the team from Narsee Monjee (NMIMS) Mumbai
Bangalore, 11 Sept 2015: : The second season of ‘Brew-a-Career’ campus case study competition organized by SABMiller India successfully concluded with Narsee Monjee (NMIMS) Mumbai emerging as winners. The winning team was awarded with a pre placement internship offer at SABMiller India along with prize money worth Rs.1,00,000. IIM Kozhikode and IIM Indore adjudged the first and second runners up received prize money worth Rs. 75,000 and Rs. 25,000 respectively. An innovative case study competition, ‘Brew-a-Career’ helps to identify and attract the right talent pool that can be groomed as the future leaders of SABMiller India. It also provides the students a rare opportunity to meet and interact with senior leadership.

The second edition of the competition launched at 16 prominent business schools across India received an overwhelming 570+ team applications, with around 2,000 students participating. The finale saw a fierce competition amongst leading B-schools such as IIFT Delhi, FMS Delhi, IIM Ranchi, IIM Indore, XLRI Jamshedpur, last year winners IMT Ghaziabad, NMIMS Mumbai, XIM Bhubaneswar, MICA Ahmedabad, SCMHRD Pune, SIBM Pune and IIM Kozhikode who presented to the Executive Committee of SABMiller India. This year’s case study involved a complex and holistic business scenario which required teams to work together using their analytical abilities, problem solving skills, entrepreneurial innovativeness, social accountability & community enablement.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Mr. Shalabh Seth, Managing Director, SABMiller India, said “It is overwhelming to see the student turnout for our competition and I am very pleased to meet some bright talented minds. I look forward to working with some of you in the near future and thank you for participating.”

Speaking at the event, Mr. Alok Ranjan, Director Human Resources, SABMiller India said ‘‘Brew-a-Career case study competition is an exciting part of our Campus Connect strategy. We strongly believe in attracting, developing and enhancing talent through our internship and trainee programmes. Participating teams compete for exciting cash prizes while putting their best foot forward for the opportunity to work on live business project through our internship programme. Their projects allow them to directly engage with business leaders, build recommendations which are implemented and enhance their abilities as future managers/leaders.

Members of the winning team from NMIMS Mumbai said, “We are delighted to have won this prestigious business case-study competition by SABMiller India and look forward to working closely with the stalwarts of the industry.”

Atish Chattopadhyay, Dean MICA, said "We are excited to be a part of SABMiller's Brew a career competition this year too. Our students have shown great interest in taking part in the competition over the two years and it has been a mutually rewarding experience. The competition is designed in such a way that it enriches the learning of the participants, the feedback given by the panelists has added much value and has been helpful to bring the best out of them. We truly cherish our relationship with SABMiller and look forward to be a part of it in the forthcoming years as well.”

According to Vishal Goyal- Group Head- Corporate relations, IMT Ghaziabad and Dubai, “SABMiller India’s ‘Brew-a-Career’ case study competition is a great platform for our students to showcase and groom their analytical and logical skills. It provides an excellent opportunity to the students to apply their management concepts and get exposure to the actual challenges of the corporate world. IMT Ghaziabad is honoured to be associated with an esteemed institution like SABMiller India. We are also humbled by the fact that our students bagged the position of campus winners-2014. We are thankful to you for providing our students an opportunity to participate in the final round of this prestigious competition this year too. In a nutshell, we can say that Brew-a-Career is an enriching experience for the B-School students. Thanks once again and look forward to a deeper engagement and collaboration in the years to come.”

About SABMiller India
SABMiller India is the Indian arm of SABMiller plc., one of the world’s largest brewers, and also one of the leading brewers in India. The company serves the market with ten breweries across various states with popular brands such as Haywards 5000, Knock Out, Foster`s, Royal Challenge, Miller High Life, Miller ACE, and its super-premium international brand Peroni Nastro Azzurro.

About SABMiller Plc
SABMiller plc is one of the world’s leading brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. The group’s portfolio includes global brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch; as well as leading local brands such as Aguila (Colombia), Castle (South Africa), Miller Lite (USA), Snow (China), Victoria Bitter (Australia) and Tyskie (Poland). SABMiller also has growing soft drinks businesses and is one of the world’s largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products

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