Young Leaders Program-IIM Lucknow

Event Details 

Young Leaders Program
Young Leaders Program
21.11.2014 - 23.11.2014
IIM Lucknow
Business Events/Conferences

Organizer Details

IIM Lucknow
Manfest Varchasva
Contact Name:
Shreysi Mehendiratta
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“ Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others” – John Maxwell

With over a half of the country’s population under 25, it is time for the country to seize the day and give the world the leaders for tomorrow. This pool of talent is an opportunity, waiting to be taken up, and IIM Lucknow’s Manfest-Varchasva seeks to play its small part in the transformation through its Young Leaders Program.

With some of the most dynamic and accomplished personalities from diverse backgrounds sharing their experiences and offering mentorship, it promises to be a wholesome experience. Spread across three days, from 21st-23rd November 2014, it seeks to nurture the potential in today’s youth through a whole host of workshops and engaging interactions designed to create thought icons of tomorrow.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Mr. Subir Gokarn- Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
  • Dr. Jagdish Sheth- Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at Emory University, USA

Domain Workshops:

  • HR, Marketing and Communication workshops by IIM Lucknow Professors
  • MarkIt- Finance workshop for understanding basics of markets and simulating real time share markets

Guest Speakers:

  • Rajan Kalia- Co-Founder, Salto Dee Fe a niche consulting firm working at the intersection of Strategy, Execution & Human Resources
  • Advitiya Sharma- Co-founder and CMO of, India's first online housing retail portal
  • Akshar Pathak- Artist, Graphic Designer and Founder of Minimal Bollywood Posters, that exploded the pop culture scene of Indian Cinema
  • Shashank Kumar- Founder, Farms n Farmers and one of Forbes 30 under 30 for his work in the agricultural sector
  • Commander Abhishek Kankan- Everest Summiteer, Part of the only ‘All Navy ’ team to have climbed Mt. Everest from the North face
  • Air Marshal Bhushan Gokhale- Led Air operations during the Kargil War

Apart from the invaluable experience to be gained from the Young Leaders Program, certificates for participation will also be awarded. Additionally, the students will have the enviable opportunity to attend enthralling Professional concerts and participate in all on-the-spot events at Manfest-Varchasva 2014 as per eligibility criteria and win spectacular prizes.


  • Certificates will be awarded on completion of the workshop
  • Only 100 Seats Available; First Come First Serve basis
  • Eligibility: Students from all undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral institutes and working professionals across India
  • Accommodation to be provided to all the attendees at IIM Lucknow campus free of charge
  • Deadline: 2300 hours, November 15, 2014
  • Participation fee: INR 1500