Mr. Jagadesh M, Asst. General Manager, The Hindu, Coimbatore inaugurated the U.G. Management Meet - “LAPIDAIRE 2018” for the Under graduate students, at Guruvayurappan Institute of Management on 09.02.2018.

He applauded the participants for talking a wise choice to come outside their comfort zones and experience the Management process in a competitive atmosphere. He urged them to make new friends, network and also learn new things during this one day programme at GIM.


The U.G. Management Fest is a South Indian Management Meet hosted for the undergraduate level students to bring out young minds to showcase their managerial talents and test their skills. This one day event includes a series of competitions which challenge the personal preparedness, managerial skills and knowledge of the students. They will be tested on their knowledge base and strengths through a series of energy packed experiences. This event, organised by the students of GIM, will be a professional event aimed at bringing out the inherent managerial talents of the energetic youth.

Ms. Saranya V. G, II MBA, Coordinator, GIM, welcomed the gathering. Dr. Thomas T. Thomas, Director, GIM presided over the function. Ms. C. Vinotha, Asst. Professor, GIM briefly introduced the theme about Lapidaire 2k18. Mr. Subin M. A, II MBA and Mr. Cijin John, I MBA are the Student Coordinators. Ms. Shruthi N, I MBA, Student Coordinator, thanked all the participants for attending the one day event.

About 200 students from 20 colleges from different parts of the country took part in this event. The Winners, Runners up and participants were presented with attractive Prizes and citations.

A variety of games including Marketing Game (GRENAT), Logistics game(SAPHIR), System Game (ZIRCON), Finance Game(DIAMANT), HR Game(EMERAUDE), Treasure hunt (PERIDOT), Best Management Team (RUBIS) and  Best Manager (AMETHYSTE) etc., were conducted.