IMI Bhubaneswar and SAP Next-Gen organized events to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals
27 Aug, 2018
23rd August 2018
IMI Bhubaneswar in collaboration with SAP Next-Gen India, organized a series of SAP Next-Gen hackathons, #sheinnovates and Design Thinking events for over 100 students at its campus in Bhubaneswar. Students used the SAP Analytics Cloud tool for solving real business challenges of Industry partner Infosys to envision the future of industries and to build digital innovation skills. Post the hackathon, students would work on projects on SAP Leonardo to enable Innovations in Smart City, Usage of Machine Learning in Electricity Grid Optimization and Data Analytics in Medical Science for the city of Bhubaneswar
On this occasion, Prof. Ramesh Behl, Director, IMI Bhubaneswar along with Ms. Bobby Patnaik, Manager – Employee Relations, Infosys and Mr Rahul Sachdev Head, SAP Next-Gen University India Subcontinent inaugurated the SAP Next-Gen Lab and the SAP Next-Gen Girl Lounge, which is the first in India. Ms. Patnaik also addressed the female students under #sheinnovates meet-up event organized by SAP Next-Gen at IMI Bhubaneswar, as a part of their commitment to the 17 UN Global Goals of Gender Equality. #sheinnovates stands for connecting, educating, empowering and celebrating women in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.
IMI has been a SAP University Alliance member school for 10+ years offering SAP courses like SAP Business Suite, SAP Analytics, ERP Simulation and Cloud & Mobility Solutions thereby educating their students with knowledge and skills for digital futures. SAP Next-Gen is an extension of SAP University Alliances, a program which enables faculty to bring SAP software and SAP University Alliances curriculum into classrooms and academic research, to better prepare the next generation designers, developers, data scientists, makers, entrepreneurs and business leaders for the intelligent enterprise.