It was a platform to pool together the best management minds in the country, bringing together research scholars from various institutions to showcase their original research, and also facilitating networking with professionals.

The two-day International Consortium of Students in Management Research (COSMAR), which was inaugurated on Friday by B.N. Raghunandan, the Dean of the engineering faculty at Indian Institute of Science, attracted research scholars in management and related fields with over 90 papers received from various institutions of which 60 papers have been shortlisted.

Among the topics to be discussed at the two-day meet include management research in the areas of finance, marketing, economics, public policy, operations management, supply chain, human resource, information technology, statistics, strategy, innovation and knowledge management.