Using sports as a launch pad to inculcate team work, leadership, crisis management, team dynamics and other positive qualities, the Department of Management Studies, National Institute of Technology – Tiruchi (NIT-T), conducted ‘FIRM' games to teach management to tomorrow's CXOs (Chief Executive Officers) recently.

The idea envisaged by an alumnus was put to use to strengthen the bonding between the first and the second year students. The tradition serves as a perfect platform for the students to interact and gel together, according to the Department Head N. Thamaraiselvan.

Inaugurating the ‘FIRM' games, A. Amalraj, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Tiruchi Range, praised the students for using sports to sharpen their interpersonal skills and bolster their relationship.

Mr. Amalraj, a former hockey player, said he was keen to implement management concepts in the police force drawing from the knowledge he gained from the MBA degree he had completed recently. He explained how IPS officers address the challenge of managing huge police force, adding that motivation plays a vital role in ensuring positive results.

The Dean –S tudents' Welfare, K. Sankaranarayanasamy, presided over. M. Rajendra Kumar, Physical Director, also addressed the students.