25 years since its inception, Chrysalis celebrated its silver jubilee and has without fail maintained its position as one of the major management fests in India. The theme for Chrysalis 2021 was “Phoenix –Rising to the Future” held on 13th and 14th of March 2021. The theme focused on this wide array of opportunities and inspire the future managers/leaders imagine the unthinkable and transcend to adopt emerging technologies for building a better post-pandemic world. The two-day event offered multitude of competitions in all domains of management forging fierce competition amongst different specialisations from top B-schools across India leading to the discovery of future leaders and managers. Following the new normal, for the first time Chrysalis was conducted online.
On the first day, our Director, Rev. Fr. Dr. C Joe Arun inaugurated Chrysalis, in the presence of key officials, faculty and students. The chief guest for the event was Dr. A. Amalraj, I.P.S, Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP), who gave a thought-provoking speech on Leadership and how students should shape themselves as future leaders. The two-day inter-collegiate competitions were conducted by ten clubs Mark-IT(Marketing), Finesse (Finance), Le Vox Populi (HR), Arista (Operations), K-scope (Business analytics), Mindworks, Espire, BMI, Coders club and the Student Activities Council (SAC) simultaneously. The winners of the competitions were from top B business schools in India including IIMs, which could be made possible by the competitions held online. As per the words of our Father Director, rightly said, COVID has always been an opportunity for LIBA and once again it was proved right with Chrysalis 2021.