Meet the EPGP Class of 2024: Vivek Vishe, Indian Institute of Management Indore

Vivek Vishe

Indian Institute of Management, Indore

“I am passionate about exploring new things and never stop the learning process. Each day, I look for some value addition in myself, be it professional work or nurturing friendship ties. I strongly believe in self-deeds and keep doing course correction at every stage of my life.”

Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Fun Fact About Yourself: I like dancing and have done stage performances during my college and school years

Undergraduate School and Major: BE (Electrical) – Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Andheri

Most Recent Employer and Job Title: BPCL – Manager Sales

Aside from your classmates, what was the key part of IIM Indore’s MBA programming that led you to choose this business school, and why was it so important to you? The average work experience of the batch at IIM Indore is 9 years which is close to my work experience tenure. Also, the diversity of batch from various industries truly makes the classroom discussions and peer learning rich and engaging.

What has been your favorite course or extracurricular activity at IIM Indore? What has been the most important lesson that you have learned from it? My favorite courses are finance-related (i.e., accounting, portfolio management, risk management, etc.). I am part of the branding committee, and I enjoy doing work for the committee. Recently, I shot a podcast and edited the same; many are in the pipeline, too.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: While working in BPCL, I was awarded the highest market share gain award among 240 officers on the pan India level in 2015.

Describe your biggest accomplishment as an MBA student so far: I am handling the digital marketing of the EPGP program on the YouTube platform. I have worked in various ways to improve the outreach of our YouTube channel through podcasts and live streaming of events like HR conclave.

What has been your most memorable experience at IIM Indore? Why was it so special? The friendships I made at IIM Indore and the moments I shared with my friends are very dear to my heart, and I will cherish them lifelong.

What do you hope to do after graduation? I aspire to make the transition into a Product Management role because working on developing newer products interests me. I would keep seeking knowledge on subjects like corporate finance, financial modeling, etc. I am currently learning 2 languages (French & Gujarati) and intend to keep learning more in the future.


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