Outbound Session for Batch 2023-25
Surya Shibir Resort
Date of Event: 9th and 10th June 2023
Number of Participants: 250+
A two-day outbound session was organized by the Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) and DSRW department for the students of MBA-IB, MBA-AB, and MBA-EE (Batch of 2023-25). The program was focused on teamwork building, coordination, and leadership skills. The session included various challenges, games, and team-building exercises, fostering self-motivation among students.
Day 1, all the students travelled early in the morning to Surya Shibir Resort from the SIC campus. Post breakfast, the DSRW team briefed the activities to be organized throughout the day at the “Kala Manch” area. The activities started with vibrant Zumba followed by Human Knot and Hula Hoop challenges, which were performed by students successfully with the support and motivation of the instructors. Each team was asked to select a name for their team, create a team slogan and appoint a team leader. These teams participated in the Egg Drop challenge to build a container for protecting eggs from breaking while dropping. Eight out of twelve teams successfully achieved their tasks. Further, Paint Relay Race was performed in which each team created a unique painting based on the given theme. The first day ended with the cultural performances which students enjoyed wholeheartedly.
Day 2, began with an early morning trek to provide an opportunity for outdoor engagement, nature exploration, and teamwork. The instructors appreciated the students’ efforts and dedication in all the activities. Students were also encouraged to share their experiences and learning from outbound sessions.
The outbound was definitely a successful session which left students with a sense of accomplishment and developed new associations. The students were enthusiastic and delighted with the valuable insights they gained from the outbound sessions in the form of teamwork, coordination, and leadership skills which not only motivated them but also positively influenced their personal growth.
“The outbound session provided a platform for us to enhance our teamwork and coordination skills through various challenges and activities, emphasizing the value of effective communication, trust, and collaboration.” – Harsh Choudhary (MBA –IB), Batch 2023-25
“The session offered opportunities for us to exhibit and develop our leadership abilities, empowering us to make decisions, guide our teammates, and understand the dynamics of effective leadership.” – Akanksha (MBA- AB), Batch 2023-25
“Engaging in outdoor activities during the session not only allowed us to connect with nature but also encouraged personal growth, resilience, and a renewed appreciation for the positive impact of the great outdoors on our well-being.” – Geetika Dhruv (MBA EnE), Batch 2023- 25