Bhubaneswar-15 July, 2018, (By Sanjit Kumar Mohanty)-The Career Advisory Committee, Business Management,conducted a Leadership Talk on 15th of July, 2018 at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar on the topic, “Managing Teams – Experiences in Indian Oil”. Shri Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra (Director (Human Resources), Board of Indian Oil Corporation (Indian Oil)) was the esteemed speaker for the day. This leadership talk enabled the students to learn about Team Building and Management, from real time experience from the esteemed speaker him self. Shri Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra spoke about the importance of identifying team members as individuals with their both their strengths and flaws, harnessing their strengths and working on their flaws. He also emphasized on the importance of leadership in a team, and how an ideal leader is not just responsible for the role allotted, but for leading the team ahead. He also spoke about risks in decision-making. Focusing on team management, he prioritized appreciating the entire team in case of success, and giving constructive feedback individually. He also suggested on being empathetic as a person, which would provide an edge as well as create a difference in the society and the organization. He concluded his talk by advising the future managers in the audience to try fulfilling their personal goals, by achieving the organizational goals. The talk followed by an interactive Q&A session with the students in the audience.Prof. M.N. Tripathi (Professor in Marketing, XIMB)ended the session by extending a vote of thanks to the speaker. XIMB, a 30 years old business school of global repute is the Flagship School of Xavier University. Offering MBA in Business Management, Global Management and Executive programs, XIMB strives to be a premier institute globally recognized for management education, training, research, and consulting that help build a just and humane society. The Institute today has become widely recognized for its excellence in imparting management education. It is counted among the leading management institutions in the country.Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance with the Xavier University Act 2013 and was inaugurated on the 7th of July 2014. XUB is India’s first digital University and an institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. It is a self-financing institution imparting professional and technical education. XUB has nine Schools that offer world-class education in different fields. XIMB offers an MBA in Business Management, Global Management and Executive programs. Xavier School of Human Resource Management offers the MBA-HRM program. MBA-RM is offered by the Xavier School of Rural Management, MBF- Master of Business Finance by Xavier School of Commerce, MBA-SM by Xavier School of Sustainability and MBA-UMG by Xavier Center of Urban Management and Governance. The Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier School of Commerce, Xavier Center of Urban Management and Governance, Xavier School of Economics, Xavier School of Computer Science and Engineering, and the Xavier School of Communications offer different postgraduate and undergraduate programs.