Trojan Horse

26th to 28th July 2019

IIM Bangalore’s International business summit Vista 2019 I association with ICON presents Trojan Horse, the consulting competition. This event gives you the chance to slip into the shoes of a head honcho and make decisions that could spell unmatched success, financial ruin, and everything-else-in-between, for your business. It’s a multi-stage event that will test your ability to generate valuable insights and stick to your guns in the face of intense competitive pressures. Strategy, Marketing, Operations, HR, Finance, Social Science there is no subject that’s taboo! Rack your brains to come up with the right solution!

Trojan Horse brings together the smartest minds in the country and have them battle it out for the coveted title of being the Best Business Strategists, by providing solutions to contemporary business cases.

Round 1 (Pre-Vista Prelims)

The round shall encompass understanding and developing business strategies for a business player in a pre-decided industry. Participants will be required to make online/email submission outlining solutions to the questions mentioned in the case

  • Round 1 is an elimination round
  • Participants are required to submit a PPT, which can have a maximum of 7 slides. These slides should give the flow of strategy to achieve the objective outlined in the case. Be sure to mention critical elements concisely.

Round 2 (On-campus Finals)

This will be an on-campus round to be held in IIM Bangalore. Shortlisted teams will be required to prepare a PPT (max.10 slides) for this round and present their solution before a panel of elite judges. Further details, criteria for evaluation, and the time limit for the same will be made known in due course.

INR 1Lakh Cash Prizes

  1. The registrations as well as Round 1 submissions will close by 11:59:59PM, 13thJuly 2019.
  2. Round 1 case will be accessible from 28th June 2019 onwards after you have successfully registered for the event.
  3. Teams must comprise minimum 2 and maximum 3 members, all of whom must be enrolled in a graduate or a post graduate program at the time of the prospectus submission.
  4. All participants must belong to the same institute
  5. An institute can have any number of teams participating. However, if a team member is found participating as a part of more than one team, all such teams shall be disqualified
  6. Send the PPT named as  _. The submission link will be shared to the registered participants.
  7. Only the first submissions made by teams before the deadlines will be used.
  8. Shortlisted teams must travel to campus for the final on campus rounds subject to their selection.
  • The participants must carefully read through and agree to the following Terms & Conditions: All decisions in matters of eligibility, authenticity and final judgments will be with organizing committee of Vista, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. The format and structure of events on campus could be subject to change before the actual beginning of the event.
  • The decisions of the organizers will be final and binding on all participants

Name: Hardik Dubal
Mobile: 9899041603
Name: Shamtha Thakkar
Mobile: 9833600460


  • Registration & Round 1 Deadline

    9PM IST, 14th July2019 

  • Round 1 Case Release

    28th June 2019

  • Round 2

    To be Announced

  • Round 3

    To be Announced