Socrates, The Consulting & Strategy Club

Socrates, The Consulting & Strategy Club

Socrates, the consulting and strategy club of IIFT is a platform where students who are passionate about making a career in consulting come together and learn the different facets of the world of consulting. The club aims to complement classroom learning and present a wider view of the consulting domain to its members in order to broaden their horizons


To become a self-sustainable club that provides, among other platforms, an avenue for interactions with faculty, alumni and corporate enabling students to develop an understanding of the consulting domain


Deliver practical knowledge to the club members and subscribers Provide a platform that fosters open discussions and debates about contemporary issues Showcase the potential of students in the domain of consultancy and strategy through various mediums

Headstart Guest Lecture Series

Some of the senior industry leaders who have interacted with the students at IIFT

  • McKinsey Knowledge Centre – Mr. Punit Puri, Head HR
  • Aditya Birla Group Mr. Dev Bhattacharya, Group Executive President (Corporate Strategy and Business Development)
  • The Boston Consulting Group- Mr. Kaustav Mukherjee, Partner & Managing Director
  • Oliver Wyman- Mr. Atul Khosla, Senior Partner and Head
  • Vedanta Group- Mr. Anil Agarwal, Executive Chairman
  • AT Kearney – Mr. Rathin Rawal, Consultant
  • Schneider Electric- Dr. Shalini Sarin, VP & Country Partner-HR and CSR
  • Honeywell- Mr. Ajay Kukreja, Country HR Director

Following are the competitions conducted by the club :
Eternity's call

Inter-B-school case study competition organized at Quo-Vadis, in which many teams from across the country participated, including several IIMs.


Intra-IIFT competition which provided an opportunity to students to showcase the analytical skills and perform the sector analysis based on different parameters.

Theatre of Dreams

Case based intra IIFT competition that required employing multiple frameworks as well as performing guesstimates to analyse critical business problems.

Socrates Insights :

Vol.1 : Jan 2018

Vol.1 : Feb 2018 Name Contact No. Email
Ayesha Aggarwal 9910023863
Mouli Banerjee 9958250661
Arushi Gautam 7742300899