IIM-C 42nd in Financial Times Global MBA ranking
The institute secured the spot for its Masters of Business Administration for Executives (MBAEx) programme, the IIM-C said in a statement on Monday. The Financial Times (FT) Global MBA ranking, 2020, had taken into consideration 100 full-time MBA programmes of 156 business schools for the exercise.
CV of ‘bomber’ for last 14 years: Engineer, MBA, cook, guard...
Aditya Rao wore several hats with equal felicity: sales executive, software engineer, production engineer, cook, bartender, hotel cashier and a security guard. He also spent a year in prison for making hoax bomb calls to Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru, in 2018. Rao's longest stint (18 months) was with a private firm in Bengaluru.
Want to be an MBA? Why not electrician?
Would you like to be a low-paid MBA or a better-paid electrician? India's answer is clear, and that's a problem.
IIM Kozhikode to launch MBA in liberal studies and management
The program, which will start in June next year, will accept 20-25 students in its first batch. “The world is changing very quickly… it requires people to decode culture and technology. Data needs to be made sense of,” said IIM-K director Debashis Chatterjee. Instead of just teaching tools and techniques, the program would aim to teach students how to think.
Educational institutes gear up for new-age skills
In the pre-disruption era, there were broadly two categories of skills required by industry — a band of specialized industry or domain knowledge, and a wide range of more traditional skills suited to a generalist work profile. This scenario has changed irrevocably. As per a WEF report, generalists have shrunk in demand and this trend will continue.
For SP Jain Global batch of 2019, the future’s bright
The Global MBA program of SP Jain was recently ranked #12 in the world by Forbes.
Robin Hood Army enters Harvard classroom
Founded in Delhi in 2014, the Robin Hood Army operates in 158 cities in nine countries and serves an average of 200,000 people a week — without accepting any money for their services. It has served more than 26 million meals so far. When restaurants tell them they have surplus food, volunteers — who number more than 40,000 — use their own vehicles to pick and distribute the food.
IIM Calcutta wraps up summer placements for 480 students
An estimated 136 cos offered nearly 200 roles to the class of 2021. Several students exercised "Dream" options that allowed them to get multiple offers from top firms. Finance & Consulting firms accounted for 43.2% of total offers.
Indians applying to US business schools drop to 45% in 2019
Only 45% of Indian students who took GMAT sent their scores to US business schools this year, which is down from 57% in 2015. The students who did not apply had various reasons ranging from the political scenario in the US to their own safety reasons.
IIM Bangalore campus placements see 446 offers made to 437 students
A total of 79 offers were made in the marketing and sales domain by recruiters including AB InBev, Vodafone Idea Limited, Bajaj Auto, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Mondelez, Procter & Gamble, etc, according to the institute release.
IIM-A completes placements for the MBA class of 2019
The students of the thirteenth batch of PGPX have prior work experience ranging from 5 to 17 years.
SP Jain Global climbs the ladder of excellence, ranks 12th in Forbes's top 1 year international MBA programs
The Forbes ranking compared the earnings of the Class of 2014 in their first five years post-MBA.
IIT Madras invites applications for Fellowship programme 2020
The fellowship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research among young engineering, management, sciences and humanities students through a goal-oriented summer mini-project undertaken at IIT Madras.
IIT-M launches 'techMBA' for its undergraduate students
The dual degree programme, which will be introduced from 2019-20 academic year, will have an intake of 25-30 students, IIT-M statement said.
Free coaching for poor: Cabinet clears scheme
The government will provide Rs 50,000 aid for coaching for the entrance examination for other professional courses, such as MBA and CLAT.
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