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Supercomputer workshop at IIT-Bombay.

The electrical engineering department at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay would be organizing a workshop on High Performance Computing ‘Aagomani – 06’ on October 14 and 15, 2006. Speakers from giants of the supercomputing industry like IBM and Intel and academicians from IIT Bombay, Iowa University and IISc would give an insight into the state-of-the-art technology that goes into building ...

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Finance Continuum at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay

The students at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai had a great time in learning the latest trends in ’emerging market’ at a seminar organised at SJMSOM, on September 2 and 3, 2006. Managing director and chief executive officer of Bombay Stock Exchange, Rajnikant Patel shared his views over “India at its Turning Point” as the key-note speaker. “The last three ...

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IIPM: Tall Claims

In furtherance of the order dated June 1, 2010 by the Hon civil Judge no 1 at Cachat, Silchar in case no Misc 20 of 2010, we are temporarily removing the link to the article ’The Truth about IIPM’s tall claims’ (originally published in JAM magazine print issue dated Jun 15-29, 2005). We are currently seeking legal recourse against this ...

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VGSOM students meet Warren Buffett

PRESS RELEASE\r\n\r\nVinod Gupta School of Management (IIT Kharagpur) students meet Warren Buffet in Omaha, USA\r\n\r\nDavid Sokol, CEO of Mid American, one of the many firms he has a majority share in, called him the \”Einstein of Business\”. He is the second richest man in the world. One share of his company Berkshire Hathway is worth close to 90,000 dollars. Yet, ...

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Management Mantras from Mumbai Dabbawallas.

In their white pajamas and Gandhi topis, they may not sport the conventional corporate look. But Mumbai’s dabbawalas explained some basic principles of management with future managers. Crowned with the six-sigma quality standard, the dabbawalas shared their success mantras with students of Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Management Studies and Research, last Saturday. Raghunath Dhondiba, President, Dabbawala Association and Gangaram ...

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Amity Business School Sued

UPDATE : Allahabad High court asks AICTE to decide afresh the matter of accreditation to Amity Business School (judgement dated Jun 1, 2007) Posted on July 7th, 2007 6 former Amity Business School students have taken the institute to court following the withdrawal of AICTE approval to Amity’s flagship course – the PGDM. This is the story of their quest ...

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Chetana Institute of Management lift IMPACT 2006

The 14th edition of the inter-b school cricket tournament saw hosts Welingkars clashing with Chetana in the finals. Chetana amassed 309 runs in 35 overs. Although Welingkar put up a tough fight they could only manage 296. Supporting their skipper, Harnish Shukla‘s decision to bat, Chetana‘s Ashwin Dhoot led the way, scoring 126 runs and taking 3 wickets. Abhishek Sharma ...

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Megabucks Forum at IIT Kanpur

In the recently concluded entrepreneurship competition Megabucks , we had a conference with young entrepreneurs Suhas Gopinath and Allwin Agnel as speakers.\r\n\r\nThe theme of the conference was \’\’New age Entrepreneurs: Risks and Gains\’\’.\r\n\r\nThe event started with Suhas\’ talk, a part of which I missed as I turned up a bit late for the event. Suhas, recognized as the world\’s youngest ...

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XLRI Leadership Expedition

Mount Everest Base Camp, March 2006 \r\n\r\nSome people are born leaders but some learn it through situations. Texts on leadership identify some key attributes that a leader must have: spirit of adventure, high self confidence and self-awareness, an ability to influence others without force, and lastly something that has become relevant in current times, a sense of social responsibility. Keeping ...

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Global Social Venture Contest Semis at ISB

ISB Hosts Asia Semis for Global Social Venture Contest\r\nPress Release\r\n \r\nThe Indian School of Business (ISB) is hosting the Asia Semi Finals for the prestigious Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC). GSVC is a business plan competition that provides a global forum for student entrepreneurs to showcase groundbreaking social ventures. The Semi Finals for GSVC this year will be held for ...

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