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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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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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Management seminar at VESIMSR.

Dabbawalas sharing their managerial skills with students. To merge the real life experience with management students, the world famous ‘Mumbai Dabbawallas’ would be taking part in a seminar organized by Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Management Studies and Research on Saturday. Dabbawallas is a six-sigma organization called Nutan Mumbai Tiffinbox Suppliers Association and has earned a fame for their efficient ...

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Get a L.I.F.E

A concern for the environment in the midst of a hectic course schedule may seem daunting to many. But for these students at SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, it\’s just a way of LIFE!\r\n\r\nHow many times do we get motivated to work for a social cause? At least once. And how many times do we actually follow it ...

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