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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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Off the Web

Aaishwari Chouhan met Kartik Raichura, the founder and owner of www.managementparadise.com (MP), a website dedicated to management students. Kartik (who is in his final semester of BMS) talks about his interesting journey from notorious bully, to the girl-crazy boy next door, to a serious management student. When did you become serious about making a career? Life changed drastically when I ...

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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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The degree vs diploma question

Many colleges in Mumbai now offer both – is there any real difference? By Krishna Rao If you are planning to give the Maharashtra CET, you will definitely face the issue: should I insist on joining an MMS degree or is the PGDBA course provided by the same institute equally good? The most wanted college under the CET admission is ...

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Surprising CET!

The Common Entrance Test for MBA/ MMS in Maharashtra state was not quite what students expected. Rohini Kapur reports So Maharashtra MBA/MMS CET 2006 happened on February 26, and almost 45,000 people from all over the WORLD appeared for it. No kidding. After standing in serpentine queues for hours to submit forms (at Welingkar’s, Matunga, people lined up at 8 ...

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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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Not Fair

Some B school aspirants are unhappy with the way SNAP, IIFT and NMAT exams were conducted this year. As the number of test takers explodes, can institutes ensure a fair and transparent process? JAM investigates. Rashmi Bansal Pooja Sengupta, an Anna University engineering graduate, appeared for the SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test) on 18th December 2005, along with thousands of ...

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