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B-School salaries: A reality check

The campus placement season is coming towards me like a drunk and unbathed Gulshan Grover staggering towards a cowering and trembling girl who took refuge from the rain in one of his luxurious bedrooms. That’s how IIM-Calcutta student Abhinav Jain describes the feeling of hurtling towards the ‘final destination’. The all-important, all-essential, all-you-really-wanted-from-the-MBA: the Placement. In the movies, the girl ...

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Mumbai Dabbawallahs at IIM Kozhikode

Mumbai Dabbawallahs left an everlasting impact on the budding managers, during their two-days visit to Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. They addressed students in the annual operation seminar, OPUS 2006 at IIM-K held on November 25 and 26, 2006. This year, the theme for the event was ‘India Inc: From Sustenance to Operational Excellence’. Also, the theme attracted a wide ...

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NSIT students build an Interactive robot.

Ever wanted to be with your small children at home while being away on work or to keep an eye on your employees while on tour? Now, all this might come true, with the robot designed by the students of Netaji Subash Instititute of Technology, New Delhi. Three students at NSIT have engineered this ‘Internet Controlled Robot’, which they say ...

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To Do Or Not To Do? Says a 23 Year old Entrepreneur

Siddharth Sharma, a 23- year old Delhi based exporter, gives you the lowdown, plain and simple, on what it takes to break out on your own… Firstly, to become an entrepreneur, there are no pre-defined skills. The most important characteristic in a person though should be to take any amount of responsibility that comes in the journey. You, as a ...

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May a 100 entrepreneurs bloom!

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Rashmi Bansal talks about entreprenuership – the Handa way LEM (Laboratory in Entrepreurial Motivation) is an elective course at IIM Ahmedabad. Taught by IIM A alumnus and entrepreneur Sunil Handa since 1992, this unconventional course is one of the most sought after 2nd year electives a large number of students vying for its limited (30 odd) seats. The methodology: a ...

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Been There Done That – e-Dream Ventures

He tried. He conquered. Maloy Patnaik tasted success as an entrepreneur yet he switched his path. “Slavery is not dead. We’ve just stopped recognizing it“. Those are the lines from the new Tata Safari ad. I can understand yet another attempt to celebrate the free spirit. The joys of working for yourself, being the owner of your own time, deciding ...

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Placements at Bajaj rock!

Press Release Final Placements at JBIMS 200640 and still going strong! If placements are any indication of an institute’s recognition and success in the corporate world, then one doesn’t need a bigger evidence of the supremacy of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, which has had 4 decades of an impressive track record of translating dreams into destiny. Placements at ...

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Not Just Prep

IMS Learning Resources iCAP teaching methodology aim to make CAT preparation more relevant and fun As many as 60 units of a company called ABC have been put on sale at a price much less than the market cost. Among these units 25 are sick. If you were the manager of this company, what decision you would take? Would you ...

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Mentorspeak

A new column by HR expert Gautam Ghosh for those who’ve just entered the workforce and are looking to get ahead Congratulations, so you’ve landed your first job after graduating. That’s some great news. You’ve got great communication skills and you’ve heard about the great talent shortage in India and therefore you’re fairly certain that the next few years will ...

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