Women Entrepreneurs : Breaking Glass ceiling and Creating new pathways

Research has shown that there is bi-directional relationship between women empowerment and economic development. Eminent Economist, Prof. Amartya Sen pointed out that development can be affected if there is continuous discrimination against women. Policy makers and social scientists all over the world are working on this fascinating topic and trying to find out the relationship between the two. One way to achieve women empowerment is through entrepreneurship. Women entrepreneurs can be equally Read more [...]

The importance of being earnest

While I paraphrase Oscar Wilde’s “Trivial Comedy for Serious People”, the intention of this blog is to unveil the parody that education of today has become. It is high time we put an end to the farcical routine that passes for receiving and delivering education.  Ask any student what he thinks he is doing at his school – and there is little chance he would have half a rational answer to justify his time and effort at the campus. Ask any school what it does, and they would say they prepare Read more [...]


An orientation program is an introductory stage in the process of new student assimilation, and a part of his or her continuous socialization process in the college. IFIM business school completing its 20 successful years as one of the top b-schools in India has opened its doors to the 21st batch of PGDM. The orientation took place on 8th July 2015 at IFIM b-school, the program was filled with expressions of wisdom, all the new students where liberal with the words of experienced dignitaries. The Read more [...]


The valedictory function for the batch of army men who earnestly served the country took place in the IFIM BUSINES SCHOOL CAMPUS. The five gentlemen: LT Col. Bhagirath Singh Chauhan, Col.Vasudevan, Col. Vinayak Bhat, GP Capt. R Venkatamanan and Col. R.R Katyal were handed their certificates after successfully completing the DGR-CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN RETAIL MANAGEMENT. The six weeks course covered topics like fundamentals of retail management, retail supply chain and operations management, E-Tailing, Read more [...]


When the city was waking up on a cool Sunday morning, three out of ten in our group were ready to backpack across the town to find movie theatres as a part of the Personality Enhancement Programme(PEP). The objectives were threefold, first to find as many movie theatres as possible and click a groupie with the theatre behind us, secondly to spend the least amount of money within the given time frame and lastly a presentation of the journey. From boarding running buses to bumping into strangers, Read more [...]


How India feels about Ramayana and Mahabharatha, in the same way Indian Cinema Industry feels Baahubli movie as an epic. They came with the #tag called “Live The Epic” The story starts with a lady (Shivagami) carrying a baby (who is later named as Shivudu) near a beautiful and gigantic waterfall escaping from the soldiers of the Mahishmati kingdom who tries to kill both of them. Then she sacrifices her life to save the child. So the boy will be adopted by the tribal woman. As years been passing Read more [...]

Making renting in and renting out dead simple

One of the greatest problems faced by people especially corporate in a city like Bangalore is finding an apartment. An apartment which is in a particular location such that commuting to work can be easy. Spending brokerage fee for the apartment which you are not satisfied with can be unacceptable. This is where Kailash Sathi and his co founder friends of Zenify come in. Their mantra is to make renting in generic name and renting out of an apartment easy. It should be as easy generic  as booking Read more [...]


Mama’s boy is one of the sweetest and the proudest words that someone could refer you to. You roll into your mother’s arms and there is no safer place than your mother’s arms. The caress on your forehead, the spoon feeding and the soft pat on your shoulder are all the closest you could get to heaven. There is no love as visible or as intrinsic as mother’s love. And there is a silent and a more masculine person who sits on the sideline. He observes the warmth between his wife and son. The Read more [...]


A guest lecture was conducted at the auditorium on 13th November 2014 for the PGDM batch of 2014-16 by Santhosh Krishna, HR director at 24[7] Innovation Labs. Mr. Krishna has 14 years of corporate experience wherein he worked with WIPRO, MICROSOFT, AOL. He has been working for the past 3 years for the global business wing at 24[7] Innovation labs. He talked about the 2 dimensions to emotional intelligence (EI). Who am i? – How well I understand Who are others? – How well I understand others. Knowing Read more [...]

Ascent Transformational Series

The second installment of the Ascent Transformational Series was held at IFIM Business School on Saturday, 20th December 2014, Bangalore. The event included three panels consisting of distinguished and accomplished professionals and academicians so as to bring academia and corporates on a single platform. The topics discussed included 1) Workplace 2020 2)The Diversity Dividend 3) The Talent Ceiling Workplace 2020 Workplace 2020 was a panel discussion that threw light on the workplace of the Read more [...]