THE TOP NEW-AGE JOBS

  Author: Prof. Soumya Choudhury   From Marshall Goldsmith’s book “What got you here won’t get you there” (ISBN-13: 978-0739342237), we understood that the principles of hard work and efficienttime management done to progress in our careers till middle management was not enough to propel us to the corner office viz. the CEO’s office.   Many of us may choose to be satisfied as mid-level managers and not aspire further but what would be your reaction if I told you Read more [...]

Origin of Ethics

  Author: Vanshika Shukla   The other day I got into a verbal exchange with a friend of mine about how the idea of God is unnecessary for our ethics to evolve or to some degree for our sense of morality. He claimed that ethics refer to the rules provided by an external source, whereas, morality is something subjective and to some degree, he was right over his claim that science has made us more rational, which explains why we should reappraise ourselves before throwing away our heritage Read more [...]

Analyzing Chaos

  Author: Vanshika Shukla   The field of study I’m in deals with data science jargons like machine learning, deep learning, big data, neural network, etc. Although the mathematics or statistics involved in the algorithm of these terms are not new, the advancement in the computational power of the computers in recent years has made its application feasible in practical life without one being a statistician and has opened up a new horizon in every discipline. The intermix of domains Read more [...]

Value Of Experiential Learning In Business Management

Value Of Experiential Learning In Business Management Over the years, businesses in India have witnessed a rapid change in terms of geopolitical scenarios, technological advancements, and online marketing. In order to keep pace with this unprecedented rate of change, businesses are focusing on recruiting professionals with hands-on experience, who can make an immediate impact. Such a development poses a challenge for B-schools since they need to keep their MBA programs relevant in a very dynamic Read more [...]

Why Do Business School Accreditations Matter?

Why Do Business School Accreditations Matter?   International accreditations are a representation of excellence that is acknowledged across the world by students, educators, and employers. They are a voluntary, non-governmental process that certifies higher education colleges and institutes on criteria that impacts learning outcomes, scholarship, practice and makes an impact. Primarily, the process includes a review of a school's ability to provide high quality program learning outcomes Read more [...]

A Futuristic Curriculum for Beyond Tomorrow Professionals

The fourth industrial revolution, or commonly known an Industry 4.0, is the digital transformation of industries across the business landscape. The objective of this transformation is to increase productivity, improve efficiency, and develop new sales opportunities.  Right now, businesses in various sectors are exploring and implementing Industry 4.0 solutions. This includes using automation and data to perform day to day tasks, collecting and analyzing real-time data to help in the process of Read more [...]

Upskilling to survive the digital transformation wave

   My first memory of seeing an actual computer goes back to the year, 1999 when I was in class 9. Our school got a few computers and started a “COMPUTER LAB”. The inauguration was a grand affair with politicians and few dignitaries of the town present asserting the importance of computer knowledge/literacy. 5 students had to share 1 computer. Today we cannot imagine people sharing computers. The concept of learning CPU, monitor, mouse and keyboard was amazing at that time. All we learnt was Read more [...]

IFIM students make women at Electronic City feel S.A.F.E

The hashtag #MeToo created a viral sensation over social media recently with millions of women in the world speaking up about incidents of sexual assault, harassment, abuse, misconduct and mental health in the workplace and beyond. It became a social movement and opened a floodgate of stories and responses from India too. Our country has been plagued with issues concerning women’s safety with horrific cases being reported every single day.     With a strong aim to change this very Read more [...]

IFIM’s Kanyathon – A Noble Initiative to Save the Girl Child & Empower Women.

Although India is steadily climbing the global charts in terms of industrialisation, being a digital economy, trade relations and more- education is a sector where the country still lags behind. Although the education system has undergone significant changes in the urban areas, rural India still faces critical issues which have led to many girl children dropping out of school or being denied education from an early age. Poverty, backward traditions, improper sanitation methods, access to basic amenities Read more [...]

The Kanya Shakti Scholarship at IFIM prepares the women leaders of the future.

When you educate a man, you educate a man. When you educate a woman, you educate an entire generation - Brigham Young    Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Indra Nooyi, Chanda Kochar- are not just founders of successful mega-conglomerates, but represent the growing women workforce of India. Our country has made significant advancements in every field and is truly shaping up to be a global player in today’s digital economy. Contributing to its success are companies/industries built by the women of Read more [...]