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What to learn this week – Strategy and Sustainable Enterprise

Environmental concern has sensitised organisations to address sustainability in their policies and reduce the their dependency on natural resources. How can sustainability influence corporate strategy? How can it give organisations a competitive advantage? Strategy and the Sustainable Enterprise, offered by IIMBx, helps answer these questions. It has been delivered by Professor PD Jose, a fellow… Continue reading What to learn this week – Strategy and Sustainable Enterprise

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Platform – the building blocks of your MOOC

Access to the internet means access to anytime, anywhere learning. Today, anyone with an internet connection can choose from a platter of courses from the world's best universities with platforms like edX, Coursera, Udacity, and Khan Academy. How does this impact us as MOOC creators? Primarily, it means we shouldn’t limit the scope of our… Continue reading Platform – the building blocks of your MOOC

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On Diversity and Inclusion in your MOOC Narrative

Open access is an essential aspect of MOOCs and in keeping with the openness, it is important to ensure inclusion and avoid bias or prejudice in our instructional narratives. This reduces the possibility of causing offence and avoids excluding a section of the learners. How do you maintain diversity and gender neutrality, unless you are… Continue reading On Diversity and Inclusion in your MOOC Narrative

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Storyboarding – the blueprint your course needs

Think of a house without a blueprint. How does it look? The blueprint lays out a map of your house and the design on which you can build your dream home. A storyboard does that to your course. It lays a foundation, maps out the  flow of your content, presents ideas for visual design and reduces… Continue reading Storyboarding – the blueprint your course needs

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What to learn this weekend – Financial Accounting and Analysis

You may be in marketing, operations, R&D, supply chain or strategic management but as you move up the ladder – any ladder – you will need to use finance. The best managerial decisions come from being able to analyse and interpret financial data, but how do you get started? Financial Accounting and Analysis by IIMBx… Continue reading What to learn this weekend – Financial Accounting and Analysis

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Hello! You May Want to Address This

“In this course we will analyze the performance of financial statements and determine the financial health of a company in light of its industry and peer group.” “At the end of this course, the learner will be able to identify the appropriate type of graphic to depict the different types of content.” “This course is… Continue reading Hello! You May Want to Address This

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Blended learning – a combination of the best instructional methods

Classrooms may have evolved but instructors’ biggest question remains the same – how can lectures be delivered to help students grasp concepts better? Earlier, face-to-face lectures were interspersed with hands-on activities. Today, with the emergence of online courses, teachers can design the learning process in different ways. For instance, they can ask students to watch… Continue reading Blended learning – a combination of the best instructional methods

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Meet the team behind the Certificate in Technology and Management (CTM) programme – offered by IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore

The best minds from India’s top institutions, IIM Bangalore and IIT Madras, are collaborating to offer the Certificate in Technology and Management (CTM) programme. Today, we had a brief chat with the CTM team (Girish and Pooja), who will tell you everything you need to know about the programme. What led to the inception of… Continue reading Meet the team behind the Certificate in Technology and Management (CTM) programme – offered by IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore

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EXCUSE ME! Did you really mean ‘basically’?

So many of us begin our sentences with “basically.” “Basically, I wanted to wear my new shoes.” “Basically, I can’t come out this evening.” We unintentionally refer to everything as a concept; never mind if it’s a principle or even a process! Then there are some of us who find everything awesome - whether it's… Continue reading EXCUSE ME! Did you really mean ‘basically’?

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What to learn this weekend – Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective

"Intellectual property rights." Sounds heavy, right? And complicated? Not when Professor Damodaran is in charge. An expert in economics and social sciences, Professor Damodaran's research covers cultural economics, IPR economics, environmental economics, financing, and many more. He has advised the World Intellectual Property Organisation as part of WIPO's development agenda, is the Chairperson of the Technical… Continue reading What to learn this weekend – Intellectual Property Rights: A Management Perspective