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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
Have you ever come across an online course and thought, “wow”? What contributes to that wow factor? The answer is great instructional design (or ID), which helps the audience learn and apply the skills taught in the course. So, what is ID? I have been an instructional designer for almost 10 years now and one… Continue reading Why Instructional Design?
How do we reinvent the teaching experience to equip learners with the skills they need? How do we ensure that students graduate with the ability to keep up with the ever-changing demands of the industry? To complement the existing undergraduate and graduate curriculum with hands-on managerial experience, IIMBx is now offering the School Partnership Programme.… Continue reading Take IIMBx to your classroom!
Ramya Srinivasan, (Head- MOOCs Programme, IIMBx) was recently awarded ‘Woman of Substance’ at the International Women’s Day Celebration at Garden City University, Bangalore. Here’s to her latest victory! Ramya was IIMBx’s first team member; she laid the foundation for the country’s first MOOC-based initiative. Over the last two and a half years, she spearheaded initiatives… Continue reading Woman of Substance