Amol Bhave's journey to MIT stands as a testimony for the immense potential of online education.
In my two months as an intern at IIMBx, I never spent time on set for a shoot; I only saw the content in its finished form, after the edits and graphics had been placed on the raw footage. Today, I join Natasha and Shreya – Instructional Designer and Pedagogical Research Associate at IIMBx –… Continue reading Behind the scenes: MOOC edition
The global race towards AI and Industry 4.0 has already begun. Governments and organizations are investing their time and intellectual assets in reshaping themselves for the future. The Government of India, through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), already runs SWAYAM – an online platform providing free courses from premier institutions. IIMB is the national coordinator for management courses… Continue reading Workshop: AI-based Learning System for Higher Education (ALSHE)
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
“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
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
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’?
"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