In September of 1996, in the final year of my engineering, I took stock of my overall academic grades and the picture wasn’t pretty. The placement season was about to start and I discovered that I was in the bottom quartile of my class. I had mentally prepared myself to face the reality, which was… Continue reading Why do we need a course on business communication?
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
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