• The Summers of 2019: SCM at Grofers

    The Summers of 2019 is a series about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. We bring to you the experiences of interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations, and E-commerce roles to understand a bit more about their work life. The articles are meant to give the reader a glimpse into the life of an intern, and maybe help the reader understand their own fit in that particular role. Contributed by: Gautham Krishnan How smooth can a transition be from Shipbuilding to an E-commerce start-up? It turns out that it can be smooth enough. Life at Grofers was exhilarating, accelerated and enlightening.  The…

  • The Summers of 2019: Sales at ITC

    The Summers of 2019 is a series about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. We bring to you the experiences of interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations, and E-commerce roles to understand a bit more about their work life. The articles are meant to give the reader a glimpse into the life of an intern, and maybe help the reader understand their own fit in that particular role.  Contributed by: Souvik Roy I interned at ITC this summer and this was certainly an experience I can never forget in my life. My project was to study and understand the impact of the…

  • The Summers of 2019: Operations at Prione

    The Summers of 2019 is a series about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. We bring to you the experiences of interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations and E-commerce roles to understand a bit more about their work life. The articles are meant to give the reader a glimpse into the life of an intern, and maybe help the reader understand their own fit in that particular role. Contributed by: Ravi Ranjan Summers with Prione Business Services as an Operations Intern was an exciting two-month ride. Prione Business Services is a joint venture of Amazon and Catamaran Ventures, with prime focus…

  • The Summers of 2019: HRM at Guru & Jana

    The Summers of 2019 is a series about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. We bring to you the experiences of interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations and E-commerce roles to understand a bit more about their work life. The articles are meant to give the reader a glimpse into the life of an intern, and maybe help the reader understand their own fit in that particular role.  Contributed by: Rajanikanta Sethy What happens if you get this unlikely combination of HR Management and Start-ups? My stint at Guru & Jana (G&J) was unpredictable yet oozed in excitement. The fact of tapping…

  • The Summers of 2019: Consulting in BCG

    The Summers of 2019 is a series about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. We bring to you the experiences of interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations and E-commerce roles to understand a bit more about their work life. The articles are meant to give the reader a glimpse into the life of an intern, and maybe help the reader understand their own fit in that particular role. This article describes the life of a consultant intern. Contributed By: Mohit Piyush Shah Working at BCG was an exhilarating experience. It was both challenging and fun at the same time as it…

  • Experiencing The Place to B – One Day at IIMB

    Contributed By: Ashay Sinha Vikasana, the Social Impact Club of students of 2 year MBA programme at IIM Bangalore organized One Day At IIMB and Sahay on January 13. One Day At IIMB One Day At IIMB provided a unique opportunity for the public to experience the life of an MBA student at India’s premier business school. The event comprised insightful lectures from renowned professors, case study sessions, interaction sessions with the current MBA students and a tour of the IIM Bangalore campus. This year, the lectures were delivered by Prof. Y L R Moorthi from the Marketing Area, Prof. Padmini Srinivasan from Finance and Accounting Area and Prof. Ramya…

  • Life Without Barriers

    Contributed by: Arun Nayan Singh Imagine, you are 19. One day you wake up and realize that you can’t see. And you have no experience around the blind before. However, you decide to go about your life. People tell you that the blind can only make cane furniture or chalk pieces or be a telephone operator. And you think, they might be wrong. That is the story of Divyanshu Ganatra, the first blind Indian to paraglide solo, a psychologist and the founder of Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF) and Yellow Brick Road. He visited the IIMB campus to deliver a motivational talk, organized by Office of Disability and Entrepreneurship and…

  • New Year, New You – IIMB Writes its 2019 Resolutions

    Contributed By: Karthick Selvan and Arun Nayan Singh With the last stroke of the December sun setting upon us, we looked at “the year that was” and set our sights on the year ahead. We have learned that we can endure even the hardest challenges of life and the passion to win is what that keeps us going, aspiring for greater heights.  We make resolutions to correct the mistakes of the past and make new ones in the future. After all, life is all about experiencing change. Yet, 80-90% of us fail to keep up with the resolutions made. At IIM Bangalore too, we asked the PGP students what they had in mind for this…

  • Technology and the Disruption of Finance

    Contributed By: K. Prasad Edited By: Karthick Selvan Dr. Raghavendra Rau, Director of Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance, visited the campus on 31st December 2018 for a talk on technology and the disruption in the field of finance. The session was filled with a lot of information and wit. In his inimitable style, Dr. Rau started the discussion with a familiar question: what is the best way to coordinate people on a large scale? There are two ways: first is using Markets, which facilitate a voluntary exchange of goods and services, with the price being the coordinating mechanism. The second is using a firm or an organization, where the command…

  • Conversations on Crony Capitalism – Interview with Professor Luigi Zingales

    Contributed By: Abhishek Gaurav Edited By: J K Varshika On the 20th of December this year, IIM Bangalore’s Research and Publication Division, and Chicago Booth’s Stigler Center organized a lecture by the eminent economist Professor Luigi Zingales on the topic “Crony Capitalism”. Here are the excerpts from the interview given by the speaker about the session. Has there been an epoch in history when capitalism has been devoid of cronyism that we often blame it for? Is crony capitalism just the practical face of capitalism – capitalism in practice? Clearly, there is a tendency in capitalism to go into the direction of cronyism. And, this is where a healthy democracy…