• 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…

  • Sensing The Future – IIMBue 2018

    Contributed By: J K Varshika “We have to keep an eye on the future with a sense of the past in every passing moment of the present.” – Amanda Harlech One united college. Two days. Third edition of something extraordinary. IIMBue 2018 promised to be a spectacular event from the start what with its previous editions attesting to it’s quality with the likes of Piyush Goyal, Deepika Padukone, Shahrukh Khan and Shashi Tharoor being the speakers in the past. The leadership conclave was hosted in Taj Bangalore this year on 20th and 21st of July, where people poured in hundreds. The auditorium was as jam packed as the sessions were. Finally,…

  • IIM Bangalore & Alumni in the News – Week 3

    IIM Bangalore in the News Kerala: Merger of DCCBs in 18 months Source : http://www.livemint.com/Industry/iZuV8V0JMvs4mntT0s6umN/How-Keralas-cooperatives-are-planning-to-take-on-big-banks.html Kerala govt has accepted the recommendations of an expert committee headed by Professor M.S.Sriram (from the Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore), for the formation of the proposed Kerala Cooperative Bank, reports PTI. The committee had recommended completion of the process for formation of the bank in 18 months. What Air India’s seller and any future buyer should do to make the deal fly Source : http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/what-should-air-indias-seller-and-any-future-buyer-do-to-make-the-deal-fly/articleshow/59430742.cms Mr.V.Ranganathan, former professor, IIM Bangalore, speaks about how Air India should go about with the selling aspect strategically. IIM Bangalore Alumni in focus Manish Jaiswal joins as new MD, CEO…

  • IIM Bangalore & Alumni in the News – Week 2

    IIMB in the News IIM Bangalore Welcomes 405 PGP, 23 FPM Students Source: http://www.ndtv.com/education/iim-bangalore-welcomes-405-pgp-23-fpm-students-1713295 Prof. M S Narasimhan, Chairperson, Post Graduate Programme in Management and faculty from the Finance & Accounting area, welcomed the FPM and PGP students. IIM Bangalore PGP 2017 begins, 80% batch has work experience Source: http://indianexpress.com/article/education/iim-bangalore-begins-pgp-iimb-ac-in-2017-admission-management-course-with-405-students-average-gmat-score-of-737-4707181/ IIM Bangalore PGP 2017: About 88 percent of the students are from engineering backgrounds with more than 50 percent of the students from Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs). India’s Informal sector: The vilified-glorified ‘other’ side of the Formal Source: http://www.forbesindia.com/article/iim-bangalore/indias-informal-sector-the-vilifiedglorified-other-side-of-the-formal/47245/1 Rajalaxmi Kamath, Associate Professor at the Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore, speaks about how the co-existence of…

  • IIM Bangalore & Alumni in the News – Week 1

    IIMB in the News IIM-Bangalore attracts several students living with disabilities Source : http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/they-managed-disability-to-enter-iim/article19050178.ece The vast campus of the IIM Bangalore is set to welcome a fresh batch of 400 Postgraduate Programme (PGP) students. Bengalurean Kunal Mehta, 24, is visually impaired. Mr. Mehta has worked with one of the top multinational finance company and two years down the line his thirst to learn more caught up with him. “I started preparing for competitive exams such as the Common Admission Test (CAT),” he says. For Himanshu Mittal, 23, who has spent all his life in Faridabad and is wheelchair-bound after an accident at home, IIMB is a dream. Mr. Mittal attended a regular…

  • An Alternate World View- The Grameen Bank and Beyond

    An Alternate Reality- The Grameen Bank and Beyond Building Bridges- Social and Capital NSRCEL Talk, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore Muhammad Yunus 8th February, 2017 “I spent a lot of years studying economics, but at the end of it all I felt utterly useless.” Professor, founder of the Grameen Bank (‘village’ bank) and now an active social entrepreneur, Muhammad Yunus is all set to captivate the 400-strong audience at IIMB. “In those days, I was teaching at the Chittagong University. Ayub Khan, the Pakistani general-ruler had purposefully located all universities in the heart of Bangladeshi villages, to keep away potentially rebellious students from the cities. This turned out to…

  • Cultural activities at ‘B’ – Ramanath Pai

    Cultural clubs at B-schools help build soft skills Hindustan Times, New Delhi| Updated: May 26, 2016 14:22 IST By Ramanath Pai (PGP 2015-17) The students’ media cell is one of the about 30-odd student clubs at IIM Bangalore that gives students a chance to apply management concepts learnt in class to the real world and to hone their soft skills. The forum for industrial interaction, the entrepreneurship and innovation cell and the students’ cultural committee provide avenues for students to organise Vista, a national-level festival celebrating students’ business acumen and Eximius that assists budding entrepreneurs. Unmaad is India’s largest B-school cultural fest. There are different clubs – the consulting club,…

  • DMLs, Section toppers and scholarship awardees

    Director’s Merit list students: Udit Jalan, Dharmendra Hiranandani, Utsav Giri, Akshay Kumar, B Abhishek Iyer, Ramanath Pai, Mishita Jaiswal, Priyanka Bagai, Vaibhav Gupta, Kanika Bansal, Shikhar Sethi, Digvijay Parmar, Koustav Dey, Somnath Das, Peeyush Agrawal, Jitesh Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Himanshu Khera, Nisha Sherawat, Punit Parekh, Rohit Sarna, Harsh Shah Section Toppers: Vetrivel Natarajan, Aditya Muralidhar, Sahil Makkar, Himani Arora, Vaibhav Jain, Asawari Moon  

  • Summer Placement 2015 Press Coverage

    Students pick their ‘dream companies’ at IIMB summer placements The Hindu – ‎Nov 5, 2015 ‎ With 150 dream firms on board, IIMBians bag top offers Times of India – ‎Nov 4, 2015‎   IIMB students choose ‘dream companies’ for summer internships Deccan Herald – ‎Nov 4, 2015‎   Consulting firms lead IIM Bangalore summer placements Livemint – ‎Nov 4, 2015‎   IIM-Bangalore completes summer placements Business Standard – ‎Nov 4, 2015‎   IIM-B summer placements: more than 30 new firms hire Hindu Business Line – ‎Nov 4, 2015‎   IIM Bangalore completes summer placements, BCG gives highest number of offers. Business Standard – ‎Nov 4, 2015‎   IIMB placements: students pick their ‘dream companies’ The Hindu –…

  • Vista 2015 hits headlines across India

    IIM Bangalore to host 15th Edition of Vista India Education Diary IIM Bangalore’s Vista 2015 to focus on ‘Make in India’ The Hindu Business Line Vista 2015, from the students of IIM Bangalore, presents a bouquet of 40 exciting events India Education Diary IIM-B to host annual business summit Business Line on Campus IIM Bangalore’s Vista 2015 to focus on ‘Make in India’ I Karnataka Everyday IIM Bangalore to host 15th Edition of Vista Education Insider Convert both knowledge and waste into wealth- Gadkari The Hindu Business Line Diverse aspiring entrepreneurs battle it out at IIM Bangalore’s Annual Business Plan contest, during Vista 2015 India Education Diary India in talks…