• Eximius 2018 – A Two Day Entrepreneurship Extravanganza

    Contributed By: Arun Nayan Singh Dream. Dare. Defy. These three words are important – they constitute the theme for Eximius 2018. The 2-day Annual Entrepreneurship Summit of IIM Bangalore has just concluded on August 5th. And what a weekend it was! The long hours put in by the entire student body were complemented by the enthusiastic participation in the events by students and professionals alike. The traditional sky lanterns were flagged off the night before the opening ceremony. The night was lit, quite literally. The students came together at the sports ground to kindle the lanterns, creating an ambience full of serenity and hope. After this short break, they returned…

  • Dhwani – The Soulful Sound of IIMB

    Contributed By: Thomas Pegu Edited By: Beulah Madda “Music is the perfect blending of poetry and melody. It is a charismatic approach to human thoughts layered with dulcet melody.” Dhwani, since its inception in 1982, has always been active in the mission to keep the spirit of music alive in the campus. The music club has been formed in order to encourage talent in music – instrumental as well as vocal. The goal is to do justice to the huge musical talent pool we have so that the music association is not just a dalliance and lost amid all the chaos. The club gives a platform to express melody and…

  • The Summers of 2018 – Part 6

    The Summers of 2018 is a miniseries about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. The author talked to interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations and International Intern 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, the sixth in the series of seven, describes the life of an operations intern. Contributed By: Shardul Agarwal Edited By: J K Varshika OPERATIONS IN AMAZON INDIA My summer internship was with the…

  • The Summers of 2018 – Part 3

    The Summers of 2018 is a miniseries about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. The author talked to interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations and International Intern 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, the third in the series of seven, describes the life of a finance intern. Contributed By: Ameya Kulkarni Edited By: Chandrasekhar Muramalla FINANCE IN J P MORGAN I did my summer internship at…

  • The Summers of 2018 – Part 2

    The Summers of 2018 is a miniseries about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. The author talked to interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations and International Intern 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, the second in the series of seven, describes the life of a marketing intern. Contributed By: Malti Gupta Edited By: J K Varshika MARKETING IN HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED I was a Sales and…

  • Published Author – Gargi Verma, PGP 2017-19

    –Gargi Verma, PGP 2017-19 IIM Bangalore Born in the picturesque city of Chandigarh, I am a graduate of PEC University of Technology in Electrical Engineering. For as long as I can remember, I have had an affinity for literature. I was 9 when I read my first book, The Naughtiest Girl by Enid Blyton, and by the age of 12, I wanted to be JK Rowling. My book, Top 5 Reasons PR is Important, is written to have a concise understanding of what “Public Relations” is and “How” it can be leveraged effectively for a business. It’s designed for brands, small or large, looking to build or manage their PR…

  • Lead Child Actor in a National TV Show – Karan Attri, PGP 2017-19

    –Karan Attri PGP 2017-19 IIM Bangalore In this journey called ‘Life’ the more we open ourselves to diverse experiences and people, the more influential we become! In my pursuit of experience, I try to participate in all kinds of activities I come across. Coming straight as a fresher to IIM Bangalore, I did my graduation from NSIT college in Computer Engineering. Although a manager-in-making, I have always enjoyed acting very much. My passion towards acting lead me to a way in which I was selected as the lead child actor at the age of ten in a national TV show: Golu ke Goggles, which was televised on Star Plus. The…

  • A sneak peek into Technology and Operations Strategy

    Seldom do you come across a subject that enlightens you and shows you a universe where you thought only darkness exists. Technology & Operations Strategy is one such thing. On the façade – it looks like random ramblings of supply chain, operations planning, strategy, product development, process improvement and so on. But when you look deeper, you realise that it is the essence of running a business. Corporate Strategy and Marketing teach you about the 2 extreme sides of business – decision makers & consumers. But TOS teaches you about how to make both happen. Looking at examples is the best way to understand what TOS really is. Let’s take…

  • The Girl with the Midas touch

    -Deepshikha Maheshwari (PGP 2016-18) She is a doctor, an Indian Railway Accounts Service officer and currently a first year student at IIM Bangalore. And no, these are not three different people being talked about here. We are talking about none other than Archana Maganti, the girl with the Midas touch, excelling at everything that she puts her mind and heart into. She was adjudged the Best Outgoing MBBS student in her institute and the university topper, bagging a total of 51 gold medals. Yes, you read that right, 51 gold medals. While studying for MBBS, she decided to appear for civil services inspired by her civil servant parents. And boy,…

  • The Master Stroke – “Nobody trains to come second”

    -Malvigha V (PGP 2016-18) When this 4-year-old was accompanied to the swimming pool for the first time, little did he realize that he’d spend a significant part of his childhood there. Anadi Rakesh Mishra, PGP1, a National Swimmer, shares his story with us. His father, a Merchant Navy Officer, knew swimming would keep his son active and fit. This was why he willingly took him to the pool every day at 5 in the morning despite it being 12 km away. Anadi was too young then to realize how swimming was moulding him. Undaunted by success or failure, he participated in competitions because his parents told him to do so.…