• Leadership via communication in a time of crisis

    Contributed By: Yash Pratap Singh Picture Credits: Kushagra Agarwal Leadership gets tested in times of crises more than anything. Till last month, I was trying to keep a tab on the pandemic numbers with a fudgy internet connection. I use a 4G network of a firm that recently raised billions from various investors, yet the max my 4G could afford was a poor quality video streaming with buffers. As a matter of checking things and being a student, I kept checking tabs of various universities. Most top American universities had a COVID response page (check HBS, Wharton, MIT, Stanford, Kellogg, etc.). I could find only one-two Indian universities having such…

  • MBA of Unusual Courses

    Contributed By: Deepika Iyer MBA, sure to say, is a unique and unusual experience for every person- we all have different takeaways from our respective MBA coursework, but yesterday I was laughing it off with my friends that someday when people ask me what my MBA specialization would be, I would proudly say it is the MBA of Unusual courses. This is because, apart from the general league of courses on Finance, Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Org. Behavior and Marketing, I have explored my MBA to include a host of very unusual courses.   For instance, last term, I had 3 unusual courses (by unusual here I mean courses one…