• Can Online learning replace the Offline University Ecosystem?

    Contributed By: Yash Pratap Singh An unprecedented crisis in COVID-19 has dawned upon the world. More than 8 million confirmed cases globally, fatalities touching almost half a million, it is a crisis that evokes no recent memory of a parallel event. The only closer ones are the Spanish flu or the Great Depression. The crisis, along with ravaging the economy, has also induced some permanent changes within the systems. As people say, ‘the World is in for a big reset.’ One of the active discussion of this reset is about the online education paradigm. Do we need the campuses to impart knowledge in today’s time? Can we skill and educate…

  • 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…

  • Forbidden Love- How progressive are our Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives?

    What’s common between Tim Cook, CEO of Apple; Neil Patrick Harris of How I Met Your Mother fame; Sia Furler, who recorded the feet-tapping crowd-favourite Cheap Thrills; and Peter Thiel, entrepreneur, and investor par excellence? Apart from the fact that many of them might qualify to be superstars of cases we read at B-school?! Well, they are people who had the supportive environment to come out and live life to their full potential- without inhibitions. It’s no surprise that they also have had immense influence in enacting positive change in the U.S. and beyond. We’re sure you fondly remember that childhood crush in school, with whom you always got extra…