All articles in 'b-school' Category
IIM Indore 2008 Placements
As usual my alma mater had a rocking placement year with 95 companies giving 367 offers to 173 odd students, salaries seemed to have peaked to new highs with lots of excellent offers and opportunities for the marketing / BFS and consulting candidates. IT companies offered some of the lowest salaries on the batch, indicating […]Continue »
CAT 2007 results out!
If you are one of those lakh and half souls sleeplessly waiting for your score / percentiles over the last 6 or so weeks head straight to CAT IIM and findout your CAT 2007 Score. This time around IIMs have done few really impressive changes, you can get your score by IVRS / SMS The […]Continue »
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3 years and counting
Its been 3 years since this blog is launched. well, slightly more than that as the very first post was published on July 1st, 2004, my first day at IIM Indore. What started as chronicles of an engineer struggling in a b-school later transformed in to a full-time commentary on business, advertising, technology and life […]Continue »
Question for MBAs
Imagine this: You have an important client presentation day after tomorrow. You are going to demonstrate one of your company’s products and convince the client to use it in her upcoming project. Now suddenly you realized that the product has a feature that you cannot understand, like an excel import feature which is not working […]Continue »
Fresh MBAs and IT Companies
The combination sounds as inseparable as ctrl+c and ctrl+v. But when it comes to making a career choice there is a fair bit of confusion as to what an MBA will do in an IT company, especially in the first few years. Marketing companies have it easy, in the first 18 months, you would be […]Continue »
The problem with B-schools
The problem with (B) Schools is that, they grade you. You are A-pos or A or A Neg or B Pos or so on. The grading starts right from the first day first presentation, quiz, assigment, case study, cp and goes on till you leave the campus with all your bags. So much that RG […]Continue »
Why arent IT jobs glorified in B-school Placements?
Rewind an year or two and you would have known me as a staunch supporter of all roles that are marketing and vying to become one sometime. Well, I believe that i am marketer even now. Just that i am selling services, technology and consulting instead of a pack of beedis, printers or pills. But […]Continue »
Who can teach you to be passionate?
I have seen several tens of teachers so far in my life. I rarely remember what they taught me in the class. All the formulae, all the theorems, all the circuits, all the models and all the frameworks… everything is forgotten. Whatever I am learning now, I am 100% sure that I will forget this […]Continue »