All articles with 'MBA' Tag

CAT 2007 results out!

Published on Jan 8, 2008 in b-school

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 […]

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Question for MBAs

Published on Jul 11, 2007 in b-school, business, wonder why

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 […]

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2 hours in Mediterranean

Published on Jun 18, 2007 in chennai, food and drink, personal

I stared with disbelief at the message on my mobile, it read, “Game for some Lebanese food on Sunday?” Lebanese food and Chennai?!? The combination sounded like Indian president and real power. Never the less, knowing the sender of that message very well, I responded “yes” with doubts in my mind. For whenever I tried […]

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in Dublin Now!

Published on May 15, 2007 in dublin, personal

As you are aware, I have been busy with loads of work for the last few weeks and as part of that I have come to Dublin today morning for a short visit. Would be back to Chennai to read Hindu Sunday Magazine this weekend. Hopefully I will get sometime to click and write about […]

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In Mumbai Now

Published on May 2, 2007 in personal

I flew to Mumbai on monday morning on some work, would be here till Thursday. If any of you my friends or campusmates would like to catch up drop me a mail at chandoo dot d at gmail dot com or call me 98 eight four 71 seven zero 72. Cya! Related: Best Mumbai Eatouts, […]

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Making sense out of NEWsense

Published on Mar 30, 2007 in media, wonder why

Imagine a kid having this conversation with his mom,“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will some one run a marathon in space?”“It will happen when Mumbai university lists in BSE”“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will the university list in BSE?”“They will list when Rakhi Sawant looks like this”“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will Rakhi Sawant dresses […]

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Fresh MBAs and IT Companies

Published on Mar 30, 2007 in b-school

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 […]

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The problem with B-schools

Published on Mar 26, 2007 in b-school, wonder why

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 […]

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The Art of Imitation

Published on Dec 27, 2006 in Seoul

Last minute Christmas shopping frenzy combined with determination to buy a nice handbag to my fiancee made me wander the already crowded Myongdong streets on Sunday night. To say that the street is busy is a huge understatement. I actually relived the crowded Mumbai local train experiences on Sunday. So much so that the always […]

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PHD’s regular blah #3

Published on Dec 4, 2006 in Random

“Hold on, hold on” the conductor shouted, “Nimmakuru yevarandi?” (who will be getting down at Nimmakuru?), he banged the door with the punching tool in his hand. The red bus came to a halt and we got down. I was clutching my granny’s hand tightly. She put her hand around my shoulder, I could hear […]

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PHD’s regular blah # 2

Published on Nov 17, 2006 in Random

I got engaged to my college sweetheart, my love of life, Jo last saturday, it was one of the most beautiful and simplest functions that I have been to. I am so happy. Marraige is on Jan 21 in Vizag. Will post a detailed marriage invite later. Its still raining in chennai, and like mad […]

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Lessons in Pricing from Murugan Idli Shop

Published on Nov 7, 2006 in Random

Agreed I am great fan of food. And more so when the place is real value for money. So I have become a regular at Murugan Idli Shop during the weekends. That brings us to the topic of this post. What can marketers learn from a place like Murugan Idli Shop?Pricing. [Useful Wikipedia links for […]

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3 Cheers to IIM Indore

Published on Nov 4, 2006 in Random

My alma mater has created another “world record in IIM Indore” with the summer placements for the class of 2008. Even though the press release is not out yet, we, alumni got a sneak peek at the report and all I can say its a massive hit. [Will place a link here once its released.] […]

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Why arent IT jobs glorified in B-school Placements?

Published on Oct 29, 2006 in b-school, technology, wonder why

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 […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah!

Published on Oct 25, 2006 in Random

>>> Its raining in Chennai, like mad, for the last so many days now. I wonder whats going to come next. >>> My new phone, Sony Ericsson w550i is really cool. My telephonic needs have gone down drastically in the last few months, and I needed a new mobile to listen to music and have […]

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