Events @ IIMB
IIM BANGALORE’S CENTRE FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING HOSTS WEBINAR TITLED ‘THE FUTURE OF CASE METHOD AS A PEDAGOGICAL TOOL’ ON AUGUST 26
Discussion focussed on case study methodology used by management teachers to introduce students to challenges in decision making, to promote critical thinking, and to refine their problem-solving skills.
The event, aimed at management educators and students alike, took place in the form of a panel discussion comprising Dr. Jaan Elias, Director, Case Study Research at Yale School of Management, Prof. V. G. Narayanan of the Accounting & Management area at Harvard Business School, and Prof. Srivardhini K Jha, Chairperson and faculty of the Entrepreneurship area at IIMB. Andrew Jack, Global Education Editor, Financial Times, was the moderator for the discussion. Prof. Jitamitra Desai, Chairperson and faculty in the Decision Sciences area and Chairperson, Supply Chain Management Centre at IIMB, provided a faculty perspective on the topic.
The distinguished panel discussed in detail the case study methodology, widely used by the management teachers, to introduce students to the challenges in decision making, to promote critical thinking, and to refine their problem-solving skills.
IIMB’S CENTRE FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & CITIZENSHIP HOSTS WEBINAR TITLED, ‘CORPORATE REPORTING DIALOGUE: FUTURE OF CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY AND DISCLOSURES’ ON AUGUST 26
The webinar consisted of a panel discussion featuring R Mukundan, MD and CEO, Tata Chemicals Ltd, G Mahalingam, Wholetime Director, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), V Srinivasa Rangan, Executive Director, HDFC Ltd and Amit Bajoria, Senior VP, Finance & Global Controller, Wipro Ltd. The discussion was moderated by Prof. Padmini Srinivasan, Chairperson, Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship and faculty in the Finance & Accounting area of IIMB. The panel discussion was followed by a Q&A session.
CENTRE FOR PUBLIC POLICY HOSTED THE XVI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PUBLIC POLICY & MANAGEMENT FROM AUGUST 23-25
Dr. Mahesh Rangarajan, Vice Chancellor, Krea University, delivered the inaugural address while Dr P Thiaga Rajan, Finance Minister, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, gave a special address on the complexity of public policy in administration.
In his valedictory address at the XVI International Conference on Public Policy and Management, hosted by the Centre for Public Policy at IIM Bangalore, on 25th August, Prof. Jean Drèze, Visiting Professor at Ranchi University and Honorary Professor at the Delhi School of Economics, began with a question on why some ideas flourish while others fall into oblivion. Remarking that ideas that suit the privileged tend to flourish, he pointed out that ideas have a better chance to survive if they serve powerful interests.