2024

Alumni Author: The Trance Girl – Arjun Prasannan, PGP 2020

Arjun Prasannan, an alumnus of IIM Bangalore, has recently published his novel “The Trance Girl.” His inspiration for the book stemmed from a romantic anecdote shared by a friend during a hostel block party at IIM Bangalore in 2018. Arjun’s journey as a writer began with a lifelong passion for...

Alumni News

Celebrating IIMB Alumni: Mario Gonsalves and Kshitij Sheth Named in ET 40 Under Forty Congratulations to Mario Gonsalves (PGP 2010), MD & Partner at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Kshitij Sheth (PGP 2011), MD at ChrysCapital, for being featured in the prestigious ET 40 Under Forty list of India’s brightest...

Eximius 2024 – Empowering Future Innovators

Eximius 2024 at IIMB Inspires a New Wave of Entrepreneurship IIM Bangalore recently hosted Eximius 2024, India’s premier entrepreneurial summit, in collaboration with NSRCEL. The event, themed “Ideate to Elevate,” brought together over 4,000 participants, including students, start-up founders, venture capitalists, and industry experts, highlighting the power of innovation and...

FIRST STRIDE: Alumni Insights Empower PGP1s for Summer Placements

As PGP1s gear up for their upcoming summer placements, the FIRST STRIDE event hosted by the Alumni Committee proved to be an invaluable opportunity, offering insights and guidance from seasoned alumni across diverse management sectors. Held over two days, the event featured speakers who brought a wealth of experience and...

IIMB News

Professor Ludvig Levasseur Nominated for Best Paper Award in Entrepreneurial Cognition Professor Ludvig Levasseur from IIM Bangalore’s Entrepreneurship Area has been nominated for the Best Paper Award in Entrepreneurial Cognition by the Academy of Management’s MOC Division. The paper, co-authored with Prof. Masoud Karami (Otago Business School), Prof. Sai Kalubandi...

Book Releases

The Trance Girl: The One Who Became an Addiction – Arjun Prasannan, PGP 2020 About the Book Inspired by true events, “The Trance Girl: The One Who Became An Addiction” is a realistic fairy tale set against the vibrant backdrops of Chennai, Colombo, Kochi, Montreal, Toronto, Aalsmeer, Frankfurt, Florence, and...

Students Corner

Student’s Corner in Lsquare is a platform where students can express their creativity, share their artistic talents, and showcase their literary works and creative content, fostering appreciation and recognition for their artistic endeavors. A Villanelle for Sisyphus // A Villanelle For Those Who Won’t But Should Give Up Do you...

Events@IIMB

IIMB Welcomes Record-Breaking New Cohort for PGP & PGPBA IIM Bangalore recently inaugurated its newest cohort for the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) and the Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics (PGPBA). The incoming batch comprises 535 students for the PGP and 72 for the PGPBA, with a notable...

Is ‘security’ work secure?

– Dr. Rajalaxmi KamathPublic Policy, IIM Bangalore Security services industry needs support lndia’s Smart Cities Mission is aimed at improving the quality of urban life. While there have been considerable investments in hard infrastructure, soft infrastructure, Like the provisioning of safe and secure spaces, bas not been targeted well enough. Today,...

NSRCEL Startups

NSRCEL-Incubated FUTR Studios Raises ₹1.25 Crores Led by 100X VC FUTR Studios, India’s pioneering virtual human company incubated at NSRCEL, has raised ₹1.25 crores in a funding round led by 100X VC. Specializing in creating hyper-realistic virtual humans using advanced CGI and AI technology, FUTR Studios is behind ‘Kyra,’ India’s...

Importance of enabling LGBTIQA+ inclusion by Corporate India

– Prof. Debolina Dutta, Organizational Behaviour & HRM, IIM Bangalore The celebration of Pride Month may be seen by some sceptics as “pinkwashing”, but it is often the start of a long and arduous journey toward building a truly inclusive organisation. We are celebrating Pride Month with sporadic initiatives by...

Indian Democracy needs a Reinvigorated Civil Society

– Prateek RajFaculty Member, IIM Bangalore We must involve our youth in volunteering and socially conscious work and value those youngsters with genuine civic engagement backgrounds. India is a truly unique democracy. It is the only decolonized country with a sustained democracy since its independence among the 39 nations that...

What Exit Pollsters Can Learn From Empirical Social Science

– Prof Ritwik BanerjeeEconomics at IIM Bangalore Subjecting pollsters to the scrutiny, transparency and demands of modern-day scientific research will help inject some much-needed scientific rigour into exit polls that are otherwise largely an exercise in showbiz. As the election results began trickling in on June 4, it became apparent...

Alumni News

IIM Bangalore Alumnus Neerabh Kumar Prasad, IAS (PGP ‘87), Appointed Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh The IIM Bangalore community proudly announces the appointment of Neerabh Kumar Prasad, IAS, an esteemed alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore’s PGP ’87 batch, as the Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh. This prestigious...

IIMB News

IIM Bangalore Ranks in Top 100 Globally in Financial Times Executive Education 2024 IIM Bangalore has achieved significant recognition in the latest Financial Times Executive Education Ranking. The institution secured the top position among all IIMs for Custom Programmes and ranked second for Open Programmes globally. Specifically, IIMB’s Custom Programmes...

Book Release

Design Your Career: Lead Self, Lead Others, Lead Change – Pavan Soni,  FPM 2016 About the Book Today, we are confronted with a lot of compelling career options, but with little guidance. The new age engagement models, such as working-from-home, freelancing, gig-workforce, moonlighting, co-working spaces, solopreneur and entrepreneur-in-residence, have ushered...

Events @ IIMB

IIM Bangalore Introduces Online Undergraduate Program in Digital Business and Entrepreneurship IIM Bangalore has launched an online undergraduate programme in Digital Business and Entrepreneurship, marking its entry into undergraduate education. This three-year course, which includes internships and practical projects, will be conducted through IIMBx, the school’s digital learning initiative. Applications...

Students Corner

Student’s Corner in Lsquare is a platform where students can express their creativity, share their artistic talents, and showcase their literary works and creative content, fostering appreciation and recognition for their artistic endeavors. Reflections A late winter evening in Bangalore. The city is sparkling with weekend starlings. Buzzing with parties,...