2024

Alumni Author: Commonsense Loyalty Marketing – Mala Raj, PGP 1986

Mala Raj, an alumna of IIM B’s PGP batch of 1984-86, boasts over two decades of expertise in loyalty and customer relationship strategy, primarily in loyalty marketing and program design. Her journey began at Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, leading her through various roles across renowned firms like Direxions, Cartesian Consulting,...

IIMB celebrates 75th Republic Day

IIMB Director Rishikesha T Krishnan delivered an inspiring message to the IIMB community on Republic Day, reaffirming the institute’s commitment to the foundational principles enshrined in the Indian Constitution. Prof. RT Krishnan highlighted the significance of this auspicious day, emphasizing core values such as democracy, justice, liberty, equality, fraternity, human...

Alumni News

Fireside Chat with Nobel Laureate Prof. Michael Spence Hosted by the Economics Area The Economics area of IIM Bangalore hosted a fireside chat on 15th February 2024 with Nobel Laureate Prof. Michael Spence, Co-chair of the Commission on Global Economic Transformation at the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). Prof....

IIMB FPM Reunion 2024

Celebrating IIMB’s Golden Jubilee anniversary, the event coincides with the IMR Doctoral Conference 2024, featuring alumni book releases and panel sessions as highlights. The much-anticipated FPM/Ph.D. alumni meet, commemorating the reunion of former students from IIM Bangalore’s Fellow Programme in Management/Doctor of Philosophy, was held from February 2nd to 4th,...

IIMB EPGP Reunion – Sparsh 2024

IIM Bangalore’s Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore Alumni Association (IIMBAA), hosted the annual alumni meet ‘Sparsh 2024’ on 11th February 2024, marking the Golden Jubilee anniversary of the institute and the 15th year of EPGP. Notably, this year’s cohort...

Book Release

Business Strategy Demystified: A Practitioner’s Guide to Formulate and Implement Business & Start-Up Strategy – Rohit Chaturvedi, PGP 2003 About Book “Business Strategy Demystified: A Practitioner’s Guide to Formulate and Implement Business & Start-Up Strategy” offers a concise and accessible roadmap for evaluating and developing business strategies. With clear and...

Beyond Brand Visibility: A Take on Services

– Prof. S Ramesh Kumar (IIMB) and Rangamani Kala The objective of this article is to provide a perspective on how different kinds of services can conceptually approach their respective brands by considering a service that is relatively low on tangibility associated with brands in the sector. The moment of...

Yamini 2024

Yamini 2024, an Indian classical music and dance festival organized by IIM Bangalore in collaboration with SPIC MACAY, illuminated the eve of Republic Day with its dusk-to-dawn celebration of heritage. Held on January 25th and 26th, 2024, this annual event marked the 20th edition of its kind and served as...

Events @ IIMB

STEP UP – A Run for Pedestrian Safety IIM Bangalore’s Executive General Management Programme (EGMP), in collaboration with the IIMB Alumni Association (IIMBAA), organized the ‘STEP UP – A Run for Pedestrian Safety’ awareness campaign on 11th February 2024, aligning with the ‘2024 Year of the Pedestrian’. Held at the...

IIMB News

Lifetime Achievement Award Conferred to Dr. Rajendra K Bandi by NIT Jamshedpur Dr. Rajendra K Bandi, a distinguished Professor in the Information Systems area at IIM Bangalore, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Alumnus Award by the National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur. The prestigious accolade was bestowed upon him on...

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,...

Alumni Author: Mobility Engineer 2030 – Ramachandran S, PGSEM 2009

Ramachandran S has recently released his latest book, “Mobility Engineer 2030,” co-authored with Dr. Shankar Venugopal from Mahindra & Mahindra. This collaborative venture delves into the realm of electric mobility, offering insights and perspectives on topics ranging from design thinking to sustainability and new business models. Inspired by their experience...

Alumni News

IIMB Alumni Amitesh Rao Named CEO of Leo Burnett South Asia Publicis Groupe has appointed Amitesh Rao (PGP 1995), an alumnus of IIM Bangalore, as the new Chief Executive Officer of Leo Burnett South Asia. He succeeds Dheeraj Sinha, who departed last year to join FCB. Rao brings a wealth...

50 Years of Excellence – Anusmaran 2024

Emirates Chapter Inauguration and Golden Anusmaran On January 27th, Dubai witnessed a momentous occasion as the IIMBAA Emirates Chapter was inaugurated and the Golden Anusmaran, commemorating 50 years of IIMB excellence, was celebrated! Held at the Taj Business Bay, the event was a resounding success. Guests had the opportunity to...

Alumni Reunions

The Batch of 1998 Celebrates Silver Jubilee Reunion When the silver jubilee batch of the Indian Institute of Management has to celebrate its silver Jubilee reunion, it has to be the Golden Jubilee year of the Institute. Isn’t it? Mathematically, yes. But the PGP 98 batch decided to transcend conventional...

Book Release

Vaagana Poriyalar 2030 – Ramachandran S (PGSEM 2009) & Shankar Venugopal (EGMP 2011) About the Book One of the main causes of environmental pollution is road traffic. Due to the increasing number of vehicles, the environment is affected by the exhaust fumes from the vehicles. Battery powered vehicles were invented...

IIMB Newsmakers

PGP Team Secures National Runner-Up Position in Myntra Ideathon Case Challenge Team B-Tribe, composed of Rushikesh Patil, Gauranshi Nili, and Dyaneshwar S, all second-year students of IIM Bangalore’s two-year full-time MBA program, secured the national runner-up position in Myntra Ideathon, an annual flagship case challenge hosted by Myntra. The competition,...

Events @ IIMB

IIMB Commemorates 75th Republic Day On January 26, 2024, the IIMB community celebrated Republic Day with fervor, uniting in patriotic spirit. Director Rishikesha T Krishnan emphasized the institute’s dedication to Constitutional values, highlighting democracy, justice, liberty, equality, fraternity, human dignity, secularism, and national unity. Reflecting on the previous year’s Republic...

Blog Post: Elective Story – Prof G. Sabarinathan

An elective, in a B-school, resembles a living organism to the extent that it needs to adapt itself to the emerging environment if it has to survive. The number of mutations that his elective – New Enterprise Financing (NEF) – has been through, over 21 years, is an example of...

IIM Bangalore: Step Out and See

– Dr. Sourav MukherjiIIMBangalore THE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN ACADEMIC institution like IIM Bangalore are knowledge creation and knowledge dissemination, which broadly translate into three important activities— research, teaching, and problem-solving through consulting and other professional services. While these activities are interrelated, their primary stakeholders are often very different. Research...