Build To Last | What It Takes To Create Enduring Brands

Special series featuring guest host Raja Rajamannar, Global CMO and President – Healthcare Business, Mastercard, helps us decode new realities and the power of Brand in building lasting and legendary companies. In the first episode, Rajamannar chats with e-commerce startup Meesho’s Founder and CEO, Vidit Aatrey, who shares how he is building one of the most exciting, fast-growing companies and brands in India.

Do invest time in networking – Rakesh Godhwani, PGSEM 2001

Mr. Godhwani’s interview in ‘The Week’ talks about his journey from his days as a student at the institute to starting his dream project – School of Meaningful Experiences. In the interview, he insists on the relevance of investing time in networking and relationship building as these practices can provide building blocks to a solid foundation for endeavors.

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Best wishes from Mr. Dhruv Deepak Saxena, an Alumnus of the PGP’77 batch and the Distinguished Alumnus Awardee in 2020.

Mr. Saxena shares a simple yet important life lesson: Having a positive mindset and never giving up. He brings out how business is all about being resilient and dealing with uncertainties, giving us examples of his struggles while building his business. Finally, in the context of the pandemic, he urges students to be fundamentally strong and think out of the box to achieve anything in life.

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IIM Bangalore Witnesses Record Summer Placement Season

The Summer Placements for the PGP and PGP-BA Class of 2021-23 of IIMB saw 542 offers, leading to all 513 students who appeared for placements being placed over two interview days.

Professor U. Dinesh Kumar, Chairperson, Career Development Services, IIM Bangalore, said: “This is one of the best summer placements we had in recent years.  There is a clear signal from the recruiters that the economy is reviving, and the industry is looking for talent in large numbers to manage the post-pandemic market.”     

According to Harshit Verma, Student Placement Representative, “We witnessed an increase in high-paying offers across sectors. We saw a rise in offers for Finance roles, while Consulting continues to be most sought-after.”

Dr Roopa Adyasha, Senior Manager, Career Development Services at IIMB, said: “Amidst a challenging post-pandemic business environment, IIMB witnessed an upsurge of hiring from various sectors of the industry. We thank the recruiters, our alumni and all the stakeholders involved in the summer placement process.” 

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The Future of Innovation In India: Lessons from the Top 10 Innovations of the Last Decade

IIMB Director Professor RT Krishnan delivers the 10th Prof. NJ Yasaswy Commemorative Lecture on ‘The Future of Innovation In India: Lessons from the Top 10 Innovations of the Last Decade’.The lecture was hosted by ICFAI Business School, Gurgaon, on November 10, 2021. As the chief guest, Dr.Rishikesha T Krishnan, IIMB Director and Professor of Strategy, delivered the special lecture and drew attention to the lessons from the Top 10 innovations of the last decade and spoke of the future of innovation in India.

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