Tag: career

Top Business and Management Universities in India – QS Ranking 2021

QS Ranking is the most popular ranking across the world as universities strive to rank higher and higher in these institutions. The QS Ranking for Business and Management are out for 2021. Harvard, Insead and London Business School lead the global rankings, followed closely by MIT, Standford and University of Pennsylvania. Indian Universities have not done too badly, considering all constraints. The following 7 Institutes rank within the top 250 in global rankings in India. Congratulate all colleagues and students from these institutions. Continue reading “Top Business and Management Universities in India – QS Ranking 2021”

Data and Decision Sciences Programme – IIT Delhi – 2021

Call for Applications for the “Executive Programme in Data and Decision Sciences Consulting” at IIT Delhi
Professional Development Programme of 100 Hrs over weekends in Feb-May, 2021). This is a programme for working professionals who are looking to strengthen their profile for a career as a data scientist.

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Courses @ IIT Delhi 2020 – EMP in Strategic Innovation, Digital Marketing & Business Analytics

Executive Management Programme

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Strategic Innovations, Digital Marketing, & Business Analytics

Department of Management Studies,

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

4th Jan – 7th Jun 2020, Classes on Weekends / National Holidays

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Academic Positions Available in IIT Delhi

Academic Associate needed in DMS, IIT Delhi. Looking for a young dynamic professional based out of Delhi / NCR with a zeal to thrive in highly competitive environment. Candidate needs to have excellent communication skills and ability to multi-task and handle documentation/reports. Job deliverables: Supporting academic administration, project administration and training programs. Salary: 2.4 LPA, with a variable of 100% based on performance. Higher starting salary may be given to candidates based on background. Continue reading “Academic Positions Available in IIT Delhi”

What is thought leadership

I was asked an interesting question recently to define what is thought leadership.

“Thought leadership means one would be able to think 5-10 years ahead in terms of what one would want to be known for and contribute significantly as a super-specialist. This could only be achieved from achieving knowledge based excellence in this domain so as to be globally recognise among his / her selective target stakeholders. This should be equally demonstrated by recognitions of high quality in teaching, research and advocacy. For achieving the long term goals, one needs to lay out the different incremental steps of these paths through which he/she will be able to meet the long term targets without compromising the short term goals. These steps frequently need updation depending on contextual changes but the end objective doesn’t shift. However there must be a continued demonstration from his/her own side of striving to move towards that goal.”

“Thought leadership is also about balancing the ability to dream and comprehending the scope of dreams in light of the practical constraints to achieve the dream. Dreams and action, without complementing one another, both lead to failure in realising thought leadership.”

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Why You Aren’t a Good at Middle Management (and What to Do Instead)

You are nice, you are decisive, and you have always had an excellent reputation as an employee — until you took your first step into management. Middle managers have tough jobs, trying to balance the directions of higher-level management with the complaints of staff. Few can truly flourish in this employment wasteland, where there is little training and fewer rewards for those who demonstrate hard work and dedication to their jobs. Continue reading “Why You Aren’t a Good at Middle Management (and What to Do Instead)”

What Are You Supposed to Do with Advanced Degrees in Engineering?

An engineering bachelor’s degree seems like the perfect credential. After just four to five years of study, you are equipped to obtain some of the highest-paying and most rewarding entry-level positions on the job market. Engineering careers tend to be long and satisfying, and that’s without the addition of an advanced degree. Continue reading “What Are You Supposed to Do with Advanced Degrees in Engineering?”

How do Indian Institutions compare with the Global Leaders

Recently I had a very interesting chat with a close friend. Why do some of the best Indian Institutes never rank among the top universities in global rankings. What stops us to work harder and achieve global rankings. Why do Indian institutions fare badly in research? I was kind of perplexed in responding how can I explain it to someone outside the ecosystem. The challenge is that I should explain this in less than 500 words, since readers inside the domain of academics, know already about our shortcomings, but readers outside our system may get lost if we explain it in too much of details.  But more importantly, I also suffer from a lack of time to pen down my thoughts in a more detailed manner.

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