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NIRF Rankings for 2020 – Management

The NIRF rankings for 2020 are out. In Management, the rankings are led by IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Kolkata. The top IITs in the top 10 rankings are Kharagpur and Delhi. A comparison of the performance across different criteria is provided in the snippet below for the top 25 institutions.

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DMS, IITD features in Top 5 – 2020 QS Rankings for Indian Management Schools

The top positions are led by IIM Ahmedabad and Bangalore, as these institutes break into the bracket of 51-100 ranks. IIT Delhi, IIT Mumbai and IIM Calcutta form the second bracket in the QS Rankings in the Management category.

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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

Apply Online:  http://tinyurl.com/iitdsidm 

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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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Research Paper Writing Skills: 7 Top Activities for Each Essential Mastery

All students have to compose a great variety of research papers. All of them are quite different. Of course, they have some things in common. In the meanwhile, they have different purposes and certain peculiarities. This may potentially mess you up. It’s important to learn and memorize all the differences. However, there are some great activities, which will help you to avoid lots of probable obstacles.

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What Does an Aerospace Engineer Do?

The aerospace industry is probably one of the most regulated and complex industries out there, for both industry workers and those interested in starting a career. The salaries on offer are excellent for an aerospace engineer and everyone knows employees in the industry work with aircraft and the like, but what do their tasks involve on a day to day basis? Continue reading “What Does an Aerospace Engineer Do?”

How Indian Engineers Can Make India A Super Tech. Country?

Indian engineers are in great demand across the world, but can they make India a technologically advanced country? Former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam said ‘We have to transform India in five areas where India has core competence’. He had a great vision for India and he wanted India to become a superpower by 2020. The name of this project is ‘Vision 2020’. The aim of Vision 2020 is to transform India with a focused manifesto for change. He always insisted that the present day students should be nurtured to make India self-sufficient many ways. Let us explore how Indian engineers can make India a super Tech country. Continue reading “How Indian Engineers Can Make India A Super Tech. Country?”

Career Opportunities for Cyber Security Professionals and Ways to Grab Them!

Whenever any new certification or course is talked about, the first question that pops is the future career opportunities it would offer. This is a valid concern as the main reason for learning new technology and processes is to grow in the current organization or to find better opportunities outside. The training experts know this fact well, hence they come up with career oriented diplomas and certifications in various streams of information technology, management, planning and finance. Amongst many such career oriented courses getting popularity globally, the certification and diploma in cyber security is trending quite fast. Continue reading “Career Opportunities for Cyber Security Professionals and Ways to Grab Them!”

GoI to give higher remuneration than what 7th Pay Commission prescribed

In a sharp turn of events, the Government of India has decided to give a higher pay as compared to what was recommended by the seventh pay commission. Indeed the recommendation of the seventh pay commission was not considered really attractive by most government employees, considering the inflation and salary hikes given in the private sector. This will lower the gap of pay and benefits. Continue reading “GoI to give higher remuneration than what 7th Pay Commission prescribed”

Academic Jobs: Pay vs Effort in terms of Hours

Faculty members often crib that their pay is not sufficiently great as compared to the effort they put in. Others outside the teaching fraternity seldom agree. A recent test / analysis done across different economies highlight the time spent by faculty members versus the pay received by them, after adjustments of purchasing power parity. Continue reading “Academic Jobs: Pay vs Effort in terms of Hours”