Anurag Jain's Blog
Wednesday, November 05, 2003

B-School Events

1. AvantGarde - IIT Kanpur MBA
Greetings from MBA @ IIT Kanpur!

The department of Industrial and Management Engineering at IIT Kanpur has been running an online monthly management newsletter "Avant Garde"(AG) - The first of its kind among management institutes in India. Avant Garde, now out with its 8th edition for the month of November 2003, focuses on current industry trends, technology management, management research papers, gist of seminars given by leading corporate personalities through our lecture series and of course the happenings in the student community at MBA in IIT Kanpur.

Please visit the link below to experience what it is all about:

AG Team
MBA - IIT Kanpur

2. Horizons-2003 from IIMK

The fourth annual management seminar of the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode(IIMK) "HORIZONS- Exploring the Frontiers of Management" is being
organized on the weekend of 15th & 16th November 2003.

Registration is open online

bout Horizons:
To reflect upon the constant flux in the business environment and emerging opportunities,IIMK organizes an annual management seminar- Horizons. IIMK
believes that its students as leaders of tomorrow and citizens of the corporate world need to align themselves with the changing times. Interactions with Professionals from academia, industry and government create an awareness of the challenges that management professionals must address. Horizons is IIMK's attempt at translating some of these trends and changes into a language of possibilities and moving the frontiers of management a few steps closer to the realm of application. In the past Horizons has seen eminent speakers from industry and academia share their wisdom with the students.

The website url is:

The Themes for the event this year are:
1. Manufacturing- the coming of Age
2. Built-to-Order Banking
3. Knowledge Workers: International Pulls and National Pressures
4. Brand Wars - Phantom Menace or Attack of the Clones?
5. Integrating Operational Risk into Risk Management Systems
6. Panel discussion
The Lame Blame Game: Board Vs Management Vs Society

Some of the confirmed speakers are:
Mr. Ashvin Parekh, ED, Deloitte and Touche Tohamatsu
Mr. Chander Bansal, MD, Tansport Division, Alstom India
Mr. Pandia Rajan, MD, Ma Foi Management Consultants
Mr. Pramod Sadarjoshi, Director, HR, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Mr. Shashi Kalathil, ED, Pepsi International.

3. ViewPoint: The Paper Presentation Competition
ICFAI Business School Mumbai presents to you it’s Annual Business School
Meet-“konflux-2003” to be held from 24th – 26th November 2003.

We are inviting entries for “ViewPoint” The Paper Presentation for which
the last date is 10th November. The maximum word limit is 3000. Please
visit our website for further details. You can
also win attractive prizes by playing interesting online games on our site.


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