23rd Mar, 2017
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How to remain relevant for today’s tech savvy students?

Till a few years ago, classrooms were a place where the teacher taught and the students learnt. But, today with the advent of internet and smartphones, information is no longer a one-way street. Today, every bit of information gained in a library can be accessed with just a click. For these tech-savvy students, smartphones are […]

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15th Mar, 2017
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Should corporates invest in employee education?

Corporates investing in the continuing education of their employees is not a new phenomenon. However, the questions loom large over its viability proposition considering the cost of education, time constraints and attrition levels. On the other hand, the interplay of low employee retention rates, high costs of hiring with the benefits of attracting and engaging […]

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23rd Oct, 2015
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Interactions help faculty improve sessions

Faculty Speak: In this section, we shift the spotlight on our faculty as they share their online teaching experience. Arun Bhattachrya, who teaches Industrial Marketing at Pondicherry University, has 17 years of corporate experience in managing design and marketing efforts related to systems, products and services. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies from Indian Institute […]

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23rd Oct, 2015
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Online teaching’s tough, but fun nonetheless

Faculty Speak: Online learning takes a getting used to. Our faculty share their online teaching experience. Our faculty in focus this time is Sirish Kumar Gouda, a doctoral candidate at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He teaches Logistics and Supply Chain Management. How has your online teaching experience been so far? This is completely new for […]

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12th May, 2015
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Know Your Guru

Our upcoming Guru Talk is on a fascinating topic: ‘Is Media Becoming Too Powerful?’ You’ll find large sections of people saying yes, an equally big number saying nay and then some would say, ‘Well, they’ve always been powerful’. As usual, there’s truth in each statement. In essence, we need to examine the topic carefully. Media […]

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9th Mar, 2015
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Know Your Guru – Harish Devarajan

Harish has more than 29 years of experience in the corporate and consulting sectors. He has worked in different roles across functions and has been involved in the management, review and launch of various HR processes, policies and systems. If you haven’t registered for the talk yet, register now! On Guru Talk this Sunday, March […]

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7th Nov, 2014
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Why should distance universities go online?

University education is a dream for many. And why not, esteemed establishments don’t just give out degrees but are a stepping stone towards building a great career. There are 650 universities in India serving the vast, ever-growing Indian population. However, there are various estimates that state that India needs five times as many universities. Building […]

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7th Nov, 2014
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Backlink – keeping it relevant

Continuing to understand the intricacies of backlinks is slightly tough as it gets technical. But, what I understand is that having keywords in a link can be an advantage. Firstly, if a keyword or key phrase is included in backlink have a term for them – they are known as Anchor Text. Let’s stick to […]

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6th Nov, 2014
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Know Your Guru – Charu Sharma

Charu Sharma is more than a sports commentator. He’s known for his seriousness but when you meet him you know he has wit tucked there somewhere bouncing out when you least expect it. He’s busy but agrees to meet with us because there’s one topic he never tires talking about and that is sports! He’s […]

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28th Oct, 2014
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Backlinks: Building credibility & relevance

As the fourth post in the series, I felt it will be good to do a recap of the topics we have touched upon before I move to today’s topic – backlinks. Starting off with online marketing why it’s important to nose diving into SEO and the important items within it like keywords and backlinks, […]

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