TODAY @ 4 PM | Prof Joya John to speak at a panel discussion on liberal arts education and interdisciplinary learning

TODAY @ 4 PM | Prof Joya John to speak at a panel discussion on liberal arts education and interdisciplinary learning

Prof Joya John, Assistant Professor of Literature at Krea University, will be speaking at ‘Career Counselling 2021’, an initiative hosted by The Hindu EducationPlus. The webinar will feature academics and researchers from the field of education discussing how a liberal arts education helps promote interdisciplinary learning.

Tune in today at 4 PM IST to hear the experts.

Register here: https://thehindutheme.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_djB84D1zSj6NdO8zvV_NNQ

Conference paper authored by IFMR GSB PhD scholar and faculty wins ‘Best Doctoral Paper Award’!

Conference paper authored by IFMR GSB PhD scholar and faculty wins ‘Best Doctoral Paper Award’!

Congratulations to IFMR GSB’s PhD Scholar Ameesh Samalopanan and Prof Vijayalakshmi Balasubramaniam for their papers winning big at two different conferences!

Their conference paper “Defining Dignity at Workplace: A Step Closer Towards Responsible Management”, won this year’s Eastern Academy of Management Conference (EAM) ‘Best Doctoral Paper’ award. The EAM conference was hosted virtually last week.

In addition to this, their second paper – ‘How Indian Managers Define Dignity at Workplace: Exploratory Study on Indian Financial Sector’ – will be presented at the upcoming European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM 2021) next month.

‘Social Science and Medicine’ Journal accepts impactful paper on supply chain co-authored by Prof Vijaya Subramanian

‘Social Science and Medicine’ Journal accepts impactful paper on supply chain co-authored by Prof Vijaya Subramanian

Prof Vijaya Subramanian —  Sundram Fasteners Associate Professor of Operations Management at IFMR GSB — has co-authored a paper titled “Essential medicine shortages, procurement process and supplier response: A normative study across Indian states”. Accepted in the “Social Science and Medicine” journal, the paper analyses the supply chain factors leading to essential medicine shortages in the public health system in India. Access the paper here.

‘Career Dialogues 2021’ – Day 2 | 15 May, 09.30 AM IST

‘Career Dialogues 2021’ – Day 2 | 15 May, 09.30 AM IST

After a successful Day 1 of ‘Career Dialogues 2021’, we are delighted to invite you to another eclectic day of panel discussions on career progression opportunities for the graduates of tomorrow.

Much like Day 1, the second day of ‘Career Dialogues 2021’ will feature popular industry voices, academics and educators from reputed organisations and schools of excellence, and our very own Krea students sharing their insights on pursuing History & Politics, Literature & the Arts, Social Studies, and Computer Science & Mathematics as Majors.

The keynote address will be delivered by Mr Glenn RR, Senior Director of Higher Education Partnerships (Global) at Cialfo, highlighting global trends in liberal education based on Cialfo’s extensive work with several schools around the world. The panellists for the day feature representatives from a range of global organisations and institutions including Google, Asia Europe Foundation in Singapore, RN Podar School, The George Institute of Global Health, Centre for Policy Research, Tiger Analytics, The Hindu, Oakridge International School, and several others.

For more information, please visit: https://krea.edu.in/career-dialogues-2021/

‘World as Family’: Dr Vishakha N Desai in conversation with Prof Prayaag Akbar | 11 May, 7.30 PM IST

‘World as Family’: Dr Vishakha N Desai in conversation with Prof Prayaag Akbar | 11 May, 7.30 PM IST

How significant is the Vedic phrase ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’? Why is the role of family and compassion now more relevant than before, and how does it impact today’s unprecedented public health crisis? 

Krea University and Asia Society India Centre are delighted to invite you for the global launch of ‘World as Family: A Journey of Multi-Rooted Belongings’, by Dr Vishakha N Desai – President Emeritus of Asia Society, Senior Advisor for Global Affairs at Columbia University, and Member of Academic & Governing Council at Krea University.

Published by Columbia University Press, the discussion will feature the significance of familial bond in today’s age of social distancing, as told through Dr Desai’s personal journey from India to the United States and her identity as a global citizen. 

Tune in tomorrow at 7.30 PM IST to catch her share her incredible story, in conversation with Prof Prayaag Akbar – Visiting Senior Fellow, Centre for Writing and Pedagogy at Krea University and award-winning novelist.

Click on the link below to register for the event: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KDNJL1mlTOmuJ7ZM9IELJw

Dr Sunder Ramaswamy to speak at Businessworld’s ‘Wednesday Wisdom Education 4.0’ panel | 5 May, 4 PM IST

Dr Sunder Ramaswamy to speak at Businessworld’s ‘Wednesday Wisdom Education 4.0’ panel | 5 May, 4 PM IST

Dr Sunder Ramaswamy, Vice-Chancellor at Krea University, joins other education leaders to share his thoughts on ‘Addressing Learning Gaps And Building Students Employability’.

Register for this webinar here: https://businessworld-in.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PIl95Ng_Re2doFJAA7Dksw

LiveMint publishes ‘The Need for Empathetic Leadership in the Workplace’ – an opinion piece co-authored by Kapil Viswanathan

LiveMint publishes ‘The Need for Empathetic Leadership in the Workplace’ – an opinion piece co-authored by Kapil Viswanathan

Kapil Viswanathan co-authors an opinion piece detailing why empathy is a critical leadership skill, especially now more than ever. The article co-authored with Anna Chandy, Social Psychologist and a well-known name in the field of Mental Health, elaborates what makes an empathetic leader, and how empathy helps overcome hardship and increase productivity. Published by LiveMint today, the article can be accessed here: https://www.livemint.com/opinion/columns/the-need-for-empathetic-leadership-in-the-workplace-11618415912793.html

TODAY | Starting Early: Education to Nurture World Peace @ 6.30 PM IST

TODAY | Starting Early: Education to Nurture World Peace @ 6.30 PM IST

Asia Society India Centre in partnership with Krea University, presents a global discussion on UNESCO’s Global Citizenship Education (GCED), its merits and ways for its efficient incorporation in public education systems across the world.

Opening remarks by Dr Sunder Ramaswamy, Vice Chancellor – Krea University 

Conrad Hughes (Campus and Secondary Principal, International School for Geneva, La Grande Boissière)
Dr Anthony Jackson (Head, Center for Global Education at Asia Society)
Prof Anantha Duraiappah (Director, UNESCO MGIEP)
Dr Namrata Sharma (Adjunct Professor, State University of New York College at Oswego) 

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xu4XW9sZQPyiRzRlqQZ60w
Watch it LIVE on Asia Society India Centre’s Facebook page

Today at 6pm — Dr Sunder Ramaswamy speaks on “Covid, Education and the Big Change”, a panel session at IE Thinc event hosted by Indian Express

Today at 6pm — Dr Sunder Ramaswamy speaks on “Covid, Education and the Big Change”, a panel session at IE Thinc event hosted by Indian Express

`IE Thinc’ is an initiative of The Indian Express which seeks out decision-makers, thought leaders, and policymakers to discuss specific issues that are a challenge to society. Vice-Chancellor Dr Sunder Ramaswamy will be a speaker in the panel on “Covid, Education and the Big Change”, along with other Indian educators. 

Tune in at 6 PM IST today for this high-powered dialogue discussing the unprecedented disruptions in education and all the massive changes and solutions needed. 

Register for the event here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/5015930942205/WN_RrJesoN2SsmjAdIS8s62Zw

‘Consulting firms, financial majors hire more from B-Schools’- Times of India features IFMR GSB alongside IIMB, IIMC and ISB

‘Consulting firms, financial majors hire more from B-Schools’- Times of India features IFMR GSB alongside IIMB, IIMC and ISB

A Times of India feature on the big hiring by global financial firms, consulting majors and tech companies, captures the latest hiring trends in leading business schools across the country, like IIMB, IIMC, ISB and IFMR GSB.

Highlighting the placement success at IFMR GSB, the feature mentions “…finance, consulting and tech giants hired over 80% of the students already placed compared to an average of 61% in such domains in previous years. Four of the top five global banks — JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citi — together hired over 40 students (almost 25% of the batch). Despite the pandemic, average salaries rose by 10% in these domains and stood at Rs 11.4 lakh.” 

Read the full article here.