In session packed with insights, Arockia Liborious, Data Analytics Leader, Nalco Water, an Ecolab Company shared lessons on the art and science of storytelling through data. Interacting with the students of IFMR GSB, he addressed the need to extract data through simplified processes of information acquisition which can be further transformed into visual depiction. For impactful storytelling, he called for visually appealing data that’s insightful and holds the interest of the audience while addressing the major questions in their minds.
In an engaging session, Mr Malur Narayan – Vice President, Technological Business Unit, TCS imparted lessons from his life journey and encouraged young students to be focused, optimistic and fearless. In an interaction with the students of IFMR GSB, Mr Narayanan shed light on core concepts of research, problem synthesis, value proposition, and transformational and disruptive mindset to shape global businesses. He also shared insights on emerging technologies of IoT, autonomous vehicles, and drones in new businesses across the world.
IFMR GSB students, Akhil Ranjan Gupta and Dharan Kumar Somani from the class of MBA 2019-21 have secured the prestigious CFA Institute scholarships.
600 participants from across India geared up to compete, make an impact and win the contest ‘Entangled’. A unique case study competition hosted by Sanchalan – the IT and Operations Student Committee from IFMR GSB, challenging graduates with prioritization and resource allocation skills during crisis.
With deep insights into the world of visual merchandising, Radhika Subramanian, Head – Marketing, Retail Operations, and Customer Service at India Circus by Krsnaa Mehta (A Godrej Venture) interacted with the students at IFMR GSB. “The purpose of visual merchandising is to attract, engage and motivate customers towards making the purchase”, with that Radhika shed light on the storytelling nature, principles and process of this key marketing tool in retail.
Raghu Sundaram, Dean of NYU Stern joins Krea University Academic Council. On joining Krea, Raghu said, “In today’s change driven world, it’s important to adapt, evolve and experiment. Along with my eminent colleagues in the Council, I envision a more vibrant and globally relevant learning experience at Krea which in turn empowers graduates to lead the change.”
In an insightful interaction with the students of IFMR GSB, Lakshmanan (Laks) Krishnamoorthy- VP Engineering & General Manager, Navis shared his perspectives on transformational leadership. Allaying concerns surrounding the leap from classroom to employment, Mr Krishnamoorthy stressed on SIMPLE, expanded to Social Skills, Interpersonal Relationship, Money Matters, Personal Branding, Learning, and Endurance.
IFMR GSB faculty member — Sumit Mishra, Assistant Professor, Economics and Data Science has co-authored an impactful research paper, “Diversity Deficit and Scale-Flip” with Naveen Bharathi (Harvard University), Deepak Malghan (IIM – Bangalore), and Andaleeb Rahman (Cornell University) published in the Journal of Development Studies, using data from more than half a million villages in India, shows that greater caste-diversity is associated with better public goods access in rural India.
“Operations Strategy”, a book by Prof N Chandrasekharan of IFMR GSB at Krea University, co-authored with Prof. Chandiran P has been published by CENGAGE. The book with its practical approach will add immense value not just for students but for practitioners as well.
IFMR GSB at Krea University, welcomed the new cohort of L&T Executives to the EMBA program 2020-23. Dr Sunder Ramaswamy, Vice-Chancellor at Krea University and Dr Shobha Das, Dean of IFMR GSB, personally welcomed the new executives. Other distinguished guests at the inauguration event included Mr. Ramkishore, Vice President & Head – Divisional Corporate HR, L&T Construction and Mr. Karthikeyan TV, Executive Vice President – Finance and Accounts, L&T Construction.