WayCool kick-starts leadership development programme; announces partnership with IFMR Graduate School Of Business at Krea University

WayCool Foods, India’s fastest growing agri-commerce company, announced their association with IFMR Graduate School of Business (IFMR GSB) at Krea University to kick-start their leadership development program, christened as L.E.A.P. L.E.A.P (Learn…Emerge…Accelerate…Progress) will be a one-of-its-kind programme which will not only enable the creation of future leaders but also drive business and people leadership capabilities …

IFMR GSB welcomes the L&T C EMBA cohort of 2021-24

IFMR GSB at Krea University welcomed the new cohort of L&T Executives to the EMBA program 2021-24 on 31 July 2021. The chief guests for the function were Mr Ramkishore, Vice President & Head – Divisional Corporate HR at L&T Construction and Ms Niranjana C, Vice President – Accounts & Administration, Power Transmission & Distribution …

Learning from mistakes: E&E Industry leader Shailesh Vilankar shares lessons from his journey

Shailesh Vilankar, Senior Vice President of Field Operations at Schindler India and a well-known name in the field of Elevators and Escalators (E&E), recently interacted with IFMR GSB students, giving them insights about his leadership journey and the lessons he learnt along the way. The interaction included an overview of the E&E industry and the challenges they faced due to the pandemic. Motivating students to take on challenges beyond their comfort zone, he shared his success mantra – understanding a customer’s needs irrespective of the industry.

A masterclass on consumer behaviour and branding with Zupee’s CMO Gaurav Mehta

Marketer Gaurav Mehta recently interacted with IFMR GSB students, explaining the effects of branding on consumer behaviour. Elaborating on adopting different strategies bearing diversity in mind, the session included in-depth discussions on qualitative and quantitative market surveys; key differences between branding and marketing; and finally put the spotlight on marketing in today’s world through memes and social media.

Forensic accounting and audit with Dr Apurva Pradeep Joshi

In an interactive session with the MBA students at IFMR GSB, Forensic Accountant Dr Apurva Pradeep Joshi explored the current and future scenario of forensic accounting and auditing. From sharing its origins to highlighting the various types of corporate frauds in today’s world, the session was filled with examples from the past and present narrated through case studies. Stressing on practical knowledge, Dr Joshi further shared tips for aspirants and motivated the participants to look beyond degrees and competitive exams.

IFMR GSB at Krea University welcomes incoming MBA batch of 2023

IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University welcomed the new batch of MBA students with ‘Prarambh’ – a three-day virtual orientation programme. Packed with engaging sessions, industry interactions, discussions and presentations with Krea leadership, faculty, staff, students, and alumni, the inaugural function for the incoming batch of 2021-2023 took place on 1 July 2021. …

MBA office announces winners of Merit Scholarships from the MBA batch of 2023

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Merit Scholarships from the MBA batch of 2023. This year, IFMR GSB offered three full scholarships to the top three candidates. The scholarships are given based purely on merit, assessed through school and college academic records, work experience, standardised test scores, writing ability, and the candidate’s …

‘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 …

MBA Office releases the list of medal winners and Dean’s Merit List awardees from the MBA cohort of 2020

The medals are awarded to students based on their academic performance, as well as extracurricular activities. Students who are ranked in the top 5% in their respective cohort on the basis of their academic performance (CGPA) at the end of the second-year are included in the Dean’s Merit List.

Research paper by two IFMR GSB professors to be presented at the 37th International Conference of the French Finance Association

Dr Praveen Bhagawan, Assistant Professor of Finance – IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University, and Dr Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay, Associate Professor of Economics – IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University, have together worked on an impactful research paper titled “Does Mandatory Expenditure on CSR Affect Firm Value? Empirical Evidence from Indian …