‘India cannot relax its guard; needs to ramp up testing strategy’

Published on April 2, 2020 Chirantan Chatterjee, ICICI Bank Chair Professor at IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is the chairperson of the Centre for Management of Healthcare Services (CMHS) at IIM-A, and is a visiting fellow at Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In conversation with Parth Shastri, Prof Chatterjee said that the current situation is both a bane and … Continue reading ‘India cannot relax its guard; needs to ramp up testing strategy’

Slowdown keeps IIM-A grads away from entrepreneurship

Published on February 18, 2020 Ahmedabad: In times of slowdown, IIM-Ahmedabad students are shying away from entrepreneurship. In final placements held for the batch of 2020, only two out of 380-plus students chose to be entrepreneurs. In fact, this is the second consecutive year where the number of students opting out of placement process to … Continue reading Slowdown keeps IIM-A grads away from entrepreneurship

Study: Gujarat among India’s startup incubator champions

Published on March 16, 2020 Ahmedabad: A working paper titled ‘Incubators in India — A Multilevel Study’ by IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) says that the period from 2015 to 2018 recorded a rapid expansion of startup incubators and three states — Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka — set up most of them. The study carried out by IIM-A … Continue reading Study: Gujarat among India’s startup incubator champions

Discipline outpaces textbook, students write new one

Published on January 26, 2020 AHMEDABAD: When Arun Nandewal, a 2018-20 batch PGP student at IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), and his batchmates searched for textbooks on product management in India, they found just one. It was a book by IIT-Madras alumnus.  So Nandewal and 20 batchmates decided to write a textbook themselves, incorporating the latest developments in … Continue reading Discipline outpaces textbook, students write new one

Coronavirus scare: IIM-Ahmedabad cancels annual convocation

Published on March 12, 2020 AHMEDABAD: India’s premier B-school IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Thursday announced cancellation of annual convocation. The official press release cited advisory issued by the central ministry of health and family welfare and WHO for the move.‘In view of the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the … Continue reading Coronavirus scare: IIM-Ahmedabad cancels annual convocation