Only one student from IIM-Ahmedabad PGP opts for entrepreneurship this year

Published on March 23, 2021 AHMEDABAD: The IIMAvericks fellowship, offered by the CIIE.CO at IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A), got only one candidate out of the batch of 380-odd students of the flagship PGP course in 2021 recruitment. The number was 11 six years ago in 2015. The IIM-A released a consolidated final placement report for 2021 … Continue reading Only one student from IIM-Ahmedabad PGP opts for entrepreneurship this year

Big consulting firms make big hires from IIM-Ahmedabad

Published on March 9, 2021 AHMEDABAD: You would think that the economic downturn due to the coronavirus crisis will affect placements. Despite being in the shadow of a pandemic that has kept the markets on tenterhooks, the IIM Ahmedabad’s flagship PGP course has recorded the highest number of placement offers from consulting firms. While the … Continue reading Big consulting firms make big hires from IIM-Ahmedabad

How big a stock portfolio to cut market risk? Over 40, says study

Published on March 5, 2021 Ahmedabad: What’s a good number of stocks in the portfolio to assure investors a better cover against the proverbial ‘market risks’? A study carried out by an IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) professor and a Singapore-based investment firm director assessed more than 50 Nifty stocks over six years and deduced a safe … Continue reading How big a stock portfolio to cut market risk? Over 40, says study

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