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Our mission is to prepare next generation of leaders: Sally Blount

04 September 2013
Mumbai: Sally Blount , dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the US, believes that business education needs to be rethought, and has proceeded to do just that in her past three years at the school she once attended. The former Boston Consulting Group consultant who has spent 20 years in higher education—she taught at University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and was vice-dean of New York University’s Stern School of Business—has, in the process, 
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Interns from global B-Schools flock to Indian companies

23 August 2013
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: This April, Ivey Business School student Alexandra Schneidman landed in India for a lowdown on the working of large Indian conglomerates and customer dynamics in Asia’s third-largest economy. While Schneidman completed her internship at one of the businesses of Ernakulamheadquartered Muthoot Group last month, David Chen, a student of MIT Sloan’s management programme, is close to wrapping up his India project on renewable energy, which he has taken up with the Green Initiatives team at Infosys. Schneidman and 
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Kellogg MBA Applicants Get Ready for Their Close-Up

30 July 2013
As if applications, essays, recommendation letters, and interviews weren’t enough, this year’s applicants to Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management will confront a new obstacle to their B-school dreams: video. Kellogg has become the latest B-school to experiment with a video component for the B-school application, following the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, which added video last year, and the Yale School of Management, which will do so this year. While those schools made the move to video, at 
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Dr. Nirmalya Kumar, PhD in Marketing from Kellogg School of Management to steer Tata Group’s strategy

17 July 2013
MUMBAI: Tata Chairman Cyrus Mistry, who is recruiting top talent to helm the various businesses and functions of the sprawling group, has tapped one of the world’s foremost marketing strategists to head strategy for the Rs 5.05 lakh crore empire. Nirmalya Kumar, London Business School professor and top-notch marketing strategist, is joining the Tata Group from August 1 this year. He will report to Mistry and be responsible for strategy at the group level. Consultant, coach, speaker and author, Kumar 
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Fewer Indian students return after studying abroad due to slowing economy & sliding rupee

09 July 2013
NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: When Vivek Goyal applied to the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2010, the IIT-Kharagpur graduate and operations department manager with Procter & Gamble was confident of setting up base in India after completing his MBA. But like several other fellow Indians studying at leading global B-schools, he has dropped his plans of returning this year due to the slackening economy back home and the sharp depreciation in the rupee coupled with the signs of revival 
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How RPG Group scion Anant Goenka is driving the CEAT company

21 June 2013
Call it karma or luck, but just as AnantGoenka took over as managing director of Ceat in April last year, international rubber prices started falling. Since rubber represents 70% of the input costs for tyres, this meant a steady improvement in margins. Coupled with the commissioning of Ceat’s new plant at Halol in Gujarat, this resulted in a six-fold increase in annual profits. No newbie could have asked for a better start. “It’s been a lucky year for all tyre 
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A-Z of admissions to top B-schools, interview with Rajdeep Chimni (Class of 08) Co-founder Admissions Gateway

16 June 2013
An alumnus of Kellogg School of Management on entry strategies for top business schools: Rajdeep Chimni holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and is co-founder of Admissions Gateway, which has helped many candidates gain admission to top international B-schools over the past five years. Chimni has helped candidates join Harvard, Wharton, Kellogg, Booth, Sloan, LBS and other top schools and this year’s candidates received $1.2 million in scholarships. As an alumni of a prestigious B-school, Chimni offers tips 
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Diageo names Indian origin Ivan Menezes as CEO

07 May 2013
British spirits major Diageo has named Ivan Menezes, who is of Indian origin, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from July 1, 2013. Mr Menezes is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Diageo and is largely credited with having convinced Vijay Mallya to sell a majority stake in United Spirits Ltd. (USL) to Diageo in a deal valued at $2 billion (Rs. 11,166.5 crore). An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad, Mr. Menezes was 
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Claro’s founders among India’s Hottest Young Entrepreneurs. Kartik Wahi, Soumitra Mishra, Class of 2010

12 April 2013
Adaptation and innovation is the mantra of the two-year-old start-up, Claro Ventures, which provides solar water pumps in power-deficit areas. Co-founders Kartik Wahi and Gaurav Kumar believe their USP is that their product aims to augment the income of the consumer. Since its launch in 2011, the company has installed 70 water pumps (2-7.5 horsepower) across Bihar for individual farmers, cooperatives and agrarian institutes. “While we are a for-profit company, our objective is to see a greater social and environmental 
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World’s Best MBA Career Management Centers – Undisputed Winner – NORTHWESTERN’S KELLOGG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

02 April 2012
The simplest way to judge the quality of a business school’s ability to put you into a great job is to look over the starting salaries and the percentage of a class with jobs at graduation and three months later. Those numbers are widely published by all of the best schools every year and widely examined by MBA applicants. But what those numbers fail to tell you is how satisfied MBAs from each of those schools are with the number 
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