Two Weeks into EPGP 7

We were kind of settled at Ajmera by now, barring the few requests for a maid or cook swapping. The permanent residents at Ajmera braced themselves for yet another influx of EPGP students. At the gym, we got looks of “Let’s see how much longer you can keep coming”. A few of us were up…

The Great “Outbounds”

The day for the outbound learning program had come. We bundled up into camper vans (and a big bus) with some trepidation, under a hot sun, taking stock of the batch of 72 and cold water bottles. That done, with the folks settled in, we slowly trundled out of the serene IIM campus. Pretty soon…

Rendezvous with CEOs

Meet, CEO & MD, Bharti AXA General Insurance CEO, Aditya Birla Group Retail Senior GM and Lead, Bosch India, and Chairperson & Managing Director, Biocon. Celebrated leaders followed one after the other, leaving everyone completely absorbed, wanting for more. Such was the last week. What is the future of general insurance, role of improved customer…

45 weeks then, and Now !

It was a hot summer afternoon in April 2013 when a bunch of totally clueless but highly aspirational leaders landed in Ajmera Green Acres, Bangalore. Excitement had a different meaning then- a new randomly allocated fully furnished apartment, new faces, new goals, a new cool evening breeze that you rarely get to see in the suburbs…

Mergers and Acquisitions – ‘Been there done that’ Cyprian D’souza speaks with EPGP students

There’s no denying that, for management students, a talk on Mergers and Acquisitions can be both exciting and challenging to grasp. M&A by itself is quite a complex aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and management. But the seminar delivered by Cyprian D’ Souza from  Capgemini and Ms Sangeeta Sundaram from Allcargo Logistics, was engaging…

Inspiration from Madurai

The EPGP 2012-13 batch of IIMB was honoured to have Mr. Narayanan Krishnan, founder of Akshaya Trust to address an august house of IIMB students, faculty and staff. Mr. Krishnan is one of those rare individuals who have given up a lucrative salary and career to follow his heart and ensure a life of dignity…