EPGP first reunion! 18th Dec 2010

One of the primary disadvantages of doing a one year MBA is that there are no seniors (or juniors) that you can learn from and interact with. So the first ever EPGP reunion was a chance to reconnect and strengthen the ties with our seniors. A lot of hard work had gone into the preparation…

Student Profile 2 – "Shruti Sharma"

I have always believed in my deep seated conviction – ‘You create & live your own reality’. Well, it has been one long exciting journey ever since I graduated as an electrical engineer from my alma mater – Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology with one unequivocal aim of setting up my own enterprise. The…

The Study Tour to Korea

As part of the international immersion programme, the students of EPGP at IIM Bangalore toured to South Korea to study and witness in person the marvellous devices of growth that the country has made. The international immersion programme was designed by Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Seoul, and the university’s Business school…

Student Profile 1 – "Bops/Bopi"

“Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and ability to satisfy them.” I was with the Indian Navy for the last 21 years as a commissioned officer. The time I spent in the Navy was extremely fulfilling; having got an…

Yes, I have invested 20 lakhs!!

“I/You have invested 20 lakhs in this course!!” – This is one statement that I have often heard from multiple quarters since the onset of the program. I must confess though that I am in awe at the versatility of the emotions this seemingly simple statement evokes. For starters, some Profs have used this statement,…

A Special Officer

His book is called “Bankruptcy to Billions”, and when he came on stage, he asked us what we want him to talk about. Leadership, change management, resource management, public sector management, or all of the above. He is Sudhir Kumar, the Officer on Special Duty in Indian Railways, man on Lalu Prasad Yadav’s personal staff,…