Career & Education
The desire to be one’s own boss, the willingness to develop and nurture a plan right from the ground level, to have things in owns control, the motivation to explore unexplored opportunities and take risks, any of these or all of them could be your kick to set out on the path of entrepreneurship.
There is no denying the fact that entrepreneurship has become one of the most pursued career choices off lately. A few momentous in like opening of the world economy in 1990’s have unlocked new and unexplored horizons for ambitious ones who do not want to be put into a pre-decided “good career” bracket. Irrespective of one’s area or level of study, fueled by the determination to innovate, lead, pioneer and compete in the global market, many have chosen to begin their own start-ups.
MBA is the most popular course after Engineering in India. With the growing number of aspirants, there has been a constant rise in the number of management institutes, specifically private ones. With the sprouting of so many B-schools in India, it becomes difficult to be able to rely on the quality of education of each and every institute. This process becomes easier if one knows the ins and outs of a B-school. Based on these ins and outs, we have come out with this survey on best B-Schools in North Zone in 2019.
Amidst the cultural manifestation of the South region, there has been a meteoric rise in the industrial complex over the past few decades. Besides being home to numerous start ups, engineering colleges, the South region has also experienced an unstoppable and a remarkable growth of institutes offering management education. What becomes relevant here for the management aspirants is that amongst a voluminous number of B-schools, choosing the right institute becomes challenging. The Chronicle’s B-school Survey (South Zone) 2019 highlights some of the best management institutes, of which the results have been analyzed keeping in mind the most essential factors- Placements, Infrastructure, Admission process, ROI, Industry interaction, Admission process and Social Responsibility.
Management education has come a long way from its initial days. In the era of Industry 4.0, the requirement by the industries for graduating students has changed drastically. The industry of today is looking for people who can provide innovative solutions and are equally versed with technological advancements. Today, not only the knowledge of mere management theories will help but also equally important is the understanding of its application. The industries now focus on amalgamation of knowledge, skill and attitude in the students graduating from different institutes. It is equally important for tomorrow’s managers to have a proper balance between knowledge, skill and attitude for a successful transition from college to corporate.
Amongst the growing and the already existing fashion institutes, what sets the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) apart even today is its in-depth, comprehensive and diverse course offerings. Since its establishment under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in 1986, NIFT has been the top choice of students aspiring to be a part of the textile and apparel industry. Students from across study levels, be it just after school or after graduation, anyone willing to get into the industry wishes to get that chance of getting enlightened at NIFT.
“There is no substitute to good knowledge and skill backed by right attitude.”
Recent years had seen a growing trend in interest for management education. Getting an MBA degree from reputed institutions in India and abroad has become a key ingredient to corporate job opportunities. On one side there are aspirations of students and on the other side there are companies who are looking to select the best and bright from the lot. When it comes to selecting the best from each campus it becomes very challenging to identify a perfect match.
Prof. Dheeraj Sharma is the Director and a Professor at Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak. He has taught and presented research at several educational institutions in North America, Europe and Asia. His primary research interests are “relationships” in business domain. He explores relationships in the context of Workforce motivation, behavioral channel theory, international marketing strategy, personal selling, brand management, social media management and ethics. Prof. Sharma has over 100 articles published in reputable journals and conference proceedings and has also authored several books.
Placement training these days have pigeon holed learning to a specific area or company. Colleges have become mere placement engines. The skewed objective of producing scores of degree holders who think and act alike started to back fire. Industry expectations have gone far off and students from such run-a-mill colleges are settling for low paying jobs causing a strain to the growth of the economy as a whole.