Career & Education
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.
With more than 6200 engineering and technical institutions enrolling close to three million students with about 1.5 million of them in the job market every year, engineering has cemented its positions in the minds of the students as a promising career. Careers are always a hot topic- you will hear various career options being talked about and preferences shifting over time but there are a few classic ones that continue to be the most preferred choice, one of them being engineering.
“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.
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Finance, Human Resource Management and Marketing have continued to be in demand due to their well pay-offs.
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research has carved out a niche in the field of Management Education. In the last 37 years of the institute’s meaningful existence, how do you think the trends in Management Education have changed?
More than a century ago, the first MBA students passed out of the portals of Harvard University to seek their fortunes in the business world. Drawing on the experience of yesteryears, most people today agree that the MBA programme has certainly attained a state of maturity and veritably needs to change itself in order to remain relevant in a VUCA industry.
Located at a mere hour’s drive from Ahmedabad is the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). If the words “rural management” pique your interest and you are determined to seek a career that allows you to stand out in a melee of professionals, a course at IRMA is the single best choice you could make as an MBA aspirant. Here are several of the many reasons why:
It’s an unsaid truth that we all aspire to grow in life, and a major portion of our life comprises of work. But what we don’t realize is that true success doesn’t come from being a task manager but by achieving the right balance between task management and people management. In countries like India where the education system is highly inclined towards theory and marks, most students emerge as task managers and lack the well-rounded personality required to succeed in a career.