Virtual HR Conclave
The Institute for Management Studies (IMS) Noida organized a virtual conclave on the theme “Changing dynamics and sustainability in times of disruption”. Speakers were Dr Kulneet Suri, Senior Director, IMS Noida; G. Sridhar GM-CSR NTPC; Aditya Pal Singh, Director, Talent Acquisition; Mahesh Munjal, CMD, Majestic Auto Limited; Abhay Kapoor, Senior HR Leader, Amazon, and Rajneesh Singh, Managing Partner, Simply HR Solution.
IIT-Roorkee organizes a virtual technology festival
The Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee hosted its annual Cognizance Technology Festival virtually this year in March. Over 5,000 students from over 500 colleges across India attended. The festival was inaugurated by Prof. AK Chaturvedi, Director, IIT-Roorkee).
GU announces partnership with Coursera
OP Jindal Global University (JGU) announced three online master’s programs – a master’s in business analysis, a master’s in international relations, security and strategy, and a master’s in public policy – on the Coursera platform at the conference annual Coursera. With this partnership, JGU joins the ranks of 150 leading universities that offer online content and credentials on Coursera.
LPU in THE ranking
Lovely Professional University has been ranked among the ‘Top 200 Universities in the World’ in The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021. LPU has reached pole position among Indian universities when it comes to focusing on ‘ ‘Affordable and Clean Energy’ and is ranked second in India (59th globally) in the ‘Decent Work and Economic Growth’ category.
Merger of ixamBee and TargetRBI
The ixamBee e-learning platform has announced a merger with TargetRBI, an online competition preparation platform. An initiative started in 2012 by former RBI Director Susheel Ragade, TargetRBI offers online courses for the RBI, NABARD, SEBI, IRDA, SBI and other regulatory bodies.
IIM-A virtually welcomes students
The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has announced the start of the 16th batch of the MBA-PGPX program (2021-2022). Professor Errol D’Souza, Director of IIMA, greeted the students in a virtual inauguration ceremony with Professor Pradyumana Khokle, Dean of Programs, Professor Viswanath Pingali, President of MBA-PGPX and others faculty members.
Kautilya School of Public Policy awards its first full scholarship
Ratnadeep Chakraborty from Kolkata landed the first full scholarship at the Kautilya School of Public Policy, Hyderabad, to do his Masters in Public Policy (MPP). The Needs-Based Scholarship has been developed on the principles of outstanding academic achievement and the student’s ability to represent gradual change in the field of study. Through this, Ratnadeep will strive to initiate a new dialogue, close the gaps between people and politics, and set an example for those who aspire to be educated in this spectrum.
RU launches water center
Rishihood University (UK) recently launched its Center for Water, an initiative to bring together stakeholders from government, academia and the private sector to focus on bridging the gap between theory and application practice in water policy development, conservation and sustainability. The center will also work on sustainable and community initiatives to address India’s growing water crisis at the local level and raise awareness of water literacy. More information at www.rishihood.edu.in/ center-for-water /
Risk management course
Netrika Consulting India, a Risk Mitigation Company, has partnered with RIMS to present RIMS-CRMP, a course for all business leaders with risk management responsibilities who play a critical role in strategic decision making. Upon completion, registrants will have the option to take the RIMS-CRMP exam. Details on https://training.netrika.com/
JKLU presents the MCA program
JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur has introduced MCA program in the areas of Full Stack Development, Cloud Computing and Cyber Security and Data Analytics. The two-year multidisciplinary program focuses on providing a solid theoretical background as well as practical exposure in relevant fields. It will be a hands-on program with live projects, internships and research-oriented projects. Open to graduates who have studied mathematics in class 12. Some pre-programming exposure is desirable. Visit https://www.jklu.edu.in/course/mca/ for more