Young Thinkers’ Conference 2019 – Force for Good

By | October 22, 2019|Uncategorized|

In partnership with the British Deputy High Commission Chandigarh, we organised the Young Thinkers’ Conference 2019 (YTC2019) on October 17, 2019, at our Mohali campus. With 10 panellists and about 100 participants, this half-day conference posed two-panel discussions, each covering a thematic topic: Strengthening Multiculturalism [...]

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Talk on Sports Infrastructure in India

By | August 22, 2019|Net Impact Club, speakers in ISB, sports, Sports club, Srei Infrastructure Club, Student life|

The SREI Infrastructure Club, in collaboration with the Sports Club and Net Impact Club, facilitated a speaker session with Mr. Satinder Bajwa. Mentor to eight-time world number one squash player and Director of Harvard University’s squash programme, Mr. Bajwa has now moved back to India [...]

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The Prism that is Pride

By | July 12, 2018|Net Impact Club|

Originally celebrated in memory opride has evolved to become a movement that recognizes and celebrates sexual diversity. It aims to increase awareness amongst the members of society and helps the misinformed and straight-minded broaden their horizons.f the Stonewall riots in New York in 19(69), every [...]

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2 Weeks to Cycle-2 Deadline | FAQs

By | December 30, 2016|ISB, PGP|

Here are some last minute frequently asked questions, that will help you gain clarity regarding your application to ISB in the cycle-2. 1.       When is the last date to submit the GMAT/GRE score? January 15, 2017 is the last date to submit your test scores. If you take [...]

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When should you apply- Cycle 1 or Cycle 2?

By | September 22, 2015|Uncategorized|

Considering applying to ISB, but not sure – if you should apply in Cycle 1 (C1) or give it more thought and apply in Cycle 2 (C2)? Applying to ISB in C1 has a few added incentives. However, it is recommended that you apply only [...]

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How to make a strong EEO application

By | April 11, 2014|Uncategorized|

The applications for the Early Entry Option (EEO) for PGP are in progress and the last date for the same is just around the corner viz. on the 30th of April, 2014. Have you submitted your applications yet? If not, then here are a few [...]

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Young Leaders Programme

By | February 19, 2014|Uncategorized|

We completed the fourth and final Learning Weekend for the first batch of the Young Leaders Programme students at Mohali in mid February. We are ready to welcome these students to the regular PGP in April this year. Over the last two years we have [...]

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Underestimating liquidity risks: How investors can suffer

By | January 28, 2014|Investment, Risk Management|

by Nupur Pavan Bang[1] and Vikram Kuriyan[2]   This article was first published by Moneylife on January 27, 2014 http://www.moneylife.in/article/underestimating-liquidity-risks-how-investors-can-suffer/36141.html   Risk management models used by professional investors often assume that securities can be traded infinitely. When liquidity dries up, especially in a systemic way [...]

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Rolling like a coin: the evolution of money down the ages

By | November 26, 2013|Interview, Macro Economy|

by Nupur Pavan Bang1 This book review was first published in The Hindu on November 26, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/rolling-like-a-coin-the-evolution-of-money-down-the-ages/article5391773.ece  Easy Money: Vivek Kaul Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd. B 1/I-1, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Area, Mathura Road, New Delhi-110044 Rs 395   I wish somebody had told [...]

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Mohnish Pabrai on Cloning as a Strategy

By | October 31, 2013|Asset Allocation, Interview, Investment|

by Nupur Pavan Bang1 and Vikram Kuriyan2   This interview was first published by the Global Association of Risk Professionals on October 29, 2013. http://www.garp.org/risk-news-and-resources/2013/october/mohnish-pabrai-on-cloning-as-a-strategy.aspx     As a hedge fund manager, Mohnish Pabrai does not have to be fully transparent with his results- except [...]

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Superman or not, Raghuram Rajan has indeed made a difference

By | October 29, 2013|Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on October 28, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/special/special-superman-or-not-raghuram-rajan-has-indeed-made-a-difference/20131028.htm   "I am not a superman", he says, but the reaction of markets to his initiatives has been super indeed. He [...]

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Concentration: the case for putting all your eggs in one basket

By | September 30, 2013|Asset Allocation, Investment, Risk Management|

by Nupur Pavan Bang[1] and Khemchand H Sakaldeepi[2]   This article was first published in the Financial Times, FTfm, on September 30, 2013 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d4e511fc-250f-11e3-bcf7-00144feab7de.html#axzz2gLgr9ACE   Is diversification the best way to invest in the market today? Not really. The portfolios of major investors worldwide make [...]

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Where angels fear to tread

By | September 19, 2013|Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Kaushiki Sanyal[1]   This article was first published in the Times of India, The Crest edition on June 29th, 2013 http://www.timescrest.com/opinion/where-angels-fear-to-tread-10620 The government is rushing to allow foreign universities to set up campuses here without really debating the move or even framing guidelines the [...]

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Duvvuri Subbarao: Green Horn that Locked Horns

By | September 12, 2013|Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2] This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on September 11, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/slide-show/slide-show-1-special-duvvuri-subbarao-green-horn-that-locked-horns/20130911.htm "May you live in interesting times. I can hardly complain on that count. I had come into the Reserve Bank five years [...]

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Punishing India’s love of gold will not yield result

By | September 11, 2013|Investment, Macro Economy, Regulations|

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the Financial Times, Beyond Brics, on September 10, 2013; http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/09/10/guest-post-punishing-indians-love-of-gold-will-not-yield-results/?#axzz2eZQyQtBv     "Getting married this year would be very costly for me. With gold prices at all-time high, jewellery shopping will [...]

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A bit on the virtual currency

By | September 10, 2013|Macro Economy|

by Nupur Pavan Bang[1] and Khemchand H Sakaldeepi[2] This article was first published in the Hindu Businessline, Investment World, September 07, 2013; http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/investment-world/market-watch/a-bit-on-the-virtual-currency/article5104362.ece   The first time I heard of a currency issued by an institution, apart from the Government or the Central Bank of [...]

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Why is Gold so dear to everyone?

By | September 2, 2013|Business General, Macro Economy|

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on August 28, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/slide-show/slide-show-1-special-why-is-gold-so-dear-to-everyone/20130829.htm#1   'Dear' to people, but not so ‘dear’ to Indian Government at the moment. Or rather, too ‘dear’ for Indian government. [...]

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Applying to ISB PGP: Application Essays Explained

By | August 14, 2013|Uncategorized|

As we get closer to the application deadline, I hope you have done some introspection to collect insights about yourself, your goals and your plan of action for achieving them. Today, I will share some thoughts about how you can present that information in a cogent [...]

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Applying to ISB PGP: Identifying Your Strengths and Differentiators

By | August 7, 2013|Uncategorized|

Every year, we receive well-written applications from several exceptional candidates. They showcase a candidate’s leadership potential, quality of work experience, academic ability, diversity, and other factors very well, making it a challenge (albeit, a welcome one) for us to shortlist applicants for interviews. However, from [...]

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Financing Your Education at ISB

By | July 17, 2013|Uncategorized|

“No deserving student will ever be denied education at the Indian School of Business for want of funds” – this is a promise that we have made at ISB to ourselves, prospective applicants and the entire community, and I am proud to say, one that [...]

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A Perspective on the Mutual Fund Industry in India

By | July 17, 2013|Interview|

This interview was first published in ISB Insight, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2013, pp55-58 http://www.isb.edu/isb-insight Authors: Vikram Kuriyan[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2] Aditya Agarwal, the Country Manager of Morningstar India, has 20 years of experience in the financial services and investment management industry. He was [...]

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ISB’s Placement Process – A Look Behind the Scenes

By | July 3, 2013|Uncategorized|

Inevitably, one of the foremost questions in the minds of B-school aspirants is “How can the school help me progress in my career?” To answer this question, V K Menon, Senior Director for Career Advancement Services at ISB and our guest blogger for the week, [...]

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Applied Learning Opportunities at ISB

By | June 12, 2013|Uncategorized|

Theory classes and lectures at ISB help students understand underlying management concepts. Case discussions and simulations help them appreciate the business context, think through situations and make decisions. The third type of learning in the curriculum, the Practicum Course, has one main purpose: to get [...]

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Learning Goals of the ISB PGP

By | May 29, 2013|Uncategorized|

Individuals become aware of their strengths and weaknesses once they acquire some years of experience. This is also a time when individuals start to seriously consider their career options. An honest self-assessment helps them realise what they can leverage and where they need to improve [...]

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Applying to ISB PGP Class of 2015 – Things to come in this year’s blog series.

By | May 9, 2013|Uncategorized|

Greetings, and trust all of you are doing very well! It is that time of year when we get started on the application process for admission to the PGP Class of 2015. This is one of the most exciting periods of the academic year for [...]

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