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When fate met resilience: The journey to ISB
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By | August 5, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries|

You must be wondering why the prestigious Indian School of Business and my organization The Optimist Citizen are tagged with a picture of a dilapidated bamboo hut. It feels incongruent, doesn’t it? The hut that you see in the picture is the same one where [...]

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The GRE Gateway
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By | July 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries, Student life|

“We live under the same blue sky, we just have different horizons. You need to have aspiration “ The power of faith and marketing and its impact on people’s lives - for it is one simple advertisement on Social Media that started me on my journey to [...]

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If it excites you and scares you at the same time, it might be a good thing to try!
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By | July 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries, Student life|

Tomorrow, as I (finally!) start my Post Graduate Program in Management at the Indian School of Business, I am both excited (and a little nervous!) to go back to school and start what has been called “a year of transformation". As I start this journey, will try [...]

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Global Programme Based in India
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By | July 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries, Student life|

“I had written GRE to take specialised masters course abroad. However, the interactions with my mentors, colleagues & friends led me ISB.” - Robert Madduri, PGP Co’23 Coming from a medical background, It took me longer than others to understand the need for a full-time [...]

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PGPMAX signals your organisation that you are looking at yourself and want to advance in your career
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By | June 8, 2022|Admissions, ISB Alumni, PGPMAX, Thought Leadership|

Gaurav Mahindra is the Head of Technology (India) for JP Morgan Chase’s Consumer, Business & Core Banking, Auto Finance, and US Wealth Management practices. He is responsible for all the delivery from India, across 4 business lines. He is also the Center Head of JPMC's [...]

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PGPMAX helped me to reinvent myself to get to the next level
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By | March 20, 2022|Admissions, Executive MBA, ISB Alumni, Leadership Talks, PGPMAX|

After graduating in engineering (Bio-Medical Instrumentation) from Mumbai University, Shaju Ramachandran started his career as Field Services Engineer at Philips back in 1994. Little did he know he would be associated with the same organisation till date, rising to the level of a global leader. [...]

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No matter what you have as your vision, after the PGPMAX course, you will see the bigger picture
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By | March 5, 2022|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, Leader Sessions, PGPMAX, student diaries|

Rajalakshmi Vijay is a seasoned Chief Executive Officer with a rich background in leading global teams towards growth in diverse industries. Fondly known as Raji, her career experience spans over three decades working in several organisation and roles. From National Insurance Company to Airtel, GE [...]

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What does it mean to be a corporate lawyer with an MBA from ISB?
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By | March 5, 2022|Admissions, ISB, PGPpro, student diaries, Thought Leadership|

A good lawyer knows the law, a great lawyer also understands business. While practising as a business and white-collar crimes lawyer in India, Ayushi decided to pursue the EMBA she had been considering for years. As part of her profile, Ayushi was working extensively with [...]

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ISB Alumni Network is one of the many assets that PGPMAX provides
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By | February 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, Leadership Talks, PGPMAX, student diaries|

Sanjiv Bhagat is an experienced Chief Executive Officer and currently serves as Vice-President at AT&T ASEAN. In a career spanning over three decades in the telecommunications & IT industry, Sanjiv has worked with organisations such as HCL, IBM, and AT&T. Skilled in strategy & business [...]

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PGPMAX is a perfect blend of a course which helps professionals grow into leaders
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By | January 28, 2022|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGPMAX|

DJ Mathews is a Chartered accountant and Company Secretary with 20 years of professional experience with PepsiCo, Grant Thornton, and Lurgi AG. In the career span of over two decades, Mr Mathews has handled diversified leadership roles in major MNCs in various sectors, with a [...]

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ISB is known for helping people make careers transitions in desired roles. – Siddharth Shekhar
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By | January 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGP, student diaries|

Siddharth Shekhar currently serves as Industry Head at Google and leads the Telecom, Media & Entertainment functions in the organisation. An ISB Alum from PGP Co’13, Siddharth has over a decade of experience across different roles and organisations including Star TV Network and Aditya Birla [...]

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4 key questions that every aspiring product manager wants to know!
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By | January 21, 2022|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGP, student diaries|

In recent times, Product Management has emerged as an important element of a business’s core strategy. Challenging yet highly coveted in the present job market, Product Manager is among the highly sought-after career roles. An engineer by background, Viny Nigam worked as a software engineer [...]

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Personal Resilience – Learnings from the Stories of Family Businesses by Prof S Ramnarayan
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By | January 13, 2022|Admissions, Executive MBA, ISB, ISB Faculty, Masterclass, PGP MFAB, Thought Leadership|

The world today is reeling under the global pandemic which has affected a lot of aspects of our everyday lives. At many times when we face difficulties, our response tends to be non-constructive due to several aspects. Under present circumstances, when we are faced with [...]

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MAXed It! – Life after ISB – Dilip Singh Rathore
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By | January 5, 2022|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, Leader Sessions, PGPMAX, student diaries|

Dlilip Singh Rathore is a seasoned professional working in the pharmaceutical sector. In his over two decades of experience, Mr. Rathore has worked with pharmaceutical giants such Pfizer, Cipla and JBCPL. At Cipla, he handled P&L of close to Rs 3000 crores with a team [...]

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4 Women ISB Alums who are Making Impact in the World of Consulting
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By | September 29, 2021|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, ISB Verve, PGP, student diaries, Thought Leadership, Women Leaders, Women Leadership|

Consulting is a highly sought-after career option for MBA aspirants. It is not only a career alternative for professionals with a tech background but also provides a chance to work across diverse industries and sectors. The Indian School of Business is one of the biggest [...]

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The Family Business Resilience Levers in Extraordinary Times
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By | September 8, 2021|Admissions, Family Business, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGP MFAB, Thought Leadership|

  The current global pandemic induced by Covid-19 has brought disruptions of unparallel magnitude in recent times. As the world reels through these unprecedented times, family businesses around the world are evolving rapidly to cater the new realities and are developing new ways to deal [...]

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My Incredible One Year at ISB
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By | September 8, 2021|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGP, Student life|

“ISB provides an absolute world-class academics.” - Prashanth Venkatesh If I could summarise my journey through ISB in one sentence, it probably would be “Lived a lifetime in one year.” That is how wonderfully crazy it is to study at ISB. You really get to know [...]

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3 things about ISB Diversity every PGP Aspirant should keep in Mind
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By | September 8, 2021|Admissions, ISB Alumni, PGP, Student life|

While speaking about India and its future as an independent nation, Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization." The quote still stands strong today through all walks of life. Even in [...]

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Values in Family Business & Next-Generation Leadership Development
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By | August 25, 2021|Admissions, Family Business, ISB, PGP MFAB, student diaries|

Family Businesses are the most prevalent form of business around the world & as well as the most complex system of organisation management. The three sub-systems namely family, business & owners make management of family business a multifarious task with internal pressures, external pulls, and [...]

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Why Family Businesses outperform other businesses?
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By | August 25, 2021|Admissions, Family Business, ISB, PGP MFAB, student diaries|

Family businesses are the most prevalent form of business around the world. Various studies conducted in the last few years indicate that family enterprises are more successful than their non-family counterparts. For instance, research in large, publicly-traded, family-controlled firms revealed that their long-term financial performance [...]

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When I saw the ISB Campus, it was like love at first sight! – Rajiv Nair
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By | August 12, 2021|Admissions, ISB, PGPMAX, student diaries|

“When I saw the ISB Campus, it was like love at first sight! The rigour of PGPMAX continues to be the key reason why leaders should choose the programme over other EMBA courses.” – Rajiv Nair, Class of 2011 (Founding Class) Rajiv Nair is the [...]

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6 ISB alums who made an impact in the Indian Startup Ecosystem
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By | August 11, 2021|Admissions, ISB, ISB Verve, PGP, student diaries, Thought Leadership|

The Indian School of Business (ISB) is highly regarded as a premier global, independent, management institution that grooms business leaders and entrepreneurs.  It is the only Indian institution to be featured in the Top 25 B-Schools of FT Global MBA Rankings 2021, thus proving its [...]

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6 key lessons from T Sudhakar Pai on “Multigenerational Family Businesses & Intergenerational Challenges”
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By | August 3, 2021|Admissions, ISB, PGP MFAB, student diaries|

Being born into any family, whether business or non-business one, is purely by accident. None of us has a choice in it. We cannot choose where we are born but we can always choose what path we take in our life. Here are few lessons [...]

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The significance of MBA in uncertain times
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By | August 3, 2021|Admissions, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGP, student diaries|

“The current global pandemic has hit every individual in the world, making everyone think about the various aspects of life. The business world has changed dramatically and entire models of functions are evolving every day. Is the MBA programme relevant in such uncertain times and [...]

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My Professional Journey – Amit Tiwari
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By | March 8, 2021|Admissions, Executive MBA, ISB, PGPMAX, student diaries, Student life|

Amit is a MarTech evangelist who has transformed marketing through his passionate focus on Digital eCommerce.  With extensive knowledge of markets, channels & consumers across the length & breadth of India as well as neighbouring countries, Amit believes in reaching out to customers through a [...]

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Subramanian Sankaran’s Professional Journey!
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By | February 22, 2021|Admissions, Executive MBA, ISB, PGPMAX, student diaries|

My professional journey has been fascinating. I have had a fulfilling career, replete with challenges and immense learning. I started my career in 1993 with Pfizer, selling research-based products. Five years later, I joined GE Capital International Services when ITES was new. On my way [...]

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PGPMAX gives you a strategic perspective about every function and is a very humbling experience
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By | February 4, 2021|Admissions, Covid Times, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGPMAX|

My Professional Journey I started my career as a software engineer and have been in the IT industry for 17 years. I had the opportunity to startup operations in India for Information Edge, a NZ based technology product company as well as instrumental in setting [...]

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PGPMAX was a foundational change and is a pillar of my life – Mehraj Dube
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By | December 31, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGPMAX, student diaries, Student life|

Why PGPMAX? There came a time when I wondered what next. I wanted to grow as a manager and build more substance within. That’s when I enrolled for PGPMAX. That ISB is a research-based institute and was founded by India’s veteran industrialists were influencing factors. [...]

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Pranav Chandna’s ISB Experience
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By | November 6, 2020|Admissions, ISB, Leadership Talks, PGPMAX, student diaries, Student life|

“PGPMAX develops you into a well-rounded professional and ensures you always think ahead of the curve.” - Pranav Chandna. My Professional Journey I am an Electronics and Telecom graduate from Nagpur University. My career spanned over two decades across roles in national and multinationals companies. [...]

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“ISB PGPMAX was the catalyst in my successful transition from Defence to Corporate sector.” – Capt. Vishal Kanwar
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By | October 12, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGPMAX, student diaries|

Before PGPMAX: Indian Navy I was born and brought up in a military family; I am a fourth-generation military person, with grandfathers from both sides having served in the Second World War. I graduated from National Defence Academy (NDA), Pune, and thereafter served in the [...]

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“PGPMAX helped me find my Ikigai” – Rachna Jaiswal
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By | September 14, 2020|Admissions, Covid Times, Executive MBA, ISB, ISB Alumni, PGPMAX, student diaries, Student life, Women Leaders, Women Leadership|

Career before ISB I am a qualified lawyer, and I worked with some of the top five law firms in the country for five years. Post that, I started my venture, which was manufacturing and export of leather goods. While my own business running, I [...]

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“I had no career roadmap” – Sameer Khetarpal
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By | September 14, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries|

“We are what our choices make us” Sameer Khetarpal quotes Jeff Bezos while starting off to share his humble background during a web interaction with PGP students – both current and prospects. He confesses that he has been a fan of self-disruption as he describes [...]

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“The supportive eco-system at PGPpro gave me the confidence to start my own venture” – Divya Juneja
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By | September 4, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGPpro, student diaries, Student life|

Tell us about yourself, your current organisation and role, and your professional journey before joining PGPpro. I have been a market research professional for over 11 years now. My journey in my career had kind of hit a plateau where I wasn’t feeling quite stimulated [...]

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My PGP Story – Biju Mohandas
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By | September 2, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries, Student life, YLP|

“I found my job post ISB at a campus party!” - Dr Biju Mohandas, Principal Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation, Sub-Saharan Africa, and PGP class of 2007 Joining ISB Started off my career, 20 years ago in the Indian army as part of the Indian [...]

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“The application essays for YLP helped me in my college placements” – Ankit Madaan
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By | August 31, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries, YLP|

Tell us a little about your current role. How did ISB help you in preparing for this role? I am currently part of the CEO’s office at PayTM. It is strategy and operations for the entire organisation. It is a general management role and it [...]

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“ISB made me Industry as well as Function agnostic” – Pulkit Chhabra
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By | August 30, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGP, student diaries, Student life, YLP|

Tell us a little about your current role. How did ISB help you in preparing for this role? I work for WeWork and my current role is Enterprise Growth and Expansion, which is essentially a Sales and Business Development role, where I generate multi-million dollar [...]

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The Codes of Paradigm Shift
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By | August 20, 2020|Admissions, PGPMAX, student diaries, Student life|

A psychology graduate churning out codes? That’s unusual, but it’s Krishma’s story, one she had not planned. Like many other parents, her father too insisted she pursue a career in either engineering or medicine but Krishma’s disinclination towards science would have none of it. Her [...]

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Negotiating Successfully – The Top Five
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By | July 30, 2020|Admissions, ISB, Leader Sessions, PGP|

"For professionals (and parents of young children), the importance of negotiation skills cannot be overstated. Whether it is negotiating a multi-million-dollar contract, compensation with a potential employer, or even appropriate television time with one’s children, strong acumen in this area is very beneficial", feels Kunal [...]

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A Dream Come True
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By | July 23, 2020|Admissions, ISB, PGPMAX, student diaries|

Fresh out of university and working in an IT firm, Sucharita would often pass by the tall gates of the under-construction ISB campus at Gachibowli, Hyderabad. She would look at the gates longingly and wonder Wow! Only if I could get a chance to study [...]

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Jump Start India at ISB
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By | July 17, 2020|Admissions, JumpStartIndia|

Indian School of Business (ISB) recently organised a panel discussion on Jump Start India – an initiative under which ISB students work on projects aimed at kickstarting Indian economy post the Covid 19 crisis. The balanced panel represented the three different pillars of Indian agriculture [...]

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‘Leadership context changes based on the phase the company is in’
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By | July 11, 2020|Abhyudaya, Admissions, ISB, Leader Sessions, Leadership Talks, PGPpro, PGPpro Conclave|

"Leadership context changes based on the phase the company is in."- Prasad G.V., Co-Chairman and Managing Director, Dr Reddy's  (Prasad G.V., Co-Chairman and Managing Director of Dr Reddy's Laboratories, is also a board member at ISB. He recently shared his Dr Reddy's journey and the [...]

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