Annual Business Conclaves at XIMB: All Aspects of Business Finance and Operations Explored

Annual Business Conclaves at XIMB: All Aspects of Business Finance and Operations Explored

X-FIN, the Finance Association of XIMB organized their annual business conclave “Finomics 2017” on 12th August 2017,Saturday, 2pm. The topic of discussion for the conclave was “Universal Basic Income: The elixir against inequality?”. The conclave was opened by elucidating on the major aspects of the UBI – Universality, Conditionality and Agency. The first speaker of the day was Mr. Shaktikanta Das, Former Economist Affairs Secretary, Govt. Of India, who stressed on the need for effective…

No I in TEAM: How to build successful people

No I in TEAM: How to build successful people

  Building a great team requires strong leadership. The basic building block of good team building is for a leader to promote the feeling that everyone is unique and adds value. It takes a special kind of leader to build great teams. A successful team has communication, motivation, morale and productivity. They know one another well and recognise each other’s strengths and weaknesses. There are things you can do as a leader to develop this…

6 Essential Tips to Follow When Shipping International Packages

6 Essential Tips to Follow When Shipping International Packages

  Globalisation is great for any business, but it can also be complex and risky when it comes to shipping internationally. Sending courier packages is never as simple as it sounds. Occasionally, things get lost or stuck in customs and can take a life time to reach their destination. Here are 6 essential tips that you should follow when shipping international packages. Stick to Lightweight Items If you’re new to business you might be tempted…

How User Engagement Can Help E-Commerce

How User Engagement Can Help E-Commerce

Even until a few years back, for a company, e-commerce was just an additional feature that some of them had on offer. Now it is no longer just an additional feature, rather it is impossible for a company to sustain in this competitive market without a good e-commerce platform. This is mainly because of the advent of the internet and it becoming the best platform for customer engagement. Role of social media The internet has taken…

The Highest Package Offered At IIT Bombay This Year

The Highest Package Offered At IIT Bombay This Year

IIT Bombay consistently ranked as one of the premier engineering institutes in India. While many of those who graduate from this institution proceed further with their education either in India or abroad, there are many others who are placed through the campus placements. The IIT Bombay highest package for 2016- 2017 was $110,000 (Rs. 71 lakh), offered by Uber for a position in the US.  Apart from Uber, Microsoft also offered a package as $106,000 (Rs….

4 Military Training Techniques Guaranteed to Give Results

4 Military Training Techniques Guaranteed to Give Results

Military training is hardcore. After all, it needs to prepare soldiers for combat. But, more than that, it has to prepare for anything they may encounter in the field – from scaling a 20 foot wall under fire to running through the desert with a 40 kg pack on their back and a heavy rifle in their hands. When you start training the military way, you can be assured that you’re on the fast track…

Arunabh Kumar Steps Down As TVF CEO Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Arunabh Kumar Steps Down As TVF CEO Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Sexual harassment allegations have now claimed two high-profile CEOs in two weeks. After Uber CEO Travis Kalanick had taken an indefinite leave of absence following allegations of widespread sexual harassment and discrimination at his company, TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar has also stepped down from his post. Arunabh had been facing personal allegations of impropriety leveled at him by a clutch of anonymous and in-the-open ex employees and colleagues. He will be replaced by TVF’s current…

Should You Spend Your Time On Online Dating Or Speed Dating?

Should You Spend Your Time On Online Dating Or Speed Dating?

Are you looking for love? If you’re like me, you don’t have the time or you could be skeptical about the dating tactics used today. It’s normal to feel a certain way about the unknown and although dating online is not new, there are still plenty who have not tried it. Those who have not ventured want to meet people the old-fashioned way, and that’s great, however, chances of meeting someone is harder than yesteryear….

India’s First “Private” Railway Station Will Have Five Star Hotel, Multi-Speciality Hospital

India’s First “Private” Railway Station Will Have Five Star Hotel, Multi-Speciality Hospital

The Indian Railways is reimagining the humble railway station, and the results might well be spectacular. Habibganj will become the first Indian station to be developed in partnership with a private partner, the Railways has announced. Over the next three years, Bhopal-based Bansal Group will develop the Habibganj station, located in the outskirts of Bhopal. They will then take over the operation and maintenance responsibilities for the station for a further period of eight years, and…

The Highest Package Offered At JBIMS Mumbai This Year

The Highest Package Offered At JBIMS Mumbai This Year

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), located in the plush Nariman Point area of Mumbai, ranks among the top business schools in India. It is best known for its flagship MMS (Master of Management Studies) programme, which was started way back in 1965 and was the first such programme in the country. The two-year full time programme is equivalent to an MBA. The institute – named after noted industrialist Jamnalal Bajaj – can boast…

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