Based on my experiences as part of my project ‘Zero Cost MBA’, I present an alternative angle to understanding strategic fundamentals, maximizing your learning from online courses and practicing your […]
How MOOC can be helpful in integration of immigrants? Read it in this interview of Ramon Talavera Franco taken by as part of my effort of bringing enthusiastic MOOC learners all across the world.
In past 10 years, I have met many diversified set of people(noble laureates, country ministers, normal people, parliament members, executives, social workers, language partners etc) from around the world. Many of these meetings did not involve in person communication, yet they become memorable for unexplained reasons. One such meetings with Coursera, happened under the cover of rain and darkness. Read more to know, why it became one of the memorable meetings.
As I mentioned in the introductory post to this series ‘Moving from Chemical Engineering Concepts to Management Fundamentals’, my goal is to look in greater depth at chemical engineering concepts and their parallels in managerial fundamentals. This time, we look at the relationship between chemical engineering’s hypothesis development and the business world’s equivalent: strategic planning.
I am very happy that I received this letter of confirmation for my participation in the ten-part learning programme “ChinaX” Chinax) by Harvard University via edX.org, initiated and held by Professors Peter K. Bol and William C. Kirby, their amazing team and guests.
Finally, after more than 1,5 year after submission of the Designing cities 3rd assignment to make my city better, city authorities have taken note of it
My idea of introducing bi-cycle might be a reality in future. From online learning to reality.
In line with Government of India, ‘Smart cities’ initiative, I have given a small push to make my hometown a smart city. Taken a cue from the assignment of Design cities, Univ. of Pennsylvania course , I have pitched to have a bi-cycle track in my home town.
German is considered to be one of the most difficult languages and I found it indeed very true. But, that is only partially true, language is not about passing any exam or scoring high marks, it is talking with people, communicating with them and immersing yourself into it. This is what I did, while trying to self-learn German as part of my ‘Zero Cost MBA(Global Manager for 21st Century)’ project.
LinkedIn has emerged as a best place for professionals to engage in meaningful discussions, engage in corporate discussions or simply expanding their network. But there are other ways too, to use LinkedIn to develop your skill-sets, what are they? Read my series on using LinkedIn, this is part 1
Stories are powerful medium to display ancient traditions, passing cultural heritage to newer generations or inspiring the listeners. Have you ever fallen so deeply by a fantasy stories? Got inspired […]
In the previous post, I talked about some of the ways to develop your strategic thinking and apply logical reasoning to what you read on a daily basis. I also talked about how you can create your own database of information on a business sector of your choice. By now, you have practiced examining the available information using the “5 W’s”. Although working these techniques into reading annual reports and newspapers can be a time consuming exercise, it will pay in the end once you start developing strategic plans on your own.