XLRI to host International Workshop on Inclusive Financial Innovation

Updated: Feb 28 2012, 01:16am hrs
XLRI School of Business and Human Resources, Jamshedpur, is organising a global seminar on financial inclusion christened International Workshop on Inclusive Financial Innovation from March 1-3, 2012 at the XLRI campus. The workshop centred on Making Finance and Insurance Work for Poor will discuss and sketch a possible roadmap for building an inclusive financial sector serving the asset poor households and marginalised communities, including micro entrepreneurs, who belong to the lower rung of the economic strata.

IndiaCan, in alliance with Medvarsity, launches a new post graduate course

IndiaCan, a joint venture between Educomp and Pearson, and Medvarsity Online, part of the Apollo Hospitals Group, have entered into an agreement for introducing a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition that leverages the strengths of both the partners. A career as a dietician and nutritionist can today prove to be an extremely fulfilling one since more and more people are developing health awareness. The programme designed by experts from Apollo aims to address the requirement of quality candidates with necessary practical experience while entering the industry.

La Trobe University continues to expand by forging new links with Indian industry

Professor John Dewar, newly appointed vice-chancellor and president of La Trobe University, Australia, is in India on his first official visit to forge strategic alliances and sign MoUs with three leading Indian companies and institutions (HCL, Mahindra Reva and BITS Pilani). The agreements focus on innovation, new product development and realisation, industry collaboration, the commercialisation of intellectual property and institutional links. Professor Dewar was accompanied by senior deputy vice-chancellor and vice-president, Professor John Rosenberg, and senior delegates from La Trobe University. The delegation is part of the Victoria Super Trade Mission, led by the Victorian Premier, Mr Ted Baillieu.

New partnerships between Indian and Victorian higher education sector

Premier Ted Baillieu witnessed the signing of MoUs between Victorian and Indian education institutions following the New Delhi meet that was attended by Indian and Victorian leaders. Mr Baillieu said, These collaborations show Victorias and Indias commitment to working together to nurture these partnerships in the education sector. The partnerships include an MoU between Deakin University and IIM Indore, an MoU between La Trobe University and HCL, an MoU between La Trobe University and BITS Pilani, an MoU between University of Melbourne and University of Calcutta, among others.

Future of telecom industry is secure says Akhil Gupta at Amitys Telefocus

The 8th National Telecom Seminar Telefocus was inaugurated recently Akhil Gupta, deputy CEO & MD, Bharti Enterprises, by the Amity Institute of Telecom Technology & Management. The conference focused on the telecom industry, its progress, achievements and its future. The telecom industry has changed the lifestyle of every Indian and its advancement is an achievement everyday. Corporate heads from the telecom sector shared their views and experience about how the progress will help in shaping the industrys future.

Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, organises Connexions 2012

IMT Ghaziabad recently organised Connexions 2012its flagship eventthe theme of which was M-Powering India: Man, Money & MBA. The event looked at India from being an economy perceived to be dominated by traditional forces of productionland, labour and capitalto becoming a knowledge-based economy. Besides, it focused on the need to find ways of harnessing this resource to bring out sweeping changes in industry and in society to be the centre of attraction for all foreign capital and investments. The event emphasised the role of the three pillars (man, money and MBA) in developing the nation.

Era Business School introduces PGDM in Construction Project Management

PGDM in Construction Project Management is an innovative 2-year programme for the development of professionals for effective management of construction, real estate and infrastructure projects. Era Business School, New Delhi, has come up with this programme, which is open to both fresh graduates and mid-career professionals.

SRCCs Crossroads become the largest college festival in India

For four days (15 to 18 February), every road in Delhi converged onthe same crossroadsLipton Ice Tea Crossroads 2012. The annual cultural festival organised by the Students Union of Shri Ram College of Commerce was a magnum opus. This year, Crossroads scaled greater heights to become the largest college festival in India! It had a footfall of over 50,000 students.