The largest of corporate quizzes in India, Tata Crucible Business Quiz, is entering its 10th edition. The quiz will include more cities, higher prizes and a first time charitable component. This year, four more cities have been added to the regional rounds—Jaipur, Raipur, Guwahati and Navi Mumbai, taking the overall count for the non-Tata track to 24 cities, while Tata track will be held in 8 cities (total 25 cities). The winners will receive R7 lakh along with the Tata Crucible Trophy, while regional winners and runner-ups will get R1 lakh and R50,000, respectively.
XLRI opens admission for a certification under VIL
XLRI Jamshedpur has announced the opening of admission for the Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) programmes. The online application for the next intake for VIL courses in ‘Business Management’ and ‘HR Management’ is open till September 22, 2013. XLRI has been a pioneer in ushering the VIL programmes since 2002. These programmes enable working executives to undertake formal management learning in the city they reside and work, at a convenient time.
ISB launches ‘Early Entry Option’ for its flagship PGP
The Indian School of Business, with campuses at Hyderabad and Mohali, has launched the “Early Entry Option” for its flagship PGP, designed to address the increasing demand from those with less than two years’ work experience, by providing them early access to management education. Candidates selected through this option will secure a deferred admission to the one-year PGP at the ISB, contingent upon completion of 24 months of work experience at the time of joining the programme.
VIT partners with IBM for MTech programme in CSE
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Chennai has partnered with IBM to launch a PG course dedicated to Big Data called “MTech in CSE with specialisation in Big Data Analytics”. The programme, initiated by VIT Chennai and IBM Academic Initiative, has been jointly developed for better industry alignment and to improve the quality of technical education by providing support, resources and professional training. Valuable suggestions from leading experts in Big Data Analytics are also incorporated in the programme. As part of the same, IBM is helping set up an Analytics