Campus Roundup

Written by fe Bureau | Updated: Dec 15 2009, 03:45am hrs
Indian School of Business launches executive MBA

The Indian School of Business has announced a 60-day course for senior executives spread over 15 months. We are launching the executive MBA (EMBA) for senior executives with 10 to 25 years of experience. The course will be world class and the fee is Rs 25 lakh-plus travel expenses," Ajit Rangnekar, dean of the Hyderabad-based ISB announced recently. The classes will be held for six days every one and half months. Thus, the part-time EMBA will be spread over a period of 15 months.

IIM-Indore includes religious teaching in curriculum

The one-year full time MBA at the Indian Institute of Management, Indore recently broke new ground in the field of management education by becoming the first such programme in India to include the teachings from the Bhagwad Gita, Hinduism in general, Christianity and Islam amongst other religions as part of its curriculum. This course was conducted by Swami Samarpanananda of Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math, and it gave the future business leaders lessons in how to develop and channelise their spiritual and mental energies to achieve excellence in the field of business management.

IIT-B to train engineering teachers to enhance teaching

In a bid to enhance teaching in core engineering and science subjects, the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay has taken an initiative to train teachers of engineering colleges across the country. The two-week-long pilot workshop on effective teaching/learning of computer programming that begins on December 14 at IIT-B campus will be reaching over 800 engineering college teachers from 22 different centres in the country. The e-outreach programme implemented under National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology will utilise the ISROs Edusat network.

Oxford varsity to help in teacher training

Targeting Indias teacher-training business, education solutions firm Core Projects & Technology has tied up with the University of Oxford to bring in the best global teaching standards to India. The university will bring in its expertise and modules for enhancing the skill sets of Indian teachers.

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