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Hit It Like Sachin-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Hit It Like Sachin-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

I recently told a very dear friend that watching India play lacked a certain je ne sais quoi now that one Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was not spotted as often as I (and any other rational human being) like.
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How ISBF Programmes Give You An Edge

How ISBF Programmes Give You An Edge

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

Indian School of Business & Finance (ISBF) offers 3-year full-time undergraduate (honours) degree programmes and 1-year full-time graduate diploma programmes from the University of London (UoL). Academic direction for these programmes comes from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), one of the finest and top-ranked academic institutions in the world for the Social Sciences. Being designed by academicians at the cutting edge of research in the social sciences, the curriculum for the programmes offered at ISBF give students the opportunity, and the challenge, to study, apply and integrate different approaches to understanding human society.
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Choosing the Right Economics Degree – BSc Economics or BA (Hons) Economics?

Choosing the Right Economics Degree – BSc Economics or BA (Hons) Economics?

Posted on February 15, 2017 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

Today, Economics is easily one of the best programmes one can choose for graduation. It is offered by hundreds of universities the world over. In studying human behaviour and its implications for society at various levels – micro and macro – it explores issues ranging from demand-supply, price-setting, elasticity, cost and production to inflation, economic growth, development, poverty, unemployment and inequality.
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Having an Economics Honours degree, what avenues branch out for me in the future?

Having an Economics Honours degree, what avenues branch out for me in the future?

Posted on February 8, 2017 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

It is likely that one would sputter in utter disbelief if they were to ever come across the aforementioned quote; because something that is so inherently self-explanatory posits absolutely no information with regard to what economics can enable one to do.
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Bachelor of Business Management

Bachelor of Business Management

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

Bachelor of Business Management, or BBM, also referred to as Bachelor in Business Administration, or BSc Business and Management, is a degree course in Management spanning 3-4 years. This is one of the most popular courses of the management cadre, and focuses on the development of existing skills and inculcation of higher degree skills to carve a business professional out of a lay student. The students are exposed to several legal, organizational and marketing aspects and scenarios of the business and the management worlds, as a result of which they graduate as logical thinkers with practical problem-solving acumen. After having completed the course, they can explore avenues like management, pursue Master’s degree programmes, teaching and even start-up their own business with all the knowledge they have accumulated.
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Notable LSE Alumni

Notable LSE Alumni

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

Many generations of world leaders, academicians and high-achievers in almost every conceivable field of work have studied or taught at the London School of Economics (LSE). These include no less than 16 Nobel Prize winners and 34 Heads of State, such as the likes of Prof. Amartya Sen, Nobel Prize winner in Economics and a pioneering contributor to welfare economics, social choice theory and the study of inequality, and Dr. KR Narayanan, one of India's top diplomats and also her 10th President. Below is an indicative list of some of these many illustrious individuals whose varied careers have benefitted from, indeed even been founded upon, an LSE education.
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Marketing Ethics : A Conceptual Study

Marketing Ethics : A Conceptual Study

Posted on December 13, 2016 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

When we try to define ethics, it is a difficult task. It is a vague term. Ethics defines the morality of deeds i.e. it defines what is right and what is wrong. But nobody has ever known that what is the definition of Right and what is the definition of Wrong. It depends upon situation to situation. It is generally said that a lie, which does not hurt anybody is not a lie.
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Swayam: A Gateway for Women Entreprenuers

Swayam: A Gateway for Women Entreprenuers

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

Swayam – a mentor-ship cell for women entrepreneurs, was launched by the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) on 10th September at Shangri-La, New Delhi and I was extremely lucky to get this opportunity through ISBF CSD  to attend this prestigious conference.
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Fast-Track to Fancy Firms

Fast-Track to Fancy Firms

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Events

The Career Placement Cell held its inaugural corporate talk on Wednesday, the 9th of September. The speaker was Ms. Surabhi Dewra, founder and CEO of Careerguide.co.in. Ms. Dewra held a highly informal and informative talk, focused on guidance for career options, the importance of networking and concrete steps that students should take towards achieving their entrepreneurial ambitions.
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Why Study Economics?-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Why Study Economics?-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on April 18, 2014 by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Teaching

The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind, as Bob Dylan would say. The unprecedented growth in the modern era of consumerism,globalisation, finance and fiat money has placed economics at the heart of most major world issues today.result, be it the question of the exploitation of resources in Africa,the inclusive development of the Indian economy, the mad rush for'Arctic gold', the Arab spring, the 2008 global crisis or even climate change and environmental sustainability, economic wisdom is indispensable in framing policies to understand and address them. The content of most reputed undergraduate programmes in economics is designed to facilitate over three years a mastery over theoretical tools and their application to the above types of real-world situations.
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The President's Farewell Speech-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

The President's Farewell Speech-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on April 15, 2014 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

I have spent 3 wonderful years here at ISBF and it still hasn't sunk in that I will be graduating this summer. I have had the opportunity to meet great people and work with some excellent individuals here at ISBF and I would like to start by thanking the Director, Dr. Jitin Chaddha. He is the reason why all of us here today.
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Only got 2500/- in my Pocket-The ISBF Gazette-Issue IX

Only got 2500/- in my Pocket-The ISBF Gazette-Issue IX

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

Looks like putting in song lyrics always seems to work when you're somehow out of opening lines… ah well.  So let's take a hypothetical situation here. You arrive at college one morning and all your classes have been cancelled (again, as said before a completely hypothetical scenario).
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Basic Economics and How We Live It-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Basic Economics and How We Live It-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Events | Media

This isn't one of those articles about the applications of rocket science concepts that prove economics to be an important science. This is just a link between those small things all of us know, or at least pretend to know, but choose to ignore.
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STRESS DECONSTRUCTED-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

STRESS DECONSTRUCTED-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog | Teaching

We all have to deal with stress when it comes to the crunch. The better half of my judgment would even bet upon the fact that a lot of us, who work day in and day out, sticking to a regular routine, are condemned to deal with acute anxiety.
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The Big Fat Indian Wedding-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

The Big Fat Indian Wedding-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

Indian weddings are considered a special occasion, celebrated with zest and enthusiasm. After all marriages have always been an important element of the Indian Tradition.
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Studying Sociology as a Subject in a Management Degree?-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Studying Sociology as a Subject in a Management Degree?-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Teaching

LSE's motto is rerum cognoscere extent to which Sociology lies at the and also how causes which means 'to know the very core of the trio of business, they relate to their peers and subalcauses of things'.
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Save The Girl Child!-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Save The Girl Child!-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Posted on April 10, 2014 by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Teaching

Her birth was unwanted because she was a female Granny wanted her dead but she dint want to go to jail No celebrations in the family, no baby shower Just cursing God over and over, hour after hour
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The BRAVERY OF BEING OUT OF RANGE-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

The BRAVERY OF BEING OUT OF RANGE-The ISBF Gazette_Issue IX

Posted on April 5, 2014 by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

Roger Waters is the man portrayed join in as a 5th member, and lead allowing all the spectators really live by many as the villain whose ego guitarist. the Floyd dream. was responsible for the breakup of December 1967 – To the shock of When the band lost Barrett, he took one of the world's best and biggest everyone in British, and American over, and gave the band discipline, bands, Pink Floyd. But, is that really music, Syd Barrett's departure from and direction. Behind all the the whole truth? Or does it also Pink Floyd is officially declared
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Editor’s Message-The ISBF Gazette_Issue VIII

Editor’s Message-The ISBF Gazette_Issue VIII

Posted on January 14, 2014 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

’The ISBF Press Club is proud to kick off the new year with the launch of its newsletter ’The Spectator’. This publication summarises all the events and miscellaneous happenings that have taken place - at the college campus, as well as outdoors
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Message for students-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Message for students-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Posted on April 10, 2012 by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Teaching

Surely you’ve heard of counselling and training sessions preparing you to be self-assertive – Developing the art of saying NO. It isn’t something that comes naturally to some people.
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Editor’s Message-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Editor’s Message-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Events

Just another year of college comes to an end. Before you know it, you'll be back - to the same old lectures, the same old classes made slightly more endurable by the sight of your friend yawning away next to you, the familiar hangouts but with a lot of new things to look forward to as well, from the fresher's to new college trips and bigger fests and so much more!
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A Student's Trilemma (Thale's Circles)-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

A Student's Trilemma (Thale's Circles)-The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

It is not unusual to face confusion and dilemma at all points of time. People from all walks of life experience it and they may somehow or the other, try and find a solution to it.
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MY VIEW. MY TAKE.-CHETAN BHAGAT REVOLUTION  2020-LOVE.CORRUPTION.AMBITION- The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

MY VIEW. MY TAKE.-CHETAN BHAGAT REVOLUTION 2020-LOVE.CORRUPTION.AMBITION- The ISBF Gazette_Issue V

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

Chetan Bhagat’s latest novel is not, as the title suggests, about a revolution. It’s the story of a love triangle, set in the time of engineering entrance exams in Varanasi.
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Message for students

Message for students

Posted on April 10, 2011 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

I believe that doing our best at this moment, puts us in the best place for the next moment. Frankly, in the year gone by, there have been many things to do, many dilemmas, many, situations, difficulties, but alongside there have been many celebrations, many success stories have been created, leaders have emerged, solutions reached and many of you have become professionals.
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President’s Last Words-The ISBF Gazette_Issue II

Posted on March 15, 2011 by Harendra kumar  | Academics | Blog

It has been a great journey so far. Right from my first year, I have seen growth, diversity and excitement build up in ISBF. We have come a long way from 6 students five years ago to more than 100 at present.
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CHANGING PATHS- The Gazette Issue-II

CHANGING PATHS- The Gazette Issue-II

Posted on March 12, 2011 by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

The only thing that’s constant is change,One moment life is something extraordinary and next moment it’s simple and plain It was yesterday when we were the little ones at home,
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A Day in the Sun- The ISBF Gazette_Issue II

A Day in the Sun- The ISBF Gazette_Issue II

Posted on March 10, 2011 by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Media

I am somewhat over 18. It is an age where I have started to get a detailed rendezvous with the pressures of life that lie ahead.
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FOOTBALL FEVER- The Gazette Issue-II

FOOTBALL FEVER- The Gazette Issue-II

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Events

Why do some of us care so deeply about 22 men on a grass pitch trying so hard to kick a ball in between 2 posts? The answer is because it's all worth it in the end.
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A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS by by Khaled Hosseini

A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS by by Khaled Hosseini

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Events

A Thousand Splendid Suns gave readers an intimate look at Afghanistan and the difficulties faced by people living there. It primarily focuses on mothers and daughters, and the friendship between women.
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The ISBF Gazette- Issue 2

The ISBF Gazette- Issue 2

Posted on by Harendra kumar  | Blog | Teaching

I am very happy to learn that the Student Council is bringing out the second issue of ISBF’s Newsletter.
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