Category Archive: Students

Feb
05

Q&A: FIIB Students Debate Implications of Budget 2019

Making and representing a budget requires a strategic approach and India has to work diversely to reshape its future. The finance budget 2019 panel discussion started with Government promoting sustainable growth and finished with students opening up their curiosity boxes in front of two panellists, Ranjeet Kumar Mishra (Chartered Accountant (C.A.) & Cost Accountant (I.C.W.A.)), …

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Feb
04

Technology Changing the Landscape of Jobs – An MBA Student’s Perspective

It has become very much complex to answer the question whether technology will reduce the number of jobs. The simple answer is ‘no’ but an elaborate answer would include how technology is changing the landscape of jobs and how we need to update our skills to stay relevant. Actually, there are two viewpoints, either with …

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Feb
01

Can India be an AI Powerhouse?

With AI alone generating over 2.3 million jobs worldwide by 2020, India’s ambition to carve a niche for itself in an increasingly AI-driven world is becoming a reality. Let’s take a closer look at how AI revolution is impacting Indian jobs and the workforce. Even as the Fourth Industrial Revolution stares us right in the …

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Jan
31

Can Technology Replace Human Jobs?

There are massive technology improvements in the form of Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science these days. While it has made our life easier and improved efficiency of businesses there is a concern about the future of our jobs. While it can be easy to see that technology has indeed made many …

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Jan
25

Solar Energy and Selling Junk – Stories which Started at Meraki

What separates an outstanding startup from an average one? An innovative idea, a strong product, and the ability to create a brand. FIIB’s Meraki is always on the lookout for such entrepreneurs who can see opportunities in problems and passionate enough to build products and brands that have a sustainable competitive advantage. Being innovative takes …

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Jan
24

Practice Ventures – A Spotlight Story On Testing Entrepreneurial Ideas at FIIB

To inculcate the learning’s of entrepreneurship by doing, Udaan Club at FIIB launched a Practice Venture contest in late Oct 2018 inviting students to submit ideas which can be tried at the campus giving them valuable inputs about matching their theory with real life experience of running a venture. The shortlisted team would invest a …

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Jan
23

Driving Entrepreneurial Mindset Among Students – The FIIB Way

Entrepreneurs or not, changing corporate lifestyle and changing business problems demand entrepreneurial skills like risk taking, ownership, analytical decision making in all the managers of today and tomorrow. At FIIB, we realize the importance of entrepreneurial ecosystem early, that is why we introduced  Meraki – FIIB’s B-Plan Competition which is turning 8 this year. We’ve …

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Jan
23

Top B-Plan Competitions in India by Credible B Schools

India being one of the world’s largest provider of management education and with retail industry accounting for over 10 percent of the country’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product), it offers infinite opportunities to young entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams and ambitions of becoming successful entrepreneurs. With entrepreneurial dreams, comes bigger challenges of shaping thoughts and ideas …

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Jan
22

10 Coolest Ideas in Social Entrepreneurship Presented at Meraki

For young geniuses who chose to solve real world problems over text book problems, Meraki has been the platform to experiment, innovate, and prove themselves.Started in 2012, Meraki grew over the years receiving hundreds of B-Plans every year. The plans range from solving business problems to tackling societal issues. They are carefully evaluated and the best …

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Jan
18

8 Key Components of A Business Plan as Told by Real Venture Capitalists

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A Business plan not just paves the path for a successful business venture but also helps fetch expert consultation, mentoring, and funding from leading Venture Capitalists and industry thought leaders. A B-Plan is a blueprint of an impactful business idea. At Meraki, FIIB’s annual B-Plan competition that provides platform for innovative entrepreneurs,  esteemed judges – …

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