Management

Purvodaya 2021 – Excellence Through Resilience

Purvodaya 2021 – Excellence Through Resilience

Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur, is proud to host the first-ever online adaptation of the institute's Annual Business School fest Purvodaya, an amalgamation of different events where budding managers from top business Schools test their mettle against one another. The central theme – "Excellence through Resilience" - is especially relevant in contemporary times because of the pandemic's devastating effects. The role of resilience is all the more critical regarding the shifting geopolitical, economic landscape as building adaptable businesses has been the mantra of the corporate world steering across these unprecedented times. The three-day affair is a prodigious mix…
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Higher Risk in Concentrated Business Control – VGSOM Researchers

Higher Risk in Concentrated Business Control – VGSOM Researchers

Award-Winning Research from IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management Indicate Higher Risks with Family-controlled Firms In an award-winning research study conducted by faculty and alumni at IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management, the researchers have found that family and family control ownership is negatively related to firms’ profitability due to lags in management.  The study is based on decadal data from 2007 to 2017 of 421 listed firms in emerging markets which have at least 5%-20% of the equity capital is owned by a family group including concert promoters. The results show that family-owned firms dominant with concentrated…
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NIRF 2020 Results Announced

NIRF 2020 Results Announced

IIT Kharagpur has been ranked in the widest category of disciplines ranging from Engineering, Architecture, Management, Law in the NIRF Rankings 2020 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India. While the Institute has been ranked the best in India in the category of Architecture, it has jumped one rank in the management discipline to be among the top five business schools in India.  In Law it retains last year's rank at the 4th position along with the overall and Engineering ranks at the 5th position.  The Dept. of Architecture has been a clear winner in the areas…
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VGSOM Assigns COVID Case Study

VGSOM Assigns COVID Case Study

IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management assigns Pandemic Case Study for Organizational Leadership education It has been almost 2 weeks since the teaching and learning at IIT Kharagpur has gone virtual. The Center for Educational Technology at the Institute has been using the online interface Webex for conducting classes across all levels of study. Shorter sessions are also being conducted through Zoom.  Several research groups are also conducting studies on people’s perception and behaviour towards COVID-19 through progression of time. In one such initiative, the Vinod Gupta School of Management, business school in India of IIT Kharagpur ranked among…
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VGSOM’s Placement Record

VGSOM’s Placement Record

IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management Completes Final Placements in Record Time with 31% PPOs India Today       NDTV With the onset of 2020 IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM) has set a new record with close to one-third of its placement offers being PPOs. It has also become one of the first management schools to conclude its final placements for the 2019-2020 academic year. The MBA Class of 2020 have mostly opted for Consulting as their preferred domain with a dominant share of 26%. Among the other key domains are Operations, Sales & Marketing, Analytics…
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International Outreach Programme @ VGSOM

International Outreach Programme @ VGSOM

Economic Times         Jagran Josh       India Today       Times of India IIT Kharagpur’s Vinod Gupta School of Management has signed an MoU with Singapore Management University for ‘SMU-IITKGP Inclusive and Immersive Experiential Learning (I2XL) Programme’. The programme is aimed at providing a managerial education and business school experience like no other – one that encourages students to apply classroom concepts in a global business environment. The scope of the MoU will include student projects and immersion programmes, reciprocal exchange of research and teaching staff, research and other collaborations. The programme is focused on…
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VGSoM HR Conclave

VGSoM HR Conclave

Times of India In the age of Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0, while many business functions are undergoing momentous changes, the human resource is emerging as the most critical area of management functions considering the not-so-futuristic alarming trends. The Vinod Gupta School of Management organized an HR Conclave this weekend addressing new avenues in Human Resource Management through HR Innovation and Upskilling. A panel of India’s top HR experts who attended the Conclave at the IIT Kharagpur campus debated on the impact of technological innovation on HRM. Satyajit Mohanty, CHRO, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals opined that despite the improvement in…
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Feathers in the Cap

Feathers in the Cap

Careers 360    India Education Diary IIT Kharagpur has emerged among the country’s best and as the only IIT to qualify and excel in four disciplines - Architecture (1st), Engineering (4th), Law (4th) and Management (6th), taking on specialized schools in their domains. Speaking about the feat of excelling in non-engineering categories, Director Prof. P P Chakrabarti emphasised on the uniqueness of each of these specialized disciplines within the IIT system. “While there are specialized institutions in these subject areas, being part of IIT Kharagpur has catapulted the growth of these disciplines in a matter of a few decades due…
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VGSOM’s Placement Century

VGSOM’s Placement Century

VGSOM Silver Jubilee Celebrations Concluded with 100% Phase I Placement Economic Times Careers 360 Jagran Josh The Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur concluded its first phase of Final Placements season for the 26th batch of its flagship MBA program with 100% placements. With more than 65 companies participating in the process, 139 job offers, including 31 Pre-Placement Offers were made to 123 students of the Class of 2019. Leading corporates like Accenture Digital, Amazon, eBay, Deloitte, ZS Associates, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Titan, Schlumberger, Trident Group, Vedanta, ICICI Bank, HSBC, Virtusa, Maybank, Wipro, IBM, Novartis and many more reiterated their…
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VGSOM in Top QS Ranks

VGSOM in Top QS Ranks

VGSOM ranked among India's top 5 in QS 2019 Subject Ranking for Business and Management Studies IITs which are typically renowned for technology-based education are now leaders in management education as well. This is evident from the QS Subject Ranking 2019 for Business & Management Studies, in which IITs have occupied 5 out of top 10 places. Vinod Gupta School of Management (VGSoM), the business school of IIT Kharagpur which has recently completed its Silver Jubilee, has been ranked 4th among the business schools in India with exceptionally high Citations per Paper and H-index Citations scores. The QS World University…
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