Feb 19, 2009

Global Financial Management

Dept of HSS, IIT Kanpur conducted a short term course on Global Financial Management from 4th to 13th February 2009. The course was taken by Prof. Dr. Michaela M. Kiermeier, Professor Financial Management, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Dr. Michaela, an expert in portfolio management, have visited many universities around the world and conducted short term courses in Finance.

First and second year MBA students who wanted to specialize in finance were also invited to attend the course. The main objective of the course was to make the students understand and adapt to changing and challenging global environment. The course also enabled the students to acquire and apply knowledge and tools in various financial areas to solve business problems in global context. The course helped students to get introduced to global financial management. It also assisted the future managers to get acquainted with concepts, activities and management techniques related to the planning and coordination of international aspects of finance, portfolio management, and risk management.


Lectures, discussions and case analyses formed the course pedagogy. Students took presentations as part of the performance evaluation and participated in the discussions. At the end of the course Dr. Michaela was happy to see a group of young and dynamic professionals who were keen to know each and every nuance in the field of finance.

Feb 6, 2009

The Glitz , The Glamour and The Zing

Pave way for IML - IIT MBA League! An initiative to encourage the sporting culture among the students.

To- be - managers sweating it out on the field?? doesn't sound exactly B-schoolish? IML is not just sports.... infact sports is just an iota of what IML actually is. Its about money, strategy, betting, music and the hoopla. From team owners to bidders to speculators to star players - all are in the race for the big prize.. its cut throat competition and only the fittest shall survive !

Kick starting the very first season of IML... watch out this space for more!