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Ideaz - The Business Idea Challenge

Ideaz - 09 is a pan IIT Business idea challenge in serach of the most
innovative IITian. Students at IIT are expected to start their
entrepreneural journey from the college itself and in pursuit of this
excellence they are trained for this.

Yesterday, E-cell of IIT Kanpur organized a workshop for mentoring of the
students who want to transform their dreams into reality. The objective of
the workshop was to guide students towards idea generation and improve it
with proper guidance and mentorship. Workshop was taken by Ankur Agarwal,
a consultant at Boston Consulting Group.

Ankur, an IIT Delhi alumnus, is intersted in Business startegy, Technology
and social entrepreneurship. His area of expertise involves broad
spectrums of management consulting.

Ankur discussed the process of generating a feasible and economically
viable idea. Ideas may not sound realistic at first go but, if groomed
properly these can turn out to be successful business ventures. Looking out
for a problem is the first step towards i…

Experience at IIT Kanpur

The past few months have been eventful – oh yes they have and how! The techie in me was finally willing to die owing to my growing interests in the ever-challenging arena of business management. Change was round the corner – I had decided to pursue an MBA.Destiny, for a change, did its bit, and I found myself with an offer letter from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.The IITs have always fascinated me – the brand spells quality and success. I had my thinking to do though. After four years of quality experience in a challenging industry, was I settling for something below par? After all, weren’t the IITs schools for technology? [The first thing that comes to your mind when one says IIT Kanpur is aeronautics]. It isn’t surprising how misleading perceptions can be.As I debated with myself, I laid down the facts before me. The IIT Kanpur boasts of an unimaginable infrastructure, quality faculty, a well designed MBA course, established (over-established really) industry interface …

2nd Capacity Building Programme for Officers of Electricity Regulatory Commissions 3–8 August, 2009

The Industrial and management engineering department organized 2nd Capacity Building Programme for Officers of Electricity Regulatory Commissions on the 3–8 August, 2009. This event would feature a number of talks by eminent personalities on a variety of topics dealing with electricity regulations.

For further details on the conference visit :
http://www.iitk.ac.in/ime/anoops/for09/