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IIMA Graduate Summer School 2018 (Applications Closed)

April 2 - April 6

Event Details

The Doctoral student community of IIM Ahmedabad is pleased to announce the first Graduate Summer School (GSS 2018) to be held from April 2 – 6, 2018. GSS 2018 would be majorly driven by the senior doctoral students. The summer school also includes panel sessions by IIMA faculty, entrepreneur & other industry practitioners. GSS 2018 aims to hone the management acumen of students through IIMA’s pedagogy which includes the case methods, team building & entrepreneurship sprints!  The IIMA Graduate Summer School also holds exciting opportunities among participants to earn special recognition as ‘The Budding Entrepreneur’, ‘Best Performer’ & more towards the end of the workshop.

 

Tentative Program Schedule

 

GSS 2018 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Time

Day-1 : April 2, 2018

8:30-9:00

Inauguration and Introduction

9:15-11:00

Panel Discussion- ‘Applying the theory of management in practice’- Moderator Prof. Vijaya Sherry Chand

11:15-11:45

Ice-Breaking Session

12:00-13:15

Survey Design- Shiva Kakkar

13:15-14:30

Lunch

14:30-15:45

Qualitative Methods of Data Collection-Deepika Saluja

16:00-17:15

Course-1 Applications in Operations Management – Arulanantha Prabu, Govind Lal Kumawat

17:30-18:45

How to Read & Analyse a Case -To be Led by Participants + Aashish Argade

19:00-20:15

How to Read & Analyse a Case -To be Led by Participants + Aashish Argade

20:30-21:45

Dinner

 

Time

Day-2 : April 3, 2018

8:30-9:45

Team Building – Prof. Vishal Gupta

10:00-11:15

Team Building – Prof. Vishal Gupta

11:30-12:45

Investments- Qambar Abidi

12:45-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:30

Entrepreneurship & Financial Inclusion- CIIE

15:45-17:00

Course-2 Applications in Agri-Business- Aashish Argade

17:15-18:30

Course-2 Applications in Agri-Business- Aashish Argade

19:00-20:15

Investments- Qambar Abidi

20:30-21:45

Dinner

 

Time

Day-3 : April 4, 2018

8:30-9:45

Excel Session- Sumit Yadav

10:00-11:15

Excel Session- Sumit Yadav

11:30-13:00

Transactional Analysis- Samudra Sen

13:00-14:15

Lunch

14:30-15:45

Applications in Operations Management – Arulanantha Prabu, Govind Lal Kumawat

16:00-17:15

Entrepreneurial Ideation Sprint- CIIE

17:30-18:45

Entrepreneurial Ideation Sprint- CIIE

19:00-20:15

Networking & Team Session

20:30-21:45

Dinner

 

Time

Day-4 : April 5, 2018

8:30-9:45

Marketing Strategy-Priya Narayanan

10:00-11:15

Marketing Strategy-Priya Narayanan

11:30-12:45

Marketing Strategy-Priya Narayanan

12:45-14:00

Lunch

14:15-15:30

Applications in Operations Management – Arulanantha Prabu, Govind Lal Kumawat

15:45-17:00

Experimental Methods for Management Research- Chitra Mathur

17:15-18:30

Experimental Methods for Management Research- Chitra Mathur

18:45-20:00

Networking & Team Session

20:15-21:45

Dinner

 

Time

Day-5 : April 6, 2018

8:30-9:45

"Business Idea" Presentation – CIIE

10:00-11:15

"Business Idea" Presentation – CIIE

11:30-12:45

"Business Idea" Presentation – CIIE

12:45-14:00

Lunch

14:15-15:30

Strategic Management- Saneesh Edacherian, Sai Chittaranjan Kalubandi

15:45-17:00

Strategic Management- Saneesh Edacherian, Sai Chittaranjan Kalubandi

17:00-18:00

Valedictory & High Tea

This is a tentative program schedule. There might be minor changes in terms of reshuffling of sessions; which would be mailed to the selected students. However the broad outline remains the same.

 

Participant Fees (to be paid upon selection only)

  • Registration Fee: Nil
  • Operational Fee: INR. 7750 + 18% GST (Operational fee includes food & accommodation expenses for 5 days stay at campus + approximately 31 sessions (75 minutes each) throughout 5 days + cost of case studies+ few miscellaneous items)
  • Participants have to bear to & fro travel expenses.

 

Cost Head

Cost (in INR)

Registration and Participation

0.00

Accommodation, Food, Miscellaneous operational costs

7750.00

Total Cost (inclusive of 18% GST)

9145.00

GSS Participants Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a masters’ student from any management & allied discipline.
  • Applicant must be a student of
  • Applicant must have (aggregate) 60% or above in the bachelor’s examination
  • Applicants who have studied mathematics in the 12th standard are preferred. However this is not a strict eligibility requirement. Applicants who have not studied mathematics in the 12th standard but fulfil the other eligibility criteria may apply.

Merely fulfilment of eligibility criteria does not entail any participant a seat in the GSS 2018.

 

Important

  • There are limited openings for GSS18 and we encourage interested candidates to register at the earliest.
  • Selected applicant might be provided with a set of pre-assigned readings which they would be expected to read & prepare before the GSS 2018 session commences.
  • GSS 2018 participant must have full attendance for all sessions, quizzes (if any), grouping activities, etc.; failing which they might not qualify for the participation certificate.
  • IIMA is committed towards a sustainable green world, so GSS 2018 participants shall be provided with soft copies of reading materials.
  • Participants are advised to arrange their own laptops for the sessions.
  • All selected candidates have to pay the operational expense of INR 7750 (+18% GST) within 3 days, failing which they shall be disqualified and the seat shall be provided to a waitlisted candidate.
  • Payment shall only be accepted through an online gateway, which shall be communicated after selection.

The IIMA GSS 2018 would help you to add on to your knowledge and your participation would enrich the GSS 2018 experience for all of us. Looking forward to your applications for IIMA GSS 2018 on or before February 20, 2018 11:30 pm. All the best! Hope to meet you this summer.

 

 

 

Important Dates:

Last date for application submission : extended to February 20, 2018 11:30 pm
Result Announcement: February 27-28, 2018
Payment Window for Selected Candidates: March 1-3, 2018
Result Announcement (for waitlisted candidates, if any): March 4-5, 2018

 

For any assistance mail us at gss2018@iima.ac.in
IIMA GSS 2018 Team.

Details

Start:
April 2
End:
April 6
Website:
https://www.iima.ac.in

Organizer

IIMA GSS 2018 Team
Email:
gss2018@iima.ac.in

Venue

IIMA
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015 India
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Phone:
079 66323456 (General Enquiry)
Website:
www.iima.ac.in