We feel extremely privileged to announce that Dr. Joshin John, Operations Faculty, XIME Kochi has been selected to receive the prestigious 2018 Paul R. Lawrence Fellowship. The fellowship has been offered to less than 5 % of the total number of applicants. Dr. Joshin's application stood out for his overall excellence in the field of case research, writing and teaching.
As part of the fellowship award, Dr. Joshin will be travelling to the United States to attend the 2018 annual meeting of the North American Case Research Foundation (NACRA).
Business Standard instituted 'Best B Schools Standard Award' to honour excellence among students from India’s Best B Schools. Business Standard received 142 projects for evaluation in 2017. The projects included the SWOT Analysis of Mahindra and Mahendra’s Gramveer Network and creating a preposition to merge it with the Mahendra Mitra Programme. The criteria used by the jury to shortlist the projects included the quality of research and analysis, issues being addressed, practicality of the solution and the extent of innovation. Apart from the problems being addressed, the jury also investigated the practical implementation of the project. Pranav Rao of XIME, was one of the five nominees who was shortlisted for the Business Standards Awards that was held on 9th March 2018. The five nominees made the presentation to the jury comprising of Mr. Ajit Balakrishnan, Founder and CEO, Rediff.com; Ms. Nishi Vasudeva, Former Chairman and Managing Director, HPCL; Mr. Hasit Joshipura, Chief of L & T Corporate; Mr. Rajkamal Vempati, Head- HR, Axis Bank; and Mr. Amit Gainda, CEO , Avanse Financial Services. Pranav Rao finished in the 4th position.
A customised 4-day residential Leadership Development Programme for 4 batches (total of 78 participants) of senior executives (DGMs and above) from NLC India Ltd is organised at XIME Bangalore during October and November 2018. The training covered a wide array of topics including Interpersonal Relations/ Inter Personal Influence, Passion for Achievement / Result Orientation, Planning and Decision Making, Business Acumen/ Cost & Business Orientation, Active Passion for Learning, and Change Management/ Driving Success with Change. The programme had both theoretical sessions and practical workshop. It was well received. XIME also conducted similar programme for 6 batches (210 participants) of chief managers of NLC during
January and February 2018 at Neyveli.