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Deepak Mehta

Alumni | IIM Ahmedabad

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8 Tips For A First Time Manager - Tips From An IIM Ahmedabad Alumnus

Drawing from my limited experience over the last 8 months:#1: “There will be blood”Despite your best efforts and intentions, there would be internal team clashes, conflicts with external stakeholders, and friction between you and the team. Things will never run perfectly. You would need to know how to defuse any

The One And Only Sacrosanct Rule At Any IIM

I think there is only one sacrosanct rule at the IIMs. And that is punctuality.Don’t miss the deadlines. Not even by a second. And before you think I am exaggerating, know that I too once had a professor slam the door on my face because I reached literally after the

Pre-MBA Prep Basics - Getting Started With Finance And Economics

Finance is a pretty broad field of study - ranging from financial accounting and reporting to the study of various financial markets, stock markets, valuations, trading etc. And so is Economics - with the 2 major sub-topics being Macro- and Micro-Economics. But both of them are essential for anyone serious about

MBA With Work Experience Vs MBA With No Work Experience - An Age Old Debate With No Correct Answer

The “fresher vs work-ex” debate wrt to MBA is an old one. And frankly, there is no one correct answer. Both the set of choices have their inherent advantages and disadvantages.A. When “fresh”ness beats experienceAcademic predisposition: It’s easy for straight-out-of-grad-school candidates to get acclimatised to the academic rigour of B-schools