Author: VGSoM IIT Kharagpur

The Vinod Gupta School of Management is a business school in India. It was established in 1993 at IIT Kharagpur and was the first management school to be setup within the IIT system. It was initiated by a distinguished alumnus and a Life Time Fellow of the Institute, Vinod Gupta. VGSoM started in 1993 with a $2-million endowment from a distinguished alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, Mr.Vinod Gupta, matched by liberal support from the Government of India, to provide future business leaders with the ability to understand and leverage the advantages of technology for managing successful businesses in the knowledge driven era. The foundation stone of the School was laid by the then President of India, late Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma in July 1994, and the School moved to its fine new building in December 1996. The school of management at IIT Kharagpur was the first of its kind in the country.

Guest Lecture By Mr. Amit Shah, Associate Director – Marketing, Mondelēz International

VGSoM recently had the privilege of hosting Mr. Amit Shah, Associate Director – Marketing – Gum, Candy & Beverages – India at Mondelēz International for a guest lecture. Having more than 15 years of work experience at leading Corporate & MNC organisations like Dabur India Ltd. and Mondelēz International, Mr.Shah brought across a vast knowledge

Experiences And Learnings From Mr. Arnab Banerjee, Whole Time Director, CEAT Ltd.

Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Arnab Banerjee, Wholetime Director, Board of Ceat Ltd and ED – Operations on 2nd March 2017 under the Vaarta series at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur. Mr. Banerjee is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He

Introduction Of GST In India & Its Likely Impact On Business, By Ms. Vidhya Srinivasan, CFO, Puma India

An enriching session on ‘Introduction of GST in India & it’s likely impact on business’ was given by Ms Vidhya Srinivasan, Executive Director & Chief Finance Officer, Puma India on 9th February 2017 under the Vaarta series at VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur. Ms Srinivasan is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Ahmedabad and has over 19 years

Experiences And Learnings From Mrs. Meera Iyer, Head of Marketing, Bigbasket – VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur

Mrs Meera Iyer, Head of Marketing, bigbasket.com shared her experiences and business learning’s with the MBA students at VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur. She conveyed some interesting statistics about the rise of e-grocery in India which showed that the market is poised to grow. The projections indicate that by 2020, 25% of organised retail will go online.

‘Working In Startups’ By Mr. Piyush Surana, Director, Ola Cabs

On 23rd March Vinod Gupta School of Management had the privilege of hosting Mr. Piyush Surana, Director-Operations, Ola under its guest lecture series VAARTA. The discussion started with an introduction by Mr. Surana himself. An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, and having previously worked at Energy Controller and Fortis, he cited that his career’s learning curve

How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Enterprise Business By Mr. Arun Karna, MD, AT&T Global Network Services India

The Vinod Gupta School of Management recently had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Arun Karna, Managing Director, AT&T Global Network Services India on the 2nd of March, 2017. Mr. Karna delivered a lecture on “How the Internet of Things is changing enterprise business”, which was held as part of the Vaarta, 17 series of guest

The Future Of Everything By Mr. Unny Radhakrishnan, Chief Digital Officer Maxus South Asia And Mr. Harish Shankaran, Director, Creative Technologies, Maxus Metalworks

The Vinod Gupta School of Management recently had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Unny Radhakrishnan, Chief Digital Officer, Maxus Global South Asia and Mr. Harish Shankaran, Director, Creative Technologies at Maxus Metalworks for an interactive session on “The Future of Everything”. The session was held on the 23rd of February, 2017 and was a part

A Lecture On Organisational Strategy And The Balanced Scorecard By Ms. Minakshi Arora, Chief Performance Officer, Trident Group India

Ms. Minakshi Arora, the Chief Performance Officer at Trident India was at the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur to share some insights and experiences with the students. A Chartered Accountant by profession, she has made phenomenal progress in her career in strategy at an early stage. She began her discourse by briefly introducing