What's happening in the world of MBA? What are the latest updates around MBA admissions in India, the impact of Coronavirus on MBA, placements at top IIMs and other b-schools? InsideIIM's new segment - News From The World of MBA - brings to you all updates from the world of business and management education in under 5 minutes!
In this episode, take a look at the top-5 latest updates from the past week:
1. FMS Delhi Releases Final Shortlist, Introduces Major Changes To Selection Criteria (00:39)
After much anticipation, FMS Delhi has released the final shortlist for admission to its MBA program in 2020. But this time, FMS Delhi has been forced by the #Coronavirus to change the selection criteria in a significant way.
2. IIFT, MDI Release Final Shortlists (01:51)
IIFT and MDI have released their final shortlists for admission to their MBA (IB) and PGP-M programs, respectively. These are important details from the announcement of results.
3. Cure.fit, WeWork, Raymond Lay Off Hundreds of Employees (02:33)
More unfortunate news has emerged from the corporate world. COVID-19 has forced many companies to lay off employees. After Swiggy, Ola, Uber, and Zomato, companies like WeWork have been forced to reduce their workforce in India. These are important details about layoffs at these companies.
4. Coronavirus Case Reported On #IIM Campus (03:04)
An IIM campus has reported a COVID-19 case after an office staffer tested positive for the virus. The campus has been shut down temporarily for sanitation. More details here.
5. International Students Don't Want To Pursue An MBA In The US (03:36)
After a survey by QS, now GMAC has come out with a report that suggests that international students are wary of taking admission to an American business school, given the uncertainty around travel to the US due to the country recording the most number of Coronavirus cases in the world.
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