Bill Gates famously said he was disappointed with the Indian education system when he visited our country. It is a known fact that even institutions in India acknowledge. Where does that leave you? With Industry 4.0, the world is rapidly changing, and to secure your future you need to be job ready in this dynamic world. This is where you ask the question: “How well can my b school prepare for the future?”
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We got the opportunity to speak to Mr. Sidharth Balakrishna, an alumnus of IIM Calcutta, who has a whopping 16+ years of experience, having worked with the likes of Accenture, KPMG, as well as having taught in some of the top b schools in India. He is currently an adjunct faculty at Masters’ Union. He sheds light on what exactly Industry 4.0 is, and how the future job market is going to look like. He talks of the skills that students need to develop in order to be successful in this ever changing, ever evolving industry. He also acknowledges the gaps that exist in the Indian education system and management education, talking about how institutions can make their students job ready.
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1 The future job market will be a marriage of management and technology.
2. AI will not replace human managers; human managers who can adapt to working with AI will replace those who can’t.
3. To be job ready in the future, you need to get hands-on experience, and have good industry mentors who can guide you.
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