Category Archives: Teaching-IIM

The course I taught for IIM Bangalore. Beyond Business. The Art of Schmoozing. The Good Life. Social Skills Workshop. Networking. Call it what you will.

Cultural Immersion

A while ago, Ravi Bapna, a professor at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, asked me to do “cultural immersion” module for his visiting MBA class. I created four PowerPoint presentations but the sessions ended up … Continue reading

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Storytelling course

I am doing a “webinar” on Storytelling with Takshashila Foundation, a non-profit public policy think-tank co-founded and run by my friend, Nitin Pai. The description can be found here. I get nothing out of it. All proceeds go to Takshashila. … Continue reading

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India– Cultural Immersion

Professor Ravi Bapna’s class from the Carlson School of Management’s Executive MBA program visited India.  I spent one morning– three hours from 9-12– doing a ‘cultural immersion’ class.  We discussed history, customs, culture, music, dance (with a performance at the … Continue reading

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Cultural Immersion

I am doing a class/presentation/module on cultural immersion for a visiting Executive MBA class from the U.S.  Basically, I am trying to un-package India for them and it is a fascinating exercise.  What do you focus on? Values, food, music, … Continue reading

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Feedback

I welcome your feedback.  What can I do to improve the class? Please post your thoughts below if you wish. Thanks very much and it was wonderful getting to know you all. Please stay in touch. Shoba

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Design & Architecture

It seems like we are racing along.  I am enjoying all your presentations, and glad you are keeping it to ten minutes.  Design is a huge sub-culture for those of you who decide to get into it.  Meanwhile, here is … Continue reading

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Website on Indian art

I came across this interesting website, Chitralakshana, that talks about Indian art.  Perhaps some of you may be interested in it.  Minal?

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Final Presentations

I request all of you who are doing your presentations next Monday and Tuesday to keep it under 10 minutes. Because there are so many of us, I have no choice but to ensure that people keep within their time limit, … Continue reading

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Role Playing

I enjoyed our session today! Thanks to all who had the courage to come up today.  I realize that the later candidates will have the advantage of our feedback and I will factor that in while grading you.  In other … Continue reading

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Students– Piyush Deogarikar– Mother Earth store, Bangalore

I am the daughter of a college professor. My father used to talk a lot about his students, about their accomplishments. It was a source of great pride for him. I never understood this. Why do their accomplishments give him … Continue reading

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