Power of Global Networking: Tapping an Untapped Resource

Networking, every one talks about creating it, but rarely anyone talks about how to use it regularly. Well, as part of my ‘Zero Cost MBA’ project, I did develop some interesting ways to keep engaged with the large network. I am sharing one such example with you.

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Poetry and Storytelling Under Open Sky @IISC, Bangalore

On an invitation, I participated in an event organized at IISC(Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore. I recited my 2 old poems as well as listened to many new poets and their works. A wonderful experience of literature activity at the heart of technology gurukul, read more in my event summary.

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Master Class On ‘Thinking Mobility: Gender and Transport’ @IIHS, Bangalore

How are urban transportation systems, infrastructure and institutions gendered?
How can we understand gender inequality in urban transportation?
What kinds of initiatives have cities in India and globally undertaken and what can we learn from them? This was the them of masterclass organized at IIHS(Indian Institute of Human Settlements)

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Ganges Water Machine – Terrestrial and Celestial Change in the Ganga Basin

Urban planning has been one of the core areas of my study from past many years. It was also a central aspect of my ‘Global Manager of 21st century(Zero Cost MBA)’ project. In my effort to understand Urban planning from different angles; I have participated recently in lecture on mapping of Ganga basin. A lot of learning followed through and you can read the same in my blog post.

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Master Series: What can southern cities learn from each other when planning for climate change

This masterclass continues from Sumetee’s last class titled “Are Southern Cities Adapting to Climate Change?”. Sumetee practised as a public sector consultant for more than a decade in South Africa, in the domains of integrated strategic planning and performance management across national, provincial and local government. Learners were encouraged to extend this framework into the city of Bangalore

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Hypothesis development in chemical engineering and the business world

As I mentioned in the introductory post to this series ‘Moving from Chemical Engineering Concepts to Management Fundamentals’, my goal is to look in greater depth at chemical engineering concepts and their parallels in managerial fundamentals. This time, we look at the relationship between chemical engineering’s hypothesis development and the business world’s equivalent: strategic planning.

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