Adv. Manisha Kulkarni Head MBA IICMR
Message from HEAD MBA
You will be devoting two life-changing years to MBA studies. Most applicants focus a lot on What will be post-MBA career dreams. So, let’s take a look at what to expect during your MBA programme.The right attitude and aptitude is important for making the most of quality time in business school. Here are some situations that may turn out to be quite challenging at times, but they all provide a great learning experience. Moreover, they can affect your networking and post-MBA career.
MBA @ IICMR admissions teams focus on selecting professionals from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, cultures and personality types. They want to provide every student with a stimulating learning environment. You should be ready to contribute to the learning environment. You have to be comfortable sharing ideas, experiences, achievements, failures and lessons learnt. Also you have to be aware of what is really unique about you and invest it in the MBA classroom.
Apply Look –Think – Relate and Act Cycle to develop your self during this time.
Learning from looking at others takes curiosity and open mind. Relating things to your experience, providing feedback, engaging in discussions and critical thinking are all effective approaches to learning. Stepping into the shoes of your peers is a great way to understand different perspectives and see the world with new eyes and Act as a situational leaders.
MBA students have individual online/offline assignments, but there is a special focus on teamwork. You should be committed to performing really well on both types of tasks. You may even choose to give a little more attention to your performance in a group. You will enjoy the luxury of having both the Subject Matter Experts and your classmates give you feedback, encourage you This is because one of the major take-aways from an MBA is the network you build. It is certainly better for you if your peers see that you are a reliable partner. Being active in team projects, taking initiative and responsibility, maintaining the deadlines and the high standard of your work, and lending a hand in crisis situations are all traits that will be appreciated by your peers. Ultimately, these are your future business partners, competitors or friends for life.
Please whole heartedly participate in SDP,CEP, CEP and BPE you will get lot of perspectives from different cultures and backgrounds. All of this for free and in a safe environment.
MBA studies are usually a very refreshing experience that can help mid-career professionals reinvent themselves and find the right path for the next decade(s). The recipe for success is for you to be authentic and self-reflective. This is also a sure way to attract reliable business partners from among your peers, and advisors and business angels from among your professors or guest speakers or the corporate contacts that you will make during the programme.
Last but not the least MBA experience is a bridge between your past and your future. You have done a lot of research to identify IICMR and MBA programme. So make the most of this achievement and enjoy every learning experience. MBA alumni are always happy to revisit IICMR or meet current students .Enjoy the Journey and destination. All the best
Head MBA IICMR