Sunday, 26 February 2012

Why IIM Raipur for MBA


IIMs have been synonymous with thought leadership and excellence in management education. The new IIMs that have come in the past 2-3 years are an exciting place to be in and despite numerous constraints are rising to the challenge. IIM Raipur in the past few years has relentlessly pursued excellence in every activity it has undertaken. The new IIMs are all about student energy and how students are shaping the institute. IIM Raipur has a vibrant student community which believes in leading by example and setting new benchmarks.
Raipur is situated in the heart of the country and is well connected from all parts of the country. One can reach the prominent cities of the country in 2-3 hours by air. It is also an industrial hub having some of the largest core industries that form the backbone of the country’s economy. Chhattisgarh is amongst the rare states that have been clocking double digit growth rate and is emerging as one of the most vibrant states of the nation. The state is poised to play a larger role in shaping the growth of the country in times to come.
Highlights of IIM Raipur:
1. Consulting work for startups and Government of Chhattisgarh publishing case studies which were shortlisted at prestigious institutions like ISB.
2. First Amongst its peer institutes to have a Business and Cultural Fest -“Equinox”. This year the bands like Indian Ocean will be part of the event and will be the largest management fest of the region.( www.iimrp-equinox.com)
3. Launched the Entrepreneurship Fest “Enspirit’12”, where over 6 CEO’s will be discussing on “Fostering Entrepreneurship beyond metros”(www.iimrp-enspirit.com). The business plan event will carry prize money of 1 Lakh and is moderated by Rashmi Bansal author of best seller “Stay Hungry Stay Foolish”.
4. Thriving club culture, where clubs hosts regular events ranging from Sport Tournaments of TT, Cricket, and Badminton to Quizzing, Debating, JAM etc.
5. Our Director Prof. B S Sahay has led two of the most prestigious institutes of the country IMT Ghaziabad and MDI Gurgaon which rose to the become the best institutes of the country in his tenure.
6. Participation in International Conferences like “International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Management “ in Grenoble, France. http://www.icistm.org/index.htm
7. Focus on Guest Lectures for Practical Learning, so far over 10 sessions on topics from HR to Marketing to Finance have happened where VPs and CEOs of some of the best known companies have interacted with students and appreciated them for the depth of their knowledge and inquisitiveness.
8. Mixture of Candidates from All over India and not focused to a particular region. We are proud of our diversity and have students from all corners of the country.
9. Our 285 acre campus is being designed by an International Team of Architects some of whom have been students of Louis Kahn, the Architect of IIM-A. The built up area is over 1.2 million sq. feet and will be one of the largest campuses of the country.
10. Our Board of Governors consists of CEO of Pfizer India, Promoters of Jubilant Group valued at over $3 billion amongst other prominent dignitaries.
11. Release of Country’s First Tablet Friendly College Magazine “Strive” by Operations Club of IIM Raipur
12. Organized a Unique Consulting Assignment cum case study competition for government of Chhattisgarh, Food for Thought.
13. Student Clubs have launched regular Magazines, Strive by Operations Club,OPEP, and Vittashastra, by Finatix, the Finance Club.
14. Visiting Faculty members drawn from the best institutes of the country like IIM A, IIM C, IIM L, IIM K, IIFT, MDI, FMS etc. and remain focused on quality of education imparted.
15. Focus on CSR activities like partnership with NGOs like SOS Children’s Village, World Red Cross, and Rotary Club.
16. IIM Raipur is also the nodal center for SPIC MACAY in the state of Chhattisgarh.
17. Industry visits and interaction with industry leaders by partnership with bodies like CII and NEN.
18. Focus on Gender Balance in Management Programmes.
We look forward to having you on our campus and continue to evolve as the most dynamic and diverse campuses of the country.

Monday, 20 February 2012

Shree Kushal Das left IIM Raipur spell bound after classical performance


IIM Raipur and Spic Macay today organized a classical music concert in the IIM Raipur premises. Well known sitarist Kushal Das was accompanied by Prof. Mukund Bhale on tabla to perform on this occasion. Shree Kushal Das, who has received intensive and rigorous training in advanced sitar techniques and the art of music, started the proceedings by paying homage to his gurus Pt. Yashwant Rao and Pt. Gajanan Tade. He captured the attention of the audiences from the very start and with time audience kept delving deeper into his tunes. The main attraction of the performance was the co-ordination between the two artists which is popularly known as ‘Jugalbandi’. When the end came, the audiences were spell bound by the performance.
It was a privilege and honour for all the students of IIM Raipur to witness one of the finest pieces of music. The splendid melody made deep imprints in their hearts and many of them said that they would keep recollecting the notes that they heard today for a long time.  Shree Kushal Das, the winner of many national awards and an “A” musician of All India Radio and TV, shared his experiences with the students after the program and inspired them to adapt the art. Director Prof. B S Sahay presented souvenirs to the esteemed artists at the end of the performance to express gratitude and appreciation of the students.

Sunday, 19 February 2012

All Time Allrounder Ranking developed at IIM Raipur


In cricket, often accolades are taken away by specialized batsman and bowlers but all successful teams in past had one important constituent which is brilliant allrounders. There were some who became allrounders for saving their place in the team but there were some who made an enormous impact on their teams and changed the face of their teams by contributing regularly to batting and bowling of their teams.
At IIM Raipur, we have analyzed the careers of some of the best allrounders in the history of the game and come up with an all time allrounders ranking for both tests and ODIs. The ranking is not just based on the batting and bowling averages of the players but it also takes into account the regular contribution of the players towards batting and bowling both. Their impact to their team has also been measured through their strike rates. Also it is not just a rating of (batting + bowling) contribution in which either great batsmen or great bowlers would have scored heavily rather the system looks for the players with balanced bowling and batting records and thus any player can not compensate for weak performance in one department with a very strong performance in the other department.
Earlier students had developed an all time batsmen and bowlers ranking and now they have come up with all time allrounders ranking which is as below:


                 The All Time Tests Allrounder Ranking

Rank
Players
Span
Matches
Runs
Bat avg
Wickets
Bowl avg
Points
1
Imran Khan (Pak)
1971-1992
88
3807
37.69
362
22.81
1071
2
JH Kallis (ICC/SA)
1995-2011
145
11947
57.43
270
32.01
1052
3
GS Sobers (WI)
1954-1974
93
8032
57.78
235
34.03
1037
4
IT Botham (Eng)
1977-1992
102
5200
33.54
383
28.4
989
5
A Faulkner (SA)
1906-1924
25
1754
40.79
82
26.58
988
6
KR Miller (Aus)
1946-1956
55
2958
36.97
170
22.97
986
7
SM Pollock (SA)
1995-2008
108
3781
32.31
421
23.11
975
8
Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ)
1973-1990
86
3124
27.16
431
22.29
959
9
N Kapil Dev (India)
1978-1994
131
5248
31.05
434
29.64
920
10
CL Cairns (NZ)
1989-2004
62
3320
33.53
218
29.4
912
11
AW Greig (Eng)
1972-1977
58
3599
40.43
141
32.2
909
12
TL Goddard (SA)
1955-1970
41
2516
34.46
123
26.22
901
13
Mushtaq Mohammad (Pak)
1959-1979
57
3643
39.17
79
29.22
850
14
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ)
1997-2011
105
4167
30.19
345
33.98
849
15
MA Noble (Aus)
1898-1909
42
1997
30.25
121
25
845
16
MH Mankad (India)
1946-1959
44
2109
31.47
162
32.32
844
17
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC)
1998-2009
79
3845
31.77
226
32.78
841
18
Wasim Akram (Pak)
1985-2002
104
2898
22.64
414
23.62
836
19
SK Warne (Aus)
1992-2007
145
3154
17.32
708
25.41
813
20
W Rhodes (Eng)
1899-1930
58
2325
30.19
127
26.96
809
21
WR Hammond (Eng)
1927-1947
85
7249
58.45
83
37.8
805
22
MD Marshall (WI)
1978-1991
81
1810
18.85
376
20.94
803
23
R Benaud (Aus)
1952-1964
63
2201
24.45
248
27.03
803
24
BR McMillan (SA)
1992-1998
38
1968
39.36
75
33.82
801
25
W Armstrong (Aus)
1902-1921
50
2863
38.68
87
33.59
792
26
TE Bailey (Eng)
1949-1959
61
2290
29.74
132
29.21
782
27
JDP Oram (NZ)
2001-2011
33
1780
36.32
60
33.05
779
28
WPUJC Vaas (SL)
1994-2009
111
3089
24.32
355
29.58
773
29
ER Dexter (Eng)
1958-1968
62
4502
47.89
66
34.93
772
30
RR Lindwall (Aus)
1946-1960
61
1502
21.15
228
23.03
765
31
SR Waugh (Aus)
1985-2004
168
10927
51.06
92
37.44
762
32
A Kumble (India)
1990-2008
132
2506
17.77
619
29.65
762
33
ST Jayasuriya (SL)
1991-2007
110
6973
40.07
98
34.34
746
34
JR Reid (NZ)
1949-1965
58
3428
33.28
85
33.35
743
35
M Prabhakar (India)
1984-1995
39
1600
32.65
96
37.3
741
36
FE Woolley (Eng)
1909-1934
64
3283
36.07
83
33.91
738
37
FMM Worrell (WI)
1948-1963
51
3860
49.48
69
38.72
736
38
HH Streak (Zim)
1993-2005
65
1990
22.35
216
28.14
730
39
Harbhajan Singh (India)
1998-2011
98
2164
18.65
406
32.22
708
40
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/Pak)
1996-2011
46
1946
28.61
100
36.94
699
41
RJ Shastri (India)
1981-1992
80
3830
35.79
151
40.96
675
42
DJ Bravo (WI)
2004-2011
40
2200
31.42
86
39.83
665
43
R Illingworth (Eng)
1958-1973
61
1836
23.24
122
31.2
662
44
L Klusener (SA)
1996-2004
49
1906
32.86
80
37.91
661
45
Mudassar Nazar (Pak)
1976-1989
76
4114
38.09
66
38.36
635

                              


                               The All Time ODI Allrounder Ranking


Rank
Player
Span
Matches
Wickets
Bowl ave
Runs
Bat ave
Points
1
A Flintoff (Eng/ICC)
1999-2009
141
169
24.38
3388
32.26
1161
2
 SR Watson (Aus)
2002-2011
138
138
29.1
4043
43.47
1154
3
 GS Chappell (Aus)
1971-1983
74
72
29.12
2248
39.43
1148
4
 L Klusener (SA)
1996-2004
171
192
29.95
3541
40.7
1146
5
 JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA)
1996-2011
315
265
31.78
11142
45.47
1141
6
 Imran Khan (Pak)
1974-1992
175
182
26.61
3654
33.52
1131
7
 N Kapil Dev (India)
1978-1994
225
253
27.45
3759
23.94
1040
8
 Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak)
1996-2011
325
315
34.22
6632
23.68
1017
9
 Abdul Razzaq (Asia/Pak)
1996-2011
262
267
31.84
4945
29.78
994
10
 CL Cairns (ICC/NZ)
1991-2006
215
201
32.8
4911
29.4
993
11
 SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA)
1996-2008
303
393
24.5
3475
26.32
988
12
 IVA Richards (WI)
1975-1991
187
118
35.83
6689
47.1
986
13
 ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL)
1989-2011
445
323
36.75
12987
31.83
979
14
 IT Botham (Eng)
1976-1992
116
145
28.54
2113
23.21
979
15
 CH Gayle (ICC/WI)
1999-2011
228
156
35.08
7895
40.07
963
16
 Wasim Akram (Pak)
1984-2003
356
502
23.52
3705
16.76
960
17
 HH Streak (Afr/Zim)
1993-2005
189
239
29.82
2925
28.67
947
18
 CL Hooper (WI)
1987-2003
227
193
36.05
5657
35.57
937
19
 Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ)
1973-1990
115
158
21.56
1751
21.61
921
20
 Mudassar Nazar (Pak)
1977-1989
122
111
30.91
2604
25.78
920
21
 WJ Cronje (SA)
1992-2000
188
114
34.78
5521
38.6
897
22
 M Hafeez (Pak)
2003-2011
87
71
33.08
2265
27.28
895
23
 SR Waugh (Aus)
1986-2002
325
195
34.67
7544
32.8
885
24
 JDP Oram (NZ)
2001-2011
151
159
29.54
2289
24.35
877
25
 M Prabhakar (India)
1984-1996
130
157
28.87
1858
24.12
870
26
 RJ Shastri (India)
1981-1992
150
129
36.04
3055
29.09
868
27
 ME Waugh (Aus)
1988-2002
244
85
34.56
8455
39.14
867
28
 SB Styris (NZ)
1999-2011
188
137
35.32
4417
32.24
864
29
 AR Border (Aus)
1979-1994
273
73
28.36
6463
30.77
861
30
 DJ Bravo (WI)
2004-2011
117
136
29.81
1910
24.17
861
31
 Shoaib Malik (Pak)
1999-2011
195
135
36.34
5114
34.32
850
32
 A Symonds (Aus)
1998-2009
198
133
37.25
4990
40.24
840
33
 PV Simmons (WI)
1987-1999
143
83
34.65
3664
29.31
828
34
 CZ Harris (NZ)
1990-2004
250
203
37.5
4328
29.24
827
35
 IK Pathan (India)
2004-2009
107
152
29.91
1368
22.8
823
36
 SR Tendulkar (India)
1989-2011
453
154
44.4
17593
45.11
812
37
 SC Ganguly (Asia/India)
1992-2007
311
100
38.49
11293
41.67
812
38
 Saleem Malik (Pak)
1982-1999
283
89
33.24
7128
33.62
805
39
 Yuvraj Singh (Asia/India)
2000-2011
274
109
37.24
7978
37.81
791
40
 NJ Astle (NZ)
1995-2007
223
99
38.47
6922
35.13
768
41
 PD Collingwood (Eng)
2001-2011
197
111
38.68
5041
35.5
754
42
 PA de Silva (SL)
1984-2003
308
106
39.4
9143
35.3
753
43
 V Sehwag (Asia/ICC/India)
1999-2011
236
92
40.39
7561
35.49
739
44
 DL Vettori (ICC/NZ)
1997-2011
272
282
31.48
2105
17.39
734
45
 UDU Chandana (SL)
1994-2007
147
151
31.9
1627
17.3
723
46
 GW Flower (Zim)
1992-2010
221
104
40.62
6515
33.58
715
47
 Aamer Sohail (Pak)
1990-2000
156
85
43.56
4748
32.29
660
48
 GJ Whittall (Zim)
1993-2003
147
88
39.55
2672
22.64
649
49
 TM Dilshan (SL)
1999-2011
219
64
42.81
5449
35.15
629
50
 A Ranatunga (SL)
1982-1999
269
79
47.55
7396
35.9
576


The rankings have been developed by Ankit Sharma PGP 2011-13. He can be reached at pgp11007.ankit@iimraipur.ac.in

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