Director’s Message

I strongly believe in empowering faculty, staff and students, while charging them with responsibilities. When you take responsibility, you tend to own the outcome, Dr. Prabhat Pankaj, Director,

Dr. PrabhatPankaj is an eminent economist whose opinion is sought by newspapers and magazines like the Economic Times on a regular basis. His published works included 29 research papers, four books, and several conference papers.

“Teaching is a mission. Students are a great source of learning for faculty. It is not important what my experience with teaching has been; I always tend to look for what my students’ experience of my teaching has been like.”

A Post Graduate in Economics and a PhD in applied Economics, Dr. PrabhatPankaj has been teaching Economics in universities and B-schools across the globe for 22 years now. He has specialised training in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics from South Asia Network of Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), and World Bank Institute (WBI). He has also worked as an Economic Consultant to the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Royal Government of Bhutan on WTO issues, and represented the Royal Government of Bhutan in the UNESCAP meeting on the Post-Cancun Agenda. He has carried out studies on poverty, inflation, environment and happiness measurement forUNDP, UNFPA, RIS and the Planning Commission. He is currently working on estimating the demand curve for the TajMahal from the international tourists’ ‘willingness-to-pay’ point of view.

“There is only one way to pursue quality and ensure proper functioning, and that is by empowering people. I strongly believe in empowering faculty, staff and students. I charge with taking responsibilities. When you take responsibility, you also tend to own the outcome. This is the essence of good governance, and that’s how we create second and third lines of leadershipatJaipuria Jaipur. This is how we transform our students into holistic human beings and efficient professionals witha high sense of caring for family, society and the environment.”


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Student Life

“Student Atisha Goyal on her “stepping weeks” at Jaipuria Institute of Management

My name is Atisha Goyal and I am from Ajmer. I already completed by BBA, but I had a desire to further my education and earn my MBA from a renowned institute. Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur worked for me for two important reasons. First, I want to be close to home. Second, when I learned about Jaipuria Institute of Management’s placement record, I realized that I will have plenty of opportunities to explore my true potential.

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Sanjay Mehta from Jaipuria, Jaipur earns a placement with Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt Ltd.; opens doors for opportunities to grow

Growing up in a simple, middle class family in Amritsar, Sanjay Mehta dreamed big and wished to conquer the world of finance. That is the reason why he made his way to Jaipuria, Jaipur, a place with a brilliant reputation, as well as a fee structure that, he says, suited his father’s modest pockets. The institute is where his dreams were nurtured and are now on the way of being fulfilled as he’s bagged a job with Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt Ltd.

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Summer Internship

“My SIP gives me the opportunity to understand the dynamics of real corporate rigmaroles,”

“I just want to learn as much as I can, in this limited period of two months”, says Shubham Barthwal, PGDM Class of 2015, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur, who recently bagged a Summer Internship Project in Marketing and Event Management with Pearson. He is going to be attached with the marketing division during his internship, and will work on Pearson’s brand perception in the market through events specifically targeting children and their parents. Shubham explains the responsibilities of his position: “The objective is to reach the customer where Pearson’s reach has been limited. We will be marketing through events, and the important thing is to manage the event within the purview of the budgets that are allocated to me and my team”. The team gets together in the morning and plans for the day. A lot of time is also spent travelling around the Pearson school campus to understand the target audience and their locality in order to identify the venue for the event. The arrangements are meticulously managed by the team, and events are executed to perfection in the evening.

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“Jaipuria Institute of Management laid the foundation for my professional life. It turned me into an achiever; the placement with Deutsche Bank was the icing on the cake.”

It would not be out of place to say that Shefali Arora turned into a winner the day she entered Jaipuria Institute of Management. Crowned ‘Ms. Fresher’ of the 2007-09 batch – the memory of which still brings butterflies to her stomach – Shefali’s two years at Jaipuria Jaipur were studded with sterling performances, including numerous victories at inter-college festivals. Apart from being a core member for Jaipuria Institute of Management’s national management fest, Abhyudaya, Shefali was also on a number of committees; the most prominent were the Placement Cell and the Corporate Resource Centre. Shefali’s big break came when she cracked an on-campus placement with Deutsche Bank.

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“Keeping in touch with global issues and discussing them in the classrooms of Jaipuria Jaipur helps in involving and engaging students.” – says, Dr. Prerna Jain Associate Professor, Economics Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur.

Dr. Prerna Jain teaches Economics at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur. She takes courses like Managerial Economics, Macro Economics and International Economics. She believes in creating a comfortable learning environment based on respect. Currently, Dr. Jain shoulders the added responsibility of Editor of Jaipuria Jaipur’s Newsletter, ‘Insight’. She is also the Co-Chairperson – Student Welfare, and is actively involved in organising the forthcoming ‘International Conference on Creating a Sustainable Business – Managerial Implications and Challenges’.

“This will be a great opportunity for students of Jaipuria Institute of Management to hear and learn from stalwarts in academia and industry. It is bound to be an excellent exposure to strategies and marketing practices, and will come very handy when they move into their respective industries.”

The smallest gestures of gratefulness on the part of her students or alumni of Jaipuria Jaipur touch Dr. Prerna. It only makes her work with renewed vigour. She is constantly on the look out for new pedagogical tools with which she can infuse life into her classes.

“I give my students a list of important questions well in advance, so that they can come prepared to discuss and debate. Students are selected on a random basis to summarise key points from previous lectures. I employ a lot of exercises, visual presentations and discussions to stimulate class participation. I enjoy being up-to-date with the latest information; keeping in touch with global issues and discussing them in the classrooms at Jaipuria Jaipur helps in involving and engaging students.”

As a message for her students at Jaipuria Jaipur, Dr. Prerna chooses the words of Thomas D. Willhite.

‘Let your life mean something. Become an inspiration to others so that they may try to do more and to become more than they are today.

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First International MDP on Financial and Inventory Management held in Mumbai conducted by Jaipuria Jaipur

An International MDP for senior government officials of Bhutan was conducted on “Financial and Inventory Management” at Mumbai15-17 December 2014. It was done in collaboration with Institute of Management Studies, Bhutan.

The MDP covered various aspects on Financial and Inventory Management touching upon basics and shared the contemporary trends in the field which was well appreciated by the participants .The MDP was spread across three days .The first two days covered major aspects of Financial management. The day three had sessions on inventory management.

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