Putting the Future in Focus – Higher Education

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A Balanced Score Card Approach for Institutes of Higher Education

In its size and diversity, India has the third largest higher education system in the world, next only to China and the United States. India’s $86 billion education sector is increasingly joined by private players in its rapid expansion.  Moreover, the Cabinet has cleared the bill that will enable foreign universities to set up campuses in India. This clears the entry barriers for established and prestigious global institutes and universities, waiting to enter the Indian markets. Ironically, this has also sounded alarm bells for our already existing players, who have almost always compromised on ‘quality’, as the demand for education in India has been always more than the supply. Read More >>>>>>>>>>>>

Where is the Wisdom, Leadership, Management?

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Where is the Wisdom, Leadership, Management?

We are living in exponential times. Technology is moving so fast that it has been suggested that for a student in the fourth year of a technology-based degree, the stuff he learned in the first year is out of date.

Another frightening factoid is that in the next year, the human race will generate as much data as in the previous 5000 years. There is also the issue that staff now routinely move jobs every 3-4 years, and that many technologists will have 10 jobs before they are 40. Individuals can gain experience, but how do you keep the experience in the business when the staff move so fast? Read More >>>>>>>>>>>>