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Thursday, April 21, 2005


XLRI campus trip for satellite students

The college premises wore a festive look today though the students are on vacation. Students, pursuing the satellite programme, have added colour to the campus. They can be seen discussing issues over a cuppa, flipping through the books in library or getting a feel of the various addas in and around the campus.Students from over 30 cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Chandigarh, Chennai and Calcutta are on a week’s visit to the campus.


The B-school, at present, offers two professionally designed courses — post-graduate certificate programme in business management (PGCBM) and post-graduate certificate in human resources management (PGCHRM) — for 14 months each. The two new intensive programmes are designed specially for working executives and fresh graduates.

Under the system, the education is provided via satellite from studios at XLRI’s campus and at Gurgaon. The system incorporates live broadcast video, two-way audio and data interactivity to enable the students to interact with the faculty live. Students take education in various learning centres spread across the country.


Read the complete article here.

Sunday, February 27, 2005


XLRI: XLRI Student in a different kind of limelight ...

Here's an XLRI student whoz making news of a different kind - for his involvement in development of kewl software.

EC website to 'read out' election result

Now your personal computer can read out election results in Hindi and English in a clear human voice with an Indian accent. This has been made possible through a special software — Vaachak — developed by city based software company, which employs latest speech technologies to convert the text into speech. The software is being used by the Election Commission (EC) for the first time in India during the counting process for the state elections of Bihar, Haryana and Jharkhand on February 27.


Vaachak was developed by Vinamra, an MBA degree holder from XLRI Jamshedpur, and his elder brother Vibhu, an IIT-Kanpur graduate in 2001 and since then they have been working to apply it in different fields and improvising its applications.


Read the complete article here.

Monday, February 14, 2005


Award for XLRI student

A paper submitted by Kumar Anand, a student of XLRI Jamshedpur, has been adjudged the ‘Most thought-provoking paper’ at the 26th McMaster World Congress in Canada.

The paper on intellectual capital and innovation, is titled “Managing intellectual capital in growth organisations in the new knowledge economy”, suggests a model framework for organisations to manage intellectual capital, a release issued by XLRI said.


Read the complete article here.

Friday, January 21, 2005


Photos at XLRI for PGCBM03, 04 batches

photo03 - batch 02

photo01 - batch 02

photo01 - batch 03

photo02 - batch 02

photo02 - batch 03

photo03 - batch 03

photo04 - batch 02

photo04 - batch 03

Thursday, January 20, 2005


XLRI hosting IR meet

Xavier Labour Research Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur, which specialises in personnel management and industrial relations among other disciplines, is hosting the fifth National Industrial Relations Conference (NIRC 2005) beginning January 22.

Organised by Forum for Industrial Relations, the industrial relations society of XLRI, the theme of the convention is —New economy bandwagon. NIRC will highlight latest labour law developments in the BPO industry, their implications and how to leverage them to achieve harmonious relationships.

The conference is divided into sessions on issues like attrition management, union consciousness and labour laws, people relations, performance management and career management.


Complete story here.

Monday, December 06, 2004


Scope for improvement for XLRI PGCBM program ...

Here's a list of open issues that was circulated by PGCBM03/04 batch for getting resolved.

Quite a few of them have been resolved. There are still however a few outstanding issues which need to be tackled to make the delivery and acceptance of the program more effective in the long run. These issues will be highlighted in a later post.

Sunday, November 28, 2004


XLRI'S summer placement: the beat is back again in campus

The brisk summer placement of XLRI’s batch of 2006 (189 students) for the two-month summer internship ahead (2005) also indicated that not only was the economy doing well but almost all sectors, including the IT/IT-enabled sector, banking & financial sector, the core sector, consulting firms etc, were vying for B-school candidates.

Read the complete story here.

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