Effective Presentation Techniques #1 – Don’t Be Afraid to Try Something Different

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Don’t be afraid to try something different. It pays to think different from the herd. For the final project during the Business-Smart IT Applications course, Vinayak and I were assigned the McDonald’s IT mega-failure case. The objective was to research the case and present a case analysis via a presentation. If you are interested, you […]

Business-Smart IT Applications: The Complete Collection

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I have often received requests for a single package download of the presentations from Dr. Lakshmi Mohan’s course on Business-Smart IT Applications. Thought it’s a good idea to publish the same here. Feel free to pass on the link to whoever you think might be interested in this awesome content. Download the Business-Smart IT Applications […]

An Introduction to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

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Another “MUST KNOW” topic for today’s corporate employee is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, commonly referred to as SOX. Here’s an introduction to this act. Download the Sarbanes-Oxley Act PowerPoint presentation. Says Wikipedia: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Pub. L. No. 107-204, 116 Stat. 745, also known as the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act […]

Implementing ERP The Right Way

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With all the humdrum about ERP systems, you would be forgiven for thinking that organizations – big and small – know how to implement it right. Turns out, a majority of them don’t! Consider the nightmare Nike went through after it’s ERP implementation. Philip Knight, Nike’s Chairman and CEO, blamed the “complications arising from the […]

Business Intelligence – A Management Perspective

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Here’s the presentation from Dr. Lakshmi Mohan’s class on Business Intelligence. Download the PowerPoint presentation. Perhaps the most important lesson we learnt during this lecture is the concept of “Satisficing.” Satisficing means, to select a satisfactory decision with limited information in a limited time instead of searching for the best solution entailing more time and […]

A Presentation on Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

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We’ve just completed a subject titled “Business-Smart IT Applications,” taught by Dr. Lakshmi Mohan. For a review of her teaching, read this entry on Vinayak’s blog. I’ll be posting presentations from Dr. Mohan’s class over the course of this week. I encourage you to browse through them – even if you are not pursuing an […]

Business Model Templates

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I have previously written about SlideShare’s PowerPoint sharing service. I was very impressed back then, and I am still very impressed right now, because SlideShare just helped me gather a structure for my Managing New Business Initiatives assignment. I was specifically looking for “Business Model Templates” and just look at the gem I found: PowerPoint […]

Off to Wardah, Maharashtra

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We’re off to Anandvan – The Forest of Bliss, Baba Amte’s ashram in Wardah, Maharashtra on a social service program. Wardah is a three-hour drive from Nagpur. Excerpts from a previous trip report (by another batch) featured on PagalGuy.com SPJIMR students visited Baba Amte’s Ashram and stayed at Anandvan, with the objective to develop social […]