Management education has undergone a sea change with the outbreak of COVID’19. The traditional methods of teaching-learning methods followed for decades has become obsolete. The so called ‘Black Swan’ has become a reality and management experts are pondering over the situation. B-Schools have gone ahead and created workshops, webinars and courses that specifically cater to the growing need for ‘work-from-home’ skills and competencies. Even though everything may seem to be getting back on track, the pandemic has exposed the inertia towards change among management institutes in India. The COVID’19 effect on higher education, especially B Schools is obvious and can be seen in terms all academic processes coming to a halt midway.
At JBS (Jawaharlal Business School), we give special attention to make sure that during COVID’19, all the technological advancements are put to use so that students get a real-time experience of a class room. We give special emphasis on improving soft-skills of the students as well along with sound theoretical knowledge. The sessions are arranged on-line with sufficient intervals so that students don’t feel the exertion of sitting for a very long time in front of the computer.
As we move ahead, B-Schools and MBA aspirants will need to identify the untapped potential of the IT infrastructure in place. For which the aspirants need to demand and look out for B Schools that cater to a tech-first approach. JBS is highly tech-savy and all the faculty members well versed with the latest developments in technology. We have conducted as large number of Webinars and on-line classes to our credit. Students are also very quick in grasping the nuances of technology.
Student excellence is our overall objective. We are having a concept of Earn while learn. For our MBA students we are providing part-time job on their request within the guidelines of APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University.