Emerging real estate careers

Posted by Ankita Sharma on Sep 16, 2016 12:30:19 PM

Indian real estate industry employs over 35 million people who shape the way we live. They make decisions that impact our lives for years to come. This makes their job challenging as well as rewarding. The interesting part is consulting and finance jobs in real estate are rewarding in monetary terms as well. These white collars jobs pave the way for a rapidly progressing career.

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Topics: Careers in Real Estate

Smart cities in India: Impact on career prospects

Posted by Ankita Sharma on Sep 16, 2016 11:25:26 AM

India is urbanizing at a pace so fast that the statistics scare & excite the experts at the same time. Reports suggest that over 97 cities will grow from a population count of 340 million [2008] to around 540 million by 2030. This speed of growth in cities poses challenges, but also offers big opportunities.

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Topics: Careers in Infrastructure, Smart cities

How to choose a professional degree?

Posted by Ankita Sharma on Sep 16, 2016 11:10:50 AM

Before you jump onto the bandwagon of a professional degree make sure you aren’t taken for a ride. Here are some tips that will help you decide on a course that works for you.

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Topics: Specialized education

Why civil engineers should consider an MBA in Infrastructure?

Posted by Ankita Sharma on Sep 14, 2016 1:11:55 PM
27 Mar 2016

Infrastructure is the engine that drives the economic growth of the world. Civil engineers who pursue a specialized MBA in Infrastructure Management will have a plethora of global job opportunities.

Is your engineering degree enough for success?
As perceptions go, engineering ranks as the top profession chosen by the youth in India with civil engineering being one of the key categories that they opt for. In the next two decades, India is poised to grow rapidly and Infrastructure being the pillar of economic development, the government plans to invest up to 1 trillion US Dollars in this sector. For sure engineers will play a big role in the mega development projects that have been planned. But in this time of specializations is it enough to be just a civil engineer?  

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Topics: Careers in Infrastructure

Need of specialized professionals in infrastructure

Posted by Ankita Sharma on Sep 14, 2016 1:06:02 PM

This article was first published in The Hindu Business Line BLOC edition in May 2015. This is a reiteration of the same article.

To emerge as a key economic player, infrastructure development in India is the key. The current government’s emphasis on building smart cities and advancing infrastructure underlines the impending need. However, shortage of skilled manpower is posing a hindrance to timely delivery of several projects. Here, industry veteran Prof. D.T.V. Raghu Rama Swamy talks about the need of higher education in the field of infrastructure and how an MBA degree in Infrastructure Management will help bridge this gap.


1. What is infrastructure management?

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Topics: Careers in Infrastructure

Why girls should not ignore Real Estate as a career choice

Posted by Ankita Sharma on Sep 5, 2016 12:11:38 PM

We are living in interesting times. Today’s women are entering the work force with as much confidence and urge to excel as their male counterparts. Despite that some sectors are still tagged as a ‘man’s domain’. Real estate is considered one such field. But did you know that this sector holds 70% of the global wealth. Fascinating right?

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Real estate is the next big thing for girls

Posted by Ankita Sharma on Sep 5, 2016 12:07:50 PM

The world that we live in, is not unaware of the potential of women in the corporate world. There are only few domains that have not been explored by this drastic shift of power. These untapped potential careers are not altogether untouched, but are yet to see women acquire the top management positions.

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Topics: Careers in Real Estate

Deepak Bhavsar- Director, DhRa Development Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Posted by Chandni on Jul 27, 2016 3:23:00 PM

Deepak Bhavsar- Director, DhRa Development Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd visited our Noida campus to deliver a guest lecture during which he explained how the landscape of real estate industry is evolving in our country. He also explains how formal & specialized education has become a trend in this sector. Mr. Bhavsar had faith

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Topics: Careers in Real Estate, successful career

Professor Mohammed Arif, College International Director, University of Salford

Posted by Chandni on Jul 26, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Professor Mohammed Arif addressed our students regarding the opportunity of being a part of the exchange program at University of Salford as part of our international exposure program. Prof. Arif feels that students with an engineering background in Civil or Mechanical can accomplish a lot of good things and acquire new heights in developing the built environment.

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Topics: Exchange program

Dr. Mukul Asher, National University of Singapore

Posted by Chandni on Mar 12, 2016 2:00:00 PM
On March 11,2016 the students of MBA in infrastructure attended a lecture given by Dr. Mukul Asher, who is a Professorial Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore

Dr. Mukul Asher who wears many hats is also the Director, Public Policy at the Global Village Foundation and has been a consultant to the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, World Health Organization, Asian Development Bank, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and other prominent institutions.

After an hour long interaction with the faculty, Professor Asher addressed the students on the ‘Built Environment in Developing Countries’. In an informal manner, he shared with them his thoughts on real estate, infrastructure and construction. He also spoke about economic concepts like “economy of scale” and “economy of scope” and their relevance in Urban Development.

He emphasised the need to professionalise the real estate sector in India and told the students that they were lucky to be “in the right place at the right time” as they will witness and profit from this impending change which would lead to many remunerative and satisfying career opportunities for them to pursue and advance in.

The students were quite satisfied by the Q&A session that followed the insightful talk.
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Topics: Specialized education