Indian B-Faculties have taken some strategic steps in utilizing know-how, within the wake of COVID-19
Know-how has been an integral a part of B-school training, whether or not it pertains to using Bloomberg terminals to know and find out about essential decision-making associated to threat, investments and markets or utilizing Tableau to be taught knowledge visualisation, which is the basic side of enterprise analytics. With COVID-19 forcing instructional establishments to change to a web based mode of supply, B-schools in India have taken some strategic initiatives in how they use know-how.
Use of Studying Administration Techniques(LMS)
Whereas some establishments are utilizing video-conferencing software program, most have adopted a Studying Administration System corresponding to Google Classroom, Microsoft LMS, Moodle, Blackboard or Canvas to ship their programs on-line as they make studying intersting and efficient. This additionally permits them to manage, doc, observe, report and automate the supply.
Entry to Huge Open On-line Programs (MOOCs)
Many establishments are providing specialised programs utilizing on-line tech-based studying platforms.
For instance, the College of Illinois Enterprise Faculty launched the primary MOOC-based MBA with Coursera and restructured to make it attainable for college kids to begin programs any time and in addition lower your expenses.
Following this, The College of Pennsylvania Wharton Faculty of Enterprise additionally launched 18 MOOCs, specializing in essential abilities and deeper explorations of enterprise subjects.
Having a excessive velocity web connection and a laptop computer/desktop is the one requirement for the scholar. Establishments are additionally tying up with international MOOC gamers to present free entry to programmes together with legitimate certifications along with the common programs supplied by the institute.
Digital entry to library
Many B-schools have made their libraries digital, thereby giving entry to all books, journals and even software program to its college students, which might be accessed from any location.
Gentle abilities by know-how
Indian B-schools are additionally investing in Digital Actuality (VR) and Augmented Actuality (AR) to assist college students hone comfortable abilities corresponding to negotiation, engagement, and presentation.
Gamification of analysis
Generally, exams are a reason for stress for the scholars and analysis is a reason for stress for the college. Gamification of analysis utilizing platforms like Kahoot or Socrative permits the trainer to conduct quick quizzes, MCQs, quick reply responses and different codecs in a gamified trend that makes analysis enjoyable and attention-grabbing for the scholar.
The author is Director, Symbiosis Institute of Enterprise Administration (SIBM)