I, The Absolute

Term VIII

Posted by itheabsolute on February 26, 2006

” A lasting text is the one that lends itself to interpretation in changing times. Stereotypes and clichés dominate our thinking, fatiguing our minds and thereby our perspective.They stampede our personal vision and sabotage our individuality. To use some of the best-written books to cull out the meaning of leadership and our roles as professionals, is an overarching objective of this course.” The first sentence of the syllabus notes for “Leadership Lessons from World Literature”.

Term VIII begins tomorrow. In many ways, the last times that most of us will go to a formal classroom. Though academics is the last thing on the minds of many people, that the line up of the courses and professors is quite intersting and illustrious makes the term quite awaited.

Marketing Strategy, Advanced Corporate Finance and Leadership Lessons from World Literature are the courses I will attend this term. The last one is much awaited for its sheer novelty. The second one because it is being taught by the famed Professor Francesca Cornelli (you may want to google her name and photo 🙂 ).

I am struggling to find time to put my interview experience to paper. Once i am done, i will post it to the blog. Not that i am busy with anything. that i dont have anything important to do has kept me quite busy.

10 Responses to “Term VIII”

  1. hey all

    thanks for your comments.

    I guess Alumni can participate 🙂

    About the firm and my role, will post a little later.

    cheers oy

  2. Anonymous said

    Hey Congrats on the job front!
    What’s your job profile like? wld like to know more if u can post on it….

  3. Chirantan said

    Hi Vijay, Francesca Cornelli is quite famed. She definitely is highly competent, doen’t hurt ofcourse that she is quite attractive by looks. In fact she seems quite young for a Prof. ! All the best for your job. ~ C

  4. Anuj said

    Vijay would be great if you could share the books on Leadership. And even otherwise why dont you post a review of some of the books which u liked most.. It will help us pick some good books 🙂

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  6. Kapil said

    Ouch ….am sure the class is gonna b a gonna b a session that tillitates the intellects and delights the senses.Trust when Francesca Cornelli is there, you would actually listen…and not just watch :))

  7. Anonymous said

    made me think for a moment that i really missed out on something by not getting into isb :-)))
    -balu

  8. ISB Alum said

    Hey are alums permitted to attend Francesca Cornelli’s classes?? Pls find out and let me know 🙂

  9. Wundergal said

    Congrats on ur job! very much awaiting ur interview experience….I really love reading ur blog – very insightful writing..
    -S

  10. Anonymous said

    HI VJ:
    Waiting your reflections, simply awesome

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