IIM Udaipur Organizes Research Communication Masterclass Series


Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIMU) announced a virtual Research Communication Masterclass Series in collaboration with S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR). This series will enhance the ability of doctoral students and young researchers to make high-quality research presentations.

The quality of research presentations is a critical factor in the socialization of research. The Masterclass shallhelp students improve their ability to frame questions, link questions to appropriate methodologyand tell a story. The ultimate aim is to deliver an effective presentation and communication efficacy. 

On this collaboration, Prof. Janat Shah, Director, Director, IIM Udaipur said,"The Masterclass Series is a conceptualized high intensity and impact learning experience for the doctoral students at both the B-Schools on how to communicate with clarity about their research. This is a critical collaboration.IIMU-SPJIMR is inviting eminent global researchers from various areas of management to speak as part of this Masterclass."

Under the Masterclass, twenty globally renowned researchers will present their self-interestco-authored/authored papers. Each monthly session will run for approximately two hours wherein the researchers will present for one hour on recent top tier research and then discuss the why behind the presentation in the remaining hour. The discussion will be opened to the faculty and the doctoral students.

Dr Ranjan Banerjee, Dean, SPJIMR added, "It is not easy to combine storytelling with research rigour. Our doctoral students are getting a chance to learn critical skills from the best in the world. I have always believed that the best institutes should collaborate and not compete, and this partnership is a step in that direction."

Activefaculty holding a strong publishing record in international journals such as UTD list of journals will be included in this program.

Since inception, IIM Udaipur is breaking new ground in management research and is currently ranked 4th in India for research in management according to UT Dallas's methodology, which tracks publications in the leading global journals. SPJIMR is a constituent of the BharatiyaVidyaBhavan and is ranked among India's top ten business schools. It is the only privately run Indian B-School in the top 50 ranks in the Financial Times (FT) 2020 business school rankings and is placed 3rd in India and 36th globally.

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IIM Udaipur is one of India's fastest-growing management schools. It is breaking new groundby focusing on world-class research and transforming students' learning who will be managers and leaders of tomorrow. The Institute has arrived on the global education stage by getting accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in merely eight years of its establishment. With this accreditation, IIM Udaipur is now counted in the same league of global institutes like Harvard Business School, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the MIT Sloan School. IIMU has recently been listed on the QS 2021 Masters in Management (MIM) Rankings and the Financial Times (FT) MIM Ranking 2020. IIMU is the youngest B-school in the world on both these rankings. According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020, IIM Udaipur is ranked 17th amongst all B-Schools.IIMU is currently ranked 4th in India for research in management according to the methodology used by UT Dallas which tracks publications in the leading global journals.