The Centre for Teaching and Learning at IIMB hosted a 4-day online/virtual Doctoral Consortium on Teaching 2022, from 10-13 January 2022 for IIMB PhD students.
13 PhD students who are in the final year (or concluding stage) of their doctoral programme and soon going to begin their journey as an Academic, participated in the programme.
The Consortium focussed on various aspects of effective teaching, and was led by Professor Sourav Mukherji, faculty in the Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management area of IIMB, and Dr. Arun Pereira, MIT-Sloan International Faculty Fellow, and Emeritus Faculty at the Chaifetz School of Business, Saint Louis University, USA.
Professor Jitamitra Desai, faculty in the Decision Sciences area of IIMB also took two sessions in the Consortium.
Prof. Sourav Mukherji conducted sessions on case-based teaching and case writing.
Dr. Arun Pereira introduced the participants to various drivers of learning.
Prof. Jitamitra Desai conducted sessions on teaching quantitative subjects.
Teaching Practicum session provided the participants with an opportunity to take a class on their chosen topic, discover their unique teaching style in the process and get constructive feedback on how they can improvise and deliver sessions more effectively as a teaching faculty.
On the last day of the consortium, Ms. Aruna Gopakumar and Ms. Rashmi Ravikumar, from Navgati, a leadership development organization, spoke about various techniques and ways to build/develop and create ‘effective presence’ as an educator by working on one’s body and voice.
Aruna Gopakumar is the Director, while Rashmi Ravikumar is the Corporate Consultant at Navgati.
The consortium was concluded with a valediction and feedback session.