Wednesday January 24, 2011
Second Prize in Baylor-USASBE Student Case Research Competition
Two students of leading B-School IBS Hyderabad, Somaditya Das and Wasim Harunbhai Kalwa, won second prize in the prestigious Baylor-USASBE Student Case Research Competition organized by The Baylor University Entrepreneurship Program and United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).
The students won the coveted prize for their case study titled "SKS
Microfinance: Managing Growth and Continuity of a Social Enterprise",
written under the guidance of Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha of IBS
Hyderabad. The case study deals with the challenges faced by a social
enterprise as it considers opting for an Initial Public Offering.
About Baylor University
Baylor University, founded in 1845, is a private, Christian-affiliated research university located in Waco, Texas, USA. Its Entrepreneurship program is ranked 4th in the US, and is one of the oldest programs of its kind in the country.
United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) is the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of Entrepreneurship.
About IBS Hyderabad
IBS Hyderabad is one of the leading B-Schools in India. It is a constituent of IFHE, which was declared a "Deemed to be University" under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. Since its establishment in 1995, IBS Hyderabad has grown impressively and achieved widespread recognition from business and industry, academic circles, and professional bodies. IBS Hyderabad, which consistently ranks among the top B-Schools in India, has adopted the case study method wholeheartedly and is the only one in India to offer a unique 100% case-based MBA program.
Source: IBS Center for Management Research