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Five-day workshop on Business Research Methods

JK Padampat Singhania Institute of Management and Technology (JKPS) is currently holding a five-day, national-level workshop on ‘Application of Business Research Methods using SPSS Software’ at it campus. The workshop has been organised to make management students job-ready. Students will focus on skills such as data collection, research, hypothesis testing, research design and report-making, sampling techniques, questionnaire design, and data analysis.

Oceanic Consultants offers course fee waivers
Oceanic Consultants, in collaboration with 30 international institutions, has announced fee waivers under a national-level scheme called ‘Dream Start 2011’. The scheme offers more than 35 students across India, an opportunity to study at select institutions, free of cost. The programme is estimated to offer course fee waivers worth more than Rs 4 crores. Dream Start 2011 aims at helping students save significant costs while studying abroad. The initiative brings together educational institutions from Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Some of the universities enlisted are Carnegie Mellon University, Flinders University, Tafe South Australia, Edith Cowan University, UTS Insearch, University of Aberdeen, University of Salford, La Trobe University, University of South Australia, University of Ballarat, Waiariki Institute of Technology, UCOL and NMIT. For a list of universities participating and application process, visit www.dreamstart.oceanicconsultants.com

Inventure Academy wins Best Film award
A team of two Class 8 students from Inventure Academy has been awarded the ‘Best Film’ title under the film category at the Bangalore International Children’s Film Festival (BICFF) 2010. The winners — Parthiv Shah and Akshay Bhamidipati made a documentary titled ‘Life with Oxygen Masks’. The five-minute film is look into the future, Year 2020, where children are forced to live on oxygen masks as a result of air pollution and industrial waste destroying the environment. Twenty City schools participated in the competition titled ‘Make a film in 48 hours’. For this year’s theme, ‘Action for Green’, 17 films were short-listed for the award. Akshay Bhamidipati said, “The message of our movie was to stop wasting more time in bringing about the ‘change’ we so often talk about, and instead mobilise each other to working towards a green world.”

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