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Learning unlocks all doors

Newsletter Issue 28 : December 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009

newsletter multiple priorities bamboo pump skill building abhimanyu

 

when it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects & more bricklayers

Colleen C Barrett

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The business environment in India is changing.

The changed environment requires varied skills & attitudes from new entrants to industry.

Young engineers coming out of academics & aspiring to join the industry will get an advantage over their peers with basic knowledge of modern work practices.

How to handle Multiple Priorities

   by: Luc Reid

A friend posed this question: “What do you do when you have two conflicting things to get done? For example, for me it’s writing vs. studying. Both take the same amount of focus, time and activity level. One is more pleasurable, and one is more necessary.

It’s a good question, and _ _ _ _ _ _


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TQMschool offers Total Quality Management certification courses for young engineering students to further this objective.

These courses seek to:

  • Improve the employability of fresh engineering pass-outs

  • Give them a head start when joining the industry

These courses offer unique advantages to institutions & students such as:

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Modular in nature

Easy to understand

Andragogical concepts

Experiential learning

Practical bent

Certification

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Bamboo Treadle Pump

 

Bamboo Treadle pump is a good rural innovation for the poor  formers made by the Gunnar Barnes of Rangpur/ Dinajpur Rural Service and International Development Enterprises (IDE) Nepal.

Poor formers of these areas generally have limited resources of energy, So they found a way to fulfill their requirement using  Bamboo Treadle pump.

The pump, which consists of two metal cylinders with pistons that are operated by a natural walking motion on two treadles, can be manufactured locally by metalworking shops.

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Abhimanyu & Chkravyuh

 

Sanjeev Dhawan

 

The business environment in India is changing.

The changed environment requires varied skills & attitudes from new entrants to industry.

Every industry craves for prospective job seekers to have (in addition to the subject knowledge) a fair idea of the challenges faced by an industry and the way modern manufacturing practices like Lean, TQM etc address these challenges.

Young engineers coming out of academics & aspiring to join the industry are at a disadvantage with respect to knowledge of modern work practices.

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Industry must help in skill building

 

Just over a10th of school-going children in India end up attending college.

With nearly two-thirds of India’s population under the age of 35, India has the world’s largest pool of young people. However, of the 220 million school going students, only 26 million go to college. So, creating the critical mass to build world-class institutions is the main problem that India faces in building world-class education.

 

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