Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Literature Review of “Innovative Financing for SMEs”

Importance of SMEs Globally

There is ample empirical evidence that SMEs are present in all countries across the globe and significantly contribute (directly) to

  • Total No. of Firms/ Businesses in a country 
  • Employment generation 
  • Contribution to GDP
Introduction
The SME sector has been the cynosure of research in many countries. Each and every aspect of SME businesses have been studied using a fine tooth comb type approach. Countries have tried to find and employ all possible avenues of financing options. This seminary aims to present and discuss the highlights of random domestic and international papers, articles, research and view-points to add to the knowledge of our esteemed readers.

Published in SMEWORLD - SEMINARY - Special Supplement, Oct-Dec'2011. Click Here

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

7 Steps to choose a MBA specialization

A degree in MBA after graduation has become one of the most sought after courses of education in the past decade and has become de rigueur now. It is not surprising to see even doctors and lawyers opting to do a post graduation in business administration. But the degree in itself does not propel anyone to the big league overnight rather fortifies ones strengths and enhances the skills to make them employable. It is often mistaken to be an end in itself rather than just one of the means to an end.
The complete article is available online at LearnHub. Click Here

Self-Study for GRE

Graduate Record Exam consists of two broad parts - the General Test (which is compulsory) and the Subject Tests (optional but considered by universities if provided alongwith the General Test scores). The preparation for GRE should be largely focused on the General Test. The attempt to take the Subject tests should be judged based on the preparedness of the General Test.
The complete article is available online at LearnHub. Click Here

Development and SMEs: Synergize to Sustain

What Economic Development means (to me)
 
We hear and read about economy and its development regularly. It is a very broad term pointing towards improvement of economic well-being of a nation and therefore of its population on the whole. A layperson's yardstick of measuring this development could be through analysis of the general quality of life in a country. 

Read the complete article which has been published in the Nov 2011 issue of SMEWORLD. Click Here

Thursday, November 10, 2011