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Multi-dis­ci­plinary fo­cus - It's early days yet but B-schools have started com­bin­ing man­age­ment with hu­man­i­ties. One ex­am­ple is MaLa (Man­age­ment with Liberal Arts) at SPJIMR.

Niche pro­grammes for women, such as SPJIMR's 12-month course for women re­turn­ing to the work­force after a break Sec­tor-fo­cused cour­ses (like IIM-B's aero­space pro­gramme).

New el­e­ments are be­ing added to fam­ily busi­ness cour­ses. ISB, for ex­am­ple, has em­bed­ded el­e­ments on 'stew­ard­ship value' in its fam­ily busi­ness pro­grammes.

Grow­ing in­ter­est in en­trepreneur­ship is mak­ing B-schools en­gage stu­dents dif­fer­ently. One ex­am­ple is the start-up buddy pro­gramme at IIM-C, which has its In­cu­ba­tion Park.

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