Patricia Mascarenhas

Sales and Marketing jobs to increase in Mumbai

Owing to an increase in the spending propensity of consumers, the demand for sales and marketing jobs in the city continues to be on the rise. Patricia Mascarenhas draws the chart.

Mar 10, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Actuaries use their mathematical and modeling skills to measure risk

Most people have no idea what an actuary actually does in a professional capacity. Derek Cribb, chief executive, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFOA), UK clears up the mystery.

Feb 18, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

The gamemaker

Designing board games and toys sounds like a fun job, but the various aspects that need to be looked into while developing them, can leave the designer scrambling for ideas.

Feb 09, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Scientific discoveries get accepted because they make life easier: Bedabrato Pain

When you innovate, it’s not about how brilliant or creative you or your device is but how it is going to make somebody's life easier.

Feb 03, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

IIT's Techfest at its best

IIT's Techfest is a great platform for students to display their cutting edge technology, listen to inspirational speeches and attend workshops to sharpen their skills, says Patricia Mascar

Jan 07, 2015, 00:39 AM IST

B-Schools should look toward staying relevant: Stephen Hodges

An economic slow-down does not adversely affect the education sector, as people tend to use it as an opportunity to strengthen their academic credentials to face the tough competition, says Stephen

Jan 05, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Experts converge at KJ Somaiya to discuss quality education

A recently concluded national conference focused on the role of governance, leadership and management to improve the quality of an institution.

Dec 30, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

Hospitality industry provides significant employment opportunities

Eating and drinking never goes out of fashion – so the hospitality industry just keeps on growing, says Patricia Mascarenhas.

Dec 29, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

Building blocks of innovation

From incubating new businesses and funding ideas, to providing mentorship and guidance, many organisations are partnering with entrepreneurs to develop and scale up innovations that can benefit con

Dec 09, 2014, 14:09 PM IST

Short astronomy course at Birla Institute

For those seeking a more in-depth examination of space topics, M P Birla Institute of Fundamental Research is conducting a course in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 

Dec 02, 2014, 08:55 AM IST

'Preschools are vital to build strong foundation for the future'

Every toddler should have some sort of group experience before s/he starts school. Patricia Mascarenhas tells you why.

Nov 26, 2014, 11:50 AM IST

One programme! One Faculty! Three Campuses

Wherever you study- London, Chicago Hong Kong, Chicago Booth School of Business will help you experience their culture of inquiry and innovation. The author gives you a gist on this Executive MBA or EMBA programme

Nov 18, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Work from home

Work from home arrangement is a possible solution for both the associates and the company, says Patricia Mascarenhas while analysing this mode of working.

Nov 11, 2014, 09:41 AM IST

Training managers for industrial growth

India needs to be competitive to continue on its growth path.

Nov 08, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

Career as a Choreographer

You are going to need a lot more than your dancing shoes to become a choreographer, says Patricia Mascarenhas.

Oct 28, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Children learn better with inclusive education

Inclusive education is the need of the hour. It helps build friendships and inculcate mutual respect and understanding.

Oct 15, 2014, 19:23 PM IST

Marketing Engineering

While many view traditional marketing as an art and some view it as science, the new school of thought is looks at it as engineering. 

Sep 29, 2014, 01:10 AM IST

A course in yogic science

Yoga, a science that teaches you how to flex, is becoming a lucrative career option. Patricia Mascarenhas gives you a gist on the new courses in the field.

Sep 23, 2014, 12:49 PM IST


The gulf between understanding and successfully applying what is taught in college is the largest in the education realm.

Sep 11, 2014, 17:16 PM IST

The Smell of Success

If you want to become a perfumer or a cosmetic scientist, you first need to determine if this is a good fit for you. Patricia Mascarenhas follows the scent trail.

Aug 26, 2014, 13:53 PM IST