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TAPMI-MAX PLANCK-SOTON WINTER SCHOOL ON BOUNDED RATIONALITY

January 08–14, 2018

DIRECTED BY

Gerd Gigerenzer
Director, Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

ORGANIZERS

Konstantinos Katsikopoulos & Kavitha Ranganathan

ABOUT THE WINTER SCHOOL

The T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung or MPIB) and the University of Southampton (Soton) Business School is organizing the Second Winter School on Bounded Rationality in Manipal (Karnataka), India. The aim of the Winter School is to foster students’ understanding of the processes underlying human decision making, and to apply this knowledge to the real world, enabling people to make better decisions under uncertainty and complexity. To this end, the School offers a unique forum for decision-making scholars from various disciplines to share their approaches, discuss their research, and inspire each other.

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

Gerd Gigerenzer

Director of the “Harding Center for Risk Literacy” at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin.

Shyam Sunder

James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, Yale School of Management and Professor in the Department of Economics, Yale University.

ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS

T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

The TAPMI is among the leading management institutes in India, located in the international university town of Manipal, Karnataka. TAPMI is founded by the visionary, Late Shri. Tonse Ananth Pai (T. A. Pai). TAPMI’s mission is—”to excel in post-graduate management education, research and practice”. With academic rigour and experiential learning at its core, TAPMI’s programmes include Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), PGDM-Healthcare, and PGDM-Banking and Financial Services, a Ph. D. programme in management. TAPMI is the second B-School in India to get global accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB)

The MPIB is an internationally renowned social science research institute located in Berlin, Germany. The MPIB is dedicated to the study of human development and education. Researchers of various disciplines—including psychology, education, sociology, medicine, history, economics, computer science, as well as mathematics—work together on interdisciplinary projects at the institute. The research questions they examine include how people make effective decisions in a complex world, what effects the institution of school has on children’s development and learning processes, how the interaction between behaviour and brain function changes over the lifespan, as well as how human emotions change in a historical context and how they have affected the course of history itself.

Southampton Business School

The University of Southampton (Soton) is a leading research university. Soton is routinely ranked among the Top 100 universities worldwide. It also is a founding member of the Russell Group, which represents 24 UK universities committed to excellent research and outstanding teaching, with very close ties to the public sector and business. The Southampton Business School covers the traditional areas of business and management studies, and has particular strength in the study of decision making and analytics. It includes two long-running interdisciplinary centers of theoretical and applied research on management science and information systems, as well as on risk and uncertainty.

APPLICATION

Applying for the Winter School is possible between September 05 and October 05, 2017.

The application deadline is extended until October 15, 2017.
Selected Participants shall be intimated by End of October, 2017.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE & FURTHER QUESTIONS

There is no fee thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. Participants’ boarding and lodging shall be taken care of, and their travel costs can be partially reimbursed.

For more info view our FAQ. For further questions e-mail us at winterschool@tapmi.edu.in

PREVIOUS SUMMER SCHOOLS AT MPIB

Link to MPIB website: https://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/en/node/12531

PREVIOUS WINTER SCHOOL AT TAPMI

PLACES OF INTEREST TO VISIT AROUND MANIPAL

http://manipal.info/placestovisit.html