25th February, 2015

With the rapid internet and smartphone penetration in India, the online platform is the next undiscovered space and is also at a very nascent stage. Recently, the Marketing Research students were exposed to the various facets of the digisphere by Jaideep Singh Juneja, Manager at Nielsen Online. The session also included a run through Social Media Research, which was taken up by Vinod Venugopal, who happens to be a Northpoint alumni.

read more Nielsen Online: The Emergence of Social Media and Online Research

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23rd February, 2015

This is the story of the MarComm , MR batch 2014-15 industry visit to Star CJ productions.

At Northpoint, with all the pressure of assignments and presentations, students are quite used to sleeping late. But getting up early? That’s a bit of a problem.

But this time due to certain constraints of the industry visit, everyone had to get up early; very early. On 16th February 2015, we had to leave campus by 8 am for an industrial visit to Star CJ Productions at Grant Road, Mumbai.

read more Industry Visit To Star CJ

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23rd February, 2015

Northpoint, Khandala: Oil sizzled, onions were diced furiously and halwa stirred vigorously on the day that the students decided to invade and conquer the kitchens of Northpoint. February 15th 2015 was a special day, orchestrated by the Kartavya Council at Northpoint and christened as “Staff Day”. A day where students would cook and serve the staff at Northpoint.

read more Northpoint Staff Day – We Cook, We Serve

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20th February, 2015

Marketing has always been recognized as an important business activity. It is as old as business itself though its shape and form has grown. From the simple act of selling something on offer, to increasingly sophisticated methods of reaching a customer with the objective of selling, the very meaning of Marketing has, and continues to, evolve at a faster pace than ever before.

read more Career Opportunities in the New World


18th February, 2015

WHAT’S PGP MARCOMM?

Post Graduate Program in Marketing Communications is a program offered by the Northpoint Centre of Learning with a specialization in Advertising, Digital Marketing and Media Management. An 11 month fast track course that has been designed by the senior managers from the top firms in the industry.

read more Simplifying the PGP MarComm Course for You


13th February, 2015

Internships are usually about understanding the organization, gaining familiarity with the culture and networking with your future employer. The students of Marketing Research program started their 2nd internship of the program, on 26th November 2014. They are interning at the Nielsen office in Mumbai and Gurgaon. In a short span of 5 working days, they students have experienced something that is usually reserved for management trainees and employees with experience: Interacting with clients.

read more Serendipity – The Unexpected Side of Internship

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6th February, 2015

Jenny Abraham, the then Managing Director of TNS India in 2004 was asked by a leading Business Reporter from the Economic Times as to ‘How old is the market research sector in India and what its size is? He promptly replied, “At the age of 35, the market research industry in India is at a whopping 325 crore and growing by more than 10% a year.
Today after 10 years, the Market Research industry is a huge industry. The need to conduct market research has changed over the years primarily driven by globalization, and rise in competition, among other factors.  read more Increasing the Old & Venturing Into the New

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6th February, 2015

There is little doubt that the Digital OOH space is an emerging and exciting advertising platform for advertisers and is poised for significant growth in the near future. The reality though is that the traditional formats are still by far the definitive choice when it comes to out of home usage. The challenge hence is to remain relevant in this ever changing media environment and to re-invent itself in order to attract advertisers and brands in the future.

read more How can Digital OOH Jingle All the Way!!!

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21st November, 2014

FMCG industry is considered to be “recession proof” and a safe bet for investors in the stock market. The stock markets are currently bullish which is witnessed by a whopping 30% rise in both BSE and Nifty. This optimism unfortunately is not reflected in the FMCG stocks (Sensex FMCG Index), which have witnessed a paltry 15% rise as compared to benchmarks.

read more FMCG: Not So Fast for Quite Some Time !

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21st November, 2014

The students of the Market Research program went to rural parts of India to understand the behavior and attitude of the rural consumer towards specific products. This internship required students to use the training in Qualitative Market research that includes designing the questionnaire, using professional techniques of interviewing respondents, conducting the interview, synthesis of data collected from the interview, analysis of the data and finally presenting the data to the clients.

read more Understanding the Rural Consumer: Internship for Market Research Students