Dr. Lalit Kumar Sharma conducted a Management Development Program on 20thJanuary 2019 at I.T.SMohan Nagar Ghaziabad.Total 13 Participants from 7 companies(Avanse Financial Services, Ericsson, Finiicle Finance Services, Sofcon India Pvt. Ltd., PIT Vision, Mobilart Mobility Solutions, Kidzlet Play Structures) participated in the program.Dr. Ajay Kumar (Director Management), Dr. VN Bajpai and Dr.Charu Choudhary also shared the key aspects of selling with participants.
The objective of the program was to enhance the selling skills and understanding the flaws in selling. Program has covered the self assessment of relationship building of all participants which was eye opener to all participants. Importance of opening in sales call was understood. Participants learnt how to make a proper opening in their sales call. Need of rapport development and trust building was highlighted during opening.
Negotiation and objection handling part was covered with some outdoor activities and discussion. Negotiation skill assessment was done for every participant with the help of an instrument so that everyone was able to assess themselves for negotiation and objection handling. All have understood how to close the sales in effective manner by developing trust and high involvement. Program ended with certificate distribution to all participants in the end through Dr. Ajay Kumar.
It was a great learning experience to all participants., , ,
29th National Annual Convention on “Leadership & Talent Management In The Era Of Automation & Digitalization”
Faculty and Students of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, attended 29th National Annual Convention on “Leadership & Talent Management In The Era Of Automation & Digitalization” on 19th January 2019. The dignitaries on the dais with Chief Guest, Mr. Ramesh A. Vaaswani (Director, INTEX Technologies (India) Ltd, Dr. M.P. Poonia, Vice Chairman, AICTE, New Delhi, Dr. Prabhat Kumar (Guest of Honour), IRS (Retd.), Former Commissioner of Customs & Excise, Mr. Amit Agarwal, President, GMA & Deputy Managing Director, Ghaziabad Precision Product Ltd, Mr Dharmendra Singh, Hony. Secretary GMA & GM Plant Operations, Shriram Pistons & Ring Ltd.
I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad was one of the major contributors to the GMA 29th Annual Convention as GOLD SPONSOR. I.T.S students served as volunteers at the convention and were highly active throughout the convention. The sponsor’s contribution was acknowledged with the sharing of Mementos. Dr. Ajay Kumar (Director- Management) and Dr. VN Bajpai received the memento from the Chief Guest.
The Technical Session- I was on the topic: Preparing & Retaining Talent / Skill. The Technical Session-II had the very first speaker as Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director Management. He spoke about the challenges for industry/ service sector because of automation & digitalization.
The Valedictory session was with the topic: Public Policy for inclusive development in era of automation & digitalization. Ms. Bhavna Saxena, IPS. SPL Commissioner, APEDB, spoke about the public policy on automation & digitalisation. During the end of the convention, a “Lucky Coupon Draw”, was undertaken and Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director Management was lucky enough to receive a laptop out of the total participants available., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, in association with International Chamber of Professional Education & Industry (ICPEI) organized Media Conclave 2019 – Mass Communication, Society & Globalization: Restoring Trust in the era of ‘Spurious News’ on 18th January, 2019. It aimed to create a platform to address emerging and futuristic human resource needs of the industry to harness the latent potential of the nation in sync with the policy frameworks.
Also, it provided an opportunity to witness exemplary industry stalwarts delivering insights via panel discussions and talks.
The event started with the stimulating address by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group followed by the welcome address by Shri Surender Sood, Director (PR). The introductory address was delivered by Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director (Management). The Guest of honor and centerpiece of the event were Mr. Sunil Dang, Editor In Chief Day After, Mr. Vipin Gaur, Writer & Editor and Mr. Laxmi Shankar Bajpai, Retd. – Deputy Director General Air Akashwani.
Event Poster for “Global Strategy& Leadership award” under the ace of ICPEI was also launched during the inaugural session.
The first session of Panel Discussion focused on Media Outreach: Responsibility and Accountability in which the media stalwarts, comprising Mr. Laxmi Shankar Bajpai (Moderator) and eminent speakers from respective areas including Mr. Sanjay Singh, Political Editor-News1 India, Mr. Ashish Kr Singh, Journalist-Aajtak, Ms. Aarti Malhotra, RJ-FM Rainbow, Ms. Priya Raj, Anchor-Sahara Samay and Mr. Shishir Sinha, Senior Deputy Editor-The Hindu Business Line. They all made use of every opportunity to make their varied opinions on the topics known. The guests were felicitated with the Honorary Membership of ICPEI.
The Second Panel Discussion was based on “Media & Globalization” which comprised of famous media personnel as panelists including Mr. Rashid Hashmi, Anchor FM News, Prof. Albeena Abbas, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Mr. Priyank Dubey, Anchor DD TV, Ms. Barkha Versha, Writer & Editor, Mr. Dheeraj Sarthak, Film Maker & Journalist Network 18 and Mr. Ajay Shukla, Editor in Chief India TV Network. The guests were felicitated with the Honorary Membership of ICPEI.
The beauty of the conclave was the evident from the way that the audience kept peppering the stage with different questions aimed at the panelists. The Conclave witnessed an overwhelming response from students and faculties of post graduate department. The discussion included variety of ideas, thoughts and arguments being fired across from all sides.
The Conclave received phenomenal feedback and was a value add in the learning process for all the participants., , ,
‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme of Department of Management at Institute of Technology & Science, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad arranged donations in the form of clothes graciously provided by the members of the I.T.S Parivar are distributed among the children. At the same time, the onset of the harvest season and the end of the winter solstice meant that it was time to celebrate Lohri and Makar Sankranti.
Rahul began the proceedings by recounting a story to the children with a view to explain the significance of the Lohri celebrations. He was helped in this endeavour by Shiksha and Jhalak. The volunteers went on to discuss how the festival is related to the harvesting of crops in the winter session. Jhalak used the opportunity to stress on the significance of agriculture. Abhishek then chipped in to discuss the major rivers in India as the learners enthusiastically joined him.
Next Karuna came forward to hold forth on the meaning and importance of Makar Sankranti. She added how the occasion is celebrated under different names in the different parts of India. Shiksha then made the children aware about how this can be related to the end of winter solstice and the increase of daylight time.
The cornerstone of the today’s gathering was obviously the distribution of winter clothes, an annual feature at Parivartan. The sheer diversity of offerings was widely appreciated by the children, their parents and others who were present as the hardworking volunteers carefully distributed a variety of clothing and footwear. Members of Parivartan expressed their deepest gratitude for the overwhelming and considered response to the winter donation drive from the students, teachers and staff at I.T.S.
The day came to an end with the distribution of ‘Cracks Rings’ and ‘Parle Orange Bite’ toffees among the children. Dr. Indraneel Mandal accompanied and motivated the student volunteers. Prof. Lokesh Upreti guided the volunteers in the conduct of the programme as the faculty coordinator of CSR Club - Parivartan., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S - Mohan Nagar organized a Faculty Development Program by Ms. Sandhya Bondriya, IES & Alumni of Standford Graduate Business School and former Director, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India on 10th January 2019 on "Digitalization Initiative in the field of Education".
The basic purpose of FDP was to demonstrate application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning tools based on data analytics for increasing faculty efficiency, students' engagement and expediting accreditation work with a common goal to improve learning and teaching experiences more effective, time saving, efficient and universal manner for higher education institution.
All faculty members of Management Department actively participated with zeal and enthusiasm in order to explore and enrich their data driven decisions for students, courses and institution., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, in association with L&T Mutual Funds organized the workshop on Managing Finance to PGDM-II Trimester students at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad on 3rd, 4th & 7th January 2019. Mr. Bhanu Pratap and Mr. Abhishek were the resource person in workshop. The major objective of the workshop was to impart the knowledge and learning of managing money (financial planning & wealth management) which is necessary for everybody.
In this 6 hours workshop for one group every day, students learnt about financial planning by playing an ONLINE simulation game and attending some classroom sessions. In Finance GYM game which is an online interactive game, students created and managed a virtual portfolio with real investment products to achieve the financial goals they had been given. By playing this game, they learnt the basics of financial planning, including basic financial terminology, setting financial goals, asset allocation strategy, pros and cons of different financial products, and tax planning.
The classroom activities and sessions covered Goal-based financial planning, Asset allocation and diversification, Purpose of different types of financial products – stocks, bonds, mutual funds, insurance, etc. in an investment portfolio, Analyzing a mutual fund factsheet and evaluating Debt and Equity Mutual Funds, Practical aspects of buying life insurance, Tax planning. All winners were declared at the end of program and felicitated. Event was coordinated by Dr Lalit Kumar Sharma.
It was a great learning experience to all participants., , ,
With grim weather prevailing as the winter chill set in, a group of computer experts descended around evening. This was not a movie about machines taking over the world. This was children at Parivartan being introduced to the world of computers.
Keeping up with the trend of collaborative efforts, this time it was the Binary Club of ITS which decided to partner with Parivartan for providing an idea about computers to the children. Accordingly Karan, helped by Megha, Shubham and Chetan, talked about the parts of a computer and how the technology transitioned from big, slow and heat producing machines to the smart phones of today. The volunteers had brought along a laptop and some hardware components to explain the concepts.
In the second part of the session, Shubham spoke about the internet and its applications. This was followed by a revision session where questions were put to the students covering the day’s interaction, with those answering correctly receiving a toffee each. The remarkable thing was that the children were familiar with concepts like RAM and ROM, touch screens and computer history.
The day concluded with the distribution of ‘Britannia Tiger Kreemz’ biscuits and ‘Parle Orange Bite’ toffees. Dr. Indraneel Mandal accompanied and motivated the student volunteers. Prof. Lokesh Upreti guided the volunteers in the conduct of the programme as the faculty coordinator of CSR Club - Parivartan.
Students of MBA-IIyr participated in United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF) Alumini Fair
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized visit in United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF) Alumini Fair 2019 on Sunday 06th, 2019 at USIEF, New Delhi, along with two faculties, Dr. Namita Dixit and Dr. Sanjeev Tandon. USIEF promotes mutual understanding between the Nationals of India and US through educational exchange of scholars, professionals and Students. It's services includes granting scholarships and grants in almost all academic discipline, advising Indian students on higher educational and job opportunities, fellowship support and academic dialogue between both the countries.
Students got insights to the future development and meticulous strategic planning to explore viable ways of future course of action.
Students met Alumini from around 80 + US university including university of Illinois, Springfield, university of South Florida(USF) , Miami University,Oxford Ohio, The University of Texas at Arlington, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Ohio State University, Syracuse University in Florence, Madrid and Strasbourg, Bentley University MA, University of Alabama, University of South California, University of Wisconsin -La Crosse among many others.
This was a very informative for students., , ,
Students of PGDM along with two faculty members, Dr. Lalit Kumar Sharma & Dr. Surendra Tiwari, I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad participated in “India Dialogues Conclave, 2019” on 06th January, 2019 at Hotel Shangri-la, New Delhi.
The conclave shared the Indian Government vision for progress and prosperity. Main guests and members of parliament in conclave who shared the Government’s vision were Mr.Anurag Thakur, Dr. Satyapal Singh, Mr. Varun Gandhi, Mr. Vijay Goel, Mr. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Mr.Babul Supriyo, Mr. K.C Tyagi, Mr. Baijayant Jai Panda.
The conclave's important areas of the discussion included Surgical Strike, Rural India manifesto, India ahead and social media.
List of guests also included many important people from indian politics, policy makers, journalists and academicians.
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Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a guest lecture on the topic "LEAN SIX SIGMA" by Mr. Ajay Shukla, Global Operation Excellence Manager- NOKIA solutions and networks on 5th January, 2019. The guest lecture was organized by Prof. Alok Singh on the topic “Lean six Sigma” in Subject “Production and Operations Management” for PGDM IInd trimester students. Guest lecture started with a warm welcome of Mr. Ajay Shukla, Global Operation Excellence Manager, NSN- Nokia solutions and networks by Director Management- Dr. Ajay Kumar. Mr. Ajay Sharma is B. Tech. (ECE) from IIT Roorkee and Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt with 23 years of experience in blue-chip companies like Nokia Siemens Networks, Tata Communications, Bharti Airtel, Ispat Group. He is having Leadership experience covers SCM and Quality in diversified sectors like Telecom, Manufacturing in B2B and B2C set-ups.
Mr. Ajay Shukla talked about how to use lean six sigma in industry. By showing some video examples he also talked about the fundamentals of quality that how we improving the quality of product. He talked about the concepts and practices of lean and six sigma. He also talked about the introduction and benefits of lean. A systematic approach to identify and eliminate waste (non- value- added activity) through continuous improvement by flowing the product pursuit of excellence. He told about the customer need and how we should fulfill their needs by improving production and by going through the micro level. He discussed the process and role of quality control through implementing six sigma. He told about the Kano Model:- conceptualizes customer requirement that is threshold/basic, performance/linear, excites and delight, and indifferent. He told about SLA that is service level agreement and its version that is ideal time, practical version, and what should happen in real life. He told us to eliminate non value adding activity ,focus on reducing the 7 type of waste , shorten the process lead time and focus on improving quality for every process step, strive for zero defects, fact based improvement and last but not least Identify the suppliers, input, output and customer.
Guest Lecture ended with a vote of thanks by Prof. Alok Singh., , ,