Conference & Seminars



I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized HR Conclave 2022 on the theme “HR Transformation in Agile Business Environment” in association with  HR Sampark on Saturday, 5th November, 2022.

The distinguished guests for the inaugural session included, Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group, Dr. Aquil Busrai, CEO, Busrai Consulting as Chief Guest and Mr Rajnish Julka, Head of Corporate Affairs, PT. Panca Amara Utama, Jakarta  as Guest of Honour.

The session began with the address of Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group wherein he said that change is constant and; therefore adaptability and innovation are key to success. He also laid emphasis on active learning and active listening as important skills for students to develop.  Brightened up the environment of auditorium with his words, providing a spark to the students by telling them to get the best of the best, and to give values to life books and experience.

In his keynote address, Dr. Aquil Busrai took the opportunity to build on the foundation provided by plucking out examples from his own career tracing out the path ahead.

Mr Rajnish Julka, addressed the forum as he broke down the concept of agility while tracing out the evolution of HR in a world that was rapidly adopting newer technologies.

In his address, Director (PR) Shri Surinder Sood stressed on the new vistas opening before the students and why they needed to grasp this opportunity right at the outset.

 In her welcome address by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director where she outlined the role played by HR in the a changing environment and why agility was a virtue in this context. Prof. Durba Roy, Associate Vice President, CRC, gave the overview of the programme, urging all to understand the necessity for greater agility.

It was a very productive and energising start to the day’s proceedings with the students looking forward to unearthing more pearls of wisdom in the forthcoming sessions.

Session 1 of HR conclave had Dr. Runa Maitra, Founder and Director, People Talent International, as the moderator.The other discussants were Ms. Rashmi Chauhan, Director and Head -Talent Acquisition, Rategain; Ms Parul Arora, HR Manager,Innodata Inc; Mr Akshay Bhargava, Regional HR Manager, Dabur Ltd.; and Mr Atul Tiwari, CHRO, Spice Money.

The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Leadership and Culture in an Agile Business Environment”:

·            Dr. Maitra set the tone for the discussion to and emphasized on the paradigm changes in leadership and culture.

·            Ms. Chauhan talked about adaptability, flexibility and 3C’s i.e collaboration, commitment and communication.

·            Mr Tiwari shared his opinion on how to know and show the way in this agile business environment.

·            Ms Arora linked up the survival in a business environment with family, sports and learning, which she referred to using the acronym FSL. She also spoke about how to sustain in the agile business environment.

·            Mr Bharghav opined about how to develop leadership qualities among the students.

·            Last but not the least, Mr Sukrit summarised the mantra of life as Be Aware. He also shared his views on investment, attendance and comfort.

Session II was moderated by Mr. Neeraj Narang, Director – HCM Product Strategy, with the other distinguished speakers being Mr. Amit Raj, HR Lead APAC, CBRE; Mr. Pranay Chaturvedi, Head IR and Administration, NWS Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Amit Pareenja, Director Global Learning, Tata Communications; Mr. Varinder Singh,  Manager, HR Fortum; and Mr. Nandan Singh, Regional Manager Business Development, National Stock Exchange of India Limited

The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Digitalization of HR in Agile Business Environment”:

·            Mr. Narang summarised by speaking about the importance of two way communication.  

·            Mr Pareenja referred to the role played by technology in HR. He provided example of the role played by organisations like Microsoft.

·            Mr. Chaturvedi concentrated on issues in digitilisation in terms of transition from manual system.

·            Mr. Amit Raj dealt with various technological issues in decision making.

·            Mr. Virinder held forth on the STAR model.

·            Mr. Nandan talked about how pandemic necessitate the usage of digital platforms which revolutionized the work in all sphere.

The participants shared views on how digital HR helps to transform into an agile business entity. They talked about how technology had changed the communication system in the field of HR. They further give their views on how digitalisation and agility with respect to HR field go hand in hand. The discussion also focused on hyper awareness, informed decision making and fast execution. It further proceeded to how technology eases complex tasks, making the recruitment process simpler as it reduces the paper work.

The Conclave came to an end with deep insights on HR transformation in agile business environments and how to enhance HR analytics. There were interesting questions from students which the experts answered comprehensively. The sessions were highly interactive and participants appreciated the ideas delivered by the speakers.

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International Conference 2022

Institute of Technology and Science and I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised the International Conference on the focal theme of “3Ds (Data Analytics, Digitalization & Disruption) in Business and Society” (IC3DBS-2022) on April 21-22, 2022.


The inaugural ceremony was graced by dignitaries including

·         Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S.  The Education Group; 

·         Honorable Chief Guest, Shri Harivansh Narayan Singh, Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha, New Delhi;

·         Guests of Honour, Prof. S. K. Kak, Former Vice Chancellor, Mahamaya Technical University (Now AKTU) Lucknow and CCS University, Meerut

·         Guests of Honour, Dr. Manoranjan Sharma, Chief Economist, Informatics Rating, New Delhi.

The ceremonial lamp lighting and Saraswati Vandana was followed by the welcome address by Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Director. He formally welcomed all the dignitaries and participants from various institutes and elaborated on the focal theme of the conference.

Shri Arpit Chadha described the importance of the topic in the current scenario. He encouraged the students to listen actively to the assembled guests.

Dr. Manoj K. Jha, Conference Convenor, briefed about the objectives and shared the overview of the two day conference.

During the ceremony, the commemorative journal of the conference was released by the Chief Guest and  Dignitaries.

Shri Harivansh Narayan Singh spoke about living in an age of rapid technological evolution with AI, ML, Cloud Computing and Data Analytics affecting almost every field.

Prof S. K. Kak, provided food for thought on the conference theme, advising participants to evaluate whether disruption is due to Data Analytics and Digitalization, and whether these two are the solutions for the disruption.

Dr. Manoranjan Sharma commended India’s financial and banking sector for embracing digitalization and technology. He also quoted Indians as being resilient for fighting back through difficult times and motivated participants towards a brighter future.

The session concluded with mementos being presented to all the distinguished guests as a token of appreciation. 

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Seminar on 'Investment Awareness Program'

I.T.S School of Management organized a Seminar on 'Investment Awareness Program' in association with Geojit Financial Services Ltd for PGDM Participants of 2021-23 Batch on 8th April 2022.

The Program was initiated under the presence of Mr. Ramesh Bharti, Product Head, Equity at Geojit Financial Services Ltd,  Mr. Manish Kumar, State Head, Geojit Financial Services Ltd, Mr. Bhavuk Garg, Senior Manager, Geojit Financial Services Ltd, Ms. Moumita Goswami, BSE, Geojit Financial Services Ltd, Mr. Sachin Narang, Senior Manager – HDFC AMC, Dr. V.N. Bajpai, Director, Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM and Dr. Neeraj Sanghi, Professor (Finance).

Dr. V.N. Bajpai and Dr. Anusha Agarwal welcomed the distinguished guests of the session, by giving plaques and gifts. Dr. Bajpai discussed the importance of such seminars for participants in his inaugural address. Dr. Anush Agarwal emphasized on importance of investment for participants in her address. Dr. Neeraj Sanghi, in his seminal introduction, discussed traditional and modern investment behavior of the investors and its implications.

Mr. Ramesh Bharti, disseminated the knowledge of various investment avenues to the participants in his session. He briefly introduced the participants about investment in banks, post office schemes, public provident fund, equity shares, mutual funds etc. He discussed the power of compounding and rule of 72 and their importance in equity and mutual fund investments with the participants.

Mr. Sachin Narang explained the concept of mutual funds to the participants. He discussed the types of mutual funds and expected returns of mutual funds and equity in long run. In his session, he emphasized on long term investment and clarity of investment goals for mutual fund investment.

It was an interactive session as participants asked their quires related to the contents covered during the seminar. The resource persons answered the quires of the participants. In concluding remarks, Dr. Neeraj Sanghi extended thanks to all the guests for their benign presence.

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Research Convention 2022 - Informal Economy: The Invisible Hand

The Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad organized the fourth edition of Research Convention-2022 on the emerging and key theme of ‘Informal Economy: The Invisible Hand’ on 05th March, 2022.

This one day Convention was organized under the aegis of Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC), MIC-MoE and MSME. The convention witnessed a huge participation from industry and academia along with the students.

The event began with the auspicious lamp lighting ceremony and invocation of Goddess Saraswati. The convention commenced with the enriching address by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group. He warmly welcomed all the eminent speakers and shared his valuable insights on the emergent theme of the convention, its role and importance to the Indian economy and involvement of youth to drive it coming years. He emphasised participants to take maximum learning from the deliberations of all the experts and practitioners to be shared across various sessions.

Prof. (Dr.) V.N Bajpai, Director Management presented the welcome address where he introduced the theme of the convention and shared his viewpoints on the informal economy and its relevance in today’s scenario. Dr. Rajeev Johari, Convenor provided the overview of the convention and the program flow.

The Inaugural session was graced by Mr. Anil Patni, Team Leader EU Policy and Outreach Project (India & France) as Chief Guest, Mr. Rahul Sharma, Managing Director, APCO World Wide and Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Professor & Dean, Shiv Nadar University, Former Director and Chief Executive Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).

Mr. Anil Patni, Team Leader EU Policy and Outreach Project (India & France), Chief Guest of the convention deliberated upon the importance of Informal Economy as being informal doesn’t means non-existent, and importantly it has a major part to play in GDP.

Mr. Rahul Sharma, Managing Director, APCO World Wide, as the keynote speaker expressed his thoughts over the emergent ‘Knowledge Economy’ giving its way to the gig economy wherein technology has proved to be the major enabler.

Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Professor & Dean, Shiv Nadar University, Former Director and Chief Executive Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), was the other keynote speaker who expressed concern over greater urbanisation and new characteristics of the city and its people who do not prefer to own assets.

The session was quite interactive as participants asked many relevant questions and the eminent speakers answered them to their satisfaction. At the end of the inaugural session, Dr. V.N Bajpai presented virtual plaques to all the honorable speakers as a token of remembrance and gratitude.

The first panel discussion involved Mr. S. K. Gautam, CEO, UDYAM; Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan , Former Additional Secretary NITI Ayog, New Delhi; Dr. Raj Agarwal, Professor and Director, CME-AIMA, New Delhi; Mr. Anand Mirani, Director & Lead Advisor, Simplus Exim & Corporate Advisory LLP;and Ms. Hanadi Khalife, Senior Director- IMA, Middle East, Africa & India Operations.

Mr SK Gautam initiated proceedings by speaking about “Informal Economy & Invisible Hand”. He shared data on the Indian government’s  contribution to the startup ecosystem, also taking time to stress upon women entrepreneurship and their contribution to Indian economy.

Dr Raj Agarwal emphasised upon the collaboration between academia and industry for promoting an environment of entrepreneurship. He also spoke about the culture of entrepreneurship during the course of the globalisation, privatisation and liberalisation process.

Mr. Anand Mirani started his deliberation with a story of ants and stressed upon becoming butterfly in the times to come. He hoped that students would take the chance to explore possibilities. He highlighted entrepreneurial attitude, adaptability to change and VUCA world through various examples.

Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan stressed on various features of the Atal innovation mission along with the demographic dividend being exploited by India. He shared examples and quotations of Steve Job, Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam and Swami Vivekananda to reinforce his concepts on innovations, creativity and entrepreneurship.

Panel Discussion 1 ended with the vote of thanks by Dr V.N. Bajpai and sharing of Plaque of Honor to all the panel members.

The second panel discussion included Mr Surendra Nath, IAS, Former Secretary, Govt. of India; Dr Vipin Kumar, Director and Chief Information Officer, National Innovation Foundation, DST, Govt. of India; Prof. Birendra Kumar, Dr Rajendra Prasad Agriculture Central University Bihar; Mr Ashwinder R. Singh, CEO, Bhartiya Urban; Dr Sanjeev Kumar Saxena, Assam University; and Mr Ankur Bisen, Senior Partner, Technopak Advisors.

Mr. Surendra Nath initiated the session by explaining the background of informal economy; how to increase the productivity of the informal economy; the working population of the country, core issues of employment & productivity; and how 40 crore people are engaged in different industries of which 20 crore in agriculture, 8 crore in construction, 5 crore in forestry, 4 crore in hotels, 2 crore in animal husbandry and 1 crore in handicrafts.

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Saxena discussed about the resilience of the hospitality industry in Covid-19, including how the industry coped with revenue downfall because of foreign restriction and lockdowns. He further discussed how they have planned the strategic approach during the pre and post pandemic era.

Mr. Ashwinder R Singh expressed his views about the role of technology in the real estate sector and how residential real estate has grown in the last couple of years during the pandemic. He further explained some of the challenges for the real estate industry, such as the low rental rates.

Mr. Vipin Kumar discussed about the startups in the services sector and how they have grown into unicorns in a very short time. He went on to talk about employment generation with startups and experimentations in the food industry.

Mr. Ankur Bisen highlighted the importance of the informal economy in pandemic and how society needs to invest more in defining the informal economy. He also addressed issues like quality of employment, human rights, lack of framework in informal economy and economic growth of India.

Panel Discussion II was then concluded with the presentation of a virtual plaque of honour as a token of gratitude.

Overall the various sessions of the convention were very lively and instructive for all present. Students gained a variety of insights which are expected to broaden there horizons while also apprising them about opportunities coming up in a growing job market.

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Virtual Business Summit-2022 “Resilience & Reinvention of Business in the GIG Economy”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a Virtual Business Summit on the focal theme of “Resilience & Reinvention of Business in the GIG Economy” for PGDM and MBA students on 19th February 2022.

The Virtual Business Summit had an enlightening Inaugural session followed by insightful panel discussions. All the renowned resource persons presented deep insights on the focal theme of “Resilience & Reinvention of Business in the GIG Economy”

Following renowned Experts deliberated on the given theme-

·         Mr. Venkatesh Mahadevan, Chief Information Officer, Dubai Investments, PJSC, Dubai, U.A.E 

·         Mr. Naresh Priyadarshi, CEO, IIITD Innovation & Incubation Center, IIIT Delhi -

·         Mr. Amit Kumar, CEO, OLX Auto, 

·         Mr. Anupam Saronwala, Advisor Mentor, Angel Investor, Former Country Leader, IBM Research

·         Ms. RashmiMansharamani, CHRO, Wave Group

·         Mr. Gursharan Rai Bansal, CGM & Chief Sales Marketing officer, India Post Payments Bank

·         Mr. Prashant Pal, CEO & Founder, Pure India Trust, Jaipur

·         Mr. Kaushal Mahtani, Senior Principal, Accenture Strategy

·         Ms. Lakshika JoshiGlobal Lead IP Counsel & AVP Legal, Capgemini Engineering

·         Mr. Amit Katariya, Global CHRO, Hanu Software

The event commenced with the virtual invocation of Goddess Saraswati. The program commenced with the enriching address by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group. Prof. (Dr.) V.N. Bajpai, Director- I.T.S Ghaziabad warmly welcomed all the eminent speakers and shared his valuable insights on the focal theme with the audience. An overview of the summit and introduction of the theme was given by Business Summit Convener, Dr. Anusha Agarwal.

The inaugural session was graced by honorable Chief Guest Mr. Venkatesh Mahadevan, Chief Information Officer, Dubai Investments, PJSC Dubai, U.A.E.He motivated the participants to embrace the practical knowledge and use their inquisitiveness for building agility and for betterment of their future.

Mr. Naresh Priyadarshi, CEO,IIITD Innovation & Incubation Center, IIIT Delhi distinguished Guest of Honor the day, described digital marketplace, listing platforms and asset sharing as the three pillars of GIG Economy and inspired participants to look for other options to become a disruptor themselves.

Mr. Amit Kumar, CEO,OLX Auto the keynote speaker of the inaugural session, delivered his keynote address highlighting the meaning of GIG economy as having virtual workers doing temporary jobs at their freedom. He also stressed that disruption is around the corner for most of the sectors and they need to embrace the change to be successful.

During the first Panel Session, Ms. Rashmi Mansharamani, CHRO-Wave Group introduced the theme Innovate, Integrate and Motivate for Sustainable Organizations. She explained why resilience and reinvention are important in an organization and how pandemic has impacted the organizations through the hybrid workplace. She further emphasized that empathy and trust along with relevant decision making can build socially sustainable organizations.

Mr. Gursharan Rai Bansal, CGM & Chief Sales Marketing officer,India Post Payments Bank discussed how technology is helping organizations to be agile and adaptable in order to sustain in this pandemic era

During the Panel Session-II, the summit witnessed stimulating discussions from the esteemed panelist on the theme of Entrepreneurism and Business Growth – Thriving in Turbulent Times.

Mr. Anupam Saronwala Advisor Mentor, Angel Investor, Former Country Leader, IBM Research, highlighted some important characteristics of GIG workers and emphasized that the biggest characteristic of GIG economy is absence of the fear of failure. Mr. Prashant Pal, CEO & Founder, Pure India Trust, Jaipur, briefly discussed about the upcoming contractual and freelance work environment. Mr. Kaushal Mahtani, Senior Principal, Accenture Strategy stressed on the changing nature of work which is giving way to contractual jobs and agile workforce. Ms. Lakshika Joshi Global Lead IP Counsel & AVP Legal, Capgemini Engineering, talked about legal protections available globally for GIG workers which India can adapt during its journey on the challenging growth path.                         Mr. Amit Katariya Global CHRO, Hanu Software, elaborated on the efforts of organizations in managing and engaging their workforce towards the transition from pandemic to post pandemic scenario.

The 6th Edition of I.T.S Business Summit 2022 thus concluded with the Institute’s students and guests learning through the combined experience of various Industry stalwarts from a variety of fields. The young leaders of tomorrow were left with a refreshed sense of motivation to work towards a brighter and smarter India. Prof. (Dr.) V N Bajpai presented virtual plaques to all the eminent guests as a token of gratitude. The beauty of the summit was evident from the way the audience kept peppering the sessions with different questions aimed at the panelists and the speakers’ enlightening remarks on the same.

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HR Conclave 2021

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized HR Conclave 2021 on the focal theme of “HR & Disruptive Development During Pandemic” on 23rd October, 2021 in the campus

with an objective to understand the changing face of HR and disruptive development during pandemic.

The inaugural session was graced by the benign presence of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group, Chief Guest Mr. Ashutosh Anshu CHRO, Hitachi India, Guest of Honour Mr. Subir Verma, CHRO and Head HR & IR Tata Power, Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR), I.T.S - The Education Group, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Former Director & Professor Emeritus, I.T.S Ghaziabad and Prof. Durba Roy, Program Convener.

The inaugural ceremony commenced with the lamp lighting followed by Saraswati Vandana. The Welcome address was presented by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, and Session Overview was given by Prof. Durba Roy.

The session also witnessed the energetic opening remarks by the Shri Surinder Sood and an inspiring and motivational inaugural address by Shri. Arpit Chadha.

Honourable Chief Guest Mr. Ashutosh Anshu, shared his valuable experience with the students and focused on three Cs in terms of Communication, Coordination and Collaboration to be successful in the professional arena.

Guest of Honour Mr. Subir Verma discussed with the students about the major technical, digital and HR disruptions and how budding managers should handle these disruptions.

At the end, I.T.S plaques were presented to the eminent guests of the inaugural session as a token of respect.

Inaugural session was followed by two panel discussions.

Panel Session 1 - "Work From Home - A new Paradigm"

Speakers from different fields and vintage shared their experiences of navigating adversity and turning disruption that they faced during the pandemic.

- Mr. Agniwesh Thakur, Lead HCM, Accenture

- Mr. Debargha Deb, Head HR - North, Dabur Ltd.

- Ms. Nidhi Jain, MD, Apex P. Ltd.

- Ms. Richa Sahay, Head HR, Human Circle

- Ms. Sincy Joseph, HR-OD Professional, ICF-ACC Coach (Leadership and Life); Group Dynamics Trainer (ISABS)

Dr. V N Bajpai, Dean welcomed all the speakers by presenting the plant saplings.

Students also raised various questions which were nicely answered by the speakers.

At the end Each speaker was honored with a plaque at the conclusion of the panel discussion.

Panel Session 2 - "Digital Disruptions and HR"

- Mr. Neeraj Narang, Director – HCM Strategy, Oracle

- Ms. Priyanka Srivastava, AGM HR, CNH Industrial India Pvt. Ltd.

- Mr. Manoj Kumar, AVP & Head HR, Indiannica Learning Pvt. Ltd.

- Mr. Shivshant Kumar, Sr. Director & Head HRIS,Jubiliant Pharmova

- Mr. Devmani Pandey, Head HR Operations, Dalmia Cements & Hippo Stores.

After the end of the panel discussion, each speaker was felicitated with the plaque as a token of remembrance.

At the end of HR Conclave 2021, Prof. Shilpi Rana, conclave coordinator offered a vote of thanks to all esteemed guests for their insightful words discussing current HR trends.

HR Conclave 2021 panel discussions contributed to the success of the conclave and ensured lively discussion of the issues.

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International Conference-2021

I.T.S Mohan Nagar (Department of Management) in its ongoing endeavor of bringing excellence in its academic pursuits has organized its flagship event  International E-Conference on the focal  theme "Reform, Perform and Transform: An Insight into Global Competitiveness and Sustainable Development” on  9th and 10th April, 2021.

This was the platform where we had opportunity to interact with the top leaders and stalwarts of different organizations from academic institutions/universities, business houses and non government organizations of national and international repute.


Inaugural Session:


The Inaugural Session commenced with welcome Address of Director Management Prof.(Dr.) Vidya Sekhri.  Director (Management) mentioned how the lockdown restrictions halted most economic activities and led to job losses for millions of people with revenue streams being affected for sectors like hospitality, travel and tourism. The honorable Vice Chairman Sir Shri Arpit Chadha thanked all the distinguished guests and expressed the hope that the two day deliberations would lead to dissemination of new ideas while laying down the path for future research.  Convener of the conference Prof. (Dr) Manoj Kumar Jha laid down overview, objectives, agenda and features of the event and described the conference as a forum for the confluence of ideas. Guest of Honor Dr. Rakesh Mohan Joshi mentioned importance of Indian culture. He also talked about India as the fastest growing economy. He emphasized on various milestones that have been achieved by the India during this pandemic despite all the barriers. Chief Guest of the conference Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) elaborated on how cooperation and collaboration are more important than the competition. He also spoke about how AICTE is providing training to the teachers through ATAL training, training for AI, 3D printing, Robotics, Augmented Reality etc. and how UGC, AICTE, Council of Architecture and Council of Pharma are working together under the Higher Education Commission of India so as to improve the quality of education and research for the betterment of the nation. Conference Special International E-Journal titled “International Journal of Advance Innovative Research” published by “Indian Academicians and Researchers Association” was released in presence of esteemed Chief Guest, Guest of Honor, dignitaries and participants of the conference during inaugural session.

 Technical Session 1:  Marketing

 1. Session Chair: Dr. Pankaj Priya, Professor BIMTECH, Greater Nioda

 2. Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Ajay Rathor, Director, TIAS, New Delhi

 3. Session Cordinator: Dr. Garima Srivastav, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Gaziabad


 Dr. Pankaj Priya ( Professor, BIMTECH, Gr. Noida) shared opening remarks and  addressed the audience, how it has impacted in pre and post covid phase of business and industry. Dr. Ajay Rathor mentioned ongoing changes due to Reform, Perform and Transform in service, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. Nineteen (19) Research papers were online presented in this session by faculty members and researchers of various institutions of the country.

Plenary Session by Distinguished speakers

Prof. Ronnie Figueiredo (Professor at Europeia, Associate Editor INMR JournaL) explained Spinner Innovation Model, which is developed by himself. He said that the Spinner Innovation Model is a model based on Knowledge Intensive services. Dr. Souha Akiki Svahn President and Founder of Innovative knowledge Institute & Paris Graduate School, France) emphasized on the future of education. She talked about how we need to improve the education system and align the education with industry needs. Prof David Wittenberg ( ISME College of Management and Entrepreneurship Mumbai)  used a very simple and relevant analogy of cricket to make us understand how to win India in the Global Economy. He told three steps i.e. Strategize, Equip and Execute to make India a successful global player.Prof. Justin Paul (Distinguished Professor UPR, IIMK, Editor in Chief International Journal   of Consumer Studies)  talked about Survival versus Success. He said that in these challenging situations, first we need to survive and subsequently try to succeed. Lastly, Mr. Ivan Muniz Rothgiesser (Director en ACCEDU),Peru threw lights on the change and collaboration. He emphasized on collaboration rather than competition to deal with any situation.


Technical Session 2:  Finance and General Management


1.Session Chair: Dr. Deepak Tandon,  Senior Professor, IMI New Delhi

2.Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Jyoti Rana, Dean, Vishwakarma Skill University, Girgaon

 Session Coordinator: Dr. Anusha Agrawal , I.T.S Mohan Nagar

 Dr. Deepak Tandon shared opening remarks and  addressed the audience on topic of innovation for using business & corporate finance, corporate credit, credit management ,syndicate finance, banking and insurance, Behavioural research ,taxation on digital goods and  E-auctions. Dr. Jyoti Rana emphasized on need and promotion of research in educational institution and motivated scholars and students for qualitative research work in their respective areas. Fourteen (14) research papers were presented researchers from different.

Technical Session 3 HR and General Management

1. Session Chair: Dr. Amit  Srivastav, Associate Professor, TAPai Management institute

2. Session Co Chair: Dr. Amita Shivhare, NMIMS Mumbai

3. Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Anoop Pant, Professor and Program Director, Sharda University Gr Nojda

Session Coordinator: Dr. D. K. Pandey, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad

Dr. Anoop pant gave opening remarks on contemporary Human resource management practices and emphasized on changing role of Human Resource Department during the covid-19 outbreak and its strategic role in achieving global competitiveness and sustainable development. Fourteen (14) research papers were presented during the session and was duly examined by jury members based on the evaluation criteria. A parallel track for students was also organized for paper presentation by students in which 11 papers were presented by students from various institutions. Lastly, Valedictory speech was given by Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri followed by announcement of result made by Prof. Yachna Malhotra and finally event was closed by vote of thanks by Dr. Vivek Pachauri.                   

 Best Paper Awards;


Dr Badal B Rath Product Manager, Webinar Planet, bhvaneshwar  1st Position (Marketing Track)

Prof. Ambili K P, Zamorin’s Guruvayoorappan College, Calicut- 2nd Position (Marketing Track)

Ms. Sana Vakeel, ITS Engg College, Greater Noida- 1st Position (Finance Track)

Dr. Ajay Singh, ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad-2nd Position (Finance Track)

Prof. Anita Ramrakhyani, -1st Position (HR Track) Research Scholar RKDF University Bhopal

Prof. Mala Sharma I.T.S Ghaziabad

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Virtual Business Summit 2021.

Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a Virtual Business Summit on the focal theme of “Enterprising Skills & Growth Strategies in the Post Pandemic Period” on 20 February, 2021.


The program commenced with the enriching address by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group and welcome address by Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Sekhri, Director- Management. The overview of the summit was delivered by Convener, Dr. Anusha  Agarwal. The inaugural session was graced by the presence of Mr. Ashish Patel, Managing Director- Morgan Franklin (U.S), as the Guest of Honor; Mr. Rajendra Shrivastav, President, AES India, Chairman & MD of JV, as distinguished Guest of the day and Mr. Phoram Mehta, Senior Director, APAC CISO PayPal, President ISACA, (Singapore) as the chief Guest of the ceremony.


Followed by the Inaugural Ceremony, the summit highlighted very prominent points via Panel Discussion- 1with the subtheme – New Frontiers of Environment, Sustainability & Governance deliberated by eminent speakers from Industry. Mr. S.K. Sethi, Founder &CEO, Insurance Foundation of India discussed how environment is changing rapidly and how each one of us should contribute towards it. He talked about three pillars, primarily, Government, Industry and Society whose combined contribution play a major role towards environment sustainability.

Next speaker of the session, Mr. Saurabh Jain, Vice President PAYTM discussed about how the environment changed during lockdown. He emphasized that “future belongs to entrepreneurs” and quoted the example of Elon Musk, how his idea Tesla and SpaceX contributed towards sustainability and made him a success.

Mr Sahil Nayar , Senior Associate Director, KPMG (Mumbai) talked about how Covid become best example of VUCA. He redefined the term NEW NORMAL as NEO NORMAL. Mr Nayar gave a wonderful insight to audience about work life balance, work life harmony, gratitude, multi-tasking and switch task.

Then session was carried on by Mr Sulabh Goel, VP, Ernst & Young. He focused on sustainability and talked about before-covid era and after-covid era. He also talked about how people are adjusting and adapting to the new normal, private financing for infrastructural development and work from home culture.

 Last Speaker of the session was Ms Ritika Mathur, Director, Grant Thorton. She discussed how our policy makers needs to think differently and quoted the point that equity and environment go hand in hand together.  She discussed about the importance of investment in clean technology, the new area of health care technology, drivers of sustainable environment& new transformation that can be helpful. The Moderator of this panel discussion was Prof Yachhna Malhotra.

Panel Discussion 2 followed the Inaugural Session and Panel Discussion 1.The theme for this session was “Direction and Pace of Post Pandemic Period”. The Moderator of this panel discussion was Prof Shikha Arora. The eminent speakers joining the session were Mr. Peter Dorrington, Founder Director, XMplify Consulting Ltd.; Mr. Ankush Gadi, Director, CRISIL (Mumbai); Mr. Atul Shukla, Vice-President, JPMorgan Chase; Mr. P Kannan, Senior Regional Manager, Bajaj Finserv; Mr. Manigandan Ramesh, Head- Sales Automation Business Excellence, Haldiram Foods International Ltd.; and Ms. Neha Shukla, Associate Vice-President, NatWest Bank.

Mr. Peter Dorrington flagged off the session by discussing about human behaviour, digital transformation, hybrid working and different ecosystems. During his discussion he quoted Warren Buffett while focusing on customer satisfaction.

Next Mr. Ankush Gadi started on a positive note by stressing that there is always light at the end of the tunnel. He mentioned 23.9% fall in GDP during April to June period followed by the V- shaped recovery now. He also spoke about the three major challenges facing India,viz.,labour intensive manufacturing, climate change and human capital.

Mr. Atul Shukla briefed about decreasing consumer confidence index, household GDP, rural base growth and government contribution to the GDP.  He also referred to the three pillars of any economy, i.e., government, corporate and the consumers.

Mr. Kannan spoke of many sectors that are still improving, not improving and/or struggling. He provided an example by pointing out how two million loan applications in June had now increased to twenty million.

Mr. Manigandan Ramesh offered that the storm may have gone but it was time to perform. He was very positive & optimistic throughout and talked about the 5Rs (Resolve, Return, Reform, Resilience & Re-imagination). He spoke about how automation helps us in increasing productivity.

Finally Ms. Neha Shukla held forth on four major points, viz., - rebranding of portfolios, cost structures, work place changes, and digitalisation. She referred to digitalisationas the biggest gift of Covid-19 and the fact that now people are looking for safe places for work rather than great places for work.

During the sessions, many pertinent queries and doubts were raised by the students which were handled and satisfied very effectively by the all distinguished speakers.

At the end of the session Prof. (Dr.)Vidhya Sekhri, Director (Management), I.T.S Mohan Nagar put on record her concluding remarks and presented a digital plaque to each of the guests as a token of gratitude and remembrance.

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