Dr. Vijesh Jain, Professor, I.T.S, Ghaziabad presented a research paper titled - Comfort with Foreign Cultures (CFC) – Tendering Sixth Dimension to Hofstede’s Cross Cultural Framework at 7th Comit 2016, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL INFORMATION AND BUSINESS STRATEGIES, held at Gitarattan International Business School – New Delhi, between 16th Dec to 17th Dec, 2016. The paper was authored by Prof. Vijesh Jain.
The conference is part of a series of similar conferences held at GIBS on an annual basis. The theme of the 7th conference was – Global Information and Business Strategies. A number of research scholars and academicians participated in the conference and presented their papers. The highlight of the conference was the keynote address during the inaugural of the conference by Prof. S.P. Mishra, who discussed about changing environment of Human Resources Management domain.
Dr. Vijesh Jain, Professor, I.T.S, Ghaziabad presented a research paper titled - Nature, variations and preferences in ‘level of comfort’ among employees with different national background at 4th Pan IIM World Management Conference, held at IIM – Ahmedabad, New campus between 12th Dec to 15th Dec, 2016. The paper was authored by Prof. Vijesh Jain along with the second author Dr. Susana Costa e Silva, from Catholic University of Porto, Portugal. In addition to the paper presentation Prof. Vijesh Jain also participated in 2 pre conference workshops on – Research writing and SEM.
The conference is part of a series of PAN IIM World Management Conferences and was 4th in this series. The next conference will be held at IIM – Lucknow. The theme of the 4th conference was – India – towards better governance. A total of 125 research papers from across the world were selected for presentation at the conference. Several parallel track of paper presentations were held at the conference. The highlight of the conference was the keynote address during the inaugural of the conference by by Prof. Peter Ronald deSouza, of Center for the study of Developing Societies along with Director, IIM A, Prof. Ashish Nanda, followed by a panel discussion by 16 directors of different IIMs in India. Several foreign professors, researchers and industry persons attended the world conference.
Management faculty members attended one day seminar on “Inter-linkages between exports and employment” organized by EXIM Bank of India, Mumbai.
Prof. Vijesh Jain, Prof. Shuchita Singh and Prof. Parul Gupta attended an important seminar in Delhi on 5th Dec, 2016 at New Delhi. The seminar was organized by EXIM Bank of India, Mumbai.
Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank), in its endeavor to promote and facilitate India’s trade and investment, periodically brings out research publications focusing on various countries, regions, and industries as also macroeconomic issues of relevance to international trade. With the increasing significance of the role of exports in supporting employment, Exim Bank felt the need for undertaking a Study to map the inter-linkages between exports and employment. Such kind of analysis has been conducted by institutions in other countries, such as the US Department of Commerce (for USA), and the European Commission (for Europe). A Study titled “Inter-linkages between Exports and Employment in India”, has recently been completed by Exim Bank. Exim Bank conducted the Seminar based on the theme of the Study, during which the findings of the Study was presented.
The Seminar was held at Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Prof. Nitin & Dr. Puneet attended seminar on "Wealth creation through Investing in Stock Markets–The Common Sense approach” at India International Centre, New Delhi.
On 3rd Dec, 2016, Prof. Nitin Saxena (Chairperson- MBA) and Dr. Puneet Kumar (Asst. Prof- Finance) attended a seminar on "Wealth creation through Investing in Stock Markets–The Common Sense approach” at India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi. The seminar was organized by Edge Institute of Financial Studies (EIFS) Pvt. Ltd. EIFS conducts "Wealth creation and other areas in Stock Markets" and encourages people to start investing in the Stock Market for building Wealth and contributing to the economy as a whole. This seminar was a true enabler for equity market enthusiasts and for those who believe in the power of equity markets to create long term wealth.
Main speaker was Mr. Varun Malhotra, Director - EIFS Pvt Ltd., an Alumnus of Washington University in St Louis, USA and IIM-Ahmedabad, who has successfully completed all 3 levels of CMT (Charted Market Technician - the only Technical Analysis Program recognized by New York Stock Exchange) and CFA Program (Charted Financial Analyst, USA). He has delivered lectures on Investing in Financial Markets, Portfolio management, Retirement Planning, Technical Analysis for Financial Markets and Financial Management & Accounting in various Government & Private Organizations.
- About the Seminar:The seminar will be helpful not only for beginners but also for seasoned market professionals. The Seminar will start with the basics of Investing & will gradually bring more depth into the topics. Some key expected takeaways for you will be:
- Solving the Stock Market puzzle: What to buy, when to buy & when to sell. Speaker emphasized the importance of buying ETF’s and holding it for long duration to reap handsome gains.
- Investment Psychology: Identifying bubbles in financial markets and remain cautious during the times of extreme euphoria that leaves lot many investors trapped in the market.
- Sectors that can outperform the broader market in near future. He spoke at a length on, about the role of technology that will affect our lives in the future and also emphasized that the companies who develop better technology will be the driving forces of capital market in the near future.
- How Investing in the Stock Market can create passive income and can be alternate to fixed pension plans.
- How small investments with the help of compounding can create substantial wealth through compounding technique.
- How to create your own Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) for future liabilities / requirements.
Prof. Anuja Roy presented a teaching case titled : “ MART: A Business Enterprise With Social Heart” in the International Conference On Management Cases (ICMC) 2016 Organized by BIMTECH in association with George Masson University- Schar School of Policy & Government, Arlington, Virginia, USA on December 1-2, 2016 at Bimtech campus.
ICMC 2016 aimed at international relevance and encouraged case writers from all over the world to participate and share their experiences on a platform created for academicians, practitioners, consultants, research scholars and students of management studies. The event focused on the central theme of “Case Development to Encourage Transformational Learning.”
Keynote speaker for the session was Trevor Williamson from The Case Centre. Trevor emphasized on the case teaching method as one of the important pedagogical tools in management teaching. He focused on teaching through a process of transferring a case idea into a teaching case, a teaching note and a teaching plan.
The Conference has been a great platform to learn, share and connect with delegates from all over the world.
Dr. D K Pandey, Dr. Charu Choudhry and Prof.Shikha Arora from Management Department attended a Conference organised by The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on human resources titled “HR Best Practices” in New Delhi on 7th and 8th November 2016.
The theme of the conference centered on the changing dynamics of the recruitment industry and how the human resource professionals can implement the best practices in order to nail the very best of talent pool.
The two-day event witnessed presence of HR professionals, corporate leaders, recruiters, academicians, thought leaders and speakers specifically from the HR industry.
Inaugural session was presided over by Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) and managing directors. Speakers included Madhavi Lall, Head HR, Deutsche Bank, Prithvi Shergill, CHRO, HCL Technologies, and Mr. Saugata Mitra, Group Head, HR, Mother Dairy Pvt Ltd.
The introduction was followed by the first panel discussion of the day titled, “A Journey from Classroom to Boardroom”. Speakers and moderators of the session included Ms Madhavi Lall of Deutsche Bank, Ms Neeti Sharma, Co-Founder Team Lease, Prof. Amit Mookerjee, Dean and Head, IIM Lucknow, Noida Campus, Dr. Jitendra Das, Director, Fore School of Management and Mr Rajeev Kumar, Global Head, Campus Hiring, Wipro Limited.
“Transforming HR for Strategic Talent Management” was the focus area of the second session. The session was presided over by leaders like Dr. Sandhya Chintala, VP NASSCOM and S Radha Chauhan, President and CEO, Department of Electronics and Information Technology.
Third session of the day, focused on the concept of “Onboarding and Engaging Talent in the Digital Age”. Speakers and moderators of the session comprised Mr Prithvi Shergill of HCL, Ms Pooja Malik, VP, HR, Anand Automotives Ltd, Ms Kiran Singh, GM, Corporate HR, Mother Dairy, Mr. Unmesh Pawar, Global HR MD, Accenture and Mr.Wallace Shah, Director and Country Head, Lausanne Hospitality Consulting.
On the second day, the following sessions took place - Panel Discussion on:‘How Technology is changing the Landscape of Talent Acquisition’. Moderator was Mr. Sreekanth Arimanithaya, Managing Director, CSC India & Global Lead- Workforce Management,CSC. Panelists were Mr. Premlesh Machama – MD, Career Builder IMr. Prashant Bhatnagar – Senior Director, People & Culture, Hike Messenger Mr. M. V. S. Murthy – Chief – People Office, nFDIL (A Future Group Company) and Ms. Rinku Kaul – Managing Director, Talent Supply Chain, Accenture. Second session was on ‘Emerging Trends in HR’ chaired by Ms. Ester Martinez , CEO & Editor-in-Chief at People Matters.
Conference concluded with Panel Discussion & Closing Plenary on:
‘Empower HR through Apprenticeship’.
It was a good learning experience for the faculty members.
Management faculty attended National Seminar on Financial Reporting by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Dr. Anusha Agarwal and Prof. Neetu Purohit attended National Seminar on Financial Reporting organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at hotel ITC Maurya, New Delhi on 22nd September 2016. The Seminar addressed the issues and challenges faced by the industry in the adoption of the new accounting standards along with the various aspects impacted by the changes in the other regulating Acts such as the Companies Act, 2013 and the Income Tax Act.
The various expert speakers who deliberated on the theme during the Inaugural Sessions were Mr. Dipankar Chatterji, Chairman, CII National Committee on Financial Reporting; Mr. Jitendra Agarwal, Partner, Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP; Mr. Amarjit Chopra, Chairman, National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards; Mr. Amardeep Singh Bhatia, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. Later there were three panel discussions. The First Panel Discussion was on ‘Indian Accounting Standards-Implementation Issues and the Way Forward’. The moderator for the panel was Dr. Sanjeev Singhal, Member, NACAS and Partner, S.R. Batliboi & Co. LLP and the panelists were Mr. Vijay Kumar, Vice Chairman, Accounting Standards Board, ICAI and Chief Financial Officer, SIFY Technologies Ltd.; Mr. Vijay, Head Controllership and Reporting & Chief Risk Officer, Mindtree Limited and Mr. Sriram Ranganathan, Controller-Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and Revenue, Wipro Limited.
The Second Panel discussion was on ‘Accounting and Reporting Challenges under the Companies Act, 2013’ which was moderated by Mr. Sunder V. Iyer, Partner-Audit & Assurance, Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP and the panelists were Mr. Amit Jain, Managing Director, GTI Capital Group; Mr. Sriram G, Chief Financial Officer, Mahindra Comviva and Mr. Deepak Doegar, Regional General Manager, GE Power Generation Services-South Asia. The Third and the last Panel Discussion was on ‘Computation of MAT for IndAS Adopted Companies & Implementation Issue in Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS)’. The session was moderated by Mr. Rohinton Sidhwa, Partner-Tax, Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP; Mr. Pallav Gupta, Head Taxation, ITC Limited and Mr. Rohit Gupta, Chief Financial Officer, NIIT Limited. There was special address by Mr. Rajesh Kumar Bhoot, Joint Secretary TPL-II, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
The faculty found the Seminar highly informative and useful.
Dr. Vijesh Jain, Professor at I.T.S – The Education Group (PGDM Program) attended a Panel Discussion on ‘Ecosystem for Internationalization of Higher Education’ on Thursday, 8th September, 2016 at Shriram Hall, PHD House, New Delhi. Organized by BIMTECH in association with EPSI, New Delhi, India .
Around 50 Profs/Deans/ Directors/ VCs were present in the panel discussion in Delhi. The main attraction of the discussion was presence of international guests from 8 countries on the project and on the discussion for interaction. The session also provided opportunity to discuss collaborations with foreign bodies.