Faculty Participation


Prof. Alok Singh participated on QIP Short Term Course at IIT Kharagpur.

Management Faculty, Prof. Alok Singh participated in QIP Short Term Course on Supply Chain Integration- Strategies and Technologies at E- Business Center of Excellence, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, at IIT Kharagpur. This short term course was devised to create a platform for discussion on the current and contemporary issues on Supply Chain Management, E- Business, Process Excellence, and Optimization. The course had also allowed the participants to discuss current and pressing issues with senior level executives and academicians and deploy recent software applications in the domain.

Topics for different sessions were, Overview of Supply Chain Strategies and Technologies, Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management, Collaborative Sourcing, Supply Chain Coordination and Contract, E-Auction, CPFR and VMI, Supply Chain Traceability, Collaborative Logistics, System Dynamics, Supply Chain Network Design and Supply Chain Risk.

There were sessions also on software applications in Supply Chain Integrations like MATLAB, SAS, Arc Map, Analogic, I Think Studio, R and Python Programming. All the sessions were taken by senior faculty members of Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. All the sessions were very well designed and executed in terms of providing domain knowledge and learning in the field of Supply Chain Integration.

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Management Faculty attended AIMA “Global Procurement Summit 2018”.

Management faculty Dr. Puneet Kumar and Dr. Indraneel Mandal of I.T.S, Ghaziabad attended two days summit on “New Frontiers Driving Transformation and Growth” was held on 08th & 09th February, 2018 at The Leela Hotel. The summit was organised by AIMA in partnership with the World Bank, supported by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Participants included practitioners, academia, corporate and Government officials.

The inaugural session featured Mr Nikhil Sawhney, treasurer of AIMA, as well as Vice Chairman and MD of Triveni Turbine Limited; Mr Vinay Sharma, Dirctor, Global Governance Practice, World Bank; Shri Vinay Narayan Jha, Secreatary (Expenditure), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance; and Shri Pon. Radhakrishna, Minister of State - Finance and Shipping, Government of India. The dignitaries held forth on the importance of procurement in general and its status in India in particular, and the need to develop the area in the light of technological developments as well as the need for economic growth of the country.

The ensuing deliberations over the two days were divided into five plenary sessions. The first session was on SMART procurement through the use of ICT; the second was on blind spots in procurement and contract management; the third on the morning of the second day dealt with sustainable procurement; the fourth covered the use of Public Private Partnership (PPP) methods in procurement; the fifth and last session highlighted the use of innovative methods on procurement. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable participants included Indian and foreign persona - academics, lawyers, corporates and those working in government agencies and departments.

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Management Faculty attended FDP on Teacher to Mentor

Prof. Nitin Saxena along with Prof. Ankur Ahuja from attended a Faculty Development Program on the theme “A journey from Teacher to Mentor” organized by Delhi School of Professional Studies & Research in association with Divine Group and Global FDP on 3rd February, 2018. The speaker for the session was Mr. Beni Kinha, Nector Factor. Mr. Beni is a famous trainer having more than 20 years experience in corporate training.

The session started with a small activity in which each participant are supposed to discuss their life experience with the neighbor participant. Then Mr. Beni invites each participant and asks each faculty to present a solution/ gist of the discussion. After all participants finished their presentation, Mr. Beni pointed on the retention power of brain and how different people perceived things in different manner.

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Management Faculty attended International Panel Discussion conducted by AICTE, New Delhi

Management Department faculty members and students attended an international panel discussion conducted by AICTE, New Delhi in collaboration with NDIM on 25th Jan, 2018. The panel was lead by Prof. Dr. Ullrich Guenther and Dr. Susan Gale Wintermuth from Lafansa University, Germany.

The event started with the introduction of AICTE and a the introduction of faculty programme, focusing on how to train students to be a future leader not merely a manager. This was backed by a presentation by Prof. Dr. Ullrich Guenther on Effective Leadership and communication in Today’s Business Scenario in which there were a few highlights, i.e. one leader can be successful in one country but could not be successful in other, planning and concepts of time, style of conflicts and criticism, personal vs impersonal style of communication, hierarchy and most important one is that the happiness of the employees is also important.

The next in line was a presentation by Dr. Susan Gale Wintermuth who talked about Miscommunications that happen. The highlights of her presentation were miscommunication at the top level disputes and arbitration was suggested as best way to solve the same.Examples like DAIMLER CHRYSLER showed that because of miscommunications even the multinationals fail. To be flexible and notice & understand the cultural difference in the only way to be prepared for working in a foreign land.

The questions that were put in front of the panel were, How is Indian style of communication different from German style? What is Indirect feedback? How to bridge the gap of misunderstandings?

The panel discussion ended with the suggestion to “PICK THE ONE MOST SUCCESSFUL STYLE OF LEADERSHIP AND USE IT IN YOUR OWN STYLE”.

Faculty and students were benefited by attending the Panel Discussion

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Management Faculty Attended GMA National Convention.

Prof.Shikha Arora and Prof.Parul Gupta alongwith the Director Management , Dr. Ajay Kumar attended Ghaziabad Management Association (GMA) - 28th National Convention at ‘Hotel Radisson Blu, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad on 20th January, 2018 (Saturday). The theme of the Convention was “LEADERSHIP IN AGE OF TRANSFORMATION - An Opportunity for Development”.

Event began with lighting of lamp and SaraswatiVandana. The welcome address and a brief about the theme were delivered by Mr. Amit Agarwal, President GMA and Deputy Managing Director, Ghaziabad Precision Products Ltd. Keynote address was delivered by Dr. T. S. Parmar. He talked about the urgent need for change and shared his mantras to bring about transformation. Dr. NalinSinghal, CMD, Central Electronics Ltd was the Chief Guest. In his inaugural address, he explained the challenges for Leadership in the age of transformation. He shared his valuable thoughts about the various strategies that should be adopted to cope up with the emerging challenges in the VUCA world.

After the inaugural address, Souvenir was released by the dignitaries. The sponsors of the event were felicitated with memento as a token of gratitude. Memento was presented to I.T.S. Mohan Nagar for being a Silver sponsor for the convention.

The convention had two technical sessions and a valedictory session on the sub - themes “Technology & Innovation; Ecology, Environment – Business & Society; and Governance for Sustainable Development.”

Renowned and eminent Business leaders and experts in the field shared their enriching experience on the theme. Eminent speakers for the Technical sessions were Mr. Prashant Singh, VP-product, Paytm, Ms PinkiMaheshwari, Founder, Surprise Someone, Dr. Laxman Prasad, Director R&D,RKGIT group of Institutions etc. It was a good learning experience.

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Dr. Shuchita attended & paper presented in International Conference at Jamia Millia Islamia.

Dr. Shuchita Singh, faculty at I.T.S Ghaziabad attended & presented paper titled " Behavioural Finance: It's Scope And Perspective" in Second International Finance Conference 2017 at Centre for Management Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on 11th October, 2017.

The conference was divided in four technical session, and the session on Behavioural Finance was chaired by Dr. Timira Shukla, Professor and Dean at JSB Indirapuram and Dr. Amit Sinha, Associate Professor at Amity Lucknow.

The conference was a good learning experience in which participants share their views on the subject.

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Guest Lecture by Mr. Abhinav Bain for PGDM (2016-18) Students.

I.T.S Ghaziabad organized guest lecture on the topic ‘Contemporary Trends in Compensation & Benefits” with reference to Performance management for PGDM (2016-18 Batch) HR specialization students on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Mr. Abhinav Bain, Manager -Compensation & Benefit, Home Credit India, addressed the students.

Mr Abhinav shared real world examples to link performance management with total rewards. He began the discussion with fundamentals of compensation management, factors affecting compensation decisions and moved towards benchmarking of salaries and current compensation terminology practiced in the industry. He deliberated upon the total reward policy and the role played by pay for performance in motivating and retaining the talent. He also helped the students in understanding the bonus calculations with reference to industry & organization growth. He shared relevant insights related to percentage hike given in different industries & types of reward and benefits given to employees at various levels (middle & top) in last few years. He also highlighted the influence of global practices over designing of total rewards policy for a global workforce by using example of Germany, Belgium, Eastern & Western Europe .

The interactive session provided a great learning experience for all participants. The Guest Lecture was coordinated by Dr Charu Chaudhry.

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Management faculty attended AIMA's Diamond Jubilee National Management Convention.

Management Faculty members Dr. V N Bajpai, Dr. A P Tripathi, Dr. Shuchita Singh and Prof. Parul Gupta attended AIMA's Diamond Jubilee National Management Convention “Folding the Future In: Reimagining India”at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi on 27- 28 September, 2017. The conclave was organized byAll India Management Association (AIMA). This two day conclave was divided into multiple sessions which covered different dimensions related to the idea of reimagining India’s future.

Session 1: Inaugural

  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)
  • RekhaSethi (Director General, All India Management Association)
  • SudhirJalan (Co-Chairman, Diamond Jubilee NMC andChairman, Neo Foods Pvt Ltd)
  • Amitabh Kant (CEO, NITI AayogGovernment of India)
  • Babul Supriyo (Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public EnterprisesGovernment of India)
  • T V Mohandas Pai (Senior Vice President, AIMA andChairman, Manipal Global Education Services)

The discussion in the session focused on identifying challenges India is facing and building possible solutions for them.

Session 2: AIMA Wants to Know

  • ArnabGoswami (Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Republic TV)
  • T V Mohandas Pai (Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services)

This session focused on how news media can shape Indian democracy, social behaviour and public institutions. Also, how can the media fight the menace of fake news and ensure objectivity.

Session 3: Reimagining India

  • Sanjay Kirloskar (Chairman & Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd
  • Rajiv Kumar (Vice Chairman, NITI AayogGovernment of India

This session detailedon what can the government, politicians and the citizens do to make India a model of development and how can India’s economy be made more equitable for all groups, regionsand genders?

Session 4:The Money Spinner

  • SupriyaShrinate (Chief Editor - News, ET Now)
  • RaamdeoAgrawal (Jt. Managing Director, MotilalOswal Financial Services Ltd)
  • AkhilBansal (Deputy CEO, KPMG in India)

This session analysed the trajectory Indian economy and stockmarkets are likely to have over the next 3-5 years. The speakers also concentrated their discussion on identifying sectors which are likely to be the greatest value creators and destroyersbecause of technological changes

Session 5-Reimagining Reality: Future of Indian Cinema

  • Preetha Reddy (Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospital Enterprise Ltd)
  • RakeyshOmprakashMehra (Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter)

In this session the speakers discussed on how globalization is changing the making and marketing of Indian films and how can filmmakers achieve a balance between technology and art?

Session 6:Aap Ki Adalat

  • Baba Ramdev (Yoga Guru and Founder, The Patanjali Group of Institutions)
  • Rajat Sharma (Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV)

This session focused on how a new company like Patanjali has been able to achieve so much in such a little span of time and what lessons can other companies draw form its experience.

Session 7:Building the Future Now: Creating Transformative Infrastructure

  • NitinGadkari (Minister of Road Transport & Highways; Shipping andWater Resources, River Development and Ganga RejuvenationGovernment of India
  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)

The session focused on measures to make up India’s mobility deficit quickly to rev up its economic growth and what can be done to make the clean transportation available andviable across the country?

Day 2 -Session 8- Disruptive HR: Managing Talent in Times of Great Change

  • PranavPai (Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, 3one4 Capital)
  • KiranMenon (Co-Founder & CEO, Tydy)
  • Jayant Prasad Paleti (Co-Founder, Darwinbox)
  • RishabhKaul (Co-Founder and Head of Demand Marketing, Belong)

The speakers focused on the HR start-ups redefining talent management and discussed on the new HR tools and strategies for modern organizations.

Session 9:Digital India: Creating A Trillion Dollar Digital Economy

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad (Minister of Law and Justice; Electronics and Information TechnologyGovernment of India)
  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)

The speakers discussed about entrepreneurial and policy measures which are required to makedigitization affordable and inclusive and how the all-important connectivity infrastructure be built quicklyand cheaply to allow universal adoption of digital technologies in India.

Session 10- Folding the Future In: Reimagining India

  • Lord Karan Bilimoria(CBE DLChairman, Cobra Beer Partnership)
  • Chris Parsons (Chairman, India Practice, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP)
  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)
  • T V Mohandas Pai (Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services)

The session focused on how the Indian start-ups go from adapting successful technologies and business models to innovating for the world.

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