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.
Dr. D.K. Pandey and Dr. Charu Chaudhry, Faculty of Management Department at I.T.S, Ghaziabad attended SHRM India National Public Enterprises Conference on 18th December, 2018 at the SCOPE Complex, New Delhi. The theme for SHRMPEC 2018 was 'Unite to Ignite'.The objective of conference was to bring together diverse elements of business, strategy, and people, to harnesses the power of unity and thus redefining the future of HR in public enterprises.
The conference commenced with an interesting panel discussion on ‘New Challenges of leadership in the Emerging Business Environment’ highlighting the dynamic business environment and direct competition of Public organizations with agile Private Organizations . Mr. Suresh Sethi, MD & CEO, India Post Payments Bank discussed about Igniting Transformational Change. In this session, he shared insights on how to drive change at a transformational level in the organization with an example of Indian post office system. Mr. Prithvi Shergill Advisory Partner, Tomorrow/Smarten Spaces & Former CHRO – HCL deliberated on role of talent analytics in HR and its implementation in PSEs. A panel on Future Ready PSE Leaders explored into what attributes leaders must have, to be Future Ready. Mr. Stephane Michelin, Chief Executive Officer, Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, India, elaborated the relevance of new-age employee benefits in the digital world to keep a highly motivated and productive workforce. Panel discussions also delved into strategies to engage and motivate employees and how to utilize CSR funds for the growth of a new India by 2022. Ms. Garima Garg, Director, Deloitte India shared insights on the future of work and HRs changing role. Mr.D.D Misra, President, "Janm" Trust and Former Director HR, ONGC, had drawn very interesting insights from Indian Mythology, the Ramcharitmanas, focusing on the three attributes of God Hanuman to create learning for employees. Conference also witnessed the launch of ‘A Stranger Truth', book by Ashok Alexander, Founder-Director of ‘The Antara Foundation’. He is the man who led the India office of ‘Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’ from its inception in 2003, until 2012 and created Avahan, which became the best ever private prevention program in HIV, and a model of scaling up health delivery.
In nutshell, the conference was an eye opener on various dimensions of HR as well as PSEs challenges & perspective related to workforce, HR strategies and expectations of all stakeholders including government as one of the key player.
Management Faculty members Dr .Manoj Kumar Jha, Prof. Ritu Saxena & Prof. Bhawna Bhardwaj attended One day workshop “Achieving Excellence Through Stress Management” for corporate and academia, organized by Brencis Group Centre for Research, Training & Consulting at Radisson, Noida. The Session was conducted by Dr. Amita Srivastava Director BCRTC.
The workshop was graced by the presence of President, Noida Management as the guest of the event.
The session objective was to resolve stress, how to make life healthier and happy, how to overcome the fear , balancing between heart & brain , how to make life energized & how to control our minds.
The session was full of activities to reduce stress, stress test and burnout test. Dr. Amita enlightened the “Flight or Fight” concept, causes of stress. She talked about the action oriented & Emotion Orientation approaches also.
The workshop was based on experiential learning and wonderful experience for participants.
Dr. Rajeev Johari faculty of Management Department had the privilege to attend the “10th Annual International G20 Conference” From Global Cooperation to Building Consensus: Views from G-20 Countries on 11-12th October, 2018 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
G – 20 members are heterogeneous with varied levels of development, economic growth, spread of technology and financial strength. Apart from the G-20 members, other multilateral institutions and international organizations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) participate in the discussion at the G-20 Summit and pre-summit planning. While the members cooperate against economic crunches, cooperation without consensus could be futile in the long run when countries are governed by varied political ideologies and policies.The 13th Annual G-20 Summit to be held in Argentina is centered on the topic “Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development”.
ICRIER has been organizing annual international conferences since 2009 prior to the G-20 Summit. The discussions in these Conferences have provided a platform for engaging eminent researchers, academicians and policymakers in rich debate on topics of relevance to the G-20 Summit.The broad topics and the impending questions or issues covered in the two day conference were Evaluating Global Financial Architecture and Regulatory Practices, Future of Work,Trade, Investment and the Multilateral Process, Role of Technology for Mitigating Climate Change, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains - The Right Approach, Financing Infrastructure for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Food Future.
The scholarly deliberations were delivered by eminent national and international speakers from the government, embassies, international institutions like IMF, World Bank, academia and industry like Shri Suresh Prabhu, Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Sanjeev Sanyal, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Jaimini Bhagwati, Suman Bery, Fred Bedore, Sujata Mehta, Usha Thorat, Ashima Goyal, Alok Sheel, Parag Waknis, R Nagaraj, Manoj Pant Imran Valodia, Shankar Acharya, Bustanal Arifin, Ashok Gulati, Daniel Chuburu, Hideki Asari, Andreas Bauer.
Rich exchange of ideas featured all the sessions.
Prof. Nitin Saxena with Prof. Ankur Ahuja attended a National level Faculty Development Program on “Insights of Investment Avenues” organized by DAV Centenary in collaboration with The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Faridabad on 01st September, 2018.
Speakers for the day were CMA Sunil Sigh, Chairman of Northern India Regional Council of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Dr. K.P Kaushik, Professor, National Institute of Financial Management, Dr. Ajay Garg, Certified corporate Valuer and Mr. Ravish Bhateja, Motivational Speaker.
Mr. Sunil Singh elaborated the traditional investment options and their return history with reference to government policies in last 7 years.
Dr. K.P Kaushik explained the derivative market and about new instruments which can be traded in capital market.
Mr. Ajay Garg explained that how secondary income can be generated and how much it is important to link the family regular expenditure with savings. He also explained the risk associated with each investment option.
The purpose of the program was to enhance the understanding about the different investment avenues available in the financial system, so that one can contribute towards the economic development. The program also aimed to enhance the knowledge of capital market and hence to better prepare students as well equipped advisors and investor.
FDP was very insightful for the participants.
A training program on "Time Management and Problem Solving" was conducted at Chadha Public School, Murad Nagar.
Program started with lamp lighting in front of Goddess of Learning, Maa Saraswati.
Participants were highly delighted to have such an opportunity to learn and add new set of skills and competencies so as to develop and enrich their capabilities as a successful teacher and to contribute the best possible to their students and hence the learning environment was highly interactive and resulted in deep routed team cohesiveness among the participants.
Prima facie, Dr. M. K. Jha gave opening remarks on Time Management and Problem Solving and addressed the participants to accept and appreciate the concept, significance and application of Time management and sensitized them to participate actively during the session with greater enthusiasm and expectations.
Initially to get connected with the participants, ice breaking session was conducted to get affiliated with each other by introducing each other with sharing their feelings and disclosure of strengths and weaknesses so as to predict personality traits of the participants.
Prof. Shilpi Rana presented slide show in order to illustrate a systematic and organized over view of Time Management and Problem solving in day to day personal and professional life and how to balance work life of working females.
Time Management activity (Group Juggling Game) was conducted by Prof. Yachna Malhotra and Prof. Shilpi Rana among the participants to make them understand how to perform duties and responsibilities during the shortest time period judiciously without exerting stress with complete involvement and participants were over whelmed with the outputs and experiences they had during the game. Again this was followed by Simon Says activity, problem solving activities and ultimately by Query Handling , where participants shared their problems and got insight to resolve such problems.
Dr. M. K. Jha offered thanks to all participants for their patient listening and active participation during the session. The essential arrangements and hospitality hosted by school principal was praise worthy.
Dr. M.K Jha and Prof. Bhavna Bhardwaj from Management Department, ITS Mohan Nagar, attended eight days Faculty Development Program on Basic Level - Universal Human Values and Professional Ethics, organized by Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TQEP), Government of India Phase III and AKTU, Lucknow, from 23/6/18 to 30/6/18, at ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad.
The workshop was divided into four different levels:
- Self harmony
- Harmony in the family
- Harmony in the Society
- Harmony in nature and cosmos
The first level concentrated on understanding co-existence of self and body, importance of right understanding, analyzing the importance of relationship and identifying the required physical facilities for self comfort and existence. This session also emphasized on role of our pre-conditionings in our day to day decisions and behaviour.
The second level talked about prosperity in the family. The difference between intention and competencies of an individual was brought about in this session. Thus, the importance of right evaluation of a person’s competencies was discussed very elaborately. The nine core family values were also shared in this session.
The third level talked about extension of family’s harmony with the society. In the fourth level the importance of correlation amongst the four orders of the entire cosmos i.e physical order, pranic order, animal order, human order so as to understand the relationship of mutual fulfillment within each order. During workshop, sessions were organized on video shows, group discussions and experience sharing, thereby, giving a holistic understanding on the subject.
The session concluded with an understanding that mutual fulfillment is inherent in nature to live in harmony and prosperity. The resource persons for the session from university were Shri Gopalji , Shri Manoj Gupta, Mr. Tarique and Mr. Talaan. Around 80 faculty members from different management and engineering colleges of AKTU participated in the workshop.
The purpose of the workshop was to propagate human values to the student fraternity through faculty and thus creating sensitization amongst students for a better, value driven behavior and self development.
Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad attended seminar on Financial Literacy.
The topic of the seminar was Financial Literacy Awareness Program (FLAP). The seminar was conducted by Mr. Varun Malhotra, IIM A alumnus and eminent speaker on Financial literacy. Mr. Malhotra has conducted such sessions in BSF, CEGR, DAV schools, IIFL and many other Institutions.
The points discussed during the seminar were, Knowing Investing, Understanding Active and Passive income, understanding the risks associated with investing, different investment strategies, like buy and hold, when to buy and when to sell, IPO strategy and the power of compounding.
The speaker not only delivered the talk in a very smooth manner, but also answered the queries of audience in a simple and easy to understand way.
The lecture was highly informative and useful for the beginners in investment world.