Faculty Participation


Dr. Sunil Kr Pandey,Director (IT) awarded with Big CIO Award-2018

Dr. Sunil Kr Pandey, Director (IT) was awarded with Big CIO Award-2018 in the event “BIG CIO Summit & Awards – 2018” organized at Hotel Leela, Mumbai during 14th & 15th March, 2018.

This award was given by Trescon Global and supported by leading IT and Telecom companies. This award is conferred by TRESCON GLOBAL to IT Industry Professionals.

On this occasion many globally renowned experts and leading IT Professionals were present. This included

  • Ms Danielle Di-Masi, Global Innovator & Media Commentator: The Interactions Lab PTY LTD, Sydney, Australia
  • Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy: Chief Data Scientist - Halliburton
  • Mr. Nikhil Desai: International Speaker & Motivator
  • Mr. Ganpati Dandpani: Global Digital Transformation Leader & Global CIO - TVS
  • Mohd. Saleem, CEO - Trescon Global and over 250 CEOs, CIOs/ CTOs, CISOs of leading Companies: During the event held at Mumbai, Dr. Pandey participated in various discussions and in a Panel Discussion. In the evening he was also a part of CIOs Round Table Discussions. During the discussions current state of affair in IT Industry, challenges & changing roles & responsibilities of CIOs & CTOs, how to prepare for future challenges in role of CIOs & CTOs in view of fast changing technologies, applications & processes and how to align it with the Industry objectives to keep it relevant and progressive.
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Participation of I.T.S Ghaziabad in “Gender Equality Summit 2018”.

Prof. Shikha Arora, faculty from PG Management Department of I.T.S Ghaziabad and PGDM student Jhalak Aggarwal, along with Director (Management), Dr. Ajay Kumar attended Gender Equality Summit 2018 titled “Gender Equality : A Key Differentiator for Sustainable Growth” on 9th March , 2018 at The Lalit Hotel, New Delhi.

The objective of the Summit was to provide a platform to discuss collective responsibility and exploring pathways towards gender inclusive outcomes. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Senior Advisor, UNGC. Summit Overview was presented by Ms. Vaishali Sinha, Chairperson GES 2018 & Director, ReNew Power. Other eminent speakers in the Inaugural Session included Mr. N. Venkatram, Managing Partner & CEO, Deloitte India, Ms. Lise Kingo, CEO, UNGC, New York (Video Presentation) and Ms. Nishtha Satyam, Deputy Representative, UN Women MCO for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka. Vote of Thanks was presented by Mr. Kamal Singh, Executive Director, UN GCNI. The Summit had three plenary sessions – Plenary 1 was focused on “Gender Mainstreaming”. The discussion was based on the importance of Data collection and Approaches of various stakeholders for inclusion and progress of women. The session was moderated by Ms. Sangeeta Talwar, Managing Partner, Flyvision Consulting and the panelists were Ms. Renu Satti, CEO, Paytm Payments Bank, Mr. Abhimanyu Singh, Bank of America, Ms. Lakshmi Venkataraman, Founding trustee and Executive Vice President, Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust and Mr. Pradeep Nair, CEO & Regional Director, Ford Foundation for India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The selected case studies were also presented on Best Practices in Gender Equality. Plenary 2 was on the theme “Accelerating and scaling gender specific initiatives”. The session was moderated by Dr. Shalini Sarin, SVP HR-BG Professional, CSR &BoP Leader-Lighting, Philips, Netherland and the panelists were Ms. Aloka Majumdar, Senior VP & Head of Corporate Sustainability, HSBC India, Ms. Bhavani Balasubramaniam, Partner & Diversity & Inclusion Leader, Deloitte India, Dr. Neelu Rohmetra , Director , IIM, Sirmaur and Dr. Shikha Sharma , Founder & Managing Director, Nutri-Health Systems Pvt Ltd. The stories of women’s struggle for equality and the various dynamic initiatives undertaken for their advancement were shared by Ms Chetna Sinha, Founder, Mann Deshi Foundation and Ms. Shrishti Bakshi, Founder and Managing Director of Cross Bow Miles. Plenary 3 was on the theme “Transition to Policy Development”. The session was moderated by Ms. Shweta Rajpal Kohli, Country Director, Govt. Affairs & Public Policy, India & South Asia, Salesforce and the panelists were , Ms. Gayathri Ramamurthy, HR Business Partner and D&I Lead, Capgemini, Ms. Neha Barjatya, CEO, Google Internet Saathi, Ms. Huzan Mistry, Strategic Business Head, National Stock Exchange, Ms. Nishtha Satyam, Deputy Representative UN Women MCO for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka and Ms. Ratna Anjan Jena , Statistical Adviser, Ministry of Women and Child Development. The Summit concluded with a Valedictory session and the Valedictory address was delivered by Dr. Yasmin Ali Haque, UNICEF Representative in India. The session focused on the learning from the previous sessions and the way forward to bring women participation in all spheres from board room and corporate offices to political arena.
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Faculty and students of Management Dept. of I.T.S Ghaziabad attended “India – Korea Business Summit”

Management faculty, Dr. Rajeev Johri and Ms. Bhavna Bhardwaj along with students of PGDM and MBA, attended a day long summit on “The India-Korea Business Summit”, at The Taj Palace, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi. The summit was organized by Department of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in association with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The summit witnessed a varied participation from academia, corporate and Government officials. The inaugural session was graced with the presence of Honourable Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitely. Shri Arun Jaitely’s invigorating address covering key policies and issues provided a momentum for the day long discussions on Indo – Korean strategic business relations.

There were six sessions that were running simultaneously, covering Automobiles, Textiles, Food processing, Electronics system design & Manufacturing, skill Development (ESDM), Chemical and Technology and innovation (including start - ups).

The sessions focussed on the current policy and regulatory framework at central and state levels for creating an investment friendly environment for foreign companies. The representatives from different states talked about the initiatives taken up by them for providing an ease in doing business in their respective states. Some of the eminent speakers were Mr. Anant Gangaram Geete, Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India, Dr. Asha Ram Sihag, Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), Government of India, Mr. Nirmal K Minda, President, Automotive Component Manufacturers Associations of India (ACMA), Mr. Vikas Jain, Associate Vice President, Hyundai Motors India, Mr. Manohar Bhat, Head of Marketing & Sales KIA Motors India, Mrs Smriti Zubin Irani Minister for Textiles, Govt of India, Dr. Anant Kumar Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India, Ms. Mamta Verma, Industries Commissioner, Govt of Gujarat, Mr. Shin Dong Bin, Chairman, LOTTE Group, Mr. Varun Berry, Managing Director, Britannia Industries Ltd. , Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister for Electronics and Information technology, Government of India and Mr. Ranvijay Singh, Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Electronics The future of Services.

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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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