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Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Marketing Skills in International Business

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad, organized the workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Marketing Skills in International Business” for the students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch on December 27, 2022.  

Expert for the session was Prof. H. P. Singh, Director, ‘ChoteVyapar Ki Pathshala’, Export Management & Service Institute, Delhi. The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, with her valuable words.

Prof. H P Singh addressed students of PGDM 2022-24 Batch on the nature and scope for International Business, and various perspectives related to International Business. He elaborated on the challenges and opportunities in this sector. He also discussed about the different career prospects in the field of International Business.  Prof Singh provided information on Export Business and how one can start on own. Workshop provided information on how can we use technology in International Business. He also threw light on ‘Make in India’ campaign and how it has affected our Markets specially Manufacturing Industries and Export Businesses.

The expert also mentioned that how different organizations like Mohan Exports, Dimple Creations, Dadu- Khujra and Taj Exports started their businesses and have made revenues.

Prof Singh also gave different ideas on how we can identify the opportunities in the global world and can make a profitable business out of it. The talk was coordinated by Dr. Rajeev Johari.

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Workshop on “Research support service using E-Resources - Capitaline”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Research support services using E-Resources” for PGDM (2021-23) and  (2022-24) batches on December 7, 2022.  

The speaker for the session was Mr. Kedar Kumar, Senior Trainer Capitaline Market publisher India Pvt ltd, New Delhi, responsible for all India institutional sales and business development service and support for capital market, Capitaline corporate database & web content services used by a wide gamut of finance professionals, academician, research scholars, media houses, corporates.

The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director - I.T.S School of Management, with her valuable words. The session was graced by the presence of Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.

The speaker Mr. Kedar Kumar familiarized students how to use Capitaline database website procedure. Then he gave a brief note on the information available on the platform. He said there were 57000 companies worldwide, 322 industries,82 sectors and 500+ business houses available. Then he illustrated ACC Ltd. company to the student and showed financials like journals, ledgers, equity statement, cashflow, ratios of the company and taught how to analyze these data and how to make use of these data in their projects and assignments. He further explained how organizations like CRISIL, ICRA, CBRE, DELLOITE used Capitaline data to supervise their customers. He highlighted the importance of corporate governance and annual year performance of the company.

He ended the workshop by giving students all the knowledge about the financials of various companies and how to create insights for their assignments.

Towards the conclusion of workshop, he welcomed question from students and answered them compressively.

Workshop was highly interactive and students appreciated the learning delivered by the speaker. The workshop was coordinated by Prof. Sunil Upadhyay.

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Workshop on “Research support service using E-Resources - PROQUEST”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Research support services using E-Resources” for PGDM (2021-23) batches on December 6, 2022.  

Expert for the session was Mr. Sanjay Rajan, Senior Trainer and Consulting Partner in Proquest, part of CLARIVATE from last six years. He has more than 14+ years of experience in the information. He is also leading PQDT and ETD product globally from the CX side.

The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director - I.T.S School of Management, with her valuable words. The session was graced by the presence of Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.

Mr. Sanjay Rajan mainly focused on term “Awareness.” Then he introduced his websites “PROQUEST” which is an e-book platform where students can access E-Books related to management and other fields. Then he explained the procedure of login in the websites and shared how learners can increase their level of information. Students can use this website for reading journals, citation, magazines, and research paper and enhance their learning. He further said that there is current affair column also available where students can update themselves. Then he also shared an interested examples from Indian mythological Mahabharat character where he talked about learnings of KARNA and ARJUNA which interested students a lot.

Towards the conclusion of the workshop, he welcomed intriguing questions from students and answered them comprehensively.

Workshop was highly interactive and students appreciated the learning delivered by the speaker. The workshop was coordinated by Prof. Sunil Upadhyay.

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Workshop on “Research support service on using E-Resources”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Research support services using E-Resources” for PGDM (2021-23 & 2022 -24) batches on December 5, 2022.  

Expert for the session was Mr. Lakhpat Singh, Training Manager at EBSCO information services, New Delhi.

The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director - I.T.S School of Management, with her valuable words. The session was graced by the presence of  Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.

Mr. Lakhpat Singh shared his views about qualitative and authentic literature reviews, summaries, articles, journals, citation and other reading material which is available on EBSCO websites. He explained how students related to different managerial fields can enhance their knowledge by reading quality material available on the websites. He explained how the EBSCO helps students to write research papers, citations, dissertations. He further explained the importance of authentic data backed by government websites and trustworthy resources in research. He ended the session with giving beautiful insight   to students how one can use, process and register in EBSCO websites and use it effectively and efficiently.

The workshop ended with immense knowledge on E-Books and Research related material and how EBSCO helped learners to read books related to different areas.

Workshop was highly interactive and students appreciated the learning delivered by the speaker. The workshop was coordinated by Prof. Sunil Upadhyay.

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Two days’ International Workshop on “Financial Modeling”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an online Two days’ International workshop on “Financial Modeling” for Finance specialization students from PGDM (2021-23) Batch on 15th -16th October 2022.

The resource person of the workshop was Mr. Kapil Kalra, CFA, Senior Vice President, Finance & Head-Real Estate Investments - Save Max Toronto, Canada. He has a rich 17 + years of experience in diversified C&IB (focusing on Infrastructure Project Financing) across different critical verticals of wholesale banking.

The workshop started with motivational words by Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM. She highlighted the importance of financial modeling in today’s scenario.

The speaker started with the introduction to the basics of Financial Modeling widely used in Excel. The students were also briefed on the importance of Modeling and its future implication.

The speaker demonstrated how to do modeling of a Solar Plant Project from scratch and gave some real-time scenarios to build financial models. He further deliberated on the Fundamentals of Financial Modeling, and how to implement MS-Excel. He elaborated on assumptions in Financial Modeling as per industry aspects, interpretation of output from the model and the also explained regarding presenting the results from financial modeling.

The workshop was very interactive as many questions were raised by the speaker to the students for better learning. He also took questions from the students and answered them satisfactorily. Towards the end of the workshop, the Virtual Plaque was presented to the Speaker as a token of gratitude and remembrance. The entire workshop was very informative & inspiring for the students.

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One day Workshop on Business Simulation “BankStrat” for PGDM (2021-23) Batch

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” Benjamin Franklin  

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Business simulation BankStrat” on 19th September , 2022 for PGDM 2021-23 Batch. The resource person for the workshop was Mr. Debashish J Das, Co-founder, Humanlinks Learning.

PGDM Chairperson Dr. Anusha Agarwal  welcomed Mr. Debashish J Das with a plant sapling and highlighted the importance of Simulation exercise for Strategic Management.  This encapsulates the essence of Business Simulation. It is an immersive learning experience that allow the students to learning by doing.

The objective of Business Simulation is to enable the students to align business objectives with strategy. It help them improve their business acumen and business finance skills.

Workshop was about Bank Simulation. For every simulation there is an influence diagram which states that what variables impacts business decision. In the game 3 rounds were provided to students to design a bank strategy where they need to take decision as a part of senior management team to identify the key indicators and at the same time allocate the resources so that it should not exceed the given budget just like the normal business scenario where we have to achieve target.

Session was fruitful, knowledgeable and fun at the same time. During the session students raised many queries regarding the game which was handled effectively by the resource person. The session was coordinated by Prof. Kumar Biswas.

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Aug -08-2022

Workshop on “Human Values and Profession Ethics” for PGDM (2022-24) Batch

“Joy is found when you focus your energy on improving human dignity, human capacity and human values.” With this objective I.T.S School of Management organized a workshop on Human Values & Professional Ethics on 8th August, 2022 for the new entrants of PGDM Batch (2022-24)

The workshop was conducted by Dr. Vivek Pachauri and Prof. Yachna Malhotra. The program started with the opening remarks by Prof. Yachna Malhotra in which she sensitized students on the need of value education and helped the students to understand the gaps in the current system of education in the society. Initially to get connected with the participants, a video was demonstrated so as to make students active listeners and generate their curiosity and explore various thoughts for the session.

Dr. Vivek Pachauri introduced the process of Self Exploration with the help of an activity and focused that how it can help in having the right understanding of one’s desires and goals in life. He also explained about the Holistic Development and Role of Education in Life and its application in solving the problems of life. The primary goal of the session was to give the exposure and understanding of how values give worthiness and respect to life.

At the end of session a real life video example was demonstrated to the students so as to make them understand that how a person who is not having the right understanding about self and is ignorant about the value system underperform at the individual level, at the level of family and finally fails at the society level. The session was a mix of both the slide show coupled with some interesting activities, to enrich the participants with need of value education and their holistic development. The Participants were over whelmed and enthusiastic with the outcomes of self-exploration exercise.

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Jun -30-2022

Staff Development Program on Interpersonal Effectiveness at Workplace

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized “Staff Development Program” on “Interpersonal Effectiveness at Workplace” on 30th June 2022.

The objective of this SDP was to improve the day-to-day efficiency of Staff personnel by making them learn the various aspects of Interpersonal Communication, team dynamics and time management.

Dr. Shikha Arora and Prof. Yachna Malhotra speakers of the session conducted various innovative activities to train the staff on Interpersonal Effectiveness at Workplace.

The learning environment was highly interactive and resulted in deep routed team cohesiveness among the participants. Initially to get connected with the participants, an ice breaking session was conducted to get affiliated by introducing each other with sharing their feelings and disclosure of strengths and weaknesses so as to understand the different notions attached with Inter-personal communication.

The training was a mix of both the presentations coupled with some interesting activities to sensitize the staff members for giving effective and quality service in general and making their interactions with students more polite, clear and result oriented.

Different activities on Effective Listening, Team Building and Time Management, were conducted among the participants to make them understand and demonstrate the importance of managing time in both their personal and professional life and how effective listening can enhance our productivity while working in teams.

A total of 20 staff members participated enthusiastically and enjoyed the session. Participants were over whelmed with the outputs and experiences they had during the session.


The session turned out to be very interesting and enjoyable for the participants.

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