05 Jul 2015
The success of an education institution is dependent on its ability to transform student’s life. The key element in this process is the faculty. Understanding faculty’s role as a catalyst within a structured academic system is one of the most important prerequisite for creating a great learning organization. Keeping this in focus Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad organised a series of Faculty Development Programmes on “Enhancement of Professional Competence of Faculty: Holistic Approach” in the month of June and July, 2015. The program was inaugurated by Dr. Pritam Singh, Director General, International Management Institute, New Delhi, Ex - Director IIM, Lucknow. In his inaugural address Dr. Singh highlighted the importance of continuous learning and being true to self. Dr. R. A Yadav, Chief Advisor, I.T.S - the Education Group presented overview of the program.
Faculty Facilitation Programme
The first programme on Faculty Facilitation was conducted on 1st, 2nd & 3rd of June, 2015 with the objective to enhance competence of ITS Groups management faculty to discover and align themselves to contribute to development of students and orienting them on multiple learning styles and learning centric models. Dr. N. P. Singh, Prof. S. P. Mishra & Prof. Rita Sen Gupta, the facilitators of the programme conducted it in the workshop mode with a mix of lecture cum discussion, case methods, games, exercise and using psychometric instruments.
Pedagogic Models and Learning
The second programme on Pedagogic Models and Learning was conducted on 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th June, 2015 with the objective of understanding on how students learn and to adapt teaching styles centered on learning based pedagogy. The programe enabled faculty to transition from traditional teaching practices to learning centric teaching practices. The course focused on equipping the participants with skills required for designing and using right mix pedagogical tools in management courses. First the philosophical undercurrents of teaching and learning process were explained, followed by the curriculum design. Then the teaching tools used in management namely Lectures, Audio Visual method, case method, action learning, role plays and simulation were introduced, explained and demonstrated.
Management Education Lab and Learning
The third programme on Management Education Lab and Learning was organized on 1st & 2nd July, 2015 with the objective to integrate learning with the real life decision situations. The programme aimed at creating lab situations while teaching management programme. The programme facilitator Dr. N. P. Singh and Prof. Rita Sen Gupta discussed about the types of lab and the process of creating labs in classroom settings.
Role Plays, Case Study and Management Games
The fourth programme on Role Plays, Case Study and Management Games was conducted on 3rd, 4th & 5th July, 2015. Simulation is any artificial environment exactly similar to the actual situation. There are three basic simulation techniques used for imparting training: management games, case study, and role playing. Properly designed games help to ingrain thinking habits, analytical, logical and reasoning capabilities, importance of team work, time management, to make decisions lacking complete information, communication and leadership capabilities. Use of management games can encourage novel, innovative mechanisms for coping with stress. Case studies are complex examples which give an insight into the context of a problem as well as illustrating the main point. Dr. Harsh Verma from FMS, Delhi University made it simple to unfold a case and helped faculty members to develop skills on how to deal with a case in a class room setting. Role-playing presents the student a valuable opportunity to learn not just the course content, but other perspectives on it. The facilitator Prof. Rita Sen Gupta and Prof. S. P. Mishra helped faculty members in understanding the steps involved in role playing include defining objectives, choose context & roles, introducing the exercise, trainee preparation/research, the role-play, concluding discussion, and assessment.
26 faculty members from I.T.S, Ghaziabad and Greater Noida campus took part in all the FDPs. Fun filled, knowledge rich and self exploring journey left faculty members with a new orientation about themselves and the management education.
31 Aug 2013
The Faculty Development Programme was held on 31st August, 2013 at Room no.4, AB IV at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar Campus. Dr. PUB Rao, area chair-HR welcomed the participants and the guest Dr. Anil Anand Pathak, Associate Professor-OB, MDI, Gurgaon.
Following presentations were made by the faculty members:
- Prof. D.K.Pandey : Emerging Concept in Hiring
- Dr. Puneet Mohan : Human Potential Management
- Prof. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi : The Language of Future Managers
- Prof. Shikha Arora : Meaning Quotient at Workplace for Gen Y
Dr. Anil Anand Pathak gave valuable feedback to all the presenters. There was a healthy discussion among the group members the above said themes.
Prof. PUB Rao proposed formal vote of thanks.
18 May 2012
3-days Student Development Program (SDP) on IBM - DB2 organized during 16th – 18th May, 2012 at the institute
A 3-days Student Development Program (SDP) on DB2 under IBM-Software Centre of Excellence (IBM-COE), was conducted for the students of MCA IV Semester during 16th–18th May, 2012. The program formally commenced on the Day-1 in which the coordinator of this Program, Prof. Sunil Kr Pandey briefed about the need, importance and structure of the program and the certification process. Thereafter, a mock test in on-line mode was conducted to select top-70 out of a batch of 120 students who have attended the three-day SDP. In this SDP, IBM Certified faculty Members on DB2 Technology of Dept of IT of the institute , Prof. S.K. Pandey, Prof. Rakesh Roshan and Prof. Smita Kansal were the resource persons. After mock test and short-listing of students, total 06 sessions were planned in which specific components and tools were discussed and demonstrated in an interactive way.
09 Jul 2016
Dr. M.K. Jha and Prof. Bhavna Bhardwaj from Management Department, I.T.S 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.
This was an excellent Program designed and coordinated by Dr. J. K. Jha, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Dr. Jitesh J. Thakkar, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. In today’s business environment, organizations and managers are looking for structured, logical and evidence-based decision making due to unparalleled growth of businesses. Consequently, industrial and academic research facilities need to apply rigorous analytical methods to business decision problems for systematic ways of managing the organization.
The purpose of the five-day short-term course on Quantitative Decision Modeling was to equip participants with the advanced analytical tools and background needed to analyze and solve business decision problems.
- These are the some of the major learning outcomes:
- Introduction to Quantitative Approach of Decision Making
- Modeling with Linear Programming and Graphical Solution Approach
- Simplex Method and Special Cases
- Revised Simplex Method
- Theory of Duality, Sensitivity Analysis and Post Optimality
- Transportation Problem and Its Variants, Integer Programming
- Assignment Problem
- Integer Programming
- Queuing Theory
- Heuristic Methods in Operations Research
- Hands on exercise using CIPLEX /EXCEL