Online Alumni Talk on “Career as Finance Analyst”
I.T.S School of Management, Department of Management organized an online webinar on “Career as Finance Analyst” for Finance specialization students from PGDM (2019-21) Batch on 7th November, 2020.
The resource person of the webinar was Ms. Vijaya Bharti, Research Analyst, Acuity Knowledge Partners (Formerly known as Moody’s Knowledge Services) Bangalore and Alumni PGDM (2012-14) Batch.
The Online Alumni Talk started with the welcome address by Director (Management), Dr. Vidya Sekhri. She highlighted the importance of Finance analyst and various job roles in analyst in Today’s world
Ms Vijaya started the session with introduction of basics of Financial Analyst and type of analyst profile in a company. The expert also gives guidance to student how to tackle interview questions regarding financial analyst profile.
The instructor further deliberated the perspectives of interview, how to read finance JD & what concepts & skills are required to Interview. This session was very fruitful it term of interview perspective and clearing concepts towards profile of Finance Analyst.
During the series of discourse, the positive suggestions and feedbacks were also shared by Participants.
Towards the end of the session, a vote of thanks and digital Plaque was presented to the Alumni as a token of gratitude and remembrance., , ,
Corporate Talk on “An opportunity of Recalibration” for MBA (2019-21) Batch
A Corporate Talk was conducted for the students of MBA (2019-21) batch students by Department of Management, I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad in the area of with theme of “An opportunity of Recalibration”.
The Corporate talk was given by Mr. Anuj Saxena, Co-Founder and Director, Skootr Global Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Anuj Saxena said that it has become challenging for most businesses to keep their financial wheels turning during the lockdown period due to less revenue churn and the general uncertainty in the global financial environment. He added that organizations need to transit seamlessly to ensure growth and the answer for the changing business scenario is to be innovative and recalibrate the ecosystem.
He further explained how the ripple effect of this shutdown will have a key impact on India’s economy, as all business sectors get affected resulting in low revenue generation due to an eventual halt/slump on the sale of products and/or services.
He further said that it is unfortunately, the impact on start-ups or small businesses can be way more brutal as they have scarcer cash reserves and a smaller margin for managing sudden slumps. He said that to ensure the healthy organisation and learning culture you need to develop robustness and adaptability in the organisation. Session ended with the presentation of digital plaque to the Mr. Anuj Saxena., , ,
Virtual Guest lecture on “Strategic issues in managing business in prevailing Covid scenario”
Management Department of I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized a virtual guest lecture delivered by Mr. V Shankar, Director General
Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Agriculture & Farm Excellence Organization, Former MD and CEO, Rallis India Limited, Tata Group on the topic “Strategic issues in managing business in prevailing Covid scenario” for management students on 27th October, 2020 .
The session started with a warm welcome of Mr Shankar by Prof. (Dr) Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management). In her opening remarks, Dr Sekhri said, that COVID-19 is significantly impacting businesses and the world economy. It presented significant challenges to people and organizations around the globe and the disruption continues to evolve. Organizations particularly in India are now trying to mobilize, stabilize and return to work path again
Mr. V Shankar shared his experiences and approaches to manage businesses in prevailing COVID-19 scenario. He said that Covid -19 has swept the globe, spreading uncertainty and disorder wherever it goes. He discussed that pandemic has forever changed our experiences―as employees, customers, citizens, humans― and as a result our attitudes and behaviors are also changing. Suddenly even best of experts realized that most of the forecasting tools and techniques to analyze trends became obsolete. Businesses must navigate the financial and operational challenges of corona virus at the same time rapidly addressing the needs of their stakeholders including employees, customers and suppliers. It also gave businesses, plethora of opportunities to learn the capabilities to innovate, collaborate and succeed at a rate assumed to be impossible. He also discussed about changing strategies across sectors covering Manufacturing, E-commerce, Agriculture and Automotive. He suggested Scenario based planning for running targets, Communication with employees, customers and other stakeholders, Agility, exploring new business opportunity, continuous learning, re-learning and up-skilling as the new mantra to sustain in changed world.
The session was attended by Prof C K Sabharwal, Dr V N Bajpai, Dr. Surendra Tiwari, Dr Ashish Kumar Jha and other faculty members.
It was great to have such deeper insights on one of the most impressing challenges prevailing today by the expert. At the end, Prof Yachana Malhotra , proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. V Shankar for sparing his valuable time and enriching the participants with his words of wisdom., , ,
Online Workshop on Emotional Competencies That Enhance Leadership and Teamwork
I.T.S. School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an online workshop for students of PGDM (20-22) batch
on“Emotional Competencies That Enhance Leadership and Teamwork” by Dr. Anjana Sen on 27 th October, 2020.Dr. Anjana Sen is a consultant and coach for emotional intelligence and neuroleadership. She is a medical professional and has designed and facilitated several workshops on ego awareness and balance, stress management, relationship management, empathy enhancement and neuro-leadership.
Workshop began with the welcome address by Director Management, Prof.(Dr.)Vidya Sekhri. Dr Anajana Sen started the session by emphasizing upon the level of emotional intelligence of a new born baby and an adult and identified the emotional intelligence as the third eye of a human being. She spoke about transformative emotional intelligence which is the learned ability to think constructively and act wisely. She beautifully explained the components of emotional intelligence –Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Empathy and Relation Management.She also mentioned about chemistry of emotions, effect of ego and emotion on physical, mental & spiritual health and ways to process anger. She further discussed that through appropriate anger management techniques, one can use your anger as a motivator to make positive changes around oneself and that's what constructive anger is all about.She elaborated upon the relevance of emotional intelligence for a leader. She said that when we learn to lead our thoughts and attention and take responsibility for fulfilling our own needs then we are ready to work alongside others and lean a team.
She engaged students with story based activities and captivating visuals of presentation in the entire workshop. Students raised relevant questions to explore emotional intelligence as one of the leadership and team based competency.
Towards the end, Dr. Charu Chaudhary gave vote of thanks and digital plaque to the guest speaker as the token of gratitude and remembrance. It was a great learning experience for all participants., , ,
Management students and faculty attended online webinar on “Overview of Export Documentation & Procedures”.
Management students of IB specialization from PGDM and MBA along with Prof. Shikha Aggarwal attended a online webinar on the topic “Overview of Export Documentation & Procedures” organized by EEPC INDIA in collaboration with YES Bank on October 27, 2020.
The eminent speakers in the session included Mr. Gaurav Arora, Cluster Business Leader, Senior Vice President at YES BANK; Mr. Amit Kumar Mishra, Executive VP & Regional Business Leader; Mr. Pradeep Kumar Aggarwal, Dy. Regional Chairman (NR), EEPC India & Mr. Mihir A. Shah, ICC Incoterms 2020 Registered Trainer in India and Advisor & Consultant in International Business & GST.
A number of documents accompany every shipment. These documents must be properly and correctly filled. An appropriate and correct documentation plays a vital role in growth of exports. Highlighting the importance of export import documentation and procedures the speakers discussed crucial including Documentation under GST for Exports, Meaning & Significance of Zero-Rated Supply, Packing List,Bills of Lading, Tax Invoice (sample with essential components), Terms of Payment, Incoterms 2020, Certificate of Origin (sample with essential components), Certificates & Additional Documents in Exports, Checklist for Export Shipping Bill, e-Shipping Bill (sample with essential components), and e-BRC. EXIM procedures are crucial to comprehend because it facilitates the smooth flow of goods and payments thereof across national frontiers. Failure to produce such documentation can hinder the dispatch of products by a manufacturer or supplier, and can ultimately impede the timely receipt of goods by the customer.
The main learning outcome of this very insightful webinar is understanding the importance of export documents in foreign trade. Other pointers include –
· Export documents required differ from country to country
· It is advisable for exporter to take the help of shipping and forwarding agents in filling out the documents correctly as well as arrange for transportation. But every exporter should have an adequate knowledge about export documents and procedures.
· It is also imperative for exporters to bust the various myths related to doing international business
The session was attended by 200+ actively interacting participants from across the nation. It garnered immense enthusiasm from all, followed by an extensive Q&A round where the speaker judiciously cleared numerous doubts, thus making it a huge success., , ,
Expert Talk on Atma Nirbhar Bharat:-Skills Development and Entrepreneurship for PGDM (2020-22).
School of Management, I.T.S. Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized an online Expert Talk on“Atma Nirbhar Bharat:-Skills Development And Entrepreneurship” by Mr. Jayant Shah (Executive Director Of Academy Of India Marketing & CEO AIM Parasuraman Centre Of Service Excellence) on 27th October,2020 for PGDM batch 20-22.
Mr. Jayant Shah has varied experience in Organizational and Management Consultancy and is currently associated with the eminent management guru Dr.Jagdish Sheth. He currently holds several notable positions including member Board of Governors of IILM New Delhi and IILM University Gurgaon & member Editorial board of ‘Journal of Creating Value'.
In the beginning of session, Mr. Jayant Shah talked about the challenges and opportunities of Atam Nirbhar Bharat which is all about self-dependence. He also talked about how India can manufacture and produce its own requirements. He also highlighted the fact how one can create job for themselves and for other citizens.
In the mid of the session, Mr. Jayant Shah talked about four challenges in the way of Atma Nirbhar Bharat that is -Political , Social , Educational and Economic challenges. He also talked about pre-independence (British era),post-independence era (1947-1991) and Economic liberalization (post reform period) and at last, he highlighted how our focus should be on development of MSME sector which is core to India’s “Atma Nirbhar Bharat“. He also emphasized the importance of technology for the betterment of country's growth. He also threw some light on Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna and Ujjwala Yojan, which aims at achieving equality between rural and urban economy.
Towards end of the session, few questions were taken from the students which were actively responded to by Mr. Jayant Shah.
A concluding remark was given by Director Management, Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Sekhri.She also put forth her views on how “Digital India and Youth Can Change Coming Generation”.
Dr. Garima Srivastav (Marketing Faculty and Session Co-ordinator) proposed vote of thanks to eminent Speaker Mr. Jayant Shah for his wonderful deliberation and imparting the complete insight of Atma Nirbhar Bharat with students.
In the end, a digital plaque was presented by Director Management Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Sekhri to the guest speaker as a token of gratitude and remembrance., , ,
IB club online Activity- “BIZZ FEST” for PGDM (2020-22) batch students
GLOCAL – IB Club of I.T.S – School of Management Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad conducted an online activity for the students of PGDM batch 2020-22 on October 23, 2020.
The activity comprised of 2 Rounds. The first round took place as a google form quiz on October 22 and 5 finalists from round 1 participated in round 2 on October 23 in the activity which took place through ZOOM. The quiz questions were all related to recent economic issues & global current affairs, COVID19, business world, recognize the logo/public figure and based on international business. There were 5 sets where each person was asked to choose one set out of them, which includes series of 10 questions in it.
The activity was successful and many students from PGDM 1st year showed zeal and enthusiastically participated in the activity. Top 3 winners of the activity were Ms. Pragati on 1st position, Mr. Tushar Sharma secured second position and Ms. Mamta secured 3rd position. It was a fun activity which helped students not only for enhancing knowledge and garnish their skills., , ,
Webinar on "How Social on Social?"for PGDM I trimester students (2020-2022) Batch
I.T.S School of Management Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized a Webinar on "How Social on Social" for PGDM - I Trimester students (2020-2022) on 22nd October, 2020.
The Guest Speaker of the session was Ms. Kanika Mehrotra, who is a Soft Skills Consultant / Certified Life Coach and a Udemy Instructor based in Italy.
In her welcome address, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director Management advised the students to be optimistic, maintain positivity and make sincere efforts to look at the crisis situation as an opportunity to reinvent yourself. She also emphasized that students must keep the learning spirit high and enhance their employability skills to have a competitive edge.
Ms.Kanika started the session by describing how social media is a boon and justified how communication on social media platform is not just about what we say but also how we say and to whom do we address to. She discussed the Do’s and Don’ts of communication on platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram etc. and gave very useful tips on creating a personal brand using these platforms.
She emphasized upon differentiating between professional and personal profile on social media and also advised students for building professional networks and try to establish linkage with people whom they wish to work with. She also highlighted the importance of 7 C’s of communication and apprised students to master these seven wonder words to be a good communicator.
Session was very interactive and encouraging. All students participated with zeal and raised queries at the end. The session concluded with the presentation of a virtual plaque as a token of gratitude to Ms. Kanika Mehrotra., , ,
Online Expert Talk on “Cyber Security & Cloud Computing” for Management Students.
I.T.S School of Management organized an online Expert Talk on “Cyber Security & Cloud Computing” for PGDM and MBA (IT Specialization) Students on 22nd October 2020. Director (Management) Dr. Vidya Sekhri welcomed the Guest and enlightened whole audience.
Expert for the session was Mr. David Linthicum – Chief Cloud Strategy Officer , Deloitte Consulting (Cloud Computing Pioneer, Innovative Executive, Best-Selling Author and Speaker, Globally Known Technology Thought Leader, Radio, TV, and Podcast Personality) (McLean , Ashburn, Virginia, United States) .
David Linthicum was named one of the top 9 Cloud Pioneers in Information Week 7 years ago, but started his cloud journey back in 1999 when he envisioned leveraging IT services over the open internet. Dave was named the #1 cloud influencer via a major report by Apollo Research, and is typically listed as a top 10 cloud influencer, podcaster, and blogger.
Mr. David is a cloud computing thought leader, executive, consultant, author, and speaker. David has been a CTO five times for both public and private companies and a CEO two times in his 35 year career. He is credited with creating 4 billion dollars in shareholder return in those roles. With more than 13 books on computing, more than 7,000 published articles, more than 700 conference presentations, and numerous appearances on radio and TV programs, David has spent the last 30 years leading, showing, and teaching businesses how to use resources more productively and innovate constantly.
The session started with Cyber Security importance and role. The speaker also discussed the attack methods and threats in cyber operations. He also shared the various measures about cloud computing and how cloud secure the data of individual or company. He also emphasized on what the use of API in cloud computing. Mr. David Linthicum gave a very motivating, inspiring session where he gave important and valuable lessons to the students. He introduced about the various aspects of cloud computing and the whole IAM (Identity and Access Management) process.
The key learning of the session was the whole concept of Cyber security, Cloud Computing and also the introduction of AI in it. Overall session was full of motivation, interactive and students raised many questions.
Towards the end of the session, Director (Management) Dr. Vidya Sekhri presented a vote of thanks to the speaker., , ,
Online IIC’s interactive session on “Theory of Cost Analysis” for PGDM (2020-22) batch
I.T.S. School of Management Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized an online interactive session on “Theory of Cost Analysis” for PGDM batch 20-22 on 21st October, 2020.
The speaker for the session was Ms. Kaumudi Sharma (IES), Assistant Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ministry of Finance, Government of India. She has also been the Statistical Officer at Directorate General of Health Service, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
This session was planned for learning and enhancing the knowledge of the students with a speaker holding a rich academic background and work experience. Dr. Rajeev Johari welcomed the guest and expressed his gratitude for making available her invaluable time and expertise to the benefit of our students. Ms. Kaumudi Sharma gave a brief description about the different Concept of Cost, Cost Theories and Cost Curve in an interesting way. She also threw light on Modern Developments in Cost Theory and how the firm tries to achieve Cost Minimization.
At the end of the presentation she devoted her time to addressing the relevant and intelligent questions posted by our active student listeners. A digital plaque was presented to the guest as the token of gratitude and remembrance in the vote of thanks note. The session was efficiently moderated by Ms. Koushiki Basu and Ms. Arnima Vats, students of PGDM program, Department of Management. Overall it was an illuminating exposure for the students., , ,