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16-05-24

Webinar on “Why Are Jobs So Scarce Today? What's Ahead?”

Prof. Prachi Pachaury and students of PGDM (2023-25 Batch) of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad  attended webinar on “Why Are Jobs So Scarce Today? What's Ahead?” organized by BSmart on May 16, 2024.

 

The panel speakers were:

Mr Arindam Bhattacharjee, Business School Editor- Web, Business Standard

Mr. Krishna Gopal, Former Global Head -- Tech Mahindra

Ms. Pratima Pinto Thomas, Head HR -- Fino Payments Bank

Ms. Sucharita Dey, Senior HR Manager -- Novo Nordisk

Dr. Priyanka Sharma, Chairperson Student Affairs & Placement – IIM

Mr Arindam started the seminar by outlining the focus on the current state of jobs, the impact of AI on employment, and strategies for navigating the evolving job market. He mentioned that over the past year, major companies like Google, Microsoft, and Infosys have reported significant layoffs.The US has lost almost 70% of its jobs, while India has seen a 16% reduction in employment.

Mr. Krishna Gopal highlighted that AI is a major threat to jobs in the technology sector, suggesting that this trend might continue irrespective of election results.He stated that the technology industry experienced a boom during the COVID-19 pandemic due to increased digitization and cloud adoption.Despite the challenges, there are still opportunities for young, skilled individuals, though the mass workforce faces difficulties.

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10-05-24

Guest lecture on “Market Logistics & Supply Chain Management”

I.T.S  School of Management Ghaziabad organized a guest lecture on the topic "Market Logistics & Supply Chain Management" for the PGDM (2023-25) batch on May, 10, 2024

 

The resource speaker was Dr. Abhishek Singh, Regional Purchase Manager (North, West, East Regions & International Business) at Britannia Industries Ltd., Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, extending a warm welcome to the esteemed guest speaker, Dr. Abhishek Singh. Joining in the welcome was Dr. Anusha Agarwal, adding to the anticipation of the insightful discussion that awaited.

He commenced the session with an engaging query, prompting the audience to ponder the significance of distribution systems. Through vivid diagrams and illustrations, Dr. Singh elucidated how Britannia Industries efficiently orchestrates its supply chain operations. The interactive nature of the session encouraged students to share their perspectives on market logistics and SCM, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas.

Tracing the roots of logistics and SCM back to materials management, speaker provided clarity on the evolution of these concepts. Drawing from real-world examples, he delved into the intricacies of SCM, emphasizing the pivotal role of integrating operations with both suppliers and customers. The discourse underscored the paramount importance of customer service performance, elucidating the measures adopted by Britannia Industries to optimize logistics functions, thereby enhancing 'time' and 'place' utility.

A focal point of discussion centered on the case study of Britannia's operations in India, illustrating the process of supply chain integration and the adoption of best practices in fostering efficient consumer and quick response logistics.

As the session drew to a close, Dr. Sanjeev Tandon expressed gratitude on behalf of the institution, presenting Dr. Abhishek Singh with a memento as a token of appreciation. Lecture concluded on a high note, leaving the audience enriched with valuable insights and newfound perspectives.

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08-05-24

Industry visit at Indian Oil Corporation Limited by PGDM students

Students of PGDM 2023-25 batch along with Prof. Kumar Biswas and Dr. Rajeev Johari from I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad visited the plant of Indian Oil Corporation Limited Northern Region Pipelines, Panipat, Haryana on 8th May, 2024.

Mr Sanjeev Kumar Kanaujiya, Executive Director and Head NRP, Panipat, Mr H. S. Roy, General Manager- HR, Mr Vinod Kumar Lehngir, General Manager- Operations dignitaries of briefed the students on the various aspects of IOCL functioning, operations, supply chain management etc.  Mr. Kananjiya interacted with students on the specific issues or queries.

He focused on five divisions of pipelines and the future of products like petrol, diesel, CNG, EV and hydrogen. He highlighted on the future of IOCL and pipelines in upcoming market demand and supply of the product. He stressed on R&D and also mentioned the benefits of innovation and technology. Mr Mohit Kumar, Program Manager, delivered a power point presentation on details like functioning, monitoring and controlling the processes of IOCL refinery of pipelines plants and delivery channels.
At the end of visit Mr Roy interacted with students on recruitments needs and HR related queries. The visit to IOCL was enriching experience.

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04-05-24

Jashn- E – Alvida: Farewell function of PGDM (2022-24) Batch and “ITS SOM Excellence Awards: 2023-2024"

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad, hosted the I.T.S Excellence Awards 2023-24 & Jashn-E-Alvida Farewell function for the outgoing PGDM (2022-24) batch on 4th May, 2024.

The event was held to recognize the academic and extra-curricular achievements of the students and bid farewell to the outgoing batch. The program began with a ceremonial lamp lighting and Saraswati Vandana.

The event was graced by the presence of Director, I.T.S School of Management, Dr. Timira Shukla; Director- Institute of Technology and Science, Dr. V N Bajpai; PGDM Chairperson, Dr. Anusha Agarwal and faculty members.

Dr. Timira Shukla congratulated all the awardees on their achievements and advised the outgoing students to always see themselves as good ambassadors of the Institute and strengthen the relationship with their Alma mater.

The I.T.S Excellence awards were awarded under various categories, including Academic Excellence, Best Leadership, Star Performer, Best Rangoli Preparation , Best Club, Best Club Member, and Highest Placement International/Domestic of the batch. The event witnessed enthusiastic performances from students of 2023-25 and 2022-24 batches, including solo & group dance, poetry, and surprise games, which kept the audience enthralled.

Mr. Shikhar Mishra and Ms. Sundari Tomar were crowned as Mr. & Ms. Farewell, while Mr. Nitish Parashar & Ms. Simran Srivastava bagged the title of Mr. & Ms. Popular respectively.

The event was nostalgic for the outgoing batch as they were leaving the Institute and beginning a new journey. Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, congratulated each one of them.

At the end of the program, the students rocked the dance floor with a specially organized DJ night. The farewell was a grand success, filled with glitz, glamour, and emotions.

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04-05-24

International Conference on “3Ps (People, Planet and Prosperity): Creating a Sustainable Global Business Model”

I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organised two days International Conference on the theme “3Ps (People, Planet and Prosperity): Creating a Sustainable Global Business Model” on 3 – 4 May, 2024.
 

The invited dignitaries of inaugural session included;

·         Shri Gopal Krishna Agarwal, National Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party, as a Chief Guest;

·         Prof. Pooran Chandra Pandey, Professor of Practice, Nalanda University and Advisor, UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab, Paris, France, as Guest of Honour;

·         Dr Debarshi Mukherjee, Professor, Business Management, Jamia Milia Islamia, as Keynote speaker.

Dr V.N. Bajpai, Director, of the Institute extended a warm welcome to the Guests and participants of the conference. He pointed out that the focus on the 3Ps reflects a holistic attitude towards business and society, while driving positive change at the global stage.

Dr Manoj Kumar Jha, Convener of the conference, referred to the tradition at I.T.S. of organising conferences on contemporary issues.

The assembled dignitaries released the conference journal with several prominent papers. It was also an occasion for the release of the book Exploring Social Intelligence written by Dr Debarshi Mukherjee.

Shri Gopal Krishna Agarwal began by saying that the path to happiness is based on prosperity. Stating that learning is a continuous process, he said that ESG is now being incorporated into company balance sheets. India was primed for progress as it was well set to take advantage of the evolving knowledge economy.

Prof Pandey used his vast experience to illustrate how thoughts have evolved on the issue of ensuring social well-being. Referring to the theme of the conference he discussed human activities affected the planet and how that awareness could ensure prosperity

Dr Mukherjee in his address elaborated on the subject of his book. Stressing that time is of essence, he said that coexistence and coherence have been perennially imbibed, concluding that a symbiotic relationship is essential for the good of the planet. A thought provoking inaugural session is just what was needed to set the conference in motion. The gathered audience got a ring side view of the relevant issues while looking forward to more threadbare interactions during the forthcoming sessions.

The inaugural session was followed by to two Panel Discussions (Virtual Mode) to address the various dimensions of the conference main theme and sub themes.

In first Panel discussion the speakers including;

·            Dr. Vibhuti Jha, Vice  Chancellor, The Global University, Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh;

·            Dr. Prashant Gupta, Professor - Finance and Accounting,IIM Nagpur,

·            Dr. G. Sridhar, Professor –Marketing, IIM Kozikode;

·            Dr. Piyush Sinha, Director -Advisory and Research, CRI (Business Consulting and Services), Ex. Professor (Marketing), IIM Ahmedabad;

·            Dr.  K M Baharul Islam, Professor, IIM Kashipur;

·            Prof. Anand Thakur, Professor & Dean, School of Management, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda;

·            Mr. Rohit Swarup, Founder Director, Explora Design Skool & Futurz Xplored, Ahmedabad shared their valuable insights around conference theme.

The second panel discussion comprised of international experts including:

·            Svetlana S. Bodrunova, Professor & Head, Center for International Media Research, St. Petersburg State University, Russia;

·            Elias Hadjielias, Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship and Family Business Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus;

·            Ankit Katrodia, Associate Professor, Faculty of Economic & Management Sciences, North West University, Mahikeng, South Africa;

·            Macario Gayeta, Professor, Philippine Christian University, Manila;

·            Maria Hadjielia Drotarova, Head of research , Tourism and Hospitality, CTL Euro college, Limassol, Cyprus;

·            Ivan  Muniz  Rothgiesser, Professor & Director, ACCEDU, Universidad Andres Bell, Peru sharing their perspective around the theme with global orientation.

During the conference more than 70 research papers were presented by the Industry professionals, faculty, research scholars and students of various institutions from India and abroad. Selected research papers were published in International Conference special Journal. Two days of the conference were full of learning and excitement with a networking opportunity for all the participants.

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02-05-24

PGDM students participated and won the DEBATE COMPETITION.

Shikha Mishra and Aditya Gaur from PGDM (2023-25 Batch) of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad  participated in Debate Competition on the topic Self reliant India :"Vocal for Local" and emerged victorious, clinching the 1st prize! in Annual Fest – Navtarang 2024 organized by I.T.S (UG Campus), Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad.  

 

There were many participants from various institutes of NCR, among them PGDM Students performed very well and got awarded with participation certificates. It was great learning experience for the students.

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01-05-24

International Education tour to UAE (Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi)

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an International Education Tour to UAE (DUBAI, SHARJAH and ABU DHABI) for PGDM (2023-25) batch..

Students of PGDM (2023-25) Batch along with  Dr.Gurpreet Kaur, Prof. Yachna Malhotra and Dr. D. K. Pandey on the flight to UAE tour (Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi)  in three different groups on 23rd , 25th and 26th April, 2024.  Group 1, Group 2 & 3 landed at Sharjah Airport early in the morning.

After checking out from airport, they first proceeded for the city tour of Sharjah and then students went to 1 to 10 mall, one of Dubai's most renowned shopping destinations. They explored a variety of shops offering traditional handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs.

In the evening, students embarked on an exhilarating desert safari adventure, away from the bustling city life. Students enjoyed traditional Arabic performances including music, dance, and cultural displays, immersing themselves in the rich heritage of the region.

Desert Safari experience provided students with a well-rounded exploration of Dubai's diverse attractions and outdoor adventures. From the opulence of Burj Al Arab and the cultural significance of Sheikh Palace to the exhilarating dune drives and cultural performances in the desert. The day ended on a very beautiful note with the enjoyment of the Arabic culture, and the group came back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: The day was spent in exploring the Dubai City tour . The students went to   Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Road famously called as JBR Road, Palm Beach and Atlantis Hotel.

This was followed by the visit to the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD), a leading institution known for its excellence in higher education. The visit included a campus tour, during which students had the opportunity to explore the state-of-the-art facilities, academic departments, and student amenities offered by CUD.

In the evening, the group visited Dhow Cruise. The cruise was an exhilarating experience with ethnic culture beauty in the form of dance shows, magic, and lip-smaking Arabic cruise for dinner.

The day concluded with the group returning to the hotel for an overnight stay, filled with memories of their enriching experiences exploring Dubai educational and cultural treasure.

Day 3: The day commenced with a guided city tour of Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE, offering students an immersive experience into the region's rich cultural heritage.

BAPS Hindu Temple: Students were captivated by the breathtaking beauty of the BAPS Hindu temple, appreciating its intricate architecture and serene ambiance, which provided a glimpse into the spiritual practices of the Hindu faith.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: The visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque left students in awe of its grandeur and architectural magnificence. As one of the largest mosques in the world, its intricate design details and stunning beauty left a lasting impression on the students.

Ferrari World: At Ferrari World, students indulged in an array of attractions and experiences, from admiring real Ferrari cars to enjoying thrilling rides, offering a blend of excitement and fascination.

The day concluded with a visit to Dubai Mall and the iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. The mesmerizing fountain show, synchronized with music, added an enchanting touch to the experience, creating unforgettable memories for the students.

Overall, the day was filled with enriching experiences that allowed students to explore the cultural treasures of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, fostering a deeper appreciation for diversity and heritage.

Day 4: The students in the last leg of the educational tour visited Rajyong Water Bottling LLC, renowned for its international water brand, "AquaDeFonte and JK Cement Works, Fujairah, UAE.

Rajyong Water Bottling LLC:  Students were provided with insights into the bottling process, quality control measures, and the company's commitment to sustainability. They had the opportunity to witness first-hand the production line and learn about the advanced technologies employed in the bottling industry. The visit aimed to enhance students' understanding of the beverage industry and its global operations.

JK Cement Works, Fujairah, UAE: An introductory session by the Head of Safety Department, where he gave a brief introduction about the plant and detailed safety provisions practiced at the plant. The plant visit started with the Control Room Visit. Later students visited the Laboratory, where students came to know about how the finished product is tested continuously to comply the international quality standards.

Following the industry visit, the students explored the vibrant Meena Bazaar of Dubai. The visit to the Meena Bazaar provided students with a glimpse into the vibrant market place culture of Dubai and its significance in the region's economy.

In the evening, the students concluded their enriching educational tour to Dubai and proceeded to the airport. After a memorable day of learning and exploration, they boarded their flight back to Delhi, filled with fond memories and valuable experiences.

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28-04-24

Opening ceremony of UAE Alumni Chapter - I.T.S School of Management

A grand opening ceremony of UAE Alumni Chapter - I.T.S School of Management was held on 28th April, 2024 at Hotel Hyatt Palace, Dubai.

The event started with the chapter meeting wherein the illustrious alumni, along with their family, attended the event.

Dr. D. K. Pandey welcomed alumni and briefed about the association and the purpose, aim, and objectives of the chapter.

The event was also attended virtually by the Director - Prof.(Dr.) Timira Shukla, Chairperson PGDM – Dr. Anusha Agarwal,  Associate VP-CRC – Prof. Durba Roy and Secretary, Treasure  and member of I.T.S – SOMAA; Mr. Kunal Bedi, Mr. R Sengupta and Mr. Himanshu Paliwal. Mr. Anuj Tomar, the President of I.T.S – SOMAA could not attend due to prior commitments.

This effort of the institute was very much appreciated by the alumni and showed their conviction towards achieving the objectives of the chapter. Later, the chapter memorandum was signed by the alumni.

Further, an interaction session was conducted with the students of PGDM 2023-25 batch. Dr. D. K. Pandey and Prof. Yachana Malhotra addressed the gathering.  Alumni shared their experiences and their journey from B-School to Board Room. Lot many questions were asked by our students, which was answered by the alumni.

The  alumni were felicitated with a plaque & souvenir with a followed by dinner.

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25-04-24

Management students participated in CASE STUDY COMPETITION

Shikha Misha, Aditya Gaur, Akash Sharma, Nidhi Kumari Misha, Atharv Pratap Singh Raghav, Shiv Shankar Patel and Sanjana Pandey, students of the PGDM program 2023-25 Batch,

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad participated in the “3rd Case Study Competition- INTELLECTUAL ALLIANCE OF IDEAS” on April 25, 2024 organised by School of Business Administration, Bhagwan Parshuram Institute of Technology (BPIT).

In the competition, 36 colleges participated in the first round for presentation of the case, and nine teams qualified for the second round. The round was based on the solution-based question and answer session.

One team of students, including Shikha Mishra, Aditya Gaur, Akash Sharma, and Nidhi Kumari Mishra participated in case “Downfall Of Patanjali” and secured second position in the competition.

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23-04-24

FLAG OFF CERMONY for International Tour to UAE (Dubai Abu Dhabi and Sharjah)

I.T.S School of Management organized FLAG OFF CERMONY :for International Education Tour to UAE (Dubai Abu Dhabi and Sharjah) for students of PGDM (2023-25) batch on 23rd April, 2024.

Dr. Timira Shukla, Director presided over the Flag - off ceremony. In the address she advised the students to learn about new cultures and perspectives. She encouraged the students about developing new insights from their visit to different places including universities, industries and popular tourist attractions.

Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM Program also encouraged and bestowed her blessings on the group for a safe and learning-filled journey & other faculty members were also present for the flag - off ceremony.

The students will be leaving in 3 groups on 23rd , 25th  and 26th  April, 2024 respectively and will be accompanied by Dr. Gurpreet Kaur, Prof. Yachna Malhotra and Dr. D. K. Pandey.

We wish all of them a great journey of exploring & learning.

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