Speaker at inaugural ceremony in the 3rd International Conference by IEOM
Dr. Timira Shukla, Professor & Director, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad was invited by IEOM as a speaker in the inaugural ceremony in the 3rd Indian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in New Delhi, November 2-4, 2023
The inaugural session commenced with opening remarks by Conference Chair Prof. Abid Ali Khan, Aligarh Muslim University and Conference co-chair Prof. Qutubuddin S.M, Associate Professor of Industrial and Production Engineering at PDA College of Engineering, Gulbarga & Director IEOM Operations in India. They discussed about the journey of IEOM Society and the trends in the field of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management.
Dr. Ahad Ali, Conference Co-Chair; Director ofIndustrial Engineering Program; Lawrence Tech University, MI, USA and Executive Director, IEOM Society also welcomed the speakers, panelists and presenters. The other speakers included Prof. Dr. DK Banwet, FIE, Former Head DMS, IIT Delhi, Conference co-chair Dr. Seema Singh, Professor of Economics at Delhi Technological University, Delhi, India, Dr. Maffan Badar, Professor; Indiana State University USA, Dr. M Muzammil, Professor AMU , Cdr. Dr. Bhaskar Bhandarkar, Director General Institution for IIEE, Muand Dr. Timira Shukla, Professor & Director I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad. The speakers spoke on the inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary aspects of how industrial engineering has laid the foundation for Operations Management stream. The technological integration, flexibility and agility coupled with issues of sustainability were addressed by the speakers.
The key-note session followed was addressed by:
· Dr. Christopher Harris, Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, United States. He discussed about the role of Chat GPT in demand forecasting, quality control and supply-chain optimisation.
· Mr. Harjinder Singh Cheema, Managing Director, Cheema BoilersLimited, Chandigarh, India. He shared interesting and engaging videos on innovation and shared his journey from being a marine engineer to an entrepreneur.
The panel speakers for the session on ‘Women in Industry and Academia’ saw presentations by Dr. Seema Singh and Prof. Dr. LEONG WaiYie, Vice President of International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), Deputy Vice Chair of World Federation of Engineering Organisation (Women in Engineering Committee).
This was followed by research paper presentations by research scholars and students in various concurrent sessions., , ,
“Business Expo – An Indian Cultural Diwali Mela” Competition for PG Management students
Students of PG Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized “Business Expo – An Indian Cultural Diwali Mela” Competition on 19th October, 2023. The Event was inaugurated with the auspicious Lamp-Lighting before Maa Saraswati by Shri Surendra Sood, Director PR - I.T.S The Education Group, Dr. Timira Shukla, Dr. V.N. Bajpai, Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey & Dr. Anusha Agarwal.
During the event following competitions were organized;
1. Best Indian Cultural Business Stall competition
2. Best Indian Cultural Group Dance competition
3. Best Indian Traditional Costume competition
A little music & embellishing lights, fragrant ambiance & creative impulses, jubilant faces, smiles all along, with Indian traditional costumes, was the perfect time to celebrate Navratra. In Business Expo competition participants compete with each-other by making stalls of various items like; food, games, books, decorative items, handicraft items etc. with an objective to explore their entrepreneurial skills.
The Best Indian Cultural Business Stalls were Judged By Dr. Shailendra Kr. Dubey & Prof. Durba Roy, Dr. Puneet Kumar, Dr. Neeraj Sanghi. Winners of this competition were members of Stall No.-9; Kishan Goyal, Khushboo Dubey, Aman Kumar Lath, Shantanu Singh & Shashank Kumar. Whereas First Runner-up were members of Stall No.-11; Rajat Pratap, Aman Goel, Vanshika Prakash, Priya & Nancy. And the Second Runner-up were members of stall No.-5; Krishna Kumar Raut, Sumit Kumar Yadav, Pankaj Kumar, Shivam Kumar & Roopal Singhal. Members of Stall No. 2; Akansha, Akash, Shivani and members of Stall No. 10; Sahil, Ankush, Supriya, Saurav, Shivangi were awarded by consolation prizes.
The Best Indian Cultural Group Dance performances were Judged By Dr. Namita Mishra & Prof. Smita Barik. Winner of this competition were Ekta, Princy, Anjali, Nupur. Whereas First Runner-up were Sanjana Pandey, Sonali Gupta, Sunyanka, Sakshi. And the Second Runner-up were Deepshikha, Sushma, Amanta, Himani, Priyanka, Shivani.
The Best Indian Traditional costume competition was judged by Prof. Yachna Malhotra & Prof. Astha. Winners of the competition were; Abhinath (Male) & Ankita Agarwal (Female). Whereas First Runner-up were; Abhinav (Male) & Prateeksha (Female). And Second Runner-up were; Alankar (Male) and Monika Negi (Female). Daksh, Ashutosh (Males) & Sakshi (Female) were awarded by consolation prizes.
All the Winners were awarded with Trophies & Certificates by Dr. Timira Shukla, Dr. V.N. Bajpai, Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Dr. Namita, Prof. Yachna & Prof. Astha.
The Event was followed by musical Dandiya Eve, which witness very cheerful enjoyment by the students., , ,
Workshop on Marketing Analysis of Innovation Aspects in Business for PGDM students.
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an insightful workshop on “Marketing Analysis of Innovation Aspects in Business” on 17th of October, 2023 for PGDM 2023-25 Batch.
The Resource Persons was Mr. Alakshendra Mishra, General Manager, Business Development at Satra Services and Solutions Private Limited. The event was graced by the presence of esteemed Director Dr. Timira Shukla along with Prof. Neha Shrotiya and Dr. Rajeev Johari.
Mr. Mishra emphasized the evolving demands of marketing in the 21st century, shedding light on the pivotal role of innovation. He underscored that innovation and creativity go hand in hand with understanding the customer’s needs, gaining valuable customer insights, and staying informed about competitors. These elements constitute the bedrock of contemporary marketing analysis. This session was a remarkable opportunity for the students to grasp the dynamic nature of marketing in today’s business landscape., , ,
PGDM students attended STARTUP SAMAGAM at IIM LUCKNOW (Noida Campus)
On 20th of October 2023, students of PGDM program 2022-24 and 2023-25 Batches from I.T.S. School of Management namely Vivek Kesharwani, Shivam Singh, Rishi Singh, Sandeep Nayak, Kishan Goyal, Khushboo Dubey, Shubham Chandran, Ashish Kumar, Divyank Kumar Mishra, Abhishek Keshari, Uttkarsh Srivastava, Roopal Singhal, Harshit Agarwal, and Vijay participated in Startup Samagam at IIM Lucknow Noida campus, powered by ICICI Bank.
The event aimed to showcase the collaborative efforts between OIL INDIA LIMITED and the IIM Lucknow Incubator Centre in the realm of startups and innovation. It provided a platform to inspire entrepreneurship, innovation, and problem-solving among the youth of India. The distinguished guests on the dais included the Chief Guest, Dr. Ranjit Rath, Chairman and Managing Director of Oil India Limited, along with Dr. Pankaj Gosawami, Director of Operations, Oil India Limited, Prof. Anadi Pandey, faculty coordinator and Director of IIML EIC, and Mr. Yamini Bhusan Pandey, Managing Director of IIML EIC, who shared their insights on innovation and entrepreneurship., , ,
Guest Lecture on "Ignite your Marketing Mojo: A Beginner's Journey" for PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management Ghaziabad organized a session on the topic “Ignite your Marketing Mojo: A Beginners Journey” for the PGDM 1-year (23-25) batch on 16th October 23.
The session was conducted by Mr. Sagar Venkateshwar, Author, “The Marketing Gita” . The session kicked off with a quiz which sparked the interest of the students. It aimed in providing awareness about the brands and its positioning.
He illustrated the “Iceberg Theory”, in which certain aspects, such as ads and posts, are readily apparent, while others, like marketing research, financial planning, and product development etc remain concealed beneath the surface, all contributing to the brand's improvement.
The speaker stated, "You are your own brand," emphasizing that one's personal brand defines their identity and is a reflection in the market. He also emphasized on creating own brand with knowledge , skill and hard work.
Drawing from his experience he further gave various examples emphasizing the critical role of segmentation differentiation and positioning for designing marketing strategies for different brands.
It was an interactive session having a lot of learning.
Guest lecture on ‘Analysis of Corporate Financial Statements’ for PGDM (2023-25) Batch
I.T.S School of Management organized a Guest Lecture on ‘Analysis of Corporate Financial Statements’ for PGDM 2023-25 batch students on 13th October 2023.
The program was initiated under the gracious presence of Mr. Anurag Jindal, Head, FP&A, Airbnb Capability Center India Pvt Ltd. Gurgaon. Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Professor & Chairperson PGDM and Dr. Neeraj Sanghi, Professor (Finance).
In the beginning of the session, Dr. Timira Shukla greeted the guest with plant sapling. Mr. Anurag Jindal, the resource person of the guest lecture, disseminated the knowledge of various corporate financial statements and their relevance in analyzing financial position of the company. He briefly introduced to the students about the difference in financial statements of Indian companies and American companies. He demonstrated practical relevance of Market Capitalization, EPS and Price Earning Ratio to the students. Mr. Jindal explained the importance of Price Earning ratio in valuation of the company. In this session, he discussed the difference in the financial statements of the companies of manufacturing and service sectors.
It was an interactive session as students asked their quires related to the contents covered during the session. Dr. Anusha Agarwal felicitated the guest with memento and gift as token of remembrance., , ,
SHRM Conference 2023
Prof. Yachna Malhotra, Faculty of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad attended the “SHRM Conference2023” on 12th-13th October, 2023 at Hotel Taj, New Delhi on the focused theme '“India@75- Drive the Change” – the event truly highlighted the increasingly crucial role of Human Resource people and integration technology in accelerating and fostering business growth.
The event inaugural session began with opening remarks of Amitabh Kant G20 Sherpa, Government of India in conversation with D. Shivakumar Conference Chair - SHRMIAC23 & Operating Partner, Advent International Private Equity. The session commenced with the discussions on Made in India @ 75 that has emerged as one of the largest in the world, with a vibrant start-up ecosystem. In an attempt to understand this remarkably robust and resilient growth story of Indian business and enterprise, Amitabh Kant offered a multi-faceted survey of the nation’s business heritage and culture in Made in India.
The event's theme, underscores HR and technology’s pivotal role in accelerating business growth. The summit delved into cutting-edge panel discussions on the topics such as Level Up & Elevate: Being Future-ready, Hiring Expertise for Talent Excellence,Leadership Amid Change: Building Organizational Resilience from the Inside Outand more through keynote speakers, panel discussions, and experience-sharing sessions, offering valuable insights into Human Resource transformative potential across businesses. The sessions and conversations with some of the brightest minds in business, helped to realise the importance of transparent knowledge-sharing to elevate your organization's performance.
The 2-day conference concluded with big learning that "Where there is great power there is great responsibility." As the HR function continues to stay the centre of attention by virtue of the immense power vested within, in terms of orchestrating and navigating the entire course of an organization's success trajectory, it is up to HR leaders to lead the way., , ,
Outreach Event of Startup Conclave 2023 at IIT Delhi attended by PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a visit for PGDM 2023-25 Batch to IIT-FITT, Delhi to participate in Outreach Event of Startup Conclave 2023 organized by the Education Department, Government of Gujarat and was hosted by Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT), IIT Delhi on 12th October, 2023. It marked a memorable moment for the students of PGDM (2023-25) Batch.
This event was attended by Aman Goel, Sanskar Jaiswal, Arushi Srivastava, Utkarsh Srivastava, Aadarsh Pandey, Pratush Singh, Divyank Mishra, Shivam Singh of PGDM 2023-25 and Puneet Agrahari of PGDM 2022-24 along with Dr. Rajeev Johari.
The inaugural ceremony commenced with an inspiring address from Ms. Palak Bhatia, AVP of Startup India, who captivated students by recounting her entrepreneurial journey. This was followed by enlightening presentations by distinguished speakers Prof. PVM Rao, Dean of IIT Delhi, who provided a thorough analysis of the entrepreneurial divide between traditional and contemporary entrepreneurs. Mr. Omkar Nath, representing MIT, delved into the evolving startup landscape in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities. Mr. Rohit Gupta, Program Director at NITI Aayog, highlighted the remarkable growth of the Atal incubation center in the past two years. Capt. Roy Joseph (Retd.), from the Ministry of Defense, shed light on the Ministry's contributions to startups and shared the visionary concept of 'Viksit Bharat.' The event culminated with an insightful address by the esteemed chief guest, Mr. Banchha Nidhi Pani, IAS, Vadodara, who expounded on the potential for India's youth to reshape the sector, emphasizing the abundant opportunities in the ever-evolving startup ecosystem.
Students was very overwhelmed by attending this event as there was a great learning about the innovations got to know more about Startups and Entrepreneurship., , ,
Marrecus - The Marketing Club organized AD-MAZING AD JO KAR DENGE MAD
Marrecus - The Marketing Club at I.T.S School of Management , in its continued legacy organised its much awaited event AD-MAZING AD JO KAR DENGE MAD' on 12th October, 2023 in the Institute. The event was unique of its kind to witness the participation of a large number of teams from the PGDM (2023-25) batch.
The objective of this club event was to enable the participants to apply concepts about product, pitching, brand recall, message delivery, promotional strategies etc. in marketing through short enactment/advertisements. The product & brand were mismatched to form new offerings in the market, which the participating teams showcased in the event. It comprised of humorous & conceptual ads, prepared and enacted by the students of PGDM first year in order to pitch their products. The evaluation was based on 5 parameters viz. Creativity & Innovativeness, Concept of advertisement: Customer appeal, Team Coordination, Time factor, Communication with clarity of thought. Out of large number of teams who participated, 3 teams were selected as winners from evaluation by the event judges Dr. Ashish kr Jha, Dr. Sanjeev Tandon and Prof Neha Shrotriya
Following teams bagged the top 3 positions:-
• 1st Prize (Ad k Baadshah No.1) : -Maady mad kalakaar - Monika, Aamir, Manish, Nitu, Kashika
• 2nd Prize (Ad k Baadshah No.2) : Team Van-Tastic - Akash , Aman , Sonali, Saurav, Rahul
• 3rd Prize (Ad k Baadshah No.3) : Team- Adalchemy - Shraddha Gupta, Anshika Sharma, Mohd sahnool, Akash, Divyanjali singh
Some participants were also selected for our special titles which were given to them as per their performance and overall presentation.
• Dumdaar Kalakar (Male) – Aamir Nasim
• Dumdaar Kalakar (Female) – Chandni Srivastav
• Atrangi Kalakar (Male) – MD.SehnooL
• Atrangi Kalakar (Female) –Neha bhagheL
It was an interactive and fun-filled session as filler rounds were also there in which audience had to identify logos, jumbled taglines and Brand Ambassador of companies.
The winning teams were awarded with trophies, certificates of appreciation and gift hampers. Certificates of participation were awarded to all the participating teams., , ,
Alumni talk on the topic "Career Opportunities in Finance"
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an Alumni Talk for the students of Finance area in PGDM (2022-24 batch) on the topic "Career Opportunities in Finance" on 12th October, 2023.
The talk was delivered by Mr. Nishant Arora (Alumnus PGDM 2005-07 Batch), Founder & CEO, Train for Success. Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM Program welcomed the guest by presenting a plant sapling. Mr. Vinay introduced Mr. Nishant Arora to the audience.
Mr. Nishant started the session by sharing his experience at I.T.S school of Management. Further, he shared his journey from campus to corporate. He spoke about the scope in finance area. In his address, he emphasized on the changing of mindset to enter into the finance sector. He said that as finance professional a candidate may have multiple opportunities to work with like; Capital Markets, Accounting, Private Equity funding firms, Whatsapp Banking, Brokerage Firms, Wealth Distribution Companies, Alternative Investment funds, Portfolio Management Services etc. Apart from these services he said, that in areas like banking, Insurance, Investments, and Consultancy a finance student how a good career opportunity.
He shared several examples from his past experiences to clarify the path of success in the corporate world.
He answered all the queries asked by the students satisfactorily.
At last Dr. D.K. Pandey presented memento as a token of gratitude to Mr. Nishant Arora., , ,