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04-07-20

"International e-FDP organized by Management Department"

E- International faculty development Program on “‘Advanced Research Methods: Enabling Quality Research Publications’.

In its endeavour to assist the academic fraternity in achieving excellence in quality publications, Management Department I.T.S Ghaziabad organised a five-day International Faculty Development Program on the focal theme of “Advanced Research Methods Enabling Quality Research publications”. The virtual platform of E-IFDP hosted International speakers of high repute and was attended by more than 200 faculty members and research scholars from 24 states of India and from 18 other countries like U.S.A, Africa, Bahrain, Kuwait, Philippines, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Malaysia, Maldives, Morocco, Nigeria and Oman and Turkey.

The digital platform was graced by the presence of Prof. (Dr.) Edward R Lawrence- College of Business, Florida International University, USA; Prof. (Dr.) David Petrie- Adjunct business professor with Concordia Universities, Portland and Chicago; Prof. (Dr.) Lloyd Scott- Technological University, Ireland; Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Krishnamurthy- Dean at University of Washington (Bothell) School of Business Kirkland, USA; Prof. (Dr.)  Dileep Kumar M. ProfessorAfrica Business School, Mohamed VI Polytechnic University, Africa; Prof. V. Shekhar Accredited Management Teacher by AIMA, India; Prof. (Dr.) Roy Sembel-Professor Distinguished Chair at IPMI International Business School, Indonesia;Dr. Ivan Zupic -Goldsmiths, University of London and Dr.Souha Akiki Svahn- Founder Paris Graduate School, France.

Day1

The inaugural session of the E-IFDP was initiated by the welcome address of Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director Management Department at I.T.S Ghaziabad. Dr. Sekhri emphasised the importance of quality publications for the academic fraternity. She also mentioned that how in this pandemic situation the technology has actually armed us with numerous opportunities which can always be utilised for better performances.  The digital platform of E-IFDP was graced by the presence of Shri. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman I.T.S- The Education Group. Shri Arpit Chadha gave the message of technology adoption with a purpose. In his message Shri. Arpit Chadha touched upon various aspects of how this COVID situation can be turned into opportunity for all. Dr. Anusha Agarwal, E-IFDP Coordinator presented the overview of the five-day FDP.

Prof. (Dr.) Edward R Lawrence- College of Business, Florida International University, Miami, USA delivered the inaugural address. Prof. Lawrence highlighted the importance of formulating a research problem before embarking upon writing a research article.

Prof. (Dr.) David Petrie- Adjunct Business professor with Concordia Universities, Portland and Chicago, delivered the first session of the Day where he highlighted the importance of Industry- academia collaboration for research.

Attaining proficiency in Literature Review is one of the keys to write a quality research paper.  Prof. (Dr.) Lloyd Scott- Head Knowledge in Sustainable Construction Practice Research Group at Technological University Dublin, Ireland gave some useful and pertinent information on “Literature Review – How to do it right”

Day 2

Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Krishnamurthy- Dean at University of Washington (Bothell) School of Business Kirkland, Washington, USA, delivered a highly interactive session on the topic Truth Claims and Causality in Academic Research. He very well explained to the participants about cause, effect, moderating and mediating effects in research.

Prof. (Dr.) Dileep Kumar M., Professor Research, Strategy, Entrepreneurship and OB, Africa Business School, Mohamed VI Polytechnic University, Africa gave highly useful information on “Instrumentation in Research: Adaption, Adoption and Development” He discussed all three methods of Instrumentation in detail by taking examples from high quality research papers.

 

Day 3

Prof. V. Shekhar Accredited Management Teacher by AIMA, India was the keynote speaker. Prof. Shekhar has been an alumni of BITS Pilani and IIT Kolkata. He has over two decades of rich academic and corporate experience.

Prof. V. Shekhar painstakingly took all efforts to explain all the technicalities associated with SPSS.  Prof. Shekhar took numerous examples and shared some worksheets with the participants so that the participants can have hands on learning with the tool.

Day 4

Prof. (Dr.) Roy SembelProfessor Distinguished Chair at IPMI International Business School, Indonesiadiscussed the various ways by which academic research in management can be more useful and relevant. Dr. Roy augmented the discussion of research just becoming a ‘paper production function’ and not being able to fruitfully contribute to the business needs. Therefore, he urged to the young researchers and faculty colleagues to learn to step out of their comfort zone and engage with the real world.

Day 5

Session 1:

Dr. Ivan Zupic - Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths University of London, UK took an interesting session on Bibliometric analytics. For any researcher the task of writing a research article / paper cannot be completed until due attention is given to referencing and Bibliometric.  Dr.Zupic introduced various software for the same which can be used by the researchers in their work. Apart from sharing tips and techniques for Bibliometric analysis Dr.Zupic also discussed the nuances of citations which have become a very important parameter for quality publication.

Session 2

The second session on day 5 was taken by Dr.Souha Akiki Svahn- Founder Paris Graduate School, France on a very contemporary issue of “Research in ethics”. As it is widely known that with the growing number of publications in the academics, the issue of ethics has gained utmost importance. Dr.Souha highlighted the moral conduct which the authors should undertake. She advised that the authors should stay away from falsification and fabrication of the data and maintain high level of ethical standards.

The valedictory session of 5-day E-IFDP had the benign presence of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman I.T.S- The Education Group. Shri Arpit Chadha applauded the success of the 5-day E-IFDP. Director Management Department Dr. Vidya Sekhri proposed the vote of thanks. Virtual Plaques were presented to all the speakers at the end of their respective sessions. Participant delegates appreciated the overall coordination and the smooth conduct of the entire program.

 The entire program was conceptualised and executed by Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Dr.Charu Chaudhry and Prof Parul Gupta. 

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28-06-20

Online Summit 2020 - “Changing Business Landscape in Covid Era”:

I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Management Department organized an Online Summit - 2020 on the focal theme “Changing Business Landscape in Covid Era” on 28th June, 2020.

 

Online Summit program had received an overwhelming response with registrations of 500+ participants which includes Industry Delegates, Faculty members and Research Scholars and participants from the different foreign countries as well.

The Online Summit had the enlightening and insightful two sessions. All the renowned Resource Persons presented deep insights of various Changes, Strategies and Innovation in the Business Landscape in the Covid Era.

These were really informative sessions by the following renowned Expert Speakers:

1. Mr. Vikas Shukla, President & CEO- Reference Designer Inc. & Principal Design Engineer- Media Inc, U.S.A
2. Mr. Saurabh Agrawal, Head- Delivery & Operations (Life Sciences), Tata Consultancy Services
3. Mr. Amit Sharma, Vice President – Mall Business, Future Group
4. Mr. Ram Jalan, Co-Founder & Consultant- DINTW, Neuro & Digital Marketing Consultant
5. Mr. Prabhat Kumar,Co-Founder & CEO- DreamSol, Start Up Mentor & Healthcare Specialist
6.Ms. Aparajita Prasad, Founder & Director, MetaConnect Consulting, Vice President, StartupBuddy Services.

Inaugural Session: The event commenced with the stimulating address by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group. He shared with participants that how different Businesses are changing, innovating and strategizing to adapt this new Normal.

Welcome address was presented by Director (Management), Dr. Vidya Sekhri. She shared the objective of this Online Summit and explained that how the Leaders are navigating a broad range of interrelated issues that span from keeping their employees and customers safe.

During the Session-I, Mr. Vikas Shukla from Boston, USA delivered a very informative session about the various Changes that are coming in the way businesses operate pre and post Covid Era across all the sectors.

Mr. Saurabh Agrawal, discussed the Business Continuity and Crisis Management during Catastrophes by taking the live case of TCS that how TCS as an organization took care of its employees and customers at this time of pandemic.

Mr. Amit K. Sharma, discussed with the participants the structural changes that retail sector is witnessing during this Covid Era with context to Indian, US and China retail and online markets.

Mr. Ram Jalan, presented an interactive session and discussed the need of managing Data and make informed decisions by using this huge data.

Mr. Prabhat Kumar, presented the practical insights on how technology and Health care industry is integrating at fast pace to create lot of opportunities and advised students to take up virtual projects to enhance their employability skills.

Ms. Aparajita Prasad, delivered a very motivating and inspiring session with the special emphasis on the changing business models and the need of adopting technology and getting digital in order to survive in this competitive world.

The Online Summit marked out an intellectually profitable learning program for everyone.

The beauty of the summit was the evident from the way that the audience kept peppering the chat platform with different questions aimed at the different resource speakers.

All the participants sincerely appreciated the deep enlightening sessions delivered by all the Distinguish Industry Leaders as Resource Speakers during the Online Summit on “Changes in the Business Landscape in Covid Era”.
 

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07-06-20

Department of Management organized e-Summit

I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Management Department organized an e-Summit on the focal theme “Progressing in Covid-19 World, The New Normal” on 7th June, 2020 (Sunday).

e- Summit program had received an overwhelming response with registrations of 700+ participants which includes 394 Faculty members from 345 institutes and participants from the different foreign countries as well. The e-Summit had the enlightening and insightful two sessions. All the renowned Resource Persons were IIM Alumni, and presented deep insights of Strategies adopted by the organizations to overcome the challenges of Covid-19 and measures to adopt this New Normal in our life.                                                                                                        

These were really informative sessions by the following renowned Expert Speakers:

  1. Ms. Madhusmita Aggrawal, Director Operations Support Services, Thales India Ltd(Alumnus-IIM Lucknow
  2. Dr. Asit Mohapatra, Secretary Board of Governors, IIM Ranch
  3. Ms. Monica Srivasatva, Lead Corporate Communications,Oracle (Alumnus-IIM Lucknow)
  4. Prof. Dr. Jyoti Rana, Director Centre of Excellence for Innovative Leadership and Entrepreneurship (Alumnus-IIM Ahemdabad)
  5. Mr. Prateek Agrawal, Head Finance (Modelling and Valuation), Asian Paints(Alumnus - IIM Indore)
  6. Mr. Nitin Sharma, Director Solution Sales, South Asia, Dormakaba, BOG Member at IIMShillong (Alumnus-IIM Ahemdabad)

Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, ITS - The Education Group presented his address and shared about the major life changing situations arising out of the Corona crisis how the businesses have to undergo a complete 180-degree transition.

Welcome address was presented by Director (Management), Dr. Vidya Sekhri. She shared the objectives of this e-summit and encapsulated that how the world is quietly gravitating towards this New Normal.During the Session-I, Ms. Madhusmita Aggrawal and delivered a very informative session about the various norms adopted by Thales India and other organizations, both within the country and outside. Dr. Asit Mohapatra, referred to the impact of Covid-19 in the Education Sector and also suggested various methods to the students to make themselves employable during this time and tried to draw participant’s attention towards the specialized skills and learning.

Ms. Monica Srivastava, discussed with the students the changing landscape of Advertising and Branding Post Covid-19. She also enlightened the participants with the new methods of collaboration, sharing values and agility among organizations.Prof. Dr. Jyoti Rana, presented an interactive session and discussed the changing role of Leadership post Covid-19, She also emphasized on the concept of Leadership with empathy for Purpose, which will be the key for teams to succeed.Mr. Prateek Agrawal, presented the comprehensive view of the Challenges in the Paint Industry post Covid-19, and how the industries are using this time as an opportunity to diversify and innovate.Mr. Nitin Sharma, delivered a very motivating and inspiring session with the special emphasis on the different needs of Students during this pandemic. He suggested various learning tools to the students and motivated them to work on themselves and explore their uniqueness.

The e-Summit marked out an intellectually profitable learning program for everyone.

All the participants sincerely appreciated the deep insightful sessions delivered by all the IIM Alumni Resource Speakers during the e-Summit on Progressing in the Covid-19 World –The New Normal.

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01-06-20

Webinar on “Preparing for a Corporate Life with Covid”

Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a webinar on “Preparing for a Corporate Life with Covid” on 1st June 2020

for management students under the Leadership Talk series.  The Talk was delivered by the distinguished speaker Ms. Shalu Manan, VP- HR Transformation, Genpact.  The objective of this webinar was to make students aware about how to deal with Covid and to better prepare for a tough 2020 and 2021. The session started with a formal welcome address by Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) followed her thoughts on the present crisis of Covid 19. Ms Shalu Manan congratulated I.T.S- The Education Group for completing it’s 25 years of existence. She said that life as we know has changed forever, old operating models will not be helpful, as measures of success have transformed.

 

She emphasised on understanding that “Every End has a New Beginning” and suggested to accept the new reality, as denial and depression are not going to help. She advised students to learn new skills, and find their IKIGI (a Japanese concept), a reason for being. She motivated participants by sharing that every journey has a secret destination, the traveller does not know about. At the end of the session many questions related to HR Roles post Covid 19, how to collaborate with virtual environment, internships, priorities of HR Department and work life balance were raised. Dr. Vivek Pachauri extended a vote of thanks for such an informative session by Ms Shalu Manan. Prof Yachana Malhotra moderated the session very well.

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28-05-20

Department of Management organized Webinar

Management Department of I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a webinar under Leadership Talk series by Mr. Sukesh Jain, Sr. Vice President, Samsung Electronics on the topic “Navigating the New Normal” on 28th May, 2020.

 

The session started with a warm welcome of Mr. Jain, by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management). In her opening remarks, Dr. Sekhri said, the new work-from-home reality in which we’re living in, brought enormous challenges and opportunities at both personal and professional front. One’s ability to adapt to these changes will decide success and growth in the days to come.

Mr. Sukesh Jain, shared his thoughts on the topic with multiple examples of his own life experiences with a variety of organizations, he was associated with in the past, including Airtel, and Motorola. He emphasized on being a continuous learner and shared that quick learning in both B2C and B2B segments has made him adaptable to different business environments leading to transforming & significantly growing revenue & margins.  He said that in this pandemic situation planning cycles are shrinking, predicting future growth trajectories are difficult, business assumptions that once were used to be guarantee for success are now being questioned.

It was great to have such deeper insights on the issue by the expert. At the end, Director Management, Dr. Vidya Sekhri proposed a vote of thanks to Mr. Jain for sparing his valuable time and enriching the participants of the webinar with his words of wisdom.

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26-05-20

Department of Management organized Webinar

Management Department of I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a Webinar by Mr. Manpreet Singh Manna, Ex Director AICTE, Ministry of HRD on “How to make yourself Productive: A Key to unlock your Skills in this lockdown” on 26th May, 2020.
 

Dr Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) extended a warm welcome to the guest and said that Constant change and disruption in the market is affecting business and career. One should make use of this time to upgrade one’s skills. Upgrading skills can not only help to take on new tasks at work, but also increase your ability to articulate to employers, how you can make a difference in the job assigned to you.
Mr. Manpreet Singh Manna in a very interactive session made participants understand, Self realization as key to success. He said that we should always learn to trust our own culture, own language, own religion, wherever we are. He shared meaningful life lessons and experiences among the young participants. He said that there is no better teacher than grandparents. Until and unless young generations spend their time with their grandparents, they would not learn new things and our culture will not reach our children.
The initiative to have such speakers with extensive exposure and outlook was appreciated by all participants. Director Management, Dr Vidya Sekhri ended the webinar with vote of thanks to the guest for his encouraging talk and sharing his own life lessons and perspective towards life and goal. Prof Yachana Malhotra, the moderator of the session thanked everyone who supported to make this session a very successful one. 

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23-05-20

Webinar on “Challenges and Opportunities for Media Industry beyond Pandemic”

Management Department of I.T.S Ghaziabad hosted an interactive webinar by Mr. Manish Kumar, President and National Sales Head, Star TV Network on the topic “Challenges and Opportunities for Media Industry beyond Pandemic” on 23rd May, 2020.

The session started with the welcome of the guest by Dr Vidya Sekhri followed by address of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group. He shared that Flexibility, Innovativeness, Dynamism and being Relevant are key success mantras for every company to survive and grow. He reminded participants to be optimistic and futuristic to win over the tough times. Dr Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) highlighted the importance of such sessions that provide opportunity to supplement classroom learning with the experiences and knowledge sharing by the experts like Mr Manish Kumar. Mr Kumar covered in depth the functioning of a media industry, revenue models of media company and the challenges & opportunities media companies have due to global pandemic. He shared that Covid-19 pandemic is disrupting every industry, media industry is not an exception. It has  created both opportunities and challenges. On one hand, social distancing has led to an increase in at-home media consumption and an upswing in numbers to news providers for timely and trusted information. At the same time, some of the most valuable programmes —such as live sports are being cancelled or postponed, leading to spending reallocations by advertisers and drop in income for media companies.

Students and faculty members participated in webinar with great enthusiasm and asked several questions. It was a great learning for all the  participants.

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23-05-20

Webinar on “BBT Journey & Supercars Market after COVID 19” .

Management Department of I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a Webinar under Leadership Talk series by Mrs. Ritika Jatin Ahuja, Chief Operating Officer, Big Boy Toyz Ltd. on the topic “BBT Journey & Supercars Market after COVID 19” on 23rd May, 2020.

 

Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) extended a warm welcome to the guest. The interactive webinar started with the opening remarks of Mr. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman of I.T.S – The Education Group. He encouraged students to be optimistic and use such wonderful opportunities to learn more about current industry trends. He said that the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity is our attitude towards it. Every opportunity has a difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity.

Mrs. Ritika Jatin Ahuja shared a comprehensive analysis of import and export, supply chain control and its future influence on the industry of supercars due to COVID-19. She explained how various trends, challenges and barriers will impact the development and market size of upcoming markets. She further added that now Luxury car industry in the country have one more reason to cheer as a supercar-selling firm has introduced an online facility to buy such vehicles.  Mrs. Ritika said that this newfangled concept in the automotive arena lends the company an undisputed supremacy in the dynamic and ever changing industry. In her talk she emphasized that adaptation is only way out, faster you adapt higher the chances of success.

The initiative to have such speakers with extensive exposure and outlook was appreciated by all participants. Director Management, Dr Vidya Sekhri ended the webinar with special vote of thanks to Mrs. Ahuja and thanking everyone who supported to make the event a very successful one. It was very well coordinated by Prof Shikha Arora.

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23-05-20

THE STATESMAN CLUB organized PUBG MANIA

PG Management Sports Club-STATESMAN organized online event, PUBG MANIA 2020 on 24th May 2020 (Sunday). During this lockdown period in order to keep the physical and mental alertness of the students, the club conceptualized this event. When the event was publicized, we could receive an over whelming response from the students. 

 

On Sunday evening the participating teams were highly enthusiastic and passionate to win. The event started at 7:30 pm, where we shared the Home ID and Password to the participants in the presence of Dr. D.K. Pandey Sir and all the members of the Statesman Club. 62 participants enrolled for the event.

It was a great evening and each participant was displaying team efforts to win the game. The event required presence of mind, alertness and agility. The event came to an end at 8:40 pm. It was a great experience and much required change for all the students during this lockdown period. The event ended happily with much of learning for each team. 

                                

The event was a grand success. All students appreciated the initiative taken by team "STATESMAN".  

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23-05-20

Workshop on MS Excel organized

PG Management Department of I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad has organised a workshop on MS Excel on 29th may 2020.

Trainer for the session was Mr Avinash Jain, and renowned corporate trainer, he has taken training for WHO, RBI, Microsoft and many other companies. The session was organised with the motive of providing a basic and advanced platform to the students. The award show was organised for PGDM and MBA students of the institute. Mr Avinash make students aware about how to make formulas, dashboarding and other tools of MS Excel. Total 196 students in 5 faculty members have attended the workshop.

Mr Avinash also related the applications of MS Excel with all the disciplines of Management.

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