‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme
‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme of Department of Management, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad conducted ‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme with a celebration of Christmas.
Shashank started off the day with a session on why Christmas was celebrated across the world. Sudhanshu joined him to explain the different facets of the life of Jesus Christ, including his crucifixion and subsequent resurrection.
Next came an interesting session with role play by Nikita, Aditi, Khushboo, Kaushambi and Prabhanshu, based on the well known story of Unity is Strength. Shashank played the role of the narrator, as he went through the familiar tale of the father who was having problems with his feuding children. Finally he gave a stick to each child, asking them to break the stick. They did so easily. Then he tied all the sticks together and instructed them to break them. When they failed to do so, the father advised them why it was necessary to stop fighting and stay together.
Then it was time for some fun with Abhishek dressing up as Santa Claus and the party got going as he danced around all the kids. Naturally the kids also got into the mood. Things got even better as the well known Christmas tune Jingle Bells was played out, and the kids held hands while dancing together.
Pencil boxes which had been bought through contributions from the Parivartan volunteers were then distributed among the children.
Finally Sunfeast Cakes and Parle Mango Bite Toffees were distributed among the children before they headed homewards. Dr. Indraneel Mandal accompanied and motivated the student volunteers., , ,
Faculty attended CSR workshop
Faculty of Department of Management, Dr. Puneet Kumar and Prof. Shikha Agarwal attended workshop on CSR: Ensuring Compliance and Maximizing Impact organized on January 10, 2020
at UNESCO Cluster office, New Delhi. The workshop aimed at better preparing the corporates, both profit and non- profit organization for current and emerging mandate on CSR. The resource persons for the workshop included Mr. Nikhil Pant- CDO- REACHA, Former Chief Program Executive, IICA, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, GOI and Mr. Bobbymon George, Visiting faculty, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Principal- Assessment, Sattva Consulting.
As we all are aware that CSR is a mandatory practice for corporates, at the same time its compliance becomes a very tedious and engaging job. Corporates facing challenges in compliance and managing their CSR budgets need awareness and education about the CSR law, various provisions and recent amendments. Mr. Nikhil informed and guided about recent amendments and developments regarding CSR law in India. He highlighted the importance of evaluating or assessing the impact of corporates’ social development program. It will not only help them to align inter- departmental subsystems such as legal, finance, procurement and CSR, but will also help them evaluate the impact they are making towards community development. Further, Mr. Bobbymon guided on the various frameworks and program run by Sattva for assessment of CSR impact. It was a very insightful and enriching experience.
Utthan Club Activity
I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Department of Management conducted "Utthan Club" activity, a CSR initiative of I.T.S, for school students on 26th December, 2019 to celebrate "Christmas and New Year" in the campus.
In the first segment of the activity, students were taken to computer labs to learn MS Word and taught how to make documents using different tools of MS word and were asked to prepare the document on the theme.
In the second segment, students were taught moral values by student volunteers of I.T.S and a quiz session based on general awareness was conducted for them.
Students were given Santa Caps and gifts at the end of the activity by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) and Faculty Coordinator of Utthan.
The day concluded with the distribution of refreshments., , ,
Faculty Development Program on Clinical Communication& Soft Skills for Doctors conducted
Prof. Yachna Malhotra of I.T.S - Mohan Nagar conducted Faculty Development Program on “Clinical Communication & Soft Skills for the faculty members of ITS Dental College Murad Nagar Campus on 18th and 24th December,2019 respectively.
Prof. Yachna focused on importance of Clinical communication in Medical Profession and for achieving professional excellence. With experiential exercises, and Listening techniques, she sensitized the importance of active listening to improve doctor patient relationship.
The training was a mix of both the slide show coupled with some interesting activities to sensitize the Faculty members (Doctors) for giving effective and quality service in general and making their interactions with patients more polite, clear and result oriented.
An interesting activity on Tree of Time Management was conducted which helped the doctors to understand the techniques to manage time in both their personal and professional life. Various exercises helped participants to identify specific tools they need to use, to gain control of their time for effective decision making. The learning environment was highly interactive and resulted in deep routed team cohesiveness among the participants., ,
Faculty and PGDM students attended 6TH CII NORTH BANKING AND FINANCE SUMMIT 2019
Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Dr. Shuchita Singh alongwith six PGDM students attended the “Banking and Finance Summit, on Thursday 19th December 2019: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.”
The Welcome address was given by Mr. Rajesh Srivastava (Chairman, CII Banking & Finance Summit and Executive Chairman Rabo Equity Advisor Pvt. Ltd) where he discussed about the problem faced banking sector and about the cashless economy.MR. VIJAY MANI (Partner- Financial Services Consulting Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP), highlighted the change Industry- card payment, MR. DEBASHISH MUKHERJEE (Executive Director CANARA BANK), talked of building India through banking and finance, MR. DINESH KUMAR KHARA, MD (Global Banking and SubsidiariesState Bank Of India), and MUKULITA VIJAYWARGIYA, whole time member Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board Of India, highlighted about the merger of SBI with associate bank of Travancore, State bank of Patiala, State bank of Hyderabad with SBI. The merger will create bigger SBI that will account for nearly a quarter of outstanding loans in the country.
Special Plenary on Building India through a Stronger Banking and Financial system was chaired by Mr. Rajesh Srivastava, Mr. Rakshat Kapoor (Fund Manager & CIO Centrum credit Opportunities Fund), Mr. Praveen Kumar (Partner National Head Assurance ASA & Associates LLP), Mr. Ankush Gadi (Director Data management and analytics, growth innovation and excellence hub CRISIL LTD) and Mr. Jyoti Prakash Gadia (MD Resurgent India LTD). Major discussion points were, recent incidences ranging from NPAs to impending mergers of Indian Banks has generated an attitude towards the financial sector that ranges from an existential angst to a more positive outlook that hinges on the opportunities that beckons this sector.The Special Plenary addressed the systemic issues of the banking sector and how initiatives like mergers of PSB’s Indian Bankruptcy code etc can bring in a paradigm shift in this sector. The Session will also focus on Credit Risk Management & innovative tools to check NPAs in the Indian Banking system.Next Panel Discussion on ‘Emerging Landscape of NBFCs, Insurance Companies & Special Banks to serve the new India’: What is their narrative?, was chaired by Mr. T K Arun Editor, Opinion The Economic Times, Mr. Abhimanyu Munjal Joint MD and CEO Hero Fincorp, Mr.Shrihari Kulkarni Executive Director Unitus Capital, Mr. Umesh Revankar MD and CEO Shriram Transport Finance. Discussion on Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs), Insurance Companies & Special Banks , and their important role in the Indian Financial system by complementing and competing with banks and bringing in efficiency and diversity into Indian financial intermediation was the focal theme.
Next Panel Discussion on Digital Technologies for Financial Inclusion & Panel Discussion on Future of Banking & FinTech Revolution, was chaired by Mr.Jaijit Bhattacharya CEO Zerone Microsystems Pvt Ltd., Mr. Abhishek Ranjan Chief Technology Officer CSC e-Government Services India Ltd., Mr. Amit Arora Financial Inclusion Adviser The World Bank, Mr. Arvind Gupta Co-Founder Digital India Foundation, Mr. Piyush Singh FinTech and Financial Inclusion Practitioner, Mr.Ashneer Grover CEO & Co-Founder, BharatPe, Mr.Aritra Kumar Roy Senior Manager Pyramid Cyber Security & Forensic Pvt. Ltd.
The Panel Discussion dwelled on moving towards a cashless India with evolution of Indian payments framework and its implications for bank strategy. Fintech revolution is eventually engendering a new way of doing banking across transactions, payments, savings, borrowings and investments was also discussed during the session.
The visit was full of insightful information for the participants., , ,
“BREAKTHOUGH”- A Case Analysis Competition organized By Director’s Executive Club
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, organized “BREAKTHOUGH”- A Case Analysis Competition on 18.12.19 for PGDM (2019-21) Batch.
Activity had three elements in it- started off with first round on 10th December, 2019. This was the PICTORIAL REPRESENTATION round, where students had to make group of 3-4 members in order to take participation in this club activity. The round was mainly chosen to check the interpretation and perception of students when they see abstract pictures in front of them. The teams were given exactly 8mins to see the picture and write their perception on paper. 20 teams participated in first round. After the activity the sheets were evaluated and only 6 teams were up for round two which was CASE SELECTION under the guidance of Dr. Sanjeev Tandon. The teams were allotted with these cases and the they were asked to interpret, analysis and understand the case study given to them and make a power point presentation on them. The cases were from different fields starting from entrepreneur to marketing, keeping the diversification in mind. On 18th of December 2019 the main event took place in Dornacharaya auditorium. From various departments of PGDM judges were invited to judge this event, our judges panel consist of- Prof. Shikha Arora ( HR Dept.) Dr. Garima Srivastava ( Marketing Dept.) and Dr. Anusha Agrawal (Finance Dept.).For participates exciting question and answers round were conducts with small token of gifts.
The event wrapped up with a great learning outcome of how to interpret and analysis any case study. At last three teams were chosen and they were ranked 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The winners were Team- Brainiacs ( 3rd position), Team- Fighters(2nd position), Team- Dictators(1st position).They were distributed with exciting prizes and certifications were awarded by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director Management and esteemed judges., , ,
Faculty and PGDM students attended event at WASME
World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) a global non-profit organization, headquartered at Noida
India, has been spearheading the cause and development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) world over since its inception in 1980. On 17th December WASME organized 23rd international conference on SMES that was attended by Dr. Rajeev Johari and 28 PGDM students of I.T.S. It was a great learning experience for students as they gained inputs on ideas and gaps prevailing and the current market and corporate needs and what is expected from an entrepreneur, and how to counter the biggest challenge faced by any individual entrepreneur “HOW TO RAISE THE FUND” and how can one benefit from the ocean of the opportunities available with the business world., , ,
Leadership Summit ‘Agenda Aaj Tak - 2019
I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, students of PGDM first year participated in 8th edition of thought Leadership Summit ‘Agenda Aaj Tak- 2019’ organized by leading News Channel Aaj Tak on 16-17th December, 2019 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi.
The 8th edition of ‘Agenda Aaj Tak’ witnessed political big-wigs like Mr. Amit Shah, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nitin Gadkari, Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Prakash Javadekar, etc among others sharing their views on national and developmental issues.
Among the notable film stars, Deepika Padukone, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Kajol and Ayushmann Khurrana have liven up the sessions with their witty anecdotes on real and reel life.
Sports personalities such as Mary Kom, Vijendra Kumar, Sushil Kumar along with the MoS, Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju discussed the country’s preparations for the upcoming Olympics scheduled in Tokyo in year 2020.
The event also featured Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev who shared his thoughts on Yoga as a way of Life.
It was a great learning experience for the students., , ,
Guest lecture by Prof. Sanjiva Shankar Dubey
Dr. Sanjiva Shankar Dubey, Professor at BIMTECH & Former Asia Pacific Executive, IBM interacted with the PGDM students of I.T.S Ghaziabad on “Innovation and Technology Management” on 12th December, 2019.
The session commenced with the floral welcome of the guest by Dr Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management).
In his address to the students, Prof Sanjiva shared that world has witnessed massive enrichment and exponential growth in business performance through technology & innovation. New technology interventions, like driver less car, Drone for home delivery or use of robotics for precise and complex medical surgery has become a near reality. He explained innovation Funnel model and shared that every technology led innovation is not a guarantee for success, every start –up does not becomes a billion dollar enterprise in a few years. There are many that do not survive beyond few months even after huge publicity.
During his lecture he talked about relationship between Technology, Business & Society and given an overview of Existing and Emerging Technologies, affecting human aspects & social issues.
He also demonstrated the use of few technologies and apps to help participants understand how technology makes job easier and increases efficiency. At the end students were given an exercise related to application of technology in the company of their choice.
The students were very keen to get the answers of their queries on the subject from the expert. It was a great learning experience for all the participants., , ,
Department of management organized a special seminar session by international speakers
As a Part of International Exposure, Department of Management organised the One day Special seminar by International Speakers. The topic of Discourse was “Public Management” for PGDM students on 10th December, 2019 at I.T.S premises.
The Resource Person were Dr. Louis-Chih-Hung Liu, Associate professor, Department of Public Management and policy, Tunghai University (Taiwan), Ph.D-University of Maryland, USA, Mr. Li-Ying Chen (Peters), Ph.D Scholar-National Taiwan University (Taiwan), Master-London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (UK) and Ms. Yawen Lien, Manager -Taiwan Education Centre in India.
The seminar started with paying homage to Goddess Saraswati and Welcome of the Guests. Opening remarks and the overview of the topic was given by the Director Management Mam Dr. Vidya Sekhri. Further the Students were addressed by First Guest Speaker Dr. Louis on the area of Public Finance. His deliberation also Layed emphasis Public Management. He gave students the insight about role of government in economy, government revenue and government expenditure of the public authorities and the adjustment of one or the other to achieve desirable effects and avoid undesirable ones,he discussed various terms like Budgeting, Public goods, Public revenue, Public Debt, Financial Administration and Federal Finance. He concluded his session by close insight on market Failure, Fiscal policy, Cost Benefit, Taxation, comparison of GDP of major south Asian countries like Singapore ,Malaysia, Taiwan, Honkong etc., slowdown in the economy and remedial actions.
Moving on Further the second Guest Speaker Mr. Peters Highlighted Various Academic Opportunities for India Students at Taiwan. Moving on Further there was a Question Answer Round wherein various question were raised by students related to the diverse area of discussion. The students were very happy and satisfied with huge international exposure.
In the end the Vote of thanks was deliberated by Cordinator of the Special Seminar Dr. Garima Srivastav. The session concluded with the felicitation of all the three Guests as a token of gratitude and remembrance.
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