International Conference on Convergence of Social Innovation and Digital Transformation in Business
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized International Conference sponsored by AICTE on13th and 14th march 2020. The session started by Inaugural function.
The Guest Speakers were Prof. Bhagwati Prakash Sharma (Vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University) and Prof. S. K. Jain (Ex HOD IIT Delhi, Ex Vice Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University). The inaugural session started by welcome speech of Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri. She talked about unbalanced rural and urban growth and about per capita income. She also talked about innovation, digital banking, surgery through robotics, digital banking. After that Director PR Surendra Sood give their opening remarks. He talked about technology not rule the human beings, let human beings rule the technology. He talked about how technology driven our day to day life. After that Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha briefly told about Agenda of Conference, Backdrop of Conference. He talked about social change. The conference was divided into 4 tracks. After that Prof. Sudhir k. Jain(Ex HOD IIT Delhi, Ex Vice Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University) gave his views on Social innovation and digital transformation. He talks about Dimensions and levels of Social innovation, History of ICT, ICT trends, about Disruptive Technologies. The second Speaker Bhagwati Prakash Sharma (vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University) talked about how small innovation can become Great ventures. He emphasized upon Made in India. He gave information about Manufacturing Industry of India. He told about how AI replacing human beings. After the Inaugural the Finance track started. The theme of finance track is Role of finance sector in social innovation and digital transformation headed by Deepak Tandon. Post lunch marketing track started. The theme of marketing track is to Social innovation & digitalization in Marketing. The session headed by Pradeep Kumar Agarwal. He talked about social innovation, developing and implementing promotional strategy. He talked about social marketing, Digitalization, Industry 4.0. On Day-2, Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma (Professor of Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida) and Prof. Sanjeev Mittal (Presently, Dean GGGIP University, New Delhi). Session started with Welcome address of Dr. V.N. Bajpai. For HR track, total Quality management as a change driver: for influencing affective commitment to change. The objective of research is to know relationship between TQM Practices and employee readiness to change. During the Valedictory ceremony Best Paper Award and Certificates were given to Participants., , ,
Faculty Attended Gender Equality Summit 2020
Prof. Yachna Malhotra and Dr. Vivek Pachauri, faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, attended Gender Equality Summit 2020
by United Nations Global Compact Network India at The Lalit, New Delhi on 6th March 2020. The theme of the Summit “Gender Equality – A key differentiator for sustainable development.
The objective of the Summit was to align the international theme with the Indian fabric to highlight the current generation as a key driver and India Inc. as a key catalyst for gender equality. Being more aware, more connected and more vocal about gender rights, this ‘Generation Equality’ holds the potential to bring about a change from the rural entrepreneurial landscape to the formal urban workplace. GES 2020 deliberates on how the 2020 India Inc can channel this potential through its know-how and resources to magnify focus on gender equality, gender norms and gender neutrality across industries and sectors.
The Summit had four plenary sessions.
Plenary 1 was focused on “Targets of SDGs Goal No 5
Plenary 2 was on the theme UNDG’s MAPS (Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support) framework
Plenary 3 was on the theme ““Means of mainstreaming and inclusion of women in social, economic and political activities”.
Plenary 4 showcased “Compendium on Best Practices on Gender Equality in India “
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Lead Squared Webinar on Vendor On boarding
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a webinar on the topic “How to Streamline your On-Boarding Process?” was hosted at the Board Room, AB-I Building on the 4th of March, 2020. The session was attended by PGDM First Year students.
The speakers for the programme were Mr.Ashish Gupta, Senior Manager, Business Solutions and Mr Shivam Mishra, Product Consultant. The agenda ahead included vendor on boarding & use-cases across different verticals; vendor on boarding lifecycle its different elements; challenges in on boarding; how Lead Squared plays a vital role in on boarding; add ons like integrations, lapps and OCR; benefits driven by Lead Squared.
Mr. Ashish Gupta explained the concept of vendor on boarding and how it varies with different verticals. He also spoke about the process for onboard partners to fulfill different requirement or to serve the same set of customers. He went on to explain how this varies according to verticals like marketplaces & manufacturers, consumer services, insurance agents, real estate brokers, and
supply chain logistics.
Next Mr. Shivam Mishra talked about the benefits of strategic vendor on boarding like improved profitability, boosting the brand, greater value for the end consumer, risk mitigation, and efficiency of the on boarding team. He also touched upon areas like identifying and acting upon upsell opportunities, auto day planners and auto check-in/ check-out for field agents via mobile apps.
The last ten minutes were dedicated to a Q&A session with the audience where a number of relevant and practical questions were thrown up by the respondents. These were met with studied answers from the two experts of the day.
Overall it was very revealing session for the students vis-à-vis the on boarding of vendors for any organisation. Many were observed making copious notes, and all went back after a satisfying encounter with the knowledge providers., , ,
I.T.S Mohan Nagar organised WYSIWYG 2020- Annual PG Management Fest
INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE, Ghaziabad held its 13th Inter - Institute Annual Management Fest “WYSIWYG”- “What You Say Is What You Gain” on 28th and 29th Feb 2020 at I.T.S – Mohan Nagar campus
The fest is a student driven activity of the Post Graduate Management students of PGDM & MBA. The event was coordinated by Prof. Parul Gupta, Prof. Ritu Saxena, Prof. JyotsanaVaid and Prof. Charul Agarwal duly supported by Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri and faculty and staff of the Management Department. The event witnessed a participation of 44 institutes from Delhi- NCR. The event was sponsored by renowned corporate entities like Kwality Walls, Hero, TVS, PVR popcorn etc.
A total of 670 contestants participated in 14 categories of events. The events were Nukkad Natak, Solo Dance, Group Dance, Mehandi, Debate, Treasure Hunt, Pub-G, War of Bands, T-Shirt Painting, Fashion Bash, Solo Song, Photography and Business Quiz. In the two-day extravaganza the participants were from Lady Sri Ram College, Shyamlal College, Dayal Singh College, JIIT, Janki Devi Memorial College, Institute of Home Economics, University college of medical sciences and many other institutes of Delhi and NCR.
The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest for the day Director PR I.T.S- The Education Group, Shri Surinder Sood. All the guests, participants and students were welcomed by Director Management-Dr.Vidya Sekhri. The inaugural ceremony commenced with lamp lightning and culminated with many electrifying performances by the students of MBA and PGDM. The highlight of the ceremony was a heart touching dance performance by slum children of Parivartan Club- A CSR Initiative run and supported by I.T.S-The Education Group. Prof. Parul Gupta briefed everyone about the event and the program schedule.
The events of Business Quiz, Group dance, Solo dance, Photography, Debate, T- Shirt painting and Fashion Bash were organized on the first day of the Fest.
The judges for group dance was Mr. Agranshu Deep (Owner of Dance academy Prats in the House). Fashion Bash was graced by Ms. Chanchal (National Model and Brand Ambassador of DHE). Mr. A Karan (Asmita Theatre group) was the esteemed judge for the event of Nukkad Natak.
On day 2 the events of Nukkad Natak, Solo Song, Pub G, Treasure Hunt, Ad mad show and Mehandi.
All the winners were felicitated by Honourable Vice Chairman - I.T.S The Education Group Sri. Arpit Chadha Sir and Director Management Dr.Vidya Sekhri in the valedictory session marking the culmination of the two- day celebration., , ,
Faculty presented Paper at ICICT 2020 in Coimbatore
Dr. Indraneel Mandal, Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, presented Paper at ICICT 2020 in Coimbatore.
The International Conference on Inventive Computing Technologies (ICICT 2020) was held at Coimbatore from 26th to 28th February 2020. It was organized by RVS Technical Campus under the aegis of IEEE.
The Inaugural Session of the conference was graced by Dr. D. Nirmal, Chair – IEEE ED Coimbatore Chapter, IEEE Madras Section. He spoke about the impact of the Internet of Things, and why it was imperative for research in this field to progress further. He also cautioned against the threat of security compromises, including the growing menace of identity theft. At the same time, he also alluded to the need for democratizing the phenomenon by involving the general population, ultimately leading to better governance practices.
The three-day conference featured several speakers and delegates from a diverse cross-section consisting of corporate practitioners, academics, research scholars and students. Papers presented covered some of the most cutting edge work in this field.
Dr. Mandal presented an empirical paper titled “Solving Bi-Objective Stage Shop Scheduling Problem by Flower Pollination Algorithm with Fuzzy Orientation”. Dr. D. Vinoth Kumar, IEEE AES Madras Section, and Professor, BioMedical Engineering, VMU University, presided as the Session Chair. The conference afforded widespread opportunities for exchange of views on a wide range
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Faculty presented Paper at International Conference
Prof. Shikha Arora from the Management Department presented a paper titled "Psychological contract as a structure for understanding career commitment and career advancement:
A Research Agenda" in the International Conference on Inclusive Development through Social Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges held at Army Institute of Management & Technology, Greater Noida on 28th February, 2020. The esteemed panel of judges appreciated the research idea presented and also accepted the paper for publication in the AIMT Journal of Management. The Conference was inaugurated by Honourable Minister, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Jal Shakti., , ,
Industrial visit for PGDM students to National Small Industry Corporation (NSIC)
Department of Management at I.T.S organized an Industrial visit to National Small Industry corporation (NSIC) Okhla on Thursday 26th February 2020.
50 PGDM first year students with Dr. Shuchita Singh and Dr. Sanjeev Tandon accompanied the students. This visit is basically focused for Entrepreneurship development of Students.
The programme started with a session by NSIC faculty about different facilities that are provided by NSIC to entrepreneurs. Few schemes that were highlighted were PMEGP Stand up India, Start up India and MUDRA Yogna.
After the session, all the students were taken to Incubation center of NSIC where students have been introduced with small scale industrial machine for starting the business. It was a wonderful experience by the students as they were seen and introduces with manufacturing industry and have learned the process of starting the small-scale industry., , ,
Department of management organised “SIMULATION GAMES WORKSHOP”
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized “Sonees Dhonis”, the simulation game to help the students to find out the effectiveness of decision making in challenging situations.
The game was about the Chief Marketing Officer who have to make decisions for marketing strategy in giving situations. Products of Sonees Dhonis were:
· BowRider- Low price for family
· Skiff- High price for individuals
The decisions have to be taken related to the pricing, product, promotion-mix, and marketing team efforts for both the products. Consumers were dissatisfied with BowRider but the President wants to continue with the product with or without any modifications as well as without extra production cost. So by going for product modification and quality improvement, the BowRider has to sustain in the market its position. The company has to use the budget allocated to it very effectively so that its key performance indicators are met. Utilization of resources to increase sales by taking decisions according to the market, Repackaging of the product, Investing more in the product which is valuable for the market, decision making the pressurized market to work effectively and efficiently was the learning outcomes of the workshop., , ,
‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme
Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad conducted ‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme on the 23rd of February, 2020.
The program started with Nikhil and Mahak holding a class on basic geometry. They began with fundamental concepts like points, the difference between a line and line segment, angles, etc. The discussion proceeded to different shapes like triangles, circles, and spheres. The learners were made to repeat the concepts learned in order to ensure proper understanding.
The next part of the day’s sessions concentrated on General Knowledge as Prabhasha and Sweta spoke to the kids about the different states in India and their capitals. As many as 21 states were covered across the length and breadth of the country. In addition to repeated questions, the children were asked to come forward and mention as many of the states and their capitals as possible. Those who did so correctly were rewarded with a pack of biscuits each.
Things rolled to an end with the distribution of Britannia Good Day biscuits and Lotte Coconut Punch toffees., , ,
I.T.S Ghaziabad organized Young Talent Hunt-2020
I.T.S Ghaziabad PG Management campus organized Grand Finale of Young Talent Hunt- 2020 – Annual Inter-college Quiz Competition on 20th February 2020
with huge participation of 226 students from 55 colleges of Delhi, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Hapur, Pilkhuwa, Babugarh, Sikandrabad, Dadri Bulandsher, Baghpat & nearby areas.
Level 1 of this competition was initiated in the month of September 2019 for student's graduate students at the respective colleges/institutes and concluded with a GRAND FINALE at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad.
The mega show- GRAND FINALE- YTH-2020 kicked off in the morning of 20th February 2020 with the registration of 226 students, 26 teachers & parents from 42 participating colleges/institutes. The show started with the lamp lighting of Maa Sarawati by Vice-Chairman I.T.S -The Education Group - Shri Aprit Chadha, Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Dr. Nitin Saxena and Dr. Surendra Tiwari, Event Convener.
Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman-I.T.S -The Education Group suggested students to plan their careers in the right way. Sir pointed out that a good career can only be build when the right direction is suggested to the students at the right time.
Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director Management- I.T.S Mohan Nagar, addressed the participants in his speech he highlighted that one should not feel demotivated after losing a competition rather one should look forward to a positive aspect related to it.
Prof. Nitin Saxena presented an overview of the event and sequence of the program.
After the inaugural ceremony, three written elimination rounds were conducted. The Semifinals were conducted parallel for UP and Delhi Colleges. Quiz Master for two semi-final rounds were Ms. Shrishti (MBA 19-21), and Mr. Harshit (MBA 19-21) and for final round Ms. Astha (MBA 18-20) and Ms.Tulika (MBA 18-20).
Prof. Yachna Malhotra and Prof. Shikha Arora conducted an Employability session for the eliminated students from round 1.
Participants energized 06 finalist participants with loud applause for their out of the box skills and showcased the event as a great mix of talent, energy, and enthusiasm.
The Champion’s trophy with a cash prize of Rs. 10000 was lifted by Mr. Hemant Kanwal from DN College, Meerut, Mr. Sachin Singh from Comm-IT, Delhi bagged the second position with prize money of Rs.7500, Pradeep from DSPSR grabbed third prize with a cash prize of Rs.5000. The next 03 consolation cash prizes of Rs.1000 were won by Vandana Chaudhary from NAS College Meerut, Mohawk Siwach from IIMT Delhi and Sheetal Pal from RGPG College Meerut.
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