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23-12-22

‘Christmas Day Celebration with Children’ by Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad- organised “Parivartan – An Education program for underprivileged children” a CSR activity in Sahibabad area, on December 23rd, 2022.

 

The volunteers were students of PGDM (2022-24 batch). Day’s focus was to celebrate “Christmas Day” with the underprivileged children of Sahibabad area. The student volunteers included Surendra, Akansha, Harsa, Simran, Abhinav & Kartikey.

The Christmas day was celebrated by executing the following activities;

(i)                 Story Telling - Story about the birth of Jesus.

(ii)               Teaching - Cap making with the help of Paper sheets.

(iii)             Drawing competition - Drawing of Christmas tree.

(iv)             Carol singing & Dance with Santa

(v)               Management Games- Balancing the balloons to learn Team Building.

One of the student volunteer dressed as Santa and distributed the gifts & food items to the children. The event was coordinated by Prof. Ashutosh Sharma

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23-12-22

International Corporate Talk on “Management in the VUCA world”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a virtual International Corporate Talk on the topic “Management in the VUCA world” for the students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch on December 23, 2022.

Expert for the session was Prof. Mary Rose, Research Management Cluster Coordinator, Polytechnic University, Philippines.

Prof. Mary talked about the fundamentals of Management and elaborated the managerial functions of Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling through which an organization accomplishes its objectives in an efficient and effective manner. She mentioned tha the VUCA- Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world is a reality and organizations must find out ways to deal with the challenges posed by the VUCA dimensions.

The main objective of the talk was to develop an understanding of the VUCA world,the challenges faced by the organizations in this context and further the management strategies to overcome these challenges.  She explained the 3Es of the Triaxial Model of Values i.e., Economic pragmatic group, EthicalSocial group values, and Resilience Value Pie which talks about Creativity and Transformability. Organizations need innovation and adaptability to thrive in this environment. Finding new ways of working is one of the critical enablers of an organization’s agility. She concluded that the VUCA world is not going to disappear, change is relentless and the landscape in which we work is constantly shifting.Therefore, the need of the hour is to develop relevant skills and inculcate right set of values in the future managers to gain sustainable competitive advantage.

It was a very insightful session and all the students participated with enthusiasm and zeal. The talk was coordinated by Dr. Shikha Arora.

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20-12-22

Management students attended CII - 7th National Standards Conclave

The budding managers of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad  of PGDM (2022-24) Batch  namely Yogit Aggarwal, Anjali Verma , Manav Garg, Manisha Kasana, Anjali Sharma, Nikhil Jawalia, Vipin Yadav, Nandini Chandna, Yuvraj Singh, Ashutosh Saxena, Shubhanshu Purwar, Neeti Singh  attended the two days  7th National Standards Conclave, on the theme of “Re-orienting & Implementing India’s Value Chain Integration through Standards Compliance” on 19th – 20th December, 2022 at Hotel Hyatt Residency , New Delhi

 

The event become more special for I.T.S School of Management as students get the edge in media coverage by Times Today as the students group photograph was printed in Trending Now column.

The theme underlined the achieving the vision of 5 Trillion Dollars economy through the role of MSMEs and trade. The first  session discussed the  tariffs  barriers ( TBs) and non-tariffs barriers ( NTBs). The sessions also took the issues related to role of standards and technical regulations in ‘Gloval Value Chain’ (GVC) integration.

"Investing in innovation will indeed boost Indian standards. We need to engage with the huge start-up ecosystem that is emerging in the country", said Mr. Anil Agrawal, Additional Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India in his keynote address at the opening session.

In his address, Mr. Rajesh Agarwal, Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, GoI, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India in his address stated that “Every industry must look into, think over and see if we can prepare products that we offer within domestic and international markets.  

Dr M Balaji, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, GoI, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India mentioned that “Capacity building, technical assistance for standards etc., are of late, turning out to be a protectionist measure being used by most of the countries.

The session was also addressed by Mr Deep Kapuria, Chairman, NABCB - National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies & Co-Chairman, CII International and Trade Policy Council & Chairman, The Hi-Tech Group and Dr R P Singh, Secretary General, Quality Council of India (QCI).

The  second session underlined the need for the role of technical regulation in GVC integration based on quality control order, but not having domestic manufacturing capacity  nor sufficient testing facilities. Mr. T S Viswanath, Co-Founder, VeKommunicate gave the briefings regarding sectoral challenges and meeting SPS and TB compliance. The session also stressed upon advocacy, reputation, product standardization etc.

The last session assessed the industry’s preparedness on emergence of sustainability standards based on transparency, FICCI- Mitra-scheme, food safety skill development and technology.

By attending such knowledge enriching sessions, the budding managers not only learnt the pithy development oriented topics pertaining to Industry but also soft skills too.  Such corporate exposures certainly help in shaping the personality of a student. 

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17-12-22

Management Faculty and Students attended FICCI 95th Annual Convention

The students of PGDM I Year ( 2022-24) Batch from I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad namely  Abhishek Kumar, Ansul Taragi,  Divya Singh, Astha Tiwari, Karan Kumar, Kunal Singh, Pankaj Garg, Simran Srivastava, Udita Rastogi, Vikash Gautam, Himanshu Gautam along with management faculty members Dr. Anusha Agarwal and Prof. Durba Roy  attend the  FICCI’s 95th Annual Convention on the theme of “INDIA @ 100: AMRIT KAAL, SUSTAINABLE & INCLUSIVE” organized by FICCI (The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry ) on 16th – 17th December, 2022 at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi

The event become more special for I.T.S School of Management as students get the edge in media coverage by Times Today as the students group photograph was printed in Trending Now column.

On day one, during the inaugural session,  Mr. Sanjeev Mehta, President, FICCI & CEO & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), welcomed the distinguished guests Honourable Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Ms. Nirmala Sitaraman, and Mr. N Chandrasekaran, Chairman TATA Sons Pvt. Ltd.

The next session was a panel discussion comprising CEOs from the Corporate. The distinguished panellists comprised Dr. Anish Shah, Mr. Hitendra Dave, Mr. Vipul Tuli, Mr. Ankur Gupta. The session was moderated by Mr. Alok Kshirsagar. The theme focussed on a very pertinent topic- “ How to achieve the vision of creating a New India”. This session was also addressed by the Honourable Minister for Road Transport and Highways(GOI), Mr. Nitin Gadkari through a virtual mode.

The Panellists of the last Panel Discussion comprised Ms. Kalpana Morparia, Smt. Soma Mandal; Ms. NainaLal Kidwai; Ms. Prabha Narsimhan, who represented  “Women in Leadership” . They reached to dizzy heights in the corporate by stint of their hard work despite of the harsh challanges in  the professional world.   Moderator: Ms. Shereen Bhan, famous  TV journalist moderated the session.

On December 17, Honourable Defence Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh, addressed the august gathering. He exhorted that Government is committed to increase the Defence production target from $ 12 billion to $ 22 billion by 2025. The closing remarks were given by Mr. Sanjeev Mehta while Vote of Thanks was extended to distinguished guests by Mr. Subhrakant Panda. The budding managers of ITS School of Management had a rare glimpse of corporate functioning and knowledge sharing.  This had also enhanced their PR skills too.

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16-12-22

Management students attended CII -National Telecom Summit

The students of PGDM I Year ( 2022-24) Batch from I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad namely  Harsa Singh Bhatti, Ritika, Sumit Kumar Jha,  Omesh Rathour, Sourav Jaiswal, Yachika Tyagi, Narjis Fatima, Ram Krishna Mishra and Rahul Kumar attended the  CII National Telecom Summit- “Bridging Digital Divide: Role of Telecommunication” on 16th December, 2022 

 

organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Le-Meridian Hotel, New Delhi.  The objective of the event was to have a better understanding of Telecommunication sector in bridging digital divide. There were two panel session followed by the inaugural session.

Mr. Kiran Karnik (Former Chairman, CII National Committee on Telecom and Broadband) gave the welcome address in the inaugural session.

This was followed by discussion on topics like Rural connectivity and Bharat Net. One of the important discussions in this session was PM VAANI is a new scheme launched by government in which it will provide Wi-Fi facilities in Rural areas with the tie-up of BSNL. The session also included discussion about several other schemes like ‘AATMA NIRBHAR BHARAT’&‘LOCAL FOR VOCAL’. Shri Devusinh Chauhan (Hon’ble Minister of state, Ministry of communication) discussed about the challenges that hinder the digital divide.

The panel Discussion commenced  with the wise words of Mr. Rahul Hakeem (Partner, KPMG) who also moderated the session. The session included discussion about Building Robust and future ready digital infrastructure. The session elaborated about how usage of digital technology has split the world into information rich and information poor regions. Mr. Vimal Kumar said that technology is also important in the agricultural sector. There also was a discussion about ‘Gati-Shakti’. Further discussion was based on some ground level facts wherein, Firstly Mr. Amit Marwah said “I am not thinking about the AI, driver less car and many more issues rather improve the connectivity in rural areas.

The panel Discussion 2 began with the wise words of Ms. Sonica Bajaj (Partner, KPMG), she also acted as a moderator for the panel. The session focused issues about Roadmap for Rural connectivity utilizing the digital infrastructure. Several other esteemed speakers talked about how traditional wireless networking technology have already offered communication services in urban areas, but they are not very effective in addressing communication needs in rural areas.

The program ended with a note that how can India Bridge digital divide and make India a future ready digital infrastructure. 

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15-12-22

“The GOLDEN TRIO” organised by Oppo Makers (HR Club) for PGDM students

The OPPO MAKERS HR CLUB of I.T.S School of Management organized an event “The GOLDEN TRIO” on 15th December, 2022 for PGDM 2022-2024 batch at lobby in front of Chanakya auditorium. The objective of the event was to check and build coordination and time management skills among the team members.

 

The event started with the motivational remark by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director. She blessed and congratulated the participants and club for their enthusiasm and participation in the activity.

As the title of activity is self explanatory, the participation was in team of three wherein one acted like visualizer who cannot speak and the another one acted as communicator who cannot see. The third person in the team acted as a robot who was blindfolded and had to collect the balls from the pathway which was full of hurdles and reach to the destination based on only instructions by communicator. The judges for the event were Dr. Neeraj Sanghi and Dr. Shikha  Arora.

The activity was also consisting of  interactive and interesting fillers round with audience.

Out of 15 teams,3 teams were declared as winners :-

1.      INDIANS( Nitish Parashar , Anuj Singh, Kartikey Upadhyay)

2.      THE ACHEIVERS ( Mohd. AmaanBaig, Rahul Sharma, OmeshRathor)

3.      FLY GIRLS ( Maanyata, Sweety Kumari, Priya Kumari)

Trophies and Appreciation certificates and were awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd position holders respectively by Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, Dr. Vivek Pachauri, Club Coordinator and the esteemed judges. Certificate of participation were given to rest of the participants.

The event was ended with kind words of appreciation by Anusha Agarwal and Dr.Vivek Pachauri to all the participants and organizing team members. The event was a great success. 

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15-12-22

Corporate Talk on “Career Opportunities in Banking Sector for Management Students”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized the Corporate Talk on December 15,2022 for the students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch on the topic “Career Opportunities in Banking Sector for Management Students” by Mr. Lalit Kumar, Banking Knowledge Partner and Ex. Corporate Banker-ICICI Bank Ltd.

The session started with welcome and floral greetings of the guest by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, I.T.S School of Management, Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson also greeted the industry speaker.

Mr. Lalit disseminated the knowledge about various technical profiles in Banking. He gave a brief note on the information to start a career in banking, one must have an established knowledge of banking and related subjects along with good communication excel skills, problem- solving capabilities, numeric power and time management. Then he illustrated about the different types of banks and how these all banks are different from each other and their working functions. Then he talked about the major job segments of banking and their salary structure.

In the end of the session the speaker emphasised that there are ample of opportunities in the banking and especially in today’s globalized and corporation world. The session was very participative. There were various queries from the student’s side regarding various jobs for management students in Banking sector and how they can prepare for the same.

The Session was concluded by honouring Mr. Lalit Kumar with a plaque token of gratitude by Dr. Anusha Agarwal. The corporate talk was coordinated by Prof. Yachna Malhotra.

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13-12-22

Alumni talk on the topic “Career as a ‘Financial Analyst’ ”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an Alumni Talk for the students of Finance area in PGDM (2021-23 batch) on the topic “Career as a ‘Financial Analyst” on 13th December, 2022.

 

The talk was delivered by Alumnus PGDM (2016-2018 batch) Mr. Rohan Jain, Associate in Publicis Sapient, Domain – Financial Content Management. 

Dr. Timira Shukla, Director welcomed the guest by presenting a plant sapling. Prof. Durba Roy introduced Mr. Rohan Jain to the audience.

Mr. Pradeep 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 career in finance as a financial analyst. In his address, he emphasized on the changing of mindset to enter into the finance sector. He said that as a financial analyst a person would be required to deal with multiple channels/departments in the organization/company to make a proper analysis of the financial aspects involved, and therefore it is important to have knowledge/experience of all the areas in the organization to become a successful financial analyst. 

He gave several examples from his past experiences to clarify the path of becoming a financial analyst.

He answered all the queries asked by the students satisfactorily.

At last Prof. Ashutosh Sharma presented a memento as a token of gratitude to Mr. Rohan Jain.

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12-12-22

Management Students attended States’ Policy Conclave 2022

PGDM (2022-24) Batch students of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad namely Vani Gaur, Saloni Gupta, Sundari Tomar, Vaibhav Agarwal, Dharna Taneja, Utkarsh Rai, Varnika Gupta, Tanzil Verma,  Harish Kumar, Abhishek Kumar, Maanyata along with faculty member Dr. Rajeev Johari attended PHDCCI flagship program on ‘Public Policy and Governance States’ Policy Conclave 2022 on the theme “Make in India, Make for the World” on Monday, 12th  of December 2022 at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi
 

The panel discussion sessions focused on some of the key areas such as: Agriculture & Food Processing; Make in India, Make for India and the world; Making India a “Service Hub” ; Invest in India; Recalibrating India’s Export Potential; Education & Employable Skilling; Decentralising Entrepreneurship; Boosting MSMEs; Innovation & New Technology; Healthcare; Culture & Tourism; Energy & Infrastructure; Science & Technology; IT & ITES; Cooperative Movement; Green Mobility & Alternate Fuel Technology; CSR & ESG Sustainability; Climate Change & Action.

Introduction of the session was done by Shri Ranjeet Mehta who is currently the Deputy Secretary General of PHDCCI, on climate and sustainable development. Giving momentum in policy space, celebrating the ongoing Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, PHDCCI’s flagship program on public policy and governance, the event was graced by Hon’ble Union Minister of Ministry of MSME, Government of India Shri Narayan Rane and Hon'ble Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Human Rights Movement. This was followed by panel speakers Smt. R Vanitha, Chief Director (Corporate Communications & International Cooperation), National Cooperative Development Corporation and other dignitaries from the industry and state policy makers and different secretaries level who shared their views and suggested relevant points for further betterment of the execution the policy at state level.

The Conclave was addressed by leading decision-makers from government, industry and diplomatic community. Hon’ble Shri Sudhakar S. Kini, Chief Architect, Sulabh, presented his experience and observations in sanitation sector having been associated with the largest NGO for nearly four decades.

The sessions were learning - oriented and meaningful for the students in terms of their exposure to corporate culture and administrative functions.  The event provided a unique opportunity of interaction to participants at both national and global levels.

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12-12-22

International Corporate Talk on “Role of Leadership and Group Dynamics in VUCA world”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a virtual International Corporate Talk on the topic “Role of Leadership and Group Dynamics in VUCA World” for the students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch on December 12, 2022.

Expert for the session was Dr. Godfrey Mpundu Sekula, Project Director, Kabwe Diocese, Researcher, Rock View University, Lusaka, Zambia.

Dr. Godfrey started the session by giving insights into the VUCA world. He talked about the ways the dynamics of world hours changed during COVID 19. Natural disasters and climate change are also matters of grave concern which lead to uncertainty in the contemporary business environment. To meet the need of this complex environment, future managers need to be more proactive, adaptable, risk mitigators and focused. He further said that it is the need of the hour for managers to know how to make maximum utilization of scarce resources within the organizations. He further explained that not only business houses, but Government Organizations also need to investigate VUCA aspects. Further he explained the meaning of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity and how these dimensions affect the environment but on a positive note he also shared remedies to cope up in VUCA world. He elaborated on how effective leadership helps business organizations to be successful in the contemporary world.  He familiarized the students with various leadership concepts, theories and styles.  Lastly   he beautifully illustrated the example of former President of USA, Barack Obama as a successful leader.

It was a very insightful session and all the students participated with enthusiasm and zeal. The faculty members Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, Dr. Namita Mishra also joined the talk. The corporate talk was coordinated by Dr. Shkiha Arora.

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