WYSIWYG 2023 – Annual Management Fest
I. T. S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized the 16th edition of the Annual Management Fest – WYSIWYG on May 12, 2023.
The day long cultural extravaganza attracted more than 400 participants from 50 Institutes across Delhi-NCR.The event commenced with the ceremonial lamp lighting and the welcome address of Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Director, Institute of Technology & Science. He highlighted the achievements of the previous editions of WYSIWYG and welcomed all the participants and the dignitaries to celebrate the vibrant diversity of our campus community and showcase the rich tapestry of cultures that make us unique.
Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR) , I.T.S The Education Group, in his address encouraged all the participants and reminded of the power of youth community and the importance of coming together to celebrate our accomplishments in the form of fests like WYSIWYG.
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Convener of the event presented the overview of the program. The inaugural ceremony was embellished with beautiful performances by the students. The Group dance performance on Yoga theme by the students of Parivartan- The CSR Club of I.T.S mesmerized the audience.
1st Position: Akanksha Kumari & Aakansha, I.T.S, UG Campus
2nd Position: Khushi Singh & Harshit Kumar I.T.S, UG Campus
1st Position: Team YNOTS, JIMS Rohini
2nd Position: Team TSLS, MMH College, Ghaziabad
1st Position: Team VIVRAN, VIPS, Delhi
2nd Position: Team ITS, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar
1st Position: Sakshi Pal & Ishika Malik, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar
2nd Position: Shristy& Nitish Gupta, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar
1st Position: Shashi raj, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar
2nd Position: Kunal Singh, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar
1st Position: Shikhar Mishra & Neeti Tyagi, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar
2nd Position: Gyanesh Maurya & Dev Kumar Prasad, I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, , ,
Workshop on “Communication Skills for Sales Strategies” for PGDM Students.
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised a workshop on “Communication Skills for Sales Strategies” for the PGDM (2022-24) batch from 13th April – 10th May 2023 by Mr. Gaurav Malik, Chief Strategy officer Succesive Technologies Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Gaurav Malikintroduced the Effective Communication Framework – Listen, Think, Speak/Write, Non Verbal, Communication with people in various scenarios and especially around sales strategies – how to apply in corporate work. Workshop helped the students to learn how to engage in dialogue, remain curious, and align your communication to specific goals. Students practiced meaningful communication from one-on-one meetings, to group discussions, and virtual meetings and presentations. Understanding of Sales Funnel and Sales Mind map really helped students to overcame their sales and target myth.
The workshop concluded with students group presentation assessments scheduled on 9th and 10th May, 2023 respectively., , ,
PARICHARCHA 2.0 (Student Led Panel Discussion) by Communication Lab – The Speakers Forum
I.T.S School of Management has introduced Communication Lab as a new module for the PGDM participants to enhance their oral communication skills. The purpose of the lab is to impart communication skills in a more practical way to the participants. In the same series of activities of Communication Lab (The Speakers Forum), organized “PARICHARCHA-2.0” (A Student Led Panel Discussion) for PGDM batch 2022-24 on 9th May, 2023 in association with Pearson India.
The aim of the discussion is to spark conversation between a group of experts from business, politics and thought leaders. The objective of the activity was to make participants enhance their conversational skills and to make them socially aware about the current affairs of the world. In total 15 groups participated and presented their views in form of panel discussion on different topics like Union Budget-2023, Future of E- Vehicles, EV Adoption In India, Social Media Polarizing Society, Effect of Climate Change on Indian Economy, Impact of Ukraine and Russian war on Indian economy, Crypto currency, Evolution of Digital India, Sri Lanka Crisis, Bio war and Bio weapon..
Each group has to appoint a moderator, news reporter along with a team of panelist from different sections of the society. All the students represented well with a tinge of humor and entertainment. The discussions were further sparked with the firing questions from the audience and the news reporters being appointed by the group. The other interesting element of the activity was that it gave opportunity to the students to experience the hybrid corporate culture, by providing the option of online participation to two participants only in group. This practice gave students a platform to understand the hybrid style of working and be more competent with virtual communication and net etiquettes.
It was indeed an interactive session. Everyone enjoyed it and appreciated the activities of Communication Lab as it helped the students to gain confidence and improvise their oratory skills.
All the winners were rewarded with Trophies, Individual medals and Certificate of Appreciation by PGP Chairperson- Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Faculty Convener Prof. Yachna Malhotra and esteemed judges - Prof. Mayank Sharma and Prof. Vivek Pachauri.
The Winners of the activity were:
Winners of Sponsored Jury Award (Amazon Gift Voucher worth Rs. 1100/-) as given by Pearson Educational Services Pvt Ltd.
To top three best Performers of Paricharcha 2.0
Panelist No 1- Anuj Kohli
Panelist No 2- Ms. Sundari Tomar
Panelist No 3- Mr. Nitish Parashar
Best Moderator of Paricharcha 2.0
Ist Position - Ms. Rishika Pandey
IInd Position – Ms. Priya Arora
IIIrd Position – Ms. Shrishti Srivastava
Best News Reporter of Paricharcha 2.0
Ist Position - Ms. Udita Rastogi
IInd Position - Ms. Vani Gaur
IIIrd Position – Ms. Anjali Sharma
Best Panelist of Paricharcha 2.0
Ist Position - Mr. Rahul Sharma
IInd Position –Ms. Priya Kumari
IIIrd Position – Ms.Astha Tiwari
Best Dressed Male of Paricharcha 2.0 – Mr. Rahul Ojha
Best Dressed Female of Paricharcha 2.0 – Ms. Tanzil Verma
Top Three Best Performing Groups
First Best Group Panel Discussion- Group- 3
Second Best Group Panel Discussion Group- Group- 13
Third Best Group Panel Discussion Group- Group- 6
The top performers of all the three trimesters of Communication Lab were also rewarded at the end of the program., , ,
Guest Lecture on “Understanding Go-To-Market strategies for boosting market growth” for PGDM (2022-24) Batch
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad never misses to provide new industry preaching’s to add-on to the learning of its students. A guest lecture on “Understanding Go-To-Market strategies for boosting market growth” for PGDM (2022-24) Batch by Mr. Harsh Vardhan Sharma, National Sales Head – Venus Home Appliances on Tuesday, 9th May 2023.
Mr. Harsh Vardhan was welcomed by Dr. Anusha Agrawal, Program Chairperson-PGDM and Dr. Mayank Sharma, Assistant Professor – Marketing. The expert resource wasMr. Harsh Vardhan Sharma, National Sales Head – Venus Home Appliances. Mr. Sharma is an industry veteran having about 25 years of vast experience in the field of distribution and channel management.He worked with organizations like Avery India Ltd, Orient bell Ceramics Ltd, Hafele India P. Ltd., Usha International Ltd. He is a passionate sales and motivational trainer. He has engaged in conducting high impact programmes on Sales, Distribution, Time Management, Emotional Intelligence and Life skills.
Mr. Sharma briefedthe students about the meaning and implications of Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain Management in industry,GTM Strategies i.e.,its key components, how it is made to work in an efficient manner, how the product is made and how it reaches to the ultimate customers. He also shared upon the Long Arm Salesmen (LASM),Frontline Salesmen (FLSP), Territory Sales Incharge -TSI, Primary & Secondary Billing, A/B/C/D grade outlets, Retail Outlet Universe, Key Outlet ManagementHe also elaborated on how supply chain & organization chain shall be coordinated to achieve magnificent results and successfully logistic & demand planning. It was followed by an extended question and answers session where-in students go their doubts answered by the expert.
Dr. Anusha Agarwal gave plaque & gift to Mr. Sharma and thanked him for his presence and sharing his enriching experience to the students., , ,
Workshop on “Financial Well Being: A Gateway of Happiness”
I.T.S School of Management organized a guest lecture on “Financial Well Being: A Gateway of Happiness” for PGDM (2022-24) batch on 8th May 2023.
The session was initiated by Dr. Neelam Tandon, Founder & Managing Director of Wellbeing Shiksha Foundation, Ms. Sucharita Dwivedi, Ex- General Manager from Punjab National Bank, Mr. Samir Kumar, Ex- General Manager SIDBI and by Prof. Deepak Tandon, Professor in Finance and Accounting at International Management Institute, New Delhi. Dr Anusha Agrawal, Chairperson PGDM programme I.T.S School of management welcomed the speakers.
Dr. Neelam Tandon started the lecture with a brief introduction to Financial Well Being. She covered different financial situations and money choices that provides individual with security and freedom of choice.
Ms Sucharita Dwivedi has explained the recurring deposit schemes. Further, shesaid how it often provides flexibility and ease of investments to users/individuals.
Mr Samir Kumar focused on How and when to save. He has covered the concepts of earning, saving and investment, borrowing and protecting the future.
Prof. Deepak Tandon has explained the importance of financial well-being and its requirement for success.
It Was an Interactive session as students asked their quires. The Guest speakers were facilitated with memento by Dr Anusha Agrawal, Chairperson PGDM, , ,
Guest Lecture on Capital Market Investment and Depositories for PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management organized a guest lecture on “Capital Market Investment and Depositories” for PGDM 2022-24, batch on 8th May 2023.
The session was initiated by Dr. Shikha Gupta, is a recognised Resource Person of Central Depositories Services India Ltd. (CDSL) and Ms. Karishma Makkar, Assistant Manager, in the investor service Department at Micro & Small Enterprise (MSE).
Dr Anusha Agrawal, Chairperson PGDM programme I.T.S School of management welcomed the speaker.
Dr. Shikha Gupta started the lecture with a brief introduction to investment planning & Depository Services. She has covered the need for Saving, inflation and investing, financial planning & investment planning, mutual funds as an important vehicle for investment, introduction to capital market, Do’s & Don'ts before trading, capital market, and money market Investment, further, she has explained about the demat account opening and trading.
Ms. Karishma Makkar has explained about safe and secured investment. Discussed a few tips to take as adequate precautions to ensure the funds are safe and earn desired returns on Investment.
It Was an Interactive session as students asked their quires. The Guest speakers was facilitated with memento by Dr Anusha Agrawal, chairperson PGDM, , ,
PGDM students attended Assocham India Tourism Conference 2023
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a visit of 4 students and two faculty members from PGDM Batch (2022-24) at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi for the Assocham India Tourism Conference 2023 on the theme “$1 Trillion Tourism Economy – Technology as an enabler”.
The students are Brajesh Roy, Shobit Agrahari, Khushi Chachra and Anupam Shaw. The Students were accompanied by Dr. Anusha Agarwal and Prof. Yachna Malhotra.
The conference started with registration and high-tea followed by Inaugural Session in which Shri Deepak Sood, Secretary General ASSOCHAM gave opening remarks which was followed by a welcome address by Shri Ajay Singh, President, ASSOCHAM & CMD, Spicejet. The keynote address was given by Shri Alfred F. Kelly Jr, Executive Chairman, Visa Inc., in which he mentions how India tourism industry will continue to grow. He also mentioned that spending money in tourism will help us seek new opportunities in future and that Shimla has become a very liked place among tourist because of its hand crafted items.
The Guest of honour, Shri Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa, mentioned that Visa is very big driver in Indian tourism sector. He also mentioned that 46% of the real time digital payment in the world is done by Indian whereas 113 countries still do not have digital payment access.
The Inaugural Session was followed by panel discussion on the topic India’s Tourism towards seamless, contactless, and frictionless; creative digital economy, digital payment and leveraging digital technologies for next generation tourism services.
In the Panel discussion the panelist discussed about medical industry; Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and national adventure tourism and its security issues and Sustainable future and role of startups and how the Government support the startups. The distinguished speakers included:
· Sh. VinodZutshi, IAS, Former Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India
· Sh.Pragyal Singh, Partner, Consulting Services, EY India.
· Sh. Mohit Gupta, Chief Operating Officer, PayU, Payments India
· Sh. Aashish Gupta, Federation of Associations in India Tourism and Hospitality
· Sh. Alfred F. Kelly Jr, Executive Chairman, Visa Inc.
After the end of the panel discussion, students asked questions about Eco-tourism in India and Augmented reality in promoting tourism virtually.
At the end all the eminent speakers were presented plaque as token of gratitude and respect. The conference provided a great learning experience and networking opportunities for both faculty and students., , ,
Prof. Timira Shukla invited as an speaker in IIEE-ASMA Education Innovation Summit 2023
Prof. Timira Shukla, Director, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad was invited as an esteemed speaker for round table in IIEE-ASMA Education Innovation Summit 2023 held on 29th April 2023 in Greater Noida.
The main purpose of the IIEE-ASMA Education Innovation Summit 2023 organized by Sparsh Global Business School was to explore the future of Higher Education – its transformation and scope, and delving into discussions to help stakeholders navigate the future.
The inaugural session on the theme- Revisiting the purpose and vision of higher education: An imperative for a paradigm shift witnessed a stellar gathering of education leaders, that included:
1. Dr. Bharat Bhaskar - Director, IIM Ahmedabad
2. Prof. BhimrayaMetri - Director, IIM Nagpur
3. Dr. HarivanshChaturvedi - Director, BIMTECH
4. Prof. Chandan Chowdhury - Associate Dean, ISB Mohali
Mr. Rahul Jain, MD InnoServ Group delivered the welcome address. The Guest of Honour, Prof. HarivanshChaturvedi- Director BIMTECH elaborated on NEP2020 and articulated that every higher education institution needs quality students and quality faculty. The Guest of Honour- Prof. Bhimaraya Metri- Director IIM Nagpur elaborated on the need and significance of IKS ( Indian Knowledge System) and rebooting the B-School curriculum.. He also emphasized the need to develop an Institutional Development Plan as a roadmap for realizing the vision. The keynote speaker, Prof. Bharat Bhaskar- Director IIM Ahmedabad spoke eloquently about democratization of higher education and informed that IIMA has launched an online course for certain areas that can be accessed by all for learning.
Dr. Amit Andre, CEO, the Data Tech Labs showed an audio-visual presentation on ‘Transformation with AI and Metaverse.
This was followed by Round Table Discussion which was moderated by Prof. Harivansh Chaturvedi- Director BIMTECH. Prof. Bhimaraya Metri- Director IIM Nagpur addressed the august gathering about the importance of upskilling by faculty and emphasized that ‘unlearning and learning’ is an important driver of growth. The other speakers included:
Other eminent speakers are:
Dr. Chandan Chowdhury Associate Dean - ISB, Mohali
Mr. Jitin Chawla Founder and Director - Centre for Career Development
Dr. Vishal Talwar Director - IMT, Ghaziabad
Mr. Vivek Suneja Dean - FMS, Delhi
Dr. Vandana Arora Sethi Director - Lloyd Institute of Management
Dr. Jayanthi Ranjan Director, Business School - Sharda University
Dr. Rajeshwari Narendran Director - NTPC Business School
Dr. Taruna Gautam Vice Chancellor - IILM University, , ,
Participation as a technical session chair in the International Conference
Dr. Anusha Agarwal, I.T.S School of Management, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad has been invited by Jaipuria Institute of Management, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad
to chair a technical session in the International Conference on “Financial Innovation for Sustainable Development” on 29th April, 2023
The theme of the conference was “Role of Sustainable Development Goals in Business and Economic Transformation”. The objective of the conference was to provide a common platform for researchers from the Academia as well as the Industry to discuss and present their research work by providing an opportunity for collaboration among them. Various research papers on the above mentioned theme were presented in the conference. The papers were presented by academicians, Research scholars, and Executives from industry in different areas from different parts of the Country. Overall the session was more on the research papers dealing with real problems and scenario in multidisciplinary areas. It was a rich learning opportunity for the participants and all. The interactive nature of the session further added great learning. The feedback was given to the participants on one to one basis along with suggestions for continuing their research in their area of interest.
At last the concluding remark and best wishes was given to all participants for their research in future. Overall the experience was enriching and overwhelming., , ,
International Conference- 2023 on “ Innovations, Agility and Sustainability in Global Business Environment”.
I.T.S Ghaziabad organized International Conference- 2023 on the theme of “ Innovations, Agility and Sustainability in Global Business Environment” on 28th and 29th April 2023.
The conference had an enlightening inaugural session followed by four technical session and two online Plenary session accompanied by global eminent speakers from France, Philippines, USA, Peru & UK. It was organized on two subsequent days, i.e. on 28- 29 April, 2023.
The event commenced with the virtual invocation of Goddess Saraswati. Prof. (Dr.) V.N. Bajpai, Director- I.T.S Ghaziabad warmly welcomed all the eminent speakers and shared his valuable insights on the focal theme with the audience. An overview of the conference and introduction of the theme was given by Conference Convener, Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha.
The inaugural session was graced by honorable Chief Guest Lt Gen A. K. Singh, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM (Retd),Former Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Additional Administration of Puducherry) Sainik Farms, Delhi. He deliberated on the unique aspects of leadership in a VUCA world. HE alluded that corporartes could benefit from employing a model that focuses on life and death decisions without limiting itself to simple profit and loss evaluations.
Guest of Honor Prof. S. K. Jain, Former Vice Chancellor, Sri Mata Vaishno Devi , University , Jammu, traced the development of innovation ni various fields, pointing out how the decreasing life cycles are having major implications for companies as well as consumers and & Dr. Ravi Shankar, Professor, IIT Delhi invoked the concept of Triple Bottom Line stressing on the need to achieve the parallel objectives of economic growth, social benefit and environmental protection.
During the Panel Session-1, participants got enriched on the theme “Sustainability of Business in Volatile global Business Environment” by professors from IIM-A, IIM-I, IIM-K,IIM-Kashipur & others . The conference witnessed international Panel Session-2 on theme “Innovations , Agility and Sustainability in Global Business Environment” with academic luminaries from the USA, England, Vietnam, Romania and Peru.
For Panel- Session-1 , following were the expert speakers :
1. Dr. V. K. Gupta, Professor (Finance), IIM Indore
2. Dr. G. Sridhar, Professor (Marketing), IIM Kozikode
3. Dr. K M Baharul Islam,Professor and Area Chair (Communication)Chair, Centre of Excellence in Public Policy and Government, IIM Kashipur
4. Dr. Piyush Sinha, Professor,IIM Ahmedabad
5. Sh. Ravi Ranjan Mishra, Director,(Advisory Services),IFCI Government of India, N Delhi
6. Dr. Suman Pathak, Professor, MATS Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Banglore
The session was moderated by Sh. Ravi Ranjan Mishra, Director( Advisiory Services) , Govt. of India.
For Panel Session-2, following renowned Experts deliberated on the given theme-
· Prof. Justin Paul, Professor, University of PR, San Jaun, PR, USA, Distinguished Scholar,IIM Kerala,Editor in Chief- International Journal of Consumer Studies, Editor- EMR, AE-EMJ & Top Journals
· Dr Tran Thi Hong Ngoc,Head of Department of Natural Resources and Environment Management, An Giang University, Vietnam,
· Prof. Alex Tabarrok, George Mension University, Fairfax, Virginia
· David Wittenberg,ISME College of Management and Entrepreneurship, Mumbai, Visiting Professor at USA, UK and South East Asian Countries
· Adriana Burlea-Schiopoiu, Professor, University of Craiova, Romania
· Prof. Ivan Ivan Muniz Rothgiesser, Director ACCEDU, Universidad Andres Bell, Peru
· Dr. Nikkie Grover, CEO NG EDUWISER PVT LTD, India, Dubai, Singapore, Canada
The International Conference witnessed 4 tracks of presentation for 2 subsequent days. The heartening feature of the conference was substantial participation and presentation of academicians, researchers and business professionals with thought provoking concepts and ideas on the Focal theme in diverse areas of Management and Information Technology.
The International Conference-2023 was thus concluded with the Valedictory session presided by eminent guest Sh. Bhagirath Singh, Vice Chancellor Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay, Shekhawati Univ, Sikar, Rajasthan and declaration of best paper award of all tracks and felicitation to awardees with certificate and trophy. Prof. (Dr.) V N Bajpai presented virtual plaques to all the eminent guests as a token of gratitude., , ,