News & Events

19-07-23

Session on “Expectations from the PGDM program" and “Management Lessons from a Movie” for PGDM 2023-25 batch.

I.T.S School of Management organized a session on “Expectations from the PGDM Program” and “Management Lessons from a Movie” for PGDM 2023-25 batch during “ASPIRATIONS 2023”, Orientation Programme on 19th July, 2023.

 

The students enlisted their personal, professional and team expectations and highlighted about what they imagine the course would help them to achieve. It was fascinating to experience the level of awareness and clarity of thought the participants had. They understood the importance of skill- development and personality enhancement to incur the best return on their investment. The session was conducted by Dr. Anusha Agrawal and Dr. Shikha Arora who answered students queries and delivered information about the various opportunities offered to them under the PGDM program which will assist in satisfying their personal, professional institutions’ overall expectations.

The session was conducted by Dr. Mayank Sharma and Prof. Yachna Malhotra. The best and the most stimulating part of the day was the session on “Management Lessons from a movie”. The session was about teaching some important values and teachings from engaging movies. It was highlighted that the process of discussing and coming on a movie- name was an important activity to focus on as the outcome would cast a projection about how the team want to be perceived by others. The entire activity stimulated the brains of the students and provided them  food for thought about themselves, their personality, their future aspirations and last but not the least management principles and skills required to excel in the dynamic corporate world.

The students participated in an engaging and highly interactive session.

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18-07-23

Inaugural session of ASPIRATIONS – 2023, Orientation Programme for PGDM 2023-25 Batch

I.T.S School of Management, Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad is organizing ASPIRATIONS 2023, a two-week Orientation Programme to welcome its 28th batch of PGDM 2023-25 from July 17th – 28th, 2023. The Inaugural session held on July 18th, 2023 was graced by the industry stalwarts and corporate veterans from various sectors.

The session saw the illustrious presence of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman ITS - The Education Group who welcomed and exhorted the new batch students to develop foresight and vision towards their academic and professional goals. He guided the students towards creating a spark in themselves and raise the bar in whatever they do.

Mr. Surinder Sood, Director-PR I.T.S-The Education Group shared how Indian people are progressing across the world in all spheres. He further emphasized on acquiring 21st century skills.

Dr. Timira Shukla, Director welcomed all the eminent guests and students for the session. Dr Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson-PGDM gave a brief overview of the two-week orientation programme.

Chief Guest of the day, Mr. Sachin Phansikar, Chief Operating Officer – Business Standard in his address guided students to work relentlessly towards pursuit of excellence by focusing on perseverance, determination and goal clarity. He shared, how innovation is the lifeblood of a successful organization.

Guest of Honour, Mr. Sharad Sachdeva, Head Commercial – Non Aero, Noida International Airport discussed about how to manage the conflict between the mind and heart. He focused upon creating a purpose in life and create passion from within as it can’t be generated from outside.

Guest of Honour, Mr. Munish Pandhi, Associate Director – Health and Public Services, Accenture talked about how the Gen-Z need to fight with irrelevance as the skills are becoming obsolete every day. He guided students to focus on new emergent fields and try to inculcate differentiation as a strategy to sustain and excel.

The session was very interactive and engaging.  It give an opportunity to budding managers to broaden their horizons. 

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18-07-23

The Familiarization and Icebreaking Session for PGDM 2023-25 batch

I.T.S School of Management, Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized the familiarization session during ASPIRATIONS 2023, for  28th batch of PGDM 2023-25 on 18th July, 2023

to provide an overview of the PGDM program, highlight the key aspects of the Institute's infrastructure, and introduce various departments and services crucial for the students' academic journey and future career prospects. A brief profile of each faculty member was shared, highlighting their qualifications, research interests, and industry experience.

Later an “Icebreaking Session” was conducted for the students  by Dr. Shikha Arora, Prof. Yachna Malhotra, Dr. D K Pandey and Dr. Shailendra Dube. Objective of the session was to make the participants comfortable at I.T.S campus and become familiar with each other. Three rounds of introduction were conducted in small groups of 8-10 members each. Than  groups were assigned for “Tower Building Activity using colourful balloons”. The objective was to enhance communication in the group and team building.  Students thoroughly enjoyed the session. 

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12-07-23

MDP on "Leadership and Team Building”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad conducted two days Management Development Program on “Leadership and Team Building” for the Faculty Doctors of I.T.S Dental Murad Nagar Campus. Mr. Rakesh Seth, Dr. Shikha Arora and Prof. Yachna Malhotra were the resource persons for the MDP.

The Inaugural ceremony had a benign beginning with the lamp lighting followed by the welcome address of Dr.Timira Shukla - Director I.T.S. School of Management. After that Dr. V.N. Bajpai-Director I.T.S Ghaziabad sensitized the participants about the emergence of leadership concept by taking examples from mythology.  Prof. Yachna Malhotra discussed about the different styles of leadership and help the participants to assess their leadership style through a self -inventory questionnaire. Mr.Rakesh Seth discussed about the leadership in current and corporate context and discussed with participants about the conflict management strategies with the help of video examples.

In the post lunch session Dr. Shikha Arora addressed the participants about Emotional Intelligence and help them to be self- aware about their own emotional quotient and how it differentiates them from other leaders in the organization.

On the second day of MDP (12th July,2023) Prof. Yachna Malhotra started the session by discussing the importance of Interpersonal Communication with the help of Johari window and helped the participants to create their own profiles using Johari window questionnaire.

Dr. Shikha Arora discussed with the participants about Group dynamics and collaboration by taking up the activity “Desert Survival”.

Post Lunch session was conducted by Mr. Rakesh Seth in which he emphasized as to how you motivate your teams for peak performances and then how to achieve synergy in teams.

Towards the end of second day the valedictory session was conducted by Dr. D.K. Pandey in the benign presence of Mr. Bhushan Arora-Secretary I.T.S The Education Group, Sh. Surinder Sood-Director PR I.T.S The Education Group, Dr.Timira Shukla, Dr. V.N. Bajpai ,Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey-Director I.T. & UG and all the three resource persons of the MDP.

The participants shared their brief feedback and take away with all the dignitaries present. The program received a great appreciation and sparked a great enthusiasm among the participants as they were overwhelmed by the different results and activities being conducted during these 2-days of MDP. At the end participants were provided with participation certificates and all the resource persons were facilitated with a plaque as a token of appreciation and recognition of efforts put in during the days of MDP program.

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30-06-23

Staff Development Program on The Power of Positivity: Cultivating a Winning Mindset in the Workplace

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a “Staff Development Program” on “The Power of Positivity: Cultivating a Winning Mindset in the Workplace” on 30th June 2023.

 

The objective of this SDP was to make the participants understand the importance of winning mindset and positive attitude for self and organizational growth.

Director, Dr. Timira Shukla welcomed all the staff members, appreciated their work and encouraged them to attend this valuable session for further enhancing their team working skills and develop a winning attitude.

Resource persons for the program, Dr. Shikha Arora and Prof. Yachna Malhotra conducted various innovative activities to train the staff on Positive thinking and growth mindset.

An ice-breaking session was conducted initially to help everyone connect with each other. During this session, participants introduced themselves and shared their feelings of gratitude towards various things and events in their lives.

The training comprised of a combination of slide shows and engaging activities aimed at sensitizing the staff members to understand and develop a winning mindset through self-exploration, demonstrate a positive attitude in the workplace, and comprehend group dynamics and team-building skills.

Activities such as, Minefield for developing trust, interpersonal communication and team building were conducted to help participants understand and demonstrate the importance of these aspects. A total of 16 staff members actively participated in the program and thoroughly enjoyed the session.

The outputs and experiences they had during the program overwhelmed the participants, making the session interesting and enjoyable for all.

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24-06-23

Faculty Participation in EDP campus Immersion workshop at IIM Kashipur

Prof. (Dr.) Anusha Agrawal and Prof (Dr.) Namita Mishra, faculty of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad have participated in a two-day Campus Immersion workshop for “Financial Data Analytics, batch 7, scheduled on June 24 & 25, 2023.

 

Dr. Dilip Kumar, Faculty in Finance Area, IIM Kashipur resource person of the workshop, focused on conceptual aspects followed by hands-on exposure on various models of financial analytics. On day 1 Project evaluation financial Analytics  (including Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Payback period), Single and Multiple Linear Regression, Modelling and Prediction, Logistic Regression (Predictive Regression), Decision tree analysis topics were covered and on day two Time Series Regression (AR, MA and ARMA modelling) and GARCH model topics were covered .

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21-06-23

Celebration of International Yoga Day at I.T.S Ghaziabad

Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad celebrated "International Yoga Day" with Faculty, Staff and Students on 21st June, 2023.

During the celebration renowned Hatha Yoga & Meditation Teacher  Yogi Ankit Kumar and Yoga instructor Yogi Aman Kumar were present to demonstrate and guide the participants in performing various yoga exercises and exploring the benefits of such sessions as a part of our way of life.

Session started with lamp lightning ceremony. Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director- IT & UG Campus and  Dr. V.N. Bajpai, Director extended a warm welcome to both the Yoga  experts.

In his initial briefing, Yogi Ankit Kumar defined Yoga as a holistic approach that has numerous benefits for physical and mental health. He emphasized on promoting healthy lifestyle practices, such as eating a balanced diet and staying physically active

Yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions were conducted, to help participants in reducing stress and promoting relaxation including some of the yoga exercises like; Pranayam, Gomukh Asan, Chakrasana, Kapalbhati, Tadasan etc. under the guidance of the experts.

The celebration of this day highlights the importance of yoga, a centuries-old tradition that has gained immense popularity worldwide in promoting health & well-being, fostering unity and promoting peace and harmony. 

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30-05-23

International Educational tour 2023 to UAE (Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi)

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an International Educational Tour to UAE (DUBAI, SHARJAH and ABU DHABI)  FOR  PGDM (2022-24) batch.
 

Students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch along with Dr Sanjeev Tandon, Prof Amit Sharma & Prof Shilpi Rana on the flight to UAE tour (Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi) in three different groups on 24th, 25th and 26th May, 2023. Group 1 landed at Sharjah Airport & Group 2 & 3 landed at Dubai airport early in the morning.

After checking out from airport, they first proceeded for a city tour of Sharjah covering tourist attraction like Sharjah Corniche, King Faisal Mosque, Fish market Islamic Art Museum .

In the evening, the group visited the Dhow Cruise. The cruise was an exhilarating experience with ethnic cultural beauty in the form of dance shows, magic, and lip-smaking Arabic cruise for dinner.

The day ended on a very beautiful note with the enjoyment of the Arabic culture, and the group came back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: The day was spent in exploring the Dubai City tour. The students went for Burj Al Arab, Sheikh Palace, Palm Beach, Atlantis Hotel surrounding etc.

Away from the glittering of Dubai city life the evening for the students was an unforgettable & joyful experience of Desert Safari including exhilarating dune drives in Land cruisers.

The feeling of sand dune bashing cannot be described in mere words. It is indeed a 'bucket list' sport. After the exciting experience of desert safari, the group was welcomed in a camp setting for barbecue dinner and some fun, dancing, musical and cultural performances which are symbolic of the Arabic culture.

Dubai desert safari in the surrounding sandy desert was a thrilling and electrifying experience.

Day 3: The UAE started with a visit to the KHK STEEL INDUSTRIES LLC (A Taurani Holdings Group Company) by two groups. The head of operations, Mr Shyam Nair described about the various facet of business. In three groups a visit of the production unit was facilitated by 3 senior managers. Various processes of converting the raw material to wires & bars was detailed. Group 3 visited DUCAST Factory LLC where they learn about different Moulding Systems (Green Sand, No-Bake & Shell Sand), Melting furnaces (2 Medium Frequency Furnaces and 1 High Frequency Furnace Heat Treatment Furnaces).

This was followed by a visit to American University in the Emirates (AUE.). The Director elaborated various programs of AUE. Two workshops on leadership and sustainable business practices in UAE were organised. The university officials elaborated on the various opportunities in Dubai and the students visited various departments and the library of the university. This was followed by a lavish lunch.

The tour also had a stop at the Central Souk, also known as Gold Souk or Blue Souk. The student visited Dubai Mall in which they enjoy the Musical Fountain show. The day ended with a long walk at Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Road famously called as JBR Road and a lavish dinner at the Vista City Hotel, Bur Dubai.

Day 4: the UAE trip included a visit to Abu Dhabi where students witnessed the jaw-dropping beauty of Sheikh Zayed Mosque and the Ferrari World. Beauty of the mosque was beyond words with decorated walls, sky touching tombs and matchless architecture. Thereafter the students visited the most awaited Ferrari World witnessing the real Ferrari cars with the audible sighs later students were taken to wholesale dates market for shopping.

At last it was time to finally board the flight back to India and students returned with countless stories and experience of the International Educational tour to UAE.. They were feeling proud of being a student of I.T.S School of Management  that gave them this lovely chance to explore UAE with the best of stay, facilities and the amazing experiences..

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27-05-23

Faculty Member attended a workshop on Self Transformation through Mind Management

Dr. Vivek Pachauri and Dr. Indraneel Mandal from I.T.S Ghaziabad attended a workshop on Self Transformation through Mind Management on May 27, 2023

 

 at AKGIM, Ghaziabad. The workshop was organized by GMA. The objective of the workshop was to make the participants aware about how to manage one's mind which helps  individuals explore their “unlock immense untapped potential and enabled them to lead more enriched lives with a firm commitment towards true upliftment of 'the self”. The workshop mainly focused on the Life Transformation Program with the following take away and significant benefits.

At the Life Transformation Program, the facilitator helped participants to embark on the journey to grow from within, and discover the universal principles behind creating a life filled with peace and joy.

The resource person Dr. Pradeep Saxena of Hens Berger Centre for Mind Management & Growth, Lucknow is MBA and Ph.D in Business Administration from Lucknow University, with a vast 28 years of work experience in the government and prestigious private sectors enterprises such as U.P. Electronics Corporation, Reliance Communications, ESSAR India, Birla Group of companies at senior positions.

It was a very awe-inspiring workshop with free and fair exchange of thoughts for all the participants.  Many of the participants had specific queries relating to this vast area, which were adequately handled by the dignitaries. It was an enriching experience to hear from experts that mind is the singular most important factor determining the quality of our life. It has the potential of being our greatest comrade or our worst adversary.

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26-05-23

Dr. Rajeev Johari attended 2nd FICCI INDUSTRY ACADEMIA CONFERENCE 2023

Dr. Rajeev Johari, I.T.S. School of Management, Ghaziabad attended the conference on "Leveraging Synergies: Industry-Academia Partnership for Education & Research” on        26th  May 2023 at FICCI Federation House, New Delhi.

The discussion of the conference was based on the following themes;

·         Decoding Industry-Academia partnership for Research and Innovation

·         Digital Transformation of Higher Education: Industry – Academia partnership for Online Learning and Teaching

·         Bridging the Classroom-Industry Divide: Industry – Academia partnership for Empowering Students with Real – world Learning

The conference featured distinguished speakers and delegates from industry and academia. The discussion was based on the above themes with healthy interaction between delegates and experts on research, innovation, startup, ecosystem, NEP 2020, partnerships between industry and academia on skill based and technology based inputs. 

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