PGDM participants participated in Business Quiz
PGDM First Year Participants (2021-23 Batch) of I.T.S School of Management participated in an Inter-Institute Online Business Quiz Competition organized by Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Professional
Studies (BCIPS) using Google Meet Platform on Friday 10th December 2021 in which a total of 8 teams consisting of two members per team participated. All the teams participated enthusiastically.
The session went live on YouTube as well where a number of students witnessed the event.
In the nail-biting Quiz, IInd Position was bagged by Team of I.T.S School of Management comprising of Surendra Srivastava & Aryan Porwal of PGDM I Year., ,
PGDM students attended FICCI: Tech Thought Leadership Session on Economic Impact of Encryption in India
The online session of FICCI on “Tech Thought Leadership Session on Economic Impact of Encryption in India” was held on 7 Dec, 2021
from 2:00PM to 3:15PM. It was attended by PGDM 21-23 batch participants, namely Rima Singh, Komal Keshri, Sakshi Srivastav, Divya Bharti, Priya Pathak, Rupali Bhardwaj, Manvi Agarwal, Vishal Kr. Chaurasiya, Ishvi Chaudhary and Ajit Kr. Singh.
The session started with the welcome address by Ms. Jyoti Vij, Deputy Secretary General, FICCI. After that, Mr. Rajnesh D Singh, Regional Vice President - Asia - Pacific, ISOC gave opening remarks on Digital economy and Encryption with security along with security dimensions i.e., Protection, Battling and Cybercrime. Then Ms. Neeti Biyani, Policy and Advocacy Manager, ISOC gave remarks on "Overview of the encryption debate". She explained about Inflation technology followed by RBI. Then Dr. George Barker, Director law and Economics consulting associates addressed the participants with his presentation on " The Economic Impact of Laws that Weaken Encryption". He also reviewed impact of Australian Encryption Law(TOLA). Question & Answers were taken by Mr. William Lehr, Consulting Director, Law and Economics Consulting Associates. Questions were related to implication of Encryption, Negative impact of Cybercrime, impact of policy and importance of cost benefit studies. The session ended by the closing remarks by Ms. Noelle Francesca De Guzman, Senior Advisor, Policy and External Engagement, ISOC., , ,
23rd Convocation Ceremony for PGDM (2018-20) & (2019-21) batches
Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad hosted it’s 23rd Convocation Ceremony for PGDM (2018-20) & (2019-21) batches on 5th December, 2021.
Convocation ceremony was inaugurated with Ceremonial Lamp Lighting by the dignitaries including-
- Distinguished Guest, General V.K. Singh (Retd), Honourable Minister of State, Road Transport and Highways & Civil Aviation, Govt. of India,
- Guest of Honour, Dr.Bhimaraya Metri, Director- IIM Nagpur
- Guest of Honour, Mr. Sanjeev Kr. Asthana, Chief Executive Officer, Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd.
- Dr. R.P. Chadha, Chairman - The I.T.S Education Group Chairman
- Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman - I.T.S -The Education Group
- Dr. D, K. Agrawal, Director
Special Guest Dr. Kiran Bedi, Former Lieutenant Governor Puducherry and First Women IPS Officer of India joined the Convocation ceremony virtually. She has been extended a warm welcome by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman of I.T.S The Education Group. She interacted with Diploma Awardees and students on a virtual platform and shared some of the important life lessons with the awardees.
The convocation was also graced by Shri B K Arora, Secretary, I.T.S The Education Group, Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR), Advisory Board members, Dr. M P Gupta, Shri Romi Chopra, Shri Aniruddha Sen and parents of the Diploma Awardees.
Distinguished Guest, General V.K. Singh (Retd.) delivered Convocation address and stressed upon leadership development at all levels, result orientation, being a team player, cheerfulness, hard work and sincerity for attainment of success in life. Guests of Honour, Dr. Bhimaraya Metri and Shri Sanjeev Kr. Asthana congratulated students of graduating batch and conveyed best wishes for their success in personal and professional life.
Rank holder, meritorious students of both the batches have been awarded with medal and certificate for academic excellence by the dignitaries. All the awardees received diploma from the Distinguished Guest in person., , ,
PG student attended FICCI Tech Thought Leadership Session on The Age of Enterprise AI Adoption in India
Forty-one nominated students of PGDM (2021-23) batch from I.T.S School of Management attended the session organized by FICCI held on 30th November
on the topic “The Age of Enterprise AI Adoption in India”.
Session started with the welcome address by Ms. Sarika Gulyani, Director, FICCI, Mr. Kanishka Agiwal, Co-Chairman AI and Digital Transformation Committee, FICCI and Head - Service Lines, Public Sector, India/South Asia, Amazon Web Services gave opening remarks on AI and Digital transformation. Ms. Rohini Srivathsa, National Technology Officer, Microsoft talked about knowledge mining. Ms. Anna Roy, Senior Advisor, Niti Aayog, Government of India gave a special address about the ecosystem of adoption of AI.
There was a very insightful panel discussion by the experts covering the important topics like scope and potential of enterprise AI adoption in India, challenges and way forward for enterprise AI adoption and global best practices.
It was a good learning opportunity for the participants., , ,
Finance Club Event ‘Finspiration- E Collage Competition’ for PGDM students
Finance Club- Finvest of I.T.S School of Management organized E-Collage competition ‘Finspiration’ on 25th November 2021
for PGDM Participants of 2021-23batch. The objective of this event was to create financial awareness amongst students with creativity and presentation skills.
Twelve teams were shortlisted to demonstrate E-Collage on stage with a small presentation on allotted themes. Themes of Finspiration covered varied fields of financial awareness such as famous books, eminent personalities and prominent events in the areas of finance and economy. Teams prepared the E-Collage on various themes such as Crypto Currency, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Financial Crises of 2008, E banking, NPAs in Banking Sector, RBI and its working, The Millionaire Next Door, Bull Rally in Stock Market, Demonetization, Warren Buffet, Financial inclusion etc. and explained the themes with a small presentation. Teams were evaluated on creativity, contents and presentation of E-Collage themes.
Team Flamingo (Shivani Sharma and Deepika) won the event with team Fingamers (Utkarsh Sharma and Vishal) and team Financial Charms (Vipul Mishra and Muskan Varshney) at second and third places respectively. Audience cherished and participated also in quiz round and won prizes.
Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, Dr. Neeraj Sanghi, Incharge Finance Club and Dr. Ashish Kuamr Jha felicitated the winning teams with trophies, gift hampers and certificates of appreciation. All participating teams received certificate of participation. The session was concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Mr. Himanshu Paliwal, President Finvest Club.
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Cultural Club Activity “Improv – Fest” organized for PGDM (2021-23)
Vibgyor – The Cultural Club of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized “Improv – Fest” club activity for PGDM (Batch 2021-23) participants on 28th October, 2021.
Activity “Improv- Fest” is about a little more laughter, a little less worry. Adding some sentiments of Diwali by recreational activities made it more illuminate.
Activity was started with the girls group dance. Activity was conducted in three rounds. There were two teams (Team Bomb & Team Rocket). Each team had a specific name and comprise of eight participants. The judge for the activity was Prof. Ashutosh Sharma.
Round 1 : The first round of activity was Question-Connection where the participants have to communicate only in questions according to the situation provided and the winner for the round was Team Rocket.
Round 2 : Then the second activity was Box Of Emotions where the square box was drawn on the stage and was divided into 4 quadrants which represents 4 different emotions and then 2 participants from a team has to come one at a time and move around the box and react on the basis of the emotions and the situations . The time limit was of 2:30 min. The winner for this round was Team Bomb.
Round 3 : Then the last and the final round was Shrink it up where 4 members from a team were called and given words limit and the situation. They have to communicate within their word limit. The time limit was 3:00min. The winner for this round was Team Bomb.
The final winner was TEAM Rocket in which participants were:
Aryan Poswal, Akash Singh, PriyanshiYadav ,Shristy Singh, Surendra Srivastava, VidhuSaxena (Sec A) and Komal Kesari, Sachin Kumar (Sec B). Then there was a group dance at the end.
Director - Prof. (Dr.) D.K Agrawal shared his words of wisdom with the participants and awarded the winning team and the participants with gifts and certificates. Prof. Ashutosh Sharma also shared his thoughts with the participants.
Activity concluded with the vote of thanks by the President of the club Mr. Anuj Kumar Srivastava and the activity got the positive and encouraging feedback., , ,
Guest lecture on “Financial Statements and Audit Procedure of BECIL (A Mini Ratna Company) ”
I.T.S School of Management has organized a Guest Lecture on ‘Financial Statements and Audit Procedure of BECIL (A Mini Ratna Company)’ for PGDM Participants of 2021-23 Batch on 27th October 2021.
The Program was initiated under the presence of Mr. Keshav Goyal, Manager Finance, Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Ltd, Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM and Dr. Neeraj Sanghi, Professor (finance). Dr. Anusha Agarwal welcomed Mr. Keshav Goyal, the distinguished guest of the session, by giving a plant sapling.
Mr. Keshav Goyal, disseminated the knowledge of financial statements of BECIL to the participants. He briefly introduced the participants about the services provided by his company in transmission and broadcasting sectors. He discussed revenue and expenses of his organization. He explained balance sheet magnificently. In addition to this, he also explained about opex & capex expenditures with cost centers.
He also motivated students for bringing their uniqueness and creativity in their work life. He influenced students for polishing their skills and boosting their strength to drive their own race of life. It was an interactive session as participants asked their quires related to the contents covered during the session. The session was concluded with vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Neeraj Sanghi.
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Guest Lecture on "The Future of work” for PGDM (2021-23)
I.T.S School of Management organized an online guest lecture for participants of PGDM (2021-23) Batch on the topic "The Future of Work " on October 27, 2021.
The talk was delivered by the esteemed guest, Mr.Vir Bharat, SPHRi™ Head HR Business Partner Yamaha Motor Solutions India. Mr. Bharat initiated the talk by sharing an interesting video about the future of work largely driven by technology. He discussed the advantages and disadvantages of Human Machine Interface, outsourcing of work and rising trend of hybrid working models. He further elaborated the challenges involved in the contemporary working models and the role of HR Manager in dealing with them successfully. He talked about the various methods by which organizations can motivate employees and keep them engaged even when they are working remotely.
He deliberated on the future working trends and also highlighted the skills and competencies that management graduates must develop in order to enhance their employability. It was a very interactive session and the participants raised several questions which were answered by Mr. Vir Bharat to their satisfaction. Session concluded with the presentation of a virtual plaque to the guest as a token of gratitude and remembrance. Overall, the session was very enriching and full of learning for the participants.
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HR Conclave 2021
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized HR Conclave 2021 on the focal theme of “HR & Disruptive Development During Pandemic” on 23rd October, 2021 in the campus
with an objective to understand the changing face of HR and disruptive development during pandemic.
The inaugural session was graced by the benign presence of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group, Chief Guest Mr. Ashutosh Anshu CHRO, Hitachi India, Guest of Honour Mr. Subir Verma, CHRO and Head HR & IR Tata Power, Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR), I.T.S - The Education Group, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Former Director & Professor Emeritus, I.T.S Ghaziabad and Prof. Durba Roy, Program Convener.
The inaugural ceremony commenced with the lamp lighting followed by Saraswati Vandana. The Welcome address was presented by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, and Session Overview was given by Prof. Durba Roy.
The session also witnessed the energetic opening remarks by the Shri Surinder Sood and an inspiring and motivational inaugural address by Shri. Arpit Chadha.
Honourable Chief Guest Mr. Ashutosh Anshu, shared his valuable experience with the students and focused on three Cs in terms of Communication, Coordination and Collaboration to be successful in the professional arena.
Guest of Honour Mr. Subir Verma discussed with the students about the major technical, digital and HR disruptions and how budding managers should handle these disruptions.
At the end, I.T.S plaques were presented to the eminent guests of the inaugural session as a token of respect.
Inaugural session was followed by two panel discussions.
Panel Session 1 - "Work From Home - A new Paradigm"
Speakers from different fields and vintage shared their experiences of navigating adversity and turning disruption that they faced during the pandemic.
- Mr. Agniwesh Thakur, Lead HCM, Accenture
- Mr. Debargha Deb, Head HR - North, Dabur Ltd.
- Ms. Nidhi Jain, MD, Apex P. Ltd.
- Ms. Richa Sahay, Head HR, Human Circle
- Ms. Sincy Joseph, HR-OD Professional, ICF-ACC Coach (Leadership and Life); Group Dynamics Trainer (ISABS)
Dr. V N Bajpai, Dean welcomed all the speakers by presenting the plant saplings.
Students also raised various questions which were nicely answered by the speakers.
At the end Each speaker was honored with a plaque at the conclusion of the panel discussion.
Panel Session 2 - "Digital Disruptions and HR"
- Mr. Neeraj Narang, Director – HCM Strategy, Oracle
- Ms. Priyanka Srivastava, AGM HR, CNH Industrial India Pvt. Ltd.
- Mr. Manoj Kumar, AVP & Head HR, Indiannica Learning Pvt. Ltd.
- Mr. Shivshant Kumar, Sr. Director & Head HRIS,Jubiliant Pharmova
- Mr. Devmani Pandey, Head HR Operations, Dalmia Cements & Hippo Stores.
After the end of the panel discussion, each speaker was felicitated with the plaque as a token of remembrance.
At the end of HR Conclave 2021, Prof. Shilpi Rana, conclave coordinator offered a vote of thanks to all esteemed guests for their insightful words discussing current HR trends.
HR Conclave 2021 panel discussions contributed to the success of the conclave and ensured lively discussion of the issues., , ,
Guest Lecture on “Implementing Supplier Relationship Management and Outsourcing in Post Covid Scenario” for PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management organized an online Guest Lecture on October 12, 2021, for the PGDM 2020-22
participants in the area of Supply Chain Management. The talk was delivered by esteemed guest, Mr. Ankur Thakur, Vice President, Procurement, Jamesway Chick Master Incubator Inc., Ontario, Canada on the topic “Implementing Supplier Relationship Management and Outsourcing Strategy in Post Covid Scenario”.
After the introduction session,Mr. Thakur initiated the lecture by discussing the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on supply chain through travel restrictions, trade wars, resources and capacity issues, unwillingness of people to work, rise in commodity prices, delayed delivery of products and discontinuity of supplies. He then discussed the concept of SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) as the systematic approach to evaluating vendors that supply goods, materials and services to an organization, determining each supplier's contribution to success and developing strategies to improve their performance. He further elaborated the topic by discussing the advantages and challenges in SRM.
Mr. Thakur, then deliberated on the concept of Supplier Segmentation and classified suppliers in four important categories, namely, Strategic: Core suppliers; Critical: strong contracts, managing legacy products; Bottleneck: regular supplier but problematic; Transactional: day to day, no maintenance. He then discussed the advantages of supplier segmentation.
Another important topic which was discussed was Outsourcing. He defined outsourcing and explained its various types primarily, Manufacturing, Logistics, Process specific, Professional, Projects, Help Desk and Off shoring. He then focused on Challenges & Risks of Outsourcing like Instability in current Covid & economical scenario, Job losses, Lack of control & flexibility, Project management & communication, Unforeseen financial risk and Language barrier.
Towards the end the guest explained how one size doesn’t fit all, cut & paste doesn’t supply with every industry and how important it is to take time for due diligence and respect the customer. He then took the questions from the participants and answered them to their satisfaction.
Lastly, a virtual plaque was presented to the guest as a token of gratitude on behalf of I.T.S School of Management. It was a very informative and enlightening session which was appreciated by all participants., , ,