Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a Merit and Performance award ceremony for PGDM2018-20and PGDM 2017-19 batches on 16th April, 2019. The ceremony began with a brief introduction by Dr. Shuchita Singh-Co-ordinator PGDM I Year about the inspiration behind the idea of the Awards given by the Institute.
A motivating speech by Director Management-Dr. Ajay Kumar highlighted the importance of small achievements and efforts of life which cumulatively become big for future. He congratulated all awardees and their parents for the success of their wards.
The Students were presented with awards in below categories. These categories were:
- Top 10 position holders in PGDM I and II Trimester End Term Exams for PGDM 2018-20 Batch.
- Top 10 position holders in PGDM III, IV and V Trimester End Term Exams for PGDM 2017-19 Batch.
- Top 10 improvements in PGDM I Trimester End Term Exams for PGDM 2018-20 Batch.
- Top 10 improvements in PGDM III and IV Trimester End Term Exams for PGDM 2017-19 Batch.
The event culminated with a Hi-Tea for Parents & Awardees., , ,
The main speaker was Ms. Pooja Atal Singh, Sr. Director - People Strategy at Publicis Sapient. The topic for this episode was R&R Strategies for Manager and Leadership: Recognition Matters at All Levels- An Overview.
Ms. Pooja gave a microscopic view on the importance of having customised R&R strategies for leadership and managers with the millennials climbing up the ladder to become managers. The speaker also discussed about key rules i.e. decoding the future of leadership and manager engagement with regard to R&R strategies, the involvement of leadership and managers in driving engagement at the workplace and the key drivers for leadership and manager engagement. Ms. Pooja concluded the session with a summary about how to retrofit minor changes in the overall R&R strategies to make it relevant for managers and leadership.
The webinar was highly interactive and informative and appreciated by faculty members and students present., , ,
Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad
conducted the activity, with the thought that, In times of continuous flux, cherishing and valuing cultural assets gains precedence. This is specially so when countries across the globe have showed a renewed interest in indigenous cultures. Hence it was apt to take cognizance of World Heritage Day at Parivartan. Alongside this, a brushing up of basic science concepts is always in order.
Astha opened the day’s classes with a discourse on heritage and the importance of the World Heritage Day. In order to convince the children about the significance of heritage in the growth of a nation, she held up instances of some of the major cultural landmarks of the country like the Red Fort and the Taj Mahal.
Then it was the turn of Sachin to continue with a short reminder about Ambedkar Jayanti. He referred to the life of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar and his role in the enactment of the Constitution of India. He then proceeded to the main topic regarding the basic elements of science. He explained how science can be classified into physical, chemical and biological components. He also inspired the kids with anecdotes from the lives of great scientists like Albert Einstein. Shudhanshu joined in occasionally to help him in this endeavor.
The regulation quiz was employed to round off the day’s learning, those giving correct answers being rewarded with toffees. Finally it was time to close for the day with the distribution of ‘Britannia Good Day’ and ‘Parle Orange Bite’., , ,
Faculty of Department of Management, Dr. V N Bajpai and Dr. Ashish Kumar Jha attended 5th National Leadership Conclave of AIMA on “Now or Never: India’s Mission for the New Decade” on 8th -9th April, 2019 at hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi.
AIMA's flagship annual event, The National Leadership Conclave is a thought leadership platform that brings together various stakeholders for constructive dialogue on the way forward for the Indian economy and the well-rounded growth of the nation. The Conclave witnessed India's top leadership together from politics, business and intelligentsia to answer the key questions about India's capabilities and challenges and to chart a map for the country to move towards its aspirations quickly and strongly. The fifth edition of conclave was co-chaired by Mr Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP - Sanjiv Goenka and Mr Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, The Hero Enterprise.
The time for celebrating India's potential is running out. The world is in a churn and the ongoing disruption in the global economy and politics will create a new world order. It is now or never for India to settle its claim as a super economy and an influential global leader. What India does in the next decade will determine whether it fulfils its undoubted potential or it ends up regretting missed opportunities.
The second day of conclave was addressed by Mr Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO , Paytm, Mr Aditya Ghosh, CEO- India & South Asia, Oyo Hotels & Homes, Ms Nayantara Rai, Chief of Bureau, ET Now, Mr Sanjay Kirloskar, CMD of Kirloskar Group of Companies, Mr Kewal Handa from Union Bank of India Mr Akshay Bhalla, Partner, COO- Markets & Styrategy, KPMG in India, Mr Rajdeep Sardesai, Consulting Editor, India Today Group and many more. It was a great learning experience., , ,
‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized activity on 7th April, 2019.
Ashish started the proceedings with a unique lesson on movement, locomotion, and how to distinguish between them. In this context he referred to the movements found in small creatures like earthworms and snails. He, along with other volunteers like Anand, demonstrated how movement can be different from locomotion.
Pragati then took over for the next section, where she discussed an important issue – the difference between good touch and bad touch. Children need to be protected from such uncomfortable situations, and so figures and demos were used to explain what is acceptable and what is not.
The last part was dedicated to the importance of a major natural resource – water. Ashish & Anand returned to explain the different sources of water and why it has become imperative to protect a fast depleting resource like water. He also discussed rainwater harvesting, and how it can be used to combat the wastage of the precious resource.
As usual, a quiz was used to revise the day’s learning, with those giving correct answers being rewarded with "Crax curls". The day’s classes came to an end with the distribution of ‘Britannia Good Day’ biscuits and ‘Parle Orange Bite’ toffees.
Dr. Indraneel Mandal accompanied and motivated the student volunteers. Prof. Lokesh Upreti planned and guided the volunteers in the conduct of the programme as the faculty coordinator of CSR Club - Parivartan., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized Faculty Student interaction with the delegates of IDRAC business School France - PAN India Pune center.
The session was taken by the Academic Director, Mr. Charudatta Bodhankar, The main objective of this session was to appraise the students about Socio –Political – legal environment in European Union continent in general. Specifically, about the business opportunities in France and its neighboring countries. Students were briefed that France shares borders with six different countries, namely Spain, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland. As a leader among its European neighbours, France is also among the most advanced countries in the world. The prominent companies such as Renault, Air France, France Telecom and Thales are among the world’s best among others. The government’s strong hold however is predominantly found in the power, defence and public transport industries. Students’ fruitful interaction with the delegate was very well appreciated. IDRAC business school offers learning opportunities in the area of International Business management, Wine Management, Hospitality Management, Luxury management among along with internship provision for the same., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized student interaction with Dr. Mahua Dutta Banerjee,
who is currently working with a NGO in USA – Lead in heels which funds NGOs working for women and children in South Asia. She is also an advisory board member of the NGO-Saambhavi (Delhi) working for differently abled. She had a wonderful experience as an instructor for management graduates for 14 years in various management institution /University in Delhi, NCR and Punjab. She interacted with the students on broad parameters of growth, career advancements, necessary personality traits required to succeed in the ever changing business scenario, various opportunities at national and international level. Students came up with many queries, which were taken up well in the session.
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05th April, 2019 was special day as Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad and IDRAC Business School, France signed and exchanged a Memorandum
of Understanding (MoU) for academic, Research collaboration, faculty & students exchange and many other areas of mutual interest and value addition. Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman of I.T.S –The Education Group signed MoU one behalf I.T.S Ghaziabad. Before signing of MoU, Ms. Veronique, Programme Promotion Advisor, IDRAC Business School, France and Mr. Charudatta Bodhankar, Academic Director, IDRAC India were given a warm welcome by Shri Arpit Chadha, Shri B K Arora, Secretary, I.T.S - The Education Group and Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director (Management). In his address Shri B K Arora shared his expectations from this MOU and highlighted how partnering institutions can create value in the areas of mutual benefit. Shri Arpit Chadha suggested partnering institutions to leverage and strengthen academic, research, faculty & students exchange programme through collaborative efforts. Mr. Charudatta introduced IDRAC Business School, France and shared it’s strong footprints in the field of Management education. Ms. Veronique fron IDRAC, France shared her expectations from MoU and appreciated I.T.S for such initiatives leading to value addition and creating opportunity of exploring new horizons in the field of management education. Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director (Management) highlighted the importance of such initiatives and conveyed his best wishes for the MoU to achieve it’s objectives. Students and faculty members including Dr. D K Pandey, Dr. Namita Dixit, Dr. Anusha Agrawal and Dr. Charu Chaudhary were the part of this historic moment. Dr. V N Bajpai proposed vote of thanks., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized two days International Conference on the emerging focal theme Convergence of Social Innovation and Digital Transformation in Business
The Inaugural Session commenced with the welcome Address of Director Management – Dr. Ajay Kumar and during his address he stated that today digital technology has radically influenced our life and some organizations are already using it in a manner that were never anticipated earlier. Thereafter, Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha presented a Conference Overview to the audience. Director PR – Shri Surinder Sood emphasized on the urgency of determining the extent to which digitalization should be induced in our lives so that the human – human relationship is not taken away from the society.
The Special Guest of the Inaugural Session, Mr. Charudutta Bodhankar, Academic Director of IDRAC, India focused on the role of digital transformation in Entrepreneurship and how students can convert their great business ideas into start-up venture. The Guest of Honour for the Day, Dr. Rakesh Kumar Joshi, Professor and Chairperson – Research, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, deliberated that growing population of the country should be supplemented with innovative technology so as to leverage the strength of the nation. He also stated examples of various countries where digital revolution had a significant role in the growth of agriculture and thereby increasing the productivity. The Chief Guest Mr. Ashish Goyal, Managing Director Accenture Technologies Ltd. stated the relevance of speed, persuasiveness, entirety, hyper personalization and constant sense of connectivity among students in this era of rapid digitalization.
Theme of Track 1 was Contribution of HRM in Social Innovations and Business Transformation.
Dr. Amita Srivastava, Director, BRENCIS Group chaired this session with opening remark on the need of Social innovations and Business Transformation. Dr. M. K. Jha emphasized on the need of social innovation and differentiated it with traditional approach of resolving societal problems and challenges in isolation and at the same time emphasized on the role of Human Resource Department in this endeavor. Dr. Urmila Yadav, from Sharda University, Gautam Budh Nagar and Ms. Tarushi & Ms. Simran from Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies, new Delhi presented their research papers on Role of Value Based Education in Social Innovation and Green HRM respectively. Prof. Shikha Arora coordinated this session with welcoming and introducing the guests and words of gratitude.
Theme of Track 2 was role of Financial sector in Social Innovations & Business Transformation
Dr. Anusha Agarwal set the ball rolling by introducing the topic of the session to the audience. Dr. Ajay Chauhan (Senior Professor, IMT Ghaziabad) emphasised the importance of research for both the students and faculty. He apprised the audience by giving an example of block chain technology and its impact on the finance industry in the future. Second speaker was Dr. Sunil Gupta, Senior Professor (direct taxation and tax planning) IGNOU. He spoke on the topic of various Aspects of taxation individual & corporate. Session concluded with the address of Dr.Uchit Kapoor (Senior Manager ACRC,AIMS New Delhi Chapter& AVP-CLAG, Veritas financial Services New Delhi). He addressed the audience on topic of social innovation for using business & corporate finance, corporate credit, credit management ,syndicate finance, banking and insurance, Behavioural research ,taxation on digital goods, E-auctions.
Theme of Track 3 was Marketing Innovations in Business & Social transformation
The first session of the day was addressed by Dr. Mahua Dutta from NGO-Leeds in Heels, California, USA she apprised the audience with the importance of incorporating social innovation in business practices. The presenters presented their research work on the theme of the session “Marketing Innovations in Business and Social Transformation”. Prof.C. K Aggarwal delivered presentation on role of digitalization on rural development and agricultural innovation, Dr. Lalit Kumar Sharma discussed theme of the track and coordinated the session.
Theme of Track 4 was Role of Digital Transformation in Social Innovations
Session Chair of this session was Dr. Abhishek Singh, Birla Institute of Technology, Mera. Keynote speaker was Shri Deepak Chaudhary, CEO, Audi Motor
The speaker initiated the discussion on the topic by talking about the digital transformation in automobile industry. He also shared that how enquiry management system and software like emax, facilitates in collecting accurate details about customers for better service. He shared some very specific examples of various luxurious 4-wheelers.
The session Chair initiated the discussion on the topic by talking about digitalization in the field of finance and highlighted “financial technology” with its applications. He also discussed the advantages of new technologies and how it will help students to gain knowledge about them. Seven papers were presented in this session.
Best Paper Awards in each area were given in valedictory session.
Dr. Vivek Pachauri Co- Convener delivered Vote of thanks to all the guests, management authorities, speakers, presenters, delegates, faculty, staff and students.
The students could have an exclusive opportunity to interact with foreign speakers, resource persons from various institutions and organizations., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, organized alumni talk for PGDM students. Alumni Mr. Sachendra Patel, PGDM 2011-13 Batch
Managing Director, GSP Capital Pvt. Ltd. interacted with the students and shared valuable points in the field of finance.
It was truly mesmerizing to listen his thought process. He guided PGDM Finance specialization students as how to prepare for your career and succeed in future by sharing his valuable experience of Industry. Mentoring about the latest value added course to be done in Finance area so that they become different from other students. He discussed about the entrepreneurship attitude and attributes. He shares his journey of becoming an Entrepreneur also. Overall it was a great learning session and well appreciated by everyone present., , ,