G20 University Connect Finale programme attended by PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a visit to Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi to attend G20 University Connect Finale Programme by the Research and Information System for Develop Countries (RIS) on 26th September, 2023. It marked a memorable moment for the students of PGDM (2023-25) Batch and faculty members Dr. Namita Mishra and Prof. Ashutosh Sharma.
G20 University Connect Finale Inaugural session started with the lighting of a lamp with the members of G20 followed by the inaugural address by Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Chief Coordinator for India's G20 Presidency in 2023
There was a panel discussion on G20 preparations and its outcome for member countries with the key members
· Shri Amitabh Kant : India’s G20 Sherpa
· Shri K Sanjay Murthy : Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Government of India
· Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar :Chairman, University Grants Commission
· Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi :Director General of the RIS,
This was followed by the cultural event to save the earth “Dharti Ma Pukare”.
Shri Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa discussed the priorities and Dr. P.K. Mishra, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister discussed about Glitch Free G20 summit .
Youths were also privileged to listen Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister. Shri. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship welcomed the Prime Minister of India to address the youth.
Last but not least Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi joined the session and addressed the intellectual capitals of the country at 4:00 PM. His speech focused on the growth phases of the country. The Prime Minister said that youth progress depends on optimism, opportunities, and openness in the system. The Prime Minister also released four books on G20., , ,
I.T.S School of Management Ghaziabad organised its 25th Convocation ceremony for PGDM (2021-23) Batch on 24th September, 2023.
The luminaries gracing the occasion included Dr. Saugata Mitra, Senior Strategic Advisor and Expert Director, Former Managing Director of NDDB Dairy Services, who was the Chief Guest and Mr. Dhirendra Joshi, Vice President, Kajaria Bathware Pvt. Ltd., as the Guest of Honour.
The session began with the ceremonial lamp lighting by all the dignitaries, Dr. R.P. Chadha, Chairman of I.T.S – The Education Group. Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, I.T.S School of Management welcomed the dignitaries and presented the Institute’s Annual Report. Programme Chairperson Dr. Anusha Agarwal administered the Oath to the graduating batch.
Chief Guest Dr. Saugata Mitra in his address emphasised the significance of understanding the business expectations & real-life challenges, work with mindfulness, perseverance and persistence for attainment of success in life.
The Guest of Honour Mr. Dhirendra Joshi guided students to work passionately towards their goal, be effective as well as efficient and take time for friends and family along.
Rank holders, meritorious students were awarded with medals and certificates for academic excellence by the dignitaries. All the awardees received diploma from the Distinguished Guests in person and embarked on their new journey into the professional world.
It was an occasion of immense pride and accomplishment for all the diploma awardees and their parents., , ,
Employability Skills Workshop for PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised a Four-day “Employability Skills Workshop” for PGDM (2022-2024) batch students from 19th - 22nd September, 2023 in collaboration with TPC GLOBAL Pvt. Ltd.
The workshop began with the inaugural session in the august presence of Director Dr. Timira Shukla, Chairperson PGDM Program Dr.Anusha Agarwal, Prof. Yachna Malhotra and the trainers team of TPC Global. The trainers for the session were: Ms. Deepa, Mr.Harsh, Ms. Nandani and Mr. Kapil
The training sessions in the workshop majorly focused on interview skills like giving aptitude building sessions, presentations, group discussions, mock interviews, email etiquette and many more. The trainers conducted hands-on activities with the students in order to enhance their self-confidence and overcome the interview fear.The training sessions also covered Resume building both in paper and video format. An online assessment was conducted to check the learning among the students on daily basis for all the days.
The fourth day of the workshop was a complete mock drill of the interview process in which the panel of trainers focused on Resume verification, Group Discussions on social and current affairs (one round for each and every student) followed by extensive Personal Interviews for both Sales and HR rounds.
The workshop witnessed huge enthusiasm from the students. Also the mock drill really helped the student to get familiar with the complete interview process., , ,
Teacher’s Day Celebration
PGDM Student members of Vibgyor – A Cultural club at I.T.S School of Management organised Teacher’s Day Celebration on September 5th, 2023.
Dr.Timira Shukla, Director – I.T.S School of Management, Dr. V.N. Bajpai, Director – Institute of Technology & Science, Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson – PGDM, Prof. Durba Roy, AVP– CRC, Dr. Satish Kumar, Head – Admissions inaugurated the event by lamp-lighting. After that a cake cutting ceremony took place, where all the faculty members joined.
On this occasion Ms. Poorvi, PGDM (2022-24 Batch) performed the Ganesh vandana dance; Ms. Sonali, PGDM (2023-25 Batch) performed the Kathak Dance; Mr. Saumya & Mr. Shivesh, PGDM 2023-25 batch entertained their teachers with singing songs.
To make the event memorable & enjoyable students arranged Tambola and Dumb Charades games for the faculty members. All the faculty members participated in games and winners were rewarded by chocolates.
Dr. V.N. Bajpai in his address appreciated the efforts made by the students and motivated them for keep improving in their management skills. Dr.Timira Shukla in her address appreciated the students for their organising skills and conveyed her best wishes for their future endeavours.
Mr. Himanshu Gautam& Ms. Sunidhi Singh from PGDM (2022-24 Batch) hosted the event.
Mr. Ram Krishna & Mr. Dilip Kumar from PGDM (2022-24 Batch) coordinated to make the event successful., , ,
Management Faculty attended two days : Professor Workshop
Dr Vinay Kumar Srivastava, faculty, Department of Management atI.T.S, Ghaziabad attended a two-day online workshop on “Professor Workshop on Machine Learning with SAS”and on “Getting Started with SAS and Open Source” organized by SAS. The program was based on the SAS Viya platform on 04th -05th September, 2023.
Day 1 workshop was on Machine Learning with SAS. This workshop used an interactive approach to introduce the participants to visualization, model assessment, and model deployment while introducing a variety of machine learning techniques. The resource person for the session was Ms. Ashwini Reddy, a trainer on behalf of SAS. It was conducted from 8:30 am to12:30 am on 04.09.2023.
Day 2 workshop was on ‘Getting Started with SAS and Open Source”. This workshop provided an introduction for experienced R and Python users who want to apply their existing skills and extend them to the SAS environment. Emphasis was placed on programming and not statistical theory or interpretation. The resource person for the session was Mr. Akshay Dixit, a trainer on behalf of SAS. It was conducted from 8:30 am to12:30 am on 05.09.2023
It was a very fruitful workshop as it exposed the participants to diverse aspects of applying a cutting-edge tool like SAS., , ,
Aagaaz-2023: Freshers’ Party of PGDM 2023-25 Batch
I.T.S School of Management organized Aagaaz-2023: Freshers’ Party of PGDM 2023-25 Batch on 2nd September, 2023.
The Program initiated under the gracious presence of Shri Surinder Sood, Director-PR I.T.S-The Education Group, Dr. Timira Shukla, Director I.T.S School of Management, Dr. V.N. Bajpai, Director, Institute of Technology and Science, Dr. Sunil Kr. Pandey, Director IT & UG Campus, I.T.S Ghaziabad, Dr. Anusha Agarwal, PGDM Chairperson, Faculty members and students of PGDM Program.
The event commenced with the auspicious lamp lighting ceremony seeking blessings from Maa Saraswati. Director-PR I.T.S-the Education Group Shri Surinder Sood addressed the students with his words of wisdom and enlightened the gathering with the importance of effective utilization of limited time for achieving success in life. He motivated them to unlearn and learn continuously to excel in the career. Dr. Timira Shukla, Director in her address discussed the importance of team work and collective efforts to achieve success in professional life. She reiterated the importance of participating in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for holistic development. The event witnessed wonderful performances including group dance, poetry, solo singing, and solo dance which left the audience spell-bound. The rigorous process followed to select Mr. & Ms. fresher from the nominees included introduction round, talent hunt round and Q & A round.
The winners of different titles for PGDM(2023-25) are as under:
· Mr. & Ms. Fresher 2023 - Mr. Satyam Nice and Ms. Vanshika Prakash
· Mr. and Ms. Best Smile - Mr. Shantanu Singh and Ms. Vani Varshney
· Best Costume – Mr. Rajat Pratap Singh and Ms. Sonali Kumari
· Mr. and Ms. Fresh face - Mr. Sanskar Jaiswal & Ms. Arushi Srivastava
This was followed by a sumptuous feast., , ,
Corporate Talk “Understanding HR: The Spectrum Of Opportunities”
I.T.S School of Management, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized a corporate talk session on the topic “Understanding HR: The Spectrum of Opportunities” on August 25, 2023, for PGDM (2023_25) Batch.
The honorable resource person was Mr. Rohan Sudan, AVP – Campus and Early Engagement Programs & Senior Group Manager – HR WNS GLOBAL LTD. The inaugural session commenced with honoring the guest Mr. Rohan Sudan with plant sapling by the Director Ma’am Dr. Timira Shukla.
Mr. Rohan Sudan started the interactive session by highlighting the skillsets that are necessary for a corporate career. The primary skillset discussed were communication skills, presentation skills and analytical skills.
He questioned the students about presumptions that the students had for deciding the steam of specialization and elucidated the importance of proper research about job roles and job profiles. He explained what can be the long-term perspectives to keep in view and mind. Then he shared his experience of how he learned and turned his internship offer to becoming a regular employee of one of the largest conglomerates, Siemens. After this, he shared his viewpoint in the HR field i.e. How and Why to choose HR management.
The event concluded with a question–and–answer session. The session helped students to understand the different aspects of HR and the opportunities that are available in this field. A plaque was presented to the guest as token of respect and gratitude., , ,
PGDM students attended the event “Chaand Pe Tiranga” at AajTak Studio.
I.T.S School of Management organised a visit to AajTak Studio to attend the “Chaand Pe Tiranga” event organized by AajTak on August 23rd, 2023; it marked a significant moment for the students of PGDM (2023-25 Batch).
The focal point of the visit was India’s “Chandrayaan – 3 mission”, which was scheduled to softly land on the moon’s southern pole at precisely 6:04 PM. The event featured captivating patriotic performances, poetry recitals, and other creative showcases by students. This fusion of art and patriotism added fervour to this event of national pride.
News anchor Ms. Chitra Tripathi provided a comprehensive explanation of Chandrayan-3 landing process. Simultaneously, the event was broadcast live, connecting the attendees with prominent journalists such as Anjana Om Kashyap, Shweta Singh, and Arya, who were stationed at the ISRO media hall and at different locations pan-India. This interaction offered real-time updates and insights, enriching the attendees’ understanding of the event’s significance.
Among the students Shikha Mishra, Aarushi Srivastava and Vibha Singh expressed their thoughts and emotions through poetry and prose. The culmination of the event brought forth a poignant moment of triumph. With a budget of around Rs. 600 crores, the Vikram lander achieved a soft landing on the moon’s southern pole. This achievement made India the first global entity to reach this significant point on the lunar surface. Tears of happiness and overwhelming emotions filled the hearts of the attendees., , ,
Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Young Minds
I.T.S School of Management organized the Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Young Minds on the occasion of World Entrepreneurship Day on 21st of August, 23 for PGDM 2022-24 and 2023-25 Batches. Expert for the session was Mr. Neelabh Pathak, Manager, SIIC-IIT Kanpur
Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, I.T.S School of Management addressed the workshop with her opening remarks on the theme.
Mr. Neelabh Pathak spoke on the concept of Entrepreneurship and Innovation with idea creation, market pitch, product delivery and financial aspects with different examples. He interacted with students on the concept of new startups and their implementation in the society.
Mr. Pathak talked about Cyber Security in our day to day lives and Cyber Security for Cyber – Physical Systems, He talked about what AI Ecosystem for Uttar Pradesh Government. He stressed on how E-Spin Nanotech works and how N-95 mask was invented and how is it different from other masks.
He gave some tips for presenting the idea in front of investors as an entrepreneur like keep precise number of slides, rehearse well, etc. Overall the session was excellent and the students learned a lot in terms of future requirement of their ideas perspectives. The program was informative and insightful for students and others., , ,
PGDM students participated - SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2023
Students of I.T.S. School of Management - Ram Krishna Mishra, Vivek Kesarvani, Himanshu Gautam, Puneet Agrahari and Ritik Arora of PGDM program batch 2022-24 participated as two different teams and showcased their business pitch in the program SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2023 at Atal Bihari Vajpayee School of Management & Entrepreneurship, JNU on 21st of August 23
The event was a platform to encourage entrepreneurship, innovation, and the spirit of problem-solving among India's youth. Dr. Sakshi Sharma welcomed the dignitaries, attendees’ and entrepreneurs from different sectors of society followed by Prof. Ravikesh, Registrar of JNU who delivered his perspectives on the importance of fostering entrepreneurship in higher education. The dignitaries of the program sharing the dais included Shri Arvind Kumar, Director General of STPI; Dr. Bhimaraya Metri, Director of IIM Nagpur; Prof. V B Singh, Director of Placement at JNU; and Prof. Rajeev Sijariya, Dean of ABVSME at JNU. The dignitaries emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship and innovation in India's journey to becoming a $5 trillion economy Following the inaugural session, the highlight of the event was Business Idea Pitch competition. Ten groups, each with innovative ideas, participated in this competition striving to showcase their entrepreneurial prowess. The competition aimed to identify the most promising startup ideas that align with Skill India, Local for Vocal, Vishwa Guru, and other key government initiatives.
There were two panel discussions providing valuable insights into entrepreneurship and youth potential. The first panel discussion titled "Shaping the Entrepreneurship & Startup Ecosystem: Driving a 5 Trillion Economy with Employment Opportunities to all" and the second panel discussion titled "Window of Opportunity for Enterprising Youth & Tapping their Potential for Industry 5.0 in Amrit Kaal" which delved into the role of youth in driving Industry 5.0. The panelists discussed strategies for fostering entrepreneurship and creating a supportive ecosystem.
Dr. Lokesh Jindal expressed gratitude to all the participants, guests and organizers for their contributions to the event., , ,