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Industrial Visit to Coca-Cola Happiness Factory, Greater Noida

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an Industry Visit to Coca-Cola Happiness Factory, Moon Beverages Ltd. Greater Noida for PGDM (2022-24 batch) students section wise on 19th, 21st and 22ndNovember, 2022.

The Coca-Cola Company is an American multinational beverage corporation founded in 1892, best known as the producer of Coca-Cola. The Coca-Cola Company also manufactures, sells, and markets other non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, and alcoholic beverages.

Firstly, students were taken to the conference room where Ms. Samarpreet, Head HR welcomed them and had a brief interaction with them. An introductory video about the history of the company and its entire product range was screened. It was followed by a discussion where students raised several queries about the company and its products.

Ms. Richa from the Manufacturing department explained the whole process of manufacturing of different types of beverages in the plant step by step. Students were taken inside the plant to understand the process and to see the entire manufacturing set up in operational mode. At the end of the visit refreshments were given to the participants.

The session was full of knowledge and learning where students got an in-depth insight of how different types of beverages are being manufactured.

Dr. Rajeev Johari and Prof. Ashutosh Sharma; Dr. Shikha Arora and Prof. Sunil Upadhyay; and Dr. Mayank Sharma and Dr. Vivek Pachauri accompanied and guided the students during the visit on 19th , 21st and 22nd November respectively. 

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Summer Internship Project Competition “Anubhav-2022”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized Summer Internship Project Competition “Anubhav -2022” for PG Management students on 19th November 2022 

with an objective to provide a platform to the budding managers to share their first hand experiences, learning and ideas gained during their almost two months association with corporate in recent past during their Summer internship. Event was a big hit as more than 50 participants from various management Institutions from NCR and outstation locations shared their presentations, through hybrid mode, based on their experiences and learning during summer internship.  All the presentations were evaluated on parameters like Research methodology, analysis and findings, suggestions, logical flow and control over presentation etc.

Honorable Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group in his address encouraged the students for being knowledge hungry and gain from deliberations by industry veterans and top academicians in the program.

Chief Guest Dr. Manoranjan Sharma, Chief Economist, Infomerics Ratings graced the occasion as chief guest, who shared the commandments of success viz. Adaptability, Innovative approach, adherence to ethical & moral values, teamwork to students and pursuit of excellence.

Guest of Honour Mr. Vikas Madaan, Senior Director – Accenture, shared four point strategy to excel in life which includes, Be Respectful, Learnability, Accountability & ownership and continuous improvement.

Guest of Honour Dr. Pushpender Kumar, Professor, Kirori Mal College briefed participating students on developing passion and enthusiasm for exploring & learning new things every day.

Director, Dr. Timira Shukla in her address briefed the importance of summer internship in the process of enhancing the students credentials. Dr. Puneet Kumar presented the overview of the programme and highlighted different dimensions of the SIP. 

SIP competition witnessed presentation in different tracks, each track was judged by external judges. Dr. Pushpendra Kumar, Professor, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi; Dr. Poonam Sethi, Professor, Hindu College, University of Delhi; CA Anurag Sharma, Consultant Deloitte; Dr. Anupma Mahajan, Associate Professor, Bharti College, University of Delhi was the session judges and gave their inputs to the participating students.

The registration for  SIP Competition were from various management institutions  like,  The ICFAI University- Dehradun, IES MCRC – Mumbai, International school of informatics and management – Jaipur, Asian Business School, Noida, Institute of Information Technology and management- IPU Delhi, Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies - Delhi, Jaipuria School of Business- Noida, Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management - Ghaziabad, Global Business School and Research centre, DY Patil University Pune, Greater Noida Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida, Mangalmay institute of management and technology, Ghaziabad, ICFAI IBS Banglore, Prestige institute of management Gwalior, GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research Greater Noida, I.T.S. School of Management Ghaziabad and Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad.  After the daylong presentations at four different venues, cash prizes and certificates were awarded to the winners of various categories.

Following students were adjudged 1st and 2nd in different categories:

Marketing Area:

1St Shivam Pandey, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad

2nd Anubhi Sinha, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad

Finance Area:

1St Ashish Shinde, IES MCRC

2nd Adarsh Agrawal ,The ICFAI University, Dehradun

Human Resource Area:

1St Nishika Chauhan, Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies

2nd Goura Sharma, Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies

2nd Papiya Dey, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad

General Management Area:

1St Saurav Kumar, Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad

2nd  Akshay Ashish, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad

All these winners were awarded with certificates and cash prizes in each category.  The event was coordinated by Dr. Puneet Kumar, Dr. Mayank Sharma and Dr. Surendra Tiwari.

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Guest Lecture organised on the topic “Rethinking Performance Management: Shifting Paradigms”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organizedf a guest lecture on "Rethinking Performance Management: Shifting Paradigms" for PGDM (2021-23) Batch Hr specialisation students. The session was delivered by Ms. Bindiya Jian, Chief Manager- Learning & Development, Pover System Operation Corporation Ltd., 'A' Public Sector enterprise,, Ministry of Power.

The session started with welcome and floral greetings of the guest by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, I.T.S School of management.

Ms. Bindiya Jain enlightened the students on Competency based performance Management System, and Performance Evaluation. The discussion focused on how organizations are re-thinking and re-shaping their performance management framework. She discussed various issues like technology  enabled performance management, performance evaluation biases, performance appraisal, and quiet quitting.

She highlighted the significance of performance management and how organization culture impacts  its employees.  Ms. Bindiya also focused upon attributes of performance management like validity, agility, development orientation, reliability etc.

She further discussed the performance culture in the current organizations where she explained four points to improve individual and team performance.

§  What is our work?

§  How are we doing?

§  What will this mean for our team?

§  How can we improve?

At the end of the session Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM presented a memento to guest as a token of gratitude. The session was quite interactive. The guest lecture was coordinated by Dr. Vivek Pachauri.

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Participation as a session chair in the 7th International Conference

Dr. Anusha Agarwal, I.T.S School of Management, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad has been invited by KIET School of Management in association with SWOSU (USA); Namangan Institute of Engineering and Technology


(Uzbekistan) and Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (India) to Chair a Technical session in the 7th International Conference (Online) on the theme ‘Advances in Global Businesses, Economics, Finance and Social Science’ on   11th  November, 2022.

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 world, Ethiopia, Indonesia to name a few. 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.

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Guest Lecture on “Personal Branding on LinkedIn”

Students of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad of PGDM (2021-23) attended a guest Lecture on “Personal Branding on LinkedIn” by Ms. Jinal Sameer Shah, Faculty - Marketing at SVKM's NMIMS School of Commerce in online mode on 9th November 2022.

The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director - I.T.S School of Management, with her valuable words.

The objective of the session was to make students familiarize with the key concept of LinkedIn and highlight how LinkedIn helps to grow faster by doing personal branding.

Ms. Shah shared the tips to use LinkedIn effectively, like uploading a professional picture, giving correct details of your education, experience & accomplishments, correct URL, how to create URL

She also talks about CREATE C= Creative, Credible, Compelling, Connection

Overall, the session was very stimulating and motivating for the students in understanding the real commandments to brand themselves over LinkedIn. The session was highly interactive as students were curious to ask questions and eager to build connections and network.

The guests were felicitated with digital Plaque by Chairperson PGDM Dr. Anusha Agarwal as token of remembrance. The session was ended with concluding remarks by Dr. Mayank Sharma.

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Guest Lecture on the topic “Synergizing Marketing Mix Through New Age Digital Tools”

In line with the philosophy to provide the best industry learning to students, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad

organized a guest lecture on “Synergizing Marketing Mix through New Age Digital Tools” for PGDM (2022-24) Batch by Mr. Kishlay Verma, Founder & CEO Digi18 Media on 08th November, 2022.

Prof. (Dr.) Timira Shukla, Director welcomed the guest by offering a plant sapling and highlighted upon the role of emerging technologies in creating and enhancing customer experience. Mr. Kishlay Verma shared his enriching experience by clearing the basics of marketing communications. He elaborated on marketing concepts: 4P’s, 4C’s, LTV (Life Time Value of a Customer) and marketing journey. He also discussed about Digital Marketing, CPC, CPI for traffic on the sites.

The lime light of the session was the VR (Virtual Reality) Immersion Experience. This activity  made the session interactive by making students experience about virtual reality.

Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Program Chairperson PGDM presented a plaque to Mr. Verma and thanked him for sharing his enriching experience to the students. The guest session was coordinated by Dr. Mayank Sharma.

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Guest Lecture on ‘Analysis of Corporate Financial Statements’

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a guest lecture on ‘Analysis of Corporate Financial Statements’ for PGDM (2022-24) batch students on 7th November 2022. The lecture was delivered by Mr. Anurag Jindal, Head, FP&A, Airbnb Capability Center, Gurgaon.

Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM presented a plant sapling to welcome the guest. 

Mr. Anurag Jindal, the resource person of the guest lecture, disseminated the knowledge of various corporate financial statements and their relevance in analyzing liquidity, profitability and solvency positions of the organizations to the students in his session. He briefly introduced to the students about the concepts of factoring, leasing and equity classes in American companies. He demonstrated financial comparison of three U.S based companies through Market Capitalization, EPS and Price Earning Ratio to the students. In this session, he discussed the difference in the financial statements of the companies of manufacturing and service sectors.

It was an interactive session as students asked their quires related to the contents covered during the session. Dr. Timira Shukla, Director felicitated the guest with memento as token of remembrance. The Guest Lecture was coordinated  by Dr. Neeraj Sanghi.

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I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized HR Conclave 2022 on the theme “HR Transformation in Agile Business Environment” in association with  HR Sampark on Saturday, 5th November, 2022.

The distinguished guests for the inaugural session included, Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group, Dr. Aquil Busrai, CEO, Busrai Consulting as Chief Guest and Mr Rajnish Julka, Head of Corporate Affairs, PT. Panca Amara Utama, Jakarta  as Guest of Honour.

The session began with the address of Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group wherein he said that change is constant and; therefore adaptability and innovation are key to success. He also laid emphasis on active learning and active listening as important skills for students to develop.  Brightened up the environment of auditorium with his words, providing a spark to the students by telling them to get the best of the best, and to give values to life books and experience.

In his keynote address, Dr. Aquil Busrai took the opportunity to build on the foundation provided by plucking out examples from his own career tracing out the path ahead.

Mr Rajnish Julka, addressed the forum as he broke down the concept of agility while tracing out the evolution of HR in a world that was rapidly adopting newer technologies.

In his address, Director (PR) Shri Surinder Sood stressed on the new vistas opening before the students and why they needed to grasp this opportunity right at the outset.

 In her welcome address by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director where she outlined the role played by HR in the a changing environment and why agility was a virtue in this context. Prof. Durba Roy, Associate Vice President, CRC, gave the overview of the programme, urging all to understand the necessity for greater agility.

It was a very productive and energising start to the day’s proceedings with the students looking forward to unearthing more pearls of wisdom in the forthcoming sessions.

Session 1 of HR conclave had Dr. Runa Maitra, Founder and Director, People Talent International, as the moderator.The other discussants were Ms. Rashmi Chauhan, Director and Head -Talent Acquisition, Rategain; Ms Parul Arora, HR Manager,Innodata Inc; Mr Akshay Bhargava, Regional HR Manager, Dabur Ltd.; and Mr Atul Tiwari, CHRO, Spice Money.

The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Leadership and Culture in an Agile Business Environment”:

·            Dr. Maitra set the tone for the discussion to and emphasized on the paradigm changes in leadership and culture.

·            Ms. Chauhan talked about adaptability, flexibility and 3C’s i.e collaboration, commitment and communication.

·            Mr Tiwari shared his opinion on how to know and show the way in this agile business environment.

·            Ms Arora linked up the survival in a business environment with family, sports and learning, which she referred to using the acronym FSL. She also spoke about how to sustain in the agile business environment.

·            Mr Bharghav opined about how to develop leadership qualities among the students.

·            Last but not the least, Mr Sukrit summarised the mantra of life as Be Aware. He also shared his views on investment, attendance and comfort.

Session II was moderated by Mr. Neeraj Narang, Director – HCM Product Strategy, with the other distinguished speakers being Mr. Amit Raj, HR Lead APAC, CBRE; Mr. Pranay Chaturvedi, Head IR and Administration, NWS Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Amit Pareenja, Director Global Learning, Tata Communications; Mr. Varinder Singh,  Manager, HR Fortum; and Mr. Nandan Singh, Regional Manager Business Development, National Stock Exchange of India Limited

The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Digitalization of HR in Agile Business Environment”:

·            Mr. Narang summarised by speaking about the importance of two way communication.  

·            Mr Pareenja referred to the role played by technology in HR. He provided example of the role played by organisations like Microsoft.

·            Mr. Chaturvedi concentrated on issues in digitilisation in terms of transition from manual system.

·            Mr. Amit Raj dealt with various technological issues in decision making.

·            Mr. Virinder held forth on the STAR model.

·            Mr. Nandan talked about how pandemic necessitate the usage of digital platforms which revolutionized the work in all sphere.

The participants shared views on how digital HR helps to transform into an agile business entity. They talked about how technology had changed the communication system in the field of HR. They further give their views on how digitalisation and agility with respect to HR field go hand in hand. The discussion also focused on hyper awareness, informed decision making and fast execution. It further proceeded to how technology eases complex tasks, making the recruitment process simpler as it reduces the paper work.

The Conclave came to an end with deep insights on HR transformation in agile business environments and how to enhance HR analytics. There were interesting questions from students which the experts answered comprehensively. The sessions were highly interactive and participants appreciated the ideas delivered by the speakers.

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PGDM students participated and present paper in International Seminar

Ms. Chetna Rajput and Ms. Vidhi Tyagi, students of PGDM program, 2021-23 batch, I.T.S School of Management, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, attended and presented paper in the International Seminar on the theme “Environment, Energy and Health: Emerging Challenges and Policies” organized by the Department of Economics at University of Jammu on 3-4th November, 2022.

Dr. Shallu Sehgal, Professor, Department of Economics delivered the welcome address followed by Prof. Falendra K. Sudan, Professor and Coordinator of the seminar who gave the overview of the program and the theme in current context of the environment and changes after the pandemic situation. Prof. Sharanjeet Singh Dillon, Former Professor, Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab addressed as a key note speaker on the topic  “Environment, Energy and Health: Emerging challenges and Policies” which was very knowledgeable and interesting, where he talked about the energy sources, disruption and depletion of climate.

Guest of Honor Prof. Jasbir Singh, Dean, Faculty of Social Science, University of Jammu put forth his remarks on the topic followed by Chief Guest Prof. Naresh Padha, Dean, Academic Affairs, University of Jammu who addressed with his comments and suggestions on the theme. Prof. Aroon Sharma, Head, Department of Economics, University of Jammu concluded the inaugural session with vote of thanks to the dignitaries, paper presenters and participants.

PGDM students presented their paper titled “Environment issue in a small pocket of Rural India - An investigatory action research towards easing lives and environmental care”, a research undertaken under the guidance of Dr. Rajeev Johari. The presentation triggered intelligent, relevant and leading Q&A session wherein experienced experts and Ph.D Scholars gave their useful feedback and suggestions for improvement in the research design and content. The paper “Environmental and Sustainable Energy Ecosystem” authored by our PGDM (22-24 batch) student Akansha Sahu under the guidance of Dr. Indraneel Mandal was also accepted for presentation at the seminar.

On the Second day i.e 4th November 2022, Valedictory Function was held in which Dr. Virender Kumar, Department of Economics who was the Session Anchor gave the welcome remarks. Key Note Speaker Prof. Kuldip Kaur, Professor, Punjab School of Economics GNDU, Amritsar, Punjab talked about Green Energy, Sustainable energy, Solar Energy in relation to India’s context.

The academic exposure served to enlighten our students motivating them to undertake the research further deep with new dimensions.

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Guest lecture on Motivational Strategies for Hybrid Workforce

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised an online guest lecture on the topic “Motivational Strategies for Hybrid Workforce” by Mr. Narayanan Ramesh, General Manager, South Region, JSR Infra Developers Pvt. Ltd., Retired Bureaucrat from the Ministry of Railways, GOI on 03rd November, 2022 for PGDM (2022-24) Batch. The guest was welcomed by the Director Dr. Timira Shukla.

Mr. Narayanan talked about the motivation strategies and the importance of self-motivation in hybrid world. He talked about the ways to make the best use of resources like man, money and machinery. He guided the students on the importance of having right attitude and aptitude for success.

He shared his knowledge and experience and said that MOTIVE + ACTION = MOTIVATION and every action must be followed by some motive. He said that motivation is the integral element of success for an individual as well as the organisation. According to him, employees of the future must be self-reliant and self-dependant. He further talked about the positive and negative motivation and factors influencing motivation which can be understanding of self, ego status, external environment and inner state of mind.

He classified motives in 3 categories namely, primary motives i.e., biological and physiological; general motives which are not learned i.e., manipulation; secondary motives which are acquired i.e., to achieve certain levels of quality of life, status, affiliation and power.

He then shared information about the rewards and recognition which are extrinsic and intrinsic in nature.

He elaborated the ways to enhance self-motivation like making concrete plans, having positive attitude and starting with small steps. He talked about the difference between a self-motivated and non-self-motivated person.

It was an insightful session and students demonstrated enthusiastic participation. The guest lecture concluded with the presentation of a virtual plaque as a token of gratitude and respect. Session was coordinated by Dr. Shikha Arora.

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