‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme at Department of Management organized an activity to acquaint the learners with the reading of time from a clock, along with a greater world view.
Utkarsh opened the day’s first innings with a lesson on how to read time from the hands of a clock. In order to make matters easier for the kids, he had brought along a clock so as to provide a demonstration of the concepts taught. He was helped in this endeavor by Shiksha. Once the children were comfortable with clock times, Utkarsh moved on to multiplication tables and identification of factors.
The second session of the day was focused on the world at large, with Megha holding forth on continents and world languages. Once again, Shiksha provided a helping hand. While the children had some familiarity with the continents, thanks to past sessions, foreign languages were a totally different ball game for them. Megha listed down the ten major international languages in terms of popularity. She rounded off the session with a look at some common greetings in German or Deutsche language.
The usual quiz was held to ascertain the day’s learnings, with those answering right receiving toffees. The curtains came down on the day’s proceedings with the distribution of ‘Bikano Navratan Mix’ and ‘Parle Orange Bite’ toffees among the pupils.
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., , ,
Faculty attended “International Conference at JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus, Greater Noida
Dr. Surendra Tiwari , Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad attended International Conference at JEMTECH as session chair.
Conference was intended to take stock of recent advances and development of knowledge bases and easy access to structured databases on systems, processes and technology based on quantitative study trends and developments at the globally competitive environment that will provide future directions to young researchers and practitioners.
Objective of conference was to help in sharing of experience and exchange of ideas, which will also foster National Collaboration. The Conference was of immense benefit to Researchers, Academicians, Industry and Participants from Technical Institutes, R&D organizations, Management & Legal Practicing organizations and students working in the field of Engineering, Management, Law and Education.
Conference witnessed large number of academicians and professionals in the allied fields along with their papers., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a webinar session on "Make it Personal: Lessons from IBM on Reinventing Performance Management" by MIT Sloan Management Review, in collaboration with McKinsey and Company on 29th March, 2019.
Speakers for the day were Miss Diane Gherson, Chief Human Resources officer at IBM, Miss Anna Tavis, Clinical Associate Professor of Human Capital Management and Academic Director of the Human Capital Management Program at New York University and Mr. Bryan Hancock, a partner at McKinsey & Company, based in Washington, D.C., and Global Leader of McKinsey’s Client Service on Talent. Miss Allison Ryder, senior project editor at MIT Sloan Management Review was the moderator of the session.
The session started with Ms. Rydergiving an overview of performance management at IBM. Discussions then continued about the forces of change in the digital area in Human Resource which includes personalised and digitized HR, continuous learning, the culture of feedback and transparency and lastly agile ways of working and leading. The participants also focussed on the trust agenda, noting how it had changed in recent times.
There was also a brief discussion on performance management at IBM, along with the checkpoints on the journey, including key points likeDesign Thinking, Creation with Employees and Active Participation. The New Agenda for Talent Management was the highlight of the session. Points were discussed and comparisons made about the transition from “Trust Me” To “Show Me”, from doing things to the employees to doing things with the employees, etc.
The webinar came to an end by addressing the audience questions online. About twenty students from the PGDM programme attended the webinar along with the faculty members. At the end of the session, the students were debriefed by the faculty present., , ,
PG Management Sports Club "STATESMAN" at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized one day Sports Activity “Sportacus” on 29th March 2019. 120 participants participated in various events. Events scheduled for the day were VOLLEY BALL, SHOE LACE RACE, DODGE BALL and TUG OF WAR.
The event started at 10:00 a.m. with the inaugural session in the presence of Director (Management Dr. Ajay Kumar, Faculty coordinator Dr. D. K. Pandey, Dr.V.N. Bajpai, Dr. Sanjeev, Sports officer Mr. R. S. Chawala & students.
Volley ball was a successful event of the day as there were 4 teams participating. Each team gave a tough fight to each other. The final match was a thrilling one and the winners were Japneet and Team. Runner up was Ayush and team.
Shoelace Race started with huge enthusiasm and cheer from audience. The competition offered a fun friendly sporting environment. There were 11 teams each consisted of 2 players. 6 teams made it into the finals. Winners were Trique & Avnish and Runner up were Rajeev & Subhajyoti Pal.
Dodge ball was an entertaining event for the audience when it was started crowd was full of cheers for the players where each team were having 6 players. 4 teams participated in this event, every team was allotted with 5 minutes and in that span of time they had to dismiss as many players as possible. Winner was Rajeev and team and Runner up was Japneet and team.
Tug of war was the most awaited event and it was our last event 8 teams participated each team consisted of 6 players. The final was a nail biting won but Manjeev and team outplayed everyone. The event came to an end at 5:30 p.m. with prize distribution ceremony felicitated by Director (Management) and faculty members. This was a successful and a grand event, it was witnessed by huge participation and enjoyed by all the students., , ,
Department of Management organized a wonderful Alumni interaction with PG management students.
Mr. Gopal Tiwari, an alumnus of PGDM (2006-08) batch, currently associated with the leading Pharmaceutical company, Cipla and his colleague Mr. Kushagra Srivastava, Area Business Manager (Agra Region), Cipla interacted with the students of MBA and PGDM programme on 29th March, 2019. “Sustainability in Jobs: A Big Question?” was the topic for discussion. Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director (Management) extended a floral welcome to Mr. Gopal and Mr. Kushagra. Dr. V N Bajpai introduced both the guests. Prof. Durba Roy shared many memories about Mr. Gopal when he was a student at Institute. Mr. Gopal shared his journey at Cipla from Marketing Representative to Regional manager and challenges he faced during this time period of 10 years.
He motivated students to be always ready to take up new initiatives and challenges in professional career. Based on his experience, the key success factors for sustainability in jobs are Dedication, Dynamism and creative thinking. He said that Life is a marathon, not a sprint. One should have consistency and long term focus. Building a good career is about making the decision to run a marathon and then preparing, running, recovering and repeating the process several times over. He answered several questions raised by students covering various aspects of personal and professional career ahead. It was a great learning experience for participating students. Dr. D K Pandey, Dr. Anusha Agrawal & Dr. Nitin Saxena were also present during the session., , ,
Utthan, A CSR initiative of I.T.S - Mohan Nagar organized a session on "Internet learning" and "Famous Monuments of India" for the students on 29th March, 2019
Faculty Coordinators and Student volunteers taught the importance of the Internet and different search engines followed by a quiz competition based on Historical Monuments.
In the first segment of the activity, students were taken to Computer Labs to learn working on internet. Participants were taught to use “Google Chrome”. Student Volunteers taught them to use Internet and gathering information. Then they were asked to prepare a Presentation on the theme for the day.
In the second segment of the activity, students presented their views on Historical Monuments of India.
Also, children were introduced to some fun games that made them learn to be creative and confident.
Director (Management), Dr. Ajay Kumar, Dr. Nitin Saxena and Prof Shilpi Vaish - Faculty Coordinator of Utthan Club, along with team felicitated the event by distributing Prizes to all the winners of the activity.
All the students were given refreshment at the end of the session., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a felicitation ceremony for the volunteers in Parivartan and Uthaan, the two CSR activities of I.T.S Mohan Nagar.
The ceremony opened with introductory remarks by Prof. Lokesh Upreti, Coordinator - Parivartan. This was followed by the address by Director (Management) Prof. (Dr) Ajay Kumar, where he impressed on the students why it was important to involve themselves in such kind of selfless service, where they are unlikely to receive any tangible benefits. He also expressed the hope that all the students would continue to be associated with this type of social service long after they have left the college.
After this the certificates were handed over to the outgoing volunteers of the 2017-19 batch by the Director sir. Certificate Distribution ceremony was followed by cake cutting ceremony and all enjoyed snacks and cold drinks.
It was a time for solemn remembrance of activities performed through the year, while also pledging to continue on the same path in the future., , ,
A visit to National Co-Operative Union of India, New Delhi to attend the 20th Vaikunthbhai Mehta Memorial Lecture series organized by NCUI on 27th March, 2019.
Dr Rajeev Johari and Dr Sanjeev Tandon, along with 44 students of the Department of Management (MBA & PGDM) attended the session. The program started with the lamp lighting ceremony by the Chief Guest Mr Amitabh Kant (CEO, NITI Ayog) and other dignitaries on the dais. Mr Amin (Chairman- NCUI) delivered the welcome address. A brief description about the program and the efforts of Mr Vaikunth Bhai Mehta was given by the Mr Satyanarayan (CEO- NCUI). The much awaited deliberation of Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Ayog was highly enriching. He talked about the importance of co-operatives and also the role of technology in the overall development of the farming activities. He also talked about the fact that involving in the allied co-operative services of fisheries and horticulture can enhance the overall productivity. Proper administration of cooperatives can improve the income level of the farmers. He also gave an example from his own life, where he could increase the income from 12% to 20% by introducing proper co-operative marketing strategies. He concluded his lecture by highlighting the importance of co-operatives unions and their collaborative working with the farmers. The benefits drawn are for the union and the villagers at large.
The event came to an end with the vote of thanks by one of the members of the organization who was representing the state of Madhya Pradesh., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized a webcast on “Are you still evaluating performance?” for faculty members on 27th March, 2019. Eminent speakers for the session were Mr. Anupam Kaura, President, Human Resources, CRISIL Limited and Mr. Raghu Pantfrom SAP SuccessFactors Value Engineering practice, India.
Session started with a very interesting round of questions for the participants focused on mapping their perception about the utilityand effectiveness of Performance Management System in their organization. Mr. Kaura talked about the various challenges in PMS, particularly the element of subjectivity or managerial judgement involved in performance appraisal. He shared the best practices in this area and discussed about Formal Appeal Process that is followed by CRISIL in order to address any grievances related to Performance Appraisal.
Mr. Raghu Pant elaborated the process of Continuous Performance Management and the importance of aligning it with business. He said that Performance Management is going to be very dynamic in future. It will be aimed at building right set of behaviours, coaching and mentoring than just measuring performance of employees.
Both the speakers concluded the session with a brief summary where they said that Performance Management System has to be developed and customised according to the organizational needs. If the system is followed with Discipline, Rigour, Transparency and Consistency, it will be a success.
The session was very insightful and appreciated by all the participants. Apart from the faculty members, the webinar was also attended by students of MBA First Year, for whom it was an eye opening experience., , ,
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized Guest Lecture on the topic “Analytics in Business” for PGDM (Batch 2018-20) on 26th March 2019. The Resource person of the session was Dr.Debarshi Mukherjee(Associate Professor & HOD, Tripura University)
It was highlighted that Business analytics involved communicating results of data analysis through statistical operations, formation of predictive models, and application of optimization techniques. In layman’s terms, business analytics breaks down information related to past performance to plan for the future. The task of pouring over large amounts of data, or Big Data as it is called to come up with solutions is a profession that reaches even into the most humble parts of daily life. In fact, this particular aspect of business is extremely important to the economy, but more significantly, is attractive to those wanting to take part in shaping some of the most well-known and popular businesses and products. Importance of machine learning was discussed with the examples for better understanding of students. He had discussed the role of analytics in healthcare sector for companies and customers., , ,