Guest Lecture on “Organizational Redesign
I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Department of Management organized a Guest Lecture on the topic “Organizational Redesign” for the students of PGDM (2019-21) batch on December 7, 2019.
The lecture was delivered by Mr. Vir Bharat, HRBP Head, Yamaha Motor Solutions India.
The purpose of guest lecture was to acquaint students with the concept, significance and implications of organizational redesign in the current business environment.
Mr. Vir Bharat talked about the changes that are happening in the current scenario like Globalization, Competition and War for Market Share, “speed of market” - the overriding need, Merger and Acquisitions, Technology Innovation, increasing expectations of customer and employees and ever-increasing mobility of talent.
He discussed how these changes require the organizations to redesign their structure in order to remain competitive. He elaborated the importance of Customer Centricity in designing the new age organizations.
The session gave an opportunity to students to interact with an expert in the area of Organizational Redesign and get valuable inputs.
Alumni Talk on “Legal Proceedings & Negotiable Instrument
I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Department of Management, organized an Alumni Talk on “Legal Proceedings and Negotiable Instruments” for PGDM (2019-21) Batch on 6th December, 2019
The Speaker, Mr Ashwani Jha Vats, an Advocate at Delhi High Court being an alumni of I.T.S PGDM (RM) 2009-2011 batch initiated the talk by giving the practicality of the proceedings of different type of cases both according to criminal and civil law.
He shared his knowledge citing real case based examples to make the students understand about legal proceedings that takes place in courts.
Mr. Vats also gave an insight about Negotiable Instruments touching upon various sections of Negotiable Instruments Act like Section 13, 138, 139. He elaborated on the various types of Negotiable Instruments mainly Cheque , Demand Draft, Promissory Notes.
Explaining about the consequences and reasons of cheque dishonor and bouncing, he made the talk more interesting as young minds always try to connect their bookish knowledge with present day practical scenarios.
The session turned out to be an interactive and useful time for the budding managers., , ,
Binary Club - “MAGMATICO
I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Department of Management organized Binary Club activity “MAGMATICO” - The Game Of Disarray, for PGDM first year students on 6th December, 2019.
The purpose of the activity was to evaluate and enhance the IT related knowledge with analytic skills of students with respect to the parameters of remembrance and accuracy.
There were 2 rounds in the activity. In the first round, 15 teams participated consisted of 3 students each. At last, 3 teams were promoted to the second round.
The last and second round was “IT Jumbled Words”, where jumbled words were asked from each member of top 3 teams individually, where each participant tried to solve jumbled words.
All the participants performed their best to compete and win.
Winners of the event were felicitated with Gifts & Prizes by faculty judges.
The activity was a great success where students enjoyed a lot along with fun and learning.
Oppo makers (HR Club) - Esprit De Corps
I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Department of Management organised Oppo makers (HR Club) activity “Esprit De Corps” - No one whistles a symphony, It takes an Orchestra to play it, for PGDM 1st year students on 5th December, 2019.
The main objective of the event was to give students an exposure about “trust and variations in communication in team” and making them aware about the importance of Listening Skills.
The event was having two rounds.
FLAMIO-Round 1, Teams were responsible for displaying team work, presence of mind, common sense and coordination by forming and complete the word which will further form a meaningful sentence through those words.
SMART SHEET-Round 2, three teams were finally scrutinized from the first round which were further divided into six teams consisting of three members. Participants were standing not facing each other and the 3rd participant was given sheets which was to be adjusted between the other two participants. The objective was to judge Time management skills, team spirit, Group Behavior etc.
Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) inaugurated the First edition of E- magazine (The HR Times) launched by the HR Club.
Final winners were felicitated by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Faculty Coordinator of HR Club and faculty judges.
Department of Management organized One Day Workshop on “Customer Acquisition and Engagement in Digital Marketing through Gamification and AI” for PGDM
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a One Day Demonstrative workshop on “Customer Acquisition and Engagement in Digital Marketing through Gamification and AI” for Social and Digital Media Marketing participants from PGDM 2018-20 Batch,
conducted by Mr. Debajyoti Banerjee - Founder & CEO at Seven Boats info. system Pvt. Ltd., invited speaker at IIM Shillong, IIT-KGP,BITS-Pilani.
The workshop started with introduction of the Subject and basic fundamentals of Customer Acquisition and customer Engagements. The Participants were also deliberated with the importance of Digital Marketing and its future implication in Analytics.
The workshop started with the Brief about AACRO™ model of Digital Marketing, Understanding digital consumer behaviour, acquisition & engagement, Gamification & it’s relevance, M3 Model - Motivation Momentum Meaning Model, Gamification Strategies -Prize/Rewards, Open Engagement, Timing Urgency, Competitive Leader board, Types of Gamification - Web, Social, Mobile App, purpose - Social engagement, Referral, Retention/Re-Engagement, Lead Gen, Brand Recognition, Gamification Tools - Simple, Readymade & Technical, DIY - Exercise - Make a Gamification strategy or build a quick simple game, AI and its relevance in Digital Marketing.
Towards the End of the Workshop,the Participants were asked to make a quick Chatbot& Content Creation, simple Games.Brief Discussion was also held over Gamification Case studies. Participants were also introduced to Personalization, Email Automation/Drip Feed, NLP Engine, Programmatic Marketing/ Audience Targeting in Ads, Predictive analytics and Word Press.
Workshop Concluded with the closing remark by Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri wherein, she highlighted the Importance of the Gamification and Predictive Analytics to the Participants. During the series of discourse, the positive suggestions and feedbacks were also shared by Participants.
The workshop was conducted and coordinated by Dr. Garima Srivastav.
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Alumni Talk organised for PGDM students
Department of management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized an alumni talk for the students of PGDM (2019-21) batch
on 30th November, 2019. Mr. Saleem Ahmed, alumnus of PGDM (2004-06) Batch, at present associated with Godfrey Phillips India ltd. as Zonal Manager – Retail Operations interacted with students on the topic “Managing Retail Operations”.
He covered various dimensions of retail operations including
· How to motivate and inspire the store teams to meet or exceed business goals and KPI's.
· How to track the performance of the stores against the set yearly, quarterly and monthly business plan to ensure that the store operations meets the revenue targets
· The process of carrying out market research and Identifying potential markets for new store opening
· How to capture performance of each store on a daily basis and understand the reason for non-performance through use systems and models.
He said that “retail store should attract new customers – and entice regular customers to keep coming back. After all, customers are the lifeblood of any retail business so your retail operations need to be as smooth as possible.”
Mr Saleem shared many examples of corporate world to supplement his thoughts and analysis. It was a very interactive session leading to better understanding of the concepts and management practices for the students. In response to a question of students he mentioned that career in retail operations management may be a good fit for those who enjoy working with a variety of people. It was a great learning experience for the students., , ,
Corporate Talk session by Mr.Shiv Kumar Seth, General Manager & Global Product Marketing Head, Solar Lighting- Signify Innovations India Ltd.(Formerly Philips Lighting India Ltd.) for PGDM
Department of Management ITS, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized Corporate Talk on the topic “Key Marketing Values”on 30th November, 2019
Mr.Shiv Kumar Sethemphasized that Marketing’s purpose is to create the right volume of customers willing to pay for a good or service in a way that will ensure the long-term profitability of the business.He discussed in detail that we need to identify, prioritize and accelerate actions to focus on the strategies and tactics that have the greatest influence on value.
Mr. Seth explained that to create value the organizations need to focus on their core values that can guide the decision making process in a variety of situations, but only if they’re codified and adhered to. He said that evolve and adapt to deliver outstanding results by establishing a culture of exceptional execution and rewarding those who create great outcomes. He said to be honest, transparent and committed to doing what’s best for your customers and company.
Mr. Seth further emphasized to connect with your customers, partners, consumers and each other to drive success to build relationships/ deliver results and becommitted to continuous investments in the growth of our team members. We also ask our teams to actively take responsibility for their own self-development.He has given mantra to Think like customer and act like owner. At the end of the corporate lecture, a special vote of thanks was given to him., , ,
Library Club organised Activity
The Reader’s Café – Library Clubof department of management at I.T.S Mohan nagar organised an activity “Take a Step Ahead” for students of PGDM (2019-21) Batch on 28thNovember, 2019. It comprised of two rounds full of learning, fun and excitement.
In the first round, students participated in Quiz comprising of interesting questions from current happenings in the business and political arena. Around 50 students participated in the first round. For the second round, top 10 students were shortlisted based on the results of the first round. In the second round, participants were given contemporary and abstract topics on the spot on which they were required to think and speak for 2minutes. Students participated very enthusiastically and presented their views and ideas in a creative manner. Top three winners were selected based on content, confidence, creativity, out of the box thinking and body language exhibited during their performance.
The event witnessed an enthusiastic participation from the student participants as well as the audience. Audio and Video Question-Answer rounds were conducted for the audience and chocolates were distributed to the students for correct answers. Winners were felicitated with attractive prizes given awayby Director Management, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Event Coordinator, Prof. Shikha Arora and Dr.Kalyan Kumar Dey.
First Prize was bagged by Riya Natta, second prize winner was Ayushi Tyagi and third prize winner was Ratnesh Asthana. A lucky draw was conducted for the audience in which all the members in the audience were invited to share their aspiration and Tushar was selected as the Lucky Draw Winner.
All the students participated with lot of zeal and were motivated by the inspiring words of Director Management, Dr. Vidya Sekhri., , ,
Faculty Development Program on Clinical Communication
Prof. Yachna Malhotra of I.T.S - Mohan Nagar Faculty of management Department, conducted Faculty Development Program on “Clinical Communication for the faculty members of I.T.S Dental College Murad Nagar Campus on 27thNovember,2019
Prof. Yachna focused on importance of Clinical communication in Medical Profession and for achieving professional excellence. With experiential exercises, and Listening techniques, she sensitized the importance of active listening to improve doctor patient relationship.
The training was a mix of both the slide show coupled with some interesting activities to sensitize the Faculty members (Doctors) for giving effective and quality service in general and making their interactions with patients more polite, clear and result oriented.
Various exercises helped participants to identify specific tools they need to use, to gain control of their time. The learning environment was highly interactive and resulted in deep routed team cohesiveness among the participants., , ,
Management faculty attended India Today State of States Conclave
Management faculty members Dr Indraneel Mandol and Dr. Rajeev Johari attended India Today State of States Conclave at the ITC Maurya, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi on 22nd November, 2019.
The Conclave was being organised by the India Today Group as a continuing programme of recognising the major achievements of the states of the nation within a competitive framework. The Chief Ministers of states like Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Puducherry were present on the occasion along with several ministers and bureaucrats from states that were to receive the awards. MrPrakash Jawadekar, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, was the Chief Guest for the function. The session was presided over by Mr Raj Chengappa, Group Editorial Director (Publishing).
At first the different Chief Ministers came forward to speak of the achievements of their respective governments. Thus Mr V. Narayana Swamy from Puducherry pointed towards the economic development in his state; Mr Jairam Thakur from Himachal Pradesh referred to environmental initiatives and developments in education; Mr Prema Khandu from Arunachal Pradesh explained the challenges of development in a hill state; N. Birendra Singh from Manipur discussed how they had managed to bring insurgency in the state under control.
Then MrJavadekar came forward to congratulate all the states on their accomplishments and quipped that cooperative federalism was exemplified as cooperation through competition. Along with Mr Aroon Purie, founder-publisher and former Editor-in-Chief of India Today, he then unveiled the new State of States issue of the magazine. Finally the awards were handed to all the dignitaries.
The occasion was instrumental in bringing together dignitaries from both the Central and state governments and facilitated the interaction on the roles to be played by each in the New India, , ,