Alumni talk on the topic “Winning Mindset” for PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an Alumni Talk for students of PGDM (2022-24 batch) on the topic “Winning Mindset” on 18th April, 2023.
The talk was delivered by Alumnus of PGDM (2013-2015 batch) Ms. Kalpana Singh, Manager (Operations) at Axis Bank. Dr. Timira Shukla, Director- I.T.S School of Management welcomed the guest by presenting a plant sapling.
Ms. Kalpana started the session by sharing her experience during her course of study in PGDM. Further, she shared her journey from campus to corporate. She spoke about the career in Operations as a Operations Manager. During her address, she emphasized on the changing of mindset about the perception about salary package. She said that except being focused about higher salary packages, budding managers should try to be focused about being ethically professional. She highlighted the challenges for operations manager in banking sector.
She also pointed out some important aspects like; Communication, Behaviour, Appearance, Attitude etc. to be prepared for job-interviews. She answered all the queries asked by the students satisfactorily.
At last Dr. D.K. Pandey presented a memento as a token of gratitude to Ms. Kalpana.
The talk was coordinated by Prof. Ashutosh Sharma., , ,
Jashn- E – Alvida: Farewell function of PGDM (2021-23) Batch and “I.T.S Excellence Awards: 2022-2023"
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad, hosted the I.T.S Excellence Awards 2022-23 & Jashn-E-Alvida Farewell function for the outgoing PGDM (2021-23) batch on April 15, 2023.
The event was held to recognize the academic and extra-curricular achievements of the students and bid farewell to the outgoing batch. The program began with a ceremonial lamp lighting and Saraswati Vandana.
The event was graced by the presence of Director PR, I.T.S-The Education Group, Sh. Surinder Sood; Director, I.T.S School of Management, Dr. Timira Shukla; Director- Institute of Technology and Science, Dr. V N Bajpai; PGDM Chairperson, Dr. Anusha Agarwal and faculty members.
Sh. Surinder Sood congratulated all the awardees on their achievements and advised the outgoing students to always see themselves as good ambassadors of the Institute and strengthen the relationship with their Alma mater.
Dr. Timira Shukla blessed the students and conveyed her wishes for the future ahead.
The I.T.S Excellence awards were awarded under various categories, including Academic Excellence, Best Leadership, Star Performer, Best Club, Best Club Member, and Highest Placement International of the batch. The event witnessed enthusiastic performances from students of 2022-24 and 2021-23 batches, including solo & group dance, poetry, and surprise games, which kept the audience enthralled.
Mr. Shivam Pandey and Ms. Papiya Dey were crowned as Mr. & Ms. Farewell, while Mr. Utkarsh Sharma & Ms. Mahima Arora bagged the title of Mr. & Ms. Popular respectively.
The event was nostalgic for the outgoing batch as they were leaving the Institute and beginning a new journey. Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, congratulated each one of them.
At the end of the program, the students rocked the dance floor with a specially organized DJ night. The farewell was a grand success, filled with glitz, glamour, and emotions., , ,
A Business Plan Competition: The Launch Pad: The Desi Shark Tank for PGDM Students.
On April 13, 2023, The Operations Club- “SANKRIYA” organized a business plan competition, “THE LAUNCH PAD: THE DESI SHARK TANK”, to test the business acumen of the budding managers of the PGDM I Year ( 2022-24 Batch). The invited judges were: Dr. Neeraj Sanghi( Professor- Finance); Professor Kumar Biswas ( Operations) and Dr. Rajeev Johari (Associate Prof., Economics).
The Director ITS School of Management, Prof.( Dr.) Timira Shukla in her inaugural address appreciated the seeding of the “Start Up” culture through events like “ The Launch Pad : The Desi Shark Tank”. She also appreciated the enthusiasm of the participating students too. In her words, India is emerging very fast in the world as “Start Up” Hub and the numbers of UNICORNs has already crossed 100. She even hoped, some day one of the participant may emerge as UNICORN in future.
The event witnessed massive enthusiasm and over 10 teams had participated to showcase their business ideas before the judges. The three judges , having their specialized domains, evaluated the “Business Plan”, from Financial viability, Operational excellence and entrepreneurial perspective. There were three prizes for best three business ideas and one prize for Judges’ Commendation. The name of the winning teams is as follows:
First Prize : Team Great Mates
Divyansh Jaiswal (Sec-A), Abhinav Srivastava (Sec-A) , Poorvi Gupta- ( Sec-A)
Second Prize : Team Zeal
Sundari Tomar ( Sec-A), Aman Kumar Singh (Sec-A) , Abhishek Mishra ( Sec-A)
Third Prize: Team Money Magnets
Vivek Kesarwani ( Sec-B), Ram Krishna Mishra (Sec-B), Ankit Kumar (Sec-B)
Judges Commendation: Team Evolutionary
Neeraj Yadav (Sec-C), Ali Siddiqui ( Sec-C), Altamash Ahmad ( Sec-C)
All the awards were given to winners, in the presence of PGDM Programme Chairperson- Dr. Anusha Agarwal. The Portfolio holders and core members of the the Sankriya Club, including President Mr. Amit Kumar Singh, were also facilitated with mementos., , ,
Workshop on the Topic: Towards the Professional Life for BBA and BCA students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Towards the Professional Life” for the final year students of BBA and BCA courses on Wednesday, 12thApril, 2023. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Shikha Arora and Dr. D K Pandey.
The workshop was aimed at enhancing the professional skills of the participants in the current hybrid working environment.The workshop consisted of various activities that focused on improving interpersonal skills and collaboration among the participants.
During the workshop, the resource persons emphasized the importance of emotional and social intelligence, a growth mindset, and building skills related to adaptability and resilience. These skills are essential in building effective business relationships, communication, and overall professional effectiveness.
The workshop provided valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities of the professional world. The students were encouraged to apply the skills and knowledge gained in the workshop to their future careers, and the event was a great success in preparing them for their professional lives., , ,
Management students attended Youth Empowerment - 2023
The students of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad (PGDM 2022-24 Batch) namely namely Puneet Agrahari, Ritik Arora, Divya Singh, Varnika Gupta & Sana Zareen attended Youth Empowerment - "Global Peace Leadership Conference, Indo-Pacific 2023" at The Royal Plaza, New Delhi on 12th April, 2023.
The Global Peace Leadership Conference Indo-Pacific 2023 (GPLC 2023) brought more than 1000 students, ambassadors, and peace builders both virtually and in-person to the Le Meridien and Royal Plaza Hotels, New Delhi, India on April 11-13, 2023. The theme for the conference was Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Vision for Advancing Human Consciousness and Peace. Renowned personalities like Mata Armitanandamayi, Dr. Binny Sareen, Padma Shri Agus Indra, Dr. Marsudi Syuhud, Swami Chidanand Saraswati and Dr. Vivkrant Tomar addressed the gathering with their wisdom of words.
All the eminent speakers and leaders gathered to affirm “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam,” a universal ideology that we are one family under God, reflects the aspiration of all people for harmonious and prosperous lives in peace, love, and brotherhood.
It was an enriching experience for the students., , ,
Merit and Performance Improvement Award Ceremony for PGDM students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized the Merit and Performance Improvement Award Ceremony for the students of PGDM batches (2021-23) and (2022-24) on April12, 2023.
The ceremony was graced by the presence of Dr. Timira Shukla, Director-I.T.S School of Management, Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Director- Institute of Technology & Science and Dr. Anusha Agarwal, PGDM Chairperson.
The commencement of the ceremony was marked by an auspicious lamp lighting ceremony. This was followed by the Welcome Address delivered by the Director. She congratulated the awardees and their parents for this achievement and said that continuous learning is important in all walks of life for professional growth. Dr. Anusha presented an overview of the Awards and motivated the students to put their best efforts in academics for a bright future.
The students were presented with awards in two categories as follows:
1 – Merit Awards
2 – Performance Improvement Award
• Top 10 position Holders of PGDM (2021-23) Batch Trimester V
• Top 10 position Holders of PGDM (2022-24) Batch Trimester II
• Top 11 Performance Improvements Awardees in PGDM (2022-24) Batch Trimester II over Trimester I
• Top 12 Performance Improvement Awardees in PGDM (2021-23) Batch Trimester V over Trimester IV
All the awardees were appreciated with loud cheers by their batchmates.
The event was coordinated by Dr. Shikha Arora and Dr. Vivek Pachauri., , ,
Workshop on "Career opportunities and Competencies in the area of Marketing" for BBA and BCA students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on "Career Opportunities and Competencies in the area of Marketing" for the final year students of BBA/BCA course on Monday, 06th April 2023.
Dr. Mayank Sharma, I.T.S School of Management was the resource person for the workshop.
The main objective of this workshop was to enable students to learn the transitional traditional and to contemporary modern era and provide insights on new career opportunities in marketing 4.0 and 5.0.
The session began with Dr. Mayank discussing about the paradigm shifts that have taken place in the field of marketing, concepts of FOMO, FOBO, ROPO, changing customer tastes, habits, preferences, increased expectations, last mile service delivery needs, and overall solution. He briefed students about the emerging job titles, their complete job roles, their median salaries, growth rate and an outlook for next 10 years in the industry. Industry student engaging exercises were conducted, which were thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated by the students.
It was a highly interactive session as students asked their queries related to multiple concepts and contents covered during the workshop., , ,
Webinar on “Recent developments in World Finance”
The students of I.T.S School of Management namely Ankit Kumar, Anubhav Chaturvedi, Ashutosh Saxena, Dileep Kumar, Mohd Amaan, Rahul Kumar, Shubham Pandey, Rohit Jain, Shobhit Agrahari, Kunal Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Shashi Raj,
Vivek Kesarwani, Rupali Kanchan, Priya Arora, Rahul Sharma, Ritik Arora, Yachika Tyagi attended a webinar on the topic “Recent Developments in World Finance”, conducted by Institute of Quantitative Finance, which is India’s First Quant Finance Institute on Saturday, 08th April, 2023
The resource person Mr. Rajat Bhatia, Founder & CEO of NEURAL CAPITAL. He briefed about the recent developments and trends in the financial markets.
· The demise of Credit Suisse and what it means for the Too Big to Fail Banks.
· The rapid collapse of American Banks, particularly Silicon Valley Bank
The Webinar was very useful to all the students for updating their knowledge., , ,
Workshop on “Understanding Importance of Data Analytics using Excel for BBA and BCA students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on "Understanding Importance of Data Analytics using Excel" for the final year students of BBA and BCA courses on Friday, 07th April 2023.
The expert for the session was Prof. Sunil Upadhyay, I.T.S School of Management.
The objective of the workshop
· To enhance the day-to-day efficiency of the students by training them in various operations of Microsoft Excel.
· To improve their analytical and problem-solving skills.
Prof. Sunil Upadhyay started the workshop by introducing the importance of data analytics in the business world. He then proceeded to demonstrate various advanced Excel tools such as Conditional Formatting, Index, Pivot table, VLOOKUP, and HLOOKUP to perform effective data analysis. He emphasized the importance of lookup and pivot table functions of Excel for day-to-day operational activities. He also explained the various features and functions of Excel that can be used for complex calculations, data analysis, and much more. The workshop was highly interactive, and participants were enthusiastically involved throughout the training., , ,
Marketing Club - INNOVATIVE VIKRETA 2.0 - Salesman of the Year -2022
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad after the grand success of first edition, organised 'Innovative Vikreta 2.0 -Salesman of the Year 2022'the 2nd edition of the event of institute’s Marrecus - The Marketing Club, on Thursday, 06th April 2023.
Its objective was to enable the participants to apply the learned concepts in marketing & sales, about product, pricing, pitching, promotional strategies etc. in marketing through innovative product/service development/ concept selling (through prototypes/demo or charts) and pitching them for sale in a common marketplace. For the purpose, a whole market place was developed & decorated on the theme of summer carnival.
In total 17 teams showcased their offering through a demo/ prototype along with poster of their innovative product in the event. The event was judged by a panel of 03 faculty members comprising of Dr.Shailendra Kumar Dube, Prof. Yachna Malhotra and Dr. Vivek Pachauri who evaluated the teams on 4 parameters viz.
· Understanding of the real-world problem,
· Innovativeness in the proposed product.
· Sales Pitch & Marketing Skills
· Ability to Convince Customers
The winning teams were awarded with Trophies, Certificates of Appreciation and Individual gifts by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director & Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.
The winning teams were:
1) Team ZEAL (Ist) –for alternative source of protein from ‘sattu’- SATTUAN SHAKE
2) Team – Out of The Box (IInd) – for Battery sharing via wireless - ‘BiFi’
3) Team Money Magnets (IIIrd) – for Solar Power based Car Cooling system during parking ‘SYVA’
4) Team Queen Bees (Best Decorated Shop) –ZO-ZO Drinks
5) Team KAPA (People Choice Award) –Safety Smart Jacket for women ‘KAPA TRAVEL JACKET’
6) Team ASRA (Best Sales Pitchers) – for need based customisable Alarm Clockwith drone.
7) Lucky Draw – By a coupon system and drawing chits from lots.
This activity aimed to usher the participants of PGDM 2022-24 batch towards creative thinking, team cohesion, active participation and enable them to understand and apply the classroom concepts in a practical & fun way. It was a replica of the actual marketplace but there was no actual buy or sell of the product, but heavily focused upon prospecting, sales presentation, pitching to visitors, query handling, visitor convincing, Q & A, taking feedback.
The event was conceptualised and organised by Dr. Mayank Sharma, Club Coordinator – Marrecus - Marketing Club., , ,