Faculty Attended AIMA 46th National Management Convention
Dr. Shuchita Singh, Prof. Ritu Saxena & Prof. Jyotsana Vaid, Faculty of Management Department alongwith the Director (Management) , Dr. Vidya Sekhri at I.T.S, Ghaziabad attended AIMA's 46th National Management Convention “Creating an Innovative India” on 17th & 18th September, 2019 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi.
The event started with the welcome address by Mr. Neotia, President, AIMA mentioned about increasing global share and global trade governance. Mr. Sanjeev Goenka, Past President, AIMA and Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group mentioned about efficiency and innovation in Birla group which has multiplied Birla group by 25 times.Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group mentioned about global uncertainty and he talked about the longerterm view for India to become world’s largest economy.
He mentioned unique Indian way of globalisation covered that bilateral trade between China and USA will be closer.
Mr.Singhania mentioned India as pool of young talent and entrepreneurs. India need to find local solutions to local problems. Mr. Sanjeev Goenka introduced Mr.Amit Shah, Hon. Home Minister, Government of India talked about iron man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel towards the sovereignty of India. He talked about multiparty parliamentary system in 2014. He mentioned that growth in agricultural and industrial has been taken hand in hand. Mr.Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice; Communications; Electronics and IT, Government of India mentioned that if India want to emerge there has to be emphasized on reform, perform in order to transform.
In Next session Pranjal Sharma being the session moderator asked the purpose of AI and Mr. Amod Malviya explained AI as a medium to give personalised access to intelligence. Mr. Sandipan mentioned AI as logical programmingand further ad technological astrology. Amod referred AI as GPT(general purpose technology). Mr. Amod updated that UDDAN is a B2B company, where they deal in fraud detection, forecasting demand, logistics network design, on real time basis. Mr. Rishab talked about identifying skills through AI.
Panel Discussion Economic Reforms for New India was graced by the presence of Sudhir Jalan Chairman, Neo Foods Pvt. Ltd. Panelists Vikram Singh Mehta Chairman, Brookings India & Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution Ajit Ranade Group Executive President and Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group Akhil Bansal Deputy CEO, KPMG in India TN Ninan Chairman, Business Standard Pvt Limited. In this session major points discussed were measures to boost GDP, support to SME and ease of business to SME.
Panel Discussion Making India a $ 5 trillion-dollar economy in the next 5 years, was actually a good discussion between Mr. Sanjeev Sanyal Principal Economic Adviser in Ministry of Finance Government of India and Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal Past President AIMA & Chairman, Hero Enterprise.
Last session of the day was Ease of mobility: Innovations for faster, safer transportation, witnessed a very motivating address by Mr. Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport & Highways; Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Government of India, who shared the developments been taken to increase transport through water ways and developing network of industrial corridors.
First session of next day was Panel Discussion: - Innovation first: Disruption as Strategy followed by the session Winning in the Digital World, Panel Discussion: - Reviving Growth: An Imperative for India and Creative Nation: Fostering a Culture of Innovation. In this session Mr. Amitabh Kant CEO, NITI Aayog emphasized on India needs to move on from adoption and adaptation of innovations to creating previously unthinkable technologies, processes, products and services. Innovation is not about meeting the needs but about redefining the needs, and it demands a big shift in everyday attitudes and practices.
The Convention was a great experience., , ,
Industrial Visit to New Holland Tractors, Greater Noida
On the 10th of September, 2019, Department of Management, I.T.S Mohan Nagar organised Industrial visit for PGDM First Year (2019-21) students to Greater Noida factory of New Holland Tractors.
The group was received by Head HR Mr. Aditya Ghildiyal. Mr Ghildiyal arranged for refreshments for the students. Then they were briefed about his role, followed by the history of the company. CNH Industrial (India) Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of CNH Industrial – a global leader in capital goods segment. It is present in 180 countries with its 13 brands, 66 manufacturing plants, 49 research and development centers and a workforce of more than 62,000 people.
New Holland Agriculture, one of the brands of CNH Industrial, began its operations in India in 1998 with its first launch of 70 HP tractor. Aided by over 120 years of global experience and a robust network of more than 1000 customer touch points spread across the country. Today, New Holland Agriculture offers a technologically superior range of 35 HP to 90 HP tractors in India. Retailing over 35,000 tractors in a year, the family of over 4,50,000 satisfied customers is growing at a fast pace.
After this Engineer (Inspection) Mr. Puneet conducted a shop floor visit for the students. This was followed by a query round in the training room. A variety of questions were put forward by students. These related to diverse areas like operations, production, supply chain, HR and marketing.
In the end Mr. Ghildiyal summarized the visit by referring to the core strengths of the Greater Noida plant. He also provided a snapshot of the company’s CSR initiatives to the students. This was followed by group photography, before the journey back to the college.
Overall it was a great learning platform and an enjoyable experience for the students., , ,
STATESMEN Club organized ENTHUSIA-3
PG Management Sports Club "STATESMAN" organized Cricket, Football and Badminton “ENTHUSIA-3”
for PGDM students on 09 September 2019 at Institute of Technology & Science, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad. 76 participants participated in various events. The event started with the match between PGDM(2018-2020) vs PGDM(2019-2021) leaded by Sunil Kumar and Mayank Kumar respectively. There was a healthy and tough competition between the two teams but at the end PGDM (2018-2020) won the match by 16 runs. Next event was of football between PGDM(2018-2020) vs PGDM(2019-2021) leaded by Vishal patel and Faraz Ahmed respectively. There was a thriller match between both theteamsbut at the end the PGDM(2019-2021) team won the match by 3-0., , ,
Corporate Talk on Investing in Financial Markets and wealth creation on 9th September, 2019
Department of Management I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized Corporate Talk on the topic "Investing in Financial Markets and wealth creation” on 9th September, 2019 for PGDM (2019-21) and MBA (2019-21) Batch.
Speaker was Mr. Varun Malhotra, Director - EIFS Pvt Ltd., an Alumnus of Washington University in St Louis, USA and IIM-Ahmedabad, who has successfully completed all 3 levels of CMT (Charted Market Technician - the only Technical Analysis Program recognized by New York Stock Exchange) and CFA Program (Charted Financial Analyst, USA)
Mr. Varun encouraged students to start investing in the Stock Market for building Wealth and contributing to the economy as a whole. This talk was a true enabler for equity market enthusiasts and for those who believe in the power of equity markets to create long term wealth.
Mr Varun discussed how to solving the Stock Market puzzle: What to buy, when to buy & when to sell. Speaker emphasized the importance of buying ETF’s and holding it for long duration to reap handsome gains.
He talked about Investment Psychology. Identifying bubbles in financial markets and remain cautious during the times of extreme euphoria that leaves lot many investors trapped in the market.
He discussed how investing in the stock market can create passive income and can be alternate to fixed pension plans. How small investments with the help of compounding can create substantial wealth through compounding technique.
During his discussion, he shared his diverse experience with students. At the end of the corporate lecture, a special vote of thanks was given to him.
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‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme
With the 5th of September celebrations still fresh in the mind, it was an apt occasion for recalling the contribution of teachers in our lives. Alongside this, Parivartan decided to focus on the building blocks of grammar.
Aviral started off the programme prior to prayer by explaining to the children the significance of India’s attempted moon landing. In the process he tried to simplify the technicalities of Chandrayan-2 and its components. As the main classes resumed following the prayer, he took to speaking about the Parts of Speech – the starting point of English grammar. He deftly explained the seven elements with appropriate examples so that the learners understood the purpose fulfilled by each.
Next it was the turn of Tulika to delve into the history behind and the significance of Teachers’ Day. She discussed how the birthday of Dr Sarvopalli Radhakrishnan came to be observed as Teachers’ Day.
The by now statutory quiz followed as a means of revision. The volunteers had taken the initiative of donating the books, copies and stationary among the kids on this occasion. This was followed by the handing out of Britannia Good Day biscuits and Parle Kachcha Aam toffees before the children dispersed homewards., , ,
22nd Annual Convocation Of PGDM (2017-19) Batch
I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad celebrated 22nd Annual Convocation Ceremony for its Flagship course Post Graduate Diploma in Management (2017-19) Batch on 8th September, 2019.
Convocation ceremony was inaugurated with Ceremonial Lamp Lighting by the Chief Guest, General V.K. Singh (Retd), Hon’ble Minister of State, Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, Special Guest Dr. Amitabh Rajan(IAS), Chairman, Reserve Bank of India services Board, Dr. R.P. Chadha, Chairman - The I.T.S Education Group, Guest of Honour, Mr. Ashish Aggarwal, President, Welspun Group, Dr. Vinayshil Gautam, Chairman - Academic Council, Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S -The Education Group, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management), Academic Council members and PGDM Chairperson Dr. V. N. Bajpai. The convocation was also graced by Shri B K Arora, Sectratary, I.T.S The Education Group, Dr M P Gupta, Shri Romi Chopra and parents of the diploma awardees.
Convocation began with the floral welcome of the Guests. Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) delivered welcome address and presented institute report. Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR) introduced distinguished guests to the gathering and conveyed his best wishes for the graduating batch.
Chief Guest, General V.K. Singh (Retd), Hon’ble Minister of State delivered Convocation address and stressed upon leadership development at all levels, result orientation, maintaining courtesy with all colleagues, cheerfulness, hard work and sincerity for attainment of success in life.
Special Guest, Dr. Amitabh Rajan advised students not to forget oath taken on the eve of convocation ceremony, paying respect to all human beings and to minimize ego for maximizing their acceptance in their professional career.
The Chairman Academic Council Dr. Vinayshil Gautam addressed august gathering on this occasion and emphasized on integrity, right perception, prejudice avoidance and organized systematic life as the basic principles of success.
Guest of Honour, Mr. Ashish Aggarwal shared views on enhancing learning abilities, down to earth behavior, contribution at all levels and entrepreneurship development.
Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Chairperson of PGDM programme, administered the oath to the diploma awardees. Medals were presented for academic excellence. Ms. Anchal Omar, Ms. Rubia Nur and Ms. Akshita Raman received Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals respectively for securing First, Second & Third rank. Gold medals for specialisation toppers were given to Ms. Shreya Nand in Marketing area, Ms. Akshita Raman in Human Resource, Ms. Shrimoyee Ghosh in Finance, Mr Akshay in International Business and Mr Ankit Pal in Operations area. All the awadees received diploma from the Chief Guest in person.
Vote of thanks was proposed by the Programme Chairperson, Dr. V. N. Bajpai. The event came to an end with National Anthem followed by Group Photography.
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Guest Lecture On “Achieving Excellence In Services Marketing” By Mr. Ravish Malhotra
Dr. Sanjeev Tandon and Dr. Garima Srivastava organised Guest Lecture for the PGDM-1 students (2019-20) batch
students on “Achieving Excellence in Services Marketing” by Mr Ravish Malhotra, Associate Director- Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP. Speaker very vividly shared the concept of service-mix and aligned the concept with various examples from the industry. He described the value proposition in the IT sector with special reference to the marketing of services. He supported the concepts by using highly exciting videos on the advertising strategy being used by service industry.
The session was highly interactive and interesting. Dr V.N. Bajpai (Chairperson: PGDM Program) shared the vote of thanks to Mr Ravish for making the students learn the practical aspect of service industry., , ,
Guest Lecture on Contemporary issues in Banking by Mr. Gopal Chandra Mondal
The guest speaker was Mr. Gopal Chandra Mondal (CFO & Director -Financial Control, Tax & Regulatory in IDFC).
Mr. Gopal shared that India’s banking sector is expanding rapidly and has the potential to become the fifth largest banking industry in the world by 2020 and third largest by 2025.He shared how Services provided by banks have expanded rapidly in the last decade. In addition to the traditional “savings and loans”, banks started providing a wide gamut of financial services likes insurance, investment, asset management, etc.
Mr. Mondal explained how in amidst the signs of progress; the Indian banking sector has been facing multiple challenges in recent times like - Non Performing Assets, Losses in Rural Branches and over-dues, Competition from Non-Banking Financial Institution, Advance to Priority Sector, Political and Bureaucratization pressure.
Mr. Gopal has also explained that through partnerships and acquisitions, banks are trying to integrate financial services, wallets, payments, shopping services etc., there by adding depth to their financial services.
In order to achieve the goal of faster and inclusive growth, it is high time the government and banking industry undertake a comprehensive relook into the existing policies and structures.
During his discussion, he shared his diverse experience with students. At the end of the corporate lecture, a special vote of thanks was given to him., , ,
Teachers’ Day Celebration on 5th September 2019
PGDM and MBA students from Management Department of I.T.S Ghaziabad organized Teacher's Day Celebration which marks the birth of the great teacher, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishan on 5th September, 2019
at Chanakya Auditorium of the Institute. The celebrations reverberated with formal Lamp Lighting by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group, Dr. Vidya Sekhri Director Management, Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director MCA and Director UG Campus, Prof. Nancy Sharma, Vice Principal – U.G Campus..
On this auspicious occasion our Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group, Shri Arpit Chadha, appreciated the faculty members for working tirelessly in shaping the dreams of the students. Director Management, Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Sekhri also talked about the significance of the day for both the students and the faculty. The students presented gifts, as a token of respect, to their teachers. Cultural programmes were organized by the talented students which enthralled the faculty and the students present in big numbers. The event concluded with a lovely video compilation of the fond memories of faculty and students., , ,
Guest lecture on “Macro-economic factors affecting Capital Markets
I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Department of Management organised a guest lecture by Mr. Atul Kumar Singh, Managing Partner- Wealth Asia Advisory Solutions LLP on the topic “Macro-economic factors affecting Capital Markets” on 4th September, 2019 for the students of PGDM-IV trimester.
Mr. Atul Kumar Singh has a rich experience of 18 years in the field of capital markets. His academic interest includes equity analysis, derivatives markets and mutual funds.
Mr Atul started his conversation with students by bringing in few hard facts about Indian economy, he spoke about the size of the Indian economy and the future ahead.He also talked about the bond market and its correlation with the Indian capital market. He motivated the students and asked them to read the newspapers regularly and visit the sites which give authentic data about the Indian economy.
He also illustrated how the data that is published by the government through its various agencies can be used for equity analysis and for predicting the growth prospects of Indian economy.
The session was very interactive. The session ended with a special vote of thanks by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management)., , ,