Alumni talk on the topic “Sustainable Future” for PGDM Students
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an Alumni Talk for students of PGDM (2022-24 batch) on the topic “Sustainable Future” on 16th March, 2023.
The talk was delivered by Alumnus PGDM (2007-2009 batch) Ms. Supreeti Singh, Manager – Motherson Sumi Systems Limited, Noida.
Dr.Timira Shukla, Director- I.T.S School of Management welcomed the guest by presenting a plant sapling. Prof. Durba Roy introduced Ms. Supreeti Singh to the audience.
Ms. Supreeti started the session by sharing her experience at I.T.S school ofmanagement. Further, she shared her journey from campus to corporate. She spoke aboutthe career in Human Resource as a HR Manager. During her address, she emphasized on thechanging 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 ethical and professional. She said that the role of a HR manager should be holistic in nature to provide a brighter future to the organization as well as to the society.
She highlighted several examples of corporate sector where HR managers are re-skilling and /or upskilling to acquire new competencies to stay relevant and abreast of the changing landscape of work. Ms. Supreeti also emphasised on the role of HR in creating a positive environment for the employees as well as for employers so that organization can sustain for a long in the market.
She answered all the queries asked by the students satisfactorily. Prof. Durba Roy presented a memento as a token of gratitude to the alumnus.
The talk was coordinated by Prof. Ashutosh Sharma., , ,
PGDM students and Faculty attended Singapore –India Hackathon 2023
Dr. Rajeev Johari along with Harish Kumar and Nitish Gupta, students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad attended Inaugural ceremony of Singapore India “Hackathon on Fintech and ESG” organized by Ministry of Education, Government of India and Ministry of Trade and Industry, Government of Singapore with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore at Imperial Hotel, New Delhi on 13th March, 2023.
Professor Lam Khin Yong, Vice President (Industry), NTU Singapore addressed the audience through his opening remarks. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Honorable Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India described the 3C Model i.e. capacity, capability and capital in addressing problems of the country. He stressed on technological aspects in both countries to boost the environment of Innovation and Research & Development. Mr Gan Kim Yong, Honorable Minister for Trade and Industry, Government of Singapore discussed about financial inclusion for encouraging the startups.
The entire program was spread across three technical sessions:
The distinguished speakers of the panels included:
· Mr. Vijay Sekhar Sharma, Founder, One97 & PayTM
· Mr. Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
· Ms. Tan Bin Ru, Deputy CEO of Chainup Pte Ltd and President, Singapore Blockchain Association
· Mr. Walter de Oude, Founder, Singlife and Chocolate Finance
· Mr. Niel Parekh, Partner & Head of Asia, Australia and New Zealand at Tikehau Capital & Chairman, The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI)
· Ms. Amita Chaudhury, Group Head of Sustainability, AIA
· Prof Tim White, Vice President (International Engagement), President’s Chair in Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
· Professor Ajay Sood, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India Professor T G Sitharam, Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education
Discussions centered onward technology, finance, block chain, IT, sustainability, research, unicorn, materials tangible and other. The program was informative and insightful for new startups, entrepreneurs and industry., , ,
Dr. Neeraj Sanghi as an Expert for Finance Panel of Research Symposium
Dr. Neeraj Sanghi, Professor of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad chaired a session as an Expert for Finance Panel of Research Symposium organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi-NCR campus on Thursday, 09th March, 2023.
The objective of the Research Symposium was to develop research abilities in students and provide them insights in their research reports in Finance Area. Students demonstrated the research work to the panel for suggestions and evaluation. The winners were felicitated by trophies.
Overall the experience was enriching and overwhelming.,
Dr. Namita as resource person in International Conference
Dr. Namtia Mishra, faculty of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad chaired an online session as resource person on IPR and its practices in a three day International Conference on “A Primer on Intellectual Property Rights” on Thursday, 09th March, 2023 at Department of Computer Science, Andhra Loyola College , Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
The objective of the conference was to provide a common platform for researchers from the Academia as well as the Industry and students to discuss and present their research work by providing an opportunity for collaboration among them. As a resource person the talk focused on IPR and its processes, know how to develop a patentable idea.
Overall the experience was enriching and overwhelming.,
CSR “Parivartan – An Education program for underprivileged children”
As a CSR Initiative by I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad- “Parivartan – An Education program for underprivileged children” activity was organized in Sahibabad area.
The volunteers were students of PGDM (2022-24 batch). Day’s focus was to teach names of Days and Names of months in English to the underprivileged children of Sahibabad area. The student volunteers included Shobhit, Akansha, Rupali, Radhika, Harsa & Abhinav.
Among student volunteers Rupali started by teaching names of days in a week with spelling to the children. After that Radhika taught names of months in a year with spelling. At the last Harsa & Abhinav organized an interesting number game activity for the children, which was enjoyed by the children a lot.
The activity ended with the distribution of cakes & candies among the children. Prof. Ashutosh Sharma accompanied and guided the students., , ,
PGDM Students and Faculty Members attended Gender Equality Summit
The students of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad (PGDM 2022-24 Batch) namely Priya Mittal, Karan Singh, Krutana Sharma, Abhinav Srivastava, Deepak Rana and Saquib Farooqi along with Dr. Shikha Arora and Dr. Vivek Pachauri on 2nd March, 2023
had an opportunity time to attend the UN Global Compact Organisation (GCNI) India summit on 6th Gender Equality Summit on the theme “Gender Equal Future: Technology, Innovation & Inclusion” at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi.
The gender equality summit 2023 focuses on innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.
Unlock the path of the private sector for gender equality.
Rethinking through the gender lens using technology changes, innovation and education.
Closing the digital gender gap to achieve sustainable development goals.
It was an honour to hear the eminent speakers of the summit namely
· Ms. Susan Ferguson, UN Women India
· Ms. Ajaita Shah, Founder & CEO, Frontier Markets Pvt. Ltd.
· Ms. Naghma Mulla, CEO, EdelGive Foundation
· Dr. Sangita Reddy,India Chair G20 Empower, Past President, FICCI and Jt. MD, Apollo Hospitals.
· Ms. Vaishali Nigam Sinha – Chair, GES 2023;
· Mr. Gokul Pandian - Director EY;
· Mr. Ratnesh - ED, UN-GCNI;
· Ms. Ishu Shiva, Founder & MD of Sanitree
· Mr. Sanket Atal, SVP & MD, Salesforce India
and other esteemed speakers across the globe. It was a very awe-inspiring workshop with free and fair exchange of thoughts, especially from women's point of view. Many of the participants had specific queries relating to their area of operation, which were adequately handled by the dignitaries.
It was an enriching experience to hear from experts on how a gender equal future can help us to achieve sustainable development goals., , ,
Attendance Felicitation Ceremony
I.T.S school of Management, Ghaziabad organized the “Attendance Felicitation Ceremony” for students of PGDM Batches (2021-23) and (2022–24) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
The event started with the motivational address by the Director, Dr. Timira Shukla. She congratulated the students who secured 100 percent attendance in various subjects in the second and fifth trimester. She said that learning and enhancing employability skills is as important as attending the classes. PGDM Chairperson, Dr. AnushaAgarwal, PGDM Second year Coordinator, Dr. Vivek Pachauri and PGDM First year Coordinator, Dr. Shikha Arora were also present along with the respective subject faculty to felicitate the students.
96 students of the second trimester and 22 students of fifth trimester were felicitated with a certificate and a motivational book for maintaining 100 percent attendance in various subjects. A special plaque was presented to Ms. Priya Kumari from PGDM (2022-24) for maintaining 100 percent attendance throughout the second trimester in all the subjects. An appointment letter was also issued to Mr. Kunal Singh, the new Class Representative of Section-B.
Student Volunteers of the Business Summit 2023 were also felicitated with certificates. All the students were very enthusiastic and motivated to be regular in classes and give their best.
The session ended with the concluding remarks by PGDM Chairperson, Dr. Anusha Agarwal. She congratulated all the students on this achievement and advised them to carry forward this legacy., , ,
International Corporate Talk on “Bringing Ethnography and Marketing together: Storytelling and Brands”
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an online international talk on “Bringing Ethnography and Marketing Together: Storytelling and Brands” for the students of PGDM 2022 – 2024 batch on February 28, 2023.
The eminent speaker for the talk was Dr. Nadine Khair, Assistant Professor, Head of Marketing Department, American University of Madaba.
She began the session by raising a question “what is marketing?” to the students to have a basic idea about what students know about the subject. She explained the meaning of Ethnography to the students which basically means a qualitative method of collecting data often used in the social and behavioural sciences. It is classically deep “basic” research. She further explained how research is connected to reality.
She also suggested a book named “Rubin and Rubin (2012)” related to qualitative research. Then she explained about the story telling concept in marketing and why it is important for the branding of products. She also shared a few examples of storytelling done by the brands like- “Coca-Cola, Nike, IKEA, etc. At the end she explained steps from how research is converted into a campaign. “Real life experiences, asking questions, interpret the answers, generate content for campaign and create a story that connects customers. Towards the conclusion of the session, she welcomed questions from students and answered them comprehensively.
Overall, the talk was very insightful. A virtual plaque was presented at the end of the session as a token of gratitude and remembrance by Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM Programme.
The talk was coordinated by Prof. Yachna Malhorta and Dr. Shikha Arora., , ,
Utthan Club Activity -“Computer Lab activity”
Utthan, a CSR initiative of I.T.S Ghaziabad, Department of Management, organised a "Computer Lab Activity" to conduct a practical session in the Computer Lab for Government School students of class 1st to 8th in the campus on February 28, 2023.
During the session, all the students were taken to the Computer Lab where they were taught to search on Google and make a presentation on the different topics given to them by PGDM student coordinators. Students learned the basics of MS office also and to make powerpoint presentations using different designs and tools. After making the presentations, students were asked to present their PPTs and were given feedback by the volunteers.
Faculty Coordinators, Dr. Nitin Saxena and Prof. Shilpi Rana along with student volunteers of Utthan Club coordinated the activity and motivated the students to work harder on their computer skills.
At the end of the day, students were given refreshments., , ,
SPEAK FOR INDIA- 2023 (Delhi/NCR- Edition)
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad hosts the district round of “SPEAK FOR INDIA-2023”an Inter College Debate Contested in association with Federal Bank, The Times of India and Navbharat Times on February 27, 2023.
The contest had a great response as more than 100 students participated from 13 different colleges of Delhi / NCR.The session was the kaleidoscope of opinions, thoughts and perspective that enhanced the knowledge and understanding about the emerging political,economic, social and current affairs topics.
The event began with an audition round in which each participant spoke their mind on the rationale for, the execution of and the potential future effects on the economy. Unsurprisingly, this led to a wide spectrum of contrasting views – from being heralded as an inevitable future, to being poorly perceived positivity and doubtful future. From the audition round 20 students were shortlisted.
Second round was a team debate round in which students debated in teams of 2 members each. Points presented were accepted by the spectators with cheers and claps. Some of the points even made us think about the facts. There was so much talent in the room. Arguments were made and roved. The competition was so interesting with the exchange student's perspective.
Finally 7 students were selected from the team debate and we proudly share that three students of PGDM Batch (2022-24) named Nitish Parashar, Sundari Tomar and Srishty Srivastava have been selected from the second round to participate in the zonal round of Speak for India.
At the end the merit certificates were presented to all the winners by Dr.Timira Shukla –Director, I.T.S School of Management, Dr. V.N. Bajpai – Director, Institute of Technology and Science, Dr.Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM Program and judges for the event Prof. Yachna Malhotra and Prof. Shilpi Rana., , ,