Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized a Virtual HR Conclave with the focal theme “Redefining the Workplace for Business Continuity "on Saturday, 17th October 2020.
The objective of the conclave was to understand, how organizations are changing and transforming during the pandemic situation in COVID times. This Conclave provided a common platform to rediscover the paradigms that will help the leaders and policy makers to redefine the future of work and workplace for Business Continuity. Eminent speakers from Industry graced the conclave with their benign presence and shared their insight and valuable thoughts and experiences. At the beginning, the program commenced with an encouraging deliberation by Shri Arpit Chadha sir, Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group, where he welcomed all the eminent speakers and shared words of wisdom, this address was followed by the Welcome address by Dr.(Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management and Prof. Durba Roy (Associate Vice president CRC and Conclave Convener) by introducing the theme of the Conclave. The eminent speakers of the session were:
1. Mr. Rajan Dutta, Managing Director - Xstrops Consulting; Managing Partner - Xpert Conexions, Former President HR- Reliance ADA, Lupin pharmaceuticals Limited - Chief Guest of the ceremony highlighted the flattening of the economic curve, migrant labourers issue, organization facing challenges to run efficiently and use the workforce effectively. He further highlighted that Consumer behaviour is also changing these days. Value of the product, convenience and authenticity are driving factors now.
2. Mr. Lokesh Saxena, Managing Director - DISA INDIA LIMITED & Sr.Vice President - India, Middle East & Sub Saharan Africa, Norican Group graced the inaugural ceremony as Guest of Honour. He laid emphasis on emotional aspects and workforce management post pandemic era. He said that positive mind and hope for future are the key factors in the new normal.
3. Dr. Sudhanshu Pathak, Head - HR and OD at JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., delivered the Keynote address of the inaugural session and highlighted the changing functions of HR during the COVID times and issues of employee engagement establishing balance between Agility and compassion, result and relationship. At the end of Inaugural Ceremony Dr. (Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management expressed her gratitude by presenting digital plaque to all the esteemed speakers as a token of gratitude. Overall session was very interactive and full of practical knowledge and insights on the focal theme.
Followed by the Inaugural Ceremony, The conclave highlighted the very prominent issues with the subtheme –Future of Work: Hybrid Workforce via Panel Discussion-1 by eminent speakers from Industry in the next session of the conclave.
The Moderator of the Panel discussion was Mr. Agniwesh Thakur. (AVP, SAP- Success factors Capacity, Accenture) and the eminent panelists were Mr. Biplob Banerjee (CPPO, ABD India), Mr. Atma Godara (Production HR Generalist – APAC, Netflix, Digital Transformation Leader), Mr. Manish Rastogi (Head Capability Development & Talent, Vodafone Idea), Mr. Rohit Shenoy (AVP HR, Sterlite Power) and Mr. Neeraj Mehra (VP, HR, Infogain).
The panel discussion started with an opening question that “How New Normal look Like?. Mr. Biplob Banerjee addressed the question and focused that it is a disruption as everyone is connected through a virtual platform. So, it feels like IPL is going on but in the stadium, there were no audiences who are going to cheer the players. He compared the situation with the freshers who are going to perform in the empty stadium. Further Mr. Atma Godara addressed the same question and gave few tips to always research and stay relevant according to the market analysis before the pandemic, now what looks like and it would be in near future. The second tip was upskilling and reskilling is most important in every situation. Mr. Manish Rastogi shared that leadership is not only with position/designation. It can be done on a small grassroots level also as it was his experience during this lockdown. He also shared the employee engagement activity initiatives taken by their company in this pandemic situation. Mr. Neeraj Mehra enlighted the audience with wonderful thought that we all should be grateful that we are Happy & Alive, we have Shelter & Food for our survival. In this new normal situation, he got to know what is most important for a human being to survive. Mr. Ronit Shenoy expressed his views that in this new normal situation their company organized many meditation sessions along with many types of sessions conducted by the company for stress relief. At the end of session, Dr. (Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management expressed gratitude by presenting digital plaque to all the esteemed speakers as a token of respect and gratitude.
The Panel Discussion II started with the sub theme “Role of HR in Well being, Engagement and Performance in tough times” was conducted.
The eminent speakers of the session were Ms. Rashmi Manshramani , CHRO, The Wave Group , Mr. Prateek Dubey, Head ER & HR, IDFC First Bank, Mr. Anand Amrit Raj, AVP, HR, Okaya Power, Ms. Archna Bhardwaj, Head HR Inter Globe Air Transport (IGAT), Dr. Amit Pareenja , Group Associate Director-Global Learning & Development (Group Corporate HR) at Tata Communications & Hon. Chairman at The Institute of Mnagement Consultants of India (Delhi Chapter), Mr. Atul Tiwary , Head HR, Oyo. The Panel discussion was moderated by Ms. Rashmi Manshramani. The Moderator started with tough time with respect to infrastructure, technology, organization design, transformation, innovation, business model, destructions during the pandemic situation. Mr. Anand Amrit Raj shared the business experience of his organization during pandemic period on how he converted this time in to an opportunity base and achieved a lot of profit due to his change of mind set and his own strategy during this period. He stressed on the backbones of the organization like R&D, organization design, structure etc. Ms. Archana Bhardwaj highlighted three terms and these are rethink, reshape, and re-evaluate. She advocated technology friendly and technology connect that enabled connections with persons not just in India but hypo connected with world today. Dr. Amit Pareenja explained that the adaptation may be of two types one is market level and another is individual level. He stressed on increased agility while working from home which is also interlinked with comfort zone but not mind shift and that change of mind is mandatory for better results in productivity. Mr. Atul Tiwari introduced his delivery with ambiguity and reactive thinking process. He stressed on mind, body and soul and these also work in the organization in a better sense strategically. Mr. Prateek Dubey during the third round of discussion focused on first HR policy and later on technology and transformation.
The session was highly thought provoking and ended with a concluding remark by the moderator. At the end of session, Dr. (Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management expressed gratitude by presenting digital plaque to all the esteemed speakers as a token of gratitude. Overall the conclave was full of Knowledge, innovative and thought provoking ideas shared by all speakers. During the sessions, many query and doubts were raised by the students which were handled and satisfied very effectively by the all distinguished speakers.
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized International Conference sponsored by AICTE on13th and 14th march 2020. The session started by Inaugural function.
The Guest Speakers were Prof. Bhagwati Prakash Sharma (Vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University) and Prof. S. K. Jain (Ex HOD IIT Delhi, Ex Vice Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University). The inaugural session started by welcome speech of Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri. She talked about unbalanced rural and urban growth and about per capita income. She also talked about innovation, digital banking, surgery through robotics, digital banking. After that Director PR Surendra Sood give their opening remarks. He talked about technology not rule the human beings, let human beings rule the technology. He talked about how technology driven our day to day life. After that Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha briefly told about Agenda of Conference, Backdrop of Conference. He talked about social change. The conference was divided into 4 tracks. After that Prof. Sudhir k. Jain(Ex HOD IIT Delhi, Ex Vice Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University) gave his views on Social innovation and digital transformation. He talks about Dimensions and levels of Social innovation, History of ICT, ICT trends, about Disruptive Technologies. The second Speaker Bhagwati Prakash Sharma (vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University) talked about how small innovation can become Great ventures. He emphasized upon Made in India. He gave information about Manufacturing Industry of India. He told about how AI replacing human beings. After the Inaugural the Finance track started. The theme of finance track is Role of finance sector in social innovation and digital transformation headed by Deepak Tandon. Post lunch marketing track started. The theme of marketing track is to Social innovation & digitalization in Marketing. The session headed by Pradeep Kumar Agarwal. He talked about social innovation, developing and implementing promotional strategy. He talked about social marketing, Digitalization, Industry 4.0. On Day-2, Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma (Professor of Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida) and Prof. Sanjeev Mittal (Presently, Dean GGGIP University, New Delhi). Session started with Welcome address of Dr. V.N. Bajpai. For HR track, total Quality management as a change driver: for influencing affective commitment to change. The objective of research is to know relationship between TQM Practices and employee readiness to change. During the Valedictory ceremony Best Paper Award and Certificates were given to Participants.
Business Summit-2020 was inaugurated with ceremonial Lamp Lighting by Vice Chairman, I.T.S-The Education Group, Shri Arpit Chadha,
the Chief Guest Mr. Rajesh Gulati, CFO IZEX Lenses and Ex-President Hero Cycles Limited, Guest of Honour Mr. Shankar Goenka, Managing Director, WOW Factors India Private Limited, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) and Summit Convener Dr. Anusha Agrawal at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad. This summit was conducted in three sessions of panel discussions in different streams of management based on Innovation and Marketing Strategies for Global Competitiveness, Innovative Financial Strategies in BFSI Sector, Human Capital for Transcending Organizational Capabilities: An innovative Approach
On this occasion, Shri Arpit Chadha highlighted achievements based on innovations adopted by various segments, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) introduced and welcomed all the dignitaries on the dais and shared her thoughts on Business Summit and its relevance in contemporary times. Dr. Anusha Agrawal presented an overview and the basic purpose behind organizing this summit... Guest of Honor Shri Shankar Goenka inspired the young generation with his enlightened speech and motivated them to be successful business leaders. Chief guest Shri Rajesh Gulati made aware of ongoing changes out of new innovations in different sectors.
The Media Partner of the summit was BUSINESS STANDARD.
The Summit was organized in three sessions of a panel discussion on three diverse areas. The first session was based on the theme “Innovation and Marketing Strategies for Global Competitiveness”. Sr. Prof. C. K. Sabharwal (ITS- Mohan Nagar) moderated the session and shared his birds-eye views on the topic. Sh. Sanjay Chitkara, Head Corporate marketing (LG Electronics), Sh. Sushant Dubey EVP (Sify Technologies), Sh. Amit Sharma National Head (DAIKIN) participated in a panel discussion and delivered their thoughts on the subject.
The theme for a panel discussion in the second session was on “Innovative Financial Strategies in BSFI sectors. Sh. Bharat Anand Sr. Director (DSCI) & Chief of Technology, Ministry of Home Affairs, Sh. Jyoti Prakash Gadia, MD (Resurgent India Limited) and Sh. Gurusharan Roy Bansal, CGM ( India Post Bank Payments Limited) shared their insight about the BFSI sector and role of Fintech in the financial services and enlightened the audience with their experience.
The third session was related to HR Perspective and the theme was “Human Capital for Transcending Organizational Capabilities: An innovative Approach”. Sh. Arun Prakash, Executive Director (KMPG), Dr. Rajesh Mohan Rai, Strategic HR Consultant, and Sh. Pankaj Agrawal, MD (Simply Dhruv) participated in the discussion and threw enriched value-added knowledge with new dimensions to the recipients.
Senior corporate executives participated and shared their views on above mentioned contemporary themes and delegates from different institutions and business houses participated in the Summit.
I.T.S Mohan Nagar has a rich tradition to organize such events based on contemporary social, business, academic, industrial and other developmental issues in addition to its regular academic, professional and research-based activities with its prime objectives of creating a sense of awareness amongst the people and ensuring sincere efforts of the institution for socio-economic development and as a catalyst for nation-building. Business Summit- 2020 is also a part of the same endeavor to strengthen Industry- Institution- Interface to facilitate competitive and time demanding professional education and to produce business leaders and executives to cater the demand of the industry, business, and society.
Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized its 4th edition of I.T.S Utkrisht Marketing Awards on Saturday, 1st February, 2020.
The much awaited event marked its beginning with the auspicious lamp lighting in the benign presence of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group, Chief Guest, Shri Pankaj Singh, Member of Legislative Assembly, Noida (U.P.), Distinguished Guest, Prof. (Dr.) S. K. Kak, Ex Vice Chancellor, CCS University, Meerut & Mahamaya Technical University, Noida and - Shri Barat Anand, CTO, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
Welcome address was presented by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) and programme overview was given by Prof. Durba Roy, event Convener.
Top marketing achievers from reputed business organizations including Indogulf, Trident Technology, Greenlam, Career Launcher, B&R, DCM Shriram, Agarwal Homez, R K Marble, Triveni Polychem, OCS and many more received the Awards under 14 categories in recognition of excellence in Marketing by Shri Arpit Chadha and Shri Pankaj Singh.
Shri.Pankaj Singh shared his words of wisdom and expressed his confidence on the award winning organizations for their role and contribution in making India a $5 trillion economy in the years to come.
Shr Arpit Chadha emphasized on creating a corporate culture for innovation and creativity to flourish.
Prof. S. K. Kak and Shri Bharat Anand congratulated organizations for their award winning contributions to the economy and society at a large.
There were presentations by the award winners related to their exciting journey of excellence and achievements. Award ceremony was graced by Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR) and Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director (IT) and witnessed encouraging participation from delegates from corporate and media.
The award ceremony was very well co-ordinated by Dr. V N Bajpai, Chairperson (PGDM).
The support and trust bestowed on us by the Companies was evident through their participation and nominations under various categories of Awards.
The Department of Management at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar organized Research Conclave on 5 Trillion Dollar Economy: Targets And Challenges for New India, on January 18, 2020. The program was inaugurated with the lighting of lamp to pay homage to the divine Goddess Saraswati, followed by welcoming of the guests by giving away plant saplings.
The inaugural address was delivered by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director Management (PG). She emphasized on the objectives of the topic. She also explains the initiatives taken by the Government of India in various aspects like urbanization, globalisation, banking, manufacturing, agriculture etc along with their challenges.
This was followed by a special address by Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR). He talked about the role of aspirations, the gap between where we are and our goals, the need for self-driven people, rise in investment rates, etc. He also said that 5 trillion dollar economy is not an impossible dream as it can be easily achieved by the country by 2024.
Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice-Chairmen, I.T.S-The Education Group also pointed out the various facts provided by the Prime Minister as well as the Finance Minister in support of the fact that a country like India will become a global economic power house after achieving this goal, along with the challenges involved in his address on this occasion.
The Convener of the Conclave Dr. Rajeev Johari gave overview of the Conclave, its theme and agenda he also gave the brief introduction of all the speakers in the panel discussions to follow.
Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur, IAS, Special Secretary NITI Aayog, who was the Chief Guest for the occasion, explained through several facts and figures the steps to be taken by the people of the country for the future development. He also quipped that reality is harsh but can be created as the future depends upon the choices made by the people today itself, quoting several examples.
Finally the Guest of Honour Mr. Vijay Kumar, Director MSME, Ministry of MSME, Government of India shared his words of wisdom. He explained beautifully the working of MSME and also the steps taken by the same. He went on to mention that how MSME is helping and appreciating the entrepreneurs. In conclusion he said that challenge is to grow 8% to 9% every year in order to achieve the long term goals and move beyond the poverty line. The session concluded with the felicitation the guest by giving token of gratitude and respect to all the eminent guest of the day.
During Panel I, Dr. Vidya Sekhri welcomed the chief guests by presenting plant saplings to Mr. Ravi Nandan Sinha (Director, MSME Business Forum India), Dr. Sharad Kohli (Founder and Chairman, KCC Group), Dr. Ganesh Singh (Professor, AIMA) and Mr. Nishant Ranjan(Manager, RBI, Kanpur Division).
Mr. Ravi Nandan Sinha was the moderator of this session. The discussion was started by Dr. Sharad Kohli. He highlighted that it is always good to look at larger objectives. He also pointed out the according to the latest estimates 29% of Country’s GDP comes from MSMEs.
According to him we need to focus on - how Micro will become Small, Small will become Medium and ultimately Medium becomes Large industry. He also stated the reason behind the failure of 90% of the start-ups was the lack of orientation and patience.
Among the other panelists Dr. Ganesh Singh shared his views and stated that awareness is the key to know the avenues for developing our start-ups.
Mr. Ravi Nandan Sinha adding to these points gave a message to the students that talent and strength should be harnessed.
Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Chairperson PGDM, said that achieving 5 trillion dollar economy is not a dream, but rather a reality. Innovation and Technology are the two drivers that will contribute in achieving this dream according to him, also role of individuals is very important to develop such ecosystem.
Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management), mentioned that in a dynamic world we can see that marketing has totally changed. She also reminded that data protection plays an important role.
Finally Mr. Nishant Ranjan through his presentation shared ideas about offences relating to counterfeiting of bank notes, Detection and impounding of counterfeit notes, the role of thr RBI in currency management and its latest initiatives.
At the end of the first panel discussion, Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri presented Memento to honourable Chief guests as a token of respect and honour.
During Panel Session II, Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri welcomed the chief guests by presenting plant saplings to the eminent speakers for the session. Eminent Speakers of this session included Dr M.K. Bajpayee, Co-Chairman, National Educational Policy, ASSOCHAM; Mr Amit Sinha, DGM, RBI Kanpur; Dr Sudha Mysore, CEO, Agrinnovate India Limited, ICAR–IIHR; Mr Rajendra Srivastav(President & Market Business Leader for AES India); Mr Naveen Tandon, Director International External Affairs, AT&T India and Mr. S.P. Yadav, Lead District Manager, Syndicate Bank, Ghaziabad.
The moderator of this session was Dr MK Bajpayee, who started the discussion by stating that India needs integration in all departments.
Followed this Dr. Sudha Mysore shared her views explaining how ICAR had started the policy of innovation.
Mr. Manu Goyal suggested that the problem lies in the implementation of schemes. He said that to implement any policy integration is the foremost thing. According to him mentioned that pillars to grow economy are innovation, integration and implementation.
Mr. Rajendra Srivastava indicated that digitisation is the most important tool that businesses are adopting.
Mr. Amit Sinha from RBI said that the 5 trillion dollar economy goal is difficult but not impossible. The challenges to reach this target are Global Growth, the need for fiscal action, problems in tourism growth and support for the infrastructure sector. The primary objective highlighted in this connection was price stability.
Mr. Naveen Tandon said that the focus needed to be on where are we today and what are the current challenges. The panel discussion was closed with Mr.Tandon saying that communication will help to move business forward.
At the end of panel discussion Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri presented mementos to guests as a token of respect and appreciation.
In the end Dr. Indraneel Mandal delivered the Vote of Thanks on behalf of the organisers.
Department of Management atI.T.S Ghaziabad organized HR conclaveon the focal theme HR 4.0 CHANGING LANDSCAPE” with the objective that how organizations are changing mainly due to technology.
This Conclaveprovided a platform to highlight the various upcoming issues, opportunities and challenges in corporate in coming future. Eminent speakers from Industry and Academia shared their insight and valuable thoughts on various subthemes. Mr. Dinesh Jain President( Legal& Corp Affairs) Uflex graced the occasion as a chief Guest and Dr. Debi S. Saini Emeritus Professor-HRM , IIM, Ranchi was present as a Guest of Honor. In the very beginning the program was started with inaugural session where Mr. Arpit Chadha (Vice Chairman) felicitated the chief guest and the guest of honour with plant sapling. He also shared words of wisdom and motivation to address the audience. In the inaugural session, Dr. Debi Saini make us aware what AI is actually and how it is helping and intervening in HR and Mr. Dinesh Jain shared their views like what challenges can come with AI listed as which process, Is AI can replace human workforce? He also added no one will be jobless. The Various eminent speakers during the Technical Sessions and Panel Discussion focused on concepts like AI is mainly Augmented Intelligence and we need to work on pace of change. VUCA(Volatile, uncertain, Constant, Ambiguous) is current scenario and how technology will affect various activities by 2030. We need to be ready to unlearn for adapting change. Mundane jobs can be handle by AI. With AI, value plays a key role.In Technical Session 2, eminent speakers gave an insight on topic “Leaders of 2030- Decoding New Paradigm”. Their views were “Leaders will be self, critical & bold.” There are 3 major competencies- Talent development, communication, leading change. The Top Management should be easily reachable for good leadership. Authenticity will have to be come in a big way.In session 3, Panel discussion on topic “Diversity & Inclusive Initiative” speakers enlighten and added in our knowledge by saying that there should not be only Lip Service. We need to be change from D&I to I&D. Inclusion should be worked on as society.At the end Dr.(Prof.) Vidya Sekhri(Director-Management) expressed his gratitude by Presenting Mementos as a token.
Overall session was very interactive and full of practical knowledge and insights shared by them on the topic which we are going to face in upcoming years.
Department of Management studies at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar Campus organized third edition of Business summit with a focal theme “Digital Transformation and Business Evolution” on Saturday, 16th February, 2019. This summit was one of the leading platform where business, policy-makers, civil society and academia came together to discuss the current trends and challenges in the Indian business landscape.
Business Summit witnessed the presence of prominent speakers across the industries on the day. Major General Dilawar Singh, Director General, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Government of India addressed the gathering as the Chief Guest and Shri Raghavender G.R. IAS, Joint Secretary Department of Justice Ministry of Law & Justice Government of India as the Guest of Honor . Other renowned experts for the business summit were, Mr. Prashant Sharma, Senior Vice President ,Kotak Securities, Mr. Vinayak Lal , Senior GM, DS Group, Mr. Avinash Srivastava , General Manager, DLF, Ms. Latika Wadhwa , CEO (Founder), Mompreneur Circle, Mr. Jyoti Das Business , Head Asia Pacific, Calvin Klein, Mr. Akash Sharma, VP – Finance ,Bajaj Hindustan Ltd., Mr. Narendra Kumbhat, Founder Mentor, Virtual CFO Partners Pvt Ltd.,Mr. Bharat Bhushan , Head (IT& Social Media), Doordarshan, Mr. Pramod Joshi , CEO, Winning Mantra, Dr. Shobha Kulsrestha, Corporate Trainer, Mr. Amit Kumar Tanwar, AVP – Business Banking Group, IndusInd Bank, Ms. Manavika Sharma, AVP –HR, BIS Research, Ms. Margaret Chari, Organization and position : Sports and Recreatio, Commission, Business, Development and Marketing Manager from Zimbabwe, Ms. Daniela Tello Rioja, CEO and Co-Founder Tinto Libre. Social entrepreneurship on economic vulnerability reduction from Colombia, Mr. Abdibeshir Said , Lecturer and College registrar head at Haramaya University from Ethiopia. 82 foreign delegates from 35 countries (Ethopia, Jimbabe, Afganistan, Argentina, Kenia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Columbia etc ) and 60 delegates from corporate & academia registered themselves for Summit. Foreign Delegates & other delegates from Delhi/NCR showed huge enthusiasm by participating till the last session of the Summit.
The Summit was designed with an inaugural session, keeping focal theme in mind and three different panel sessions focusing on Marketing Practices During Innovation, Customer Engagement Trends in Financial Services, Leveraging Digital HR for Organizational Excellence
Inaugural session of Summit started with the opening remarks of Sh. Surinder Sood, Director (PR) , I.T.S – The Education Group. He emphasized on the role of digitization for upliftment of unorganized sector, expedition of corporate social responsibility activities of business . Dr. Anusha Agrawal, (Convenor) discussed an overview and detailed program of the Summit. Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director (Management) delivered welcome address. He discussed issues related with digital intelligence, digital innovations, company culture and virtual business system with the help of digitalization. Sh. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group addressed all representatives from industry, academia, government and educational institutions from India and abroad. He highlighted achievements of the Government plan and programs initiated by Hon’ble Prime minister and role of digitalization in effective utilization of such programs. Guest of Honor Sh. Raghvendra G.R.(IAS) addressed role of digitalization in globalized economy, copyright treaty, encryption device scheme, new disruptive technology, data mining techniques and financial inclusion in the light of digitalization. Chief Guest Major General Dilawar Singh stressed on evolving new business modules, creation of long term strategy with short term project, hybrid model for adopting changes, aggregation vs segregation and inspirational leadership. Finally he energized the audience with the slogan “Nation First and Character Must” and “Jai Hind”.
Session I deliberations were focused upon Marketing Practices During Innovation
Mr. Vinayak Lal , Senior GM, DS Group was the moderator of the session through out the session he enhanced the spontaneity of the session. Mr. Bharat Bhushan, Head (IT& Social Media), Doordarshan addressed issues based on role of social media in marketing, artificial intelligence and virtual media and how rapidly data getting transmitted on regular basis on the world wide web. Mr. Jyoti and Ms. Margarate Chari elaborated how to create a desire for a product, relevance of E- commerce. Mr. Avinash Srivastava focused on augmented reality and virtual reality and prediction of customer need. He focused upon disruption drivers in form of market dynamics, geopolitical disequilibrium & environmental concerns.
Session II deliberations were focused upon Customer Engagement Trends in Financial Services
Mr. Narendra Kumbhat, Founder Mentor, Virtual CFO Partners Pvt Ltd was the moderator of the session and thus made it ensure that it provides meaningful takeaways for the audience. Mr. Amit Kumar Tanwar, AVP – Business Banking Group, IndusInd Bank expressed their views on the theme during panel discussion. He specifically pointed out development in last 10-15 years indicating scope of numerous opportunities & innovation in India. He spoke about digital revolution and innovations in Indian Banking Sector. Mr. Prashant Sharma Senior Vice President ,Kotak Securities explained customer online query related with money transfer, check balance, money investment and loans. He emphasized upon customer relationship in era of Digitization & Artificial Intelligence. Ms. Daniela Tello Rioja, CEO and Co-Founder Tinto Libre from Columbia discussed banking sector innovations with the help of digitalization and enhancing banking efficiency in terms of sanctioning online and offline loans to the customer in context with the country Columbia. Mr. Akash Sharma , VP – Finance ,Bajaj Hindustan Ltd. elaborated various trends in Financial Services Sector and the factors to keep in mind before investing money.
Session III deliberations were focused upon Leveraging Digital HR for Organizational Excellence
Dr. Shobha Kulsrestha, Corporate Trainer was the moderator of the session and elaborated process of promotions and increments with effective digital system. Mr. Abdibeshir Said, Registrar, Haramaya University (Ethiopia) expressed their views on contemporary HR issues and role of digitalization in Human Development in Ethiopia. He emphasized upon technology updation of HR fraternity in order to imagine the future, design the future & align the future with the present. Ms. Malvika Sharma, AVP –HR, BIS Research addressed about hiring talent, on boarding process and rewards and recognition process with the help of digitalization. She spoke about digital revolution, virtual organization & challenges related with them. He said that the decision making will be data-driven along with inner gut & feeling in time ahead and intellectual work will be done by machines. Mr. Pramod Joshi, CEO Winning Mantra attempted issues related with interview, employee data and HR planning in contemporary age with rapid digitalization. Ultimately entire sessions were highly informative, productive and sensitizing to students, academicians and business professionals. He advised everyone to rethink about the concept of leaders & the leadership in changing times.
I.T.S Mohan Nagar has a rich tradition to organize such events based on contemporary social, business, academic, industrial and other developmental issues in addition to its regular academic, professional and research based activities with its prime objectives of creating a sense of awareness among audiance and ensuring sincere efforts of the institution for socio economic development and thus acting as a catalyst for nation building. Business Summit- 2019 is also a part of the same endeavor to strengthen Industry- Institution- Interface to facilitate competitive and time demanding professional education and to produce business leaders and executives to cater demand of industry, business and society.
Business Summit 2019 ended with vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Vivek Pachuari.
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized two days International Conference on the emerging focal theme Convergence of Social Innovation and Digital Transformation in Business.
The Inaugural Session commenced with the welcome Address of Director Management – Dr. Ajay Kumar and during his address he stated that today digital technology has radically influenced our life and some organizations are already using it in a manner that were never anticipated earlier. Thereafter, Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha presented a Conference Overview to the audience. Director PR – Shri Surinder Sood emphasized on the urgency of determining the extent to which digitalization should be induced in our lives so that the human – human relationship is not taken away from the society.
The Special Guest of the Inaugural Session, Mr. Charudutta Bodhankar, Academic Director of IDRAC, India focused on the role of digital transformation in Entrepreneurship and how students can convert their great business ideas into start-up venture. The Guest of Honour for the Day, Dr. Rakesh Kumar Joshi, Professor and Chairperson – Research, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, deliberated that growing population of the country should be supplemented with innovative technology so as to leverage the strength of the nation. He also stated examples of various countries where digital revolution had a significant role in the growth of agriculture and thereby increasing the productivity. The Chief Guest Mr. Ashish Goyal, Managing Director Accenture Technologies Ltd. stated the relevance of speed, persuasiveness, entirety, hyper personalization and constant sense of connectivity among students in this era of rapid digitalization.
Theme of Track 1 was Contribution of HRM in Social Innovations and Business Transformation.
Dr. Amita Srivastava, Director, BRENCIS Group chaired this session with opening remark on the need of Social innovations and Business Transformation. Dr. M. K. Jha emphasized on the need of social innovation and differentiated it with traditional approach of resolving societal problems and challenges in isolation and at the same time emphasized on the role of Human Resource Department in this endeavor. Dr. Urmila Yadav, from Sharda University, Gautam Budh Nagar and Ms. Tarushi & Ms. Simran from Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies, new Delhi presented their research papers on Role of Value Based Education in Social Innovation and Green HRM respectively. Prof. Shikha Arora coordinated this session with welcoming and introducing the guests and words of gratitude.
Theme of Track 2 was role of Financial sector in Social Innovations & Business Transformation
Dr. Anusha Agarwal set the ball rolling by introducing the topic of the session to the audience. Dr. Ajay Chauhan (Senior Professor, IMT Ghaziabad) emphasised the importance of research for both the students and faculty. He apprised the audience by giving an example of block chain technology and its impact on the finance industry in the future. Second speaker was Dr. Sunil Gupta, Senior Professor (direct taxation and tax planning) IGNOU. He spoke on the topic of various Aspects of taxation individual & corporate. Session concluded with the address of Dr.Uchit Kapoor (Senior Manager ACRC,AIMS New Delhi Chapter& AVP-CLAG, Veritas financial Services New Delhi). He addressed the audience on topic of social innovation for using business & corporate finance, corporate credit, credit management ,syndicate finance, banking and insurance, Behavioural research ,taxation on digital goods, E-auctions.
Theme of Track 3 was Marketing Innovations in Business & Social transformation
The first session of the day was addressed by Dr. Mahua Dutta from NGO-Leeds in Heels, California, USA she apprised the audience with the importance of incorporating social innovation in business practices. The presenters presented their research work on the theme of the session “Marketing Innovations in Business and Social Transformation”. Prof.C. K Aggarwal delivered presentation on role of digitalization on rural development and agricultural innovation, Dr. Lalit Kumar Sharma discussed theme of the track and coordinated the session.
Theme of Track 4 was Role of Digital Transformation in Social Innovations
Session Chair of this session was Dr. Abhishek Singh, Birla Institute of Technology, Mera. Keynote speaker was Shri Deepak Chaudhary, CEO, Audi Motor
The speaker initiated the discussion on the topic by talking about the digital transformation in automobile industry. He also shared that how enquiry management system and software like emax, facilitates in collecting accurate details about customers for better service. He shared some very specific examples of various luxurious 4-wheelers.
The session Chair initiated the discussion on the topic by talking about digitalization in the field of finance and highlighted “financial technology” with its applications. He also discussed the advantages of new technologies and how it will help students to gain knowledge about them. Seven papers were presented in this session.
Best Paper Awards in each area were given in valedictory session.
Dr. Vivek Pachauri Co- Convener delivered Vote of thanks to all the guests, management authorities, speakers, presenters, delegates, faculty, staff and students.
The students could have an exclusive opportunity to interact with foreign speakers, resource persons from various institutions and organizations.