Faculty Participation


Guest Lecture by Mr. Abhinav Bain for PGDM (2016-18) Students.

I.T.S Ghaziabad organized guest lecture on the topic ‘Contemporary Trends in Compensation & Benefits” with reference to Performance management for PGDM (2016-18 Batch) HR specialization students on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Mr. Abhinav Bain, Manager -Compensation & Benefit, Home Credit India, addressed the students.

Mr Abhinav shared real world examples to link performance management with total rewards. He began the discussion with fundamentals of compensation management, factors affecting compensation decisions and moved towards benchmarking of salaries and current compensation terminology practiced in the industry. He deliberated upon the total reward policy and the role played by pay for performance in motivating and retaining the talent. He also helped the students in understanding the bonus calculations with reference to industry & organization growth. He shared relevant insights related to percentage hike given in different industries & types of reward and benefits given to employees at various levels (middle & top) in last few years. He also highlighted the influence of global practices over designing of total rewards policy for a global workforce by using example of Germany, Belgium, Eastern & Western Europe .

The interactive session provided a great learning experience for all participants. The Guest Lecture was coordinated by Dr Charu Chaudhry.

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Management faculty attended AIMA's Diamond Jubilee National Management Convention.

Management Faculty members Dr. V N Bajpai, Dr. A P Tripathi, Dr. Shuchita Singh and Prof. Parul Gupta attended AIMA's Diamond Jubilee National Management Convention “Folding the Future In: Reimagining India”at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi on 27- 28 September, 2017. The conclave was organized byAll India Management Association (AIMA). This two day conclave was divided into multiple sessions which covered different dimensions related to the idea of reimagining India’s future.

Session 1: Inaugural

  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)
  • RekhaSethi (Director General, All India Management Association)
  • SudhirJalan (Co-Chairman, Diamond Jubilee NMC andChairman, Neo Foods Pvt Ltd)
  • Amitabh Kant (CEO, NITI AayogGovernment of India)
  • Babul Supriyo (Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public EnterprisesGovernment of India)
  • T V Mohandas Pai (Senior Vice President, AIMA andChairman, Manipal Global Education Services)

The discussion in the session focused on identifying challenges India is facing and building possible solutions for them.

Session 2: AIMA Wants to Know

  • ArnabGoswami (Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Republic TV)
  • T V Mohandas Pai (Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services)

This session focused on how news media can shape Indian democracy, social behaviour and public institutions. Also, how can the media fight the menace of fake news and ensure objectivity.

Session 3: Reimagining India

  • Sanjay Kirloskar (Chairman & Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd
  • Rajiv Kumar (Vice Chairman, NITI AayogGovernment of India

This session detailedon what can the government, politicians and the citizens do to make India a model of development and how can India’s economy be made more equitable for all groups, regionsand genders?

Session 4:The Money Spinner

  • SupriyaShrinate (Chief Editor - News, ET Now)
  • RaamdeoAgrawal (Jt. Managing Director, MotilalOswal Financial Services Ltd)
  • AkhilBansal (Deputy CEO, KPMG in India)

This session analysed the trajectory Indian economy and stockmarkets are likely to have over the next 3-5 years. The speakers also concentrated their discussion on identifying sectors which are likely to be the greatest value creators and destroyersbecause of technological changes

Session 5-Reimagining Reality: Future of Indian Cinema

  • Preetha Reddy (Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospital Enterprise Ltd)
  • RakeyshOmprakashMehra (Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter)

In this session the speakers discussed on how globalization is changing the making and marketing of Indian films and how can filmmakers achieve a balance between technology and art?

Session 6:Aap Ki Adalat

  • Baba Ramdev (Yoga Guru and Founder, The Patanjali Group of Institutions)
  • Rajat Sharma (Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV)

This session focused on how a new company like Patanjali has been able to achieve so much in such a little span of time and what lessons can other companies draw form its experience.

Session 7:Building the Future Now: Creating Transformative Infrastructure

  • NitinGadkari (Minister of Road Transport & Highways; Shipping andWater Resources, River Development and Ganga RejuvenationGovernment of India
  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)

The session focused on measures to make up India’s mobility deficit quickly to rev up its economic growth and what can be done to make the clean transportation available andviable across the country?

Day 2 -Session 8- Disruptive HR: Managing Talent in Times of Great Change

  • PranavPai (Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, 3one4 Capital)
  • KiranMenon (Co-Founder & CEO, Tydy)
  • Jayant Prasad Paleti (Co-Founder, Darwinbox)
  • RishabhKaul (Co-Founder and Head of Demand Marketing, Belong)

The speakers focused on the HR start-ups redefining talent management and discussed on the new HR tools and strategies for modern organizations.

Session 9:Digital India: Creating A Trillion Dollar Digital Economy

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad (Minister of Law and Justice; Electronics and Information TechnologyGovernment of India)
  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)

The speakers discussed about entrepreneurial and policy measures which are required to makedigitization affordable and inclusive and how the all-important connectivity infrastructure be built quicklyand cheaply to allow universal adoption of digital technologies in India.

Session 10- Folding the Future In: Reimagining India

  • Lord Karan Bilimoria(CBE DLChairman, Cobra Beer Partnership)
  • Chris Parsons (Chairman, India Practice, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP)
  • Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (President, AIMA and Chairman, The Hero Enterprise)
  • T V Mohandas Pai (Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services)

The session focused on how the Indian start-ups go from adapting successful technologies and business models to innovating for the world.

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Faculty attended National Seminar on “Financial Reporting”.

Dr. Anusha Agarwal and Prof. Neetu Purohit from PG Management Department, I.T.S. Mohan Nagar Campus attended ‘National Seminar on Financial Reporting- Transition to IND AS and GST: Challenges & Experiences’ organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 15th September 2017. The Seminar addressed the issues and challenges faced by the industry in the adoption of the new accounting standards i.e. Ind AS along with the along with the issues and remedies for harmonization of Companies Act with Ind AS and the GST impact on corporate sector.

The various expert speakers who deliberated on the theme during the Inaugural Sessions were Mr. Dipankar Chatterji, Chairman, CII National Committee on Financial Reporting; Mr. P.R. Ramesh, Co-Chair CII National Committee on Financial Reporting, Mr. Amarjit Chopra, Chairman, Natioanl Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards, Susanta Kumar Panda, Member CBEC, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Mr. Sudhir Soni, Partner Indian Member Firm of EY Global.

Later there were three panel discussions. The First Panel discussion was on ‘Transition to Ind AS- Experience Sharing’. The moderator for the panel was Dr. Sanjeev Singhal, Member, NACAS and Partner, Indian Member firm of EY Global, and the panelists were Mr. Vijay Kumar, Vice Chairman, Accounting Standards Board, ICAI and Chief Financial Officer, SIFY Technologies Ltd.; Mr. Jagannathan Chakravarthi, Chief Financial Officer, Mindtree Limited; Barindra Sanyal, Vice President (Finance), Tata Consultancy Services and Mr. Nitin Gupta, Group Finance Controller, Vedanta Limited. The panelists shared the various experiences of the corporate that have been encountered while implementing IFRS.

The Second Panel discussion was on ‘Harmonization of Companies Act with Ind AS-Issues and Remedies’ which was moderated by Mr. Sanjay Vij, Partner Indian member firm of EY Global and the panelists were Dr. Ashok Haldia, Managing Director & CEO PTC India Financial Services Ltd.; Mr. G. Sriram, Chief Financial Officer Mahindra Comviva; Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, Sr. Associate Director-Finance and Company Secretary Panasonic AVC Networks India Co. Ltd. and Mr. Ashish Gupta, Partner Walker Chandiok & Co LLP. The panelists discussed the various issues where there is disharmony in what is envisaged as per Ind AS and as stated in the Companies Act and the possible remedies.

The Third and the last Panel discussion was on ‘GST Impact on Corporate Sector- Disruptions & Way Forward’. The session was moderated by Mr. Bipin Sapra, Partner Indirect Tax EY and the panelists were Mr. Sanjiv Srivastava, Commisioner Central Board of Excise & Customs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India; Mr. Rajeev Yadav, Commissioner, GST Commissionerate CBEC, GOI; Mr. Anil Sharma, Chief Financial Officer, Heidelberg Cement India Ltd. and Mr. Sanjay Gulati, Group Vice President- Corporate Tax-GST GMR Group. The panelists discussed the challenges being faced by industries in transitioning to GST and how there might be further issues in product or service classification and the claim of input tax credited. The faculty found the Seminar highly informative and useful.

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Faculty of I.T.S Participated in PRSI National Quiz-2017 at IIMC, New Delhi

On 09.09.2017, four faculty members of ITS- Prof Chandra Mani Sharma, Dr Neel Rai, Prof Alok Singh, and Prof Amit Singh participated in 3rd sequel of Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) National Quiz -2017. There were two teams from I.T.S. One team comprised of Prof Chandra Mani Sharma & Prof Alok Singh. Other team comprised of Dr Neel Rai & Prof Amit Singh.

PRSI is one of the oldest professional societies of India, formally constituted in year 1966. The venue of the Quiz was Indian Institute of Mass Communication, JNU Campus New Delhi. The inauguration of the event was held in the gracious presence of dignitaries including Mrs Nivedita Banerjee, Coordinator of PRSI Quiz, National President of PRSI and the participants from various organizations.

The quiz started with its preliminary round, where 35 teams participated. Renowned quiz master Mr Deepak from IOCL conducted the preliminary and final rounds of quiz. After preliminary round, there was networking tea, in which the faculty members interacted with the quiz master Mr Deepak and other participants.

In the next round, six teams were shortlisted. The teams from I.T.S got the appreciation for their performance from the quiz master Mr Deepak.

The event was a great learning experience and completed with lots of learning.

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Faculty attended 5th NHRDN HR Summit on “HR- THE NEXT WAVE”.

Prof. Shikha Arora and Prof. Ritu Saxena from PG Management Department, I.T.S. Mohan Nagar Campus attended 5th NHRDN HR Summit on “HR- THE NEXT WAVE” on 08-09 September, 2017 at Welcom Hotel Sheraton, Delhi. More than 160 delegates from Industry and Academia participated in this summit. The summit was conducted in an experience sharing interactive mode, encouraging high level of active dialogue and participation by delegates.

The Summit gave an insight about the challenges and opportunities in Digital HR and Artificial Intelligence. It also focused on topics like managing multi-generational work force, white collar’s IR, HR in Start-ups and Entrepreneurial Firms etc.

On the first day of the Summit, the Inaugural address was presented by Padma Shri Dr. Pritam Singh, a noted management thinker. The first round table members discussed “The digital HR- Challenges and Opportunities”. Panel members presented their ideas on new technology and innovations in this digital era and talked about artificial intelligence and human of ‘HR’. Mr Sunder Rajan, Founder and Director, Thomas Assessment India, took the initiative of second round table discussion on “New DNA of leadership and making an impact on the business through HR”. The discussion was followed by next session titled“IR and Unionization-How do we deal”. And fourth session was conducted on the topic “Wisdom and an edge of Domain expertise. Can we leverage their expertise or allow them to fade into oblivion?”

On the second day of Summit, Keynote address was presented by Mr. S Y Siddiqui, Chief Mentor, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. Dr V.P.Singh Advisor-OD, Patanjali Ayurveda Ltd initiated the discussion on the topic“HR in start-ups and social entrepreneurial Firms-Challenges and way ahead.” And summit was concluded with an interesting and exciting management game, conducted by Dr Prem Singh, President Global Human Resources-Wockhardt Ltd


It was a great learning experience.

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Dr. Abhinav Tripathi attended & presented a research paper an International seminar

Dr. Abhinav P. Tripathi participation at the international seminar on Management and Computing Technologies Vision 2050held at Ideal Institute of Management & Technology (affiliated under I.P. University), New Delhi on 26th August, 2017.

Dr. Abhinav P. Tripathi (Astt. Prof. Marketing), has presented his research paper titled “Customer orientation of BSNL employee: a variance analysis of SOCO scale” at the international seminar on Management and Computing Technologies Vision 2050held at Ideal Institute of Management & Technology (affiliated under I.P. University), New Delhi.

More than fifty research papers were presented in person across the three different tracks of the seminar. This international seminar inaugurated by Prof. Yogesh Singh (Vice-Chancellor, Delhi Technical University (DTU) along with Prof. Anu Singh Lather (Pro Vice-Chancellor, Delhi Technical University, New Delhi. The seminar get further graced with benign presence of Dr. Ashok Kumar Gadiya (Chairman, Mewar University), Prof. V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, Prof. Sanjeev Mittal, Prof. Sunil Khatri and other eminent scholars from research & academic world.

This seminar was conceptualized to create a learning environment about the future of management and technology principles with the current advancement in knowledge and application

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Prof. Parul Gupta and Prof. Shikha Arora conducted a MDP for Corporate Delegates.

Prof. Parul Gupta and Prof. Shikha Arora conducted a Management Development Program on “Customer Relationship Building” for corporate delegates of Crystal Screening at their office premises in Noida on 19th August, 2017.

The one day workshop apprised the trainees with the essential components which help an organization in building strong customer relationship. The training emphasized the importance of attitude and active communication for having a smooth interaction with the customer. The value of knowing the type of customer and the exclusive ways to deal with them was also discussed by way of interactive exercise. Further the session highlighted the need of having a clear awareness of customer expectations and devising an action plan for the achievement of the same.

The session was made highly interactive by means of ice breaking exercises, energizers and other content centric activities. The participants were highly enthusiastic and participative. The participants exchanged their views and opinions on the subject with utmost excitement and eagerness. At the end of the workshop, the participants were determined to positively enhance their efforts in creating a stronger and long lasting bond with their customers.

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Management faculty attended ASSOCHAM’s 11th SEZ and Industrial Parks Summit.

Prof. Parul Gupta and Dr. Anusha Agarwal attended ASSOCHAM’s11th SEZ and Industrial Parks Summit at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi on 26th July, 2017

The summit was organized by ASSOCHAM India and graced by Mr. Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, Honorable Minister of State for MSME,Government of India as the Chief Guest. This one day convention was divided into 4 sessions in which deliberations on various issues related to the Special Economic Zones in India were made by national and international speakers from amongst industry, domain experts andGovernment policy makers.

The sessions were as follows-

Session 1- Inaugural

  • Mr. D.S. Rawat- Secretary General ASSOCHAM
  • Mr. SandeepJajodia, President ASSOCHAM
  • Mr. Rahul Gupta, Chairman Export Promotion Council for EOUs and SEZs
  • Admiral Abd El Kader Darwish, Vice Chairman, General Authority for SUEZ Canal Economic Zone, Egypt
  • Major General MohdHabiburRahman Khan, Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority.
  • Dr. L.B. Singhal, Development Commissioner, SEZ Northern Regions
  • Mr. Rabindra Kumar Jena, Honorable MP (LokSabha), Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry.

The discussion in this session focused on understanding the policy issues and business prospects in SEZs. It also deliberated on latest investment Trends in SEZs and FTZs and the role government can play in strengthening the performance of economy by improving the of SEZ.

Session 2- on Policy perspectivetax issues and impact of GST

  • Mr.Bimal Jain, Executive Director A2Z Taxcorp LLP I Tax and Law Practitioners
  • Mr.MayankSarma Department of Commerce, Govt. of India
  • Mr.Hitendra Mehta, Partner, Vaish Associates Advocates
  • Mr. Vinay R. Sharma, M.D. Oil Field Warehouse and services Ltd.
    The speakers delivered enlightening discourses focused on the following key issues
  • Assessing the impact of GST on Industrial Parks and SEZs
  • States’ policies for SEZs
  • Contribution of SEZs in global trade
  • Investment strategies for Make in India
  • Investment facilitation mechanism
  • FTZs- performance, issues, opportunities and concerns.

Session 3- on Investment opportunities and challenges in SEZs and industrial parks: Sharing of global experiences and future plans

  • Mr. IndranilDasgupta, Co- Chairman, SEZ Council, ASSOCHAM and CEO Attivo Economic Zones
  • Mr S.K. Gupta, Chairman Wegmans Group.
  • Mr. Ramesh Subramaniam, President Sri City Pvt. Ltd.
  • Admiral Abd El Kader Darwish, Vice Chairman, General Authority for SUEZ Canal Economic Zone, Egypt
    The session speakers conveyed extensive thoughts and highlighted potential action plans on following dimensions-
  • Measures to boost investment in SEZs and industrial parks
  • Developing Smart SEZs and industrial parks
  • PPP in SEZs and industrial parks
  • Success stories in driving investment

Session 4- Special Session

  • Mr. HaribhaiParthibhaiChaudhary, Honorable Minister of State for MSME, Government of India.
  • Major General MohdHabiburRahman Khan, Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority.
  • Mr. D.S. Rawat- Secretary General ASSOCHAM
  • Mr. Vinay R. Sharma, M.D. Oil Field Warehouse and services Ltd.

The final session focused on the policy decisions which the government has taken and is planning to take in future to ease and accelerate the growth of SEZs and Industrial Parks. The Chief Guest of the day, Mr. HaribhaiParthibhaiChaudhary in his address urged the representatives of the industry to take advantage of the opportunities by being proactive to push ahead the cause of SEZs. He also stressed on realizing the need of the nation and to work cooperatively with each other to take the country further ahead in future.

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