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Workshop on “Research Modelling and Analytics for Future Prospects”

I.T.S. School of Management organized workshop on “Research Modelling and Data Analytics for Future Prospects” for students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch on  20th March, 2023.

The sessions were addressed by Mr. Yogeshwr Prakaash, Senior Consultant, and Mr.Tandeep Chattopadhyay, Senior Analyst at Evalueserves Pvt. Ltd, Gurugram.

Mr Tandeep focussed on research modelling and research techniques for resolving the issues of organization and society. He discussed various types of research i.e. Exploratory Research, Descriptive Research, and Causal Research.

Mr Prakaash explained about use of SPSS in Data Analyses and elaborated on Data Modelling.

The workshop was coordinated by Dr. Rajeev Johari.

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PGDM students attended Startup Workshop : Masterclass on Intellectual Property, Art of Pitching & Leadership

On the 12th January, 2023, a group of 20 students from PGDM (2022-24) batch namely Ram Krishna Mishra, Vivek Kesarwani, Dileep Kumar, Himanshu Gautam, Ritik Arora, Raj Mishra, Rahul Kumar,  Rishita Sihani, Neeti Singh, Poorvi Gupta,Divyansh Jaiswal, Sundari Tomar, Aman Singh, Shristy Srivastva, Vikas Kumar Mandal, Sudhansh Upadhyay, Anurag Chandrawanshi, Abhishek Kumar, Shubhanshu Purwar at I.T.S School of Management,  

accompanied by Dr Indraneel Mandal visited the IIM Lucknow Noida Campus for the workshop on startups focused on women. This was specially keeping in mind that it was the Startup India Innovation Week culminating with the National Startup Day on January 16. Starting from a paltry figure of eight, there are now as many as 31 states in India with their own startup policies. IIM Lucknow supports such endeavours, with its seed fund growing to Rs 2 crore in fourteen months.

The session started with Ms. Disha Singh, Manager, Enterprises, at IIML outlining the activities at the IIML Enterprise Incubation Centre. She referred to services like startup helpdesk, market validation & pricing sessions, and legal advice for startups.

Dr Aarti Gupta, National Head, FICCI FLO Startup Cell, delivered the keynote address for the session. She used Japanese philosophy to explain the tenets of entrepreneurial success, referring to ikigai or reason for being; mottainai or occurrence of waste; wa or harmony; kaizen or continuous improvement; and ganbaru or standing firm.

Prof. Neerja Pandey, Dean, IIML, then held forth on leadership for aspiring women entrepreneurs. Addressing the budding entrepreneurs in the audience, she stressed on the need for patience and the ability to deal with failure. She explained that an entrepreneur experiences fulfillment by being a source of happiness for others.

Among the invited speakers for the session, Ms Arushi Gupta, Founder, Satyaki Legal talked about the various legal issues relating to intellectual property rights. She tried to enlighten the assembled participants on the do’s and don’ts in this regard. Ms. Priyanka Madnani, Founder and CEO, Easy To Pitch, discussed the nitty gritties of how to pitch one’s business idea  before investors. In an interesting interaction, she zeroed in on the common fallacies and laid down the pathway for effectively winning the confidence of potential investors.

It was a very awe inspiring workshop with free and fair exchange of thoughts, specially 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. The students also got a first-hand experience of the goings on in the startup space. 

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Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Marketing Skills in International Business

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad, organized the workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Marketing Skills in International Business” for the students of PGDM (2022-24) Batch on December 27, 2022.  

Expert for the session was Prof. H. P. Singh, Director, ‘ChoteVyapar Ki Pathshala’, Export Management & Service Institute, Delhi. The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, with her valuable words.

Prof. H P Singh addressed students of PGDM 2022-24 Batch on the nature and scope for International Business, and various perspectives related to International Business. He elaborated on the challenges and opportunities in this sector. He also discussed about the different career prospects in the field of International Business.  Prof Singh provided information on Export Business and how one can start on own. Workshop provided information on how can we use technology in International Business. He also threw light on ‘Make in India’ campaign and how it has affected our Markets specially Manufacturing Industries and Export Businesses.

The expert also mentioned that how different organizations like Mohan Exports, Dimple Creations, Dadu- Khujra and Taj Exports started their businesses and have made revenues.

Prof Singh also gave different ideas on how we can identify the opportunities in the global world and can make a profitable business out of it. The talk was coordinated by Dr. Rajeev Johari.

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Workshop on “Research support service using E-Resources - Capitaline”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Research support services using E-Resources” for PGDM (2021-23) and  (2022-24) batches on December 7, 2022.  

The speaker for the session was Mr. Kedar Kumar, Senior Trainer Capitaline Market publisher India Pvt ltd, New Delhi, responsible for all India institutional sales and business development service and support for capital market, Capitaline corporate database & web content services used by a wide gamut of finance professionals, academician, research scholars, media houses, corporates.

The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director - I.T.S School of Management, with her valuable words. The session was graced by the presence of Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.

The speaker Mr. Kedar Kumar familiarized students how to use Capitaline database website procedure. Then he gave a brief note on the information available on the platform. He said there were 57000 companies worldwide, 322 industries,82 sectors and 500+ business houses available. Then he illustrated ACC Ltd. company to the student and showed financials like journals, ledgers, equity statement, cashflow, ratios of the company and taught how to analyze these data and how to make use of these data in their projects and assignments. He further explained how organizations like CRISIL, ICRA, CBRE, DELLOITE used Capitaline data to supervise their customers. He highlighted the importance of corporate governance and annual year performance of the company.

He ended the workshop by giving students all the knowledge about the financials of various companies and how to create insights for their assignments.

Towards the conclusion of workshop, he welcomed question from students and answered them compressively.

Workshop was highly interactive and students appreciated the learning delivered by the speaker. The workshop was coordinated by Prof. Sunil Upadhyay.

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Workshop on “Research support service using E-Resources - PROQUEST”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Research support services using E-Resources” for PGDM (2021-23) batches on December 6, 2022.  

Expert for the session was Mr. Sanjay Rajan, Senior Trainer and Consulting Partner in Proquest, part of CLARIVATE from last six years. He has more than 14+ years of experience in the information. He is also leading PQDT and ETD product globally from the CX side.

The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director - I.T.S School of Management, with her valuable words. The session was graced by the presence of Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.

Mr. Sanjay Rajan mainly focused on term “Awareness.” Then he introduced his websites “PROQUEST” which is an e-book platform where students can access E-Books related to management and other fields. Then he explained the procedure of login in the websites and shared how learners can increase their level of information. Students can use this website for reading journals, citation, magazines, and research paper and enhance their learning. He further said that there is current affair column also available where students can update themselves. Then he also shared an interested examples from Indian mythological Mahabharat character where he talked about learnings of KARNA and ARJUNA which interested students a lot.

Towards the conclusion of the workshop, he welcomed intriguing questions from students and answered them comprehensively.

Workshop was highly interactive and students appreciated the learning delivered by the speaker. The workshop was coordinated by Prof. Sunil Upadhyay.

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Workshop on “Research support service on using E-Resources”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Research support services using E-Resources” for PGDM (2021-23 & 2022 -24) batches on December 5, 2022.  

Expert for the session was Mr. Lakhpat Singh, Training Manager at EBSCO information services, New Delhi.

The session began with the warm welcome of guest speaker by Dr.Timira Shukla, Director - I.T.S School of Management, with her valuable words. The session was graced by the presence of  Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.

Mr. Lakhpat Singh shared his views about qualitative and authentic literature reviews, summaries, articles, journals, citation and other reading material which is available on EBSCO websites. He explained how students related to different managerial fields can enhance their knowledge by reading quality material available on the websites. He explained how the EBSCO helps students to write research papers, citations, dissertations. He further explained the importance of authentic data backed by government websites and trustworthy resources in research. He ended the session with giving beautiful insight   to students how one can use, process and register in EBSCO websites and use it effectively and efficiently.

The workshop ended with immense knowledge on E-Books and Research related material and how EBSCO helped learners to read books related to different areas.

Workshop was highly interactive and students appreciated the learning delivered by the speaker. The workshop was coordinated by Prof. Sunil Upadhyay.

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Two days’ International Workshop on “Financial Modeling”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an online Two days’ International workshop on “Financial Modeling” for Finance specialization students from PGDM (2021-23) Batch on 15th -16th October 2022.

The resource person of the workshop was Mr. Kapil Kalra, CFA, Senior Vice President, Finance & Head-Real Estate Investments - Save Max Toronto, Canada. He has a rich 17 + years of experience in diversified C&IB (focusing on Infrastructure Project Financing) across different critical verticals of wholesale banking.

The workshop started with motivational words by Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM. She highlighted the importance of financial modeling in today’s scenario.

The speaker started with the introduction to the basics of Financial Modeling widely used in Excel. The students were also briefed on the importance of Modeling and its future implication.

The speaker demonstrated how to do modeling of a Solar Plant Project from scratch and gave some real-time scenarios to build financial models. He further deliberated on the Fundamentals of Financial Modeling, and how to implement MS-Excel. He elaborated on assumptions in Financial Modeling as per industry aspects, interpretation of output from the model and the also explained regarding presenting the results from financial modeling.

The workshop was very interactive as many questions were raised by the speaker to the students for better learning. He also took questions from the students and answered them satisfactorily. Towards the end of the workshop, the Virtual Plaque was presented to the Speaker as a token of gratitude and remembrance. The entire workshop was very informative & inspiring for the students.

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One day Workshop on Business Simulation “BankStrat” for PGDM (2021-23) Batch

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” Benjamin Franklin  

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a workshop on “Business simulation BankStrat” on 19th September , 2022 for PGDM 2021-23 Batch. The resource person for the workshop was Mr. Debashish J Das, Co-founder, Humanlinks Learning.

PGDM Chairperson Dr. Anusha Agarwal  welcomed Mr. Debashish J Das with a plant sapling and highlighted the importance of Simulation exercise for Strategic Management.  This encapsulates the essence of Business Simulation. It is an immersive learning experience that allow the students to learning by doing.

The objective of Business Simulation is to enable the students to align business objectives with strategy. It help them improve their business acumen and business finance skills.

Workshop was about Bank Simulation. For every simulation there is an influence diagram which states that what variables impacts business decision. In the game 3 rounds were provided to students to design a bank strategy where they need to take decision as a part of senior management team to identify the key indicators and at the same time allocate the resources so that it should not exceed the given budget just like the normal business scenario where we have to achieve target.

Session was fruitful, knowledgeable and fun at the same time. During the session students raised many queries regarding the game which was handled effectively by the resource person. The session was coordinated by Prof. Kumar Biswas.

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