05 Jul 2015
The success of an education institution is dependent on its ability to transform student’s life. The key element in this process is the faculty. Understanding faculty’s role as a catalyst within a structured academic system is one of the most important prerequisite for creating a great learning organization. Keeping this in focus Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad organised a series of Faculty Development Programmes on “Enhancement of Professional Competence of Faculty: Holistic Approach” in the month of June and July, 2015. The program was inaugurated by Dr. Pritam Singh, Director General, International Management Institute, New Delhi, Ex - Director IIM, Lucknow. In his inaugural address Dr. Singh highlighted the importance of continuous learning and being true to self. Dr. R. A Yadav, Chief Advisor, I.T.S - the Education Group presented overview of the program.
Faculty Facilitation Programme
The first programme on Faculty Facilitation was conducted on 1st, 2nd & 3rd of June, 2015 with the objective to enhance competence of ITS Groups management faculty to discover and align themselves to contribute to development of students and orienting them on multiple learning styles and learning centric models. Dr. N. P. Singh, Prof. S. P. Mishra & Prof. Rita Sen Gupta, the facilitators of the programme conducted it in the workshop mode with a mix of lecture cum discussion, case methods, games, exercise and using psychometric instruments.
Pedagogic Models and Learning
The second programme on Pedagogic Models and Learning was conducted on 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th June, 2015 with the objective of understanding on how students learn and to adapt teaching styles centered on learning based pedagogy. The programe enabled faculty to transition from traditional teaching practices to learning centric teaching practices. The course focused on equipping the participants with skills required for designing and using right mix pedagogical tools in management courses. First the philosophical undercurrents of teaching and learning process were explained, followed by the curriculum design. Then the teaching tools used in management namely Lectures, Audio Visual method, case method, action learning, role plays and simulation were introduced, explained and demonstrated.
Management Education Lab and Learning
The third programme on Management Education Lab and Learning was organized on 1st & 2nd July, 2015 with the objective to integrate learning with the real life decision situations. The programme aimed at creating lab situations while teaching management programme. The programme facilitator Dr. N. P. Singh and Prof. Rita Sen Gupta discussed about the types of lab and the process of creating labs in classroom settings.
Role Plays, Case Study and Management Games
The fourth programme on Role Plays, Case Study and Management Games was conducted on 3rd, 4th & 5th July, 2015. Simulation is any artificial environment exactly similar to the actual situation. There are three basic simulation techniques used for imparting training: management games, case study, and role playing. Properly designed games help to ingrain thinking habits, analytical, logical and reasoning capabilities, importance of team work, time management, to make decisions lacking complete information, communication and leadership capabilities. Use of management games can encourage novel, innovative mechanisms for coping with stress. Case studies are complex examples which give an insight into the context of a problem as well as illustrating the main point. Dr. Harsh Verma from FMS, Delhi University made it simple to unfold a case and helped faculty members to develop skills on how to deal with a case in a class room setting. Role-playing presents the student a valuable opportunity to learn not just the course content, but other perspectives on it. The facilitator Prof. Rita Sen Gupta and Prof. S. P. Mishra helped faculty members in understanding the steps involved in role playing include defining objectives, choose context & roles, introducing the exercise, trainee preparation/research, the role-play, concluding discussion, and assessment.
26 faculty members from I.T.S, Ghaziabad and Greater Noida campus took part in all the FDPs. Fun filled, knowledge rich and self exploring journey left faculty members with a new orientation about themselves and the management education.
31 Aug 2013
The Faculty Development Programme was held on 31st August, 2013 at Room no.4, AB IV at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar Campus. Dr. PUB Rao, area chair-HR welcomed the participants and the guest Dr. Anil Anand Pathak, Associate Professor-OB, MDI, Gurgaon.
Following presentations were made by the faculty members:
- Prof. D.K.Pandey : Emerging Concept in Hiring
- Dr. Puneet Mohan : Human Potential Management
- Prof. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi : The Language of Future Managers
- Prof. Shikha Arora : Meaning Quotient at Workplace for Gen Y
Dr. Anil Anand Pathak gave valuable feedback to all the presenters. There was a healthy discussion among the group members the above said themes.
Prof. PUB Rao proposed formal vote of thanks.
22 May 2012
A Faculty Development Programme on “Emotional Intelligence” was organised on 21st and 22nd May, 2012 by Department of Management Studies of I.T.S- Management & I.T Institute, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad. The programme aimed at assessing of emotional quotient by the participants. The resource person for the programme was Dr. P.U.B.Rao and the coordinator was Dr. Mona Sahay.
01 Jul 2011
FDP on “Trends and Advances in Finance” Date: 1st & 2nd July, 2011 Time: 09:30 am to 5:30 pm Venue: New Board Room (AB – I, Ground Floor) No. of Participants: 11 A Faculty Development Programme on “Trends and Advances of Marketing” was organised during 1st & 2nd July, 2011 by Department of Management Studies of I.T.S- Management & I.T Institute, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad. The two day programme aimed at discussing recent advances in various important areas related to Finance. The major areas which this FDP focussed were Financial Derivative & Financial Engineering, Personnel Wealth Management, Enterprise Risk Management. It was a fantastic experiential learning imparted by both the speakers to all finance faculties of I.T.S. Dr. K.B.Singh, Associate Professor at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra delivered the session on Financial Derivatives & Financial Engineering and emphasized on the critical issue and relevance of understanding Financial Derivatives. Prof Vinay Dutta, a well known expert in Finance, Professor at Fore School of Management conducted two sessions on Personnel Wealth Management and Enterprise Risk Management. His session was very interesting as he discussed the entire important concept in a very humorous way which make the session more interesting. He also conducted small exercises. The Faculty development programme was the two day journey of knowledge and wisdom. The valuable views of the experts gave new direction to the thoughts and the sessions discussed about recent advances in major areas of finance. The programme was coordinated by Prof. Anusha Agarwal & Prof Nitin Saxena
10 Aug 2016
The Centre for Criminology and Victimology headed by Prof. (Dr.) G.S. Bajpai at National Law University, Delhi organized a ‘National Workshop on Doctrinal Legal Research’ from 08th -10th August 2016 under the auspices of Professor Theodore Eisenberg Centre for Empirical Legal Research.
- The workshop consisted of 45 participants and 6 resource persons. Total 12 sessions were done that covered different aspects of doctrinal legal research including Atlas-Ti software. The course was designed to serve a systematic introduction of doctrinal aspects of legal research. It aimed to introduce specific tools and techniques including the application of software like Atlas Ti. The workshop aimed at strengthening the faculty and researchers both. The resource persons were invited from various fields of specializations having vast experience and knowledge in their respective areas to cater the demand of the workshop. Some of eminent speakers during the session were:
- Prof. Ranbir Singh, Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Dwarka
- Prof. Anil Suttar, Chairman, Centre for research Methodlogy, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
- Prof. Ajay Kumar Gupta, Erasmus Mundus Fellow, University of Milan, Italy
- Prof. Shashikala Gurpur Dean Symbiosis Law School, Pune and AHRB Visiting Fellow, Edinburgh Law School.
- Prof. GS Bajpai, Registrar, National Law University, Delhi
- Dr. Priya Rai, Recipient of FCIL Schaffer Grant form American Association of Law Libraries-2012 and Bitner Research Fellowship form Cornell University Law Library (USA)
The sessions at workshop were designed to give multifaceted angle to legal research and thereby covering all the aspects of doctrinal research like steps of data collection in qualitative analysis, methods of analyzing the collected data, and the evil of plagiarism and its repercussions.
The workshop engaged all the participants in exercises and presentations and thereby provided hands on experience on the learning of the workshop. It was a wonderful experience and a great learning as a participant of this workshop.
Prof. Bhavna attended workshop on at NLU, Delhi.
09 Jul 2016
Dr. M.K. Jha and Prof. Bhavna Bhardwaj from Management Department, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, attended eight days Faculty Development Program on Basic Level - Universal Human Values and Professional Ethics, organized by Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TQEP), Government of India Phase III and AKTU, Lucknow, from 23/6/18 to 30/6/18, at ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad.
This was an excellent Program designed and coordinated by Dr. J. K. Jha, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Dr. Jitesh J. Thakkar, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. In today’s business environment, organizations and managers are looking for structured, logical and evidence-based decision making due to unparalleled growth of businesses. Consequently, industrial and academic research facilities need to apply rigorous analytical methods to business decision problems for systematic ways of managing the organization.
The purpose of the five-day short-term course on Quantitative Decision Modeling was to equip participants with the advanced analytical tools and background needed to analyze and solve business decision problems.
- These are the some of the major learning outcomes:
- Introduction to Quantitative Approach of Decision Making
- Modeling with Linear Programming and Graphical Solution Approach
- Simplex Method and Special Cases
- Revised Simplex Method
- Theory of Duality, Sensitivity Analysis and Post Optimality
- Transportation Problem and Its Variants, Integer Programming
- Assignment Problem
- Integer Programming
- Queuing Theory
- Heuristic Methods in Operations Research
- Hands on exercise using CIPLEX /EXCEL