FDP /SDP/ Workshops/Guest Lectures


Two days Online Workshop on “Financial Modeling”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an online Two days’ workshop on “Financial Modeling” for Finance specialization participants from PGDM (2020-22) Batch on 25th -26th September 2021.

The resource person of the workshop was Mr. Kapil Kalra, CFA, Vice President, Sky Power Global, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He has a rich  16 + 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 Participants were also deliberated on the importance of Modeling and its future implication in how to make decisions in models. 

He had shown participants how to do modeling of a Solar Plant Project from scratch as well as give some real-time scenarios to build financial modeling. He further deliberated the Fundamentals of Financial Modeling, and how to implement in the excel in the well-mannered form; 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. Also, discuss the various important components of financial modeling, what are things we need to consider to build a good model.

The workshop was very interactive as many questions were raised by the speaker to the participants 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 participants.

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Management faculty attended a one- week FDP organized by IIT- Guwahati

Prof. Parul Gupta, Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, attended a 6- day Virtual FDP on ‘Mentoring Pedagogy and Teaching for Higher Education’ from 19thJuly – 24thJuly 2021,

organized by the E&ICT Academyof IIT- Guwahati. The online FDP witnessed participation from 50 selected Faculty members from across India. The resource person of the program was Mr. Anjan Chowdhury, Managing Director- Indian Skill Academy and Empanelled member of E&ICT Academy, IIT- Guwahati. The details of the topics covered are mentioned below-

1.               Online Devery Techniques

2.               Core Life  Skills

3.               Leaning to Learn, Mindset Crafting

4.               Core Values and NAAC – Probable areas

5.               Career Counselling, Needs

6.               Mentoring Pedagogy, Techniques

7.               Effective Presentation, Public Communication

8.               Classroom Delivery Enhancement Techniques

9.               Project Work

This FDP followed a peer-learning approach. It was highly interactive and intensive program which included daily quizzes and project work for final assessment based on which the certificate was awarded.  The resource person being a seasoned trainer, brought his valuable knowledge and experience to the discussion and created immense learning during the entire program.

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Management faculty attended ATALFDP on "Quantification of Human Resource with HR Analytics’" .

Prof. Ritu Saxena, Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, attended a 5- day

Virtual AICTET Training  and Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on “Quantification of Human Resource with HR Analytics’" from 19.07.2021 to 23.07.2021 at DATTA MEGHE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES.

The online FDP witnessed participation from 80 selected Faculty members from across India. The resource person of the program was Ms. Megha Dixit, DGM – HR & Training, Cancer Hospital, Bombay & Dr. Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav , Assistant Professor, Prestige institute of Management, Gwalior.  The details of the topics covered were Business Analytics-The HR Perspective, Business Understanding for HR Initiatives , HR Balance Score Card, Data Analytics with tool pak , HR Analytics- Tableau .

There were daily assignments given by the organizing Institutions. At the end of the training program one test was also conducted, in which it was mandatory to achieve minimum 60% marks.  This was a great learning experience for me while attending all the sessions and it would definitely help me in my teaching-learning process in the field of HR analytics.

It was highly interactive with practical applications of analytics and Tableau. The resource person being a HR Analytics trainer, brought his valuable knowledge and applications to the discussion and created deep learning during the entire  FDPprogram.

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Business Model Canvas

The Institute Innovation Council at I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organised an online workshop on “Business Model Canvas”.

The key resource person for the occasion was Ms. Bhumika Sukhadia, Co-Founder, OPE Innovation Lab, Mumbai. Her areas of expertise include Industrial Design, Design for Manufacturing, Business Innovation & Strategy Design, Hands-on Training & Teaching Methods, Qualitative Design Research, Ethnographic Research, Design Thinking Training & Consulting.

Ms. Sukhadia started her talk by mentioning the importance of the Business Model Canvas She also talked about her organisation OPE Innovation Lab. Referring to three main elements in the form of Objects, People & Environment, she highlighted “specific set of people: looking out for a specific experience” with the example of OYO, TAJ Hotel, ZOSTEL, GINGER, airbnb. During the session she revealed that the Canvas was invented by Alex Osterwalder, a Swiss business theorist and entrepreneur. To explain the process she took an example of traditional supply of milk by cycles and then bikes. Later she demonstrated how quality and quantity are not major issues; rather feasibility is an important consideration. She also explained the difference between a business plan and the business model canvas.

Ms. Sukhadia briefly discussed the steps for building a business model canvas for any start-up or new business venture with the example of SUPR Daily. These included the customer segment, the value proposition, channels, customer relationships, execution, and the cost structure. She also emphasised upon the need for starting work on one’s own business idea, thinking about it and also having a look at what others are doing in the market .

In order to illustrate the concept of the business canvas, Ms. Sukhadia took the example of the Ikea business model where she talked about the customer centric approach , cost reduction, convincing power and understanding the bridge of the company. She also talked about the Revenue Schemes and repeated cycles that are required on achieving the bigger path of business.

Overall the session was very interactive and encouraging. At the end of session the  students participated and raised inter questingestions. The event was concluded with presentation of virtual plaque as token of gratitude.

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Two days workshop on “The Shift in Digital Marketing-Interactive Content, AI, Marketing Analytics and more” for PGDM

ITS School of Management organized Two Day Demonstrative workshop on “The shift in Digital Marketing – Interactive Content, AI,

Marketing Analytics and More” for Social and Digital Media Marketing participants from PGDM 2019-21 Batch on 18th& 19thDecember, 2020, conducted by Mr. Debajyoti Banerjee - Founder & CEO at Seven Boats info. system Pvt. Ltd., invited speaker at IIM Shillong, IIT-KGP,BITS-Pilani, IIM Rohtak.

The workshop started with introduction of the Subject and basic fundamentals Digital Marketing. The Participants were also deliberated with the importance of Content marketing Gamification and its future implication in Analytics. The Workshop was divided in Two days’ time schedule.

Day 1 : The workshop started with the Brief about AACRO™ model of Digital Marketing, Understanding digital consumer behaviour, acquisition & engagement, Gamification & it’s relevance, M3 Model - Motivation Momentum Meaning Model, Gamification Strategies -Prize/Rewards, Open Engagement, Timing Urgency, Competitive Leader board, Types of Gamification - Web, Social, Mobile App, purpose - Social engagement, Referral, Retention/Re-Engagement, Lead Gen, Brand Recognition, Gamification Tools - Simple, Readymade & Technical, DIY - Exercise - Make a Gamification strategy or build a quick simple game, AI and its relevance in Digital Marketing.


Day 2 : The workshop resumes with the concept of You tube channel Promotion & Marketing Analytics & Marketing Intelligence, you tube channel setup, you tube creator studio, Video Promotion Strategies, You tube SEO, Cards, End Screens, Watermark, CTA Youtube Partner Program to earn Money, ACC method, Segmentation & Preference, Measurement New vs returning, Frequency, Recency & Engagement/Goal, Heatmap & User interaction Ananlysis, User Flow Ananlysis Technology, Browsers, Mobile Usage analysis Web traffic.

Towards the conclusion, Director (Management), Dr Vidya Sekhri Felicitated the resource person with the virtual Plaque as a token of gratitude & remembrance. She highlighted the Importance of the Gamification and Predictive Analytics to the Participants. During the series of discourse, the positive suggestions and feedbacks were also shared by Participants. Dr Garima Srivastav proposed vote of thanks as a closing the remark which brought Two-day workshop towards the end.

The workshop was conducted and coordinated by Dr. Garima Srivastav. 

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Online Workshop “Investment Awareness among the Young Generation”

I.T.S. School of Management in collaboration with SV Welfare Partners organized an online workshop on

“Investment Awareness among the Young Generation” for PGDM batch 2020-22 on 9th December, 2020. The expert for the session was Mr. Shamsher Singh. He is an MBA graduate and a certified financial planner who has conducted over 8000+ training sessions with distributors and senior professionals in the Banking and Insurance sector.  He is also a CNBC Financial Award winner.

Mr. Singh apprised the participants about the need to understand and identify personal investment goals and accordingly choose suitable investment options to maximize the return.  He elaborated the three most important considerations for any product i.e., Returns, Safety and Liquidity. He also briefed the participants about Gold Exchange Traded Funds - ETF along with other categories of fund investments.

Students raised a number of queries which was satisfactorily answered by the expert. Towards the end of the session, a virtual plaque was presented to the expert as a token of gratitude and remembrance.

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Online Workshop on Emotional Competencies That Enhance Leadership and Teamwork

I.T.S. School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an online workshop for students of PGDM (20-22) batch

on“Emotional Competencies That Enhance Leadership and Teamwork” by Dr. Anjana Sen on 27 th October, 2020.Dr. Anjana Sen is a consultant and coach for emotional intelligence and neuroleadership. She is a medical professional and has designed and facilitated several workshops on ego awareness and balance, stress management, relationship management, empathy enhancement and neuro-leadership.

Workshop began with the welcome address by Director Management, Prof.(Dr.)Vidya Sekhri. Dr Anajana Sen started the session by emphasizing upon the level of emotional intelligence of a new born baby and an adult and identified the emotional intelligence as the third eye of a human being. She spoke about transformative emotional intelligence which is the learned ability to think constructively and act wisely. She beautifully explained the components of emotional intelligence –Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Empathy and Relation Management.She also mentioned about chemistry of emotions, effect of ego and emotion on physical, mental & spiritual health and ways to process anger. She further discussed that through appropriate anger management techniques, one can use your anger as a motivator to make positive changes around oneself and that's what constructive anger is all about.She elaborated upon the relevance of emotional intelligence for a leader. She said that when we learn to lead our thoughts and attention and take responsibility for fulfilling our own needs then we are ready to work alongside others and lean a team.

She engaged students with story based activities and captivating visuals of presentation in the entire workshop. Students raised relevant questions to explore emotional intelligence as one of the leadership and team based competency.

Towards the end, Dr. Charu Chaudhary gave vote of thanks and digital plaque to the guest speaker as the token of gratitude and remembrance. It was a great learning experience for all participants.

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Prof. Ritu Saxena attended online Workshop on “Stress Management ”.

Prof. Ritu Saxena, Assistant Professor- Department of Management at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar

successfully completed AICTE Training & Learning( ATAL) Academy sponsored online Workshop on “Stress Management ” from 5th October-9th October, 2020 .

The workshop was focused towards conceptual overview and hands on experience on many facets of stress management strategies, types & practical exposure through activities. There were 14-15 online sessions of 1.5 each, distributed over the 05 days of the FDP.(3 Sessions per day). Assignments and final test was a part of successful completion of FDP.

The objective of the workshop was to learn and assess their personal levels of stress and to determine the root causes of their stress and learners was equipped with practical tips and techniques for reducing & relieving stress, new ways of dealing with stressful situations, people and attitudes can be developed. Though life provides various demands that may prove troublesome to handle, stress management provides variety of how to manage anxiety and maintain overall well-being.

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