PGDM participants participated in Business Quiz
PGDM First Year Participants (2021-23 Batch) of I.T.S School of Management participated in an Inter-Institute Online Business Quiz Competition organized by Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Professional
Studies (BCIPS) using Google Meet Platform on Friday 10th December 2021 in which a total of 8 teams consisting of two members per team participated. All the teams participated enthusiastically.
The session went live on YouTube as well where a number of students witnessed the event.
In the nail-biting Quiz, IInd Position was bagged by Team of I.T.S School of Management comprising of Surendra Srivastava & Aryan Porwal of PGDM I Year., ,
2nd Ghaziabad District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament-2022
Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad in association with Ghaziabad Association of Table Tennis hosted 2nd Ghaziabad District Ranking Table Tennis Tournament-2022 at the Sports Complex of I.T.S, Ghaziabad campus from 11-12 June, 2022. Total 88 players participated in the event from Ghaziabad district.
There were 6 categories of Boy’s & Girl’s in the tournament. These are as follows
The tournament was inaugurated by Dr. Sunil Pandey, Director (IT & UG Campus) and Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Director, Institute of Technology & Science, Ghazibad, other dignitaries were, Shri Rishi Raj Tyagi, Secretary (Ghaziabad Association of Table Tennis) Mr. Kashish Arora, Chief Referee, Dr. D. K. Pandey, Sports Coordinator and Mr. Kapil Chaudhary, Sports Officer, I.T.S, Ghaziabad. Dr. D. K. Pandey, welcomed to digniteries, participants, coaches and parents. Dr. Sunil Pandey expressed his best wishes to all the participants. Dr. Sunil Pandey also communicated the message of Sh. Aprit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S-The Education Group and Vice President, Ghaziabad Association of Table Tennis, whereby he congratulated the efforts of GATT for their consistent effort in promoting the Table Tennis in the vicinity of the district. He also said that I.T.S will always be supporting all such events in future.
On this occasion, Ghaziabad Association of Table Tennis felicitated Ms. Avani Tripathi by a cash prize of Rs 11,000, a trophy and a certificate for winning the National Championship under 15.
This Championship aimed for the selection of the players for the state team and the development of Table Tennis in the district of Ghaziabad.
The closing ceremony of this championship was held on 12th June, 2022 in august presence of Dr. Sunil Pandey, Director (IT & UG Campus) and Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Director, Institute of Technology & Science, Ghazibad, other dignitaries were, Shri Rishi Raj Tyagi, Secretary (Ghaziabad Association of Table Tennis) Mr. Kashish Arora, Chief Referee, Dr. D. K. Pandey, Sports Coordinator and Mr. Kapil Chaudhary, Sports Officer, I.T.S, Ghaziabad.
The dignitaries congratulated all the winners and conveyed best wishes for future success.
I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad has a rich tradition to reward and honour top class sports persons like Binod Kambli, Lokesh Tewatia, Ashish Nehra, Piyush Chawla, Sushil Kumar in the glorious past and to organize and participate in various sports activities to promote and encourage sportsmanship amongst the students of I.T.S and citizens of Ghaziabad district.
The winners were awarded with trophies and certificates. The winners were as follows:
Boys Winner Category: Girl’s Winner Category
Under 11: Mr. Medhansh Agarwal Under 11: Ms. Avneet Kaur
Under 13: Mr. Praver Pandey Under 13: Ms. Kanishka
Under 15: Mr. Arnav Panwar Under 15: Ms. Avani Tripathi
Under 17: Mr. Archit Jain Under 17: Ms. Avani Tripathi
Under 19: Mr. Sarth Mishra Under 19: Ms. Suhani Mahajan
Above 19: Mr. Sarth Mishra Above 19: Ms. Disha
Boys First Runner up Category: Girl’s First Runner up Category
Under 11: Mr. Vedant Under 11: Ms. Riddhima Singh
Under 13: Mr. Arnav Thapa Under 13: Ms. Malak
Under 15: Mr. Akshit Bhatia Under 15: Ms. Suhani Mahajan
Under 17: Mr. Aranis Bana Under 17: Ms. Disha
Under 19: Mr. Shivam Chandra Under 19: Ms. Avani Tripathi
Above 19: Mr. Kanav Kaushik Above 19: Ms. Suhani Mahajan
Boys Second Runner up Category: Girl’s Second Runner up Category
Under 11: Mr. Rudra Mishra Under 11: Ms. Prisha
Under 13: Mr. Medhansh Agarwal Under 13: Ms. Saanvi Sharma
Under 15: Mr. Arnav Rawat Under 15: Ms. Anika Gupta
Under 17: Mr. Ronak Singh Under 17: Ms. Anika Gupta
Under 19: Mr. Dhairya Singhal Under 19: Ms. Disha
Above 19: Mr. Shivam Chandra Above 19: Ms. Avani Tripathi
Dr. D. K. Pandey proposed vote of thanks. All participants expressed their deep sense of gratitude and thankfulness to the dignitaries present during the ceremony and promised to excel in future., , ,
Management Faculty attended ‘India International Fintech Festival towards Global Movement Shaping the Future of Fintech’
Dr. Anusha Agarwal along with Dr. Neeraj Sanghi have been nominated to attend ‘India International Fintech Festival towards Global Movement Shaping the Future of Fintech’ organized by Assocham from 8-10 June, 2022 at hotel Le-Meridian, New Delhi.
On day one, the program started at 10:00 am with inaugural session. Mr. Deepak Sood, Secretary General Assocham, delivered the welcome address and gave briefings of the entire program. He also greeted the speakers, delegates and audience of the program. Mr. Ram Rakkappan, Chairperson, Assocham National Fintech Council, discussed the importance of fintech festival for inclusive and sustainable growth of industries and startups in his chairperson address. In industry address, Mr. Ambarish Kenghe, VP Product, Google Pay, elaborated the use and importance of fintech in digital wallet platform and online payment system. Mr. Mihir Gandhi, Partner and Leader Payment Transformations, PWC, emphasised on the importance of fintech in various industries, challenges and technological developments in fintech while delivering theme address. Just after that Assocham PWC report has been launched. In different industry addresses, Mr. Dharmender Jhamb,VP, Paytm and Mr. Nikhil Sahany, Divisional President, South Asia and Country Corporate Officer, India, Mastercard discussed the significance of technological advancements and their implementations in business growth. In the address of chief guest, Shri Pankaj Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Finance, Government of India discussed the emphasis, programs and schemes of government India for the promotion and development of fintech for social and economic welfare. A fireside chat was commenced after that with Dr. Saurabh Garg, CEO, UIDAI. Mr. Suvendu Pati, Chief General Manager, RBI delivered the keynote address and discussed the growth patterns at various areas due to fintech and technological advancements. In industry addresses, the representatives of PayU and Assocham disseminated the adoption of fintech in their business models. Mr. Sudiip K. Goswami, Director and GM –South India & Start-ups, Dell Technologies discussed various technological developments in the area of fintech. Three presentations on fintech and its impact on the growth of businesses of CredAvenue, BharatPe and Cashfree Payments were made by top management representatives of these companies. In technical session one, representatives of government of India and industries participated and emphasised on the need, threats, solutions related to fintech to reshape digital financial services.
Day two commenced with welcome address of Mr. Deepak Sood, Secretary General Assocham. Dr. Anantha Nageswaran, Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Government of India delivered keynote address. In his address he presented global growth of fintech, fintech growth in India, exponential growth in digital mode of payment in last few years, drivers of fintech growth etc. In the special session senior representatives of PolicyBazar, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, RenewBuy and PwC participated as panelists and discussed the growth of insurance sector due to different innovative technologies related to fintech. They discussed about speedy cashless settlement of insurance claims have been possible due to fintech. Insurance aggregators business and its dependence on fintech has also been discussed in this session. In CEOs Panel, CEOs and cofounders of various industries such as PayTM, Spice money, Cashfree Payments, Assocham National Council on Banking discussed the importance of fintech in business development in urban and rural areas. Mr. Vikas Verma, COO, South Asia, Mastercard delivered a keynote address on importance of fintech in debit and credit card related businesses.
In a workshop on Finsec- Securing Financial Transactions, Panelists from NIC, Assocham National Council of Cyber security, SWIFT SC, Visa and Mastercard put the focus on cyber frauds, malwares for data theft etc and discussed the techniques and way outs to have safe financial transactions online. In a industry address Mr. Rounak Maheshwari, ED, Extreme Internet Exchange elaborated the business model of largest internet exchange in India. In the featured session a panelists of Perfios, Cashfree Payments, FACE, Rupifi and Spice Money made deliberations on role of fintech in financial inclusion and India stack success story. In the last special session of the day, panelists discussed the need and importance of streamlining digital payments for Indian consumers.
The third day of the India International Fintech Festival was commenced by plenary session in which welcome address was delivered by Mr. Ram Rakkappan, Chairperson, Assocham National Fintech council. In his address he discussed the importance of fintech for service and financial organizations. In the industry address, Ms. Medha Girotra, Co-Chairperson Assocham National Fintech council addressed the gathering about the role of the fintech in sustainable growth. The fintech excellence award ceremony was performed and awards were distributed to the winners. In the panel discussion, leading management executives of Micrsoft, Dell Tecnologies, Extreme Internet exchange, Microhost and PWC exchanged their views on implementing most creative digital solutions for fintech domain. They discussed emerging technologies such as quantum, AI, cloud, 5G, IOT and AR/VR and their roles in Fintech. Mr. Arpit Sharma, VP, BFSI discussed the role of modern technologies in Fintech. In two keynote addresses emphasis was made on adoption of modern technologies and their implementation issues in the industries. In the special session for women, top management executives of Visa, American Express, Ikigai Law, NPCI, WhatsApp discussed the role of women in financial sector.
This has been a wonderful learning and networking experience and interactions with corporate people and shared the views on various themes related to Fintech.
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‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme
I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad conducted ‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme on the 31st May, 2022.
The volunteers for the day were Anuj Gupta, Amit Kumar, Sourav, Akash, Kashish, Anjali, Jyoti, Piyush, Vikash, Satyam, Anubhav, Shefali, Muskan and Atul. Following learning activities for children were organized:
1. Classroom Teaching-
a. Basics of multiplication and division.
b. Moral story- with the moral “honest is the best policy”
c. Odd / even (1-10)
d. Number names (1-10)
2. Think about your aim-
Students organized an activity named- Think about your aim; whereby children can have a basic idea of what an individual having basic workings and what they shall have the basic duties in terms of emergency...
Kids were asked about their personal interests and try to explore their mind set regarding what they want to become and what they can do to make them clear about their aims. As a child's mind has thousands of confused thoughts, so students just tried to make sure that children may have basic ideas to solve their confusions.
Students discussed about emergency numbers issued by the central government-
a. Police (100)
b. Doctor- Ambulance (102)
c. Fireman (101)
d. Emergency number (112)
Children were informed that, with the single emergency number-112, one can get benefit of all the other existing helpline numbers. This number is an integration of Police, Fire and women helpline numbers. Activity was ended with the distribution of Merry's Chocolate biscuits and Melody Coffee-Bite toffees among the children. All the student volunteers were quite happy & satisfied by providing their small contribution in making our society more valuable & Beautiful., , ,
Workshop on "Career opportunities and Competencies in the area of Marketing"
I.T.S School of Management organized a workshop on "Career opportunities and Competencies in the area of Marketing" for the final year students of BBA course of I.T.S UG Campus, Mohan Nagar on 26th May 2022.
Dr. Mayank Sharma, Assistant Professor – Marketing was the resource person for the workshop which was attended by BBA Final year students of I.T.S UG campus and faculty members. The main objective of this workshop was to enable students to understand the massive shifts from old marketing to present world we live in today, to abreast them with changing roles and requirements in the field of marketing, discuss and provide insights on new career opportunities in marketing 4.0 and 5.0 and to deliberate upon new age skill sets and competencies required to deliver in the field of marketing, which has ramped up rapidly over years.
The session began with Dr. Mayank discussing about the paradigm shifts that have taken place in the field of marketing, changing customer tastes, habits, preferences, increased expectations, last mile service delivery need, and overall solution. He briefed students about the emerging job titles, their complete job roles, their median salaries, growth rate and an outlook for next 10 years in the industry. Next part of the session was dedicated to brief the competencies required to perform these job roles. To make it learn better, certain student engaging exercises were done, which were thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated by the students.
It was a highly interactive session as students asked their queries related to multiple concepts and contents covered during the workshop. Dr. Mayank Sharma answered the queries of the students, one by one and quenched their academic thirst. In concluding remarks, Dr. Mayank Sharma extended thanks to all the participating students and faculty members., , ,
Utthan Club - "Summer Break Special and Computer Lab activity”
"Summer Break is the best time of the year as it gives children a chance to relax and explore new things. It gives them an opportunity to take a break from their daily study routine and adopt new hobbies like singing, dancing and painting, while also having fun with friends".
Keeping in mind the excitement of the children for summer vacation, Utthan, a CSR initiative of Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad, Department of Management, conducted a very interesting session on "Summer Break Special and Computer Lab activity” for Government School students of class 1st to 8th in the campus on May 26, 2022.
During the first part of the activity, Children discussed their interests/hobbies and plan to spend their summer break with the Faculty Coordinators and student volunteers. Also they showcased their talent like dance, sketch etc. to all the Utthan Club students. Students were also given some puzzles and riddles where the creative minds were able to solve them all with utmost enthusiasm.
In the second half, all the students were taken to Computer Lab where they were asked to draw different figures using the shapes tool of Ms Paint and were asked to discuss various tools of MS paint.
Faculty Coordinators, Dr. Nitin Saxena and Prof. Shilpi Rana along with student volunteers of Utthan Club motivated the students to indulge themselves in various activities during their summer break and to utilize the best of this time.
At the end of the day, students were awarded with exciting gifts for the best performances and were given refreshments., , ,
Dr. Vivek Pachauri participated and completed Ten Days Faculty Development Programme on “Advanced Research Methodology”
Dr. Vivek Pachauri, faculty of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad participated and completed Ten Days Online Faculty Development Programme on “Advanced Research Methodology” organized by Ramapuram SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram campus Chennai during May 09-20, 2022.
The FDP was very informative and discussed about the knowledge of contemporary developments that are taking place in various dimensions of research to enhance the abilities of participants to carry out independent research, successful research projects and finally to enable them for technical communication national, international journals/conferences. The entire FDP was focused upon fundamentals aspects of relevant research topic selection, literature review, research proposals writing, Data Analysis & Interpretation and writing a quality research paper. The sessions were conducted by eminent experts as resource persons.
The participants also learned through hand-on practices to enable and write the content methodologically. It was full of learning to use the research tools and helps educators in research and enriches learning experiences.
Workshop on the Topic: Investment in Capital Market'
I.T.S School of Management organized a workshop on 'Investment in Capital Market' for the final year students of BBA course of I.T.S UG Campus, Mohan Nagar on 19th May 2022.
The workshop was initiated under the presence of Dr. Neeraj Sanghi, Professor (Finance) and resource person of the workshop and faculty members of I.T.S UC Campus. The main objective of this workshop was to create awareness of stock market investing to the participants of the workshop. This workshop provided a clear understanding of the need and importance of investment in the stock market. Different investment strategies with different classes of shares have been discussed with the participants. This workshop also focused on usage of online resources and information to create appropriate investment strategies at appropriate times. Dr. Sanghi emphasised on long term investing in the stock market. He discussed the importance and investment strategies related to growth stocks, high dividend yield stocks, value buying, cyclical stocks, high and low beta stocks.
It was an interactive session as participants asked their queries related to the contents covered during the workshop. The resource persons answered the queries of the participants. In concluding remarks, Dr. Neeraj Sanghi extended thanks to all the participants., , ,
Webinar on - Cinema as a learning tool in Higher Education
Students of MBA (2021-23) Batch attended a webinar organized by – the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore on ‘Cinema as a learning tool in Higher Education’ on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 06:00 PM.
Speakers of the session were:
· Mrs. LopamudraDewan, Associate Manager, Centre for Teaching and Learning at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
· Mr. S. Raghunath, Professor of Corporate Strategy and Policy. He is currently the Director at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.
· Mr. Chetan Subramanian, Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.
Dr. Shekhar Seshadri, A Psychiatrist and Professor of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in NIMHANS, Bangalore, Indiasaid that Theatre is Powerful because of its Immediacy. He Quoted the Theatre of Augusto Boal as a great method of Theatre of the Oppressed. Cinema can also be used in the Intend – Content- Method-Process Paradigm. He also stated that he is going to start a Movie Club soon. This is to watch Curated Films but follow it with Discussion and Debate. This is how we Cultivate Taste.
Mr. S. Raghunath, Professor of Corporate Strategy and Policy. He is currently the Director at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore. Talked about How management is necessary for Cinema. And Cinema and Literature can certainly be used as a tool of research in the public policy sector., , ,
‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme
I.T.S, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad conducted ‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme on the 11th of May, 2022. Summer is on in its full glory, as the searing heat made its presence felt in no uncertain terms.
The volunteers for the day were Abhishek, Anuj, Aryan, Shubham, Amit, Om, Anubhav, Jyoti, Sourav, Akash and Atul.
The day’s programme started with a storytelling session by Anuj. It was a very inspiring tale where the basic idea was to teach the children the fact that it is not necessary that the situation will always be in one’s favour. In such circumstances it is more important to keep faith in oneself, one’s near and dear ones and in God above. Things will ultimately come around, but one needs to be patient, no matter how difficult the situation.
The second part of the day’s proceedings consisted of a game of tambola or housie. Aryan took the lead, assisted by Abhishek and Anuj, as the kids were instructed to strike out the relevant numbers as they were announced. As has been the trend at Parivartan, the games are not simply games; the idea here was to encourage memory retention and quick response to stimuli in a competitive environment. The ultimate winners were presented with Sketch Pen Sets.
With the day’s programme drawing to a close, and with everybody exhausted from the exertions, Britannia Good Day biscuits and Melody Coffee-Bite toffees were distributed among the learners, before they headed homewards. Prof. Lokesh Upreti planned and presided over the day’s session, while also guiding the volunteers in the performance of the various tasks., , ,