Finance Club Event ‘Finspiration 2.0 - E Collage Competition’
Finance Club- Finvest of I.T.S School of Management organized ‘Finspiration 2.0- E Collage Competition’ on 01st December 2022 for PGDM (2022-24) batch students. The objective of this event was to create financial awareness amongst students with creativity and presentation skills.
The program was initiated under the gracious presence of Dr. Timira Shukla, Director and Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM.
Thirteen teams were shortlisted to demonstrate E-Collage on stage with a small presentation on allotted themes. Themes of Finspiration 2.0 covered varied fields of financial awareness such as famous books, eminent personalities and prominent events in the areas of finance and economy. Teams prepared the E-Collage on various themes such as Crypto Currency, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Financial Crises of 2008, E banking, NPAs in Banking Sector, RBI and its working, The Millionaire Next Door, Bull Rally in Stock Market, Demonetization, Warren Buffet, Financial inclusion, Economic Recession in Post Pandemic Era etc. and explained the themes with a small presentation. Teams were evaluated on the basis of creativity, content and presentation of E-Collage themes. The event was judged by Dr. Shailender Kumar Dube and faculty coordinator Dr. Neeraj Sanghi.
Team Innovators of Ananya Sharma and Radhika Goyal won the event. Team Account list of Siddharth Garg and Sundari Tomar came at second place and team Limitless of Shristi Bhardwaj and Ayushi Gupta secured the third place. Audience cherished and participated in the quiz round and won prizes.
The felicitation ceremony was graced by the presence of Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, Dr. Anush Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM, Dr. Shailender Kumar Dube and faculty coordinator Dr. Neeraj Sanghi felicitated the winning teams with trophies and certificates of appreciation. All participating teams received certificate of participation., , ,
Alumni talk on the topic “Emerging Trends in the area of Sales &Distribution”
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an Alumni Talk for students of PGDM (2022-24 batch) on the topic “Emerging Trends in the area of sales & distribution” on 25th November, 2022.
The talk was delivered by Alumnus PGDM (2012-2014 batch) Mr. Pradeep Kumar Mishra,Retail Manager – Lava Mobiles.
Dr.Timira Shukla, Director- I.T.S School of Management welcomed the guest by presenting a plant sapling.
Mr. Pradeep started the session by sharing his experience from campus to corporate. Further, he shared his journey from campus to corporate. He spoke about the emerging trends in the area of sales & distribution. In his address, he emphasized on the changing of shopping platform from offline to online. He said that after COVID pandemic there is a change in the mind-set of the retailers and customers, old techniques of sales & distribution have changed. and budding managers should be prepared for such changes.
He highlighted several examples of corporate – where during pandemic the corporate converted the challenges into opportunities.
He answered all the queries asked by the students satisfactorily. Dr. D.K Pandey, Professor presented a memento to Mr. Pradeepas a token of gratitude. The talk was coordinated by Prof. Ashutosh Sharma., , , ,
Digitalytics Club (The IT Club) organized "LEAGUE OF INNOVATORS"
Digitalytics Club (The IT Club) at I.T.S School of Management, in its continued legacy organized "LEAGUE OF INNOVATORS" on 24th November, 2022.
The purpose of the activity was to evaluate and enrich the IT-related domain knowledge. The event witnessed the participation of a large number of teams from the PGDM (2022-24) batch. The evaluation was based on 4 parameters viz. Technology inclusion, Innovation, Presentation, and Business model. Out of a large number of teams who participated, 2 teams were selected as winners. The event was judged by Prof. Mansi Tomar and Prof. Jyoti Mahajan.
The following teams bagged the top 2 positions:-
· 1st Prize: Team Out of The Box – Pritam Debnath, Soumya Srivastava, Usha Sharma, Shikhar Mishra
· 2nd Prize: Team Digital managers – Sundari Tomar, Siddharth Garg, Manav Garg, Pankaj Garg
It was an interactive and fun-filled session.
The was graced by the presence of Prof. (Dr.) Timira Shukla, Director & Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM. Dr. Timira Shukla blessed the students for organizing the wonderful event, with meticulous planning. She emphasized that such events are the backbone for student learning, and hence have been an integral part of management education at I.T.S School of Management. Dr. Anusha Agarwal awarded the winning teams with certificates of appreciation and gift hampers. Certificates of participation were awarded to all the participating teams.
The activity was a great success and students enjoyed it a lot along with fun and learning. The activity was conducted by the coordinator of the Digitalytics Club Prof. Mansi Singh., , ,
Industrial Visit to Coca-Cola Happiness Factory, Greater Noida
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an Industry Visit to Coca-Cola Happiness Factory, Moon Beverages Ltd. Greater Noida for PGDM (2022-24 batch) students section wise on 19th, 21st and 22ndNovember, 2022.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American multinational beverage corporation founded in 1892, best known as the producer of Coca-Cola. The Coca-Cola Company also manufactures, sells, and markets other non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, and alcoholic beverages.
Firstly, students were taken to the conference room where Ms. Samarpreet, Head HR welcomed them and had a brief interaction with them. An introductory video about the history of the company and its entire product range was screened. It was followed by a discussion where students raised several queries about the company and its products.
Ms. Richa from the Manufacturing department explained the whole process of manufacturing of different types of beverages in the plant step by step. Students were taken inside the plant to understand the process and to see the entire manufacturing set up in operational mode. At the end of the visit refreshments were given to the participants.
The session was full of knowledge and learning where students got an in-depth insight of how different types of beverages are being manufactured.
Dr. Rajeev Johari and Prof. Ashutosh Sharma; Dr. Shikha Arora and Prof. Sunil Upadhyay; and Dr. Mayank Sharma and Dr. Vivek Pachauri accompanied and guided the students during the visit on 19th , 21st and 22nd November respectively., , ,
Summer Internship Project Competition “Anubhav-2022”
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized Summer Internship Project Competition “Anubhav -2022” for PG Management students on 19th November 2022
with an objective to provide a platform to the budding managers to share their first hand experiences, learning and ideas gained during their almost two months association with corporate in recent past during their Summer internship. Event was a big hit as more than 50 participants from various management Institutions from NCR and outstation locations shared their presentations, through hybrid mode, based on their experiences and learning during summer internship. All the presentations were evaluated on parameters like Research methodology, analysis and findings, suggestions, logical flow and control over presentation etc.
Honorable Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group in his address encouraged the students for being knowledge hungry and gain from deliberations by industry veterans and top academicians in the program.
Chief Guest Dr. Manoranjan Sharma, Chief Economist, Infomerics Ratings graced the occasion as chief guest, who shared the commandments of success viz. Adaptability, Innovative approach, adherence to ethical & moral values, teamwork to students and pursuit of excellence.
Guest of Honour Mr. Vikas Madaan, Senior Director – Accenture, shared four point strategy to excel in life which includes, Be Respectful, Learnability, Accountability & ownership and continuous improvement.
Guest of Honour Dr. Pushpender Kumar, Professor, Kirori Mal College briefed participating students on developing passion and enthusiasm for exploring & learning new things every day.
Director, Dr. Timira Shukla in her address briefed the importance of summer internship in the process of enhancing the students credentials. Dr. Puneet Kumar presented the overview of the programme and highlighted different dimensions of the SIP.
SIP competition witnessed presentation in different tracks, each track was judged by external judges. Dr. Pushpendra Kumar, Professor, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi; Dr. Poonam Sethi, Professor, Hindu College, University of Delhi; CA Anurag Sharma, Consultant Deloitte; Dr. Anupma Mahajan, Associate Professor, Bharti College, University of Delhi was the session judges and gave their inputs to the participating students.
The registration for SIP Competition were from various management institutions like, The ICFAI University- Dehradun, IES MCRC – Mumbai, International school of informatics and management – Jaipur, Asian Business School, Noida, Institute of Information Technology and management- IPU Delhi, Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies - Delhi, Jaipuria School of Business- Noida, Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management - Ghaziabad, Global Business School and Research centre, DY Patil University Pune, Greater Noida Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida, Mangalmay institute of management and technology, Ghaziabad, ICFAI IBS Banglore, Prestige institute of management Gwalior, GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research Greater Noida, I.T.S. School of Management Ghaziabad and Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad. After the daylong presentations at four different venues, cash prizes and certificates were awarded to the winners of various categories.
Following students were adjudged 1st and 2nd in different categories:
1St Shivam Pandey, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad
2nd Anubhi Sinha, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad
1St Ashish Shinde, IES MCRC
2nd Adarsh Agrawal ,The ICFAI University, Dehradun
Human Resource Area:
1St Nishika Chauhan, Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies
2nd Goura Sharma, Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies
2nd Papiya Dey, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad
General Management Area:
1St Saurav Kumar, Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad
2nd Akshay Ashish, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad
All these winners were awarded with certificates and cash prizes in each category. The event was coordinated by Dr. Puneet Kumar, Dr. Mayank Sharma and Dr. Surendra Tiwari., , ,
Guest Lecture organised on the topic “Rethinking Performance Management: Shifting Paradigms”
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organizedf a guest lecture on "Rethinking Performance Management: Shifting Paradigms" for PGDM (2021-23) Batch Hr specialisation students. The session was delivered by Ms. Bindiya Jian, Chief Manager- Learning & Development, Pover System Operation Corporation Ltd., 'A' Public Sector enterprise,, Ministry of Power.
The session started with welcome and floral greetings of the guest by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director, I.T.S School of management.
Ms. Bindiya Jain enlightened the students on Competency based performance Management System, and Performance Evaluation. The discussion focused on how organizations are re-thinking and re-shaping their performance management framework. She discussed various issues like technology enabled performance management, performance evaluation biases, performance appraisal, and quiet quitting.
She highlighted the significance of performance management and how organization culture impacts its employees. Ms. Bindiya also focused upon attributes of performance management like validity, agility, development orientation, reliability etc.
She further discussed the performance culture in the current organizations where she explained four points to improve individual and team performance.
§ What is our work?
§ How are we doing?
§ What will this mean for our team?
§ How can we improve?
At the end of the session Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM presented a memento to guest as a token of gratitude. The session was quite interactive. The guest lecture was coordinated by Dr. Vivek Pachauri.
Guest Lecture on “Personal Branding on LinkedIn”
Students of I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad of PGDM (2021-23) attended a guest Lecture on “Personal Branding on LinkedIn” by Ms. Jinal Sameer Shah, Faculty - Marketing at SVKM's NMIMS School of Commerce in online mode on 9th November 2022.
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 objective of the session was to make students familiarize with the key concept of LinkedIn and highlight how LinkedIn helps to grow faster by doing personal branding.
Ms. Shah shared the tips to use LinkedIn effectively, like uploading a professional picture, giving correct details of your education, experience & accomplishments, correct URL, how to create URL
She also talks about CREATE C= Creative, Credible, Compelling, Connection
Overall, the session was very stimulating and motivating for the students in understanding the real commandments to brand themselves over LinkedIn. The session was highly interactive as students were curious to ask questions and eager to build connections and network.
The guests were felicitated with digital Plaque by Chairperson PGDM Dr. Anusha Agarwal as token of remembrance. The session was ended with concluding remarks by Dr. Mayank Sharma., , ,
Guest Lecture on the topic “Synergizing Marketing Mix Through New Age Digital Tools”
In line with the philosophy to provide the best industry learning to students, I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad
organized a guest lecture on “Synergizing Marketing Mix through New Age Digital Tools” for PGDM (2022-24) Batch by Mr. Kishlay Verma, Founder & CEO Digi18 Media on 08th November, 2022.
Prof. (Dr.) Timira Shukla, Director welcomed the guest by offering a plant sapling and highlighted upon the role of emerging technologies in creating and enhancing customer experience. Mr. Kishlay Verma shared his enriching experience by clearing the basics of marketing communications. He elaborated on marketing concepts: 4P’s, 4C’s, LTV (Life Time Value of a Customer) and marketing journey. He also discussed about Digital Marketing, CPC, CPI for traffic on the sites.
The lime light of the session was the VR (Virtual Reality) Immersion Experience. This activity made the session interactive by making students experience about virtual reality.
Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Program Chairperson PGDM presented a plaque to Mr. Verma and thanked him for sharing his enriching experience to the students. The guest session was coordinated by Dr. Mayank Sharma., , ,
Guest Lecture on ‘Analysis of Corporate Financial Statements’
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a guest lecture on ‘Analysis of Corporate Financial Statements’ for PGDM (2022-24) batch students on 7th November 2022. The lecture was delivered by Mr. Anurag Jindal, Head, FP&A, Airbnb Capability Center, Gurgaon.
Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM presented a plant sapling to welcome the guest.
Mr. Anurag Jindal, the resource person of the guest lecture, disseminated the knowledge of various corporate financial statements and their relevance in analyzing liquidity, profitability and solvency positions of the organizations to the students in his session. He briefly introduced to the students about the concepts of factoring, leasing and equity classes in American companies. He demonstrated financial comparison of three U.S based companies through Market Capitalization, EPS and Price Earning Ratio to the students. In this session, he discussed the difference in the financial statements of the companies of manufacturing and service sectors.
It was an interactive session as students asked their quires related to the contents covered during the session. Dr. Timira Shukla, Director felicitated the guest with memento as token of remembrance. The Guest Lecture was coordinated by Dr. Neeraj Sanghi., , ,
HR CONCLAVE 2022 ON “HR TRANSFORMATION IN AGILE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT”
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized HR Conclave 2022 on the theme “HR Transformation in Agile Business Environment” in association with HR Sampark on Saturday, 5th November, 2022.
The distinguished guests for the inaugural session included, Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group, Dr. Aquil Busrai, CEO, Busrai Consulting as Chief Guest and Mr Rajnish Julka, Head of Corporate Affairs, PT. Panca Amara Utama, Jakarta as Guest of Honour.
The session began with the address of Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group wherein he said that change is constant and; therefore adaptability and innovation are key to success. He also laid emphasis on active learning and active listening as important skills for students to develop. Brightened up the environment of auditorium with his words, providing a spark to the students by telling them to get the best of the best, and to give values to life books and experience.
In his keynote address, Dr. Aquil Busrai took the opportunity to build on the foundation provided by plucking out examples from his own career tracing out the path ahead.
Mr Rajnish Julka, addressed the forum as he broke down the concept of agility while tracing out the evolution of HR in a world that was rapidly adopting newer technologies.
In his address, Director (PR) Shri Surinder Sood stressed on the new vistas opening before the students and why they needed to grasp this opportunity right at the outset.
In her welcome address by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director where she outlined the role played by HR in the a changing environment and why agility was a virtue in this context. Prof. Durba Roy, Associate Vice President, CRC, gave the overview of the programme, urging all to understand the necessity for greater agility.
It was a very productive and energising start to the day’s proceedings with the students looking forward to unearthing more pearls of wisdom in the forthcoming sessions.
Session 1 of HR conclave had Dr. Runa Maitra, Founder and Director, People Talent International, as the moderator.The other discussants were Ms. Rashmi Chauhan, Director and Head -Talent Acquisition, Rategain; Ms Parul Arora, HR Manager,Innodata Inc; Mr Akshay Bhargava, Regional HR Manager, Dabur Ltd.; and Mr Atul Tiwari, CHRO, Spice Money.
The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Leadership and Culture in an Agile Business Environment”:
· Dr. Maitra set the tone for the discussion to and emphasized on the paradigm changes in leadership and culture.
· Ms. Chauhan talked about adaptability, flexibility and 3C’s i.e collaboration, commitment and communication.
· Mr Tiwari shared his opinion on how to know and show the way in this agile business environment.
· Ms Arora linked up the survival in a business environment with family, sports and learning, which she referred to using the acronym FSL. She also spoke about how to sustain in the agile business environment.
· Mr Bharghav opined about how to develop leadership qualities among the students.
· Last but not the least, Mr Sukrit summarised the mantra of life as Be Aware. He also shared his views on investment, attendance and comfort.
Session II was moderated by Mr. Neeraj Narang, Director – HCM Product Strategy, with the other distinguished speakers being Mr. Amit Raj, HR Lead APAC, CBRE; Mr. Pranay Chaturvedi, Head IR and Administration, NWS Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Amit Pareenja, Director Global Learning, Tata Communications; Mr. Varinder Singh, Manager, HR Fortum; and Mr. Nandan Singh, Regional Manager Business Development, National Stock Exchange of India Limited
The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Digitalization of HR in Agile Business Environment”:
· Mr. Narang summarised by speaking about the importance of two way communication.
· Mr Pareenja referred to the role played by technology in HR. He provided example of the role played by organisations like Microsoft.
· Mr. Chaturvedi concentrated on issues in digitilisation in terms of transition from manual system.
· Mr. Amit Raj dealt with various technological issues in decision making.
· Mr. Virinder held forth on the STAR model.
· Mr. Nandan talked about how pandemic necessitate the usage of digital platforms which revolutionized the work in all sphere.
The participants shared views on how digital HR helps to transform into an agile business entity. They talked about how technology had changed the communication system in the field of HR. They further give their views on how digitalisation and agility with respect to HR field go hand in hand. The discussion also focused on hyper awareness, informed decision making and fast execution. It further proceeded to how technology eases complex tasks, making the recruitment process simpler as it reduces the paper work.
The Conclave came to an end with deep insights on HR transformation in agile business environments and how to enhance HR analytics. There were interesting questions from students which the experts answered comprehensively. The sessions were highly interactive and participants appreciated the ideas delivered by the speakers., , ,