Industry Interaction session “Corporate Expectation for Budding Managers”
An industry interaction session “Corporate Expectation for Budding Managers” was organised on 10th Aug 2021
as part of the Orientation program “Aspiration-2021” for PGDM(2021-2023) at I.T.S School of Management Mohan Nagar. 84 students from the PGDM(2021-2023) participated in the session.
Resource person was Mr. Amit Sharma, Founder, Mcare. Mr. Amit shared some interesting facts from the Corporate Life so as to make the students familiar with the challenges they would be facing in the coming years. He suggested to students to cultivate project management skills which will help in competitive corporate world. He emphasized on developing abilities like commitment to work, team skills, courage in your action etc. Virtual plaque was presented to the Guest Speaker. Overall, the session was enriching and full of learning for the participants., , ,
Virtual industry visit to Yakult ,Sonepat for PGDM students
A virtual industry visit to Yakult, Sonepat was organised on 10th Aug, 2021 as part of the Orientation program “Aspiration-2021” for PGDM(2021-2023) at I.T.S School of Management Mohan Nagar.
The objective of the visit was to provide the newly admitted batch, a unique learning exposure by closely observing the functioning of the plant. The virtual session began with the detailed explanation about the company and its product, followed by a foray into the entire processing of Yakult. The company representative Mr. Tushar described the marketing strategies which Yakult has adopted to increase its customer base during the current pandemic situation. He also explained how Yakult is working to expand its operations in the untapped markets of India. Students found the session highly informative and engaging and raised many queries which were duly answered by the representative from PR Department Mr. Aadish., , ,
ASPIRATIONS 2021 - Inaugural Session
I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad has organized the Inaugural session of the ASPIRATIONS-2021, the 5 days Orientation Program (9th August- 13th August ) for PGDM (2021-23) batch,
to welcome the 26th batch of PGDM. The program commenced through a Virtual Inaugural Session scheduled on 9th August 2021.
The Inaugural Session was graced by the presence of an eminent chief guest, Mr. Sanjay Singh, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor Solutions Limited and Guest of Honour, Ms. Oindrila Roy, Head-Strategy, India, Essence. The session Coordinator, Prof. Yachna Malhotra welcomed these dignitaries along with Sh. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S-The Education Group; Dr. D. K. Agrawal, Director, Dr. V.N Bajpai, Dean – (Accreditation, Affiliation & Approvals) and Dr. Anusha Agarwal, Chairperson PGDM Program and the PGDM participants.
The Inaugural session started with ceremonial lamp lighting and Saraswati Vandana to seek divine blessings. Thereafter, Dr. D. K. Agrawal, Director, wholeheartedly welcomed the PGDM Batch 21-23 with his motivational and inspirational words. The overview of the entire 5-day orientation program was provided by Dr. Anusha Agarwal detailing the objectives of different sessions planned in the Orientation Program. Later, Dr. V. N. Bajpai welcomed the PGDM participants in their career progression journey at ITS by giving an overview of the ITS school of Management and its legacy.
The session was then handed over to Chief Guest, Mr. Sanjay Singh, MD, Yamaha Motor Solutions Limited for his enlightening words. Mr. Singh urged the inducting batch to be confident of their success and make a difference to their lives and society in general through the learnings they will gain in their two-year journey at ITS. He showcased the opportunities that lie ahead through his own career story. Mr. Singh also focused on the current era being a digital era and how pandemic has pushed all businesses to embrace digitalization. He quoted Yamaha moving into unchartered territories like Autonomous driving, AI-enabled tractors, Yamaha helicopters for image gathering and motivated the participants to embrace technology and find solutions to business problems.
Ms.Oindrila Roy, Head, Strategy, India, Essence motivated the batch by designating them as young leaders of tomorrow who will be followed. She highlighted the fact that the knowledge is available to everyone but using it creatively is what will make the difference. She made her point by discussing the examples of Steve Jobs and Elon Musk who have innovatively used ubiquitous knowledge. She referred to the present generation Z as being digital natives rather than digital migrants and that their smart and inclusive thinking will make them young leaders of tomorrow. She urged the students to think of themselves as practitioners rather than students and create products or services for the benefit of society.
The participants were enthralled by their words and their queries were also resolved. At the end of the session, virtual plaques were presented to the guests as a token of gratitude and remembrance., , ,
PGDM students attended FICCI’s 18th Capital Markets Conference - ‘CAPAM 2021’
PGDM students (Finance Specialization) from I.T.S School of Management attended conference on FICCI’s 18th Capital Markets Conference - ‘CAPAM 2021’ in virtual mode on 28th-29th July 2021.
The theme for this year was Beyond India@75: Accelerating Growth Through Capital Market.
Twenty Finance Specialization students of PGDM (2020-22) batch – Pranjal Mehrotra, Mansi, Vaibhav, Sakshi, Kartikay Vats, Vishwas Bhadoria, Kavita Bisht, Ayushi Agrawal, Pooja Pal, Megha, Reena Mahajan, Shubham Ghosh, Mamta, Himangshu Rai, Monika Kumari, Bharti Garg, Harsh Agrawal, Anuj Singhania, Himanshu Paliwal, Neharika Minz from I.T.S School of Management attended the online conference “CAPAM 2021’ – “Beyond India@75: Accelerating Growth Through Capital Market”organised by FICCI on 28th and 29th July, 2021.The two-day program was divided in various plenary sessions that covered engaging topics like“Enhancing the role of private capital to drive Entrepreneurship”;“Expediting infrastructure Financing”; “Sustaining Mutual Funds Growth and its contribution to Indian Economy”.
The inaugural session of the conference was graced by dignitaries likeRakesh Shah, the past president FICCI and chairman of Edelweiss Group, Mr. Sunil Sangha,Chairman FICCI National committee on capital markets and founder and CEO Novadhruva Capital Pvt.Ltd, Guest of honor, Mr Ajay Tyagi, Chairman SEBI and Mr. Vikram Liam, Managing Director and CEO of NSE Indiawho set the tone of the sessions. The Plenary session that followed also had plethora of speakers who were experts in their fields and invigorated the sessions with with their knowledge and experiences.
On Day 2, session was organized on Growth of Indian capital Markets and a Special Interaction with Dr Krishna Ella, Chairman and MD, Bharat Biotech International Ltd.was organized wherein Dr. Ella talked about viruses, pandemic and the importance of the vaccination.
It was a great learning experience for the participants., , ,
Re-orientation Programme “Campus to Corporate: Changing Expectations”
I.T.S School of Management at Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabadorganized an online Re-Orientation Programme “Campus to Corporate: Changing Expectations” for PGDM (2020-22) batch students on 26th July, 2021.
The Re-orientation Programme started with the welcome address presented by Director Management, Dr. D.K Agarwal. Hestarted his talk with a quote “Crisis is the genesis of innovation” and also mentioned 5 essential elements to be a successful manager. He briefly mentioned about the need to have Inspiration, Innovation, Integrity, Professional Commitment, Business Insights and Sensitivity towards environment & society. PGDM Chairperson, Dr. Anusha Aggarwal welcomed the distinguished experts and talked about the theme “Campus to Corporate: Changing Expectations” and also gave best wishes for the bright future of students. Distinguished experts for the session were Mr. Arnob Mukherjee, Business Head, Ethinos, Mr. Rahul Garg, Vice President of a leading communication firm, and Mr. Pratyush Panda, Country Manager India & SAARC, FORBO Floorings & also Alumnus 2005-07 Batch.
Mr. Arnob Mukherjee started his talk by saying communication is the key to success.He briefly mentioned about Expectation & Deliverables: The conundrum, Gig Environment, Buzz words now-a-days like (pandemic, mental health, work life balance) and industry expectations like commitment and enthusiasm. Mr. Rahul Garg discussed about hyper connecting societies, robotics which are replacing human jobs in some or the other ways. He talked about value creation, team work and their role in today’s corporate world. Mr. Pratyush Panda elaborated some important and practical aspects at workplace like Attitude vs Skills, Humility vs Arrogance, Personal life vs Professional branding, Network = Net Worth, (Learn, Unlearn, Relearn), Curiosity has no substitute, Appearance matters, Less facebook but more linkedIn.
The session concluded with the presentation of plaque to the distinguished speakers as a token of remembrance and gratitude., , ,
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., , ,
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., , ,
Management students attended AIMA online event “9th PRAGATI – Celebrating Achievements of Women, Choose to Challenge – Scale Heights’’.
Five nominated students of PGDM (2020-22) batch – Twinkle Sharma, Shweta Sharma, Tanya Chaudhary, Megha and Apurva Singh from I.T.S School of Management attended the online event “9th PRAGATI –
Celebrating Achievements of Women, Choose to Challenge – Scale Heights’’ organised by AIMA on 8th and 9th July, 2021.The two-day program focused on sharing the best practices in the new workplace in the spirit of competition and also included a National All-Women Quiz.
The conference was designed as a Mentoring Program with an attempt at 'Polishing the Diamonds' and "Tapping the Strength within". Welcome Address was delivered by Rekha Sethi Director General (All India Management Association). She welcomed all respected members to share their views and experiences on PRAGATI – Achievements of women. Conference Chairperson, Ms Veena Swarup, Former Director HR, Engineers India Ltd talked about the role of women in the economy. Keynote Address was presented by Mr. Harsh Pati Singhania, President, AIMA and Vice Chairman &Managing Director, JK Paper Ltd. Inaugural Address was delivered by Tessy Thomas, Distinguished Scientist & Director General(Aeronautical Systems)Defence Research &Development Organisation. She is the 1st lady general in DRDO and she shared her inspirational story in a very engaging manner. There were two sessions, namely, - Inspiration: Learnings through Experiences and Empower Yourself, Be your best Version.
The speakers were experts from diverse industries and they shared their experiences of how they turned their challenges into growth opportunities. There was a special session on Financial Planning for New Age Women and Impact of AI and Automation on Careers.
It was a great learning experience for the participants., , ,
A Session on “Stress Management through Yoga” on the Occasion of "International Yoga Day" for PGDM/MBA students
During the session Students & Faculty members performed various stress reliever exercises like; Anulom-Vilom, Chakrasana, Kapalbhati etc.
Students enjoyed all the exercises and learnt them. At the end Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director- Management, during her address to the gathering said, that, in the fast-pace modern world and globalization, the academic fraternity and students, knowingly and unknowingly undergo through some pressure and stress which are resulting some physical and mental disorders like lack of discipline, confidence, concentration, focus, memory, strength, efficiency, creativity and resulting in chronic pain, fatigue, anxiety, code of conduct and disrupted relationships. Therefore in present scinerio, Yoga is the only solution of all these problems, and hence we all should do yoga exercises everyday. Director Ma'am also thanked to Acharya Mukesh ji for the wonderful session taken by him., , ,
IIC Virtual Session On BUILDING A CONSUMER FRIENDLY INNOVATIVE PRODUCT
The Institute Innovation Council of I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organised an online session on “Building a Consumer Friendly Innovative Product”.
The resource person for the occasion was Mr. Rajat Bharadwaj, Founder and CEO of Jupiter Air and Space. Mr Bharadwaj has been an aerospace engineer with NASA.
Mr Bharadwaj started the session with a presentation on “Understanding the Product before Development”. He explained that one needs to understand the problem through indepth market research, so as to gain insights on all aspects. He also reasoned that product development requires a coordinated approach with a view to optimise resources. He added that because of a dynamic market it is necessary to remain updated constantly so as to survive and adapt.
Mr Bharadwaj also held forth on how innovation contributes to market change. The company needs to be on par with its competition through data, information and knowledge that is constantly refreshed. He also emphasised on a personalised approach towards the customer, so that she is alive to the product. Internal development is the need of the hour for gaining a proper understanding of the customer. The company needs to stay in touch with the market and remain conscious via feedback.
Towards the end of the session several queries were raised by the students, which were effectively handled by Mr Bharadwaj. It turned out to be an enlightening session for all present., , ,