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08-10-20

Binary Club organized online quiz “TECHNOZARRE” for PGDM students.

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized Binary Club online quiz “Technozarre” for PGDM (2020-22) batch students on 8th October , 2020.

This activity was conducted in the presence of the binary club coordinator Prof. Mansi Singh. The purpose of this activity is to brush up the knowledge of students in IT sector.

There were two rounds in the activity. In first round activity was held on 7th Oct ,2020 on Google form. Activity started at 6 pm, 20 students take part in this first round. This round consists logos, current trends, pictorials, basic IT questions. There were 20 questions in the form and students have to answer those questions in 10 minute. After 10 minutes, responses were closed.

In second round which was the final round held on 8th Oct at 3 pm. We have this round on Zoom meeting which was hosted by Pragati Saxena and Ashish Purohit. We take top 6 candidates from first round  who qualified for second round. We had two types of question in second round.In first we have 7 questions of jumble words and in second we have 5 pictorial question.

Final winners of Technozarre are :

1.Shweta Sharma

2.Saloni Gupta

3. Shubham Ghosh

At the end of the event we got an overwhelming response from audience and the participant were highly enthusiastic. Winners were fasciliated by certificate. Activity was successfully completed where students enjoyed a lot along with fun and learning. All students appreciated the initiative taken by Binary Club.

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07-10-20

Online guest lecture on “Way forward on Risk Management- Post Covid Era”.

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized an online guest lecture on “Way forward on Risk Management- Post Covid Era” for Finance specialization participants from PGDM (2019-21) Batch on 7th October, 2020.
 

The resource person of the guest lecture was Mr. Punit Mehrotra, Senior Vice President, HSBC Bank.

The session started with the words of Honorable Director (Management), Dr. Vidya Sekhri who graced the occasion and highlighted the importance of risk management in an organization & steps that organizations should think about as they defend themselves against the pandemic. On an organization-by-organization level, there will be those that adopt a risk-based approach to transition and transform their organizations to thrive in the new normal.

The Online guest lecture was taken over by instructor where he started the discussion with the role of banking sector in the economy of a country including the role and effect of digitalization in these banking sectors. The expert took the insights of the advantages to the aspirants towards focusing their goals in the banking sector jobs. Some of the unique features and specialties of banking sector was also discussed in respect to HSBC Bank. The discussion then moved towards the comparision of banks with the NBFCs and how the risks in these sectors similariate and differentiate forms each other and how the organizations tend to prepare themselves for the risk management. Risk Management towards maintaining liquidity in an organization along with its importance and ways was also the point of discussion. The expert also threw light on how COVID 19 has changed the way forward for risk management.

The Participants were also deliberated with the importance of Risk Management in an organization and the way it has been affected by the pandemic of COVID 19 and also the way through which it is going to lead the way forward.

During the series of discourse, the positive suggestions and feedbacks were also shared by Participants.

Towards the end of the session, the Plaque was presented to the Speaker as a token of gratitude and remembrance.

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03-10-20

Guest Lecture on the topic “Amendments in Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20” for Management Students.

Department of Management, I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized a Guest lecture for students of Management batch (MBA and PGDM) 2019-21

on October 03, 2020. The guest speaker for the session was Ms. Chandrima Chatterjee, Advisor and Sr. Director at Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) and she talked on the topic “Amendments in Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20”. The session was highly enlightening and interesting. She spoke about various WTO processes that are essential in regulation and monitoring of trade. She also briefed the students about the concept of Foreign exchange and what strategies and techniques are used in order to mitigate the risk of foreign exchange.

Furthermore, in the session, she discussed about the foreign trade policy. She told about various incentive schemes and also, she highlighted various suggestive amendments in Foreign Trade policy 2015 – 20 and what will would be their implications on India’s International Trade. Towards the end, students asked interesting questions which were entertained by the speaker competently. The session was a great success and students gained a lot from the experience sharing of the guest speaker. 

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03-10-20

Online expert talk on “Role of Compensation and Reward Management in Building Performance Culture” for PGDM-IV trimester (HR specialization) students.

Department of Management Studies, Institute of Technology & Science organized an online expert talk on

“Role of Compensation and Reward Management in Building Performance Culturefor PGDM-IV trimester (HR specialization) students on  October 3, 2020.  Expert for the session was Mr. Renny K, Head- Compensation & Benefit and Performance Management, HPCL Mittal Energy Limited(HMEL).

Mr. Renny K focused on performance management, company scorecard and cascading goals for all employees to build a performance culture in organization. He deliberated upon the role of performance management in talent management . He shared potential assessment  process of his organization , HMEL and various training programs to prepare future talent pipeline in organization. He elaborated Hay method for job evaluation and benchmarking for finalizing compensation strategy. He gave the overview of compensation & reward management and then later shared practical insights related to type of payouts comprising of pay for role and pay for performance. He also shared corporate world examples to highlight current trends in benefits during Covid 19 and variable pay plans with a special focus on STIs and LTIs . Guest lecture ended with deep insights on compensation & reward management and how it can be used for building performance cultureto achieve organizational goal. Towards the end of the session, the virtual Plaque was presented to the Speaker as a token of gratitude and remembrance.Session was full of corporate insights and learning for the students and it was coordinated by Dr Charu Chaudhry.

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03-10-20

Webinar on "PATH TO HAPPINESS, A JOURNEY TO THE SELF" for PGDM Students

I.T.S School of Management organized a webinar on “PATH TO HAPPINESS, A JOURNEY TO THE SELF” on 3rd October, 2020

 

for PGDM students of 2020-2022 Batch. The Guest Speaker of the session was Dr. Amrit Raj who is a fourth-generation, award-winning Ayurvedic Doctor and Certified Yoga Teacher from Yoga Alliance, USA.

In her welcome address, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director Management advised the students to strive hard for achieving their career goals and work enthusiastically to develop positive attitude and holistic personality for the betterment of self and the society.

The session started with chanting of OM mantra followed by meditation and relaxation exercises. Dr. Amrit Raj elaborated the five karamindriya and gyaanindriya and advised students to follow good habits and lead a healthy lifestyle. He emphasized on the need for introspection and adopt a positive approach towards life. He further mentioned that our body, mind and soul should connect with the nature to bring true happiness.

Students participated with zeal and raised a number of queries and the session concluded with the presentation of a virtual plaque as a token of gratitude to Dr. Amrit Raj.

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01-10-20

Marketing Club - MARRECUS organized an online activity “Oculus Quest” for PGDM students

Marketing Club - MARRECUS of Department of Management organized “Oculus Quest” an online activity on 1 October, 2020 for PGDM (batch 2020-22 ) students.

 

The objective behind the event was to brush up the knowledge of the students regarding the brand logos of various different brands and to check out the active listening skills of the students.

The activity was conducted in two rounds, in the first round different brand logos were divided into 4 quadrants and each quadrant was displayed for 15 seconds and the candidate had to identify the brand name.

The marking of the candidates was decided upon the number of quadrants a candidate took to identify a brand logo. Out of all the 20 participants, 6 participants were selected for the 2nd round where audio clips of different famous personalities were played and the candidate had to identify who that famous personality was.

A filler round was also kept for the audience as well where in the audience had to guess the jumbled taglines of different brands and products.

The top three winners were as follows:-

1st - Koushiki Basu (PGDM 20-22)

2nd - Mansi Goyal (PGDM 20-22)

3rd - Reena Mahajan (PGDM 20-22)

The winners were awarded e-certificates and Paytm gift vouchers. Each participant was provided with an e-participation certificate.

Also, there was an e- certificate for the most interactive participant in the audience.

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30-09-20

Guest Lecture on “e-Business & Internet Technology” for PGDM (2019-21) Batchand MBA(IT Specialization Group).

I.T.S – Mohan Nagar, Department of Management organized a Guest Lecture by Mr. Naveen Mamgain, 

Co-Founder & Design Head at Quick Ride, Bengaluru, Karnataka (Head Office) on the topic “e-Business & Internet Technology” for PGDM (2019-21) Batch and MBA (IT Specialization Group) on 30th  September  2020.

Director (Management) Dr.VidyaSekhri welcomed the Guest and emphasised on understanding the different aspects of e-Commerce and Digital Marketing.

Mr. Naveen Mamgain was previously associated with organizations like RailYatri.in, Happiest Minds Technology, Century Link and others as UI designer and architect. He enlightened the students on the business model of very successful car-pooling startup Quick Ride. Quick Ride has got the best Start up award in 2019 by World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL). Quick Ride estimated annual revenue is 20M $ .He emphasized that the key factors of Quick Ride’s success are Cost efficiency, Socializing, Time Optimization & Flexibility.

Ride-pooling apps provide common people with a very simple solution to solve the daily commutation problem through an economical and effective way. In a normal scenario, Quick Ride reduces daily travel costs by nearly 50% compared to a cab aggregator.

People from different organizations get an opportunity to interact which also leads to knowledge sharing and overall productive conversation. Most of the Metropolitan cities which are over-boiled with the menace of traffic, Quick Ride comes as a savior on how an individual can meaningfully use the travel time.

He explained how the advanced analytics capability and ride-matching algorithm of the application ensure that people travelling in similar routes are displayed. Through features such as daily booking, recurring booking, percentage ride match and type of vehicle (two or four-wheeler), these ride-sharing apps ensure that both the parties are in a win-win situation.

There was a student interaction session where the Guest answered and clarified students’ queries. At the end vote of thanks was given by the faculty coordinators Prof. LokeshUpreti and Prof. Mansi Singh.

It was a wonderful session. Participants enjoyed the learning filled experience.

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28-09-20

Online Workshop organized by Institute Innovation Council, ITS Mohan Nagar

On the 28th of September, 2020 an online workshop was held under the aegis of the Institute Innovation Council (IIC), ITS Mohan Nagar,

with a view to familiarise PG students from both PGDM and MBA courses with the issues relating to starting entrepreneurial ventures. The two resource persons invited for the same were Dr Nikhil Agrawal, CEO, Foundation for Innovation and Research in Science and Technology (FIRST), IIT Kanpur and Mr Amitava Pal, Associate Dean IISM and Mentor AIM, NITI Aayog.

Welcoming the guests on the occasion, Director (Management) and President, IIC ITS, Dr Vidya Sekhri spoke about the goals of the IIC initiative and highlighting the objective of the session emphasized on the need and importance of Entrepreneurship during these turbulent times. She also referred to how, in spite of the constraints imposed by the pandemic, technology had afforded us the ability to have this interaction. She urged the students to use this pandemic as an opportunity to explore new business ideas and convert them into a venture.

The first eminent speaker Dr. Nikhil Agrawal discussed the various facets of incubating entrepreneurial ventures and the support provided by IIT in this regard.  He discussed the types of ventures that the IIT would willingly take into consideration irrespective of the educational institution of the student innovator with its nondiscriminatory approach. Frequently referring to his experiences at FIRST, he stressed on the fact that it was not necessary to have a background in the IITs to be an innovator. He pointed out that anybody with a promising idea was welcome to approach incubation centres such as the one he was associated with. He also referred to how innovative ideas from India had helped to combat the Covid crisis and oriented the students on design thinking. He exemplified this through the masks developed by his institute which were being used by leaders like the Prime Minister as well as other public figures and alluded to the development of ventilator technology.

The second distinguished resource speaker Mr. Amitava Pal shared his views on how venture capitalists and investors needed to be approached for any new project. He emphasised that what mattered was the idea and not where it came from. Accepting that it was not always easy to come out with an original concept, he said that it was necessary to distinguish one’s own creation from other competing ideas. He focused on ideation and the relevance of it from the customer perspective and also shared inputs on the precise extent to which ideas can be shared with investors.  While words like ideation are thrown about a lot, it was important to give proper thought to the same as the corporates are always interested in contributing to anything which holds promise. While an individual may have several ideas, one needed to start from the low hanging fruit, viz. those that are most possible to convert into reality. It was also necessary to speak to several people and develop one’s own network so as to have a better conception of one’s creation. He discussed the importance of strengthening networks and focusing on creation of a self brand that is able to pull people rather than creation of the product brand. He also highlighted the extreme hard work that needs to be put in by the innovator.

All the student participants were actively involved during the entire session as reflected in their rapt attention and they raised their concerns and doubts throughout the session. Such an interactive session definitely goes a long way in nurturing young innovators.

Wrapping up the session, Dr Rajeev Johari, Convener, IIC ITS followed the Director (Management), President- IIC in thanking the corporate guests along for making time for the interaction with the students and hoped that ITS would have the pleasure of having them for many more such occasions of thoughtful insights in future.

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27-09-20

Two days Online Workshop on “Financial Modeling”

I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Department of Management organized an online workshop on “Financial Modeling” for Finance specialization participants from PGDM (2019-21) Batch on 26th -27th September, 2020.

The resource person of the workshop was Mr. Kapil Kalra, CFA, Vice President, Sky Power Global, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He has a rich  15 + years of experience in diversified C&IB (focusing on Infrastructure Project Financing) across different critical verticals of wholesale banking.

The workshop started with the motivational words by Dr Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management, She highlighted on the importance of financial modeling in today’s scenario.

The speaker started with introduction of basics of Financial Modeling widely used in Excel. The Participants were also deliberated with the importance of Modeling and its future implication in how to take decisions in models. 

He had shown students how to do a modeling of a project from scratch as well as give some real time scenario 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 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.

He also took questions from the students and answered them satisfactorily. Towards the end of the session, the Plaque was presented to the Speaker as a token of gratitude and remembrance. The entire workshop was very informative & inspiring for everyone

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26-09-20

Anubhav 2020 - Summer Internship Project Competition

I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Department of Management organised 7th Online Summer Internship Project Competition “Anubhav - 2020”

for PG Management students on 26th September 2020 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 60 participants from various management Institutions from all over the India.

Dr. Ashish Ambasta, Founder & CEO – Happy + Consulting, Director – Kincentric was the Chief Guest of the event and Mr. Amit Pandey, COO – Exicom TeleSystems Ltd. graced the event as Guest of honour.

The event commenced with the welcome address of Director (Management), Dr. Vidya Sekhri. Dr. Puneet Kumar presented the overview of the programme and highlighted different dimensions of the SIP. 

In his inaugural address, Mr. Ambasta said attention should be on pursuing life's mission of Reducing Suffering & Increase Happiness of those you touch' to the next level. In workplace context, it’s about ensuring people deliver world class performance and feel happy about themselves.

Mr. Amit Pandey in his inaugural address said that Summer Internship is a critical step in the process of enhancing students’ credentials and boosting up the competitiveness. Employers expect to see good performers listed on the resumes of potential employees.

SIP competition witnessed presentation in different tracks, each track was judged by a panel of subject matter experts.

Students from institutes like; SJPI(NICM), XIME, Bangalore, National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM)  Pune, Bennett University, Kiet group of institutions, JSS Academy of Technical Education,Noida, Xavier institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow, KIET group of institutions, IES Management College and Research Centre, N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research Globsyn Business School, KIET Group Of Institutions, and K.R Mangalam University took active participation in the competition.

Participants shared their presentations 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.

Vaishali Menon from ITS won the first prize in HR, Sharon Carl from IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai in Operations Management, Srijan Eppalapally form National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune in Finance and Rohit Kumar - Globsyn Business School, Kolkata in Marketing.

After the daylong presentations at four different venues, cash prizes and certificates were awarded to the winners in various categories.

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