FDP on Case Writting & Analysis

The Department of Management organized a workshop on Case Writing and Analysis for its faculty members on 5th of August, 2023.

The resource person for the session was Dr. Deepak Tandon, Professor, IMI, New Delhi. Dr Sanjeev Tandon initiated proceedings by welcoming the guest and referred to Dr Deepak Tandon’s impressive experience in corporate as well as academics.

Dr V.N. Bajpai, Director, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, then provided a context to the day’s session, explaining the genesis of the idea behind the workshop. He emphasised that case studies are an essential aid in a management classroom and hence faculty members need to build on the skill of developing the same. Dr Bajpai traced out the origins of case writing, including its history in management education in India. He hoped that ultimately it would lead to faculty members writing their own cases in diverse areas.

Finally, Dr Deepak Tandon took centrestage, dissecting the anatomy of a proper case study in management. Dr Tandon advised that it was always a good idea to prepare a case in partnership with others. He referred to explicit and implicit contexts and pointed out that the content of the case should be compatible with the intended readers. A number of cases based on recent occurrences in the world of business were used to bear out the points made during the session.

All in all, it was a fruitful way to spend the day with a newlearning experience. Participating faculty members acknowledged the depth of knowledge and authority of Dr Tandon in the area of case development. 

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Staff Development Program on The Power of Positivity: Cultivating a Winning Mindset in the Workplace

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized a “Staff Development Program” on “The Power of Positivity: Cultivating a Winning Mindset in the Workplace” on 30th June 2023.


The objective of this SDP was to make the participants understand the importance of winning mindset and positive attitude for self and organizational growth.

Director, Dr. Timira Shukla welcomed all the staff members, appreciated their work and encouraged them to attend this valuable session for further enhancing their team working skills and develop a winning attitude.

Resource persons for the program, Dr. Shikha Arora and Prof. Yachna Malhotra conducted various innovative activities to train the staff on Positive thinking and growth mindset.

An ice-breaking session was conducted initially to help everyone connect with each other. During this session, participants introduced themselves and shared their feelings of gratitude towards various things and events in their lives.

The training comprised of a combination of slide shows and engaging activities aimed at sensitizing the staff members to understand and develop a winning mindset through self-exploration, demonstrate a positive attitude in the workplace, and comprehend group dynamics and team-building skills.

Activities such as, Minefield for developing trust, interpersonal communication and team building were conducted to help participants understand and demonstrate the importance of these aspects. A total of 16 staff members actively participated in the program and thoroughly enjoyed the session.

The outputs and experiences they had during the program overwhelmed the participants, making the session interesting and enjoyable for all.

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Staff Development Programme on the topic “Understanding Workplace (Managing Change & Stress)"

I.T.S - Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized a “Staff Development Programme" (SDP) on 30th September 2022

on the topic “Understanding Workplace (Managing Change & Stress)”. The resource persons for this SDP were Dr. Sanjeev Tandon and Prof. Shilpi Rana. The presence of Dr. V.N. Bajpai (Director) had added grace to the occasion. He spoke about the significance of the SDP and the relevance of the topic in the present work- life scenario. He stressed on the fact that change is an inevitable aspect of any academic institution. He highlighted the importance of team and individual in the changing environment.
The SDP started with an activity being administered to the participants by Prof. Shilpi. It was an exercise to make the participants comfortable and to enable them to gel with one another. The
discussion on change and the strategies adopted by the participants to mitigate that change was introduced by Dr. Sanjeev. 

Participants shared their incidences of change and how that change induced stress in their life. Various causes of stress at the workplace and how to deal with that stress was discussed. Levels of stresses were discussed and the stress management techniques were elaborated by the resource persons. 

The SDP ended with a meditation technique, where participants were instructed to close their eyes and imagine good things (location or place or incidence). Breathing exercises were subsequently administered to calm their minds. A video of “The Steps in Stress Management Process” was also shown to the group.

Overall, it was a learning session for the participants, where they could derive and gain solace with participative knowledge sharing on this burning topic. The SDP was attended by participants from various departments of the institute.

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FDP on the topic "Building Institutional Resilience through Team Building and Leadership”

Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad organised a Faculty Development Program on the topic "Building Institutional Resilience through Team Building and Leadership” for faculty members of management department on Thursday, 15th September, 2022 in the campus. 

Prof. Shilpi Rana, Prof. Shikha Aggarwal and Prof. Smita Barik were the resource persons. The objective of the activity was to enhance the spirit of team building & leadership among the faculty colleagues. It also develops positive perception towards other members in the group. This activity mainly focused on coordination, improving analyzing skill and to enable quick decision making within a group. 

The FDP was conducted in 3 different rounds and all the rounds were based on fun games. The program was initiated with the ice breaking activity namely "Symon Says". The next round of activity was "Cape Exercise" in which all the participants were asked to write the positive things about each faculty on the chart paper worn by the faculty participants. In the last round, participants were divided into teams of two in which one participant was to be blind folded and another team member played the role of instructor. The winners of the last round were awarded with gifts.

The program was enriching for the participants and was very much appreciated by all.

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Faculty Development Programe on the topic “Analytics for decision making”

Understanding the importance of Analytics in today’s scenario, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad has organised a Faculty Development Programe on the topic “Analytics for Business Decision” on 19th and 26thAugust 22. The resource person for the same was Dr. Ashish K Jha. In this FDP total of 30 faculty members have participated.

On the first day of FDP, Dr. V N Bajpai (Director) has inaugurated the event and he said that in today’s scenario business decisions are being taken on the basis of analytics. He also emphasise on the importance of analytics in the different area of management.

Dr. Ashish Jha has shared and shown how decisions related to various methods of pricing are being taken in the industry. He trained the participants on Price skimming, Linear pricing and other types of pricing.

On second day of FDP (26th August) the trainer has taken the session on the topic “Customer Life time Value”. He discussed, how to calculate the customer lifetime value in a company. During the session he has taken the case of Netflix to calculate the CLTV.

Overall the session was fruitful for the participants.

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FDP on Data Analysis using SPSS and AMOS

The I.T.S School of Management & Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad inaugurated  5 - Days FDP on ‘Research Methods and Data Analysis using SPSS and AMOS in collaboration with QTanalyticsTM, New Delhi and SPSS South Asia on 20th June, 2022 at Mohan Nagar Campus.

The eminent resource persons for FDP Prof. (Dr.) Prabhat Mittal, Professor – Commerce and Management, Saraswati College (E), University of Delhi and Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Kumar Gupta, Director, Centre of Management Studies, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi graced the inaugural session.

Shri  Surinder  Sood, Director (PR), I.T.S - The Education Group, highlighted  on the pitfalls of qualitative research. He explained that research in social sciences involves the consideration of a multitude of factors and elaborated on the evolution of technology in Data Sciences. 

The session began with the welcome address by the Director Prof. (Dr) Timira Shukla, who emphasized on the significance of data analysis for interdisciplinary research. Dr Anusha  Agarwal, Convener, provided an overview of the programme along with the deliverables.

Over the five days sessions were held delving into different elements of the FDP, which included scaling and sampling techniques; univariate and bivariate analysis; parametric and non-parametric tests; tests of hypotheses; ANOVA and MANOVA; correlation and regression; multiple and logistical regression analysis; and structural equation modeling.

On the final day group presentations were made by all the participants. Following this the valedictory session was held in the presence of Director Prof. (Dr) Timira Shukla, Convener Dr. Anusha Agarwal and resource person Prof. (Dr.) Prabhat Mittal.

The Director in her address in the valedictory session urged all the participants to upskill and write research papers. She lauded Dr. Prabhat for the training in each aspect of research methods and techniques and tools data analysis.  The individual attention to each and every participant for learning and practice   sessions deserves special mention. 

Dr. Prabhat Mittal quipped that it was not a valedictory session, but rather the inauguration of a new resolve towards research. Thanking the Director, he stated that there were many takeaways from the programme, and expressed appreciation for the patient learning from the side of the participants. He also went on to provide tips for successful publication of papers in leading journals.

The 5 – days FDP ended with distribution of certificate.

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Staff Development Program on “Advanced Excel”

Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized the Staff Development Program on “Advanced Excel” for the staff members on 24th June 2022.

Advanced Excel Functions refers to the features and functions of Microsoft Excel, which help the user to perform complex calculations, perform data analysis, and much more. The objective of this SDP was to improve the day-to-day efficiency of Staff personnel by making them well versed in various operations of MS Excel.

The speakers of the session were Prof. Sunil Upadhyay and Prof. Mansi Singh, who trained the staff on using advanced excel to bring creativity that leads to innovative ideas and solutions. They used various advanced excel tools like Conditional Formatting, Index, Pivot table, VLOOKUP, and HLOOKUP for effective learning.  They emphasized on lookup and pivot table function of excel for day-to-day operational activities.  A total of 20 staff members participated enthusiastically and enjoyed the session.

The staff development program was highly interactive, and participants were enthusiastically involved throughout the training.

The session turned out to be very informative for the participants.

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FDP on “Methodology for Advanced Research and Quality Publication” attended Management faculty

Prof. Shikha Aggarwal participated and completed One week Faculty Development Programme on “Methodology for Advanced Research and Quality Publication” organized by Birla School of Commerce, Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar during March 21 – 25, 2022.



The FDP had various eminent resource person through the span of entire week who talked about various aspects of advanced research methodology. Content analysis, hypothesis testing, pre-requisites for High quality publications, tools and techniques including Hands- on session on SPSS and R studio were some major topics taught during the program. The session during the week were well- planned and the content was also extremely useful for enhancing better research prospects. Some of the speakers included Prof. (Dr.) Ravi Kumar Jain, Professor &Director, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Hyderabad; Dr. Suvendu Kumar Pratihari, Asst. Professor, Birla Global University; Prof. (Dr.) Uma Sankar Mishra, Professor and Head Central University of Rajasthan; Dr. Siddharth Misra , Asst. Professor, Birla Global University; Dr. Biswajit Acharjya , Asst. Professor, Birla Global University and Dr. Pradipta Kumar Sanyal , Associate professor, Birla Global University.

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