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Seminar on How to Manage International Projects and Events

New Delhi, March 15, 2022: Apeejay School of Management organised an online seminar on How to Manage International Projects and Events on 15 March 2022. The panel of speakers comprised Prof. Joe Houghton, Assistant Professor, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Dublin, Ireland, and Dr. Nishu Ayedee, Marketing Head, Kingdom of Dreams. Prof Anuj Kumar welcomed the guest speakers and introduced the theme of the seminar.

Prof. Joe Houghton shared his views on risk and uncertainties in managing international projects. He discussed the nuances of project management in an international context. Prof Houghton emphasised that culture plays an important role in managing international projects.

Dr. Nishu Ayedee discussed the complexity of handling international and national events. She talked about the challenges in executing the events. Dr. Ayedee also underscored the role played by culture in the management of events. She encouraged the participants to learn more about culture in order to succeed as professional managers and business leaders.

Prof. Anuj Kumar proposed a vote of thanks. First and Second years students of the PGDM program attended the seminar.

Seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Operations: Squad Driven Business’

New Delhi, March 5, 2022: ASM organised a seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Operations: Squad Driven Business’ on 5th March 2022. Squad is an acronym for Sustainability, Quality, and Data. Industry experts, from the domains of Sustainability, Quality, and Data Analytics talked about the relevance of these ideas to the business and how these are going to be powerful tools in the future to successfully drive a business. Mr. Vivek Sadevra, Sustainability Manager, Fortum India, discussed the sustainability issues in Solar Business which by itself is developed as a sustainable solution to the world’s ever-growing energy-related problems. Mr. Abhishek Prasoon, Project Head, Coforge Ltd., introduced students to the latest trends related to software quality. Mr. Vishal Tiwari, Demand Forecasting Analytics, CoE at carrier Corporation focussed on breaking myths related to data/data analytics. he spoke to students about how to develop a career in this domain highlighting the applications of data across various domains in a business.

International Guest Talk by Prof. Vinod Lall

New Delhi, Feb 14, 2022: ASM organised a guest talk by Prof. Vinod Lall, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Paseka School of Business, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, USA, on February 14, 2022, on the topic - ‘Post Pandemic Perspectives on Supply Chain Risk Management’. Prof. Lall started his talk with a brief description of modern-day supply chains which are not linear but a network of relationships. He then discussed the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic had on Supply Chains of various products and services. Towards the end of the lecture, Prof. Lall threw light on various aspects of supply chain management that will change. These included viability of JIT methodology as an effective inventory management technique, having extra capacities at facilities instead of going lean, the role of retailers in the supply chain, development of new metrics to measure supply chain performance, the role of new technology to drive performance and a pressing need for more supply chain education/certification /jobs. The lecture was very well received by the students.

Session on Writing Literature Review at Central University of Jammu

Dr. Shweta Jha, Associate Professor Apeejay School of Management conducted a session on Writing Literature Review at the National Workshop on Research Methodology organized by Central University of Jammu, on 16 June 2021. More than 120 delegates, from all over the country, participated in the event. The delegates were provided hands-on training on writing literature review.

Session on Writing Literature Review at Central University of Jammu

Webinar on Career Path in Analytics

ASM organised an online Webinar for the Undergraduate students on "Career Path in Analytics" on 11 June 2021.The session covered the basics of understanding data, data analysis, data analytics, types of analytics, skills required for analytics and career path of Analytics. This also included the career opportunity provided by ASM to help them as a whole.

 Webinar on Career Path

Session on Building Career in Sales by Ms. Geetika Batra

Ms. Geetika Batra, Director Account Planning at Car Dekho and an alumnus (2000-2002) of Apeejay School of Management took an insightful session on how to build a career in sales, via the zoom platform on 5th June 2021. She with her rich experience of 19 years in B2BSales and Sales Strategy gave practical examples from her own journey to explain the sales process, challenges and career progression in sales career. She also guided on do’s and don’ts during their PGDM journey. Ms. Geetika recollected the lessons at ASM and her interactions with her faculty and how it helped her get her campus placement from ASM at Naukri.com where she served for 13 years. The session was well received by the students and they asked a number of questions. The panellists for the session were Dr. Etinder Pal Singh, Prof. Kamal Kishore, Dr. Preeti Suryawanshi, Ms. Ruchi Malik, Dr. Ishita Adhikari, Dr. Monika Arora and Ms. Neha Gupta.

Session on “Blockchain and Cryptocurrency” by Mr. Munish Batra

Mr. Munish Batra, Freelancer- Fintech Consultant and an alumnus (1994-1996) of Apeejay School of Management took an insightful session on blockchain and crytocurrency. He has 20 Plus years of experience in sales planning, international business development and team management in multiple environments. He has worked with various companies such as Vardhman Group, Earth Infrastructure Limited, Aegon Limited, Max Bupa Health Insurance and Birla Sunlife Insurance.

Mr Batra started the session with a basic understanding of cryptocurrency and block chain, its types and its value. He also deliberated the use of cryptocurrency industries/companies like travel, medical, pharma, ecommerce etc. The session was well received by the students and they asked a number of questions. The panellists for the session were Dr. Etinder Pal Singh, Dr. Monika Arora, Dr. Preeti Suryawanshi and Dr. Anchal Gupta.

Session on Psychometric Testing

Dr Shweta Jha conducted a session on Psychometric Testing for the students of Banarasidas Chandiwala Institute of Professional Studies on 3 June 2021. With the help of different worksheets, Dr. Jha explained to the students the concept of psychometric tests. She also gave students a hands-on on attempting psychometric tests administered during various selection processes.

Session on Psychometric Testing

Online Symposium on Public Health System in India

ASM organized an online symposium on ‘Public Health System in India’ on 31 May 2021. Students from Kalindi College (Delhi University) were invited as panelists comprising` Ms. Purvi Gupta Ms. Hina Chahar & Ms. Tannu.

The panelists spoke on the current state of health care system in India and how this can be improved so that it reaches even to the marginalized section of the society. It was also discussed that although the three-tier health care system of India is a robust one, it requires to be properly managed and supervised so that it does not crack under the pandemics like Covid-19. They also mentioned that even the community should come forward to reinforce the existing healthcare system under state control so that benefit goes even to the most vulnerable sections. Further the speakers observed that optimism of the people will enable them to survive this pandemic.

In his closing remarks Mr. O.P. Khanduja, Executive Director, ASM, emphasized the role of community in ensuring healthcare to all. He mentioned that healthcare should be a collective responsibility of people, community, private sector and the state. The discussion was jointly moderated by Dr. Shweta Jha, Apeejay School of Management and Dr. Monika Kulshreshtha, IINTM.

 Online symposium

Seminar on Environmental Ethics and Sustainability

New Delhi, Nov 2020: The Eco Club of Apeejay School of Management organised a Seminar on Environmental Ethics and Sustainability today. Mr O P Khanduja inaugurated the seminar and encouraged the students to actively contribute their mite towards conserving nature and protecting the environment by way of making mindful choices in their daily life.

Mr V. Selvarajan, Founder, Green Circle, shared his incisive views on environmental ethics and sustainability. He stressed the need for reviewing personal choices, moral values, conventions, and norms concerning changing times, given the increased human population and depleting natural resources during the session.