IMS Ghaziabad E-Magazine – Confluence
Confluence is the mirror which reflects the image of what we keep on doing at IMS. It is a platform to let the educated fraternity know how IMS is building a strong foundation for achieving excellence amongst its students, alumni, faculty and staff members in whatever they do. This magazine is a convergence of innovative thought process of distinguished personalities.
Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad has organized a blood donation camp in association with Lions Blood bank and district MMG Hospital, Ghaziabad on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at IMS, Ghaziabad to commemorate the 68th Independence Day.
The agenda of camp was to convey the message in society,”your Blood can do amazing things if you lend it, Every Drop is Worth A Smile”.
Highly renowned and reputed personalities of Ghaziabad attended the Blood Donation Camp.
These personalities included Shri. Telu Ram Kamboj, Mayor-Ghaziabad, as Chief Guest, Dr. Vinod Kumar, MMG Hospital,Ghaziabad, Ln. P.K.Agarwal, Ln.Usha Rani Agarwal, Shri. Rakesh Chharia, Managing Trustee, Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director, IMS Ghaziabad, Dr. Tapan Kumar Nayak, Progamme Chairperson, PGDM, Dr. Avadhesh Gupta, Head MCA, Core Committee members Dr.Rinku Sanjeev, Dr.Sunayna Jain, Dr. Anchal Mishra.
More than 350 students registered themselves for the blood camp. The camp was organized under the benefaction and leadership of Shri. Rakesh Chharia, Managing Trustee, Dr.Urvashi Makkar, Director, IMS Ghaziabad, Dr.Tapan Kumar Nayak,Progamme Chairperson,PGDM, Dr. Avadhesh Kumar Gupta, Head MCA. Dr.Rinku Sanjeev, Dr. Sunayna Jain, Dr.Anchal Mishra.were part of core committee
IMS Ghaziabad moves a step ahead in enriching the students with knowledge and real time experience. Taking the legacy forward, more than 200 students of PGDM 2014-16 Batch participated in live project at big bazaar for 5 days- Sabse Saste 5 Din (13th to 17th August 2014) with Future Group in Delhi & NCR stores.
Under the guidance and leadership of the Director Dr. Urvashi Makkar, IMS Ghaziabad always believes in Industry Exposure through direct interaction of PGDM students with the current market Scenario.
The students of IMS-Ghaziabad were embraced in Big Bazaar as their own employees and got a first hand learning experience in doing work under the areas of store operations, Retail marketing, Visual Merchandising, Brand Management, MIS in Retail, Inventory management, Customer handling, General merchandising , Sales promotion and various other areas of retail sector
All the students were energetic and determined about facing the future challenges. Overall the experience of the students was a highly enriching and rewarding.
Under the patronage of Dr. Urvashi Makkar-Director IMS Ghaziabad and her continuous efforts towards facilitating industrial exposure for the students an Industry Visit to Mother Dairy Plant was organized on 9th August 2014. A group of 55 students of PGDM 2014-16 batch visited MOTHER DAIRY PLANT, New Delhi.
Mother Dairy is one of the largest liquid milk operative organizations in Asia. All the Students were benefitted with knowledge of classification of milk according to PF norm, advantage of cold milk, various possible alteration, and practical of milk testing. It was an interactive session with the Mother Dairy dignitaries to satisfy the quest of young minds.
Students took a keen interest to understand the various aspects of the business. They were briefed on topics as collection, testing, storage, packaging and distribution of milk and Ice creams.
The 68th Independence Day was celebrated at IMS Ghaziabad with traditional gaiety and fervor on August 15, 2014. The founder of Shri Kalki foundation Acharya Pramod Krishnam ji, Shri Kamal Sekhri – Managing Director -Hint Group, Shri Rakesh Chharia – Management Trustee – IMS Ghaziabad and Dr. Urvashi Makkar – Director -IMS Ghaziabad hoisted the National Flag at the premises. Approximately 500 students, guests, faculty and staff have attended the celebrations of Independence Day.
In her Independence Day address, Dr. Urvashi Makkar expressed happiness over the students’ enthusiasm on the occasion of Independence Day and advised the youths that the best service to our country in present context is to do their duties with full honesty and dedication. The Chief Guest of the occasion, Achraya Pramod Krishnam ji also suggested the youth of our country “to love your country and devote for your country”. Shri Kamal Sekhri ji felt that teachers have great responsibility to fashion children into knowledgeable and skilled citizens of the country so that they compete with the best in the world and pay back to the society that invests in them.
The students performed on “GANESH VANDANA “- fusion of three dance form Kathak, Kathakali and Bharatnatyam. After this a motivational and patriotic skits –“BADALTA BHARAT” and “BHARAT KI KHOJ was performed by MCA and PGDM students. Dr. Avadhesh Kumar Gupta extended the vote of thanks to whole gathering with a positive note that each individual should take a pledge to contribute for the welfare of society. The celebration ends with up with an exuberant dance performance by the troupe of PGDM Ist year. As a tradition, the Independence Day celebrations closed with National Anthem.
IMS Ghaziabad Organized the one day Workshop on “How to Lead Powerful Life & Achieve Your Dreams” by Dr. Anil Sethi
With the motto of “Dare to Dream, Dare to succeed”, Dr. Anil Sethi, Founder-G. K. Group of Companies came up with an amazing workshop on how to live an empowered life for PGDM 1st year students with values and ethics in-tact within and great sense of gratitude and thankfulness towards all those who have brought up and acted as catalysts in our successful existence and survival. The director of the Institute Dr. Urvashi Makkar welcomed the Guest of honour and also highlighted the importance of the session by encouraging the students to take away the best out of the session.
The interactive seminar ensured 100% engagement and involvement of a huge gathering of 350 participants. It revived and bolstered the morals of all present there and served as an eye-opener, a key revelation to our deep inner qualms and dogmas. The videos shown brought in an inner awareness and a deep sense of consciousness and self realization and enforced us to question our quintessence of the objectives of coming into the world as humans.
The workshop ensured that value-system is strengthened from its roots to the tips and made each one in the auditorium confront with their past deeds and mis-deeds. The session ensured rolling in and swinging emotions, passions and sensations within each and every participant.
To conclude the session, a trophy of “Most Participative Scholar” was awarded leaving everyone delighted, ecstatic and enthusiastic towards one’s life. The Valedictory address by our honorable Director, Dr. Urvashi Makkar encapsulated all the learning through a Zen story on filling minds with new and up surging ideas and empowering thoughts ensured a concrete & substantial take-away of life.
On the spectacular morning of August 6, 2014, All the IMSians gathered in the grand Auditorium of IMS Ghaziabad to mark the commencement ceremony of pivotal Workshops on The Orientation –The 1st Steps towards the PGDM Tour. The 2 Days Workshop on “Orientation – The first Steps towards the PGDM Tour by Global Human Resource Development Centre induced enthusiasm and zeal amongst more than 300 PGDM students (batch 2014-2016).
In the beginning, Director Dr. Urvashi Makkar addressed the gathering emphasizing the importance of the certification workshop by Ms. Mekhla Sinha and the team of GHRDC. The Workshop started with an Ice-breaking introductory session where students in groups introduced themselves highlighting their passions in life and their unique attributes followed by on-spot situational questions given to all collectively, to which they unanimously answered in gaze.
The Orientation Workshop was an eye-opener to all the participants and addressed to all the doubts and fears in nascent minds of the students thereby motivating them to take the 1st step forward towards the journey of their corporate- career. The Workshop ensured engagement and involvement of all the students collectively through interactive role plays, case studies and simulation games and extempore. At the end, all the students participated were felicitated with the Certificate of Appreciation by Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director, IMS Ghaziabad, Ms. Mekhla Sinha, Executive Director, GHRDC and Dr. Tapan Kumar Nayak, Programme Chairperson-PGDM.