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Day 5 Highlights of Induction Program 2018: Management Games & Cognitive Skill Enhancement Session @ GLBIMR

Day 5 Highlights of Induction Program 2018: Management Games & Cognitive Skill Enhancement Session @ GLBIMR

GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, under the astute guidance of the Director General, Dr. Urvashi Makkar, continued into an action-packed episode on the Day-5 of the week long Induction Program from July 9,2018 to July 13,2018. The fifth day of the Induction program was energetic, engrossing and focused on team building exercises wherein a full-day session on Management Games and Cognitive Skill Enhancement Session was conducted for PGDM Batch 2018-2020. Designed for experiential learning of management fundamentals with an element of fun, these games were themed as “Think, Explore, Learn and Laugh (TELL)” aimed at Cognitive Skill Enhancement of the Management Students. The students participated with zeal and gusto while learning on the fly to explore their creativity and honed their time-management skills, analyzing skills, decision making ability, effective resource allocation, cooperation, coordination, communication and team spirit.

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Day 4 Highlights of Induction Program 2018: Motivational Movie Premiere & Experience Sharing Session by Alumni @ GLBIMR

Day 4 Highlights of Induction Program 2018: Motivational Movie Premiere & Experience Sharing Session by Alumni @ GLBIMR

The Induction Program 2018 organized under the aegis of the Director General, Dr. Urvashi Makkar , on the theme of “Corporate Expectations from Aspiring Managers”, which commenced on July 09, 2018, has been overwhelmingly successful amongst the young PGDM pursuants at GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research, Greater Noida . The fourth day of the Induction Program was equally exciting and exceptionally energetic. In the morning session, the campus hosted the premiere of the critically acclaimed Academy-Award nominated movie “127 Hours”. Inspired by the fantastic and harrowing tale of the real-life survival situation of American mountaineer Aron Ralston, the movie touched the right chord amongst the students on the spirit of perseverance and survival in the most unexpected circumstances that life beholds. It was perhaps the most pragmatic analogy to the survival of the agilest in the present corporate senario.

Resonating the learnings of the movie premiere, the afternoon session of the day was devoted to interaction with senior alumni of GLBIMR under the guidance of the Director General Dr. Urvashi Makkar and Senior Faculty Members. Ms. Anuja Agarwal – HR Executive, Q & A, Mr. Abhay Kumar- Sports Leader, Decathlon and Mr. Mohit Kumar- Business Development Executive, Namekart from PGDM Batch 2016-18 Batch shared their valuable experiences with the newly enrolled GLBIMR-ians. The alumni shared that the learnings at GLBIMR were instrumental in coping with the challenges they faced in switching from classrooms to corporate. They also shared that Value Added Certifications, Workshops, International Conferences, HR Conclaves, Corporate Interface Series and the varied array of opportunities offered by GLBIMR should be used to develop the necessary skill-set which the budding managers should focus upon before entering the corporate world.

This session included an extensive interaction which helped the students to get motivated and gear-up for the ascent ahead.

 

Highlights of Day III of Induction Program 2018

Highlights of Day III of Induction Program 2018

A PGDM Degree ascertains holistic development of the students. In light of this important aspect of providing a wholesome approach to education, GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Greater Noida conducted a distinct interaction with Dr. Anil Sethi, a renowned motivational speaker. The glittering ceremony commenced with the chanting of auspicious shlokas of Saraswati Vandana and enlightening of ceremonial lamp by Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR and Guest of Honor, Dr. Anil Sethi. He shared his rich, inspirational talks and enriched the minds of young aspiring managers on “How to Lead Power Life and Achieve Your Dreams” to encourage them to step into leadership positions in the near future.

He inculcated the spirit of team building, positive thinking and value creation by realizing the power of dreams amongst the students. He emphasized that being thoughtful, responsible and strong will always take our students a long way to deal in this era of competition. Mr. Sethi channelized the energy of the students to help them excel in multiple ways. Through highly interactive video sessions, he helped students to gain a deep sense of consciousness and self realization. Dr. Makkar highlighted the importance of being surrounded by positive and enthusiastic people who are enablers and motivators. She shared that students should keep their ambitions high and be extensively engaged to ensure learning and disciplined way of life.

The week long Induction Program has been a novel interactive opportunity for the young GLBIMR-ians and witnessed the participation of more than 500 audiences compromising of distinguished guests, students, parents ,media persons, representatives of professional bodies, faculty and staff members of the Institute.

Highlights of Day II (Session-2) of Induction Program 2018

Highlights of Day II (Session-2) of Induction Program 2018

Continuing the vibrance of Induction Program 2018, the session 2 of Day 2 (July 10, 2018) has been intensive, vigorous, highly energetic, profoundly informative & immensely interactive. The post-lunch session of induction program began with an invigorating analogy by Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR of thirst for knowledge compared to the gasp of breath as foretold by the legendry Socrates. The second day witnessed the presence of Chief Guest Mr. Vishal Sehgal, MD & CEO, Nischay Educorp, Key Note Speaker Ms. Avika Kapoor, Vice President – Operation, Kapgrow Corporate Advisory Services Pvt Ltd and Guest of Honor namely Mr. Shailendra Dixit, Director, Infamous Boyz Private Limited, Mr. T K Arunachalam, Regional Director – South Asia at Cambridge English & Mr. Ashish Saxena, Director Global Operations at Agilent Technologies who shared their success stories and stressed on importance of inquisitiveness to question the status quo.

Dr. Urvashi Makkar appreciated students for their discipline and participation during attending the session. She guided the students about the purpose of induction program to arouse inquisitiveness and enhance their thirst and hunger for learning. She also encouraged students to be a change agents and catalysts for the growth and development of the society. Mr. Shailendra Dixit shared his views on lack of employability skills in the corporate culture. He further advised students to continuously nurture themselves and keep rescaling in order to survive in the corporate world. Further to this, Mr. TK Arunachalan encouraged the students to explore every opportunity to climb the corporate ladder. Mr. Ashish Saxena focused on adapting the right skill and attitude to sustain in the corporate world. Ms. Avika Kapoor urged students to work on their aptitude as it is the prime focus for any organization while hiring fresher. Mr. Vishal Sehgal advised students to take up new challenges every day which as these will be stepping stones to success in the dynamic corporate world.

The curiosity of the students poured in the form of varied array of questions that were appropriately answered by all the panel members & Dr. Urvashi Makkar. While the day ended with much passion & content, enthusiasm could be seen in its peak amongst the students.

Illustrious Day II, Panel 1 of Induction Program 2018

An Illustrious Deliberation during First Panel Discussion on Day II of Induction Program 2018

After the glittering inaugural session of the Induction Program 2018, the second day on July 10, 2018, witnessed an illustrious deliberation amongst distinguished panelists, followed by an intensive interactive session with students. The first session of the day on “Corporate Expectations from Budding Managers” began with evoking the Goddess Saraswati and lighting the ceremonial lamp by Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR along with Chief Guest, the coveted Magsaysay Awardee-Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder & Director, Goonj, the Key Notes Speaker Mr. Satyakki Bhattacharjee, Chief People Officer, ABP News and eminent guests of honor Ms.Surabhi Dewan, GM-HR, Ashiana Housing and Mr. Pawas Sharma, Sales Head, Oyo Rooms.

Dr. Makkar welcomed the dignitaries and emphasized that the institute is proud to present this excellent opportunity for students to absorb the knowledge disseminated by the distinguished guests. She encouraged students by sharing the story of legendary sculpturist & innovator Michaelangelo and asked students to carve themselves during the two years of PGDM degree to become corporate ready. Mr. Anshu Gupta, during his address, redefined the concept of sustainability and ingrained the sense of responsibility to the society as a committed citizen. The celebrated social entrepreneur discussed the initiative called Cloth for Work started by ‘Goonj’, where villagers work on infrastructure projects providing skill and labor, being compensated in return with clothes and refurbished items of utility. Mr. Satyakki Bhattacharjee presented a vivid differentiator of the definition of roles from the purview of responsibility. This motivated the students to adopt a holistic view of the corporate expectations from them in the near future. Ms. Surabhi Dewan shared with them the expectations from the perspective of HR. She sensitized the students about the importance of sincerity & compassion while being energetic & dynamic. Mr. Pawas Sharma shared his views about the multitasking & dynamic skill sets required by a successful manager. The students ingrained the spirit of transformation with knowledge and updated skill-set.

The first session of Day-2 of the induction program witnessed an outpour of curiosity during the extensive student interaction. The panelists congratulated the students on their extensive participation. While Day-I witnessed the unveiling of Optimization, GLBIMR’s Bi-Annual Journal, the Bi-Annual Magazine of GLBIMR, “Nouvelle” Vol.3 Issue I, was unveiled on the Day-II, in the august presence of the dignitaries and the Editorial team of Nouvelle. While the day ended with much enthusiasm, the eagerness for the coming three days is overwhelming amongst the students. It has indeed been an opportunity to learn and grow with the varied array of subjects uniquely depicted in each panel discussion. The event received extensive media coverage in leading newspapers and online portals Deshbandhu and Dainik Hint.

Induction Program 2018, Day 1 @ GLBIMR

Induction Program 2018 on “Corporate Expectations and Insights for Aspiring Mangers”, Day 1 @ GLBIMR

Carrying forth the legacy of academic excellence, GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research, Greater Noida organized the week long Induction Program on the theme of “Corporate Expectations and Insights for Aspiring Managers” from July 09,2018 to July 13, 2018 for the newly enrolled students of PGDM Batch 2018-2020. The glittering ceremony commenced with chanting of auspicious shlokas of Saraswati Vandana in the presence of the Chief Guests Mr. Arvind Mehrotra, President – Infrastructure Management Solutions, NIIT on July 9, 2018 along with Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Vice Chairman, GL Bajaj Educational Institutions and Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR. The Corporate Knowledge Sharing Sessions began with deliberations from Mr. Mohan Shukla, Chief External Affairs, Bharti Enterprises Ltd, Mr. Ram Jalan ,Chief Marketing Officer, Wave Group, Mr. Alok Shankar, CEO, Fitbit and Mr. Avijit Ganguly, Country Retail Manager, Fitbit amongst other eminent dignitaries who attended this grand event and shared their wisdom with the future management professionals.

Mr. Pankaj Agarwal welcomed the students to the GL Bajaj family and conveyed his best wishes to PGDM Batch 2018-20.He shared that PGDM is a degree which will empower students and will provide them with lot of opportunities to learn new things. Mr. Agarwal assured students that by putting their continuous hard work during the 2 years of PGDM Program, they can achieve excellent placements, taking forward the legacy of the previous batches, including the recently graduated PGDM Batch 2016-18. Dr. Makkar welcomed the new batch with warmth and stated that at GLBIMR impetus is not only on providing Management Degrees, but imparting value based Management Education for holistic development of students which has resulted in excellent placements and outstanding summer internship opportunities since inception. She highlighted that the students will have to be energetic and vigilant to achieve professional excellence and transform them.

The Guests Speakers emphasized the importance of using innovative pedagogy, customized learning system, research orientation, corporate expectations & value based education. They apprised the students with corporate expectations & role of management program in making them employable professionals. An interaction session with parents was also organized to make them aware about innovative pedagogy followed at GLBIMR. The grand ceremony also witnessed unveiling of Optimization: Journal of Research in Management of GLBIMR.

More than 500 audiences comprising of Distinguished Guests, students,parents, media persons, representatives of professional bodies, faculty and staff members of the Institute have been part of the glittering event.The event received extensive media coverage in leading newspapers and online portals like Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, Deshbandhu and Tennews.

 

Meet the Eminent Dignitaries on Day2 of the Induction Program2018

Meet the Eminent Dignitaries on Day 2 of the Induction Program 2018

It gives us immense pleasure to share that the stalwarts of corporate and eminent dignitaries will be joining the 2nd day of the one week long Induction Program -2018 organized on the theme ““Corporate Expectations & Insights for Aspiring Managers” to welcome PGDM Batch 2018-20 from July 9-July 13,2018. The Chief Guests for the day will be the coveted Magsaysay Awardee-Mr. Anshu Gupta, Founder, Director, Goonj along with Mr. Vishal Sehgal, Managing Director & CEO, Nishchay Educorp. Other eminent dignitaries who will be joining to share their wisdom with the students in Corporate Knowledge sharing session includes: Ms. Surabhi Dewan, GM-HR, Ashiana Housing, Mr. Pawas Sharma, Business head ,Lava International, Mr. Satyakki Bhattacharjee, Chief People Officer, ABP News, Mr. Shailender Dixit, Founder & CEO, Infamousboyz, Mr. Ashutosh MIshra, Head- HR, Dish TV India Ltd, Mr. TK Arunachalam, Regional Director, South Asia, Mr. Ashish Saxena, Director- Global Operations, Agilent technologies International and Ms .Avika Kapoor, Vice President-Operations, Kapgrow Corporate Advisory Services Pvt Ltd.

The one week long induction program comprises of the Knowledge Sharing Sessions, Alumni Talk series, Motivational Sessions by renowned speakers, Inspirational Movie Premiere, Management Games and Cognitive Skill Enhancement Sessions where the students will get an opportunity to interact with eminent personalities from various walks of life. These sessions aim at bringing the students, from different educational streams and backgrounds, at par with one another, familiarize students with the campus environment and acquaint them with the PGDM Program curriculum and making their transition from campus to corporate a smooth one.

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