Organising Committee

CONFERENCE PATRONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
   
Chief Patron: Mr. Nipun Goenka
MD, G D Goenka Group
Conference Patron: Prof. (Dr.) Deependra Kumar Jha
Vice Chancellor, GDGU
Conference Chair: Prof. (Dr.) P. K. Goel
Dean, School of Management, GDGU
 
CONVENER
Prof. (Dr.) Tanuja Kaushik
ORGANIZING MEMBERS
Ms. Raunica Ahluwalia
Ms. Ruchika Shokeen
Mr. Rajneesh Kler
Ms. Suman Shokeen
Ms. Kareena Kakkar
Mr. Sanjay Mangla
Mr. Shanti Narain-Chairman,Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
Prof. (Dr.) G. Raghuram, Professor & Dean- Faculty, IIM Ahmedabad
Mr. K Vaitheeswaran – Senior Advisor- Deloitte, Co-founder – Indiaplaza (India’s 1st integrated online and offline retail company)
Prof. (Dr.) Sunita Singh Sengupta, Professor, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Founder and Honorary Convener- ISOL Foundation
Mr. Raghuvesh Sarup – CMO & head of categories – Ola
Prof. (Dr.) Gautam Raj Jain, Professor and Author on Entrepreneurship, International Consultant to UN Organisations
Prof. (Dr.) Samir K Srivastava, Professor, IIM Lucknow
KVJ. Prof. (Dr.) R. Ganesan, Professor & Chairman at National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development
Ms. Jyoti Gulati, CEO & Founder; Mums At Work Centre for Entrepreneurial Excellence
Mr. Rahul Verghese; Founder and CEO, Running And Living Infotainment
Mr. Anand Chhabra – Proprietor and Director – Born to Win
Mr. Ashish Bhatnagar – Founder, IT Birbal.com
Ms. Anjali Awasthi – Co-Founder, Medkonect Services
Ms. Namrataa Arora Singh – Founder and Coach, Life Beyond Motherhood
Mr. Prikshit Dhanda – Co – Founder, Making India Employable Pvt. Ltd.
   

About G.D. Goenka University

Residential/Day Boarding Fully Air-Conditioned Campus Gurgaon Sohna Road, Delhi (NCR)

GD Goenka University offers Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate degree/diploma programmes in Management, Fashion & Design, Hospitality, Engineering, Law, Architecture, Communication, Education, Medical & Allied Sciences and Humanities & Social Science.

The University is promoted by the GD Goenka Group, a pioneer in the field of Education with a successful track record that spans over two decades. GD Goenka University is committed to the pursuit of excellence in education and quality in life. The University instills the best of knowledge and experience through innovative and strong approach that maximizes the students’ and executives’ potential. To provide an enriching learning environment, The GD Goenka University has forged collaborations with the world’s leading institutions and organizations like Politecnico Di Milano, Le Cordon Bleu, University of California Riverside, EMC2, BSI, KPMG and CILT.

The faculty of the GD Goenka University is one of its main strengths: a world class group of scholars and professionals committed to delivering their academic and professional expertise. In addition to our full time faculty the program includes a number of national and international visiting scholars and practitioners from top academic partners, renowned professional and scientific associations and internationally acclaimed organisations.

With world class infrastructure, well maintained Wi-Fi Campus, well equipped libraries, Hi-Tech laboratories, along with a seasoned academic team and a repertoire of courses, truly makes us one of the leading educational destinations in the country, offering every student a World class environment to optimize potential. The university has one of the best student accommodation facilities. Each room is attached with a study and a bath. The hostel has facilities for internet access and other amenities such as steam & sauna, hair salon etc. The fitness centre has facilities such as a modern Gymnasium with-state-of-the-art equipment, indoor Squash Courts, indoor swimming pools and Tennis Courts. Sports and leisure facilities at the University are rated very high and are at par with the best in the world.

GD Goenka University’s commitment has been recognized by peers, as well as others throughout and across the nation. The University received Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award for “Emerging University of the year” 2013, crossing 500 enrolments in its 1st year of inception. GD Goenka University has also been conferred with the “Education Excellence Awards – 2013” by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industries (ASSOCHAM) & The Education Post. The award also felicitated GD Goenka University with certificate of ‘Best Upcoming University in North’.

The infrastructure, facilities, teaching methodologies and academic rigor ensures that GD Goenka University succeeds in providing the holistic model of education.

Website: www.gdgoenkauniversity.com

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ABOUT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

The School of Management, at GD Goenka University offers high quality education in diverse areas of Management at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels with an objective to build a generation of leaders and entrepreneurs. The School differentiates itself from other Business Schools by providing its students with a culture of innovation, creativity, strategical thinking, problem solving ability, team spirit and global perspective. The School gives them an advantage of the expertise of highly qualified faculty with an enriching global experience in academics and industry. A rigorous curriculum and a powerful innovative pedagogy has been developed to help students become empowered business leaders of the future.

The School aims to collaborate and benchmark its systems and processes to match the best educational institutions in the world and to become a center for advanced research in the discipline of Management. It has collaborated with British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading global independent business services organization that develops standards to help business and industry for the delivery of specialized courses in Management Systems and Business Performance Programmes. It has also collaborated with KPMG who will provide training in ‘KPMG Course for Accounting Professionals’ to the students of B.Com (Hons) and BBA. The course is primarily structured to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of concepts and principles of latest accounting practices and their application in national and international market arena. The school has set up a Centre of Excellence in Supply Chain Management and Logistics in collaboration with The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), a leading U.K. based professional body. The centre would bring together the competencies and skills of experts from all over world and CILT would provide technical know-how and support to the centre through research, consultancy and training. The School recently collaborated with Empower School of Health as technical partner on Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management and also with National Stock Exchange for NCFM Certification Course.

The intellectually stimulating learning environment provided at the School, facilitates the holistic development of students. The courses are designed to expose the students to the contemporary management practices along with theoretical constructs, emphasizing on learning by doing live projects, case studies, continuous industry interface and research. In addition to this, in each semester at both undergraduate and post graduate level, the students are required to undertake a multi-disciplinary project. The students are offered a variety of optional courses that would enrich their knowledge and learning experience at the university. The school helps in training students in tune with the changing business environment and emerging management needs. Thus, the curriculum integrates classroom education with experiential learning.

Besides the core Management courses, specialization in General Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management & Entrepreneurship, International Business, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Information Management and Retail Management are offered by the school. The school course structure also offers a variety of subjects to help students design their own programmes. The students have the option of customizing their course and specialization according to the industry trends and needs as well as their family business requirements or for an entrepreneurial venture. The flexible course structure thus offers an opportunity of higher grades and enhance employment potential.

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