Archive for August, 2011

International Visit to Malaysia @ SMS, Varanasi

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DataFlick Conducted Two Days Workshop on MS-Excel for PGDM Students@ SMS, Varanasi

A two days “Workshop on MS-Excel” was conducted by a team of Mumbai based, Data Flick solutions on 17-18th August, 2011. Mr. Harshad Malondkar , Mr. Ashutosh Vikram & Mr. Dinesh Kumar, a very dynamic young Experts Team from, Data Flick, Mumbai provided inputs to the students of PGDMs IIIrd semester.

Data Flick is associated with renowned companies all over India and worldwide for delivering effective MS-Excel Training and services.

Speaking on the occasion, Experts primarily, discussed about the fundamental issues related to usage of MS-Excel. In line with understanding level of students, they continue discussing even complex issues also.

They deliberated the ways in which MS-Excel is used in the areas of Statistics, Economics, Marketing and so on.

To simplify the various functions of Microsoft Excel Experts also presented several Case Studies and made the understanding of various features of Excel, very smooth.

Earlier Mr. Amitabh Pandey, Reader along with Dr. Sanjay Saxena, Associate Professor and Mr. Amit Kishore Sinha, Senior lecturer Coordinated the Two Day Training Session.

Thrilled with the success of this workshop SMS is planning to organize a similar workshop for PGDM First Semester students in the coming month of December, 2011. It is needless to mention that, it was the first time in any institute of North India to arrange such type of specific training workshop. This training has been provided to students, without charging any fees in this regard.

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Director, Prof P.N.Jha felicitated meritorious students

Leading Hindi daily Hindustan awarded scholarships to Six Meritorious students of the city and felicitated to sixty one others from hundred schools at the ‘Hindustan Pratibha Samman Samaroh-2011’ on Saturday, August 6. Three top schools, one each of the UP Board, the CBSE and ICSE were also facilitated on the basis of their performance in the board examinations. The function was held at auditorium of the Sanskritik Sankul. It was packed to capacity.

Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University, Director K.P. Singh was the Chief Guest. It was the second time Hindustan organized the mega event. During the previous event, only Rohit Singh, student of class 12th was able to grab the scholarship. This time, meritorious students of class 10th were selected for the scholarships. Out of 4200 applications, forty students were selected on the basis of marks obtained in the High School Examination and the Annual Income of their parents. Finally, six students were shortlisted for the scholarship.

Special Guests Mayor Kaushalendra Singh, Divisional Railway Manager Lalit Kapoor, Joint Director(Education), Mr. O.P.Dwivedi, Former Vice Chancellor of Chaudhri Charan Singh University, Merrut, Prof. S.P.Ojha, Director of School of Management Sciences Prof. P.N.Jha, Chairman of the KIT, Vipul Jain & Dr. P.S. Dubey too felicitated Meritorious students with a medal and certificate each.

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Two journals from SMS Varanasi accepted for hosting on OJAS of INFLIBNET

Two journals from the SMS Varanasi cradle: Management Insight (Established: 2004; ISSN 0973-936X) and Purushartha (Established: 2008; ISSN 0975 024X) have been accepted for hosting on the OJAS (Open Journal Access System) platform of ‘Information & Library Network (INFLIBNET)’ Centre, an autonomous inter-University Centre of the University Grants Commission (UGC). It is one of the rarest achievements in terms of the intellectual capital of the Institution. Out of the eleven journals making it to the final stage from the country, two happen to be from SMS Varanasi.

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Tree Plantation Campaign on Independence Day @ SMS, Varanasi

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Three days MCA Orientation Programme (2011-2014) Schedule

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Prof. P. Nag, Honorable Vice Chancellor,M.G. Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi inaugurated the New Academic Session of Undergraduate Courses (BBA & BCA) at SMS, Varanasi.

The fifteenth batch of ‘Bachelor of Business Administration’ (BBA) and fourteenth batch of Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) programmes were flagged-off here at School of Management Sciences (SMS) amidst rocketing aspirations to be a part of the corporate enigma with a strong backing of academic feeders of high quality supported by the most modern techno-savvy infrastructure at the Khushipur campus.

Inaugurating the function, the Chief Guest, Prof. P. Nag, Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth said that in the post globalization scenario the complexities and challenges are immense and managing the human capital is the most important among all.

Prof. Nag further urged to the students to imbibe within them the spiritual and ethical values, develop innovative and creative intellect to offset the vulnerable global complexities.

Prof. Nag also emphasized on discovering the self and shaping the thoughts of tomorrow. He also urged that the teaching fraternity to help students develop their domain knowledge as well as management knowledge to become the young budding leaders of tomorrow.

On this occasion, Prof. Nag inaugurated the new centre in the library of the School of Management Sciences. He also assured full cooperation in the future academic endeavors of the Institute that will be required to establish and upgrade the world class academic delivery system.

The Director of SMS Varanasi, Prof. P. N. Jha in his motivating welcome address exhorted the students to take their and the society’s high expectations to reality through diligence, hard-work and sincerity with a human face and become a front-runner in the Corporate arena through leadership qualities.

He further said that SMS happens to be the pioneering institution in bringing this professional Under-graduate programme to the ‘Purvanchal’ region which still is devoid of industrialization strides. Yet, the BBA and BCA alumni have spread to different parts of the country and are showing their mettle.

They also have been instrumental in shaping up various small enterprises flourishing in the city apart from serving the local offices of the corporate giants in numerous industrial sectors.

He said that conventional courses are not highly sensitive to environmental changes. Here BBA and BCA fill-in the gap.

Blessing the students, the Dean (Academics), Prof. J. P. Mishra said that gone are the days when customer was taken for granted. Today is a world of cut-throat competition and survival of the fittest is the ultimate goal of an individual.

This can only be managed if one is knowledgeable and good at developing relations and networks. Success stories are written on the premise of mutual cooperation which needs to be imbibed upon right since the first day in college, asserted Prof. Mishra.

He said, today via the information technology, all grievances can be registered and solved to the satisfaction of the customers. Information Technology infact is helping us in generating revenues for the company and serving the customers as well with a lot of ease, asserted Prof. Mishra.

The Principal Coordinator of the Under-graduate programmes at SMS, Associate Professor Alok Kumar presented the activities of the SMS Group of Institutions and also outlined the various value-added services designed specially for career advancement of the BBA and BCA students.

According to him, there would be separate Guest Lectures and Workshops covering various facets of management apart from on-line exercises and simulation games, normally available for PG students in countable B-Schools across the country. Those students willing to go in for higher studies in management would be provided with adequate counseling and mentoring to guard their penchant.

The Training and Placement Cell would also be active to provide all necessary help on the placement front, added the Principal coordinator. The Coordinators of the BBA and BCA Programmes, Mr. Atish Khadse and Mr. Rajiv Katare gave the course outline.
In other sessions the senior faculty members presented their viewpoints on International Business (Dr. Shardul Chaubey), Marketing (Anindo Bhattacharjee), Finance (Rohit Mehta), Human Resources (Alok Kumar), Business Incubation (Anupam Kumar), Positive attitude (Subhagat Roy), Human Values & Ethics (Kamal S Mishra), Career in Computer Applications (Shambhu S Srivastava), Emerging Dimensions in Computer Applications (Anand P Dube), IT Applications in the 21st century (Abhishek Srivastava), Managerial Requirements for the IT sector (Alok Kumar), Communication (Anjana Harish). The Computer Centre activities were highlighted by Ram Gopal Gupta while Library Resources by Pratima Bhargava.

Dr. Meenakshi Singh informed the gathering about International collaborations while Spiritual Centre activities were highlighted by Sandeep Singh. The Knowledge Management Centre’s role was presented by Dr. Ravi Shekhar Vishal while Ms. Indrani Sen Gupta highlighted the extra-curricular activities at SMS. The GM-Administartion, Mr. Ram Singh stressed on the need of discipline and code of conduct. Mr. Amitabh Pandey talked about the Placement, Training and Alumni Network on the occasion. Ms. Shahista Saleem presented the core and visiting faculty to the audience. Dr. Sanjay Saxena discussed on ‘Leadership roles’.

The programme was coordinated by Dr. Meenakshi Singh (Sr. Lecturer, SMS). The Vote-of-thanks was presented by the Dean (Academics) Prof. J. P. Mishra. The Executive Secretary, Dr. M. P. Singh honoured the guests with memento of Lord Vishwanath and a shawl. Members of the faculty and staff were also present on the occasion alongwith the Registrar, Mr. Sanjay Gupta.

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