GHS-IMR organized the Foundation Program for its 28th batch of PGDM students from 25 July to 13 August 2022. The Foundation Program was organized to provide an overview of management studies and development initiatives to young budding managers of the institute and also to build excitement flaunts in the programme which was lost. This Foundation Program is launched under the guidance of Professor (Dr.) Rahul Goyal and Professor (Dr.) Shekhar Trivedi and other faculty members. Along with the lectures and discourses from the GHS-IMR faculty members, guest lectures were also called to add up the practical input to the programme some of the guest lectures were –
- Career building session ‘Being Management Graduates’ by (Mr. Anurag Saxena)
Anurag Saxena advised students to identify their goals, make plans, stay positive, practice mindfulness, network effectively, identify your strengths and weaknesses, etc.
- How to run a Mall (Mr. Shashank Tripathi)
Mr. Shashank Tripathi explained various aspects of How to run a Mall, like structuring the Mall, Contractual agreements with tenants, Selection of companies, Advertisement, How to make it work, Studying the competition, Mall timings, etc.
- Address by Mr. Praveen Sharma (Amar Ujala Prakashan Ltd.)
Mr. Praveen Sharma shared his experience in the world of newspapers and media. He explains the importance of mass media in day-to-day life and its uses.
- How to set long and short-term goals( CA Govind Maheshwari)
CA Govind Maheshwari advised students first to identify which is a long goal and which is a short goal. He also shared some tips like where you want to be in 10 years, creating short-term goals, adjusting your goal as your priority, etc. He advised students to balance their vision to achieve their mission. He also helped students to solve their doubts related to the financial system.
- Introduction to finance ( Mrs. Navya Bajpai)
Mrs. Navya Bajpai explained to students to plan, organize, direct and control the financial activities such as procurement and utilization of funds of the enterprise.
- Making of Laagan (Professor and Dr. Shekhar Trivedi)
Dr. Shekhar Trivedi shared a video with the students which included the issues faced by the team members while shooting for the film. Somehow it inspires the students to not give up and move to smart work.
- Fever FM Presentation on Operations & Marketing in FM Station by RJ Sheeba
RJ Sheeba shared a presentation with students which included market research, promoting services, keeping customers informed, evaluating service delivery, programmes scheduling, etc.
- Event by Radio Mirchi (RJ Aastha and RJ Karnika)
RJ Aastha and RJ Karnika shared their experience in the world of radio and conducted different activities like dance, singing, pranks, poems, etc.
Students thus got a 360-degree view of what is in store in their PDGM programme in the next two years.