JIBS conducts internship and training programmes

Inside JGU

December 2023

JIBS conducts internship and training programmes

A team of 51 students from the P.G. and Research Institute of Rehabilitation Science at Holy Cross College in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, participated in an internship programme organised by Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) from December 4 to 8. The programme was aimed at offering students an immersive learning experience and exposure to various aspects of behavioural sciences. The programme was inaugurated by Professor of Eminence (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni, Founder and Principal Director, JIBS.

The programme was modelled not only to enrich participants’ knowledge but also equip them with practical skills essential for success in behavioural sciences and allied fields. It was structured to provide a balance between theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experience. Interns actively involved in real-world projects, case studies, and research initiatives, allowing them to apply theoretical concepts to actual scenarios. They also had the opportunity to work closely with experienced professionals and faculty members who are experts in various branches of behavioural sciences, including psychology, counselling, and organisational behaviour.

Six-Day Mid-Career Training Programmes for CAG officers

JIBS, in collaboration with Jindal Institute of Leadership Development & Executive Education (JILDEE), conducted six-day Mid-Career Training Programmes for officers of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG). The programmes were held from December 4 to 9, December 11 to 15 and December 18 to 22.
Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni, Founder & Principal Director of JIBS, conducted a session on ‘Performance Management’. Dr. Sahni explained different methods of performance management and described the negative effects of criticism and importance of positive reinforcement.

Prof. (Dr.) Pulkit Khanna, Executive Dean of JIBS, held a session on ‘Effective Communication’, in which she explained the importance of communication skills on technical issues, while emphasising on the constructive engagement with the client organisation. She delivered a session on “SDGs, the India story – National Strategy for achieving SDGs”

Sessions were also conducted by Dr. Sneh Kapoor, Associate Professor at JIBS, on ‘SDGs and the Challenge of Gender Equality’ and by Dr. Vipin Vijay Nair, Assistant Professor at JIBS, on ‘Financial Crime’ and ‘Cloud Computing’.

Continuous Rehabilitation Education Programme on Universal Design for Learning

JIBS hosted an RCI-approved zonal level Continuous Rehabilitation Education (CRE) programme on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) on December 12-13. The programme was themed around ‘Programme on Universal Design for Learning: Unlocking Learning Potentials through Inclusion’.

It attracted a diverse group of professionals interested in creating inclusive learning environment that empowers all students. Conducted by expert faculty of JIBS, the programme provided participants with a comprehensive understanding of UDL principles and strategies.

Interactive workshops allowed participants to develop practical skills on designing and implementing UDL frameworks in their individual settings. Workshops were aimed at equipping participants with practical strategies and tools for implementing UDL in their classrooms or practice settings.

Professor (Dr.) Sanjeev. P. Sahni conducts TTP in Madurai

Professor (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni, Founder & Principal Director of JIBS, conducted a teachers’ training programme (TTP) at Madurai, Tamil Nadu, on December 8. The programme, on the topic ‘Emotional Well-Being & Stress Management’, was attended by about 150 school counsellors and teachers.

The session delved into practical tools and strategies to navigate the emotional landscape, from recognising stress triggers to cultivating resilience and building healthy coping mechanisms. It offered a safe space for self-discovery and growth with an aim to equip participants with not just knowledge, but a renewed sense of empowerment to tackle daily challenges with greater calm and clarity, ready to face the world with a more resilient and vibrant mind.

JIBS faculty attends 13th CII National Higher Education Summit

Two faculty members of JIBS, Mr. Sudipt Kumar and Ms. Samreen Chhabra, attended the 13th Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Higher Education Summit 2023 in Delhi.

With the goal to leverage industry-academia partnerships for societal development, they met with key industry and education stakeholders from across the country. For JIBS, the summit was another opportunity for knowledge exchange and future potential collaboration.

Dr. Vipin Vijay Nair participates in NLU colloquium

Dr. Vipin Vijay Nair, Assistant Professor at JIBS, participated in the Colloquium on “Shaping the Discourse and Scholarship in Criminology” in celebration of 50 Years of the Indian Journal of Criminology held on December 23 at National Law University (NLU), Delhi.

He participated in the discussion on ‘Punishment and its Rationality’, which aimed to explore as to what extent has criminology contributed to comprehension of punishment, particularly concerning aspects such as the rationality behind the application of the death penalty, the principles of restorative justice or the implementation of community-based sentences.

JIBS hosts farewell for Professor (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni

JIBS hosted a farewell to express gratitude to its Founder & Principal Director, Dr. Sanjeev P. Sahni, who decided to bid farewell to JGU after more than decade and half of association with the institution. As Dr. Sahni prepares to embark on a new chapter of his life, all faculty and staff members gathered to celebrate his visionary leadership and the indelible mark he has left on JIBS and JGU.

All faculty members and staff of JIBS shared memories, anecdotes, and expressed their gratitude for the impact he has made and appreciated the countless hours of dedication, guidance, and mentorship that Dr. Sahni provided to the institute and university.