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Inside JGU November 2021 Issue

JIBS organises webinars and online certificate programme

1)  Talk at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 0.1

Dr. Vipin Vijay Nair, Assistant Professor at the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS), was invited as a speaker to the virtual ‘Global Entrepreneurship Summit 0.1’ on November 15, 2021.

Dr. Nair spoke on ‘Fostering Consultancy in Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics: Skill based education to counter Financial Crime’.  He highlighted how budding entrepreneurs can exploit the unsaturation in the field of fraud examination and forensics by opening need based consultancies.

The Summit was held by SK Associates & Group, a management consulting firm that offers services in the consulting industry to start-ups and student entrepreneurs on growth acceleration, digital transformation, strategy and operations.

More than 75 participants attended Dr. Nair’s session.

The summit was attended by top 15 professors and mentors from the Asia Pacific region to discuss and deliberate on the role of educational empowerment in students for entrepreneurial skill development.

2) Webinar on ‘Breaking Barriers – Inclusivity at Workplace’

The Centre for Leadership and Change (CLC) under the aegis of JIBS organised a webinar on ‘Breaking Barriers – Inclusivity at the Workplace’ on November 19.

Pavithra Y. Sundareshan, Founder and Managing Director, Vindhya e-infomedia, was invited as a guest speaker.  During the online session, she focused on how a workplace devoid of discriminatory environment – wherein all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, with equal access to opportunities – can contribute fully to an organisation’s success.

She elaborated on several measures that leaders can undertake to promote inclusivity in the workplace. She stressed that steps like training everyone about what is unconscious bias and active listening; creating safe spaces for employees to get together; and talking about common interests, and refraining from saying statements that promote casual sexism can ensure a happier and productive workplace.

The webinar was attended by 100 participants.

3) Webinar on ‘Assertive Discipline and Increasing Efficiency’ for Principals and Teachers Across India

JIBS conducted a webinar on ‘Assertive Discipline and Increasing Efficiency’ for principals and teachers across India on November 20. The online session was presided over by Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni, Principal Director, JIBS.

The session aimed at training professional educators involved in the development and implementation of behavioural management policies and imparting necessary pedagogical skills. During the webinar, Dr. Sahni elaborated on the aspect of the assertive discipline approach that is based on praising and rewarding students to positively affect students.

Dr. Sahni highlighted that assertive discipline in classroom management prevents various disciplinary problems among students. He added that assertive teachers help in building a trust based relationship with students.

More than 350 educators and processionals from various institutions across India attended the webinar session.

4) Three-day certificate programme for the officers of Government of Haryana

JIBS organised a three-day online certificate programme on “Performance Enhancement” for the officers of the government of Haryana. The online programme was conducted in collaboration with the Jindal Institute of Leadership Development and Executive Education (JILDEE), from November 24-26.

During the virtual programme, subject experts from JIBS and JILDEE stressed on the need to incorporate positive psychology aspects at the workplace in a bid to enhance individual and collective performance.

The experts also highlighted the need to ‘effectively’ communicate with other employees and staff at the workplace. The officers were also taught methods to improve their body language, eye contact, hand gestures, and tone whilst conveying their message.

Speakers during the certificate course included Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni, Principal Director, JIBS; Dr. Tanushree Sharma, Professor, JGBS; Dr. Pulkit Khanna, Associate Dean, JIBS, Dr. Tithi Bhatnagar, Deputy Director – Centre for Leadership and Change (CLC), among others.

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