GLBIMR Faculty Interacted with Acclaimed Academicians
In constant endeavor to contribute towards the development of Intellectual Capital and to provide insights about latest academic trends, GLBIMR under the academic acumen of Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR; organized a series of interactive sessions for the faculty members, with seasoned eminent academicians from the industry. Renowned academicians were invited to the campus, for Faculty Development Series. During the sessions, GLBIMR faculty members were mentored by, Dr. Sanjiv Mittal, Dean and Professor- Marketing, Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi, on September 15, 2017, Dr. Madhu Vij, Professor-Finance, FMS, University of Delhi, Dr. Bindu Gupta, Professor, Human Resource, Institute of Management & Technology (IMT)
Ghaziabad, on September 16, 2017, and Dr. K L Johar, Former Vice Chancellor, GJ University, Hissar, on September 20, 2017.
These highly acclaimed academicians discussed the latest academic challenges and roadmap for the future of higher education in the country, Dr. Sanjeev Mittal laid emphasize on the fact that, teaching is not just a profession, but a passion. He also shared the concept of 3 E’s i.e. Expectations, Emotion & Experience, and importance of having empathy towards the students. Dr Mittal is an acclaimed academician with more than 30 years of rich experience, and several accolades for his contribution in the field of education. Dr Madhu Vij, who carries with her, a rich experience of more than 38 years, and is associated with FMS. She guided the faculty towards the relevance of case study and article discussions, to make the students understand the basic concepts of Finance. She also suggested ‘Knowledge Sharing Sessions’, amongst the faculty members, which has already been initiated at GLBIMR. Dr. Vij stressed on the importance of Interdisciplinary Research.
Dr. K L Johar, shared with the faculty members, his journey from being a student to becoming the Vice Chancellor. He shared his very valuable & insightful views on “Life” and “Integrity”. He suggested that faculty members should never stop learning, as learning is the only concept that becomes the winning mantra in any profession. Dr. Johar, is a very senior & seasoned academician, who is much passionate, disciplined and goal oriented. The contributions of Dr. K.L. Johar, towards the education system in India are commendable. Dr. Bindu Gupta, a highly skilled & accomplished Human Resource academician, shared the intricacies of HR & OB. Dr. Gupta shared, that the biggest challenge any faculty faces, is capturing the students’ attention, and putting across ideas in such a way that it stays with them, long after they have left the class. For this to happen, classroom experience should be redefined, and innovative ideas that make teaching methods more effective should be implemented. She guided the faculty on engaging students during the class.
All the sessions, were highly appreciated by the faculty members, as the sessions provided thoughtful insights regarding effective pedagogy, learning concepts & program delivery methods.