Events Organized @ FMS:
1. Industry Expert Session on"How to be successful Exporter?"
Industry expert session was organized on 30th August 2016 in association with Federation of Indian Export Organisations. Mr. Kaushalendra Pratapsingh, Deputy Directorate General of Foreign Trade (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India), Mr. Nathabhai Nangas Assistant DGFT (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India) and Mr. Jayprakash Goel, Head, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (WR), Ahmedabad delivered expert talk. The theme of the session was “How to be a successful Exporter? Session covered standard procedure to be an Exporter, detail description about documents required for the same and key skills set required to be a successful exporter. The experts guided the students to create the link between Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and small scale companies. They also explained how to use the official weblinks for data mining and market analysis practically. The entire event was sponsored by Federation of Indian Export Organisations.
2. Industry Expert Session on "Negotiation is a Science or Art?"
The Industry expert session was organized on 13th August 2016 on “Negotiation is a Science or Art?” Mr. Neelkamal Mohanty, CEO, Rthym Infocom. Pvt. Ltd delivered the expert talk with presentation and role play, which has covered the practical aspects and real time examples from industry related to negotiation. The students of FMS attended the session with full strength.
3. “Nitty-Gritty of Export Management”
To provide a platform to the students of management to get the real life learning from the industry experts, Faculty of Management Studies initiated to organize the series of Student Development Workshops. The theme for different workshop is planned to identifie on basis of relevant contemporary issues, focusing on one or group of industries, which links the theoretical approach to practical one.
In similar line, on 30-31 October 2015, FMS organized a student development workshop on “Nitty-Gritty of Export Management” with an aim to impart practical and intensive training to the students to take time out to learn on an idea they already have on Export Management. The skills and knowledge that participants will acquire at this workshop will enable them to implement and interlink the theoretical knowledge into the actual business environment. The workshop conducted by Mr. Pankaj Ahir, a Renowned Consultant on International Business Development. The highlighted topics of the workshop were Innovative ways of export, Export Cycle & Procedure, Export Management & Marketing, SPANCO Methodology, Export Strategy Designing, Information Technology and Export Marketing & Strategy, INCOTERMS, International Payment Terms, Understanding of Letter of Credit (L/C), Export Finance & FOREX, Overseas business trip planning, Understanding of Excise procedure for export, Shipping & Custom Procedure for export / import and Export Incentive Schemes by GOI. Each session was followed by question answer rounds and practical case studies.
4. Agripreneurship Development Programme in association with The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development – Gandhinagar
On 22 February 2016 to 25 February 2016, Faculty of Management Studies has organized a Student development workshop for Agripreneurship in association with CED, Gandhinagar. This five days workshop is designed to get the opportunity to have direct interaction of the students to Government officials and entrepreneurs. The issues covered under this workshop were “Government support for small entrepreneurs / Industrial policy 2015”, “E-commerce – a platform for Agri. and food and farm produce product”, “Social Entrepreneurship –opportunity in rural and agriculture sector”, “Business opportunity in Agri.Business”, “Horticulture –commercial importance and various schemes of State Govt”, “Technical and commercial aspects of small business, “Importance of hygiene for Agro food processing- applicable law overview” and “Export / Import / Value addition in Agri produce” etc. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. C. Chatterjee, Director, CED, Gandhinagar, Dr. Vinod Jain, Director, Paraj Organics and Dr. Mahendra Sharma, Director, Ganpat University.
5. Fifth National Case Writing Workshop: Organized by- GNU – FMS (Ganpat University – Faculty of Management Studies); Supported by AIMS On January 17 – 18, 2014
On January 17 - 18, 2014 GNU-FMS (Ganpat University – Faculty of management Studies) organized a national level ‘Fifth Case Writing Workshop’. The workshop received overwhelming response in terms of 48 participants across the state, Institutions and Organizations i.e. ONGC, The Indian Express, Creating Impact, Saket Projects Limited, Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad (MICA), Saint Kabir Institute of Professional Studies, Noble Group of Institutions to name a few. On the first day, the workshop was inaugurated by distinguished presence of Dr. Mahendra Sharma (Director, Ganpat University), and Dr. Sapna Parashar (Institute of Management, Nirma University). In total 8 team were formatted consisting of 6 participants each. All the 8 teams have visited their respective organization e.g, 94.3 My FM, Gulab Oil, Prompt Softech, Khushi Advertising, Just Mexican, Jaihind Projects Limites, Transport Corporation of India (TCI) and Hearty Mart for identifying key areas and discuss the real – time problem faced by them.
On the second day, in the first case writing expert session all the teams had drafted the title, outline and the first paragraph of the case study as per the guidelines provided by the organizations. After receiving experts comments, in the second case writing expert session all the teams had prepared the rough draft of their case study which was followed by the presentation in the third case writing expert session. Necessary corrections and valuable feedback of experts were incorporated in the case study by all the teams and final copy was submitted to their respective organization for the approval. At last the workshop ended with the valedictory session with the presence of Dr. Mahendra Sharma (Director, Ganpat University) and Dr. Sapna Parashar (Institute of Management, Nirma University). Both the dignitaries have honored all the participants with certificates along with vote of thanks by coordinators of Fifth National Case Writing Workshop.