Activities

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS (International/National/Regional)

  "At Pacific University, we look beyond academics to evolve leaders empowered with knowledge,        skills and confidence to boldly face managerial challenges."

     
  • Hosted 10thNational Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, 2005 Rajasthan state Dental Conference ,2006.First workshop kon Orthogenetic Surgery 2007,7 th National PG Workshop kof Indian Society of Period ontology 2008 7th ISPPD National PG Convention 2010
  • Conducted survey on menace of tobacco consumption and resultant cases of oral cancer in tribal dominated areas of Rajasthan.
  • Workshop on Sino-Indian Competition. Roadmap for India
  • Workshop on Indo-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement
  • Workshop on Organizational Development Strategies for Indian Corporate Sector.
  • Workshop on Indian foreign Trade: Direction, Composition and Road map for Future
  • Workshop on Managing Change for the Next Decade.
  • Workshop on Environment Management Practices and Global Warming
  • Workshop on Managing Change for the Next Decade
  • Workshop on Terror Attacks and their Impact on the Economy
  • National Workshop on Currency Futures and Emerging Scenarios.
  • National Workshop on Competition Law & Business Strategy.
  • National Workshop on The Indian MSMEs and Free Trade Agreements in collaboration with Tradecraft Exchange U.K
  • National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights: Multilateral Obligations, Implementation and its Socio-Economic Implication.
  • International Conclave on Business Communication for 10 foreign delegates of 6 countries conducted in collaboration with EDI. Ahmedabad.
  • Seminar on Strategic Initiatives for the Globalized World
  • Workshop on Behavioral Finance.
  • Workshop on Doing with China, in collaboration with India China Economic Council, New Delhi.
  • Workshop on hospital Administration A Functional Overview
  • Panel Discussion on : Inter Regulatory Disputes and the Proposed Super Regulator
  • Workshop on Export Procedure & Documentation.
  • Workshop on Diagnosing & Shaping Organizational Culture
  • Workshop on financial Markets-I Debt & Equity Markets
  • Workshop on Financial Markets-II Mutual Funds Contemporary practices and future Relevance.
  • Workshop on Corporate Strategies : Recent Experiences and Road map for Future.
  • Workshop on Energy Security: Issues and Challenges
  • Workshop on Cross Boarder Takeovers by Indian Corporates
  • Workshop on Telecom Sector : Competitive Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Workshop on Textile Exports Prospects and Challenges
  • Workshop on FMCG Sector: The Emerging Scenario
  • Workshop on Customer Relationship Management.
  • Workshop on Leadership Effectiveness for Implementing Change
  • Workshop on Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Workshop on Training & Development in the Corporate Sector
  • Workshop on TQM The Indian Scenario.
  • Workshop on Forecasting Manpower Needs
  • Workshop on Media of Advertising
  • Workshop on Foreign Investments in India
  • Workshop on Financial Forecasting Techniques
  • Workshop on Pricing Policies and Strategies in India
  • Workshop on Economic Value Added.
  • Workshop on Human Resource Accounting.
  • Workshop on Social Cost Benefit Analysis.
  • Workshop on Intellectual Capital Reporting.
  • Workshop on Activity Based Costing.
  • Workshop on Environmental Accounting- Rise in Indian Companies.
  • Workshop on HR Practices in India.
  • Workshop on Zero-base budgeting.
  • Workshop on Leadership.
  • Workshop on Revolutions “The inner transformation to success”.
  • Workshop on Foreign Currency Trading and Mechanism.
  • Workshop on Management of Panchayati Raj Institutions in India.
  • Workshop on Effective Communication Skills.
  • Personality Development Workshop by TAI-Trainers.


Workshops Exclusively Meant to Develop Holistic Personality of the Budding Managers
  • Workshop on Revolution “The inner transformation to success by Mr. Chetan Bhagat the author of five Blockbuster Novels and the Popular Columnist.
  • Workshop on Change Management by Prof. M. Sayeed, Minot State University, Minot, USA.
  • Workshop on Personality Development by an International Corporate Trainer Vijay Michihito Batra.
  • Workshop on Communication Skills by Dr.Arun Zacharia,a linguistic expert & Ms.Seema Malik, Head ,Department of English UCSSH, MLSU,Udaipur.
  • Two day workshop on Personality Development by Mr. Himanshu Buch, Corporate Trainer and Zen Coach.
  • Workshop on Motivation & Personality Development by Mr. Jeevan Rajwaniya, Asst. G.M.-HR, Secure Meters Ltd..
  • Workshop on Confidence Level and Communication Skills by Ms. Shikha Behl, Corporate Trainer of the Oberoi Group.
  • Workshop on Personality Development and Communication Skills by Ms. Megha Gupta, Managing Director, Blue Box Solutions.



Pacific Centre for Simulation
Faculty of management Studies PAHER
Organized Spring Training Workshop in
Collaboration with AIMA New Delhi
On
“Game Based Management Simulation”
In a continous endeavor to deliver excellence to the management Incumbents the Pacific Group of Management Institute create a interactive and versatile platform to poised to enhance competitiveness of students and managers in the country. Around 30 teams hone and test their managerial skills, the management incumbents played the role of Manging Director, CEO, CFO, COO, CMO to battle and showcase their business talent
* Review their awareness level and decision taking ability in business concepts and practices.
* Benchmark their knowledge with the best in a spirit of healthy competition with Infotainment.
* Home their skills in lateral thinking, teamwork and decision making under challenging time pressure.
The event Coordinated by Prof. Harshita Shrimali, Deputy Director, and Centre Convener, Mr Shivoham Singh , Mr S.C. Tyagi , Asst Director, was the representative from AIMA, New Delhi. A four days event organized on 20-23th March, 2013 with multifaceted objectives, witnessed a huge enthusiasm from the students.



A conference with overwhelming response difficult to surpass incorporating
21-diverse technical tracks having an interactive congruence
on
“Managing Change in Business and Economy”
The Major highlights were
  • The response invoked by this conference is almost unprecedented with more than 1000 research papers:
    No. of papers Accepted : 1012
  • No. if Abstracts Received : 1350
  • No. of full length papers Received : 1200
  • No. of papers Presented : 763
  • Total no. of Delegates : 1000+
  • No. of international Papers : 53
  • Countries from which papers have come:
    Africa, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Iran. Iraq, Mexico, Italy, Bhutan,
    Bangladesh, Oman, UAE, and across length and breadth of the country
Best Paper
In the two days international conference where 850 papers have been presented in 21-diverse technical tracks, in which one paper in every track has been awarded as best paper with attractive cash prizes . In open conversation delegates also expressed their views and appreciated the efforts made by organizing committee.



Inaugural Ceremony Managing Change in
Business and Economy
The two-day International Conference on "Managing Change in Business & Economy" was inaugurated on April 6, 2013 by the Governor of Gujarat, Dr. Kamala at the Pacific University. In the inaugural session, addressing an august gathering of subject experts, researchers, scholars and corporates, Mr. B . R . Agrawal , Chairperson, Pacific University welcomed the academicians, experts, research scholars and corporates in the inaugural ceremony . Prof. C.P. Shrimali, the Director of MDI, Gurgaon delivered the keynote address. While addressing the audience he emphasized that Change is truly the one constant in business and as such, the ability to manage change and its drivers of innovation and creativity is essential. In this turbulent and dynamic era, it is significant to focus on how the business and national economy across the globe have to be turned around.

Her Excellency Dr. Kamla “ The theme of the conference is most relevant today, when the business and economy have been experiencing unprecedented stagnation world-over, ever since the global financial

crisis erupted, four and half years ago. The industrialized economies viz., U.S. and Europe have been the worst sufferers in this crisis. India has been able to maintain second highest growth rate in the world after China because of its strong fundamentals and internal strengths of the economy. I compliment and convey my good wishes to all the stakeholders and participants of this conference for meaningful deliberations and useful outcome for pragmatic solutions for the present-day problems of business and economy”.

Prof. O.P. Gill, Vice Chancellor, MPUAT, Udaipur who was the Guest of Honour, deliberated that as a nation we have to manage the change in the business and economy very smoothly for enhancing our trade, commerce, industry, fiscal balance and the trade & current account balances. He complimented the Pacific University and expressed his confidence that this 2-day conference would prove to be an important milestone in evolving change in developmental and management strategies, necessary to step - upgrowth & development.

Prof. B.P. Sharma, Pro-President, Pacific University, mentioned that the response invoked by this conference is almost unprecedented with more than 1000 research papers, incorporating 21-diverse technical tracks having an interactive congruence and is going to create a record that would be difficult to surpass. Such an overwhelming response of scholars in contributing research papers, speaks of growing inclination of the scholars in the country towards research. The deliberations would be made on majority of the variables, affecting the performance of business and economy world-wide and which need to be purposefully addressed. Prof. Sharma pointed out that such conferences are expected to be torch-bearer for policy formulators and help successive scholars to carry-on much advanced research.
Prof. Harshita Shrimali , Chief Coordinator of this International Conference informed that the research papers have been received from Iran.Iraq, Mexico, Italy, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Oman, UAE, and across length and breadth of the country.



Valediction Ceremony
The two-day International Conference on "Managing Change in Business & Economy" wasended on a spectacular note amidst inspiring speeches and overzealous delegates on April 7, 2013. The two day international conference with package of serious discussions and deliberations had reached its finishing line. The valediction ceremony was graced by Chief Guest Prof. P.K. Dashora, Member RPSC, Ajmer: Dr. B.D.Rai, President, Pacific University, Prof. B.P. Sharma, Pro- President Pacific University, Mr. Rahul Agrwal, Secretary, Pacific University.

With Prof. Harshita Shrimali, Chief Coordinator of the conference extending a warm welcome to the guests and delegates, the ceremony started on a rather personal note. Giving a bird's eye view of the two days gone by, she took everyone the nostalgic route. This was immediately followed by Prof. B.D. Rai, who lauded the participants for their diligent endeavor and active participation.

Prof. B.P. Sharma, Pro-President Pacific University elucidated the objectives and importance of such conferences.Prof. Sharma
said that such conferences are expected to be torch-bearer for policy formulators and help successive scholars to carry-on much advanced research. He further pointed out that when in the scenario rest of the world is pushing India back on its trade and foreign policies, academicians, researchers and corporate across the length and breadth of the country must come forward to contribute in terms of policies and framework for future.

Prof. P.K. Dashora, Member RPSC, Ajmer, who was the chief guest of the ceremony, deliberated that as a nation we have to manage the change in the business and economy exceptionally slickly for enhancing our trade, commerce, industry. He complimented the Pacific University and expressed his confidence that this 2-day conference would prove to be an important milestone in evolving change in developmental and management strategies, necessary to step - upgrowth & development.

On the second day of the conference, 10 technical tracks were arranged, which were presided by intellectuals from different
institution and corporate houses. Marketing track has been presided by Prof. P.K. Sharma, Operations & Production by Prof.Janat Shah, Director, IIM, Udaipur, Environment track by Prof. D.S. Chundawat, Economic Policy track by Prof. Nawal Kishor, Human resource track by, Prof.Utam Kinange and Prof. Sunita Tanwar, IT Track by Prof. Vijay page, Financial market track by Prof. S.K. Vyas, Accounting track by Prof. G. Soral and Entrepreneurship track by Prof.Anshu Kothari.
The Organizing Secretary, Prof. Mahima Birla proposed the vote of thanks by appreciating efforts of each & every individual who have contributed in the success of the conference.

In the two days international conference where 850 papers have been presented in 21-diverse technical tracks, in which one paper in every track has been awarded as best paper with attractive cash prizes. In open conversation delegates also expressed their views and appreciated the efforts made by organizing committee.




Technical Session: Accounting Practices Under the Changing Business, Economic & Regulatory Scenario

Accounting

No. of total paper received -70
Published in souvenir -69
No. of international paper received -1
No. of paper presentation -25

Chairpersons:

  • Prof. Sushil Lalwani
  • Director
    School of Management, Shri Parampadh Singhania
    University
  • Prof. Amita Singhvi
  • Principal
    Advent UG College
  • Prof. G. Soral
  • Professor
    Dept of ABST, UCCMS

    Resource Persons:
  • Dr. Uttam Kinange
  • Mr. Rajesh Sanghvi
  • Dr. Surendra kumar
    Rapporteurs:
  • Dr. Satyanarayan Salvi
  • Ms. Jyoti Jain
  • Ms. Shagufta Khan
    The broad areas covered were:
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Training Phase: A never ending process
  • Fraud Detection and Forensic Accounting
  • Public Opinion On Direct Tax Code: An Empirical Analysis
  • Direct Tax Code- striking fear in our hearts
  • Your Transactions are Under Surveillance of Income Tax Department



Technical Session: Regulatory Authorities: Their Autonomy,Roles and Influences

Regulatory

No. of total paper received -5
Published in souvenir -4
No. of international paper received -0
No. of paper presentation -2
Chairpersons:
Resource Persons:
Rapporteurs:

    The broad areas covered were:
  • Egotism (ahamkaar): A Comparative Study Among Administrative and Clerical Staff
  • RBI OPENS BANK LICENCES TO CORPORATE HOUSE
  • Goods & Services Tax
  • Violence Against Women-Awareness About Their Rights
  • A Critical Analysis of SEBI's Role in Indian Stock Market with reference to Investor Protection



Technical Session: Global financial architecture: framework and need to redesign

Global Financial Architecture

No. of total paper received -13
Published in souvenir -13
No. of international paper received -Nil
No. of paper presentation -Nil
The broad areas covered were:

  • Strengthening the Indian Accounting Standards with IFRS:

    Convergence Strategy
  • Indian banking sector-slew of effective reforms
  • Does Real Effective Exchange Rate and Trade Balance in India are related?-A study of co integration
  • Micro Finance in India and Millennium Development Goals:
  • India- export import exim policy or foreign trade policy



Technical Session: Economic Policies for Growth and Sustainable Development

Economic Policies

No. of total paper received -32
Published in souvenir -31
No. of international paper received -2
No. of paper presentation -15
Chairpersons:

  • Prof. Ashok Nagar, Director
  • School of Management, Shri Parampadh Singhania
    University
  • Prof. Sushil Lalwani, Director
  • School of Management, Shri Parampadh Singhania
    University

Resource Persons:

  • Dr. Atul Bansal
  • Dr. S.K.Mishra

Rapporteurs:

  • Shubham Goswami
  • Dr. Hitesh Chelawat

The broad areas covered were:

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Indian Retail & Aviation Industry
  • Foreign Direct Investment Inflows Into USA
  • Foreign Aid Inflows and Its Impact on Income Inequality in India: An Empirical Analysis
  • The Prospect and Retrospect of Trade relationship between India and ASEAN
  • FDI In Indian Retail Industry: Impact On Retail Business And On Indian Economy



Technical Session: Business and Economic Environment: Dynamics of Reciprocal Influences

Business and economic environment

No. of total paper received -15
Published in souvenir -8
No. of international paper received -1
No. of paper presentation -6
Chairpersons:

  • Prof. N. M. Khandelwal
  • UGC Visiting Professor
    Saurastra University

Resource Persons:

  • Mr. Dinesh Goswami

Rapporteurs:

  • Dr. Priyanka Daya

The broad areas covered were:

  • A Scan On –“International Trade And Business In The Era Of Globalization
  • Globalization In India: Triumphant Or Retreat
  • Responding To Globalization: India's Answer
  • Economic Development and Issues of Education in India
  • Z-Score Model: A Case Of Financial Health Of Indian Pharmaceautical Companies



Technical Session: Business Ethics in Management, Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

Business Ethics

No. of total paper received
Published in souvenir
No. of international paper received -0
No. of paper presentation -13
Chairpersons:

  • Prof. N. M. Khandelwal
    UGC Visiting Professor
    Saurastra University

Resource Persons:

  • Dr. Ashish joshi
  • Sona Vikas

Rapporteurs:

  • Dr. Pavitra Choudhary

  • Mitali Dutta
  • Dr. Ruchita Verma

The broad areas covered were:

  • "A Comparative Study on Corporate Governance Practices of Major Listed Public and Private Sector Banks in India "
  • CSR- A Tradition with Indian Business
  • Creating an Organizations for Corporate Social Responsibility
  • CSR Philanthropy's New ROI
  • CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES IN EMERGING ECONOMIES: A CASE STUDY OF INDIA



Technical Session: Production and Operations Function under the changing Techno-Structural Environment

Production and Operations

No. of total paper received -33
Published in souvenir -32
No. of international paper received -3
No. of paper presentation -9
Chairpersons:

  • Prof. Ashwini Kumar Verma
  • Director/Principal
    School of Management and Business Administration
    Punjab University
  • Prof. Janat Shah
  • Director
    IIM, Udaipur

Resource Persons:

  • Dr. Sumit Gupta
  • Dr. P. Thirumoorth
  • Prof. Karunesh Saxena

Rapporteurs:

  • Kajal Chatterjee
  • Pooja Rani

The broad areas covered were:

  • Franchise Business Opportunity In Mexico
  • Innovative Price Adjustments Technique for Thermal Coal: A Study of Operation Function under changing Techno Environment
  • Design and analysis of after sales service systems: A simulation study
  • Supply Chain Drivers of Manufacturing Operations
  • Value of Information Sharing in Supply Chain Management- An Experience with LCV Manufacturer



Technical Session: Fiscal Management under Growing Imbalances and Instability

Fiscal management

No. of total paper received -10
Published in souvenir -8
No. of international paper received -0
No. of paper presentation -3
Chairpersons:

  • Prof. Sunita Agarwal
    Director
    Advent Institute Of Management Studies

Resource Persons:

  • Prof. N.K.Dashora

Rapporteurs:

  • Mr. Sharad Agarwal
  • Mr. Pradeep Shaktawat

The broad areas covered were:

  • Critical Dimensions of Fiscal and Monetary Policy of Euro Zone
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Contribution of FRBM Act in Balancing the Deficit Financing of An Indian Economy
  • Government Liabilities and Fiscal Management
  • FRBM Act, 2003 and Fiscal Consolidation both at Centre and State Level



Technical Session: Financial Markets: Structure and Dynamics of Change

Financial Markets

No. of total paper received -88
Published in souvenir -85
No. of international paper received -1
No. of paper presentation -18
Chairpersons:

  • Prof. Ashok Jain
  • Professor and Director
    Buddha Group of Institutions, Udaipur
  • Prof. S. K. Vyas
  • Professor
    PIE, Pacific University
  • Prof. N.S.Rao
  • Professor
    JRN Vidyapeeth, Udaipur

Resource Persons:

  • Shubhro Michael Gomes
  • Dr. Anoop Pandey

Rapporteurs:

  • Ms. Priya Rawal
  • Mr. Sachin Balbhimrao
  • Ms. Neeharika Datta
  • Ms. Sweta Gadia
  • Ms. Sonal Singhvi

The broad areas covered were:

  • An overview of Indian Financial Market
  • On The Moments Of The Time To Ruin Distribution When The Initial Reserve Is Large And Claim Amount Distribution Is Two Stage Hypo Exponential Distribution
  • “Impact Of Union Budget On Nse From 2007 To 2011”
  • Basel III Implementation : Readiness Of Public Sector Banks In India
  • Indian Banking - Payment Modes
National Seminar On Ethics & Indian Ethos In Management
Inaugural Session - 27th July
The two day National Seminar aimed to bring into light the national ethos depicted in the ancient scriptures and reinforce ethics in all affairs of human decision making for a very high level of ethical standards in management & corporate governance. The broad objectives were- to endeavour and codify literature on ethics, evolve ways to integrate management and all other decisions with ethics, facilitate deliberation on the present status of ethics in management and corporate governance and evolve ways to promote ethics.

Keynote Speaker-Swami Chitrupananda Ji- Acharya of Chinamaya Mission Noida, Director of All India Chinmaya Yuva Kendra


Chairperson for the inaugural- Shri L. N. Jhunjhunwala- Chairman of RSWL

    Deliberation in the Seminar was divided into following tracks:
  • Ethics & Indian Ethos in Management
  • Spiritual Values & Work life
  • Ethical Standards & Corporate Governance
  • Practical Experiences, Cases, Experiments & Examples
  • uRoadmap for Implementation

Pacific was graced by the presence of Shri L.N. Jhunjhunuwala & Swami Chitrupanandji Chairman of RSWL

Session on Ethics and Indian Ethos in Management
    Ethics in General Management
  • Applicability of ethics in Indian management
  • Changing Business environment and ethical challenges

  • Ethics in Banking, Finance and Insurance
  • Role of Makers Regulattors (SEBI, IRDA etc.) in safeguarding Ethics
  • Accounting Ethics

  • Marketing ethics
  • Ethics and Consumer Protection in the competitive market era
  • Ethical Conformity in Marketing

  • Ethics in human Resource Management
  • Resolutions of ethical Dilemmas
  • Increased workforce diversity and ethnic conflicts

  • Ethics in Production and Operation Management
  • Use of Child Labour and forced Labour
  • Violation of the basic rights of Workers

  • Ethics in Information and Technology Management
  • Software Patent and Copyright infringement
  • Cyber - Crimes

Discussion on ethics - core element of life


The National Seminar saw unprecedented response from delegates of all spheres of life

Session on Ethical Standards and Corporate Governance / Spiritual Values and Work Life


Issues Discussed

    Issues discussed under Ethical Corporate Governance

  • Accountability versus responsibility of corporate
  • Creating Shareholders wealth legally and ethically
  • Ethics across different levels of Management
  • Legal and Ethical Compliance Mechanisms
  • Corporate strategy and non economic goals
  • Personal values and ethical aspirations of the company leaders
  • Whistle Blowing mechanism across levels of management
  • Management
  • Completeness of legal compliance mechanisms




    Issues discussed under Spiritual Values & Work life

  • Spiritualism in the coming era
  • Harmonizing common belief, and rituals among various religion
  • Epics (Mahabharat, Gita) and management
  • Work life Balance, stress management
  • Yogic Science
  • Management in Vedic literature
  • Contemporary thinkers on ethics
  • Management
  • Attitudes and Values at work place
  • Meditation and spiritual exercise at work place
  • Application of values to professional Life Goals
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Results from Implementing spiritual Values at work place
  • Attitudes and Values at work place
Roadmap for Implementation of Ethics in Management


    The panel for the discussion on roadmap for implementation included elite members from academic & industrial background like Dr. Nidhi Maheshwari, Prof. N.K. Dashora, Jugal Kishore ji & Prof. Sachdev. It included strong arguments & discussion on the various practical aspects of implementing ethical standards in everyday life. Following topics were discussed at length in the session : -

  • Practices prevailing in corporate world
  • Practical experiences observed.
  • Case studies-on Ethics & Ethos.
  • Institutes/Organization working for Cultivating & developing ethical values.
  • Real Life situational Business Anecdotes.
  • Reviews on various Committee Reports.
  • Analyses of various corporate Scams
  • Management
  • Pioneers in Good corporate practices
  • Controlled Experiments of Ethics & Ethos
Valedictory Ceremony of the two day National Seminar on Ethics and Indian Ethos in Management

Graceful presence of Swami Atmapriyananda Ji- Vice Chancellor of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University


An audience enthused with the enchanting words of Swamiji

Key Highlights:

  • The relevance of Swami Vivekananda in today’s turbulent times.
  • Swami Vivekananda’s educational vision education for character building in the youth
  • The belief in the power of goodness and working selflessly towards it.
  • The immense ocean of knowledge provided by the ancient Indian Vedas
  • Yoga-Vedanta vis-à-vis modern science
  • Harmony of religions as lived and taught by Sri Ramakrishna.