HRuday is the HR club of IMT Ghaziabad.
It was started in 2005 with the aim of supplementing our institute’s efforts in
creating industrious and adept HR professionals.
HRuday acts as an interface between the HR students and corporate world and adds
the practical learning dimension to the curriculum of students through industry
interactions and exposure to HR related knowledge across the globe.
It obtains short term projects (STPs) from various prominent organizations for the
students. The club organizes various inter B-School events which offer knowledge
sharing between corporate heads, academicians and students of various B-Schools
from all specializations and provides a platform for the students to prove themselves
among students from all over the world.
It strives to keep the students updated with latest HR issues and happenings by
sending out a Bi-monthly newsletter, The HR Window and Bi-annual magazine, Horizon.
It organizes intra B-School events to improve the people skills of all students
of IMT Ghaziabad as at the end of the day every manager needs to think like a HR
manager. HRuday organizes annual HR summit annually on various important topics
where students get to interact with some of the HR professionals who lead the organizations.
From L to R : Shagun Agarwal, Shubham, Sunamika Vig, Saloni Dhage, Sahil Mohindroo,
Manpreet Chugh, Nitin Kishore
Top row (L to R): Sabyasachi Rana, Ankit Agarwal, Rohan Nagar, Anish Choudhary, Abhishek Pandey
Bottom row (L to R): Kumar Aniket, Sonali Sharma, Shruti Bose, Shivani Sharma, Mausam Srivastava, Piyush Parashar
The academic year of HRuday starts with Chrysalis, an induction program with an
interactive session between HR seniors and HR juniors where everyone gets an opportunity
to know each other well, create networks, and establish a rapport amongst them.
In an attempt to provide a base to the junior batch for selection of specializations
and summer placement preparations, HRuday conducted Chrysalis’13, an interactive
session among seniors and juniors to bring clarity in junior's thought process.
The seniors talked about what each specialization is about, the careers available,
‘what’ and 'how' to prepare for internship process, the kinds of companies and profiles
which comes into the campus.
Frenzia is an initiative to break the ice between all senior and junior students
by bringing them together through the elements of fun and team work. It is an opportunity
for the students to take a break from the daily schedule, come together and indulge
themselves in creative, exciting and fun activities. They get to take time out of
their busy week to know each other and explore other dimensions of themselves and
Frenzia ’13 engaged the students of all streams through a mix of fun and logic.
The first round consisted of a general quiz. The second round was a betting round
where each team represented an organization and students would have to bet for group
of talent employees for their respective firms.
The objective of this program is to provide guidance to HR junior batch in every
aspect of their academics and career.In August 2012, students from the senior HR
batch are assigned as mentors to each person of junior HR batch. The mentor-mentee
interaction happened throughout the year providing more clarity to the junior batch
about the various aspects of their career paths and the latest trends in the industry.
The mock Group Discussion sessions were organized to the entire batch of junior
students before their summer placements in September every year. They were aimed
at giving valuable feedback on your etiquette, manner of speaking, body language
and quality of content to the students which would immensely help them in improving
their performance during placements. As a part of it, personal interviews were also
conducted to evaluate their levels of preparation. The juniors received guidance
from professors and seniors.
Colloquium: Colloquium is the National HR Summit of IMT Ghaziabad. It is
attended by corporate persons, academicians and students from top B-Schools. It
is a great platform where latest Human Resources opportunities, challenges and their
various perspectives are shared. Each year one latest important issue is decided
to be the subject of summit.
Colloquium ’12 was organized in October, 2013. The theme of the event was ‘Latest
Trends in HR’ and was marked by the presence of eminent dignitaries from the corporate
to educate the audience by their discussions on the topic. The event was held in
two stages, the first one being an experience-sharing session by the corporate dignitaries
and the second one being a panel discussion amongst the guests along with the participation
of the audience. It was a great learning opportunity to students as they discussed
their perspectives and doubts with the HR corporate persons.
Conquest brings the ultimatum of Human Resource Management to its fore. It is an
endeavour to foster interaction between bright young future managers of Human Resources
department and industry visionaries, a chance to prove their learning and comprehension.
Conquest ‘12 was an Inter B-School HR event which tested the holistic Human Resource
skills of students required as future HR managers. It consisted of two rounds. The
first round was a case-lets solving round and second round was short movie making
on the theme “Talent Management of Gen Y”. The event saw participation from premier
B-Schools including XLRI Jamshedpur, IIMs etc.
Flavorz ’13 was a general management intra B-School event of IMT Ghaziabad organized
from February 21st to 25th 2013 by HRuday.
It tested the management abilities and business acumen of students in different
fields of management as "Marketing, Finance, HR, IT & Operations in an organization
are like the five fingers of hand, only if all of them work together can the hand
gain maximum strength".
The event consisted of two rounds.
The first round was an online crossword round named “Get It Right” held on 21st
February 2013. The teams were given a crossword containing questions from all management
streams to solve. The event saw enthusiastic participation from 80 teams.
Top 10 teams were shortlisted to Round 2 "The Smart Manager" which was held on 25th
February 2013.The finalists were given a case study which depicted a business scenario
involving situations related to all organizational functions. The teams were judged
based on their business acumen which involves 'smart' decision making’ in all management
areas. The judging panel then discussed the process of analyzing the case and various
possible solutions which included strategic decision making. All the teams had a
great learning from the session. Top two teams were awarded prizes and proved to
be the ‘Smart Managers’ of IMT Ghaziabad!
Horizon is the Bi-annual Human Resources magazine of IMT Ghaziabad. With over 20,000
readership from top B-Schools, Academicians and HR Professionals, Horizon is a great
platform to share one's views and know the perspective of HR issues from others
including HR veterans. It consists of faculty article, corporate articles, corporate
interview with an industrial HR stalwart and best of the students articles selected
from many entries.
The theme of Horizon October ’12 edition was ‘Role of HR in maintaining the equation
between employee and employer’. The theme of Horizon March ’13 edition was ‘HR metrics’.
The HR Window:
The HR Window is a Bi-monthly HR newsletter of IMT Ghaziabad. It is an opening to
the world of Human Resources to the students. It was a new initiative in 2012-13
by the Team HRuday to bring the latest important issues happening in the HR field.
The Corporate Jack:
HRuday launched 'The Corporate Jack', a monthly magazine which focuses on different
aspects of placements preparation. The aim of this magazine is to make everyone
aware of the current topics of discussion with related facts and figures.