Expert Session


Expert Lecture on : Expert session on

Conducted By : Mr. Divyesh Patel, Software Lead , Siemens, Pune

IICMR-MCA department has organised a session on “GitHub ” conducted by Mr. Divyesh Patel  who is serving as a Software Lead  in Siemens  on 14th August 2021 for MCA Semester- II students as a guest lecture for the mini project. Ms. Vandana Pednekar delivered the welcome address and introduced the resource person and briefed on session objectives. The session started with an introduction to Agile Project management . All students were guided to create an GitHub  account by registering their details.  The implementation of  Agile using GitHub  was taught to students.Further Mr. Divesh explained about Project Backlog, Sprint, Story and Task, Project Repositories and Iteration Release. He has shown how to create project using SCRUM  ,implementation of Problem statement with Agile Tools- GitHub.  The session culminated by proposing a vote of thanks. 

Expert Lecture on : Hands on Session on Hadoop Installation

Conducted By : Mr. Prakash, Andhale, Hadoop Administrator, Citius Tech Healthcare Tech. Pvt. Ltd.

The session included introduction to Amazon Web Services followed by AWS account creation and guidance on EC2 instance in the AWS platform by registering their details. The remote computing tool mobaxterm installation was taught to students to connect the windows machine with the EC2 virtual
machine. The public and private key generator puttygen was also installed by students to generate security keys that are used in network computing. The live demonstration of Java installation, Hadoop configuration, HDFS and yarn components set up and map reduce settings are also done.

Expert Lecture on : Entrepreneurship: A Journey of Learning

Conducted By : Mr. Sunil Deo, India Head, RackWare Inc.

Mr. Sunil Deo shared his views on the importance of entrepreneurship with ample illustrations and discussion. He enlightened students with grass-root knowledge about the ways to start up. His speech began with innovative ideas which are having demands in the market, strategies to convert ideas into business, qualities to become an entrepreneur etc. He has focused on the importance of creativity, innovation, risk analysis, survey, marketing, customer engagement, strategies for IT business etc. He explained the idea of Entrepreneurship engine. He briefed types of businesses, professionalized business and how to cultivate entrepreneurial aspirations.

The speech was followed by question-answer session. Ms. Renu Mathew proposed a vote of thanks.

Expert Lecture on : Front End Web Framework: Angular

Conducted By : Mr. Ishwar Bathe, Software Developer, Cybage Software Pvt. Ltd.

The session mainly aimed to provide insights of Angular, Front end web framework. Mr. Ishwar elaborated directory structure of Angular app. Further he demonstrated the component, services, modules and debugging through a login application. Mr. Ishwar also explained the API calls through Angular.

Expert Lecture on : Introduction to NodeJS and API calls

Conducted By : Mr. Sambhav Choradia, Software Engineer-Backend, SoluteLabs

Mr. Sambhav elaborated about Javascript frameworks, NodeJS installation, npm. He also covered NodeJS scaffolding, calling external APIs, use of Postman tool and database connectivity through Node. Students were practicing the same simultaneously.

Expert Lecture on : How to write an effective research paper

Conducted By : Dr. Jyoti Yadav , Asst. Professor, Department of Computer Science SPPU

Dr. Jyoti Yadav, Asst. professor, Department of Computer Science SPPU, has delivered  session on “How to write an effective research paper “ on 5th Feb 2021. She guided the faculty members on how to do the literature survey , various databases available for pilot run study. She mentored the research scholar about the different plagiarism software used for plagiarism check and madam shared about good research journal, how to identify the impact factor of the journal and its authenticity. 

Expert Lecture on : Outcome Based Education Session

Conducted By : Dr. Poorna Shankar, Professor, IICMR.

The Outcome Based Education-OBE Session conducted for the faculty members of IICMR was held on 17th , 22nd December 2020 and 7th Jan 2021 by Dr. Poorna Shankar, Professor, IICMR.
On Day 1, Dr. Poorna Shankar Madam illustrated the distinction between output-based valuation and outcome-based analysis. Dr. Poorna conjointly emphasized the key components whereas framing PEO -Program academic Objective. Dr. Poorna focused on the important point program outcome its basics concept fundamentals and definition program outcomes should follow SMART guidelines S stands for Smart, M for Measurable A for table, R for Realistic and T for Time Bound. Madam also talked about bloom's taxonomy and the various levels of Bloom circular bloom's taxonomy. 
On day 2, Madam gave a detailed description of calculating PO attainment considering the various attainment levels which are required for the assessment. She shared different types of assessment mainly direct and indirect assessment stewards which includes formative and summative assessment. She also talked about mapping percentage calculation of attainment with attainment levels.
On day 3, Madam talked about different assessment techniques namely diagnostic formative and summative assessment and discussed on direct and indirect assessment methods. Madam explained the SEO attainment process, attainment level. Dr. Poorna explained the significance and definition of rubrics essential features, rubrics types and methods to formulate and design rubrics was discussed.

Expert Lecture on : Alteryx and Tabpy

Conducted By : Mr Navin Jadhav, Asst. Manager Analytics, Early Salary

A guest session on Data Mining Analytics and Tools was organized on 12th Dec 2020 on MS Teams. The topic of discussion was  " Alteryx and Tabpy " by Mr Navin Jadhav, Asst. Manager Analytics, Early Salary. He shared valuable insights into Alteryx Applications and Products. The session demonstrated the process workflow of ETL in Alteryx, day-to-day operations in the workflow, and performance optimization in Alteryx. He also introduced students to "TabPy" an integrated python interface in Tableau. Students had really a wonderful interactive session with Mr Navin.

Expert Lecture on : Session on Copyright and IPR of work

Conducted By : Mr. Prashant Gadakh, Assistant Professor I2IT

Session on ‘Copyright and IPR of  work’ by Mr. Prashant Gadakh, on 9th December 2020 for Entrepreneurship Development Focus group students and faculty members.

Dr. Priya Deshpande gave the welcome address & briefed on session objectives. The session started with a what is Intellectual Property Rights and its types. The key aspects of copyright, trademark and patent was explained in the discussion. The speaker emphasized the process flow of copy right and patent filing and also shared the process of getting digital signature. How to prepare patent document was also elaborated.

Expert Lecture on : CSV file handling and Action in URL fetcher in Tableau

Conducted By : Mr. Pankaj Morade, Sr. Consultant , AXA Business Services Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Pankaj Morade, Sr. Consultant, AXA Business Services Pvt. Ltd., conducted session on CSV file handling and Action in URL fetcher in Tableau for MCA II students. He explained that Tableau supports many files format like (txt, csv, excel, pdf, json, statistical, spatial etc). Tableau can also be connected to different types of servers like Amazon Redshift, Microsoft SQL server, MySQL and Oracle etc. He demonstrated the CSV file handling in Tableau to students. Mr. Pankaj Morade also talked on “Action in URL fetcher in Tableau” 

Expert Lecture on : Data Blending

Conducted By : Mr. Pankaj Morade, Sr. Consultant , AXA Business Services Pvt. Ltd.

 Mr. Pankaj Morade , Sr. Consultant , AXA Business Services Pvt. Ltd., conducted session on Data blending in Tableau for MCA II students .He explained what is data blending and how to  use  Data Blending it in Tableau . It is used when there is related data in multiple data sources, which organizations  wanted  to analyze together in a single view. He also demonstrated that the use  of data blending to combine data, how to send  a query to the database for each data source that is used on the sheet

Expert Lecture on : Service Oriented Analysis and Design: A Practical approach

Conducted By : Dr.Mahesh Potdar, Professor IMSCDR, Ahmednagar

IICMR MCA department organised a session on Service Oriented Analysis and Design: A Practical approach for MCA 3rd year students under the subject Service Oriented Analysis on 7th and 8th Oct 2020 by Dr. Mahesh Potdar, Professor IMSCDR in Online mode through MS Team. Sir started the session with the case study based on time sheet submission and demonstrated creation of web services using Visual studio .NET. He also explored the students about AWS services such as lambda , S3 ,Dynamo DB and API Gateway. Students found the session very much informative.

Expert Lecture on : Session on: AWS Services

Conducted By : Mr.Baillappa Bhovi ,Accredited Educator– AWS Academy

IICMR-MCA always believes in imparting practical knowledge to our students. Under Cloud computing subject MCA Second year students were given a demonstrative session by Mr.Baillappa Bhovi ,Accredited Educator– AWS Academy, Professor IIIT ,Pune on 13th March 2020. The session was based on services of AWS , career opportunities in AWS and information on AWS solution architect certification along with demonstration of how to create EC2 instance on AWS cloud. The session was very well appreciated by students. The session was coordinated by Ms.Kiran Shinde.

Expert Lecture on : Session on PHP Framework- LARAVEL

Conducted By : Mr. Himanshu Patel, Senior Software Engineer, Harbinger Systems.

Session Started with formal introduction of Mr. Himanshu Patel, Senior Software Engineer, Harbinger Systems. He started session with brief introduction of PHP and its frameworks. He introduced MVC and MVVM architecture in web development. He advised students to use frameworks in project development. He demonstrated downloading and installing open-source PHP Framework- Laravel. He added Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching. Laravel aims to make the development process a pleasing one for the developer without sacrificing application functionality. Later he introduced database connectivity using Laravel and also demonstrated form data validation with database. Laravel is the most popular framework in php. Lots of projects run on production using Laravel. So, He urged students to use Laravel in your project. It will help in best quality of code and also provides lot of features so you can easily implement that.

Expert Lecture on : Introduction to DEVSTACK

Conducted By : Ms.Drushti Oza, Ms.Stuti Sharma (MS System Security, Symbiosis University)

A session on introduction to DEVSTACK was conducted on 12th February 2019 from 1:30 pm to 3:00pm. The session was conducted for MCA II students under the capsule program for Cloud Computing subject. Ms. Stuti from Symbiosis University started the session with the necessity of learning cloud computing in today’s digital era. She also briefed about the history of Open stack. Then after Ms. Drushti talked about Devstack architecture and its services. She explained the complete life cycle of an instance created by making use of various services of Devstack Finally she made the students aware about various career opportunities in Devstack. The session was very well received by the students as per the online feedback collected

Expert Lecture on : Introduction to Shell and Shell scripts

Conducted By : Mr.Rahul Pahade, Principal Support Engineer, VERITAS Technologies

A session on introduction to Shell and Shell scripts was conducted on 9th February 2019 from 1:30 pm to 3:00pm. The session was conducted for MCA I students under the capsule program for Essentials of Operating System subject. Mr. Rahul Pahade, Principal Support Engineer, VERITAS Technologies started the session with the necessity of learning open source operating system because of its extensive use in IT industries. He shared some of the basic shell commands with students and talked about how the shell scripts are used for automating the monotonous tasks such as backup activity. At the end of the session he informed the students about the career opportunities in system administration. The session was very well received by the students as per the online feedback collected.

Expert Lecture on : Session on: AngularJS

Conducted By : Mr. Akhil KrishnaKumar, Software developer, SpringerNature

A session on pre placement guidance for AngularJS was conducted to make students aware of latest technology usage in web development. The session was mainly focused on latest trends from web development. He shared that nowadays web developers are shifting to Angular beyond AngularJS . He covered a command line interface for Angular that is Angular CLI, Angular Components, Data binding with Services, Observables. The trainer advised the students to get exposure to live projects and see the problems faced while implementing angular based framework. The session got overwhelming response from students. They enthusiastically participated in question and answer session to resolve their queries.

Expert Lecture on : Session on Models of Cloud Computing

Conducted By : Ms. Kiran Shinde

A seminar on “Models in Cloud computing” was conducted by Ms.Kiran Shinde on 5th Dec 2017. The seminar was attended by MCA faculty members. Ms.Kiran presented a video on “What is Cloud computing?” in the beginning of Seminar. The motive of seminar was to understand the technical details of the service models in Cloud computing such as SAAS, PAAS and IAAS.

Expert Lecture on : Raspberry Pi with Python

Conducted By : Mr.Sumanto Dutta

The first day of the training covered the basics of Python programming. Topics covered include how to install the latest version of Python, basics of Python programming such as declaring datatypes, using functions and file handling. On the second day, the faculty members got started with using Raspberry Pi. The faculty members developed two applications using Python with Raspberry Pi (one using DHT 11 sensor to detect temperature and humidity and upload it to file in the cloud) and got to learn basics of cloud computing. It was a great learning opportunity for the faculty members.

Expert Lecture on : Vigilant footsteps in the Digital World

Conducted By : Dr. Harold D'Costa, CEO - Intelligent Quotient Security System

Dr. Harold D’Costa, CEO - Intelligent Quotient Security System was invited for guiding students on –Do’s and Don’ts in the Cyber World. He discussed about pros and cons of social media accounts and digital valet. He also added that the current generation being more techno-savvy will probably face more cyber-crimes. He concluded the session urging everyone to make vigilant footsteps in the digital world.

Expert Lecture on : MCA Track Orientation Program

Conducted By : Dr. Deepak Shikarpur

Dr. Deepak Shikarpur, Board member of IT/ITES companies in India and Abroad (SEED, Autoline Design, Saama Inc USA,) Academic Member Academic Council YCMOU, Member IT Board (new entity of AICTE),Member Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Pune Kendra ,Trade Bodies Chairman IT Committee MCCIA spoke on the importance of doing a post-graduation and relevance of International Certification. The session was organized as SPPU university MCA syllabus has been revised. He oriented the students on all the tracks in MCA syllabus and urged the students to select the right track by mapping their skills and aspirations. He added that learning a foreign language will help them get a job faster.

Expert Lecture on : Career opportunities in IT

Conducted By : Dr. Deepak Shikarpur

 Dr. Shikarpur guided the students on various professional careers which can be taken up after completing their degree . He explained that it‘s a misconception in the students mind that only there is career only in software programming or development but there are plenty of careers in IT field like Networking, Software testing, ERP, Web Development & Designing, Mobile Applications, Databases & analytics and so on. On should also try to acquire an international certification for good career prospects.

Expert Lecture on : Session on Sales force

Conducted By : Mr. Ajay Ghuge

A seminar on “Sales force” was conducted by Mr. Ajay Ghuge, Sales force Certified Developer for MCA Second year students. The topics discussed during the seminar were Cloud computing concept, Sales force Registration and usage. He gave demo on sales force development and customer lead management. He also demonstrated how to utilize the facilities provided in Salesforce.com, how to implement new applications and how to customize the fields for particular area.

Expert Lecture on : Making Business Intelligent through BI Tools.

Conducted By : Mr. Vinod Sharma , Big Data Consultant at CapGemini

The session mainly focused the essentials of Big Data & Hadoop along with hands on experience on Map Reduce, Hive, Sqoop, Pig, Impala, Flume & Case study on Twitter Sentiment Analysis. The students of MCA 2nd and 3rd year attended the session along with Faculty members.

Expert Lecture on : Big Data & Hadoop

Conducted By : Mr. Krunal Sabnis, Consultant & Trainer in Hadoop

Informative session on Hadoop. The expert explained Cloundera, NoSQL, Oozie, Sqoop. He explored Hive, Pig and Map reduce. He also gave the information about the international certification for students. The students of MCA 2nd and 3rd year attended the session along with Faculty members.

Expert Lecture on : Industry expectation from the freshers

Conducted By : Mr. Rajeev Pradhan, Director Cognizant

Mr. Rajeev Pradhan explained what an IT Industry expects from the fresher. He said the attitude and the learnability are the most important qualities the students should have along with dedication, hardworking and sincerity. The students of MCA 1st ,2nd and 3rd year attended the session.

Expert Lecture on : Getting ready for the future

Conducted By : Mr.Paresh Degaonkar, Dy Director NASSCOM

Mr. Paresh Degaonkar motivated the students to pursue the dreams they carry in their heart . He narrated his personal experiences which was very well taken by the students of MCA 1st, 2nd and 3rd year.

Expert Lecture on : Global Success at IT Career

Conducted By : Dr. Deepak Shikarpur, IT Technopreneur & Author

Dr. Shikarpur spoke on Global Success at IT Career ‘and guided the students to be updated all the time, also explained how learning a foreign language especially Spanish, Japanese will add on value to their resume.

Expert Lecture on : Demo session on Usage of Google Apps

Conducted By : Mr.Debashish Pramanik, IT Director,Cloudcodes Ms.Priyanka Acharya,Cloudcodes

A demo session on usage of Google Apps was conducted by Mr.Debashish Pramanik,IT Director,Cloudcodes for all faculty members. He made aware about the extra features available with Google Apps such as calendar, Goggle document, Google spreadsheet, Google site and many more to make the administration of all the academic activities easy. He also informed that the Google Apps can be integrated with Microsoft Outlook. He talked on the Hangout feature which enables approximately 15 users to participate in video conferencing altogether. He ended the session by informing about the real time collaboration feature of Google Apps.

Expert Lecture on : Scratch Programming

Conducted By : Mrs.Surekha Kini, City Pride School

To keep up with the rapidly evolving technologies, session on Scratch software was conducted by Mrs.Surekha Kini, City Pride School on 7th February 2014. She explained various features of Scratch software like creating programs that control and mix graphical animations, music and sounds. Participants were given interesting examples and were explained how interactive stories, games, and animations can be created.

Expert Lecture on : Enterprise Resource Planning

Conducted By : Mr. Vijay Vipat Directror,Vipat Technologies

Seminar on Enterprise resource planning was conducted by Mr. Vijay Vipat. The session was very interactive .The guest speaker Mr.Vijay Vipat highlighted the advantages of ERP implementation in the organization. He briefed about different modules in the ERP. He also discussed the various issues in ERP implementation with live case study.