The Department of Life Sciences, with an intention of churning young minds to explore science, commenced a maiden venture namely Jayantian Life Science Forum [Vignanamanthan] a platform for Jayantians to interact with eminent scientists, to enhance their knowledge and augment interpersonal and communication skills. It was inaugurated by Padmabhushan Prof. Padmanabhan Govindarajan, Professor, Indian Institute of Science on October 1st.
Dr. Satya Dash, Chief operating officer, Association of Biotech Lead Enterprise [ABLE] motivated Life Sciences students by highlighting the anticipated development of Indian Biotechnology sector and career choices
Department of Psychology organised Special lectures such as
A special talk on Process of group interventions by Dr.Pooja Surana [20/10/2011]
Workshop on projective personality test by Prof. Deepa from KIMS [21/1/2012]
An Interactive lecture by Mr. Harshavardhan, Human Resource, Tesco on different career options available. [17th September 2011].
Department of Management [BBM] organised several academic discourses , to name a few
Guest Lecture on Media Communications management by V. Krishnan, Media Officer, Times of India [ 12/07/2011]
Guest Lecture on Life Skills and personality development by Mr.Sen B. Mathew, Placement Cell, Kristu Jayanti College [ 2/8/2011]
Guest Lecture on material management by Mr. Pradyumna, Deputy Manager, Mother Dairy[20/08/2011]
Guest Lecture on Business communication by Mr. Sonal Shandilya, Director, Sushil Shandilya Consulting, Bangalore[02/09/2011]
Workshop on Creativity and Problem Solving by Dr. Lalitha Appachu, Director, Centre for Training Excellence, Bangalore [ 19/9/2011]
Workshop on Creative problem solving by Mr. Vivekananda, Dean, ACT, Bangalore [19/9/2011]
“Meet Your Alumni”- an interactive program and meeting with successful alumni - Mr. Arun Kumar, South Zone Head, Process, HDFC Bank [28/01/2012]
The Department of Commerce organized Guest lecture on Formalities and HR policies by Mr. George Ollapally & Mr. Alpha Kurien, Partners of Sun Micro tech Ltd.[3/9/2011] and a Value Education and Youth Empowerment Workshop by Prof Anthony Williams, Zeal Institute [ 18/11/2011].
The P.G Department of Computer Science [MCA] organized seminars namely;
Seminar on Mobile technology and trends by Dr. Rahul provided a clear overview about wireless technologies like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Infrared and the PAN (Personal Area Network). [ 27/8/2011].
Mr. David Vikranth addressed MCA students on Java Struts 2.0 [3.9.2011]
Dr. Sameer Kalekar organized a workshop on Network Security [ 18/19.11.2011]
Seminar on Human Resource by Mrs.Gayathri, Pepsico Hoardings India.[26/11/2011] & Mr.Tom Stanley, HR, Airvana Solutions [10/12/2011]
Guest Lecture on Investment by Dr. Nelson Michael [ 10/12/2011]
Department of Management Studies
The department in collaboration with Financial Planning Cell organised Workshop on Financial Education [ 10/12/2011]
Two days Workshop training for MBA III semester Students by E & Y Officials[21/22-11-11]
One Day Workshop for III Semester MBA Students by WWSTUDY.Com on Career Advancement by Mr. Rajesh & Mr. Lokesh Jain [12/12/2011]
Industry Institute Interaction ‘being Street Smart’ by Shri Dr. Shriram Kothapalli, Vice President & Global Head – Quality, ITC Infotech [28/01/2012]
Career Edge Workshop for IV Sem MBA Students by Rajesh Amarlal [31/1/2012]
The Department of Humanities organised Guest lectures and Discussions on
Changing trends in news room by Mr. K.Jayadevan, senior correspondent, Economic Times [ 12/8/2011]
International terrorism by Dr.M.J.Vinod, Dept. of Political Science, Bangalore University.[12/9/2011]
Significance of Photo journalism in news dissemination by Shri. Saggere Ramaswami, The editor, Karnataka Photo News. [21/12/2011]
Politics and Political science- a review by Prof. Dattari. B.K[29/08/2011]
Problems in Translation by Ms. Susheela Puneetha.
Shri. J.Alexander, Ex.Tourism minister, Govt. of Karnataka addressed the Tourism Department students during the International tourism day celebrations.[20/9/2011]
Dr. Vijaylakshmi Balekundari and Mr. Pichalli Srinivas addressed Kannada dept, students and inaugurated Kannada Habba 2012.
Prof. Devendrakumar, Prof. Ashwathanarayan, Shri. S.K.Shrivastav and Dr. B.B. Lakshmi addressed students during the Hindi Divas celebrations
The Department of Computer Science has organized Guest lecture on Machine learning by Mr. Samik Datta from Bell labs for all the students in the department. The department has initiated technical communities namely IT Quiz, Debugging, IT Manager, Web designing, Maths and Statistics etc to enable students to explore new possibilities and innovate in their respective fields of interest.
The Department of Social Work organizes several workshop and seminars in an academic year, to name a few
Eco-social Interventions for Sustainable Development with special reference to ITC - CSR initiatives by Mr. Murukesh, Snr Manager, CSR wing, ITC[21-10-11]
Marital disorganization and maladjustment & possible social work interventions - an experience based discussion by Mr. Benjamin Franklin, Senior Counselor, Family Counseling Centre [28/10/11]
Panel Discussion on Social Work Practice in Health Settings by Mrs. Eliza Pereira, Head, Medical Social Work Department, St. Johns Medical College Hospital, Mrs. Uma Rai, St. Martha's Hospital, Mr. Lakshmi Narayana, Head, Medical Social Work, Ramaiah Hospital [19/11/11]
Guest Lecture on Women and Law - the impact of legislations on women’s lives by Ms. GeethaMenon, women activist [12-12-11]
Guest Lecture on JJ Act and its implications for Social Work Practice by Mr. Arvind, Snr. Faculty, NIPCCD[12-12-11]
Guest lecture on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases by Dr. Srikanteswara, Ambedkar Medical College Hospital [8/12/2011]