Orientation Session

Orientation on CPA Programme
Date: 01 October 2022
The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized Orientation on “CPA Programme” on 1st October 2022 at 11 am to 12.00 pm for the first year B Com International Business and Finance students. Mr. Madan M.G, who is qualified CMA and CPA addressed the students.

The main objective of the session was to make the students aware of the importance and value of clearing professional exam such as CPA. Mr. Madan explained about the role of CPAs in the corporate and enlightened the students about the globally integrated program CPA. The speaker explained the difference between various roles in the corporate such as Accountant, Auditor etc. The concepts and Professional curriculum and exam pattern was also discussed during the session. Students clarified various doubts and queries regarding the CPA Programme. This session highlighted the job opportunities available for the students who complete CPA Programme.

It was an interactive and informative session.


Orientation on CMA Programme Thinking Beyond Boundaries
Date: 24 September 2022
The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organised an orientation programme on “Thinking beyond Boundaries” on 24th September, 2022 for the first year B.Com CMA students. The students were addressed by Mr. Madan M.G who is a qualified CMA and CPA. The main objective and motive behind the orientation was to provide the CMA students detailed information about the course, discuss its value and exam pattern.

The session began with an interactive session wherein topics such as volume of the stock exchange market, difference between the Indian GAAP and US GAAP, difference between auditors and management, types of shareholders were discussed. The scope of CMA was discussed and a detailed explanation of the difference between the Indian CMA degrees and the US CMA certification was provided. Mr Madan also provided information about the job profile of a Management Accountant. Detailed information about the syllabus and units to be covered for the CMA exams and exam patterns were explained effectively by the speaker. Mr Madan M.G cleared all doubts and queries of the students and made the session interactive and informative.


Orientation on ‘Kristu Jayanti Learning Management System (KJLMS)
The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an Orientation programme on ‘Kristu Jayanti Learning Management System (KJLMS) for the first year B. Com Professional students to acquaint them with the nitty-gritties of the LMS and also assist them in the usage of the Learning System.

Dr.Saranya S, Assistant Professor, Department of Professional Accounting and Finance, Kristu Jayanti College oriented the students. The session threw light on the four quadrants of KJLMS viz. Lesson activity, Video presentation, Open discussions and Assessments. The LMS served as an important tool in knowledge acquisition and impartation of blended learning systems.

The students were also oriented on the procedure of accessing the LMS portal. The login credentials were shared with the students and they were directed to change the passwords for enhancing security in usage. The grievance redressal mechanism was also communicated to the students. The session ended with a video depicting the stepwise procedure of LMS access.


Orientation on SEC, OE & KJC Portal
Date: 23/08/2022
The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance in association with Academic section of Kristu Jayanti College organized an orientation programme on SEC, OE, & KJC Portal for I BCOM students on 23rd August 2022 at 11.45 am. The Co-ordinator- PAF department CA Dr. Annie Stephen was the resource person for the expert talk. The session started with highlighting the importance and a brief background of the NEP 2020. The programme framework under NEP 2020 was explained and depicted to the students. The students were briefed of the various terms under the new curriculum which included DSC (Discipline Specific Courses), Open electives (OE), AECC (Ability Enhancement Compulsory courses) and SEC (Skill Enhancement Courses) and the credits offerings. The students were also briefed on the KJC event registration portal. The session included a video explaining the steps to be taken for enrollment in KJC Portal. The session was informative and interactive.


Orientation on “Roadmap to CMA and CPA”
Date: 30/08/2022
The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an Orientation programme on the “Roadmap to CMA and CPA” on 30th August 2022 in Auditorium A2, Admin Block for the CMA students and first year B.Com International Business and Finance students. Mr.Varun Jain, (CPA CMA) - Co-Founder Miles Education and Futurense Technologies addressed the students. The main objective of the programme was to make the students aware of the importance and the value of clearing professional exams like CMA and CPA. Mr. Varun enlightened the students on the professional CMA and CPA and also explained the mode of examinations and the examination pattern of CMA and CPA . He explained the role played as profesionals and the challenges that lie ahead in the present world.

Mr.Jain emphasized the need to rely on data to provide hindsight, Insight & foresight. One should take data leverage to make financial decision making. The session highlighted the job opportunities available for CMA and CPA. The speaker gave a gist of IMA student membership which lets students appear for CMA exams before graduating and competency framework by IMA. The session was informative and interactive.


Orientation on “Embarking on The Professional Journey”
Date: 29/08/2022
CA and CS are the evergreen professional courses which always have a wide scope and great career opportunities. It is also the most prestigious course with worldwide recognition. To cater to the needs of students, an orientation programme was organised by the Department of Professional Accounting and Finance, MR. M.IRFAT CA.,CMA.,CIMA.,CPA., Founder and Director North Star Academy, Bengaluru, was invited as the resource person to share some of his thoughts and experiences relating to the courses and also to brief about commencement and in- house schedule of the CA and CS coaching sessions.

The resource person started the session by explaining the importance of CA and CS in the present scenario. He explained that there are three levels to accomplish the CA and CS courses. They are Foundation, Intermediate and Final levels. Doing CA and CS together has an excellent advantage. The advantage is that the course content are quite similar in both these courses. Most of the subjects & their contents are related to each other. Also as per the New Education Policy, the exams for such courses have been reduced from eight papers to six papers. CA should be chosen if one wishes to pursue a career in finance or accounting, but CS is the best option for those who want to seek higher-level managerial roles or legal management. Qualifying as a CA and CS exams can open great opportunities and choices in one’s career paths such as company secretary, auditor, accountant, an in-house legal expert, a compliance officer of the Company, an expert in corporate laws, securities laws & capital market and corporate governance, chief advisor to the board of directors on best practices in corporate governance and many others. It provides immense stability with a strong requirement for one’s skills in this specific field. He also advised the students to opt for co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to equip themselves to cope up with the challenges of the modern world. He also encouraged the students to be more self-confident to reach great heights in their career. He said that prioritizing is the most important thing to learn in one’s life to be more successful.The orientation was informative and a great source of learning for all the students.


Expert Talk – “Road Map to ACCA Journey”
Date: 26/08/2022
The Department of Professional Accounting & Finance organized a session titled “Road Map to ACCA Journey”. The resource person for the session was Ms. Nithya S, Operation Support Associate- International Skill Development Corporation. The main objective of the session was to motivate the students to excel in their attempt to clear the professional exams. Over the years, there has been a massive surge in the number of ACCA aspirants in the country. This is because of the increase in demand for accounting professionals with globally recognized qualifications. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is a global organization that offers the certification to be a professional accountant. In this regard the resource person spoke about the benefits of the course adding that the qualification equips one with well-rounded finance skills with practical application in industries, such as Accounting Advisory (IFRS), Risk Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Valuations, Internal Audit, Assurance, International Taxation, Transfer Pricing, Forensic Auditing, Financial Reporting etc

She also stated the benefits of becoming an ACCA Affiliate or Member stating that one could work not only in India but in over 180 countries across the world. ACCA is a largely connected accounting body with partnerships with numerous accounting bodies and universities and is currently associated with over 7,000 Approved Employers that provide amazing opportunities for ACCAs. Some of the most popular countries that Indian ACCAs often work in are the UK, Australia, Singapore, Germany and many other countries in the European Union. Ms. Nithya also shared about the integration of ACCA course in the curriculum, fees, registration process, exam centers pattern of examinations and job opportunities.

The session was informative and it was able to give the students a heads-up to commence their journey forward.


Orientation session
Date: 04th August 2022
Orientation sessions enable students to make important connections with the collegiate environment, academic studies, peers and network with the campus community. The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an informational orientation session for the students of second year as they began with their academic year 2022-23. Dr.Aloysius Edward, Dean of Commerce and Management addressed the students and stressed on the importance of value added and skill enhancement courses for the students in their academic life. He also updated the students about the new UGC guidelines. He emphasized on the importance of maintaining attendance in every semester and the consequences of not able to maintain required attendance. He wished the best for professional success of the students.

Orientation on “Embarking on The Professional Journey”
Date: 29/08/2022
CA and CS are the evergreen professional courses which always have a wide scope and great career opportunities. It is also the most prestigious course with worldwide recognition. To cater to the needs of students, an orientation programme was organised by the Department of Professional Accounting and Finance, MR. M.IRFAT CA.,CMA.,CIMA.,CPA., Founder and Director North Star Academy, Bengaluru, was invited as the resource person to share some of his thoughts and experiences relating to the courses and also to brief about commencement and in- house schedule of the CA and CS coaching sessions.

The resource person started the session by explaining the importance of CA and CS in the present scenario. He explained that there are three levels to accomplish the CA and CS courses. They are Foundation, Intermediate and Final levels. Doing CA and CS together has an excellent advantage. The advantage is that the course content are quite similar in both these courses. Most of the subjects & their contents are related to each other. Also as per the New Education Policy, the exams for such courses have been reduced from eight papers to six papers. CA should be chosen if one wishes to pursue a career in finance or accounting, but CS is the best option for those who want to seek higher-level managerial roles or legal management. Qualifying as a CA and CS exams can open great opportunities and choices in one’s career paths such as company secretary, auditor, accountant, an in-house legal expert, a compliance officer of the Company, an expert in corporate laws, securities laws & capital market and corporate governance, chief advisor to the board of directors on best practices in corporate governance and many others. It provides immense stability with a strong requirement for one’s skills in this specific field. He also advised the students to opt for co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to equip themselves to cope up with the challenges of the modern world. He also encouraged the students to be more self-confident to reach great heights in their career. He said that prioritizing is the most important thing to learn in one’s life to be more successful.The orientation was informative and a great source of learning for all the students.


Orientation session
Date: 04th August 2022
Orientation sessions enable students to make important connections with the collegiate environment, academic studies, peers and network with the campus community. The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an informational orientation session for the students of second year as they began with their academic year 2022-23. Dr.Aloysius Edward, Dean of Commerce and Management addressed the students and stressed on the importance of value added and skill enhancement courses for the students in their academic life. He also updated the students about the new UGC guidelines. He emphasized on the importance of maintaining attendance in every semester and the consequences of not able to maintain required attendance. He wished the best for professional success of the students.

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