Alumni Meet [Batch 2009-2011]
Date: 26 August 2023
Department of Commerce PG organized a Virtual Alumni Meet for the Batch of 2009-2011 on 26th August, 2023 from 11.00 am to 12.00 pm for the alumni batch passed out in the year 2011. As one of the best practices of our Institution, an alumni meet was conducted by the Department of Commerce PG to provide a platform for the passed out students to have a social and personal connection with each other and this meet makes our institute and alumni feel proud. This alumni meet was conducted virtually through Zoom Platform. In the alumni meet, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel P J, Director, Jayantian Alumni Association; Dr.Madhu Druva Kumar, Head, Department of Commerce PG and Dr.Cherian Thomas, Faculty Coordinator had a social interaction and dialogue with alumni of passed out batch 2009-2011. The event was effectively organized by the department with the help of student volunteers. A couple of cultural activities were put up for the alumni and also an opportunity was given for them to interact with faculty members of the department. A total of 3 alumni along with 2 faculty members were a part of the meet.
Capacity Building Training on Life Skills Education
Date: 18 to 21 August 2023
The Department of Commerce PG in association with Centre for Life Skills Education organized “Capacity Building Training Programme on Life Skills” from 18/08/2023 to 21/08/2023 in A2 Auditorium, Admin Block, 3rd Floor from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm for the benefits of I Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students. The main objective of Capacity Building Training on Life Skills Education is to provide opportunity for realising one's potential through practical experience. The first session on life skills education was started with a brief overview on the importance of life skills education in overall development of the students fraternity by Dr.Madhu Druva Kumar, Head, Department of Commerce PG.
Life skills education helps in the development of positive self-image, self- esteem and promotes confidence level of students. Life skills can transform the mental setup and ensure mental and physical health and wellbeing. Life skills facilitate the decision making, leadership and problem solving capacities of the students. Dr.Madhu Druva Kumar conducted two interactive sessions on Self Awareness and Coping with Stress. Dr.T.K.Murugesan handled a thought-provoking session on Interpersonal Relationship. Dr.A.Pushpa conducted a mind blowing session on Empathy. Dr.Cherian Thomos effectively organised two sessions on critical thinking and creative thinking. Dr.S.Vidhya handled two important sessions on decision making skills and effective communication skills. Dr.Mohan Kumar conducted the hands-on sessions on coping with emotions and problem solving skills. The outcome of this life skills education provides the students a thought-provoking platform and a practical experience whereby the students can focus on their wholesome development and well-being.
The Financial Inclusion in India Since Independence
Date: 14 August 2023
The Department of Commerce PG has commemorated 77 Years of our country’s Independence on 14th August, 2023 from 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm in Auditorium A1, Second Floor, Admin Block. Total 87 students from III Sem M.Com & M.Com FA actively participated and commemorated the programme with the theme of “The Financial Inclusion in India Since Independence”. This Programme aims to commemorate the bravery and spirit of the freedom fighters who fought for the Independence and the evolution of Financial Inclusion since Independence in India. This commemorative day celebration was effectively organized by a team of students from III M.Com and M.Com FA. This team actively organized events such as delivering an independence speech, singing patriotic songs, performing patriotic art dances, demonstrating documentary and milestones of financial inclusion since Independence. The students of III M.Com and III M.Com FA have witnessed the Independence Day Celebration with a Zeal and patriotism towards our nation.
Rural Exposure - Gramasamvedita
Date: 20 & 21 April 2023
The Department of Commerce (PG) organized a two-day rural exposure program “Gramasamvedita” as an attempt to make social responsibility a culture among the students. The objective of the program is to expose them to rural realities and in turn make them realize their roles in society. The students of II Semester M.Com and M.Com FA visited Kambadhalli, Shravanabelagola, Hassan District on 20/04/2023 and 21/04/2023. A total of 83 students actively participated in this program. Students interact with people in the village by way of a formal survey and also through informal activities. The students took the initiative to organize seven events such as shramadhan, cooking, cleaning, self-help groups awareness, and cultural activities for rural children, a survey was also undertaken to understand the life and challenges in rural. Finally, competitions were conducted for both women and children.
Research Colloquium – Under the Aegis of Samshodhan
Date: 03 April 2023
The Department of Commerce (PG) organized Research Colloquium under the aegis of Samshodhan – Research Paper Presentation on 3rd April 2023 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Audi I, 2nd Floor, Admin Block by II Semester M.Com and M.Com FA Students. This programme was formally inaugurated by Prof.Madhu Druvakumar, Coordinator, Department of Commerce (PG) Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous). This Programme was well articulated and designed to enhance the knowledge and competence of the PG students in the research areas of finance, investment, taxation, commerce, and business. This event enriched and updated the knowledge and competency of the II Sem M.Com and M.Com FA students in various areas of financial and econometric research models and is helpful for the students to prepare research reports in ensuring the semester as part of their academic curriculum.
Interaction with Latin American Caribbean Ambassadors
Department of Commerce (PG) in association with Department of English organized an interactive session with Latin American and Caribbean Ambassadors on 25th November, 2022 as an effort to enrich the Indo-Latin-American and Indo-Caribbean ties and expand the horizons of the students. The event was inaugurated by His Excellency Mr. Jason Hall, High Commissioner of Jamaica in Auditorium A2, 3rd Floor, Admin Block from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. The first keynote address was presented by His Excellency Mr. Jason Hall, the High Commissioner of Jamaica. He began with his presentation about Jamaica’s rich cultural and historical background and its contributions on a global platform. He further elaborated on the eminent personalities and their contributions, food exports and landscapes in an effort to familiarize the students with the country.
The second Keynote address was delivered by His Excellency Mr. Alejandro Simancas Marin, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba. He began his address by introducing Cuba and their longstanding relationship with Jamaica. He talked about Cuba’s advancement in education and the Bio-pharmaceutical relationship between India and Cuba. The shared customs and cultures of the countries were the strategic points that he highlighted throughout his talk. The felicitation address was made by Dr. Asif Iqbal, President of the Indian Economic Trade Organization. The possibilities of international ties and internships facilitated by the nation was the highlight of his address as well as the emergence of Latin America and Caribbeans as powerful collaborators to India. He encouraged the students to explore opportunities that would contribute to the relation building between India and the rest of the world.
Alumni Meet [2008-2010 Batch]
Department of Commerce (PG) organised a Virtual Alumni Meet on 20th August, 2022 from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm for the alumni of M.Com 2008-2010 batch. As one the best practices of the institution, the department conducted the alumni meet to enhance its alumni relations. The event was organized by the faculty of the department with the help of student volunteers. A couple of cultural activities were put up for the alumni and also an opportunity was given for them to interact with the faculty members who taught classes for them. A total of 12 alumni along with 7 faculty members were part of the event.
Independence Day Celebration 75 Years of Independence (Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav)
The Department of Commerce (PG) has commemorated 75 Years of Independence on 12th August, 2022 from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm in Mini Audi, 5th Floor, PG Block. Total 70 students from III Sem M.Com & M.Com FA actively participated and celebrated the programme. The objective of this programme is to promote nationalism and patriotism towards the nation and commemorate the valor and spirit of the freedom fighters who fought for the Independence. The student coordinators of this commemorative day celebration have taken initiatives to organize six events such as singing patriotic song, delivering an independence speech, performing patriotic art dance, showing documentary, demonstrating milestones in the form of videos since Independence Day and finally conducting quiz competition. The students have happily celebrated the Independence Day and witnessed the day with the patriotic song, dance, speech, documentary and quiz competition.
Alumni Meet –2015-2017 Batch
Department of Commerce (PG) organised the virtual Alumni Meet on 26th March 2022 from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm for the alumni of MCOM and MCOM FA 2015 – 17 batch. As one the best practices of the institution, the department conducted the alumni meet to enhance its alumni relations. The event was organized by the faculty of the department with the help of student volunteers. A couple of cultural activities were put up for the alumni and also an opportunity was given for them to interact. A total of 12 alumni along with 7 faculty members were part of the event.
Rural Exposure Programme –“Gramasamvedita”
Department of Commerce PG organized a Rural Exposure Programme –“Gramasamvedita” on 10th March 2022. Dr. Krishnamoorthi M, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce PG was the Faculty Coordinator for the programme. The students from I M.Com and M.Com FA are visited Byatha Seeresandra Village, Yelahanka Taluk, Bengaluru Dist, The main objectives of this Programme to provide opportunity to the student fraternity to gain practical skills and be exposed to the rural areas. It can also create a platform for the PG students to understand and be exposed to the rural social system of our country. Students are conducted various activities such as teaching to government school students, Cleaning of Village, Awareness programme on financial inclusion schemes and also conducted financial literacy survey among the village people.
Webinar on ‘Market Outlook of Trending Mutual Funds’
Department of Commerce PG organized a webinar on ‘Market Outlook of Trending Mutual Funds’ for M. Com & M. Com FA Students on 19th February 2022. Mr. Suhas Rajput, Trainer from UTI was the resource person for the programme. The major learnings of the webinar session included understanding the idea of financial planning, importance of being an informed investor, awareness about Mutual Funds & KYC requirements, mantras of investing and the investor redressal mechanism by SEBI. More than 120 students participated and the webinar ended with a Q&A session in which the participants clarified their queries regarding the mutual fund investments.
Samshodhan – Research Design Proposal Presentation
The Department of Commerce PG organized a Two-Day Samshodhan Programme – Research Design Proposal Presentation on 30th & 31st December, 2021 from 4 pm to 5 pm at Audi I, 2nd Floor, Admin Block for the benefits of I M.Com & I M.Com FA students. This Two-Day Samshodhan Programme was inaugurated by Prof. Madhu Druvakumar, Coordinator, Department of Commerce PG on 30th December, 2021. The Two-Day Samshodhan Programme was well articulated and designed for enhancing knowledge and competence of the students in the research areas of commerce and social science. This event enriched and updated the knowledge and competency of the I M.Com and M.Com FA students in areas of research and is helpful for students to prepare research report in ensuing semester as part of their academic curriculum.
Healthy Learning Through Yoga"
The Department of Commerce PG organised a session on "Healthy Learning Through Yoga" for I Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students on 11/11/2021, Thursday in the Auditorium I, Admin Block (2nd Floor). Prof. Vigraanth Bapu KG, Coordinator, Department of Psychology (PG) and Yoga trainer, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), was the resource person. He demonstrated the basic yoga asanas which will help students to develop habit of healthy learning. Students also practiced the yoga postures along with the trainer and all of them actively participated throughout the session.
Orientation on IIC and KJIC for I year M. Com & M. Com FA Students
Department of Commerce PG organized An Orientation on Institution Innovation Council (IIC) and Kristu Jayanti Incubation Centre (KJIC) for I year M. Com & M. Com FA Students on 10th November 2021. Dr. Krishnamoorthi M, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce PG was the resource person for the programme. The main objective of this Programme is to spread awareness towards various aspects of entrepreneurship, and encourage, inspire and nurture young students by exposing them to new ideas and process of resulting in innovative activities & entrepreneurial in their formative years.
Social Outreach Programme “NIRDHANA UPAKAARI”
Department of Commerce PG organized a Social Outreach Programme on 25th September 2021. Dr. Krishnamoorthi M, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce PG was the Faculty Coordinator for the programme. The programme took place in two places, Santosha Marga Charitable Trust, Kothanur (NGO1) and Preethi Nivas Trust, Geddalahalli (NGO2). The main objectives of this Programme is to uplift the needy ones. To educate the present generation, to arm them with the courage and self - confidence to better themselves and their families, their communities, and there by helping them to change the lives of their future generations. Students from the Department of Commerce PG (Mcom and Mcom FA) conducted various activities for the same. The activities were simultaneously conducted at both the NGOs.
“SEVA MANOBHAVA” Social Outreach Programme An initiative for Social Awareness and Welfare
Department of Commerce PG organized a Social Outreach Programme on 18th September 2021. Dr. Krishnamoorthi M, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce PG was the Faculty Coordinator for the programme. The programme took place in two places, Nagenahalli (Site 1) and K. Narayanapura (Site 2). The main objective of this Programme is to spread social awareness towards the well-being of the children’s and migrant workers residing in the respective locations. Students from the Department of Commerce PG (Mcom and Mcom FA) conducted various activities for the same. The activities were simultaneously conducted at both the sites.
Orientation Programme on Project Guidelines
Department of Commerce PG organized an Orientation Programme on Project Guidelines on 15th September 2021, in the Lecture Hall No.B406 (Admin Block) at 3.00 PM. Dr.Krishnamoorthi M, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce PG oriented 3rd Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students with the systematic and step-by-step guidelines on the “Art of Writing and Preparing Project Report”. The main objective of this Orientation Programme is to supplement students with the basic guidelines, format and procedure required to write and prepare the project report. This programme has been envisaged to provide hands-on training on the sequence in which the academic project report is to be prepared by the students.
Pre-Placement Talk By Deloitte on “Careers In Us Taxation”
Date: 9th - 19th August, 2021 | Intra
Venue: Zoom Application
Number of beneficiaries: 86
Classes Attended: III Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students
Name and details of the Resource Person:
1) Prof. Madhu Druvakumar, Faculty, Commerce PG
2) Dr.Murugesan T K, Faculty, Commerce PG
3) Dr. Krishnamoorthi M, Faculty, Commerce PG
4) Dr. Pushpa A, Faculty, Commerce PG
5) Dr.Muhammad Ashiq, Faculty, Commerce PG
The main objective of this course is to provide the students with knowledge, exposures of FinTech and enable them to face the real challenges in future technology.
Department of Commerce PG organized a 30-Hour intensive Value Added Course (VAC) on Fundamentals of FinTech from 9th to 19th August, 2021 via Zoom platform from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm for the benefit of III Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students. The main objective of this course is to supplement students with the technological skills and exposures required for venturing into a new Fintech, InsurTech start-ups.
Technology plays an important role in everybody’s life. Meet India's education finance start- ups making learning affordable for millions of students. The Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) has identified ‘FinTech in Education’ as one of the top trends to watch out for. Financial Technology (FINTECH) start-ups in this segment are leading the ‘next wave of value creation’ in EDTECH. The Department of Commerce PG has taken cutting-edge initiatives to conduct Value Added Course on Fundamentals of FinTech to meet the thrust of students on financial technology skills.
This course provided the students a comprehensive view on various facets of financial technology in capital markets, FinTech advisory, Blockchain, Crowdfunding and fintech startups. This VAC was conducted with the sole aim of bridging the gap between academic and technological needs. This course has also thrown light on the basics of FinTech. The resource persons for the VAC sessions were Prof. Madhu Druvakumar, Dr.Murugesan T K, Dr. Krishnamoorthi M, Dr. Pushpa A, and Dr.Muhammad Ashiq.
Prof. Madhu Druvakumar gave some insights into the introduction of financial technology and the various types of FinTech. She also offered the students the knowledge on the evolution of FinTech.
Dr.T.K.Murugesan explicated about the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. He also expounded other concepts on the future of Bitcoins in India, legalities and procedural norms followed.
Dr. Krishnamoorthi highlighted the technology in banking and insurance companies. He also enriched the students with knowledge on core banking solutions. Dr.Muhammad Ashiq expounded about the financial technology in capital market, India Stack. He also enlightened the students with the basic knowledge of virtual trade on capital market securities and mutual funds.
Dr. Pushpa shed light on the FinTech startups and Digital Economy in India by edifying the students with many real life examples. She also gave an insight on the major initiative taken by the government of India ‘Digital India’.
75th Independence Day Celebration - “Azadi Ka Amruth Mahotsav”
Date: 14th August, 2021
Venue: Zoom Platform
Number of beneficiaries: 40 + 46 = 86
Classes Attended: III M.Com & III M.Com FA
The event was held to feel honored as India got its Independence on August 15, 1947 from the British .The celebration went on with the presence of the entire department Teachers and Students. The students Coordinators for the event were Ms. Swathi, III M.Com, Mr. Yashwanth Reddy, III M.Com, Ms. Vismaya Vijayan, III M.Com FA, Mr. Kelvin Varghese, III M.Com FA. The host for the day was Ms.Vismaya Vijayan, III M.com FA. The program started with a silent prayer by all the Teachers and Students. Ms. Swathi, III M.com had addressed the program with a welcome speech followed by the list of various events hosted by the students of the respective classes. The list of events (based on patriotism) & participants are as follows:
• Song - Leona (IIIrd M.com FA).
• Dance - Ramitha (IIIrd M.com). • Speech & poem - Indra (IIIrd M.com).
• Documentary - Abel & team (IIIrd M.com).
• Quiz - Kelvin & team (IIIrd M.com FA).
After completion of all the events, Prof.Madhu Druva Kumar, Coordinator, Department of Commerce (PG) acknowledged the event with a motivating speech & a vote of appreciation for all the teachers, student coordinators, participants & all the other students who were part of the event. Mr. Yashwanth Reddy, III M.com) addressed the teachers and students with a vote of thanks for making the event informative, effective & successful. The event ended with an energetic National Anthem as the teachers & students were highly charged up by end of the Session.
International Accounting Day
Department of Commerce PG commemorated International Accounting Day by conducting an online programme on “International Accounting Day” on 10/11/2020 from 3.30 to 4.30 pm whereby first year M.Com & M.Com FA students made an inclusive presentation on various concepts and conventions of international accounting. The International Accounting Day is celebrated on 10th November every year. It was the day in 1494 when Venetian Mathematician Luca Bartolomeo De Pacioli published an epic tome that included an in-depth look at book-keeping practices. The organizing team of this Programme included Ms.Shree Durga, Ms.Rachel Maria G, Ms.Phebe J, Mr.Karan Khadka G, Mr.Yashwanth, and Ms.Pragati Gaur.
The online Programme was organized by the organizing team of I Year M.Com and M.Com FA students. The Programme started with a formal session at 3:30 pm with a prayer song followed by the welcome speech. The session commenced with a set of videos played by the students of I M.Com & M.Com FA portraying glimpses of Luca Pacioli, Book-Keeping Practices unveiled by Luca Pacioli and the relevance of mathematical concepts in international accounting.
The next part of the session was divided into two parts. The first part consisted of a PPT presentation by a few M.Com and M.Com FA students on various concepts and conventions of IAD. Ms.Priyanka C P, I M.Com FA spoke about the history of accounting as an established practice that dates back several millennia. Ms.Rose James, I M.Com FA threw light on the importance and prevalence of international accounting in today’s business era. Mr.Richy Geo Cheriyan, I M.Com FA talked about international hominization. Ms.Irene Liss Chammany, I M.Com FA, expounded about the role of American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) in the international accounting system.
Karan Khadka G, I M.Com FA systematically explained about the main reasons for honouring international accounting day. Rachel Marina, I M.Com FA made an inclusive presentation on the significance of IAD. Ms.Pragati Gaur, I M.Com FA explained the concept on timeline of IAD and their relevance in today’s business era. The second part of the session was an accounting quiz conducted by Twinkle Rose Vinod, I M.Com FA along with her teammates. The quiz consisted of gibberish, identifying the company, personality identification, identifying the accounting terms via connecting the images.
Total 84 students from I M.Com & I M.Com FA attended the Programme virtually via Zoom Platform and they were highly pleased with the way the organizing team had commemorated the International Accounting Day. The students gained a wide-range of knowledge and were acquainted with the various concepts and conventions of international accounting which have been undeniably developed significantly since its introduction in pre-modern times. The participants of this online Programme experienced the robust advancements that happened in the field of international accounting throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance period. The International Accounting Day is celebrated on the anniversary of the publication of a critical work in the 15th century by an Italian mathematician.
National Level Online Webinar on “The Order Of Global Business In Post-Pandemic Era”
The Department of Commerce PG organized National Level Online Webinar on “The Order of Global Business in Post-Pandemic Era” via Zoom Platform on 08th September, 2020 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. The resource person for the Programme was Dr.S.Janakiraman, Professor, PG & Research Department of Economics, Government Arts College (Autonomous) (NIRF Ranked: 34), Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. The aim of this webinar was to throw a light on the major challenges, issues and opportunities of global business in the post-epidemic period.
Along with the severe business crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, executives around the world face enormous business challenges: the collapse of customer demand, significant regulatory modifications, supply chain interruptions, unemployment, economic recession, and increased uncertainty. As businesses across the world get disrupted amidst the coronavirus pandemic, a ‘new normal’ is on the horizon and the business organizations must lay the groundwork for their speedy recoveries in post-pandemic period.
The resource person Dr.S.Janakiraman delivered a wide-ranging and inclusive speech on the major issues, challenges and opportunities of global business in post-epidemic era. Some of the insightful views and thoughts the resource person had thrown light on the order of global business in post-pandemic era are highlighted below.
This online webinar witnessed an overwhelming response of 315 participants from the fraternity of faculty members, research scholars, corporate executives and students. This webinar provided the participants a thought-provoking platform for acquiring knowledge and exposures on vivacious order facets of global business in post-pandemic era. The participants responded that this online webinar has enriched them with the knowledge and exposures on every order facet of global business in the post-covid 19 period. Thus an hour of enlightening and inspiring speech on issues, challenges and opportunities from the perspective of global business in post-epidemic era was very much the need of the hour.
Healthy Learning Through Yoga
The Department of Commerce PG commemorated an online webinar on "Healthy Learning Through Yoga" as a part of Fit India Movement via Zoom Platform on 29th August, 2020 from 12:15 to 1:15 pm for the physical and mental wellness of III Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students. The Resource Person for the online session was Prof.Vigraanth Bapu K.G, Asst. Professor & Yoga Trainer, Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, Karnataka.
The aim of this programme was to prepare the students physically and mentally for the integration of their physical, mental and spiritual faculties so that the students can become healthier, saner and more integrated members of the society and of the nation. This movement can supplement the students with good health, mental hygiene, emotional stability, moral values, self-discipline and self-consciousness.
Every individual has experienced boredom, fear, worry, and stress in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has thrown the normal life of every individual out of gear. The college students have been confined within the four walls of their house which had an adverse impact on their physical and mental wellbeing in many ways including depression, stress, anxiety and loneliness. The Department of Commerce PG came out with an initiative of conducting an online session on Healthy Learning Through Yoga for the benefits of III M.Com & M.Com FA students in line with the “Fit India Movement” launched by our honorable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi to encourage people to remain healthy and fit by including physical activities and sports in their daily lives.
The resource person Prof.Vigraanth Bapu K. G inculcated the physically and mental wellbeing of the students with the help of Yoga practices and threw light on the significant benefits of Yoga. This online webinar consisted of two sessions. The first session was the theoretical overview where he elaborately explained the benefits of Yoga, different asanas and also the breathing techniques for enhancing immunity power of the people. The resource person also demonstrated Surya Namaskar as one of the most important asanas which has 12 gracefully linked sequence of Asanas. The right procedure for doing Sthiram, Sukham, Asanas followed by Vrikshasana or Tree Pose was effectively demonstrated by our resource person.
A Total of 98 students from III Semester M.Com & M.Com FA attended this online session and they had an opportunity to learn about the various benefits of Yoga and learn various asanas which if practiced everyday would help an individual to cope with the physical and mental challenges and stay fit during this pandemic. Including Yoga in everyday life will help to maintain a healthy mind and body. The various asanas learnt in this online session would benefit an individual in the long run if practiced consistently. The participants also felt that this online session on yoga practices could equip them with basic knowledge about one’s personality, to handle oneself well in all life situations, to learn techniques of gaining good health, to develop a discriminative mind capable of knowing the real from the unreal and to face the dualities of life with equanimity.
Sesquicentennial Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti
The Department of Commerce PG commemorated "Relevance of Gandhian Thoughts in Modern Era" as a sesquicentennial Celebration of Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary on 1st October, 2019 from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm in Class Room No.B402 (Admin Block). The Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated on 02 October 2018 as beginning of 150 years of celebrating the Mahatma marked the culmination of the ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ event.
Government of India has decided to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, at national and international level to propagate his message. On this occasion, Department of Commerce PG commemorated this Programme. The organizing team of this Programme comprises:
a) Ms.Teena Benny Thomas, I M.Com
b) Mr.Sandeep S, I M.Com FA
c) Mr.Austin Antony, I M.Com FA
d) Ms.Malavika, I M.Com
e) Ms.Praneetha, I M.Com
f) Ms.Annu Kuriakose, I M.Com
g) Mr.Jeffrey, I M.Com
The programme includes the following events:
1) A video portraying glimpses of Life of Mahatma Gandhi.
2) Presentation on various modern day leaderships qualities inspired by Mahatma Gandhi.
3) Debate on "Relevance of Gandhian Thoughts in Modern Day Era"
4) A Tribute Song to Mahatma Gandhi
Total 98 students patriotically attended the programme and they were happy with the way the organizing team conducted the Programme. They also learned about invaluable glimpses of life of Mahatma Gandhi.
International Accounting Day
I M.Com & I M.Com FA students of Department of Commerce PG commemorated an Interactive Programme on 11/11/2019 from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm as a part of Celebration of International Accounting Day at Class Room No. B402 (Admin Block). The International Accounting Day is celebrated yearly on November 10. It is the day in 1494 when Venetian Mathematician Luca Bartolomeo De Pacioli published an epic tome that included an in-depth look at book-keeping practices. The organizing team of this Programme comprises Mr.Vijay Kumar, I M.Com; Ms.Teena Benny Thomas, I M.Com; Ms.Malavika, I M.Com; Ms.Annu Kuriakose, I M.Com; Ms.Reena, I M.Com; Ms.Merlyn Claire; Ms.Priyanka V, I M.Com FA; and Ms. Uzma Inayath, I M.Com FA.
The programme includes the following events:
1) A video portraying glimpses of Luca Pacioli
2) Presentation of Book-Keeping Practices unveiled by Luca Pacioli
3) Business Quiz on common Book-Keeping Practices
4) A presentation depicting the relevance of mathematical concepts in accounting.
The organizing team of this Programme has thrown a light on the following:
Total 80 students from I M.Com & I M.Com FA attended the programme and they were highly delighted with the way the organising team conducted the programme. The students have acquired knowledge about the field of accounting which has undeniably developed significantly since its introduction in pre-modern times. They have experienced the robust advancements in the field of accounting throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance period. The International Accounting Day is celebrated on the anniversary of the publication of a critical work in the 15th century by an Italian mathematician.
BUDGET 2019-2020 [LIVE STREAMING]
Department of Commerce PG has arranged Live Streaming on Budget 2019-20 on 5th July 2019 at Conference Hall II (PG Block) from 9 am to 1.45 pm. Our Finance Minister Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman presented a budget 2019-20 in the Parliament on July 05, 2019.
This was the maiden Budget Speech of the Finance Minister. Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman became only the second woman in the history of independent India to present the Union Budget. The students were exposed to the major highlights of the budget 2019-20 presented by our finance minister. Few of the significant highlights are summarized below.
Key Features of Budget 2019-20: Vision for $5 trillion economy driven by investment; Transforming rural lives; New Jal Shakti Mantralaya to ensure Har Ghar Jal; Enhancing ease of direct and indirect taxation; Strengthening connectivity Infrastructure; Gandhipedia to sensitize society; India’s soft power; and Harnessing India’s space abilities.
• Pradhan Mantri Karam Yogi Maandhan: Pension benefits to retail traders and small shopkeepers
• Enhanced interest deduction for affordable housing loan. Tax benefits for corporate tax payers.
• Vision to become $5 trillion economy driven by ‘virtuous cycle’ of investment. India becomes sixth largest economy.
• Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY): Establish robust fisheries management framework Scheme of faceless electronic tax assessment: Aadhaar and PAN to be interchangeable
• Reform, Perform, Transform agenda: GST, IBC, RERA etc. Changing common man’s life: MUDRA, UJJWALA, SAUBHAGYA etc.
Total 89 students (50 from III M.Com & 39 from III M.Com FA) attended Live Streaming on Budget 2019-20 and the students had a robust learning experience from listening to the maiden Budget Speech of our finance minister.
Classes Attended & Number of beneficiaries: I & II Year M.Com & M.Com FA & 172
Place: BCN Special School, Geddalahalli, Hennur Bagalur Rd, Kothanur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560077
Time: 2:00 PM – 04.30 PM
The celebration of Christmas incorporates:
Our M.Com & M.Com FA Students decorated the premises of the School with evergreens on the day of Celebration of Christmas to rejoice this joyous time filled with shopping, gifts giving and happiness. The Christmas wreath represents everlasting life and God's endless love for us.
The Christmas Tree
The Christmas tree is an evergreen trimmed with lights, decorations, and tinsel, is derived from a "paradise tree", or the tree in the Garden of Eden. Out students have gifted the Christmas Tree joyfully to the special school children during the Christmas Celebration.
The beginning of gift giving during Christmas started from the three wise men, with their three gifts for the Christ child. Two of our students acted as Santa Claus and offered the special school children various gifts like pen, lunch boxes, school bags, story books, note books, playing things, etc.
The Christmas Feast
On Christmas day, the year's greatest feast is served. The feast was started off with cakes, tea, and candy bars to the special children and their parents. Once everyone is seated, the food is served and eaten, after dessert, people drink and dance.
Christmas Songs stand as one of the most important pillars of holiday music. Our students with the faculty members sang a variety of Christmas songs with the special children in the Christmas day celebration.
The exchange of Christmas gifts are a cause for much wild excitement and celebration. Thus, gift giving and merriment fills the holiday season of Christmas. Our students distributed various Christmas Gifts to the school children.
3 Days Industrial Trip to Hyderabad with 75 Students and 3 Faculty Members.
• The students were exposed to various functional areas of two Industries and they acquired practical knowledge on different operations of the industries. They were also exposed to lectures given by the CEOs of the Industries.
• Practical exposures about Industries are really important for the PG students to have better understanding of the subjects taught in the programme.
Centre for Employability and Corporate Relations (CECR)
Global Competitive environment today requires resilient individuals who are dynamic in their approach, humble in their attitude, proactive in their thought and committed in their purpose. Right since its inception, Kristu Jayanti College has endeavored to inculcate a mental quality infrastructure in each student. Based on the four pillars of education - Knowledge, Skills, Values and Attitude, the Jayantian Education system is geared towards holistic change.
Effectiveness of education is proved by the Job Placements offered to the students. During the previous year more than 52 corporate organizations visited our campus to recruit prospective employees from various streams of study at Post Graduate and Graduate Levels. The holistic educational curriculum and training to imbibe organizing ability, communication skills and team spirit have made the students enterprising to meet the demands of modern business.
The Centre for Employability and Corporate Relations (CECR) conducted Placement Orientation and Training Programme (POTP) for M.Com & M.Com FA students.
Event: Placement Orientation and Training Programme
Aim: The sole aim of the programme is to imbibe the students with knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to meet the demands of the corporates
Date & Time: 10.07.2018 & 11AM TO 12.50 PM
Venue: Conference Hall II (PG Block)
No. of Students Participated: 80
1. M.Com : 42
2. M.Com FA : 38
Capacity Building Training on Life Skills for the PG Students
Departments: Commerce PG & Economics
Classes Attended & Number of Beneficiaries: I M.Com & I M.Com FA & I MA Economics & 93 Students
Faculty Coordinator: Dr.Muthukumar V
About Life Skills
Three days life skill education for the I Year M.Com, M.Com FA and M.A Economics Students of our college was started with Introduction to Life skill Education on 26th July at 09.00 AM in the Mini Auditorium of PG Block. Dr.Aloysius Edward, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Management and Prof.Vijayakumar R, Head, Department of Commerce introduced the life skills education to the participants. In this session, Dr.Aloysius Edward and Prof.Vijayakumar R explained the significant and importance of life skills education in the personal and professional life of an individual. A bird’s eye view on all the ten life skills was given by Dr.Aloysius Edward for I Year M.Com FA & M.A Economics Students and by Prof.Vijayakumar R for I Year M.Com Students during the inaugural session.
Indian Innovation Summit / CII Summit
We were a group of 26 students from M.Com and M.Com FA who were selected to be part of the INDIAN INNOVATION SUMMIT 2017 organized by the Confedaration of Indian Industry (CII). We had attended an orientation and briefing prior to the date of the summit on 12th & 13th July 2018, at the CII office at Indiranagar. Committees were allocated to us and a briefing about the duties and responsibilities was also provided.
We were assigned the following committees, namely, registration, membership, momento felicitation, floor management and the speaker’s lounge.
1000-1100 Hrs: Inaugral Session
The theme strives to address the spirit of nation building that lends to an ecosysytem of innovation that is so critical to the future of the citizens in a digitally connected world.
1220-1315 Hrs: Session 1 : Learning to Fly – Innovation by Teens
When many of us were in our teens, summer projects and work for science fairs meant visit to a photocopier :copy, cut and paste photos and graphics on colorful presentation boards. Our hobbies translated to playing cricket (or its equivalent, baseball they call it), watching it on a TV, or playing it on a computer. The answer mostly is a function of our time-and-space coordinates. While much hasn’t changed today, we come across teenagers with creative, scientific minds that are building extraodinary devices, revolutionery materials and renewable technologies that might just dent the universe and change the planet for better. What’s fascinating about these developmet is that the teens @innovation are not doing it for themeselves. And, the trophies are coming in form of seed funds and venture capital. In this session, we proudly showcase and understand the phenomenal Gene why – and why not from across the world that’s driving the Gen Y.
1415 – 1515 Hrs: Session -2: Rise of Machines and Future of Human Labour
The rise of machine-driven intelligence solution impacts the human labour in various industries with varying degrees of scale. The machine-driven autonomous systems and assisted decision –support system challenge the low –value adding repetitive jobs that are on one end of the work spectrum. But at the same time, intrude into the high value diagnostic-driven domain specialization arenas such as medicine and environment science. A hybrid workforce of machine and humans give rise to an existential of the future of human labour and intelligence. The session explores the trends, opportunities and challeneges for human labour.
1515 – 1615 Hrs: Session – 3: All Sysytems Digital – A Cashless Move
The digital economy is disrupting the analog world by moving cash into the digital currency form. This is driving rural india embrace the digital world with mobile phone, digital wallet and biometriv identity. This opens on under served segment to main stream marketing nd consumerism while contours of this new indian both in term of aspiration and anixiety for celebrating inclusion while losing anonymity.
1645 – 1745 Hrs: Session - 4: Great Expectations – Scaling the Consumption Economy
The ecommerce boom has resulted in several shifts in the business landscape anchored on convenience at first, later focusing an experience, bringing about consumer inclusion from non-metro and rural regions. Indian ecommerce has so far focused on customer acquisition, gross merchandise value (GMV) growth and scale, funded often through heavy discounts. Today the conversation shifts to opportunities and constraints impacting the sustainability of the ecommerce model . as an area driving growth for the India economy, scale and sustainability for eCommerce may be vital for the economy itself
1750 – 1835 Hrs: CII- 3M Student Challenge
The session highlights the top 3 of the CII-3M students challenge for innovation in the areas of innovation for national missions. The session concludes with an experience sharing by renowed prsonality with a unique blend of artistic talent and technology expertise.
Day II : 13th July 2018
1045 – 1135 Hrs : Session- 5: Panel discussion on society and innovation
The panel explores the impact of different innovations on society, throwing light on beliefs, values and practices rooted in a nation’s culture. The concept of identity, the need for privacy and the strifes for equality are important social and cultural dimensions for building a national wealth around innovation. The cross- border nature of economic activities, the connected nature of digital societies and the local identity of sub cultures and ethinic groups presents a melting pot of divergent views on the role of innovation in scociety.
1140 – 1230 Hrs: Session-6: Cure for All – A bridge too far
One in three person diagnosed with the disease do not survive beyond five years. This leaves a little scope for developing insights about the disease, the possible diagnosis and what works best for who. For instance, let us say, a drug has been found to be effective in trating realtively rare of cancer. The medicine not only has a significantly higher success rate than medicine for other cancers but also far fewer side effects because its potency is trained on specific cancer cells. The rise of personalized/precision medicine is revolutionizing the way doctors and pharmaceutical companies approach diseases. Using genetic sequencing, medical professionals are now able to separate people with similar symptoms into far narrower groups and target medicines at them. Which could perhaps translate into: the doctor cures, the self-heals
1235 – 1330 Hrs :Session- 7 : Learning to unlearn – A digital immigrant’s dilemma
For once we can believe that technology can change the world since education and learning industry has embraced technology. New skills and passion for constant learning are becoming increasingly rewarding. A new ecosystem is greatly impacting and, in some cases, redifining, established systems and institutions. In its report, understanding Knowledge scocieties, the United Nations describes knowledge economies as those societies in which information and the creation of knowledge have replaced industrial production as the main contributor to GDP. To multiply the wealth of nations, this session discusses how businesses and government can integrate ICT into their core processes to increase efficiency, expand the scope and reach their services and improved productivity.
1430 – 1530 Hrs : Session – 8: Framing Innovation –A new state diplomacy
The innovation framework of a nation is at the core of wealth creation paradigm for any state. The need for policy enablement for public good and its balancing avt with protecting competitiveness of the industry gives rise to many fissures in international relations. This clash of national interest with international trade results in clash of patents, trade policies and tax regimes and it is this fine act of diplomacy which drives the nation’s innovation framework. The session analyses the social, moral and legal aspects of this frameworks as well as the business imperatives to bring out an informed and unbiased view.
As a group of 16 students, our biggest takeway was that we could engage in what the corporate world would call it, the much needed “networking”, be it Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan the chairman of CII India or Priyank Kharge , the minister from the Government ; we found it hard to believe that we were there talking informally to them at that precise moment.
We were also happy to walk around at the innovation expo organised at the venue, where we had a nice time listening to what the companies around the globe are heading to when it comes to innovation and technology. Though the days ended too soon, we were happy and contended deep down in our hearts to be part of such an event and to get an hands on experience when it comes to managing an event as huge as this summit. We sincerely thank the department of Commerce and Management (PG) for giving us the oppurtunity to be part of such an event which was indeed a rewarding experience to all of us.
Vichaarmanthan 2017: An Interactive Session with Indian & Global Visionaries Financial Sector Regulations
The Department of Commerce (PG) conducted the 35th edition of Vichaarmanthan (2017) for all PG students on “financial sector regulations”. Dr. Michael Debabrata Patra, Executive Director, RBI India & Member, Monetary Policy Committee of India was the Chief Guest of this event which took place on September 15, 2017.
Chief Guest engaged students with informative sessions on:
1. RBI and Monetary Policies
2. Governance & Regulation
3. Economic Status of the Country
4. Demonetization and its Impact
5. Financial Sector
The sessions were interactive and informative by allowing the students to raise questions related to emerging trends in Financial Sector Regulations.
Rural Explosure "Grama Samveditha” 2017-2018
The department of Commerce (PG) conducted a rural exposure trip for the students of M.Com and M.Com (FA). The students were accompanied by teachers - Dr.V.Muthu Kumar, Dr.T.K.Murugeshan, Dr.Renugadevi, Prof.Madhumalathi and Prof. Swetha to a Bangalore Rural District SHRI SIDDAGANGA SCHOOL, Purushanahalli, Doddaballapura Taluk from December 7th 2017 to December 8th 2017. The theme of the event was GRAMA SAMVEDITHA.
The students conducted many activites for children of the school which included life skill activities for classes of 8th, 9th and 10th standard.
Industrial Visit: 3-day visit - Hyderabad
The department of Commerce(PG) organized an industrial trip for 71 students of III M.Com & M.Com (FA) to Coco Cola Aminpur Unit in Hyderabad and Geological Survey of India on 4th October 2017 and 8th October 2017.
The students learnt that practical life in industries is quite different and challenging. It gave students a better understanding of industries.
25th NATIONAL QUALITY SUMMIT
A group of 11 students from M.Com and M.Com FA were selected to be part of the National Quality Summit organized by the Confedaration of Indian Industry (CII).
Make In India and global quality trends were part of the technical sessions attended by students.
Report On 13th Indian Innovation Summit
A group of 16 students from M.Com and M.Com FA, were selected to be part of the prestigious Indian Innovation Summit 2017, organized by the Confedaration of Indian Industry (CII) held on 13th and 14th of July 2017.
Students actively participated in the following committees, namely, registration, membership, momento felicitation, floor management and the speaker’s lounge..
Networking with eminent people of the likes of Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan the chairman of CII, India, was a key takeaway for the students who also got the opportunity to be a part of the innovaative exhibition and interact with global companies across the world.
Three days of life skill education was conducted for the I year M.Com, M.Com FA and M,A Economics students of Kristu Jayanti College which began with Introduction to Life skill education on 19th July at 09.00 P.M in the Mini Auditorium of PG Block.
Prof.Vijayakumar R, Head, Department of Commerce Introduced the life skill education to the participants. In his session Prof.Vijayakumar R explained the importance of 10 life skills in the life of an individual.
Workshop 1: Equity, Forex and Commodity Market
The PG Department of Commerce conducted a one-day work shop on Equity, Forex and Commodity market for M.Com and M.Com (FA) students on Friday 12th August, 2016. The resource persons for the day were Mr. Himanshu Gupta and Mr.Sumit Mukerjee.
The entire workshop was split into five sessions.
The first session mainly focused on the basics of equity market where the resource person talked about IPO. Whereas, the second and third sessions focused on currency and commodity markets respectively and the fourth was on risk management. The last session was interactive, where the students were exposed to the practical aspects of share market by simulating the stock exchange.
Workshop 2: Wealth Management and Security Analysis
The PG department of commerce organized a 1 day workshop on recent trends in wealth management and security analysis for M.Com & M.Com (FA) students on Friday 29th July 2016. The chief resource person for the day was Mr Srinivasan Lakshmi Narayan.
The objective of the workshop was: To inculcate in the students a general awareness on wealth management and security analysis.
The resource person spoke about different was of investing including mutual funds. . He later described different ways of making a wise financial decision such as
1. Focusing on long term goals
2. Having multiple sources of income
3. Following a proper budget
4. Only invest in a venture that one is able to manage and understand
5. Keep track of the expenses one incurs
6. Try getting financial advises from experts
Students learned how to create savings habit, the various ways of investing in different ventures, meaning of wealth management and importance of tax planning.
The Department of Commerce (PG) organized life skills education for the first year M.Com, M.Com FA and M.A Economics students. The event began with Introduction to Life skill education. Dr.V.Babu, co-ordinator M.Com and M.Com (FA), introduced the life skill education to the participants. In his session Dr.V.Babu explained the importance of all 10 life skills in the life of an individual.
Samshodhana (research forum) report - Department of Commerce
To motivate the research culture among the post graduate commerce students of Kristu Jayanti College an initiation was taken to start a research forum. The forum was named as Samzodhana (Research).
The forum is monitored by the Coordinator M.Com Programme and Research methodology subject teacher.
Objectives of the Forum
➢ To motivate and equip the students to undertake research
➢ To help the students to publish the research papers in reputed journals
➢ To improve the art of writing research report Activities
➢ Helping the members to identify research problems
➢ Weekly discussion on research topics
➢ Discussions on the prepared questionnaires and interview schedules
➢ Discussions on application of statistical tools
➢ Debate on published research papers.
Rural Exposure – Village Visit – Final Year M.com
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a village visit to Kesaregere village, Maastihobli, Mallur taluk, Karnataka for IV Sem M.com students on 1st and 2nd February 2016.
The M.com students raised several questions to the gram panchayat members to address the grievances faced by the villagers regarding healthcare, women development activities, transportation facilities, sanitation and insurance.The interaction was followed by prize distribution to the winners of the previous day’s sports activities. Finally, notebooks and stationery were distributed to all the students of the primary school.
The Department of Commerce (PG) conducted the 27th edition of Vichaarmanthan on March 19, 2016 for all PG students on “financial sector regulations”. Shri. N. S. Vishwanathan, Executive Director, RBI was the Chief Guest of the event.
The session was interactive with students asking various questions related to financial sector regulations.
The Department of Commerce (PG) conducted the 24th edition of Vichaarmanthan - an interactive series with Indian and Global visionaries for all PG students on “RBI Reforms and Current Trends in Banking” on September 11, 2015. Smt. Deepali Pant Joshi, Executive Director, RBI was the Chief Guest of the event.
The session was interactive with students asking various questions related to the reforms in RBI and measures related to curbing inflation.
Samshodhan (Research Forum)
In-order to motivate the research culture among the Post Graduate Commerce students of Kristu Jayanti College, an initiation was taken to start a research forum. The forum was named as Samshodhan (Research). The forum is monitored by the Co-ordinator M.Com Programme and Research methodology subject teacher.
Objectives of the Forum are as follows
* To motivate and equip the students to undertake research
* To help the students to publish the research papers in reputed journals
* To improve the art of writing research report
* Helping the members to identify research problems
* Weekly discussion on research topics
* Discussions on the prepared questionnaires and interview schedules
* Discussions on application of statistical tools
* Debate on published research papers
The forum activities prepared students to publish the papers in reputed journals.
Rural Exposure – Village Visit – IV M.com
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a village visit for IV Sem M.com students on 2nd and 3rd of December 2014. During the visit, students undertook many social activities in order to explore the rural culture and lifestyle. They also conducted many programs relating to social issues in order to create awareness among the village dwellers.
Industrial Visit- Toyota
Department of Commerce organized an industrial visit for students of M.com second year (2011-2013 batch) to Toyota Kirloskar factory, on 10th June 2013. Two faculty members Prof. V Babu and Prof. Mohammed Umair accompanied the students. A brief introduction about the company and the production process of the plant was given to the students after which they were taken to the plant, where the production process was shown in detail.
The visit helped students understand and appreciate the work culture, world class manufacturing and quality assurance systems of Toyota Kirloskar factory. It gave a unique opportunity to acquire practical knowledge about the Just in time production process.
Rural Exposure – Village Visit III M.com
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a village visit for III Sem M.com students on 30th and 31st October 2013.
The main aim of the rural exposure program was to understand the culture, life style and challenges faced by the rural population in terms of basic facilities, health and primary education.
The students learnt about societal problems. They also gained nuggets of wisdom about the various financial and development scheme sanctioned by the state government and central government along with the implication level.
Field trip to Bangalore International Airport
The students of IV semester B.Com Tourism students had an opportunity to visit Bangalore International Airport on 4 July 2012. Students were introduced to the four main entries to the airport, VIP, Staff, Domestic and International passengers’ entrance.
The functions of the baggage allowance area, where the bags of the passengers were weighed and also were informed about the different procedures that needs be followed while checking the bags. And then they were taken to the VIP guest rooms which were maintained only for purpose of assisting VIP personals and also an introduction to the various formalities to be followed at the international counter.