International Conference on “Digital Transformation in Business & Commerce: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities”
The Department of Commerce (PG) has organized an International Conference on “Digital Transformation in Business & Commerce: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities” on 1st & 2nd March 2023. This international conference aims to provide academicians, research scholars, corporate professionals, and PG students with a thought-provoking platform to discuss and deliberate the major trends, opportunities, and challenges of business in the digital era and suggest suitable measures for the sustainable development of business sectors. In total, there were three keynote sessions throwing light on various aspects relating to the digital transformation of business and commerce. The inaugural session of this conference began at 10.00 am and was presided over by our Vice Principal Rev. Fr. Lijo P Thomas. The inaugural address was delivered by our Guest of Honour Mr. Markus Pfefferer, Chief Executive Officer, Tibil Solutions.
The Keynote Session I on “Digital Transformation in IT Sector” had begun at 11:30 AM on 1st March 2023. This session was effectively handled by Dr. Sri Ram Kothapalli, Group Head of Governance Risk & Compliance - Cyber Security. This session provided the participants with a broad perspective on the conference theme. The Keynote Session II on the “Innovation in Accounting Practices in Digital Era” started at 9:30 AM on 2nd March 2023, and this session was commendably handled by CA Mark D’Souza, CEO, Mark D Souza & Co. This session enabled the participants to acquire the knowledge and expertise on the role of adapting the digital technologies and services with respect to accounting and auditing fields. The keynote session III threw light on “Digital Banking- A case study of South Indian Bank”, which was remarkable handled by Mr. Shyam Shivadas, Product Manager, South Indian Bank. The session was filled with information and insights on transforming the traditional way of dealing with banking services into a digital way of dealing with banking services and transactions.
Indeed, a total of 38 research papers was received by the conference team on the conference theme. Two plenary sessions were scheduled on the 1st & 2nd of March, 2023 and 38 research papers underpinning the sub-themes of the conference were effectively presented by the delegates. The external delegates of this conference have said that the conference was well enunciated and effectively organized in hybrid mode by the Department of Commerce (PG) and positively responded that the conference provided them a forum for discussing and deliberating their research findings and implications on the sub-themes of this conference.
Ideation to Incubation Seminar on IIC and KJIC Initiatives for Aspiring Young Minds
The Department of Commerce (PG) organized a seminar on “IIC and KIJC Initiatives for Aspiring Young Minds” under the aegis of ‘Ideation to Incubation’ for the benefit of I Semester M.Com & M.Com FA students on 15th September 2022 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm in the Conference Hall 1, 1st Floor, PG Block with a motive to light up young minds of postgraduate students of Commerce (PG). The seminar aimed to support the dreams of the students who wish to pursue their career as an entrepreneur and pitch their innovative into the business world. Dr. Velmurugan R, Convenor, IIC effectively conducted the session as a resource person along with Prof.Madhu Druvakumar, Coordinator and Staff In-charge Dr. Akhil MP, Assistant Professor. This session turned out to be a great success with a total participation of 86 students; 49 from I Sem M.Com and 37 from I Sem M.Com FA. This session has provided the students with a forum for igniting their young minds of entrepreneurship to pitch a new idea and venture into a new business in the future.
Virtual International Conference on "Renaissance of Business for Sustainability in Era of Pandemic: Opportunities, Trends, and Challenges"
The Department of Commerce (PG) has organized One-Day Virtual International Conference on "Renaissance of Business for Sustainability in Era of Pandemic: Opportunities, Trends, and Challenges" on 25th February, 2022 via Zoom Platform. This virtual international conference aims to provide the academicians, research scholars, corporate professionals, and PG students a thought-provoking platform to discuss and deliberate the major trends, opportunities and challenges of business in the light of Covid-19 and suggest suitable measures for the sustainable development of business sectors. In total, there were 30 topics addressing the business trends, opportunities and challenges in the light of pandemic era. The inaugural session of this conference began at 9.30 am and was presided over by our Principal Rev. Dr. Augustine George. The inaugural address was delivered by the our Guest of Honour Dr. Ahmed Eshra, Chair, Member Relations Committee & Member, Board of Directors, ACBSP, USA.
The Keynote Session I on Paradigm Shift in International Business has begun at 11 am. This session was effectively handled by Dr. Shanmugan Joghee, Discipline Leader, Marketing and International Business, Skyline University College, Sharjah, UAE. This session provided the participants a broad perspective on the conference theme. The Keynote Session II on the “Triple Entry Accounting for Blockchain” started at 12.15 pm and this session was commendably handled by Dr.Lina George, Associate Professor, Department of Business Studies, University of Technology and Applied Science, Muscat, Oman. This session enabled the participants to acquire the knowledge and expertise on role of triple entry accounting for blockchain in the era of pandemic. Indeed, total 82 research papers were received by the conference team on the conference theme. Four plenary sessions were scheduled between 2.00 pm and 4.30 pm virtually via Zoom Platform and nearly 82 research papers underpinning the sub themes of the conference were effectively presented by the delegates. The external delegates of this conference have said that the conference was well enunciated and organized by the Department of Commerce (PG) virtually and positively responded that the conference provided them a forum for discussing and deliberating their research findings and implications on the sub themes of this conference.
Virtual National Conference on “The Covid-19: Business Trends, Challenges and Opportunities”
The Department of Commerce PG organized a Virtual National Conference on “The Covid-19: Business Trends, Challenges and Opportunities” on 23rd October, 2020 from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm via Zoom Platform. The crux of this conference is to provide the Academicians, Research Scholars, Corporate Professionals, and PG Students a thought-provoking platform to deliberate the major trends, challenges and opportunities of business and commerce in the light of Covid-19 and suggest suitable measures for the survival of business sectors. In total, there were 30 topics addressing the business trends, challenges and opportunities in the light of Covid -19.
Mr. Sivan Menon, Founder & CEO, Sangiti, Bengaluru, India has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest of this Virtual National Conference and delivered the inaugural address emphasizing on the business trends, challenges and opportunities in the light of Covid-19. He shed light on the impact of unprecedented pandemic and pointed out the remarkable resilience of the global village and the quick adaption of mankind to this pandemic. He also quoted that adaption is the key to survival and ended with a positive note that we will overcome this pandemic in the near future and all changes are going to be for the better.
Keynote Session I
The Keynote Session I will throw a light on “Challenges & Opportunities in VUCA World” to be handled by Mr. Jithu Koshy CA, Chief Financial Officer, Vivartana Ventures India Private Limited, Chennai, Tamilnadu. The objective of this session was to empower students in understanding the challenges posed by the pandemic situation and the opportunities that one can make use of in the current VUCA world. He also pointed out the subtle differences between the 4 elements of VUCA. The key note speaker introduced the students to a newer concept of VUCA that is D-VUCAD which is a newly added concept by Ian Woodward - INSEAD (2018) and is to be expected in the coming time. This session will provide the participants a broad perspective on the conference theme.
Keynote Session II
The keynote session II will have a focus on the “Digital Marketing & Business Data Analytics – Opportunities & Challenges in Covid-19” to be handled by Dr.S.Kavitha, Associate Professor, Department of MBA, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The objective of this session was to enable the participants to acquire the knowledge on the Covid-19 related opportunities and challenges in the domain of digital marketing and business data analytics.
The second key note speaker Dr.S.Kavitha gave an overview on the impact of COVID- 19 in India and business and in particular the digital marketing sector, education sector and the economy as a whole. She also threw some light on the present scenario, company’s response and the consumers’ response to this pandemic. The honorable speaker gave an in-depth report of recent trends in digital marketing, the emerging tools like AR and VR analytics, zero moment of truth, level playing field and many more. It was a very informative session with a few tips of how to make the customer experience better by using various analytics tools in digital marketing.
Plenary Session for Paper Presentation
The organizing team of this Conference takes an immense pleasure in inviting empirical and conceptual research papers on the conference theme from the learned fraternity of the academia, corporates, and the research scholars. A total of 30 research papers from the learned fraternity were received by the conference team on the conference theme. The research papers presented in this conference are to be published in the standard Journal with ISBN. Keeping in mind the research papers are presented by the authors virtually, the conference committee has decided to have two plenary sessions for paper presentation. The plenary sessions for paper presentation will start from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm virtually via Zoom Platform.
Outcome & Feedback
A total of 204 participants actively attended this Virtual National Conference and 30 research papers in various functional domains of business, commerce and management on the conference theme were presented at this conference virtually. This Virtual National Conference has attracted the prodigious response of 36 delegates from different states like Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. All the 36 delegates have meticulously presented their research papers and shared their research findings, knowledge and experience virtually in this Conference. The outside delegates have felt that this conference provided them a simulative platform for exchanging their research ideas, thoughts and findings and acquainted them with the knowledge on the conference theme.
Expert Talk on Union Budget 2020
Department of Commerce PG has organized an Expert Talk on Union Budget 2020 on 3rd February, 2020 at Mini Audi (Admin Block) from 3:00 pm to 4.30 pm. Mr.Sandeep Jhunjhunwala, Director - Tax at Nangia Andersen LLP, Bengaluru, Karnataka has thrown a bird’s eye view on the significant highlights of Union Budget 2020 presented by our Finance Minister Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman on 01st February, 2020.
Mr.Sandeep Jhunjhunwala has thrown a lime light on the following key prominent themes of the Union Budget 2020 and their implications on people, organizations, Governments and Economy as a whole:
Total students 187 (50 from IV M.Com; 39 from IV M.Com FA; 58 from II M.Com & 40 from II M.Com FA) attended expert talk on Union Budget 2020 and the students have felt that the expert talk provided them the real-time information and knowledge on Union Budget 2020. They also responded that the session as a whole was very well articulated and delivered and the guest speaker made it interesting and interactive so that the students have good learning experience.
7th International Conference On “Enhancing Business Competitiveness for Sustainable Growth”
The Department of Commerce & Management jointly organized 7th International Conference On “Enhancing Business Competitiveness for Sustainable Growth” in collaboration with IMA (The Association of Accountants and Financial Professions in Business) and Miles Education on 26th & 27th September, 2019 at Kristu Jayanti College from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. The crux of this conference is to provide an inclusive platform for the academicians, research scholars, students, industrialists and professionals from various public and private sectors to present and discuss research findings, recent innovations, emerging trends, unrelenting issues, challenges and solutions on the pitch of enhancing business competitiveness for sustainable growth.
Inaugural Ceremony: Dr. Martin Meznar, Associate Dean, Global and Civic Engagement, Walker College of Business, has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest of the occasion and delivered the inaugural address emphasizing on business competitiveness through four main industries such as energy industry, transport industry, health care sector and education sector. He also threw a light on the major issues and challenges that might take place in these industries for the coming years. During his speech, he has made a point that every individual has the global responsibility for conserving environment, air, water, energy, etc. which could lead to the better world.
Keynote Session I: Mr. B.C Rao, Managing Director, Kennametal India Ltd, Bangalore delivered a Keynote address on “Challenges of Enhancing Business Competitiveness in Today’s Era”. He deliberated about certain challenges that are prominent to maintain business competitiveness, such as relevance, risk of getting commoditized, technology led disruption and many more. He also further suggested the following overcoming measures:
• Focus on operations excellence
• Customer centricity
• Leadership perspective
Keynote Session II: Dr. N Ramesh, Head Quality, Taegue Tec India Pvt. Limited delivered a keynote address on “Sustainable Development: A Key for Business Competitiveness” and highlighted that sustainable development is a strategy that meets the needs of enterprise and stakeholders. He also pointed out the major initiatives towards sustainable development. They are deeper understanding about sustainable business, engaging with stakeholders, focusing towards goals and commitment, converting risk into opportunity, value addition to the employees and customers which will create vision, opportunity for the growth, participative work environment. The session thus concluded with an interaction regarding this new approach to business practices.
Keynote Session III: Mr Sanjeeth Hedge, Senior Partner, Banana IP Counsels delivered a keynote address on “Role of Intellectual Properties in Building Business Excellence”. He focused on two major aspects of business such as marketing and innovation which are the key to keep the business high and also highlighted the various intellectual property rights like patents, copy rights, trade marks, industrial design, etc. and also threw light on use of intellectual property in the following sustainable areas:
• Competitive advantage
• Marketing advantage
• Intellectual property as an asset and
• Valuation of business
Keynote Session IV: Mr. Georgy Mathew, FCA, Sr. Partner, Varma and Varma Chartered Accountant delivered a keynote address on “Recent Reforms in Indian Financial Sector”. In this session, he highlighted various recent reforms in Indian Financial Sectors such as banking sector, insurance sector and capital market. In terms of banking sector, he briefed about consolidation of bank, capital inclusion, and small finance bank and insolvency and bankruptcy codes. In terms of insurance sector, he highlighted innovative insurance products for meeting varying necessities of the people. In terms of reforms in capital market, SEBI regulations were discussed to protect the interests of investors and market. He also pointed out the financial sectors reforms that have taken Indian financial system closer to global standards.
Valedictory: Mr Jayas Damodaran, Country Head –Sales Programme, Salesforce.com has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest of the Valedictory Ceremony and delivered the valedictory address on “Enhancing Business Competitiveness for Sustainable Growth”. He highlighted that sustainable growth is a core value and weapon to sustain the business in the intense competitive business world. The core value of the sustainable business must have a focus on the customers, employees, suppliers, value chain, innovation, flexibility, etc.
A total of 57 research papers in various functional domains of business, commerce and management were presented at 7th International Conference on “Enhancing Business Competitiveness for Sustainable Growth”. This International Conference has attracted the prodigious response of 76 delegates from different states like USA, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka and four delegates from Kristu Jayanti Family. All the 80 delegates have meticulously presented their research papers and shared their research findings, knowledge and experience in this 7th International Conference. The outside delegates have felt that this conference provided them a simulative platform for exchanging their research ideas, thoughts and findings and acquainted them with the knowledge on the conference theme.
EBSCO On-Site Training Session
Department of Commerce PG organized EBSCO On-Site Training Session on 02nd August, 2019 at Mini Audi (PG Block) from 3.45 pm to 4.30 pm for enabling students to access to high quality data and information on research papers, books & online sources of materials. The resource person is Mr.M.S.Srinivasa, Training Manager, EBSCO Information Services India Pvt. Ltd. conducted this training session for I Semester & III Semester M.Com & M.Com FA students.
On-site training is delivered in a live classroom setting and always focuses on the specific requirements of the student fraternity in accessing online sources of materials. The On-site Training session typically consists of a variety of learning methods: lecture, day-in-the-life demonstrations of configured application, and independent exercises to reinforce concepts and solidify learning.
Total 188 students (50 from III M.Com, 39 from III M.Com FA, 59 from I M.Com & 40 from I M.Com FA) attended the training session. The trainer made it easy for the students on how to access on-site platform and provided them with a robust experience to access the quality articles, research papers, books, e-books, e-contents, etc.
6th International Conference on Contemporary Practices in Enhancing
Name and Details of the Resource Persons:
Mr.Chris McGrew, Director, Center for Global Engagement and Chief International Officer, Indiana State University, Indiana
Session I: Challenges to Business Excellence
Director, South-East Asia, Operations, LDRA India.
Session II: Business Excellence Through People First Approach
Co-founder and Director, Sattvalabs Innovation Pvt. Ltd.
Session III: Role of NSE in Building Business Excellence
Business Development & Southern Region Head for NSE.
Session IV: Recent Taxation Policies and Challenges for Business Excellence
Mr. Vinod Nagarajan,
Head of India Tax, Dell EMC
Director, Human Capital Management, USA
Inauguration: Dr.Chris McGrew, Director, Center for Global Engagement and Chief International Officer, Indiana State University Dr. Chris McGrew, Chief Guest of the occasion delivered the inaugural address emphasizing the need for systems awareness and thinking within the system. He presented an example of the interaction between elements of the natural ecosystem under the tropic cascade effect of Yellow Stone National Park due to government intervention. He presented the need to consider all factors rather than only one theory, for consequences of actions to be better predictable, and thus related back to the equilibrium of the economic system.
Session I: Challenges to Business Excellence
Mr.Shinto Joseph, Director, South-East Asia, Operations, LDRA India.
Keynote Session I was held under the banner of Challenges to Business Excellence being a lack and fear of innovation. He had mentioned the effects of disruptive innovation as a major challenge for society. He had thrown a light on the Global Social Megatrends, types of innovation as discontinuous, and continuous categories, the importance of an innovation mindset, the meaning and importance of design thinking as a transition from answer a question, to questioning the question itself. He made mention of the skills needed for future growth in the careers of employees.
Mr. Shinto Joseph had mentioned Globalization as one of the major challenges to society as a social megatrend pointing out that no one, not even President Donald Trump could put a stop to it. He pointed out change in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) world as both an opportunity and a treat to business houses, caused by disruptive and unpredictable changes in the coming generations.
He illustrated discontinuous disruptive innovation with Tesla’s electric car and Iridium networks pointing out how they had disrupted the Automobile and Telecommunications industry respectively, thus acting as a change agent forcing the industry to enter into a new realm.
He thus concluded the session with interactions.
Session II: Business Excellence Through People First Approach
Ms.Sakshi Korde, Co-Founder and Director, Sattvalabs Innovation Pvt. Ltd.
In Keynote Session II, Ms.Sakshi had made mention of people-centricity as the core of the organization, mentioning human resources as revenue-centres rather than being cost-centres, especially in top companies with a positive work environment stating that businesses are all about people-interaction, that for organization to be successful, the employees must deem themselves successful in their personal life, leading to their dedication of within the team itself. She highlighted the values of people-centricity as Value-Creation, Empathy and Trust towards employees and customers.
She pointed out that businesses and even non-profit organisations are made of people, customers and other stakeholders are nothing but people at the end of the day, and their goal, their dignity should be respected by the organisation in the conduct of its affairs. Reaching business excellence would have to do first with satisfaction of internal stakeholders and then connected and external stakeholders, towards building the organisation.
She pointed out value creation to employees and customers, empathy of managers to the needs of the employees and customers and the creation of a positive sense of trust between the society and business, as well as within the team to be essential pillars of a people centric approach towards a people-centricity as the core thus turning human resources into revenue centres rather than cost centres.
The session thus concluded with an interaction regarding this new approach to business practices.
Session III: Role of NSE in Building Business Excellence
Mr.Achal Jaiswal, Vice President,
Business Development & Southern Region Head for NSE.
Mr. Jaiswal had exhibited the growth of NSE from its inception in 1992 to its commencement of Commodity Derivatives to be inaugurated on 1st October, 2018, showing itself at par with global exchanges. He made specific mention of the product innovations, market innovations and fin-tech innovations in NSE which had reached even beyond the extent of Trade Algorithm testing to Artificial Intelligence in Transaction processing to study the behaviour of the investors and their consequences.
He spoke of its contribution to business excellence not being only in the internal processes of NSE, but in bringing it to the capital market industry as a whole. He pointed out the IPO forum at NSE Emerge to SME fund raising being a less expensive source of capital to such start-ups as one of the flagship achievements of the fastest-growing exchange of the country.
He brought to light many fin-tech innovations and developments right from Online Screen-based Trading, Mobile trading reaching even to co-location of broker servers within the NSE premises for faster trade execution and processing.
The session was concluded with multiple interesting interactions, wherein sir had pointed out the need for research in investment allocation rather than relying on simple tips laid out by brokers and market specialists, just as research is done before ordering a simple square meal online. Further insight was drawn on the role of SEBI and NSE on the regulatory framework.
Session IV: Recent Taxation Policies and Challenges for Business Excellence
Mr. Vinod Nagarajan, Head of India Tax, Dell EMC
Mr. Nagarajan opened the session with an interaction asking the audience for their expectations and the session continued to remain interactive. He had brought to light how important and relevant a tax policy, reform or amendment is to the government, business firm, and the political system as a whole; what an ideal tax policy should be and its present impact on firms as to how business firms cope up with such changes.
He had pointed out the importance of tax to a nation as something beyond a source of revenue and to a business firm as something beyond an operating cost and burden. He emphasised the words of the government itself with tax as “one among the nine pillars to transform the nation”. It was a policy to invite FDI to the country, influence the market competitiveness and augment growth.
He gave insight on the ideal tax policy to be stable and sustainable, having moderate rates on a higher tax base of assessees, minimal government with maximum governance, and change with the economy as a dynamic component of the system. He pointed out multiple anti-avoidance measures such as GAAR, changes in the definition of “Resident Company” by defining PEOM, Significant Economic Presence being considered rather than mere Physical Presence, Equalisation levy and the most technical – ICDS (Income Computation and Disclosure Standards).
Mr. Vinod Nagarajan thus addressed all questions and fulfilled the expectations of the audience mentioned at the commencement of the session.
Valedictory: Mr.Stephen Coman, Director, Human Capital Management, USA
The chief guest introduced his company Grant Thornton LLP and his background in HR expressing the need for real management as proposed by Project Oxygen, Google including the ability to develop models, empower members and create an inclusive team environment, which he shared a very touching story on regarding a young girl who shaved her own hair in order to make friend undergoing chemotherapy feel welcome and loved. He gave further insight on Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning as the present disrupters in the environment, and the need for management to tackle these changes as opportunities.
A total of 231 papers were presented at the international conference related to “Contemporary Practices in Enhancing Business Excellence”
Outcome: The International Conference brought altogether over 89 delegates from States such as USA, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka, who took part in the conference to share their experiences and research findings on the emerging contemporary practices in enhancing business excellence. The international conference embedded and entrenched four Key Note sessions, eight plenary sessions (Paper Presentations) and round table conference to enable delegates to discuss and deliberate emerging contemporary practices in enhancing business excellence. This conference provided a forum and platform for research scholars, educators, students and industrialists to exchange their thoughts and ideas, to communicate and discuss their research findings and to address new issues and challenges in the field of “Contemporary Practices in Enhancing Business Excellence” and also to enable the participants to explore possible avenues to foster academic and student exchange, as well as scientific activities within the region and India as a whole.
5th International Conference – Commerce (PG)
International Conference on the topic : “Emerging markets in Accounting, banking and Finance” was organized by Department of Commerce, at Kristu Jayanti College on 21st and 22nd September 2017. Dr .T. D Kemparaju Vice Chancellor, Bangalore North University was the chief guest.
Ms. Lilla Gourley, Experienced manager, Grant Thornton was the guest of honour.
In the keynote address, the guest of honor highlighted on the skills for an accounting job, drivers of change and future skills by ACCA, auditing and assurance, corporate reporting and compliance audit.
The main objective of the conference was “Aims to provide a platform to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Global Accounting, Finance and Taxation”
The conference brought together over 260 delegates from States such as Maharastra, Chattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka , had 150 paper presentations and included keynote sessions on emerging and global financial trends and also GST and its implications.
4th International Conference – Commerce (PG)
International Conference on the topic : “Emerging markets in Accounting, banking and Finance” was organized by Department of Commerce, at Kristu Jayanti College on 5th and 6th October 2016. Dr.Philip B LairdVice president, Trinity Western University, Canada was the chief guest.
Chief Guest spoke about the economic crises 2008, extraordinary monitory policy across the globe, EU & BREXIT, four key issues of emerging markets-managing & control, managing speed & change, living & leading in tensions, managing & anticipating. Finally he concluded with Warren Buffet’s statements “Be fearful when others are greedy & greedy when others are fearful”.
The main objective of the conference was “To provide a platform to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Banking, Accounting and Finance”
The conference, which had 177 paper presentations, also included illuminating technical sessions on topics pertaining to SME financing, Venture fund, Cost and Management accounting and others.
3rd International Conference – Commerce (PG)
International Conference on the topic : “Emerging Trends in Global Accounting and Finance” was organized by Department of Commerce, at Kristu Jayanti College on 7th and 8th January 2016. Shri. George Edward Johnston, Head India Product, Barclays Investment Bank, was the chief guest.
The main objective of the conference was “To intensify the information exchange of the results in theoretical research and practical developments in the field of accounting and finance.”
The conference, which had 160 paper presentations also included illuminating technical sessions on topics pertaining to global accounting, wealth management, GST and others.
International Conference on the topic “Risk Management Through Financial & Commodity markets
International Conference on the topic “Risk Management Through Financial & Commodity markets” was organized by Department of Commerce, at Kristu Jayanti College on 25th and 26th September 2014. Mr. Brock Dykeman, Director, Managament Education, Vancouver Island, University of Canada was the chief guest. The conference proceedings were released at the beginning of the event, post which the convener, Prof.V.Babu, gave a brief summary of the 2-day conference.
The conference had 138 participants from various universities which had a perfect mix of paper presentations and technical sessions.
Two day International Conference organized by the department of commerce (PG)
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a two day International level conference on the topic, “Global Economic Turbulence and Its Implication on Indian Financial Environment”, on 26-27 September, 2013. Ms. Chantrelle Star, Senior HR, Grant Thornton Shared Service Centre, was the Guest of Honour. The conference was inaugurated by Mr. Daniel Powers, Tax Practice Leader, US Tax Partner, Grant Thornton Shared Service Centre.
During the inaugural address, Mr Daniel pointed out three reasons that attract US investors to invest in India. The reasons include ‘Indians being conversant in English language’, ‘well equipped labour force’ and ‘democratic government’. He also mentioned that maintaining companies in India is really challenging due to various legal and environmental issues. He suggested that Indian banks should recapitalize and force tax payers to pay to decrease the current account deficit.
The two day international conference also witnessed several research paper presentations, discussions and seminars.
Two day National Conference organized by the department of commerce
Department of Commerce (PG) organized a two day National level conference on 11-12 September, 2012. The conference was inaugurated by Shri. Manjit Singh, Executive Director, Bangalore Stock Exchange. 85 participants from various institutions in Karnataka participated in the conference.
During the inaugural address Shri. Manjit Singh spoke about the present scenario of the Indian Financial System and the current reforms in Indian Financial Market. Dr. Prassana Chandra, Director of CFM and Dr. Anilkumar Gopal Garag, Director, Bapuji B-schools, Davangere also addressed the participants on various topics.
The two day national conference also witnessed several research paper presentations and discussions.