Orientation on Professional Courses

Orientation on CMA Exams
Date: 06 December 2021
Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an orientation on “CMA Examinations” on 6th December 2021 from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm at Auditorium 1, Admin Block. Ms. Rhea Mariam Zenu, CMA, Trainer, Miles Education addressed the students.

The orientation was organized to help CMA aspirants’ understand the pattern of examination paper and also to provide the students tips for preparing for CMA exams. Ms.Rhea highlighted that CMA exams were meant to test the application knowledge of the students and rote learning was not advisable. The students were informed to attempt all the questions and not to leave any questions unanswered. The resource person also pointed out the importance of time management and to manage time by allocating time for multiple choice questions and essay questions appropriately. The relevance of mock exams were highlighted by the resource person. The students were also reminded about the mentoring opportunities provided by Miles Education.

The session concluded with an open discussion with the students wherein the resource person clarified their queries with regard to exams. The orientation programme helped the students to understand the need of meticulous preparation for CMA exam.


Orientation on CMA Exams
Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an orientation on “CMA Examinations” on 30th November 2021 from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm at Auditorium 1, Admin Block. Ms. Rhea Mariam Zenu, CMA, Trainer, Miles Education addressed the students.

The orientation was organized to help CMA aspirants’ understand the pattern of examination paper and also to provide the students tips for preparing for CMA exams. Ms.Rhea highlighted that CMA exams were meant to test the application knowledge of the students and rote learning was not advisable. The students were informed to attempt all the questions and not to leave any questions unanswered. The resource person also pointed out the importance of time management and to manage time by allocating time for multiple choice questions and essay questions appropriately. The relevance of mock exams were highlighted by the resource person. The students were also reminded about the mentoring opportunities provided by Miles Education.

The session concluded with an open discussion with the students wherein the resource person clarified their queries with regard to exams. The orientation programme helped the students to understand the need of meticulous preparation for CMA exam.


Orientationon CMA Course
Date: 15.11.2021
CMA ‘Certified Management Accountant’ is one of the highest management accounting credentials in the world administered by the IMA (Institute for Management Accountants). CMA’s curriculum uses some of the most advanced testing techniques to test management accounting aspirants. Lakhs of aspirants take US CMA exams every year to grow into Management Accountants, Finance analysts and many other roles. In this regard, an orientation session was held for the students of I B.COM P7 on 15.11.2021.

Ms. Alka Kothari, CA, CPA, Cost Accountant, Corporate Trainer, Finance & Accounting Professional addressed the students on the importance of the course, the professional examination and encouraged them to begin their journey in the course. She also emphasised on key subjects such as CMA certification, Professional experience, Structure of examinations and various sub-topics covered under the CMA course such as External Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting techniques, Regression analysis, Costing, Corporate Finance, Risk management and professional ethics.

The resource person concluded by highlighting that US CMA Designation offers a great value and provides a wide range of career avenues, international recognition, global qualification, in-depth knowledge about Management Accounting, Finance, Business Economics and Management concepts required for a business professional, elite network of CPAs, elite network of CMAs.


NEP 2020 - Curriculum Framework
A re-orientation session was organized for the first year students of the Department of Professional Accounting and Finance on 15th November 2021. The session began with prayer song by the department choir. Dr.Annie Stephen, Head of the Department welcomed the students to the campus and introduced the faculties and facilities of the department. She explained the rules regarding campus discipline, class behavior and dress code to be followed by the students. The students were informed about attendance and leave policies, scholarship schemes, various centers and committees of the college.


Reorientation on Jayantian Culture and Code of Conduct
Dr. Aloysius Edward, Dean of Commerce and Management explained the importance and role of National education policy in revamping of Higher Education. He narrated an inspirational story of a carpenter and stated that the students are the architects of their life, hence they need to decide their destiny by themselves. He elaborated on the curriculum framework of NEP-2020 and discussed the entry and exit policies. He discussed the semester wise credit schemes of the BCom programme. The session concluded with vote of thanks by Assistant Prof. Litty M.


Orientation On CMA Course
CMA ‘Certified Management Accountant’ is one of the highest management accounting credentials in the world administered by the IMA (Institute for Management Accountants). CMA’s curriculum uses some of the most advanced testing techniques to test management accounting aspirants. Lakhs of aspirants take US CMA exams every year to grow into Management Accountants, Finance analysts and many other roles. In this regard, an orientation session was held for the students of I B.COM P7 on 15.11.2021.

Ms. Alka Kothari, CA, CPA, Cost Accountant, Corporate Trainer, Finance & Accounting Professional addressed the students on the importance of the course, the examination pattern and also encouraged them to be positive and confident. She also emphasised on key subjects such as CMA certification, professional experience, structure of examinations and various sub-topics covered under the CMA course such as External Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting techniques, Regression analysis, Costing, Corporate Finance, Risk management and Professional ethics.

The resource person concluded by highlighting the importance of the US CMA Designation that offers great value and provides a wide range of career avenues including international recognition, global qualification, in-depth knowledge about Management Accounting, Finance and Business Economics required for the corporate world.


Orientation on “Academic Aptitude Assessment”
Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an orientation talk on “Academic Aptitude Assessment” on 29th October 2021 at 10.00 am in Conference Hall 1. Dr. Manikandan Kathirvel, Assistant Professor, Department of Life Science and Member was the resource person. The programme was organized for the faculty members of the Department of Professional Accounting and Finance.

The main focus of the discussion was the need and importance of assessing the learning levels of students. The students can be assessed formally and informally to determine their current knowledge level. Dr. Manikandan stated that a teacher needs to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the student and develop their talents through various activities. To identify and assess the learners the college has developed a strategy called AAA. Under this strategy the assessments will be conducted three times in a semester viz., pre-course, midcourse and post course assessment. Dr. Manikandan explained about the activities that may be conducted by the teachers to engage the slow learners and advanced learners. The session concluded with an open discussion wherein the queries raised by faculty members were clarified by the resource person.


Orientation on “Outcome Based Education”
Department of Professional Accounting and Finance organized an orientation talk on “Outcome Based Education” on 28th October 2021 at 10.30 am in Pane Room II. Dr. Aloysius Edward, Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Management was the resource person. The programme was organized for the faculty members of the Department of Professional Accounting and Finance.

The main focus of the discussion was the need and importance of Outcome Based Education in preparing the students procure necessary attributes and skills required to obtain a career. Each programme has a programme outcome and porgramme specific outcome which are based on domain related skills and domain unrelated skills. Dr. Aloysius Edward explained the OBE policy of the college by giving an overview of the concept “Attainment Level” specific to the course and programme. The session concluded with an open discussion wherein the queries raised by faculty members were clarified by the resource person.


Orientation “Roadmap To Acca Journey “
The Department of Professional Accounting and Finance conducted Alumni mentoring Programme on “Roadmap to ACCA journey” on 27th October 2021. The resource person was Ms.Sneha Sebastian , ACCA affiliate and an alumni of 2017-2020 BCom batch. The main objective of the talk was to motivate the students to take up ACCA exams and share tips to ace the exams. The speaker explained the importance of time management, and also emphasized on the need to start early to reap the benefits. She also highlighted the importance of physical and mental health and wellbeing. Commitment and Determination is an important factor highlighted by the speaker for clearing ACCA exams. The importance of creating a time schedule was emphasized and that rot learning was not recommended. The speaker also encouraged the students to practice and re-practice the kit provided by ACCA. Time management is a crucial factor in ACCA exams. The speaker stressed on the need to manage time and have a bottoms up approach during exams. The students are also asked to go through the technical articles available in the ACCA website as it enhances one’s ability to comprehend the concepts. She stated that failure was another important ingredient for success and that failure is an important teacher and therefore she encouraged the students to learn from failure and never give up. Several questions were posed by the students and the speaker addressed all the queries. The session ended with Vote of Thanks delivered by the students.


Orientatioon ACCA Course and the Way Forward
Date: 05 October 2021
This orientation was focused and created with a goal of empowering the first year ACCA students to strive towards their goals and also to give a clear focus to the students on the ACCA Course. Orientation mainly focused on ACCA qualification and its exam structure, Integration of ACCA curriculum in the graduation course, its structure and exemptions, ACCA registration documentation and exam entries, Details of fees and various awards from ACCA ,Details about the training for the non-exempted papers, Information about the study materials, PER and membership details.

This session was informative and the students were encouraged to write for clearing ACCA Exams.


Skill Development Orientation on "Prospects of ACCA Programme"
Study ACCA – and discover a world of opportunities. The ACCA course provides a worldwide reputation for excellence and is respected across the globe. It is a diverse body of more than 219,000 members and 527,000 students in 179 countries. The ACCA course opens doors to the best and most interesting roles in the corporate world and makes you one of the sought-after finance professionals in a fast-changing world needs. It is also known that employers across the globe seek out ACCA-trained professionals as they possess strategic thinking, technical skills and professional values to drive their organizations forward.

Embarking on this wonderful journey, the students were provided an interactive session on 8/9/2021 to assist them in taking up the professional exams. The speaker Ms.Vasumathi, Country Head, ISDC addressed the students. The interaction with the students brought forth several queries such as dates of ACCA exams, entry deadlines, dual session booking and amendment of the exams and the order of exam choice. The speaker shared information and gave clarifications on the conduct of exams, mode of paying fees, mode of exams, amending the exam entry and also the new app available that guides the students through the ACCA journey. The students found the session informative in designing their pathway through the ACCA journey.


Guest Lecture on “Embarking on the Professional Journey”
Date: 10th August, 2021
With new beginnings and a fresh start, the students of BCom are all set to equip themselves with the knowledge and skill sets required in the industry, that will set them apart from the ordinary. In lieu of the same, the department of Professional Accounting and Finance conducts a guest lecture titled “Embarking on the Professional Journey”. The aim of the session was to orient the students on the significance of the professional courses and also explain the procedure of registration to the Professional bodies and the conduct of the coaching classes. The guest speaker Mr Irfat M shared useful information and gave tips to ace the exams.


Orientation on CA Foundation Course
Date: 09th August, 2021
The professional courses such as CA/CS have been one of the most sought after career options for students, specifically in the Finance domain. On one hand, these professional courses are considered to be the most prestigious courses and on the other hand, the professional courses aren’t a cake walk either. There has been a tectonic shift in what the corporates and recruiters are looking for and hence a pressing need for our students to realize and align themselves with the paradigm shift was found to be the need of the hour.

It becomes imperative therefore to orient the students about the course and the way forward. The department of Professional Accounting and Finance conducted an orientation program for the students highlighting the future prospects of the course and the importance of the course in building competence and growth.

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