Research Poster Presentation
Department of Commerce PG organized "Research Poster Presentation" on 13th August, 2019 at Main Audi (UG Block) from 11 am to 4.30 pm. Total 77 research posters in various functional domains of commerce & business presented by III Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students.
A research poster presentation with an academic or professional focus is the presentation of research information and findings by the researchers in the form of posters to the spectators. Research posters are widely used in the academic community and to summarize the research information and findings concisely and attractively.
The poster is usually a mixture of a brief text mixed with tables, graphs, pictures, and other presentation formats. At the event, the researcher stands by the poster display while other participants can come and view the presentation and interact with the author for any research discussion.
Total 120 students and few faculty members viewed research posters presented by III Semester M.Com & M.Com FA Students. The viewers had an interaction with presenters on the major thrust areas of research such as the research gap, objectives of the research, methodology used in the research, the tools & techniques applied in the research and conclusion of the research. The participants have felt that this flagship event provided them a forum and platform for exchanging their research thoughts and ideas with the spectators.
Life Skills Education
The Center for Life Skills Education in collaboration with Department of Commerce PG organized Capacity Building Training on Life Skills for I Semester M.Com, M.Com FA & M.Com FA with CIMA from 26th July to 29th July, 2019 in Administrative Block, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru.
Three days life skill education for the I Year M.Com and M.Com FA Students of our college was started with introduction to Life skill Education on 26th July, 2019 at 09.30 AM in the Mini Auditorium of PG Block. Dr.A.Jonas Richard, Director, Life Skills Education, explained the importance of life skills education in the personal and professional life of an individual.
In a constantly changing environment, having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life. The students would learn the nuances of life skills education which will help them in the pursuit of happy life in the personal and professional environment. The students were exposed to the following life skills education.
Inter Personal Relationship
Coping with Emotions
Total 98 students (59 from I M.Com & 39 from I M.Com FA) attended Life Skills Education. The participants had an interactive experience with the life skills trainers and learned the significance of life skills education to lead a happy life.
Value Education: Choices We Need to Make in Life Begins at PU Level
Ms. Konyn Tuba Lappay, III Semester M.Com, Department of Commerce PG delivered a lecture on “Value Education: Choices We Need to Make in Life Begins at PU Level” at St. Mary’s P.U College from 10 am to 12 pm on 1st July, 2019.
The main objective of this session was enable P.U students to decide on career opportunities available after 12th and how they can make themselves equipped to this volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world where they don’t have to run for success but in fact strive for excellence and success is guaranteed. She spoke about 5 principles to be excellent in this modern era.
There were about 40 students from different streams like commerce, arts and science actively attended the session. The students have said that the session was fruitful and equipped them to flourish in the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world.
Samshodhan – A students’ Research Report Contest
Objectives of the Samshodhan
Students in post graduate level are below the par in research skill. Hence there must be an adequate encouragement for research activities at Post graduate level at the early stage of their post graduate studies. So that students could complete their project report in schedule time during final year of their studies with adequate knowledge in the areas of research.The students of second semester M.Com,M.Com(FA), are encouraged to select topic on paper presentation during their research methodology course, with guidance by a course teacher and students are encouraged to present their research design as part of preliminary stage of the contest which will be held in the first week of second month in the semester and this preliminary stage contest will be judged by any faculty members from commerce and management department other than the course teacher and suggestions for changes, feedback will be discussed in the department meeting and suggest measures for it. Final round will be conducted during last week of the second semester, where students will be given opportunity to present their research work on the stage and will be judged by group of judges from the Post graduate department commerce and management.
Paper Presentations and Publications
• To introduce and enhance the research culture in post graduate studies
• To enable to student to have research exposure by participating in National and International conference in other colleges
The students of Final year and First year M.Com and M.Com(FA) will be encouraged to select topic on paper presentation and publication,with guidance by a teachers and students are encouraged to present their paper internally before presenting externally and any modification required will be made by the students with the guidance of teachers. The Students of Final year MCom And MCom(FA) have presented more than 200 papers in various National and International conferences conducted by different institutions and universities.
C.A.R Series (Communication, Aptitude and Research Series)
The department of commerce (PG) has for the first time initiated a unique blend of knowledge enhancing session for the students this semester which is called as the C.A.R Series. The main objective of the session is to build confidence in the students , improve their logical reasoning and quench their knowledge thirst. The students are engaged throughout the week twice during the 2nd hour of the week day. Every student is given the chance to conduct these sessions.
I. Communication: Being able to communicate effectively is the most important of all life skills. Communication is simply the act of transferring information from one place to another, whether this be vocally (using voice), written (using printed or digital media such as books, magazines, websites or emails), visually (using logos, maps, charts or graphs) or non-verbally (using body language, gestures and the tone and pitch of voice). Some of the communication skills one should possess are: Listening. Being a good listener is one of the best ways to be a good communicator. ...Nonverbal Communication. Your body language, eye contact, hand gestures, and tone all color the message you are trying to convey. ...Clarity and Concision. ...Friendliness. ...Confidence. ...Empathy. ..Open-Mindedness. ...Respect.
The communication club activity is conducted on Monday and Thursday of the very week.
II. Aptitude: Skills are the expertise or talent to do a job or task. Job skills allow you to do a particular job and life skills are what are needed for everyday life. Acquired or natural ability (usually measurable with aptitude tests), for learning and proficiency in a specific area or discipline. Aptitude is expressed in interest, and is reflected in current performance which is expected to improve over time with training.
During this hour, the class of M.com 1st Semester is engaged in doing the problems in the class. Students go through various problems and works on it. This happens twice every week, Tuesday and Friday .All the students are supposed to be engaged in the class during the hours and we strictly adhere to it. It’s an activity where in students learn a lot about how to analyze various problems by doing various problems that includes logical reasoning, mathematical problems, quantitative aptitude.
III Research: Research is basically an attitude of inquiry and an attempt to elicit facts. During this hour, the class of M.com 1st Semester is engaged in doing research in the library. Students read through various journals of their interests and write a report on it. This happens twice every week, Wednesday and Saturday .All the students are supposed to be engaged in research activity during the hours and we strictly adhere to it. It’s an activity where in students learn a lot about how to analyze various aspects by reading various journals provided from the library by focusing only on Commerce and Management topics.
The Department of Commerce (PG) is organising the two days rural exposure programme to the final year M.Com and M.Com FA students. The rural visits aim at making students aware of the rural realities. It gives an opportunity for students to witness and interact with different stakeholders regarding rural issues, urban developmental issues, educational support programmes, Child Nutrition and Health Care, land development activities, waste management etc.