The Department of Management organized an induction session on 7th September 2021 for III BBA students from 2.00 PM to 3.00 PM on ‘Orientation on IIC and KJIC’. Prof. C. Surendranath Reddy, Head, Department of Management, Kristu Jayanti College had delivered the welcome address and introduced the resource person- Dr. A. Muruganantham, Director, Kristu Jayanti Incubation Centre, Bengaluru. The resource person elucidated about the Innovation and Start-up Ecosystem in Higher Education Institutions, the objectives of Kristu Jayanti Incubation Centre, the various cells functioning under the KJIC, the activities that are carried out by the various cells and also the participation and achievements of students in various competitions conducted across the country. The participants were able to gain an understanding on the Innovation and Start-up Ecosystem in Higher Education Institutions. The participants were also able to understand the importance and role of Incubation Centre in starting up a business. 355 Students benefited from this programme.
Department of Management conducted a Life Skill program for first year BBA students on 12th January 2021 and 13th January 2021. There was around 360 participants for the life skill training program. The main focus of this program is to help the students in their personal and career life. The program begins with inauguration and the Students attended the training through virtual platform via Zoom, all the six sections (BBA ‘A, B, C, D, BA & AM’) were part of one batch with other departments.. It was a full – fledged two days training sessions across the ten life skills.
Inauguration: The Inauguration of Life Skill Education for the 1st year BBA was held on 12/01/2021 by Rev. Fr. Emmanuel P J Director, Kristu Jayanti College of Law, Director, International Relations, Faculty, and Department of Psychology. Prof. K. Opika welcomed the gathering. Father spoke about the life skills and its importance in the human life. The term ‘Life Skills’ refers to the skills you need to make the most out of life. Fr. Wished students best of luck and happy learning and addressed the concerns of students regarding the post pandemic learning.
09.15 – 10.30 am - Creative Thinking Prof. Sen B Mathews introduced the concept of Life Skills, the 10 life skills and its importance to students. Sir, took the first session Creative Thinking.
The Next session at 10:45 am was taken by Dr. Nagadeepa which was Critical thinking. As human we are involved in various tasks in a day however, sometimes we carry out our routine without Creative and Critical thinking. In order to excel, one must learn to include critical thinking in their day – to – day activites.
The next session initiated at 12:15 pm by Dr. Kalyani on Self – Awareness. The topic of third session was interesting as it identify the area of self – Consciousness and the zeal to learn more about oneself. The session was interactive and liked by students.
The fourth session – Empathy started at 2: 15 pm by Prof. Suku Thomas – Department of Management. Sir, shared why empathy is considered as a life skill and how one must attain it in long run.
The last session at 3:30 pm by Prof. Surjith Singha on Effective Communication, enhances the skills of students in the area of presentation, body language and communication. It involved active participation from students. Day – 1 comes to an end with five skilled completed successfully.
Day – II – 13/01/2021
A fresh start with the sixth skill - Interpersonal relationship by Dr. Kalaiselvi K from 09.15 – 10.30 am, gave the valuable insights on the topic by the resource person. There was a break of 15 minutes then students joined back for next session at 10.45 – 11.45 am by Prof. Madhusudanan on Coping with stress. The third session of the day was coping with Emotions at 12.15 – 01.15 pm by Dr. Mathiarasan. It’s really important to know the ways to cope up with emotions in our busy schedules. The fourth session was Problem Solving by Prof. Vigranath which identifies the areas of solving the issues with less worry. The last session of the day was Decision making at 03.30 – 04: 30 pm by Dr. Geethu. The session focused on the factors included while you make a decision.
Students equipped with basics on ten core life skill and shared feedback from students who attended the session. Students liked the session virtually and able to connect to ten life skills. They enjoyed by participating in various activities in different sessions.
The Department of Management organised an orientation session for the students of BBA I semester batch of 2020 – 2023 on 9th October 2020 from 10.30 to 11.30 a.m. The orientation was conducted online through Zoom platform. The orientation was carried out to highlight the benefits of CIMA certification and explain the pathways for completion of CIMA certification. Prof. Gincy Charles, Faculty, Department of Management was the host for the session. Prof. Surendranath Reddy, Head, Department of Management welcomed the gathering. Prof. Gincy Charles introduced the guests. Mr. Shone Babu, senior manager ISDC provided a bird eye view of CIMA integration. Teresa Jacobs FCIEA, Executive Director – Learning & Development – ISDC oriented the students on the need to stand out of the crowd. CMA Milind Date, Certified Independent Director, Member of IOD explained the benefits of CIMA. Prof. Suku T Samuel, Faculty, Department of Management proposed the vote of thanks. The orientation session was very useful for the students of BBA I semester.
CGMA TRAINING - Financial Reporting
A training session was conducted for the students of III BBA Section on Financial Reporting CIMA subject on 23rd and 24th September. The training session was conducted by Shri. Sudesh Nepune, ISDC trainer. The objective of the session was to prepare the students for Organizational Case study CIMA exam. 26 students of class were participants at the session. The students were oriented on the concepts of the subject such as IFRS etc.
CGMA Training Session – Advanced Strategic Management
A training session was conducted for the V BBA CGMA students on Advanced Strategic Management on 16th and 17th of August, 2019. The training session was conducted by Ms. Nadia Zackria, ACCA, ISDC Trainer. The objective of the session was to prepare the students for Management Level Case Study exam. The students were trained on the concepts of Advanced Strategic Management. This training helped the students to think strategically for various case studies. The students are expected to take up the management level case study exam with CIMA board in January 2020.
CGMA Training on Financial Reporting for V Semester students of BBA Batch 2017-2020
A training was conducted for the students of V BBA Section A from 5th – 6th July, 2019. The training was conducted by Prof. Sarvesh Mopkar ACA. The chapters of Financial Reporting were covered as a part of the training. The objective of the training was to orient the students on the standards of financial reporting especially IFRS to prepare them for taking up CIMA Operational level case study. The training was covered across 2 days for the 36 students of V BBA section A.
CGMA Training Session – Advanced Financial Reporting
A training session was conducted for the students of V BBA Section A on Advanced Financial Reporting on 24 – 26 July 2019. The training session was conducted by CA Sudesh Nepune, ISDC Trainer. The objective of the session was to prepare the students for Management Level Case Study exam. The students were trained on the concepts of Advanced Financial Reporting. 37 students of class V Semester section A were participants at the session. The students are expected to take up the case study exam with CIMA board in January 2020.
CGMA Training Session – Advanced Management Accounting
A training session was conducted for the V BBA CGMA students on Advanced Management Accounting in two slots. The first session of training was between 18th-23rd July 2019 and the second session was conducted on 22nd & 23rd August 2019. The training session was conducted by Shri. Rajeev Kumar, ISDC Trainer. The objective of the session was to prepare the students on Advanced Management Accounting for the Management Level Case Study exam. This training helped the students in interpreting values to take various management decisions. The students are expected to take up the case study exam with CIMA board in January 2020.
Revision session for III Semester BBA
A revision session was conducted for the students of III BBA Section on Fundamentals of Management Accounting on 08 July 2019, Monday. The revision session was conducted by Ms. Krishna Gayathri, ISDC Trainer. The objective of the session was to prepare the students for Fundamentals of Management Accounting CIMA exam. 26 students of class were participants at the session. The students were oriented on the concepts of the subject. They were also prepared to take up the exams with CIMA board in UK.
Orientation of CGMA for I Semester students of BBA Batch 2019 - 2021
An orientation was conducted for the students of I sem BBA by Ms. Fathima Imraz, Manager – Operations & Ms. Sapna N, Manager – Training, of ISDC, Bangalore on 29th June 2019. At the orientation, the students were explained the benefits of completing CIMA and CGMA. The roadmap of the course was also explained to the students covering aspects such as the nature of delivery, study material mode of examination, exemptions the students are entitled. The session also gave the students and insight on the benefits of completing CGMA. The students were explained in detail about the various papers of CIMA that needs to be studied at different semesters. The students were also oriented about the evaluation system of the examination. Towards the end session was open for question and answers. During this time, the students clarified their doubts.