National Workshop on Data Analysis using SPSS
The Department of Management, Kristu Jayanti College organised a seven day National Workshop on Data Analysis using SPSS. The workshop was organised from October 25 to October 31, 2021. The workshop was inaugurated on 25 October 2021, Monday. Prof. Surendranath Reddy, Head, Department of Management welcomed the participants. Rev. Dr. Augustine George, Principal delivered the presidential address at the inauguration. Over 80 participants across the country registered and attended the workshop. The workshop is aimed to equip academicians, researchers, and industry stakeholders to gain practical insight on data collection tools, statistical tools along with the application of technology of data processing and statistical analysis in social science research. t-Test, Chi Square Test, Correlation, Factor Analysis were some of the topics covered at the workshop. Over 80 participants across the country registered and attended the workshop. The workshop was a grand success as it helped in enriching the analytical knowledge and the research acumen of the participants.
Department of Management inaugurated the Research forum, a gathering place for teachers and research scholars to exchange ideas and learn more about research. The main objective of the research forum is to bring in a research ambience among the faculty members, research scholars and to strengthen the existing and future researchers by conducting workshops on different statistical tools and its applications. The resource person for the day is Dr Mayank Pandey, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous). The session began with a silent prayer. Dr Excelce delivered the welcome address, and Dr Prasanna read the profile of the resource person. Dr Edward Aloysius, Dean of Commerce and Management, delivered the inaugural address. Dr Mayank has been active in research since 2013, and within this short tenure, he has published almost 30 articles in all the reputed publications and very high impact journals such as ACS, IOP, Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis and Wiley. He also completed his Postdoctoral research studies in 2019. In the short term of his research career, Dr Mayank has a citation score of 288, with an h-index of 12. Dr Mayank Pandey shared rich insights on publishing quality research papers in relevant fields and different journals. He stated that research must be constructed as action and translation of knowledge into action. He explained the various aspects of presenting and publishing quality articles and highlighted the attributes and duties by showing different samples. During the Question and Answer interactive session, a lot of questions and doubts were clarified by Dr Pandey, which helped the researchers and faculty members to enrich their research quotient. The session ended with a Vote of Thanks delivered by Dr John William, Faculty, Department of Management (UG).
The Department of Management organised a Virtual training Session for the students of V BBA Section A of 2018- 2021 batch on 15th, 16th & 19th December 2020. The orientation was conducted by Prof. Annie Kavitha Pitta, ISDC Trainer. Prof. Suku Samuel welcomed the gathering and the students. The overview of the Advanced Management Accounting course was explained to the students and during the training sessions the students clarified their doubts. The Sessions were informative and helpful. 28 Students benefited from the training.
Change is the only constant in today’s world and the science of business management is no exception. A paradigm shift is a change in the way we understand, perceive and approach our world. The current Pandemic Covid 19 has largely affected many areas. With this view, Department of Management, Kristu Jayanti College organized the Faculty Development Programme for Three days from June 16th 2020 to 18th June 2020 on the theme “Covid – 19 – Paradigm Shift in business” and was focused on three different areas like Finance, Marketing and Human Resource. Faculty Development Programme received an overwhelming response with 96 Participants.
Day1 –The Investment Avenues in Post Covid Era
FDP provided a platform to the participants for insightful thoughts on paradigm shifts identified and perceived in business practices that will define how businesses can be managed in the near future Prof . Surrendranath Reddy , Head, Department of Management proposed the Welcome Address, The Staff Co - ordinator Dr. A.J.Excelce introduced the resource person of the day Mr. Pandurang Patkar, Certified financial planner, Future care learning academy. Mr. Panurang Patkar elucidated about the different investment avenues like Equity, Gold Bonds and Mutual funds. Sir also highlighted on the facts about Indian Investments. Sir made the session lively by showing the live example through money control Website. The participants were very interactive and the session ended with Q & A and feedback.
Day 2: Adapt your marketing strategies in Covid – 19
The session was enclosed on “Adapt your marketing strategies in Covid – 19”. As Covid-19 will change the way businesses are run, and fundamentally alter management practices. It could significantly speed up the trend of moving from traditional static organizational structures towards dynamic team forms, with people working in flexible groups with shifting membership, often from different locations, to address particular challenges. Prof. Surrendranath Reddy, Head of the Department of Management, Kristu Jayanti College is a resource person. Prof. K. Opika the Staff Co-coordinator introduced the resource person of the day. The session explored the marketing strategies followed by different companies during Covid- 19. Sir, quoted examples of restaurants maintaining social distancing post lock down. Different apps like Dunzo, Med life and Myra started with home delivery within two hours. Post pandemic has opened various opportunities to do business. The session came to an end with vote of thanks.
Day 3: Prudent HR measures during and post Covid- 19
The title for day three session was “Prudent HR measures during and Post Covid- 19” -The COVID-19 crisis has changed the lives of people in unprecedented ways. With travel bans, lockdowns, and imposed quarantines, this human tragedy is having an impact on the global economy. It is certainly not business as normal. This pandemic is genuinely an alarming call for companies and leaders to review the strategies, policies, and processes to safeguard employees, customers, and operations during the crisis and at the same time maintain business continuity.
And even after the pandemic slows down, there will be opportunities and needs to reimagine business and operating models and also the portfolio of offerings. With COVID-19, remote working has come across as a savior in empowering people to deal with any quickly evolving situation with this note Prof. Shilpa Rao C Staff Co-ordinator introduced the resource person Prof .Stephen Deepak Associate Professor, School of management, Kristu Jayanti college Bangalore. The session was focused on the adoption of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 during this pandemic, Ramp up training and investment in remote working, The future of work is the future of Worker Wellbeing, The Coronavirus can be an opportunity to Re-define your Business. He also addressed about the processes adapted by companies for their strategic plan. The models are ready to implement however, there is a delay due to the current situation. The session ended with feedback and vote of thanks.
Online Faculty Development Programme on Advanced Data Analysis Using Spreadsheet
In the future, data analytics is expected to provide deeper insights of business and predictive analytics behavioral segmentation to derive information about the individuals and customer segments in an easy way. The Department of Management has realized the importance of real-time analysis of data using data analysis and enabling enterprises worldwide make quick and effective business decisions. Keeping this in mind, the FDP has been organized from June 8th 2020 to 11th June 2020 with the theme, “Advanced Data Analysis using Spreadsheet”. During the 4 days FDP, topics covered includes advanced tools that will help in the transformation of data collected from sources into information and aid a business to make decisions using the knowledge. The software used for the session was MS Excel. The topics that covered includes VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH, INDEX, Solver Analysis.
The session was conducted using Zoom as a platform. Prof. Suku Thomas Samuel, Assistant Professor, Department of Management (BBA) was the trainer for the session. Data sets for the session were shared well in advance with the participants. On Day 1, Prof. Surendranath Reddy, Head Department of Management delivered the welcome address. The online FDP was inaugurated by Rev. Dr. Fr. Augustine George, Vice Principal and delivered the presidential address. A total of 86 participants across India were benefited from the FDP.
The recordings of the FDP sessions are available on YouTube through the following link:
Day 1: https://youtu.be/4eP25JGYx2c
Day 2: https://youtu.be/CeP0JlFvKKg
Day 3: https://youtu.be/iR9IpdpdnzY
Day 4: https://youtu.be/d6KrnO0WFZc
Online Faculty Development Programme on Data Analysis using Spreadsheet
In the future, data analytics is expected to provide deeper insights of business and predictive analytics behavioral segmentation to derive information about the individuals and customer segments in an easy way. The Department of Management has realized the importance of real-time analysis of data using data analysis and enabling enterprises worldwide make quick and effective business decisions. Keeping this in mind, the FDP has been organized with the theme, Data Analysis using Spreadsheet from May 19th 2020 to 22nd May 2020. During the 4 days FDP, topics covered includes tools that will help in the transformation of data collected from sources into information and aid a business to make decisions using the knowledge. The software used for the session was MS Excel. The topics that covered from basics to intermediate level. The session covered the usage of formulas of logical, reference and statistical functionality. Sorting, filtering, pivot tables, pivot charts, data analysis pack were covered as a part of the online session.
The registration details and poster were circulated through social media platforms and emails. The session was conducted using Zoom as a platform.Prof. Suku Thomas Samuel, Assistant Professor, Department of Management (BBA) was the trainer for the session. Data sets for the session were shared well in advance with the participants. On Day 1, Prof. Surendranath Reddy, Head Department of Management delivered the welcome address. The online FDP was inaugurated by Rev. Dr. Fr. Augustine George, Vice Principal and delivered the presidential address. On Day 4, a valediction session was conducted. Prof. Surendranath Reddy, Head Department of Management delivered the welcome address. Two participants shared their feedbacks. Rev. Fr. Josekutty PD delivered the presidential address and concluding remarks. A total of 243 participants across were benefited from the FDP.
Training Programme for Teachers
Department of Management organized a Stock Investing Simulation for the faculties, in association with TrakInvest. A training session was conducted for the teachers of Deanery of Commerce and Management by the officials of TrakInvest and the resource persons were Ms. Urvi Babla, Senior Vice President - Marketing & Sales, Trakinvest Group, Mr. Dhivyansh, Customer Experience Manager, Trakinvest Group, Mr. Pushpakanth, Customer Experience Manager, Trakinvest Group. TrakInvest is a stock trading student platform. It helps to give the students a practical exposure to trading in the stock market. It is a highly student centric platform which promotes practical application of investment concept taught in class. The TrakInvest platform provides real time information to students to place their money in various stocks and teachers can evaluate the trading strategies and provide feedback. This will help to create custom games for the students and will give rise to more concrete discussions in class, promoting true learning and experience.