Commerce Department Activities

Commerce Department Activities 2017-11-21T16:12:30+00:00
  • REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017

1ST JUNE 2017: ELECTION FOR THE OFFICE BEARERS OF THE COMMERCE ASSOCIATION 2017-2018.

The first meeting of the commerce association for the academic year 2017-18 was held on 01-06-2017.The event started by invoking the blessings of Lord Almighty followed by welcome address by Vanessa D’cruz of second year B.Com. After that Ms. Mary Sruthy Melbin ,the former HOD in her speech announced that Ms.Miss.Jency Treesa is the HOD for academic year 2017-18. Miss. Jency Treesa addressed the students . In her speech she said that the Commerce association would be functioning under the guidance of the staff advisor Miss. Elizabeth Rini for this academic year. Subsequently, the former office bearers of commerce association Rahmath Fathima S.I ,Dhanya Moorthy and Ageesha Anilkumar briefed about the responsibility of each member . Elections were held thereafter. Students for the post Secretary, Joint Secretary and Treasurer were elected from Second year students. Out of five nominees the office bearers were elected through voting. Deepa.G, Roma Sebastian and Lakshmipriya K.S of Second year B.com were elected as Secretary, Joint secretary and Treasurer respectively. The function was concluded with vote of thanks by Aleeta Ann Joseph of III B.Com.

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5TH JUNE 2017: BEST OF WASTE

On June 5th 2017, as part of THE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, the Department of Commerce had conducted an exhibition “THE BEST OF WASTE” based on recycling of waste material into usable products.

Students from different departments had participated .The competition was conducted at two levels, the inter department & intra department .Among the inter department competition Malavika K.S of II DC History was given the first prize & Tania Mathai of II B.Sc Computer Application was given the second prize. In the intra department competition Sneha M.G of III  B.com was given the first prize & Divya Tomy Kattikaran of II B.com was given the second prize.

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8TH JUNE 2017: ORIENTATION ON FOUNDATION PROGRAMME IN BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

On 8th of June 2017, a team from “Hedge School Of Applied Economics” visited the Department of Commerce of St.Teresa’s College. The team was led by Mr.Arjun Manikandan, who is the Relationship Manager of the institution.

Their aim was to provide an introductory session to a certificate course that they offer. The course comprises of 3 main subjects; Banking , Insurance & Financial Services . It is a 30 hours course which offers practical expertise and exposure to students. The course also provides placement assistance and a certificate of accomplishment.

Overall, the session was extremely informative & enlightened the students about various available courses.

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12TH JUNE 2017: PROJECT ORIENTATION

On 12th June 2017 a class was taken by Dr.Vineeth K M ,Assistant Prof. Maharajas College on ‘How to prepare the project for 3rd year B.com (regular) Students’ at St. Teresa’s College Ernakulam.

The class was a guiding light for the preparation for a project. He briefed the students on the different topics available, the tools needed for the preparation, how to create a good project etc. He also inspired the student community to choose a topic out of our own interest and passion and try out topics which no one has tried yet. The class was informative with regard to the sources; we could refer help in our project. He even gave us tips on using MS Excel, which would be helpful in making our project.

The class was really informative and the students were glad that they could gain so much from the class.

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23RD JUNE 2017: CAREER GUIDANCE

A seminar on “Career as Company Secretary” was conducted for the II B.Com class, by the subject expert Dr. K.H.Shajahan, Department of corporate affairs ,Govt of India and prof.Lijo faculty  member of ICSI[The institute of company secretaries of India] on 23rd June 2017.

The welcome speech was delivered by Ms. Kesiya Mary of II B.Com. The talk started with an interactive session with the students by Dr.Shajahan ,where he told the students about the different careers available in commerce stream ie,CA,CMA,CS and why CS is the most attractive .He explained the importance  as well as the benefit of taking CS as the career option.

It was an interactive and vibrant session where the students were given an opportunity to clarify doubts regarding their career. Vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. Arya.S of Ii B.Com. It was an informative session.

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  • REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017

4TH JULY 2017: COMMERCE ASSOSIATION 2017-18

Commerce association 2017-18 was inaugurated on 4th July 2017 at 10:30am in the Arts block auditorium.

The Inauguration started by invoking the blessings of Almighty. Welcome speech was delivered by Ms. Meenu Varghese, Commerce association Chaiperson, PG Department and the chief guest was welcomed by giving a book as a token of gratitude. Ms.Vanessa Maria D’cruz of II DC B.com gave an introduction about our chief guest Dr. P.V John. The Association was inaugurated by Dr P.V John sir by lighting the lamp. Dr P.V John addressed the gathering and also led a motivational talk for the students and other members who were gathered for the programme. Ms. Deepa.G, The Commerce Association Secretary, delivered the vote of thanks.

The inauguration of the Commerce Association marks the beginning of all activities of the Commerce Department for the Academic year 2017-18.

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26TH JULY 2017: ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION-IMPACT OF GST ON CONSUMERS IN INDIA

An essay writing competition was conducted by the Department of Commerce on 26/7/2017 on the topic “Impact of GST on Consumers In India”. The competition was held in Room No.21. Students from different departments were invited. The competition began at 11.45 am, it was held for duration of 40 minutes. 11 students from various department participated in the event. The event was conducted successfully.

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26TH JULY 2017: ORIENTATION

On 26th of July 2017 an orientation was conducted for the I B.Com regular students, by the Logic School of Management who gave guidelines to the CA ,CS,CMA and ACCA aspirants . The resource person Mr.Gabby and Mr.Sreenath made us realize the importance of a profession in our carrier. The orientation was conducted in II B.Com class.

As most of the students were CA aspirants, they deeply gave details about the wide chances and demand for a chartered accountant in the next 5 years. They explained that demand for any finance course in the present scenario is very high. If one likes mugging up theories, Company Secretary Course is the best and suitable option. They explained in detail regarding the Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary course, their exam procedure, registration procedure etc. They quoted that CA course offered by ICAI has being ranked no. 2 worldwide and certified public accountant course is ranked no. 1 worldwide.

By the end of the session, Ms. Aaliya of I B.Com delivered the vote of thanks. Doubts and queries of each student were cleared at the end.  The orientation will definitely help the students in marking our future a way better.

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  • REPORT ON THE ACTIVITIES FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017

1ST AUGUST 2017: CAREER COUNSELLING PROGRAMME

On 01-8-2017 the Department of Commerce arranged a career counselling programme sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India [ICAI] for the III B.Com students in room no.18. The programme started at 11am. The resource persons were Mr.C.A. Roy Varghese and Ms. Jyothi. N. Kutty.

The resource person Mr. Roy Varghese explained the importance of a professional degree along with normal curriculum of B.Com. He explained how one can pursue professional education without affecting the normal degree course. He conveyed how a professional degree is important in the competitive world. The session was interesting and informative.

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8TH AUGUST 2017: ORIENTATION-CERTIFICATE COURSES

The Department of Commerce organized a talk on various certificate courses on 08-08-2017 in room no.21 for the whole B.Com students. The talk was conducted by Mr Pradeep Chandrasekharan founder and director of  Finmark Trainees India pvt ltd along with a faculty member.

Mr Pradeep briefly explained students regarding the benefits of being financially literate.They offer add on courses which provide certificates having SEBI approval. This certificate course was offered in such a way that this course could be completed along normal curriculum. The programme was conducted successfully.

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14TH AUGUST 2017: ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

On 14-8-2017, the Department of Commerce conducted a class on Certified Management Accounting [CMA] for the II and III B. Com students at 1 pm in room no. 21. It was conducted by the faculty members of Vidyarupa School of Management Studies.

They briefed the students on the topics covered under the course and the fee structure and the various benefits accruing out of the course. They also talked about the global career opportunities that CMA offers. They offered to help the students to improve their knowledge, skills, expertise and competence in finance and business.

The talk ended at 2 pm with proposal of vote of thanks by Deepa .G. The session was interesting and informative.

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