DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
“Education is the ability to meet life’s situations” – Dr.John G.Hibben
Every Journey invariably starts with a single step and the Journey to scale great heights needs unflinching grit and relentless efforts. With the same determination we had embarked on a Journey in 1997 by setting up Commerce Department with two courses of one section each i.e. B.Com (General) and B.Com (Computers).B.Com (Honors) was introduced in the year 2003. The department expanded from single section to double sections in B.Com (General) in the year 2002 and B.Com (Computers) in the year 2006.B. Com (Professional) Integrated CA and CS was introduced in the year 2012. B.Com (Information Technology) was introduced in the year 2015. B.Com (International Finance & Accounting) was introduced in the year 2016.Commerce department is the largest department of the College with annual average student strength of 1200.
The College attained Autonomous status in March 2011 and this set the department ablaze, constantly striving to offer relevant and updated courses with practical dimension to provide dynamic business environment with equipped Personnel. The department has adequate well qualified, competent faculty who are dedicated to the academic and overall development of the student community. The teaching highlights of the faculty of our department are Learner- centric, ICT enabled, Project based, continuous assessment and comprehensive & realistic evaluation.
Our aim is to form young men and women of Competence, Commitment Conscience and Compassion. We cultivate in students an uncompromising commitment towards enhancing the quality of life both at the organizational and societal level and also fostering passionate pursuit for academic and intellectual excellence. Our students have brought laurels to the college by participating/winning in various Academic, Cultural, Sports and other competitions at University and National Level.
The most important asset of any civic society is its skilled manpower. Today, education is not just dissemination of knowledge, but equipping the students with appropriate skills and ability to take up new challenges for contributing to the society as well as fulfilling their career dreams. Our college has a well equipped Placement cell and every year many recruiters visit our campus to provide employment opportunities to our students. It is a matter of great pride that we find a Josephite in every office or firm holding a good position be it in banks or MNC’s.
To train the students to meet the challenges of contemporary business environment.
- To build the conceptual foundation in the areas of commerce
- To equip the students with accounting and entrepreneurial skills.
- To enhance management skills and analytical thinking for a successful career.
- To develop students for professional career in accounting, finance, research and higher education
- To build life skills through value based education and service oriented programmes.
- Ranked 49th Best Commerce College in India by “The Week – Hansa Research Survey, 19th June 2016”.
- Ranked 6th Best Commerce College in Hyderabad City by “The Week – Hansa Research Survey, 19th June 2016”.
- Ranked 43rd Best Commerce College in India by “India Today, Nielsen Survey, 30th May 2016.
- Ranked 3rd Best Commerce College in Hyderabad City by “India Today, Nielsen Survey, 30th May 2016.
- Ranked 3rd Best Commerce College in Hyderabad City in India’s Best Colleges by “India Today, Nielsen Survey, June 2015”.
- Ranked 48th Best Commerce College in India by “The Week – Hansa Research Survey, June 2015”.
- Ranked 6th Best Commerce College in Hyderabad City by “The Week – Hansa Research Survey, June 2015”.
- Ranked 5th Best Commerce College in Hyderabad City by “India Today, Nielsen Survey June 2014”.
- Ranked 41st among India’s Best Commerce College by “India Today Nielsen Survey, June, 2014”.
- 3rd Perpetual rank and 5th Factual rank in India’s Best Emerging Commerce College by “India Today Magazine, June 2013”.
- Ranked 3rd Best Commerce College in Hyderabad City by “India Today, Nielsen Survey June 2012”.
- Ranked 44th at All India Level as the Best Commerce College among 1500 Colleges in “India Today Nielsen Survey of Best Colleges in the Country, June, 2012”.
- Ranked 11th among Best Commerce Colleges in South India by “India Education, 2011”.
- Ranked 10th in the list of Reputed Commerce Colleges in India by “India Vidya, 2011”.
- Ranked 4th Best Commerce College in Hyderabad City by “India Today, Nielsen Survey June 2010”.
- Ranked 49th among India’s Best Commerce College by “India Today Nielsen Survey, June, 2010”.
- Bridge Courses
Bridge Courses are conducted in first year to bridge the gap between the commerce and non commerce students. The objective is to lay foundation on the subjects and bring new ideas and thoughts in understanding the subjects easily.
- Certificate Courses
Certificate Courses are aimed to complement academic achievements with practical skills and also to enhance the employability of students. It is mandatory for every student to complete two certificate courses and they are free to choose the course based on their area of interest.
- Orientation Programme
Orientation Programme is conducted for first year students every year so as to make them set their goals and keep them focused in the right direction. Such programmes not only give knowledge to students but also inculcates morals and give a vision and mission to their future.
- Departmental Library
Departmental Library is established where faculty and economically backward students can take the books for reference.
Students are given Assignments through out the academic year to enable them to get thorough knowledge in the subjects.
- Industrial Visits
Industrial Visits are organized with an aim to go beyond academics, provide students a practical perspective on the world of work and an opportunity to learn practically through interaction, working methods and employment practices.
- Unit Planners
Unit Planners with references, websites and methodologies are prepared well in advance for every subject.
In the process of continuous evaluation, students take up Seminars on curriculum subjects and also on the topics of the subjects incorporating the day to day development.
- Guest Lectures
Guest Lectures are conducted by subject experts like chartered accountants, company secretaries, cost accountants and other academicians for better understanding of subjects.
- Extension Lectures
Regular curricular and attitude building Extension Lectures by eminent personalities are organized.
- Remedial Classes
Remedial Classes are conducted to enhance the performance of academically weak students.
- Tutorial Classes
Tutorial Classes are held for giving further assistance and guidance to students in their learning process.
As part of Mentoring, class in charges are allotted to every class who take up the responsibility of Academic Counseling and Personal counseling apart from the regular counseling. Each student’s track of attendance percentage is maintained.
- Career Counseling
Career Counseling is conducted for the outgoing batch by experts from various fields about career choices available for the students so that they can make right choice.
- Literary and Cultural Competitions
Literary and Cultural Competitions are conducted where students can exhibit their skills and creativity.
Workshops are regularly organized for the students where in experts and eminent personalities from the industry, academicians are invited to interact and share their expertise.
- Inter Collegiate Meets/Events
Inter Collegiate Meets/Events are organized every year where students get a chance to show their talent, leadership skills and team work in organizing the events
Awards are given on college day for academic excellence like Academic Toppers/ Centum awards/ Best outgoing student award and also for extra curricular activities.
- Alumni Meet
Former students are invited to the college annually for the Alumni Meet to share their expertise and experience.
Internship/Projects to motivate and educate final year students to have a clear, exciting working experience and hone employability skills with active guidance of the internal faculty assigned to them.
- Regular Parent Teacher Interaction
Regular Parent Teacher Interaction to know about the student’s academic performance, attendance, strengths, weaknesses, behavior and other aspects.
- Incremental Growth Records
Incremental Growth Records are maintained to know the academic performance and progress of the students from the time of admission till the completion of Degree.
- Paper Presentations by Students
Researching, writing, and Presenting Papers at National/International seminars/ conferences provides students with invaluable early experience in expressing ideas and an opportunity to exercise and improve both written and verbal communication skills.
- ET Club
In the year 2010, Department of Commerce initiated ET Club (ETIC- Economic times in campus) in collaboration with Bennett Coleman Co. Limited. It is the first of its kind with an interactive platform designed to bring power of knowledge to the future managers. It is established to inculcate and improve the culture of following news and to keep track of the latest business happenings which occur around the globe.
- Commerce Club
Students are encouraged to become members of Commerce Club which is established with an objective to expose the students to meet the practical challenges in the current business scenario and also to develop leadership qualities and event management skills among the students. The club is active in conducting various events like Business Quiz, group discussions, presentations etc.
- Entrepreneurship Development Cell
Entrepreneurship Development Cell is established in collaboration with MSME (Micro Small & Medium Enterprise) with an aim to make the students a job provider and not a job seeker. The cell conducts programmes to equip the students with entrepreneurship skills to start and run their own business initiatives.
Students are provided with Placement Opportunities as various esteemed companies visit the campus for placements. Students are also given pre placement training to meet the expectations of the employers.
- Extension Programmes Students are involved in various community development programmes, social and environment awareness campaigns through participation in extension programmes such as NSS (National Service Scheme), YRC (Youth Red Cross), JSR (Josephs Social Responsibility), JGG (Josephs Green Group) and Women Empowerment Cell so that they emerge as ethical and socially responsible citizens.
- Commerce Lab
To enhance practical knowledge among the students, Commerce Lab was inaugurated on 18th July 2008 by Prof. Purushottam Rao, Head, Department of Commerce, Osmania University. Students are provided practical exposure towards all possible topics in their curriculum through Commerce Lab. It is equipped with books, Journals, Magazines, CD’s and practical material which are useful to students.
|S.No||Name of the Faculty||Qualification||Experience||Designation|
|1||Mrs.N.Srilatha||M.Com, M.Phil||25||Associate Professor & HOD|
|2||Mrs.Mary Vinaya Sheela||M.Com, M.Phil, MBA||26||Associate Professor|
|3||Mr.S.Krishna Moorthy||M.Com, M.Phil||24||Associate Professor|
|4||Mr.B.Satyanarayana Rao||M.Com, MBA, LLB, B.Ed||30||Associate Professor|
|5||Mrs.Y.Geethanjali||M.Com, M.Phil||23||Associate Professor|
|6||Mrs.O.S.Suguna Sheela||M.A, M.Sc, M.Phil||20||Associate Professor|
|7||Mrs.J.N.P.P.Anantha Lakshmi||M.Com, M.Phil, MFM, PGDCA||18||Assistant Professor|
|8||Mrs.Sumitra Pujari||M.Com, M.Phil, APSET||21||Assistant Professor|
|9||Mrs.R.Sree Lakshmi||M.Com, CS(Inter), NET||13||Assistant Professor|
|10||Mrs.Shanti Kiran||M.Com, MBA(IB), HDCA||15||Assistant Professor|
|11||Mrs.Ritika Waghray||M.Com(IB), MBA, APSET, DAP||11||Assistant Professor|
|12||Miss.M.Debora||M.Com, M.Phil, PGDCA||16||Assistant Professor|
|13||Mrs.G.Savitha||M.Com, APSET||17||Assistant Professor|
|14||Mr.T.Krishna||M.Com, MBA, B.Ed||06||Assistant Professor|
|15||Mrs.Aarati Samala||M.Com, LLB||12||Assistant Professor|
|16||Mrs.Sarika Verma||M.Com, MBA||14||Assistant Professor|
|19||Mrs.K.Radha||M.Com, MBA, TSSET||24||Assistant Professor|
|20||Miss.Rafat Ahmed||M.Com, MBA, B.Ed||02||Assistant Professor|
|21||Miss.M.Prashanthi||M.Com, MBA||09||Assistant Professor|
|22||Mrs.Preethi Rathi||M.Com, LLB||20||Assistant Professor|
|23||Mrs.CH. Padmaja||M. Com, MBA||17||Assistant Professor|
|24||Mr.S.Bhanu Prakash Sarma||M.Com, MBA, M.Phil||17||Assistant Professor|
|25||Mr.Pulipaka Vasant Vikas||M.Com, M.Com (Accounting & Finance), MBA(FM & FRM), PGDFM, PGDFT, PGDBM||10||Assistant Professor|
|26||Mr.Gosar Virendra Kantilal||M.Com, MA||06||Assistant Professor|
|27||Miss. Mhelsea Mona.M||M.Com, PGDBM||-||Assistant Professor|
SEMINARS/ WORKSHOPS/ FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES/ CONFERENCES
ATTENDED BY FACULTY: 2015 -16
|S.No||Date||Name of the Faculty||Seminars/ Workshops/ Conferences/ FDP||Title||Organized|
|1||5th June 2015||Faculty of Commerce Department||FDP||Faculty Development Programme by Dr.Sunil Unny Guptan- Prof. & Independent Consultant. Prof. Narendranath Menon-IPE Hyd. Mr. S.V. Nathan – Sr.Director, Talent Deloitte||St.Josephs Degree & PG College, Hyderabad.|
|2||7th June 2015||Mr.Bhaskar Yogendra||State level Seminar||The Standards of Higher Education and Quality Assurance||The forum of Higher Education & R.G.Kedia College, Hyderabad.|
|3||25th July 2015||Faculty of Commerce Department||Workshop||Implementation of CBCS in Autonomous Colleges||St.Josephs Degree & PG College, Hyderabad in collaboration with Telangana state council for higher education & Indian council for social science research|
|4||25th July 2015||Mrs.Sree Lakshmi||FDP||Modern Teaching Tools & Techniques(Case Approach)||ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad.|
FACULTY ATTENDED / ORGANIZED PROGRAMMES
- Mrs. C. Savithri & Mr. Krishna Moorthy attended an International Conference on "Global Business: Opportunities and
Challenges" from 26th to 28th March 2014 at Department of Commerce, Osmania University.
- Ms. Bhavana Oza attended a Faculty Developement Programme on "Effective Methods of Teaching" on 8th March 2014 at Institute of Public Enterprise, Osmania University.
- Mrs. N. Srilatha Quality attended a National Seminar on "Initiatives in Higher Education- Exploring New Frontiers" on 3rd
August 2013 at St.Mary’s College, Yousufguda, Hyderabad.
- Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela, HOD-Dept. of Commerce attended ‘One Day Workshop on Commerce Laboratory‘conducted by St. Ann’s Degree College for Women, Mehdhipatnam, on 5th October, 2013 in collaboration with Dept. of Commerce, Osmania University and Presented
paper on 'An Effort to Emphasize the Importance of Practical Applications of Knowledge Gained Through Theory’.
- Dr. S. Brinda, Dean - Academics attended a National Conference on "Role of Micro Finance in Women Empowerment" at Bhavan’s College, Hyderabad in the month of September 2013.
- Mr.Tirumala Rao attended 75th Orientation Programme conducted by Academic Staff College of University of Hyderabad from
22 February to 20th March 2012. Total 35 Participants from Various states attended the Orientation Program.
- Mr.Satyanarayana attended one day workshop on use of “ICT in Teaching” at Academic Staff College Osmania University on 8th March 2012.
- Mrs. Nisha Mathur, Mrs. Anantha Lakshmi & Mr. Satyanarayana attended Faculty Development Programme on “Management Teacher:2015 New Age Teacher” organized by Association of Indian Management Schools(AIMS) at Hotel Grand Plaza Hyderabad on 7th March 2012. The resource persons were Prof. Y.K. Bhushan, Mr. Sharu S. Rangnekar , Prof.Mohd.Masood Ahmed,Prof.Kinnera Murthy,Dr.P.Narayana Murthy
and Prof. M.R. Rao.
- Mrs. Shanthi Kiran and Mrs. Suguna Sheela attended Faculty Development Programme on “Management Teacher:2015 New
Age Teacher” organized by Association of Indian Management Schools(AIMS) at Hotel Grand Plaza Hyderabad on 6th March 2012.The resource persons were Prof. Y.K. Bhushan, Mr. Sharu S. Rangnekar, Prof. M.R. Rao ,Prof.Mohd Masood Ahmed and Prof. K Harigopal.
- Mrs. Ritika Waghray attended Faculty Development Programme on “Management Teacher" 2015 New Age Teacher” organized
by Association of Indian Management Schools(AIMS) at Hotel Grand Plaza Hyderabad on 5th March 2012.The resource
persons were Prof.Y.K. Bhushan Mr. Sharu S. Rangnekar and Mr. Mohd Masood Ahmed
Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela attended Annual Departmental Conference of PG Teachers of Commerce at Osmania University Hyderabad on
3rd Dec, 2011.
- Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela & Mrs. Savithri attended 3rd International Conference on IT & Business Intelligence (ITBI-2011)
which was jointly organized by IMT Nagpur and St. Ann’s College for women Hyderabad on 25th & 26th Nov, 2011
- Faculty of Commerce Department attended Seminar on SPSS by Prof. Haragopal, Dept of Statistics Osmania University on
26th Sept 2011.He explained the various advantages in enhancing capacity building,as it facilitates better evaluation and analysis of one’s performance.
- Mrs. Savithri & Mrs. Shanthi Kiran attended a Workshop on Project preparation for B.Com Final Year Honors at IIMC
Khairatabad, Hyderabad on 8th September 2011. The Workshop was based on creating awareness for selecting the area of project and how to go with it. Faculties from Osmania University delivered the lecture on whether to make the project a Treasure or Trash
- Mr. Satyanarayana attended Annual Departmental Conference for UG Teachers Conducted by Department of Commerce Osmania University on 27th August 2011.
- Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela attended Hyderabad Management Association Training Programme on Capitalizing on Team Talent at Hotel Pearl Regency, Hyderabad on 6th Aug, 2011.
- Faculty of Commerce Department attended a Seminar on “Creative Excellence” by Lakshmi Sailaja of One World Academy on 29th July 2011.
The informative talk imparted wisdom on managing one’s emotion for greater success.
- A Two day workshop on Teaching Techniques – Case Study & Management Game was attended by Commerce Department Faculty on 9th & 10th June 2011. The resource persons were Prof. Ramesh Gopinath Tagath Retired. IIM, Bangalore & Prof. Narayana Reddy, Head, Dept. of Management Studies, CBIT.
- Dr. S. Brinda
- Guest Faculty in imparting Knowledge to B.Com Second Year Students of Infant Jesus Degree College at Shamshabad from 28thOctoberto22nd Nov 2014. She taughtTaxation subject covering four units. Students felt that it was a great help which would enable them to pass final examination to be held in March/April 2015.
- Awarded Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of valuable contributions in the scientific deliberations and for delivering the invited talk on the topic Women Empowerment through Education, Employment, and Entrepreneurship as Session Chairin the One day National Conference organized by Abhijitha Women Empowerment and Protection Cell of Aurora PG College,Moosarambagh,Hyderabad on 17th April 2015.
- Mr. S. Krishna Moorthy
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
FACULTY BOOK PUBLICATIONS
RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTED
Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela was on the panel of interview of Nationalized Scheduled Bank for recruitment of Financial, Marketing
FACULTY EXTENSION SERVICES
and HR Analyst during July 2011.
Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela was on the panel of interview of Indian Overseas Bank for
recruitment of Probationary Officers – 2011, from 13th to 21st Oct.
CONSULTANCY WORK BY THE DEPARTMENT
RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTED
FACULTY EXTENSION SERVICES
Guest Faculty in imparting Knowledge to B.Com Second Year Students of Infant Jesus Degree College at Shamshabad from 28thOctoberto 22nd Nov 2014. He taughtAdvanced Accounting subject covering three units. Students felt that it was a great help which would enable them to pass final examination to be held March/April 2015
- B.Com (General) and B.Com (Computers) courses were introduced in the year 1997 with one section each.
- B.Com (Honors) was introduced in the year 2003.
- The department expanded from single section to double sections in B.Com (General) in the year 2002 and B.Com (Computers) in the year 2006.
- St.Josephs Degree College was ranked first with 95% pass in B.Com under Group B Colleges of Osmania University in the results declared by Board of Studies, Department of Commerce, Osmania University for the academic year 2004-05 under Non-Autonomous stream.
- B. Com (Professional) Integrated CA and CS was introduced in the year 2012.
- B.Com (Information Technology) was introduced in the year 2015
- B.Com (International Finance & Accounting) was introduced in the year 2016
- Academic Excellence awards were presented to B.Com Honors students for securing University ranks in the Annual Examinations conducted by Osmania University under Non-Autonomous stream. The following are the details:
|S.No.||Name of the Student||Class||Award||Achievement|
|1||Sandeep Babulal Jain||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2005-08)
||Gold Medal||Osmania University Topper (I Year)|
|2||Sandeep Babulal Jain||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2005-08)||--||Osmania University 3rd Topper (II Year)|
|3||Sandeep Babulal Jain||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2005-08)||Gold Medal||Osmania University Topper - Consolidated Performance|
|4||Aparna Sharma||B.Com (Honors )- Batch(2006-09)||Gold Medal||Osmania University Topper – Consolidated Performance|
|5||Deepak Sharma||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2007-10)||--||Osmania University 2nd Topper (I Year)|
|6||Deepak Sharma||B.Com (Honors) - Batch(2007-10)||Gold Medal||Osmania University Topper (II Year)|
|7||Deepak Sharma||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2007-10)||Gold Medal||Osmania University Topper (III Year)|
|8||Deepak Sharma||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2007-10)||Gold Medal||Osmania University Topper -Consolidated Performance|
|9||Amit Sankla||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2007-10)||--||Osmania University 3rd Topper (III Year)|
|10||Zoheb Sayani||B.Com (Honors) - Batch (2008-11)||--||Osmania University 3rd Topper (II Year)|
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
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July, August, September and October 2016 Events and activities
ORIENTATION PROGRAM: 2016-17
II & III Year Students
Student Orientation strives to create a safe and caring environment committed to enhancing students overall growth through a variety of opportunities and experiences. It is designed to familiarize the students with the programs, services and academic opportunities available to them. Orientation Program for B.Com Second and Third Year Students was organized on 15thJune 2016.It was conducted for each class separately by the respective subject faculty. The students were informed about the curriculum, examinations, discipline, placements and other activities of the department and College. They were also reminded of their responsibilities as senior students to organize the departmental activities and college events during the academic year.
I Year Students
Orientation program is organized to help new students get off to the right start by helping them learn about academic requirements, meeting with faculty major advisors and learning about campus programmes and services. The objective of the Program was to provide a smooth transition for the students into new environment of the institute and acclimating students to their new surroundings. Orientation Program for B.Com First Year Students was conducted on 30th June 2016 in two separate sessions. The first session was held in Seminar hall for B.Com IT and B.Com IF&A students and for B.Com Honors and B.Com Professional students in Josephs Hall from 9.00 am to 11.30 am. The second session was held in Seminar hall for B.Com General Students and for B.Com Computers students in Josephs Hall from 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm. The programme was hosted by the faculty members Mrs.Ritika Waghray and Mrs.Shanti Kiran.
The day commenced with a Prayer Song by the college Choir ‘Anna Domini’ invoking God’s blessings followed by lighting of the lamp. Rev.Fr.Vincent Arokiadas, Principal of the college welcomed the fresher’s to the Joseph’s family and addressed them to remain focused in life and also to know the importance of education and guru. He quoted that “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you”. He also mentioned that nothing is impossible and we all deserve abundance. Mrs.N.Srilatha, Head, Department of Commerce in her presentation gave an overview of the college, achievements, campus culture and code of conduct. She also highlighted about Teaching- Learning practices, Student support services, Teaching Methodology, academic clubs, placements, sports, Extension services and other activities of commerce department and college. Mr.B.Satyanarayana, Controller of examinations, gave vital information on choice based credit system, examination system and promotion rules under autonomy. Mr.P.L.Vishweshwara Rao, Director, addressed the students on the importance and status of autonomy education. He said that the formula of Autonomy consists of Home work, Hard work, Smart work and Net work. The highlight of the day was a campaign organized by BA.Mass Communication students in collaboration with cyber crime police, Hyderabad on the occasion of “Social Media Day”. The seniors entertained the fresher’s with an interactive and mesmerizing ice breaking session with activities such as standup comedy, quiz, singing, mimicry. It holds true that experience speaks better than mere knowledge about something, hence the Alumni and final year students shared their experiences and good memories with their juniors. The Orientation program came to an end with the singing of the National Anthem.
|Principal, Rev.Fr.Vincent Arokiadas||Mrs.N.Srilatha, HOD||College Choir, Anna Domini|
|Lighting of the Lamp||Welcome address||Speech by Controller of Examinations|
|Address by Director||Talk by Alumni||Interaction with seniors|
|Campaign on Social Media Day||Ice Breaking Session||Singing of National Anthem|
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ORGANISED BY COMMERCE DEPARTMENT : 2016-17
Department of Commerce organised one day Faculty Development Program “ Train the Trainer” in collaboration with ISDC on 13th June 2016 from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm as part of introduction of new course B.Com (IF&A) from the academic year 2016-17.The objective of the Program was to provide training to the faculty in the subject Accountant in Business.The resource person was Mr.Santhosh M.John from Kochi. The program commenced with Prayer by Mrs.O.S.Suguna Sheela followed by welcoming of the Guest by Mrs.Shanti Kiran. Mrs.Sumitra Pujari introduced the speaker to the faculty members.
Mr.Santhosh M.John is a teacher in management subjects, corporate trainer and a consultant. He is a faculty for ISDC, involved in ACCA training for centres all over India and in charge of material development. He is accredited with highest pass percentage and maximum number of rank holders for ACCA papers such as Accountant in Business, Corporate and Business Law, Governance, Risk and Ethics, Business Analysis and Advanced Performance Management. He is amongst the first few faculties for ACCA in India and an expert in CIMA Enterprise pillar. He is also visiting faculty for various universities, colleges and institutes such as Indian School of Commerce, Bengaluru, Symbiosis, Pune, Christ College, Pune, St.Joseph’s College, Bengaluru, GRD College, Coimbatore, St. Agnes College, Mangalore, Indian School of Commerce, Kochi etc. He is also UGC-NET coaching expert.
Mr.Santhosh M.John gave an insight on ACCA and a complete overview of ACCA programme.He mentioned about the ten key competencies of the programme and said that it entails the students completing the entire ACCA qualification along side their B.Com(IF&A) course.He said that it is a 360 degree undergraduate program embedded with worlds best business qualification.He quoted that people are not useless but are used less, so the faculty must motivate the students to learn on their own. He said that the objective of the subject Accountant in Business is to introduce knowledge and understanding of the business and its environment and the role of accounting and other key business functions in contributing to the efficient, effective and ethical management and development of an organization and its people and systems. He spoke on various topics such as business organization, its stakeholders and the external environment, Business organization structure, functions and governance, Accounting and reporting systems, controls and compliance, Leading and managing individuals and teams, Personal effectiveness and communication, Professional ethics in accounting and business. He concluded the session by giving various sources of information to the faculty and also tips to clear NET exam. The program ended with vote of thanks by Mrs.Aarati Samala and felicitation of the guest with a Momento by Principal, Rev.Fr.Vinvent Arokiadas.The Program was a huge success.
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ORGANISED BY COMMERCE DEPARTMENT : 2016-17
Department of Commerce organised one day Faculty Development Program “ Train the Trainer” in collaboration with ISDC on 9th June 2016 from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm as part of introduction of new course B.Com (IF&A) from the academic year 2016-17.The Program was aimed at giving training to the faculty in the subject Financial Accounting.The resource person was CA.Deepak Agarwal from Pune.The program commenced with prayer by Miss.M.Debora followed by welcoming of the guest by Mrs.Shanti Kiran.Mrs.Ritika Waghray introduced the speaker to the faculty members.
Mr.Deepak Agarwal is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, holds Diploma in IFRS and Certificate in IFRS from ACCA.He is passionate about training and works as a freelance trainer for various institutes.He conducts training for ACCA,CIMA,ICAI and ICWAI courses at various reputed institutes.He is a regular visiting faculty for reputed organisations such as Indian School of Commerce, Bengaluru,IMS Pro Business school,Get Through Guides Private Ltd, Pune etc.His prime areas of teaching are IFRS, Reporting, Accounting and Finance.He also manages his own consultancy and Tax Practice.
Mr.Deepak Agarwal said that the subject Financial Accounting introduces the students to the fundamentals of the regulatory framework relating to accounts preparation and to the qualitative characteristics of useful information. He spoke about Relational diagram of main capabilities of the subject. He explained on various topics such as context and purpose of financial reporting, qualitative characteristics of financial information, use of double entry and accounting systems, Recording transactions and events, Preparation of trial balance including identifying and correcting errors, Preparation of basic financial statements, Preparation of simple consolidated financial statements and Interpretation of financial statements with examples. He also clarified the queries of the faculty members. The program concluded with vote of thanks by Mrs.Mary Vinaya Sheela and felicitation of the guest with a Momento by Principal, Rev.Fr.Vinvent Arokiadas.The Program was a great success.
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ORGANISED BY COMMERCE DEPARTMENT:2016-17
Department of Commerce organised one day International workshop “ Train the Trainer” in collaboration with ISDC on 8thJune 2016 from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm as part of introduction of new course B.Com (IF&A) from the academic year 2016-17.The workshop was aimed at orienting the faculty in the subject Cost Accounting.The resource person was Mr.Shirishan Thyagarajan from Srilanka.The workshop commenced with a prayer by Mrs.Mary Vinaya Sheela followed by an insight on ACCA by Mrs.Shanti Kiran.Mrs.O.S.Suguna Sheela introduced the speaker and Principal Rev.Fr.Vincent Arokiadas addressed the faculty members.
The speaker Mr.Shiroshan Thyagarajan is a CIMA qualified with immence knowledge in handling Performance Management and Management Accounting Papers.He is one of the most sought after trainer in various Indian Universities and Colleges for various professional qualifications like ACCA and CIMA.He is a visiting faculty in various institutes such as St.Josephs College of Commerce, Bengaluru, Mount Carmel,Bengaluru,Christ College, Pune etc.He has produced many global rank holders and toppers for ACCA in India and Srilanka.
Mr.Shiroshan Thyagarajan said that the subject Cost Accounting introduces the students to the elements of Cost accounting which are used to make and support decisions. The aim is to develop knowledge and understanding of Cost accounting techniques to support management in planning, controlling and monitoring performance in a variety of business context. It is all about logic and deals with managing the future of the organisation.He explained on various topics such as nature, source and purpose of management information, Cost,Costing,Classification of Cost,Cost Accounting Techniques,Budgeting, Standard Costing,Variance Analysis and Performance Measurement with illustrations.He also clarified the queries of the faculty members. The workshop concluded with vote of thanks by Mrs.Sreelakshmi and felicitation of the guest with a momemto by Mrs.N.Srilatha, Head, Department of Commerce.The workshop was a grand success.
SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS / GUEST LECTURES ORGANISED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE STUDENTS: 2015-16
|S.No||Date||Class||Seminars/ Workshops/ Guest Lectures||Topic||Resource Person|
|1||4th July 2015||IIIH & IIIP||Seminar||Selection of Area of Specialization for Internship and Projects||Dr.S.Brinda & Dr.Sultana Begum-In house Faculty|
|2||9th July 2015||IIH & IIP||Seminar||Awareness on Export Import Procedure||Mr.B.Sanjay Somani, CEO, Aronica Exim Pvt.Ltd|
|3||14th July 2015||IIIC & IIID||Seminar||Selection of Area of Specialization for Internship and Projects||Dr.S.Brinda & Dr.Sultana Begum,
In house Faculty
|4||30th July 2015||IIC, IID& IIH||Guest Lecture||Credit Creation and Narasimham Committee 1991 & 1998||Mr.Sasurla Nagendra Kumar, Retd.Andhra Bank officer, Retd. chairman ICWAI chapter Hyderabad, Cost Accountant at Sasurla & Co.|
|5||12th Sept 2015||IIIA, B, C, D ,H, P,IIH||Guest Lecture||Law of Evidence||Dr.P.Rajgopal, Principal, Pendekanti Law College, Hyderabad|
|6||28th Sept 2015||IIIA,B,C, D,H||Seminar||Human Resource Accounting||Mrs. K.V.N. Lavanya, Practicing CMA, Secretary, Hyderabad practitioners forum|
|7||28th Sept 2015||IIH,IIP
|Seminar||Activity Based Costing||Mrs. K.V.N. Lavanya, Practicing CMA, Secretary, Hyderabad practitioners forum|
|8||30th Sept 2015||IH,P &IT||Guest Lecture||Cost & Management Accounting||Mr.Vijay Kumar Agastya
Practicing CMA, Chairman, Hyderabad practitioners forum
|9||1st Oct 2015||IIIA, B, C, D, H, P||Seminar||Overheads||Mrs. K.V.N. Lavanya, Practicing CMA, Secretary, Hyderabad practitioners forum|
|10||5th Jan 2016||IIIA,B,C,D||Seminar||Corporate Governance||Mrs.Shanti Kiran, Inhouse Faculty|
|11||14th March 2016||IIIA,B,C,D||Seminar||Merger & Acquisition||Mrs. K.V.N. Lavanya, Practicing CMA, Secretary, Hyderabad practitioners forum|
|Seminar by Mr.B.Sanjay Somani||Seminar by Dr.S.Brinda & Dr.Sultana Begum||Guest Lecture by Dr.P.Rajgopal|
|Guest Lecture by Mr.Vijay Kumar Agastya||Seminar by Mrs.K.V.N Lavanya||Guest Lecture by Mr.Sasurla Nagendra Kumar|
INDUSTRIAL VISIT: 2015-16
Department of Commerce organized an Industrial Visit on 20th February 2016 to Ganpati Sugar Industries Ltd. located at Sangareddy Mandal, Medak District, Telangana.100 students from B.Com III Year Honors and Professional accompanied by the faculty members Mr.Bhasker Yogendra, Mrs.R. Sree Lakshmi and Mrs.Y. Geethajali visited the factory. It was an enriching experience for the students where they learnt about the various stages in the manufacture of Sugar. The Industrial visit came to an end with visit to Manjeera Dam which was a recreational activity for the students.
|Industrial Visit to Ganpati Sugar Industries|
VISIT TO CITY CIVIL COURT: 2015-16
Department of Commerce organized visit to City Civil Court for the first time on 18th February 2016 which is landmark in the history of St.Josephs.25 Students of B.Com III A accompanied by faculty Mrs.Aarti Samala visited the Court at Hyderabad. The visit was planned to enable the students to know about the court proceedings. Students were divided into groups of 5 each and were placed in different court halls where they had an opportunity to observe the court proceedings. Additional Chief Judge explained to students about hierarchy of the courts. Students also showed keen interest in approaching the clients and enquiring about their case facts. The visit was a great success.
|Visit to City Civil Court|
PARENT TEACHER MEET: 2015-16
Parent teacher Interface ‘is a time for listening, sharing and working together’. It is conducted every year to discuss student’s progress at college and find solutions to their academic and behavioral problems. Parent-teacher meet supplement the information conveyed by marks secured by students in exams by focusing on student’s specific strengths and weaknesses in individual subjects and generalizing the level of inter-curricular skills and competencies.
Parent Teacher meet for the odd semester was held on 22nd August 2015 for respective sections of B.Com I, II and III year (General, Computers, Honors, Professionals and IT) where in parents of around 350 students attended the meet. The next Parent Teacher meet for the even semester was held on 30th January 2016 where in parents of around 200 students attended the meet. The meeting gave the parents a scope to discuss their ward’s academic progress with individual teachers. It has also given an opportunity for teachers to explain the student’s performance, Attendance, class room behavior and participation and other aspects of the college to their parents. Parents were happy at the quality education given and also for the learning atmosphere provided to their wards. The Interface was a success with parents giving their feed back and suggestions on the curriculum and developmental aspects of the college.
CERTIFICATE COURSES: 2015-16
As part of curriculum, Commerce department has offered 12 certificate courses to all the under graduate students of various streams for the academic year 2015-16.The courses are aimed to complement academic achievements with practical skills. It is mandatory for every student to complete two certificate courses before final year and the students are free to choose the courses based on their area of interest. Certificates will be awarded on the basis of attendance and performance in the tests conducted at the end of the course.
The courses were conducted from 17th August to 16th October 2015, two hours daily after College. The College has entered into MOU with renowned institutes and the resource persons for these courses are drawn from experts of these institutes and teaching faculty of the college. This year the department has introduced new courses like fashion designing from Hamstech, Numerical Ability and Reasoning from TIME Institute, Flower Arrangement, Retail Sector from Noble Skill Development Pvt.Ltd and Dance from Shiamak Davar International India Pvt. Ltd. Feed back on all the courses was good and students were extremely benefited by learning new aspects. The following are the details of Certificate Courses:
|S.No||Name of the Course||Resource Person||MOU|
|1||E-Commerce||Mr.Alok Singh||Impact Education|
|2||Smart Accountant||Mr.Alok Singh||Impact Education|
|4||Advanced Excel||Mr.Suresh from New Generation Computers||All India Academies of Computer Technical Education|
|5||Fevicryl||Mrs.Usha Rani||Pidilite Industries Ltd|
|6||Tally||Mrs.Srilatha & Mrs.Sreelakshmi||New Generation Computers|
|7||Numerical Ability & Reasoning||Mr.Vijaya Saradhy,Mr.Asim Akthar, Mr.Raghavender, Mr.Ganesh, Mr.P.Santhosh||TIME Institute|
|8||Photoshop||Mr.Harshavardhan Reddy,video editing faculty & Designer from Film & Television Institute of Hyderabad||All India Academies of Computer Technical Education|
|9||Flower Arrangement||Mr.Rohit, Event Manager||Noble Skill Development Pvt.Ltd.|
|10||Retail Sector||Mr.Vidyasagar, Skill Development Trainer||Noble Skill Development Pvt.Ltd.|
|11||Fashion Designing||Mrs.Leela Mantri,HOD,Apparel Construction||Hamstech India Pvt. Limited|
|12||Dance||Shiamak Davar International India Pvt. Ltd.( renowned Choreographer)||Shiamak Davar International India Pvt. Ltd.|
|Fashion Designing||Flower Arrangement||Numerical Ability & Reasoning|
FREE POLLUTION CHECK UP CAMP: 2015-16
As part of Josephs Green Group, Department of Commerce in collaboration with Castrol India Limited organized Free Pollution Check up Camp on 4th July 2015. Around 500 students and also staff availed the benefit and were given computerized pollution under control certificate authorized by Transport Department, Government of Telangana State.
|Free Pollution Check up Camp|
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME: 2015-16
II & III Year Students
Orientation Programme for B.Com Second and Third Year Students was organized on 15th June 2015.It was conducted for each class separately by the respective subject faculty. The students were informed about the curriculum, Examinations, CRT Programme, Internship Projects and other activities of the department. They were also reminded of their responsibilities as senior students to successfully organize the departmental activities and college events.
I Year Students
Orientation Programme is designed to support new students as they begin their journey at Josephs. The Programme for B.Com First Year Students was conducted on 29th June 2015. The day commenced with a Prayer Song by the college Choir ‘Anna Domini’ invoking God’s blessings. Principal Rev.Fr.Vincent Arokiadas welcomed the fresher’s to the Joseph’s family and addressed them about the college culture and how to remain focused to establish their identity.
The Orientation was conducted separately for each of B.Com streams headed by Mrs.Srilatha for B.Com General and B.Com Information Technology, Mrs.Shanti Kiran for B.Com Computers and Mrs.Sreelakshmi for B.Com Honors and B.Com Professionals with the assistance of other faculty members of the department. Dr.S.Brinda, Dean, Research and Consultancy and Mrs.Padmini Naidu, Dean, Students Welfare addressed the freshers on values and ethics. Mrs.C.Savithri, Head, Department of Commerce spoke about discipline to be maintained in the college. Mr.B.Satyanarayana, Controller of Examinations, gave vital information about examination system under autonomy. The students were also apprised about the Course Structure, Best and healthy practices of the department, various events and activities of the college.
It holds true that experience speaks better than mere knowledge about something. Hence, the Alumni and final year students shared their experiences and good memories with their super juniors. There were Ice-Breaking sessions by the final year students which was very interactive and brought the fresher’s on their feet. The programme was a unique blend of learning, fun and realization. The Orientation program came to a close with the singing of the National Anthem.
|Address by Principal, Rev.Fr.Vincent Arokiadas||Address by Controller of Examinations||Address by Head, Department of Commerce|
|Ice Breaking Session||Briefing about the Course Structure||Briefing about the Departmental Activities|
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE : 2015-16
ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL (ED) ACTIVITIES : 2015-16
STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENTS : 2015-16
COMMUNITY SERVICES : 2015-16
OTHER ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT : 2015-16
SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS/GUEST LECTURES / ORGANISED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE STUDENTS: 2014-15
|1||7th July 2014||IIIH & IIIP||“Capital Market Awareness” by Lotus Knowlwealth – funded by Bombay Stock Exchange in collaboration with Union Finance Ministry||Mr. Sumeet Nayak|
|2||9th July 2014||IIH,IIP, IIIC & IIID||“Investors Protection” by Lotus Knowlwealth –funded by Bombay Stock Exchange in collaboration with Union Finance Ministry||Mr. B.Santosh Reddy|
|3||25th Nov 2014||IIIC,IIID,IIIH,IIIP||Internship Projects||Dr.S.Brinda, Dean Academics|
|4||19th Jan 2015||IIIC,IIID,IIIH,IIIP||Internship Projects||Dr.S.Brinda, Dean Academics|
|5||28th Jan 2015||B.Com III yr all streams||Career Opportunities||Mr.Prashant,faculty Indus Business School,New Noida|
|6||4th Feb 2015||IIP,IIIP & MBA Finance students||Primary and Secondary Markets & Derivatives||Mr.Srinivas from Indus Business School|
|7||5th Feb 2015||IIIA,IIIB,IIIC,IIID||Corporate Governance||Mrs.Shanti Kiran, In House Faculty|
|8||12th Feb 2015||IIH&IIP||Export-Import (EXIM)||Mr.Jay Prakash Somani,Advocate|
|9||27th Feb 2015||IIIP||Measurement of Risk||Mr.Ganesh Anand, In House Faculty|
|Seminar on Capital Market Awareness by Mr.Sumeet Nayak||Seminar on Investors Protection by Mr.B.Santosh Reddy|
|1||23rd July 2014||IIIA & IIIC||“Entrepreneur Development” in collaboration with NSIC||Mr.Srinivasulu,Professor from NSCI|
|2||24th July 2014||IIIH, III P & BBA||“Entrepreneur Development” in collaboration with NSIC||Dr.Patrick from Osmania University|
|3||25th July 2014||III B & III D||“Entrepreneur Development” in collaboration with NSIC||Mr.Muralidhar Reddy, Professor from NSCI|
|Lecture on Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Sector in India||Talk by Dr.Patrick||Introduction about NSIC|
|1||30th Jan to 6th Feb 2015||“Tally and its Practice”( Smart Accountant -Certificate Course )||Mr.Santosh from Impact Education|
|2||5th and 6th February 2015||“Mutual Funds, Shares and LIC “(Investment Planning for Individual -Certificate Course||Mr.Venugopal Rajamanuri, Professor and Corporate Trainer(BIFS)|
|3||12th & 13th March 2015||“Pivot Table, use of various short cut keys and Macros” (Advanced Excel- Certificate Course)||Mr.Emmanuel, Proprietor of Excel Gyan|
|4||12th to 17th March 2015||Mobile Commerce, Online Banking, Cloud Computing, Functional Application of Intranet, Making Money Online, Search Engine Optimization||Mr.Alok Daga from Impact Education|
|5||18th March 2015||“VBA Macros “(Advanced Excel -Certificate Course)||Mr.Eshwar Rao,Director of New Generation Computers|
|Guest Lecture by Mr.Emmanuel||Guest Lecture by Mr.Eshwar Rao|
INDUSTRIAL VISIT : 2014-15
Department of Commerce organized industrial visit to Coca Cola Company situated at Moula ali, Hyderabad on 7th March 2015.31 Students of B.Com III year Honors and Professional students visited Coca Cola Company accompanied by the faculty members Mr.S.Krishna Moorthy and Mrs.Shanti Kiran. The visit was a great experience for the students.
|Industrial Visit to Coca Cola Company|
PARENT TEACHER MEET: 2014-15
Parent Teacher meet was held on 6th September 2014 and again on 7th February 2015 for respective sections of B.Com I, II and III year (General, Computers, Honors and Professionals). Parent teacher Interface ‘is a time for listening, sharing and working together’. It is conducted every year to discuss student’s progress at college and find solutions to their academic and behavioral problems.
The meeting gave the parents a scope to gauge and discuss their ward’s academic progress with individual teachers. It has also given an opportunity for teachers to explain the student’s performance and progress to their parents. These meetings helped to focus on the student’s strengths and needs both academically and behaviorally. Parents of around 160 students attended the meet on 6th September 2014 from first, second and third year and Parents of around 150 students attended the meet on 7th February 2015 from first, second and third year. Parents were happy at the quality education given and also for the learning atmosphere provided to their wards. The Interface was a success with parents giving their feed back and suggestions on the curriculum and developmental aspects of the college.
CERTIFICATE COURSES : 2014-15
Department of Commerce organized 8 Certificate Courses for all streams of students of UG. The following are the details:
|S.No||Course||Duration||MOU||No. of Students||Resource Person|
|1||Smart Accountant||25 Hrs.||Impact Education||49||Mr.Alok Singh|
|2||E-Commerce||22 Hrs.||Impact Education||51||Mr. Alok Singh|
|3||Photoshop||20 Hrs.||New Generation Computers
(AIACTE- All India Academies of Computer Technical Education)
|4||Accounting with ERP Tally||30 Hrs.||NIIT||60||Mr. Murali Krishna|
|5||Advanced Excel||25 Hrs.||In House
(Certificate by AIACTE)
|60||Mrs. J.N.P.P.Anantha Lakshmi|
|6||Tally||20 Hrs.||In House||45||Mrs. Srilatha
|7||Fevicryl||20 Hrs.||Pidilite Industries Ltd||50||Mrs.Mounika Prabhakar|
|8||Investment Planning for Individual||20 Hrs||In House||40||Mrs.SugunaSheela|
VISIT BY PRINCIPALS AND FACULTY OF GOVERNMENT COLLEGES : 2014-15
As our college is ranked 5th Best Commerce College in Hyderabad city and 41st among India’s Best Commerce College by India Today, Neilson survey June 2014, a team of Principals and Faculty from various Government Colleges of Kadapa, Chitoor and Kurnool Districts visited the College on 15th July 2014 and from Guntur and Prakasam Districts on 23rd July 2014 to know about the best practices and innovative methods adopted by the commerce department.
|Visit by Principals and Faculty of Government Colleges|
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME : 2014-15
On 16th July 2014, Faculty Development Programme was organized by Department of Commerce on ‘Tax Deducted at Source (TDS)’ and the speaker was Mr.G.V.Pratap Kumar from Gantasala CA Academy. He enlightened the faculty on E-filing, generation of TDS certificate, procedural aspects of Provident Fund and Provisional Tax with reference to employees.
|Faculty Development Programme by Mr.G.V.Pratap Kumar|
FREE POLLUTION CHECK UP CAMP : 2014-15
As part of Josephs Green Group, Department of Commerce in collaboration with Castrol India Limited organized Free Pollution Check up Camp on 15th July 2015. Around 300 students and also staff availed the benefit and were given computerized pollution under control certificate authorized by Transport Department, Government of Telangana State.
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR FRESHERS : 2014-15
It is a long standing tradition at St.Joseph’s to organize Orientation Programme for the fresh batch of students to orient them towards a healthy acclimatization of the campus culture and academics.
Orientation Programme for B.Com First Year Students was conducted on 28th June 2014.The day commenced with a Prayer Song by the college Choir ‘Anna Domini’ invoking God’s blessings. Principal Rev.Fr.Vincent Arokiadas welcomed the fresher’s to the Joseph’s family and spelt out the desired attributes of Josephites, while giving a broad and comprehensive outlook of the college through his address. The programme was conducted separately for each of B.Com streams headed by Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela for B.Com General, Mr. Krishna Moorthy for B.Com Computers and Mrs.C.Savithri for B.Com Honors and Professionals with the assistance of other faculty members of the department. The students were apprised about the curriculum, examination system under autonomy and various departmental activities.
It holds true that experience speaks better than mere knowledge about something. Hence, the final year students shared their experience and good memories with their super juniors. This also included Ice-Breaking sessions by the final year students which was very interactive and brought the fresher’s on their feet. The fresher’s were enlightened and very much motivated to make their stand and fly high to reach heights.
|Lighting of the Lamp||Address by Director, Prof.Malla Reddy||Briefing about the Course Structure|
|Briefing about B.Com Professional Curriculum||Briefing about the Departmental activities||Ice Breaking Session|
STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENTS : 2014-15
COMMUNITY SERVICES : 2014-15
OTHER ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT : 2014-15
NATIONAL SEMINAR ON “EMERGING TRENDS IN COMMERCE-AN EDGE” : 2013-14
Department of Commerce organised National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Commerce-An Edge” on 19th December 2013.Chief Guest was Prof. L. Venugopal Reddy, Chairman APSCHE. Guests of Honour were Prof. Sudhakar, Registrar, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University and Prof M. Sulochana, Former Dean, department of Commerce Osmania University.Chairman of the seminar was Principal, Rev Fr.Vincent Arokia Das, Director of the Seminar was Dr.S.Brinda, Dean Academics and Convenor was Mrs Mary Vinaya Sheela, Head, Department of Commerce.
The seminar was organized in the areas of Finance & Accounting, Marketing, General Management and Human Resource Management. There was an overwhelming response where 150 delegates have participated in the seminar.111 papers were received from all over India of which 21 papers were received from other states.
|S.No||Name of the Track||Chair Person|
|1||Finance & Accounting||Dr. S. Ananth, Independent Researcher|
|2||Marketing||Prof. M. Usha, Head, Department of Business Management, Nizam College, Hyderabad.|
|3||General Management||Dr.G.Padmaja, Assistant Professor, Centre for Health Psychology, Hyderabad Central University|
|4||Human Resource Management||Mr. K. Nanda Kumar, Former Vice President, ITC|
Chief Guest for the Valedictory Session was Msgr. Rev. Fr. Swarna Bernard, Vice Chairman HAES. Guests of Honour were Rev Fr. Allam Arogia Reddy and Prof. Laxman Gaddam, BOS, Chairman, Department of Commerce, Osmania University. Certificates were distributed to the participants by the Chief Guest and Guests of Honour. Rev. Fr. Sagaya Raja, Vice Principal, St. Joseph’s Degree and PG College congratulated the department of Commerce for making the seminar a grand success. Mrs. Mary Vinaya Sheela, Head, Department of Commerce presented a report on the Seminar and Dr. Brinda, Dean, Academics proposed vote of thanks. The seminar concluded with the National Anthem.
|National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Commerce-An Edge”|
SEMINARS/ GUEST LECTURES/WORKSHOPS ORGANISED BY THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE STUDENTS : 2013-14
|1||18th August 2013||Accounting Standards and IFRS||Mr.Nitin Kumar Agarwal, Finance Manager, L&T Metro Rail|
|2||19th August 2013||Campus to Corporate||Mr.Scott G.Smith ,Director, Delloite Tax, Texas, USA|
|3||23rd August 2013||Government Accounting||Mr.Brahmiah, Former Director, Treasuries & Accounts, Govt.of Andhra Pradesh|
|4||23rd August 2013||Forensic Accounting||Mr.Vijay Kumar, Delloite (US Operations) Hyderabad|
|5||23rd January 2014||Cancer Awareness & Hygienic life style||Dr.Susheela Narayan,Omega Hospitals, Hyderabad|
|6||5th February 2014||Is Project a Treasure or a Trash||Prof.K.Krishna Kumar,Osmania University|
|7||5th February 2014||Distinguishing between Internship & Project||Dr.Patrick, Osmania University|
|8||5th February 2014||Research Data Analysis||Dr.Naresh Reddy|
|9||7th March 2014||Payment of Bonus Act||Mr.Nitin Kumar Agarwal, Finance Manager, L&T Metro Rail|
|10||15th March 2014||Corporate Governance||Dr.Abhirama Krishna, Director,South State Business School|
INDUSTRIAL VISITS : 2013-14
- 52 students of Commerce Club visited Binju Saria Steel Industries, Kothur, Shadnagar, Hyderabad on 27th August, 2013.The visit was aimed to create awareness among the students to know the practical aspects in the working of the industry.
- 110 students of B.Com Final Year General and Computers visited ICRISAT on 20th and 30th September 2013 accompanied by 5 faculty members. The main objective of the visit was to make the students know about the Green Revolution and Water Shed management (Rain Harvesting).
|Visit to ICRISAT|
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT & STUDENT LEVEL SEMINAR: 2013-14
Department of Commerce and Business Management in collaboration with Indian Accounting Association, Hyderabad chapter organized Faculty Development and student level Seminar on “Recent Trends in Accounting” on 31st August 2013.The Seminar was presided over by Prof. Obul Reddy, Chairman, IAA, Hyderabad Chapter. The Guests of Honor were Prof. Shankariah, HOD, and Prof. Laxman Gaddam, Chairman, BOS, Department of Commerce, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Seminar Director was Prof. R.Malla Reddy, Director, St.Joseph’s Degree and PG College.
In the first Technical Session, Sri. Bramiah, Former Director, Treasuries and Accounts, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh delivered a lecture on “Government Accounting”. In the Second Technical Session, Mr. Vijay Kumar Deloitte, (US Operations) delivered a lecture on “Forensic Accounting”.
|Sri. Bramiah, Former Director, Treasuries and Accounts, Govt. of AP|
CERTIFICATE COURSES : 2013-14
Certificate Courses are aimed at bridging the gap between the main stream curriculum and the changing industry needs. Commerce Department has MOU with Impact Education and Noble Educational Empowerment society. The following are the details of the courses:
|S.No||Name of the Course||Duration||No. of Students||Resource Person|
|1.||E-Commerce||32 Hrs||40||Mr.Alok Singh|
|2.||Smart Accounting||32 Hrs||47||Mr. Santosh|
|4||Retail Sector – Trainee Associates (part of STAR scheme under RASCI)||120 Hrs||90||Mr,Vidya Sagar & Mr.Syed|
PARENT TEACHER MEET: 2013-14
Parent Teacher Meet for B.Com first year students of all streams was held on 24th August 2013. Principal, Rev. Fr.Vincent Arokiadas, and Director Prof. K.Malla Reddy addressed the parents about the college. Parent of B.Com first year Professional student, Mr.Subramaniyam Rao addressed the gathering on “Expectations of Institution from Parents” and parent of B.Com first year Honors student, Mrs. Surekha Sridhar addressed on” Expectations of Parents from the Institution”. The meet was a great success.
ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR FRESHERS: 2013-14
Orientation programme was organized for B.Com I year students of all streams on 28th and 29th June, 2013. Principal, Rev Fr Vincent Arokia Das and Vice Principal, Rev Fr.Sagaya Raja inaugurated the programme. Students were informed about the College Culture, Academic Curriculum, Commerce & ET Club, Placement activities, Extension Services (Red Cross and NSS), Extra Curricular activities and so on. The programme helped the students to get an insight into various activities of the department of Commerce.