Department of Commerce

B.Com (Analytics)

ABOUT THE COURSE
A contemporary business environment thrives on adaptability, optimization of resources, and the ability to function prospectively. For this, any business enterprise requires analytical skills to identify key solutions, trends, and patterns in a structured manner. B.Com Analytics course has been designed to reflect the need of the hour – focusing on constructing a strong foundational grounding in core analytical subjects. This challenging course would include subjects like Advanced Mathematics, Statistics, Business Analytics , Business forecasting, business simulation and Business analytics programming as its core. The goal is to equip students with the much sought after skills of data processing to predict and understand global business trends. This course provides learning and growth in different analytical stages.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
• To provide foundational knowledge and grounding in the domain of Commerce and analytical studies.

• To sharpen a students’ analytical and decision making skills by practical application and exposure.

• To facilitate students with specialized skills and abilities to become competent and competitive to be assured of good careers and job placements.

• To develop business professionals with a broad understanding of data collection and analysis and its prospective application.

• To foster an environment of observation, and analysis of numbers, patterns, and trends.

• To analytically decipher the causes and solutions of business problems retrospectively and prospectively.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Students of this program will, in the fifth and sixth semesters, be given a choice of electives based on Analytics - each of which will have an entire skill based paper integrated into the theoretical content that is offered.

• Lab based learning to inculcate data processing mindsets. As an integrated program, all necessary coaching and training for the analytical papers will be facilitated in college. Students are given intensive tutoring by trained internal faculty as well as regular mentoring from our learning partners.

• In order to expose students to a practical work environment, a mandatory corporate internship in a relevant field is to be taken up in the summer following the fourth semester.

• Student seminars, workshops and conferences are organized through the even and odd semesters, with guest speakers who have experience in the contemporary business analytical ecosystem.

• They will be trained in Tally, Excel and Advanced Excel to be on par with industry standards locally and in the global arena.

• Students connect meaningfully with the working world through regular field trips. These visits provide students a thorough understanding of business skills and cultural education to make a mark in the industry.

• In addition, students are encouraged to join the college clubs and take up credit certifications that range from IFRS to theatre and languages to help inculcate essential soft skills and interdisciplinary exposure.

At SJCC, aside from academic aspirations, holistic development of a student is its highest goal. And in order to achieve this, multiple social activities are conducted over the three year course, to develop a sense of community.

Teaching Pedagogy
• Web based learning
• Role Play and practical assignments
• Guest lectures and seminars
• Case study and presentations
• Panel discussions and symposiums
• Simulation activities
• Practical job enhancement through lab based learning.
• Tie-ups with external learning partners.