Department of Business Administration

The BBA Programme

The Department of Management
With the world of business constantly changing and a strong base created for technology in the country, it is of utmost importance to augment management talent and resources at all levels. Strategies and goals of any educational institution has to be constantly redefined to keep in pace with the external environment. All this lead to the birth of the BBA department of St Joseph’s College of Commerce in the year 2004-2005. Within a short period of time, the department has emerged as a promising institute in the field of management studies at the undergraduate level. This department aims at motivating students to take up higher studies in management so that they may blossom into effective entrepreneurs who would not be afraid of taking risk, or teachers and researchers who would contribute positively towards the betterment of the society or to take up consultation to help business units leverage on management knowledge.

Objectives of the department
• To impart knowledge to the students in functional areas of business so that they may pursue careers in management and excel in different fields of management.
• To incorporate extensively- along with theoretical knowledge sharing – various skills (viz. presentation, rapid reading, geopolitical awareness, time management) needed for managerial effectiveness.
• To promote knowledge through research- both applied and conceptual relevant to management.
• To enhance the decision-making skills and administrative competence of students.
• To motivate students to apply management techniques to new and innovative areas of management.
• It aims at the holistic development of students by training in soft skills, computer skills, certificate courses and interdisciplinary subjects included under the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).
• An optional module in the second and third years enables the students to tailor their degree to their interests and career goals.
• The department facilitates and encourages students to take up interdisciplinary courses at the London School of Economics (LSE), which enables them to gain broader perspectives and skills in the field of Commerce and Management in order to enhance their academic exposure to international standards.