ST JOSEPH COLLEGE OF COMMERCE

B.Com Associations

Sentinel – B.Com Editorial Committee
On 11th of December 2018, Sentinel - The B.Com Editorial Committee conducted a session on “Innovations in Mass Communication”. Mr. Johnson, HOD of the Department of Journalism and Communication, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) was the guest speaker for the session.

Mainframe Research Forum
On 4th and 11th July 2018, a Mainframe Orientation was held, having students as Resource Persons. The main objective of the orientation was to understand students’ interest in pursuing research with the forum. The students were informed about ISBN number and the process of research. On 28th of August, 2018, Dr. H.Nagaraj informed the students about topic selection and research process. On 12th December 2018, Mainframe Research Association hosted an event to promote the research culture among students. The session highlighted how research is a part of our everyday life.

ComVerse
On 3rd September, the 6th Episode of ComVerse on Data Breach in the Banking Sector was posted on YouTube. The event was moderated by Dr. Sheela A.M accompanied by panel members: Manoj Singh, Divya Maria, Preetham U, Mary Aishwarya, Raphael George, and Thomas Itty. The panelists highlighted the shortcomings of present day banking setup. The faculty in-charge of the session was Mr.Mohammed Ashfaque. The panelists also recommended that banks should work on operating on a close loop circuit which is not connected to the internet.

On 15th December, 2018, ComVerse conducted its seventh episode on, “Artificial Intelligence in Corporate Communications and their Effects”. The panel discussion included nine participants, of which two panellists represented Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. The session was moderated by Mr. Ramesh Babu, faculty member-SJCC. Artificial Intelligence was discussed as an indispensable feature in the coming decades. Chat bots, social media analytics and home automation were put forth as the next big growth zones.

Colosseum
Colosseum offers a platform for students with an aspiration for research to come together and conduct in-depth research in their specific area of interest. In 2018 Colosseum, SJCC conducted the following activities to enhance students’ research aptitude.

  1. In July 2018 presentations were conducted on ‘Block Chain’ technology and“Walmart- the game flips”.

  2. In August, Colosseum held its classroom presentation series on “OBOR and CPEC”.

  3. In December 2018 Colosseum held the second segment of class-to-class presentation on “U.S. - China Trade War”.

Association for Professional Students
Association for Professional Students (APS) held its first event of the year ‘Exordium’ was on 5th September. The platform offers fundamental ideas on professional courses on campus.

On 13th December 2018, APS organized a talk by Mr. Munith Achcha on “Climbing the Corporate Ladder”. The talk emphasized on the significance of pursuing various professional courses.

Toastmasters Club
Toastmasters Club intends to enhance the communication skills of the students. On 4th July, Toastmasters Club conducted an orientation seminar for all B.Com students. Mr.Nawab and Mr.Sagnik- active members of Toastmasters International addressed the audience. On 17th September, the Toastmasters club organized a seminar on Public Speaking lead by Ms. Vimarsha.

On 17th November, the Club in collaboration with St. Joseph’s Institute of Management hosted Parlance- an Inter - Collegiate Fest. Events such as Rhetort (prepared speech), Gift of the Gab (TTM), Prattle (Just a Minute), Tete-a-Tete (Air-Crash) and Show Down (Face-off) were part of the Fest.

On 17th December, 2018 the Club conducted “Don’t get me started”- a public speaking event. Mr. Vignesh- President and Coordinator of Toastmasters-SJIM was the judge of the event.

Erudition Club
Erudition Club organizes intra-collegiate and inter-collegiate Case Study Competitions. As part of Commerce Week activities, the Erudition Club of B.Com department conducted an intra-collegiate Case Study Competition on 12th December, 2018. Rekhil Varghese and Bezalel Sunny of II B.Com B were declared as winners.

On 31st of January, 2019 the Erudition Club of B.Com held the annual national level Case Study competition for colleges across the country. The winners and the runnersup were awarded prizes worth Rs.6000 and Rs.3000 respectively. On 9th January 2019, the Erudition club in association with students of B.Com Profession program organized a talk on approaches to case study. Ms. Saloni Mantri of batch 2015-2018 addressed the students in a session titled “Cracking a Case”. Mr. Gaurav Siyal conducted a session on job opportunities after ACCA.

Connect Series – Guest Lectures
On 19th and 20th July, 2018 a lecture series was conducted on ‘’Corporate Ethics” for 2nd year students of B.Com and BBA by Mr. Zubair Pradhan.

Mr. S.K. Raghunandan, a renowned chartered accountant addressed the students about General Audit Processes and Practical Auditing.

On 25th August, the B.Com association “Connect” under the guidance of Dr Selvi organised a seminar for students of B.Com-Industry Integrated program. Mr. Nikhil Nelson, Analyst at Ernst &Young spoke on Internal Audit Audit Practices at EY, GDS.

On 30th August, 80 students from IInd year B.Com attended a session titled- “Ethical Practices in Marketing.” Mr. Aashish Benjamin, a Financial Analyst Officer working for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) addressed the students.

On 14th September 2018, Connect organized a guest lecture for the HR and Marketing students. Communication Trainer Ms. Preeja Sreedhar delivered a talk on ‘Steering Change and Transformation in HR’.

On 28th November, 2018 Ms. Shruti lead an interactive session on “Life and Health Insurance in the Banking Sector.”
On 15th December, 2018, Connect conducted a talk on, “Contemporary Issues in Financial Markets” lead by Mr. Kirron Bindu- Partner in Mentes Kapital.

ComUnity
ComUnity provides an opportunity for B.Com students to explore their talents in various fields. On 20th, 26th, 27th and 28th August, ComUnity conducted “Hard selling”- a sales approach that requires members to use direct language skills to communicate and advertise a commodity to the listeners.

Blend - “Initiate the Mix”, an interactive ice breaker forum undertaken by ComUnity for all first year B.Com students was conducted on 28th, 29th and 30th June and 20th, 26th and 28th of August 2018.

Associations

Student Coordinator

Assistant Coordinator

Sentinal B.Com Editorial Committee

Lisa Brito

Cameryn De George

Mainframe Research Forum

Faiz Ahmed Udyawar

Karthik R

Comverse

Kaushik P

Roopshree K

Colloseum

Julisha Magdalene D

Dhruv Gupta

Associations for professional students

Adarsh Jain

Jacob George

Toastmasters club

Sharen Fernandes

Mohd Saad Vaseem

Erudition club

Dadi Christopher

Bethel Jacob

Connect Industry Academia Interface

Ann John

Rishank Augustine

ComUnity

Avinash Lakhani

Yash Choraria

LAKSHYA

Puneeth Dhondale

Priyam Bhutra

TECH ALLY

Jonah Saji

Jibin Jacob