Each year, the CHRIST(Deemed to be University) Commerce and Management Association strives to provide vibrant avenues for students to shape their future by enriching knowledge, enhancing competence, imparting life skills and internalizing values through a plethora of competitions living up to its vision of ‘Compete, Collaborate and Create’.
The association organizes different activities every Wednesday and Friday. Events exclusively in the areas of Entrepreneurship Development, Public Relations, Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, Quiz and Best Manager are conducted. Preliminary rounds are held at the class level following which the best teams are selected for the semi-finals and finals, which happen on stage in front of a massive audience.
IGNITE is an intra departmental fest organized by the Commerce and Management Association CMA comprising of various events like Best Manager, Best Management Team, Debate, HR, Finance, Marketing, Business Plan and Business Quiz. The undergraduate B Com and BBA students are divided into clusters where they will compete in business, financial and management events for the best group. The two-day event saw a lot of active participation of nearly 182 commerce and management undergraduate students across multiple verticals. The event also created the right platform for new undergraduate entrants to showcase their talent in various activities.The Commerce and Management Association conducted an Intra Cultural and Literary Fest for B Com and BBA undergraduate students comprising various events like Mime, Dance, singing, Trash art etc. a platform to express the creative and talented side of the students. It was an inter class competition with the prize for the best class and best performer. The two-day event saw a lot of active participation of nearly 182 commerce and management undergraduate students across multiple verticals where a lot of talent was show cased.
Mr. Dr Dinesh Babu R, Managing Director, Brainswig Pvt. Ltd, Chennai conducted a workshop on 'Business Analytics With R Language - An Application Oriented Training’ at Central Block, Computer Lab from 2.30 PM to 7.00 PM which was organized by the Commerce and Management Department, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa. The workshop had more than 50 participants comprising of student and faculty members from the commerce department that gave them an insight into using various programming tools for Analytics.
The department has conducted various webinars related to upcoming fields in Commerce and Management to provide information to students and faculty on relevant topics. A webinar was conducted on How SEBI Regulates the Securities Markets by Mr PK Nagpal, Executive Director, SEBI and on "GST and its recent developments"by Mr. Mihir who is an expert in the field of Indirect Tax Laws.
The department is very keen on inviting industrial experts to deliver lectures for students in the area of expertise to have an industry connect.
A guest lecture was organized on "Application of analytics in various fields and the job opportunities in analytics" on 18th October 2019 in the Auditorium, Central Block, CHRIST, Lavasa by Mr. Shashank Lalwani for BCOM (FINANCIAL ANALYTICS) and BBA (BUSINESS ANALYTICS) students.The interactive session commenced with the introduction to Data and Business wherein the students were asked the basic definition of “Business”, which according to him is nothing but applying common sense. In the next few hours, the guest had grabbed the attention of the students by conveying the innovative opportunities that are available right before them in today’s world.He had also explained about the purchase behavior in any online retail shop andanalysing the customer profile
Dr. Azarudheen S from Department of Statistics, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru gave a lecture on 12th October 2019 on probability, its distribution and real-life applications. It was attended by BBA students in the Central Block, CHRIST, Lavasa. At the outset Dr. Azarudheen explained various types of analytics in great detail. He was mindful enough to keep the concept simple so that it was clearly understood by young BBA students. Next he moved on to throw light upon the usage of probability in business world. The concept was quite interesting as it catered to the present day trend in the volatile world of business.
- A guest lecture was organized on 13th November 2019 at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa by Ms Sinthuja Martin about the importance of soft skills and a short training session on soft skills was also conducted for BBA and B Com students. The entire training session on soft skills dealt with a wide variety of topics such as vocal and verbal communication with specific reference to corporate communication. She asserted that the most appropriate body language for leadership can have an indelible impact on the customers. Ms Sinthuja briefly discussed matters pertaining to interview skills, time management, customer relations management, stress management, presentation and motivational skills, positive thinking and customer handling along with communication skills. In all it was a very fruitful session and the students found it quite informative and interactive.
R PROGRAMMING’20 A two-day National Conference on Application of Analytics in Business Re-engineering was organized by the Department of Commerce and Management Studies on 6th March 2020 and 7th March 2020 at Central Block, CHRIST, (Deemed to be University), Lavasa. The conference aimed at integrating analytics into the business world. The sole objectives of the conference were to offer an insightful review of tools and techniques related to business analytics and business intelligence among academicians and practitioners. These business applications will help recreate and reengineer business for optimum results. It also aimed to provide a platform for distinguished academicians, practitioners and researchers from around the world by facilitating dissemination of knowledge on business analytics, big data and business intelligence. After the formal function an array of panellists from diverse fields took part in a high level panel discussion on `'Analytics Landscape - 2025’ at Central Block, Auditorium from 11.50 AM to 1.30 PM. The Moderator was Dr Geetha M Rajaram, Principal, Global Institute of Management Science, Bengaluru. The well-coordinated venture by Department of Commerce and Management Studies saw participation on a large scale. The conference was attended by educationists, academicians, faculty members, research scholars, post-doctoral / doctorate/ graduates, industry managers, administrators, business professionals, practitioners or consultants. It provided a platform to a wide spectrum of people to showcase knowledge in areas of interest. They also got a chance to network and interact with scholars from industry and academics. The added benefit included hands-on experience on analytics by eminent practitioners from the industry and above all an opportunity to publish research work in Scopus Indexed Journal.
- A guest lecture was organized on "Application of analytics in various fields and the job opportunities in analytics" on 18th October 2019
- NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLICATION OF ANALYTICS ON BUSINESS REENGINEERING 2020
ADMISSIONS FOR BBA BUSINESS ANALYTICS IS OPEN FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022