Department of B.Com. and B.Com. Accounting and Finance in association with Mumbai University College Teachers Association (MUCTA) organized Three Days International Faculty Development Programme on “Digital Teaching and Learning Environment” on 11th, 12th and 13th May, 2020.
Ms. Bhavya Ahuja Grover Faculty from Ramanujan College, University of Delhi was the resource person for all three days of the session. Mr. Harshal Kulkarni from the United Kingdom Guest of the session addressed the participants on the importance of FDP in the current era. The basic idea was to equip the teachers with hand on training on getting started with LMS, Structuring course e content, flipped classroom, screencastify hands on training were covered during the session. The main aim was to assist the teachers in smooth conduct of online classroom. Online FDP session was streamed online on youtube channel of MUCTA.
1482 participants from different colleges registered for this online FDP from national as well as international domain (Australia, United Kingdom) 5.8 thousand people viewed the live streaming. The presenters were provided with the E-certificates followed by quiz and feedback for all three days. Online FDP had very good responses from all the participants through comments on you tube live chat.
On 18th February 2020, B.Com. Department in association with, Student Welfare Department, University of Mumbai organized an International Conference on the topic “Innovative practices in Commerce, Management and Technology”. The basic idea was to share the innovation thoughts and give a platform to the researchers, academicians and students. Dr. Mridul Nile from University of Mumbai, Member of Senate, was the speaker of the Session. Mr Taher Dawoodwala was the Guest as industry expert from International domain. There were 17 paper presentations from academicians of different colleges and students also presented the research papers. There were 33 participants who were present and showed keen interest in the conference, which made the conference a new learning platform and exploring the innovative practices in the field of commerce, management and technology. The topics taken up by the presenters included Green Banking, Investment Pattern of youth in Navi Mumbai, Corporate Social Responsibility, Effects of Social Media, Recent Trends in E-Commerce and other such interesting papers on the given subject. The session ended with a positive note of taking back the knowledge and strong confidence among the students to take up preparation of more research. The presenters were provided with the Journal containing their research paper and the certificate of participation and presentation. Also, the participants were provided the certificate of participation.
On 23rd November, 2019, B.Com. Department organized a Session on ‘Golden Saturday’. It was conducted for the B.Com. students of PCACS in L-302 at 11:30 a.m. by Mr. Inder U. Sharma, B.Com. alumni from the batch 2008. He is a Founder and Sr. Advisor of Awaaz Service Society.
The session included guidance on blood donation. He shared his wonderful experiences of college life and gave information about his NGO. He also talked about his activities towards women and children well-being. He gave an insight of various events that he has conducted in Navi Mumbai. Mr. Sharma had a very interactive approach throughout the session, which was liked the by the B.Com. students of PCACS.
The FINANZA Association of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science conducted One Day Intra Collegiate Festival Finacle 2019 on Thursday 1st August, 2019. The Committee was enthusiastic and happy for getting more than 70 participants from the college itself from various streams like B.Com.A&F, B.Com., B.M.M. and B.M.S. The participation of students of first year of all these classes was overwhelming. The inauguration was done by the head of the Department of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) Dr. Abida Khan under the guidance of Prof. Sunita Saini and Prof. Chaitanya Athalye. The participants learned finance in a fun way through games such as Tally Ho-Jaa, Think Reverse, and Guess the price. The students also actively participated in Fun Games such as Fastest Mouth First, Whisper Music Challenge, Emoticon Dum Charades, Word Search and 4-Event Game wherein they learned co-ordination and Co-operation with enjoyment and fun. The winner of each game was given on the spot cash-prize and the winners of all the games and participants of Finance Games were facilitated with certificates as well.
The feedbacks of the participants were appreciating and they enjoyed the event and showed their interest to participate in the event next year as well. The event ended around 3:00 pm with Vote of Thanks by Prof. Sunita Saini.
Department of B.Com. conducted a ‘Youth Forum’ in accordance to celebration of “50 Golden Saturdays” with Alumni marking the Golden Jubilee of MES on 30th March, 2019 wherein students were guided on how to discover their Inner Drive by Ms. Nikhitha Nair and Mr. Rejith Nair of 2018 Batch. Post the address, the students presented their views on ideas that influence the Youth, viz.
Post the address, the students presented their views on ideas that influence the Youth, viz. Physical Appearance and Talent, Self Awareness, Self Motivation and Personality Development. The event concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Asst. Prof. Gurpreet Kaur Khalsa.
Department of Economics conducted a Test on ‘Know Your Economy: Awareness Kindling Test – 2018-19’ in association with ‘Scientific Research Association for Economics & Finance (SRAEF)’ on Monday, 28th January, 2019. Total 160 students participated in the test. The test had Multiple Choice Questions based on the economic situation, it also featured a type of question where a picture relevant to the economic situation was given and students were asked to identify the event or happening. The test also had abbreviations, which students had to answer.
The winners of the test will be awarded prize money and certificates by Scientific Research Association for Economics & Finance (SRAEF). Whereas, other students will be given the certificate of participation by the college.
Department of B.Com. inaugurated the celebration of "50 Golden Saturdays" with Alumni marking the Golden Jubilee of MES on 12th January, 2019 with an event "Be YOUnique" wherein students were guided on how to have their own definition of success. Alumni of 2009 and 2011 batches, Mr. Unnikrishnan P. and Mr. Vibhu Mishra shared their life experience and how they followed their passion and the need to follow one's passion for long lasting success. The event concluded with an address by Dr. Aarti Sukheja, IQAC Co-ordinator on how important uniqueness is in life.