As per the Mangalore University Circular (No.MU/ACC/CR12/UGC(Specifications)/2015-16/A2) dated 18-4-2016, the modified nomenclature of the undergraduate programme BBM has been changed to BBA w.e.f. the academic year 2016-17.
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Moving beyond, Daring to think and Raring to act is the by word of management education today. The need of the hour is quality assurance in management education. New frontiers in management demand that management courses move from brilliance to excellence. This scenario makes the Business Management Department of St. Agnes College think of making the programme career oriented. In this pursuit the Department facilitates management students to acquire in-depth knowledge in business related issues.
The programme offered emphasises academic excellence without impairing the development of human qualities and internalization of values which is imperative in sculpting effective individuals of society. The programme strives for the overall development of students. The course provides a platform for experiential learning, through seminars, presentations, case analysis and Project work. The department is open to innovations in curriculum as well as Teaching, Learning and Evaluations; and the Syllabus is adequately supported by Honours Programmes and Certificate Courses.
The Department grooms students towards industry specific curriculum with focused approach on specific areas which are crucial in the management of companies. The companies such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Hewlett Packard have recruited students from this department. The Department strongly focuses on latest trends in management by continuously updating the syllabus in coordination with academic faculties as well as specialists from various industries who constantly guide the department to reach its objective of making able management professionals. The department gives practical exposure to students by making them visit both small scale and large scale industries. These field trips also aim at covering the aspect of social responsibility to ensure that students give importance to human approach. Project work is assigned with the objective of giving students on-the-job experience making them suitable for the job market. Personality is also looked into by keeping in mind different criteria of self-management.
The most distinct feature of the programme is that it offers dual specialization to the students to master their skills and encourages them in finding their areas in which they would like to become masters or in enabling them to choose a specific career option or in providing them the knowledge of their areas of higher studies. Co-curricular and extracurricular activities are inculcated in the curriculum system to enable the students to become effective leaders who are adept at taking calculative decisions. This awareness also helps them to select their job avenues or opt for higher studies. Since the department offers industry-ready curriculum, students get many placement opportunities and this enhances their career at the bachelor level.
OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT:
- To acquire competence in the teaching learning and evaluation process.
- To enhance and update knowledge and skill in the related areas of specialization
- To pay personal attention and offer guidance to students
- To identify and help slow learners
- To excel in academics and achieve a higher percentile
- To develop language/ business/ soft skills
- To become socially sensitive and accountable to issues in life
- To enhance the development of presentation, accounting and analytical skills and hone creative thinking skills
The programme offered emphasises academic excellence without impairing the development of human qualities and internalization of values which are imperative in sculpting effective individuals of society. The Department grooms students towards industry specific curriculum with focused approach on specific areas which are crucial in the management of companies. Companies such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Hewlett Packard, IBM have recruited students from this department. The Department strongly focuses on latest trends in management by continuously updating the syllabus in coordination with academic faculties as well as specialists from various industries.
A UGC sponsored two day National Conference on Social Entrepreneurship - 'A way to reconstruct the society' was organized by the Department of Business Management on 23rd and 24th November, 2015 in collaboration with Rachana Catholic Chamber of Commerce & Industry.