Comprehend social and business environment and develop research, entrepreneurial, professional, communication and leadership abilities among learners, to foster ethical and human values and build life-long learning skills, so as to be able, to work in diverse cultures and meet the industry needs and social goals through global learning opportunities and practices.
The Department of Commerce conducts various departmental curricular and co-curricular activities to stand with the vision of fostering intellectual and professional skills and gain insights in multi-domain spectrum of commerce through the following best practices:
• Participation in planning and execution of programs: Students take initiatives in planning, organizing and conducting co-curricular activities of the department. These activities include guest lectures, ‘Commercium’ Annual fest of the department, workshops etc. Students develop professional skills, communication, leadership and team management skills.
• Promotion of Research Culture: In order to motivate and equip the students to undertake research and promote research culture among the commerce students the department has initiated taking small research projects to understand and improve the conducting research. Discussions on how to identify research problems, objectives of research, preparation of questionnaires are conducted in the class.
• Student feedback on curriculum: Feedback on curriculum is mainly used to modify and rearrange the course contents based on students’ constructive suggestions and to help the teachers modify and improve their teaching methodologies and to develop the skill of critical evaluation among students.
• Collaborative learning : Group based activities and assignments are allotted so as to help to learn concepts, solve problems, undertake tasks. This eventually enhances articulating, presenting and listening skills as well as collaborative learning and working with teams.
Ruia Commerce Association started in 1998, and ‘Commercium’- Annual fest of the department, provides a platform for nurturing students’ organising, competitive and leadership abilities and sensitize them to social issues. The activities focus on conducting workshops, talks, events and competitions related to Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Business and Start-ups etc., relevant to business/social scenarios. Industrial visits are conducted to various places like BSE, MSME and other important business and social organizations. Industrial visits in the past have been organized to places such as Bhandup Industrial estate, Indian Institute of Jewellery, Mahalaxmi , ITM- Institute of Financial Markets, Kharghar etc. have been organised. Aptitude tests, Guest Lectures, Workshops, Internship opportunities are additional support features offered for the benefit of students. Student Research Assignments concerning the current issues, aid in learning how to synthesize information, build questionnaires, and develop analytical and critical thinking skills and preparation of report.