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Guest Talk on “Digital Marketing –Opportunities and Challenges”

Department of Management Studies, T.John College conducted a Guest Lecture session on 28th Feb 2019 on the topic “Digital Marketing –Opportunities and Challenges” for IV sem MBA Marketing Students .We had opened up the session for even other specialization (Fin and HR) and for M.Com II semester as Interdisciplinary learning and application of business Activity in digital platform plays a vital role in this competitive environment.

The session was conducted by Digital Academy 360, a Well reputed Consultant services specially for Digital Marketing. Mr.Amit Singh the Chief- Operations, Digital Academy Bangalore Zone spoken about the importance of Digital Marketing and his team members Mr.Darshan and Ms.Vageesha took over the session in explaining about various digital marketing tools available and the companies using such tools for their promotion and advertisement. They also had discussed lot of case studies related to applications of digital marketing with respect to KTM, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Hp, FlipKart and Shobha developers. Overall the session is of very informative and students also had interacted very well and clarified their related queries.

Industrial Visit to Dairy Classic Ice Creams Private Limited

An industrial visit was carried out for 2nd semester BBA and B Com students of TJC on 28th February, 2019.

The visit was to Dairy Classic Ice Creams Private Limited located at Harohalli on Kanakupara Road in the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board. About 100 students along with 2 faculty members had the unique opportunity of visiting a fully automated ice cream plant and were enriched in the real exposure to the production unit.

The Dairy Classic Ice creams Private limited churns out its flag ship product “Dairy Day” ice creams from this plant.. With their expertise in the ice cream industry, the entrepreneurs tasted success in a short span of time. From a modest beginning in a 2,000 sq feet rented building, the company now owns a 25,000 sq feet manufacturing facility with latest technology. Plans are afoot to set up a state-of-the-art production unit sprawling over one lakh sq feet on the outskirts of Bangalore.

Dairy Day’s state-of-the-art production facility in Bangalore has a production capacity up to 30,000 litres per day. The company has got ISO-22000-2005 (FSMS) Certification for adherence to quality and consists of a supervision team of qualified Dairy Technologists, Food Technologists and Microbiologists apart from an exclusive R & D team.

Geared with caps that ensured a hygienic visit to the spic and span facility, the students were first taken to the dry fruits and nuts section that had machines to detect metal components in them. The employee explained the process and the students were overawed at the volume of nuts that were segregated in a jiffy.

The next section was the storage unit that housed all the ingredients in solid form ranging from skimmed milk powder, sugar, emulsifiers, pulps, flavours etc all neatly stacked and arranged. Few of the workers were seen rolling out labels from the machines.

Two gigantic drums attracted the students’ attention which was actually mixing drums that melted the chocolate at 60 degrees centigrade and subsequently mixed all the ingredients together. The budding managers and entrepreneurs listened in rapt attention to the staff who explained how the state of the art technology worked. The grand top view giving a bird’s eye view of the entire production and packing process was a hit with the students and they were amazed at the precision of the machines that neatly filled up cones, buckets and family packs of ice creams in myriad flavours and sizes!

The students were then treated to a small tub of ice cream fresh from the unit and they enjoyed every bit of it waiting for more like Oliver Twist!

They were then taken to the deep freezing unit with the temperature set at -20 degrees centigrade and the students expressed their joy and glee to be in sub zero temperatures that beat the harsh summer heat. The entire floor was stacked with the particular batch of neatly packed ice creams.

This factory has two units, one for cones and cups and another for candies and sticks.

There was a photo op session to wind up the visit and the students had a really “cool” experience. There was a certain element of social media marketing with Facebook pages tagged with the visit.

Few moments of the industry experience are here

BUDGET QUIZ 2019

BUDGET QUIZ 2019

Department of Management Studies, T. John College, conducted Budget quiz for the students of different departments of the college. Preliminary selection was done by class teachers based on test on budget. On the basis of performance in the selection tests in classes, six teams were selected for budget quiz on February 27, 2019.

The quiz questions were prepared and quiz was conducted by Prof. Shrinivas Aiyer. Two teams from BCA, one team each from BBA, BHM, M.COM and MBA participated in the quiz. Panel of Judges included Dr. Karpagavalli, Prof. Sunita, and Prof. Veena Anand. Overall guidance for the entire program was given by Dr. Dippi Verma. Prof. Rajeshwari handled the score-board. Ms. Pinky M was the host. Students ‘support was provided by Ms. Sapna Kumari, Ajal and Rahul K R.

There were three rounds of questions. First round was a non-transferable with no negative marks round. The second round was a transferable questions round with a wrong answer attracting negative points. Top three teams after round two, moved to third round.

For audience, there were several questions asked. The audience participated with great enthusiasm. The respondents with the correct answers were given small gifts on the spot.

The third round was a buzzer round with negative points for a wrong answer.

The final result of the budget quiz is as follows.

Winners: Mithun kumar and Lakshmipati from M.Com IV semester.

First runner up: Hanshil and Yashwant from BHM

Second runner up: Aman Gupta and Ayush

 

Guest Talk on “Trade Finance”

Guest Talk on “Trade Finance”

On 26th Feb ‘2019, School of Finance of Department of Management Studies, T.John College organized Guest Lecture for IV Semester MBA & M.Com Students.

The speaker – Mr V.V.S Rao, a qualified Chartered Accountant , retired as Vice President, ING Vysya Bank, has expertise in International and Inland Finance operations, Anti money laundering and Credit Risk Management.

He addressed the students on the significance of International trade for the economy, various modes of payments and Trade documentation in International trade finance.

Students actively participated and it was a power packed learning session.

Prizes won by BHM student for the events held at AIMS COLLEGE.

Hearty Congratulations

Date :23-02-2019

Students from T.John College, Department of hotel management has participated in AIMS Hospitality week- An Intra Collegiate International fest conducted by Department of Hospitality Management and Catering technology held at Acharya Institute of Management Science  and won prizes in the following events.

  1. GUEST ROOM  DESIGNING – 1ST PRIZE – Mr. Hansel D Souza (8TH Sem) &  Mr. RAVI K.H (6TH Sem)
  2. INNOVATIVE FLORAL DESIGN – 3RD  PRIZE – Mr. Husain Riyaz(6TH Sem)  & Pragathi (6THSem)
  3. F& B QUIZ – 2nd PRIZE –Mr.Mighara Hulangmawa (6TH Sem) & Rakshith HY (6TH Sem)
  4.  F&B CASE STUDY – 3rd PRIZE  Mr. Hansel D Souza (8TH Sem) & Mr.Mighara Hulangmawa (6TH Sem)

Joy of Saving Life Programme for NSS Volunteers, Students and Faculty Members

Joy of Saving Life Programme for NSS Volunteers, Students and Faculty Members

Date: 22nd Feb 2019

Every single individual in this world has the potentiality and the power to save a life. It is an essential gesture of solidarity. Any basic medical or first aid education should be accessible to all without not just any discrimination but also without any barriers.

On 22nd February 2019, a program was conducted by the NSS Unit of T.John College in association with Dr.Ramesh & Team, Emergency Medicine & Trauma Specialist, Sparsh Trauma Centre, Bangalore. They whole heartedly took the programme to explain about the basic first aid and CRP training. Faculty members, students and NSS volunteers were provided with such an opportunity to learn the basic first aid like chest compression and rescue breath through mouth which has to be done to an unconscious person during any medical emergency situation and that could help the person save a life. The hands-on experience helped the students to gain the practical knowledge which is informative and engaging. Any individual should take some time from the busy schedule to learn about the basic first aid and CRP. It can save the lives of many or even one. It doesn’t matter if it is a minor situation or a major one. What is important more is, it’s a life saving act. The program was organized by Mr. Arun Kumar.R, NSS Programme Officer, T.John College.

 

Fino Bank On-Campus Recruitment Drive

T.John College-Department of Management Studies

Date: 21st Feb, 2019

Time:  9:30 AM -3:00 PM

Co-ordinator:  Prof. R.V.Lokesh

Company:   FINO Bank

Pre-Placement Orientation Speaker: Ms. Meghana (Regional Head- HR)

Pre-Placement Orientation is conducted for the Feno Bank, Total 40 students attended the pre placement talk from different departments of college. 26 students from MBA, two from M. Com and 12 from BCA participated in the drive. Ms. Meghana explained about company’s Operation, collaborations and the management hierarchy. She also clarified the assessment rounds of the selection process, roles & responsibilities, compensation structure and other benefits for students.

The first round of assessment was Aptitude test for all the students, 23 students were shortlisted for the face to face round, 15 students were selected in the final round (seven from MBA & eight from BCA). This is a new record set by the placement department, wherein 15 students are selected by the same company.

Two Day Faculty Workshop on “Advanced Research Tools and Methods“

Two day Faculty Workshop  on “Advanced Research Tools and Methods“ was conducted as a part of internal Faculty Development Programme by Department of Management Studies, T.John College on 14th and 15th Feb 2019.

Dr.R.K.Prema from Dayananda Sagar Institutions, Bangalore and Dr.Vairachilai from ICFAI foundation of Higher Education, Telangana were the invited resource persons.

The Programme started on 14th Feb 2019 with Inauguration by our Principal Dr.Shikha Tiwari followed by the welcome address by our Director Dr.C.Karthikeyan.

Dr.R.K.Prema started session -I which was related to the basic introduction to SPSS, feeding data and cleaning process, she also explained the concept of reliability analysis (cron bach alpha test) and helped the participants to learn t- test and chi square test. It was a good session to start with basics of SPSS.

Dr.Vairachilai started her session-II on the second day of workshop on parametric test and interpretation. She has discussed lot of case study for data analysis and she also explained about taking a live stock market case for analysis and interpretation.

The session was highly effective, informative, and influential and helped participants to get hands on experience with data analysis on SPSS.

Overall it was a very useful session for our internal faculties to start with their research work and basic analysis.

Industrial Visit to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

The 6th and 4th semester BBA students were taken to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited on an industrial visit on 15/02/2019. Due to security concerns, the students were not allowed into the functional departments but they had an exhilarating experience at the heritage aeronautical museum that included display of prototypes and real fighter planes used in the various wars fought by India. The students also witnessed a real  mind boggling training session carried out for pilots and service men.

There was also an audio visual show that took the students to the manufacturing of aircrafts by the giant Public Sector Undertaking. It also showed the various strategic partnerships and alliances that the company has with various foreign companies. Innumerable engines manufactured by HAL were also on display which emphasized on the “Make in India” campaign. The students had a guided tour around different galleries that depicted the transition of the Indian space programme from the times of Vikram Sarabhai, Abdul Kalaam to the present programme of Chandrayaan.

The visit was well received by the students who have gained lot of insights into the functioning of one of the largest defence establishments in India.

 

LAZEEZ 2K19

LAZEEZ 2K19

The annual food festival of the department of Hotel Management – LAZEEZ-2K19 was held on 14th of Feb 2019 at the T. John campus grounds between 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

The fest was held on the “Valentine’s day” imbibing its theme. The theme mixed well with the lighting at night and the props used and looked stunning.

The fest drew its legacy with a foot fall of 1000 plus guests to relish various cuisines across the world. The event saw a mix of in campus students, parents, industry experts, professionals of various fields of work, students and teachers from schools and colleges across Bangalore and Media.

Apart from the various food offered, the event also kept the guests engaged with lots of games, Magic show, DJ, Juggling, Flaring and Rock Band.

Laurels and appreciations rained on the organizers, making it a milestones event of the campus. The event was a great success in all peripherals of operations and we are proud of our students and teachers who put in their total effort to make this event a grand success.

 

Synopsis Presentation by M.Com IV Semester (2017-19) students , TJC

The 4th semester of M.Com curriculum requires students to complete an industry project in the form of dissertation. The objective of the dissertation work is to experience the way in which organisations function in a given environment. Submission of their synopsis is one of the preliminary stages in their dissertation. In this regard, the students gave a presentation of their synopsis to a panel of learned faculty.

Their topics ranged from Total Quality Management, to Non Performing assets to Capital Budgeting. The panel comprising of Prof. Veena Anand, Prof. Shrinivas Aiyer and Prof. Sunita, gave their valuable inputs to the students. It was an enriching experience for the students, which will go a long away in helping them to complete their dissertation.

Report on EXPRESSIONS 2019

Convergence of Media,Management, Information Technology studies organised a one day National Seminar,”Expressions 2019″ on “Trends and Challenges in Journalism, Media and Cinema”  on February 7th, 2019.

                The seminar was very interesting and informative especially for the students of Journalism.  This platform gave the students enough knowledge in understanding the challenges in Journalism, media and cinema. This National level seminar exposed the actual challenges faced in Journalism, Media and Cinema.

                The august gatherimg of students and teaching fraternities across the were a lart of this forum. Mr. Collin Timms, Chairman Commits Educational and Charitable Trust addressed the gathering followed by a session with Mr. Prakash Raj, Actor, Philanthropist, Politician. He spoke on ‘Setting positive social and political agendas through the media’. The sessiin was followed by  Mr.T.R.Gopala Krishnan, Senior Journlist, Editor in Chief, The Week on ‘My years as a journalist… what I saw and what I learnt’.The day progressed with a session by Ms.Faye D’souza, Executive Editor, Mirror Now on ‘The delights and challenges of being a television journalist today’. In addition to this, there were sessions on ‘Truth and Reality in Indian Cinema  Today’, ‘Changing Trends in Entertainment’, ‘My musical passion and happiness quotient’ with Pranjal Khandhdiya, Victor Mukerjee, Supertiek Shyamal Ghosh respectively.

                   Along with this  Expression 2019  had a number of stage performances related to culturals. This seminar was a great opportunity for the future journalists to comprehend the harsh realities prevailing in the present day media.

Industrial Visit to kadhi Exhibition

II, IV and VI semester students of T.John college- Fashion and Apparel Design Department had visited kadhi exhibition held in freedom park Bangalore, on the 31st January 2019. The visit was highly informative and the students had gained adequate practical knowledge in the areas of  hand weaving ,hand woven fabrics, traditional embroideries and various products made of kadhi and its price ranges ,they also gained knowledge about usage of kadhi and its importance.

Placement Guest Lecture

T John College, FAD Department organised Placement guest lecture on 2nd February 2019 for VI semester. Priyanka Balmiki, Senior Executive Merchandiser, Arvind Brands, Bangalore expressed the students about the Placement activities in the apparel industry. The students were briefed about the Recruitment procedures and the HR requirements to obtain the job. She explained thefactors related to the current trends of the fashion world which would be helping all the students in their future jobs or internships. The students had interactive & fun attending and were inspired.

T John College, FAD Department organised an alumni talk

T John College, FAD Department organised an alumni talk on 23rd January 2019 for I, III and V semester. SewwandhiTennekoon of the passed out batch (2008) visited the college and expressed the students about gems, mining and exporting. The students were briefed about the different types of gems and its application in jewellery for astrological reasons too. She spoke on the various criteria to be considered in the gemology. She explained thefactors related to the mining and improvisations area in the exporting as it would be helping all the students in their future jobs or internships. The students had interactive & fun attending and were inspired.