The 19th annual conference of the College of Management & Commerce of Srinivas University was held in an online mode is association with ISMASI, Azteca University, Mexico. North America. “Resilience, Innovation & Reinvention – coping with turbulent times” was the main theme of the conference. The conference was patronized by Dr. CA. A. Raghavendra Rao, Chancellor, Srinivas University, Dr. A. Srinivas Rao, Pro – Chancellor, Srinivas University , Smt. Vijaylakshmi R. Rao, Direcor, Vijaylakshmi Group of Institutions and Smt. Mitra S. Rao, Secretary, A. Shama Rao Foundation. The Vice Chancellor, Dr. P.S. Aithal presided over the inaugural session and talked on the need to stay updated to cope with the turbulent times brought about as now due to the pandemic and elaborated how countries are borderless now due to the advent of online communications techonology which has changed many aspects of our livelihood. Chief Guest, Dr. Ricardo Saveedra, Chief mentor, Director & Chair of International Programs of Azteca University, Mexico, who connected in from North America stressed on the need for global exposure to the youth of today and congratulated Srinivas University on giving a lot of international exposure to its students which will help them greatly. Dr. P. K. Paul, Research Director of Raiganj University, West Bengal facilitated the techinical presentation committee as session Chair. The Keynote speakers were Dr. Kenneth Okeafor, Alumnus Scholar of Azteca university and currently the Chairman of the National Health Insurance Services at Nigeria spoke on the need for and importance of cybersecurity in healthcare. Dr. G D Singh , who is the founder chairman of the Adrican Asian Chamber of Commerce & Industry is global citizen gave a lot of insights into the global business scenario, and guides on how to become a successful business professional. Dr. Narayan Kayarkatte, Research Professor, Srinivas Univsersity stressed on the need for personal developemnt tp stay ahead and to stay afloat in today turbulent competitive world. The conference had received 107 papers and were presented in three technical sessions throughout the day. There was a lot of knowedge sharing, learning and more than 380 participants had joined the online conference and participated in it.
Prof. Keerthana Raj, Dean, College of Management & Commerce welcomed the audience, Prof. Amith Menezes, Coordinator of the MBA program convened the conference. Dr. Sonia Noronha, Coordinator of BBA in Port, Shipping Management & Logistics Program delivered the vote of thanks.
The College of Management & Commerce offers various undergraduate, post graduate programs as BBA, B.Com, MBA & M.Com . In line with the objective of graduating students who are industry ready, the college also offers super specialization degrees such BBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, BBA in Hospital Adminstration, BBA integrated with USA CMS syllabus, BBA with integrated IAS training for aspirants keen to appear and clear government job postings including SSC recruitment. Sinilarly B.Com offers B.Com with ACCA, B.Com with CA foundation, B.COM with USA CMA syllabus to name a few. Many students interacted with the international speakers and benefitted from these sessions.