Management education is a popular course of study as it gives students various job opportunities and trains them to improve their self confidence and learn to find out of the box ways to better hone their skills. Students learn to focus, build leadership skills, take decisions, think logically, work in a team and at the same time learn to be competitive through the curriculum as well as various programs designed for them. This prepares them for the business world.
About the Department
The Department of Management at SCC was established in the year 2006 with an objective of imparting management education to the students and to train them to be ready to enter the corporate and business world as budding managers and also as entrepreneurs. The department has been constantly upgrading the program through various add on courses, practical exposure, guest lectures to help students keep up with the fast changing environment.
It has students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and the class consists of students from local, national and international regions which makes it a very vibrant and diverse group.
To transform each student into valuable and responsible citizens of the world and to develop him/her as compassionate individuals with strong ethical, emotional and spiritual values.
To provide quality management education to all its students and to motivate and prepare them for productive careers.
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration (Equivalent of BBM- Bachelor of Business Management)
Bachelor of Business Administration is a 3 year (6 semesters) full time program offered by SCC in affiliation with Bangalore University. The objective of the program is to develop ethical managers with inter-disciplinary knowledge as well as entrepreneurs who can start independent business units.
10+2 / Pre-University Course/Equivalent (During admissions, the College fixes minimum cut off marks from the qualifying examination).
Academic Programs and extra and co-curricular activities
Apart from the prescribed curriculum there are various academic programs conducted by the department to provide the budding managers and entrepreneurs with the necessary skills and practical exposure. These are as follows:
Add on Courses
Keeping in mind the need to supplement the curriculum with additional inputs the following add on courses are offered to the students every semester in order to help the students enhance their career prospects.
I Semester- Life Skills Program, Spoken English and SAP
II Semester- Soft Skills Program, Life Skills Program and SAP
III Semester- Life Skills Program and SAP
IV Semester- Professional Skills Development Program and SAP
V Semester- Professional Skills Development Program and SAP
VI Semester- Professional Skills Development Program, Banking and Finance and SAP
Courses through Linkages with other Institutions
St. Claret College has established linkages with institutions of repute to provide job-oriented add on and supplementary course in order to improve students’ efficiency and competitiveness. The following are the courses available in the campus for the Management students:
|ICAI (Institute of Cost Accounts of India), Bangalore Chapter http://icmai.in/||Foundation and Intermediate Courses of ICAI|
|Samvit Academy http://www.samvitacademy.in/||Chartered Accountancy (CA) and Company Secretary (CS)|
|SAP, India SAP 01 & SAP B1 (Functional and Technical)||ISDC (International Skill Development Corporation) http://isdcglobal.org/|
|ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)||CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)|
|Talentease, Bangalore http://www.talentease.com/||The Headstart Advantage-U, imparting employability skills|
Experts from industries are invited to interact with students and discuss various issues related to management. This helps the students to learn about the expectations from the industry and how to prepare themselves for the future role in business. They can learn and discuss the various practices in management.
Every year the students are taken to an industrial unit and encouraged to observe and learn the various manufacturing processes as well as see how the various departments function. The various industries range from small scale to large units to cooperatives etc
The students are also given a platform to interact with the alumni members to learn from them about their experiences since leaving the college and find out the expectations from the industry so that they can be better prepared.
The department engages in various social activities to teach students to be socially aware and to have concern for society. Some of these activities include support through donations in cash, kind and spend time with people staying in various homes for the less privileged members of society, unaided schools etc.
Management Club- Elixir
The Management Club 'Elixir' aims at going beyond the classroom learning, promoting the creative and inventive thinking in students. The club organizes events covering every functional area of management such as paper presentations, Group Discussions, Role Plays, Debates, Quizzes and other Management Competitions. The students are also sent to various colleges to take part in different events at the inter college level. These activities encourage students not only to learn to manage activities on their own but also supplement their professional development in understanding the subjects involved with better clarity.
To be an effective resource for students, to help them build successful careers and become great business leaders.
The Management Club at SCC strives to enhance the development of professional skills among students, while at the same time promoting program identity. The club is a resource for students and acts as a liaison between faculty and students.
Events of Management Club in every academic year:
- Organizing 'Anveshan'- Inter-collegiate Management Fest
- Poster Making
- Product Launch
- Mock Press
- Mock Stock
- Ad Campaign
- Documentary Preparation
- Business Quiz
- Crisis Management
- Best Manager
- Group Presentations
Anveshan- Inter-collegiate Management Fest
'Anveshan'- The Inter-collegiate Management Fest of SCC has gained a lot of popularity over the years. Participants come in huge numbers from various colleges across Bangalore to participate and compete in various management related events. Anveshan not only provides a great platform to the participants but also to our students who organize the students wherein they practically learn how to plan, organize, and manage the event successfully.
Academic Projects and Internships
As a part of University curriculum, it is mandatory for the students to take up a project work during sixth semester. At SCC the students have to necessarily attend an internship program and learn about the organization, conduct a study based on any functional areas and to prepare a report based on the analysis of the study and this is submitted to the University.
Students are encouraged to spend some time with the company and learn about the processes and activities of the firms as this will provide them with essential practical exposure.
Career Opportunities and Placement
The career opportunities are enormous as the multidisciplinary aspect of the course makes BBA students eligible for various types of jobs in various industries. Students can take up jobs in different disciplines like marketing, finance, human resources and administration. Many of SCC’s students have been placed in reputed banks, IT firms, financial companies, retail, recruitment consultancies, manufacturing firms through the Placement and Career Guidance Cell (PCGC) of the college.
A few students have also started their own businesses and a sizeable number have gone on for higher studies.
Department Magazine 2015