A Bachelor of Commerce, abbreviated as B.Com is an undergraduate degree in commerce and related subjects. The course is designed to provide students with a wide range of managerial skills and understanding in streams like finance, accounting, taxation and management”.
The Commerce Department is the largest department in the Institution providing quality education since 1998.
It offers B.Com (Generals); B.Com (Computer Applications); B.Com (Foreign Trade); B.Com (Honours) & B.Com (Business Analytics) with a present intake of 700 plus students. The department is driven by considerations of quality, well qualified and committed faculty and is ever-ready to design innovative instructional methodology.
The curriculum of business education in the department is highly application oriented and therefore the department follows multi-dimensional pedagogy for various programs such as Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Workshops, Assignments, Projects and Industry interaction. The department has highly qualified and experienced teaching staff.
The department’s faculty has published a large number of research papers in national and international journals. They have also given presentations at various seminars/conferences. The department has organized a number of seminars, events and conferences. Faculty members strive to foster an environment for proper growth of intellectual insights in trade and business aspects. Social Outreach and Public Interaction Program is an integral part of department activities. The department has proven its excellence with dedicated staff and enthusiastic students consistently bring kudos to the department in the academic and extra-curricular activities.
» To establish a Department of academic excellence with total commitment to quality education in Commerce.
» Our mission is to groom our students with a global outlook and industrial readiness so that they face the future with confidence, knowledge, and requisite skills.
In order to fulfill the stated vision and mission, the department is committed to:
⇒ Academic Excellence: Our primary objective is to enable every student to cope up with the latest developments in commerce through effective transaction of curricular and co-curricular aspects.
⇒ Professional Excellence: The Department motivates, transforms and prepares students for positions of leadership in business organizations. The ultimate objective is to produce commerce graduates who possess the skills, problem solving tools and professionalism essential for being successful.
⇒ Holistic Development: The Department provides exposure to students in relevant branches of knowledge and competence to face the global challenges.
⇒ Socially responsible citizens: The Department inculcates a sense of civic responsibility, social commitment and moral responsibility among students through social activities.
⇒ Value Based Development: To impart quality and need based education, our objective is to sensitize the students to their changing roles in society through awareness raising activities.
USP OF THE DEPARTMENT:
→ The department is driven by considerations of quality, well qualified and committed faculty and is ever-ready to design innovative instructional methodology.
→ To equip the students with practical and analytical skills, Commerce Lab has been Incepted.
→ The ‘Villa Chamber of Commerce’ club of the Commerce Department engages the students in various academic and cognitive activities like Seminars, Group Discussions, Debates, Role Play sessions, Case Study Analysis, Quiz, at college level
→ Students are taken on field trips and industrial tours. Entrepreneurship Awareness and Development programmes are arranged in collaboration with external agencies.
→ Many students are recruited through the campus placements and placed in reputed organizations like DELLOIT, ,Tech Mahindra, Sutherland, Cognizant, Infosys, etc..
→ The department has the distinction of securing above 100% pass percentage In the Academic Year (2018-2019).
→ Consistently from its inception and is always ranked among the top 2 affiliated colleges of Osmania University.
→ To have a strategic understanding of business analytics and be able to take into account the relationships between this discipline and other areas of business to make holistic judgments when analyzing business situations.
→ To demonstrate critical thinking skills, making the intellectual connection between quantitative and qualitative tools, theories and context to properly and effectively solve problems and make decisions.
→ To utilize interpersonal and leadership skills to be highly effective business managers and leaders; demonstrating self-awareness, emotional intelligence, curiosity, visionary and strategic thinking, teamwork, reflection and knowledge transfer skills
→ To communicate effectively using business specific terminology in written and oral form and facilitate information flow in a diversity of organization
→ To demonstrate ethical reasoning skills, understand social, civic, and professional responsibilities and aspire to add value to society.
→ Students will acquire the knowledge in Business Analytics and will be able to relate in other business areas.
→ Students will able to determine the intellectual connection and will able get answers and can take decisions.
→ Students will apply communication skills for business specific and facilitate information flow.
→ Students will develop cooperation, tactical thinking skills in organization.
→ Students will acquire societal, public and expert skills which are needed for society.
Program Specific Objectives:
→ To develop broad-based business skills, knowledge, and development of general and specific capabilities to meet the current and future expectation of the business, industry and economy at the national and global level
→ To apply Analytics’ techniques to analyze and interpret data, using the latest analytical tools to solve business problems
→ To identify the advanced topics in the area of analytics (business problem) with their knowledge of different functional areas of management and perform descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics with structured, semi – structured and unstructured data
→ Highly qualified and experienced faculty
→ Excellent infrastructure
→ Well-equipped department library
→ Well-equipped Commerce Lab
→ Promotion of Research
→ Publications by faculty and students
→ Extension activities
→ Entrepreneurship Development Activities
Certificate Courses for additional credits to the discipline. These include Soft Skills & Personality Development, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurial development skills , Advanced MS office, Excel, Data science using Python Programming.
Clubs of the Department:
VILLA CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE – The Commerce Club initiated on 8th March 2020.
About Our Club:
The initiative to launch Commerce Club at Villa Marie Degree College for Women is surely history in its making. Clubs are a vital part of the education system because they are the ultimate in experiential learning for young minds, giving them the leadership and power to make their own decisions and watch, how those decisions affect their life and the lives of others.
The Commerce Club formed at Villa Marie Degree College serve to unwrap the anthology of activities of the young and vivacious minds of students. Along with providing professional development opportunities, clubs aim at inculcating students with personal, social, and extra-curricular development, enhancing the overall collegiate experience.
In addition to helping foster practical skills such as time management, leadership and responsibility, extra-curricular activities allow students to “test the waters” and explore new areas of interest.
It is important to appreciate the contribution of the skill sets, a student can obtain from being part of a club.
› Clubs can offer important life-skills such as:
→ Soft skills and Personality development
→ Self-esteem, elegance, strength and intellect
→ Community involvement fosters responsible citizenship and encourages high ethical standards and community service projects
→ To empower students with knowledge, guidance & experience.
→ To promote the students to have the exposure to face the corporate world.
→ To inculcate conceptual, technical & practical skills in the field of Commerce.
→ To make the students well equipped with the practical challenges in the business scenario.
→ To provide business exposure to the students.
→ To inculcate ethical values & contribute to a better business model & personality development.
→ To prepare them to be globally job ready and contribute towards their holistic development.
Club Events (Online):
→ National level Paper presentation competition for Degree and P.G. (2020)
→ National level Paper presentation competition for Junior and equivalent. (2020)
→ National level competition (From Std VIII to P.G students)
→ Slogan writing, face painting and cartoon making on the occasion of Independence Day celebrations. (2020)
→ Stack the Covid 19 Stats – Youtube Video on the occasion of National Statistics Day 29th June, 2020.
→ Significance of Statistics – Youtube Video on on the occasion of National Statistics Day 29th June, 2021.
→ Commercio Esena
→ World Consumer Rights Day
→ Guest Lecture on Research methodology
→ Guest Lecture on Accounting standards
→ Guest Lecture on Taxation on the occasion of Taxation Day
→ Workshop on Statistics – Statanalytica on the occasion of National Statistics Day
Instagram Page of he Commerce Club –
Scope of B.Com (Business Analytics) in India and Abroad:
Business Analytics has turned into a major factor of consideration for the growth and development of organizations these days. Huge investments are made only after concluding the result of Business Analysis and operations so that the risk factor could be minimized and profit could be maximized.
If the experts are to be believed, by the end of the year 2025 India will be among the top leaders in the talent market with high expectancy and factor growth. So, a strong entrepreneurship culture could make the market stronger in the country, making foreign direct investment and outsourcing a rapid growth in the Indian economy.
Business Analytics plays a significant role in industrial growth since quantitative analysis and statistics help the industry to analyze the best alternative to achieve the objectives. As per the latest modification in the development and enhancement of business analytics tools and technology companies can use artificial intelligence as a business analytics tool in order to understand the needs and wants of customers that will lead to profit maximization. As much as the market of business analytics is taking off rapidly, the need for manpower increment is also increasing.
Not only in India but the scope of Business Analytics does sustain well globally. There are many countries that consider business analytics as one of the huge sources of wealth maximization. Those industries which are dealing with websites, a captive market, niche market, telecommunication and IT sector have seen a major increase right after the use of Business Analytics in their industry. Since the skills to perform Business Analytics requires high degree knowledge of Business strategy with mathematical expertise and Python coding, the scope of Business Analytics turns out to be one of the major designations in the company that will be increased forever.