Offered by: School of Economics and Commerce
In this program, the University has embedded the curriculum of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The program is designed to train students to acquire and develop skills that enable them to manage risk, provide strategic advice and make key decisions in business operations. Students will learn forecasting and budgeting, cost control, risk assessment and project management.
Commerce is a system or an environment that affects the business prospects of economies. Commerce is the activity of buying and selling, especially on a large scale. The system includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that are in operation in any country or internationally. Today, commerce includes as a subset a complex system of companies that try to maximize their profits by offering products and services to the market (consisting of both individuals and other companies) at the lowest production cost. A system of international trade has helped to develop the world economy but, in combination with bilateral or multilateral agreements to lower tariffs or to achieve free trade.
The Bachelor of Commerce degree equips graduates for a range of occupations including accountant, auditor, economist, analyst, or trainee manager. Graduates may pursue career opportunities across accounting, finance, economic sectors, in either specialist or generalist roles.
Accounting: A career in accounting could mean working as an accountant or auditor, or in specialised areas such as tax consulting, insolvency, corporate recovery, risk management, financial planning, forensic accounting, strategic planning and/or market analysis. Accountants work in diverse sectors including Government, private enterprise, not for profit, and so on.
Finance: This degree prepares the student for a career in fields such as corporate financial analysis and reporting, financial markets, fund management and investment banking. Employers may include financial institutions, international and national investment banks, asset and fund managers, and credit unions. There are also opportunities in the public sector, specialist divisions in retail banking, financial markets, and other financial solutions providers.
Economics: Apply your economics knowledge in business and government across roles including banking and finance, business analysis, law, journalism and public policy and the regulation of markets. Economists work in the private and public sector. Work in the private sector often involves analysis of developments in domestic and international markets, while in the public sector it is more likely to focus on the role of government in policy
Sustainability: Consider careers in environment-related business areas such as the energy and carbon industry, renewable energy, and climate change and sustainability fields; the sustainable management of resources, or ecotourism sectors. Roles may range across strategic planning, consulting, policy advice, energy and emissions accounting and auditing, carbon accounting, business systems development, research and graduate programs, in organisations across government and the private sectors.
Business Analyst: A business analyst is someone who analyzes information and investigates the goals and issues of a company. They advise organizations on how to improve their efficiency and finances. They are responsible for figuring out the actual needs of the company, not simply the stakeholder’s expressed wishes. They will communicate with a wide variety of people, such as the staff, the executives, the IT department and the customers in order to evaluate the situation fairly and define any and all issues. Quite often, the business analyst will be a facilitator and help the communication between the organization’s departments. They will then document their findings, evaluate and present their solutions.
3 Years (6 Semesters)
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Candidates who have secured 50% of marks in aggregate in 10+2 / PUC or Equivalent, with a minimum of 65% marks in English and a minimum of 65% marks either in Accountancy or Mathematics or in any other subject related to commerce.