The Bachelor of Management Studies Department of Kirti College came into existence in the year 2014.The course aims at not only training students to becomes excellent managers but also leads to the all-round development of their personality. BMS provides various skill enhancement subjects in the entire three-year curriculum, these subjects are divided depending on the interest area of the student, rightly called as area of specialization that is Finance, Marketing and Human Resource.
We at Kirti BMS, provides academic excellence,comprehensive management training to students by way of interaction, projects, research work, presentations, industrial visits, practical training, job orientation and placements.
Various courses offered under BMS program allows students to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to assume management positions in a wide range of organizations. These courses are structured to provide students with business acumen through experiential learning.
A seminar was organized by NSE (National Stock Exchange) in collaboration with the HDFC Mutual Fund for the students of BMS Department, Kirti M. Doongursee College on October 1st 2022 to interact with students and to brief them about stock market investments, mutual funds and other financial aspects. The session was highly informative and educated students on smart investment techniques. The whole program was concluded with a revision of topics and a quiz for the same was conducted through a digital application (MF Bytes) and those students who gave correct answers were appreciated with NSE batches. The NSE visit was overall an enriching experience that helped achieve great insights about applications of finance.
INDUSTRY READINESS WORKSHOP
Industry Readiness Workshop is a BMS initiative developed to bridge the gap between academia and industry. The whole course duration is of 60+ hours of rigorous training. The workshop is developed and conducted at three levels first at Elementary level the focus is on personal grooming, communication, personal productivity & computer literacy. At the Intermediate level the focus is on interview skills, information literacy & overall personality development and at advance level the focus is on leadership, innovation, analytical & critical thinking skills. All the modules are facilitated by eminent industry experts and academicians. After the successful completion of the workshop the students are awarded letter of merit and certificate.
The LAUNCHPAD (A Start-Up Ideas Exhibition) event was organised by the BMS Department of Kirti College with the following goals and motivations:
1. To implement the theoretical knowledge of accounting gained during lectures into practical scenarios of small businesses or start-up businesses.
2. To help students draft their goals about various facets of life and create a parallel action plan for the same.
3. To create business plans, ideas and advertising strategies and develop the same.
4. To motivate students to exhibit their creativity, innovation and ideas towards business planning and entrepreneurship.
This demonstration was attended by Principal – Dr. D.V. Pawar, Vice-Principals, and the trustees and dignitaries from DES and Kirti College. Students and faculty members from various other departments of the college were present and witnessed the presentations and exhibition and encouraged BMS students for such originative initiative. This initiative has helped the students to practically gain knowledge by doing it in dummy forms which provides them with ideas and plans to design and develop their own businesses be it partnership, sole-proprietorship, company, etc. Students have upgraded their management and leadership skills, team work, public speaking and interaction abilities. This exhibition has improved the skills of creativity, innovations, best out of waste, content articulation, boosted confidence and enhanced the presentation skills among students.
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (Effectiveness to Greateness)
The Department of BMS, Kirti College hosted a Faculty Development Program on Effectiveness to Greatness an essential life skill to practice vision, leadership & harmonious human relations.The session was conducted by Dr Shriram Nerlekar. A very charismatic personality who emphasis more on personal training and time management. The faculty delegates benefitted greatly from the various empowering life philosophies shared during the session, which one can practice to become self aware, eliminating bad habits & not only on building up good ones, but also to practice and sharpen them. The FDP program also provided the BMS Department with an opportunity where highly ambitious academicians got to exchange vision and network for collaborative academic initiatives.
The First Year Students got an opportunity to visit an orphanage as a part of their Foundation Course Assignment. As the students reached the destination they were greeted with smiling faces of the children eagerly waiting to see who had come into the abode. Children there informed them about their daily routine and the rules and regulations that everyone in the shelter is supposed to follow. They also met some children who were physically and mentally challenged, which help the students realize the importance of appreciating little things. The students even realized that knowing the ambitions and goals of orphan children the donated amount won’t suffice but they tried their level best to help them. The visit was then accompanied by some games and fun activities. It made the students aware about the under privileged children and inculcated the feeling of empathy. As the meet concluded, a thousand of thoughts were playing in the head of the students; they were completely overwhelmed and stunned by the entire experience, it was absolutely a life changing experience for them.
“ONE FOR ALL, ALL FOR ONE,”
Ekyam fest is the BMS department’s pride where all students actively participate. Every year, the department hosts Ekyam to give students a chance to develop as individuals and demonstrate their talent. Students actively participate and assume responsibility for all tasks, from sponsorship to the hospitality department. Ekyam is a family that fosters positive relationships between all of the faculty members and students. Each member of Ekyam dedicates all his passion to make the event successful.
BEACH CLEAN-UP DRIVE
Major benefits of organising a beach clean-up are to bring students face to face with the reality of plastic pollution. The volunteers were aware of the problem caused and had a change in their behaviour to the environment. There is awareness of plastic pollution by discussing it among friends and family. All precautions were taken to dispose of the plastic collected by the students. It is a fantastic way to contribute to save the environment. It’s beneficial not only to Marine life but also for human beings.
The BMS department arranges an industrial visit for the students every year. Students learn how the industries function in reality. Every student get a unique opportunity to observe the process, gain practical experiences, and connect their studies to real-world situations. The students and teachers developed a new rapport during the industrial visit, and many memories are made that make it easier to reflect back on the entire college experience.