DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS & COMMERCE
The Department of Business and Commerce was established with a team of faculty members for providing research and development inputs to the design and development of relevant guidelines, courses and teaching-learning materials for vocationalisation of secondary and higher secondary education in banking and financial sector. Over the years, the Department has developed the credibility of designing and developing courses and conducting training programmes for vocational teachers. The Department has developed 18 curricula, 3 practical manuals for pre-vocational education and 06 textbooks and practical manuals for +2 level (Grade XI & XII) for vocational courses.
ROLE AND FUNCTIONS
- Conduct research studies and surveys on various aspects of vocational education, with special reference to business and commerce.
- Conduct training need analysis of middle level manpower in commerce sector.
- Organize awareness programme on NVEQF/NSQF for senior functionaries of the state/UTs
- Develop guidelines, competency based curricula, print and non-print teaching-learning materials, and publicity materials.
- Establish a network with international and national organization, including Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Commodity Boards, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.
- Indian Institute of Packaging, Export Promotion Councils, Federation of Indian Export Organizations, Department of Commerce of Central & State Universities, Public and Private
- Sector Undertakings, etc. for organizing programmes on orienting key functionaries, training of teachers and development of curricula and courseware.
- Build capacity of key functionaries, teachers and instructors teaching vocational subjects in business and commerce related areas.
Electronic commerce, more popularly known as E-commerce, has evolved as an instrument of taking services and products to the door step of the consumers. Besides traditional courses in business and commerce, the Department is focusing on the development of materials related to E-commerce. The following are the key areas:
- Logistics & Supply Chain
- Merchandising and Marketing
- Mobile Commerce
- Travel & Tourism