Orientation of BBA Sem.1 (Batch 2018 -21) On 23rd August 2018

4The orientation program for the first year BBA was held onThursday, 23rd August2018. More than 300 students along with their parents attended this all important orientation program as this marked the first day of school.

Prof. Dr. R Gopal, Director, Head of Department and former Dean of the D.Y. Patil University, School of Management welcomed the students. The programme was followed by Lighting of the Lamp and National Anthem.Then there was Introduction and addressing of Dr. R.Gopal to the BBA students. He shared a FEW WORDS OF WISDOM with the new students. He also said that discipline is the key to success in life and that there is a need to follow the rules and regulations of the university. He also talked briefly about the various systems of the school and exhorted the students to take advantage of the same. The Learning Management System (LMS) he said was an integral part of the school pedagogy and this is a part of Digital Initiative of the Government of India. He also mentioned that the parents can also view the various aspects of the LMS system e.g. attendance records, the lecture notes, the evaluation of the various assignments etc.

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5Prof. Dr Firdaus Shroff, ex Banker Reserve Bank of India and motivational coach coaxed the students to do well and take advantage of the excellent library and the computer laboratory of the school.

Dr. Ms. Sarika Punekar, in charge of the BBA examinations at the school gave an outline of the examination systems and the need to completely clear all the subjects.

Dr. Ms. Vani Kamath, Dean of Faculties, mentioned about the various Certification Programs that the school of Management is introducing this year and exhorted the students to take part in these certification programs. Some of them are for e.g. Personality Development, Business Analytics, Intellectual Property Rights, and Brand Management etc.

Dr. Ms. Gagandeep Nagra(BBA Coordinator) informed the students about the various elective and generic subjects and their timetable. She also emphasized on attendance regularity, maintaining discipline in the campus and in the class and also talked about Effective Communication.

Dr. Sunil Surte, (Administrative Head) gave the vote of thanks.

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