January 28 to February 20, 2022

The BFM and the BAF committee came together to launch the 2nd season of the 30 hours stock market certificate program Fin-Est - 'Stalk the Stock'.

32 enthusiasts participated in the program FIN-EST a program conducted specifically to make students learn various aspects of the Stock Market and help them implement the concepts they learned.

The general status of the current market was being discussed, which was followed by a special session on introducing the financial markets. Various concepts were taught and practiced right from Fundamental Analysis to Global Analysis. The program also covered topics like Technical Analysis, Cryptocurrencies, and Risk Management. A weeklong mock stock was also held to aid in the learning process of the participants. FIN-EST was concluded with a bonus session on 'Cryptocurrency', which did receive good responses and was no doubt an interactive one.

The following speakers were called to deliver the recorded and live sessions: Mr. Rahul Jain, Mr. Kanish Sanghvi, Mr. Hari Prasad, Mr. Anant Ladha, Mr. Devashish Bhuyan, and Ms. Rushika Chavda.

February 22 to March 19, 2022

Certificate Course of 36 hours on GST was conducted virtually, which was organised by the Accountancy Association of HR College, in association with The Goods and Services Tax Practitioners' Association of Maharashtra.

The Goods and Services Tax Practitioners' Association of Maharashtra is a State level body of Sales Tax Practitioners established in the year 1951. The Association has its membership spread all over the state of Maharashtra comprising Tax Practitioners and other professionals such as Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, and Advocates practicing in GST, VAT, Service Tax, and allied laws. They offer certificate courses in the concept of GST and its applications to different colleges in Mumbai.

This GST Course had registered a count of 85 students who were from various course backgrounds from different colleges across Mumbai. The course was completed in 12 days, held every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for 3 hours from 6 pm to 9 pm, segmented into two 1 ½ hour sessions on each day.

The Inaugural Ceremony was held on February 22, 2022, in the presence of Dr. Pooja Ramchandani, Principal of H.R. College. The Inaugural ceremony comprised a formal Introduction of CA Aalok Mehta - Hon'ble President of The Goods and Service Tax Practitioners' Association of Maharashtra & a brief description of the GST Course by Ms. Anjalli Vachhani, Faculty-in-charge of Accountancy Association, and the Coordinator of the GST Course.

3. Certificate Courses conducted by NIIT
February 25, 2022

An MOU was signed between H.R. College of Commerce & Economics and NIIT Center Grant Road, to provide certificate-training courses to students of H.R. College. The objective of this MOU is to provide students with

course knowledge and to give practical knowledge to help them be job-ready and easily accepted in the industry.

The course covered various topics like Advanced Excel, Tally, and Social Medial Marketing. 6 students availed of the benefit of this online certificate course program.

A similar MOU was signed with DVOC Grant Road, in February 2022 for a similar course on sound and video editing. 18 students registered and availed of the benefit of this course. The course was mainly designed keeping in mind the students of the BAMMC course.

4. POWER BI Certificate Course
February 12 to May 1, 2022

Math Club of H.R. College in association with Data skills, Hyderabad conducted a 30 Hours Certificate Course on Power BI, a business analytics service by Microsoft. With Power BI, one can connect to hundreds of data sources, build complex relational models using simple and intuitive tools, and design stunning, interactive dashboards. Power BI aims to provide Interactive Visualisation and Business Intelligence techniques with an interface simple enough for the end-users to create their reports and dashboards.

The Power BI course was conducted under the guidance of Mr. Karthik Dale, a corporate trainer, Consultant, and Founder of Data skills. 62 students enrolled in this program. The course started in February with classes conducted on weekends for the convenience of the students as well as working professionals.

Learnings from the program were:

  • Importance of Data Visualisation and its tools.
  • How to use Power BI, its products, and extensions.
  • Introduction to and working with Power Query.

The course started with basics on what kind of data sources can be used in Power BI, then moved on to learn how to mine data and obtain the desired results. In the visualization part, students were taught how to synchronize multiple pages using hyperlinks with Power BI or on external web sources, using slicers, page filters, etc.

The Valedictory Ceremony for the course was organized online on May 31, 2022, and was graced by Principal Dr. Pooja Ramchandani, Course Coordinator Ms. Vijayalaxmi Suvarna and the team of Data skills, Hyderabad. Students shared their insights and experiences.

Power BI is the need of the hour with its practicality and industry-level application and the Math Club is honoured to have conducted such a great course in collaboration with Data Skills.

December 8-29, 2021

The Language Department of IPC conducted a Spanish Language Class to assist students to learn the language that would benefit them, opening a wide array of opportunities for the Students. Ms. Jennissa Thomas conducted the Spanish class course for the students. She holds a B1 Spanish diploma and is working toward a C2 (Mastery/Proficiency) certificate. She worked as a Freelance Tutor for almost two years, teaching Spanish to young children and IB students. She worked at the Language Network for 6 months as a well-known Spanish trainer, teaching people Spanish Levels A1 and A2. The students learnt to converse in simple language, introduce themselves and convey their interests in Spanish. They learnt the basics of the language, such as how to greet and bid farewell to

others, basic everyday expressions, alphabets with pronunciation, numerals in Spanish, days of the week, months of the year, and how to ask/give personal information, among other things. The course concluded with a test to revise the learnings imbibed by the students.

May 2-20, 2022

The Language Department of the International Programs Committee of H.R. College of Commerce conducted a German Language Class to enable students to learn the German language and to open the door to numerous personal and professional opportunities. Under the guidance of Mrs. Sharvari Khatavkar a batch of 28 students pursued the language course. She has been teaching German for the past 25 years and has an excellent academic record in the language.

During the duration of the course, the students were taught how to introduce themselves and convey their interests in German. The students got an opportunity to learn the basics of the language, such as how to greet and bid farewell to others, basic everyday expressions, alphabets and how to pronounce them, numerals in German, days of the week, months of the year, and how to ask/give personal information, among other things. Tests and assignments were taken throughout the course to revise the knowledge of the language that was gained by the Students.