FACULTY INITIATIVES ON TEACHING AND LEARNING
SAEC Contributions to teaching and learning activities that contribute to the improvement of student learning. These activities may include innovations not limited to, use of ICT, instruction delivery, instructional methods, assessment, evaluation and inclusive class rooms that lead to effective, efficient and engaging instruction.
SAEC set up appropriate processes for making the contributions available to the public, getting them reviewed and for rewarding. These may typically include statement of clear goals, adequate preparation, use of appropriate methods, significance of results, effective presentation and reflective critique. Every teacher shall participate in teaching, which may include any or all of the following: lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions, seminars, fieldwork, projects and other such activities. Every teacher shall also give general assistance to students in removing their academic difficulties; and participate in the invigilation and evaluation work connected with tests/examinations; and take part in extra curricular, co-curricular and institutional support activities as required . The workload of a teacher shall take into account activities such as teaching, research and extension, preparation of lessons, evaluation of assignments and Internal Assessement papers, supervision and also guidance of project work done by the students.
ACADEMIC SCHEDULE: The Schedule of academic activities for a semester , including the dates of registration, classes to be held, Internal Assessments, End term examinations, list of holidays etc. shall be referred to as the Academic calendar of the semester, which shall be prepared by the Academic Excellence Committee , and announced before the commencement of the semester with the prior approval of the Principal
PREPARATION OF LECTURE NOTES: This is designed to develop more effective lectures by defining and limiting the topic, using structure for maximum effectiveness and presenting material in a clear and engaging way
TEACHING AND LEARNING USING TECHNOLOGY : Use of technology and multimedia sources in the classroom, it needs to be done effectively and be relevant to teaching. This module explores some of the resources available to achieve this.
SUBMISSION OF ASSIGNMENTS which is unique to each student will be evaluated by the Subject faculty, self learning is enabled which will be of immense use.
TEACHING STUDENTS TO WRITE GOOD PAPERS FROM THEIR FINAL PROJECTS AND INTERNSHIP – This module is designed to teach students to write good papers, which guide students through the writing process. This resource will be helpful for anyone working with students on research papers, book reviews, and other analytical essays. These papers will be published in Journals or presented in conferences.
ASSESSMENT: The nature of final examination, sub divisions in Question Paper namely Part-A, Part- B and Part -C respect of each course shall also be made known to the students at the beginning of the academic session. There shall be continuous Internal Assessment in each course is framed by applying Blooms Taxanomy.The question papers for the examinations shall be set in such a manner as to ensure that they cover the entire syllabus of the concerned course The tests and examinations shall aim at evaluating not only the student’s ability to recall information, which he/she had memorized, but also his/her understanding of the subject and ability to synthesize scattered bits of information into a meaningful whole.
CONTINUOUS EVALUATION: While the actual process of evaluation shall be confidential, the system of evaluation shall be sufficiently transparent. The internal marks are made known to the students through Notice board and the Internal marks will be evaluated based on the Three Internal Assessment marks
EVALUATION OF PROJECT/ INTERNSHIP: (i) Final Semester Project will be evaluated by Internal Examiner and External Examiner. The External Examiner shall be a faculty from outside college who will evaluate the final semester project alone.
INTERNSHIP (MANDATORY): A student having registered for 4 weeks of company internship scheme of the Program should complete it in pre final year Presentation by the students after completion of the Internship shall be completed with 4 weeks from the beginning of the next session. The training report along with the company certificate should be submitted .
PROJECT WORK: The purpose of the project work is primarily to demonstrate the application of knowledge of skills acquired in the four/six semesters of the programme, by studying and analyzing a selected problem in the work situation in a systematic manner while suggesting solution to the management. It is desirable that the sponsoring organization has to identify the area of project work for their participants at the beginning of the training programme itself. Each student is required to study the problem under the guidance of a faculty member of the department in final semester The final Project work should be started with the consultation of internal guide by the commencement of final semester and report should be submitted 15 days prior to commencement of final semester Examination for external evaluation with viva voce . The student shall prepare at least two copies of the report: one copy for submission to the university and one copy for the student. More copies may be prepared If the organization or the guide or both ask for one copy each.
A certificate showing the duration of the project work shall be obtained from the organization for which the project work was done and it shall be included in the project report
MBA Department organises many events like Conferences, Symposisum, Workshops , Guest Lectures, Value added Programme from a reputed institution or corporate in order to enrich their knowledge in regular basis. SAECMBA has the potential to be a role model for functional and soft skills training.
TEACHING PEDAGOGY : All the faculty are using power point presentations supplemented by cases . Activity based assignments, real life case studies, role plays etc) taken to enable the students to think cross disciplinary boundaries and to make connections between what they learn inside and outside of the classroom.
FACULTY LEARNING : The faculty members are encouraged to participate in short term courses, Webinar, Faculty development Program, seminar ,conferences and workshops to make them to be advanced level of knowledge and skills. SAEC MBA faculty have been participating or presenting in national or international conferences and also publish their research in reputed journals.
YOGA FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT : Yoga is often partially understood as being limited to Asanas or poses, and its benefits are only perceived to be at the physical level. However, we fail to realize the immense benefits yoga offers in uniting the body, mind, and breath. When you are in harmony, the journey through life is calmer, happier and more fulfilling.
SCINTILLATORS CLUB : SAEC MBA Department has an Association for Management Students named “SCINTILLATORS”, It is a body for encouraging student activities and helping the students to develop into budding professionals. Various activities are planned and carried out through this association
The various Clubs are
- Human Resource and
- Operations Club.
Objectives of clubs:
The basic objectives of conducting the club activities are:
- To impart skills for development and enhancement of personality of students.
- To improve communication skills and decision making power.
- To enhance spirit of competition among the students.
- To increase awareness regarding the business world.
- To enhance the participation level among the students.
The marketing club strives to put the marketing theories into practice through industry interactions, on-campus activities and management games to ignite the brilliant marketing ideas of students and offer them a platform to showcase their creativity.
- To make the student community aware of the latest happenings in the marketing world.
- To keep the students proactively engaged using various competitions like, business plans, product marketing, digital media advertising campaigns
- To make students come up with creative thinking and problem solving problems abilities for solving marketing issues through case studies and role plays.
- To conduct marketing campaigns inside and outside the campus
- To organize marketing games among the students.
- To organize business plan contest, product marketing, advertising campaigns
- To analyse cases on successful and failed product campaigns.
- To create brand analysis of various leading brands.
Product Launch :
- Competition among groups to come up with an idea and convert it into a viable product and present in front of the panel of judges for evaluation
Human Resource club
The HR club is created to help students exhibit their theoretical knowledge in the practice and explore the domains of Human Resource Professionals in corporates. The club promotes an active participation of the students and arrange events tailor made for the future HR professional.
- To provide knowledge about the current and future trends in HR.
- To produce more employable and efficient HR students of MBA.
- To bring out and develop innovation and creativity among the students of HR.
- To conduct role plays of corporate scenarios and make the students understand the importance of taking right decisions.
- To conduct mock recruitment sessions for selection and placement.
- To conduct case study sessions to get the real expertise, understanding, and sound judgment skills.
- To conduct training sessions for students for better performance.
Club provides students with opportunities to discuss various IT issues outside the classroom in order to create a greater appreciation for and understanding of technology. Students plan field trips, guest lectures, and special events during the year; In addition to their own education, IT Club members strive to educate the masses on the use of technology
The Finance club works towards boosting interest in students through competitions, workshops, trainings, certifications and professional internship opportunities. The finance club is instrumental in ensuring a bridge between the industry and the student community, so as to create a strong foundation of financial knowledge outside the classroom.
- To offer a real-life experience of managing money, putting it to work in the financial markets.
- To create knowledge sharing sessions related to investment management strategies through external resource persons.
- To enhance the knowledge of budding investors and fund managers on quantitative and qualitative and ethical factors of finance managers through case studies, role plays etc.
- To create a business summit of industry experts on investing wisely.
- To organize simulation games on finance on Hedging and Risk Management, virtual stock market etc.
- To conduct case study and role play sessions on successful and financially failed business ventures and ascertain the reasons for their failure.
- To promote ethical practices in finance by looking at cases on corporate frauds.
The objective is to understand and develop the interest of students in different fields of operation and supply chain management. Our aim is to bridge the gap between the classroom sessions and practical understanding of operations. We at Operations club take up the responsibility of engaging the students in various activities while ensuring that they derive value from them. We conduct events such as simulation games, case study competitions, guest lectures, and panel discussions.
Objectives of the Activity
1.To train students to have business insights and entrepreneurial skills.
- To cultivate skills for a successful entrepreneurial venture which will make them enterprising graduates.
- To create entrepreneurs who will be able to compete in local and global business industries.
NAME OF THE SUBJECT
NAME OF THE FACULTY
Accounting For Management
Profitability Vs Liquidity Trade off Analysis in Real Time Companies.
Objective of the activity:
The students has to analyse the companys’s financial performance and study about the profitability and Liquidity position of the companies.
Management Concepts and Organizational Behaviour
This exercise is designed to understand the importance and application of organisational behaviour
Form teams with eight students. If possible, each team should have a private location where team members can plan and practise the required task without being observed or heard by other teams.
All teams receive special instructions in class about their assigned task. All teams have the same task and the same amount of time to plan and practise the task. At the end of this planning and practice, each team will be timed while completing the task in class. The team that completes the task in the least time wins.
When all teams have completed their task, the class will discuss the implications of this exercise for organisational behaviour
International Trade and Finance
Management Concepts and Organizational Behaviour
Objective of the activity: Which is a great mnemonic (memory aid) to reinforce the need for all team members to be involved and engaged in team work – teams work best when everyone contributes – which means no passengers. It’s the team leader’s, or manager’s, or facilitator’s responsibility to structure and help teams to ensure that all team members have the opportunity to contribute and participate in team activities, and ultimately the team’s success. It is helpful to use and refer to these models when using, planning, designing, and evaluating team building activities or games:
Kirkpatrick’s learning evaluation model
Bloom’s Taxonomy of learning domains
Objective of the activity: The Brainstorming is a technique to stimulate creative ideas and solutions through a group discussion. … The participants are required to give their ideas freely Brainstorming can be an effective way to generate lots of ideas on a specific issue and then determine which idea – or ideas – is the best solution. Brainstorming is most effective with groups of 8-12 people and should be performed in a relaxed environment. If participants feel free to relax and joke around, they’ll stretch their minds further and therefore produce more creative ideas.
Organisational Design and Development
Mrs.N. Deepa Rekha Suresh
Time Management Game
Objective of the activity:
Self-education to improve time management skills after a hectic and task-packed day can help your employees learn useful new skills. And these time management games can be a perfect solution to unwind. the wheat from the chaff and know which games genuinely work. Improves problem-solving skills – Taking on new challenges at a different level helps your brain grow and develop, allowing you to get more for your experiences.Relieves stress – Let’s face it, no matter how fantastic work is, it also involves a level of stress. While stress is an excellent motivator at times, knowing how to manage it is key to long-term success.
Builds teamwork skills – Get to know your team better and have some fun. This creates better working relationships allowing your team to be more productive.
Improves learning retention – By actively engaging your employees in your time management games, you’re enhancing their capabilities for learning retention. Studies show active participation in learning improves how much information and skill a person retains from the training
Objective of the activity: Extempore is a speech given at the spur of the moment without any prior preparation. At times there are few minutes given to prepare for a topic like 2-3 mins, usually, that is not the case. Extempore is conducted to understand various points from a candidate and hence has a lot of challenges.
Human Resource Management
Students had to meet a HR Manager in a company, do an interview and understand the HR practices in that company. Objective was to relate concepts to industry practice. This was a group activity of 5 students. The learning was shared with the rest of the class.
Preparing and presenting a marketing plan for futuristic products. This was a group activity
Total Quality Management
Affinity Diagram a Different Way to Brainstorm
Objective of the activity: Brainstorming works to get a high quantity of information on the table. But it begs the follow-up question of how to gather meaning from all the data. Using a simple. It can also give us a sense of where most people’s thinking is focused. Use an affinity diagram when you want to find categories and meta-categories within a cluster of ideas and when you want to see which ideas are most common within the group.
Business Plan – Retailing in global scenario
Objective of the activity: A business plan is a common requirement for students pursuing business-related courses. Ideally, it is meant to solidify your knowledge about business operations. You demonstrate your understanding of elements such as naming a business, strategy, including the mission and vision statements, customer segmentation, marketing, and financial planning.
Economics for Business Analysis
Paper Presentation on Global Business Advancement.
Objective of the activity: The Paper Presentation Competition is for jurisprudents, those who aspire to law reform, or those with cutting analysis of a recent case is the Paper Presentation Competition. A different style of competition, Paper Presentation involves researching and writing a legal essay and then presenting it to a panel of judges. Competitors compete individually and the papers may be written on any legal topic. The panel may ask questions as they see fit during and after the presentation to find the depth of knowledge and understanding the competitor has in the chosen field. Competitors are assessed on the essay and the presentation
Managerial Behaviour and Effectiveness
Objective of the activity: A Corporate Walk is an independent show of the best of professional etiquettes. They will lay a platform for the aspirant managers to showcase their Managerial manners and skills.
Legal Aspects of Business
Objective of the activity :Split team members into equal groups of 4 or 5 people (though not ideal, it is possible to play with groups of 3). Give each group a different jigsaw puzzle. It is their tasks to solve the puzzle, however, there is a catch.
Each puzzle has had pieces of the other puzzles mixed in at random. Explain to all the groups that other teams may have the pieces they need. Members have to strategize, assign roles and barter with other teams to get pieces they need to complete their puzzle first.
This activity offers a dual challenge: firstly they need to solve the puzzle in a short period of time, secondly they need to convince the other team to trade them the necessary pieces. This is a particularly good activity if you want to strengthen your sales team or get team members to practice negotiating and strategizing skills.
Objective of the activity: Individual participation.
Round 1:Prelims (Questions will be based on stock market)
Round 2:Virtual Stock Market Trading (Set of your portfolio and watch how your stocks would perform in the virtual market
Management Concepts and Organisational Behaviour
Objective of the activity: Building towers is one of the best games to test the students’ presence of mind, leadership quality, and teamwork capability. Two groups receive bundles of newspapers. A scissor and tape are kept familiar between the two. Both the teams have to make the tallest building in 10 minutes. Whoever builds the highest building, wins. This game is a great way to teach how one can make the fullest out of minimum resources
Business Information Systems Video Presentation. Students are asked to prepare 10-15 minutes Video Presentation related to a topic in Business Information Systems.