Organised by Department of Commerce in Association with CIMA, Hrudya Adconser PVT LTD and Merx Mercis Students Association
The Department of Commerce, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur organized 5th International Conference on Business research with the support of the honourable Head of Department, Dr.Sai Chitra. The day had influential start with a tremendous inauguration by the chief guests, the guests were Smt. R.S. Isabella, Executive Director/MD In-Charge, REPCO Bank, Mr. S. Kannan, Commissioner, Central Board of Excise and Customs, Dr. AnkitKatrodia, University of KwaZulu Natal-Durban, South Africa and Mr. K. Ravi, Deputy General Manager, RBI, Chennai. The publications were released in E-proceedings and SRM Business Horizon Journal. Some of the papers were also published in UGC indexed/Scopus journal. The department had received 170 plus research papers and out of which 160 papers were selected for proceedings. The conference had many research papers from India, U.S.A, U.K, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Australia, Singapore to name a few. The conference saw 44 UG and PG students, 30 research scholars and 25 academicians presenting the paper.
Smt. R.S. Isabella highlighted the importance of banking sector in India. She explained the growth of the Indian economy through the banking sector and how it's different from other countries. For instance, countries like the US and the UK have private sectors contributing to their economy.
Mr. S. Kannan spoke about the advantages of GST reforms and also about the importance of knowing the fundamental concepts.
Dr. Ankit Katrodia reiterated about the business cycle and how important it is to research on consumer behaviour before launching a product and how crucial an idea could be to earn money.
Mr. K. Ravi briefed on the effect of demonetisation and how RBI is working on reducing the cost of printing new notes. He also stated the importance of investment decisions.
Once the inaugural session got over, the conference went forward with the technical sessions. The presentation of research paper and academic sessions began at 11:30am at Mini hall I & II respectively.
Techincal Session 1
Technical session 1 of 5th International Conference on Business Research’ which is organized by the Department of commerce, In association with CIMA, Hrudya Adconser Pvt Ltd and Merx Mercis Students Association 2018 started at 1.00 after lunch and finished at 2.00 . This section was about finance. The 1st Chairperson of the session Dr. P.S Velmurugan, Dean, School Of Commerce and Business Management, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur, gave valuable speech to the participants about the importance and essence of finance in current generation, also about the scope and requirement of research in finance. Later he shared few real-time cases and tips for presentation of research paper and doing effective research.
Then the section started and ended with 3 participants overall, each participant presented and finished it within the stipulated time. (5 minutes). There was 15 minutes snakes break after which our 2nd Chairperson of the session Dr. M. Jagadeeshwaran Assistant professor, School of Commerce. Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, spoke few words by motivating the participants and discussing their performance. This speech was so intense and motivating.
Technical Session 2
This section was about human resource management. The 1st Chairperson of the session Dr. G.Anand Ganapathy, Director, Self Finance Course, The MDT Hindu College, Thirunelveli. He gave interesting speech to the participants about the new HRM polices, developments and key points where the participants can add on to their paper presentation. Later he started the technical session with a few interesting motivational stories.
The section ended with 10 participants overall. As a final speech Dr.G.Subbulakshmi, Head, Department of Business Administration, St.Thomas College Of Arts and Science, Chennai spoke few words by motivating the participants which was so fascinating and beneficent and discussing their performance.
Technical Session 3
The Technical session 3 was held on 09th October 2018. This session was based on the topic "Marketing". The presenters were expected to present their papers related to the topic "Marketing". The chief guest for the technical session 3 was Dr.Y.lokeshwara chowdary, Associate professor, PG and Research, Department of commerce, Government Arts College, Nandanam. He was introduced by Dr.dhurairaj Assistance Proffer department of commerce. The technical session 3 had a total of 9 presenters. They presented their paper in a very well manner and were appreciated by our Chief guests. Several questions were put forward for the presenter to answer. At the end of the session, vote of thanks was given by professor Jallaluden, Assistant professor, Department of commerce and a memento was given to the Chief Guest. This brought an end to the technical session-3.
The 5th international conference came to an end on 10th October 2018 with a valedictory function. The Chief Guest Dr. E Suresh, Assistant Professor in Department of Economics of Gambella University from Ethiopia delivered a motivational speech on successful carrier growth. Felicitation speech was delivered by Dr L.Vijay, Professor in Department of Management studies, SA Engineering College encouraged students by related motivational stories about P.E.A.K (Profit, Ethics, Action & Knowledge) and also by Mr V Krishnamoorthy, Director of Hirudhaya Adconsor who congratulated all the participants and the organizers of the Conference.
The conference came to an end with a Vote of Thanks by Dr. E .Sambasivam, Assistant Professor in commerce FSH, SRM IST who thanked all the people who organized the conference and thanked the Sponsors for their financial support for the conference; this was followed by the National Anthem.