Value Added Programs

SCC provides a number of Add on/ Diploma programs for skill development. The College provides state- of-the-art informatics and optimization expertise to the student community for improving their efficiency and competitiveness in the areas of Commerce and Management, Language Skills, Computers and Information Technology.

1. Data Analysis using SPSS & AMOS
The add-on programme of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Analysis of a Moment structures (AMOS) software was initiated by the St. Claret College with the aim to equip the students to become better researchers with a thorough understanding of the most popular data analysis software packages. The syllabus of the programme includes the basics of research, beginning of SPSS, Parametric, Non­ parametric and Multivariate analysis as well as AMOS. The programme includes practice sessions and theory classes. The hands-on training sessions are helpful for the students to understand the concepts clearly and to practically apply them on their own.

2. Digital Marketing
The Digital Marketing course which is an add on certified program which will be conducted for the students of III year BBA. The course is open for the students irrespective of the electives chosen. In the course of Digital marketing, students will be trained to market products or services using digital technologies, mainly on the Internet, but also including mobile phones, display advertising, and any other digital medium.
The course module comprises methods such as search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, influencer marketing, content automation, campaign marketing, data­ driven marketing, e-commerce marketing, social media marketing, social media optimization, email direct marketing, Display advertising and e- books.

3. Soft Skills Training
The soft skills course which is an add on certified program which will be conducted in the even semester for the students of 1st year BBA. The course aims at toning the soft skills of the students so that they can confidently face interviews, events, activities and also the corporate world . The course will run through twenty sessions which are spread throughout the semester. The course comprises modules such as effective public speaking, presentation skills, time & stress management, grooming, skills required for interviews and professionalism. The sessions will be conducted by experts in the respective fields.

4. Certificate Course in Indian Equity Market
The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the understanding of Savings, Investment, Speculation, Global & Indian Economic climate. Investment opportunities - IPOs, Secondary markets, Debentures, Bonds, Fixed Deposits. It also gives them a clear understanding about the working and functioning of the live market.

Highlights of the Course
► Trains the students in knowing the stock movements.
► Prepare the participants to trade and expose them to online trading.
► Software will be used in class to explain the price movements in stocks

5. Tally with GST
The Tally course gives an overview of the tally basics along with hands-on experience. It gives comprehensive knowledge on GST and GST filing. The course provides conceptual knowledge and application skills in the domain so that the students are at par with the industry standards locally and in the global arena. The unique characteristic of the Tally course is the curriculum and the framework which gives an overall idea on the various accounting and financial dimensions of the business.

6. Advanced Excel
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program used to record and analyse numerical and statistical data. The course is offered to third year students. Microsoft Excel provides multiple features to perform various operations like calculations, pivot tables, graph tools, macro programming, etc. It is compatible with multiple OS like Windows, macOS,Android and iOS.

The objective of this course is to train them on advanced aspects of excel. It will facilitate students to work on excel sheets quickly. This course also gives an idea and increases the chances of employability of the students. Students who complete this course will have an edge over the others.

Highlight of the Course
►Trains the students on the basics of excel.
► Students can easily work on excel spreadsheets.
► It increases the effectiveness of reports and presentations.
►Train the students to prepare reports in a systematic way.

7. Certificate Course in Gender Studies
The certificate course is offered to the social work students in order to help them differentiate between the concepts of Sex and Gender, its implications and how these concepts intersect and operate in their daily lives.

The course will orient the students towards
• Developing a conceptual understanding of 'Gender' and 'Sex', its differences and implications.
• Develop conceptual understanding and understand significance of 'Gender socialization' and Gender main streaming.
• The threats to UN SDG 5 (Sustainable Development Goal related to women empowerment) in a COVID-19 world.

Developing a gender lens/perspective when engaging with Media and Literature

8. Communication skills and Employability
The ability to converse in English opens the doors to employment in various sectors. The program has been designed keeping in mind the present language levels of the target segment and the spoken English requirements of potential employers . The programme aims to give learners the confidence to use English in contexts such as retail, customer service, travel and hospitality, financial services and job interviews.

Objectives of the Course
• Improves levels of English teaching and learning among the student's community through a network of NGOs.
• Develop a sustainable and scalable model for delivering relevant English Language Skills to targeted youth to enhance their employability.

9. BusinessAnalytics
Business analytics is a powerful tool in today's marketplace. Across industries, organizations are generating vast amounts of data which, in tum, has heightened the need for professionals who know how to interpret and analyze that information. In light of this trend, gaining an in-depth understanding of business analytics can be a way to advance your career and make better decisions in the workplace.

Objective of the course
■ More Informed Decision-Making.
■ Improved Operational Efficiency

10. Entrepreneurship Development Skills
Entrepreneurship Development Skills which helps in developing entrepreneurial abilities. The skills that are required to run a business successfully is developed among the students through this programme. Sometimes, students may have skills but it requires polishing and incubation . This programme is perfect for them. This programme consists of a structured training process to develop an individual as an entrepreneur. It helps the person to acquire skills and necessary capabilities to play the role of an entrepreneur effectively. ED skills are not just a training programme but it is a complete process to make the possible transformation of an individual into an entrepreneur. This programme also guides the individuals on how to start the business and effective ways to sustain it successfully.

■ To motivate a person for an entrepreneurial career.
■ To be capable of perceiving and exploiting successful opportunities for enterprises.

11. Certificate Course in Macroeconomics
This course is being started this academic year 2020 with the objective of making students aware of the Macroeconomics fundamentals so that they are in touch with the economic situation of the country.

12. Certificate course in Search Engine Optimisation and Online Marketing
SEO stands for "search engine optimization." In simple terms, it means the process of improving your site to increase its visibility for relevant searches. The better visibility your pages have in search results, the more likely you are to gamer attention and attract prospective and existing customers to your business. The Department of Commerce is conducting an in-house certificate program for the second year students who would like to establish their online business. The course module includes search engine marketing, Facebook marketing, Twitter Marketing and IG marketing.

13. Certificate program on IELTS
Global connectivity and survival have emerged as one of the biggest challenges today. It's very important for an individual to be globally competent these days. Keeping in mind the challenge faced by individuals to be fluent and effective in oral and written communication in order to be recognised and accepted by thousands of institutions around the world, including companies, universities, professional bodies, and government agencies department of Commerce planned to come up with a training program for the students who would wish to improve and compete globally.

Objective of the course
■ Improve listening, speaking, academic reading and writing skills.
■ Develop test-taking strategies for the IELTS tests.
■ Improve IELTS test scores in all the four skills.

14. Certificate program on Basics of Mutual Funds
Having money and keeping it as an idol is of no use. We need to understand what to invest, when to invest and how to invest. To understand and adhere to a basic principle of investing: Don't put all your eggs in one basket, students need to understand how to build up portfolios in order to decrease and minimise the risk of loss from any one of those investments.

Objectives of the course
■ To Keep Money Safe.
■ To Help Money Grow.
■ To Earn a Steady Stream of income.
■ To Minimize the Burden of Tax.
■ To Save up for Retirement.
■ To Meet your Financial Goals.

15. Certificate course in Fundamentals of Capital Market
The Department of Commerce in association with Finmark association is conducting a certificate program for the second year students. The course offers a wide range of insights to the students on preparing for success in the capital market with practical learning along with conceptual understanding. It increases the financial literacy among the fresh graduate students. The students also learn the nuances of financial modelling and valuation techniques with this course.

16. Certificate Course in Business Correspondence and Etiquettes
Business Correspondence and Etiquettes is an in-house certificate program designed by the Department of Commerce for the first year students. Business correspondence means the exchange of information in a written format for the process of business activities. Business correspondence can take place between organizations, within organizations or between the customers and the organization. The correspondence refers to the written communication between persons. In order to make the students corporate ready, the program is designed for the first year students keeping in mind the skill development initiated by the college.

17. Certificate course in 'Fundamentals of Accounting
Fundamentals of accounting aids the students of both commerce and non­ commerce backgrounds. They can enhance their knowledge on the purpose of financial statements, it's uses and its effectiveness in decision making. Students can familiarise themselves with the users of such reports and also about accounting debits and credits. It will help students to learn basic financial and management accounting. Techniques, understand the importance of Profit & Loss account, learn how to assess the profitability of different types of investments, key financial indicators, principles of budgeting and get an understanding of how accounts help in process.

18. Certificate Course in Stock and Commodity Markets
The course on Stock and Commodity Market is designed to train the second year B. Com students on topics such as Savings, Investment, Speculation, Global & Indian Economic climate, Investment opportunities in IPOs, Secondary markets, Debentures, Bonds, Fixed Deposits. It aims to give them a clear understanding about the working and functioning of the live market. It is open to all Commerce students.

Highlight of the Course
• Trains the students in knowing the stock movements.
• Prepare the participants to trade and expose them to online trading.
• software will be used in class to explain the price movements in stocks.

19. Certificate Course in GST
The course on Basic knowledge and important aspects in Goods and Services Tax (GST) is designed to train third year B. Com students on the system of indirect taxation in India merging most of the existing taxes into a single system of taxation. GST would be a comprehensive indirect tax on manufacture, sale and consumption of goods and services throughout India, to replace taxes levied by the Central and State Governments. In order to give sufficient practical knowledge of GST, the course has been structured and it is open to all commerce students.

Highlight of the course
• History and introduction
• Effects of GST
• Legislation and law
• Proposed regime GSTN
• Migration of the existing taxpayers to GST regime

Practical training on the important GST aspects

20. NET/KSETTraining
The PG Department of Commerce offers training for Competitive exams to prepare candidates for appearing in KSET/NET examination, so that a sufficient number of candidates becomes eligible for Lectureship /Junior Research Fellowship in the University system and to pursue their higher studies in doctoral programs. The 40 hours programme includes practice sessions as well as theory classes.

21. Diploma in Soft Skills & Personality Development (SSPD)
The Diploma in Soft Skills and Personality Development offered by the Department is a skill-oriented certificate program. The 30-hour program covers a wide array of skills ranging from intra vs interpersonal skills, to the essential Corporate Skills such as Public speaking, Stress Management, People Skills, Time Management, Leadership & Negotiation skills and so on. The classes are handled by Industry and Personality training experts with greater emphasis on application oriented training.

22. Reasoning & Aptitude Training
The Department of Commerce (PG) offers an add-on programme on Reasoning & Aptitude to equip the students to ace their aptitude round of interviews. Several companies in the Accounting, Finance, Banking, HR, Marketing & IT sectors conduct aptitude tests as part of their interview process to test the analytical and logical reasoning abilities of the candidates. The course is designed to cover all the necessary skills required to crack the Aptitude round and help the students to get their dream job.

23. Digital Marketing
The course on Digital Marketing is designed for the students of third year BBA in the odd semester. The course is open for the students irrespective of the electives chosen. It is conducted by Aquire and Accord Solutions LLP. In the course of Digital marketing, students will be trained on market products or services using digital technologies, mainly on the Internet, but also including mobile phones, display advertising, and any other digital medium. The course module comprises of methods such as search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, influencer marketing, content automation, campaign marketing, data driven marketing, e-commerce marketing, social media marketing, social media optimization, email direct marketing, Display advertising and e- books.

24. Workforce Skills
The course on The Workforce Skills course is an add on certified program which will be conducted by the Faculty of St. Claret College, for the students of third year BBA in the even semester. In this course students will be equipped and trained with business skills needed to be successful in the workplace. The courses are designed to provide management students with the tools needed to do their jobs efficiently and effectively before and after graduation. The course module comprises research as a career, researcher's skill, referencing methods, plagiarism tools, excel essentials, email etiquettes, personal etiquettes, CV, Cover Letter and Linkedin­ Importance ofNetworking.

25. Basic Computer Skills
The course on Basic Computer Skills is designed to train first year MSW students/social work trainees on basic computer literacy skills to equip them for a successful professional experience in the future. The course syllabi will cater to the needs of the students when they undertake their presentations and studies which require basic computer knowledge. The course will ensure that the students learn the basics and are familiar with them before advancing to the next stage. The knowledge gained will allow students to apply their knowledge successfully during their field placements and internships as well.

26. Advanced Computer Skills
The course on Advanced Computer Skills is designed to train second-year professional social work trainees /students who have completed their basic computer literacy to an advanced level. The course syllabi will cater to the needs of MSW students when they undertake their research dissertation projects, an essential requirement of their course. Students will be able to apply knowledge of the application of various functions and formulas in their work as well and thereby be workplace ready.

27. Certificate Course in Spoken Hindi and Kannada
The course on Spoken Hindi (Varta) and Spoken Kannada is a unique programme designed to enhance the communication skill of the students. It is designed for students who have chosen Hindi and Kannada as their language. The course is offered by CCPS of St. Claret College. It is a 30hrs course. The objectives of the programme is to develop students' command over various aspects of spoken Hindi and Kannada, grammar, vocabulary, sentence framing, situational conversation etc. The course contents included public speaking, writing communication, conversation practice, voice and accent and personality development. The objective of the programme is to expose learners to Hindi and Kannada as a link language in Indian context, to understand different approaches to early language learning and the role of multilingualism in supporting language learning etc.

28. Office Automation Tools
The course on Office automation tools is designed for all BSC and BCA students. It is offered to helps students to learn various software to carry out routine office work. The course includes modules on working with MS­ Office, Internet applications, Internet ethics and basics of working with various ERPs and databases. The programme intends to help the learners in electronic publishing and processing. It also encourages the students to learn group communication systems. The office automation tools motivate the learners in digital content creation and automation in information processing.

29. Training for competitive exam 'COMPETE'
The training is designed to provide academic facilities and offers guidance to train students to appear for various competitive examinations. The training is offered to all BSC and BCA. It includes tips & strategies to go through various company selections and other competitive examinations. The program has modules on logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude skills. Various modules deal with techniques and methods for problem solving in a quick and easy way.

30. Cryptography & Network Security
The course on Cryptography and Network Security is designed for the third year BCA students. The course provides necessary details on information security. This tactic and understanding are used to protect enterprise information and communication from cyber threats through the use of codes. Cryptography helps in achieving security-related objectives on confidentiality, integrity, and authentication. The learners get detailed understanding on security related issues and also understand various protocols for network security to protect against the threats in the networks.

31. Basic R- Software
The course on R programming is designed for all BSC statistics students. This course is used for statistical analysis for research purposes. The programme offers the methods to analyse the data. The programming concepts help the learners to design the programmes to transform, discover, model and establish communication among various data sets. The learners also get insight into statistics, visualization, and machine learning.

32. Business Analytics with Excel
The course on Business Analytics teaches students the basic concepts of data analysis and statistics to help data-driven decision making. It is designed for first year students of MBA and is held during the first semester. This training introduces students to Power BI and delves into the statistical concepts that will help our students devise insights from available data in order to present findings using executive-level dashboards.

33. Python Programming
The course on Python as a programming language has been designed for first year students of MBA. Python is considered as one of the easiest programming languages. It is held during the second semester. This is chiefly because of its relevance in the second year. This Python Training course covers the fundamentals of Python and how to apply it to real-world applications. Python's syntax is characterized by very few rules and special cases. The modules, lesson-end projects, and assignments comprising the curriculum cover data operations in Python, strings, conditional statements, error handling, shell scripting, web scraping and the commonly used Python web framework Django.

34. Digital Marketing Associate
The course on Digital Marketing Associate is designed for second year students of MBA. It is held during the third semester. The course is held keeping in mind the Businesses and recruiters' preference of marketing professionals with genuine knowledge, skills, and experience verified by a certification that is accepted across industries. In digital marketing, in particular, companies are looking for professionals with a 360-degree skill set that cuts across subdomains such as PPC, social, email marketing and more. They are also prioritizing candidates that have exposure to many of the leading marTech vendors and are current with the latest best-practices. This DMA course provides both the breadth and depth of skills to help you take your marketing career to the next level.

35. Stereotyping on Advertisements
The course on Stereotyping in Advertisements is offered to all BA students as advertisements today have an unique blend of technology and innovations creating greater impacts on the minds of viewers. The advertising industry has become a huge platform because of the large number of products and services being offered. As a result, the competition has also increased, requiring every business to promote the products and services in the best possible manner. In the urge of reaching out to the audience the message creation is being stereotyped in nature.

• To understand its various applications, impacts, misdirection and interpretations in advertisements today.
• Develop conceptual understanding and understanding significance of gender stereotypes.
• Developing a critical bent of mind when engaging with the media with a socially responsible message.

36. Certificate Course in Technical Writing
The Technical Writing Course which is an addon certified course programme will be conducted in the Odd Semester for all UG students. The objective of this certificate course is to provide the students with a background in the practical, technical writing skills necessary for today's workplace. The goal of this course is to improve your ability to write clear, comprehensible examples of technical writing, most subunits include short writing activities that will give you hands-on experience in many different writing tasks. Each unit also includes a series of writing self-assessments that will allow you to evaluate your own writing based on specific criteria and provide examples and commentary on how to write successfully. This practical focus on specific writing skills will help you learn the writing skills you will need in the workplace. By the end of the course, you will feel comfortable tackling a wide variety of workplace communications.

37. Application of Literary Theory
The course on Application of Literary Theory is one that it offered to English Literature students. It is a unique add-on course programme which is designed to enhance the efficiency of the students in applying theories in the research writings. Students are equipped to explore multiple perspectives and hidden meanings are unveiled through the application of theories. The authenticity and the weightage of scholarly work is deteriorated due to the lack theoretical frame work that support an original idea very often. This gap is bridged by learning to know about the appropriate application of the theories. The course includes basics of research, what is theory, reading a text from the basis of various theories, application of theoretical outlook.

38. Health Psychology
Health psychology enhances students' understanding of different psychological and behavioral processes in health, illness, and healthcare. The add on course focuses on understanding how psychological, behavioral, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness. Students are given an in-depth understanding of how psychological factors can affect health directly. For example, chronically occurring environmental stressors affecting the hypothalamic - pituitary- adrenal axis, cumulatively, can harm health. They are also introduced to the Behavioral factors that can affect a person's health. For example, certain behaviors can, over time, harm (smoking or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol) or enhance health (engaging in exercise). The objective of this add on program also is to help students understand the different health psychologists take an approach that are used in the treatment of various problems.

39. DevelopmentAdministration
The course on Development Administration is one that is offered to all BA students. The objective of the add on programme on Development Administration is to enhance the knowledge of the students in exploring the new dimensions of administration. The purpose is to integrate socio-economic progress in the perspectives of administration especially related to the public administration. The course includes the concepts of development administration in the fields of political, economic, social and cultural changes. The other topics include programming and people's participation in decision making. It's open for all the students.

40. Destination Specialist & Leisure Management
The add on program in Destination Specialist & Leisure Management is designed for B. Com TT students who want to acquire valuable destination knowledge and understand the basics of leisure management and managerial concepts. To achieve this, students on the program with this major will be trained in two interrelated areas. This enables students to gain skills to tackle situations and challenges related both to Tourism and Leisure, and to Business Management.