New postgraduate students attend Department of Commerce online Orientation


Aligarh: Faculty members of the Department of Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) outlined departmental expectations and connected the newly admitted Master of Commerce (M.Com), Master of Business Administration – Financial Management (MBA-FM), Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM), Master of Insurance and Risk Management (MIRM) and Master of Tourism and Travel Management (MTTM) students with the university resources in an online Orientation Program.

Prof Nawab Ali Khan (Chairman, Department of Commerce) gave a layout on what is expected from the students and how they can plan their schedules accordingly.

“By studying for different postgraduate courses of the department, students will gain an insight into different areas such as accounting, finance, marketing and product development and will also develop the ability to see how all of these areas are interconnected”, he said.

Prof Nawab introduced the new students with the faculty members and spoke on the vision of the department.

Prof S M Imamul Haque (Former Dean, Faculty of Commerce) made students familiar with the university’s culture and spoke about the necessary steps they should take to embark on the next step in their educational journey.

He discussed the academic system of the university and urged the students to be honest, punctual and sincere while following the principles and traditions of AMU.

Giving a presentation on ‘Academics Orientation’, Prof Asiya Chowdhary provided information on different courses offered at the department and stressed the students to understand the core of their subjects and accordingly make contributions to the existing literature in their respective subject areas.

Prof Mohd Shamim delineated prospects of the different academic programs and encouraged students to add on more certificates for better profiles and expertise.

Dr Ali Nawaz Zaidi (Deputy Proctor) spoke on the law and order in the campus and important rules and regulations.

Prof Nishat Fatima (University Librarian) apprised the students about how they can easily access the necessary academic resources from the Maulana Azad Library along with an adequate working space and other opportunities.

Dr Mohd Nayyer Rahman extended the vote of thanks and Dr Mohd Saeem Khan coordinated the session. Over 120 students participated in the session and more than 500 viewed the online program.