• On March 13, the faculty attended a talk – “Rewards of Happiness” by Dr. Satya Paul, Former Professor of Economics University of western Sydney New South Wales, Australia. The programme was arranged by Amrita Centre for Economic Fragility and Governance.

Invited Talks

  • The Department of Commerce and Management organised the following events:
    • August 10, 2016: Topic, “Science & Spirituality” talk by Dr. Balakrishna Sankar – Acharya Hall.
    • August 19, 2016: Topic, “Becoming a CS student: career opportunities for Company Secretaries” a talk by Ms. Chithra Ananthraman, Deputy Director, ICSI, Southern region, Chennai (Institute of Company Secretaries of India).
  • Topic - “ERP- Concept and Solutions” by Mr. M. P. Sudhakar, Global Asset Manager.H.P, U.K. on January 13, 2016
  • Topic - “Success in Life” by Br.Shradhamrita on January 13, 2016.
  • A talk on Reflections on the Union Budget – 2011 by Dr. Ajithkumar, Professor, Department of Commerce and Management, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi on March 3, 2011.
  • A talk on Management percepts and practices in ancient India by Dr C. Rajendran, Department of Sanskrit, University of Calicut, on November 3, 2010.


  • Institute of Computer Accountant in Kochi, held a Workshop on,”How to become a certified Industrial Accountant” on January 23, 2017 for Final Year Commerce Students.
  • Dr. T. G. Manoharan, Chairperson, Department of Commerce and Management along with Mr. Sreesankar R. S., Research Scholar, Department of Commerce and Management, Mr. Indrajith G., Mr. Archith A. R., Mr. Vishnu B., Post Graduate students of Department of Commerce and Management attended SAARC Expert consultation meeting on “Assessment of the Role of Agro-Processing as a key component of Rural mass employment and Rural development Model”, held at Amrita School of Business, Ettimadai during August 18-19, 2016
  • Mr. Sreesankar R. S., attended, “Awareness Conference on Responsible Business Practice”, held on September 22-23, 2016 at Hotel Radisson Blu in Kochi.

Outreach Activities

  • Our students participated in the cleaning campaign at Sabarimala organized by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
  • The students participated in a week-long camp in the last week of December in these villages. It is expected that they will come out with meaningful solutions to the problems of the villages.
  • In order to enhance the quality of our students and ensure their academic and career progression, general knowledge classes were launched from October 6, 2016. The classes are conducted by Adv. Vinodkumar K. for a batch of selected students.
  • As part of Serve an Hour (SaH) programme students of S1 BBA visited Ochira HSS School on November 16, 2016 and students of S1 B Com visited BJSM Madathil HSS on November 22, 2016. The students covered various topics with the goal of creating awareness on various social and moral issues such as, rehabilitation of Tsunami victims, rural transformation, ethical life models, water preservation, organic farming, sanitation etc.
  • Our S3 M Com students are participating in Live-in-Lab Project. They visited Komalikudi village in Idukki and Modakkara in Wayanad on November 27, 2016. This was a pilot survey intended to get information on pesticide usage, organic farming, soap powder making etc
  • The students participated in a week-long camp in the last week of December in these villages. It is expected that they will come out with meaningful solutions to the problems of the villages
  • On January 19, the students and faculty organised and participated fervently in the Weekly Bhajan session of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. It turned out to be a memorable experience.
  • Research Forum Inauguration - In view of the need for increasing the Research Publication by the students and faculty, the department constituted a Research publication by the students and faculty on August 1, 2013


Union Budget 2017

A talk on Union Budget 2017 by Dr. N. Ajithkumar, renowned scholar and accadamition, was held at Amritapuri campus on March 2, 2017.

Interactive Session on "How to Overcome the Challenges of Research"

On 27th February 2017, an interactive session with Dr. Sriram Devanathan, Head of Department, Center for Excellence in Advanced Materials and Green Technologies, Coimbatore and Vice Chairperson & Professor of the department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore,motivated the faculty members of the Department of Commerece & Management, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri.

Workshop on “Music Reminiscence Therapy”

The Department of Social Work, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, organized a Workshop on MRT (Musical Reminiscence Therapy) on February 16, 2017.

Talk on “Impact of Drug Abuse”

Students of S2 B.Com & S2 BBM attended a highly motivating talk on “Impact of Drug Abuse”, by Rishi Raj Singh IPS - Excise Commissioner of Kerala, on 19th January 2017.

Symposium on NGOs and Governance of CSR: The Indian Context

The ​Center for Economic Fragility & Governance, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham​, ​The Department of Management, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus​ and Center for Governance, Accountability and Law, RMIT University, Melbourne (Australia)​, jointly organized ​a S​ymposium on NGOs and Governance of CSR: The Indian Context​ on ​January 5, 2017 at Amritapuri Campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. 

Workshop on ‘GST and Personal Finance’

The Department of Commerce and Management organised a one day workshop on ‘GST and Personal Finance’ on 10th November 2016. The resource person was Mr. P. J. Johney Bsc. FCA, a Chartered Accountant. 

Workshop on “Education for Life”

The Department of Commerce and Management, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri, organised a two-days workshop on Education for Life from September 5-6, 2016 for for S1 BCom & BBA students. 

Br: Manoj was the resource person.  

13th Convocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ranked No. 1 private institution in India by global ranking agencies, awarded degrees to a total of 4,477 students, including 2,212 women, at its 13th convocation held at Coimbatore campus on August 21, 2016. As many as 19 out of 36 Ph.D. degrees were bagged by women. In addition, one hundred students across all the five campuses received gold and silver medals for academic excellence.

Workshop on Gateway to Financial Freedom

The Department of Commerce and Management, School of Arts and Sciences hosted a one day workshop on 'Gateway to financial Freedom' by Hedge Equities on February 19, 2016.