CHENNAI: BIZNIS 2015, an inter-department Commerce festival conducted by the assorted wings of the Commerce and the BBA Department of Guru Nanak College (Shift II) was inaugurated on January 9, Friday, at 10 am in the Guru Ramdas Seminar Hall.
Dr T S Vembu, professor and head of Tamil Nadu National Law School, State Residential University, Trichy, was the chief guest.
Vembu spoke about career opportunities in research and teaching, while skimming through the need for including body language in soft skills courses and foreign languages in regular academic curriculum.
Dr Gunita Arun Chandhok, the college director, appreciated the spirit of participation among the college students, around 550 in various events.
She urged them to become brand ambassadors of the college and hold the flag of the college high.
The two-day gala event had 11 subject-oriented contests such as Business Bee, Stressy Messy, Corporate Walk, Business Quiz, Product Packaging and Marketing, Entrepreneur Promotion.
These events were aimed at sharpening the skills and improving the critical thinking ability of the students.
As many as 31 experts from corporates and academia judged the various events and gave valuable tips to the participants.
A report of various activities, achievements and laurels of the college was showcased through a power point presentation by Gayathri Harikumar, head of the BCom Department.
The dignitaries who graced the occasion included M Selvaraj, principal and Dr Kumaraguru, deputy director of the college.