‘ZEPHYR’, Student Forum of Department of Commerce, Manipal University organized a two day workshop on “Banking Operations – Basic Banking Products” in collaboration with Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL), Mumbai on December 20-21, 2010.
The Workshop was inaugurated on December 20th by Mr S Ramkumar, Cluster Branch Manager, ICICI Bank Ltd, Manipal. Addressing the students, Mr Ramkumar highlighted the importance of banking industry in the day to day life of people and advised the students to pick up the skills required to be an efficient banker.
Dr Uma Shashikant, Managing Director, Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL), Mumbai was the resource person and in the inaugural function she shared her concerns with the dividing gap between knowledge gathered by the students in Institute and the practical knowledge required to handle the customers in banks on a real time basis.
Mr Sandeep S Shenoy, I/c Head, Department of Commerce welcomed the gathering. Mrs Varalakshmi, faculty of Department of Commerce proposed the vote of thanks. Student Forum Coordinator Mr Guru Prasad Rao along with other faculties of the department Mr Surendra Pai & Mr Santhosh Shetty were also present.
The workshop was appreciated by all the students who participated and also it met the expectation of the department of trying to bridge the gap between academic input and industry expectations.