Admissions 2021

Department of Commerce

VISHNU N S

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Com

Email-ID : vishnuns@rajagiri.edu

Holds a Master degree in Commerce (Finance) with First rank from Department of Commerce, School of Business Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Computer Application) with First position from Christian College, Thiruvananthapuram. He has completed an Advanced Diploma in English Communication/ Journalism under UGC sponsored Add-on Programme. He has qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) and was Assistant Professor in Commerce at Christnagar College, Thiruvananthapuram. He has participated in several National and International Conferences and Workshops and is an active reviewer of International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature. He is the recipient of Dr C N Purushothaman Nair Endowment Award from the University of Kerala in the year 2020. His area of specifications are in ‘Finance’ domain and concentrated in Quantitative Techniques, Research Methodology, Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Management and Financial Markets and Operations.

  • Post-Graduation in M. Com (Finance 2015 - 2017) from Department of Commerce, School of Business Management & Legal Studies, University of Kerala, in June 2017  (First Class with Distinction)- University First Rank
  • Graduation in B.Com (Computer Application) from Christian College Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram, in April 2015- College Topper
  • Advanced Diploma in English for Communication/Journalism and Creative Writing from UGC sponsored Add-on Programme from Department of English. Christian College, Kattakada in June 2015
  • Qualified the UGC - NET (Commerce) in May 2017.
  • Qualified the APTIS (Teachers), a flexible online English test conducted by British Council in May 2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Christnagar College, Maranalloor, Thiruvananthapuram – from June 2017 to December 2017
  • Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery, Ernakulam- From December 2017 onwards

Teaching

  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Business Regulatory Framework
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets
  • Quantitative Techniques

Research

  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Human resource Management
  • Financial system
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Infrastructure
  • Organic Food Processing
  •  Minor Research Project (MRP-Rajagiri) on “Prospects of Processed Food Industry: A study from Fruits and Vegetable units in Ernakulum District” from November 2019 onwards.
  • Employability and Skilling”- A Study Among Postgraduates in Thiruvananthapuram District.
  • "A study on Employee Welfare Measures at HLL Life Care Limited, Peroorkada with special reference to HLL Life Care at Trivandrum"
  • Delivered an invited talk on " Prospects of Commerce Education: Opportunities and Challenges" at NSS College, Nilamel, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Delivered an invited talk on Possibilities of "Commerce Education" for the higher secondary students of Acharya Institute of Higher Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.

 

  • Article:  published an article on “Role of Price Premium for The Growth of Organic Food Industry: An Investigation” in NIU international Journal of Human Rights (UGC CARE Group 1: ISSN 2394-0298)
  • Working Paper (Accepted for publication): Commercial prospects of Organic Food Industry in Digital Era: An Analysis in the edited book “Disruptive Technology and  Business: Emerging challenges and models”.
  • Published an article titled “Factor Analysis of Food Manufacturer’s Waste Management Behaviour: A study from the perspective of Indian food industry” in MukthShabdh-An UGC Care list Group 1 Journal with ISSN No-2347-3150, Impact Factor:4.6 Volume IX, issue (IV)S 2020-4, Page Number 224-228 April 2020
  • Published an article titled “MSME’s and Export Promotions-A Linkage from an Indian Perspective” in ‘Studies in Indian Place Names’(SIPN) an UGC Care List Group 1 Journal with ISSN No-2394-3114, Impact Factor 6.1 . Volume 40 ,issue:81,March 2020.
  • Published a paper entitled “  “Prospects of Intra –Regional Trade Relations”- A Conceptual Study from the perspective of BRICS  ” in IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT : IJRHAL) ISSN(P) : 2347-4564,E-ISSN : 2321-8878, Impact Factor : 3.7985,NAAS Rating: 3.10, ICV 2015: 42.56 Journal, Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2019
  • Published an article in an edited book entitled " Customer Perception on Demonetization: A Throttle Back for Banks" in Economic Revival in India: Issues and Challenges with ISBN 978-93-861-23-48-0. The article on "Customers Perception on “Demonetization" published in Economic revival in India, got citation in Madhya Pradesh Economic Association Journal (MPEAJ).
  • Published a paper entitled “Effects of Demonetization: A study from the Perspective of Retailers in Trivandrum District” in "Commerce and Management in Changing Times-Proceedings of the International Conference on Commerce and Management in Changing Times [ICCMCT’17]".ISBN 978-93-5300-371-5 Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2018, Page 855-867
  • Published a paper entitled “Skilling and Commerce Education: A Study among Post Graduates in Trivandrum District” in IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT : IJRHAL) ISSN(P) : 2347-4564,E-ISSN : 2321-8878, Impact Factor : 3.6586,NAAS Rating: 3.10,ICV 2015: 42.56 Journal, Volume 6, Issue 1, Jan 2018
  • He also holds number of publications in conference proceedings including Indian Accounting Associations (IAA) and Indian Commerce Associations (ICA).

National

  • Presented a paper entitled Indian MSME's and Export Promotions: Challenges and Opportunities in the seminar Innovations, Entrepreneurship and sustainable development at 71st All India Commerce Conference held at Osmania University during 20-22 December 2018.
  • Presented a paper on “Current Scenario of Internet – As a freedom of Expression and Internet Regulation” organized by Department of English and Sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC) at Christain College Kattakada in 2016
  • Presented a Paper on "A Study on the Salient features and Challenges of GST-An Indian Perspective" Conducted by Post Graduate Department of Commerce with association with FLAIR at Government College, Nedumangaud, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala in 2016
  • Presented a paper on "D2D: (A Journey from "Demonetization ton Digitalization")- Swift start to Financial Literacy?" organized by PG and Research Department of Commerce. Government College, Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Presented a paper on "Customer’s Perception on "Demonetization: A Throttle Back for Banks"- Special reference to Banks in Thiruvananthapuram District" organized by PG and Research Department of Commerce. Government Arts College , Thiruvananthapuram

International

  •  Presented a paper entitled “Prospects of Intra –Regional Trade Relations”- A Conceptual Study from the perspective of BRICS in Three  day International seminar on "Trade War-Does it affect the Global Free Trade Order? " organized by Department of Commerce, University of Kerala
  • Presented a paper entitled “Effects of Demonetization: A study from the Perspective of Retailers in Trivandrum District” at International Conference on Commerce and Management in Changing Times [ICCMCT’17]" organized by PG Department of Commerce, Maharajas College, Ernakulam on December 2017.
  • Presented a paper on “Role of KINFRA in Infrastructure Development: With Special Reference to Food Processing Industry in Kerala” organized by Department of Commerce, School of Business Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala in 2017
  • Presented a paper on "Intelligent Automation and Financial Services: An Analysis on RPI+AI model" at 42nd International Conference organized by Indian Accounting Association (IAA), Jai Narayan Vyas  University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan on 28th and 29th December 2019. 
  • Presented a paper on "Factor Analysis of Food Manufacture’s Waste Management Behaviour: A Study from the perspective of Indian Food Industry." at  Two day National Seminar on "Environmental Accounting and Green Practices in Business" organized by Postgraduate Department of Commerce, Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram -February  2020
  • Has successfully completed online two - week interdisciplinary refresher course/faculty development programme on “Advanced Research Methodology 2.0” from 17 June - 01 July, 2021 and obtained Grade A+. organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Education , Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission On Teachers And Teaching
  • Participated & completed successfully AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on " Educational Technology – Integration and Interaction" from 2021-6-6 to 2021-6-10 at Aligarh Muslim University Centre, Malappuram
  • Participated & completed successfully AICTE sponsored one-week online Short Term Training Program (STTP) on Financial Modelling Phase III, organized by Department of Management , Medi-Cap University, Indore from 24-29 May, 2021
  • participated in National Webinar conducted by IAA-KA in association with ISDC, UK &BUTCCM, held on 25th May, 2021 on "Technology and Accounting Interface Opportunities and Challenges Among Accounting Educators."
  • Participated in a National Workshop on Research Methodology and Data Analysis using SPSS and R-Studio held from 1-6 June 2021 organized by CES.
  • Participated 5 days National Workshop on “Research Paper Writing " organised by Anant Education Foundation on September 2020.
  • Successfully completed and qualified the exam of One Week STTP on Advanced Research Methodology from 11 May, 2020 to 15 May, 2020 organized by REST Society for Research International (RSRI), Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Participated in the Five day faculty Development Programme on “Evolution of Teaching Learning Process: Post Covid 19 conducted by Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research from May 11,2020 to May 15,2020”
  • Has attended & successfully completed two days online Faculty Development Program on Migration of IT Infra Using  Cloud  on May 20-21, 2020.Organized by Department of Applied Science under IQAC, PIET, Jaipur
  • Participated in Four days Online Faculty Development Programme on “Mutual Fund Guidance for the First Time Investors” Organised by Department of Commerce (Finance), Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam College, Pollachi from 12.05.2020 to 15.05.2020.
  • Successfully completed the Faculty Development Programme on ‘MOODLE Learning
  • Management System’ organized by V. P. Institute of Management Studies and Research, Sangli in association with Spoken- Tutorial IIT Bombay, during 12th May 2020 - 17th May 2020
  • Successfully completed an online one week National level Faculty Development Programme on “Innovations to Academicians” Organized by Ramachandra College of Engineering in Association with NSTEDB, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India ,New Delhi from May 11-16 , 2020
  • Participated in a 7 Days Faculty Development Programme on “R Programming” from 4/5/2020 to 10/5/2020 organized by Department of Computer Science, St.Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda, in association with Spoken tutorial, IIT Bombay.
  • Participated in the Geogebra 5.04 Training  organized at Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous) with Association with Spoken Tutorial Project IIT,Bombay in January 2020 Semester.
  • Participated in the R Training  organized at Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous) with Association with Spoken Tutorial Project IIT,Bombay in January 2020 Semester.
  • Participated in the online Workshop on “Research Avenues in Commerce and Management” organized by the Center for Creativity,Research and Development, DR.SNS Rajalakshmi College of Arts and Science, Chinnavedampatti, Coimbatore on May 1, 2020
  • Attended a Two Week Faculty Development Programme on “Managing online Classes and Co-creating MOOC’s” organised by Ramanujan  College ,University of Delhi with Association with MHRD on April 2020.
  • Attended a Three-day Workshop on “MCDM (Multi-Criterion Decision Making)” organised by RSRI (REST Society for Research International) from April 24th to April 26,2020
  • Has participated in the Python 3.4.3 training organized at
  • Sona College of Technology in January 2020 semester, with course material provided by the  Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay.
  • Attended Three-day “Basic Online Research Methodology Workshop” organized by REST Society for Research International (RSRI), Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India. held on 28th to 30th April 2020.
  • Attended Three-day National Level Faculty Development Programme on “Current Research trends in Social Sciences” organised by Department of Commerce, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women on 3-5 May 2020
  • Participated in One week Faculty Development Programme on “Empowering Teachers for Smart teaching” organised by St.Joseph PU College, Bengaluru from 5th May to 11th May 2020
  • Attended the Online Faculty Development Program on “Google Meet:101” conducted as part of EDSPIRE Webinar Series 2019-20 by VET Institute of Arts and Science, Erode, Tamil Nadu on 8th May 2020.
  • Attended an Online faculty Development Programme on “Modern tools and techniques for Teachers and Researchers” conducted by Imperial Institute of Advanced Management ,Bengaluru on 3rd May,2020
  • Participated in the National Faculty Development Programme on “Use of Elsevier Tools in Research workflow” organised by the Department of Commerce, University of Madras on 5th May 2020.
  • Attended Two Day Workshop on "Econometrics" organized by Department of Commerce, School of Business Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala on 21st and 22nd May 2019.
  • Attended Three-day International Workshop on "Qualitative Research Methods" organized by RCSS in association with UKIERI and ICRS Initiatives.
  • Attended One day International Workshop on "Quantitative Research Methods" organized by RCSS in association with UKIERI and ICRS Initiatives.
  • Participated in One day Seminar on "Wetlands for Sustainable Urban Future" organised by Department of Social Work, RCSS on 2nd February 2018.
  • Attended Two-day Workshop on "Writing and Publishing Case studies and Research Papers" organized by XIME Cochin on 18th and 19th March 2019.
  • Attended Three day Annual Conference of the Indian Commerce Association (ICA) -71st All India Commerce Conference- Organized by Department of Commerce, Osmania University, Hydrabad, Telangana State on the theme: Innovations, Entrepreneurship and sustainable development during 20-22 December 2018.
  • Attended one day International Conference on Commerce and Management in Changing Times [ICCMCT’17]" organized by PG Department of Commerce, Maharajas College, Ernakulum on December 2017.
  • Attended " Two Day Workshop on "Teaching with Simulations" with content support by Harvard Business Publishing House organised by Rajagiri Business School on January 2018
  • Attended Faculty Development Programme on "Teaching through Games" organised by School of Commerce, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery on March 2018
  • Attended one day Faculty Knowledge Programme (FKP) on "Innovative Approaches for Teaching and Evaluation. organised by ICFAI Business School on August 2018
  • Attended two days International Conference on “Accounting Education and Research” Organized by Indian Accounting Association at University college of Commerce and Management Studies , Mohanlal Sukhadia University , Udaipur, Rajasthan.(Held on 18th and 19th November 2017)
  • Attended three day International Seminar organized by the Department of Commerce, School of Business Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala on "Infrastructure-industrialisation and Development: Forward Linkages Drawing from Global Models" held on 16-18 February 2017.
  • Attended two-day International Seminar organized by the Department of Commerce, School of Business Management and Legal Studies, University of Kerala on "Emerging Business Opportunities – Global Markets and the Indian Potential" held on 24th& 25th February 2016.
  • Attended three-day National Seminar on "Cash to Cashless Economy" organized by Government College, Attingal on 4-6 December 2017.
  • Attended two-day National Seminar on "Financial Sector Reforms" organized by Government arts College, Thiruvananthapuram on 5th and 6th December 2017
  • Attended One day Orientation Programme on "Research Methodology and Tools- Personality Development and Motivation" organized by Conspi Academy of Management Studies(CAMS)-Trivandrum on 6th January 2015
  • Participated in the Three Days National Seminar on "Accessible Tourism: A New Scenario in Indian Tourism Sector" sponsored by University Grants Commission(UGC) and organized by P.G Department of Commerce ,Government College Nedumangaud on 2nd to 4th February 2016.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on "Recent Developments in the Vibrant Corporate Sector-Aspirations, Challenges and Opportunities" sponsored by Directorate of Collegiate Education(DCE) and organized by P.G Department of Commerce ,Government College Nedumangaud on 18th to 20th November 2015.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on "Human Rights and its Disjuncture’s in the current scenario of globalization" sponsored by University Grants Commission(UGC) and organized by the Department of English , Christian College Kattakada, held on 4th March 2016
  • Participated in one day Faculty Knowledge Programme (FKP) organized by ICFAI Business School (IBS) in August 2017.
  • Attended Three days workshop on "Fairness in Questionnaire", conducted by Postgraduate Department of Commerce, Mar Ivanious College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Attended two day National Seminar on "Environmental Accounting and Green Practices in Business" organized by Postgraduate Department of Commerce, Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Participated in one day Faculty Knowledge Programme (FKP) organized by ICFAI Business School (IBS) in August 2018.
  • Participated in one day Faculty Knowledge Programme (FKP) organized by ICFAI Business School (IBS) in November 2019.
  • He has participated many number of international and national webinars on his discipline and attended many number of online assessments.

REFRESHER Programmes (ARPIT-SWAYAM)

  • “Financial Markets and Emerging Business Models” offered by University of kerala
  • “Refresher Course in Commerce” offered by Sriram College of Commerce

Other Certifications

  • Successfully completed Reuters Training Course: Introduction to Digital Journalism
  • Successfully completed an E-Course on “സർക്കാർ സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളിൽ ഗുണമേന്മ സംവിധാനവും ഐ.സ്.ഒ സർട്ടിഫിക്കേഷനും” offered by Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) on September 2020.
  • Successfully completed an online course on "Fundamentals of Management" offered by University of California- offered through Course era.
  • Successfully completed an online course on "Introduction to Data Analytics for Business" offered by University of Colorado offered through Course era.
  • Successfully completed an online course on "Marketing Analytics" offered by University of Virginia and Darden School of Business offered through Course era.
  • Successfully completed an online non-credit course "International Business II" authorized by University of New Mexico and offered through Coursera.
  • Successfully completed an online non-credit course "Understanding Research Methods" authorized by University of London and SOAS University of London and offered through Coursera.
  • Successfully completed a two credit Swayam Course "Brand Management" offered by IIMB (Indian Institute of Management)
  • Successfully completed an online course on “In Linea: E learning and Digital Culture” conducted by IQAC, Sir Syed College, Thaliparamba on 9th May,2020
  • Successfully completed an online non-credit course on “Mind Control: Managing your mental health during Covid_19 ” offered by university of Toronto and offered through Coursera
  • Successfully completed online course on “Understanding open Education Resources” offered by Commonwealth of Learning
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Accounting Fundamentals” offered by Corporate Finance Institute (CFI)
  • Successfully completed online course on “Fundamentals of Digital Marketing ” offered by Google Digital Unlocked, Google
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Marketing Research fundamentals” offered by SM Study
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Six Sigma Yellow Belt” offered by SM Study
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Cyber Security” offered by Amity Future Academy
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Introduction to Product Management” offered by Amity Future Academy
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Business Analytics and Intelligence” offered by Amity Future Academy
  • Successfully completed 5 days online Certificate course and assessment on “ Strategies to Address the Soft Skill Gap “ organized by International Journal of Advance Study and Research Work from 27th April 2020 to 01st May 2020.
  • Successfully completed an online course on “Block Chain Technology and Management” offered by Amity Future Academy
  • Successfully completed the Two Days Online Course on “Research Methodology - An Overview” organized by Department of M.com, S.S.S. Samiti’s M.P. Mirji College of Commerce on 5th and 6th May 2020.
  • Successfully completed the online course on “Marginal Costing” organised by Sri Krishna Adithya College of Arts and Science, Kovaipudur, Coimbatore.
  • Successfully completed the online course on “Verbal Proficiency” organised by Sri Krishna Adithya College of Arts and Science, Kovaipudur, Coimbatore on 5th May 2020.
  • Has Successfully completed an Online Course on “The Essence of Research Methodology” organized by PG Department of Commerce, Jamal Mohamed College ,Tiruchirapalli.
  • Life member of ‘‘Indian Accounting Association”(IAA).
  • Life Member of Teaching and Education Research Association (TERA)
  • Secured First Rank in M.Com (Finance) from University of Kerala
  • First position in B.Com (Computer Application) for the year 2015 from Kerala University.
  • Received Dr C N Purushothaman Nair Endowment Award from the University of Kerala in the year 2020.
  • Received Asian Educators Award (AEA-2020).
  • Received Dr. Pradeep Memorial Award for Best Outgoing Student from Department of Commerce, University of Kerala in 2017.
  • Has been nominated as a member of District Planning committee (Referred by Kerala University) for the Year 2017.
  • Recipient of University Merit Scholarship awarded by University of Kerala for the period of two (2) Years.
  • First position at the Inter-disciplinary Post Graduate research Conference in Social Science, Partner to Excel, conducted by Post Graduate Department of Commerce with association with FLAIR (Following Excellence) at Government College for Arts and Science, Nedumangaud on 10th March 2016.
  • Assistance rendered as a student volunteer (Anchoring) at the 77th session of the Indian History Congress(IHC) at the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 28-30 December 2016
  • Attended 21 Days Residential Training of Trainers Programme in Communicative English and Basic IT skills conducted by Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) at Sree Vyasa NSS College, Waddakancheri, Thrissur.
  • Has participated in the Block level round of "Federal Bank –Speak for Kerala" a state level inter-college debate competition held on 10th December 2015 at Kerala University, Karyavattom Campus.
  • An active member of various activities like NSS, eco club, science club, quiz club etc., at college level and held the office at many responsible post including Vice - president & Secretary.
  • Delivered an invited talk  on “Making sense of Statistical Survey for Research” in a National webinar organized by Department of Commerce, Christian college , Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram on June 16, 2021