On the 28th July 2018, the department of commerce conducted its first commerce seminar for class 11 TH and 12TH (commerce section) of DPS Patna on the topic ‘Advertising & Mutual Fund’. The objective of the seminar was to enhance the cognitive skills of the student’s discussion and debate in the field of commerce. We had amongst us two experienced and dynamic corporate people (experts for the seminar) Mr. Sumit Sinha (AVP & Branch Head- Bandhan Bank Patna)) and Mrs. Liza Sinha ( Manager – Vodafone Mobile Services Ltd.) . Their topics for seminar were “Advertising” and “Mutual funds” respectively.
The seminar commenced with the presentation given by the students of class 12 D- Raghav, Anushk, Shivansh, Daksh and Anmol, on the topic - Mutual Funds. They discussed its types and myths. Next was the presentation on Startup which was presented by Ankit, Aastha and Abhinav. The topic was briefly discussed by pointing out the important highlights of the established companies such as Flipkart and Paytm. The big idea was to bring out the common startup mistakes and how to avoid them. The final presentation was given by Vasu, Vinayak and Varun. They shed the light on GST, its types and implementation. After student’s presentation the seminar were led by the expert Mr. Summit Sinhala , the branch head of Bandana Bank , Dark bungalow branch spoke about advertising and said “ means to turn mind towards ” . He further talked about advertising as a career option for the students. He discussed the various types of advertising and its importance in our day – to- day life . He also talked about different types and forms of advertising and example of companies which use these types of advertisements . Mr. Summit also answered all questions asked by students like career opportunities in the field of advertising and many more .
Mrs. Liza Sinha on the other hand who is currently working with Vodafone was the next speaker for the seminar . She enlighten the students about Mutual Funds. She conducted an interactive session about investor trends, inflow outflow analysis and industrial insights, growing trend of mutual funds in India in past few years and reasons and benefits of that . She next talked about investor trends which deals with how the investors invest and what all things decides investment in different . She further gave us the sector updates of mutual funds and lastly she explained about industry insights. After her presentation children discussed points like risk involved, benefits and more about mutual funds. The session came to an end with an open session where students got the opportunity to clear their concepts and doubts.