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B.Com (Bangalore University) + ACCA, UK + International Business Program, Singapore

Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM) – FULL TIME (Bangalore University + Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

 

Major Specializations:

Accounting & Taxation/ Information Systems/ Information &
Technology /Finance/ Banking & Insurance (Bangalore University)

Minor Specializations:

International Business (Top University in Singapore) and
International Accounting (ACCA, UK)

The B.Com Program at International School of Management Excellence (ISME) is a Professional International Accounting and Finance course which has been designed in collaboration with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), UK, to provide students with a unique opportunity to pursue their ACCA qualification along with their B.Com.
  • 100% faculty with global exposure
  • International mini Internship at Singapore
  • Global teaching pedagogy including real life case studies
  • Practical learning through industry visits
  • *Value Added Program focused on building soft skills and management skills to be successful in placement and initial career
  • Additional B.Sc in International Finance from a Reputed University in UK
  • ACCA – Students will get maximum Papers exemption

ISME, Bangalore congratulates our BBA and BCom students who have aced the Bangalore University Examinations. This has been possible due to the hard work of our students under the able guidance and mentoring of our exceptional faculty and our belief of having smaller batch size of students per class for giving Individual Attention.

BCom

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Inter collegiate Competition, 10th June 2023, Prize for Finance event- 'Wearing Finance Minister's Hat'

National level Youth yoga festival, Vignan’s Deemed to be University, Guntur,from 1st to 3rd February 2024

Sygnite-2023,Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies,19th April 2023 and 20th April 2023

Won First prize in the Basketball,National level Youth yoga festival, Vignan’s Deemed to be University, Guntur,from 1st to 3rd February 2024

Established in July 1964, Bangalore University is located in the Garden City of Bangalore, aptly hailed as the IT Capital of India. The university is located on a sprawling 1100-acre campus named -Jnana Bharathi-. The university was re-accredited by NAAC in the year 2008 with -A- Grade. According to India Today-Nielsen survey, Bangalore University ranks 13th in the list of 50 top universities in India.

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is a global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification. ACCA is the largest and fastest growing global professional accountancy body in the world, with over 320,000 members and students in 181 Countries. The curriculum framework and content of this course will facilitate students to conveniently pursue a career in International Finance and Accountancy.

Due to the MOU between ISME and ACCA, the following fees are completely waived off: registration fee, first year subscription fee, exception fee, materials fee, tuition fee, IFRS certificate fee and examination fee for 9 out of 9 papers for the Fundamental level. The 9 papers have been integrated into the basic B.Com. curriculum. 10th paper(Strategic Business Leader (SBL)) coaching will be given. *Hence you save upto Rs 2,20,000.

The course enables the students to obtain substantial fundamental knowledge of subjects like Accounting, Taxation, Law, Financial Reporting, Auditing, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Management Accounting, Finance and Business Ethics.

Benefits of ACCA

  • Enables you to become a Chartered Certified Accountant, use the designate letters ACCA, and work in any aspect of Finance and Management in any business.
  • Better employment prospects.
  • Assures our employers that you have Skills necessary to progress to more senior management positions.
  • ACCA is the largest and fastest growing global professional accountancy body in the world, with over 486,000 members and students in 181 Countries.
  • Job Market: ACCA gives a salary benefit that is greater than that of peers who chose not to pursue the course.
  • For campus placements, students who had started the ACCA journey are often preferred.
  • Opportunities in the Middle East / Europe.

PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

ACCA currently works with more than 8500 Approved Employers and 80 accountancy partnerships worldwide.

ACCA has a dedicated job portal to help you find internships & placements.

An ACCA can work across fields as a

  • Management Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial & Business Analyst
  • Financial Consultant
  • Management Consultant
  • Financial Planner etc.

Designation for Fresher’s

  • Assistant Auditor
  • Cost Accountant
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Payroll Manager
  • Tax Consultant
  • Assistant Financial Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • Risk Manager
  • Senior Fund Manager
  • Accounts Payable & Expenses Manager

Many MNC’s in India are also recruiting ACCA qualified professionals in International Taxation and MIS due to financial reporting requirements of the parent company for e.g. reporting under IFRS.

ACCA’s are highly sought after in every sector by big four accounting and auditing firms viz. KPMG, E&Y, Deloitte & PWC and multinational companies like Citicorp, JP Morgan, Microsoft, HSBC, Siemens, Nestle, Accenture among others.

overall strengths

International by Credentials and Culture

Global Experiential Learning Program to Singapore:

Our Global Experiential Program for BCOM students accelerates their development at an international level by providing them with valuable skills.

A 2-week academic immersion program to Singapore will include-

  • Industrial visits to companies, skill building workshops, campus tours to leading management institutes of Singapore, and an exposure to a new country its culture and attractions.

ISME also facilitates summer programs at London School of Economics (LSE), UK for students

Faculty with International Exposure

All faculty at ISME bring with them an international exposure, which they have gained either by having studied abroad in leading universities or having worked in multinational corporations.

MoU with ACCA

ISME has a MoU ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), which is a global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification, effective in 181 countries. The curriculum framework and content of this course will facilitate students to conveniently pursue a career in International Finance and Accountancy.

Due to the MOU between ISME and ACCA, the following fees are completely waived off: registration fee, first year subscription fee, exception fee, materials fee, tuition fee, IFRS certificate fee and examination fee for 9 out of 9 papers for the Fundamental level. The 9 papers have been integrated into the basic B.Com curriculum. Added 6 papers coaching that leads to BSc International Finance, from a Reputed University in UK. *Hence you save upto Rs 2,20,000.

Driven by Excellence

ISME is highly ranked by various organizations:

  • Ranked in the Top 5 B-schools of Bangalore by India Today 2023
  • Ranked 33rd Top B-School, All India ranking by India Today 2023
  • Ranked No.1 B Schools of Super Excellence CSR Ranking 2023
  • Ranked 2nd Best Performing College (2022) in East Bangalore by Bangalore University
  • Ranked as a Top B School for Academic Excellence, Bangalore Management Association 2022
  • Ranked All India 3rd Best Emerging Under Graduation Institute, TOI 2022
  • Ranked 34th All India by Times of India B School Ranking (2021)  https://tinyurl.com/2dv3as4r
  • Recipient of Best ROI since 2006

Corporate Centric Approach

Industry Interface and Visits

SME hosts guest speakers and practitioners from the industry regularly for current business updates and to make students aware of international business events and trends.

ISME offers students an industrial internship at the end of 2nd year.

Placement Opportunities Value Added Courses

ISME offers an additional and unique Placement Oriented Value Added Term (POVAT) to groom students for the corporate world. The courses offered are Soft skills, Communication skills, Advanced software tools, resume review, group discussions, mock interviews and management technique review etc.

Future Opportunities

Over 100 companies visit ISME every year for campus placements. These companies straddle various sectors like Technology Enabled Business, Technology Enabled Services, Finance, Analytics, Digital Marketing, Retail etc. Students are also supported and mentored for higher studies in India and abroad.

BCom degree holders along with ACCA qualification will have amazing employment opportunities in India and abroad. Students can make rewarding careers in the field of financial services, banking industry, investment banking, wealth management companies, entrepreneurial venture and government services as well with very good pay packages.

Many MNC’s in India are also recruiting ACCA qualified professionals in International Taxation and MIS due to financial reporting requirements of the parent company for e.g. reporting under IFRS.

ACCA’s are highly sought after in every sector by big four accounting and auditing firms viz. KPMG, E&Y, Deloitte & PWC and multinational companies like Citicorp, JP Morgan, Microsoft, HSBC, Siemens, Nestle, Accenture among others.

Student Focused Campus Life

World class infrastructure

A state of the art modern Wi-Fi enabled on-campus residence for boys & girls. It features a State of the Art Auditorium, Open-air Amphitheatre, Cafeteria, Basketball court, Badminton court, Table Tennis table and other sporting facilities with round the clock security.

Life Beyond Academics

For the development of a holistic personality in a nurturing environment, we have various extra-curricular clubs such as Cultural Club, CSR Club, NSS Club, Sports Club (ISME. FIT), Literary & Communication Club and an Entrepreneurship Cell. Co-curricular Labs such as Academic Lab, Finance Lab, HR Lab, Marketing Lab and Analytics Lab.

The BCOM program is divided into a total of 6 semesters with specializations being offered in the final year. Below is a brief overview of the BCOM program.

UG BCom

After 6 Semesters – Exit Option with Bachelor of Commerce Degree, B.Com Degree

After 8 Semesters – Award of Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree, B.Com (Hons.) Degree

Foundation, Skill Development or Interdisciplinary Courses

 Constitution of Indian and Human Rights
 Environment and Public Health
 Computer Applications and Information Technology
 Business Entrepreneurship and Management
 Philosophy, Psychology and Life Skills
 Personality Development and Leadership / Integrating Mind, Body and Heart
 Indian History, Culture and Diversity
 Research Methodology
 Education and Literacy / Science and Life
 Human Resource Development .Management
 One of the Foreign Languages such as German, French etc.
 Any other Course prescribed by the University from time to time
 Commodity & Stock Market
 Mathematics in Finance

Co-and Extra – Curricular Activities (CC& EC*)

 A student shall opt for any one of the following activities in the first four semesters offered in the college
 N.S.S / N.C.C./Rotary Activities / Rovers and Rangers
 Sports and Games / Activities related to Yoga
 A Small project work concerning the achievements of Indian in different fields
 Evolution of study groups/seminar circles on Indian thoughts and ideas
 Interaction with local communities in their neighborhood and learn about and from them
 Exploring different aspects of Indian civilizations
 Other activities such as Cultural Activities as prescribed by the University.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

 PO1:  Functional Knowledge: To prepare students to pursue careers in Marketing, Accounting and Taxation, Auditing, Financial Analytics, and Management and to develop business analysts for companies, capital markets, commodity markets, and securities markets.

PO2: Skills: To develop IT-enabled human resources, entrepreneurs for various sectors of the economy, and business philosophers for solving real-life business problems and addressing business development issues and to act as think tanks for Business Development issues with a focus on social responsibility and ecological sustainability.

PO3: Soft skills: To inculcate leadership skills both in their chosen professional field for achieving personal and professional excellence and blend spirituality with materialistic pursuits of business education students and to develop global managers with a passion for quality competency and holistic approach and ethical managers with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills.

PO4: Higher Education: To empower students to take up higher education to become business scientists, researchers, consultants, and teachers, with needed core competencies and for pursuing professional courses like Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy, Company Secretary, etc., and to take up professions in financial services, Insurance, Banking and other related sectors and take up competitive examinations of UPSC, KPSC, and other competitive examination authorities etc.

VALUE ADDED COURSES*

B.Com + ACCA  Students get 6 to 10 Add on Certifications in the areas of:

Soft Skills: Team Work, Leadership Skills, Business Etiquette

Communication: Workshop on Communication Skills, Business Communication, Presentation Skills

Software Tools: Certification on Microsoft Office, Advance Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Experiential Learning: Global experiential learning trip, industrial visits, international campus visits,

Entrepreneurship project. Internship between 2nd year and 3rd year.

Career: Workshops on career planning. Training on general aptitude, mock interviews, resume writing.

*Courses offered are subject to modification, based on evolving placement opportunities.

The curriculum framework and content of this course will facilitate students to conveniently pursue a career in International Finance and Accountancy. The course enables the students to obtain substantial fundamental knowledge of subjects like Accounting, Taxation, Law, Financial Reporting, Auditing, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Management Accounting, Finance and Business Ethics. The B.Com course is challenging and yet very rewarding to students with high career aspirations. The core subjects will be taught by experienced faculty and professionals from the industry.
The course syllabus has been effectively adapted to reflect the requirements of ACCA, which allows students to focus on one standardized study approach, so that, like any other professional course, the students will write their B. Com exams along with the ACCA papers.
As an integrated program, all necessary coaching and training for the ACCA papers will be provided in college. Students are given intensive tutoring by trained internal faculty as well as regular mentoring from our learning partners. Consideration has been given to the timings of students to ensure that there are no clashes between ACCA exam schedules and college activities. ACCA exams are online exams at designated centers and are not linked to the University’s semester exams.
Guest seminars, discussions and interactions are arranged with ACCA on an ongoing basis to keep our students up to date with any changes in the industry.
Prior to ACCA exams, the college arranges for extensive 50-hour support programs as well as revision crash courses to enable students to get relevant aid from ACCA qualified trainers.

Teaching Pedagogy

  • E-learning techniques
  • Ongoing lectures from ACCA professionals
  • Case studies from an international perspective
  • Seminars and presentations
  • Panel discussions and symposium

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE

  • To develop professional knowledge and skills in international Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Taxation, Risk Management
  • To equip students with the necessary training required as per ACCA standards to enable them to effectively pursue the professional qualification.
  • To inculcate a strong sense of ethics and corporate values, especially with regard to the accountability, transparency and responsibility of a professional in the business world.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to take up different financial roles in any organization.

Fundamentals Levels

Knowledge & Skills

Fundamentals Knowledge

  • F1 Accounting in Business – Exempted
  • F2 Management Accounting – Exempted
  • F3 Financial Accounting – Exempted
  • F4 Corporate and Business Law- Exempted
  • F5 Performance Management – Exempted
  • F6 Taxation – Exempted
  • F7 Financial Reporting – Exempted
  • F8 Audit & Assurance – Exempted
  • F9 Financial Management – Exempted

Professional Level – 2 Modules ; Essentials & Optional (To be done after B.Com.)

Essentials

  • Strategic Business Leader (SBL) – Coaching Provided
  • Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)

Options (2 to be Completed)

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Advanced Performance Management
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Audit & Assurance

Professional Ethics Module

Professional ethics is at the heart of the ACCA Qualification. Values, ethics and governance are essential skills for finance professionals. It is important to ACCA to ensure all students understand what it means to work and act professionally and ethically in the workplace

Students get Value Added Certifications from leading institutes of India & Abroad in the areas of:

  • Business Tools – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Digital & Social Media Analytics
  • Python and its applications in HR, Marketing and Finance
  • Financial Planning & Investment Management
  • Data Visualization through Tableau
  • Spreadsheet Modeling

*Courses offered are subject to modification, based on evolving placement opportunities.

The Technical University of Applied Sciences WĂĽrzburg-Schweinfurt (THWS), Germany is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences with more than 9,300 students and about 200 professors,

Website: https://www.thws.de/en/about-the-university/about-thws/

THWS offers more than 40 Bachelors and Master’s degree program. The program’s cover technology, economics, social sciences, computer sciences, visual design and language.

A memorandum of understanding was signed during the visit of Dr. Rainer Wehner and Dr.Harald Bolsinger to ISME, Bengaluru on February 23, 2024.

The MoU opens doors to the under graduate students of ISME to visit THWS after their 6th Semester for 6 months exchange program and it will allow them to plan their future studies in Europe.

This association allows our students to get a Certificate based on the course taken and avail a complete waiver of Tuition fee (Food, accommodation and transport charges excluded). Top 4-5 students will be selected based on Merit.

Admission to the BCOM program at ISME is highly competitive. The Admissions team reviews applications on an individual basis looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant-s professional and academic background. An elaborate selection process is followed to ensure quality enrolment.

Eligibility:

Candidates who have completed any 2-year Pre-University course of State Board / CBSE/ ICSE/IB or its
Equivalent with minimum 60% marks are eligible for admission into the BCOM program. All applicants for BCOM degree should have proficiency in oral and written English communication.

General Criteria

Applicants are selected on the basis of their predicted grades. Final admission is based on the cumulative assessment of the Class XII results, personal interview and ISME Entrance test or UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) Score or CUET (Common University Entrance Test) Score.

Selection Process:

Stage 1: Complete B.Com Application Form (Online)
Every applicant seeking admission to ISME needs to complete the Application Form, attach the required documents and submit the entire application to ISME-s Admission Office.

Stage 2: Personal Interview (Online / Face to face) & Entrance Test (ISME Entrance test or UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) or CUET (Common University Entrance Test))

Stage 3: Admission Decision
Based on the review of the application, test scores and the recommendation of the interview panel, the admission committee invites selected students for admission to the program. Admitted candidates are sent the Admission Offer letter. The admission would be final only after the receipt of confirmation of Admission Acceptance from the candidate and the payment of the registration fee. Fee once paid is non-refundable.

*Note – Applicant can apply only once.

Apply Online for BCOM

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