The association of the department of Commerce is a perdurable organization in St. mary’s college, puthanangadi. It was inaugurated by Fr. ShibilPariyathuPadavil(Principal, St.Joseph’s school) on 17/08/2010. The very first meeting of the association was conducted on the last week of July 2010, before its official inauguration. Najmal (first-year M.com student)and Mr. Abdul Navas ( Assistant professor, Department of Commerce) were unanimously selected as secretary of the association and staff coordinator respectively. On the day of the inauguration, a one-day seminar lead by invited resource persons was scheduled by the association. The morning session coordinated by Mr. VG Rakhunath( Manager, State Bank of Travancore) was on the Banking sector while Mr. Ramakrishnan ( Manager, Hedge Equities) elaborated on the topic ‘Stock Market’ in the afternoon session.
After the successful initiative, the association arranged another programme titled ‘PRODUCT LAUNCHING’ for students to demonstrate their ideas regarding business management and marketing. The programme was inaugurated by the then Principal Fr. Martin Cherumadathil. Mr. Rasheed and Mr. Shanavas from Bajaj Alliance, Manjeri, evaluated the performance of our students and declared the winners. Ever since the association was established, it has been organizing many a programme including seminars, lectures by academicians, industrial visits, carrier guidance- personality development programmes, soft skill training, and so on to enhance the academic as well as non-academic understandings of our students