Convenor : Ms. Vanessa Zita Furtado

Co-Convenor : Ms. Sarita Mahale 

The Management Studies Linkage Cell conducted the following activities through the year With the objective of providing relevant exposure to students of St. Xavier’s College. 

In coordination with Maxexcel, a career & MBA coaching firm, an Aptitude Test was conducted for 75 students belonging to various streams in college on 21st July 2013. In order to encourage entrepreneurial activity amongst our youth, a standing MOU with Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and I Create India is in place through which our faculty serve as trainers for students and community groups, and students are mentored through the creation of business plans. This year the Change the Mindset Workshop of I Create GCCI was held on 2nd and 3rd September 2013, followed by a Business Plan Competition on 5th September 2013 for third year students of BBA and BBA(T&T). 

A Workshop on Personality Testing for Human Resource Management was organized on 3rd October 2013 for 90 Students of BBA. The resource person for the same was a Professor from Lovely Professional University. 

A session by Ms. Avis Rodrigues, Proprietor, Andy’s Café, Mapusa – Goa was organized on 28th January 2014 titled ‘My Journey as an Entrepreneur’ in order to give students a flavor of what starting one’s own business is like. 

In Coordination with Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) an investor education session on ‘Financial Planning for young lnvestors’ was held for BBA students and conducted by SEBI Certified Resource Person, Mr. Mahendra Teli on 30th January 2014. 

In line with St. Xavier’s Values, the department also focuses on Perspective Building Activities like social sensitization. All students of first year BBA spent 30 hours volunteering at an NGO of their choice during the first term. Students of TYBBA (T&T) visited Margaret Bosco Bal Sada, Uccasaim. 

A Brand Quiz ‘Talentika‘ was organized by the cell in coordination with Lotus Business School on 6th February 2014.