The Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Al Ameen College, Edathala organised an online orientation programme for the first-year students on 7th October 2021. The programme started with a silent prayer and was followed by a welcome speech by Shamila N. A. Mrs. Jothilakshmi E., Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management Studies, NSS College, Nenmara was the chief guest. She congratulated the students for choosing the subject and informed them about bridging the gap between exponential rate of technological growth and business preparedness. She explained how commerce helps in facing practical challenges and also discussed about how the students can equip themselves for the job market outside by studying the discipline. She also emphasized the importance of developing competitive edge among commerce students to cope up with the competing global environment. Ms. Krishna Haridas of first year BCom proposed the vote of thanks.