The department of commerce has been in existence ever since the inception of the college i.e. 1970. The management course i.e. B.B.M. was introduced during the year 2002-03 for the noble cause of imparting management education to the rural folk. The department has set high standards in the education of commerce and management and produced number of ranks at university level. Our students are working in different capacities throughout the country.
The department has organized seminar and workshops both at state and national level for the benefit of commerce fraternity and to the society.
The department has its own library having books worth more than Rs.40000.
The Club actitivities were inaugurated by Sri.H.N.Basavaraj renowned industrialist of Harihar and the management committee member our institution on 18th August 2006 and the chief guest was Mr.Kshitij Basavaraj a management consultant in Booz Allen London, who was invited to share his experiences in MBA course in London with the students. The inaugural session was presided over by the Principal Prof.M.K.Veerapur. The faculty members and other faculty members were present on the occasion. Prof.B.K.Md Swaleha chairman of commerce and Mgmt club welcomed the gathering.
During the year 2006-07 students of B.Com and and BBM were participated in the sports activities in which few students represent our college in the university sports and secured Gold, silver and bronze medals. The students were taken to factory visits and other office visits as a part of skill development activities. Students were also deputed to participate in the state level management fest organized by SBC college Davangere and Bapuji Institute of Management Davangere. Our students were also actively participated in the cultural activities organized by kuvempu university in the name of Sahyadri Utsava and showed their excellence.
In the month of February 2007 the department of commerce and management organized one day state level seminar on “Challenges of Business Education in the New Millennium” in which nearly one hundred delegates were participated from different parts of the state.
A Valedictory programme was organized by the commerce and management club in the month of April 2007 which was presided over by the principal Prof.M.K.Veerapur, the chied guest invited to address the students was Prof.R.Venateshwaran from KIAMS Harihar and the guest of honour was Prof.G.M.Basavaraj, the former Registrar of Kuvempu University and the vice-president of SJPVV Peetha Harihar. In this function all the faculty and the other faculty members and the chairmans of other clubs were present on the occasion.
The students were awarded prizes who shown their excellence in cultural and sports activities conducted by the college.
All these programmed were successfully conducted with the support of the management, the principal, teaching and non-teaching staff and the students.