MLACW (now mLAC) is an institution of excellence located strategically in the vicinity of national institutes of repute, such as Indian Institute of Science, Institute of Wood Science & Technology, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Raman Research Institute and Central Power Research Institute.


Manjula Shekar

Head of Department

  • 1998


    NMKRV College, Jayanagar 3rd Block, Bangalore

  • 2000


    Mount Carmel College , Vasanthnagar, Bangalore

  • 2017


    Visvesvaraya Technological University


Associate Professor 


Finance ,Banking ,General Management and Entrepreneurship

Team Member in Establishment of Business Lab at mLAC

Certificate on R Workshop, SPSS Workshop

Trained on US Taxation at Ernst & Young - ‘Train the Trainer Programme’ (ITTC)

Trained  on Coaching Skills for Educators  at Confederation Indian Idustry - IWN

Attended all Training Programs organised by IQAC towards NAAC


  • Head of the Department, 
  • Member, Academic Council 
  • Member, IQAC 
  • Chief Superintendent, UG End Semester Examinations, November 2019
  • Office Superintendent or Squad member for the End Semester Examination, November 2018
  • Chairperson ,Board of Studies and Board of Examiners 
  • Placement - focus
  • Admission Co-ordinatot
  • BCIC CO-ordinator
  • Member, ICC
  • Member, OBE Committee
  • Member, Tedtalks
  • Member, Election Committee

@ Other Insitutions 

  • Appointed as project evaluator for the BBA Projects in 2018-19 in NMKRV College- Bangalore
  • Appointed as papersetter for the B.Com Program Subject IFS in 2019-20 St' Joseph College-Bangalore
  • Appointed as Member - Board of Examiners for ESE April / May 2021 Invited for scrutiny of question paper – March 20th 2021- Mount Carmel College - Autonomous Bangalore
  • Appointment as Member - Board of Examiners for ESE April / May 2021 to conduct viva voce  for B.Com Industry Integrated Program- March 27th March 2021 - Mount Carmel College College-Autonomous Bangalore
  • Appointed as Board of Studies member for implementing National Education Policy 2020 for UG Program on 27th Sept 2021 - Mount Carmel College College-Autonomous Bangalore
  • Appointed as Board of Studies member for discussion on syllabus for all B.Com Programs on 23rd Sept 2022 - Mount Carmel College College-Autonomous- Bangalore
  • Appointed as papersetter for the B.Com Program Subject Banking Law in 2021-22 Indian Academy Degree College-Autonomous Bangalore
  • Appointed as papersetter for PGDM-IACTE Program Subject OB & HR- 2021-22 Ramaiah Institute of Management- Bangalore
  • Appointed as papersetter for B.Com Program Subject Banking Innovation- 2022-23 in NMKRV College- Bangalore
  • External Member ,IQAC ,MES College of Commerce ,Bangalore 





  • Membership in Confederation of Indian Industry-IWN



Conferences Attended

Conferences Attended


  •  Webinar on Green Building Technology organised by Chennai Institute of Technology on 21st May 2020.
  • National Interdisciplinary Webinar on “Psychology of more – The Unfortunate Impact of Consumerist Thinking on our Psyche” organized by Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, Autonomous on 23rd May 2020.
  •  Webinar on “Could Virtual Education System become New Normal” organized by IEEE Yong Professionals, Bangalore Section on 24th May 2020
  • Vaanijya Saamanya Gyaan – 2020’ E-Quiz on Business Personalities organized by Commerce & Administration Forum of Government First Grade College, Devanahalli, Bangalore Rural District on 3rd June 2020.
  • E-Quiz on Vanijya Saamanya Gyaan on 3rd June 2020.
  •  Pragati Faculty Development Programme online workshop titled “Etiquette for online classes” organized by Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, Autonomous on 1st August 2020.
  •  6 Day Virtual Workshop on “Revised NAAC Framework” organized by M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Management on 21st – 26th September 2020.
  • National Webinar on Navigating Turbulent Times- Economic Rivial Strategies Post Covid-19 on 20th Jan 2021.
  • Trained on online teaching tools for course delivery by NITTE ,Trichy 2020.


  • Moderator for a National Webinar on Impact of pandemic on MSMEs, Startup Ecosystem and Investment Climate in Present Scenario, mLAC  6th June 2020.
  • Invited as resource person at Commerce Department Mount Carmel College, Bangalore  to give a talk on Recent trends in Human Resource Management  9th March 2021.
  • Invited as resource person at Vivekananda College: Department of MBA 10th Feb 2022.



  • Entrepreneurial Training A Prerequisite for Women Entrepreneurs Development in Vuca Environment- Volume IV Issue III, March 2018
  • Role of ICT in Sustainable Growth of Entrepreneurship in Bangalore Rural District in International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal (volume 24 Issue 8  ISSN:1475-7192): Scopus indexed 2019-2020.
  • Impact of SHGs Training on Women Entrepreneurship in International Journal of Business and Management Invention( ISSN (Online): 2319-8028, ISSN (Print):2319-801X- Volume 9) UGC Care 2020-2021
  • Age  - A Predictor for Growth of Indian Women Entrepreneurs in  TEST Engineering & Management(  Volume -83, ISSN:0193-4120): Scopus  indexed 2020-202
  • Entrepreneurial Training: Imperative for Development Of Women Entrepreneurship in HTL Journal  (Volume 26, Issue 9) 2020-2021
  • Role of Women Entrepreneurship in Employment Generation -Development Approach -Vidyabharathi International Interdisciplinary Research Journal ISSN: 2319 2021-2022


UGC Minor Research Projects:

  • Poverty Alleviation through Rural Women Entrepreneurship in Bangalore and Belgum rural districts- Co-Investigator 2005-2007.
  • Sustainable Develpment of Rural Women Entrepreneurs through Micro Finance- A Study in Bangalore Rural District- Pricipal Investigator- 2008-2011.

Publications from the Research Projects & Awards:

  • IInd Place in Poster Presentation on Poverty Alleviation through Rural Women Entrepreneurship in Bangalore and Belgum rural districts-International Conferene at Jyothi Nivas College-Bangalore-2008-2009
  • Best Paper Presentation- Self help group a Corner Stone for Women Empowerment-National Seminar at Malleshwaram Ladies Association-Bangalore on 2010-2011
  • Best Paper Award for-SHG intervention A Key Stone for Rural Women Enterpreneurship Development-National Seminar at Sheshadripuram First Grade College-Yelahanka Bangalore-2012-2013
  • Best Paper Award- SHG A Tool for Inclusive Growth- International Conference at Sheshadripuram First Grade College-Yelahanka Bangalore 2013-2014
  • Best Paper- Rural Finance- A Mechanism to Sustain Rural Enterpreneurship in Changing Global Scenerio-National Seminar- Christ University- Bangalore- 2013-2014
  • Best Paper Award- Micro Finance Schemes- An Initiative for Rural Women Entrepreneurship- A National Seminar in Collaboration with NABARD organised by Sambhram School of Management-Bangalore-2013-2014
  • Jyothi Best Presentation & Paper Award for Rural Entrepreneurship towards Economic & Social Sustainance in Rural India-International Conference at Jyothi Nivas College Bangalore- 2014-2015

Project Guidance- M.Com

2016 -17

·A Study on Issue Management Services at UCO Bank Ltd.

·A Study on Deposit Mobilisation at Malleshwaram Co-Operative Bank Ltd, Bangalore

2017 – 18

·A Study on Effect of Demonetizations on Clothing and Apparel Stores at Mall's in Bangalore City

·A Study on Deposit Schemes at the Janatha Co-Operative Bank Limited

2018 – 19

·A Study on Investors Preference Towards SBI Mutual Fund

·A Study on Factors Influencing Investors Decision in Equity Market

2019 – 20

·A Comparative Study on Customer Perception towards Core Products and ThIrd Party Products with reference to SBI

·A Comprehensive Study on Role of Commercial Banks In Small Scale Entrepreneurial Development with Special Reference to Bangalore District

2020 – 21

·A Study on Application of UPI as a mode of Financial Transactions

·Impact of Pandemic on Investment Behaviour Study in Bengaluru City

2021 – 22

·A Study of Crypto Currency: Performance Evaluation and Regulation

·A Study on Perceived Risk and Adoption of Electronic Payment System

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