India’s leading exchange, the National Stock Exchange, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Sri University in Bhubaneswar to launch a one-year Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Markets (PGDFM).
The course will start from the 2015-16 academic session, and classes will be held at the University campus in Bhubaneswar. Sri Sri University has a sprawling campus located between the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and its curriculum is a combination of performing arts, spiritual teaching and academic courses like general management, agri-business management and Entrepreneurship Management.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,the founder and guiding force of the University, Dr. K.C. Mishra, Vice-Chancellor of Sri Sri University,Mr. Ravi Varanasi, Chief Business Development, NSE and other senior officials of the exchange. This course will equip students with comprehensive knowledge and skills required for a career in the financial markets.
Students can study this course either as a full-time programme, or as a part-time programme. The full-time course will have 24 papers and the part-time weekend course will have 16 papers. As a part of this programme, students will learn about the Indian financial markets, and NSE will provide its expertise on topics such as Capital Market Operations, Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis, Operation and Risk Management in Financial Markets, Options Trading Strategies Module and others.The university will provide expertise on subjects including Financial Institutions and Markets, Foreign Exchange Management and Financial Valuation and Modelling.
Source: Odisha Diary