The Post Graduate Executive Programme in Financial Market

The National Institute of Financial Management
In Faridabad

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  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Faridabad

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Sector 48, Pali Road, 121001, Haryana, India
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· Requirements

* All participants must have completed Graduation or a degree equivalent thereto from an Indian University / Institutions recognised by Association of Indian Universities. * The candidate must have 3 years of regular work experience. One year of work experience relaxation would be considered in exceptional cases. *Professional Qualifications like CA, CS, ICWA, CFA, etc. would have an added advantage.

Course programme

The Post Graduate Executive Programme in Financial Market (PGEPFM) has been designed in collaboration with BSE with the objective of developing trained professionals capable of occupying positions of responsibility in stock exchanges, commodity exchanges, regulatory bodies market intermediaries, banks, mutual funds and asset management companies and other similar entities.

The uniqueness of the programme lies in its extensive use of market professionals as resource persons for the programme. Apart from sound grounding in academic concepts pertaining to the capital markets, the participants will get a change to interact with senior regulatory officials, executives of exchanges, leading merchant bankers, institutional investors and FIIs.

The programme is comprehensive in nature, covering all financial markets – cash equity, equity derivatives, currency derivatives, commodities and foreign exchange. What has been sought to be achieved is an ideal blend of useful theoretical knowledge and its application to capital markets. Pedagogy for the programme comprises class room teaching, case studies, panel discussions, presentations and visits to national and overseas (optional) financial centres.

The effective delivery of the program requires proper appreciation of ‘applied financial data analysis’. The institute facilitates the participants towards application of Information Technology in various paradigms of IT interfaced learning by designing the curriculum accordingly.

The programme has been designed to cover 20 papers in four quadmesters. Followings are the list of papers which are to be discussed/taught during the course:

Quadmester 1:

1. Economics for the financial markets – macroeconomic factors impacting the financial markets and elements of microeconomics.
2. Quantitative and statistical techniques for financial markets
3. Cost and Management Accounting; understanding balance sheets
4. Statistics for Financial Analysis
5. Computer Applications in Finance

Quadmester 2:

1. Corporate Finance
2. Legal framework for business with special emphasis on capital market laws
3. Fixed income securities
4. Foreign Exchange market
5. Marketing of Financial services

Quadmester 3:

1. The Primary market – IPO regulations and book building
2. Equity trading – Fundamental and Technical Analysis
3. Trading in cash equity – market microstructure and rules of the exchange
4. Equity derivatives – futures and options, hedging and trading strategies, risk management
5. Financial institutions and markets

Quadmester 4:

1. Mutual Funds and Portfolio Management
2. Mergers and Acquisitions
3. Commodities Market
4. Corporate Reporting and Disclosure
5. Global capital markets

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