The Finance Club – IIM Kashipur started its activities in its second year on 1st July’12 with the introductory session for the fresher batch by Pulkit Taluja, 2nd year student and CFA Level III Candidate. He began the session with vision and mission of finance club at IIM Kashipur. He gave an overview of different areas in finance like, Asset Management, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Equity Research etc. In the process, he also introduced some basic terms of finance to the audience. He acquainted the participants with terminology and analysis of financial statements. Lastly, Pulkit talked about the responsibilities of a finance club member and how the association with club can help them in staying abreast with the latest in the financial world and build their competencies in financial arena.
In continuation of the series of knowledge sharing sessions, Ravikant Sharma, 2nd year student has an experience of working with a hedge fund client, delivered the next session on Financial Markets. We covered Bonds and Securities markets, Primary Market, Secondary Market, Stock Exchanges, Sentiments of investors, Credit Rating etc. Utilizing his experience, he used real time examples to make the learning effortless and interesting.
The sessions were followed by a quiz to test the caliber of students and their understanding from the two sessions. Harsh Patel, 1st year student, topped the quiz.