FAQs Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Financial Markets) - NSE

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FAQs Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Financial Markets) 2014-15 (1 year - Full Time Programme) AICTE Approved Q1. I want to know about 1 year, full time, PGDM-Financial Markets Programme. National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad an autonomous body promoted by Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India and National Stock Exchange (NSE), India’s largest stock exchange, are jointly offering 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Financial Markets) on full time PGDM (FM) for the academic year 2014-15. Q2. Why should I join 1 year, full time, PGDM (FM)? PGDM (FM) is a full time, residential programme held at the picturesque state of the art campus of NIFM, Faridabad. The PGDM (FM) is designed jointly by experts from NIFM and NSE to fulfill the skill gaps in the financial markets industry. The international exposure to financial centers and stock exchange is an essential part of the programme. The emphasis is on experiential learning through seminars, presentations, workshops, industry visits etc. Candidates can practice on web based software to develop financial markets skills anytime, anywhere in addition to training on advanced financial market software’s like NSE-TAME, Capitaline, MetaStock, Prowess etc. The internship and projects provide real life experience so that the candidates are market ready on completion of the programme. Q3. What is the program coverage? The PGDM-FM is a full time, 1 year, 4 quadmesters program. The quadmester wise papers are given below. Quadmester 1 1. Financial Institutions & Markets 2. Quantitative Methods for Financial Markets 3. Accounting and Taxation for Managers 4. Economics for Financial Markets 5. Introduction to Financial Planning 6. Capital Market Operations Quadmester 2 1. Corporate Finance including Mergers & Acquisitions 2. Financial Reporting Standards 3. Ethics and Values 4. Corporate and Capital Market Laws 5. Commodities Market Operations 6. Derivative Market Operations Quadmester 3 1. Computer Application in Finance 2. Bank Management 3. Foreign Exchange and Currency Markets 4. Financial Valuation and Modeling 5. Technical Analysis 6. Equity Research

Quadmester 4 1. Financial Econometrics 2. Wealth Management 3. Investment Banking 4. Venture Capital & Private Equity 5. Mutual Funds & Fixed Income Securities 6. Summer internship & Viva 7. International Attachment (Presentation) Q4. What is the status of PGDM (Financial Markets)? PGDM (FM) is approved by AICTE via letter no F.NO. NORTH-WEST/1-1506816543/20 for 2013-14 and is under process of AICTE for approval for 2014-15. Q5. Is visit to an international stock exchange compulsory for all the candidates? Yes, it is compulsory for all candidates, to develop their global competencies. Q6. How can I acquire practical trading skills without putting my own money at risk? The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Financial Markets) lays lot of emphasis on skill development. Generally the employers are reluctant in taking fresh candidates as they do not possess live trading skills. Specialized market simulation software, to simulate the live market conditions has been developed by NSE. This is web based software called NLT (NSE Learn to Trade). Candidates can learn investment and trading skills in a simulated environment, without investing actual money, using NLT anytime and from anywhere as per their convenience. Q7. What career opportunities are available on completion of PGDM (FM)? As per research conducted by Mc Kinsey & Co. for Gujarat International Finance Tec-City, Govt. of Gujarat, the financial sector will create 1, 00, 00,000 plus jobs by 2020. PGDM (FM) prepares you for multiple career options in financial markets comprising of capital market, mutual funds, derivative, currency and commodity markets, financial services etc. One can go for lucrative career opportunities in investment banking, treasury, research & analytics, wealth management, stock broking, surveillance, compliance, risk management, asset management, financial journalism etc. Q8. Does NIFM or NSE assist in placements? The d