LIBA signs MoU with National Institute of Securities Market (NISM)

Chennai, 28th March, 2017: Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai and National Institute of Securities Market (NISM), an education initiative of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) today announced their joint venture to design a programme with a specialised focus on Securities Market. This programme will not only focus on providing education for students and professionals but will also provide financial education and standards to improve financial literacy in the country. LIBA will offer this course from the next academic year (2018-19).

The">#222222;mso-fareast-language:EN-IN">The joint venture will mark yetanother milestone in the Industry-Academia collaboration to fulfil the growingdemand for securities market in India.  The Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed in the presence of Fr. P Christie S.J, Director – LIBA andMr.Sandip Ghose, Director, NISM, along with other senior managementrepresentatives and academicians from NISM and LIBA.  

Considering">#222222;mso-fareast-language:EN-IN">Considering the increasing demand forsecurities market, NISM and LIBA have collaborated to design a managementcourse that specializes in this segment to bridge the existing skill gap in theindustry. This will be offered under full time and part time (3 months, 6months and 1 year) programmes, certification programmes, workshop and facultydevelopment programmes. 

Fr.">#222222;mso-fareast-language:EN-IN">Fr. P Christie S.J, Director, LIBA,">#222222;mso-fareast-language:EN-IN">, said, “It is a momentous event for LIBA to sign a MoU with NISM as anindustry partner to offer programs in the area of Securities Market. With itsexpertise, NISM will be able to add value to the students of LIBA.  LIBAis the first B-School in South India which is forging ahead in signing anagreement with NISM to offer Securities Market as a specialization for thepart-time and full-time PGDM students. We are extremely happy to note that LIBAwith its focus on excellence and ethics has found a renowned industry partner,which espouses the same values”.

Commenting on signing the MoU, Mr.Sandip Ghose, Director, NISM said, “The field of securities market isa confluence of related areas like economics, financial economics, accounting,reporting and much more. With the increasing demand for stock market, it isimportant to create awareness about stock exchange, mutual fund and increasethe participation in the securities market. We strongly believe that this MoUwith LIBA will help in promoting securities market research and education.”

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