Report On the Guest Lecture On “Financial Markets”

A guest lecture on “Financial markets” was organized by the Department of Management Studies, New Horizon College of Engineering for the final year MBA finance specialization students on 5th November, 2019 in the Falconary Seminar Hall. The guest lecture was delivered by Mr. Madan who is the Managing Director of “Planet Finance”. Mr Madan is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta (IIMC). He comes with a rich industry experience and worked with industry giants such as Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as finance controller.

Mr. Madan conveyed his valuable insights regarding the various aspects of the financial markets. He threw light on the various aspects related to investment banking and also explained the importance and the role the investment bankers in the industry.

Apart from throwing light on different aspects of investment banking, he also spoke about the trends in the financial markets. He gave valuable insights on the working of financial markets with the help of live examples to which all students were able to connect easily.

On the request of Prof Sainath, Mr. Madan also spoke on various career paths available to MBA graduates. He also gave tips to plan the career and the level of efforts required to achieve the determined career paths. He also gave an idea about the skills expected by the finance industry. Certification programmes by NISM/NCFM were also mentioned in the lecture .

The session ended with a doubt clearing session by Mr. Madan. On the whole, the entire session was very interactive and interesting. It was a golden opportunity for the students of finance to know about the financial concepts like the venture capital, Initial Public Offer (IPO), merchant banking, investment banking and mutual funds.