Greater Noida, 22nd Feb, 2014: Accurate Group of Institutions hosted its Second (2nd ) National Finance Seminar focusing on the changing dimensions of personal finance, its importance and practices in the current business environment under the supervision of Dr. Rajeev Bhardwaj, Executive Director and the faculty members of Finance.
The objective of the seminar was to encourage industry-institute interface and expose students to the importance of managing personal finance, encourage them to think beyond concepts taught in the class, traditional practices and books, and instill in their minds the global Financial practices that are being exercised by Finance Professionals nowadays. This seminar was intended to increase the industry interaction and most of the speakers were invited from the corporate. To learn the tricks of trade from the practicing finance managers, in the fast changing Indian financial scenario, spread awareness and improve personal capabilities of students so that they are capable to deliver from day one, and strive for business excellence. The seminar included high-profile speakers, invited from industry and academia.
The program commenced with the registration of participants, Saraswati Vandana, followed by welcome and felicitation of the sessions chair, Dr. Jaya Bhalla, Associate Professor, National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad, CA Manish Kumar, Director, Adhya Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. And Mr. V.Krishnan, Sr. Executive Accounts, Redington India Ltd. and other speakers followed by lighting of the lamp by all eminent members.
Ms. Poonam Sharma (Group Director) stressed the fact that Finance is the life-line of organizations, and finance professionals are the pulse of the vibrant organizations, and strategic financial planning is the source of competitive advantage, she also stated that Finance is the first choice of brilliant PGDM students.
Dr. Rajeev Bhardwaj, started the proceedings with a warm welcome and words of of gratitude for all the speakers, who despite their busy schedule had come for the seminar. His words motivated the students to work hard, as Finance is a tough discipline to practice, results have to be delivered and the managers need to be on their toes 24 X 7, he also discussed about the new developments, like social media, use of analytics etc., changing the financial scenario. He spoke about the necessity of knowledgeable managers, who would be ready to handle any situation. He also stressed on the increasing role of professional finance managers in the current business scenario.
Sessions-chair, Dr. Jaya Bhalla, Associate Professor, National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad led the morning session bringing forth the importance of Personal Finance Practices and how financial policies are shaping up the changes in the life style of individuals, the dire need to understand the importance of money. Her session was followed by other eminent Speakers CA Manish Kumar, Director, Adhya Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd. Spoke on Asset Allocation Strategy, and explained how to balance risk versus reward by adjusting the percentage of each asset in an investment portfolio according to the investor's risk tolerance, goals and investment time frame. He demonstrated this by giving various examples from industry.
Mr. V.Krishnan, Sr. Executive Accounts, Redington India Ltd., spoke on Investing for specific purposes, and explained the importance of inculcating the habit of saving early.
The second Session was chaired by Dr. Sharad Ranjan, Associate Professor, Dr. Zakir Hussain College, University of Delhi, who shared some of his views on Investment Planning & Choosing a Financial Planner
His speech was followed by Mr. Nitesh Jain, Manager, KPMG, who interacted with students on Investing through various Mutual Fund, followed by other speakers from other Industries.
This program was attended by various corporate professionals, academicians and students of various institutions.The program ended with vote of thanks to the distinguished guests and attendees by Dr. S.K.Matta.