SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), a premier B-school has tied up with Amba Research, a global investment research firm to offer a corporate valuation/equity research programme for finance professionals. The programme will confer cutting edge capabilities in all essential aspects of the entire equity research cycle, including industry attractiveness assessment, earning forecast model building, valuation and presenting investment recommendations.
NMIMS already has a niche in the finance space and this USP is being enhanced by offering the training programme on corporate valuation to both students and working professionals. The programme provides participants an opportunity to work on real life contemporary case studies and reinforces the process of critical thinking, attention to detail and meeting deadlines.
Amba Research is a Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm in the financial services space. The firm offers investment research, analytics, marketing and middle office support services to the global capital markets industry. Amba Research is the only investment research support services firm with an Analyst Training Program that has been approved by the CFA Institute. The CFA Institute is a global, not-for-profit association of investment professionals that awards the CFA and CIPM designations. This programme offers a solid foundation to finance students who are keen to build a career as analysts in the global capital markets industry.
Dr. Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor of NMIMS states that the endeavour of NMIMS has always been to impart knowledge that is contemporary on par with the best in the world and considering the critical needs of the finance sector which is fast maturing in India, this partnership with AMBA Research will go a long way in not only meeting the needs of the industry but also building exciting careers in finance and consultancy with a global perspective for young professionals.
According to Mohan Alexander, Founder and CEO of Amba Research: “The KPO industry in India is growing and there is a significant need for qualified finance professionals to meet the demands of this growing market. The capital markets space is as challenging as it is lucrative and we hope that this partnership with NMIMS will help young, finance professionals to be successful in their careers. We at Amba are proud to work closely with NMIMS through this partnership”.
The program has over 120 hours of classroom training reinforced with assignment-based pedagogy that amounts to about 15 weekends. The program will be beneficial for those who are keen to build a career in equity research, corporate valuation and /or investment banking. The hands-on training prepares participants to tackle real-world challenges in corporate valuation and provide value-added service to their clients/organisations from the onset of their professional career. The program will be offered at the Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad campuses of NMIMS. Under the partnership, students will be considered for employment at Amba Research based on their performance during the program.