Saintgits signs MoU with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) to offer joint programmes and capacity building in Financial Markets
Mumbai, October 4, 2018: Kerala based Saintgits Institute of Management (SIM) and the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), the educational institute established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), signed an MoU to offer joint programmes, workshops, investor awareness programmes and other capacity building initiatives in the securities / capital markets. The MoU was signed by Dr. M. Thenmozhi, the Director of NISM and Dr. Roji George, the Dean of Saintgits Institute of Management.
The objective of the partnering of these two institutions is to jointly design and deliver specialised programmes with particular emphasis on Securities Market and Wealth Management areas. The programmes will be offered to address the growing need among students and working professionals to have an understanding of the financial markets. Further, joint initiative also focusses on offering management development programmes and faculty development programmes along with financial literacy and investor awareness programmes.
“The practitioner – oriented joint certification programmes will enable our students to stand out from the crowd and secure the best jobs in the finance industry, in sectors such as investment banking, asset management and consultancy”, said Shri. Thomas T. John, Director, Saintgits Group of Professional Institutions.
The participants in the programme will also be trained on the Bloomberg Terminals which will be an added advantage. Saintgits is establishing a Bloomberg powered Finance Lab, which when functional will be the second such instance of this scale in South India. The Finance Lab will offer students a global perspective and Saintgits is striving to incorporate the use of Bloomberg Professional Services in a maximum of their MBA courses.
About NISM Certificate Course in Securities Markets (NCCSM)
NISM Certificate Course in Securities Markets (NCCSM) is a joint program being offered by National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), an institute promoted by Securities and Exchange Board of India and Saintgits Institute of Management, Kottayam - a premiere B school in South India. The aim of this nationally recognized certificate programme is to equip graduate and undergraduate students for careers in various types of firms operating in the Securities Markets and in IT/ITES companies that are engaged in offering technology support to these firms.
Duration of program
Maximum duration: 4 Months
Total of 100 hours – 50 hours of theory, 40 hours of practical, hands-on, e-learning and classroom discussion sessions, 10 hours of simulation training along with NISM certification exams and Bloomberg Market Concepts Certification exam.
The sessions will be conducted as:
• Evening Programme (3 Working Days a Week)
• Weekend programme on Saturdays
The course on Securities Trading will cover the following 4 subjects as two modules
|Module I||Module II|
|Bloomberg Market Concepts||Securities Operations and Risk Management Certification|
|Securities Trading and Stock Exchanges||Equity Derivatives Certification|
Ms. Megha Gupta
Dr. Jose Joy Thoppan