If you want to get a higher knowledge in the field of financial then you can enroll for a course in it. PGDM (postgraduate diploma in management) is a good option as it guarantees a highly rewarding career. The institutes offering PGDM are autonomous and the syllabus is regularized by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).
ITM Institute is one of the institutes in Mumbai offering postgraduate diploma in financial markets. The institute is located in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. The PGDM program is a two-year full-time program. The syllabus is designed to be industry-relevant.
The program enables the candidates to develop a framework for fundamental and technical analysis so that they can evaluate different investment avenues. They are taught how to maximize returns by taking minimum risks.
Curriculum of the postgraduate diploma in financial markets
The program is called PGDM iConnect program as it includes academics, personal development, professional development and lifestyle management. Some of the specialization topics covered are corporate restructuring and valuation, financial risk management, corporate tax planning, equity research, I-banking.
The curriculum teaches the candidates a working understanding of the financial decision-making process in an organization. It also teaches candidates how the financial markets function.
The candidates undergo industry immersion at the leading BFSI sector companies which helps them to develop deep insights about the working of the financial markets.
A financial project is conducted at the institute level to train the candidates and small enterprises in financing.
The program also trains the candidates to appear for different certification programs like NCFM capital Market Module, Derivative module CISI, International Investment Management, FPSB CFP program and APRM certification from PRMIA.
For admission, the candidate needs a bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) form an AIU recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination. The candidate has to pass any of the following common entrance tests CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, GMAT and state CET tests as per the AICTE rules.
The candidates can apply online or buy a hard copy of the admission form from the campus or student counselling center or the CAT coaching centers.
The selected candidates have to go through the interview process which consists of several selection rounds. The call letter for the interview is sent to the selected candidates.
The candidates are given admission based on the following:
- Entrance tests score
- Past academic performance
- Work experience if any
- Extracurricular activities, interests and accomplishments
- Performance in group discussion and interview