UPES & NAL sign MoU to start NSE Smart Fin Lab

Tuesday, 13 September 2022 | PNS | DEHRADUN

UPES School of Business has signed an MoU with NSE Academy Limited (NAL) to launch NSE SMART Fin Lab and develop learning opportunities in the space of finance and technology. Under this partnership, students studying finance under the UPES MBA, and BBA programmes will have the opportunity to learn about investing and trading strategies through NSE SMART Fin Lab.

NSE SMART Fin Lab will reproduce features of a live equity, derivative, currency derivatives market on trading terminals for students to practice and learn trading securities without financial risk. There will also be several short-term and long-term programmes customised for students seeking to build good understanding and develop capabilities in the financial and technology sector. Topics that will be offered through these programmes include Financial Technology, Block Chain Management, Data Science, Analytics for Finance, Machine Learning, Python for Finance, Business Analytics, Finance for Non-Finance, Statistics for Finance, Financial Valuation and Modelling, and other relevant subjects of BFSI and related Technology sector.

Speaking on the occasion, UPES School of Business director Rahul Nainwal said, “We have collaborated with NSE Academy with the objective of providing our students the skills required in the finance and trading industry. With our vision to be the B-School for a digital world, the UPES School of Business team continuously endeavours to provide transformative education and prepare the next generation of leaders for a global digital economy. NSE Academy has been promoting financial literacy and providing training in the BFSI sector for over two decades.  Setting up the NSE Smart Fin Lab with the support of NSE Academy experts will give our students the needed industry exposure and understanding of the market functions.”

Speaking on the occasion, NAL CEO Abhilash Misra congratulated UPES Dehradun for thinking futuristic and taking up initiatives to upskill students. He encouraged the students of the institution to take active participation in the capital markets, both in terms of investing and pursuing careers. He said, “Our collaboration with UPES Dehradun will add to NSE Academy’s integral role in developing competitive skill sets for students and shall bring about significant value addition to the higher education space.”

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