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Students celebrate 'Investment Week'

Afternoon DC | April 3, 2013
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The Foundation for Liberal And Management Education organised FLAME Investment Week for it’s students, helping them bridge theory with practice. Distinguished corporate honchos were invited to interact with students on lessons from the investment world. The speakers imparted information about the concept of Value Investing, impact of current economic circumstances on capital markets; career choices and insights about the Pharma industry in the global context. The objective of the discourse aimed at equipping the attending students with knowledge and practicality of the real world coupled with case studies. The interactive discussion also dwelt on the entrepreneurial journey of the speakers, the hurdles overcome and success achieved.

Investment Masters like Mr. Vibhav  Kapoor, Chief Investment Officer of IL&FS Investment Managers Limited; Mr. Madhusudan Kela, Chief Investment Strategist of Reliance Capital; Mr. Hariram, Former MD of Galderma India and Mr. Jignesh Shah, Founder & Group Chairman of Financial Technologies (India) Limited shared their knowledge and expertise.

As an advocate of Liberal Education, FLAME facilitates students to explore choices, reflect upon them, look at their implications and outcomes and accept the consequences of the choices they make. The purpose of the FLAME Investment Week has been to educate the interested students a notch higher.  The lecture series have enabled the students to make appropriate career choices in the ever evolving corporate world.  One of the much talked about topic was ‘Value Investing’. The investing concept dwells on buying stocks at less than their intrinsic value. Renowned Businessman, Warren Buffet has been a strong advocate of the concept. The students were delighted to hear Mr. Madhusudan Kela - Chief Investment Strategist of Reliance Capital, speak about the concept of Value Investing at length.

(Source: Afternoon DC, 3rd April 2013)