Write up on ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning During the Kite flying celebration on this Uttarayan, I was thinking of flying high in my career and sky is the limit for it. We were fortunate enough to get this opportunity for fulfilling our dreams as Unitedworld School of Business, Ahmedabad had organized an Industry lecture for making it true.
ICICIdirect came with its new initiatives ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning which is India’s leading financial education provider. The purpose of seminar was to impart applicable knowledge and develop necessary skills in students which will help them in making good investment decision.
The program started with a welcome note given by Dr. Bhuvneshwar Gupta to our guests from ICICIdirect Dr. Anil Singh, Sr. Training Manager- Product Advisory Group-Distribution Channel and Ms. Zankhana Srivastava, Zonal Sales Manager-West (ICICI Securities Limited).
The session was taken further by Dr. Anil Singh with the basic thumb rule of Stock Market and brief introduction of various tools available for making investments such as Mutual Fund, Life Insurance, Managed Portfolios, Fixed Deposit, Retirement Fund, Real Estate, Gold, etc. With the pros & cons and return on investments from respective sources.
He also set the platform for the young minds to get ready for the future driver of Stock Market by sharing real life stories of dignitaries who have made the path to be followed by the trail, such as Mr. Vivek Patil.
Dr. Singh and Ms. Srivastava also gave us the information on the National level competition specially organized for the Students of B-schools across countrywide.
“STOCK MIND – “The Quest for The Best Budding Investor”
It is a game where students get an opportunity to have hands on practical exposure to stock market’s day-to-day operations. Students get virtual money of 15lakhs to play this game.
The Stock mind game was an attraction to students as it is unique and interesting, designed to make students understand the nuances of investing in stock market. The winner from each college will represent at the national level competing with around 500 colleges for the title “BEST BUDDING INVESTOR”
The session was taken over by Ms. Zankhana Srivastava (Zonal Marketing Manager-west) who then gave the User Id and explained the rules, formats and how to place the online trade on virtual stocks website of ICICI.The dates were announced i.e. 21st January and will end on 30th January.
More than 120 students benefitted from this session. The session came to end with a famous quote.
“Whatever I listen I forget..
Whatever I write I remember…
Whatever I do I understand…”