Jaipuria School of Business, Indirapuram organized a one day Workshop “Finance Gym” for the PGDM students on 12th December 2018. The facilitator for the session was Mr. Bhanu Pratap Singh, a corporate trainer and a business consultant with rich industry experience. The event was divided into two parts – first, a session by Mr. Singh on the basic information about various financial tools and terms including Mutual funds, stocks, shares, debentures, SIP, Equity, etc. and the second part was devoted to an Online Simulated Wealth Management Game. The students who performed well were also given prizes.
Mr. Singh shared the basic information about various investment tools like FD, RD, Bonds, shares, gold, mutual funds, and insurance and about the factors that affect investment directly including Govt. policies, and change in the interest rates. Further, the students were given a case to study and analyze. During the online simulated game, students were divided into teams and were given virtual money which they were supposed to invest in the virtual market. The aim of the teams was to manage the portfolio and earn as much profit as possible through investments. Students had a wonderful time and a very informative interaction. In the valedictory session, the best performers, in terms of earning maximum returns, were awarded the prizes. The session was very interactive and the virtual simulation game provided a good exposure to the students to the real market.