'Bloomberg Finance Lab' Arrives At Woxsen University
Technology has revolutionized the practice of finance, and educational entities cannot ignore it anymore. The impetus is on offering an early immersion in the field of Finance with the use of the latest technology and data, where the students put theory into practice from the word go.
Woxsen University, with its exclusive MBA & BBA (Financial Services), will unleash the power of technology & information through the Iconic Bloomberg Lab. The real-world experience that students will garner, will confer an unmatched advantage in both business & finance. With 20 Bloomberg terminals and theatre-style seating for 30 students, Woxsen University’sBloomberg Finance Lab is amongst the largest in India.
Vishal Khurma, CEO, Woxsen University highlights the academic excellence being driven through the curriculum integration done with the exclusive Bloomberg Finance Lab for both UG & PG Programs.
Please tell us about the newly launched Bloomberg Finance Lab at Woxsen University?
The “Bloomberg Terminal” is a modern image of Financial Markets. The world’s most influential leaders and decision-makers use Bloomberg Terminal for their day-to-day capital market analysis, benchmarking, research & financial modelling based decision making.
Across the globe, there are over 15,000 Management Schools, out of which approximately 5,000 schools are present in India alone. The irony here is that only 11 B-Schools offer Bloomberg Finance Lab facilities to their students.
Amongst the largest in India, Woxsen’s Bloomberg Finance Lab addresses this lack of infrastructure, while putting special focus on providing real-time skills to the Financial Service Aspirants. Bringing. In the exclusivity is the curriculum integration, which opens a range of aspects for students to work on: economic research, technical analysis, company / sector-specific fundamental analysis, portfolio management, risk management etc. to name a few.
Bloomberg Financial lab has global recognition of being a valuable tool in the hands of Finance Students and established Professionals. Could you please throw some light on the advantages of the BBA & MBA Degrees in Financial Services at Woxsen University?
There are many advantages to students! First-off the Bloomberg-Integrated Curriculum, that is designed exclusively in collaboration with Bloomberg Finance Lab and the same will be delivered through Bloomberg Terminals.
Second being, through this suite, students will acquire Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) in a whole range of Financial services like Capital Markets, Equity Research, Credit Ratings, Debt Markets, Bond Markets, Commodity Markets, Equity Markets, and various products like Indices and Linkages, Futures, Options and Swaps.
Thirdly, Students will have access to Real-time Global Market Data. Given the volatile nature of the markets, predicting market trends is nearly impossible, but with the help of Bloomberg Terminal, Woxsen students will have the ability to track and analyze data across the globe and extrapolate future trends using cutting-edge Technical Analytical tools.
How will Finance Lab aid in the Advancement of a Management Student’s Career?
Through countless dialogue and interactions with corporates, we have identified that rapid advancements in Fintech aren’t captured in the curriculum available today, which has yielded to an increased gap in skillset, and therefore the élite jobs in Finance still remain inaccessible.
With Bloomberg Finance Lab, Woxsen Students will have an edge to compete in the real world. Equipped with targeted skillset Woxsen Students will be able to foray into the latest of job roles & brilliant careers in finance like Investment Banking, Brokerage Services, Wealth Management and more.
Another Exclusive advantage that Woxsen University students will have is the Bloomberg Talent Search (BTS) Feature, through which Woxsen students will have exclusive access to upload their resume and connect with over 3 lac global recruiters!
Bloomberg Finance Labs are usually deployed in the PG level programs, but at Woxsen UG level students seem to be benefitting as well?
One can only imagine the kind of exposure Woxsen University’s undergraduate programs will offer its students. The idea behind offering specific modules integrated with Bloomberg Finance Lab at the UG level is to ‘Catch them Young’ and make them industry-ready even at this level of their qualification. However, Woxsen’s Postgraduate program like MBA – Financial Services will offer Curriculum Integrated with hands-on practical exposure on the Bloomberg Finance terminal.
Last but not the least, Could you please tell us about the new infrastructure additions in Woxsen University?
Built to offer a New-age learning experience Woxsen University’s 200-acre campus speaks of the architectural brilliance. The Academic Block, Trade Tower, Collaboration Spaces, and Accommodation Facilities has adorned the world-class infrastructure that Woxsen has to offer.
We are extremely ecstatic about the new addition to Woxsen University’s elaborate campus, which is the state-of-the-art Library. Built on an area of 70,000 Sq.ft, this facility will provide students access to over 10,000 books and journals and 33000+ online resources.
Apart from the academic infrastructure, one must visit the campus to explore the Rise Café, the new Faculty Lounge, Loft-Huddle Room & Career Connect – Centre for Career Services.
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