On 18th April 2017, Department of Management had organized a workshop on “Financial Planning for young investors”. The keynote speaker was Dr. Satinder Kaur, Certified Financial Education Trainer from Security Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The workshop focused on young investors especially students of Management Department. The workshop had over Fifty participants including students as well as faculty members from Management & other departments.
Dr. Kaur focused on the importance of saving and investments in our daily life. She briefed about the 5 step process of financial planning highlighting the concepts of assets, liabilities, expenditures & income of an individual. Dr. Kaur stressed on the need of proper financial planning by setting financial goals based on the time frame/age factor. She also discussed the myths about investment among the investors and cleared doubts raised by the participants.
Finally, she discussed various investment avenues based on the risk appetite of the individual investor and especially those in which young investors can start investing from the age of 18 years. Dr. Kaur informed students about various online certification courses offered by National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) which can help students pursuing their career especially in the area of Finance.