Objectives of Industrial Visits at SFIMAR:
Purpose of Industrial visit:
To enhance the learning graph of management students through industry-academic interaction.
An International Industrial Visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi was organised for the students of MMS, PGDM and MMM/MFM Programmes from 16 th to 20 th November, 2018. 43 students accompanied by 2 faculty members, in charge Director Prof. (Dr.) G Ramesh, Chairman Bro. Alphonse Nesamony and Registrar Bro. Xavier Munda for the international industrial visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The university visit to Canadian University Dubai (CUD) broadened their horizons of learning to global perspectives and influences. The campus tour, interaction with the Faculty and Students of CUD, presentation on the strategy and development of enterprises in Dubai were the highlights of the visit to CUD. The industrial visit to KIZAD, Abu Dhabi enabled them to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical learning. They had been enlightened about the tremendous growth and development in Abu Dhabi Ports with respect to technology, logistics and supply chain management. The international industrial enabled moving beyond the programmes curriculum for the holistic development of the students. They gained Experiential learning during the international corporate exposure.
Learning was coupled with fun. There were sightseeing trips to Bhurj Kalifa, Desert Safari, Dhow Cruise, Gold Souks, Global Village, Miracle Gardens and Dubai Frame in Dubai along with Ferrari World and Sheik Zyed Grand Mosque at Abu Dhabi. Dubai and Abu Dhabi could be marvelled at for their transformation from a desert – barren land to a world class city. Competitiveness and Foresight were the values that a management student could learn from the transformation story of Dubai and Abu Dhabi cities.
The students of MMS II finance specialization along with Prof Dr. Smita Jesudasan undertook a field visit to SEBI on 14th November, 2018. The students were very happy and looking forward to the visit to SEBI.
At SEBI, the representativeswarmly welcomed us with snacks and tea. We were briefed about the structure of the primary and secondary markets, functions, powers and duties of SEBI, rights and duties of investors. We were also made aware about the various investment alternatives available to investors.
There were also many concepts clarified in detail such as LODR- Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements, ASBA- Application Backed by Block Amount, CIS- Collective Investments Schemes, Escrow Accounts and different types of Demat accounts.
We were also made aware about theconcept of screen based trading and risks associated with trading. The resource person also explained about rolling settlement. We were also informed about the mandatory and voluntary documents required while opening a Demat account. He also made us aware about the grievance redressal process and how we as investors can file complaints on the website. The different informative links were shared by SEBI.
It was a very informative and enriching session as we got to learn many concepts, and also gained a lot of relevant and useful information which can be applied while making investments. The field visit provided us insights into the financial markets apart from the theoretical learning.
MMS II Finance
Batch 2017 - 19