Students of Second Year Financial Management Programme tour industries during Industrial Visit
Industrial visits are an important component of the academic programme at XISS. These educational tours give students a realistic understanding of a theoretical idea related to their field as well as exposure to actual working situations. The purpose of the industrial visit is to familiarise students with the nuances of Financial Management and the industry while also introducing them to corporate culture.
The Industrial Visit for the second-year students of Financial Management were organised from 9-14 October 2023. Students along with Dr Arana Kausar, Mr Prashant Jha, and Dr Amit Kumar Giri visited Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru respectively. The teams visited organisations namely The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL), Kusum Pharma, IQVIA, Reliance Industries Limited, Panasonic India Pvt Ltd, Accenture, The Bristol Hotel, DHL Express (India) Pvt. Ltd, American Express, Groz Tools, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Hero MotoCorp, NNM Securities Pvt. Ltd., Motif Global, Talchemist, Apnaklub, Jozzby Bazaar, Aditya Birla Manufacturing Unit, Sansera Engineering Ltd., Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited (Killer Jeans), National Stock Exchange (NSE), J&K Bank, Waterfield Advisory, Mirae Assets, and Asahi India Glass Ltd.
Students had learnings which included, best investment practices, process of IPO, trading, role of finance in corporate organisations like fund management, capital budgeting, Risk management, Tax planning etc. The importance of Entrepreneurship and Artificial Intelligence (AI) were also discussed during the visits.
The industrial visit was a life-changing event for the students that skillfully combined academic learning with industry exposure. The visits concluded with Alumni Meet at these three locations which was a good experience for all the students.