The field of securities markets is a confluence of several related areas – economics, financial economics, accounting and reporting, quantitative methods and computing, law and compliance and more. One aspiring for an entrepreneurial or managerial career in the dynamic securities markets is required to possess a myriad of skill sets over and above expertise in the markets and market-related areas.
The School for Securities Education (SSE) of NISM, with its prior experience in designing and delivering academic programmes, that suit the dynamic (securities markets) industry requirements, infused with innovation, has conceived the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Securities Markets) PGDM (SM) to create the complete securities market professionals. The programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Where does PGDM (SM) lead to?
PGDM (SM) is an AICTE approved two-year post-graduate diploma programme (equivalent to MBA) where the students get exposure to varied subjects and verticals of securities markets including Economics, Financial Statement Analysis, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, Equity Valuation, Fixed Income Securities, Derivatives & Risk Management, Investment Banking, Mutual Funds, and Wealth Management, benchmarked with the best and contemporary texts. PGDM (SM) was first launched in 2017. Currently, first batch is undergoing its final term.
The carefully crafted curriculum, along with applications based teaching pedagogy and industry internship, serves as a strong foundation for further grooming and growth into various career paths in securities markets. PGDM (SM) students are positioned to take up a wide range of roles and responsibilities, such as Analysts, Investment Managers, Investment Bankers, Treasury Managers, Risk Managers, Compliance Officers, Financial Planners, Wealth Managers, etc