India’s premier Management School SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) has set up the Centre for Financial Studies (CFS) with the intention of bridging the gap between industry and academia. Situated in the heart of India’s financial capital, Mumbai, SPJIMR has unparalleled advantages including access to world-class faculty, a deep and long-standing industry connect and an illustrious student and alumni network. Finance at SPJIMR is one of the core specializations offered and ranked within the top 50 in the latest QS Global rankings. SPJIMR is uniquely positioned to house CFS, having access to industry and the agility to engage.
The vision for CFS is to be the knowledge partner to the industry in the area of finance and to establish itself as the authoritative source of research, policy advice and education. It will provide a platform for collaboration between experts from academia, industry and policy makers and contribute to chronicling and disseminating knowledge of practice in India.
Specifically, SPJIMR’s Centre for Financial Studies aims to:
1) Undertake research projects that have relevance for the industry and for policy making.
2) Create a community of practitioners, trained in financial services matters, through high-quality training and executive education modules.
3) Partner with industry to address practice related challenges.