In an era where businesses envision of going global, the need for a steady integration of the Indian economy and align it with the global economy has become an irrevocable necessity. The need of the hour is for professionals who are well equipped to handle the new demands of the industry in leading their businesses towards this direction successfully.
Keeping the demand of the industry in mind, Asian Business School (ABS) has designed its curriculum accordingly. It is located in Sector 125, Noida, and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD and Govt. of India.
The structure and design of the business program are adapted according to the changing requirements, challenges and opportunities of the global business scenario. Ensuring the students are abreast of the needs of the industry, ABS lets its students choose from Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Information Technology.
Asian Business School also provides exposure to the current scenario of the international business through its student exchange program with Oxford Business College, UK. It aims at developing conceptual and practical skills to convert the abilities of students into managerial competence, required in today’s competitive environment.
Dr. Lalitya Vir Srivastava, Director of Asian Business School is a proficient leader with considerable experience in the industry as well as academics. With 25 years of this blended experience, Dr. Srivastava is leading the business school to achieve great success. He has completed MBA (Marketing), PGDBA (Foreign Trade & HR), PGDIRPM and Doctorate in Management from renowned institutions.
Dr. Srivastava has contributed immensely to the field of research on emerging issues of management and industry. His knowledge & professional skills are reflected in his innovative teaching methodology that connects classroom learning with real corporate applications.
Specialization Areas in PGDM Finance
Behavioral Finance: This area specializes in behavioral analysis prevalent to humans and the financial markets
Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Restructuring: This helps in the analysis of the types of Merger/Acquisitions and their applicability, benefits and valuation with respect to the organizations and the stakeholders
Financial Derivatives: It enables to understand the fundamentals of financial derivatives instruments and their need for existence in the domain of the financial markets
Security Analysis & Portfolio Management: To understand the availability of various investment alternatives and evaluating and analyzing the performance of a portfolio leading to sound decision making.
International Financial Management: To assess the instruments available for foreign exchange transactions and how the forex markets operate across the globe
Financial Modeling & Valuation: To understand the basic and advanced features of excel used in financial modelling.
Perks of being an Asian Business School Student
It is known that infrastructure and the surrounding environment plays a vital role mentally. Hence, ABS has made its classrooms smart and spacious with a well-stocked library and market simulation lab.
The business school also takes care of the accommodation of its students by providing them executive hostels. It doesn’t forget how important it is to relax while studying, so ABS has its own specialized auditorium and recreation facilities like billiards, table tennis, badminton, etc.
- Experiential Learning
Keeping up with the changing trend in the education sector, ABS focuses to deliver the program through interactive lectures, tutorials, case studies, workshops and presentation sessions supported by regular corporate visits.
- Industry Vetted Content
To make its students capable of taking up the responsibilities expected by the financial sector, ABS has designed a rich and industry-oriented curriculum. The course incorporates the best practices of the industries with a blend of traditional and modern practices prevailing in the financial sector.
- Live Market Training & Market Simulation Lab
Skills are the face of any profession and ABS is keen to develop and evolve its students through its skill development sessions. It involves extensive training through a market simulation.
- Financial Modeling
Students are provided with hands-on-training which is given on advanced financial software.
- Global Exposure
In order to give students an opportunity to be acquainted with the global financial environment, a foreign visit is arranged to Oxford Business College, U.K.
- Industry Exposure
The students of PGDM (Finance) have continuous interaction with the industry through visits to corporates, FIIs, stock exchange as well as guest lectures, seminars, etc. They get opportunities to attend intensive industry integrated training sessions by senior financial experts from government policymakers and corporates.
Additional Diplomas and Certifications
For all-round development of students, they are being provided a unique opportunity to earn other diplomas along with the regular PGDM.
- Executive Diploma in International Business from Oxford Business College, Oxford (UK)
- Certification in Business Analytics & Digital Marketing from NIIT
- Diploma in Media and Entertainment from AAFT
- Diploma in Corporate Communication
- Certification in Foreign Language (French/German)
Asian Business School has a well established and dedicated placement cell known as the Corporate Resource Centre (CRC). CRC assists the students to get the most suitable placement after successful completion of their studies. As the students have the right skills and domain knowledge, suits are hand-picked by various renowned companies and organizations.
With the help of departmental activities and workshops, students are exposed to become effective leaders. This has led to 100% placements for the students of ABS. To name a few, Ernst & Young, Nestle, ITC, Ericsson, American Express, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered, Honda, Amul, Vodafone, Berger Paints, Amazon, Club Mahindra Holidays, HDFC Bank, Dabur, Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd, etc.
Many students of ABS have taken up the startup culture through its Entrepreneurial Development and Incubation Centre (EDIC). Some notable alumni making ABS proud are Garima Mehra (PGDM 2012-14) who formed Jumbo King, Shekhar Pandey (PGDM 2012-14) went on to start APGR Global Senior Secondary School, Mau (UP) in 2014.
The efforts taken by ABS to turn their students into capable leaders and entrepreneurs, are being recognized and ackonwledged by a plethora of educational bodies and other organizations. From the past three years, Asian Business School has received the following awards:
- Management College of the Year, 2016 – Higher Education Review (TOI)
- Among Most Trusted Brands, 2017 In Management Education 2017 – WCRC
- Among Top Institutes of India, 2017 – Competition Success Review
- Among World’s Greatest Brands, 2016-17 In Management Schools – Asia One
- Ranked 6th in A++ Category B – Schools of India 2017 By SiliconIndia
- Best Higher Education Brand For Industry Interface in India 2017 – BW Education
- Business School of the year – 2017 In Academic Excellence by The Academic Insights Magazine
- Among India’s 10 Best Business Schools, 2017 – The Knowledge Review
- Among India’s 10 Best Business Schools, 2018 – The Knowledge Review
Dr. Srivastava says, “We are planning to make the institute even better in terms of Quality Education. In the near future, we are planning to have more tie-ups with some leading international universities, particularly those in the USA. This shall provide students with even better opportunities.”
To provide an international summer internship, CRC is already making tie-ups with a few renowned foreign companies. Dr. Srivastava concludes by stating, “In the future, we plan to create an environment that makes the funding of start-ups more feasible and viable.”