CAREER IN FINANCE - NAVIGATING THE MAZE
 
CAREER IN FINANCE - NAVIGATING THE MAZE
 
CAREER IN FINANCE - NAVIGATING THE MAZE
 
CAREER IN FINANCE - NAVIGATING THE MAZE
Saturday, Feb 11th 2017 | 8:30pm IST (New Delhi Time) | 10:00am EST (New York Time) | Free Interactive Web Seminar

Panelists:
Manish Nehra | Managing Director at Barclays
Beidi Gu | Partner at Caravel Management, Harvard University
Carl Mason | Senior Market Risk Officer at Wells Fargo


Moderator:
Manish Agarwal | VP, Quantitative Researcher at Cubist Systematic Strategies


Finance as an area can be confusing. Finance professionals are portrayed as everything between boring cash tellers to high flying investment bankers and traders. The importance of financial industry is underscored by the fact that it touches every aspect of our lives from cashing a check, to getting a credit card, investing in stocks markets, raising money for a startup, and even deciding partnerships for a successful business. The panelists of this Connectedreams' session are successful professionals from varied areas such as investment banking, capital management and corporate finance. They will try to demystify finance as a profession by giving us an overview of their roles and the industry verticals they serve.


Topics we hope to cover in this Groupinar:

  • What Is Finance?
  • Qualifications and Credentials
  • What Is Public, Private, Buyer’s Side, Seller's Side, and Corporate Finance.
  • Maths, Data, Quants Vs Traditional Trading
  • How Big Data Disrupts Finance
  • Historical Perspective: Wall Street Has Always Been Operating in the Big Data World, the Data Has Just Been Offline. What Has Changed in the Past 5 Years.
  • Next Five Years: Who Will No Longer Exist, What Areas Are Going to Be Disrupted the Most.
  • Finance Employers: Money Management Firms, "Real Money", Hedge Funds, Investment Banks, Commercial Banks, Equity Firms, Private Equity Firms, Real Estate Firms
  • Investment Banking , Trading, Financial Advisory, Analytical Jobs, Media, Analyst , Portfolio Management
  • Demonization of “Bankers” and Banking.
 
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