23 Apr 2021 16:18 IST

ISBF, Gitanjali Senior School set up EMF club

The student-led body aims at facilitating innovation in the fields of economics, management, and finance

Indian School of Business and Finance (ISBF) inaugurated Hyderabad’s first ever EMF Club, in partnership with the city’s Gitanjali Senior School in a virtual launch ceremony attended by close to 200 learners.

The EMF Club, is a student-led body aimed at facilitating innovation in the fields of Economics, Management, and Finance (EMF). This is ISBF’s third such venture in the country after similar partnerships in Mumbai and Chennai, earlier this year.

Speaking at the launch event on Thursday, Maya Sukumaran, Principal, Gitanjali Senior School, Hyderabad, said, “Through this partnership with ISBF, our students will be exposed to high quality learning which will not only help them get a holistic understanding in EMF but also instil in them the attitude for practical learning”

Chiraag Mehta, Associate Director, ISBF, outlined the importance of in-depth study in the fields of Economics, Management, and Finance, in helping students build sustainable and successful global careers. “Economics, Management and Finance are heavily inter-related disciplines. IThese fields are pathways to several lucrative and intellectually challenging careers,” he said.

Close to 200 learners from the Classes 10, 11, and 12, of the school attended the launch.

Among the activities of the EMF Club, Gitanjali Senior School, Hyderabad, as outlined by Shreya Shivakumar, the Founder member, will be a focus on the enhancement of collaboration and critical analysis of real-life situations and business problems, feasibility check on ideas, internship opportunities, sessions by industry leaders, think tank competitions, and the like.