July 12, 2024

Narayana Business School Ahmedabad Announces Partnership with EY’s CAFTA Program: First MBA College In Gujarat

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Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 2:  Narayana Business School, ranked 3rd best MBA college in Gujarat, is excited to announce its strategic partnership with Ernst & Young- EY’s CAFTA (Certificate in Applied Finance, Treasury, and Analytics) program. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in finance education, combining Narayana’s specialized academic excellence with EY’s industry-leading expertise. This partnership introduces the CAFTA program having 14 modules consisting of basic & core modules into Narayana Business School’s MBA & PGDM curriculum, providing students and professionals a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and practical skills in Applied Finance, Treasury & Analytics. The CAFTA program, designed by EY professionals, covers key areas such as Financial Markets, Statistical Methods in Finance,  Introduction to Power BI, Treasury Structures, Liquidity And Cash Management, Corporate Finance, Supply Chain Finance And Trade Finance, Investment And Portfolio Risk Management, Financial Risk Management, Treasury Analytics And Data Analytics. 

Narayana Business School and EY (CAFTA) program collaborated and signed the official MOU on 29th January 2024 in a special event.

What Is CAFTA? How Students Will Benefit

This initiative embodies EY’s commitment to a community devoted to continuous learning, professional connections, and mutual mentorship. CAFTA offers a unique opportunity to learn from EY’s professionals and industry experts across various sectors like banking, corporate, consulting, NBFCs, and insurance. The program provides exposure to diverse experiences, enriching participants’ educational journey. The practical case studies, taught by experts, ensure a blend of theory and real-world applications. Starting with foundational modules on risk, financial markets, and statistics, the program progresses into advanced topics like treasury, investment management, financial risk management, and corporate finance. This structured approach ensures a strong foundation before delving into more specialized subjects.

Hemal Shah, Senior Partner at EY India, emphasized, “At EY, we incorporate global insights into our training programs, staying attuned to emerging technology, process enhancements, and evolving industry demands. CAFTA’s impact extends extensively, reaching students across numerous MBA, undergraduate, and engineering institutions. Having enlightened and provided internships to thousands of students, the program’s corporate engagement spans a diverse range of companies and financial institutions, offering thorough exposure to a variety of industry practices.”

CAFTA participants gain numerous benefits, such as extensive networking, focused mentorship for career growth and resume improvement, along with updates on industry trends and essential professional skills. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate, enhancing their professional standing, and they become CAFTA alumni with alumni batch status.

When it comes to specialized learning and industry ready curriculum, NBS Ahmedabad stands on the pedestal. Narayana’s future ready postgraduate programs like MBA + PGPCE, PGDM Dual Specialization have been a game changer for students. Now, a strategic partnership with CAFTA will help NBS students reach new dimensions of learning and training. This alliance is poised to be transformative, offering them full access to global knowledge, industry insights, and practical skills that are quintessential in the current economic landscape.

“Dr. Amit Gupta, MD and Founder Of Narayana Business School, ‘We are delighted to partner with EY’s esteemed CAFTA program. This partnership aligns with our mission to offer top-notch education and equips our students with the practical skills required to excel in today’s competitive finance sector.”’

Strong Alliance Between Education and Industries

The partnership between EY CAFTA and Narayana Business School marks the beginning of a new era in business education, one that promises to cultivate a cadre of well-rounded, industry-ready professionals, poised to make a significant impact in the business world. This partnership represents a significant step in bridging the gap between academic learning and industry requirements. The CAFTA program focuses on advanced topics such as financial risk management, investment strategies, and corporate finance. Narayana Business School students will gain proficiency in these critical areas, equipping them with skills that are highly valued in today’s competitive job market. Through this partnership, students will have access to internships, live projects, and case studies, offering them a chance to apply their learning in real-world scenarios. Additionally, networking events and mentorship programs will connect them with industry leaders and alumni, enhancing their professional development and career prospects.

About Narayana Business School

With 23 years of running legacy, known for its specialized post graduate program, and ranked among the top 10 private MBA colleges in India, NBS has carved a niche in shaping the business leaders of tomorrow. The school’s commitment to excellence is reflected in its stellar placement record, with more than 670 esteemed corporate recruiters actively seeking its graduates, and the highest package offered soaring above 32 Lakhs. At NBS, education transcends traditional boundaries, thanks to its industry-aligned curriculum and a 100% experiential learning approach. The B school offers programs in PGDM Data Science, Quantitative Finance, PGDM Dual Specialization and MBA + PGPCE. Hailing in the city of Ahmedabad, NBS has been a top choice for students willing to transform the world of business and finance. 

About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping create long-term value for clients, people and society and building trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. EY refers to the global organization and may refer to one or more,of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. Information about how EY collects and uses personal data and a description of the rights individuals have under data protection legislation are available via ey.com/privacy. EY member firms do not practice law where prohibited by local laws.

For more information about the organizations, please visit www.nbs.edu.in  & www.ey.com 

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