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About Global School of Finance and Accounting

Global School of Finance and Accounting is the distinctive & the first dedicated Global School set up in India to keep abreast with the global needs & changing market demands in the field of finance & accounting. It is a research-driven, future-oriented, multidisciplinary school with a focus on the development of future global leaders for the financial service sector.

Why Global School of Finance and Accounting?

Global School of Finance and Accounting aims at providing highly skilled recruits in the fields of finance, accounting, banking, and financial technologies due to the rising sophistication of organisations and the desire for competitive, complicated, quick, and trustworthy financial services and solutions on a national and international scale. These finance and accounting professionals with international expertise along with both technical know-how and the capacity to negotiate challenging global financial situations will prove a boon in the financial industry. By integrating education, research, and industry collaboration, our institution: Global School of Finance and Accounting aims to become a global leader in finance and accounting education by offering specialized education and global certificates in collaboration with leading international finance and accounting bodies, banks, NBFCs, and financial consulting firms.

Since finance is a crucial vertical in all organisations, graduates of our programs specialized in accounting, banking and finance would have virtually endless work options. The industry is continually evolving in terms of new products and services, technological advancements, economic effect, and social implications, necessitating domestic regulation as well as international regulation. Ultimately, Global School of Finance and Accounting would contribute to the standardization, transparency and integrity of financial accounting and reporting on a global scale.

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Level of Study:

Under-Graduate & Post-Graduate Programs
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Distinguishing features of
Global School of Finance and Accounting

  • A distinctive Global School set up in India offering world-class finance and accounting education through uniquely crafted programs integrated with global certifications and industry collaborations.
  • Focus on building Global Finance and Accounting practitioners and not just professionals through innovative in-class and outreach activities, hands-on training in Fin-Labs, and immersive experiential learning on finance tools.
  • Engage with a teaching-learning ecosystem enriched by highly qualified Finance professionals and practitioners, including Chartered Accountants, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chartered Financial Analysts (CFAs), Investment Bankers, and esteemed industry experts, ensuring an immersive educational experience grounded in real-world insights and expertise.
  • Experience the Centre of Excellence in Digital Finance and Accounting that drives finance expertise, explores emerging trends, and pioneers innovative solutions through relentless research, cutting-edge technical training, coveted professional certifications, and transformative skill-building initiatives.
  • Dive into the learnings of broad range of innovative applications and technologies that are transforming the financial services industry such as Robo-advisors, InsurTech, RegTech, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and more.
  • Cultivate holistic development through a diverse array of co-curricular, extra-curricular, and outreach activities, including seminars, conferences, workshops, cultural Fests, competitions and more, fostering a comprehensive educational journey that empowers students in both their professional expertise and personal growth.
  • Professional Development Hub focuses on shaping cognitive, affective, interpersonal, and technological competence, propelling individuals towards extraordinary careers in finance with a transformative blend of skill mastery and personal empowerment.

Mentoring by
Industry Professionals

Chandigarh University has forged strategic partnerships with renowned organizations to integrate ACCA subjects into our curriculum, marking a significant milestones in our relentless pursuit of providing unparalleled education. This collaboration underscores our unwavering commitment to equipping students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in this field.

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Amit Parakh

He is an avid trainer in the 'Finance' space. He regularly conducts study programs/electives related to CFA, FRM, CA and MBA.

He has worked extensively in the banking and equity research areas before entering academics. He has been with Structured Products Group, ICICI Bank, where he played a key role in carrying out credit analysis and valuation assignments.

He had also been an equity research analyst with JP Morgan and was involved in building valuation models and financial analysis of Indian IT Services companies.

He takes active interest in capital markets and specifically likes to get involved in valuation assignments. He also conducts workshops on valuation, risk management, and financial analysis.

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Prasar Sharma

Business Leader with a proven track record of establishing multiple businesses for clients. Emerging Technology & Business Innovation expert. Currently leading a portfolio of emerging tech businesses for a leading investment group.

He is currently the Managing Partner with Evolution Partners, Managing Director at Seed Factory Capital, he is also a Board Member for BW Business World and Co-Founder and Director at VC World. He has Industry leading expertise in concept & delivery of techno-functional solutions built around Fintech, Blockchain & other emerging technologies.

He has Delivered tech-driven Digitization, Automation & Advanced Analytics business solution & innovations to clients across domains.

He has been associated with various Education Institutes as a Guest Faculty for Blockchain, Fintech Etc.

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Dharmesh Chauhan

Experienced Talent Management and Financial Planning & Analysis professional with over several years of rich experience in Investment Advisory, Strategic Research.

Skilled in designing, developing and implementation of analytical models with significant experience in Teamwork of large scale databases and creating meaningful insights from the data. Expertise in analyzing complex financial data and providing strategic recommendations.

Strong communication skills for liaising at all levels within an organization. Recognized for driving efficiency improvements and reducing expenses through analysis driven business strategies using advanced quantitative methods.

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Nirbhay Vassa

A Qualified ACCA with more than 10 years of experience in Accounting and Finance. Started his career in the United Kingdom with one of the largest retailers in the EU. He also Started the IFRS Convergence desk for Deloitte in India.

He has experience in various industries like real estate, manufacturing, engineering and financial services. Currently he is a group CFO and Executive Director of Abans Group of Companies which is listed in India. Teaching is his passion and is one of the oldest ACCA faculties in Mumbai.

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Satyamedh Nandekar

Satyamedh Nandedkar is an experienced professional with a proven track record of success in Risk Advisory, CFO Advisory, and Compliance Management. His expertise includes internal audit, internal controls, and reporting.

Before joining Zell Education as the Head of Academics, he worked for top MNCs like PwC and EY. As an academician, he possesses exceptional communication skills and has the ability to drive great results and connect with individuals on a personal level, making a positive impact on students and their careers.

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Aditya Sheth

Qualified Chartered Accountant focused in Accounting and Finance from ACCA, UK. Experienced Finance Manager and product controller with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial services and Construction industry.

Skilled in Accounting, Management, Product Control, RBI Reporting, IndAS implementation, IFRS, ISA and Management Information Systems (MIS).

Pathway After a degree in
Global School of Finance and Accounting

Career Opportunities

The potential for a successful career and a stable future that leads to financial freedom is expanding. With the unique programs offered by Global School of Finance and Accounting, one can secure a job at the top MNCs.

The Graduates of Global School of Finance and Accounting program would be suitable for various job profiles offered globally, like-

  • Research Analyst
  • Fund Manager
  • Wealth Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Risk Advisory
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Accounting Advisor
  • Internal Auditor
  • Taxation Expert
  • Corporate Finance Manager

Scope

In the modern interconnected landscape, where businesses operate across borders and economies are increasingly globalized, the fields of finance and accounting have also experienced notable transformations. Accounting professionals now face unique challenges and complexities related to international financial reporting standards, cross-border transactions, multinational corporations, and diverse cultural and regulatory environments. To address these evolving demands, Chandigarh University has come up with a specialized institution:
Global School of Finance and Accounting

The curriculum of the programs offered by Global School of Finance and Accounting helps in gaining expertise in the field of finance and accounting with additional ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) qualification. It open the doors to a wide range of career domains like Financial Consulting, Forensic Accounting, Financial Reporting, Risk Management, International Taxation, Financial Management and beyond.

Vision

To be the unrivaled global leader in providing comprehensive global finance and accounting education, fostering cutting-edge research, innovation, strategic collaborations, and sustainable practices to empower individuals worldwide with the essential skills for financial analytics, while driving positive societal and economic impact.

Mission

  • M1: To provide a comprehensive and sector-relevant education through Industry collaborations and global certifications in finance and accounting, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for successful careers in the global financial sector.
  • M2: To foster a dynamic learning environment that encourages critical thinking, creativity, and innovation in finance and accounting education, preparing students to adapt to evolving industry trends and technological advancements in the international financial realm.
  • M3: To promote ethical decision-making, integrity, and social responsibility among our students, preparing them to be responsible financial stewards and advocates for sustainable business practices.
  • M4: To contribute to the advancement of finance and accounting knowledge through research, thought leadership, and academic publications, fostering innovation and contributing to the body of knowledge in the field.
  • M5: To support the establishment of a sustainable and inclusive global financial system, thereby advancing the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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