On 17th of April 2019 School of Management, GDGU, organised a guest lecture by Mr.Ankush Jain, Vice –President, Finance, Dabur India Ltd. Mr.Jain has 2 decades of rich experience in the field of Corporate Finance and has worked with organisations like PriceWaterhouse Cooper (PwC), Carlsberg Group ( in India &Thailand) and GlaxoSmithkline Consumer Business before joining Dabur India Ltd. in 2016.
Mr. Ankush Jain started the session by highlighting the importance of services sector and therefore the financial services sector for the future growth of the Indian economy. He elaborated on the various job opportunities available for students who have opted for finance specialisation. The areas covered were primarily, Banking, Investment Banking, Financial Planning and Corporate Finance.
Based on his experience Mr. Jain enlightened the students on the crucial role played by Corporate Finance in deciding on the proper financial structure of a company, in taking strategic investment decisions and in maximizing shareholder value. Mergers and Acquisitions is another area where they contribute majorly by estimating the synergies between the corporate entities and quantifying them. It was a very informative and interactive session and the students found it really useful. Mr Ankush Jain was felicitated by the students and faculty members of SOM.