In a novel initiate that portrayed a brief glimpse into the emerging field of Financial Analytics in the contemporary business world, the Association of Indian Management Schools hosted a session under the “Inspiring Young Leaders” series. The event featured Prof. Debarghya Bagchi, Faculty Member – ICFAI Business School Kolkata. Prof. Bagchi delivered an incisive session on “A brief perspective on Financial Analytics in real life”, aimed at sensitizing the student community to the emerging and dynamic role of Financial Analytics in Business decision making.
He discussed at length about the nature of Financial Analytics, its utility in the Business Decision making process and how the business dynamics have changed drastically in the past few years, with leading organizations embracing it to gain competitive advantage. The session was supplemented with select hands-on demonstration of Financial Analytics applications using MS Excel.
The session was moderated by Dr. Samprit Chakrabarti, Dean (Academics), ICFAI Business School Kolkata. With his extensive background and as an expert on the topic, Dr. Chakrabarti guided the conversation in a decisive manner and enriched the learning outcome of the session.