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Participation in KWHS Global Investment Management Competition

Posted on 2018-09-11 07:10:44 By Shubhi In Competitions

Participation in KWHS Global Investment Management Competition

CBSE and NSE Academy are running a Joint certificate programme in Financial Market Management (FMM) from class IX to XII to enhance the financial skill of the students and also to motivate them to pursue career in Financial Market. In order to showcase investment skills of students, Wharton High School, University of Pennsylvania, USA and NSE Academy are organising the KWHS Global Investment Management Competition for the students (preferably studying Financial Markets Management / Commerce subjects).

The regional finale for 10 countries including India will be held at NSE Headquarters, Mumbai in February 2019 which will be followed by grand finale in May 2019 at USA. Monetary rewards @ $5,000/-, $2,000/- and $1,000/- were given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Global winners of last year.

Benefits for Schools:
• Opportunity of brand promotion via students
• Global exposure to school and teacher
• Social media promotions by Wharton Schools

Benefits for Students:
• Show case skills of Investment Management
• Compete with students from different countries
• Develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills
• Develop and apply critical thinking and reading skills
• Enhance your college and scholarship applications by building your resume
• Improve financial literacy while also having fun

Each team of 4-7 students needs to manage a portfolio of $100,000 in virtual cash over the course of 10 weeks using Wharton’s online Trading and Investment Simulator (OTIS). After completion of 10 weeks, each team is required to submit final report and presentation for Regional Competition.

There is no participation fee for this competition. School can get more information about the competition from the attached PowerPoint presentation or using the link http://kw.wharton.upenn.edu/kwhs-invests/guidebook/general-overview.

Therefore, schools may send one or more teams and register online before 16th September 2018, if interested.

For any clarification, the schools may contact Mr. Kunal Tyagi (9911037288, ktyagi@nse.co.in) or Mr. Karan Kapoor (9825523494, kkapoor@nse.co.in).