University title given by UGC
Institute of Eminence (IoE)

Credentials given by NAAC

University – A Grade

Duration
3 Years

Start Date
1st Sep 2021

Programme Introduction and Key Highlights

B.A. (Hons.) Finance & Entrepreneurship is an innovative programme that combines entrepreneurial skills and creative abilities with focused training in finance and practical knowledge of technology. This programme provides hands-on training that will help students to understand and create new products & services, particularly around digital finance.

Why Study B.A. (Hons.) Finance & Entrepreneurship at JSBF?

A nuanced understanding of issues at the intersection of finance & entrepreneurship

To appreciate the role of digital financial platforms for entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship

To comprehend the key drivers of success and failure of new ideas & ventures in India

Mastering tools of managing finance including working capital, cash flows and venture capital

To grasp the financial needs of new ventures and to understand underlying financial risks

Learn the craft of communication, people management, marketing strategies and legal pitfalls

Become familiar with the process of creating new products and services around digital finance

Instructors

Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj

Professor and Dean

Ph.D. (Max Planck Institute, University of Munich);

LL.M. (University of Manchester)

Prof. (Dr.) Amlan Das Gupta

Associate Professor and Assistant Dean (Research)

Ph.D. (University of British Columbia);

M.Sc. (Quantitative Economics) (ISI, Delhi)

Prof. (Dr.) Anand Mishra

Professor & Vice Dean

Ph.D. (Louisiana State University);
M.B.A (MICA)

Prof. (Dr.) Mayank Dhaundiyal

Professor (Strategy) and Vice Dean (Outreach & Promotion)

Ph.D. ( Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland);

M.Sc. ( Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland)

Prof. Ram B. Ramachandran

Professor of Practice & Vice Dean (Strategy & Planning)

Ph.D. candidate (International School of Management, Paris);

M.B.A. (New York University)

Prof. Shohini Sengupta

Assistant Professor of Research

M.Sc. (University of Oxford);

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)(NLIU, Bhopal)

Prof. Shalini Goel

Assistant Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean (Industry Interface)

M.A. (Panjab University);

B.Com. (Panjab University)

Prof. (Dr.) Soumyadip Roy​

Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean (International Strategy)

Ph.D. (Iowa State University);

M.A. (Economics) (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Syllabus

  • Functional Courses
  • Technological Megatrends
  • Startup Ecosystem
  • MS Excel (Basic)
  • MS Excel (Advanced)
  • Business Communication
  • Company Law & other Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  • Tableau/ Power BI
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Data Analytics
  • Technology Commercialisation
  • Design Thinking & Innovation
  • PYTHON (Programming Language)
  • Foundations of Intellectual Property
  • Critical Thinking & Analysis workshop
  • CAPSTONE (Computer Simulation)
  • Private Wealth Management
  • Insurance and Investment
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Behavioral Economics and Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities and Interest Rate Derivatives Markets
  • LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method
  • Blue Ocean Strategy for Entrepreneurs
  • Many other advanced level finance & entrepreneurship electives

Start-up Founder Series (For all three years)

  • Opportunity Identification & Business Models
  • Your Startup’s Ideation & Planning
  • Your Startup’s Incubation & Registration
Intensive Workshops

For all 3 Years

Startup Internships

For all 3 Years

Captone Project

For the Final Year

Options Throughout B.A. (Hons.) F&E
  • International Exposure
    Summer School / Winter School / Certificate Programme / Short-Term Study Abroad / Foreign Language / Certificate Programme from The Wharton School.
  • Research and Co-curricular Opportunities
    CFA-CLUB, Investment Clubs, Innovation Labs, Toastmasters & Participation in Faculty Led Research.

Please Note*

  • The mentioned list of courses/ workshops/ seminars is an indicative list subject to minor modifications based on student interest and institutional requirements.
  • Although students are encouraged to launch their own startups, it is not a mandatory programme requirement.
  • Promising ideas (basis an internal screening process) will be supported by JGU through cash support for starting their own company, extended mentorship, and access to global professional network(s).
  • The costs involved in starting a company will be borne by the students involved, unless the project has been recommended for a cash prize based on an internal screening process

Short-Term Study Abroad Opportunities + Semester Exchange

Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, USA

02 week Certificate programme on 'Business, Finance and Entrepreneurship for leaders of tomorrow'

ISDE Law Business School, Spain

02 week Residential programme on 'Sports, Finance, Fintech and Banking in Europe'

Queen Mary University of London, UK

03 week programme on 'Business and Politics of the Art World'

The University of Queensland, Australia

02 week summer school on 'Strategic Decision Making'

Semester Exchange

Career Options after B.A. (F&E) at JSBF

1

Build your own venture and transform it into a successful startup especially in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sectors.

2

Infuse an existing business with new ideas based on practical knowledge of financial management, entrepreneurial finance and relevant laws.

3

Apply computing and financial technologies in a digital manner including in new and existing businesses.

4

Be ready for careers in financial technology firms, entrepreneurial ventures & startups in BFSI and beyond, banks and financial organisations, venture capital firms, government

5

Be well-prepared to pursue MA/MSc/MBA in finance, business, economics or management.

Internships and Career Enhancements

JSBF has a dedicated office for industry interface that works with JGU Office of Career Services. We provide guidance and support to all JSBF students for internships, placements, industry projects and other engagements. 

JSBF is uniquely positioned to offer this programme

Be a part of the highest ranked private university in the field with ten inter-disciplinary and collaborative schools

Students draw on the university's strengths in finance, entrepreneurship, law and financial technology

Learn from internationally qualified faculty that have hands-on experience in research and consulting, as well as deep industry experience and connections

Be a part of the Startup JGU Innovation Lab, Global Languages Centre, and 'Investor Protection Cell'

Fee

Application Fee

3,000/- * 

Programme Fee

4,00,000/- per annum* 

Residential Fee

2,60,000/- per annum*​

*The programme fee and residential fee are subject to an annual increase of upto 10%.
**Fully refundable Security deposit of Rs. 50,000 shall be collected at the time of admission as per university rules.