Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar opens Odisha’s first Bloomberg Lab ।
Bhubaneswar, 15/01/2020 – Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), Xavier University Bhubaneswar and Bloomberg, the global financial information and technology company, today announced the opening of the Bloomberg Finance Lab at the XIMB Campus.
XIMB joins more than 800 universities worldwide with Bloomberg Terminals or Finance Labs. The Bloomberg Terminal service is a seamlessly integrated solution that provides real-time and historical data, market moving news and analytics to help leading business and financial professionals worldwide make better informed investment decisions. The service also features execution platforms for every asset class, research and a global network to communicate securely and reliably.
The Lab was inaugurated by Shri Ashok K.K. Meena, IAS, Principal Secretary, Finance Department, Government of Odisha at the XIMB campus in the presence of Dr. Fr. Antony R. Uvari S.J., Vice Chancellor, Xavier University Bhubaneswar along with Prof. Fr. E.A Augustine, S.J. Registrar, other Management Representatives, Faculty, Staff and Students.
The Bloomberg Finance Lab will serve as a resource for both students and professors. It will enable students to become familiar with tools used in financial services, reinforcing classroom theory, while professors can use advanced data and analytics on the Bloomberg Terminal to further their own research.
Ashlesh Gosain, Regional Head – South Asia, Bloomberg said, “We are pleased to partner with XIMB and offer the same market-moving news and data used by the world’s leading business and financial professionals. With the training and coursework offered by the Bloomberg Finance Lab, we hope to advance the careers of students across India, to build the next generation of financial professionals.”
Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance with the Xavier University Act 2013 and was inaugurated on the 7th of July 2014. It is India’s first digital University and an institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. It is a self-financing institution that offers world-class professional and technical education. Xavier University Bhubaneswar has twelve schools and few centers of excellence that offer world-class education and research opportunities in different fields and streams such as MBA in Business Management, MBA in Sustainability Management, Global Management and Executive programs, MBA in Human Resource Management, MBA in Urban Management and Governance and MBA in Rural Management. The university offers undergraduate programs such as B.Sc. (Economics), B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering and B.Sc (Communications), BBA, BBM and the like. Master’s in Communications, Law, Economics, Business Finance are the postgraduate programs that are currently on offer with many more programs to be launched shortly.
XIMB, a 31 years old business school of global repute is the Flagship School of Xavier University. Inspired by the Jesuit spirit of ‘Magis’, or excellence, XIMB strives to be a premier institute globally recognized for management education, training, research, and consulting that help build a just and humane society. The Institute today has become widely recognized for its excellence in management education. It is reckoned among one of the leading management institutions in the country today.
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