Expert Talk On “Start-Up Ecosystem” and “Portfolio Approach for Investing”

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The Centre of Management and Humanities (CMH), Panjab Engineering College, Chandigarh hosted two expert talks on 20th April 2022, by Mr. Hitesh Kumar Gulati, Chairman TIE University & Educational Outreach Chandigarh and Mr. Tejinder Pal Singh, Certified Financial Planner, MD, Bachat Guru on topics “Start-Up Ecosystem” and  “Portfolio Approach for Investing” respectively.

Mr Hitesh talked about the requirements of a start-up. He deliberated on the ideal skill set, creativity, market understanding, risk appetite and financial interventions mandated for a successful start up. He emphasised on how knowledge about the start-up ecosystem is essential for the engineers. He focused on maintaining high commitment level and a positive outlook as one progresses on entrepreneurial journey and spoke about ‘the Balanced Scorecard Approach’ as a tool for evaluating ones start-up.

Mr Tejinder Singh spoke about various investment options that are available to an individual, while debating on the pros and cons of each. He motivated the students with the concept of Financial Freedom @ 35. In the wake of increasing inflation, he also emphasised on the retirement fund that needs to be kept aside to be able to live comfortably later.

The Head, Centre of Humanities and Management, Dr Anju Singla gave a warm welcome to the speakers and the talk was attended by all faculty members of CMH and more than 250 students.

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