Hyderabad, May 10, 2021: In its continuing endeavor towards building a thriving ecosystem of quality business education, the EMF Club initiative of the Indian School of Business & Finance (ISBF), one of the London School of Economics’s top five Global Teaching Institutions and an affiliate institution to the University of London (UOL), expanded its footprint in Hyderabad by partnering with the Hyderabad Public School, last week.
The EMF Club, is a student-led body aimed at facilitating and igniting the enthusiasm and passion for innovation in the fields of Economics, Management & Finance (EMF). This is ISBF’s fourth such venture in the country after similar partnerships in Mumbai and Chennai, earlier this year. Hyderabad will be the first city to have a second EMF club.
Speaking at the launch event, organized virtually, Ms Amritha Chandra Raju, Vice Principal, Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad, said, “It's a great initiative and I'm proud to be a part of it. This EMF club will give you great learning and in-depth analysis. I would say to all students that be innovative and creative always. This club will also empower as a job provider. It will strengthen your ethical values and belief systems.”
Close to 100 learners from the 10th, 11th and 12thgrades of the school led by Founder member Antara Virmani, who attended the launch were treated to an engaging and interactive EMF quiz conducted by Mr. Aryapriya Ganguly, Associate Professor, ISBF.
Among the activities of the EMF Club, Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad, as outlined by Antara Virmani, the Founder member, will be a focus on the enhancement of collaboration and critical analysis of real-life situations and business problems, feasibility check on ideas, internship opportunities, sessions by industry leaders, think tank competitions, and the like.
Also speaking at the launch was Mr. Siddharth Swaroop, Manager - Outreach, ISBF, who outlined the importance of in-depth study in the fields of Economics, Management & Finance, in helping students build sustainable and successful global careers. “It is heartening to see the EMF club getting more and more acceptance and I am sure that the students of the Hyderabad Public School will benefit immensely from this initiative, in an area which is among the highest paying careers globally.” he said.
ISBF was founded in 2006 with the vision of delivering world‐class education in India. Through its partnerships with global giants like the University of London, The London School of Economics and Political Science and Kingston University, ISBF ensures that students receive a rigorous, application-oriented and global education, which is relevant to local needs.
Many of them transfer to foreign universities in their second year of undergraduate study, go on to prestigious institutions for higher study, or secure placements in India or overseas with leading multinational corporations.
ISBF students are taught by an expert and highly qualified group of faculty members and also see deep engagement from partnering universities, who train ISBF’s teachers as well as conduct classes for students. On the LSE led programmes, ISBF students study the same curriculum and are held to the same standards as LSE students, with the programmes culminating into a University of London degree at a fraction of the cost.
Today, ISBF is one of LSE’s top five Teaching Institutions in the world, and also enjoys the University of London’s Affiliate Centre status, the highest recognition accorded to teaching institutions by the university.
In 2020, ISBF has initiated the Business Management (Honors) undergraduate programme in partnership with Kingston University. Students of this programme are full-fledged Kingston University students who necessarily transfer to KU in the third year and graduate in London. They receive all the same benefits as international students studying at Kingston University including hostel accommodation, 2-year work visa and other career related benefits. The programme also offers an optional year-long internship anywhere in the world. Students complete this programme at less than half the cost at ISBF.