Beta-IIM Ahmedabad focuses on generating awareness within the student community about careers in finance and networking extensively within the financial services industry through a host of internal as well as external initiatives. Beta also engages with students from other prominent B-Schools with the intent of forming a network of like-minded professionals.
Within IIM-A, Beta conducts many Speaker Sessions featuring senior industry executives; conducts a multitude of events such as quizzes, workshops and competitions; and assists students in preparation of their recruitment interviews for both summer internships and final placements. The club provides placement guidance in the form of study materials that are regularly updated, mock interviews, a mentorship program, news/events updates, blogs and remedial sessions. Participating in such a broad range of activities helps the first year members in their preparation for summer placements.
As part of external initiatives, the club conducts National-level Finance Competitions and boasts a readership across 120 institutes in 20 countries for its publications. Beta’s flagship events get extensive coverage in the national media and have been conducted in partnership with major financial services institutions.
The club’s publications provide members many opportunities to interact with the industry and academia through interviews and conference calls, and serve as a platform to present their ideas before a broad network of prominent finance professionals.
The “Red Brick Fund” is a student managed investment fund, which aims to foster a spirit of investing in the community members. The Fund managers engage with the community members by sharing their views and possible strategies that could be used for investing