A four-day workshop was organized recently for the students of PGDM 2017-19 on Capital Budgeting, Capital Structure and Dividend Decisions which was conducted by Mr. Bikram Mahajan who holds MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and has served as a partner and Chief Investment Officer of Alpha Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd. He specializes in M&A advisory and private equity syndication spanning North America, Europe, and Asia with a special focus on India.
The workshop covered all the important aspects of the topics with practical illustrations and case studies. The students were exposed to the various techniques of Capital budgeting mainly NPV, Internal Rate of return, Payback period as well as the pros and cons of using these techniques. He also highlighted the importance of compounding and discounting techniques for calculating the present value or future value of the investments.
Overall the workshop provided the students with a meaningful insight into how the corporate finance world works and what are the necessary topics one should be aware of before entering this field.
Few students from the batch were also selected for working on a LIVE project with him so that they get a clear idea about the corporate finance field.