University of Mysore
International College of Financial Planning and International College of Fashion is all set to take a new leap, as the University of Mysore signed the MoU with the college, pronouncing International College of Financial Planning as an out-reach center providing Super Specialised programmes.
International College of Financial Planning will offer a master’s programme in Financial Planning, Financial Analysis, Fashion Entrepreneurship and a bachelors programme in Fashion Entrepreneurship in association with University of Mysore, from September 2013.(refer to the following link). The University of Mysore has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with “Grade A” in 2013.
MBA degree is awarded by the University of Mysore which is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) (refer to the following link).
“These super specialised programmes are first of its kind in the country to provide an understanding of professional development and research based study process from the initial stages of higher education through Case Study based teaching process,” said ICoFP chief mentor, Ms. Jaivani Bajaj.
The programme will enable students to design and manage projects, critically evaluate data and lead multidisciplinary teams. It will also help students gain valuable business and management expertise required for senior positions in both the Financial and Fashion Industry.
The super specialized programmes are Industry oriented, which has the students to attend classroom sessions during the first two semesters and allows them to be placed in the industry of the 3rd and the 4th semester, with classes held over the weekend. This will enable the students to get maximum out of their learnings here at ICoFP and also an opportunity to earn while still in college.
Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB), India
The college is an authorized education provider of Financial Planning Standards Board, India (FPSB) for the CFPCM Certification Education Programme. FPSB India is a Professional Membership & Certification organization and part of leading Global Confederation, established by prominent financial service organizations in India. As the Indian affiliate of the Certified Financial PlannerCM Board of Standards, USA (CFPCM Board), FPSB India oversees the administration of the internationally recognized Certified Financial PlannerCM Certification Process in India. FPSB India is dedicated to developing and promoting an industry providing unbiased financial advice to the Indian public and committed to maintaining high standards of technical competence, fair dealing and integrity among its members.
Founded in 1985 as a nonprofit professional regulatory organization, Certified Financial PlannerCM Board of Standards Inc. (CFPCM Board) exists to benefit the public by fostering professional standards in personal financial planning so that the public has access to and benefits from competent and ethical financial planning.