SpringBoard with BFIG (SMU) – How to Survive & Thrive in Your First Year in Finance

Dear All,

Partners’ Webpages
SpringBoard @ Scholars’ Village: http://www.springboardtm.com.sg
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Scholars.Springboard
BFIG: http://smubfig.com/

Event Details

Date/Time: 30 Sep 2010 (Thu), 7.00-8.45pm
Singapore Management University,
Lee Kong Chian School of Business,
Seminar Room 2.5
50 Stamford Road
Singapore 178899

Mr Ng Wee Siang, CFA
Director, Regional Head of ASEAN Financials, BNP Paribas
with other senior finance professionals (bankers) in research, equity sales and investment banking

Cost [at door; to meet and learn from bankers who hire and fire analysts/associates + network with finance professionals & enthusiasts (+ 1 drink at exclusive drinks session for contributors and guests only)]

FREE for SMU students with Student ID (pre-registered with BFIG; excluding drinks session)
$15 for guests (+ 1 drink at exclusive drinks session with invited contributors)

We all know how popular the finance industry is, how hard it is to get in and how harsh the industry is. The question is, how do you fare in the rat race? Will you fall out of the competition, or will you thrive?

SpringBoard Program has invited some senior bankers (who has hired and fired before) to share with you about what a newcomer needs to do to stay afloat and make his/her mark.

If you are in the early stages of your finance career, or are ready to work for your future in finance, we look forward to an engaging session with you there.

SpringBoard Program is glad to co-host the event with the Banking and Finance Interest Group (BFIG) of Singapore Management University.

Program Details

6.55pm: Registration + Pre-session Networking
7.05pm: Admission to event, with priority given to BFIG friends + SpringBoard friends who registered online and came early
7.10pm: Session starts

Likely topics:
1. What to expect in your first year in finance
2. Tips on what you should do, or not do.
3. Qualities of a mediocre, good and exceptional analyst (Is it more of “nature” or “nurture”?)
4. How should you decide where to work? Should you choose based on the company or the boss? What kind of company or boss should you work for?

8.00pm: Q & A
8.10pm: Exclusive Drinks session for contributors and guests only


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