The MoU has been signed to impart financial knowledge and skills to Indian high school students across the country.
The NSE Academy, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India, Knowledge@Wharton (K@W), the online journal of research and business analysis of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Wharton Executive Education (WEE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The MoU has been signed to impart financial knowledge and skills to Indian high school students across the country. The students of 9th and 10th grades in tier 2 and 3 cities would get access to the courses from Wharton School.
Under the collaboration, NSE Academy, WEE and K@W will educate high school students in India about finance and investment. They will provide an online course for high school students.
Vikram Limaye, MD & CEO of NSE, said, "NSE has always focused on awareness and knowledge as building blocks for creating a large and informed investor base, which is critical for strong and vibrant capital markets. This tie-up with K@W and WEE will bring together strengths of two great institutions to create financially-aware investors."
Michael R Gibbons, Deputy Dean of Wharton School, also stated, "The mission of K@W and K@W High School is to disseminate knowledge from Wharton to a global audience. We are delighted we have the opportunity to work with NSE to help share Wharton’s research and insights with high school students in India."