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CMT Association Partners with Saintgits Institute of Management

AUGUST 13, 2022 – The CMT Association is pleased to announce its new partnership with Saintgits Institute of Management through Saintgits’ inclusion in the CMT Association’s Academic Partner Program.

Selection for the CMT Association’s Academic Partner Program signifies a strong commitment to students’ career readiness and applied learning. Institutions in the Academic Partner Program demonstrate academic rigor in financial courses ranging from quantitative methodologies to behavioral finance, as well as portfolio management and other key aspects of technical analysis.

With this partnership, the two institutions illustrate an innovative solution to the growing demand for student education and career preparedness, while advocating for the advancement of technical analysis in India. Technical analysis, which is a crucial part of investment and trading decisions, has evolved over hundreds of years. While modern technical analysis retains its roots in classical observations of market behavior, it extends beyond pattern recognition to employ groundbreaking quantitative methodologies and rules-based trading-system design and testing.

“This Academic Partnership will go a long way in fulfilling our aspiration to be the go-to place for a MBA focused on the Investment Banking and Capital Market space. The CMT charter will help us to position Saintgits’ students with leading Investment Banking and Wealth Management firms by aligning our curriculum to the needs of our potential recruiters” said Er. Punnose George, Chairman, Saintgits Group of Institutions.

“The Academic Partnership between Saintgits and CMT will help us deliver the requisite knowledge and skill to our students so that we will be able to place our students with marque global investment banking and wealth management firms.” said Shri. Thomas T. John, Director, Saintgits Group of Institutions.

Joel Pannikot, Asia Pacific Head of CMT Association said, “I have had the pleasure of engaging with the Management team at Saintgits group of institutions over the past 5 years. They have consistently distinguished themselves in their commitment to helping their students sharpen their career and life skills. Knowledge of Technical Analysis will serve students as a key differentiator in alpha capture roles that they aspire to. It will also protect themselves from market risk as they learn to manage their personal investments for the rest of their lives.”

About CMT Association:

Founded in the late 1960s, the CMT Association has served the financial industry for nearly 50 years. What started as a small group of technical research analysts in NYC has matured into an industry beacon for professionals worldwide. Today, we strive to deliver value through diverse education and networking opportunities, member advocacy, career advancement, and the highest standards of professional ethics.

About Saintgits Institute of Management:

Saintgits Institute of Management is a research-focused business school, founded in 2006. We are truly invested in our students’ knowledge, employability and future success. The institute offers an AICTE approved autonomous MBA programme and a PhD in Management, affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram. Our placement record and student testimonials are proof of the quality of our results-oriented education, and our ability to develop our students into top-notch managers. We champion hard skills with as much passion as soft ones and strongly focus on the global exposure of students.