Centre of Excellence in Financial Risk Management and Data Analytics and an Entrepreneurship Cell were established at ABS, which provides students with alternative avenues to explore their career aspirations and hone their aptitude for entrepreneurship and industry skills.

The Centre of Excellence provides key insights to students about the dynamic Indian Capital Market and contemporary issues related to the Capital Market through research studies, seminars and conferences, projects, seminars, case studies and so on.

The Centre of Excellence has an interdisciplinary approach and promotes research on Indian and other emerging economies.

The Centre is dedicated to research activities that help students to understand the dynamic world of business, finance, data analysis, and policies related to risk management. The Centre of Excellence delves into key research findings and helps students hone their critical analysis skills through conducting research of articles, research papers, case studies, newsletters, conferences, journal readings and so on. The Centre is working actively on these fronts through collaboration with leading research, academic, and industry stalwarts. The Centre’s mandate is to promote building intellectual capacity in macroeconomics and finance and policy analysis of Risk Management and Data Analytics.

The Centre of Excellence in Financial Risk Management and Data Analytics focuses on analysis, technology processes, leadership skills, best management practices, research and support to drive excellence. Students analyse various business models to understand market and regulatory demands designed by domain and technology experts.

The Centre regularly examines in great detail contemporary financial market matters as well as risk management, hosting workshops and conferences involving students and experts.

Students also explore topics related to financial inclusion and literacy, the financial condition of micro, small, and medium enterprises, financial sector reforms, market dynamics and microstructure issues, risk management, private equity, and alternative investments.

Entrepreneurship Cell

The Entrepreneurship Cell under the aegis of ABS aims at inculcating the spirit of entrepreneurship among students and motivating them to come up with ground-breaking startup ideas. The Cell has been actively developing a society of self-motivated individuals infused with constructive and intense entrepreneurial zest and drive, as well as leveraging a network to further their professional and personal prospects.

Activities Hosted by Entrepreneurship Cell


‘Friday Fortnights’ - Real Stories of Entrepreneurs organized by AMITY Entrepreneurship Cell, Amity Business School, Lucknow Campus.

The event aimed to provide a platform for students aspiring to entrepreneurs to interact with successful entrepreneurs. The guest speakers cited the examples of the founders of RO systems, Quick Heal Technologies, Oyo Rooms, etc. They narrated their journey by highlighting hurdles they encountered and solutions they applied to overcome bottlenecks. The resource person for the event was Mr. Anurag Rastogi, Founder of NewGen Apps.


Interactive Session for Aspiring Entrepreneurs by Amity Entrepreneurship Cell, Amity Business School, Lucknow Campus.

An Interactive Session by Mr. Amar Habibullah, co-founder, Transerv Pvt Ltd and Ms. Jyotsna Kaur Habibullah, Member of the National Governing Body of FLO and the Founder Chairperson FLO Lucknow-Kanpur Chapter 2015-16, was organized as a part of Academic Activity for Undergraduate and Post Graduate students of Amity Business School. The distinguished entrepreneurs shared their experiences on challenges, scope and risks involved while initiating and streamlining a start-up.


‘Idea to Business 2016’ by AMITY Entrepreneurship Cell, Lucknow, Amity Business School, Lucknow Campus.

Amity Entrepreneurship Cell conducted its Entrepreneur Nurturing Programme ‘I2B- Idea 2 Business 2016’ designed to provide experiential learning for aspiring students with a novel idea and take it to the next step towards start-up creation.