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BNP Paribas Launches Mutual Fund Educational Program
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PT BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP) -
Skalanews - PT BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP), an investment management company, launched an educational program of mutual fund, the BNPP IP Investment Academy, as part of its commitment to advancement of Indonesian capital market.

"BNPP IP Investment Academy is a global education that features adapted to the investment-climate in Indonesia," BNPP IP director Vivian Secakusuma said at launching of the program in Jakarta, Tuesday (11/27).

The program, according to Vivian, will focus on introducing investment products to the society. This has been a major challenge due to the fact that Indonesian people only have limited understanding about capital market.

The education program which will be launched early 2013, according to Vivian, is a new breakthrough, especially in Indonesia.

"In Indonesia there was never any capital markets training (workshops) held. We have planned to make a training that do not require a lot of time but regularly performed, in accordance with the busy lifestyle of the people," Vivian said.

The program planned to be held regularly as much as two to three hours for a session. The time-amount, said Vivian, is suitable for people of Jakarta which usually have limited spare time.

The launching of the programs is going to be held at the same time as company’s 20 years anniversary ceremony.

Vivian mentioned that the program is also in accordance with the company's commitment to continue its innovation by means of products and services.

"Moving forward, we will continue to carry out innovations not only of products but also of our service," Vivian said.

Therefore, Vivian admitted there is no commercial target regarding the training program.

"We are highlighting the importance of awareness, because it shows more commitment in public education," Vivian concluded. (bus/ant)