MBA concentration in Finance

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Introduction

The MBA Concentration in finance equips students to acquire specialized skills and knowledge in understanding, and analyzing financial transactions and related activities of an organization as well as to make effective and ethical financial decisions related to the same. The purpose of this Concentration is to enable students to understand and analyze theories in corporate finance, investment and portfolio management.  A focus on financial institutions and international finance domain enable students to keep abreast with the various changes and challenges operating in international business scenarios.

Program Summary

FINANCE CONCENTRATION – GOALS

  1. Develop theoretical & practical knowledge and skills in finance.
  2. Equip students with decision making and analytical skills.
  3. Develop an understanding of the operations and structures of various financial systems.
  4. Develop ethically oriented financial professionals.

FINANCE CONCENTRATION – LEARNING OUTCOMES

Student will be able to

  1. Explain theoretical framework of corporate and financial institutions.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical practices and its implications in regional and global financial Institutions.
  3. Apply the principles, tools and research techniques for making financial decisions.
  4. Analyze and estimate risk and return for investment decisions.
  5. Evaluate government regulations and its effect on corporate and financial institutions.

Finance Courses

CORE COURSES
Investment and Portfolio Management
 
ELECTIVE COURSES - CHOOSE ANYONE
Corporate Finance
International Finance
Management of Banks & Financial Institutions

Admission Requirements for students in UAE

An applicant seeking admission for Graduate program is required to fulfill the following two conditions:
  1.     Bachelor Degree
  2.     English Language Proficiency

Career Opportunities

This program tackles a more comprehensive look on financial management in order to equip students with the right understanding in large operations. It also enables students to be more resilient in financial decision-making and become effective member of an organization.

Possible Careers:
  • Investment Banks
  • Stock Broking Agencies
  • Financial Consultancy Firms
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Financial Management for Companies in All the Sectors
  • Auditing Firms
  • VP (Finance)
  • Investment Banker
  • Mangers in Commercial Banks
  • Underwriters and Lead Mangers
  • Managers in Mutual Fund Houses
  • Banker

Common sectors for graduates

Opportunities are widely available with:
  • accountancy firms
  • building societies
  • high street banks
  • insurance companies
  • investment banks
  • management consultancies
  • public sector employers

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