CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is pleased to announce an innovative post-graduate program in Financial Management offered by the Department of Management studies. The program is intended to support students who wish to pursue a professional career in the area of finance. There is a need of manpower to competently handle financial management and investment functions of the industry. Due to dearth of qualified personnel, the industry, quite often depend on inexperienced professionals. MBA (FM) course is designed to cater to the need of the industry by supplying manpower with super specialization in the area finance.
The objective of the program is to provide a comprehensive and competent alternative to professional programs in finance, such as Chartered Accountancy, Management Accountancy, Financial Analysts etc with special reference to industry needs. There is significant shortage of manpower to competently handle financial management and investment functions of the industry. Professionally qualified personnel in the long run divert themselves in to independent professional practice, making the industry, quite often dependent on younger and less experienced professionals.
- To provide high quality professional education to the management students with focus on finance management.
- To equip the students to hold positions as finance managers in modern corporations and meet the managerial challenges of the 21st century.
- To focus on the development of the whole person with conceptual, analytical and communication skills.
- To prepare young minds with a positive mental attitude for excellent performance and committed service.
- To develop independent thinking by each student.
- To encourage more industry academic interface.
Master of Business Administration (Financial Management) is a two-year (4 Semesters) program, specializing on various aspects of finance, including financial analysis and control. It also lays emphasis on relevant areas of accounting, taxation, commercial law, investment, and general management. The program involves theoretical and case study modules and an internship of 45 days in financial analysis and financial management. The program is designed to meet the global demand for financial engineers who can understand sophisticated new financial products, model their cash-flows, price them accurately, using rigorous mathematical and computational tools, and trade and manage the risk arising from such products. The demand stems from a wide spectrum of financial functions: accounting and taxation, investment banking, securities & commodities trading, financial modelling, risk management, financial consulting, catastrophic insurance and applied research.
The uniquely designed curriculum lays emphasis on application of quantitative techniques to problems in finance. The Program prepares students for a career in advanced accounting and taxation, investment banking, securities & commodities trading, financial modelling, risk management, financial consulting, project appraisal & management and applied research. The uniquely designed curriculum lays emphasis on application of quantitative techniques to problems in finance. The programme covers all the related areas of finance and accounting with emphasis on managerial applications. Candidates having experience in finance or related areas of finance such as management services, project planning and control, corporate planning, management audit internal audit, taxation, market analysis and economic analysis will find this program useful. Students from across the country, from different disciplines, interact and solve managerial problems in the class. The heterogeneous mix of students, including students with work experience, brings multiple perspectives to the issues of discussion. The emphasis is on learning from each other through discussions and by questioning key assumptions. Students work on group projects and are encouraged to work as a team. They are well versed in soft skills, analytical skills, technical skills and managerial skills. They are well trained in the various functions of management such as planning, organizing etc. Thus the campus life of an MBA (FM) student is marked by a host of activities that give students rich and diverse learning experiences.
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