Finance has evolved over the years especially with the advent of technology. Financial technologies like block-chain and crypto-currencies and electronic payment systems are driving financial intermediation and financial markets. It is against this highly dynamic backdrop that we offer our major in Finance. In order to address new industry requirements, the curriculum provides a multidisciplinary training which interweaving the fundamentals of Finance with the other functional areas of Management. The major in Finance provides deep quantitative and managerial training in various domains of finance. The objectives of the major and learning outcomes are firmly anchored around six key components—money, financial institutions, financial instruments (including financial services), financial markets, central banks and governmental regulatory bodies.
On completion of this major, the student would have learnt
Students completing the major find opportunities in banking, insurance, investments, risk management and behavioural finance at institutions globally as well as pursue graduate studies. Students can also pursue independent financial advisory careers as personal financial consultants. The programme content also supports the pursuit and acquisition of additional professional qualifications in the finance area, like CFA, CFP and FRM etc.
|Offered by||Amrut Mody School of Management|
|Programmes||Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)|
|Degree||Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)|
|Minimum Programme Credits||125|
|Minimum Major Credits||65|
|Finance is also offered as a MINOR|
All students entering the undergraduate programme complete our common core, The Foundation Programme, in the first year. The Foundation Programme is designed around four Studios, each of three credits. They are:
Democracy and Justice
Environment and Climate Change
The studios deliver interdisciplinary learning around six domains:
Data Science, Communication, Behaviour, Constitution & Civilisation, Materials, and Biology & Life.
|Humanities & Languages GER: Ethics|
|Humanities & Languages GER: Indian Legal System|
|Social Sciences GER: Introduction to Microeconomics|
|Biological & Life Sciences GER|
|Mathematical & Physical Sciences GER: Data Science|
|Performance & Visual Arts GER|
|GER Elective 1: Communication I|
|GER Elective 2: Communication II|
|GER Elective 3: Identity and Behaviour|
|GER Elective 4: Any course at the university outside the major|
|GER Elective 5: Any course at the university outside the major|
|Introduction to Macroeconomics|
|Human Capital Management|
|Undergraduate Thesis or Capstone Project|
|Cost and Management Accounting|
|Financial Statements and Analysis|
|Fundamentals of GST|
|Corporate Tax Planning|
|Security Analysis and Portfolio Management|
|Analysing Corporate Annual Report|
|Derivatives and Risk Management|
|Financing for Start-ups|
|Corporate Restructuring Mergers and Acquisitions|
|Global Securities Market|
Free Electives provide flexibility to students to customise their education at the University.
All students will complete 30 hours of engagement with society to develop a sense of engagement, concern, build problem solving skills, and understand the role of an engaged member of a society. This will be done through a mandatory course, Engagement with Society, that would be a graduation requirement. This course can be taken anytime during the stay at the University but it is advised that the student engage with the courses during the first two years at the University. The 30 hours of volunteer work may be completed during one semester or during the Winter or Summer Break.