Finance Management

FINANCE MANAGEMENT

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About the specialisation

SMU-DE’s MBA in Finance Management aims to provide you with a thorough grounding in Business Finance Management. It focuses mainly on developing careers in the financial sphere. It covers the differences between domestic and foreign investment, financing international projects, sourcing subsidiary finances and management of risk.

 

This course creates a challenging and stimulating experience in management, with a financial perspective, focussing on your personal and career development. 

Course Structure

Third Semester
Code Subject Credits
FIN301 Security Analysis & Portfolio Management 4
FIN302 Mergers & Acquisitions 4
FIN303 Taxation Management 4
FIN304 Internal Audit & Control 4

 

Fourth Semester
Code Subject Credits
FIN401 International Financial Management 4
FIN402 Treasury Management 4
FIN403 Merchant Banking & Financial Services 4
FIN404 Insurance and Risk Management 4

Scope

Joseph Massie defines Financial Management as “the Operational Activity of a business that is responsible for obtaining and effectively utilizing the funds necessary for efficient operation.” It is generally related to procurement, allocation and control of financial resources of a concern.

All businesses need to manage their finances correctly in order to ensure their stability and potential for future growth. Knowledge of finance is one of the core skills required to run a profitable operation and is integral to all areas of the business.

Career Opportunities

Our students work in positions pertaining to different aspects of Finance such as international financial institutions, stock markets, foreign exchange markets, consultancy companies. Some of the titles they hold include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Financial Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Corporate Treasurer
  • Tax Inspector
  • Financial Trader
  • Financial Risk Manager
  • Corporate Finance Management
  • Healthcare Finance Management