Finance Management

MBA In Finance Management

About MBA in Finance Management

MBA in Finance is a popular MBA specialization for the very simple fact that it renders the learner eligible to work for multiple enterprises across varied industries. An MBA Finance post graduate is an asset for many organizations alike, often considered to command higher salaries and better internship opportunities. 


SMU-DE’s MBA in Finance Management aims to provide learners a thorough grounding in Business Finance Management, helping them reach commanding positions in financial spheres of industries. The Program is designed to cut across various aspects of Finance Management, from Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions, to International Finance Management. It also covers the differences between domestic and foreign investment, sourcing subsidiary finances, auditing & control, and management of risk.


The MBA in Finance syllabus is designed to create a challenging and stimulating experience in management with a financial perspective. It focuses both on learner’s personal as well as career development. While the first two semesters make the foundation of the MBA Program, third and fourth semesters are dedicated to MBA Finance subjects.


The third and fourth semester, which are the specialization semesters, together carry a total of 32 credits, as detailed in the next section on this page.


SMU-DE is dedicated to providing industry relevant and updated course content to its learners. Experts from the industry, academicians and University faculty come together and share their inputs for continuous upgradation of the course materials. This makes sure that the MBA Finance syllabus, and the topics therein, are in line with current industry requirements.


The course content, in the form of printed Self Learning Materials (SLM), is made available to all the learners upon admission. The learners also get access to the course content in digital format through EduNxtTM, an online learning platform. 


Furthermore, the effectiveness of learning digitally is enhanced by the SMU-DE Learning App. Through easy-to-understand videos, the App helps the learners grasp new concepts quickly. It also assists them through features like Summary Cards, Performance Tracker, and Peer Quizzes. These features make revision easy, keep learners in command of their phased progress, and ensure that they are exam-ready throughout the duration of the course.


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 For MBA In Finance Management

Financial Management has been defined by Joseph Massie, an 18th-century Economist, as ‘the Operational Activity of a business that is responsible for obtaining and effectively utilizing the funds necessary for efficient operation’.


All businesses need to manage their finances correctly 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. It is generally related to procurement, allocation, and control of financial resources of a concern.


SMU-DE Finance Management specialization in MBA helps learners grow a core understanding of Finance, its industry-related challenges and opportunities therewith. The course structure helps the learners gain basic business foundation as well as specialized financial skills. 


An MBA in Finance Management from SMU-DE develops analytical and problem-solving abilities in the learners, making them industry-ready Finance Managers. They are, thus, capable of devising profitable strategies for their organizations, with a lower risk and a higher output. At the same time, they are adept with crisis management tactics and skills.


Career Opportunities

A Masters in Finance Management from SMU-DE has helped learners undertake positions pertaining to different aspects of Finance such as international financial institutions, stock markets, foreign exchange markets, consultancy companies and so on. They are proving their value worth in multiple industries alike. 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