Financial and Banking Sciences

LEARNING OUTCOME

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of financial concepts that include, but are not limited to: time value of money, discounted cash flows, Internal Rate of Return, valuation of projects though Net Present Value calculations, discounted and non-discounted payback, and financial statement analysis.
  2. Have an understanding of the capital markets and how firms use these domestic and international markets to raise capital. To further understand the relationship between corporations and central banks and the general economics that impact decision-making.
  3. Understand portfolio management, asset allocations, risk management, credit risk, and optimal portfolio construction and calculation.
  4. Acquire, interpret, and analyze accounting, economic, and financial data to facilitate decision making in corporate and investment environments in both personal and professional settings.
  5. Make and effectively communicate sound and ethical financial decisions by calculating and interpreting standard financial-decision metrics such as NPV, IRR, duration, Sharpe Ratio..
  6. Use standard data resources and software (such as Excel) to model asset valuation, construct optimal portfolios, and perform other useful estimation or optimization procedures.
  7. Understand and quantify risk, make sound and ethical financial decisions in a risky environment, and design financial strategies for managing business risks.

 

Our graduates are expected to be capable of working at the following job positions:

Bankers, Financial Analysts in Banks and Companies. Financial Managers, Government Employees.