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Master of Science – (Finance & Risk Management)

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Foundation Courses
(Placement in this course is subject to the result of the University Placement Test) This course focuses on understanding of the English language to prepare the students at intermediate level of language skills including reading, writing, speaking and listening.
GENERAL MATHEMATICS II
Module I
Accounting plays a vital role as an information system for monitoring, problem-solving and decision-making. However, the first step is to generate and present information in a manner that is useful. In view of this, financial accounting course focuses on the record-keeping and financial statement preparation process.
This course has been designed to enable the students to make a better insight into the concepts and effects of Media on individual and society through study of various theories, After study of this course, the students will be able to reconsider and adopt different media theory in designing message.
A course in reading, writing, reflection and discussion, emphasizing rhetorical analysis and strategies for focusing, developing, and organizing writing. Special attention is also given to strategies for writing, revising and editing. In all, the course implies a general introduction to the principles of writing with emphasis on writing process, thesis, context, purpose and audience.

This course aims to familiarize students with the principles of making different kinds of oral presentations and speeches. Students study how to make an outline, collect data and organize it to develop clarity. After generating ideas and finalizing topics, the students deliver speeches and learn to manipulate body language, tone, voice variation, etc. Gradually, the students gain confidence and overcome the fear of public speaking.
Module II
Business Communication impacts all aspects of our life. This introductory course enables students to communicate in an effective manner on both personal and professional levels. Competency is developed in oral and written communication. Listening practice is also incorporated throughout the semester.
This course aims at helping students to understand the importance of effective interpersonal communication in initiating, developing and sustaining the various aspects of interpersonal relationship in personal and professional lives. It helps them to interact conveniently and freely with people of different strata of society.

The course equips the students with basic concepts of finance. All the business decisions are ultimately measured in financial terms; as such understanding of the core concepts of finance will provide a foundation for further study and knowledge and will help in future career opportunities. Additionally, some of the basic quantitative techniques and analytical tools learned in the process will help the students in taking financial decisions in an organizational framework.
The course is an introduction to compound interest functions, loans repayable by installments, comparison of value and yield of cash flow transactions, valuation of fixed interest securities, with and without tax on interest and capital gains, duration and volatility of securities, introduction to concept of immunization and matching, consumer credit contracts and introduction to stochastic interest rate models.
Module III
DATA ANALYSIS
1H Lecture
This course covers analysis of data taken from various sources or generated on the basis of statistical inferences.
Risk management continues to evolve as an important field of study within the realm of finance. Corporate organizations are increasingly viewing all risks that they face in a more integrated framework than in the past. This course aims to assist the students in identifying, analyzing and managing all types of risk.
The focus of attention in the course is on learning fundamental principles of management and on managing people and organization in a historical perspective as well as in the contemporary world. Students are expected to develop analytical and conceptual framework of how people are managed in small, medium and large public and private national and international organizations.
Probability Theory and Statistics
Module IV
The purpose of this course is to provide the fundamentals associated with the management of information technology in a business enterprise. These fundamentals are business concepts in which the influence of information technology has caused change or brought new concepts. Emphasis is placed on understanding the managerial issues that are relevant to the usage of computers.
This course underlines changing trends and challenges due to rapid advancement and technological progress and their impact on organizations. Traditional roles of managers are being modified to suit the new order. Understanding the implications of people handling as an important organizational resource is one of the main building blocks of organizational performance.
Provides an understanding of marketing principles and concepts, the scope of marketing and marketing tasks, marketing concepts and tools, classification and analysis of market types and buying behavior, scanning the marketing environment and competition including development of market offerings.
The course presents in a simple, clear, systematic and comprehensive manner, almost all the parametric and non-parametric tests. This course fulfills the prerequisite requirement of Business Research Methods and Advanced Business Research Methods.
Module V
This course provides students with an appreciation of cost and managerial accounting concepts related to the management functions of planning, control, and decision-making. The course introduces a number of management accounting tools and quantitative techniques that can be used to analyze how business processes consume resources, create value for a firm and its customers, and how this value may be enhanced through activity and process improvement. During this course students should learn important fundamentals and tools of cost and managerial accounting including technical aspects of cost accounting and behavioral responses to managerial accounting information; examine links between Managerial Accounting and decision-making, planning and control; learn to be open to new developments in cost and managerial accounting, knowledge and techniques of cost-benefit analysis.
The course explores nature and scope of Managerial Economics and managerial decision-making process, profit maximization, cost minimization, economic optimization. The incremental concept in economic analysis, and demand & supply equilibrium.
COMPUTATIONAL METHOD IN RISK
The course covers identification of issues, data theory, estimation and related problems, research designs, the process of field research, exploratory research, causal inference, methods of communication in survey, preparation of research proposal, questionnaire, sample design, measurement scales, the development of measurement tools, response methods, data collection methods, survey, interviewing and observations.
Module VI
This is an advanced course of econometrics theory. The course will introduce students to the statistical programming environment and computationally intensive statistical methods used in business and academia. The students are also taught computer package such as SPSS & EVLEWS, etc.
This course aims to build a working knowledge of corporate finance. The exposure to corporate finance will help the students in understanding the financial planning and decision making required of a financial manager.
This course provides an overview of the financial system, role of money, financial intermediaries, financial markets, and security analysis in the context of global economy.
This course introduces students to the understanding and management of financial risk. Its objective is to familiarize students with the risks faced by financial and non-financial firms, particularly the former, and with the tools practitioners use to measure and control risks. Students study the benefits and pitfalls of contemporary risk measurement models. Much of the course is devoted to detailed examples of how particular tools and techniques are applied to particular problems.
Module VII
This course focuses on investment environment, various developments in the investment theory and the principles and practices of valuation. The analysis of fixed income securities, equity securities, derivative securities and other securities, such as unit trusts, are discussed. The theories, principles, and techniques of portfolio management are also presented. The topics include the portfolio investment process, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and portfolio performance evaluation.
Financial statements form the basis of understanding the financial position of a business firm and for assessing its historical and prospective performance. The primary objective of the course is to equip the students with the conceptual background and analytical tools necessary to understand and interpret business financial statements.
The objective of this course is to undertake a rigorous study of the theoretical foundations of modern financial economics. The course will cover the central themes of modern finance including individual investment decisions under uncertainty, mean-variance theory, capital market equilibrium and asset valuation, arbitrage pricing theory, option pricing and the potential application of these themes. Upon completion of this course, students should acquire a clear understanding of the major theoretical results concerning individuals consumption and portfolio decisions under uncertainty and their implications for the valuations of securities.
This course aims to show how to quantify financial risks and manage them. For a firm, the ability to manage risk is a source of competitive advantage. Firms that manage risk well can take advantage of growth opportunities.
Module VIII
DISSERTATION
1H Lecture
It comprises 06 credit hours, and aims at giving awareness of research to the students in different areas of economics.
Advance Financial Risk Management (Elective – III)
This course is taught from the point of view of the manufacturing corporation, the utility, the software firm – any potential end-user of derivatives, but not the dealer. The course focuses on the extensive taxonomy of instruments and the complex models developed to price them, and on ways to exploit pricing. While this course makes use of some of these pricing models, the focus is on how corporations use the insights and models to improve their operations, to increase the value of their real assets, or to create the financial flexibility necessary to implement their core strategy.
Risk Financing includes the selection, implementation and monitoring of risk financing techniques. Subjects include insurance as a risk financing technique; financing property; risk retention including use of captives; risk cost allocation; finite and integrated risk plans and capital market products for risk financing.
Business Insurannce Law
Module IX
DISSERTATION
1H Lecture
It comprises 06 credit hours, and aims at giving awareness of research to the students in different areas of economics.
It’s an introduction to advanced concepts and methods of financial management. Topics include risk and return, asset valuation, capital budgeting, capital structure, business financial planning and working capital management.
The course aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge of functions of financial markets and institutions and the functions of the financial system in the economy and with the skills to manage financial risks in business. It will critically examine different functions of financial instruments, financial markets and financial institutions and analyze risks in corporate financial management.
The course aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge of functions of financial markets and institutions and the functions of the financial system in the economy and with the skills to manage financial risks in business. It will critically examine different functions of financial instruments, financial markets and financial institutions and analyze risks in corporate financial management.
This course emphasizes strategic aspects of planning, implementing and controlling marketing activities. The course enables students to develop the practical and integrated skills necessary for the preparation of business plans. In the final week of the course, the students make a formal presentation. Specific skills such as market research, spreadsheet and development of financial statements are also developed.
Internship
Internship 6-8 Weeks
Start On 2019-01-21
Duration 3 Years
Level Master
Total Credit Hours CREDIT HOURS
Degree Graduate Degree

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