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MBA in Finance Specialization

Join the Masters course and work towards building a career in finance (MBA-Finance)

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Career Prospects for MBA in Finance

For a rewarding career in financial institutions such as Investment Banks, commercial Banks, BrokerageCommerciale firms

World-class Faculty & Industry Interaction

Faculty credentials evaluated by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Students and Faculty interaction with corporate leaders & global management gurus.

Finance Industry Future in India

India is today one of the most vibrant global economies, on the back of robust banking and insurance sectors. The country is projected to become the fifth largest banking sector globally by 2020.

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With over 70% students from 47 countries
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MBA in Finance Course Details

Course objective

An MBA Finance Degree is the most sought-after course by corporate executives. An MBA specialization in Finance is invaluable as it is a field that deals with money. It is common knowledge that Finance professionals are very highly paid. Pursuing a finance degree is not a piece of cake. It requires a certain level of mathematical skills and an ability to comprehend complex economic and financial theories. That is why at Stratford University, we start with the basics of corporate finance to take you through the various levels of Financial Management.

It is a course that will prepare you for a senior level management role in the financial sector through improvement of your overall leadership skills through communication, organizational behavior, and marketing, thereby leading to effective people management within the high impact Finance vertical.

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Course Structure

(Total 40 courses x 4.5 credit hours each = 180 credit hours)

Students who hold an undergraduate degree in an unrelated field will be required to demonstrate competency in the business core areas. Competency can be demonstrated by completing necessary coursework prior to beginning graduate studies at Stratford University or by completing appropriate bridge course offered through the Stratford University On-campus or Online programs.

 

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME
BUS 100 Introduction to Business
BUS 120 Sales and Marketing
BUS 230 Financial Accounting
BUS 235 Operations Management
BUS 250 Principal of Economics

Any 8 Elective courses x 4.5 credit hours each = 36 credit hours

 

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS
EBM502 Research Methods 4.5
EBM510 Information Processing and Web 4.5
EBM558 Corporate Finance 4.5
EBM560 Managerial Accounting 4.5
EBM562 International Managerial Accounting 4.5
EBM587 Strategic Business Marketing 4.5
EBM635 Business Transformations 4.5
EBM640 International Business 4.5
EBM642 Managerial International Business 4.5
EBM690 Business Capstone 4.5

 

Any 4 Concentration courses x 4.5 credit hours each = 18 credit hours
 

 

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS
EBM 563 Introduction to Corporate Finance 4.5
EBM 564 Credit scoring and the Organization 4.5
EBM 565 Customer Management 4.5
EBM 566 Credit Management & Debt Recovery 4.5
EBM 567 Analysis and Lending Management 4.5
EBM 568 Fraud Risk Management 4.5
EBM 600 Investments 4.5
EBM 610 Financial Management 4.5
EBM 611 Financial Statement Analysis 4.5
EBM 615 Capital Formation 4.5
EBM 620 Financial Decision Making 4.5
EBM 625 Advanced Financial Management 4.5

EBM 563 Introduction to Corporate Finance

 


Prerequisite:
None


This introductory course to MBA in Finance will provide an overview of the American culture, financial governmental regulations, spending patterns of Americans, social security, credit bureau, FICO score, credit card usage and life cycle, ATM, PIN, payment and authorization, credit line changes and fraud.

EBM 564 Credit scoring and the Organization

 

 

Prerequisite:None


This course emphasizes the concept of credit scoring and its potential benefits to both the organization and the individual user. It gives an overview of the framework of a credit scoring system within a financial services organization. It covers types of credit scoring (tailored versus generic) and uses of (application; behavioural; customer; collections and fraud) scoring throughout the credit cycle, credit risk assessment, developing and managing Credit Scoring Systems.

EBM 565 Customer Management

 

 


Prerequisite:
None


This course explains customer management and the balance between controlling a lending portfolio whilst also growing the same lending book. It also educates about issues concerned with lending multiple products to the same customer. Its covers the issues like Authorizations, Control processes for granting additional credit, Using Automated Decision-making systems, Transactional fraud control, Behavioral Scoring, Development and Maintenance of Behavior scorecards, Customer Level Scoring, Portfolio Management and Management information.

EBM 566 Credit Management & Debt Recovery

 


Prerequisite:
None


The course would focus on credit assessment/ratings on sample debtors, design effective T & C’s and Credit Application forms for prompt payments, focus on improvement in Company Receipts and Cash Flows, understanding the issues involved in pursuing slow payers and debtor recovery, legal processes in the Collection of Debts, International banking payment methods to minimize credit risks.

EBM 567 Credit Analysis and Lending Management

 


Prerequisite:
None


This course is designed to provide students with a detailed understanding of the theoretical and practical issues associated with credit analysis and lending. Course topics include lending theory, credit risk management, analysis of various lending products, management of loan portfolios and problem loans.

EBM 568 Fraud Risk Management

 

 

 

Prerequisite:None


TThis course provides an overview of fraud risk management fundamentals, identifies new regulatory mandates from around the world, and spotlights key practices that organizations have found to be effective in the current environment. The course focuses on analysing the effectiveness of controls to mitigate risks. Fraud risk assessment key elements of an effective fraud risk assessment process; common deficiencies in fraud risk assessments process to develop a fraud risk assessment for a hypothetical organization, Fraud control activities:roles of entity-level and process-level controls: Identify how proactive fraud detection activities complement entity-level and process-level controls and assist management and those charged with governance:Information and communication: challenges in providing fraud awareness training, approaches for delivering fraud awareness training Cost-effectively.

EBM 600 Investments

 

 


Prerequisite:
EBM 558 or EBM 610.


TThis course will discuss the treatment of equity, debt, speculative markets and formulation of capital. Emphasis will be placed on investment strategies for e-businesses. Particular attention will be given to raising capital for business from various sources. Partnerships and other techniques for corporate development will be discussed. Some discussion of securities markets will be undertaken with an emphasis portfolio management.

EBM 610 Financial Management

 

 


Prerequisite:
EBM 560 or EBM 562.


This course provides an overview of financial management, with an emphasis on analysis of financial decisions pertinent to management of a business firm. The course identifies the responsibilities of financial managers, financial problems facing firms, and the various approaches to financial decision making. Specific topics covered include capital acquisition, working capital management, capital budgeting, valuation theories, and dividend and long-term financial policies.

EBM 611 Financial Statement Analysis

 


Prerequisite:
EBM560 or EBM562.


TThis course examines financial accounting rules and helps students develop skills in interpreting and analyzing external financial reports. Both traditional and recently advocated methods of financial statement analysis will be studies, taking the perspectives of investors and creditors. Among the topics to be investigated are 1) the mechanics of financial statement analysis; 2) manager’s incentives in making accounting choices; 3) the usefulness of accounting numbers in an efficient market; and, 4) international comparisons of financial statements.

EBM 615 Capital Formation

 

 

 

Prerequisite:EBM 558 or EBM 610


Determinants of saving and investment and resultant funds flow are evaluated. Special emphasis on the level and risk structure and term structure of interest rates. The role and management of financial institutions is stressed.

EBM 620 Financial Decision Making

 

 


Prerequisite:
EBM558 orEBM610


This course will discuss theory and practice of business finance,emphasizing the impacts of long- and short-term uses and sources of funds on the firm’s value.

EBM 625 Advanced Financial Management

 


Prerequisite:
EBM 558 or EBM 610


In this course we examine advanced case studies in financial management: working capital policy, capital budgeting, financing with debt and equity, project finance, dividend policy, valuation, and investment banking in the contexts of private equity, venture capital, initial public offering, leveraged buyout, and management buyout.

Each course is 4.5 Credits each

 

Masters degree comprises of 40 courses
( 180 Total credits)

* Masters Fee Per Credit = Rs. 15412
* Registration Fee = Rs. 45400

* Subject to annual increase
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