Master of Finance Learning Goals and Objectives

1. The students will be proficient in core finance knowledge. They will be able to:

  • Analyze an organization’s financial statements and compare to industry and key competitors
  • Analyze and profile financial data and model uncertainties
  • Apply principles of valuation in corporate finance
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of  the workings of financial markets and analyze factors affecting price determination in financial markets
  • Demonstrate an understanding of financial derivative markets and instruments

2. The students will understand the impact of global influences on financial decision-making. They will be able to

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of global financial and foreign exchange markets, and their impact on multinational enterprises

 3. The students will demonstrate enhanced analytical and critical thinking skills.  They will  be able to

  • Apply quantitative and analytical knowledge to financial analysis
  • Identify financial risk exposure and manage financial risks with appropriate financial derivative instruments

4. The students will be effective financial decision makers. They will be able to:

  • Make strategic financial decisions enhancing and creating value for a firm such as through capital investment under uncertainty
  • Recognize and resolve ethical issues in financial decision making

 5. The students will be effective communicators in finance. They will be able to:

  • Deliver an effective presentation
  • Prepare a written report on financial issues