Finance (FIN)

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 Finance (FIN) 

Objectives:

This program aims to turn out high-quality internationalized financial specialists who have armed with a good command of the basic theory and skills in finance and be capable of working with world-wide vision and adaptability in the related fields like banks, bonds and securities, investments, insurance companies and financial administrative organs of government. Students should have a good command of English language proficiency and be able to make use of their financial knowledge intelligently in the international financial market.

Overview:

Finance professionals help organizations find and manage the resources needed to grow, make investments and acquisitions, plan for the future, and manage existing assets. Finance professionals make investments, oversee long-range financial planning, acquire assets, and work with existing resources. A wide variety of companies and organizations employ finance professionals, ranging from nonprofits to government agencies to global corporations. Learners in the finance specialization will build the finance knowledge and skills needed to advance in the financial services industry or as finance professional within a public or private organization. Beyond expertise in finance, learners also demonstrate the management, interpersonal, and professional thinking skills to impact organizational effectiveness across all levels of their organization. Learners select elective courses based on their individual professional needs.

People who work in finance need more than financial proficiency, as these jobs often require people skills, creative and critical thinking, and confident decision making. A variety of jobs are available to finance professionals, including budget analyst, investment banker, real estate, loan officer, money manager, underwriter, and personal finance advisor.

Degree Requirements:

Careers in finance usually require at least a bachelor's degree, and many jobs require a license or certification such as Chartered Financial Analyst or Chartered Financial Consultant designations. The job outlook for finance professionals is positive. Coursework for a finance degree is more general than that of a financial management degree, which focuses more on management and analytical skills. General finance study includes international finance, investments, financial management and money, and banking. The International School at Jinan University offers an advanced curriculum, designed for students wishing to pursue careers as Business Consulting Analysts, Collections Supervisors, Internal Auditor, Currency Specialists, Financial Analysts and many others.

Students so trained are required to

ü       have a wide range of well-grounded basic theories, expertise and skills in finance and be well-informed in the latest developments in the academic field of international public administration;

 

ü       possess practical skills in information technology and the internet to serve their future work and research needs in the field of finance.

Major Courses:

International Finance,Money and Banking, Securities Investment, Insurance, Corporate Finance, Financial Market, Financial Econometrics, Financial Servicing and Marketing, International Taxation, Operation and Management of Commercial Banks, International Insurance, Management of International Finance, International Investment, Venture Capital Investment, Came Theory and Information Economics.

Length of Program: 4 years.   

Degree Awarded: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.