Master of Business Administration (MBA) specialisation International Banking

General description:

This Masters programme covers the area of management, organizational accounting, financial analysis and corporate and market finance. This specialized training will review financial decision-making, risk management and financial market behaviour.

Training objectives:

At the end of this training programme, the students will have mastered techniques used in capital markets; they will acquire sound knowledge of the institutional environment and regulatory activities relating to financial activities and capital markets.

Opportunities:

Management positions (financial analyst, economist, etc.) in banks and financial institutions, brokerage firms, companies and private capital companies.

Learning outcomes:

  1. The courses have been created so that each graduate, on successful completion of their program, will have learned critical thinking, effective problem solving, effective communication, emotional intelligence skills, strategic planning and thinking, quantitative skills, innovation and critical analysis.

  2. Students will be able to analyse cost of operations against budgeted costs, and offer constructive advice on reasons for excess cost, and provide measure towards cost reduction and performance variation using standard costing techniques.

  3. Students will review accurately the corporate financial environment facing the organization and provide systematic and logical solution structures.

  4. Students will be able to make economic and management decisions that consider global economic situations, since the business units are affected by numerous exogenous factors beyond the control of managers.

  5. Students will be able to understand the impact and effect of any adopted leadership style and approaches in the organization.

  6. Students will be able to understand risk management issues and efficient asset allocation in modern banking, not only for profitability and security, but also to comply with the increasingly stringent international regulations by the Bank of International Settlements.

  7. Students will examine all aspects of financial risk management in banking - from global considerations to the management of a particular profit centre, and to design/formulate policies to counter any associated risk in financial risk management.

  8. Students will gain an extensive knowledge of capital asset pricing, arbitrage pricing, pricing of derivative securities, interest rates, and bond management. Stock valuation, estimating future earnings and dividends, and fixed income markets to enable the student to properly management the various investment options available to the organization.