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What are the Things to Consider while Opting for Management Courses in Finance

September 05, 2018

What are the Things to Consider while Opting for Management Courses in Finance

If you live in a world of numbers and are looking to enhance your financial knowledge, pursuing a management course in finance is the next logical step. One can opt for different career profiles after completing an MBA in finance. However, it is imperative to pursue a course from a reputed management institute. Go through the following points to understand the aspects to consider while opting for a management course in finance.

Application of Concepts 

Learning financial concepts are important but you also need to know how to apply them. Choose a postgraduate course that teaches you how to apply financial concepts in real world scenarios.                       E.g., People might understand the concept of interest rates. However, they may not know how low interest rates influence business environment and consequently the stock prices.

Industry Interface  
Look for courses that provide industry interaction and help students understand the corporate world. Such industry interface provides knowledge related to the best corporate practices and the latest trends. A course that makes students globally competitive assists in leveraging opportunities arising due to globalization.

Skills Alignment 
Businesses are increasingly looking for candidates who are industry-ready so that valuable resources are not spent on training them. Industries require candidates with multiple skills, many of which are common across finance roles. 

For instance, banks require managers with sound knowledge of financial and banking concepts, along with good communication and people skills. Management courses that cultivate skills matching industry requirements have great value in the corporate world.

Experienced Faculty  

Experienced faculty members with industry exposure are instrumental in imparting knowledge related to latest happenings in the corporate world. Such type of faculty members can explain the practical application of theoretical concepts. 

They can also discuss current financial news and explain concepts accordingly. E.g., explaining how Introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will make it easy to carry out business in India. 

Finance is a vast field with different profiles related to corporate finance, banking, capital markets, etc. The banking sector itself offers different profiles related to relationship management, wholesale banking, private banking, banking operations, derivatives, etc. 

A management course is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; make sure you take the right decision. Management courses that provide practical curriculum with industry interface are regarded highly by the industry.

ask.CAREERS in partnership with Thadomal Shahani Centre For Management (TSCFM) offers an innovative Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management to provide students the unique opportunity to develop and hone skills. The course is designed to instill workforce readiness and develop globally competitive professionals.  

The course’s practical curriculum has been adapted to meet current industry requirements and help managers deal with real-world scenarios. This program relies on practical learning over theoretical knowledge and prepares students to face any challenge posed by the corporate world. 

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