This certificate is offered in the spring and summer terms only.
With the IDP certificate in Finance, you gain knowledge in one of the most complex and important areas of business management. You explore in depth the time value of money, capital budgeting, measurements of business performance and other financial concepts. You also examine mergers and acquisitions, risk management and financial restructuring. Study of trade finance, the unique challenges of international financial management and the international monetary system provide you with insights into financial and decision-making techniques you can apply worldwide. This rigorous program is ideal preparation for an M.B.A. program, a career in the financial world or a future managing your own company.
|required courses||estimated program weeks
|Financial Accounting: A User's Perspective||1–5|
|Basic Corporate Finance||1–5|
|Intermediate Corporate Finance||5–9|
|Investment Portfolio Management||6–10|
|Applied Corporate Finance||11–15|
Workshops and seminars play a large role in the IDP certificate in Finance. Topics such as economics, financial modeling with Microsoft Excel and risk analysis provide you with an opportunity to further develop your analytical skills.
To qualify for this program, you should have completed study of accounting, statistics or economics. You should also have at least two years of substantial, relevant work experience.