The curriculum includes fundamentals of finance, accounting, microeconomics, probability, and statistics. Topics covered include modern Capital Markets, Valuation (including options), Fixed Income, and Capital Structure. Finance: Dynamic market risk models including GARCH volatility models, dynamic conditional correlation models, non-normal return distributions, option pricing allowing for skewness and kurtosis, and option risk management using delta, delta-gamma and full-valuation.
It boasts prestigious faculty, an extensive alumni network of finance professionals, and solid, long-standing relationships with financial institutions (banks, brokers, finance companies). Financial managers generally oversee the preparation of financial reports, direct investment activities, and implement cash management strategies. Topics include accounting concepts and principles; income measurement; business transactions; adjusting and closing entries; financial statement preparation; the accounting cycle; merchandising operations; and accounting systems.
In corporate finance, a company’s capital structure is the total mix of financing methods it uses to raise funds. Emphasis on legal, mathematical and financial structure, provides a micro basis for analysis of the functions and performance of the mortgage market, in conjunction with the housing market. We ensure the accuracy of the firm’s financial information by complying with the rules and regulations governing financial markets worldwide.
Students may also enrol in a student consultancy project, a competitive process where the selected candidates will work closely with companies or businesses to further extend their knowledge of a specific area of expertise. With the training you’ll receive in the Finance Diploma Program, you’ll be prepared and confident in new potential jobs in financial services, accounting, and financial management.
This combined with industry engagement through student projects, organised corporate visits among other things allows our graduates to develop skills that can be applied to practical challenges faced by organisations and thus allow them to go on to have careers in globally recognised firms such as Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), EY, Standard Life Investments.
BCIT’s Finance Diploma Program offers you unique, practical training for a solid foundation in accounting, economics, finance, and investing principles. Regular funding for these programs is secured mostly through taxation Borrowing from banks, insurance companies and other governments and earning dividends from its companies also help finance the federal government.