M. Com (Financial Analysis)

About the Course:
The objective of M.Com (Financial Analysis) Course is to impart professional education and training in various aspects of business and its environment and provide them with opportunities to develop analytical skills in order to meet the challenges of business at the national and global level. The course aims to sharpen skills in finance and enables to examine financial decisions critically based on strong financial literacy. The course provides a well balanced toolbox, helping a candidate to combine tools, techniques and professional judgment on cutting edge topics. The course provides a mixed pedagogy associating practical cases and experience by providing new dimensions to the finance topics.

Objectives:
Enables to understand and use practical tools of finance required in decision making.
Develops understanding of how financial markets work in practice and how to use it in a professional environment.
The course aims at developing skills to do a thorough analysis of financial statements and use them as basis for financial decisio making.
The course provides hands on, practical approach to understand, analyze, and duly compare published financial statements in the light of various accounting norms in force.
The course also aims at developing key foundations of finance, the valuation principles and schemes in general, the understanding of the requirement of return with risk, valuation of various asset classes’ projects, etc.

Eligibility for Admission:
Admission Requirement and Admission test:
I Candidates who have passed B.Com or BBM of any recognized university and have secured at least 50% of mark in the aggregate of all papers studied in the qualifying examinations are eligible for admission into this course.
II Admission will be based on an entrance test conducted by the college. Marks scored at the test and qualifying examination will be considered for final selection.

Duration:
Duration of this course will be two academic years divided into four semesters.

The classes will start at 08:00 hours and continue till 17:00 hours with one hour lunch break from 13:00 to 14:00 hours.

Sailent Features of the Course:
1. The course enables a student to develop not only in academics but also in value added programme and extension activity through embedding these pillars in the system.
2. The course has inbuilt provisions to learn a skill based paper based on their specializations.
3. Relative importance of subjects of study and activities are quantified in terms of credits.
4. Focus on preparing professionals for financial analysis, research orientation, investment and risk management, financial management including derivatives, hedge funds and debt funds.
5. Students will have compulsory paper presentation in State Level and National Level Seminars.
6. Regular sessions on SPSS, Quantitative Techniques and Logical Reasoning, case study analysis, Analysis of Current Business and Economics, Managerial Communication as part of curriculum for students’ professional and personal development.
7. The course offers more flexibility to the students allowing them to choose inter-disciplinary courses along with major papers which makes education more broad based.
8. Inbuilt provision for on the job trainee for those who intend to pursue a career in teaching and other sectors through teaching practice and compulsory corporate internship.
9. The course expects student’s autonomy by representing a shift in focus from teaching based to learning education, since the workload is based on the investment of time in learning.
10. Choice Based Credit System is adopted for the M.Com (FA) Course with Cumulative Grade Point Average for Evaluation.
11. Provisions to pursue certificate course in soft skill training and personality grooming programme, excel.
12. Option to earn extra credits over and above the minimum through extension activities, research, paper publications, etc.
13. Engagement in Programme of social concerns, psychometric tests, art therapy, counseling sessions, presentation skills and personality grooming.
14. Compulsory rural exposure programme as part of extension activities.
15. Compulsory Industrial Visits are also organized as part of the curriculum.
16. On the Job Training for a period of 6 months is part of the Curriculum.

Teaching Pedagogy
Lectures
Seminars, Guest Lectures and Workshops
Web based Learning
Experiential Training Programmes
Case Studies and Presentations
Group Discussions
Panel Discussions
Role-Plays

Employment Areas
Mutual Fund Companies
Investment Banking Companies
Non-Banking Financial Companies
Stock Markets
Financial Advisors
Financial Institutions
Insurance Sector
Banking and Teaching

Syllabus - M. Com (Financial Analysis)