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Finance is a professionally oriented major designed to prepare you for a career in financial management which essentially is the art and science of managing money. This major concerns itself with the spending patterns of people, institutions, markets and even countries in the pursuit of generating wealth. Finance graduates will be knowledgeable about commercial and investment banking, investments, forecasting and budgeting, asset and liability management, money, stocks and bonds and how markets function. And on a personal level, graduates will also learn how to determine what fraction of their own assets to invest in order to obtain the highest return for a justifiable level of risk.

Job Description:

  • Analysis of financial position
  • Analysis of net worth and cash flow
  • Application of principles of financial risk management
  • Balance risk and profitability
  • Management of funds and portfolio of investments
  • Overview of organisations' day to day operations
  • Planning for the maximisation of stock value
  • Retirement planning
  • Review of company reports and suggestion of efficiencies
  • Study and forecast of economic trends
  • Tax planning
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Career Paths:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Commercial Banker
  • Corporate Controller
  • Finance Executive
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Insurance Agent
  • Investment Banker
  • Real Estate Agent
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Specific Skill Set Required:

  • A desire to collaborate
  • Attention to details
  • Enterprising
  • Goal oriented
  • Highly organised
  • Negotiation skills
  • Persuasive
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong people skills
  • Tech savvy
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