Career and Professional Developement

School of Continuing Studies

Certificate in Applied Finance

Objectives

This program aims to provide students with the appropriate competencies in the area of finance using learner-centered instructional methods so as to prepare them for a variety of careers in finance. The program is designed to provide a solid knowledge base in various finance related fields, such as corporate finance, investment banking and portfolio management, risk management, treasury finance, financial planning and sustainable financial management.
Note:
There are two external prerequisite courses to the program, which must be taken prior to taking certain required courses in this program. Students who wish to apply for advanced standing for prerequisite courses must complete an Advanced Standing form at the time of admission or they may take an Exemption by Examination test. Prerequisites and corequisites are not included in the total credit requirements for the program.

NumberTitlePrerequisitesAvailable Times
 Winter
2014
Spring/Summer
2014
Fall
2014
PRE-REQUISITES TO PROGRAM:
MGCR 211Introduction to Financial Accounting TUE WEDTUETUE WED
CMSC 101College Algebra and FunctionsCMSC 000 or the Exemption by Examination testTUE THUTUE/THUWED THU
CO-REQUISITES TO PROGRAM:
MGCR 273Introductory Management StatisticsCMSC 101 or the Exemption by Examination TestWED WED
MGCR 293Managerial Economics MONFRI/SATMON
7 REQUIRED COURSES: (21 Credits)
ACCT 354Financial Statement AnalysisMGCR 211 and MGCR 341TUE TUE
CFIN 300Fundmntls of Fin. Markets & Institutions MONMONMON
CFIN 310Short-Term Financial ManagementMGCR 211 MON MON
CFIN 410Investment and Portfolio ManagementMGCR 211 and MGCR 341WED WED
FINE 342Finance 2MGCR 341 Note: Only one of FINE 342 or FINE 343 can be counted for credit.MONTUEMON
FINE 482International Finance 1MGCR 341THU THU
MGCR 341Finance IMGCR 273 for SCS Students or MGCR 271 or EquivalentWEDWEDWED
3 COMPLEMENTARY Courses to be chosen from the following: (9 Credits)
CFIN 200Retirement Planning  THUTUE
CFIN 305Investor Behaviour    
CFIN 401Sustainable Finance and the FirmMGCR 211   
CFIN 402Business Valuation and Project FinanceMGCR 211 and MGCR 341  TUE
CFIN 403Mergers and AcquisitionsMGCR 211 and MGCR 341SAT  
CFIN 421Asset Liability ManagementMGCR 211TUE  
CPDV 301Risk Management   THU
CPDV 302Risk ControlCPDV 301THU  
CPDV 303Risk FinancingCPDV 301TUE