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Taking courses in specific fields of study can be beneficial for many students who wish to explore various subjects before deciding on a career. Others who already have years of experience in a career may also opt to increase their marketability by taking courses from a higher education institution.

Some students may ask, what is a course in applied finance? These courses are designed to teach students about quantitative and qualitative finance in various markets around the world. Classes also include information on economics, accounting, mathematics and current financial theory. They may also focus on applying these various disciplines to the financial market. Students can also learn about stochastic analysis, flow of funds and risk assessment and control.

Those who choose to attend courses in applied finance can receive many benefits. Students may come away with advanced spreadsheet and programming skills, as well as the highly desirable ability to analyze results and apply them to various situations.

Students can take these courses at various institutions around the world. Due to the variability in location, school type and length of study, the cost of each individual course can vary greatly. Students should always learn the financial obligations required for attendance before they sign up for a course.

Courses in applied finance prepare students for careers in the financial would. Many individuals earn positions within both the public and private sector as bank officers, finance managers, analysts, financial planners and investment bankers. Students can also have successful careers as management consultants, mortgage brokers, portfolio analysts and stockbrokers. With these classes, many students can find success in nearly any corner of the financial service industry.

Application to these courses is usually requisite on gaining acceptance to the university at which the classes are offered. Many courses are also offered online. Interested students simply need to contact their desired institution. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Oplex Careers

This Financial Advisor course will help learners to develop their knowledge of financial planning, advising clients and much more. Whether you want to learn something new ... [+]

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This Financial Advisor course will help learners to develop their knowledge of financial planning, advising clients and much more. Whether you want to learn something new or update your skills and add the course to your CV, the course is perfect.

Course Highlights Price: Only £34.00 Was £295.00 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 60 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 11-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Damelin Part Time

Upon successful completion of the programme, ICB will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules covered. The ICB will apply to FASSET on the learner’s be ... [+]

Course in Payroll - Skills Programme in Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns (ICB)CertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, ICB will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules covered. The ICB will apply to FASSET on the learner’s behalf for the Skills Programme certificate in Payroll and Monthly SARS to be awarded. Learner results will be recorded on the ICB National Learner Records Database within 3 months of completion.Entry Requirements

Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent Knowledge, comprehension and application of Accounting at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent Ideally, learners should have completed the Skills Programme in Bookkeeping to Trial Balance first before enrolling for this programme Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Part-time
48 hours
Campus
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The purpose of this course is to help managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used. ... [+]

The purpose of this course is to help financial managers, general managers, senior functional managers, and other nonfinancial managers gain a thorough understanding of what financial derivatives are, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

While using and trading derivatives can add enormous value to a firm, a lack of understanding of risk management techniques can easily lead to disaster. It is, therefore, vital for financial and nonfinancial firms to be knowledgeable about the latest tools, tactics, and strategies for risk management.

Program Goals

You will leave this course with a solid and immediately useful understanding of:... [-]

USA Chicago Philadelphia United Kingdom London Spain Madrid  + 3 More
September 2019
Part-time
3 days
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to understand the main elements to be considered in the elaboration of budgets to use them as a tool in the planning and administrative c ... [+]

objective

You will understand the main elements to consider in the elaboration of budgets to use them as a tool in the planning and administrative control, as well as support for the decision making of operations, financing and investment that a company faces in the short and medium term.

Benefits of the program

• You will know the main tools for decision making and its consequent evaluation and control, with a focus on generating cash flow and increasing the value of the company.

• Identify the benefits of preparing a master budget.

• You will create a template in Excel to make a master budget, which you can adapt later to the requirements of your professional activity.... [-]

Mexico Ciudad Juarez Torreón
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
40 - 95 hours
Campus