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Finance is an essential component for any business or organization, and competent financial professionals are continuously in high demand. Whether you are currently in the field and seeking professional development, considering a career change, or trying to strengthen your resume, there are finance courses located all over the globe to help you meet your goals.

There are a variety of options for finance courses to choose from, including health systems finance, financial analysis, insurance, controller, risk management, taxation, and even finance for non-finance people. Depending on the specific finance courses, requirements, time frames, and coursework varies, and there are scheduling options to meet the needs of every student. There are options for full-time, part-time, and online finance courses as well as diploma and certificate programs.

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ATHE Level 7 Qualifications in Strategic Management

University of Bolton - Ras Al Khaimah Academic Centre
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place. [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017. ATHE Level 7 Qualifications in Strategic Management REVISED ATHE LEVEL 7 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS: OCTOBER 2016. This page is for the revised suite of qualifications, which we launched October 1st 2016. If you would like to view the 2011 suite of level 7 management qualifications then please check our website. Key features of 2016 Level 7 Strategic Management qualifications These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place. The qualifications support progression to further study for example to top up to an MBA or to employment. We have responded to feedback from higher education providers and centres and included a number of new features in the revised qualifications. All units will be graded pass, merit and distinction and learners will receive an overarching grade of pass, merit or distinction. We have revised existing units in response to feedback and added new units such as International Finance We have developed pathways which will enable learners to specialise in an area of their choice if they prefer. These pathways are: General (unendorsed) Finance Marketing Managing People International We have created two sizes of qualification - 60 credits and 120 credits Centres can deliver the qualifications in a way which best suits their learners giving them the best possible chance for success. “It is clear to me that the new qualifications extend and deepen the existing coverage of the key knowledge, competencies and skills required of contemporary managers in today’s dynamic and rapidly changing global economy. Students will be well served by these qualifications, whether they are seeking to move on to higher level university courses (many of which have explicit Progression Agreements with ATHE) or to increase their employability profile and effectiveness within a current or future organisation.” Stuart Wall, Professor of Business and Economics Education, Cambridge International Education Centre (CIEC) [-]

Study in Rome - Department of Economics and Finance

University of Rome Tor Vergata Faculty of Economics
Campus 1 - 3 years Open Enrollment Italy Rome

The Department of Economics and Finance is part of the School of Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. According to some of the most important national and international rankings, the DEF is amongst the leading departments in the fields of Economics, Finance and Statistics. [+]

Over the years, the Department has provided exceptional educational and research programmes, while promoting and coordinating academic activities regarding International Economics, Political Economy, Economic History, Monetary Economics and Private and Public Law. The Department of Economics and Finance offers the following degrees and programmes: Bachelor Degrees in Italian Economia e Finanza Bachelor Degrees in English Global Goverance Business Administration and Economics Master of Science Degrees in Italian Economia dei Mercati e degli Intermediari Finanziari Master of Science Degrees in English Economics European Economy and Business Law Finance and Banking Professional Master Programmes in Italian Trasporti e Logistica Economia e Management della Sanità Anticorruzione Antitrust e Regolazione dei Mercati Commercio estero e Internazionalizzazione d'Impresa Economia Diritto e Intercultura delle Migrazioni Procurement Management, Approvvigionamenti e Appalti Customer Experience and Social Media Analytics Professional Master Programmes in English Development Economics and International Cooperation Economics Public Procurement Management Big Data in Business PhD Degrees in English Economics, Law and Institutions Economics and Finance These programmes are further enhanced by annual workshops and seminars which benefit from the broad participation of internationally recognized researchers, scholars, Nobel prize winners and visiting professors. As a result, the Department has an excellent publication record. According to some of the most important national and international rankings, the DEF is amongst the leading departments in the fields of Economics, Finance and Statistics. Another clear advantage is the access that professors and students have to the many international exchange opportunities available through the Department of Economics and Finance. As a result, students have a greater opportunity to engage professionally and find job placement in both national and international spheres. Services and Facilities reserved to students Scholarships based on merit and income Accommodation at discounted prices Free Italian Language Course Internship Opportunities Exchange Programmes, including Erasmus and Overseas projects Wi-Fi connection, PC lab, language lab and library. Visit our website for further information: http://economia.uniroma2.it/en/def/studyinginrome/ [-]

Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI level 1-4

Spring College International
Campus Full time 1 - 9 months August 2017 Singapore

The course aims to give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the basic principles underlying the recording of business transactions and to develop the ability to maintain the books of and prepare financial statements for sole traders. [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017. Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (VRQ) The course aims to give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the basic principles underlying the recording of business transactions and to develop the ability to maintain the books of and prepare financial statements for sole traders. Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 2 Diploma In Bookkeeping And Accounting The course aims to gain a thorough foundation in bookkeeping and accounting practices, including double-entry bookkeeping. It is also for students who wish to understand bookkeeping and accounting in accordance with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The qualification is also for those who are working, or who are preparing to work, in an accounting environment maintaining financial records and preparing accounts. This qualification will give students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the basic principles underlying the recording of business transactions. It will also give students the ability to prepare and interpret accounts for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, manufacturing and non-profit making organizations. Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 3 Diploma In Accounting and Finance The course aims to provide students with the key knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and concepts underlying all financial accounting including the preparation of accounting entries for non-current assets; advanced bookkeeping; the preparation of journals for correction of errors and year-end adjustments; the preparation of the extended trial balance to incorporate these adjustments and the preparation of financial statements for unincorporated businesses (sole traders and partnerships). Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 4 Diploma In Accounting and Finance The course aims to provide students with the necessary skills to interpret complex financial statements for reporting and assist in decision making by providing clear analysis of the financial statements. Students will also gain an understanding of the preparation of company financial statements in accordance with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). Course Outline Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (VRQ) Pearson LCCI Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (VRQ) Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 2 Diploma In Bookkeeping And Accounting Pearson LCCI Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (VRQ) Pearson LCCI Level 2 Certificate in Cost Accounting (VRQ) Pearson LCCI Level 2 Certificate in Business Statistics (VRQ). Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 3 Diploma In Accounting and Finance Pearson LCCI Level 3 Certificate in Financial Accounting (VRQ) Pearson LCCI Level 3 Certificate in Cost and Management Accounting (VRQ) Pearson LCCI Level 3 Certificate in Business Statistics (VRQ) Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 4 Diploma In Accounting and Finance Pearson LCCI Level 4 Certificate in Financial Accounting (VRQ) Pearson LCCI Level 4 Certificate in Management Accounting (VRQ) Pearson LCCI Level 4 Certificate in Organisational Behaviour and Performance (VRQ). Pre-requisites Applicants must be at least 16 years old or above(18 years old or above for Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 4 Diploma In Accounting and Finance)AND fulfil the following requirements Academic Level: C6 in any 5 ‘O’ level subjects or at least 10-year education or equivalent, or pass SCI placement test. Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 and above; or at least C6 in ‘O’ level English; or pass SCI placement test. Course Certification A certificate will be awarded by Pearson Education Limited upon course completion for students who have completed the course, attained the required attendance rate and passed all the examination. Course Duration Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (VRQ) - 1 months Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 2 Diploma In Bookkeeping And Accounting - 6 months Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 3 Diploma In Accounting and Finance - 6 months Preparatory Course for Pearson LCCI Level 4 Diploma In Accounting and Finance - 9 months [-]

Professional Postgraduate Degree in International Finance

RISEBA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

The programme develops students’ ability to successfully in international environment, by majoring in accounting and financial analysis. Our recent experience shows that graduates are successfully employed in other sectors as well or set up and lead their own business... [+]

The programme develops students’ ability to successfully in international environment, by majoring in accounting and financial analysis. Our recent experience shows that graduates are successfully employed in other sectors as well or set up and lead their own business. The programme is intended to provide general knowledge on international environment, by involving study courses of International Strategic Management, International Project Management, Information Technologies and Risks, Leadership, Innovation and Creativity, Cultural Negotiations, Business Meets Arts, etc. The specialised courses in finance involve aspects on Management Accounting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning. The courses are designed to prepare the students for the CFA exam requirements. 3 Palmes Of Excellence - EXCELLENT business school with reinforcing international influence Degree awarded: Professional Postgraduate Degree in International Finance Professional qualification: English Form of study: Full time evening studies International opportunities: One semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme) Why RISEBA, why International Finance? dual degree opportunities with the Kedge Business School – possibility to spend one semester in France and obtain two diplomas by using the ERASMUS scholarship extensive range of international exchange programs with international partner institutions the only higher education institution in Latvia, being a member of the Association of Accountants of the Republic of Latvia, the programme elaborated basing on their recommendations the only programme in Latvia, providing students an opportunity to participate in the CFA Research Challenge and to meet the CFA Institute Representatives for better preparation of the CFA exams strong cooperation with the industry representatives internationally recognised academic staff members and branch professionals from all over the world opportunity to attend wide range of guest lectures offered by the RISEBA University full international accreditation international study environment, cross-cultural experience studies in English individual approach modern teaching and active learning methods possibility to combine work with studies offered placement opportunities possibility to participate in international projects and conferences, to elaborate scientific publications under the supervision of the RISEBA University academic staff members new opportunities, extensive networks and good return on investment Our graduates are employed both in the financial sector institutions and in other industries in Latvia and abroad: Rietumu Banka, SEB bank, Citadele bank, PrivatBank, Deloitte, Adidas, Olainfarm, Rimi, etc. The programme provides knowledge on finance and banking, as well as the nowadays’ changing environment of economy and business. Admission requirements Detailed information on documents to be submitted, application process and consultations is available in the Apply Now section. Applicants who chose to study in English should submit valid IELTS or TOEFL certificate, or pass RISEBA English language test. [-]

Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017. Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences Title Duration Price Admission Requirements Contact Programme in Commercial Accounting February to November R15000 Grade 12 Diploma endorsement plus the required Admission Points Score (APS) APS – 18 (Mathematics) or 20 (Mathematical Literacy) Mrs M Vermaak / Mr H Coovadia mvermaak@ uj.ac.za Competition Economics 1 week in one semester per year R11350 BCom, BCom (Law), LLB or the equivalent and a background in competition law and policy. Dr Simon Roberts sroberts@ uj.ac.za Advanced Property Financial Concepts 3 days R5280 Intermediate Property Financial Concepts SLP​ Mr Marno Booyens marnob@ uj.ac.za Analysing Industrial Clustering for Economic Development 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded ​​​ Dr Marius Venter mventer@ uj.ac.za Applied Econometric Analysis and Forecasting 1 week R12000 BCom in Economics Experience in the field of economics, introduction to econometrics, statistics or business Applicants will be subject to an internal selection process Basic knowledge of economics, statistics or mathematics ​ Prof Lumengo Bonga- Bonga lbonga@ uj.ac.za Applied Private-Public Partnerships for Local Economic Development (LED) 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded ​​​ Dr Marius Venter mventer@ uj.ac.za Applied Project Management for Local Economic Development (LED) 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded ​ Dr Marius Venter mventer@ uj.ac.za Applied Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development (LED) 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded ​ Dr Marius Venter mventer@ uj.ac.za Applied Trade and Industrial Policy 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded Dr Marius Venter mventer@ uj.ac.za Basic Property Financial Concepts 3 weeks R3300 Grade 12 Mr Marno Booyens marnob@ uj.ac.za Bridging Program in Economics 12 months N/A Grade 12 55% for Economics 3 and an overall average of 55% for Economics and Economic related subjects in the first and second year and a minimum APS of 4 for Mathematics.​ Dr Peter Baur peterb@ uj.ac.za Bridging Programme in Accountancy February to November R35000 BCom degree or equivalent degree; Appropriate background and knowledge of Accounting 3A and 3B/300, Auditing 3A and 3B, and Taxation 3A and 3B Passing the departmental selection process​​ Mrs Vanessa van Dyk vanessavd@ uj.ac.za Bridging Programme in Finance February to November R29000 Any Bachelor's degree, related BTech degree or a related National Diploma At least Grade 12 mathematics with a minimum APS score of 4 (not mathematical literacy) in the NSC or a senior certificate with a minimum D-symbol for SG mathematics. Students with an APS score for mathematics below 4, SG mathematics below D or mathematical literacy will only be considered after completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg to all second and third year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University All applicants will be subject to an internal selection process​ Department of Finance and Investment Management dfiminfo@uj.ac.za Business Retention and Expansion for Local Economic Development (LED) 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded ​​​ ... [-]

Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis provides advanced-level material in core contemporary accounting and finance issues. [+]

The core subjects are designed to offer a balanced coverage of accounting, finance and investment topics.

Career options include financial analyst and financial planning positions in the financial services sector, industry and government.

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Certified Postgraduate Credit Examiner (CPCE)

London Post Graduate Credit Management College
Campus Full time 24 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

LPCMC runs three distinctive credit management specialist programmes: The new programme titles were chosen to reflect the critical human capital needs of the credit industry all over the world. [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017. Certified Postgraduate Credit Examiner (CPCE) The London Postgraduate Credit Management College is UK’s most globally revered independent credit management educational institution, providing first class and internationally inclusive professional credit management courses in Credit Management. Its students are drawn from developing, underdeveloped and developed countries, whose career interest is in Credit Management. LPCMC runs three distinctive credit management specialist programmes: The new programme titles were chosen to reflect the critical human capital needs of the credit industry all over the world. CERTIFIED POSTGRADUATE CREDIT EXAMINER (CPCE) Duration: 24 months FIRST SEMESTER Managerial Credit Risk Analysis Dynamics of Corporate Credit Policy Drafting Advanced Trade Credit Management Financial Reporting & Analysis Debt recovery Administration SECOND SEMESTER Advanced International Credit Management Credit guarantee Scheme for SMES Development Credit Negotiation Corporate Credit Analysis This is the world’s most recognized qualification, industry-wide accepted professional management courses. LPCMC Learning Progression: CPCS is basically designed as entry level for new entrant or trainee in credit work wishing to take up career in credit management. A student at this level must complete the CPCS program to progress to (CPCM). CPCE is the ultimate professional certification. Each of these programmes has link with the typical university’s academic standards. LPCMC AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY: THE OBJECTIVE To further create academic opportunity and global influence for the students of London Postgraduate Credit Management College, transferring academic credits of its students to the university with whom LPCMC collaborates for authentication and issuance of Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctorate (Ph.D) degrees and transcripts as the case may be in credit management. LPCMC’S AFFILIATION DEAL WITH UNIVERSITY FOR CREDIT MANAGEMENT ACADEMIC LPCMC’s interest in a collaborative engagement with a university is that, the university accepts credits of the LPCMC’s CPCE, CPCM and CPCS students in credit management issued by the LPCMC for conversion to and issuance of Bachelor of Science, Masters of Science, and Doctorate (Ph.D) degrees as the case maybe together with academic transcripts in credit management. LPCMC CAN MAKE YOU STAND OUT OF THE CROWD: LPCMC’s collaborative portfolio of Specialist degrees in credit management which it facilitates with university are highly sought after credit management specialist qualification that give student competitive edge in today’s global credit management market place. At LPCMC we offer highly recognized and accredited professional credit management courses rightly adjudged by academic authorities to be at the same structural levels with similar programme obtainable in the universities. Students gain wide spectrum of credit management skills driven by the needs of employers and students alike. The portfolio of degrees in credit management solely managed, supervised and awarded by the LPCMC’s affiliate university is unique both in terms of breadth of the subject coverage and the depth of subject expertise. In summary, the affiliate university shall issue specialist degree in credit management as stated hereunder to LPCMC’s deserving students who successfully complete any of its equivalent professional qualification programmes: CPCS credit transfer for the award of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Credit Management, CPCM credit transfer for the award of Masters of Science (M.Sc) degree in Credit Management, and CPCE credit transfer for the award of Doctorate (Ph.D) in Credit Management. [-]

Health Policy, Governance and Finance in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Campus Full time 3 - 5 weeks September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

What are the key issues in addressing governance challenges in fragile and conflict-affected environments? What are the consequences of health financing policies and what are the opportunities for developing an effective health workforce in countries emerging from crisis? [+]

If you are a health professional working in or with countries in crisis, working as health personnel in government institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and humanitarian organisations or as an independent consultant, then this course is intended for you. This residential training programme for health professionals explores the complex fields of policy, financing, management and governance in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments. Content What are the key issues in addressing governance challenges in fragile and conflict-affected environments? What are the consequences of health financing policies and what are the opportunities for developing an effective health workforce in countries emerging from crisis? This course explores the complex fields of policy, financing, management and governance. Participants discuss common patterns and approaches to policy analysis, explore the difficulties of resource allocation mechanisms, and evaluate the challenges of regulating health care provision in a crisis context. You will be exposed to real life examples, learning from successes and failures in rebuilding health sectors. Participants learn to define and explore policy options to address key policy gaps. This course can be followed independently or as part of the Master in Public Health, track in Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments or as advanced module in the Master in International Health. NFP scholarships For this course and a number of other KIT courses funding from the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) is available for applicants from NFP countries. See the NFP page for more information. See top of this page for the NFP deadline for this course. Applicants from NFP countries are strongly encouraged to apply for an NFP scholarship. ECTS The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) facilitates the transfer of course credits between different institutions of the same academic level. A course comprising 30 hours of formal teaching and private study is equivalent to one ECTS credit point. Course dates Check our website for up to date information on the course dates. It is foreseen that this course will take place in spring 2018. [-]

Mergers & Acquisitions

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Campus Full time 5 - 6  September 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) form the most important capital market transactions. M&A require strong collaborations between experts working in management and strategy, and the experts mastering the legal aspects of the changes. [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) form the most important capital market transactions. M&A require strong collaborations between experts working in management and strategy, and the experts mastering the legal aspects of the changes. Thus, M&A pose the highest requirements in the area of strategic and financial management as well as in human resources (during postmerger integration). M&A will often be supported and accompanied by specialized teams. Many of these are based in Frankfurt a.M. – the location of the M&A Week of the Executive M.B.L-HSG. Experts will offer their insight from several perspectives, amended by discussion of best practices and case studies.... [-]


Cia - Qualification "certified Internal Auditor"

Академия PwC
Campus Part time March 2017 Russia Moscow

CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) - is an international qualification "Certified Internal Auditor", which is assigned to the Institute of Internal Auditors (USA). [+]

CIA - qualification "Certified Internal Auditor" About qualification CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) - is an international qualification "Certified Internal Auditor", which is assigned to the Institute of Internal Auditors (USA). For CIA qualification is necessary to pass 3 exams in the form of computer-based testing and meet certain requirements in the field of education and work experience. Exams can be taken in any order at any time. Carrying out training programs in corporate format. The target audience The program focuses on: professionals and managers of internal audit departments, professionals and managers of control and audit departments, Professionals in the field of risk management and corporate governance. What will the audience CIA® certificate confirms the high level of professionalism and opens to the internal auditor's path to a successful career. The knowledge and skills learned in the training program for qualifying exams CIA®, are the best in the field of internal audit practices. The training program allows to systematize the knowledge in the field of internal audit, control, risk management and corporate governance. The knowledge and tools are versatile and can be used in the companies belonging to different sectors of the economy. Why PwC Academy Intensive training Convenient schedule Actual teaching materials Collection of training tasks Program simulator to test questions Online support members Mock exam Comfortable classrooms Course program Part 1 International foundations of professional practice of internal auditing internal control Perform auditing tasks - auditing tools and techniques Part 2 Office of Internal Audit Management audit assignments Fraud and Internal Audit Part 3 Corporate Governance / Risk Management Business processes Financial management It The global business environment Principles of management / leadership What is included in the price group lessons with an experienced teacher tutorials proprietary PwC Academy Collection of training tasks software simulator to test questions intermediate tests mock exam online teacher support lunch and coffee breaks [-]

PDip Actuarial Science

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Campus Full time 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017. PDip Actuarial Science A firm foundation for studying more advanced actuarial subjects... Covering the core skills and technical actuarial knowledge required to make a career in industry, the Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. It could cut short the time taken to qualify as an actuary by as much as three years. Optional modules include training in the use of PROPHET, the industry's leading actuarial software package. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science, MSc in Applied Actuarial Science and International Master’s are all fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries; they also provide a fast-track route to qualifying as an actuary, because students who achieve a high enough overall mark in these programmes can obtain exemptions from the professional examinations included within their studies. Course structure The PDip covers the syllabus of the Core Technical Stage of the professional examinations and offers exemptions from eight subjects (subjects CT1 to CT8 inclusive). Although you only need to take 120 credits (equivalent to a minimum of four subjects leading to the professional examinations) for the Diploma, you can take further subjects for exemption purposes. If you take fewer than 120 credits, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Certificate in Actuarial Science. Assessment Assessment is usually by a mixture of coursework and examination; exact weightings vary from module to module. Learning outcomes Programme aims This programme aims to: give you the depth of technical appreciation and skills appropriate to a Master’s level programme in actuarial science provide successful students with eligibility for subject exemptions from the Core Technical series of examinations of the actuarial profession. This means obtaining a thorough knowledge and understanding of various core actuarial techniques and gaining current knowledge and understanding of the practice of some of the major areas in which actuaries are involved ensure you are competent in the use of information technology, and are familiar with computers, together with the relevant software introduce you to an appreciation of recent actuarial developments, and of the links between subject theories and their practical application in industry prepare you for employment within the actuarial profession and other financial fields provide suitable preparation for students who wish to proceed to the MSc in Applied Actuarial Science. Knowledge and understanding You will gain knowledge and understanding of: statistical, economic or specific actuarial mathematical techniques at an advanced level and their applications to insurance, covering areas such as financial mathematics, financial accounting, survival models, economics, financial economics, time series and stochastic processes the actuarial and financial theory and the complex techniques applicable to solve problems in some of the major areas of current professional actuarial practice. Intellectual skills You develop intellectual skills in: the ability to demonstrate a systematic understanding of the main body of knowledge for the programme the ability to demonstrate advanced skills in calculation and manipulation of the material written within the programme the ability to apply a range of concepts and principles in various contexts the ability for logical argument using specialised knowledge the ability to demonstrate advanced skills in solving problems in complex situations by various appropriate methods. Subject-specific skills You gain subject-specific skills in: the specific mathematical and statistical techniques used in actuarial science, and in their application to solving actuarial and other financial problems the specific information technology and software used in actuarial science (optional learning outcome: this will only apply if you take the Financial Modelling module) understanding the practical applications of programme material in insurance and finance the ability to develop simple actuarial computer models to solve actuarial problems and to interpret and communicate the results (optional learning outcome: this will only apply if you take the Financial Modelling module). Transferable skills You will gain the following transferable skills: problem-solving skills, relating to qualitative and quantitative information (including cases where information/data is not complete) communications skills, covering both written and oral communication to both technical and non-technical audiences numeracy and computational skills information technology skills such as word-processing and spreadsheet use, internet communication etc time-management and organisational skills, as evidenced by the ability to plan and implement efficient and effect modes of working study skills needed for advancing knowledge and understanding, for developing new skills and for continuing professional development. Fees As a guide only, the 2014/15 annual tuition fees for this programme are: Actuarial Science - PDip at Canterbury: Full-time: £9145 UK/EU; £12960 Overseas Key facts Subject area: Actuarial Science Award: PDip Course type: Taught Location: Canterbury Mode of study: Full-time only Attendance mode: Campus Duration: Nine months full-time Start: September Accredited by: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Total Kent credits: 120 Total ECTS credits: 60 [-]

Short course - Finance

European School of Economics
Campus Full time January 2017 USA New York Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 7 more

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. [+]

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. Students not only examine the external causes and effects of wealth, but more importantly are urged to look at the invisible inner causes. This programme provides a synthesis of financial policy into a strategy, which integrates organisational purpose and goals. The focus of the course is on current thinking regarding valuation of the firm, investment decision processes, financing, and dividend policy, asset management, financial strategies and portfolio theory. This course also covers financial analysis, planning, and the concept of risk. It includes the formation and use of current assets, working capital, and credit policy. Financial management includes the understanding of long term financing instruments and the capital structure. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Multinational Corporate Finance Mergers and Acquisitions Value Assessment Investment Risk Management International Project Management Course Duration: One Academic Term Mode of Delivery: Each module consists of 100 hours of learning; 30 hours are spent in lectures/seminars and the remaining time is devoted to directed learning activities, final assessment preparation and self-study. Entry Requirements: Application form, completed correctly A first degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent level professional qualification* Resume / CV + personal statement Two letters of recommendation IELTS/ TOEFL score Three photographs (passport size) Photocopy of passport/ID Application fee (£50) - to be paid online here or addressed to the European School of Economics NB: All non-English documents must be officially translated. Internship Programme: Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Professional Advantages: Participants who complete this course will hone their skills in their current employment or expand their professional opportunities in the fields of fund management and investment analysis. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

Managing Finance - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 14 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This course is designed to introduce you to the concepts of financial management. You will learn the corporate aspects and their differing organisational contexts to determine sources of corporate funding. You will also consider legal and other key issues, affecting corporate financial management. Your knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts of financial management will deepen, enabling you to analyse and evaluate financial... [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017. Managing Finance - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time This course is designed to introduce you to the concepts of financial management. You will learn the corporate aspects and their differing organisational contexts to determine sources of corporate funding. You will also consider legal and other key issues, affecting corporate financial management. Your knowledge and understanding of the theoretical concepts of financial management will deepen, enabling you to analyse and evaluate financial statements and develop an understanding of capital budgeting. It will raise your awareness of control systems and develop your understanding of strategic financial issues. Within this course you will cover: concepts of basic financial management and their application; analysis and evaluation of published financial data; the role and context of corporate financial management; liquidity, the planning cycle and the budgetary control process; financial and corporate strategy and dividend policy; policies on capital investment; external financing requirement (debt/equity ratio); working capital management and mergers and acquisitions. Learning will be in the form of lectures, which will input information, followed by seminars, case study work and videos to deepen knowledge and understanding. You will participate in discussion using your own work experience to assist your appreciation of the subject matter. You will also be expected to attend tutorials and prepare for lectures by undertaking background reading. This course is equivalent to 200 learning hours. Success will be assessed through the completion of a case study or work-related assignment. Entry requirements Applicants are required to have obtained a first degree or equivalent and two years of work experience. [-]

Courses in Finance for Executives and Entrepreneurs

Global Solutions Trainings UAE
Campus Full time 16 hours September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

This finance course provides an introduction to the concepts underlying external financial accounting and internal management accounting. [+]

This finance course is designed for Top non-Finance managers and Business owners who need an understanding of the financial drivers of business. This finance course provides an introduction to the concepts underlying external financial accounting and internal management accounting. You’ll be introduced to the skills necessary to prepare, interpret and analyse financial statements, including balance sheet, profit and loss statements and will gain an insight into how your business decisions impact the financial reports of your company. In this finance course, we will also cover budgeting, costing and key performance indicators, and clarify the often-misunderstood area of accrual accounting. [-]

Superior Financial Management Program

UFV-ADEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL
Campus Part time September 2017 Spain Madrid

Our main objective is to train the next generation of professionals and help our students to reinvent and to promote much-needed change for tomorrow in the companies they run. [+]

Best Course Studies in Finance 2017. Our main objective is to train the next generation of professionals and help our students to reinvent and to promote much-needed change for tomorrow in the companies they run. CURRICULUM Economic and Financial Analysis of the Company. Evaluation and Business Recovery How to develop the strategic plan of a company. [-]