Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Careers in Finance

Finance Financial management involves planning for the future of a business enterprise or a person with the aim of ensuring a positive cash flow.
The field of Finance is a popular choice for MBA students’ right from the inception of management science. For the people who like to play with numbers, this is a right field. The people who have a commerce education background can easily go for the financial management.
  • This field is meant for people who are generally interested in quantitative skills and who would like to do a lot of planning, policy formation and managing of resources.
  • Finance is all about how best to manage money and its consequences.
  • The firms recruiting Finance MBAs are Banks, Consulting Companies, Financial Institutions, Investment Bankers, and Stock Brokerage Houses.
Personality Traits for Finance graduate
  • Strong analytical-reasoning skills
  • Quick Decision-making skills
  • Comfortable with numbers
  • Have attention for details
  • Comfortable with routine heavy documentation
  • Good knowledge of computers
  • Quantitative aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
Opportunities after doing MBA in Finance
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Management Non-Financial Organisations
  • Investment Banker
  • Securities Brokerage Services
  • Financial Analysis of Investments
  • General Management Positions
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Investment Management
  • Treasury and Financial Control
  • Public Sector Financial Analysis and Management
  • Management Consulting
  • Traditional Finance and Accounts Management
The various subjects covered in the Finance major are:
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Management (basic and advanced)
  • Financial institutions
  • Money and Capital markets
  • Financial Transaction Processing
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Banking
  • Insurance and Risk management
  • International Finance
  • Statistics for Business
  • Security Analysis 
Institutes offering MBA in Finance 

Most of the institute in India offers MBA in finance.

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