BCom in Investment and Banking

The qualification is designed for prospective graduates seeking to develop business skills and competencies to start and grow small businesses and contribute to economic growth and the creation of sustainable job opportunities. Many big companies across the globe started small and grew into conglomerates.  Hence, the key thrust of the programme is to develop business owners or managers capable of scaling up business entities and transforming economies across the globe. The programme is underpinned by both theoretical and practical modules to enrich the learners’ experience and prepare them to make significant contributions to the economy as employers or employees.

What we offer

Candidates who enroll in this programme can benefit from:

  • A competency-based curriculum that places emphasis on the holistic acquisition of critical skills in corporate finance, investments, accounting, research and management, and banking.
  • Practically oriented learning in fully-fledged computer labs to apply relevant and upcoming software in the investment and banking field.
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience
  • Guest lectures by leading banking and investment experts

Graduates of this programme can;

  • Develop strategies that drive the operations of financial institution
  • Effectively communicate financial information and its implications on investment decisions
  • Advise on mergers and acquisitions
  • Manage financial risk and advise in international trade transactions
  • Develop and implement credit policies for financial institutions
  • Evaluate macroeconomic factors and give advice on their effect on financial institutions
  • Analyse and evaluate the financial information
  • Manage investments and develop risk mitigation measures
  • Evaluate the long-term profitability of investments and provide advise to investors
  • Develop new businesses ideas and help improve existing ones
  • Develop and implement corporate governance guidelines for financial institutions

Who is this course for?

Skills you will need for this course:

  • An interest in the financial institutions and how they function
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Excellent skills in excel
  • Good analytical skills, and the ability to see the big picture
  • Energetic and an intense desire to learn
  • Highly organised and effective decision making
  • Internet Savvy
  • Enthusiasm and dedication
  • Excellent mathematics skills
  • Good planning and organizational abilities
  • Strong personal and people skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptability and flexibility

Career prospects

  • Senior Finance Officer
  • Chief Finance Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Manager
  • Insurance Broker
  • Insurance Agent
  • Stockbroker
  • Finance Consultant
  • Mutual Fund Agent
  • Chief Loan Officer

BCom in Investment and Banking

The qualification is designed for prospective graduates seeking to develop business skills and competencies to start and grow small businesses and contribute to economic growth and the creation of sustainable job opportunities. Many big companies across the globe started small and grew into conglomerates.  Hence, the key thrust of the programme is to develop business owners or managers capable of scaling up business entities and transforming economies across the globe. The programme is underpinned by both theoretical and practical modules to enrich the learners’ experience and prepare them to make significant contributions to the economy as employers or employees.

Pay as you learn $130/month

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