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    Scope of MBA in Finance

    Finance is the process of raising funds or capital for any kind of expenditure. It is the process of channeling various funds in the form of credit, loans, or invested capital to those economic entities that most need them or can put them to the most productive use. If you track the history of the evolution of the subject, you would be surprised to know that towards the end of the 19th century, Finance and Economics were the same. Over time, the domain evolved, and a separate area called ‘Finance’ came up. Till about a few years back, Finance and Banking were thought to be correlated, but today the scope of finance has broadened. 

    Today, finance is an integral part of every economy. This is the age of industrialization and automation. For industries to progress, finance plays a major role. It is also vital to mention here that many industries and companies are majorly facing financial crises. During such challenging times, expert financial managers work out relevant strategies to help organizations improve their financial health and augment their business performance.

    You need to know that financial management is the core management functionality in all organizations and across all industrial verticals. It is one domain that, to a great extent, is responsible for driving the growth of the business. 

    Finance plays a crucial role in every kind of organization; big, small, medium, or micro-level enterprises. While you will initially be working as an executive or entry-level job role, you will get to work in executive and senior roles over time. After spending considerable time in the finance domain, you can also choose to work in an analytical role. 

    When we talk of Finance, MBA with a specialization in this domain is considered one of the most effective programs for helping interested students discover the domain’s potential and use it to further their career. This is the course where you learn good management skills and use their innovative ideas to help strengthen the economy. 

    Why is an MBA in Finance a Good Career Option?

    When you enroll for MBA Finance, you get to learn specific financial planning skills, financial decision-making, budgeting, costing, investment management, international finance, working capital management, and corporate finance. You can then choose to enter the corporate sector, real estate, investment, banking, and all other industrial segments.


    In recent years, the financial crisis that the world has endured has made MBA in Finance an attractive option for aspirants, expanding the MBA finance scope. Several financial institutions and companies have hired managers and analysts to safeguard their assets during the crisis. As a result, finance professionals and MBA Finance graduates have grown in number and are offered lucrative salary packages across leading businesses considering the growing MBA finance scope in diverse fields.


    MBA in Finance Future Scope Pertains to

    – Gaining extensive financial knowledge and sharpening their business acumen.

    – You ready yourself for a career in finance that is usually a high-paying career option. This is one domain that offers excellent job opportunities to the interested candidates.

    – You learn the art to help organizations protect their assets.

    – You gain knowledge about managerial decision-making from the perspective of profitability, risks, and other financial aspects. 

    – Helps you understand the entire gamut of money management that is so critical for effective financial management.


    Career Options in Finance

    Once you have completed the course, you can pursue the following career options:

    • Investment Banker
    • Accounting Manager
    • Financial Analyst
    • Credit Manager
    • Insurance and Risk Managers
    • Corporate Controllers
    • Treasurers
    • Finance Officers
    • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    • Cash Managers
    • Financial Consultant
    • Asset Manager
    • Credit Risk Manager
    • Retail Banker
    • Commercial Banker
    • Investment Portfolio Manager
    • Credit Managers
    • Underwriters
    • Researchers & Professors
    • Corporate Bankers
    • Equity Analyst
    • Financial Advisor
    • Manager of Hedge Fund


    Personal Aptitude and Skill Sets Required

    1. Quantitative skills
    2. Happy to work with numbers.
    3. Love subjects like Statistics and Mathematics.
    4. Analyzing data and interpreting them to conclude.
    5. Understanding fundamental principles of accounting like making balance sheets, and finance.
    6. Motivated individuals
    7. Team players who believe in collaborative and coordination efforts.
    8. Multi-tasking capabilities.
    9. Report making 
    10. Have a basic understanding of the market trends
    11. Have an interest in making long-term plans.
    12. Have the capability to perform under pressure.


    Leading Recruiters 

    • After you specialize in Financial Management, you can look forward to being employed by top recruiters’ like:
      • PriceWaterHouseCoopers
      • KPMG
      • Deloitte
      • Lehman Brothers
      • McKinsey
      • Deutsche Bank
      • Barclays
      • HDFC
      • JP Morgan
      • Boston Consulting Group
      • Merrill Lynch
      • Goldman Sachs
      • Morgan Stanley
      • Apple
      • Samsung
      • Microsoft
      • Google
      • Ernst & Young Nomura
      • IBM
      • Accenture
      • Wipro
      • Infosys
      • HSBC
      • ICICI Bank
      • Capgemini Consulting
      • TCS
      • State Bank of India
      • AMEX
      • VISA
      • MASTERCARD and many other multinational companies.


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