Finance Area

Finance Area

Finance area at IFIM Business School is a healthy mix of distinguished academicians, industry practitioners alike. As a team, we have set a vision ‘to be known as the sought-after destination for our stakeholders for relevant skills and knowledge in the areas of financial markets and fintech in next three years’. We are achieving this by continuously imparting high quality, industry-relevant skills and knowledge via a curriculum going through a qualitative transformation to create impactful financial professionals.

Our Distinguished Faculty :

Creating sharper focus with Super Specialization :

It has been our mission to create T-shaped professionals with building a sharper focus on futuristic skills and knowledge required for future. This pedagogy adopted is “learning by solving”, where students get an opportunity to work with businesses solving their real-life problem and building a viable solution, along with an opportunity to learn from faculty from overseas partner schools. This is an integrated 10 credit course forming part of major basket.

FinTech and Digital Transformation :

As part of the interventions, we have forayed into offering Super Specialization in FinTech and Digital Transformation partnering with ESCP London.

Technical Analysis :

IFIM B School has partnered with CMT Association for a specialization in “Technical Analysis”. This specialization lets the students take up Level 1 and Level 2 certifications from CMT along with hands on experience in managing a portfolio.

Capital Markets :

Our partner Dalal Street Investment Journal brings in the value addition by creating opportunities for the students to write equity research reports along with intense hands on stock market simulation to be handled by student groups. Industry practitioners will provide market knowledge across asset classes.

Banking :

We have exclusively partnered with Indian Institute of Banking and Finance for bringing in specialization under Banking in the areas of Certified Credit Analyst and Certified Treasury Professional with real-life problem solutions for Banks/SFBs.

Indicative List of Courses offered :

S.No. Title Course
1 Introduction to Accounting and Finance
2 Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
3 Management Accounting
4 Corporate Finance
5 Business Economics
6 Principles and Practices of Banking
7 Corporate and Retail Banking
8 Rural Banking and Microfinance
9 MSME Financing
10 Financial System and Markets
11 Financial Services
S.No. Title Course
12 Investment Banking
13 Wealth Management
14 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
15 Derivatives
16 Financial Risk Management
17 Financial Trading Lab
18 International Financial Management
19 Business Valuation and Mergers & Acquisition
20 Corporate Taxation
21 Financial Modelling Aspirational Roles Indicative Companies
1. Equity Research Roles Value Research
Singh & Associates
2. Risk Analyst/Advisor JP Morgan
JP Morgan
3. Business Analyst Roles PayTM
4. Project/Program Manager roles in Capital Market domain Magic FinServ Futuristic Roles
1. Product Management in FinTech Space Karza Tech

Competency Mapping and Course Alignment

Roles Competency Required Current Courses New Courses added
Equity Research Roles Domain knowledge of Fundamental Analysis Statistics with Spreadsheets
Financial Modelling
Primary research from industry resources
Business Valuation with M&A
Knowledge of Bloomberg
Financial Modelling
Finance Trading Lab
Business Valuation
M&A under BV
Technical Analyst Roles Domain knowledge of Technical Analysis
MS Excel with Financial Modelling
Knowledge of Bloomberg
Finance Trading Lab
Financial Modelling
Risk Analyst/Advisor Domain knowledge of Capital Markets and Derivatives Statistics
MS Excel with Financial Modelling
Knowledge of Bloomberg
FRM, Derivatives
Investment Banking
Wealth Management
Business Analyst Roles Domain knowledge of Capital Markets
MS Excel with modelling
Knowledge of Bloomberg
FSM and Investment Banking
FRM with Derivatives
Financial Modelling
Business Valuation
Manager roles in Capital
Market domain
Capital Market knowledge
MS Excel with modelling
Knowledge of Bloomberg
FSM and Investment Banking SAPM, FRM, Financial Modelling, Business Valuation with PM skills

Brief Description of Current Courses if new competency added

Course name Key Competencies Addressed
Management Accounting Strategic Cost Management
Corporate Finance APV, Project Beta, Introduction to M&A, Valuation
Financial Services Included Leasing and Hire Purchase
SAPM Stock Valuation via Simulation Portfolio Management with multiple regression
Derivatives Implied volatility with goal-seek function Excel Calculator for Option Greeks
FRM Simulation for VaR Calculation
Fin Modelling Valuation models for infra projects

Brief Description of the new courses and competencies added

Course name Key Competencies Addressed
Business Valuation with M&A Basic understanding of PE and VC space Valuation of a startup Good understanding of M&A activities

Certifications : Finance Area

  • IIBF Certifications
  • CFI Certifications
  • Bloomberg Market Concept
  • CMT