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Campus Segment: First Phase (7 days): Sun – Sun

Course Day Session Hours
Overview to Program & Campus Visit Sun    
Immersion/Group Formation Sun    
Financial Institutions & Markets Mon – Sat 1 10
Managerial Accounting Mon – Sat 2 7.5
Statistics Mon – Sat 3 7.5
Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) Mon – Sat 4 15
TOTAL     40
Course Title Hours Faculty Module
Managerial Accounting 15 Prof. Vishwanathan Iyer 1
Business Statistics 15 Prof. Kartikeya Bolar 1
Commercial Banking 15 Prof. Pradeepta Sethi 2
Managerial Economics 20 Prof. Abhishek Rohit 2
Corporate Finance 20 Prof. Durga Prasad 3
Risk Management in Banks 15 Prof. Meera Aranha 3
Strategy and Competitiveness 10 Prof. Amit Srivastava 3
Management and Insurance of personal risks 15 Prof. Sudeep Kumar 4
Portfolio Management 20 Prof. Kavitha Ranganathan 4
Working Capital Management; Inventory & Supply chain 20 Prof. Rajiv Shah 4
Business Analysis and Valuation 20 Prof. Aditya Jadhav 5
Insurance Operations & Corporate Risk Management 15 Prof. Sudeep Kumar 5
Financial Derivatives 15 Prof. Sunil Parameshwaran 6
Marketing of Financial Services 10 Prof. Vinod Madhavan 6
Treasury Management (including ALM) 15 Prof. Ramaswamy 6
TOTAL 240   6

Campus Segment: Second Phase (7.5 days)

 Course Day Session Hours
Financial Derivatives     7.5
Treasury Management (including ALM)     7.5
Technical Analysis Sun – Mon   10
Business Valuation (Presentations) Fri – Sat   10
Marketing of Financial Services     5
TOTAL     40
Course Title: Managerial Accounting

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: Accounting information is the channel through which the management reveals information regarding the economic activities undertaken by the business, strategies adopted, expectations about the future and the actual results. Effective control systems play the intermediating role of both communicating information correctly and aligning the actions of managers with the overall organizational objectives.

Course Content: 

a. Preparation of Complete set of Financial Statements using Accounting Equation

b. Issues in Inventory and Property, Plant and Equipment (PPE)

c. Cost-Volume-Profit relationships

d. Cost Determination and Allocation of Overheads

e. Planning & Budgeting

Course Title: Business Statistics

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: The world today produces data by microseconds and it is imperative now to demonstrate the impact numbers have on all dimensions of decision making. If one needs to process data, then statistical knowledge to manage and interpret data is crucial.

Course Content: 

a. Data and statistics – types of data –measurement

b. Visualizing data- representation in graphs and charts

c. Descriptive statistics, frequency distribution

d. Numerical measures and their statistical interpretation

e. Probability: basic concepts

f. Discrete distributions: binomial, poisson

g. Continuous distributions: normal, uniform, exponential

h. Sampling distributions: random and non-random sampling techniques

i. Statistical inference: hypothesis testing for a single, two means

j. ANOVA: one way

k. Introduction to excel tools in statistical data analysis

Course Title: Commercial Banking

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: This course highlights the principles of commercial bank management and application of its principles as outlined. The course profiles the financial services provided by commercial banks, as well as dealing with issues related to managing assets and mobilizing funds.

Course Content: 

a. Structure of the banking industry

b. Banking regulation and guidelines

c. Structure of balance sheet of banks

d. Bank credit and trade finance

e. Payment systems

Course Title: Managerial Economics

Teaching Hours: 20

Introduction: This course deals with the fundamental principles of economics for managerial decision-making. The course aims to offer conceptual as well as working knowledge on the macroeconomic environment—that is by integrating economic relations among government and businesses in an open economy.

Course Content: 

a. Introduction to Managerial Economics

b. Decision Making among the Consumers

c. Theory of Firm and the Decision Making in the Firm

d. Different Market Structures

e. Market Failure

f. National Income Accounting

g. Balance of Payment and Exchange Rate

h. Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Open Economy

Course Title: Corporate Finance

Teaching Hours: 20

Introduction: This course is structured to provide the foundation for more advanced courses while giving a through introduction to the fascinating world of finance. The course is divided into five modules: time value of money, valuation of bonds and stocks, capital budgeting, risk and return, and debt policy.

Course Content: 

a. Finance and the Financial Manager

b. Present and Future Value calculations

c. Valuation of bonds and equities

d. Capital Budgeting

e. Risk and Return

f. Cost of Capital and Capital Structure Decisions

Course Title: Risk Management in Banks

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: The last few years have seen a paradigm shift in how banking is done. Despite best efforts, the sector has had its share of crisis and failure and with the introduction of the Basel norms, Risk Management in Banks has been gaining significant prominence as banks are seen implementing various risk management practices in line with these norms.

Course Content: 

a. Banking business/ business lines and the inherent risks in them

b. Basel Norms framework – improvement under three approaches

c. Measurement and management of Credit risk, Market risk and operational risk (reference to frauds)

Course Title: Strategy and Competitiveness

Teaching Hours: 10

The pedagogy is primarily case analysis within and outside class, the classroom exercises, comprehensive analysis, and application of the concept learnt on the companies across different sectors/industries. Demonstrates ability to analyse the situation, leading to clear problem identification and demonstrate ability to solve problems.

Course Title: Risk Management & Insurance of Personal Risks

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: Over the years, Insurance along with banking has become a vital financial service in world economy. Organizations currently face a plethora of risks broadly categorized under operational, financial, strategic & hazard risks. Hazard risks which constitute personal & Corporate risks form the major chunk among the risks encountered. This course seeks to focus on risk management and insurance of personal risks like life, health & longevity.

Course Content: 

a. Understand the risk management portfolio in organizations

b. Application of the insurance method of risk management for personal risks relating to life

c. Health & longevity

d. Fully comprehend the operations within the Life insurance industry as well as

e. Annuities/Pension funds

Course Title: Portfolio Management

Teaching Hours: 20

Introduction: This course is designed to provide an understanding of how to manage an investment portfolio that meets investor’s financial goals. The course is divided into six modules providing insights on how to develop practical investment management skills that would help careers in equity research, portfolio management, investment advisors and financial planners.

Course Content: 

a. Securities Market and Investment Alternatives

b. Portfolio risk and return evaluation

c. Asset Allocation and Portfolio construction

d. Asset Pricing models

e. Portfolio performance measures

f. Efficient market hypothesis and behavioural finance

Course Title: Working Capital Management; Inventory & Supply Chain

Teaching Hours: 20

Introduction: The topics of the course cover short-term financial decisions, management of current assets and liabilities that affects the value of the firm. This requires an understanding on how business operations and external environment affect net working capital and firm value.

Course Content: 

a. Solvency, Liquidity & Financial Flexibility

b. Inventory Management

c. Trade Receivables Management (Bad debts), Credit Policy

d. Managing Payables & Accruals

e. Cash Disbursement

f. Cash Forecasting

g. Money Market & Short-Term Investments

h. Short Term/Trade Finance

Course Title: Business Analysis and Valuation

Teaching Hours: 20

Introduction: The ability to value any asset is an essential skill for any finance manager. Proper estimate of asset value helps managers to take investment decisions in wide ranging areas of corporate finance to portfolio management. The course predominantly focuses on fundamental analysis and valuation of firm’s equity.

Course Content: 

a. Introduction

b. Cost of Capital

c. Discounted Techniques

d. Forecasting Financial Statements and Free cash-flows

e. Relative Valuation

f. Risk Analysis and Valuation

g. Valuing Financial Services Firm

Course Title: Insurance Operations & Corporate Risk Management

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: Organizations must survive & sustain in a highly dynamic and uncertain business environment today. They have exposure to losses which may arise from operations/ hazards or from calculated risks willingly taken on financial or strategic matters. This course seeks to focus on mitigation of losses from property, liability, Guarantee & business interruption risks. It also deals in general with Accounting in insurance, Marketing/distribution of insurance products, IRDA regulations, Government intervention & sustainability of industry.

Course Content: 

a. Application of the insurance method of risk management for Corporate risks relating to property, liability, Guarantee & Business interruption

b. Fully comprehend the operations within the Non-life insurance industry

Course Title: Financial Derivatives

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: The course is divided into five modules: time value of money, valuation of bonds and stocks, capital budgeting, risk and return, and debt policy. The concepts and applications covered by this course are directly relevant for every management student, irrespective of the area of specialization.

Course Content: 

a. Finance and the Financial Manager

b. Present and Future Value calculations

c. Valuation of bonds and equities

d. Capital Budgeting

e. Risk and Return

f. Cost of Capital and Capital Structure Decisions

Course Title: Marketing of Financial Services

Teaching Hours: 10

Introduction: Marketing is the engine that drives business and is about understanding and serving customer needs. Marketing deals with several elements such as competitive action, macro-economic variables and consumer preferences that are dynamic and outside the control of the business enterprise.

Designing a product or packaging or communication to potential customers makes marketing a creative and fun process. The challenge to this creativity is accentuated by the capricious, evolving and multi-dimensional nature of customers. And eventually marketing defines the business direction and the choices made by the business enterprise.

Course Content: 

The course would cover the following broad areas:

a. Consumer behaviour

b. Segmentation, targeting and positioning

c. Product development and Management

d. Pricing

e. Advertising and Promotion

f. Channel design principles, Characteristics of key channel types

g. Customer Lifecycle Management

h. Marketing strategy in a competitive context

Course Title: Treasury Management (including ALM)

Teaching Hours: 15

Introduction: This course is a basic course on banking treasury designed to cover the various activities carried out by a bank’s treasury function. It provides an overview of the role and functions that are carried out by the treasury wing of a commercial banks. The course also discusses about the inter linkages that a bank’s treasury has with other business and support functions in a bank.

This course combines theoretical inputs, discussions, readings, live examples and exercises in a participatory learning framework which provides the necessary exposure relating to practical working of a bank’s treasury function.

Course Content: 

a. Overview of Financial Markets and Role of Treasury

b. Money Market Operations

c. Structure of Bank’s Treasury

d. Investments- Types, Accounting and Valuation

e. Bond Dynamics

f. Forex Dealings

g. Asset Liability Management (ALM)- Overview

h. ALM-Management of Liquidity Risk

i. Regulatory Framework of ALM -RBI’s guidelines & tools for ALM

j. ALM-Management of Interest Rate Risk 

k. Management of Currency Risk

l. Derivatives as Asset Liability Management Tool

m. Management of Equity Price Risk

n. Credit Risk and Operational Risks in Treasury

o. Stress Testing

p. Treasury Controls

q. Basel Framework for Market Risk Capital

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