The Department of Financial Studies (DFS), under the prestigious Delhi University, has been an institution of learning for students who aspire to enhance their managerial efficacy in the finance industry. For the past two decades, DFS has been providing the industry with qualified, proficient and dedicated finance professionals through a full-time two-year MBA (Financial Management).
This Programme seeks to equip a select group of students with conceptual and analytical skills of financial decision making. What sets this course apart from contemporary courses in the area of management is the balanced blend of various aspects of Finance.
The students are provided with inputs in the basic areas of managerial decision-making such as Organizational Behaviour, Managerial Economics, Quantitative Techniques, Financial Accounting, Corporate Laws, etc., as well as in different areas of finance such as Financial Management, Financial Services, International Finance, International Accounting, Investment Management, Project Appraisal and so on.
To keep students abreast with the latest developments in the field of finance, the curriculum has been updated with effect from 1998-99 to include new courses such as Derivatives & Risk Management, Treasury Management, Real Estate Investment Management, Insurance Management, Mutual Funds Management, Equity Research etc. The summer training programme offers the students an opportunity to put the acquired financial knowledge to practice and also to leverage on the experience gained in their second year. The edge is further sharpened by constant interaction with the industry through the Annual Convention, Seminars, Workshops, Symposia and Research work.
Thorough grooming of the students over a period of two years gives them a fine blend of theoretical and practical inputs to take on challenging careers in the field of Corporate Finance, International Finance, Merchant Banking, Capital and Money Markets, Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory Services, Credit Rating, Venture Capital, Forex Advisory Services, etc. Under the guidance of a learned faculty, renowned in the field of finance and other related areas, industry practitioners and academicians, the course epitomizes the philosophy of vision, innovation and excellence, to perform and shine.