CBS offers a one year, full time Post Graduate Program in Financial Management.
The PGPM in Financial Management has 1,100 hours of classroom contact and field work hours. Of this, around 600 hours will be the General Management module which has been described earlier and which is common to all streams of specialization.
The specialization curriculum aims to give a comprehensive understanding of theory and practice in the field of Financial Management.
The following courses are covered in the Program. Some of them are offered as Elective courses.
- Corporate Accounting
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Project Appraisal and Finance
- Corporate Banking
- Corporate Law
- Advanced Financial Management
- Investment Banking
- Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Valuations
- Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
- Financial Modeling
- Enterprise Risk Management
- Personal Financial Planning and Wealth Management
- International Finance
- Corporate Tax
- Financial Institutions and Markets
- Financial MIS and Reporting
- Tally (practical sessions)
Elective Courses (any two have to be chosen)
- Behavioural Finance
- Financial Analytics
- Fixed Income Securities
- Derivatives and Trading Strategies
CBS brings a variety of experienced and qualified faculty to teach the specialization courses. The faculty comprises working professionals with proven domain expertise in the subjects.
The list of Faculty members who teach Finance courses at CBS are:
|Name of Faculty||Subjects handled|
|Mr. Krishnan, Director -ThinksynQ Consulting and Governing Council Member, Chennai Business School||MIS in Finance|
|Prof .Sridar Natarajan, Dean – Chennai Business School||Advanced Financial Management
|Prof. Venkata Subramanian, Professor and Head, Finance Varsity, Chennai Business School||Corporate Accounting
Financial Statement Analysis
Personal Financial Planning and Wealth Management
Enterprise Risk Management
Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Valuation
|Mr. Sridharan, Retired Banker||Corporate Banking
International Financial Management
|Mr. Shyam Sundar, Head- Ascend Management Consulting||Investment Banking|
|Mr. Ravi Shankar, Chartered Accountant and Management Consultant||Company Law|
|Ms. Vijaya, Visiting Professor at Chennai Business School||Financial Institutions and Markets|
|Mr. Srivarahan, Trainer at IOB Staff College||Project Appraisal and Finance|
|Mr. Chandra Shekar, Management Consultant||Security Analysis and Portfolio Management|
The course provides an in-depth and practical knowledge about several facets of financial management. Students completing this course will be well equipped to take up assignments in Corporate Finance, Management Consulting, Equity Research, Corporate Accounts and Relationship Management roles in Banks, Corporates and Information Technology companies.
The companies that have hired students from the Finance Varsity are listed below
- Argus Cosmetics
- Axis Bank
- Bharat Overseas Refineries Limited
- Bharati Axa Life Insurance
- BNP Paribas
- Cognizant Technologies
- Frost &Sullivan
- HDFC Credila
- IndusInd Bank
- Madura Micro Finance
- Mahendra Satyam
- RR Donnelley
- Standard Chartered Bank
This program is aimed at B.Com or M.Com graduates who are desirous of career opportunities in Finance. Engineers with financial acumen and Executives with non-commerce background with relevant experience in finance/accounts are also eligible to pursue the course.
Mr N Sathasivam, Director ThinksynQ Consulting
Mr K Krishnan, Director ThinksynQ Consulting
Mr A R Chandrasekhar, Former Executive Director and Company Secretary, Ashok Leyland Ltd.
Mr S V Vijayaraghavan, Former Director Finance, iSoft R&D Pvt. Ltd.
Prof Sridar Natarajan, Dean, Chennai Business School
Prof Venkata Subramanian, HOD – Finance Varsity, Chennai Business School
The fee for the Program is Rs 5,20,000 (exclusive of service tax). This includes the cost of reading material.