PGDM in Applied Finance
Get Admission to the Best PGDM in Applied Finance in Ahmedabad offered by SKIPS University.
About PGDM Program
The PGDM in Applied Finance at SKIPS University is a two-year, full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program in Finance. The PGDM in Applied Finance equips students with specialized knowledge and industry-ready skills for careers in Finance, including business valuation, financial analytics, underwriting, international Finance & accounting, wealth management, and BFSI.
The program’s core objective is to impart cutting-edge knowledge at the forefront of Finance by employing the latest pedagogical techniques to cultivate astute finance professionals. It has been thoughtfully designed to provide comprehensive training in the techniques and intricacies of Finance, aligning graduates with the exact standards demanded in the corporate sector, banks, and financial institutions.
A PGDM in Applied Finance is essential in today’s complex financial landscape as it ensures graduates are industry-ready and competitive in finance.
Core Skill Sets You Will Develop
Finance Ethics and Compliance
Global Business Skills
Our Key Features
Why PGDM in Applied Finance as a career?
Diverse Career Path
Constantly Evolving Sector
Unmatched Career Growth
Course Structure & Specialization
- Quantitative Techniques for Finance
- Financial Reporting & Analysis
- Managerial Economics
- Management Information System
- Managerial Practices I
- Financial Markets
- Employability Enhancement Programme-I
- Elective l : Computer Skills for Managers
- Macro Economics
- Management of Banking Operations
- Research Methodology
- Managerial Practices II
- Elective ll : Corporate Finance / Financial Statement Analysis
- Costing and Control Techniques
- Employability Enhancement Programme-II
- Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
- Introduction to R & Python
- Advanced Financial Management
- Data Warehousing & Mining for Business Decisions
- Elective III : International Financial Reporting I / Financial Modelling
- Tax Planning and Management I
- Elective IV : Credit Analysis and Underwriting I
- Employability Enhancement Programme-III
- Business Policy & Strategy
- Risk Management
- Financial Derivatives
- Elective V : International Financial Reporting II / Business Valuation
- Elective VI : Credit Analysis and Underwriting II
- Management of Financial Services
- Data Visualization Techniques for Managers
- Summer Internship
- International Financial Management
- Tax Planning and Management II
- Elective VII : Fixed Income Securities / Alternate Asset class
- Elective VIII : Business Ethics & Corporate Governance / Ethics for Business
- Management of Financial Services
- Elective IX : Wealth Management Practices / Mergers & Acquisitions
- Legal Aspects of Business
- Capstone Project
Specialization-based Add-On Certifications!
Top Job Profiles After PGDM with Dual Specialization
Venture Capital Investment Analyst
Due Diligence Consultant
Credit Risk Analyst
International Financial Analyst
Foreign Exchange Trader
Global Investment Banker
Private Equity Analyst
Future Scope of PGDM in Applied Finance
Gateway to Financial Excellence
A PGDM in Applied Finance serves as a launchpad for a successful career in the dynamic world of Finance. Students aiming to delve deeper into finance studies at a post-graduate level hugely benefit from this program. This program equips students with specialized knowledge and highly sought-after skills in the finance industry.
Diverse Career Avenues
Whether your passion lies in investment management, risk analysis, financial planning, or corporate Finance, a PGDM in Applied Finance offers diverse career paths within the financial sector. The comprehensive curriculum builds a strong foundation, setting the stage for in-depth exploration at the post-graduate level.
Stay Ahead of Financial Trends
In the fast-paced financial industry, staying current is paramount. A PGDM in Applied Finance is designed to align with the latest trends and recent advancements in Finance. It ensures that graduates are well-versed in contemporary financial practices, making them valuable assets in the job market.
Finance knows no boundaries, and a PGDM in Applied Finance can open doors to international career prospects. Specializing in areas like international Finance and global investment strategies can pave the way for exciting opportunities on the global stage.
Personal and Professional Growth
Beyond subject expertise, this program focuses on holistic growth, fostering personal and professional development. Graduates not only excel in financial skills but also emerge as professionals with 360-degree skills, ready to take on the challenges of the finance industry.
Eligibility & Selection Process
45%Screening Process Aptitude Test – Group Discussion – Interview)
35%Score within the Common Admission Test (CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT)
15%Score for educational performance in (XStd., XII Std., Under Graduate Degree/Post Graduate Degree)
5%Weightage for participation in (Sports / Extra- curricular activities / Gender diversity)
Fee Payment Schedule
The total fees for the PGDM programme in Applied Finance for the Batch 2023-25 is Rs. 6,25,500/-
Details of Fees for the programme are appended below:
At the time of
*Within 20 days of Admission Date
*10th January, 2024
*10th June, 2024
Take the next step and apply today to start your PGDM with Dual Specialization
Top Job Profiles for PGDM in Applied Finance:
- Asset Manager
- Business Analyst
- Corporate Finance Manager
- Credit Analyst
- Derivatives Analyst
- Due Diligence Consultant
- Equity Analyst
- Financial Advisor
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Consultant
- Financial Controller
- Financial Planner
- Insurance Actuary
- Investment Banker
- Investment Manager
- NBFC Analyst
- Portfolio Manager
- Private Equity Analyst
- Risk Manager
- Treasury Analyst
- Valuation Analyst
- Venture Capital Investment Analyst
- Venture Capitalist
- Wealth Manager
- And many others!
Benefits of a PGDM in Applied Finance Degree include:
- Comprehensive understanding of finance principles
- Practical application through live projects and internships.
- Networking Opportunities
- Access to diverse career paths
- Development of industry-relevant skill sets and knowledge
- Knowledge of the latest tools used in the industry.
- Understanding of the ethics and compliance
- Exposure to international markets
- Develops entrepreneurial spirit.
- Encourages critical thinking.
- Career Advancement
- Real-world application
- Enables career switch and more!
Key Industries and Business Verticals recruiting PGDM in Applied Finance Students:
- Aerospace and Defense
- Asset Management
- Banking and Financial Institutions
- Commodity Trading
- Consulting Firms
- Consulting in Finance and Strategy
- Corporate Finance
- Education and Research
- Energy and Utilities
- Government and Regulatory Bodies
- Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
- Private Equity and Venture Capital
- Rating Agencies
- Real Estate and Infrastructure
- Retail Banking
- Stock Broking and Trading
- Technology and FinTech
- Wealth Management
The PGDM in Applied Finance at SKIPS University adopts a hands-on approach that blends academic learning with real-world experience, preparing students to tackle complex financial challenges head-on. Through interactive coursework, case studies, and industry-relevant projects, students gain practical insights and develop the problem-solving skills required in the dynamic finance sector. This practical orientation ensures that graduates are well-versed in theory and equipped to excel in the ever-evolving financial landscape.
Our PGDM in Applied Finance program is meticulously designed to equip graduates with a robust foundation in essential finance concepts. This ensures that they are highly sought after by employers in the finance industry. The comprehensive curriculum covers a wide spectrum of financial topics, from investment analysis to risk management, making our graduates exceptionally attractive candidates for banking, asset management, consulting, and more roles. They are well-prepared to hit the ground running and make meaningful contributions from day one in their finance careers.
Beyond academic excellence, our program strongly emphasises nurturing well-rounded individuals. We recognize that success in the finance sector extends beyond technical skills, which is why we focus on holistic development. Our students undergo training in various personality aspects, enhancing their communication, leadership, and teamwork skills. This comprehensive approach ensures that our graduates not only excel in their professional lives but also make a positive impact on society.
One of the standout features of our PGDM in Applied Finance is the invaluable industry exposure it offers. SKIPs offer students extensive industry engagement opportunities, including workshops, seminars, guest lectures, live projects, internships, and field trips to various companies. This exposure not only enriches their learning experience but also gives them a competitive edge in the finance job market.