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School of Business
Program Objectives:

The Banking Program aims to provide individuals with the ample skill development, education, and training to prepare them for successful careers in the banking sector. The program includes providing students with a theoretical and technical knowledge in financial analysis, banking operations, credit analysis, banking regulations, investment, personal financial planning, and financial markets and institutions. Upon completion of the program, students will able to achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand and apply the financial concepts within the legal framework in banks;

  • Demonstrate knowledge in all concepts in banks’ transactions and operations;

  • Understand and apply specific concepts related to capital budgeting, cost of capital, diversification and hedging techniques;

  • Develop critical thinking and analytical abilities for the students in order to understand and identify all relevant issues which could affect the finance function, and in-turn, affect the bank’s long-term strategy and direction;

  • Acquire an innovative understanding of a working knowledge in a set of analytical business tools related to banking, finance, and business in general.

Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Utilize appropriate skills that are essential to acquire, make decisions and resolve problems in banks taking into consideration the complex, ambiguous, incomplete and unpredictable world of business.

  • Demonstrate ability to research, interpret, and use business and financial data in banks.

  • Demonstrate the ability to approach finance from an operating perspective as it relates to legal, ethical, and social environment in the bank sector, the capital markets, and the public sector. 

  • Utilize the current technical language and practices of finance in areas of investments, rate of return, risk and opportunity cost.

  • Critically evaluate an argument and present evidence, and be able to extract and analyze data from several sources, and draw conclusions from such a data.

  • Manipulate numerical and financial data and draw statistical models and concepts for financial decision-making.

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