Bachelor of Commerce

Banking & Finance | B.Com.(B & F)

It is an undergraduate full time 3 year course designed to cater to the growing needs of management professionals for Banking and Financial Services industry. The objective of this course is to prepare students to think critically and finding new ways to improve the banking and finance industry.

Students learn to communicate effectively on all levels and acquire leadership skills in the banking and finance industry to become an initiator of change by making complex and difficult decisions using modern finance, marketing and management analysis methods. This course is spread over 6 semesters and compulsory Summer Internship Programme (SIP) at the end of the second year. Each semester under this course makes sure that you are progressing step by step to meet the opportunities offered and face the challenges of dynamic field of Banking and finance.

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Key Information

  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Programme Code
    ST3105
  • Course Type
    Bachelor Degree
  • Mode of study
    Full time
  • Campus
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Institute

Programme objectives

  • To enable the Student to write well organized and grammatically correct business reports and letters. Facilitate the students to make effective oral presentations

  • To demonstrate critical thinking skills by understanding the issues with a strong focus on banking and financial services, evaluating alternatives on the basis of multiple perspectives and presenting a solution including conclusions and implications

  • To illustrate the role of responsible leadership in management. To identify social concerns and ethical issues in management. To identify challenges faced by banks and financial institutions in the global business environment.

  • To take decisions in the global business environment with special focus on banking and financial institutions. Prepare students to appraise the structure and operations of banking system

  • Equip the students to evaluate environmental factors that influence business operation with the conceptual requirements and skills on preparation and interpretation of financial statements

  • Prepare the students for an in depth analysis of investment, portfolio management, investment banking and liquidation of investments

  • Develop competency in the students about the laws and regulations, and roles of commercial, government and central banks in controlling money market and inflation

  • Train the students on teamwork, lifelong learning and continuous professional development. To lay down the foundation for further study or professional employment

Pedagogy

Face to Face Lectures using Audio-Visuals, Workshops, Group Discussions, Debates, Presentations, Demonstrations, Guest Lectures, Field work, Industry Visit, Seminars/Conferences, Group Exercises, Project Exhibitions, Management Festivals

Scope

After successful completion of the course, student can opt for further education like M.com, MBA (Masters in Business Administration), CA(Chartered Accountant),CS (Company Secretary),ICWA (Cost Accountant), CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst),FRM (Financial Risk Management), CPA( Certified Public Accountant) CFP (Certified Financial Planner), After completing this course, candidates may work in areas like:

  • Banking Sectors
  • BPOs
  • Educational Institutes
  • Finance Departments in Industries
  • Government Banks
  • Private Banks
  • Stock Exchanges

Specializations Offered

  • Retail Banking
  • Treasury Management
  • Rural Banking
  • Co-operative Banking
  • Treasury Management

These graduates may work in entry level positions like Accounts Officer, Marketing Manager, Management Trainees in Banks or Financial Institutes, Assistant, Business Analyst, Cashier, Junior Officer, Corporate Analyst, etc.

Curriculum

 
 
Semester I Semester II
Core Course (CC) Core Course (CC)
Principles and Practices of Banking & Finance Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer
Financial Accounting- I Financial Accounting- II
Quantitative Methods-I Quantitative Methods-II
Business Organisation and Management Managerial Economics
Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
Soft Skills Development Computer Applications in Business
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)
Environmental Science Professional  Communications Skill

Graduate Attributes

  • Academic excellence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking:
  • Creativity and originality
  • Engagement with the Society
  • Environmental Sensitivity
  • Leadership and team spirit
  • Professional Efficiency
  • Strong presentation & communication skills