Bachelor of Commerce

Financial Markets | B.Com.(FM)

This is a 3 years full time undergraduate programme which provides the student with an insight into various aspects of the financial market which includes understanding finance and money, investment economics, communication skills, legal parameters etc. Students aspiring to make a career in the financial market can enrol in this course.

The course helps aspirants to acquire knowledge in the field of Equity Market, Debt Market, Capital Market, Skill enhancement course, Ability enhancement course, Elective course, Discipline elective specific course, comprising of Technical analysis, Financial Derivatives, Mutual Funds, Taxation (Direct & Indirect) , Macro Economics, Corporate and security law, professional communication skill, Information technology. The course is designed in such a way that it specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work.

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Key Information

  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Programme Code
    ST3102
  • Course Type
    Bachelor Degree
  • Mode of study
    Full time
  • Campus
    Vidyavihar - Mumbai
  • Institute

Programme objectives

  • Detailed knowledge in the field of corporate finance, Financial Markets, Financial Management, Financial Marketing, Global Economics, Banking, Taxation, Law, etc.

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills through development of presentation, listening and writing skills.

  • Develop critical thinking skill to find evidence and viewpoints for finance- related issues and then to make rational assumptions, identify implications, and formulate conclusions for knowledge enhancement.

  • Develop analytical problem-solving skill by understanding the problem, using the relevant analytical skill to develop and utilise accounting data, financial data, and other information to solve complex and unstructured business problems.

  • Develop scientific reasoning ability with the help appropriate technology in the field of Accounts, Management, Taxation, Computer etc.

  • Learn to be part of a team, develop reflective thinking along with sensitivity towards group members, leading to development of leadership and team management skills.

  • Develop essential computer skills needed for financial market such as R, Python.

  • Develop an understanding of ethical awareness in all fields of commerce along with a conscious call towards sustainability of environmental issues.

Pedagogy

A combination of innovative teaching methods, guest speakers, field visits, hands-on experience of new technology, interaction with subject experts provide the student with an ambience that help them flourish their talents in subject specific areas. It encourages team building activities and gives a glimpse of the real world. It helps the student get a perspective and encourages logical thinking with flexibility of execution.

Scope

After pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Financial Market, a wide variety of career options open up for the students. Those interested in higher studies can further go for a Master’s degree in the same field or opt MBA in Finance. And Professional courses like

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Charted Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Company Secretary (CS)
  • Cost Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)
  • Chartered Market Technician (CMT)
  • Certificate courses in NISM and NSE, BSE

Specializations Offered

  • Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Economics
  • Accounts

Job options after completing the BFM

After pursuing degree interested candidates can look for lucrative job opportunities in private as well as public sector. The various job roles offered to a graduate after completing BFM program as - Research Analyst, Finance Manager, Financial Assistant manager, Financial Consultant, Wealth manager, Finance Officer, Accountant. Students can also do an internship while completing this program.

The course also encourages self-employment and entrepreneurship among students and inspires them to turn an emerging idea into viable start up.

Curriculum

 
 
Semester I Semester II
Core Course (CC) Core Course (CC)
Financial Accounting - I Financial Accounting – II
Introduction to Financial Systems Management Accounting
Quantitative Methods Principles of Management
Business Economics Introduction of Financial Services
Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
Professional Ethics Computer Skill
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)
Professional Communication skill Environmental Science

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