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Bank Management Certificate {18-19}

Certificate Program in Bank Management

Description
The Bank Management Certificate Program will consist of three courses taught within the School of Business department's Finance Major.

Admission Requirements

FINC 360 Investments or the permission of the instructors

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Understand why banks and the income statements and balance sheets of banks are unique.
  • Apply advanced fixed income risk and financial concepts to the management of financial institutions.
  • Employ the techniques used in the industry today to underwrite commercial and commercial real estate loan requests.
  • Analyze and make decisions regarding strategies you would employ as the bank manager, learning the results and consequences. React to the market and financial implications of decisions and respond with dynamic strategies in managing a bank.
  • Develop and implement strategies to maximize the value of the bank.
  • Develop and understanding of the legal and regulatory structure of the banking industry, inclusive of historical milestones.
  • Apply financial concepts to the management of financial institutions.
  • Utilize available tools and technologies to analyze bank performance and risk positions for privately held and publicly traded banking organizations. Understand what makes entrepreneurial finance different from Corporate Finance.
  • Consider the minimum financial aspects to incorporate in a business plan and understand that the financial plan is a dynamic tool to monitor the value and risk of the business.
  • Understand how the timing of searching for external capital affects the potential ownership share of the entrepreneur.
  • Consider the effects of the (1) high ownership concentration in the hands of the entrepreneur and (2) the difficult of forecasting expected financial performance, in the valuation process of the business or venture.
  • Understand valuation from the entrepreneur’s and investor’s perspective and why these two values are going to be different.  

Core Requirements ( 9 credits )

FINC 425 Bank Management I (3)
FINC 426 Bank Management II (3)
FINC 450 Entrepreneurial Finance (3)