Master in Finance, Investment and Banking
Courses: First semester: Managerial Economics based on problem solving (workshops). Research Methods for Business. Business and Predictive Analytics. Financial Econometrics, Modelling and Risk Analysis. Diplomacy and Negociation in International Business (Romanian, Russian, English, French)/ Strategic Communication and New Software Skills (Romanian, Russian, English, French). Financial markets, Institutions and Services (current topics). Modern Banking Technology and Financial Innovations (current topics). Second semester: Project Management. Risk and Crisis Management. Fraud Risk Management and Anti-Fraud Services: Strategy for preventing, detection and response. Comparative studies: Economic, Financial and Taxation Policies, Reforms and Trends (workshops). Intellectual Property: Policy, Law and Use. Investment and Sustainable Development: Policy, Law, and Institutions Financial Management and Control. National and International Regulation of Capital Markets. Monetary and Foreign Exchange Policy Strategy. Investment and International Retail Banking. Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management. Third semester: Advanced Corporate Finance and Governance (current topics). Credit Risk: Models, Derivatives, Debt and Contracts. Asset Liability Management(ALM) and Risk Management (RM) for Banks/Insurances/Pension Funds. Financial Assets and Business Valuation. Investment Valuation. Administration of Alternative Investment Funds. Hedge Funds: Risk Assessment and Returns. Selected Problems on Finance, Investment and Banking(workshop). Integrative Internship. Fourth semester: MA Thesis / Reading Research. Concept of the specialist training. Master degree program Business Management and Entrepreneurship lasts two years (four semesters) and has 120 ECTS, it is composed of fundamental course unities for the 1st semester in order to develop knowledge skills. The 2nd semester has course unities oriented on specific policies and strategies for the master degree program. The course unities of the 3rd semester are directed to the knowledge implementation. In order to apply the theoretical knowledge in the practical activity, the students perform a five week internship at the end of the third semester. The students elaborate a master thesis at the end of the studies, based on research internship, made in the fourth semester, which initially supposes a defining workshop of the research tasks. The aim and mission of the study program. This Master program offers training in the key areas of investment banking and financial investment. You will be able to understand how financial markets operate, particularly in relation to the aims and operations of banking organizations and institutions. You will also study corporate finance theories and techniques including credit risk management, capital structure and dividend payout policy. It is a rigorous and advanced intellectual training in the area of finance, banking and investment based on the most current and modern academic thinking and industry best practice. The title obtained by the graduate allows him to continue the studies in the third cycle, the Doctorate. Occupational profile of the graduate. As a graduate you will have future career opportunities with various financial institutions including investment banks, hedge funds, financial consultancies and asset management firms.