Build on core studies in accounting and explore financial reporting, assurance, taxation, cost management, and performance management at a more advanced level. This specialization fulfills the CPA prerequisite education requirements.
This Specialization explores the powerful analytical tools to describe situations, spot opportunities and solve problems. Dive into descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics to learn how to manage, forecast, test, and optimize data in decision/policy-making.
This Specialization allows students to build their own pathway, with the objective of launching their career in the financial services sector. Students develop an understanding of capital markets and financial institutions, securities valuation, and corporate/personal financial advising. The specialization includes courses which cover the CFA body of knowledge.
Develop an understanding of opportunity identification and evaluation. Explore strategy, business planning and execution, customer experience design, marketing, sales, and leadership - all from a new venture perspective. An entrepreneurial mindset is tremendously valuable for those working at large organizations, scale-ups or start-ups.
The Financial Leadership Specialization is designed to develop leadership expertise and competencies in AFM students beyond degree required courses. Students will be exposed to a broad variety of topics in finance and will gain skills in negotiation and leadership, while also being exposed to sustainability concepts in a business setting.