MBA(Quantitative Finance): Programme Details

MBA (Quantitative Finance)

Programme Objective

To create a new breed of Finance managers who will be able to add quantitative analysis to their decision making.

Quantitative finance, is a specialized field in finance which studies financial markets by applying mathematical modelling techniques. The course provides a platform for students to build quantitative skills and develop underlying financial theories.  A quantitative analyst is a specialist who applies mathematical and statistical methods to financial and risk management problems. S/he develops and implements complex models used by firms to make financial and business decisions about issues such as investments, pricing and so on. The curriculum of the programme covers topics ranging from History of Financial Markets, Computational Finance, Fintech, Empirical Asset Pricing, Financial Management, Econometrics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Microeconomics, Securities Analysis and portfolio management, Financial Risk Management and many more. The unique feature of this program is that it offers general management courses in the first year and a range of specialized courses in the second year.

Besides gaining theoretical knowledge, students will get hands-on experience on state-of-the-art Bloomberg terminals to acquire real time data of global markets. SIBM Bengaluru is proud to have to 8 Bloomberg terminals where one can access real-time data of relevant markets which are customized to your preference.

Orientation and Pedagogy

SIBM Bengaluru follows an Innovative Teaching Pedagogy comprising of:

  • Use of Harvard Cases and Simulations
  • Use of technology for blended learning and evaluation through LMS (Learning Management System)
  • Industrial visits & Guest Lectures

Teaching and Learning Resources

  • Access to Harvard Cases, Simulations and Core Curriculum
  • Access to CMIE Prowess
  • Access to Bloomberg Terminal
  • Well Equipped Library with modern facilities and resources (print and electronic) in various formats

Duration

Two-year full time (Compulsory residential programme).