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MBA - Strategic Finance (Integrated with US CPA & US CMA) MBA - Strategic Finance (Integrated with US CPA & US CMA)

MBA - Strategic Finance (Integrated with US CPA & US CMA)

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Eligibility

Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree (Minimum of 3 Years Degree Program), with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of SC/ST ) from a recognized University.

Students who are in the final year of the bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.

Program Start Date

July 31, 2021

Application Deadline

July 15, 2021

Duration

2 Years

Study Mode

Online

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Why study an MBA with Strategic Finance Specialization?

This specialization is aimed at those who aspire to build a career in the field of finance and accounting. The program fulfills most of the pedagogical requirements of global & renowned professional certifications such as US-CPA and US-CMA as well as focusing on the core facets of the business to deliver a practical curriculum.

 The CPA exams are conducted by the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs), the highest accounting credential in the United States with global acceptance and trustworthiness. The CPA license, availed post successfully clearing the examination, offers a solid foundation for all of your career opportunities in this field. A challenging journey, but one that extends great rewards for those who choose to pursue it. Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in the USA confers the certification of CMA (Certified Management Accountant). A global benchmark for finance specialists, CMA gives you more prominent credibility, higher earning potential, and ultimately a seat at the leadership table.

This specialization is designed to make candidates synthesize the core concepts and recent business trends to develop a corporate strategy in fulfilling the real-world business milestones. If you want to be a future-ready accounting and finance professional, be a US CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or US CMA (Certified Management Accountant) then this specialization is for you.

Specialization Highlights

  • Strong foundation in the principles and practices of Finance and Accounting
  • A rigorous program covering all major subjects from both US-CPA and US-CMA
  • Opportunity to prepare for both the global certifications while simultaneously acquiring an MBA
  • Industry aligned curriculum that delivers technical excellence and supplements professional skills
  • Achieve business mastery with a blend of accounting, finance, and Management courses
  • Analyze problems and propose actions in real-world situations as part of the Master Thesis

Specialization Structure *

  • Principles of Economics & Markets
  • Managerial Effectiveness & Ethics
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing Management & Research
  • Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting - I
  • Management Accounting
  • International Auditing - I
  • Business Environment & Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting - II
  • International Taxation - I
  • Advanced Economics
  • Open Elective - Business Analytics
  • International Auditing - II
  • International Taxation - II
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Business Law
  • Cross-functional Elective - Design Thinking
  • Master Thesis / Project 

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

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Fee Plan

We offer loan assistance to students
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • EMI Options available for 8 months.

Learning Methodology

Program delivery follows the prescribed four Quadrants approach resulting in maximum learner engagement. Each course involves approximately 120 hours of learning.
Two-way live online audio-video lectures
Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)
Multimedia content
Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS
Exhaustive e-content/printed material for in-depth reference
Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study etc.
Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects, programming exercise, dissertation, MOOCs and various

Two-way live online lectures are scheduled during the weekends. Typically 5 - 8 hours of engagement is planned, the schedule of which is communicated well in advance. Faculty and Subject Matter Experts lead these interactive sessions. A recording of these sessions is hosted on the Learning Management System (LMS) for subsequent reference and practice.

Our LMS platform has been designed to engage and inspire a learner by providing access to all the learning resources including texts, videos, screencasts & lecture recordings; participate in discussion forums; communicate with the faculty and the program team. A leaner has the option to take-up the several quizzes and the MCQs that follow at the end of every unit of the course, track learning progress, submit assignments and much more.

A learner is provided access to an exhaustive tailor-made Self Learning Material (SLM) on the LMS. The SLM will also indicate sources of additional readings and resources available on the internet and on-campus library.

Assessment of performance in all courses is based on two components - Internal Assessment and University Examination conducted online at the end of the Semester.

The Program emphasizes on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in the classroom in simulated and real work situations. This is achieved through Simulation Tools, Platforms & Environments

Carefully chosen real-world cases & assignments are both discussed and used as problem-solving exercises during the Program

How to Enroll into the Program?

  • Click here to visit the JAIN Online Enrollment Form. Create your login on the Enrolment Platform by entering your unique Email id and create a password of your choice.
  • Once you have logged in, you will see a screen showing 4 essential steps to be completed to enroll for the Program of your choice. All the necessary documents are to be submitted as part of the Process.
  • At the end of the Enrollment Process 'Pay Fee’ using Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/SBI Collect. Option to submit fee using easy-EMI with 0% interest
  • If you are opting for Financial Aid, please select the Financial Aid option during Enquiry. Our Student Support Managers would reach out to you
  • Please download the Enrollment Form and Receipt. Enrollment Number is to be used for further Communication with the University
  • Our Program Managers would reach out to you for activating your Learning Management System

Career Advancement Services

Our Career Advancement Services Team works tirelessly to Connect our Students with the right Job opportunities. With Years of Experience in Training, Networking and Human Resource skills, the team finds exciting and challenging Job Opportunities for our students in companies of repute through a structured framework

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Frequently Asked Questions

Designed as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) Regulations, 2020, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)’s Online Degree Programmes are recognized at par with on-campus programmes Degrees are widely accepted Worldwide by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions.

  • Candidates must have a 10 + 2 + 3-year bachelor's degree from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or other competent bodies, in any discipline.

Live Online Classes are Scheduled on the Weekends for 7 to 8 Hours. Self-Learning Materials in the form of Video and PDF formats are available on the Learning Management System.

Examinations are conducted through Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (Semester examination) 70%. Section A- Subjective, Section B- Case Studies and Section C- MCQs

The minimum passing criteria is 5.5 SGPA(Semester Grade Point Average) and 6 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average.

Yes, We offer placement assistance with JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Connect To Careers Virtual Job Fair and on Connect To Careers e-Portal, a Digital Platform that can help you expand your job search by allowing you to meet multiple recruiting organizations looking for interns and employees.