Finance Management Courses

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Finance is considered the most important resource for any business. Proper financial planning is the key to success for all business enterprises. The field of finance deals with the concept of time, money and risk, and the interrelation between these factors. It also deals with budgeting and expenditure. WLCI’s programme in Finance Management has been developed keeping in mind the requirements of the Industry.

Tailored content
At WLCI’s School of Business, our Finance Management programmes are being consistently evolved to keep up with the changes in the dynamic Industry of today. We upgrade our courses in consultation with eminent professionals from the Industry who come with deep insights about the Industry.

The programme is aimed at creating competent professionals who would be equipped with practical knowledge of various functional domains of finance to make a positive contribution to the industry during their career.

Specialize in key professions
Our course in Financial Management trains students in 6 key professions including Financial Reporting & Accounting Compliance, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Capital Market, Audit and Taxation.

Practical learning
This course is superior in content and in rigour to other MBA programmes offered by traditional B-Schools. Practice sessions have been incorporated as an integral part of each classroom session, giving you the opportunity to practice what you have learnt.

Earn while you learn
Apart from the rigorous classroom teaching and practical workshops, our Marketing Management students also receive the opportunity to work with leading companies while pursuing the course. This will enable you to practice your learning in a real work environment – giving you an unbeatable edge over graduates from other B-Schools.

Flexible learning options
WLCI offers you the opportunity to pursue the Finance Management programme at any of our several campuses located across the country. Distance learners and those looking for flexible education options can attend their classes through video conferencing.

Career Options in Finance:

A course in Financial Management leads to many career options as under:-

Full Time Programmes

For Graduates

-- Professional Certificate - I
-- Professional Certificate - II

For Working Professional

-- Executive Diploma

Part Time Program

-- Accounting

Curriculum
Professional Certificate Level - I
Financial Planning & Analysis – I (Economic Environment of Business)
Financial Planning & Analysis – II (Management Accounting)
Treasury & Capital Markets – II (Capital Markets)
Governance, Risk, Compliance & Audit
Legal, Secretarial and Taxation

Professional Certificate Level - II
Financial Planning & Analysis - III (Investment Decision Making and Analysis)
Treasury & Capital Markets – III (Investment Banking & Portfolio Management)
Treasury & Capital Markets – IV (Treasury)
Life & Core Skills

Super Specialisation (any one)
Financial Planning & Analysis
Financial Reporting and Accounting Compliance
Mergers and Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring

WLCI's Professional programmes in Finance have a cross-disciplinary approach. In these programmes you will be introduced to various sub professions in Finance and develop competencies in managing and carrying out financial activities in business organisations. You will be given a thorough understanding of the processes and practical training to develop the skills required to become an effective and result-oriented finance professional.

You will gain an indepth understanding of the core functions, as well as, sub professions in Finance such as, Financial Reporting & Accounting Compliance, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Capital Market, Audit and Taxation.

  • Advanced level
  • Professional level I
  • Professional level II
This programme develops the advanced skills in various functions and enables the learner to enter the industry as a well trained business professional. At this level the student begins developing advanced skills in core business functions of marketing, finance and HR management. On completion of the course, the learners are trained to find opportunities in the profession of their choice.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE - I

Sales

Sales is a primary activity in any business organisation and is easily the most valued function as this generates revenue for the business. The demand for qualified and skilled sales people is always very high in the industry. At this level, learners are trained to handle the basic sales processes that include sales preparation, prospecting, relationship building, probing, closing and post sales service.

Talent Acquisition

In today’s dynamic and competitive environment, the success of a business depends heavily on the quality of its human resource. Talent acquisition ,therefore, is one of the most critical functions in an organisation. At this level, the learner will be introduced to the various recruitment processes like manpower planning, pre-joining, joining and induction and vendor management.

Financial Reporting and Accounting Compliance – I

This prepares to handle the financial data of a company with ease at each and every level of the transaction and trains to record, classify, and summarize the result of business operations. Consequently, it also, equips to analyze the summarized data, interpret and report in order to get a meaningful judgment about the operational result and financial position of the business.

Life and Core Skills

This module aims to build student’s focus towards their goals by developing their vision & mission of life, enhancing their physical & mental energy, improving their effectiveness & efficiency by developing time management, Team management and execution skills.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE - II

Integrated Marketing Communication and Branding

Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) is a cross-functional process for creating and nourishing profitable relationships with customers and other stakeholders by strategically controlling or influencing all messages sent to these groups and encouraging data-driven, purposeful dialogue with them. Branding is a complex process, but its goal is simple. It is the creation and development of a specific identity for a company, product, commodity, group or person. At this level, the learners will be trained on Product Lifecycle Management, Target Selection, Brand Equity, Media Planning, Media Buying, Campaign Selection & Finalization.

Treasury & Capital Markets - I (Management of Financial Services)

During this course, the student will acquire an understanding of the role of Financial Services in Business organizations and it will give an insight into the strategic, regulatory, operating and managerial issues concerning select financial services. It will examine the present status and development taking place in the financial services sector and it will help develop an integrated knowledge of the functional areas of financial services industry in the current financial scenario.

Talent Management and OD

Today, one of the greatest challenges that organisations are facing is to successfully attract, assess, train and retain talented employees. Talent Management encompasses in itself the entire process of Planning, Recruiting, Developing, Managing, and Compensating employees throughout the organisation. This module will include development of skills in Employee Engagement, Career Planning and Succession Management, Performance Management and Organizational Development.

IT Skills

The Program imparts and develops IT Skills in the students in order to equip them with essential IT Skills like ‘Creating a Presentation’, ‘Making Reports on Excel’, ‘Creating Company-specific Documents’, ‘Punching Qualitative and Quantitative Data for Analysis’ and ‘Drawing Graphs, Charts and Diagrams for Inferential purposes.

Life & Core Skills

This module aims to further improve their focus by defining students’ ambitions and logical steps to achieve their ambitions/goals, augment their energy through meditation, enhancing their result orientation by optimum utilization of resources and build their effectiveness by developing inter-personal relations both in personal and professional life.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE - I

This program is designed to introduce you to specific business professions and to develop competencies in managing activities in business organizations across various Finance functions. You are given a thorough understanding of the Processes and training to develop the skills required to become an effective and result –oriented finance professional.

Financial Planning & Analysis – I (Economic Environment of Business)
The course in Financial Planning & Analysis – I is designed to provide students an insight into mechanism of managerial decision-making. Students will be introduced to macro-economics, demand-supply analysis, fiscal and monetary policy, key economic indicators, and industry trends. Further, students will learn basic managerial economics and quantitative methods in business to develop a familiarity with data analysis for use of empirical data to make forecasts.

Financial Planning & Analysis – II (Management Accounting)
The course in Financial Planning & Analysis – II enables the student to become proficient in computing cost of production or of running a business, by allocating expenditure to various stages of production or to different operations of a firm. The students will learn about cost accounting fundamentals, application of costing methods and evaluation of costs in different industries. They will gain knowledge about product pricing, costing & contribution analysis together with contract structuring.

Treasury & Capital Markets – II (Capital Markets)
Under this course, the student will acquire an understanding of the functioning of capital markets. The students will be introduced to the different instruments in capital markets like equity, debt, derivatives, money markets and foreign exchange along with their valuation.

Governance, Risk, Compliance & Audit
During this course, the student will be introduced to risk identification and mitigation along with legal and regulatory compliance including tax laws, corporate laws and commercial Laws. The student will also gain knowledge about types of audit – internal and external, vouching and verification and the complete audit process.

Legal Secretarial and Taxation
The student will develop an understanding of the concept of taxation and tax computation, which is an integral part of personal and corporate finance. The student will also be familiarised with international tax, customs, excise and service tax. He/she will gain knowledge about the concept and relevance of CST, GST, SEZ and Direct tax code essential to all business organizations.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE - II

In a globalized economic environment, you need to understand how domestic and international markets operate. In this program you shall be trained in techniques required for business application across different geographies in multi-cultural environments. During your programme you will develop advance professional skills in your chosen sub profession.

Financial Planning & Analysis - III (Investment Decision Making and Analysis)
The course in Financial Planning & Analysis – III aims at providing the students necessary information and equipping them with the requisite tools so as to enable them to take decisions that will optimize the resources at the disposal of the organization. The student will learn about the components of a business plan, consolidation of the plan and review mechanism. He / She will be enabled to successfully undertake investment decisions regarding new line of business, adding new product, expansion of current product, making the product or buying it from vendors.

Treasury & Capital Markets – III (Investment Banking & Portfolio Management)
Our programme in Treasury & Capital Markets - III provide a comprehensive overview of the Investment Banking activities and portfolio analysis. The student will gain knowledge about fund raising and advisory. He will be exposed to technical analysis, stock and bond valuation, portfolio construction and portfolio performance evaluation.

Treasury & Capital Markets – IV (Treasury)
In this course, the student will gain the ability to build a career in treasury. The student will be introduced to the structure of treasury and the methods of mobilizing resources. The student will learn about short term and long term capex, working capital management, cash management and liquidity management. The student would also gain knowledge of negotiating with financial institutions, banks and international agencies and carrying out accounting valuation as per regulatory guidelines.

Life & Core Skills
This module aims to cultivate positive attitude and good work ethics, develop power of thought and inculcate negotiation and problem solving skills in order to make the student an Achiever in the professional life.

Super Specialisation (any one)

Financial Planning & Analysis
Our programme on Financial Planning & Analysis will improve upon your ability to decide on Cost Benefit Analysis of investments of an enduring nature, decide on the form, size and timing of capital required to meet the investment outlay and financially appraise and value an organization. The student will be taught capital budgeting techniques and capital budgeting process along with the preparation of budgets, statements, variance analysis, and reports.

Financial Reporting and Accounting Compliance
This module will include an in-depth study of corporate accounting including transaction processing, summarization and reporting. The course will lay emphasis on purchase to pay, order to cash, record to report, design to cost, roll up philosophy, Schedule VI, Indian GAAP, US GAAP and International reporting standards. The ERP system, IT controls, three way matching, statutory compliances and internal and external reporting would also be covered under this course.

Mergers and Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring
The course will enable the student understand various forms and reasons of restructuring such as mergers, takeover, demergers, LBO, MBO, JVs etc. The concept of financial modelling and business evaluation along with target, value, select and manage the post merger process will be taught. The student will also gain knowledge about due diligence, integration and synergy savings.

Employer's Council Members
Mr. Amit Kumar GoelAsst Vice President, Citibank
Mr. Anand SankheCorporate Finance and Investment Banking, PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Atul VarmaAdvisor, ARCIL
Mr. Behram SabawalaChief Finance Officer, UPBG & EPBG Division, Voltas Ltd.
Mr. G. ShivkumarHead Financial Controlling, ACC Ltd.
Mr. Ganesh GanapathyCFO Global, Essel Propack
Mr. Gaurang ShahManaging Director, Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Ltd.
Mr. Manek KalyaniwalaExecutive Vice President(Finance) and CFO, Blue Star Ltd.
Mr. Milan GanatraAsst Vice President, Citibank
Mr. Mohit AgarwalFinance Manager(West), ITC Ltd.
Mr. Moni Rajput Cluster Head, Barclays Finance
Mr. Mukul GulatiManaging Director, Zephyr Peacock
Mr. Pradeep GaitondeSenior General Manager, Corporate Finance, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
Mr. R.GovindanGeneral Manager, Corporate Finance, Larsen & Tourbro Ltd.
Mr. S. KrishnanChief Finance Officer, Siemens Ltd.
Mr. S.RanganathanHead Research, LKP Securities Ltd.
Mr. Sandeep BatraDirector, Finance, Pidilite Industries
Mr. Sankalp MishraVice President IndiaBulls
Mr. Vivek GuptaPartner, BMR & Associates
Mr. P.K. ShrivastavBusiness Head (BOP) KEC RPG Group
Mr. Siva Rama KrishnanExecutive Director - PWC
Mr. Deeptan ChakravortyHead Investment Advisory Services, Standard Chartered
Mr. Vishal DixitVice President, Zypher