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Are you dreaming of a career in Finance on Wall Street ?

Do you want to be an Investment Banker ?

The wild card to enter the glorified and challenging world of finance is here


An MBA specialized from day one in financial analysis, equity research, security analysis, investment banking and International CFA.

Corporate Finance is Real Finance

Career options available through MBA financial Analysis

MBA in Financial Analysis is the real MBA of finance as it

covers the A to Z of

Investment Banking Corporate Banking Private Equity Asset management Investment/Equity Research Treasury Management Wealth management

Corporate Finance in the curriculum

Elements of Corporate Finance

MBA in Financial Analysis Your road map to your dream ( Real Finance Job )
Investment Banking Corporate Banking Private Equity Asset management Investment/Equity Research Treasury Management Wealth management

And many more recruiters


UGC recognized degree from the reputed Karnataka State Open University. Rich content, based on the Harvard systems, developed in accordance with the industry requirements. Incorporates all three levels of the International CFA. Detailed coverage of equity, debt, derivatives, commodities and forex markets, currency future, exchange traded fund and management. Training on softwares such as Futures & Options. Hands-on experience of state of the art capital market softwares. 22 papers covering all key areas of corporate finance. Great emphasis on overall Personality Development. Three extensive research projects & six months of real industry exposure. Live market visits. Best faculty and trainers in the country. Laptop training.

University Merits
With a long heritage of 15 years, KSOU is a State University which is ranked as the second best in the country. The University is well recognized by the following eminent bodies in India & Abroad: KSOU is a regular member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, a permanent member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), London, United Kingdom and Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU), Beijing, China. The university has association with Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Vancouver, Canada. The degree awarded by the university is well recognized by UGC and gives the students an option of pursuing PHD, taking assignments with PSUs etc.


The curriculum is based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) from the CFA Program, which comprises of top practicing CFAs from across the globe, who review and revise the program curriculum once every three months. A CFA level 2 is exempted from regulatory examinations and can work directly at New York Stock Exchange. As a CFA one can perform 95% of the jobs in the finance sector. No other designation gives you that power. MBA Financial Analysis program structure fully coincides with the structure of international CFA. Therefore, one can possibly clear all levels of CFA during the MBA program (At the end of Semester 1 you appear for CFA level 1 exams, by the end of Semester 2, level 2 exams and by the end of Semester 4, level 3 exams). Post Graduate Diploma in Securities Analysis & Trading (rated as the 2nd best course in the industry) adds the flavor of the Indian market to the international CFA with intense subjects like financial engineering, financial modeling etc. Hence, making you a truly global professional who has the knowledge to work anywhere in the world. The course follows a 60:40 training methodology. 60% weightage is given to practical training in the program; hence, students are regularly exposed to high end guest lectures, live market visits, software training and real time exposure to live market through simulated software.

This course sets the platform for aspiring finance professionals to build career in:

Investment Banking &Private Equity Corporate Finance & Equity Research Risk Management & Derivative Pricing Fund & Portfolio Management Fundamental Research & Financial Modeling

What you would do on the job

Applied equity analysis Derivates pricing F and O trading Commercial banking Investment research Financial statement analysis

What you would do on the jobs

Financial statement analysis

More exciting stuff on the job

Balance sheet Analysis

The average highly experienced equity portfolio manager based in the U.S. is earning $499,000 in total compensation, as per CFA Salary survey 2007 Average salary of a person having CFA & 10 years of experience was 1.03 crores in 2007 across the globe (figures converted to INR @ rate of INR 45/ $)

Who Should do this course?

Students with strong Mathematical & Commerce Background such as Maths (H), Stats (H), Economics, B. Com, BBA Finance etc. Students with strong Technical* Background such as B. Tech, Engineering etc.
*Students with technical background often get an edge when it comes to placements, as there are some jobs which involve effective use of technology & only people with specialized knowledge are considered. Also, there are a few highly specialized careers post this program (such as Artificial Intelligence in Finance) for which only students with technical background are considered.

The course of study takes scholars through in-depth knowledge of following streams:

Analysis of Financial Statements Debt Research Quantitative Research Derivative Pricing & Strategies Corporate Finance Practical Research Work Financial Programming using IT

Equity Research Investment Banking Advanced Economics Alternate Investment Analysis Portfolio Management Financial Management Communication & Personality Development

Semester I
MBA+ PGDSAT- AUG NOV 2011, CFA Level I Exam DEC 2011. 101.

Professional Ethics & Corporate Governance


Portfolio Management & Statistical


Financial Statement Analysis-1


Techniques-1 Security Analysis-1

106. 103.

Corporate Finance

Advanced Economics

Semester II

Security Analysis -2


Corporate Finance


Economics for Valuation 205. Financial Statement Analysis-2

Portfolio Management & Statistical Techniques-2 Research Project 1



301. Financial Management 1 304.

Application of Economics in Portfolio Management



Financial Modeling Basic 305. and Advanced

Portfolio Management Process and Execution


Wealth Management


Research Project 2

Semester IV
MBA+ PGDSAT- DEC - MAY 2013, CFA Level III Exam-JUNE 2013.


Financial Management2 & Project Work Fixed Income Portfolio management Equity Portfolio Management & Project Work


Financial Risk Management & Project Work Alternate Investment Analysis & Project Work Research Project 3





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Credit Suisse Bank of America (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) BNP Paribas (BNP Paribas CIB) Citigroup (Citi Institutional Clients Group) Barclays Capital Nomura securities Deutsche Bank Goldman Sachs HSBC JPMorgan Chase (J.P. Morgan Investment Bank)

UBS Lazard Blackstone Lumis Parners CX partners General Atlantic R Systems India equity partners Morgan Stanley UBS (UBS Investment Bank) Royal Bank of Scotland

Kotak Investment Bank


Dun & Breadstreet (Jan 2011) - India s Leading Business School. India Today Aspire Magazine (June 2007) - 2nd & 3rd Best Finance Course in India Post Graduate Diploma in Securities Analysis & Trading, Post Graduate Diploma in Financial PlanningTM. India Today Aspire Magazine (June 2008) - 2nd & 3rd Best Finance Course in India Post Graduate Diploma in Securities Analysis & Trading, Post Graduate Diploma in Financial PlanningTM. The Week Magazine (May 30, 2009) - Best Post Graduate Program in Finance- Risk Management Business Sphere Magazine (2008 09) - Best Finance College Best Places to Work in India (Top 50 Rank) 2008, 2009 & 2010 - Economic Times & Best Places to Work Institute. Parent company Bajaj Capital Group wins award for whole group. All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi April 2009 - Best Paper Award at 4th National Research Conference. Topic- Implication of Economic Slowdown on FDI Inflows to the Indian Economy out of 170 entries. International Accounting Conference in Paris April 2008. ICoFP Student Sonam Dua's paper selected for (Indian Stock Market Index) Nifty Tracking.

PGDSATTM course of ICoFP has been ranked as #2 amongst the best finance courses in the country by Aspire India Today Group (June, 2007 & 2008)

Industry Leader & Alumni Speak Mr. Ajay Relan Managing Partner, CX Partners
We provide a team of dedicated and experienced sector recruitment specialists within the financial services industry, to help you make the most of this opportunity. We offer you close links with traditional MBA recruiters in finance and investments, excellent relationships with financial KPOs, private equity firms, stock broking houses & business research companies.

Ankit Gupta Research Analyst, R Systems

I always wanted to work in Financial Industry as India is shaping to be the next big giant with enormous opportunities in finance and related fields. With the whole world now turning into a Global Village and all the big corporates making their grand entry in India, there are lot of opportunities for skilled professionals.

Jai Vani Bajaj Director, International College of Financial Planning, takes complete
charge of operational coordination and strategic projects including continuously innovating on improving the student experience, launch of International College of Fashion and entrepreneurship etc. Under her guidance our beloved ICoFP has seen a tremendous improvement in academic delivery, student experience, college rankings etc. She did her graduation in small business management from Delhi University and her masters in management with specialization in marketing and certification in apparel merchandising and production. After her stint with the export house, she shifted to financial services sector and headed the customer services department and systems for one of India's largest wealth management companies.

Vinod Kaul is a marketing post-graduate in business (PGDBA) from IIM, Ahmadabad

and a graduate from St. Stephen s College, New Delhi . He has over thirty five years of industry experience (India & Abroad) in marketing, merchandising & retailing of fashion, footwear & accessories in India and abroad. This includes senior positions in major Indian groups such as Bata, DCM Benetton, Raymond, Birla, Tata and eight years with retailing groups in Canada. Mr. Kaul was also Executive Director of India s fashion apex body, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI). He is also engaged in consultancy, e-publishing and online portals. Areas for consultancy include retail, fashion & business development. He enjoys racquet games, cross-country running, and sky-diving.

The college is managed by a team of professionals lead by Mr. Rajesh Bhojani, Chief Executive Officer, International College of Financial Planning. Mr. Rajesh Bhojani is a senior financial service professional with over 25 years experience in important positions in a wide range of roles in mutual funds, life insurance, wealth management, broking and financial planning. He has held senior positions in Birla Sun Life Insurance Co Ltd, Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co Ltd as well as Birla Sun Life Distribution Co. Ltd. He was the President Sales at UTI Mutual Fund during the crucial transition years of UTI. He holds a Master s degree in Management Studies from NMIMS, Bombay University. He is also a CFP.


PLANNING and Director of a finance Company - Bajaj Leasing & Finance. He is a very well read person. Dr. Kumar graduated from SRCC, he did his M.Com & M Phil from Delhi School of Economics. He is a PHD & also carries the prestigious designations of CFP & CFA. He has a teaching experience of 30 years of Undergraduate &Post Graduate classes across top colleges in Delhi. He also conducts executive development programmes for corporates like Reliance industries (RIL) and Steel industries of India (SAIL), MAX NEWYORK LIFE, STATE BANK OF INDIA, LIC OF INDIA. in the area of finance. Along with providing investment consultancy to some high net worth investors. As a hobby, Dr. Kumar likes to keep a close watch on the stock markets for providing practical insights to the students of management.

Mr. Mritunjay Kapur : Country Managing Director Protiviti Consulting Pvt. Ltd Mritunjay is the founding Country Managing Director of the India operations of Protiviti. He was also one of the youngest Managing Directors within the Protiviti network. Protiviti is the world s largest Independent Risk Consulting organization specializing in Risk and Business Consulting & Internal Audit, Protiviti has 60 offices across 23 countries. A Chartered Accountant, Mritunjay started his career with Arthur Andersen and before joining Protiviti in 2006. Mritunjay has extensive experience in Corporate Governance Advisory, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Operations Improvement, & Internal Audits, and Transaction Support Services. Mr. Kamalji Sahay Chief Executive Officer Star Union Dai Ichi Life Insurance Co. Ltd When Bank of India, Union Bank of India, and Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Japan, decided to launch a Joint Venture Life Insurance Company in India, the Top Executives of the three Companies identified Mr. Kamalji Sahay to lead the Company right from inception and Mr. Sahay who possess a rich experience of 31 years was offered the position of Chief Executive Officer in April 2008. He was the Executive Director (Marketing) at LIC. Mr. Sahay has been known for his innovative strategies as well as for his ability for managing turnaround of several Business Units that he has headed during his long career. Mr. Sahay is a Post-Graduate in English Literature and has attended several Training programmes, including the Executive MBA Programme in IIM A, XLRI, ISB and FALIA, Tokyo

Mr. B.D Narang :

Chairman & MD ( Retd ) Oriental bank of Commerce He was a Chairman & Managing Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), for five long years. Before joining OBC, he had held different senior position in Punjab and Sind Bank Ltd, Union Bank of India and IBU Hong Kong. During his tenure, OBC was ranked amongst Best Under a Billion, 200 Best Small Companies for 2003 by Forbes Global out of 19000 companies from Asia and Europe.

Prof. I.C Dhingra :

First Class Masters Degree in Economics. Teaching UG and PG courses in Economics for over 4 decades at Delhi University and other Universities / institutes of good repute. Presently, Associate Professor in Economics at Delhi University. Authored more than 60 book, most of which prescribed as Text Books at different Universities and state Board of Education. Awarded the Best Author Prize by Federation of Educational Publishers of India, New Delhi. Closely associated with developing educational material for different state agencies and with print and visual media.


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