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Master of Management (M.M.) Finance (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Management     Degree: Master of Management

Program Requirements

The Master of Management in Finance; Non-Thesis (MMF) program is a flexible-length specialized masters degree in finance. The choices are program completion within 12, 16 and 20 months. The program is part of the Faculty’s expanding portfolio of specialized MM programs. The distinguishing features of the program are 1) a quantitative level well-above the average current MBA elective and 2) a close interaction with the private sector. The crucial 9-credit major paper requirement is fulfilled either by 1) completing a three-month internship on a financial project with a corporation and writing a detailed report; or by 2) independently working on a research project. The program will contain an investment and corporate finance focus and it will have an advisory board of executives from financial and non-financial corporations.

Required Courses (21 credits)

Revision, June 2021. Start of revision.
  • ACCT 604 Financial Statements 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Accounting : Introduction to financial accounting, including the objectives of financial statement analysis. Discussion of the limitations of the financial information used in financial statement analysis.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: FINE 673

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.

  • FINE 674 Fintech (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Exploration of the impact of information technologies on financial systems. How the digitalization of payments affect the structure of the banking system and sustains financial inclusion. Basic principles of cryptography and use them to understand the architecture of large permissionless blockchains. The capabilities and limitations of this technology as well as its developments (permissioned blockchains, smart contract, stablecoins). The role of platforms in the development of new financial technologies and the role of artificial intelligence in finance.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken FINE 691 when topic was "Fintech".

  • FINE 678 Financial Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Theoretical foundations of modern financial economics, including the principles underlying the theoretical results on individual portfolio decisions under uncertainty and the implications for the valuation of securities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • FINE 679 Corporate Finance Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Fund raising for companies: The choice between long-term debit and equity. The basic concepts of valuing a company.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: De Motta, Adolfo (Fall)

  • FINE 680 Investments (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Financial markets, portfolio theory, and portfolio management.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: di Pietro, Vadim (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: FINE 673.

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fifth lecture day.

  • FINE 681 International Capital Markets (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : International finance, including comprehensive analysis of the institutions and the theoretical models that characterize open economies.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Barras, Laurent (Fall)

  • FINE 682 Derivatives (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Introduction to the valuation and hedging of derivatives contracts such as options, futures and forwards.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Revision, June 2021. End of revision.

Complementary Courses (24 credits)

12 credits from:

or any other relevant 600-level courses offered by Desautels Faculty of Management with permission of the Program Adviser.

12 credits from:

*Note: Choose either FINE 671 or FINE 671D1/D2 or FINE 671N1/N2.

Or

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