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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)

  • 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 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: FINE 673

    • **This course will be held on June 26, 27, 28, July 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18 & 19 and final exam on July 22nd.

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

    • **Web ADD only.

    • **No web drop allowed.

    • **Web withdrawal not applicable.

  • 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: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Tinn, Katrin (Fall)

    • 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 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: FINE 673.

    • **This course will be held on July 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22, 23, 25, 26 & 29 and final exam on August 1st.

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

    • **Web ADD only.

    • **No web drop allowed.

    • **Web withdrawal not applicable.

  • 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 2024

    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 2024

    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: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: FINE 673.

    • **This course will be held on August 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22 & 23 and final exam on August 26th.

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

    • **Web ADD only.

    • **No web drop allowed.

    • **Web withdrawal not applicable.

  • 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 2025

    Instructors: Augustin, Patrick (Winter)

Complementary Courses (24 credits)

12 credits from:

  • ACCT 605 Financial Statements 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Accounting : The company valuation process. Establish frameworks using public data.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • FINE 683 Advanced Corporate Finance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Financial tools required for good business decisions, focusing on the relation between finance and corporate strategy.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Kondo, Jiro (Winter)

  • FINE 684 Fixed Income Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Fixed income financial instruments and their uses for financial engineering and risk management.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Ericsson, Jan Edvard (Winter)

  • FINE 685 Market Risk Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Measuring and managing risks facing corporations, focusing on aspects of market risks.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • FINE 686 Global Corporate Finance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Multinational financial management, including quantitative approach to tackle issues currently faced by multinational corporations and all enterprises interested in accessing global markets.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • FINE 687 Global Investments (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Top-down portfolio management skills, including basic understanding of the global investment approach.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • FINE 688 Mergers and Acquisitions (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Mergers and acquisition (M&A) activities and the processes used to successfully accomplish and create shareholder value from these activities. Joint ventures and alliances, governance and regulatory, cross border M&A, divestitures.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Schumacher, David (Fall)

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

  • FINE 689 Integrative Finance Project (12 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Supervised research project.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: di Pietro, Vadim; Kondo, Jiro (Fall) di Pietro, Vadim; Kondo, Jiro (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 33 credits completed in the regular coursework of the Master of Management in Finance Program. The proposal must be submitted by the student at the beginning of the project and accepted by a finance faculty member and by the master's program.

    • **This course will be held on June 13, 14, 17, 18, 20, 21, 25, 27, 28, July 3, 10, 17, 24, August 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22 and 23.

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

    • **Web ADD only.

    • **No web drop allowed.

    • **Web withdrawal not applicable.

  • FINE 689N1 Integrative Finance Project (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Supervised research project.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • FINE 689N2 Integrative Finance Project (6 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Finance : Integrative Finance Project.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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