Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Advanced Financial Services, Certificate

The advanced certificate in Financial Services gives you a more in-depth look at the field of financial services.  This certificate builds on the background in business knowledge applicable to the area of financial services, risk management and insurance, financial services marketing, and customer service and sales relationships from the first financial services certificate, which must be completed prior to enrolling in this certificate program. This certificate will examine the economic impact of the market on businesses.  The certificate will also examine the history of the trading industry, market structure around the world, and various instruments utilized in the market. The role of brokers, dealers, regulatory agents, and informed traders will be introduced. An understanding of orders, transaction costs, market manipulation, insider trading, trading innovations and technology will be emphasized. An introduction to analysis of the financial systems of central banks, private banks, and other sources and users of financial capital will be examined.  Interpersonal communication skills, organizational behavioral interactions and soft skills will be enhanced with the professional development course. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon program completion, the student will be able to:

  1. extrapolate financial statement and market data to make informed corporate decisions.
  2. clarify the impact of the market and bias on organizations.
  3. design communication strategies to enhance presentation of financial data.
  4. translate market information.