Hinduja College
of Commerce.

Smt. P. D. Hinduja Trust's

K. P. B. Hinduja College of Commerce

NAAC Re-accredited with 'A+' grade, CGPA:3.59

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B.Com (Investment Management)

Introduction

The Bachelor in Investment Management is an undergraduate academic programme affiliated to University of Mumbai that leverages on a unique learning opportunity in the combined disciplines of Investment, Finance and Management. This program prepares students for a career in financial asset management, either on the buy side working with active portfolio allocation or on the sell side, working for brokerage firms. The program gives students a rigorous training in accounting, statistics, and finance. Students pursuing the programme will be exposed to both, the rich tradition and rigour of the investment management as well as to the state-of-the-art technologies used in the fields of economics, management, marketing, finance and insurance. The program enables students to analyze financial statements, perform company valuations, construct efficient portfolios with appropriate risk profiles, and manage risk using dynamic trading strategies and derivative instruments.

Syllabus

First Semester
1.1 Business Economics - I
1.2 Introduction to Accounting-I
1.3 Quantative Techniques
1.4 Introduction to Financial System
1.5 Basics of Investment & Wealth Creation
1.6 Foundation Course - I
1.7 Business Communication-I
Second Semester
2.1 Introduction to Wealth Management
2.2 Introduction to Accounting - II
2.3 Introduction to Financial Markets
2.4 Business Communication - II
2.5 Introduction to Financial Intermediaries
2.6 Investment Banking
2.7 Foundation Course - II
Third Semester
3.1 Cost & Management Accounting
3.2 Fundamentals of Capital Market
3.3 Financial Services
3.4 Information Technology in Investment Management - I
3.5 Foundation Course - III (An Overview of Investment Management)
3.6 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management - I
3.7 Mutual Fund Management
Fourth Semester
4.1 Direct Taxation
4.2 Fundamentals of Equity Market
4.3 Financial Derivatives
4.4 Foundation Course - IV (An Overview of Banking & Insurance)
4.5 Information Technology in Investment Management - II
4.6 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management - II
4.7 Business Economics - II
Fifth Semester
5.1 Operation in Equity Market
5.2 Corporate Accounting
5.3 Risk Management
5.4 Merchant Banking - I
5.5 International Finance - I
5.6 Research Methodology
Sixth Semester
6.1 Commodity Markets and Derivatives
6.2 Auditing
6.3 Project Management
6.4 Merchant Banking - II
6.5 International Finance - II
6.6 Project Work

Eligibility

A candidate for being eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Commerce (Investment Management) Degree course shall have passed XII std. examination of the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent and secured not less than 45% marks in aggregate at first attempt (40% in case of reserved category). Every candidate admitted to the degree Course shall have to register himself/herself with the University of Mumbai.

Admission

Admission to the course offered by the rules framed by the University of Mumbai from time to time and will be given at the commencement of the first semester.
Candidates seeking admission other than Maharashtra board and colleges affiliated other than University of Mumbai must produce a Transfer Certificate from the board/college last attended.

Programme Outcome

For those with an interest in the investment markets this is the right choice for UG studies. It is closely linked to financial markets and offers instruction in the basics of investment and wealth creation; investment banking; taxation; security analysis and portfolio management, besides economics, auditing, banking and even hands-on learning through project work.

Scheme of Examination

The Scheme of the Examination shall be divided in two parts: 
1. Internal Assessment – 25 Marks
    	The allocation of 25 marks shall be on the following basis:
              a) One class tests of 20 marks to be held in the given semester.
              b) 5 marks for Class Participation and Attendance.
2. Semester End Examination – 75 Marks
              a) Duration – This examination shall be of 2½ hours.

Highlights

Mr. Ashish Ahuja, Vice President, Marketing, conducted an interactive session on Customer Relationship Manager, 13th September, 2014.
Students attended Quest’14 Investors Awareness by Mr. Nikhil Vora, Founder & CEO 6th Sense Venture & Ex MD-IDFC Securities and Mr. Rajesh Mrijankar, CEO of Intrasoft Technologies on 14th August’2014.

Placement

Tata Consultancy Services
Wipro
Google
South Indian Bank

Faculty

Ms. Mrunalini Ravalekar (Co-ordinator)

Contact Person

Dr. Minu Madlani (Principal)
Ms. Mrunalini Ravalekar (Course Co-ordinator)