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MBA Finance
MBA Finance

MBA - Finance

Advanced Certificate in Financial Markets


About the elective

Finance is the lifeline of any business. Businesses run on money and managing this money becomes critical and crucial for the success of the business. An MBA in Finance will prepare you with the skills in corporate financial planning, financial management, acquisitions and mergers, banking and accounting. An elective in finance opens up various opportunities in the corporate world allowing the aspirant to learn and apply the acquired skills on analyzing company reports, forecasting business trends, maximising profitability, minimising financial risks and managing capital

About the Certification in Financial Markets

To say that Financial Markets are the backbone of any economy will be an understatement. With innovation in financial instruments, modernization in financial markets, and increased participation of investors, there is an ever-increasing demand for financial market professionals with an understanding of the working of the modern financial markets.

The Advanced Certificate Program in Financial Markets will build a thorough understanding of the functioning of various types of contemporary financial markets and equip you with deep insights into the world of modern financial markets.

The Advanced Certificate Program in Financial Markets will take you through an insightful journey in the following courses:

  • Financial Modelling
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Asset Management
  • Cyber Security and Fraud Management


  • Gives you a perfect blend of Finance and general management courses
  • Prepares you for global certifications in Finance such as CFA, CFP, FRM and CIMA
  • Equips you with advanced knowledge in Investment banking, Derivatives, and Financial Analytics
  • Includes a research project giving exposure to solving real-time problems in the domain of finance

Management Concepts and Practices
Principles of Economics and Markets
Managerial Effectiveness and Ethics
Accounting and Finance
Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics


Marketing Management and Research
Operations Management
Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives
FinTech Foundations and Applications
Banking, Financial Services and Insurance


Business Environment and Strategy
Project Management
Direct and Indirect Taxes
Financial Modeling and Analytics
Project Appraisal and Finance
Open Elective Course

*Please select any one from the options below

Corporate Strategy
Entrepreneurship & Business Plan

**Please select any four from the options below

Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
International Financial Management
Management of Financial Services
Project Finance
Management Accounting
Direct Taxation


International Finance
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Wealth Management and Behavioral Finance
Valuation and Investment Banking
Cross Functional Elective Course
Master Thesis / Project *

* Master Thesis / Project will be carried out between Sem 3 and Sem 4, but evaluation will reflect in Sem 4
*Please select any one from the options below

International Business
Project Management

**Please select any four from the options below

Financial Derivatives
Financial Engineering
Strategic Financial Mangement
Strategic Cost Mangement
Risk Management
Commodities Market


For Indian National & SAARC Nations

Semester Fee Plan ₹ 20,000
Annual Fee Plan ₹ 40,000


One Time University Registration Fee of Rs. 2500 is applicable during admission

Examination Fee of Rs.4000 per year is applicable


For Foreign Students

Semester Fee Plan $ 400
Annual Fee Plan $ 800


One Time University Registration Fee of $ 50 is applicable during admission

Examination Fee of $ 60 per year is applicable


Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Program of a minimum duration of three (3) years in any stream from a UGC Recognized University; with a minimum aggregate of 50% or an equivalent letter/numerical grade. A relaxation of 5% shall be given to SC/ST candidates.
Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor's Program are also eligible to apply.


120 study hours in each course

Interactive audio-video lectures

Pre-recorded video lectures


Self e-learning material

Assignments, quizzes, MCQ, etc.
for reinforcement

Independent and
group projects


Apply for your desired program

Upload documents

Pay tuition/program fee

Document verification

Provisional admission confirmation

Confirmation of admission

LMS activation

What People Say


Is the Online Program offered by Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research (Deemed-to-be University) recognized?  

Yes, the University is Entitled by University Grants Commission (UGC) to offer Online Degree Programs. All Online Programs are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and UGC-DEB. UGC and (AICTE) are statutory bodies under Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Is the Degree acquired through online mode equivalent to on-campus mode of learning?  

Yes. The below notification UGC endorses this.

UGC Notification No. F. 1-1/2020(DEB-I) dated 4th September 2020 – Part VI, Page 79, Point. 22 - Equivalence of qualification acquired through Conventional or Online Learning:

Degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level in conformity with UGC notification on Specification of Degrees, 2014 and postgraduate diplomas awarded through Online mode by Higher Educational Institutions, recognized by the Commission under these regulations, shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the Degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level and postgraduate diplomas offered through conventional mode.

Is this an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) or Correspondence Program?  

No. This is an online learning mode program. In an Online mode there are regular live online sessions on weekends, online proctored exams, learner engagement activities and support, and no territorial jurisdiction.

Who will award the Degree?  

The Degree will be awarded by Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology, and Research (Deemed-to-be University).

What is the medium of instruction?  

The medium of instruction is English.

What documents are required to be submitted for admission?  

Color scan of the below mentioned original document is required to be uploaded on the admission portal at the time of seeking admission –

  • Grade sheet of Class 10
  • Grade sheet of Class 12
  • Grade sheet of all the Semesters of Bachelor’s Degree / Consolidated grade sheet (Only for MBA)
  • Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate (Only for MBA)
  • Transfer Certificate or Migration Certificate, if applicable
  • Aadhar Card for Indian Nationals and Passport for Foreign Nationals
Can the program option be changed at a later stage?  

The program option cannot be changed after completing the admission process. In the case of BBA – General and MBA – General, the elective courses can be chosen before the commencement of the respective semester.

What is the duration of the program?  

BBA – 3 Years; MBA – 2 Years

How many credits does the program have?  

BBA – 120 credits; MBA – 104 credits

How many learning hours are involved?  

BBA – 3600 hours and MBA – 3120 hours

In MBA, there are additional 480 hours of learning for the advanced certification program.

How many courses does the program have?  

BBA – 29 + Management Thesis

MBA – 22 + Project Report + Management Thesis

Will I be able to interact with faculty?  

Yes. Learners will be able to interact during the live sessions and through the discussion forum / chat facility on the Learning Management System (LMS).

Will the recording of live sessions be available?  

Yes. The online sessions will be recorded and available on the Learning Management System (LMS).

Is attendance for live online sessions mandatory?  

Not mandatory but essential. A learner is required to have a minimum participation of 75% in all the activities.

Will study material be provided?  

Yes. A learner is provided access to an exhaustive and customized e-Learning Material (ELM) on the Learning Management System (LMS).

Can the e-content be downloaded?  

No. The content on the LMS is only meant to be used by learners enrolled in the program. Any unauthorized copying, distribution, transmission, uploading on any media, or any other use of this material is prohibited.

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