Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance

About the program

As the finance industry looks to the future, there is an increasing need for financial professionals, ready to help move businesses forward.

Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance students select one of two concentrations, Financial Analysis or Financial Services, and complete core and optional courses in their chosen area of focus. These students also have a Co-operative Education option to add practical real-world experience through three full-time work terms.

With their comprehensive knowledge base, students are prepared to provide services to individual and corporate clients in banks, investment firms and other lending institutions, as well as provide financial analysis support in a variety of areas, including investment banking, asset management and to medium- and large-sized non-financial organizations.

The Co-operative Education component of this program connects employers with students who are eager to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. Student workers bring fresh perspective and enthusiastic contributions to an organization while enhancing their skills and confidence. Being a Co-op employer is your opportunity to reach out and build relationships with prospective talent while contributing to outstanding programs.

What our students can do for you

Our students are highly motivated and aspire to become valued contributors in your organization. Students in the Finance program will be able to contribute in many ways, including:

  • Assisting clients to create and implement financial management plans
  • Monitoring changes in the industry
  • Conducting financial modelling, data compilation and manipulation, and other financial analysis and reporting
  • Identifying possible risks and potential returns of various kinds of investments
  • Assisting with financial trading
  • Analyzing financial statements
  • Preparing valuations of financial investments
  • Assisting to inform corporate financial decisions
  • Completing treasury management or corporate finance duties

Professional designation

Our Financial Services concentration courses are recognized by the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners (CIFP). Work experience can be applied toward the CFP designation. The Financial Analysis Concentration has been admitted to the CFA Institute® University Affiliation Program, which confirms that the program incorporates a significant portion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge®.

Student availability

Students are available for paid work terms that can be 4, 8 or 12 months in length. Each 4-month term should equate to a minimum of 450 hours of work for a student. Work terms can start in January, May or September depending on student availability. To secure the best pool of candidates, job postings should be submitted 3 to 4 months in advance of the anticipated work term start date unless otherwise advised by the program coordinator.

How to hire a student

Our recruiting process is convenient and cost-free.

Post online

You can post a job online or provide a detailed job description which will be verified by a Co-operative Education coordinator.

Note: New postings are subject to approval by Career Services and program faculty.

For more information contact:

Career Services
Phone: 403.440.6307
Email: studentjobs@mtroyal.ca

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