||Managing the complexities of global financial markets – and the effective use of financial instruments – requires specialized training and sophisticated quantitative tools. Olin Business School has joined forces with Singapore Management University to educate a new generation of risk managers, research analysts, and investment decision makers.
Individually, each of our schools offers superior preparation for careers in finance. The Financial Times has ranked Olin’s Master of Science in Finance program No. 2 in the United States. SMU’s Master of Science in Applied Finance program attracts top-tier students and faculty from countries throughout Asia and beyond.
Together, we are greater than the sum of our parts. The two degrees you earn in our program – in 14 months – offer courses that provide targeted, global and localized skills. At the same time, you gain a big-picture understanding of the worldwide financial industry, along with innovative theories and practices. Another advantage is your access to both domestic and international professional networks.
We encourage you to explore our program benefits and to speak with our program representatives.
Dean and Geraldine J. & Robert Virgil Professor of Accounting & Management
derivatives analysis, corporate risk management, corporate strategy, hedge fund management, or in general terms financial analysis.
||The Global Master of Finance – Dual Degree program prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in the financial industry.
Our Global Master of Finance – Dual Degree Program (GMF) - is a rigorous course designed to equip students with a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the analytical and pricing issues of financial markets and instruments, largely from a practical perspective.
Graduates of our program will attain a thorough understanding of economic analysis, financial statement analysis, security pricing and dynamics of financial markets, all of which are vital in today’s financial industry.
They will gain a broad and complete understanding of corporate balance sheets, understand the risks and payoffs of market instruments and develop the abilities to invest with an appropriate risk appetite and controls. Increasingly, awareness of new regulatory frameworks and regulations on the financial industry is also emphasised together with the institutional background of markets.
The GMF program therefore prepares graduates for a wide range of careers in the financial industry, including equity analysis, portfolio management, fixed-income analysis,
Our overall aim is to produce graduates with requisite analytical skills and knowledge to advance their career in the financial services and financial markets.
For the GMF program, we are especially fortunate to have some of the instructors who have taught in the CFA Institute’s syllabus since 1986 when the CFA was first introduced to Singapore. SMU is also a highly visible and distinctive university known for excellent research and strong pedagogical methods. In this program, we have put together a team of well-qualified and experienced faculty and industry professionals with a passion for finance and the enthusiasm to share their knowledge with students.
I strongly encourage you to join our program, and embark on a journey that can transform your future in the finance industry. You will find it a rewarding and enriching experience.
Professor Howard Thomas, Dean
Chair in Strategic Management
Lee Kong Chian School of Business LKCSB
Singapore Management University