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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Finance & Economics via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning

 

This program gives a thorough study of both finance and economics. Finance is a conceptual framework that unites corporate finance, investments, and financial institutions and shows how firms should be managed to increase wealth. On the other hand, economics integrates concepts and the application of the economic tools of analysis to a wide variety of situations. It covers economy since its earliest intellectual contributions to the evolution of contemporary economic philosophy. This program is designed from a decision-making perspective to deal with the practical and real-world financial-economical problems that confront executives daily.

 

Academic Supervisor : Jose A. Cordova
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Finance & Economics
Financial Markets & Institutions
Micro & Macro Economics
Economic Development
Money & Banking
Creating & Managing Value
Economic Analysis
Community & Social Development
Industrialized Countries Economy
Global Political Economy
Financial Accounting & Analysis
Microfinance & Microcredits
Financial Management
Financial Strategic Planning
Corporate Finance
Capital Markets
Investment Strategies

 

 

Finance & Economics via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Finance & Economics via distance learning = 51 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Finance & Economics via distance learning = 51 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Finance & Economics via distance learning = 51 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Finance & Economics via distance learning = 51 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Finance & Economics via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Finance & Economics
This course deals with the principles of business finance and the functioning of the market economy with emphasis on the role of finances in determining the allocations of resources, the functioning of the firm in the economy, and the forces governing the production of economic goods. It focus on using economic and financial analysis in managerial decision making.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Financial Markets & Institutions
This course illustrates the operations and regulations of financial institutions, as well as the importance of financial markets for both businesses and the consumer. Key concepts covered include the role of financial markets in society and the financial transactions in a global environment. It also provides a framework for understanding the major institutions of capital markets, such as banks, money managers, pension funds, and insurance companies.
Academic Supervisor : Saidur Rahaman Dipu

Micro & Macro Economics
This course examines the principles and variables of microeconomics: theory of the consumer, theory of the firm, perfect and imperfect competition, welfare economics, and selected topics in general equilibrium and uncertainty. It also covers the principles and variables of maroeconomics: models of aggregate supply and demand, theories of consumption and investment, money supply and demand, inflation, rational expectations, stabilization policy, financial markets, and international finance.
Academic Supervisor : Velichka Gáncheva Néycheva

Economic Development
This course deals with the performance and problems of developing countries in relation to growth, employment, structural change, and human development. It analyzes several theories and paradigms of development, sources of economic growth, and the policies used to promote industrialization, trade, and sustainability. It considers different development strategies adopted by several countries.
Academic Supervisor : Velichka Gáncheva Néycheva

Money & Banking
This course examines the principles of money, credit creation and banking; the organization, operation and control of the banking system; and the relationship between the quantity of money and the level of economic activity. It provides a theoretical and applied analysis of money, banking, and financial markets.
Academic Supervisor : Guy Marc Bonem

Creating & Managing Value
This course analyzes the decisions that companies must confront when they are generating and managing the value of the firm. Topics will include investments in new projects, debt financing, capital structure, mergers, acquisitions, and the sale of companies.
Academic Supervisor : Jose A. Cordova

Economic Analysis
This course examines the theory and applications of several instruments of business economic analysis: production technologies, cost and profit; perfect and imperfect competition, individual choice preferences and demand, and the market-based system (price formation, efficiency, and welfare). It considers the use of economic analysis for problem identification, problem solving, critical thinking, consultation, project management, and strategies for effectiveness.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Community & Social Development
This course deals with the sociological factors involved in the development and evolution of society and community. It explains how to deal with economic, health, and social problems, and considers cross cultural social perspectives and diversity in all its forms. It deals with the process of managing and integrating the experience and trajectory of a community towards a new and better global welfare.
Academic Supervisor : Francis Wambua Mulwa

Industrialized Countries Economy
This course explores the political and economic systems of advanced industrialized societies. It covers immigration, globalization, social movements, factors affecting business operations in developed countries, international integration, and multinational investment and activities.
Academic Supervisor : Velichka Gáncheva Néycheva

Global Political Economy
This course surveys the principles and concepts of international political economy. It examines the Western system and the relationships influencing Western trade; the North South system; the East West system with emphasis on trading policies; as well as the new global economic order, its role, and its consequences in international political economy.
Academic Supervisor : Mª Teresa Martinho Almagro

Financial Accounting & Analysis
This course shows how to interpret financial reporting and accounting to make useful business management and investment decisions. Main financial and accounting statements are analyzed: balance sheet, income, cash flows, cost accounting, cost-volume analysis, budgeting, and capital budgeting.
Academic Supervisor : George Iatridis

Microfinance & Microcredits
This course studies the effects of microfinance and microcredits in getting undeveloped communities out of poverty cycle and in contributing to economic growth, employment, structural change, human development, and sustainability in different cultural environments. It considers the different development strategies adopted by several countries through microfinance and microcredits.
Academic Supervisor : Velichka Gáncheva Néycheva

Financial Management
Financial management and analysis are one of the most important and valuable skills for today's managers and executives. It is essential to understand the impact of daily decision-making on an organization's financial performance. This course gives the essential tools, strategies, and tactics for analyzing and improving the financial dimensions of operating decisions.
Academic Supervisor : María del Carmen Villanueva Kcom

Financial Strategic Planning
This course outlines the process for effective financial planning, including where to start, what types of budgets to prepare, and how to turn planning into a value-added activity. The objective of the course is to provide guidance for the user on financial strategic planning.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Corporate Finance
This course focuses on the techniques used by corporate financial managers to assure liquidity and to minimize the risk of bankruptcy. In addition to liquidity assessment, the course examines investment of surplus funds, cash management, risk management, credit/accounts receivables analysis, inventory management, and short-term financing alternatives.
Academic Supervisor : María del Carmen Villanueva Kcom

Capital Markets
This course discusses the operation of capital markets from the perspective of investments (buy side) and corporate finance (sell side). It examines how investors construct portfolios consisting of securities with differing risk and return characteristics. It reviews capital budgeting, financing decisions, methods for evaluating and controlling risk, and compliance with regulatory requirements and processes.
Academic Supervisor : Saidur Rahaman Dipu

Investment Strategies
This course deals with the theory and practice of portfolio management. Topics includes alternative techniques for designing investment portfolios and the criteria for revision and performance evaluation. It also discusses portfolio insurance, the use of options and futures markets, and international topics, ethics, and social issues affected by investment strategies.
Academic Supervisor : Saidur Rahaman Dipu

 

Admission - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Finance & Economics Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Finance & Economics Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

APEG - Association Nationale des Professeurs d'Économie et de Gestion

EBEA - Economics & Business Education Association

FMAI - Financial Management Association International

IAREP - International Association for Research in Economic Psychology

ICEA - International Consulting Economists Association

IEA - International Economic Association

IED - Institute of Economic Development

OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

SABE - Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics

SEP - Sociedade Brasileira de Economia Política

 

 

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