Career and Professional Development

Program Details

_Diploma in Applied Finance (Admissions no longer accepted. Program after 2014)


Admissions no longer accepted.

This program aims to provide students with effective and applicable competencies in the frontiers of finance using learner-centered instructional methods. The program is designed to provide training in the techniques and nuances expected of a successful professional in various finance related fields, such as corporate finance, investment banking and portfolio management, risk management, treasury finance, financial planning and sustainable financial management.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Fall 2023 Winter 2024 Spring/Summer 2024 Fall 2024
Prerequisite Courses
CACC 521 Concepts of Financial Accounting
CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management CMSC 000 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
Corequisite Courses
CEC2 532 Business Economics
CMS2 521 Applied Management Statistics CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination)
Required Courses (21 credits)
CFIN 500 Financial Markets and Institutions
CFIN 507 Analysis of Financial Statements CACC 521
CFIN 512 Corporate Finance Pre-requisite: (CACC 520 or CACC 521) and Co-requisite: CMS2 521
CFIN 522 Applied Topics in Corporate Finance CFIN 512
CFIN 525 Treasury Management CACC 521
CFIN 530 Investment Analysis CEC2 532 and CFIN 512
CFIN 540 Introduction to International Finance CFIN 512
Complementary Courses (9 credits)
CFIN 501 Retirement, Estate and Tax Planning
CFIN 515 Behavioural Finance
CFIN 528 Strategic Asset and Liability Management CACC 521
CFIN 552 Firm Valuation CACC 521 and CFIN 512
CFIN 553 Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions CACC 521 and CFIN 512
CFIN 562 Finance and Sustainable Enterprise CACC 521
CFIN 590 Topics in Finance CFIN 522 or CFIN 525 or CFIN 530 or CFIN 540
CFIN 595 Derivatives and Risk Management Tools CFIN 500 and CFIN 512
CPD2 505 Risk Management and Insurance