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University of Manchester opens admissions for part-time Masters in Financial Management for working professionals
They say finance is the language of business and the University of Manchester has introduced the part-time MSc in Financial Management for eligible professionals in the Middle East. This is the latest addition to the region’s portfolio of part-time master’s programs – the University already offers three MBA options, in addition to a specialist master’s degree in instructional leadership in practice. The new program started in the Middle East in September 2021 and registration is already open for potential applicants for the September 2022 intake.
Randa Bessiso, Middle East Director, University of Manchester
“The part-time MSc in Financial Management helps strengthen our growing regional portfolio of business programs for working professionals and complements our existing courses. Finance is the language of business and this specialized MSc also offers all the benefits and convenience of flexible learning format, which is particularly appealing to working professionals in the region.”
For professionals looking to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence to advance in their careers, this course equips them with the financial management knowledge and skills sought by organizations around the world. Candidates do not need to be finance specialists to take this course, although a keen interest in numbers and analysis is important. Students will learn and understand the interplay between well-functioning financial markets and successful businesses; how to apply a full range of financial techniques to real business situations; research and gather relevant financial information from multiple sources; and how to develop data-driven solutions to address complex and relevant business challenges, such as analyzing financial strategies and selecting value investment projects.
Amedeo De Cesari, course director for MSc in Financial Management, said: “Business decision-making has become more complex over the past decades, due to long-term global phenomena such as globalization, international trade and the global economy. ‘technological innovation. Financial managers must meet this challenge and equip themselves with rigorous knowledge and effective skills to make informed decisions and understand the financial markets. The MSc in Financial Management aims to offer the insights and skills that today’s managers need and is a starting point for a successful career in finance.
Randa Bessiso, Director for the Middle East at the University of Manchester, said: “The part-time MSc in Financial Management helps strengthen our growing regional portfolio of business programs for working professionals and complements our existing courses. Finance is the language of business and this specialized master also offers all the advantages and convenience of the flexible learning format, which is particularly attractive for working professionals in the region.
Organized by the Middle East Center in Dubai, course workshops every six months offer part-time Masters students the opportunity to develop their global professional network, discuss experiences with colleagues working in various professional environments and to meet the academic team. Since its opening in Dubai in 2006, the Middle East Center has become the largest and fastest growing center in the University’s international network of global centers.
Mohammed Al Hashmi, part-time MSc Financial Management, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
My 12-year professional career includes academia and my current role as a regulatory compliance officer and board member of a major bank. Already holder of a diploma and several professional certifications, I wanted to develop my banking career and so I chose the Master in Financial Management. The teaching is exceptional and engages students to apply concepts to case studies from multiple perspectives.