Overview

In partnership with Thailand Securities Institute, the Stock Exchange of Thailand, Graduate School of Business has established Master of Science in Investment Analysis and Management (IAM) since 2008.

To ensure that our curriculum is in line with development in financial markets and professional investment practices, the learning objectives and course design are benchmarked with Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

Our program engages faculty members, local specialists and international professors in various fields such as banking, asset management, private wealth management and technology. Such collaboration reinforces our approach to integrate academic knowledge and professional practices in delivering the learning experiences of IAM.

Program Objectives

The program aims to develop graduates with high level of proficiency in Finance for managing their own investment portfolio or pursuing career in Capital Markets, Finance and Banking.

Key characteristics of our graduates are:

1.Possess high ethical and professional standard of conduct for finance professionals.

2.Equipped with up-to-date academic knowledge and practical application in line with market development in Financial analysis, Corporate Financial Management, Investment and Wealth Management.

3.Possess strong conceptual and analytical reasoning for problem-solving and decision making.

4.Interact professionally and communicate effectively under various business settings.

5.Possess enthusiasm for lifelong learning and professional development in the chosen field of professions.

Key Developments

IAM consistently strengthens students’ learning experiences through regular curriculum updates and  partnerships.

The program offers:

1.Courses in “Valuation and Financial Modelling” to develop “Financial Statement Projection” and “Financial Modelling” skills.

2.Course in “Start-up Financing” to expand students’ perspectives on investment criteria of Venture Capitalists in evaluating Start-up opportunities

3.“Seminar in Financial Technology and Innovation” to understand technological trends and transformation.

4.Study trip in Asia to obtain first-hand experiences and insights into financial market and technological landscape.

5.Optional participation in immersion programs with partner universities in Asia and New York*.

*Students are welcomed to participate in an immersion program with Madden School of Business, Le Moyne College in New York subject to additional travelling, accommodation, tuition and arrangement fees at their own expense.