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Distinguishing Features

Programs and Research

Since finance environment is changing rapidly, qualified managers should be able to cope with these changes effectively. In recognition of this, the Department provides the following training to its students.
The undergraduate program stresses basic finance theories for the first three years and the practical applications of theories in the final year. This arrangement is made because we understand that only by equipping students with theories can we produce the financial professionals who can meet challenges in a rapidly changing environments. We also realize that only through the courses of case studies can the students bridge the gap between theories and practices. 
The student/teacher ratio is low in the master program. This facilitates the interaction between students and faculty. Moreover, master students have a quite broad choice of courses in fields related to finance. These include investments, business administration, accounting, banking, economics, and statistics.
Ph.D students are requested to select a minor field of study. The aim is to enhance students abilities to integrate the finance theory with their minor studies.
The Department currently has twelve professors, all with a Ph.D. degree in Finance or business. Their specialties include corporate finance, investment, international finance, financial derivatives, risk management, and real estate. As the department continues to grow, additional faculty members with other specialties will be recruited. The Department also frequently invites distinguished professors from other schools to present their research on financial innovations and newly-developed financial theories. These activities help keep both the faculty and the students on the cutting edge of finance innovations and finance research.

Research Area

1. Financial management 
2. Security analysis and investment strategies 
3. Software applications in finance 
4. Real estate investment 
5. Financial markets 
6. IPO 
7. Entrepreneurial finance 
8. Market microstructure 
9. New venture finance 
10. Financial statements analysis 
11. Behavioral finance 
12. Financial risk management 
13. Futures and options 
14. Financial econometrics 
15. Business valuation 
16. Finance theory 
17. International financial management 
18. Mutual fund management 
19. Portfolio management 
20. Risk management 
21. Venture capital management 
22. International investment 
23. Derivatives 
24. Investment banking 
25. Securities market regulation