An in-depth study of the strategic financial issues in today’s economy The Ph.D. / Doctorate in Finance provides an in-depth study of the strategic financial issues in today’s economy and provides a solid base for conducting comprehensive research in the field.
EXCEL IN THE DYNAMIC FINANCE FIELD
The Ph.D. / Doctorate in Finance is being offered jointly and as a dual degree program by SMC University and Universidad Central de Nicaragua. The Ph.D. / Doctorate in Finance provides an in-depth study of the strategic financial issues in today’s economy and provides a solid base for conducting comprehensive research in the field. The courses created and the issues raised typically have a theoretical, mathematical and business application. The Ph.D. / Doctorate of Finance is ideal for individuals with very strong financial backgrounds and previous financial education who wish to excel in this very dynamic field. This dual degree program is also aimed at university, university college, polytechnics lecturers who seek a thorough foundation for an academic career provided by a Ph.D. degree. UCN Universidad Central de Nicaragua was founded in 1997 as a private Nicaraguan university in Managua, Nicaragua. It was accredited by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades and received the status of a fully autonomous university with unrestricted degree awarding authority by Act of Parliament and by the award of the fully autonomous university status by Decree of the President of Nicaragua.
The program is entirely flexible and thus its duration depends on your progress and on the time and effort you are prepared to dedicate. Students are free to start courses at any time, this is to honor and support the particular agendas of our students who are mainly working professionals in managerial positions. Nevertheless at the beginning of each course, together with your professor, you will construct a schedule for the completion of the course.
- Research Methodology & Design I
- Research Methodology & Design II
- Derivative Instruments and Market
- Commercial and Investment Banking
- Project Finance
- Taxation & Fraud Examination
- Performance Management
- Dissertation Defense
Swiss Management Center welcomes qualified applicants with no discrimination towards their gender, age, cultural, ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds. Distance learning candidates are admitted on a continuous basis. Admission at Swiss Management Center sets minimum criteria which have been designed to identify applicants who have sound academic potential and who show creativity, critical thinking, social and moral values, evidence of English language proficiency and strong motivation.
- Master degree from an internationally recognized academic institution
- Minimum 4 years of work experience in executive or senior management positions
- Proficiency in English
Due to the flexible structure of the program, enrollment is on an ongoing basis. Supported by the asynchronous method of studying, admitted students may commence their studies at any time in alignment with their personal and professional commitments.