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Program Details

This concentration examines how financial managers appropriately allocate their firms’ capital to invest in value-enhancing projects. Gain an understanding of how money managers and portfolio analysts manage investment risk. This program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

Work Experience

Co-op is an option for BCom students to test out career paths and organizations, build your professional network and your resume, and earn money to offset costs.

All BCom students will complete Sprott’s Employability Passport, a four-year career development program that equips students with the job-ready skills and self-awareness to find meaningful employment and career success.

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Career Outcomes

Explore your passions, refine new skills and discover the career that’s right for you.

A career in finance can range from corporate finance and commercial banking to investment banking and financial planning or to real estate and insurance. Graduates in Finance are fully equipped to write the entry exams for accreditation to Level 1 CFA (Certified Financial Analyst).

Sprott offers a range of business career services, including an exclusive job portal, career advising, workshops and employer events.

Based on surveys of graduates from 2020-2022, 92 per cent of BCom respondents were employed within one year of graduation.

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Sample Courses

BUSI 1004 - Financial Accounting for Business Students

Introduction to accounting for business organizations. The student will be introduced to the accounting process and the preparation and analysis of the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement.

BUSI 3405 - Enterprise Architecture

Exploration of the significance of cross-functional business processes in the context of e-business transformation. Includes process analysis and modeling techniques. Also considers the application of enterprise resource planning systems, workflow technologies, intranets, and extranets to facilitate process flows inside and outside the organization.

Visit the Undergraduate Calendar to view a comprehensive list of course offerings for this program and discover the exciting things Carleton students are learning in the classroom!

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