Graduate Diploma in Finance & Investment

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov

Duration

6 Months Part Time

Mode

100% Online (Zoom)

Assessment

100% Coursework

Aventis Graduate School

Graduate Diploma in Finance & Investment (E-Learning)

Awarded by Aventis Graduate School

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment refreshes and refines your skills as a senior financial and business executive through a broadened understanding of the latest financial concepts and investment tools. Improve your ability to make critical financial decisions, analyze alternatives, and develop value-maximizing investment strategies.
 
Upon successful completion of the programme, you will gain a firm understanding of the key financial concepts and will be able to construct and evaluate financial products and services available in the industry. 

Learning Outcomes

The Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment aims to

  • Enquip you with the latest investment tools and scientific statistical techniques
  • Develop a blueprint on how to build an optimal investment portfolio across different asset class
  • Learn how to set your financial goals and how to develop an effective investment plan
  • Develop a broad understanding of the micro or macroeconomic outlook of international and regional markets
  • Evaluate the potential risks and performance for a day-to-day review of your investment portfolios
  • Develop a comprehensive investment strategy and a systematic risk management system for your portfolio

Career Opportunities

After studying for this Graduate Diploma, you would be able to have a chance to pursue a rewarding career as a (but not limited to):

Who Should Attend?

Mid-Career professionals seeking to explore a career switch into the financial industry

Senior executives seeking to develop their financial leadership skills

Middle or senior-level management professionals from public and private sectors and institutions that are potential issuers of or investors in financial instruments

Accounting, finance, and legal professionals, trainers, and consultants

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to an outstanding education built on Aventis’ 15 years of exceptional global reputation in graduate education. Earn a qualification from a graduate school that you can trust and respect.

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

This Graduate Diploma comprises of 4 modules and is structured around the work commitments and priorities of working professionals. This is a 100% coursework-based programme.

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov

Duration

6 Months Part Time

Time

09:00am - 05:00pm

Programme Delivery

The classes would be held at 4 weekend blocks of 2 full day classes.

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What Will You Learn?

Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

Covers the fundamental ideas, theories, applications, and guidelines for making investment decisions in detail. In order to prepare for professions in investment banking, corporate finance, financial analysis, and planning, you will have knowledge of investment management.

Financial Risk Management

Equip participants with a strong analytical skill set with regards to the effective management of the various aspects of risk management.

International Financial Market

Cover essential international finance theories and institutional settings. Serves to equip you with the ability to analyze and make managerial decisions in the context of a multinational firm.

Quantitative Methods for Managers

The Use of Statistics in Making Investment Decisions is a critical component as you will learn the analytics techniques used by professional institutions to evaluate and determine the value of different asset classes.

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline

OR

Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience

Awards

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Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Finance & Investment by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore.

Academic Journey

Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for our suite of Executive MBA and Specialized Masters in Business, Human Resources Management, Marketing and Finance from our partner universities, which can be completed within 9 to 12 months (Part-time).

Fees

Our Graduate Diploma is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Success Stories

“The faculty did a great job of facilitating dynamic discussions and interactions to bring out the best in us. The active engagement in class coupled with knowledge sharing by the professors has truly been an enriching experience.”
Mr. Kenneth Tan
Deputy Director, CEFC International Limited
“The programme has provided me with a holistic understanding of corporate management and, more importantly, an in-depth knowledge of how leaders perform and react to challenges using innovation. The programme opened up new ways for me to plan and grow my business strategies. I highly recommend this programme to those who want to move up to management roles. It is also ideal for senior management seeking to advance their business skillset! ”
Mr. Louis Chong
Director, Eduo Pte Ltd

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our postgraduate and graduate diploma programmes. You are eligible to pay your fees over 12 months interest free instalments (DBS credit card) or over 3 instalments with ATOME.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

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