A specialization in finance offers insight into how financial markets function. A management graduate with a finance specialization learns a variety of subjects like corporate finance, costing, budgeting, international finance, working capital management, investments and securities etc.
Beyond this, a student can have certifications on application of technologies like oracle financials in the area of financial decision making.
With increased financial liberalization a wide array and wide variety of jobs are available for students with specialization in finance. He/she can be working in the corporate finance function of a major manufacturing organization looking after management of funds for that corporate and dealing with banks and other financial lending institutions etc.
Finance specialization has an option of working with leading banks or with leading non- banking finance companies or leading finance companies other than banks. He also has options of working as a securities analyst or working with brokerage firms and dealing in buying and selling securities. Operations in the security market or the stock market are the biggest industry in India. With increased opening up of the Indian financial market and increased international money pouring into the Indian stocks the option available for finance specialization student are endless. Same is true of a person dealing in foreign currency transaction either in bank or in a manufacturing company.