Bachelor Programs in Financial Planning

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Financial Planning

Most people who work full-time are trying to set aside some money for retirement. By earning a Bachelor in Financial Planning, you can help all kinds of people create a financially stable future for themselves post-retirement.

What is a Bachelor in Financial Planning? This degree program focuses on basic principles of finance and successful investment strategies. Students learn how to plan for a financially stable future. Courses tend to focus on fundamental principles of finance and investments, as well as taxation, estate planning, retirement planning, financial statement analysis, risk management and more. Studies usually take about four years to complete, and many degree programs can be completed online.

There are several benefits to learning more about financial planning, including being able to better manage your personal financial future. Planning for retirement and more is a huge part of life, and with this degree, you get to help others make smart financial choices for the future.

The cost of earning a bachelor’s degree in financial planning varies widely depending on the institution hosting the program and the length of study. Attending classes on campus may come with a different price tag than attending classes online. To learn more about all of the costs involved with your program, you will need to research the school of your choice carefully.

For the most part, earning a Bachelor in Financial Planning qualifies graduates to become financial planners, provided they obtain certification to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). This type of job is expected to have growth faster than the national average in the U.S. through the year 2020. Graduates of this type of program may also pursue post-graduate degrees for even higher paying financial positions.

Since many financial planning programs are available completely online, it is easy to fill out and submit applications over the Internet. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Бакалавриат "Экономика" - "Финансы и кредит"

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk

Выпускник приобретает знания и навыки выполнения широкого круга финансовой работы, в частности, он может оценить финансовое состояние предприятия, сформировать финансовый план его деятельности, провести анализ инвестиционного проекта и разработать инвестиционный бизнес-план. [+]

Bachelors in Financial Planning. 38.03.01 направление «Экономика» (уровень бакалавриата) профиль «Финансы и кредит» Выпускник приобретает знания и навыки выполнения широкого круга финансовой работы, в частности, он может оценить финансовое состояние предприятия, сформировать финансовый план его деятельности, провести анализ инвестиционного проекта и разработать инвестиционный бизнес-план. В соответствии с ФГОС ВО выпускник может осуществлять следующие виды деятельности: расчетно-экономическая, аналитическая, научно-исследовательская, организационно-управленческая, педагогическая; учетная; расчетно-финансовая, банковская, страховая. Выпускники могут работать исполнителями и руководителями младшего уровня в финансовых, страховых и кредитных учреждениях, а также в финансовых службах предприятий различных отраслей и форм собственности. Основные дисциплины, изучаемые студентами: "Микроэкономика", "Макроэкономика", "Финансы", "Деньги, кредит, банки", "Маркетинг", "Экономический анализ", "Рынок ценных бумаг", "Финансовый менеджмент", "Бизнес-планирование", "Финансовые рынки и методы их исследования", "Корпоративные финансы", "Венчурный бизнес", "Биржевое дело", "Правовое регулирование финансовой деятельности предприятий", "Международные стандарты финансовой отчетности" 240 ECTS кредитов, срок обучения - 4 года. В процессе обучения широко используются активные методы: деловые игры, анализ кейсов, работа с программными продуктами. Параллельно с основным обучением студенты могут попробовать свои силы, занимаясь в студенческом научном обществе, члены которого успешно выступают на российских и международных научных олимпиадах и конференциях. Язык:  русский Возможно продолжение обучения в магистратуре (2 года). [-]

BTech in Operations Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of operations management. The student should be able to analyse and explain operations management decisions in the context of an operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. [+]

After successful completion of the National Diploma, candidates may, subject to the applicable programme regulations, register for the Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Baccalaureus Technologiae –BTech). The BTech requires a minimum of one year’s further study. A BTech Degree in the relevant field of study will be conferred on candidates after successful completion of all theoretical requirements. The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of operations management. The student should be able to analyse and explain operations management decisions in the context of an operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. The student should also be able to reflect on her/his managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of operations management. Students must have experience in production, operations, engineering management or quality, in order to contextualize their learning to their business environment, and to appreciate improvements and interventions they can affect in their working environments. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will be able to: Demonstrate detailed understanding and acquired the necessary knowledgeto apply different manufacturing/service and control systems operations management strategies used in today’s world and at the same time recognize “specific needs” required for operations process/system to function optimally. Understand and apply strategic operations management strategies required to organize, plan, lead and control a system and operational processes to function optimal. Analyse, prepare and apply the dynamics of: Strategic Process Design and Quality improvements of processes and the implementation of quality systems. Apply operations management techniques in order to make sound qualitative and qualitative decision required for assisting in the efficient running of an organization. Apply financial principles in order to plan and control operational finance. Illustrate by means of submitting a project based on a research methodology illustrating knowledge, application and implementation of operations management strategies in order to optimize operational processes and resources. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria An applicant must hold a National Diploma in Operations Management or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 6 as determined by a Status Committee. Also refer to Faculty Regulation EB3. Conferment of the degree The Baccalaureus Technologiae: Operations Management will be conferred on students who have completed all the prescribed modules successfully. [-]

BCom Hons in Financial Planning

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles and research capacity in the economic environment at an advanced level. [+]

Bachelors in Financial Planning. The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles and research capacity in the economic environment at an advanced level. Learners are also prepared for a career in the practice of financial planning and further learning in researched based postgraduate study in this field by developing research and reporting skills. The students should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of financial planning as a practice at an advanced level. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a BCom and should have appropriate knowledge of Financial Planning (assessed at an New NQF level 7 / Old NQF level 6) or an appropriate advanced diploma. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific subject knowledge in Financial Planning. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Contact details: Ms Roxanne Andrew / 011 559 4926 / randrew@uj.ac.za [-]

Bachelor in Finance

Northeastern State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tahlequah Muskogee Broken Arrow + 2 more

The Finance major is divided into two areas of emphasis: The Financial Management Emphasis and the Financial Planning Emphasis. [+]

The Finance major is divided into two areas of emphasis: The Financial Management Emphasis and the Financial Planning Emphasis. Financial Management Emphasis The Financial Management Emphasis prepares students to perform effectively in a variety of financial management activities. Graduates can pursue careers in small business, corporate financial management, banking, insurance, investment management, real estate, and mortgage companies. Course work involves the study of financial instruments, financial practices, the structure and functions of financial institutions, the legal and economic context within which financial operations are conducted, investment analysis, portfolio management, business forecasting, and economic analysis. Financial Planning Emphasis The Financial Planning Emphasis prepares students for careers as financial advisors. Financial planning is one of the fastest growing segments of the financial serviced industry. Career opportunities are found in financial planning firms of various sizes, law firms, brokerage firms, insurance companies, and accounting firms. Financial Planners are also hired by corporations to organize and maintain employee benefit plans and by bank trust departments. Course work centers around wealth creation and retention. Areas of study include investments, risk management, estate planning, taxation, and analysis of retirement-based programs. [-]