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Our part-time Master of Finance degree is only offered in Toronto. We offer two formats in Toronto: Master of Finance part-time and double degree Master of Finance with our part-time Toronto MBA

Master of Finance (Executive) Part-Time, Toronto

Benefits

  • Receive your MFin degree in 1.5 years.*
  • Learn the technical “must-haves” for a career in asset management or investment banking.
  • Take two courses in each term. Students can take time to fully absorb the course material and apply theories in real world situation through comprehensive term projects.
  • Cover 100% of the CBOK for level I and level II and over 60% for level III.
  • Study while working full-time with the convenient part-time alternate weekend schedule and no summer classes.
  • Earn an MFin-MBA double degree.
  • Small class size. Learn in small group settings, with other finance-focused individuals. Optimum faculty to student ratio.
  • Convenient downtown Toronto location in the centre of the financial district.

Schedule

You’ll be in class every other weekend on Fridays (7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) and Saturdays (8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) over 18 months*. No classes are held in July and August.

*Pending approval. Currently the program is 2 years long requiring 12 courses.

Term 1 (Fall)

  • MF753: Economics and Quantitative Methods I
  • MF773: Foundation in Finance and Professional Ethics

Term 2 (Winter)

  • BU673: Investment Management
  • MF713: Financial Reporting and Analysis I

Term 3 (Spring)

  • BU663: Advanced Corporate Finance
  • BU713: Fixed Income Analysis

Term 4 (Fall)

  • BU723: Advanced Investment Management
  • MF723: Financial Reporting and Analysis II

Term 5 (Winter)

  • BU623: Derivatives and Financial Risk Management  
  • MF763: Economics and Quantitative Methods II

Optional Elective Courses**

  • BU693E - Seminar in Advanced Security Analysis
  • MF733 - CFA Level I Review
  • MF783 - Research Paper

**Note: Toronto students wishing to take the optional electives will need to attend class in Waterloo or online through video conferencing.

Double Degree Finance (MFin) (Executive) Part-Time with MBA, Toronto

Benefits

  • The double degree MFin and MBA provides students with the strategic leadership skills of the MBA as well as the breadth and depth of the technical “must haves” for a career in asset management or investment banking.
  • Curriculum covers 100% of the CBOK for level I and level II and over 60% for level III.
  • Learn in small group settings on alternating weekends with other finance-focused individuals, and from professors who are experts in their field.
  • Convenient downtown Toronto location in the centre of the financial district.

Schedule

Students enrolled in the double degree MFin and MBA must complete all eight courses in the integrated core of the Lazaridis MBA, plus an applied research consulting project and four elective courses. Double degree students will also complete 10 credit courses as part of the MFin program. Students are also encouraged to participate in the International Summer Study program, which offers a course credit towards their MBA degree.

This four-year program runs Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m and Saturdays from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m on alternating weekends. No summer classes are held during July and August.

Spring to Spring Terms 1 to 4

  • BU601: Strategic Management
  • BU602: Marketing
  • BU603: Financial Management
  • BU604: Organizational Behaviour
  • BU605: Operations Management
  • BU606: Economics
  • BU607: Accounting
  • BU609: Business Analytics 

Fall Term 5

  • MF753: Economics and Quantitative Methods I
  • MF773: Foundation in Finance and Professional Ethics 

Winter Term 6

  • BU673: Investment Management
  • MF713: Financial Reporting and Analysis I

Spring Term 7

  • BU713: Fixed Income Analysis
  • BU663: Advanced Corporate Finance

Fall Term 8

  • BU723: Advanced Investment Management
  • MF723: Financial Reporting and Analysis II 

Winter Term 9

  • BU623: Derivatives and Financial Risk Management
  • MF763: Economics and Quantitative Methods II

Spring Term 10

  • 2 MBA electives.

Fall Term 11

  • 1 MBA elective
  • BU610 and NFP

Winter Term 12

  • 1 MBA elective
  • BU610 and NFP

Optional Elective Courses**

  • BU690: Directed Study
  • BU693E: Seminar in Advanced Security Analysis
  • MF733: CFA Level I Review
  • MF783: Research Paper

**Note: Toronto students wishing to take the optional electives will need to attend class at our Waterloo campus or online through video conferencing.

Did you know our MFin program is also offered in Waterloo Full-time? Attain your MFin degree in one year (non-co-op) or 20 months (with co-op).

Visit LazaridisMFin.ca. for more information

Contact Us:

Toronto Executive Part-Time

E: mfin@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x3013


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