Finance - Banking: The smart cash flow
Banking and finance is the study of organizing, operating, administering, designing, and delivering products and services of banks and other financial institutions; the study of the operations of financial markets and investment methods; the study of managing and making financial decisions of entities (government, businesses, individuals). In short, this is the study of the movement and methods to increase the value of cash flow.
In Vietnam, there are only 44 commercial banks, but these banks have more than 11,000 branches and transaction offices, attracting more than 300,000 employees. As a result, bank credit has become the most important capital mobilization channel of the economy. In addition, there are other foreign bank branches in Vietnam, financial companies, finance leasing companies, non-bank financial intermediaries, and other credit institutions.
Vietnam's stock market has made great progress in the past 20 years as the market capitalization of the stock market has reached about 400 billion USD (equivalent to nearly 150% of its GDP). More than 4,000,000 trading accounts of individual investors have been opened in addition to the operation of securities companies, fund management companies, investment funds, and other institutional investors...
More than 700,000 businesses of different sizes and sectors are in dire need of financial experts to solve such problems in capital mobilization, investment, financial management, and risk management. For instance, one major concern is to achieve sustainable growth, high profitability, safety, and company’s value maximization.
In recent years, there is an emerging increase in the popularity of peer-to-peer lending, e-wallets (Momo, Moca, Zalopay, Airpay...), digital banking (Digital Banking) and high-tech applications (e.g., AI, Blockchain technology, machine learning, Big Data) within the banking and financial structure.
Moreover, businesses are focuses on applying information technology and mathematics to build advanced quantitative financial models to support their businesses, investment activities, and risk management decisions.
The figures and information above have revealed the high demand for skilled human resources in the financial and banking sector, as well as the dynamism and continuous innovation within the traditional banking and modern banking. With regard to the training of high-quality workforce for the Banking and Finance industry, HUB could be seen as a prestigious destination with diverse training programs and specialised majors.
Finance and Banking graduates at HUB are required to master modern knowledge of economics in general, in-depth knowledge in such areas as Banking, corporate financial management, financial investment, and Fintech, etc. They are also expected to have good business ethics, to be able to conduct independent research and professional practice in the field of finance and banking within the 4.0 era. As a result, students could have more opportunities to choose from a variety of training programs if they choose to study Banking and Finance at HUB.
Able to calculate and think logically
Have an interest in the fields of economics, business, banking, finance, and investment
Cautious and able to withstand pressure
Able to analyze and synthesize data, present information clearly, and express ideas well
Proactive, energetic, and able to manage personal resources
Students with good social knowledge background, foreign languages, communication skills
Interest in technology is an advantage.
Graduates of Finance - Banking at HUB can take up professional positions at:
Head offices and branches of commercial banks and other credit institutions;
Securities trading organizations such as securities companies, fund management companies, financial and investment consulting companies;
Departments of finance, investment, project management, investor relations of all business lines;
Financial and monetary state management agencies; lecturers, researchers at colleges, universities, research institutes or business startups.
Fintech development companies, fintech companies, software companies, technology solutions and service providers for the financial market.
Banking and Finance is the most famous and prestigious training field of HUB
The Finance and Banking training programmes are accredited according to the AUN - QA standards set by the Association of Southeast Asian Universities.
Strong teaching staff and invited experts from commercial banks, securities companies, investment funds.
Modern, up-to-date, digital transformation-oriented training program, Eramus Financial Dataroom – Thomson Reuters Datastream, Stock Exchange Practice.
Extensive collaboration with commercial banks, securities companies, financial institutions to create opportunities for practical experiences and job involvements.
Academic clubs and a wide range of professional activities such as: Student Finance Club (BUSF), Career Link Club, Financial Arena Competition...
- The Banking major (Program specification here)
- The Finance major (Program specification here)
- The Financial Technology (Fintech) major (Program specification here)
- The Quantitative Finance and Risk Management major (Program specification here)
- The Finance and Business Administration major (Program specification here)
High quality program (Program specification here)
Dual Degree Program (Program specification here)
An International Bachelor Program awarded by a partner (Program specification here)