B.Com Honors Investment Banking integrated with US CMA and US CFA Investment Foundation

Why take this course?

B.Com Honors Investment Banking integrated with US CMA and US CFA Investment Foundation - This is a first of its kind course launched by an Indian University at the degree level which takes students through finance, investment management, and investment banking curriculum that is typically seen in post-graduate finance programs of top-tier management institutes. The course has integrated the program with US CMA (Certified Management Accountant) and CFA Investment Foundations curriculum. CMA is offered by the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants), US, and is globally recognized, advanced level credential appropriate for accountants and financial professionals in the business. Candidates would cover the CMA content in Semesters 1, 2 and 3 and would be prepared to appear for two-part CMA exam in Semester 4. CFA Program is offered internationally by the CFA Institute, US, and is the most respected and recognized investment management designation in the world. CFA Investment Foundations content will be covered in Semester 5 and 6 alongside essentials of investment banking.

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • First-degree course in India to cover essentials of Investment Banking including Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Mergers & Acquisitions, Leveraged Buyouts, Financial Modeling, Valuation and Private Equity.
  • Study for and clear the US CMA exams (even before you complete your graduation) which demonstrate your mastery of the critical accounting and financial management skills needed in the corporate world.
  • Become members of IMA, USA, from Semester 1 onwards.
  • Learn using official IMA-licensed Wiley CMAexcel Learning System.
  • Study for the US CFA Investment Foundations exams covering Ethics & Investment Tools, Equity & Fixed Income Investments, and Portfolio Management.

What opportunities might it lead to?

For those interested in a career in finance, investment banking is certainly the most lucrative with high-profile and handsome salaries! Investment bankers are essentially corporate financial advisors to corporations (rather than dealing directly with individual investors). Investment bankers help their clients raise money from capital markets, provide various financial advisory services, and assist in Mergers & Acquisitions. The scope includes:

  • Investment Banker
  • Investment Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Investment Advisor
  • Account Manager
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Banker

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Commerce

Course Commencement

June 2020


The minimum qualification required to apply is, pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or equivalent board. A course recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.

Study Campus

  • JGI Knowledge Campus
  • #44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block
  • Bangalore - 560069
  • P: +91 80 46501738

Admissions Office

  • JGI Knowledge Campus
  • #44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block
  • Bangalore - 560069
  • P: +91 80 46650125

Curriculum Structure & Teaching

Semester I
  • Business Economics
  • Fund Financial Accounting
  • Strategic Planning & Performance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • English
  • Mind Management & Human Values
Semester II
  • English –II
  • Marketing Management
  • Corporate And Business Law
  • Fundamental S Of Management Accounting
  • Financial Control
  • Entrepreneurship
Semester III
  • Financial Decision Making –I
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Basics of Taxation
  • Communicative English
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Spanish / Language


Semester IV

  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Decision Making – II
  • Principles Of Auditing
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Leadership And Chain Management
  • Quantitative Techniques
Semester V

  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Management
  • Fund Corporate Governance & Ethics
  • Research Methodology
  • Investment Industry
  • Investment Inputs and Tools
  • Investment Instruments
Semester VI

  • Business Taxation
  • Financial Strategy
  • International Business Environment
  • Management Information System – ERP
  • Investment Management
  • Investment Industry And Controls