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Bachelor of Commerce in Investment and Banking

The qualification is designed for prospective graduates seeking to develop business skills and competencies to start and grow small businesses and contribute to economic growth and the creation of sustainable job opportunities. Many big companies across the globe started small and grew into conglomerates.  Hence, the key thrust of the programme is to develop business owners or managers capable of scaling up business entities and transforming economies across the globe. The programme is underpinned by both theoretical and practical modules to enrich the learners’ experience and prepare them to make significant contributions to the economy as employers or employees.

What we Offer

Candidates who enroll in this programme can benefit from:

  • A competency-based curriculum that places emphasis on the holistic acquisition of critical skills in corporate finance, investments, accounting, research and management, and banking.
  • Practically oriented learning in fully-fledged computer labs to apply relevant and upcoming software in the investment and banking field.
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience
  • Guest lectures by leading banking and investment experts

Graduates of this programme can;

  • Develop strategies that drive the operations of financial institution
  • Effectively communicate financial information and its implications on investment decisions
  • Advise on mergers and acquisitions
  • Manage financial risk and advise in international trade transactions
  • Develop and implement credit policies for financial institutions
  • Evaluate macroeconomic factors and give advice on their effect on financial institutions
  • Analyse and evaluate the financial information
  • Manage investments and develop risk mitigation measures
  • Evaluate the long-term profitability of investments and provide advise to investors
  • Develop new businesses ideas and help improve existing ones
  • Develop and implement corporate governance guidelines for financial institutions

Skills you will need

  • An interest in the financial institutions and how they function
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Excellent skills in excel
  • Good analytical skills, and the ability to see the big picture
  • Energetic and an intense desire to learn
  • Highly organised and effective decision making
  • Internet Savvy
  • Enthusiasm and dedication
  • Excellent mathematics skills
  • Good planning and organizational abilities
  • Strong personal and people skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptability and flexibility

Career Prospects

Entry and operations level jobs in the finance industry, including:

  • Investment
  • Banking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Accounting
  • Estate Administration
  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Stock Brokers
  • Market Analyst
  • Consultancy: Public and Private Sector

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our Admissions Department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.

Bachelor of Commerce in Risk Management

This qualification provides basic, technical and advanced skills in risk management and insurance. It covers areas such as economics, information technology, accounting, research, risk management, insurance and management which are vital for the success of risk professionals. It develops the knowledge, skills and competencies of risk practitioners who would be employed anywhere in the world. It’s targeted at those wishing to enter the financial sector, commercial banking sector, investment sector, corporate finance, insurance sector, investment banking, multinational companies, public sector companies and accounting firms as financial analysts, financial planners, financial consultants, venture capital professionals, etc.

What we offer

As a graduate of Bachelor of Commerce in Risk Management you will:

  • Obtain a qualification that is competitive the world over and be able to share their competencies within the global village. 
  • Receive instruction from academic and industry professionals coupled with the opportunity for student exchange programmes that give you an edge in your career 
  • Receive knowledge, skills and competencies that will enable you to combine the various finance, insurance and risk management skills and you become proficient in developing financial policies and apply them in line with your profession. 
  • Gain access to opportunities for continuous personal development, growth in intellectual capacity, economic activity and contribute to the economy in general. 

Who is this course for?

Our Bachelor of Commerce in Risk Management is a great fit if you’re:

  • Looking into developing your understanding of modern finance theories and applications.
  • Want a career as a Risk Consultant, Risk Manager, Compliance Officer and Educationist.
  • Drawn to the multifaceted Finance and insurance sector which always has a need for new professionals with different skills and interests.

Career prospects

  • Chief Risk Officers / Takers
  • Underwriters
  • Financial Advisors
  • Educationist
  • Financial Risk Managers
  • Compliance and Governance Managers
  • Insurance Brokers/ Insurance Adjusters 
  • Investment Analysts
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Credit Analysts
  • Captive Insurers

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our Admissions Department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.

Bachelor of Commerce in Finance

The Bachelor of Commerce in Finance targets those wishing to enter the financial, commercial banking and investment sectors. The programme develops an understanding of finance with accounting practices and commerce. Opportunities are widely available with a multifaceted finance sector offering various positions catering to different skills and interests. The key to individual success is to research, locate and land the financial job that has the greatest compatibility with your skills and interests.

 

What we offer

As a student of Bachelor of Commerce in Finance you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instils not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage on opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

 

Who is this course for?

Our course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Looking to establish your career in the accounting, finance, investment, or commercial banking sectors.
  • Have a keen attention to detail and possess an interest in banking systems.
  • Ready to gain an understanding in finances, taxation, business assets management, auditing and management of investment portfolios.

 

Career Prospects

  • Senior Finance Officer
  • Chief Finance Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Manager
  • Insurance Broker
  • Insurance Agent
  • Stockbroker
  • Finance Consultant
  • Mutual Fund Agent
  • Chief Loan Officer

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our Admissions Department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

What we offer

As a student of Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instills not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage on opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

Who is this course for

Our Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Looking to establish your career in the accounting, finance, investment, or commercial banking sectors.
  • Have a keen attention to detail and possess an interest in banking systems.
  • Ready to gain an understanding in finances, taxation, business assets management, auditing and management of investment portfolios.

Career prospects

  • Auditor
  • Banker
  • Financial Panner
  • Investment Manager
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Manager
  • Tax Consultant
  • Asset Manager
  • Economist

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our Admissions Department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management

What we offer

As a student of Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instils not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

Who is this course for

Our course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Passionate about the world of business, its makings and would like to forge a career in management.
  • Looking to launch a business or are interested in running a company or startup.
  • Interested in gaining presentation skills, marketing intelligence and other competencies required to work effectively in a business setting.

Career prospects

  • Operations Manager
  • Business Process Orchestration Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Lecturer
  • Branch Supervisor
  • Branch Manager
  • Country Manager
  • Change Management Consultant

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our Admissions Department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.