B.A. (Hons.) Finance & Entrepreneurship

University title given by UGC
Institute of Eminence (IoE)

 

 

 

Credentials given by NAAC
University – A Grade

Duration
3 Years

Program Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 3.5 Lacs

Important Notice

NOTIFICATION RELATING TO ADMISSIONS 2021-22

In the light of the decision of the Government of India to cancel the XII Board Examination (CBSE) and similar decisions taken by other Boards, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) will admit students for the academic year 2021-22 on the basis of the performance in the relevant entrance examination.

All students admitted to undergraduate programmes at JGU should have successfully completed their XII standard and should submit the Transcripts as and when it is provided to them by their respective Boards. 

Course Structure

The three-year fully residential B.A. (Hons.) (Finance and Entrepreneurship) degree programme is the first of its kind programme in India. The programme will provide students with the opportunity to develop skills, combination of traditional and practical knowledge, and perspectives on issues of finance and corporate affairs. The programme will provide students with hands-on training intending to prepare the students to create new products & services intending to develop entrepreneurial mindset with practical understanding of finance in a dynamic environment. The curriculum of the B.A. (Hons.) programme has been designed to provide the students with a strong understanding of the basics of banking, finance, and skills needed to start their own ventures. In the first two years, students would study the foundational courses in the different functions that an entrepreneur faces in a start-up. Students would choose electives from the second year onwards in their areas of interest so as to develop advanced skills in the career pathways of their choice. Our curriculum has been designed so that students become industry-ready or join the financial services industry or start their entrepreneurial journeys by the time they graduate. The curriculum offers students the opportunities of learning from startup internships, workshops focused on entrepreneurship, and hands on training programmes using capstone projects (computer simulation) and LEGO® Serious Play® methods. Additionally, skill based training would be provided on Microsoft excel, and tools like, R and Tableau. Students also learn from relevant cases, simulations, and online courses that are offered by Harvard Business Publishing.

For B.A. (Hons.) (Finance and Entrepreneurship), the students are required to complete atleast 146 credits to graduate which are covered in the following sub-sections:

  • 126 credits will be from academic courses and academic workshops

     – 110 credits from compulsory courses

     – 36 credits will be from cross-elective courses

  • 20 credits will be from internships or workshops conducted during terms breaks.

Academic Programme

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Principles of Management
  • Accounting Essentials for New Ventures
  • Consumer Theory & Psychology
  • Entrepreneurial Economics
  • Emerging Technologies: Impact on Future of Business

Semester 2

  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship and Start-up Ecosystem
  • Financial Statements for Entrepreneurs
  • Managing Operations of a Start-up
  • Company Law and other Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability & Environment Studies

Semester 3

  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Finance for Entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurial Analytics
  • Design Thinking & Innovation for Entrepreneurs

Semester 4

  • Workforce Management for Entrepreneurs
  • Organization values, CSR and Ethics
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Foundations of Intellectual Property

Semester 5

  • Blue Ocean Strategy for Entrepreneurs

Semester 6

  • CAPSTONE (Computer Simulation)

List of Electives provided by JSBF (This is an indicative list only)

S. No.

Name

Credits

1

Data Analysis using R

4

2

Introduction to Python

4

3

Risk : Historical and Cultural Perspective

4

4

Management Consulting Essentials 

4

5

Technology Law and Policy

4

6

Money in the making of the modern world

4

7

Social Impact, Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing

4

8

Mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring

4

9

Private Wealth Management

4

10

Behavioral Economics and Finance

4

11

Introduction to Big Data in Economics

4

12

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

4

13

Household Finance

4

14

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

2

15

Alternative Investment and Portfolio Management

4

16

Corporate Lending: Principles and Practice

4

17

Global Political Economy of the 21st Century

4

18

Strategic Cost Management

4

19

Fraud Risk Assessment and Governance Mechanisms

2

20

Renewable Energy Financing

4

21

Income Tax

2

22

Entrepreneurs’ Toolkit: From Idea to Launch

4

 

 

Fundamentals

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Specialise

Functional Courses

Tableau/ Power BI

CAPSTONE (Computer Simulation)

Technological Megatrends

Venture Capital & Private Equity

Private Wealth Management

Startup Ecosystem

Data Analytics

Insurance and Investment

MS Excel (Basic)

Technology Commercialisation

Security Analysis & Portfolio Management

MS Excel (Advanced)

Design Thinking & Innovation

Behavioural Economics and Finance

Business Communication

PYTHON (Programming Language)

Fixed Income Securities and Interest Rate Derivatives Market

Company Law & other Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Foundations of Intellectual Property

LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method

 

Critical Thinking & Analysis workshop

Blue Ocean Strategy for Entrepreneurs

 

 

Many other advanced level finance & entrepreneurship electives

 

Start-up Founder Series (For all three years)

Opportunity Identification & Business Mode

Your Start-up’s Ideation & Planning

Your Start-up’s Incubation & Registration

Please Note*

The aforementioned list of courses/workshops/seminars is an indicative list subject to minor modifications based on student interest and institutional requirements

Although students are encouraged to launch their own start-ups, it is not a mandatory programme requirement.

Promising ideas (basis an internal screening process) will be supported by JGU through cash support for starting their own company, extended mentorship, and access to global professional network(s).

The costs involved in starting a company will be borne by the students involved, unless the project has been recommended for a cash prize based on an internal screening process