Nattawut Jenwittayaroje, PhD, CFA
- Bancha Serngadichaivit, CFA, FRM
- Charnwut Roongsangmanoon, PhD, FRM
- Danai Aroonkittichai, CFA
- Kamphol Panyagometh, PhD, CFA, FRM, CFP
- Kridsda Nimmanunta, PhD (Cantab.)
- Narumon Saardchom, PhD
- Nattawut Jenwittayaroje, PhD, CFA
- Pichet Jiaramaneetaweesin, FSA, FIA, FRM, FSAT
- Soraphol Tulayasathien, PhD, CFA, FRM
- Tongyai Iyavarakul, PhD
- Visarut Sribunnak, PhD
- Win Phromphaet, CFA
Structure/Composition of Courses
|Courses||Plan A 2||Plan B|
|1. Remedial Courses||Non-credit||Non-credit|
|2. Basic Courses||9 credits||9 credits|
|3. Core Courses||3 credits||3 credits|
|4. Major Courses||12 credits||15 credits|
|5. Elective Course||-||6 credits|
|6. Independent Study||-||3 credits|
|7. Thesis||12 credits||-|
|8. Comprehensive Examination||Written Examination||Written Examination|
|Total||36 credits||36 credits|
|1. Remedial Courses (Non-credit)||credits|
|LC 4003 Advanced Integrated English Language Skills Development||3|
|LC 4012 Remedial Integrated English Language Skills Development||3|
|Note 1. Registration for on exemption from LC 4003 Advanced Integrated English Language Skills Development and specified in the NIDA’s announcement on English Proficiency requirements.|
|2. Basic Courses (9 credits)||credits|
|BA 5031 Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions I||1.5|
|BA 5032 Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions II||1.5|
|BA 5120 Microeconomics and Macroeconomics||3|
|BA 5301 Financial Accounting||3|
|3. Core Courses (3 credits)||credits|
|BA 6401 Financial Management||3|
|4. Major Courses (12 – 15 credits)||credits|
|BA 7350 Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance||1.5|
|BA 7401 Introduction to Fixed Income Securities||1.5|
|BA 7411 Financial Derivatives||3|
|BA 7421 Financial Modeling||1.5|
|BA 7431 Financial Risk Management I||3|
|BA 7432 Financial Risk Management II||1.5|
|BA 7471 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management||3|
|5. Elective Courses (6 credits)||credits|
|BA 7402 Fixed Income Securities and Alternative Investments||3|
|BA 8430 Financial Engineering||3|
|BA 8450 Financial Economics||3|
|BA 8491 Seminar in Finance||3|
|6. Independent Study||credits|
|BA 8900 Independent Study||3|
* Total credits for the program is 36 credits. *
BA 5031 Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions I 1.5 credits
The objective of this course is to provide students with an introductory survey of many applications of descriptive and inferential statistics. Specifically, the students will be taught the fundamentals of statistical probabilities and distributions, random sampling, one-sample hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, simple and multiple linear regression, correlation analysis, analysis of variance and chi-square applications. The statistical analyses will be conducted primarily using Microsoft Excel, so students should have some familiarity with Excel.
BA 5032 Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions II 1.5 credits
Concepts and the uses of statistical and mathematical models for economic and business problems. Topics include measurement of numerical data, frequency distributions, probability, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, correlation, simple and multiple regression models, time series analysis, linear programming, decision analysis, and selected topics in quantitative business analysis.
BA 5120 Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 3 credits
This course will cover determination of gross domestic product, consumption, investment, unemployment and price level. Analysis of interest rate, wage rate and inflation rate. Role of fiscal and monetary policy. Furthermore, this course will extend to international economy. Moreover, this course will cover theory of consumer choice and demand, estimation and forecasting demand, theory of production and cost, market structure, game theory, pricing theory, theory of demand and supply of factor market, general equilibrium and making decision under risk and uncertainty.
BA 5301 Financial Accounting 3 credits
Concepts and issues involved in the preparation and interpretation of financial statements; the use of financial information to evaluate and control an organization.
BA 6401 Financial Management 3 credits
The framework for financial analysis and management is developed. A study of capital management, long-term asset management, short-term and long-term financing, capital structure as well as dividend policy and cost of capital.
BA 7350 Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance 1.5 credits
Corporate Governance and Financial accounting, reporting and analysis of financial statements with the focuses on pensions, stock compensation, and other employee benefits, inter-corporate investments, business combinations and multinational operations.
BA 7401 Introduction to Fixed Income Securities 1.5 credits
This course focuses on providing students with basic understanding of fixed income analysis, including the present value concept, bond pricing, and risk management.
BA 7402 Fixed Income Securities and Alternative Investments 3 credits
A framework for properly valuing fixed income securities and alternative investment is developed. The valuation frameworks in consideration of the term structure of interest rates and the value of fixed income securities with complex structures and embedded options including callable and puttable bonds, mortgage-backed securities, asset- backed securities and convertible bonds. Methodologies for valuing interest rate futures, options on fixed income securities and interest rate caps and floors.
BA 7411 Financial Derivatives 3 credits
The theoretical and working knowledge of derivatives analysis using mathematics and numerical examples in order to improve understanding in derivatives. Introduction to the different types of derivatives: futures, forward, swaps and options. The concept of trading and hedging strategies using derivatives.
BA 7421 Financial Modeling 1.5 credits
The main purpose of this course is to provide a basic knowledge for implementing common financial models in Excel. This course covers standard financial models in the areas of corporate finance models, portfolio management models, options pricing models, fixed income management models. In this course, the students will be provided clear and concise explanations for the implementation of the various financial models using Excel.
BA 7431 Financial Risk Management I 3 credits
Financial economic theory and modeling techniques as an integral part of mathematical risk management. Mathematical models used for risk management and financial derivatives, the arbitrage-free principle, single-period and multi-period valuation models, valuations of exchange-traded options, application to valuation of uncertain cash flow streams, complete and incomplete models and applications to sophisticated management of risk and insurance products.
BA 7432 Financial Risk Management II 1.5 credits
This course covers the application of the tools used to assess financial risk: quantitative analysis, fundamental risk management concepts, financial markets and products, and valuation and risk models through a deeper understanding into market, credit, operational and integrated risk management, investment management as well as current market issues.
BA 7471 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 3 credits
Types of securities; sources and types of information used in investment analysis; methods and principles of investment decisions; basic principles and methods of securities and portfolio management of both personal and institutional investment.
BA 8430 Financial Engineering 3 credits
Development of financial engineering and risk management tools; the process that seeks to adapt existing financial instruments to develop financial innovation so as to enable financial market participants to cope more effectively with financial risk in the changing world.
BA 8450 Financial Economics 3 credits
Choices under uncertainty; perfect and imperfect asset markets, equilibrium asset pricing, differential information in markets and rational expectations, asymmetric information in credit and capital markets; term structure of interest rates under certainty; relationship between real and financial sectors; efficiency of financial markets and institutions; international capital flows and their impact on national economies; financial crises and economic crises; case studies related to financial systems –real sector interactions in developing countries.
BA 8491 Seminar in Finance 3 credits
Problems in business finance; problems in financial management, investment planning, sources of funds; and dividends; with emphasis on the application of theories and financial techniques in problem-solving using case studies.
BA 8900 Independent Study 3 credits
An Independent Study. Advanced-level investigations which cover the analysis of symptoms, problems, causes, and business audit. Business plan integrating various functions in businesses.
BA 9004 Thesis 12 credits
Study in depth with the administrative topic of the research protocol was approved , published the results of a research thesis and an oral examination.
Prerequisite : study at least 36 credits under Plan A(2)
LC 4003 Advanced Integrated English Language Skills Development
Course contents and teaching activities focus on the integrated skills of listening, speaking, Reading and writing with a particular emphasis on academic writing, Students will also work in small groups, practicing paper presentation techniques, precise writing, and research writing.
LC 4012 Remedial Integrated English Language Skills Development
This course is intended to provide additional practice in the four skills listening, speaking, reading and writing strategies covered in LC 4002. Students receive individualized attention to enhance their communication skills in English.
Selection of major/elective courses offered is subject to the curriculum committee’s discretion.
An exemption of a prerequisite is subject to the Dean’s approval.