Faculty in the Finance and Control (F&C) Area have research, teaching and consulting expertise in financial accounting, managerial accounting and control, corporate governance, corporate finance, capital markets (including equity, fixed-income securities and derivatives), and financial institutions and services (including banking and insurance).
In the Post-Graduate Programme in Management, the F&C Area offers compulsory courses on managerial accounting and corporate finance, in the first year. The Area offers a large number of elective courses in the second year covering: corporate finance, financial markets, financial institutions, project financing, accounting and control, corporate governance, and taxation. The Area is similarly involved in the Post-Graduate Programmes in Software Enterprise Management and Public Policy and Management. The area offers Financial Economics-I and Financial Economics-II, and Accounting Theory to doctoral students.
Area faculty offer several executive education programmes intended for finance professionals. The Area faculty is also involved in a number of other domestic and international executive development programmes offered by IIMB.
Faculty members influence firm-level and economy-level policy making through positions on the boards of corporate, regulatory and standard-setting organizations.
Three IIMB Centres that have significant F&C Area involvement are the Centre for Banking and Finance Technology, the Centre for Capital Markets, and the Centre for Insurance Research and Education. Area faculty are also involved in the activities of other IIMB Centres such as Public Policy, Entrepreneurial Learning, and Software Management.