Banking and Investment Management

Vilnius
Klaipeda
The Degree of Professional Bachelor in Banking

Study area: Social Sciences

Study field: Finance

Study language: Lithuanian

Study aim

To prepare specialists of finance area to work in banks and other institutions providing financial services, who would be able to carry out economic and financial assessment of economic entities, to make decisions independently when providing banking, investment and other services of financial mediation.

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Learning outcomes

A graduate of studies will be able:

To know the principles of organization and activity of the financial system, the directives of the European Union, legislative acts of the Republic of Lithuania that are regulating the national financial system and bank’s activity.

To apply modern theories of economics, management, finance and banking in order to ensure an appropriate process of managing services of financial institutions.

To assess business environment of financial institutions on the approach of macroeconomics while applying methods of social research.

To prepare financial, tax and statistical reports for internal and external consumers.

To know how to apply methods of tangible and intangible resources management while analyzing processes of financial activities of business entities.

To know how to apply modern communication and sales methods while ensuring results of personal activity or those of financial institutions.

To know how to apply the main methods of assessing client creditworthiness and risk when providing with a bank credit. 

To know how to apply the methods of managing tangible and intangible resources while analyzing processes of financial activities of the companies.

To know how to systematize and analyze data of the activity of business economic entities while implementing the strategy of activity development.

To know how to independently carry out assessment of economic viability of various projects

To form and manage a portfolio of investment products corresponding to the needs and opportunities of a client.

To manage the process of investing, by evaluating the risk and expected revenue of different means, as well as the formed portfolio, of investing.

To select methods of trade finance in financing international business operations.

To gain abilities to constantly assess one’s professional activity, knowledge and experience, to foresee the trends of self-expression and self-development and develop one’s professionalism while acting in a changing business environment.

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Study curriculum

Full - time - 3 years, Part - time - 4 years.

I year: II year: III year:
  • Fundamentals of Banking
  • Professional Foreign Language
  • Management
  • Economy 
  • Finance
  • Bank Products 
  • Marketing 
  • Social Research Methodology 
  • Business Communication 
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Enterprise Economy
  • Finance Accounting 
  • Insurance 
  • International Banking Operations and Trade Financing 
  • Sales Management 
  • Management Accounting 
  • Basics of Investment
  • Credit Systems in Banks 
  • Bank Risks and their Management
  • Personal Management and Career /
  • Entrepreneurship /
  • Creative Enterprise
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Training Intership of Professional Field 
  • Course Paper
  • Financial Analysis
  • Business Iinvestment Management 
  • Audit / 
  • Effective Customer Service
  • Finance Management / 
  • International Finance 
  • Personal Banking /
  • Credit Risk Assessment
  • Financial Information Processing Systems / 
  • Management Strategies of Investment Fund 
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Final Internship of Professional Field 
  • Final Thesis
I year:

II year:

III year: IV year:
  • Fundamentals of Banking
  • Professional Foreign Language 
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Bank Products
  • Finance
  • Business Communication 
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Bank Products
  • Basics of Investment
  • Finance Accounting
  • Sales Management
  • Marketing
  • Enterprise Economy
  • Insurance 
  • International Banking Operations and Trade Financing 
  • Credit Systems in Banks 
  • Bank Risks and their Management
  • Freely Optional Course Unit
  • Social Research Methodology 
  • Finance Accounting
  • Management Accounting 
  • Financial Analysis 
  • Business Investment Management
  • Personal Management and Career /
  • Entrepreneurship /
  • Creative Enterprise 
  • Bank Risks and their Management 
  • Financial Information Processing Systems
  • Management Strategies of Investment Fund 
  • Freely optional course unit
  • Training Intership of Professional Field 
  • Course Paper
  • Finance Management / 
  • International Finance 
  • Audit /
  • Effective Customer Service
  • Personal Banking / 
  • Credit Risk Assessment
  • Financial Information Processing Systems / 
  • Management Strategies of Investment Fund 
  • Final Internship of Professional Field
  • Final Thesis

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Career opportunities

Persons awarded professional bachelor in Banking are able work as a finance specialist in any business or public sector organisation, to work as customer services and investment specialists, personal bankers, insurance specialists, personal managers of business and private clients at banks or insurance and investment companies, finance  and insurance broker entities, financial consulting companies and other.

Studies can be continued in Lithuanian and foreign higher schools, implementing II cycle study programmes in the group of Business and Public Management study field. Graduates, aiming at studying in the second cycle studies of accounting field must conform to the requirements pre-set by the higher school and in the descriptor of the group of study field or fields, have knowledge and abilities necessary for studies in accordance with the programmes of a certain field.

Career Center is an SMK department, which provides individual career planning, work/internship search consultations, helps pupils to make independent, related to studies decisions, and for students – to integrate successfully into study process and labour market, coordinates Alumni Club activity and implements monitoring of graduates, communicates with social partners and representatives of the employers, organises seminars, courses and lectures.

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