Program Highlights

Experience in a trading room with an investment fund of one million NIS made available to students in cooperation with the Union Bank of Israel.
Our graduates fill senior financial positions in investment companies, the capital market, financial management, the Ministry of Finance, the banking system, investment houses, and consulting companies.
Applied Academy - The specialization is designed to provide students with knowledge in the field of financial management and the capital market, emphasizing combining the acquisition of the theoretical background with practical tools that make it possible to apply the theory.


In recent years, the financial world has undergone a revolution. Technological, social, and regulatory developments are changing our financial world, starting from the external formality and ending with the economic concepts and models that stand at its foundation. The introduction of new technologies led to the development of new products, services, and ways of financing, such as digital currencies, robotic trading, social commerce, crowdfunding, and more. The finance and capital market specialization curriculum aims to expose the students to the technological developments in the financial world, familiarize them with the new products, services, and principles of operation and the technology behind them. Thus allowing them to integrate and succeed in this developing world.

The curriculum, in its various aspects, is built and constantly updated according to current and future market demands and needs. The specialization is designed to provide students with knowledge in financial management and the capital market, with an emphasis on combining the acquisition of the theoretical background with practical tools that make it possible to apply in real life. The goal is to train the students for professional activity in the financial field in the various sectors of the contemporary economy. The knowledge and skills acquired as part of the studies allow graduates to integrate into a series of positions in the capital market and financial management fields, including roles in investment companies, the banking system, investment houses, the Ministry of Finance, and consulting companies. Graduates of the program will be able to integrate as finance professionals into leading companies in all sectors of the economy, both traditional and innovative.


Among the subjects of study:

  • Introduction to fintech
  • Pension planning
  • Options and futures contracts
  • Selection of investment portfolios and their management
  • Management of bond portfolios
  • The Capital Market and Corporate Governance
  • Fintech – THINK
  • International investment portfolio management – trading room
  • Advanced financial management
  • Value creation and marketing strategy
  • Business strategy
  • Aspects in the organization management 
  • The basics of financial management
  • Managing business negotiations
  • Entrepreneurship and business innovation
  • Positive leadership in management
  • Financial Statements Analysis
  • Public and corporate governance
  • Game theory and risk management
  • Business law and financial enforcement
  • Labor Law and Managers Ethics 

To download the program brochure, for the 2023-2024 academic year, with the full list of courses (not including the core courses) – click here

To download the information booklet for the 2023-2024 academic year, an MBA master’s degree that includes the core courses – click here

I Believe
Prof. Shmuel Hauser Program Director
The program will give you the skills managers require in the various fields of finance, including investment management, trading in the stock market and other investment avenues, financial management of companies, and the integration of financial technology in management in the modern era in Israel and around the world. In addition, you will be taught how individuals, business entities, and other organizations allocate their funding sources over time, and you will learn about the decision-making process under conditions of uncertainty. The variety of courses includes the field of financial management in all its aspects, the capital market in Israel, investment theory, trading room management (managing real portfolios), pension planning, bond pricing, options and futures contracts, banking management, and credit risk management. Well-known and experienced lecturers and experts deliver the courses from Israel and worldwide.

Our Program Graduates Speak

"As someone who isn’t naturally gifted in this area, I was pleasantly surprised, which gave me a comparative advantage in the job market. The program is delivered by a talented, attentive, and experienced faculty who bring academic expertise and real-world experience to the classroom."
Ms. Rotem Levy
Account Manager and Senior Associate at APEX
"I highly recommend the specialization in finance. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide range of topics in the field of finance, including corporate finance, investment analysis, risk management, and financial models."
Ms. Noam Sayag-Hajaj
Manager of the Human Resources Department in Ra'anana Municipality

More About the Program

The program allows an option for a secondary specialization (in an additional semester) in the field of financial technology (fintech) for those who wish to also specialize in this critical field. Currently, this area of financial specialization is at the center of activity in the capital markets in Israel and around the world.
For the FinTech subspecialty brochure – click here

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