Program Highlights

Students gain on the trading floor with an investment fund of 1 million NIS in cooperation with Bank Igud
Our graduates are hired to fill senior financial positions in places such as: investment companies, capital and financial management, the Ministry of Finance, the banking system, consulting companies and more.
The program is characterized by Ono’s signature “Applied Academics”. Students participats internships designed to provide knowledge in the field of financial management and the capital market, with an emphasis on combining theoretical background with practical tools that allow the theory to be applied.



In recent years, the financial world has undergone a revolution. Technological, social and regulatory developments are changing the financial world as we know it, from top to bottom. The introduction of new technologies led to the development of new products, services and financing methods, such as: digital currencies, AI consulting, social commerce, crowdfunding and more. The purpose of the finance and capital market specialization curriculum is to expose the student to the technological developments in the financial world, to familiarize him/her with the new products and services, the principles of their operation and the technology behind them. Such knowledge will enable the program graduate to integrate and succeed in this developing world.
The curriculum is built and is constantly updated according to current and future market demands and needs. The program’s internship is designed to provide students with knowledge in the fields of financial management and the capital market, with an emphasis on combining the acquisition of the theoretical background with the practical tools allowing the theory to be applied. The goal is to train the students for professional activity in the field of finance in the various sectors that comprise today’s economy. The knowledge and skills acquired as part of the internship allow graduates to integrate into a series of positions in the fields of the capital market and financial management, including positions in investment companies, the banking system, the Ministry of Finance and consulting companies. Graduates of the internship will be able to integrate as finance professionals in leading companies in all sectors of the economy, both traditional and innovative.
Those who complete the internship receive an additional certificate in addition to their degree certificate.

Among the Courses in the Specialization’s Program 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 – transaction room
• Advanced financial management
• Value creation and marketing strategy
• Business strategy
• Aspects in the management of the organization
• 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 ethics for managers

Additional Information:

• To download the internship brochure, for the 2023-2024 academic year, with the full list of internship courses (not including the core courses) – click here
• To download the information booklet for the 2023-2024 academic year, including an extension for the core courses – click here

My Approach
Prof. Shmuel Hauser Program Director
The Specialization will give graduates the skills required to serve as managers 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. Students will be exposed to the ways in which individuals, business entities and other organizations allocate their funding sources over time and will learn about the decision-making process under conditions of uncertainty. The range of courses includes the field of financial management in all of its aspects, the capital market in Israel, investment theory, trading floor management (real portfolio management), pension planning, bond pricing, options and futures, banking management, credit risk management. The courses are given by renowned and experienced lecturers, experts from Israel and the world.

Our Program Graduates Speak

Ms. Rotem Levy
"For someone to whom the quantitative field does not come naturally, I was pleasantly surprised by the program, which gave me a comparative advantage in the job market. The program is delivered by talented, attentive and experienced faculty who bring both academic expertise and real-world experience to the classroom."
Account Manager and Senior Associate at APEX
Ms. Noam Sayek-Hajaj
"I highly recommend the specialization in finance. The specialization 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."
Director of Human Resources, Ra'anana Municipality

Study Days and Placement

Registration for the October 2023 Academic Year has already begun

More About the Program

The Specialization allows an option for a secondary internship (in an additional trimester) in the field of financial technology (fintech), for those who wish to specialize in this important field, which is at the center of activity in the capital markets in Israel and around the world.
For the FinTech subspecialty newsletter – click here

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