Professional Standards and Development

Module description

This module combines two important aspects of professional development for the finance industry; career development and ethical standards. Initially students receive an overview and practical workshops on roles in Investment Banking and Asset Management, followed by information on the latest industry recruitment procedures. The second section of the module introduces students to the CFA Institute’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. In particular, it provides students with a foundation in the study of ethics, challenges to ethical behaviour, and the role played by ethics in the investment profession. Students will study real-world examples of ethical decision making.

Full module specification

Module title:Professional Standards and Development
Module code:BEFM024
Module level:M
Academic year:2020/1
Module lecturers:
Module credit:15
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