Financial Regulations and Ethics in Banking

The course covers the central bank mandatory financial regulations that apply to banks. Topics covered include minimum required capital, reserve accounts, liquid assets, deposits to loan ratios, assets-liability matching, risk estimation, ratio of doubtful debts, depreciation of assets, writing off bad debts, allowed legal period for deficiency repairs, methods of reporting and averaging surpluses

FINC 610


Supervised discipline based or applied research in the student’s area of specialization.

BSAD 699

Fintech Regulation Reg-Tech

This course addresses the range of regulatory considerations and approaches in the context of FinTech. It highlights the core regulatory objectives and the relationship between the post-2008 financial regulatory reform process and FinTech. It focuses in particular on the concept of RegTech - "regulatory technology" and the RegTech ecosystem comprising financial institutions, startups, and

FINT 603

Fintech Product Management

This course takes participants on a journey from the ideation phase through go-tomarket, providing the mindset, knowledge set, and toolset needed to launch a Fintech product, the course covers the following key topics: • Design thinking & problem design • Market analysis • Solution design • Product strategy • Go to market

FINT 602

Fintech Foundation

This course consists of four modules where: - Module 1: What is Fintech? This module defines and describes the impact of technology on Finance and what we call Fintech. By studying examples, analyzing the causes, demystifying some concepts, and sharing a framework for finance innovation. It will give you a big picture of the Fintech revolution. Module 2: The Financial Revolution This module delves

FINT 601

Real Estate Investments

The course examines the most fundamental principles and analytical tools for making investment decisions for residential and commercial real estate assets. The course emphasizes the importance of income tax considerations, the magnitude of relevant cash flows, commercial leases and real estate regulations.

FINC 612

Financial Regulations and Ethics in Investments

The course has two parts. The first part covers the financial regulations in Egypt. The second part covers the investments code of ethics and professional conducts of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute (CFAI), the largest and well-established institute supervising the investment profession worldwide. Topics covered include knowledge and compliance with laws, independence and objectivity

FINC 609


The objective of this course is to provide the students with the necessary skills to value and to employ options, futures and related financial contracts at a technical level. Topics covered include the valuation of futures contracts on stock indices as well as commodities and treasury instruments, the valuation of options using binominal trees and Monte Carlo simulation, the relation between puts

FINC 607

Private Equity and Small Business Finance

This course illustrates different issues involved in private equity and small business finance transactions from the perspective of entrepreneurs, shareholders and investors. Students will examine basic valuation issues, appropriate capital structure, the value of liquidity, and the value of control. By exploring the issues of valuation, structure and control in this course, students should expect

FINC 606

Independent Studies in Banking and Finance

Supervised and directed individual study and research in special topics of relevance to the field of banking and finance.

FINC 699

Selected Topics in Banking and Finance

This course covers current and emerging topics in the field of banking and finance.

FINC 690

Management of Financial Institutions

The course examines the financial performance of the bank, assets-liability duration and matching, qualitative and quantitative aspects of credit analysis, bank’s portfolio of investments and loans, economic value added, and market value added, bank’s exposure to interest rate and exchange rate risks, and hedging.

FINC 616

Mortgage Financing

The course covers debt financing for residential and commercial real estate properties. Topics covered include mortgage loan processing, interest only mortgages, reverse mortgages, government backed loans, mortgage backed securities, flat rate of interest, effective rate of interest, annuities, yield rates, amortization, rescheduling, sinking funds, duration, and assets-liabilities management.

FINC 613

Risk Management in Banking

This course deals with various elements of risk that face financial institutions. Although financial risk exposure and management receives a great deal of analysis in the course, other sources of risk such as operational risk and credit risk receive equal attention. Risk has received major attention in the recent years because of the huge failure that happened to big and famous financial

FINC 611

Probabilities and Statistics for Business

The course covers basic descriptive statistics and the introduction to probability and inferential statistics. Topics include tabular and graphical techniques; numerical descriptive techniques; probability; discrete and continuous probability distributions; sampling distributions; and introduction to estimation. The use of a statistical software package SPSS or MINITAB is mandatory

STAT 601

Mergers and Acquisitions

This course is designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the M&A process. The course will introduce a framework for evaluating an M&A transaction as a strategic investment where increasing shareholders’ value is the ultimate goal. The course will demonstrate how M&A deals are multi-step strategic and organizational processes drawing from the fields of strategy

FINC 605