This specialization explores relevant financial analysis of financial and non-financial organizations. The students will acquire a broad collection of skills that fit within financial positions in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. These skills may include financial statement analysis, investment selection techniques, and how financial institutions generate earnings and manage risks. The MBA degree at NCU affords both a high quality education in combination with the flexibility needed for many working professionals. The curriculum allows for flexibility in emphasis with courses such as Corporate Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Investments and Management of Financial Institutions. At the end of the Financial Management specialization, students will complete a final written research project, demonstrating the ability to conduct an investigation on a workplace problem, identify an area for intervention, critique, justify, and recommend a plan of preventative action. With graduation, the learner is in a good position to move forward with his or her career in such positions as Financial Analyst, Budget Analyst, Loan Officer, Financial Manager, Financial Planner and Investment banker.