Just as you finish your final exam and start to relax, multiple thoughts will cross your mind about your future career. Only having a degree in commerce is not enough to survive in this competitive world. You require doing a masters or specialization to strengthen your chances to compete for jobs. Plus pursuing a degree after your graduation will not only increase your knowledge but also assure you a great position and a big paycheque. Your relatives or friends will turn up and suggest you multiple ideas but don’t get confused. We are here to help you out.
Here are 5 courses you can do after completing your B.Com
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
If you consider having a global career and being a part of a MNC then CMA, offered by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA is a great option for you. To become a CMA, you are required to pass two examinations. CMA demonstrates your proficiency in financial planning, professional ethics, decision support, analysis, and control which will make you the much preferred choice for employers.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) provides high standard of professional brilliance in the investment industry and a qualification offered by CFA Institute which is globally recognized. Pursuing a CFA degree will also help make your dream of having an international career a lot smoother.
Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
Financial Risk Manager (FRM) is a certification accepted throughout the globe for finance and banking which is looked over by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP, USA). FRM will guide you to a high paying career option in risk management, modelling trading, structuring, and much more. Walking out with this degree, you are ready to take on the challenges of the financial world. You need to clear two examinations to name this degree yours.
Chartered Accountant (CA)
CA is one of the most common career options amongst commerce students. You are required to clear 3 exams in order to call yourself a Chartered Accountant which are CPT, IPCC and Final CA. IPCC exam is divided into two groups. Clearing the first group, you are required to register for a 3-year practical training (articleship) with an experienced CA. You can proceed to the final CA examination after you have passed the second group of IPCC and completed your articleship. Final CA also has two groups.
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
There is always a person in your family or friends who will recommend you to pursue an MBA. An MBA degree is valued only if it is pursued by a credible institute. If you are studying an MBA from Harvard, Stanford, IIM or any other renowned institute then success will follow. However, doing an MBA from an ordinary or a less renowned institute might not do much for your resume. The first step for an MBA is clearing an entrance exam called CAT (Common Admission Test). CAT scores decide if you’re worthy to be chosen at a top MBA institute or not.
Achieving any of the above degrees will help you build your career and a stable future. So select a course which suits your interest best.