The Finance study programme implemented at Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences (KVK) is focused on the formation of the analytical and practical skills of a financier required for the financial management of companies. Much attention is paid to developing the ability to use computerized business management systems at work. Specializations provide an opportunity to deepen knowledge and skills in the areas of taxation and their administration, internal audit or investment management.
While studying Finance, you will learn to analyse the indicators of financial statements and economic financial activity, prepare investment projects, select financial methods and sources, prepare tax and statistical reports on financial statements, solve financing and investment issues! After graduation the Port of Klaipeda will be the best place for your career development.
The knowledge and skills provided by the subjects of the finance study program at KVK comply with international standards for financial management, accounting management, financial analysis. It is a universal program for the qualification of a financier. The awarded qualification is recognized in the European Union and other foreign countries. KVK is the only university of applied sciences in Lithuania which offers to study Finance in English language. “Students who graduate from KVK have very high abilities in their field. I think that my words could be confirmed not only by our company, but also by other companies, because it would really stand out from many educational institutions,” said Mantas Lukšys, Head of Accounting and Finance Department at our partner company “Greencarrier”.
The purpose of the study programme is to educate highly qualified finance specialists who are able to ensure proper functioning of the financial management system in an organisation accumulate and evaluate financial information, apply legal acts regulating financial activity in their work, analyse and evaluate data of financial, statistical and tax reports, draw up plans of economic entities and ensure their implementation.
Study subjects (119 credits): Sociology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Foreign Language, Business Mathematics, Micro – and Macroeconomics, Business Law, Management, Basics of Accounting, Basics of Finance and Investment, Computer Information Management, Business Statistics, Public Finance, Professional Communication, Financial Accounting, Methodology of Applied Research, Business Planning and Organizing, Insurance, Financial Analysis, Audit, Management Accounting, Term Paper, Taxation, Computerized Accounting, Financial Management, Investment Management / International Finance, Business risk / Credit Systems.
Graduate will have:
1. The knowledge of the principles of economy, management, finance and accounting, and the understanding of the structure of the finance system, types of financial markets and functions of finance in the economy.
2. The knowledge of the principles of finance management theories and the ability to apply the normative acts of financial accounting, and the methods of accounting and financial control.
3. The ability to collect and analyze data and to use modern information and computer technologies; to carry out empirical research related to professional activity in the area of finance using effective methods and models.
4. The ability to apply the legal acts and other normative documents governing the financial accountability, operations and taxation of an organization.
5. The ability to use information technology and programmes for processing economic and financial information.
6. The ability to summarize and systematize financial data, and provide it to external and internal users, and deal with economic and financial documents of the organization.
7. The ability to prepare financial, tax and statistical and other reports and statements for external and internal users.
8. The ability to analyze the financial indicators, and assess the financial position and operations of an organization by means of a variety of methods ensuring the objectivity of results.
9. The ability to ensure financial control and provide suggestions for funding, investment and other issues.
10. The ability to prepare the budget of an organization and a business plan, providing justification of the effectiveness of the utilization of financial resources and risk assessment.
11. The ability to apply principles of communication and collaboration when working in a team, in a multicultural environment and making socially responsible, informed decisions.
12. The ability to communicate in oral and written modes using Lithuanian and international accounting terminology.
13. The ability to work in compliance with the principles of professional ethics.
14. The ability to study independently in pursuit of professional development, creativity and critical thinking.
History or Information technologies, or Geography, or Foreign language
Lithuanian language and literature
Weighting factor for any subject that does not overlap with the first and second