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Executive Program In Financial Journalism


  • Level : Professional
  • Mode : Online
  • Eligibility : Graduate
  • Duration : 9 Months
  • Location : Mumbai
  • Batch Starts : Nov'22

Course Description

While many traditional roles in newsrooms are disappearing, financial journalism is growing. The Financial Journalism course is a unique programme that aims to train the participant to work as a financial journalist and will provide the participant with a firm grounding in corporate, financial and economic reporting, the ability to understand and manipulate financial data and to critically analyse announcements by companies and government departments.

The participant will learn to discover the world of markets and companies, international trade and government policy, where there is always the next assignment to chase.The current crisis in global banking, markets and economies has reminded us of the importance of financial journalism. It has also raised a set of profound questions as to the quality of that form of reporting.

It does make us ask about the ability of journalism to report upon financial affairs in a way that lets the public know what is really going on. This program will help participants develop a range of professional journalism skills and knowledge needed to work in a fast-paced financial environment. To know more

Objective of the Course

  • Gain understanding of how to obtain and use key economic and financial data, using state-of-the art Bloomberg terminals
  • Finding stories and features and explain complex economic terms so readers can understand them
  • Researching financial data
  • Writing financial news and features
  • Gathering sources
  • Networking with industry professionals

Course Syllabus

  • Fundamentals of Financial Journalism
  • Business and Economic Reporting
  • Finance and Financial Markets
  • Banking and Finance
  • Global Trade and Finance
  • Quantitative method and Research
  • Press laws and ethics
  • Advanced Coding and Data Journalism

Partner / University

BSE Institute Limited (BIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of BSE Ltd. BIL inherits from BSE the knowledge and insights into the capital markets industry, garnered over the past 146 years. BSE Institute Limited offers a bouquet of courses related to financial markets for students interested in achieving and upgrading their skills in this field, ranging from Master’s program from Mumbai University, International PG programs and more than 100 plus short term certification courses in classroom & online mode. BIL is also involved in some special initiatives like BFSI Sector Skill Council of India, BSEVarsity.com and Zone Startups. BSE Institute Limited was assessed and certified with ISO 9001:2008.

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Key Takeaways

  • Gathering information from many sources
  • Proofreading and composing news, business reports, and articles
  • Knowledge of the country's legal and ethical challenges
  • Researching current news trends
  • Taking care of broadcasting equipment
  • Staying informed about current events in a diverse world

Program Highlights


300+ world class practitioners
as faculty members

Our trainers and coaches are experts in their fields of study, with intensive knowledge
and industry experience that guide
their teaching methodologies.


Cutting edge curriculum

Each course is designed by industry-experts aligned to market demand.


Learning Design

Learn what is necessary, experiential
and hands on.


Globally recognized

Certifications recognized not just in
India but globally.


Gateway to International opportunities

Build your learning credentials and use them for pathways to International Universities.


Iconic Campus

Iconic building and a place to meet merchant bankers regulators, market gurus to expand your network.

Participant Testimonials


Sister Nivedita University
IIT Madras
St. Xavier College, Ranchi
Teerthankar Mahavir University (TMU)
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) School of Business
IIM Lucknow
University of Otago
Western Sydney University, Australia
Dublin City University, Ireland
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Gannon University, USA
Ohio University, USA
Chitkara University
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Homi Bhabha State University (HBSU)
Mumbai University
Techno India Group
IU International University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Rennes School of Business, France
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
Manav Rachna Vidyantariksha
GLA University
Sister Nivedita University


BNP Paribas
Morgan Stanley
Axis Bank
Motilal Oswal
V Createk
Standard Chartered Bank
Angel Broking
Anand Rathi