Financial Services Program

Financial Services Certificate Program Prepares You for A Rewarding Career

If you are keen on a career in banking, finance or insurance, the Financial Services Certificate program at Elmira Business Institute is an excellent place to start. The financial services industry has been shaken up and significantly changed since the 2008 market crashed and the housing bubble burst.Yet, all is not bleak for those who want to work in the financial services sector. In fact, there are strong reasons for financial advisors to be very optimistic given the changes in the economy. Students enrolled in EBI’s Financial Services program graduate with bullish prospects in this fast-paced and competitive industry. The Financial Services program is part of our more comprehensive Business Administration degree program.

Financial services job opportunities include:

  • Financial Managers
  • Budget Analysts
  • Corporate Finance Managers
  • Financial Advisors

Some of the Small Business Management concentration courses offered at Elmira Business Institute include the following:

  • Business Law
  • Business Ethics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Statistics for Management

Once you are in the EBI Financial Services program, you’ll see how a career in finance isn’t all about money. It includes a variety of interests including insurance, investments, and personal finance. The financial services sector has multiple sub-industries that encompass a number of niche opportunities. Some of the tasks you may implement and manage could include:

  • Setting up a company’s overall financial strategy
  • Forecasting losses and profits
  • Negotiating lines of credit
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Handling tax matters
  • Analyzing budget shortfalls and deficits
  • And more…

Financial Services Certificate Program

Some of the Financial Services concentration courses offered at Elmira Business Institute include the following:

  • Principles of Banking
  • Banking and Money
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Financial Securities
  • Investment Portfolio Analysis and Management

The Business Administration Program is designed to give EBI students a good foundation to understand small business. The Financial Services concentration ensures a student understands banking, financial planning, investing, and analysis of monetary rules and regulations. It is designed for students who want to practice a career in financial services, including health and life insurance if they choose.

With campuses in Elmira and Vestal, EBI is the best local school for students aiming for further career training in the Binghamton, Corning, Horseheads, Ithaca, Watkins Glen and Owego areas of New York, and the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania.

Call to request more information about Financial Services and other programs available at the Elmira or the Vestal campus at 1-800-NEW-START. Or fill in the online form on this page and we’ll contact you shortly.