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Student Profile: Gunpreet Kaur
Finance master's student in the Beedie School of Business
My name is Gunpreet Kaur. As an MSc Finance student of SFU Beedie, I am pursuing the specialization in risk management stream. Besides this, I am volunteering as Risk Officer at Student Investment Advisory Services Fund worth 23million dollars at SFU and I am also volunteering at PRMIA Vancouver chapter where I get acquainted with the latest developments in the area of financial risk. Prior to this, I worked as a Bank Manager in India for seven years. I am indebted to the Punjab State Cooperative Bank for assigning me various roles and responsibilities and thus sharpening my professional skills and I specialize in the area of operational risks in banking specially frauds. Due to my interest, I did certified courses in risk management and KYC and AML norms. I am also planning to earn ORM from PRMIA before the completion of my MSc program. My strength is that I love taking initiatives and I am skilled at prioritizing the tasks to meet the deadlines.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO COME TO SFU?
I have chosen Simon Fraser’s Beedie School of Business to study, as I have found that the Master of Science in Finance Course from this school will definitely add value to my resume. Also, it is one of the well-known business schools in Canada offering the best education environment. Here, I became a part of a diverse background that includes diversified culture integration, diverse teaching methods, encouraging participation for learning and many more. It is also providing me the opportunity to learn the technologically advanced course for the enhancement of my career. Moreover, it is among the top1% of business schools worldwide with dual accreditation by AACSB and EQUIS. In addition, it provides the Finance program designed for mid career professionals.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR RESEARCH OR YOUR PROGRAM TO A FAMILY MEMBER?
Master of Science in Finance with specialization in Risk Management provides a solid foundation in core finance with courses in derivatives, financial tools, financial economics and risk management. The program curriculum offers innovative approaches to learn, including seminars, value-added presentations, case analyses, online market simulations etc.
WHAT ARE YOU PARTICULARLY ENJOYING ABOUT YOUR STUDIES/RESEARCH AT SFU?
I love the way the curriculum is designed and followed. The professors are very approachable.
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