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Certificate Programs
Certificate Program in Mathematics

SNU offers several certificate program through the Institute for Innovations and Inventions with Mathematics and IT (IIIMIT). These are taught both face-to-face and online, and the duration varies from 12 weeks to 8 months. They are meant for part-time study leading to expertise in areas of practical application.

IIIMIT is a research centre at SNU which has been formed in partnership with the Mathematical Sciences Foundation, Delhi. The certificate courses listed below are further developments of ones created by MSF.

Program in Mathematical Finance

Mathematical Finance provides techniques for effectively managing risk and optimizing the return from investments. Our pioneering part-time Program was created in consultation with leading members of the academic and corporate worlds, and has been running successfully since 1998. Its special feature is the combining of conceptual understanding with practical ability. We arrange summer internships for excellent students - past internships have been at institutions such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Citibank, Citifinance, IndusInd Bank, Murugappa Group, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Sundaram Newton, etc.

  • Duration: August 2011 to March 2012
  • Venue: To be announced
  • Schedule: 4 lecture hours and 2 computer lab hours weekly. Break during winter vacation. Total of 100 class hours.
  • Target Audience: Mainly undergraduate students, but also postgraduate students and professionals.
    This program has been very popular with students of University of Delhi colleges.
  • Prerequisites: Class XII Mathematics (probability, differential calculus and matrices)
  • Fees:To be announced

Course in Mathematical Finance

This is the online version of the Program in Mathematical Finance. The basic learning material (text and spreadsheets) is supported with the following online features:

  • Discussion forums
  • Polls
  • Chat
  • Self-assessment tests
  • Quizzes (randomly generated from a database of questions)
  • Exams

We also run multiple batches of the course at regular intervals. The duration and schedule can be adjusted to your particular needs.

Excel in the Corporate World

A course focused on the use of MS Excel for data handling and manipulation, as required daily in corporate offices and systems. It is designed to take reporting, analytics, computational and data handling skills to the highest level. Sample topics: Charts, Interest and ammortization, Data handling functions and wizards, Cash flow analysis, Optimization, Pivot table, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

  • Duration :
         Batch 1: August 2011 to November 2011
         Batch 2: January 2012 to April 2012
  • Venue: To be announced
  • Schedule: 2 computer lab hours weekly, for 12 weeks
  • Target Audience: Young executives or graduating students who need to upgrade their practical skills.
  • Prerequisites: Class X Mathematics. No computer/programming expertise is assumed.
  • Fees: To be announced

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