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  • Can financial advice act as a substitute for financial literacy?

    Posted on June 23, 2015

    Dr Michelle Reyers from the Department of Financial Management was invited to present a poster at the 2015 Boulder Summer Conference on Consumer Financial Decision Making, which took place in Colorado, USA, from 31 May to 2 June.

  • Ernst & Young collaborates with students on Project Platinum

    Posted on January 13, 2015

    Project Platinum is an Accounting Sciences communication and public speaking project, sponsored by Ernst & Young, that focuses on improving the communication skills of accounting students through the first-year Communication Management Skills for Business and the Professions course. This is a...

  • Conference on methods of education and training

    Posted on January 01, 2015

    As part of the Department of Financial Management

  • Young Tuks alumnus receives prestigious award in Spain

    Posted on February 17, 2014

    Erwil Heath, an alumnus of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at UP, received the SAP Early Talent Ambassador Award 2013 for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from Mr Bill McDermott, the CEO of the multinational software corporation, SAP,

  • G20 Youth Forum 2013

    Posted on May 15, 2013

    Six students from the University of Pretoria were invited to attend the G20 Youth Forum in St Petersburg, Russia, from 17 to 21 April 2013.

  • Department of Financial Management staff honoured for outstanding research

    Posted on January 31, 2013

    Prof Henco van Schalkwyk, Head of the Department of Financial Management, and Ms Michelle Reyers, a staff member in the same department, attended the 23rd annual Southern African Finance Association (SAFA) conference that was held in Cape Town on 24 and 2

  • Assignments on how to do and write research

    Posted on September 03, 2012

    Experience taught that accounting, finance and financial management candidates find it difficult to put their minds to doing research.

  • Top achievers honoured

    Posted on June 12, 2012

    The Department of Financial Management honoured its top achievers by hosting an awards function for them.

  • Another department externally evaluated

    Posted on April 20, 2012

    The Department of Financial Management had an external evaluation from 16 to 18 April 2012. The purpose of an external evaluation is to further academic excellence and creativity by means of self-evaluation and benchmarking its programmes against those of

  • UP team competes in the CFA Institute

    Posted on April 16, 2012

    The University of Pretoria team, consisting of five honours students, won the South African local challenge which saw them advance to compete in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional final, which took place at the Barbican Centre in London on

  • Management consultant shares experience

    Posted on April 13, 2012

    Prof Leon Br

  • UP team wins local CFA Institute Research Challenge

    Posted on November 02, 2011

    A team of five BCom(Hons)Investment Management students of the University of Pretoria won the South African leg of the 2011/2012 CFA Institute Research Challenge on 24 October 2011.

  • Conference in Rome

    Posted on July 22, 2011

    Prof John Hall attended the 18th Multinational Finance Society Conference in Rome from 26 to 29 June 2011.

  • Another pass

    Posted on October 22, 2010

    Elda du Toit passed the T4 Part B examination for CIMA. The examination takes the format of a case study and is the final examination required to obtain the CIMA qualification.

  • A new Head for the Department of Financial Management

    Posted on October 22, 2010

    The Department of Financial Management said goodbye to Prof Ebo Oost, the former Head of the Department. Prof Oost resigned after 9 years in the position as Head of the Department of Financial Management at the University of Pretoria.

  • In the role of President of the CFA South Africa

    Posted on October 22, 2010

    The Department of Financial Management is proud to announce that Ms Elbie Louw, a senior lecturer in the Department of Financial Management and a board member of CFA South Africa took up the role of President of the CFA South Africa from 1 September 2010.

  • BLB300 Student Presentations 2010

    Posted on August 10, 2010

    As part of the curriculum, third-year Investment Management (BLB300) students presented the findings of their group assignment to a panel of industry specialists from the Public Investment Corporation and Nedbank Capital during August 2010.

  • Invitation to attend the CFA South Africa-GIBS 2-day conference.

    Posted on August 05, 2010

    Invitation to attend the CFA South Africa-GIBS 'Recover, Rebuild, Refocus - Strategies for an Uncertain Future': 2-day conference. Join us for our fourth annual CFA South Africa conference, to be held in association with the Gordon Institute of Bus

  • Financial Management Hons

    Posted on January 20, 2009

    Financial Management Hons

  • Christmas function

    Posted on November 21, 2008

    People may think that finance is a boring subject for boring "bean counters", but the Department of Financial Management wishes to prove them wrong.

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