This concentration examines how financial managers appropriately allocate their firm’s capital to invest in value-enhancing projects. Gain an understanding of how money managers and portfolio analysts manage investment risk.

Prepare For a Career as a Chartered Financial Analyst

Sprott’s Bachelor of Commerce in Finance is an Affiliated University of the CFA Institute.

Graduates in Finance are fully equipped to write the entry exams for accreditation to Level 1 CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst).

CFA Institute University Affiliation Program

Career Paths

  • Commercial banking
  • Corporate finance
  • Insurance
  • Investment banking
  • Real estate
  • Wealth management

Where Recent Sprott Alumni Are Working

  • Investment Banking Analyst
    BMO Capital Markets (Toronto)
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
    Mitel (Ottawa)
  • Finance Director
    The Movember Foundation (Toronto)
  • Investment Banking Analyst
    M Partners Inc. (Toronto)
  • Senior Financial Analyst
    Parliament of Canada, Library of Parliament (Ottawa)


Enhance your degree and your resumé by adding co-operative education to your degree.


At Sprott, career development starts in first year and continues throughout your time here. Our size enables us to provide students with greater opportunities for individualized support and access to employers.

International Opportunities

Sprott students have many opportunities to gain international experiences, including study abroad, international case competitions and leadership programs.

Student Experience

Sprott is home to a tightknit student community and offers exceptional opportunities to expand your networks and your resumé.

Student Support

Sprott is known for providing outstanding student support. Our size enables students to have more access to employer events and career services.


Visit the Admissions website for admission requirements to the BCom, information on how to apply and Carleton’s generous scholarships program.

Bachelor of Commerce Finance Courses