MBA Corporate Finance
The objective of the MBA in Corporate Finance is to train ethical managers with advanced technical and financial skills, aware of the directions in which their professions are evolving and the importance of their activity for society as a whole. This ambition of ethics and responsibility is central in an era where the demand for sustainability of the activity, as well as technological developments (notably blockchain), are profoundly changing the financial professions.
The program familiarizes students with the institutions, products, approaches and concrete practices surrounding financing and capital markets operations. Students acquire knowledge of corporate finance decisions in an international environment and learn to master the tools for evaluating investments or acquisitions, the ability to manage cash flow and risks, and the techniques for raising capital on the financial markets.
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- Acquire in-depth training in technical expertise in the field of finance
- Develop a solid knowledge of corporate finance practices in a context of increasing deregulation and globalization
- Acquire the necessary know-how, both with regard to the economic environment, accounting, law, taxation, and the management techniques themselves
- Develop expertise in Audit and Management Control, real management tools for the company
- Adopt a complete and transversal approach to finance: companies, markets, risks and controls
Diagnose the viability of the organization:
- Evaluate, analyze and interpret summary documents in accounting (balance sheet, income statement and appendices)
- Master the tools of financial analysis (tables of intermediate management balances, financial report, flow tables, etc.)
- Apply the theories to the legal framework of the company
- Situate the company's activity in its environment
Manage the financial performance of the company:
- Establish, measure and monitor financial performance indicators
- Mobilize market funding levers
- Evaluate the company and its business model
- Measure overall performance and master prospective dashboards.
Exploit the contributions of technology to finance:
- Design simple value optimization algorithms
- Manage coordination between technical and financial teams
- Be able to set up the conditions conducive to financial innovation
- Adapt to changes in business needs by mastering new techniques
Mobilize new financial tools to optimize added value as well as the societal impact of the company's financial activity:
- Evaluate sustainable development scenarios to create value
- Detect fraudulent activity
- Define reading grids to distinguish between information and noise
- Mobilize collective funding sources
Anticipate and manage regulatory and financial risks:
- Evaluate regulatory ratios
- Manage and evaluate a financial audit
- Establish governance mechanisms
- Interpret financial or future crises at one of the past events
Use modern managerial methods, derived from recent theories of social sciences:
- Develop and evaluate a business plan
- Apply ethical conduct to company strategy
- Diagnose, design and implement a strategy
- Communicate effectively in English
Know how to manager Mergers and acquisitions.
- Produce macroeconomic and geopolitical analyses of the impact on financial markets
- Carry out technical analysis of financial products and benchmark indices
- Designing and setting up complex financial products
- Carry out operations on financial markets
- Control the conformity of operations on financial markets
Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Corporate Finance aims to give our students a balance between three pillars: finance, management and intellectual openness.
- Finance: there are fundamentals to know and master, there are depths to be understood, there is above all a profession to understand and occupy.
- Management: our students will be managers, they must know the theory as well as the practice, they must know what constitutes a company (HR, marketing, strategy) in order to be able to develop, finance and enhance it
- Intellectual Openness: with a technology that is revolutionizing our organizations, our professions, our knowledge, we intend to give our students the tools to face, anticipate, respond to new professions, new companies, new finance
Visit to an audit firm/business bank/business lawyer: discussion of career opportunities with working professionals (we can consider 3 visits per year)
1 research-oriented conference in December (e.g., the cryptocurrency energy bubble). This conference is, among other things, intended to inspire dissertation topics.
1 Master Class in February/March: students identify and invite the speaker/alumni. They also facilitate the session and interact with the speaker.
1 collective public presentation (April/May) allowing students to define an annual performance barometer (no market valuation, based on a financial valuation) in order to define a "champion" company forthe past year. The definition of the barometer takes into account the relevance of the strategies.
MBA 1st year
- Bac +3 (license validated or in the process of being validated)
- Open to business executives
- CV + Questionnaire followed by a motivational interview
- Selection all year round
MBA 2nd year
- Bac +4 (license validated or in the process of being validated)
- Open to business executives
- CV + Questionnaire followed by a mo