Specialized MBACorporate Finance MBA

April & October
Initial training
First level graduate degree or Higher
English
12 500€

OVERVIEW

The Corporate Finance MBA develops a theoretical framework for understanding and analysing major financial problems of modern firms in the market environment. This MBA is designed to familiarize students with the principles of corporate finance.

 

Corporate Finance is undergoing major changes due to :

  • Information technologies that are both deeply affecting the organisation of the companies and creating also new activities: fintech, cryptocurrencies…
  • An urge of compliance and a sound risk management
  • A global redefinition of economic powers

 

ESLSCA Business School Paris is a reputable business school in France, especially known for its long-time expertise in Finance, whether Managerial Finance or Financial Markets.

 

Corporate Finance is a promising career perspective as you will be prepared for audit, M&A, CFO positions in global companies.

 

It is now time to address the need of a skilled and international finance workforce. This is what ESLSCA Business School Paris has intended to develop among its various MBAs. Discovering Finance using an international lens is a great opportunity for our International students as well as for our French students.

 

Objectives

The aim of this Corporate Finance MBA is to develop an understanding of modern corporate finance so that the corporate manager, the investment banker and the financial analyst will have the conceptual foundations for making informed corporate assessments of key financial decisions. Students will learn how management makes strategic financial decisions regarding investment, financing, capital structure, dividend policy and working capital. The MBA also aims to improve business communication skills.

 

The course puts significant emphasis on the interactions between capital markets and the value of the underlying real assets. The course will make it possible for participants to:

 

  • Develop students’ability to understand the theory and apply, in real world situations, the techniques that have been developed in corporate finance
  • Assess the implications of modern finance theory on practical corporate finance issues.
  • Develop analytical skills to evaluate complex corporate finance decisions ; Understand the perspectives of corporate managers, shareholders, financiers and financial intermediaries of key financial decisions.
  • Develop familiarity with contemporary corporate finance practice and market trends evolving in different countries.

 

Learning Outcomes

After this MBA, the student will :

 

  • Know the key considerations affecting corporate finance decisions.
  • Understand the context and structure of corporate finance transactions.
  • Assess companies as acquisition targets and structure an optimal offer, using both debt and equity instruments.
  • Have a broad understanding of the channels for raising capital in the equity market

PROGRAM

Program

Module 1: Financial Economics

 

World economics

European economic policy

Monetary Policy

New Finance (cryptocurrencies, blockchain, AI, Fintech, …)

 

Module 2: Financial Accounting

 

Managerial accounting

International accounting

Financial statement

Income statement

Accounting IT systems

 

Module 3: Compliance

 

Financial regulation

Analysis of the international banking system

Risks management

 

Module 4: Financial Analysis

 

Financial ratios

Cash flow modelling and analysis

Financial planning and cash management

Financial IT Models (VBA, Python, R)

 

Module 5: Corporate valuation

 

Principles of valuation

Discounted Cash flow

Capital budgeting and investment analysis

Capital structure 

M&A

 

Module 6: Decision making capability

 

Organisational behaviour

Firm Theory

Marketing MIX

Forecasting

Strategy

French as a Foreign Language

 

Module 7: Master Thesis

TEACHING STAFF

Forthcoming...

CAREER PERSPECTIVE

With 15,000 graduates in a hundred countries, ESLSCA Business School has one of the largest and oldest networks among major business schools.

 

The Corporate Finance MBA degree paves the way to unforeseen perspectives, in a very global and diverse environment.

 

When following this program, you may join as a Manager or a Director the following areas of activities depending on size of the company:

  • MultiNational Firms
  • Audit
  • M&A
  • Accountant
  • CFO
  • and a lot of other sectors...

REQUIREMENTS

The School offers the possibily, for all of its courses, to apply online throughout the whole year : spanning from January to December

 

The selection of candidates is performed by application file (CV and application question form) followed by an interview.