Online Master of Science

MSc Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

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Impact strategic decisions using a holistic approach to
finance, value creation and performance

In an age disrupted by digital technology and social and environmental changes, businesses need to find new levers to perform and create. To train leaders and professionals to this holistic approach to finance so they are able to handle these transformations and make a decisive impact on a company’s strategic decisions, EDHEC Business School has created the MSc in Corporate Finance. Through this program, you will strengthen your fundamental skills in corporate finance and business management, and delve deeper into the financial techniques and knowledge needed to drive a company’s financial and sustainable growth.

This master of science in Coporate Finance gives you the keys you need to demystify finance within your organisations and to acculturate other departments to the benefits that the finance function can bring. The objective: show a new way forward for finance, where performance responds not just to financial criteria, but also to non-financial criteria such as parity and environmental impact. At the end of the programme, you will be able to measure the impact of strategic, commercial, operational and financial decisions on the company’s value creation. 

The Online MSc in Corporate Finance is an EDHEC diploma that offers online resources and assessments, a personalised follow-up and coaching, academic mentorship by our dedicated professors, access to a collaborative platform & an international learning community. 

    Why join the MSc in Corporate Finance?

    You will understand the fundamentals of corporate finance in order to be able to manage a company according to a 360° vision.

    Online Master of Science in Corporate Finance

    An intensive 18-month program conducted entirely in English

    You will learn how to:

    • Identify the key value drivers of a company
    • Analyse a company’s competitive position, strategy and financial performance
    • Use financial analysis tools to evaluate the performance and assess the value of individual companies
    • Utilise financial data and valuation techniques to make strategic decisions and analyse their impact on margins, profitability and value creation

    How does the program work?

    • 11 modules of fundamental courses in business management and corporate finance and 4 electives
    • 1 live online class every week hosted by your academic mentor to review content, encourage discussion and answer questions
    • Career coaching and consulting project sessions throughout the program
    • Individual self-paced study time and group work sessions (15 hours per week recommended on average)

    MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

    • Strategy
    • Financial & Managerial Accounting

     

    CORPORATE FINANCE & FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

    • Corporate Finance
    • Valuation
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Statistics for Finance

     

    FINANCIAL
    RISK

    • Sustainable Project Finance
    • Financial Risk Management

     

    QUANTITATIVE AND PERFORMANCE TRACKING TOOLS

    • Designing Supply Chain
    • Macroeconomics for Managers

     

    ELECTIVE COURSES

    You will choose 4 electives* from a range of forefront topics designed to develop your technical and managerial skills (5 weeks and about 35 hours of workload per course):

    • Strategic Foresight
    • Ethics and Responsability
    • Basic Statistics & Coding with R
    • Bitcoin & Blockchain

    As one of the electives, you are offered the possibility to follow a Certificate with Imperial College Business School of London**.

    (*) Courses subject to change.
    (**) Limited spots available. Max 1 certificate.
    Consult the brochure for a full list of electives.

    YOUDRIVE

    YOUR PERSONALISED CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

    Designed specifically for online learning and working professionals with evolving goals, YouDrive is a high-end experience tailored​ to your professional needs​ and goals. Through guided self-introspection and individual sessions with an experienced coach, you will:

    • Improve your self-awareness
    • Reflect on your career and define your professional goals
    • Identify your strengths and the skills to be further developed
    • Benefit from the expertise and experience of a coach to reach your goals
    • Improve your job search tools and techniques
    • Leverage networking opportunities

    With YouDrive, you take full control of your career development

    Find out more

    The Online Impact Learning Expeditions

    To better grasp the sustainable and socially responsible issues faced by companies and develop your critical thinking, you will take part into a series of immersive and interactive webinars on different subjects. You will:

    • Understand sustainable issues through concrete examples and use cases
    • Discuss and exchange ideas with professors, professionals, and your fellow participants through an innovative learning format
    • Create a short video to showcase your understanding of the subject

    The consulting project

    The consulting project is the opportunity to put into practice your new-found expertise in corporate finance. You will work in a team of three to provide concrete business-oriented proposals to a company and communicate relevant practical recommendations. You will be supported in this exercise by an academic mentor and a member of the teaching faculty.

    The consulting project is a real career boost as it will showcase your ability to take a global approach to business strategies and hone your project management and interpersonal skills.

    What can you do with your MSc in Corporate Finance?

    The Master of Science in Coporate Finance is a real springboard for your career development. You acquire both hard skills & soft skills and learn how to formulate and communicate strategic recommendations to top executives. 

    The programme offers a wide range of career possibilities in diverse areas. Whether in the Banking & Insurance, Audit, Education, IT & Telecom sectors for instance, from corporate finance and accounting, to consulting and business development.

    After your MSc in Corporate Finance, you can start your career in positions such as:

    • Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst,
    • Financial auditor,
    • Financial analyst,
    • FP&A Analyst
    • Treasury Analyst ​
    • Corporate Controller​
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst
    • Private Equity Analyst / Project Manager / Portfolio Manager
    • Corporate Credit Analyst
    • Consultant, etc.

      Your EDHEC Business School diploma

      Upon completion of the programme, you receive a diploma by EDHEC Business School which recognises the level of education received and expertise acquired during the training.

      EDHEC Business School holds a triple accreditation (EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA) and is ranked 7th in Europe (Financial Times 2023 ranking), guaranteeing our participants a nationally and internationally recognised diploma.

      Learn more about our diplomas.

      Who is this Master of Science in Corporate Finance for?

      This program is intended for professionals who benefit from an initial experience in finance, consulting, accounting or business development, from young graduates in need of fundamentals to those working in more senior roles and wanting to acquire specialised skills, transition in their career, or earn a diploma from a top business school.

      WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF AN ONLINE MSC

      Who are the participants of the class of 2023?

      The participants in the MSc Corporate Finance hold a wide variety of profiles and job positions:

      • 13% are managers
      • 13% are project managers
      • 47% are from the banking sector
      • 7% are from the audit and management sector
      Yasmin Fara

      Yasmin BERBIG

      Specialist TOW,  GE Power

      “I decided to do the Online Master specifically because it provides me with great flexibility to work and study besides one another, so it was a great chance for me to apply my gained insights at my job directly, but also vice versa.”

      anna-gordeeva

      Anna GORDEEVA

      Head of International Documentary Operations Division

      “EDHEC met my 3 main requirements: educational standards, a large alumni network, and the possibility to pursue an online program with an up-to-date and practical curriculum.”

      Online Learning Experience

      Our Online Campus is a powerful and intuitive platform dedicated to our participants’ online learning journey. Shaped with some of the best institutions in the world, top-ranked by the Financial Times, it allows us to deliver a personalised, interactive and high-touch learning experience.

      Studying online with EDHEC means:

      • Benefiting from the expertise of professors from the best business schools and universities around the world, such as ESMT Berlin, part of the FOME Alliance, as well as industry leaders
      • Experiencing different e-learning methods, live with all participants and at your own pace, on your own time
      • Having access to a wide range of pedagogical activities from videos and written resources to quizzes and instructional activities
      • Using a unique mobile-first online platform available 24/7 to attend virtual classes, pass exams and discuss with classmates, professors, or the programme support team

      Want to know more? Contact us!

      Personalised support to guarantee your success

      EDHEC’s Online MSc in Corporate Finance is engineered to fit your needs and schedules. It blends individual coaching with virtual classrooms and one-on-one academic mentorship with innovative global teaching methods for a fully immersive learning experience. Navigate through the program successfully and get ready for your future career thanks to our Academics Mentors, Coaches, IT and program support teams.

      Discover your future professors

      Philippe Foulquier, PhD

      CIIA. Professor of Corporate Finance

      EDHEC Value Creation Research Center

      TRISTAN-PIERRE MAURY, PhD

      Managerial Economics

      EDHEC Economics Research Center

      Billy Salha, PhD

      Strategy

      EDHEC Business School

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      KARIN KOLLENZ-QUETARD, PhD

      Managing Innovation

      Admissions

      4 intakes / year

      What are the requirements ?

      • 3-year Bachelor’s degree minimum (180 ECTS)
      • Professional experience recommended (Academic transcript required for any professional experience under 3 years)
      • Solid professional project
      • English native or bilingual proficiency (TOEFL INTERNET-BASED ≥ 92, TOEIC ≥ 850, IELTS ≥ 6.5, Cambridge Test of English ≥ 175)

      How to apply?

      Contact our Programme Advisor in order to discuss your project and your eligibility for the program. You can also evaluate your profile here

      • 1
        Meeting with our
        programme advisor
      • 2
        Apply
        online
      • 3
        Interview
      • 4
        Selection
        committee

      Tuition fees

      Tuition fees

      €22,950 plus VAT*

      *For August & November 2024 intakes.
      Tuition fees are provided for information only and are subject to change.

      Application fees: €150

      Several financing methods exist and can be combined in the application process.

      Do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your options.

      Financial Aid / Scholarship

      Early Bird

       -20%

      on tuition
      fees

      For any application submitted before July 10 for August 2024’s Intake. Scholarships and the Early Bird discount cannot be combined.

      EDHEC scholarships

      up to -40%

      on tuition
      fees

      Am I eligible?

      Any questions on the program?

      EDHEC Online Campus: how does it work? 

      The program content is divided into modules. For each module, a set of deliverables is usually required, to be completed individually or in groups.

      On the virtual campus, you have access to weekly interactive online classes, workshops and discussions via Slack messaging. Our participants are also required to work in groups on a collaborative project throughout the program.

      Compatible with tablets and mobiles, the online campus is accessible 24/7 from anywhere in the world.
      Interactions between peers and mutual support are at the heart of the EDHEC Online pedagogy: the support team is always available to help participants get organised, succeed in their learning path up to graduation, and achieve their career goals.

      What is an online degree worth?

      An online diploma has the same value as an in-person diploma. This official recognition certifies the quality of the knowledge and skills acquired.

      On completing an online program with EDHEC, you will receive a diploma from a Business School ranked 7th in Europe (Financial Times 2022 ranking) with triple accreditation (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). This guarantees the academic excellence of the programs, the expertise of the teaching staff, as well as its close ties to businesses.

      As with any graduation from a program attended in person, EDHEC Business School holds official graduation ceremonies for its online diplomas, at one of its campuses, to bring together the participants and pedagogical teams that have contributed to their learning and their online experience.

      What is the difference between an online degree and one attended in person?

      Both channels offer the same level of academic excellence and personalized support. The degrees carry the same value.

      How much time should I spend on an e-learning course?

      You experience several different learning formats: with your entire class during live online classes, in learning groups and on your own at your own pace. We recommend you dedicate 15 hours of individual work towards your course per week.

      Maintaining a work-life balance is essential and will help to ensure learners get the most out of their course. Our training courses are designed so that learners can adjust their workload to align with their personal situation.

      One benefit of remote work is that learners can fit it into their personal and professional lives.

      Can I participate in the program without any financial skills?

      Although we recommend that candidates have some basic knowledge of finance principles, it is not mandatory to have previous experience or training in this field to apply for the MSc in Corporate Finance.

      Don’t hesitate to contact a program advisor to determine which program is best suited to your skills set and objectives.

      How do I explain my professional project?

      As part of the admissions requirements, we ask that you have a detailed, well-defined career plan.

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      Nathalie LALOT

      Programme Advisor

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