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MSc Finance
Become a top level specialist

The objective of the programme is to train top level specialists able to move forward in tomorrow’s economy taking into account global financial sector characterised by constant change and continuous innovation.

The MSc Finance enters the Financial Times (FT) Masters in Finance ranking for the first time in 2016! Ranked number 24 out of 55; emlyon business school is recognized as the best school entry in the ranking.

You will:

  • Get a degree accredited by the French "Conférence des Grandes Ecoles".
  • Develop a strategic perspective based on a solid understanding of management foundations and techniques in finance
  • Develop and master managerial skills, teamwork and leadership
  • Develop skills to conceive, set up and control financial strategies in every domain where financial instruments are used
  • Develop a global vision of firms, banks and institutions' assets and challenges
  • Complete a 4 to 6 month internship (or contract) to validate your acquired skills through a professional experience
  • Work a professional dissertation
  • Take part in a international Learning Trip. You will also have the opportunity to spend an additional semester in Shanghai on our Asian Campus focusing on Asian Business & Finance environment.

Depending on your profile and the field you wish to specialise in, you will have two options :

The Quantitative Finance track 

This track, totally taught in english in Paris, will lead you to formalised methods based on mathematical models which have become more and more sophisticated over the last few years. They are used today on a daily basis by most financial institutions and lie, for example, behind the decision making tools that are essential in trading rooms of banks and big companies.

Three key areas (knowledge of the markets and their products, knowledge of the appropriate computing techniques and knowledge of the relevant quantitative methods for this field) shape the unique aspect of this financial engineering track to equip students with a scientific, technical, economic and financial culture linked to practical applications.

You will develop a deep understanding  of corporate finance structuration techniques as well as financial markets and their products.
You will also develop an IT project to solve a financial problem using the latest results of research in quantitative finance.

The courses are taught by permanent professors of emlyon business school or by international lecturers. They are all researchers who regularly publish in top international journals in finance and insurance. Most of them had worked in well-known banks as financial engineers (quants) or traders. Conferences given by experts and highly ranked professionals (CEO, Managing Directors) are also an important asset for the programme.

Students come from all around the world. Some examples of institutions of origin: Fudan university, Shanghai, Politecnico di Milano, Delft University of Technology, University of Manchester, University of British Columbia, Insea Rabat, Isup Paris, Estp, M2 maths Paris VI, Insa Lyon, Essec.

Examples of positions held by recent alumni: Duy-Anh Bui (Crédit Suisse, London, risk control), Nicolas Fleury (CA CIB, New York, trader), Jean-Baptiste Gallety (Banque de France, Paris, risk control), Marc Lanusse-Croussé (Goldman Sachs, Hong Kong, risk), Pierre Maret (Bnp Paribas, Hong Kong, trading).

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The Corporate Finance track

This track, mainly taught in French, will allow you to enhance your knowledge and skills in the field of corporate finance. It delivers up-to-date advanced technical and practical skills and tools which are essentials in banks, financial institutions and companies.

 

Four key areas (knowledge of corporate financial strategy, knowledge of the appropriate valuation techniques and tools, knowledge of financial securities and their valuation and knowledge of the relevant techniques and topics related to investment banking operations) shape the unique aspect of this corporate finance track to equip students with a scientific, technical, economic and financial culture linked to practical applications.

 

You will develop a deep understanding of corporate finance structuration techniques as well as financial markets and their products.
You will also work on several case studies. The courses are taught by permanent professors of emlyon business school or by professionals.

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Upcoming events
Saturday September 30, 2017

MBA Master Class in Lyon

Thursday October 12, 2017

MBA Master Class in Paris

Saturday November 11, 2017

Salon des Grandes Ecoles - Paris

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