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MBA Finance

MBA Finance is essential for a career in asset management, financial markets and corporate finance.

The program also includes an internship and a final dissertation. It offers a unique and challenging experience while increasing the long-term career opportunities and personal development of students.

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Organization around 4 domains :

  • Corporate Finance
  • Valuation
  • FinTech
  • Forecasting for Business

Follow MBA Finance at Bac+5 level delivering an international and high level education.


Learning Goals

LG1. With a strong knowledge of the role and the place of organizations within global economies, be able to master: management techniques, management strategies and decision making processes.
LG2. Acquire Skills and Tools to be (or to become) a Tomorrower
LG3. Act with a Global & Responsible Mindset
LG4. Think in a Circular Economy Context

Programme and Application

Applicants must have a “Bac +4/5” (BBA, Master...) degree or validated Master 1 and a good english level (verified during application process or a TOEIC at 750, TOEFL, IELTS)

If you wish to join the MBA Finance, you must complete your file on our online application website.

When you register, you will be asked for the following:

  • Your personal information (Name, First name, email address, etc ...)
  • Mandatory documents (ID, photo, transcript of last year of studies or current year, CV, Last diploma obtained or Certificate of schooling in current year, Letter of motivation)
  • Any document you deem appropriate to promote your application (internship certificate, letter of recommendations, language test, etc.)
  • If professional experience: employment contract (s)
Useful information
  • Tuition Fees : 12 500 Euros
  • Duration : 12 months
  • Intake : September
  • Closing of registration : july 2022
Semester 1
Module 1 : Company Valuation

Firm valuation methods are traditionally used in several processes such as mergers & acquisitions, transmission, investment. You will investigate in depth the mecasmnisms to master valudation models.

Module 2 : Principles of Financial Reporting Analysis

Financial Accounting, Reporting and Analysis will provide you with the tools enabling optimal understanding of the various accounting documents issued by the company (balance sheet, income statement, flow charts).

Module 3 :Corporate and Investment Decisions

The course aims at providing knowledge of fundamentals of corporate finance and an understanding of major corporate finance decisions involving long and short-term investments, financing and income distribution. It provides an insight into the way corporate finance managers scan the business environment and take decisions for creating wealth.

Module 4 : Introductory Econometrics for Finance

This seminar provides students with an introduction to econometrics in finance. The applications are programmed under Excel, Minitab, and Eviews software.

Module 5 : FinTech

Understand the latest trends and their effect on the Financial services industry. Develop a critical framework while assessing traditional money, banking and financial systems.

Module 6 : Forecasting and Business Environment

Students will get acquainted with forecasting models and the evolving business environements.

Semester 2 - SPIC + Master Thesis

Sustainable Performance and Intercultural Consulting (SPIC) builds a holistic view of the student towards the workflows in an enterprise and provides deeper insights into the functioning mechanism to enable effective decision-making and implementation.

Module 1 : Intercultural Management and Leadership for SPICs

In the current context of rapid internationalization, it is imperative for leaders and managers to master cross-cultural knowledge and competences in order to create a strategy that integrates both local and global viewpoints

Module 2 : Performance Metrics of SPICs

Within the business world, performance metrics are traditionally used to measure companies’ health and anticipate their future growth. These metrics of performance have been evolving with time. Earlier, it was financial health that decided the performance of an enterprise. Now, it includes the three Ps – People, Planet and Profit (Triple Bottom Line).

Module 3 : Consulting of SPICs: Research on Demand (ROD)

Business research does not exist in a vaccum. It is influenced and shaped by the businesses and organizations that form close part of its environment. This course provides an opportunity to apply knowledge that is relevant to the fundamental territories of management. Its integrative nature reinforces learning interest while at the same time contributing to the emergence of the decision-making theme.

Module 4: Drivers of SPICs

This course builds upon the lessons learned in prior courses and provides deeper insights on two interrelated issues: performance management and research methodology.

Module 5 : Data Science Applied to SPICs

Based on the advanced statistical methods used for business decision making, this course will give you the opportunity to understand the techniques applied in different management disciplines, in particular financial accounting, management accounting, finance, marketing and operations managementwith practical hands on experience at analyzing data using IBM SPSS Package.

Module 6 : SPIC - Applied Research Project (ARP)

This course is the final summary the whole SPIC program culminating into a ‘capstone project’. The students are expected to apply the knowledge gained throughout various courses and present a write-up/ paper.

Wichita State University

Wichita, KANSAS, USA

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Department of Financial Studies (DFS), University of Delhi

University of Delhi,
Delhi, India

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Rollins College
Dr. Timothy Pett

Chair, Department of Business,
Rollins College,
Winter Park, FLORIDA, USA


The size of the companies concerned is rather that of Large Enterprises and Financial Institutions. The sectoral distribution of graduates in Finance illustrates the certification of skills in the investment industry:

  • 26% of graduates work in management companies;
  • 18% in investment banks and brokers;
  • 14% in banks;
  • 14% in investment advisory companies;
  • 5% in insurance companies;
  • 3% in pension funds

Career opportunities

  • Hedge Funds
  • Brokers
  • Investment Advisor
  • Wealth Manager
  • Financial Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Companies Management
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The best companies recruit our graduates!

Our graduates are able to solve complex problems, to think in a context of circular economy, to anticipate changes, to initiate and accompany the transformation of organizations by acting with a global and responsible mindset.

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The principles of circular economy at the heart of ESC PAU BS teaching

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