12 Months (Full-time)
English
Amsterdam
04 Sept. 2024
18.000,- €

Corporate Finance is a Major of the Master in Financial Management. This full-time programme is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and provides students with at least 65 ECTS. The programme is held in the Netherlands, at the Amsterdam Hub of Luiss Business School, with some elective courses carried out in Rome, Italy at the Villa Blanc Campus.

CORPORATE FINANCE

The Major in Corporate Finance prepares students to deal with complex financial challenges, providing solid technical knowledge and skills as well as the transversal competencies required in the current financial environment. Participants will acquire a thorough knowledge of the conceptual and empirical tools needed to respond to emerging financial challenges.

The aim of the programme is to shape young professionals who want to pursue a career in corporate finance divisions of large firms, in investment banking divisions of financial institutions or in financial consulting firms.

Students will be given the opportunity of choosing to attend some of the master’s courses in Rome. The specific periods of abroad attendance will be defined upon the student’s admission.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The programme puts students on career paths in a wide range of organisations in positions such as:

  • Company Treasurer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Trader
  • Investment Banker
  • Lending Manager
  • Private Equity Manager
GENERAL MANAGEMENT COURSES

The General Management Courses provide students with the business management foundations needed to understand the new concepts that will be introduced during the core and advanced courses:

  • Corporate strategy
  • Compliance and risk management
  • Accounting
  • Financial management
  • Quantitative methods for finance
CORE COURSES

The Core Courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this Master’s Degree Programme:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Statistics
  • National and International Accounting Standards
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • Planning and Control
  • Capital Markets
  • Trade Finance
ADVANCED COURSES

The Advanced Courses, which provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of the financial environment, adopt a more practical approach:

  • Bloomberg Financial Lab
  • Derivatives
  • Business Valuation Methods
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Banking
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Business Restructuring
  • Financial Risk Management

For more information on the content of this Master’s Degree Programme, please download the brochure  or schedule an info session.

SOFT SKILLS LABS

Soft skills are considered fundamental according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Business leaders must possess a combination of technical skills and soft skills to successfully manage the complex challenges of the working environment. Therefore, the Soft Skills Lab is aimed at personal growth, allowing students to develop cross-cutting skills through practical activities structured to enable effective customization of the educational path with the support and guidance of our staff.

Our laboratories include:

  • Employability Lab
  • How-to-Present Lab (Effective Communication)
  • Design Thinking (Strategic Thinking)
  • Project Management (Time and Resource Management)
  • People Management (Time and Resource Management)
  • Digital Transformation (Analytical Thinking)
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Negotiation and Conflict Resolution)
  • Complex Problem-Solving (Adaptability and Flexibility)
  • Creativity (Empathy)
  • Sustainability (Empathy)

In addition to these activities, we also offer Excel and Coding courses to enhance students’ data processing and analysis skills.

The Career Service Office offers students customised services to support you in developing your skills and abilities while helping you find satisfying jobs and careers. Our team supports students in defining a career path, and in arranging meetings with companies to explore job and internship opportunities.

The Career Service Office is also responsible for the Employability Lab which develops students’ self-awareness on a key set of soft skills, and to build a personal action plan which maximises self-efficacy in a working environment.

CAREER SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Over the academic year, activities are organised into different steps to best understand students’ profiles in order to match them with the most suitable employers.

Events and activities include:

  • Career counselling: focus on understanding and building students’ professional profiles
  • Orientation to job-market rules: help students define their career paths, building their digital identity and increasing their interview skills
  • Business presentations: take part in conferences and meetings with executives to better understand the business world and the fields in which the executives work
  • Employer engagement: work with employers to find the best way to promote their reputation and make the most of their collaboration with Luiss Business School as part of their brand strategy
  • E-career book: make student CVs available online to companies and institutions for recruitment
  • Internships: from the classroom to the office, the CS supports students in their search for internship opportunities
CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING WITH COMPANIES

The Career Service Office sits on the corporate advisory boards of all Luiss Business School one-year Master’s Degree Programmes, acting as an internal business intelligence office and providing feedback on employer needs in terms of competencies and skills. The programme’s boards and coordinators can integrate these requirements into programmes, tracks and laboratories.

Every year, the School organises career-development events and workshops, mostly involving employers and alumni. These activities connect students with recruiters and managers while giving them first-hand information on recruitment programmes and career paths.

Moreover, some of these events are designed to foster students’ personal development.

CAREER SUPPORT PROJECTS
  • Competency-based interview simulation – An important step in students’ preparation for placement is the simulated interview.
  • CV e-Book – The Career eBook is periodically sent to companies and institutions that are interested in students’ profiles for potential or open positions. At the same time, the Career Service Office proactively seeks additional opportunities that fit the profiles and expectations of the students.
  • JobTeaser – The online platform, used by top universities and business schools around the world, allows the Career Service staff to have a clear overview of each class profile, analyse students’ evolution and trends, and post vacancies from employers.
  • Feedback sessions – During feedback sessions, the Career Service staff concentrates on the competency model and other aspects that can influence the success of a selection process. Key focus is placed on soft skills.
  • Internship – The curricular internship generally takes place at the end of Major in Fashion and Luxury Business and is an opportunity for students to combine theory and hands-on experience while in direct contact with professionals working in both national and international industries.

The International Experience includes international oriented activities and experiences that allow students to see through the lens of an international perspective and mind-set. International opportunities contribute both to the personal and professional growth of students, stimulating linguistic and social skills, the sharing of ideas, best practices and skills, and to the development of an international business-oriented network.

The list of opportunities, as well as of partner schools and curricula, may vary from year to year. Read more about it here.

The Master in Financial Management –Major in Corporate Finance is a one-year Master of Science.

It is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education as a “Master Universitario di Primo Livello” and provides students with at least 65 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

The Master’s Diploma and ECTS will be awarded to participants who have passed all mandatory exams and assessment tests.

TUITION FEE

The tuition fee for the Major in Corporate Finance is € 18,000*. Payment is made in four instalments. Tuition includes materials and access to all Luiss Business School facilities.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FEE WAIVERS

Luiss Business School offers different funding opportunities, including scholarships, early-bird savings, reductions and loans. Fee waivers cannot be combined with any other waiver, scholarship or sponsorship support.

LUISS BUSINESS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

Luiss Business School offers deserving candidates up to 3 partial scholarships (covering up to 25% of the tuition fee). The scholarships will be granted based on merit. All candidates will be considered for this award. Candidates will be assessed on:

  • Academic track record (final grade, GPA);
  • Admission test scores;
  • English proficiency;
  • Technical competences (Office, Adobe, etc.);
  • Proven expertise or personal acknowledgement;
  • Certifications;
  • International experience.
FEE WAIVERS
  • Participants who have already attended a Luiss Business School. programme or are Luiss Guido Carli graduates are entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols one individual is entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols multiple individuals in the same programme is entitled to a 20% fee reduction.
  • 10% Early Bird. TBA.
  • 5% Early Bird. TBA.
FINANCIAL AID

All candidates can independently:

  • seek funding from their current or future employer;
  • apply for external scholarships.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

To join a Master’s Degree Programme at Luiss Business School Amsterdam, a European passport is required. If you have a non-European passport, you can continue your orientation for a Master’s Degree Programme on the main website of Luiss Business School (Italy) here.

ADMISSION TEST

To enrol in this Master’s Degree Programme it is necessary to pass the admission test which assesses your skills, motivation and potential. The Admission Test will be held via WebEx.

The Admission Test consists of:

  • English Test: two written tests with open and multiple-choice questions (applicants with valid TOEFL/IELTS scores can be exempted from the English test).
  • Logic Test – Inductive, Numerical, Deductive: one written test with multiple choice questions (applicants with valid GMAT/GRE scores can be exempted from the Logic test).
  • Personal Interviews: two interviews consisting of an English language evaluation and an assessment of the academic path and self-motivation.
EXEMPTION FROM THE ADMISSION TEST

If you have valid TOEFL/IELTS and/or GMAT/GRE scores, you can insert your scores in the application form to be exempted from the English and/or Logic test. You will still be required to take part in personal interviews.

GMAT/GRE for the Logic test: We do not require a minimum score. The GMAT and GRE scores of admitted applicants vary across classes, however it is very unusual for us to accept candidates with a total GMAT score below 515 and a total GRE score below 145.

IELTS/TOEFL for the English Test: We require a minimum score of IELTS 7.0 and TOEFL 100 as evidence of your advanced English level.


ADMISSION PROCESS

1. FILL IN THE APPLICATION FORM to apply for the admission test available on the programme website. The following documents will be requested:

  • copy of degree certificate*
  • curriculum vitae
  • digital ID photo
  • copy of passport or ID document
  • Admission fee receipt of € 100 (non-refundable)
  • TOEFL/IELTS certificate (optional)
  • GMAT/GRE certificate (optional)

Candidates with an international degree are required to send the following further documentation for evaluation:

  • copy of degree certificate both in original language and in English *
  • transcript of records in English
  • diploma supplement (optional)

Candidates who are not in possession of the degree certificate are required to provide the fully completed Luiss Business School’s self-declaration form available HERE.

2. ADMISSION TEST FEE

The admission fee is payable online simultaneously.

3.  SCHEDULE YOUR ADMISSION TEST

Once your application is processed, you will be contacted by the Recruitment Office for further instructions on how to join the selections, which will take place via WebEx.

4. RESULT

The results of the Admission Test will be shared by email, within one week from the test date.

6. ENROLMENT

After the admission is completed, candidates will be provided with all information about the enrolment.

 

Pay Admission Fee
CORPORATE FINANCE

The Major in Corporate Finance prepares students to deal with complex financial challenges, providing solid technical knowledge and skills as well as the transversal competencies required in the current financial environment. Participants will acquire a thorough knowledge of the conceptual and empirical tools needed to respond to emerging financial challenges.

The aim of the programme is to shape young professionals who want to pursue a career in corporate finance divisions of large firms, in investment banking divisions of financial institutions or in financial consulting firms.

Students will be given the opportunity of choosing to attend some of the master’s courses in Rome. The specific periods of abroad attendance will be defined upon the student’s admission.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The programme puts students on career paths in a wide range of organisations in positions such as:

  • Company Treasurer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Trader
  • Investment Banker
  • Lending Manager
  • Private Equity Manager
GENERAL MANAGEMENT COURSES

The General Management Courses provide students with the business management foundations needed to understand the new concepts that will be introduced during the core and advanced courses:

  • Corporate strategy
  • Compliance and risk management
  • Accounting
  • Financial management
  • Quantitative methods for finance
CORE COURSES

The Core Courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this Master’s Degree Programme:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Statistics
  • National and International Accounting Standards
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • Planning and Control
  • Capital Markets
  • Trade Finance
ADVANCED COURSES

The Advanced Courses, which provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of the financial environment, adopt a more practical approach:

  • Bloomberg Financial Lab
  • Derivatives
  • Business Valuation Methods
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Banking
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Business Restructuring
  • Financial Risk Management

For more information on the content of this Master’s Degree Programme, please download the brochure  or schedule an info session.

SOFT SKILLS LABS

Soft skills are considered fundamental according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Business leaders must possess a combination of technical skills and soft skills to successfully manage the complex challenges of the working environment. Therefore, the Soft Skills Lab is aimed at personal growth, allowing students to develop cross-cutting skills through practical activities structured to enable effective customization of the educational path with the support and guidance of our staff.

Our laboratories include:

  • Employability Lab
  • How-to-Present Lab (Effective Communication)
  • Design Thinking (Strategic Thinking)
  • Project Management (Time and Resource Management)
  • People Management (Time and Resource Management)
  • Digital Transformation (Analytical Thinking)
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Negotiation and Conflict Resolution)
  • Complex Problem-Solving (Adaptability and Flexibility)
  • Creativity (Empathy)
  • Sustainability (Empathy)

In addition to these activities, we also offer Excel and Coding courses to enhance students’ data processing and analysis skills.

The Career Service Office offers students customised services to support you in developing your skills and abilities while helping you find satisfying jobs and careers. Our team supports students in defining a career path, and in arranging meetings with companies to explore job and internship opportunities.

The Career Service Office is also responsible for the Employability Lab which develops students’ self-awareness on a key set of soft skills, and to build a personal action plan which maximises self-efficacy in a working environment.

CAREER SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Over the academic year, activities are organised into different steps to best understand students’ profiles in order to match them with the most suitable employers.

Events and activities include:

  • Career counselling: focus on understanding and building students’ professional profiles
  • Orientation to job-market rules: help students define their career paths, building their digital identity and increasing their interview skills
  • Business presentations: take part in conferences and meetings with executives to better understand the business world and the fields in which the executives work
  • Employer engagement: work with employers to find the best way to promote their reputation and make the most of their collaboration with Luiss Business School as part of their brand strategy
  • E-career book: make student CVs available online to companies and institutions for recruitment
  • Internships: from the classroom to the office, the CS supports students in their search for internship opportunities
CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING WITH COMPANIES

The Career Service Office sits on the corporate advisory boards of all Luiss Business School one-year Master’s Degree Programmes, acting as an internal business intelligence office and providing feedback on employer needs in terms of competencies and skills. The programme’s boards and coordinators can integrate these requirements into programmes, tracks and laboratories.

Every year, the School organises career-development events and workshops, mostly involving employers and alumni. These activities connect students with recruiters and managers while giving them first-hand information on recruitment programmes and career paths.

Moreover, some of these events are designed to foster students’ personal development.

CAREER SUPPORT PROJECTS
  • Competency-based interview simulation – An important step in students’ preparation for placement is the simulated interview.
  • CV e-Book – The Career eBook is periodically sent to companies and institutions that are interested in students’ profiles for potential or open positions. At the same time, the Career Service Office proactively seeks additional opportunities that fit the profiles and expectations of the students.
  • JobTeaser – The online platform, used by top universities and business schools around the world, allows the Career Service staff to have a clear overview of each class profile, analyse students’ evolution and trends, and post vacancies from employers.
  • Feedback sessions – During feedback sessions, the Career Service staff concentrates on the competency model and other aspects that can influence the success of a selection process. Key focus is placed on soft skills.
  • Internship – The curricular internship generally takes place at the end of Major in Fashion and Luxury Business and is an opportunity for students to combine theory and hands-on experience while in direct contact with professionals working in both national and international industries.

The International Experience includes international oriented activities and experiences that allow students to see through the lens of an international perspective and mind-set. International opportunities contribute both to the personal and professional growth of students, stimulating linguistic and social skills, the sharing of ideas, best practices and skills, and to the development of an international business-oriented network.

The list of opportunities, as well as of partner schools and curricula, may vary from year to year. Read more about it here.

The Master in Financial Management –Major in Corporate Finance is a one-year Master of Science.

It is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education as a “Master Universitario di Primo Livello” and provides students with at least 65 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

The Master’s Diploma and ECTS will be awarded to participants who have passed all mandatory exams and assessment tests.

TUITION FEE

The tuition fee for the Major in Corporate Finance is € 18,000*. Payment is made in four instalments. Tuition includes materials and access to all Luiss Business School facilities.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FEE WAIVERS

Luiss Business School offers different funding opportunities, including scholarships, early-bird savings, reductions and loans. Fee waivers cannot be combined with any other waiver, scholarship or sponsorship support.

LUISS BUSINESS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

Luiss Business School offers deserving candidates up to 3 partial scholarships (covering up to 25% of the tuition fee). The scholarships will be granted based on merit. All candidates will be considered for this award. Candidates will be assessed on:

  • Academic track record (final grade, GPA);
  • Admission test scores;
  • English proficiency;
  • Technical competences (Office, Adobe, etc.);
  • Proven expertise or personal acknowledgement;
  • Certifications;
  • International experience.
FEE WAIVERS
  • Participants who have already attended a Luiss Business School. programme or are Luiss Guido Carli graduates are entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols one individual is entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols multiple individuals in the same programme is entitled to a 20% fee reduction.
  • 10% Early Bird. TBA.
  • 5% Early Bird. TBA.
FINANCIAL AID

All candidates can independently:

  • seek funding from their current or future employer;
  • apply for external scholarships.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

To join a Master’s Degree Programme at Luiss Business School Amsterdam, a European passport is required. If you have a non-European passport, you can continue your orientation for a Master’s Degree Programme on the main website of Luiss Business School (Italy) here.

ADMISSION TEST

To enrol in this Master’s Degree Programme it is necessary to pass the admission test which assesses your skills, motivation and potential. The Admission Test will be held via WebEx.

The Admission Test consists of:

  • English Test: two written tests with open and multiple-choice questions (applicants with valid TOEFL/IELTS scores can be exempted from the English test).
  • Logic Test – Inductive, Numerical, Deductive: one written test with multiple choice questions (applicants with valid GMAT/GRE scores can be exempted from the Logic test).
  • Personal Interviews: two interviews consisting of an English language evaluation and an assessment of the academic path and self-motivation.
EXEMPTION FROM THE ADMISSION TEST

If you have valid TOEFL/IELTS and/or GMAT/GRE scores, you can insert your scores in the application form to be exempted from the English and/or Logic test. You will still be required to take part in personal interviews.

GMAT/GRE for the Logic test: We do not require a minimum score. The GMAT and GRE scores of admitted applicants vary across classes, however it is very unusual for us to accept candidates with a total GMAT score below 515 and a total GRE score below 145.

IELTS/TOEFL for the English Test: We require a minimum score of IELTS 7.0 and TOEFL 100 as evidence of your advanced English level.


ADMISSION PROCESS

1. FILL IN THE APPLICATION FORM to apply for the admission test available on the programme website. The following documents will be requested:

  • copy of degree certificate*
  • curriculum vitae
  • digital ID photo
  • copy of passport or ID document
  • Admission fee receipt of € 100 (non-refundable)
  • TOEFL/IELTS certificate (optional)
  • GMAT/GRE certificate (optional)

Candidates with an international degree are required to send the following further documentation for evaluation:

  • copy of degree certificate both in original language and in English *
  • transcript of records in English
  • diploma supplement (optional)

Candidates who are not in possession of the degree certificate are required to provide the fully completed Luiss Business School’s self-declaration form available HERE.

2. ADMISSION TEST FEE

The admission fee is payable online simultaneously.

3.  SCHEDULE YOUR ADMISSION TEST

Once your application is processed, you will be contacted by the Recruitment Office for further instructions on how to join the selections, which will take place via WebEx.

4. RESULT

The results of the Admission Test will be shared by email, within one week from the test date.

6. ENROLMENT

After the admission is completed, candidates will be provided with all information about the enrolment.

 

NEXT ADMISSION TEST

Online Admissions June

  • July 3rd & 4th
  • July 23rd & 24th

CONTACT US

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Luiss Business School Amsterdam

T: +31 6 19601068

master@luissbusinessschool.nl

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