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MBA Finance

Succeed in the dynamic field of finance

The Professional MBA Finance provides you with theoretical expertise, analytical know-how and practical management tools enabling you to succeed in the dynamic, globalized field of finance. The curriculum has been specifically designed around the implementation of applicable content and is taught by an international faculty of top experts from the finance sector (e.g. Harvard, Copenhagen Business School, ...).

Flexibility to react quickly to future evolution in the finance sector

This MBA will expand your expertise and hone both your financial intuition and the necessary flexibility to react quickly and appropriately to future evolution in this vital sector. The broad range of content allows graduates to take up various positions in finance - a vital career benefit. As this MBA gives you the skills to make better business decisions, to improve the financial performance of your company and thereby to create shareholder value for its owners, it is also a veritable asset to your employer.

Target Group

In general, the target group of the Professional MBA Finance comprehends executives and high potentials from the financial industry and from non-financial corporations/institutions with a professional background or an interest in the accounting, finance and controlling area. Specific examples are:

  • Management board and supervisory board members (e.g. CEOs, CFOs, executive directors), managing directors as well as their assistants and advisors
  • Commercial bankers, retail bankers, investment bankers, private banking experts, portfolio managers, employees in the asset management industry (e.g. investment fund managers, pension fund managers, asset managers), traders on the financial market, asset and liability managers, employees in the venture capital industry and in private equity firms, financial engineers, product managers, sales managers and customer relationship managers in financial institutions (e.g. banks or insurance companies)
  • Various employees in the real estate industry and in the consulting industry
  • Analysts (including business analysts, financial analysts, credit portfolio analysts and trading analysts), business and financial planners, treasurers (including cash managers, liquidity managers, employees in debt collection departments and supply chain managers), (corporate and financial) controllers, risk developers, risk controllers, risk managers, investor relations managers, business development managers, project managers, project controllers, restructuring managers, employees in research divisions, consultants, advisors as well as managers in the areas of accounting, reporting, auditing and tax - all in both financial and non-financial institutions
  • Employees (including consultants) in the public sector, managers in international and supranational financial institutions (e.g. World Bank, IMF, EBRD, UNO etc.), employees of central banks (e.g. in the area of bank supervision), employees of other non-governmental organizations, other regulatory institutions or rating agencies
  • Persons with a technical background/profession (e.g. technical managers, operations managers, IT managers, software developers) that want to develop skills in finance
  • Persons with a legal background/profession (e.g. lawyers, notaries, compliance officers, ...) who want to move into the finance area
  • Persons from academia, including (assistant) professors and lecturers at university, that want to develop into the area of finance

We are happy to say that the alumni network of the Professional MBA Finance contains experts from each of the groups listed above.

Offer for CFA, CIIA, CEFA and ACCA graduates

As a graduate of the CFA, CIIA, CEFA or ACCA program, you have the chance to get credit for some of the modules of the Professional MBA Finance. This means that you can save a significant part of the tuition fee and also of the study time. For more information, please contact the program management.

Financing your MBA

Scholarships and financial advice to help you achieve your goals.

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Lukas Hoebarth

  • Senior Manager | Deloitte Consulting | Los Angeles

The Professional MBA Finance is a unique opportunity for experienced professionals to boost their finance credentials and lift their professional careers. For managers who want to advance in their organization, the knowledge of core finance capabilities is essential. At the same time soft facts such as people management and leadership skills are equally important.

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