Corporate Finance

Get a firm grip on corporate finance

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Admission level

From Bachelor's degree - 3 years to Bachelor's degree - 4 years, Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)

Campus

Marseille

Degree

MSc, Master of ScienceDiploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education

Format

Full Time

Intake

September 2024

Language

English

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MSc Corporate Finance

KEDGE Business School’s Master of Science Corporate Finance is a double degree programme. It delivers a Master of Science accredited by the conférence des grandes écoles (CGE) and a diploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education.

In a constantly evolving environment, where innovation creates disruption and financial performance drives valuation, most businesses are facing the challenge to make the appropriate investment decisions or to assess financing options. The MSc Corporate Finance programme will teach you to develop financial acumen and business insight, to engage in complex decision-making at all stages of corporate development.

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campus of Marseille

Pierre CASANOVA

Head of MSc in Corporate Finance

BE A CORPORATE FINANCE EXPERT FOR ALL KIND OF INNOVATIVE AND DEVELOPING BUSINESSES

From startups to large corporations, every company is looking for smart and qualified corporate finance profiles. The aim of the programme is to train professionals with a perfect understanding of financial tools and business needs to provide the adequate corporate finance expertise in any situation. Come assimilate this knowledge with an expert faculty and a network of strong partners to facilitate job placement. Here, you will acquire and practice how corporate finance can answer various business challenges and enhance performance and valuation.

With this Master of Science (MSc) programme, you will bring a real added value to your career. You will have access to a wide range of opportunities in both financial and corporate institutions.

Enrolling in the Master of Science (MSc) in Corporate Finance programme means learning about finance in all kind of situation from venture creation to publicly traded corporation. Come and Learn by Doing!

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Programme highlights

The Corporate Finance course offers an immersion in a very intensive working environment, combining online and blended learning, case studies, oral presentations, and group work. It also includes a conference programme for an operational vision of many corporate finance practices.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in business games, workshops on current business issues such as the M&A Rumour Simulation Game, the Holt Valuation Challenge, the Crowdfunding Valuation Case and the pricing of next IPOs. Hands-on experiences that will expand their financial knowledge and prepare them as future managers.

The students will enhance their financial acumen and business insight, engage in complex decision-making at all stages of corporate development. They will also develop their critical thinking on how to make adequate valuations and investment choices.

Students learn the advanced knowledge needed for careers in large corporations and multinationals as well as in transaction services, corporate banking, venture capital, private equity or asset management. The course will give you access to a wide range of opportunities in different industries.

A full English curriculum with professors, lecturers and a network of international partners will enable students to interact in a globalised environment with awareness of their local community and the wider world. 

Students will work on how international corporation deal with disruption by investing in start-ups. They will have the opportunity to exchange on different subject with corporate investment directors from organisations such as Orange Venture, Jet Blues Ventures, Saudi Aramco Ventures, EDF Ventures, Bosch Ventures, etc.

Key points

Why study Corporate Finance?

Studying corporate finance at KEDGE BS offers several compelling reasons, as it provides essential knowledge and skills for effective financial management within businesses. Here are key reasons why one might choose to pursue an MSc in Corporate Finance at KEDGE:

Specialised Knowledge and Expertise: An MSc in Corporate Finance provides in-depth and specialised knowledge in areas such as capital budgeting, risk management, financial modeling, and valuation. This expertise can make graduates highly skilled and sought after in the corporate finance job market.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A): Corporate finance plays a crucial role in M&A activities, including evaluating potential targets, conducting due diligence, and determining the financial impact of mergers or acquisitions. This knowledge is essential for companies seeking to grow or restructure.
Global Business Understanding: Corporate finance principles are applicable globally, making it relevant for businesses operating in an international context. Understanding how financial decisions impact global operations is valuable for companies with a global presence.
Networking opportunities: Professors at KEDGE have extensive and wide-ranging connections in the finance industry giving you the opportunity to open doors to various opportunities and career advancements.
Career Opportunities: A background in corporate finance opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Upon graduation from KEDGE, professional opportunities include Financial Analyst in investment banking & investment fund, Financial Auditor, transaction services  (“Big Four”: EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PWC), M&A Professional in consulting or in large corporation, etc.

In summary, studying for an MSc in Corporate Finance at KEDGE will provide students with the adequate corporate finance expertise in any situation. Come assimilate this knowledge with an expert faculty and a network of strong partners to facilitate job placement. Here, you will acquire and practice how corporate finance can answer various business challenges and enhance performance and valuation.

Base campus : Marseille

Situated at the gateway to the Calanques National Park, the Luminy Campus has been completely renovated in line with the sustainable Mediterranean buildings approach within a beautiful natural environment. It is around 30 minutes away from the town centre by bus and a few kilometres away from Cassis, a small attractive town in Provence celebrated for its cliffs and Calanques but also its wines produced in the region.

Entry requirements

Depending on your country of origin, we normally consider the following qualifications for entry to our postgraduate long track programme; Bachelor Degree, Licence, Diplome d'Ingenieur or a completed M1 from a recognised institution / university / college. For the long track, the requirements are 3 years of higher education attested by a diploma. 

Entirely taught in English, students are required to take an English language test to demonstrate their proficiency or have at least a year of work experience in an English-speaking country.