MSc Sustainable Finance

Be a financial expert serving a sustainable economic development

Conférence des Grandes Ecoles

Admission level

From Bachelor's degree - 3 years to International Bachelor's degree - 4 years

Degree

MASTER OF SCIENCE

Campus

Paris

Language

English

Format

Full time

Intake

september

Today, all financial companies are integrating new ethical and societal challenges in their investments and asset allocation strategies and are looking for qualified profiles.

A disruptive vision of the future needs of the market

The aim of the MSc is to train professionals with a perfect understanding of financial tools and both the financial and extra-financial expertise are key as careers in finance evolve.
Come explore finance from a different angle with well trained, expert faculty members and a network of strong partners to
facilitate job placement. Here, you will learn how to finance new economic and social challenges in a sustainable manner.
With this MSc, you bring a real added value to your career. You have access to a wide range of opportunities in both the traditional trades and the new professions inherent in E.S.G issues.
Enrolling in the MSc in Sustainable Finance programme means learning about finance as it is today and as it will be tomorrow through a differentiated, innovative approach.
Stay a step ahead !

Why choose this programme?

Stand out by practising 'Finance reconsidered' but still focusing on Finance first!

Join a one-of-a-kind programme in France that prepares you for an innovative, different market: corporate finance governed by a sustainable, long-term vision. We train professionals in long-term financial management and asset management who can engage in integrated decision-making and understand the challenges of sustainability and corporate responsibility.

A curriculum with a second year focused on sustainable, responsible and green finance issues

The Sustainable Finance – ESG Engineering, Asset and Risk Management track is now the number one training programme in France and Europe for sustainable, responsible finance, making Kedge Business School the indisputable academic leader in this field.

 

A cutting-edge faculty

Students are taught by Kedge Business School professors who are known to be experts in 'Finance reconsidered'. The teaching staff also includes many professional lecturers (consultants, asset managers, investment fund managers, analysts, etc.) who are recognised leaders and experts in their respective fields, giving students the best exposure to both theory and practice.

An extensive network of partners

The MSc in Sustainable Finance has a network of over 40 partner businesses that represent every Finance sector and career in France and internationally, which optimises the search for internships and eases the transition to the business world.

At the forefront of educational innovation

The MSc in Sustainable Finance features innovative instructional techniques that focus on employability, mastery of tools and an international mindset. Techniques include applied cases in class or at a business, mini-seminars, international workshops, career talks, distance learning, IT applications and experiential learning, such as business games and business plans.

A MSc programme supported by the research chair CANDRIAM / KEDGE BS "Finance Reconsidered Addressing Sustainable Economic Development"

The MSc Sustainable Finance is supported by the research chair CANDRIAM / KEDGE “Finance Reconsidered: Addressing Sustainable Economic Development”.
CANDRIAM is a European multi-specialist asset manager, pioneer and recognized leader in responsible investing.
CANDRIAM manages about €115bn of assets under management with a team of more than 500 professionals. It
operates management offices in Luxembourg, Brussels, Paris and London, serving clients in more than 20 countries on 4
continents. CANDRIAM offers innovative and diversified investment solutions in bonds, equities, absolute performance strategies and asset allocation. CANDRIAM is part of the New York Life group.
New York Life Investments ranks among the world's leading asset managers.

An international scope at the heart of the sustainable finance environment, in our campus of Paris

Skills developed

A MULTI-SECTOR APPROACH TO THE FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT

The skills they hone will allow students to work in financial careers that work on a micro-, meso- or macro-environmental scale: tertiary, industrial or financial firms; start-ups; micro-enterprises; SMEs; publicly listed companies; and national or supranational entities.

A MULTI-SECTOR APPROACH TO THE FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT FINANCIAL EXPERTISE AND WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF FINANCIAL TOOLS WITH A STRATEGIC VIEW

The MSc enables students to acquire expertise in financial practices and tools from many points of view: macro-economics and geopolitical environment, long-term financial management (financing structures and choices, business valuation, capital market financing, etc.) and asset management/capital-investment skills (financial analysis, financial diagnosis, familiarity with IT tools and financial modeling), with corporate strategy as the centerpiece.

EXTRA-FINANCIAL EXPERTISE THAT GIVES YOU A DIFFERENTIATING ADVANTAGE

The Sustainable Finance expertise lets you acquire combined financial and extrafinancial expertise, which is critical as
financial careers change from asset management to an increased emphasis on social issues in investment decisions and
financing choices. All the training tracks in the MSc include courses and lectures that address investor responsibility and the
inclusion of extra-financial and performance and impacting factors in investing.

AN INTERNATIONAL VISION OF BUSINESS AND SOCIAL RELATIONS

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

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