Structure of the Program


The program lasts one-year. After the Induction Week, the Term 1 provides strong business and economics fundamentals. During Term 2 and 3 students experience the core courses with a more analytical and finance-centered approach, building the required set of tools to successfully operate in the financial system. The Term 4 is dedicated to the Field Project during which students put their knowledge into practice.

Each term is described in detail below:


The Induction Week enables students to get to know their classmates and the team at LUISS Business School. It includes several workshops focused on:

  • megatrends and global scenarios
  • main learning methodologies
  • business case cracking
  • effective personal brand identity development
  • modern digital instruments exploitation

Students have the chance to meet the main teams with which they will be interacting during the Master:

  • Career Services
  • Class Coordinators
  • Corporate Relations
  • International Exchange Programs
  • Marketing Services

International Students have the opportunity to attend an intensive Italian Course before the Induction Week.

Preparatory Courses

  • Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Business
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Statistics

Core Courses

  • Business Ethics and Governance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Derivatives
  • Firm Valuation Methods
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • National and International Accounting Standards
  • Planning and Control
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Trade Finance

Field Project

Students complete the program with a field project that consists of individual assignments accomplished under the supervision of a company mentor and an academic tutor, oriented at solving a real company problem identified by LUISS Business School Corporate Partners.

The project allows students to:

  • Solve real world business problems
  • Apply their relational and problem solving skills
  • Develop their professional and personal network